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OperaBarga: Vivaldi in the Duomo

OperaBarga:  Vivaldi in the Duomo

Duomo di Barga - Concerto di apertura "In Furore Iustissimae Irae" - Antonio Vivaldi - soprano, Nicki Kennedy - direttore, Federico Maria Sardelli - Ensemble Modo Antiquo

Concerto in do maggiore per archi e basso continuo – RV 114 (1717) 1. Allegro (do maggiore) 2. Adagio (do maggiore) 3. Ciaccona (do maggiore) In furore iustissimae irae – RV 626 (1720-1735) 1. In furore iustissimae irae – Allegro (do minore) Aria per soprano, archi e basso continuo 2. Miserationum Pater piissime Recitativo per […]

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Work starts to repair leaking walls in the Duomo

Work starts to repair leaking walls in the Duomo

Back in August of last year, technicians were busy at work checking the walls of the centuries old Duomo here in Barga trying to find out the exact location of a hole or crack somewhere on the front wall which was allowing rainwater to seep into the stonework causing damp patches and even forming large puddles […]

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La Campana in memoria dei defunti

La Campana in memoria dei defunti

al tramonto, vigilia della commemorazione dei defunti, suonerà il campanile del Duomo. Prima la campana grossa a distesa poi seguiranno i rintocchi gravi delle tre campane.

With a thin silver of the moon visible  and the planet Venus starting to shine over the mountains in the distance outside of the open window, the two experienced bell ringers start to move the heavy centuries old bell in the Duomo above Barga as they celebrate the commemorazione di tutti i fedeli defunti ( Commemoratio Omnium Fidelium Defunctorum ) […]

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Experts checking leaking walls in the Duomo

Experts checking leaking walls in the Duomo

Technicians were busy this week checking the walls of the centuries old Duomo here in Barga trying to find out the exact location of a hole or crack somewhere on the front wall which was allowing rainwater to seep into the stonework causing damp patches and even forming large puddles on the inside of the […]

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A Choral Feast At Barga

A Choral Feast At Barga

The choral concert at Barga’s Duomo di San Cristoforo last Friday at 9.00 pm was organised by the Istituto Superiore d’Istruzione di Barga to raise funds for Amnesty International and was, thankfully, very well attended. Four local choirs participated – each one very different in style and repertoire. Roberta Popolani directed the choir of Barga […]

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Duomo doors restoration completed

Duomo doors restoration completed

Back in October of last year, visitors to the Duomo in Barga were confronted by an interesting new sight as the large doors to Duomo were covered by semi translucent nylon sheeting held firmly in place completely hiding the wooden doors but also making the carved centre pieces strangely more prominent and visible and transforming […]

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Easter bells ring out over Barga

Easter bells ring out over Barga

the bell ringers of Barga makes sure that people know its Easter

I campanari di Barga https://www.facebook.com/cristian.tognarelli.9/videos/1728876600697579/     https://www.facebook.com/cristian.tognarelli.9/videos/1728645744053998/

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Il progetto di illuminazione interna del Duomo

Il progetto di illuminazione interna del Duomo

new lighting system installed in the Duomo

Il nostro duomo è uno scrigno di opere artistiche che nei secoli la comunità ha realizzato per sottolineare la bellezza della fede nella celebrazione liturgica. Il sistema di illuminazione degli anni 80 c.a a fari alogeni, ha portato a ripensare tutto l’impianto per valorizzare i luoghi liturgici, le forme architettoniche e le opere d’arte che […]

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The bellringers of the Duomo in Barga

I campanari di Barga

Ogni domenica il gruppo dei campanari di Barga si ritrova e dà vita a questo spettacolo unico.

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Stained glass windows in the Duomo

Stained glass windows in the Duomo

Most people really never bother to look closely at them but there are some stunning stained glass windows in the Duomo in Barga which with the aid of a decent lens and camera can now be looked at in the comfort of your own home via a monitor or cell phone.  

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Christmas bells in Barga

Christmas bells in Barga in the Duomo

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Duomo Barga : Musica in Avvento

Duomo Barga : Musica in Avvento

“Music in Advent” – vocal-instrumental concert with Elena Cucchiara – soprano, Benedetta Parducci – recorder, and Roberto Barsanti – organ, will perform the music of J. Pachelbel, D. Buxtehude, JS Bach and Vivaldi. Concerto vocale-strumentale con la partecipazione del soprano Elena Cucchiara e con i musicisti Benedetta Parducci e Roberto Barsanti nel Duomo di San […]

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