Vivaldi and Opera

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April 2023 Next

Let us amaze you with this unique experience that combines art and music. You will enjoy an evening inside the Princess’ secret apartment of Palazzo Doria Pamphilj, in the hearth of Rome, surrounded by art masterpieces and sculptures. In this special venue you will listen to Opera and Vivaldi music with instruments of the period, such as the baroque guitar and the theorbo. The voice of the soprano Paola Alonzi will bring you back in the XVII century, at the beginning of the Opera, when this kind of music was played inside Palazzo Doria Pamphilj.

The event is reserved for a small number of participants, during the private and exclusive opening of the apartment, home for amazing paintings and invaluable sculptures.

Don’t let this event pass you by, it will be one of the most wonderful memories you will take back with you from Rome. 

 Duration: 70 min

 Venue: Palazzo Doria Pamphilj - Princess' secret apartment • Via del Corso 305

Dress code: Elegant/casual


What's included

Private and exclusive entrance to the Secret apartment


Musical presentation in English language

Tour in English inside the Secret apartment of the Doria Pamphilj Princess before the concert


Program and cast

Johann Sebastian Bach: Preludio
Antonio Vivaldi: Cantata All’ombra di sospetto
(I Recitativo) All’ombra di sospetto – (II Aria) Avvezzo non è il core
Arcangelo Corelli: La Follia, Sonata per Violino e Basso Continuo
Antonio Vivaldi: Cantata All’ombra di sospetto
(III Recitativo) O quanti amanti – (IV Aria) Mentiti contenti
Johann Jeronimous Kapsberger: Arpeggiata
Luigi Rossi: Mio ben, Aria from the Opera Orfeo
Francesco Corbetta: Ciaccona
Georg Friedrich Haendel: Lascia la spina, cogli la rosa
Claudio Monteverdi: Quel sguardo sdegnosetto

Ensemble Opera Omnia
Paola Alonzi, Soprano
Roberta Palmigiani – Kazuko Abe, Violin
Marco Saldarelli, Cello
Lorenzo Sabene, Theorbo and Baroque guitar

Palazzo Pamphilj

Palazzo Pamphilj Via S Maria dell'Anima 30

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