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Music Festivals in Italy

Monteverdi Festival in Cremona Italy
3May-25May 2013
Music tour Cremona and Parma 

 Including the Stradivari Museum and the Violin makers shop in Cremona and tickets to Monteverdi Festival

Claudio Monteverdi, the son of Cremona and father of the Italian opera is celebrated during this one month period in the city of VIOLINS. During your stay in Cremona besides Monteverdi's music you will be able to enjoy works from J.S.Bach, Mozart, Corelli, Scarlatti and others. You will have the opportunity to see the famous Stradivarius violins and the makings of their look-alikes with explanations from their master makers. Cremona is very close to other romantic Italian cities of music, such as Mantua, Parma or Verona offering a great opportunity for a once in a life time music experience. We can customize the tour according to your needs. 

Cremona/Parma 5nights Package includes: 

  • One way first class rail ticket from Cremona to Parma 

In Cremona:

  • 3nights hotel accommodation at 3star Hotel Astoria or Hotel Visconti or 4star  Hotel Impero or Hotel Continental with daily breakfast and taxes
  • Cremona card (discounts for cultural performance tickets and entrance fees) 
  • 2 tickets to Monteverdi Festival (good category)
  • Private guided walking tour of Cremona for 3 hours including a visit to the violin makers
  • Entrance (discounted entrance fee with Cremona card) with to Stradivari Museum , Civic Museum, Palazzo Comunale and the Historical Collection of Ancient Instruments
  • One dinner at a typical local restaurant (4 course)

In Parma:

  • 2 nights hotel accommodation at the centrally located  3star Hotel Button or 4star Starhotel Du Parc or Hotel Maria Luiga with daily breakfast and taxes
  • Full day private guided tour with private car and driver in Parma area (including Roncole, visit Verdi House where Verdi was born, St Michaels Church, Villa Verdi in St. Agatha, visit the Casa Barezzi Museum and Teatro Verdi in Busseto, lunch at the Salsamenteria Baratta in Busseto center (entrance fees are extra)

Optional visit with tasting at the Parmesan cheese factory: Euro 10 per person

  • Guided private music tour of Parma (4 hours) visiting Cathedral, Baptistery, House of Music, Farnese Theatre, Regio Theatre, Verdi Monument, House in which Toscanini was born (entrance fees are extra)
  • One concert or opera ticket in Parma 

Package price* 2013 in Euro ($ rate varies depending the exchange rate) based on min. 2 people traveling together:

Hotel category - Cremona 3nights / Parma 2nights Package* Price per person based on double occupancy Single supplement** Price per person based on triple occupancy 
3 star - standard 1177 168 RQ
Extra nights in Cremona 50 19 RQ
Extra nights  in Parma 87 57 RQ
4 star - first class 1270 283 RQ
Extra nights in Cremona 59 30 RQ
Extra nights in Parma 120 96 RQ

* *Add to package price Euro 573 if passenger is traveling alone 

Entrance fees in Parma are extra: approximately: Euro 40 per person

*During holidays, special fair period surcharge may apply!


Cremona only package 3nights - price without rail ticket - 2013:

Including:

  • 3nights hotel accommodation at 3 or 4star hotels with daily breakfast and taxes
  • Cremona card (discounts for cultural performance tickets and entrance fees) 
  • 2 tickets to Monteverdi Festival (good category)
  • Private guided walking tour of Cremona for 3 hours including a visit to the violin makers
  • Entrance (discounted entrance fee with Cremona card) with to Stradivari Museum , Civic Museum, Palazzo Comunale and the Historical Collection of Ancient Instruments
  • One dinner at a typical local restaurant (4 course)
Hotel category - Cremona 3nights Package only (no Parma)
no rail ticket included
Price per person based on double occupancy Price per person based on single Price per person based on triple
3 star - standard 362 420 344
Extra night in Cremona 50 69 44
4 star - first class 389 479 374
Extra night in Cremona 59 89 54

Add to Package price (Cremona only) if passenger is traveling alone: Euro 107

Hotels used in Cremona:
4star: Hotel Continental or Hotel Impero
3star: Hotel Astoria or Hotel Visconti

Monteverdi Festival program / 2013 - May 3 - May 25:

May 3 - Friday 21.00
VESPRO DELLA BEATA VERGINE
di Claudio Monteverdi

CONCERTO ITALIANO
Direttore e maestro concertatore
Rinaldo Alessandrini
Concerto d’inaugurazione


May 4 - Saturday - 21.00
SABBATO SANCTO – Ad Matutinum
Musiche di Pierluigi da Palestrina e Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa

TALLIS SCHOLARS
Direttore Peter Philips
CANTORI GREGORIANI
Direttore Fulvio Rampi

May 5 - Sunday -  11.00
RÉSIDENCE JEUNE ENSEMBLE

Musiche di Arcangelo Corelli
in collaborazione con
Centre culturel de rencontre - Festival d’Ambronay
Orizzonti


May 10 Friday - 21.00
VANITAS VANITATUM

L’Oratorio barocco a Roma
Musiche di Giacomo Carissimi

DELITIAE MUSICAE
Direttore e maestro concertatore
Marco Longhini


May 11 - Saturday -  21.00
LA DINASTIA DEI BORGIA

Chiesa e potere nel Rinascimento
Musiche di anonimi, Carlo Verardi, Ausiàs March, Bernardo Accolti,
Philippus de Lurano, Josquin des Prez, Joan Ambrosio Dalza, Gonzalo
Fernando de Oviédo, Lluís del Milà, Bartomeu Cárceres, Joan Cabanilles

CAPELLA REIAL DE CATALUNYA
HESPÈRION XXI
Direttore
Jordi Savall


May 17 - Friday  21.00
CONCERTI GROSSI

di Arcangelo Corelli, Francesco Geminiani, Pietro Antonio Locatelli

LA RISONANZA
Direttore e maestro concertatore
Fabio Bonizzoni


May 18 Saturday 21.00
RESPONSORI DELLA SETTIMANA SANTA
di Carlo Gesualdo

ARTE MUSICA
Direttore e organista
Francesco Cera

May 19 Sunday 11:00
WORDS OF THE ANGEL

Folk songs e polifonia sacra del XIII e XIV secolo

TRIO MEDIAEVAL
Anna Maria Friman
Linn Andrea Fuglseth
Torunn Østrem Ossum


May 24 - Friday 21.00
UN’ACCADEMIA NAPOLETANA

Musiche di Francesco Durante, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi,
Domenico Sarri

IL GIARDINO ARMONICO
Flauto e maestro concertatore
Giovanni Antonini
Soprano
Roberta Invernizzi

May 25 Saturday  21.00
TENEBRAE, IL PRINCIPE DEI MUSICI
Musiche di Carlo Gesualdo, Francesco d’Avalos, Gioan Pietro Del Buono,
Arvo Pärt, Domenico Scarlatti, Giovanni Sollima

Violoncelli
Giovanni Sollima, Monika Leskovar, Hannah Suhyoung Eichberg,
Amedeo Cicchese, Paolo Bonomini
Nuova produzione
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