In addition to our annual Florence festival, Salon/Sanctuary Concerts has had the honor of collaborating with a number of prestigious institutions abroad, bringing our original programming to audiences in Montréal, Rome, Sabbioneta, and now Venice. For a complete roster of our European producing partners, please click here.
This season, we are delighted to inaugurate our partnership with the Scuola di Musica Antica Venezia at Palazzo Grimani in the winter of 2019 – 2020. As the 400th anniversary year of the great Barbara Strozzi (1619 – 1677) draws to a close, we commence our Venetian residency with a mini-series in her honor, beginning with our program of I Sacri Musicali Affetti, Opus 5, then a program of secular works including those of her teacher Cavalli and his teacher Monteverdi, all in exciting multidisciplinary performances with the resident historic dance troupe of the Scuola di Musica Venezia at Palazzo Grimani.
Previous collaborations with our Italian partners have included our original programs From Ghetto to Cappella at the Teatro all’Antica di Sabbioneta, one of three remaining Renaissance theaters in the world today and a UNESCO world heritage site, and At the Pleasure of Mazarin at the stunning landmark Borromini and Bernini-designed church Sant’Agnese in Agone on Piazza Navona in Rome.
If you would like to join us on our international adventures, please get in touch. We can always design a bespoke patron tour for you and a small group to coincide with our concerts, including daily private guided museum tours, exquisite evening concerts of early music in stunning settings, and sumptuous overnight accommodations in historic palaces that will take your breath away and make your historical travel complete.
Palazzo Grimani, Interior