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Musica Madre Divina

Chiesa di San Sisto, Archivio Immagini Piacenza

Musica Madre Divina (Divine Mother Music) is a festival of Baroque music, established in 2017.
The Festival enhances Piacenza’s religious places from a historical and cultural point of view, which lend themselves to this musical genre, particularly linked to a period of great splendour in our territory.


Moi Marais

When: Friday 5 May, 8.30 p.m.
Where: Church of St. Eufemia, Via S Eufemia
Music by M. Marais, French music at the court of Louis XIV.
Alberto Rasi – viola da gamba
Lorenzo Bassotto – actor in costume

Ars Oratoria

When: Friday 12 May, 8.30 p.m.
Where: Church of San Giovanni in Canale, Via Beverora
Music by Haendel Telemann , Scarlatti, eighteenth-century European rhetoric and affections.
Giulio Mercati – harpsichord and Cavaletti organ
Vanessa Hunt Russel – viola da gamba

Devoted affections

When: Friday 19th May, 8.30 p.m.
Where: Church of San Sisto, Via San Sisto
Music by Frescobaldi and Monteverdi, sacred, vocal and instrumental music.
Lorenzo Ghelmi – Facchetti Lanzi organ
Carlotta Colombo – soprano

Openings by Touring Club
Info: Banda Larga Association

  • Chiesa di San sisto - via San Sisto , 9 - Piacenza
  • Basilica di Sant'Antonino - Piazza Sant'Antonino, 1 - Piacenza
  • Chiesa di San Giovanni in Canale - Via Croce, 26 - Piacenza
5 - 19 May 2023