KU European Organ Study Tour V:
Organs, Art and Architecture of Italy May 16-28, 2012


European Organ Study Tour V (pdf)

Itinerary

Wednesday, May 16

         Depart for Rome

 

Thursday, May 17

         Morning:

Arrive in Rome

                  Check into hotel

                  Tour meeting

         Afternoon:

                  Tour of the catacomb of St. Callixtus on the Appian Way

Walking tour of the Coliseum and Palatine Hill

         Overnight: Rome

 

Friday, May 18

         Morning:

                  Chiesa Santa Maria in Vallicella, Giovanni Guglielmi 1612

         Afternoon:

                  San Giovanni in Laterano, Luca Blasi 1598

Sant'Eustachio, Johann Konrad Werle 1767 

         Overnight: Rome: 

 

Saturday, May 19

         Morning: Vatican Museum/Sistine Chapel

         Afternoon: Free afternoon and evening in Rome

         Overnight: Rome

 

Sunday, May 20

         Morning:

                  Mass at St. Peter’s

         Afternoon: Travel to Rieti

                  See Santa Scolastica - Cesare Catarinozzi 1720 ca.

                  See fine organ by contemporary Italian builder Pinchi

                  (Possible visit to Santo Domenico to see the Dom Bedos

copy)

Overnight: Rieti

 

Monday, May 21

         Morning: Travel to Assisi, visit San Francesco with its famous frescoes

by Giotto and Simone Martini

            Afternoon: (1 hour 36 minutes/78.58 miles)

Travel to Siena

See S.Maria della Scala. Giovanni Piffaro 1516 

         Overnight:

                  Siena

 

Tuesday, May 22

         Morning:

See San Martino

Afternoon:

         Travel to Florence

         See Santa Felicita, Onofrio Zeffirini late 16th century

            See SS. Annunziata, Domenico di Lorenzo 1521

         Overnight:

                  Florence

 

Wednesday, May 23

         Morning:

                  Free day in Florence

         Afternoon:

         Overnight:

Florence

 

Thursday, May 24

         Morning:

                  Travel to Bologna

See San Petronio - Lorenzo da Prato 1471 and the Baldssarre Malamini organ from 1596

         Afternoon:

                  See San Martino - Giovanni Cipri 1564

 

         Overnight: Bologna

 

Friday, May 25

         Morning:

                  Tour the Tagliavini museum collection of harpsichords,

spinets and fortepianos from the 16th to 19th century

         Afternoon: (1 hour 13 minutes/72.44 miles)

Travel to Mantova

See the Basilica of Santa Barbara - Graziadio Antegnati 1567 (the church of the Gonzaga palace, where much of Monteverdi’s sacred music was performed for the first time)  

         Overnight: Mantova

 

Saturday, May 26

         Morning: Travel to Venice

         Afternoon:

See 18th century organs by Gaetano Callido and Pietro

Nacchini

Overnight: Venice

 

Sunday, May 27

         Morning:

                  Attend mass at San Marco

         Afternoon

                  Free afternoon in Venice

         Overnight: Venice

 

Monday, May 28

         Morning:

                  Depart for U.S.

 


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