Once again the Teatro La Fenice of Venice will reminisce the outstanding patrimony of venetian music and not only
The second edition The Spirit of Music in Venice Festival
will take place in the enchanting setting of Venice from 27th of June to the 27th of July 2014. Various the events organized in occasion of this Festival. Among those one of Igor Stravinskij masterpiece, The Rake's Progress
(la carriera di un libertino) will be staged in the picturesque Courtyard of Ducale Palace
and a new production of the Eritrea by Francesco Cavalli will be represented at Ca' Pesaro Museum
. There will be also 4 significant events dedicated to the ballet at the Teatro la Fenice and several live concerts dedicated to French music, Baroque music as well as to contemporary music will light up the courtyard of Palazzo Ducale
An important role in the rich programme of events is played by The Rake's Progress
by Igor Stravinskij
, an opera in three acts and an epilogue that was performed for the first time on 11 September 1951 in Venice and which demonstrate the very close relationship between the author and the city where he is buried. The Rake's Progress
, which inaugurate the Festival on 27 June 2014, will be in a co-production with the Opera of Lipsia under the direction of Damiano Michieletto.
Together with the Stravinskij work, the Festival propose a new production of the Eritrea
by Francesco Cavalli
, first performed in 1652 at the Teatro Sant'Aponal in Venice. The Eritrea, in collaboration with the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia
and with the Venetian Centre for Baroque Music
, can be appreciated on 8, 10 and 11 of July at the Ca' Pesaro Museum.
For what concerns ballet, the Gala' Internazionale di Danza
will be host in the Sala Grande on 15 July. In the same place, on 16 and 17 of July, the No Gravity Company will present the Trilogia La Divina Commedia – Inferno, Cantica e Paradiso, an incredible show in which dance, mime, music and special effects are combined. Moreover, on 16 and 17 of July the Dance and Visual Arts project will come back after two years at the Teatro La Fenice
Highly recommended are also the appointments with the concerts by La Fenice Orchestra on 9 and 12 July at Palazzo Ducale, a unique location for a unique event.
For further information visit the official website here