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Gilded altar in SS. Crocifisso showing signs of age

Gilded altar in SS. Crocifisso showing signs of age

Baroque altar by Francesco Santini of Cerreto, dated 25 April 1646

The church of Santissimo Crocifisso was built during the 13th Century which makes it the oldest church in Barga after the Duomo. Two years ago (article here) the Baroque altar in gilded wood in the church was damaged by thieves who removed by force two of the wooden and gilded angel faces which were on […]

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Marika and the Angels

Marika and the Angels

The Remarkable Stories Behind Barga Bel Canto's "La Traviata" 

What distinction does the Barga Bel Canto Festival share with New York’s Metropolitan Opera? A brilliant soprano in the lead role of Verdi’s “La Traviata” — and the spectacular period costumes she and her fellow cast members will wear when they perform at the Teatro dei Differenti on September 5 and 12. The soprano is […]

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Angels in Barga – “Il Mondo degli Angeli nelle Chiese di Barga”

Angels in Barga – “Il Mondo degli Angeli nelle Chiese di Barga”

Domenica 24 giugno l’Unità Pastorale di Barga organizza la presentazione del libro “Il mondo degli angeli nelle chiese di Barga” e l’inaugurazione della mostra di foto tratte dallo stesso volume. L’appuntamento è alle 17,30 presso la chiesa della SS. Annunziata. Il programma prebvede una santa messa alle 17,30; alle 18,15 la presentazione del volume e […]