Alessia Tondo

Alessia Tondo



Alessia Tondo è una delle voci più importanti del panorama pugliese. A soli sei anni cantava insieme alla nonna nel gruppo salentino Mera Menhir, pochi anni dopo viene lanciata dai Sud Sound System nel brano Le radici ca tieni; con loro ha continuato a collaborare in concerti e Tv (Rock Politik su Rai 1, Parla con me su Rai 3 etc.). A tredici anni entra nell'Orchestra della Notte della Taranta come solista, duetta con tutti gli ospiti e collabora con i maestri Mauro Pagani, Ambrogio Sparagna, Ludovico Einaudi, Goran Bregovic, Giovanni Sollima, Phil Manzanera, Carmen Consoli, Raphael Gualazzi. Dal 2006 al 2011 ha partecipato a vari appuntamenti dell'Orchestra Popolare Italiana diretta da Ambrogio Sparagna, dividendo il palco con Peppe Servillo, Simone Cristicchi e Idan Raichel. Nel 2006 fonda Triace, il cui album è stato prodotto da Elena Ledda e S?ard Music. Nel 2008 incide Yara per l'album L'immagine di te dei Radiodervish, nel 2011 Donna di frontiera per l'album Messa Laica di Michele Lobaccaro (nel quale collaborano Franco Battiato, Caparezza e Nabil Bey), dedicato a Don Tonino Bello. Nel 2012 scrive per Ludovico Einaudi il testo della fortunata Nuvole bianche, lanciata poi come singolo del suo album Taranta Project. Scelta dal compositore Admir Shkurtaj come voce per l?opera da camera Kater i rades. Il Naufragio (co-prodotta dalla Biennale di Venezia), debutta al 58° Festival Internazionale di Musica Contemporanea della Biennale. Nel 2015 entra a far parte come interprete e autrice del Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino, che nel 2018 vince il prestigioso Songlines Music Awards come miglior gruppo di world music.

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