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Pasquale Esposito: Celebrating Italian Piazzas

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Italian tenor Pasquale Esposito returns to the Hammer Theatre with his new program celebrating Italian Piazzas (squares).  The program is the live version of his new Public TV Special on San Francisco PBS (KQED).  This is Pasquale’s follow up to his first successful PBS Special Celebrating Enrico Caruso (2015). He will be accompanied by his Alma Mater, San Jose State University’s Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Fred Cohen.

Esposito had his successful Opera debut at San Francisco Opera in June 2015 with the premiere of Marco Tutino’s Two Women (opera adaptation of the 1960s film La Ciociara, with Sophia Loren).  The New York Times stated that Esposito sang with “airy charm” for his performance of Ragazzo del Popolo while the San Francisco Chronicle described Esposito as “a charismatic and dulcet-toned singer.”

The evening’s program will take the audience on a musical journey paying tribute to the most beautiful piazzas in Italy and dedicating to each of them a song celebrating their history, beauty, and romance.  The multi-media program will include incredible footage from Italy coupled with Pasquale’s dynamic live performance, and accompanied by his international band of musicians.  Don’t miss this opportunity to see Pasquale up close and personal in San Jose.



October 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm


"Pasquale Esposito was a marvelous singer and his show was so well done with beautiful videos to accompany his music. This was definitely a treat!"Karen G.
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Hammer Theatre Center, 101 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose, CA 95113 Located between 2nd and 3rd St. in downtown San Jose.


Convenient parking available @ 2nd & San Carlos Garage $5 flat fee after 6 PM

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Accessible by BART and VTA (2nd & Paseo De San Antonio exit is in front of the Hammer Theatre)