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Paganini Caprice

PAGANINI OPERA Concert & Tour

Enjoy live performances by a talented violinist throughout a guided tour of selected masterpieces highlights of Palazzo Bianco, Palazzo Rosso and Palazzo Tursi.
Some Paganini’s music interludes will be played in the rooms of the Unesco World Heritage mansions at via Garibaldi.
Caravaggio, Veronese, Canova and Rubens…paintings, fresco decorations, sculptures, tapestries, and more are presented recalling the atmosphere of the Grand Tour travelers.
The Concert Hall of Palazzo Rosso hosts the final concert based on the “Capricci” and the famous “Variazioni” of the Aria “Nel cor più non mi sento”.
TOUR PRICE: € 28 per person
Includes:
Entrance fee to the Museums of Strada Nuova (Palazzo Bianco, Palazzo Rosso, Palazzo Tursi – validity up to closing time with possibility to continue with an individual visit)
Guided tour by official tourist guide in English language (French and Italian available only on request with special conditions)
Paganini’s music live music in the course of the tour and final concert
Please note: walking tour with steps in the museums, open seating in the concert hall

STARTING TIME: 4:00 p.m ( from September 3rd to October 8th ) ; 3:00 p.m. (October 22nd)
Event duration: about 90 min.
Last admission: 15 min. before starting
MEETING POINT: Musei di Strada Nuova – Bookshop – Via Garibaldi 25r – Genoa

CALENDAR 2017:
September: 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th
October: 1st, 8th, 22nd
Paganini’s music feat. Oleksander Pushkarenko in:
Niccolò Paganini “A Solo”, Caprice # 1, Caprice # 5, Caprice # 11, Caprice # 17, Variations of “Nel cor più non mi sento”, Caprice # 24

In cooperation with Roma Opera Omnia

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NON SONO SUPERBA – Speciale Donna

A theme tour in Italian (in English on demand with an advance booking ) starting from via San Lorenzo at 3:00 pm on fix dates. A Genoa’s State Archive in the former Jesuit College of St. Ignatius in Genoa we have the privilege to see ancient documents telling us a about our history and the every day life of men and women of the Maritime Republic.
Euro 10,00 per person.
Contact us please for more info.

 

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Verdi’s La Traviata at Carlo Felice Opera House

From December, 15th to 29th,  the  Verdi’s tragic tale of the Parisian courtesan Violet is on stage at Genoa’s Opera House, a contemporary version created by Giorgio Gallione.
From 1850 Giuseppe Verdi, citizen of honour of our city, had been staying here searching for a winther milder climate, relax and inspiration.
The day of “la prima” (first production) De Ferrari square will be the stage for special celebrations dedicated to the Opera with tastings and fireworks!

To relive the memories of the Maestro Verdi in our city book our theme tour!

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Genoa, gate of the world

A special temporary exhibition:

“TESORI D’ARCHIVIO”  (Archive’s  Treasures) held from Sept, 20th to November, 30th at Genoa’s State Archive in the former Jesuit College of St. Ignatius in Genoa.
Ancient documents tell us a about our history, of the world, men and women of the Maritime Republic.
Political treaties, Sultan’s edits, Columbus’ last will, the Rollis and more… and temporally here from Paris the “codex” of the first lay historian of the western world, our 12th century citizen Caffaro.
A theme tour in Italian (in English on demand with an advance booking ) starting from via San Lorenzo at 3:00 pm on fix dates. Euro 10,00 per person.
The tour will operate also on Oct. 7th  21st, and Nov. 4th and 18th.
Contact us please for more info.

 

 

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Van Dyck between Genova and Palermo

Up to February, 26th, 2017 three Anton VAN DYCK canvases are exposed at GALLERIA NAZIONALE DI PALAZZO SPINOLA in Genova.
From Liechtenstein -The Princely Collections the portrait of the genoeses Desiderio Segno, a welthy merchant based in Palermo,  is exposed here for the first time in Italy.
A cause for a theme tour about the flemish painter stays in Genoa and Palermo in the elegant residence – museum in a Rolli’s Palace.
We stay at your disposal for information and for a theme guidede tour!

 

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The Secret Parlor at Palazzo Reale

Up to Wednesday 31st of August a special opening of
“Salottino degli Stucchi dell’ Appartamentino delle Dame” – the Stuccos Parlor of
the Ladies’ Apartment – is held at Palazzo Reale in Genoa.
This romantic secret of the 18th century, normally not visible, could be the chance
for a visit to the highlights of the permanent collection of the National Gallery of
Palazzo Reale.
One of the wonders we prefer better!
The visit is possible on request and on fix days and timing.
Don’t hesitate to contact us for more details.

LOGO FANTIN

Medieval wedding at Tigullio Gulf

A must see of our land will be held on August 13th and 14th 2016: the re-enactment of the 13the century wedding between Bianca de Bianchi and Opizzo Fieschi in the land that was his family’s feud. Two are the events: “Addio al Fantin” and “Torta Fieschi ( translated in “farewell to the bachelor” and the Fieschi’s cake” ) at San Salvatore di Cogorno and Lavagna.
The stag night in the heart of the village of Cogorno with the famous Fieschi’s Basilica as scenography is a unforgettable moment to relive the medieval fest. The following night you cannot miss the cutting of the huge wedding cake! Bianca and Opizzo are waiting for you for the twin souls game! Who knows!
Discover with us the curiosities and local events of Genoa and its land!
Comune di Cogorno
Comune di Lavagna

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“Stella Maris”: the emotion at Camogli

Stella Maris, Virgin Mary,  Star of the Sea, protecting sailor-men and …we seafarers!
In Camogli, an unforgettable emotion:  be part of it plunging in the village or enjoy it from the sea or from the back hill…
An event at Golfo Paradiso  in the first Sunday of August.
We love this summer religious feast and we suggest you to join Camogli from sunset on.
By car : reach the hill of Ruta around h. 10:00 pm: a sea of  thousands trembling floating lights is in front of you.
Or by train, then on foot up to the promenade and the pebbles beach for the candles distribution. The Dragun (traditional boat) and many other boats sail back from the caper where the Stella Maris altar stands,(Punta Chiappa) and stay anchored facing the village…in the meanwhile local people leave the “Lumini” start floating , moved by the sea current, in some time they enlighten the bay.
By boat service we enjoy the scene from the sea, wrapped by the dawn and then the darkness of the summer night.
Don’t miss it! and ask us for suggestions of visit.
Program: Comune di Camogli
Info trains: Trenitalia
Info boat service: Battellieri Golfo Paradiso