The new Executive Director of San Diego Musical Theatre directs, choreographs, acts, sings, and creates
Jeff Smith 6 p.m., Oct. 8
Cristina Fontanelli will perform a program of Italy’s best-loved songs, arias, Neapolitan and Christmas classics.
Ms. Fontanelli will be accompanied by piano, mandolins, guitar and accordion in order to evoke the authentic Italian flavor of the music. The Mary Star of the Sea Choir of La Jolla (Music Director Jim Belasco) will join Cristina and a children’s chorus t/b/a.
Musicians will include local artists: Maestra Leigh Sutherlin (piano), London-trained classical mandolinist Christopher Acquavella and Gary Payne (mandolin), Norm Panto (accordion) and Joe Amato (guitar).