Palazzo Barezzi Busseto

MUSICAL TOUR

If you are visiting Parma and you are a music lover here are some places you can't miss. Farnese Theatre, Regio Theatre, House and Museum of Arturo Toscanini, Auditorium Niccolò Paganini, Cathedral, House of the Music, Club of the 27 and the House of Sound. On the first floor of the Pilotta Palace, in the [...]

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ARTURO TOSCANINI

Conductor, Arturo Toscanini was born in Parma in 1867 and died in Riverdale, New York, in 1957. Arturo Toscanini is now internationally recognized as one of the world's great conductors. He graduated in cello in 1885 at the Parma Conservatory and after performing as a cellist in Italy, he went to Rio de Janeiro in [...]

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GIUSEPPE VERDI

Naturally bent for music, supported by his father Carlo, Giuseppe Verdi was born the 10 of October 1813 in Roncole, a small village near Busseto, and he began practicing on an old spinetta (now at the Museum of the Scala of Milan) purchased for him by his parents. He was then sent to study in [...]

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REGIO THEATRE

The Teatro Regio, considered among the melomans one of the most renowned theaters of Italian lyric opera, was born by the will of the Duchess Maria Luigia of Habsburg-Lorena, Napoleon's wife, sent to support the Duchy of Parma, Piacenza and Guastalla after the Congress of Vienna. Started in 1821 on the project of the court [...]

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