Classical Guitar Performance at the Cathedral Museum

Eugenio Della Chiara

The Cathedral Museum (Museo dell’Opera del Duomo) continue to host the free ‘Note al Museo’ concert series through March 20. The concerts will be held in front of the original and newly restored Baptistery doors and the recreated original façade of the Santa Maria del Fiore. The museum hopes that the varied and dynamic music will highlight the artistic setting, creating a “dialogue between works of art and music, in the name of beauty.” This year, the series promises to be incredibly dynamic and unusual with high-quality performers that has always distinguished the shows, alongside the unique location.

Book free tickets for the next show (details below) on February 13.

February 20 (9 pm): “Three Centuries of Music in Six Strings” with Guitarist Eugenio Della Chiara

This solo recital will be reviving three centuries of seldom-performed classical guitar music. The virtuoso will be performing famous guitar pieces by Paganini and Tarrega, as well as pieces from several famous guitarists of today. The theme for his program is “journey,” referring to the famous lifelong works of Schubert and Mozart. Della Chiara, who studied at Siena’s prestigious Chigiana Academy, will present Mozart’s Capriccio Diabolico, a classic benchmark for classical guitarists, with virtuoso effects to prove his talent and do justice to the majesty of this piece.

The concert is free but require reservations that will open the Thursday, February 13 at piazza San Giovanni 7 from 9 am to 12 noon or online.  (jax viteznik)