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PIAZZA NAVONA: MUSIC IN BERNINI’S ROME

September 20

Church of Sant’Agnese in Agone – via di Santa Maria dell’Anima, 30/A (Piazza Navona). The concert starts at 6:30 pm – admission fee € 20 (guided tour + concert)

Tel. 388 1975179  |  www.romaoperaomnia.com         

Music, Art and Food in the heart Of Baroque Rome. Participants will comfortably listen to the diverse musical styles of th 17th century, performed with the period original instruments, surrounded by the baroque sculptures, the frescoes and marbles of Sant’Agnese in Agone. The Borromini Sacristy and the whole Church will be exclusively reserved for this event.

Sant’Agnese in Agone is considered the jewel of Roman Baroque architecture. Located in the middle of Piazza Navona, one of the most famous urban spaces of the Eternal City, the church was built for the Pope Innocenzo X Pamphilj by the architects Girolamo and Carlo Rainaldi and Francesco BorrominiSant’Agnese in Agone hosts frescoes and sculptures of artists like Ciro Ferri, Baciccia, Ercole Ferrata, Antonio Raggi.

Programme: music by Frescobaldi, Carissimi, Monteverdi, Falconieri, Dowland, Le Cocq and others Baroque composers performed live by Schola Romana Ensemble

  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Traversa, Recorder, Dulciana, Percussions
  • Baroque guitar

What’s included:

  • entrance fee to the reserved Borromini’s Sacristy and main church
  • presentation of the Roman Baroque art and architecture
  • introduction to the musical programme
  • Baroque music concert on original instruments

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