MUSIC CRUISE - Teatro Amilcare Ponchielli Cremona


Le desiate acque di Claudio Monteverdi

Riding the wave of the successful past editions, Monteverdi Festival sets sails again, ready for the journey that Monteverdi undertook so many times between Cremona, Mantua and Venice. A new Music Cruise on the waterway connecting the Po river, the Mincio river and the Venetian Lagoon. A boating holiday to discover the region from an unusual visual, rhythmed by readings, the placid flowing of water and... good music (June 2-3). 

9:00 am     - Departure from Cremona on the Stradivari Boat (it is foreseen a transfer from Cremona (Porta Venezia) to the departure)
11:00 am   - Concert on the deck 
ALLA RUSTICA Concertos for Strings by A. Vivaldi
Analiz Ojeda, Maria Grokhotova, violins
Alice Bisanti, viola
Paolo Ballanti, cello
Giovanni Valgimigli, contrabass

- Lunch on board
- Stop in Casalmaggiore and Bus transfer to Sacchetta. Boarding on the Andes 2000. 
- Sailing on the Po river, then on the Mincio river. Wonderful view of willowtrees and water lilies, passing by Andes (Virgil's birthplace) and La Vallazza, famous for water lilies.
- Arrival in Mantua close to Palazzo Ducale.

7:00 pm     - Palazzo Ducale (Sala di Manto), Mantua

In collaboration with




BEATUS VIR Music by Claudio Monteverdi and H. Purcell 
Michael Berman, conductor
Jean Paterson, Susie Carpenter - Jacobs, violins
Helen Verney, violoncello
David Gordon, organ and harpsichord

- evening at your own pleasure and consequent transfer to the hotel 

8:00 am Bus transfer from Mantua to Taglio di Po (RO) and boarding at 10.30 am on Delta Tour. Sailing to Chioggia and stop for a short walk in this typical old fishing village.

- Lunch on board (traditional Venetian fish menu). Sailing towards Venice.

4:00 pm  Arrival at Venice and guided transfer to Frari Church with visit to Monteverdi's grave

6.30 pm – S. Rocco's Church, Venice
VISIONI DI GIOIA. La cappella di Hieronimus Bosch
Missa cum Jocunditate by Pierre de La Rue
Stratton Bull, conductor

Guided return to Zattere Dock

9:45 pm – Transfer by bus from Tronchetto to Cremona (due arrival in the late evening)

PRICE: € 370,00 each with an extra fee for single room

Price includes: cruise, lunches on board, hotel in Mantua, transfer, concerts and guided tours.

Consorzio Navigare l’Adda

phone: (+39) 347-1247156 
time tables: from Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to 1.00 pm and from 2.00 pm to 5.30 pm