A classical music concert will be held this Sunday, April 15, 2018 in the Galleries of Palazzo Leoni Montanari, bordering with our hotel Relais Santa Corona, at 12.00 until 13.30.
The theme will be that of Italian style in the Baroque. The students of the Vicenza Pedrollo Conservatory will accompany the visit to the Galleries with the use of ancient instruments in an ancient context: violas, harpsichords, flutes, cornets, violins and voices.
Admission is free and the event is a special occasion to enjoy the wonders of the building.
PALAZZO LEONE MONTANARI : a baroque residence in Vicenza which is now the location of a bank: in 1678 Giovanni Leoni Montanari decided to built a large building as his residence which doubles as a silk production laboratory. The Leoni Montanari family were rich fabric (tessuto) merchants at the time. They constantly trying to elevate their status to nobility. The building wanted to show to the city the role they wanted to reach. They chose the baroque style to surprise the local nobles who were more traditional. Inside the interior decoration has mythological subjects and the museum hosts a permanent collection of Russian Icons and some venetian paintings from the 1700s.