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Venetian Violins

Venetian Violins

Venice has had a fundamental role in the history of music, in particular for the classical and baroque music. The Venetian Liuteria (art of realization of string instruments as violins) is another artisan excellencethat has characterized the history of Venice during the centuries. From the middle…

Antonio Vivaldi

History and Curiosities of Venetian Classical Music

Antonio Vivaldi was born in Venice on 3 March 1678 from a humble family who comes from Brescia. He is one of the best Italian composer and violinist of the Venetian baroque music who has influenced all Europe with its music. He brought many innovations in the fields of violins, concerts,choral works and operas. In…

Serenissima Concerts

The Music during Republic of Serenissima

A great musical culture has always characterized Venice especially between the 1500 and 1800.  Many famous travelers and writers as Rousseau, Goethe or Wagner narrated about concerts and theincredible musical vivacity in the city, particularly during the famous carnival that lasted six months! Throughout this fantastic period, the city was full of…

Private-gondola-ride

Private Gondola Ride

To discover Venice resting back on a private gondola ride gliding across the water, like a real Venetian of the past, is to immerse oneself in a completely new dimension, to look with new eyes at the unique Venetian palazzi…

Carnival Balls

Carnival Balls

The offer of parties, events and entertainments during Venice Carnival is very rich. The different proposals are so peculiar that anyone can find his ideal party, ranging from romance to excesses, from history to pure entertainment, from vice to gourmet…

Carnival Origins

Carnival Origins

The origin of Venice Carnival is still uncertain. What it is sure is that its initial affirmation is based on three specific moments: between religious celebrations and wars. Three years: 1094, 1162, 1296. These are the historically documented year of the first period…

Venice Carnival History

Venice Carnival History

In Venice in 1094 Doge Vitale Falier was in power. In this period the first edition of the Carnival of Venice began unconsciously, as a public celebration to honor the days preceding Lent. Everything is reported in an official document…

Carnival Mask

The 6 top free events of Venice Carnival

Historical Costume Parade For Marie's Re-Enactment Saturday, February 23 hr 14:30 St. Mark's Square You will enjoy the true customs of Venetian tradition in the unique atmosphere of St. Mark's Square, reviving the splendor and the magical atmosphere of a…

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