Here on the Amalfi Coast, summer seems to stretch without any intention of ever ending.
For over a thousand years, Ravello, perched 350 meters above the Mediterranean, magnetizes writers, actors and artists of the whole world.
Giovanni Boccacio, Richard Wagner, Virginia Woolf, André Gide, Truman Capote, Greta Garbo, Tenessee Williams, Rudolf Nureyev, Paul Newman, Italo Calcino, so many !…
Like summer, the festival plays extra time. Under the fingers of the great Italian organist Luca Scandali, the organ of the Duomo was performing tonight with works by Bach, Franck, Listz, Mendelssohn, Ritter, Matter.
Late closing of a mythical musical event.
But at some stage, you have to go back …
Iconography: in the streets of Ravello, October 11, 2019, (personal collection)
After working as an international banker for emerging countries, Laurent Lascols became global head of country risk / sovereign risk (from 2008 to 2013) then global director of public affairs (from 2014 to 2019) for Societe Generale. In 2021, he founded Aristote, an advisory firm and training organization dedicated to environmental economics, sustainable finance and impact finance.