Baroque and Opera 2019
I Musici Veneziani 2019
The orchestra and singers of I Musici Veneziani in an Opera Concert perform the most beautiful arias of the Baroque lyrical tradition in the exclusive setting of the Salone Capitolare of Scuola Grande di San Teodoro in Venice.
The well-known orchestra I Musici Veneziani is comprised of virtuosic musicians. The orchestra is joined in concert by operatic soloists from all over the world. The musicians perform in typical 18th century Venetian costume, enhancing the concert's festive atmosphere. A wonderful way to make music a part of your visit to Venice.
The Scuola Grande di San Teodoro, dedicated to the first patron of Venice, was built from 1580 on the initiative of the brotherhood made up of merchants and artisans who, at that time, was a guest at the Church of San Salvador. The initial plan by Simone Sorella, later was expanded by Francesco and Tommaso Contin. The Salone Capitolare was designed by Baldassare Longhena and adorned with paintings from the XVII and XVIII century by Vassilacchi, Jacopo Palma il Giovane, Balestra, Bassano. Born with a social purpose, charitable and education, became a flour store, public dormitory, headquarters of the political, commercial museum and cinema. In 1999 the Orchestra I Musici Veneziani began to perform its Concert Seasons in it and it became the most prestigious Concert Hall in Venice.