Le desiate acque di Claudio Monteverdi


Riding the wave of the successful past editions, Monteverdi Festival sets sail again, ready for the journey that Monteverdi undertook so many times between Cremona, Mantua and Venice. A new Music Cruise on the waterway connecting the Po river, the Mincio river and the Venetian Lagoon. A boating holiday to discover the region from an unusual visual, rhythmed by readings, the placid flowing of water and... good music (June 2-3).

Friday, June 2
9.00 am – Departure from Cremona on the Stradivari Boat (it is foreseen a transfer from Cremona (Porta Venezia) to the departure)
11.00 am - Concert on the deck
              ALLA RUSTICA Concert for Strings by A. Vivaldi
              IL TETRAONE
               Analiz Ojeda, Maria Grokhotova, violins
               Alice Bisanti, viola
               Paolo Ballanti, cello
               Giovanni Valgimigli, contrabass

– Lunch on board
– Stop in Casalmaggiore and Bus transfer to Sacchetta. Boarding on the Andes 2000.
– Sailing on the Po river, then on the Mincio river. Wonderful view of willowtrees and water
lilies, passing by Andes (Virgil’s birthplace).
– Arrival in Mantua close to the Palazzo Ducale.
7.00 pm - Palazzo Ducale (Sala di Manto), Mantova

             in collaboration with
             BEATUS VIR Music by C. Monteverdi e H. Purcell
             VOX MUSICA
             Michael Berman, conductor
             Jean Paterson, Susie Carpenter – Jacobs, violins
             Helen Verney, cello
             David Gordon, horgan and cembalo
– Transfer to the hotel

Saturday, June 3
– Bus transfer from Mantua to Taglio di Po (RO) and boarding on Delta Tour. Sailing to Chioggia and
stop for a short walk in this typical old fishing village.
–Lunch on board (traditional Venetian fish menu). Sailing towards Venice.
4.00 pm – Arrival at Venice and guided transfer to Frari Church with visit to Monteverdi’s grave
6.30 pm - S. Rocco Church’s, Venice
              VISIONI DI GIOIA. La cappella di Hieronymus Bosch
              Missa cum Jocunditate di Pierre de La Rue
         Stratton Bull, direttore
- Guided return to Zattere Dock

9.45 pm – Transfer by bus from Tronchetto to Cremona (due arrival in the late evening)

PREZZO: € 370,00 per person (extra fee for single room)

Price includes: cruise, lunches on boards, overnight in Mantua, transfer, concerts, guided tours.

Consorzio Navigare l’Adda
phone: (+39) 347-1247156
Time tables: from Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to 1.00 pm and from 2.00 pm to 5.30 pm

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