Christmas at the Basilica of Saint Antony

The Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto performs at the Basilica of Saint Anthony

The music of some of the best-known composers played by one of the main orchestras of Padua in an exceptional location: these are the ingredients of “Natale al Santo” (Christmas at the Basilica of Saint Anthony), the concert that the Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto will perform on December 12 at 8.45 pm in the Basilica of Saint Anthony.

The Orchestra di Padova directed by Giovanni Battista Rigon, with the voice of contralto Valeria Girardello, will offer a rich program, which will accompany the audience through a high-level music journey. Here are the details of the program:

– Giovanni Gabrieli/Giorgio Federico Ghedini
Two Songs from Sacrae Symphoniae
– Johann Sebastian Bach
Sinfonia and Aria Schlafe, mein Liebster from Christmas Oratorio
-Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Adagio and Fugue for strings K 546
– Igor Stravinskij
Monumentum pro Gesualdo
– Georg Friedrich Händel
Pifa e Aria He was despised from Messiah
– Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart/Franz Liszt
Ave Verum, from Suite n. 4 “Mozartiana” by P.I. Tchaikovsky

Free invitations for the concert will be handed out from December 4 on the occasion of the concerts of November for the 2018/2019 season ticket holders of the Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto at the IAT office in Galleria Pedrocchi.

The event is organized by Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto. To get more information you can call the numbers +39 049-656848/656626 or write an email to

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