Autumn Antiqua: the polyphony inspired by the medieval illuminated codes

After the great success and participation for the debut at the Palazzo Pretorio of the festival AutunnoAntiqua, promoted by Mesotonica, the review returns on Saturday 10 November at 17 with a new appointment in the halls of the Museum. After the Baroque violet the spotlights light up "The sacred and the profane in the medieval miniated codes", a concert starring the ensemble Minima Choralia and the direction of Giovanna Riboli ranging from the Gregorian monody to the Renaissance polyphony, from the Laudario of Cortona to Codex Montpellier, from the Cancionere de Palacio to the Llivre Vermell.

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Giovanna Riboli

The event proposes a concert deriving from a study of the codes of medieval and later age, of different geographical origin and subject, both sacred and profane. Minima Choralia, chamber choir born in 2012, conducts its concert activity in prestigious cultural sites of Florence, and not only, with a particular focus on ancient polyphony and '900.

The AutumnAntiqua program follows a path that mixes local and international elements in the wake of ancient and baroque music, the review has been selected by the European Community and MIBAC as one of the events representing "The European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018". The program continues on Sunday 11 November at 17, at Mesotonica (via Muzzi 36), with Paolo Rossetti Murittu, percussions and Samuele Venturin, accordion with the concert and presentation of the CD "Hidden Path".

The AutumnAntiqua program includes a total of seven events between Palazzo Pretorio and the Mesotonica area. The admission ticket for the concerts at Palazzo Pretorio gives access to the museum visit on the day of its issue. The concerts in Mesotonica include a contribution and the annual Mesotonica card. Information and reservations:,

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