Friday, August 5, 2016 in Vicenza will be held in the baroque Palazzo Leoni Montanari , the Openights concert, arts-music-drinks under the stars from 8.45pm.
The theme of the evening will be the art of courtship and love in the time of Peter Longhi.
Pietro Longhi was a 1700 Venetian painter who investigated the society of the time and portrayed as part of stage scenery. His work should be understood taking into account the fact of the Goldoni comedy, his contemporary, that creates a new way of understanding art, more related to real life and the society frequented by artists.
Leoni Montanari Palace is the only baroque example in the city center and houses an important permanent collection of Russian Icons and Venetian painting of 1700. At the moment you can visit the exhibition “Dionisio. Myth, ritual and theater”, with Attic and Magna Grecian vases.
At 20.45 hours will begin in the cocktail buffet, at 21.15 the concert “Songs and love stories during the Serenissima”.
Tastings and the concert: € 10 per person
Concert including a drink: EUR 5 per person
For more information ask at the reception of our Relais Santa Corona or visit http://www.quartettovicenza.org, for organizing the event, or the one with the location of Palazzo Leoni Montanari http://wwww.gallerieditalia.com