Ancient melodies come back to life at “In Musica”

Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome

From July 6th to September 2nd, the “In Musica” review will propose eight concerts, held in locations of huge cultural value in Lazio: a unique event for fans of ancient music and for anyone wanting to rediscover extraordinary venues in Italy’s artistic and architectural heritage, in a new and original interpretation.

The program is part of Art City – Summer 2017: an initiative promoted by Polo Museale del Lazio (Museum Center of Lazio) to open up museums and artistic locations to dance, theater, multimedia, literature and music, giving new life to places of timeless charm.

The review will start in Rome’s Castel Sant’Angelo, surrounded by 16th-century frescoes, and will go on to the Renaissance gardens of Villa Lante in Bagnaia, the Romanesque Church of Saint Peter in Tuscania, the imposing Palazzo Farnese in Caprarola, the Archaeology Museum in Sperlonga – with a breathtaking view over the sea – and finally will reach the Castle of Julius II in Ostia Antica and the Gothic Abbey of Casamari in Veroli.

“In Musica” is scheduled to end on September 2nd in Viterbo, at the Rocca Albornoz Archaeology Museum, with an event celebrating the contamination between ancient and contemporary music. The common element throughout the evenings will be musicians playing exclusively original period instruments, with musical digressions ranging from late-1300s music to the early 1600s’ recitative style.

June 27, 2017