Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 26, All day
Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 27, All day
Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 28, All day
Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 29, All day
Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 30, All day

WBB vs. Georgetown
Nov. 23, 02:00 pm
MBB vs. Rider
Nov. 24, 07:00 pm
Volleyball vs. West Virginia
Nov. 26, 06:00 pm
WBB vs. Iona
Nov. 26, 08:00 pm
Volleyball vs. Oklahoma
Nov. 29, 12:00 pm

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

European Organ Study Tour V (pdf)


Wednesday, May 16

         Depart for Rome


Thursday, May 17


Arrive in Rome

                  Check into hotel

                  Tour meeting


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

Walking tour of the Coliseum and Palatine Hill

         Overnight: Rome


Friday, May 18


                  Chiesa Santa Maria in Vallicella, Giovanni Guglielmi 1612


                  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


                  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


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 




Tuesday, May 22


See San Martino


         Travel to Florence

         See Santa Felicita, Onofrio Zeffirini late 16th century

            See SS. Annunziata, Domenico di Lorenzo 1521




Wednesday, May 23


                  Free day in Florence





Thursday, May 24


                  Travel to Bologna

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


                  See San Martino - Giovanni Cipri 1564


         Overnight: Bologna


Friday, May 25


                  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


See 18th century organs by Gaetano Callido and Pietro


Overnight: Venice


Sunday, May 27


                  Attend mass at San Marco


                  Free afternoon in Venice

         Overnight: Venice


Monday, May 28


                  Depart for U.S.


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