Barritone Gaetano Maschio sings “Ave o Grotta,” lyrics by Mons. Mazzella (1890 – 1942), a priest of the parish of Sant Vito. The music is a Christmas motive of the 1700s, originating in Forio. Maschio, Ischia's most famous singer, is the artistic director of Fantasynapoli, a touring theatrical company. Maestro Iacono is its musical director.
Listen to it here. (Please be patient, it takes a while to download! It’s worth the wait.)