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  • Busseto Tourism | Art and culture | Collegiata di San Bartolomeo (Collegiate Church of St. Bartholomew)
    of Sant Ignazio Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli Saint Mary of the Angels Palazzo Orlandi Churc of Santa Maria Annunziata Places to visit nearby A Journey into Music and Melodrama Tourist Itineraries Educational Activities Discovering the land of Monteverdi and Verdi Tourist Guides Environment and nature Enogastronomy Events Hospitality you are in Art and culture Places to visit in Busseto Collegiata di San Bartolomeo Collegiate Church of St Bartholomew Rebuilt in 1437 by order of Orlando Pallavicino the Magnificent its façade is adorned with valuable terracotta decorations in the Lombard taste typical of the 15th century buildings of Busseto and most likely produced in the workshop of Jacopo de Stavolis in Polesine ca 1480 90 and based on Rainaldo s models The interior of the church which was lined with Rocaille stuccoes in the mid 1700s after the manner of Fortunato Rusca and Carlo Bossi houses important 16th 17th and 18th century paintings including fifteen tondos with the Mysteries of the Rosary by Vincenzo Campi ca 1576 1581 and frescoes with the imposing figures of the Doctors of the Church by Michelangelo Anselmi 1538 39 The main altar with figures and carvings in imitation gilded bronze by Giovanbattista Febbrari of Cremona mid 1700s and the neoclassical choir 1800 1805 are remarkable Although at the present time it is not open to the public the Collegiate Treasure collection is exceptional It includes sumptuous vestments decorated hymn books from the end of the 1400s a small carved ivory triptych ascribed to the early 1400s and attributed to the Embriachi workshop and splendid silverware The gold plated silver processional cross fashioned in 1524 by the goldsmiths Jacopo Filippo and Damiano Da Gonzate of Parma is of great importance Ferdinando Provesi was Collegiate chapel master and organist from 1820 to 1833 At Provesi

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  • Busseto Tourism | Art and culture | Oratorio della SS. Trinità (Oratory of the Holy Trinity)
    Tourist Itineraries Educational Activities Discovering the land of Monteverdi and Verdi Tourist Guides Environment and nature Enogastronomy Events Hospitality Indice HOME Art and culture Famous people history and traditions Places of Verdi Places to visit in Busseto Monument to Giuseppe Verdi Church of Sant Ignazio Collegiata di San Bartolomeo Collegiate Church of St Bartholomew Oratorio della SS Trinità Oratory of the Holy Trinity Palazzo del Monte di Pietà Church of Sant Ignazio Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli Saint Mary of the Angels Palazzo Orlandi Churc of Santa Maria Annunziata Places to visit nearby A Journey into Music and Melodrama Tourist Itineraries Educational Activities Discovering the land of Monteverdi and Verdi Tourist Guides Environment and nature Enogastronomy Events Hospitality you are in Art and culture Places to visit in Busseto Oratorio della SS Trinità Oratory of the Holy Trinity Next to the Collegiate Church is the Oratory of the Holy Trinity where on 4th May 1836 the wedding of Giuseppe Verdi to Margherita Barezzi was celebrated The carved door dating back to 1794 is attributed to Francesco Galli The interior is decorated with lovely eighteenth century stuccoes and houses a splendid altar in polychrome marble 1749 Behind the altar is

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  • Busseto Tourism | Art and culture | Palazzo del Monte di Pietà
    Indice HOME Art and culture Famous people history and traditions Places of Verdi Places to visit in Busseto Monument to Giuseppe Verdi Church of Sant Ignazio Collegiata di San Bartolomeo Collegiate Church of St Bartholomew Oratorio della SS Trinità Oratory of the Holy Trinity Palazzo del Monte di Pietà Church of Sant Ignazio Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli Saint Mary of the Angels Palazzo Orlandi Churc of Santa Maria Annunziata Places to visit nearby A Journey into Music and Melodrama Tourist Itineraries Educational Activities Discovering the land of Monteverdi and Verdi Tourist Guides Environment and nature Enogastronomy Events Hospitality you are in Art and culture Places to visit in Busseto Palazzo del Monte di Pietà Built between 1679 and 1682 by Antonio Rusca to a project by Domenico Valmagini architect of Ranuccio II Farnese this is an important example of Farnese architecture from the Baroque period The façade is characterized by large arcades on the ground floor provided with benches in carved marble in whose lunettes were two frescoes by Angelo Massarotti of The Deposition From The Cross and The Martyrdom of St Bartholomew 1682 detached and stored inside and now replaced by two graffiti The stuccoed first floor features ornate elegant frames that surround the windows with alternating arched and triangular gables The Monte di Pietà was founded by the Franciscans and the Pallavicino family in 1537 and performed charitable deeds and acts of welfare as well as being involved in the donation of scholarships the running of the School of Music and the management of the rich library Giuseppe Verdi himself attended the school and later made use of a grant from it that enabled him to study in Milan with Maestro Vincenzo Lavigna between 1832 and 1836 In 1960 the Monte di Pietà was merged with

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  • Busseto Tourism | Art and culture | Church of Sant'Ignazio
    Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli Saint Mary of the Angels Palazzo Orlandi Churc of Santa Maria Annunziata Places to visit nearby A Journey into Music and Melodrama Tourist Itineraries Educational Activities Discovering the land of Monteverdi and Verdi Tourist Guides Environment and nature Enogastronomy Events Hospitality you are in Art and culture Places to visit in Busseto Church of Sant Ignazio Pietro Pettorelli from Busseto who in 1617 founded the college of the Jesuits arranged to have it enlarged and have a church built which was finished in 1862 The façade is coordinated with that of the college in the Doric order but tainted by the Baroque taste of the time It is entirely covered by porticoes and given rhythm by the pilasters while a cornice horizontally divides the prospectus which features rectangular windows alternating with pilasters on the first floor The top of the Church develops on a set back plane while a circular broken drum acts as its façade The interior in Baroque style has a single nave with three chapels on each side and was entirely stuccoed and painted by Domenico Dossã and Bernardo Barca The frescoes attributed to Giovanni Evangelista Draghi depict the glory of the Saints Ignatius Luigi Gonzaga Francis Xavier and Francesco Borgia By the same artist are six oil paintings on canvas in stucco frames which loom over the statues of some Jesuit saints and contain episodes from the life of the Order s founder the conversion of S Ignatius in the castle of Loyola the holy penitent in Monserrato his ascetic life at Manresa his trip to the Holy Land his apostleship and his miracles Four of the side chapels are frescoed in trompe l oeil conceivably by Giuseppe Natali while the wooden altarpieces are by the hand of Vincenzo Biazzi

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  • Busseto Tourism | Art and culture | Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli (Saint Mary of the Angels)
    Indice HOME Art and culture Famous people history and traditions Places of Verdi Places to visit in Busseto Monument to Giuseppe Verdi Church of Sant Ignazio Collegiata di San Bartolomeo Collegiate Church of St Bartholomew Oratorio della SS Trinità Oratory of the Holy Trinity Palazzo del Monte di Pietà Church of Sant Ignazio Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli Saint Mary of the Angels Palazzo Orlandi Churc of Santa Maria Annunziata Places to visit nearby A Journey into Music and Melodrama Tourist Itineraries Educational Activities Discovering the land of Monteverdi and Verdi Tourist Guides Environment and nature Enogastronomy Events Hospitality you are in Art and culture Places to visit in Busseto Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli Saint Mary of the Angels This Gothic church and the annexed Franciscan monastery sit in the south western outskirts of the town where they were built between 1470 and 1474 by Pallavicino and Gianludovico Pallavicino children of Orlando il Magnifico Inside the church in a niche covered in rock concretions is a Mourning over the Dead Christ by Guido Mazzoni 1476 77 a masterpiece of 15th century Emilian sculpture There are eight life size polychrome terracotta figures The faces on two of the statues bear a strong resemblance to the people who commissioned the Mourning and have been rendered with extraordinary psychological introspection and emotional intensity Recent restoration work financed by the Ministry of Culture has further enhanced this feature Giuseppe Verdi attended this church from when he was a child and on 6th January 1836 in the tense atmosphere of the controversy surrounding the contest for Collegiate chapel master he gave a keenly attended organ concert We can therefore imagine how Verdi must have internalized the silent pain and restrained theatricality of the group of statues only to have them resurface in

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  • Busseto Tourism | Art and culture | Palazzo Orlandi
    Music and Melodrama Tourist Itineraries Educational Activities Discovering the land of Monteverdi and Verdi Tourist Guides Environment and nature Enogastronomy Events Hospitality Indice HOME Art and culture Famous people history and traditions Places of Verdi Places to visit in Busseto Monument to Giuseppe Verdi Church of Sant Ignazio Collegiata di San Bartolomeo Collegiate Church of St Bartholomew Oratorio della SS Trinità Oratory of the Holy Trinity Palazzo del Monte di Pietà Church of Sant Ignazio Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli Saint Mary of the Angels Palazzo Orlandi Churc of Santa Maria Annunziata Places to visit nearby A Journey into Music and Melodrama Tourist Itineraries Educational Activities Discovering the land of Monteverdi and Verdi Tourist Guides Environment and nature Enogastronomy Events Hospitality you are in Art and culture Places to visit in Busseto Palazzo Orlandi Built in Neoclassical style by the architect painter from Busseto Giuseppe Cavalli who also decorated the main hall Verdi bought this in the early days of the fortune he had accrued in 1845 and lived here from 1849 to 1851 with Giuseppina Strepponi generating scandal among the conformists and temporarily breaking relations with Antonio Barezzi for a free life to devote to relationships and the

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  • Busseto Tourism | Art and culture | Churc of Santa Maria Annunziata
    visit nearby A Journey into Music and Melodrama Tourist Itineraries Educational Activities Discovering the land of Monteverdi and Verdi Tourist Guides Environment and nature Enogastronomy Events Hospitality Indice HOME Art and culture Famous people history and traditions Places of Verdi Places to visit in Busseto Monument to Giuseppe Verdi Church of Sant Ignazio Collegiata di San Bartolomeo Collegiate Church of St Bartholomew Oratorio della SS Trinità Oratory of the Holy Trinity Palazzo del Monte di Pietà Church of Sant Ignazio Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli Saint Mary of the Angels Palazzo Orlandi Churc of Santa Maria Annunziata Places to visit nearby A Journey into Music and Melodrama Tourist Itineraries Educational Activities Discovering the land of Monteverdi and Verdi Tourist Guides Environment and nature Enogastronomy Events Hospitality you are in Art and culture Places to visit in Busseto Churc of Santa Maria Annunziata The Neoclassical Oratory of Santa Maria Annunziata Piazza S Maria where on 31st January 1805 Verdi s parents married preserves an Annunciation by Vincenzo Campi 1581 Its also contains an ancient sculpture of Christ in leather which legend says was brought by a flooding of the river Po In his youth Verdi composed four Nocturnes now lost

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  • Busseto Tourism | Art and culture | Church of 'San Michele Arcangelo' (St. Michael the Archangel)
    visit in Busseto Places to visit nearby Church of San Michele Arcangelo St Michael the Archangel Anthological Exhibition Tutto il mondo di Guareschi Santuario della Vergine Maria Sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin Church of S Vigilio Church of S Genesio Church of S Girolamo Church of S Rocco Church of S Andrea Church of S Gregorio A Journey into Music and Melodrama Tourist Itineraries Educational Activities Discovering the land of Monteverdi and Verdi Tourist Guides Environment and nature Enogastronomy Events Hospitality you are in Art and culture Places to visit nearby Church of San Michele Arcangelo St Michael the Archangel This is where Giuseppe Verdi was baptized and where he practised playing the organ in his early childhood under the guidance of his first teacher Pietro Baistrocchi The organ built in 1797 by Ferdinando Bossi of Bergamo was restored in 1900 and again in 1964 The church dates back to the early middle ages although what we see today is the appearance it was given in the 16th and 17th centuries Preserved inside the church are numerous frescoes depicting devotional images from the beginning of the 16th century two paintings with St Michael the Archangel and the Virgin and Saints by Pietro Balestra of Busseto and a stupendous archaic wooden statue of the Dead Christ Both interesting and unusual although visible only during the Holy Week when it is lifted above the main altar is a large 19th century painting with a scene of Calvary a work of art by the scenographer Girolamo Magnani of Fidenza In the first chapel to the right is the font where Giuseppe Verdi was baptised Other Verdi relics are visible in the small room located below the organ At the base of the bell tower a plaque commemorates the year 1814 when Luigia Uttini

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