The Jazz Festival of Villa Celimontana

"The Jazz Festival of Villa Celimontana" submitted by RomeTour Editorial Team and last updated on Monday 18th July 2011

The cultural association of Villa Celimontana was born with the purpose of improving the organization and management of the Roman Jazz Festival “Jazz & Image at Villa Celimontana”, from which the association takes its name. The club opened with the ambitious purpose of proposing every night 100% jazz nights. The choice was a courageous one, because in Italy, and especially in Rome, there was a very limited jazz scene; at the same time the club began as a sort of music meeting place where you could find books, curiosities and international texts on the unknown jazz world.

“Roman Summer” with an open air event which regarded jazz, set in one of the beautiful Roman Villas as the Jazz Villa and the exhibition on “Summer jazz. This is a long, nightly series extending into September, held on the park grounds of a historic villa near the Baths of Caracalla. The roster includes ensembles from Rome's conservatories, along with some of the best Italian jazz musicians and a few international names. the Villa became a cultural destination where nobles and foreigners could admire the collections of bronzes and sculptures: Ciriaco was a real patron in Rome, in the Villa he assembled many artists, poets and musicians. To create a perfect union in between nature and art, Ciriaco elected the architect Giacomo Del Duca, an apprentice of Michelangelo, that built the “casino” (the small house), where the collections of ancient bronzes and statues where put.

The Villa itself became a cultural destination where nobles and foreigners could admire the collections of bronzes and sculptures: Ciriaco was a real patron in Rome, in the Villa he assembled many artists, poets and musicians. To create a perfect union in between nature and art, Ciriaco elected the architect Giacomo Del Duca, an apprentice of Michelangelo, that built the “casino” (the small house), where the collections of ancient bronzes and statues where put.

Ass.ne Cult.le Villa Celimontana
Via Alessandro Poerio, 99/A - 00152 Rome
065897807 - 0658335781 - fx 065806876
The Office are open from Monday to Friday from 9,30 a.m. to 5,30 p.m.
book...@villacelimontanajazz.com
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