Il soffio della musica: a concert under the stars at Villa Monastero on Thursday August 6th

Villa Monastero in Varenna hosts the concert The breath of music (il soffio della musica) on Thursday August 6th at 9pm.


The concert is part of the project The song of the wind over the lake - Sounds, colours, perfumes at Villa Monastero promoted by the Province of Lecco in collaboration with the cultural association Res Musica under the direction of Angelo Rusconi. The aim of the project is to combine different experiences and forms of artistic expression to tell the story of Lake Como, Varenna and Villa Monastero. Artists from the international scene will have a major role in the project.


The breath of music will see a solo exhibition of Max De Aloe, one of the most renowned harmonica jazz performers in Europe. His music ranges from jazz to Brazilian music and Argentinian tango with influences from the Middle East and classical music.


Limited places are available for the concert. Reservation is compulsory to participate, you can write an e-mail to the address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book your place not later than on Wednesday August 5th. In case of bad weather the concert will be postponed.


Before the concert at 8pm visitors will have the opportunity of a guided tour led by Anna Ranzi, Curator of the House Museum. The participation to the tour will be open to little groups of 10 people maximum. The entrance fare for the evening is 10 euros.


In August the House Museum and botanical Garden will be open every day from 10am to 7.30pm.


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