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Collegium Ducale Orchestral Concert

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Address: Venice, Italy
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Beautiful Evening

This made a lovely change from being in the hustle & bustle outside. The musicians were fantastic and the venue all added to the atmosphere of the occasion. If you can fit this in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 May 2016
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Vivaldi concert was so out of tune in some spots my whole body cringed in response like hearing chickens getting abused. It was ok for the most part but some notes were horribly out of tune and there is no way you can skip over it. Vivaldi is one of my favorite composers and I was looking to hearing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely evening performance of Vivaldi would definitely recommend. We were impressed the quality of sound and found it great value.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This made a lovely change from being in the hustle & bustle outside. The musicians were fantastic and the venue all added to the atmosphere of the occasion. If you can fit this in on your Venice trip you will not be disappointed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

I would defiantly recommend doing this in Venice. The scenery- being in the prison wAs fabulous and the sounds beautiful echoing off the walls. The orchestra were fantastic and hugely talented! A must do! Even if you didn't know the artist- you'd recognise the music.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

This was just beautiful, and one of the highlights of my time in Venice. The setting made it extra special too. There was no singing at the concert I attended so I cannot comment, but the music was outstanding and it was excellent value for money. I would love to attend another one of their concerts if I ever return... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

Fabulous music in a unique setting. The musicians are quite good and their sound resonates in the setting of the Palazzo delle Prigioni. It vibrates with feeling and will fill you with joy.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2015

Okay it wasn't La Fenice but they could at least have tried. Surely there must be oodles of would-be opera singers looking for opportunities to earn a few Euros? There could have been a modicum of atmosphere (candles don't cost much). Perhaps even an attempt at an introduction? The female singer gave it a good shot. She smiled and seemed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

Although locals are probably overdone, for we tourists, hearing Baroque on a balmy summer night in the Prigioni was bliss. 3 violins, a viola, cello , and bass were sublime. As well, the performers were 100%, despite the somewhat well worn pages of Vivaldi. And to top it off, 2 encores to a small audience of internationals who could not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2013

The concert at the Palazzo Delle Prigioni featured opera singers with piano accompaniment performing the most famous opera arias from Carmen, The Barber of Seville, Don Giovani, Cavalleria Rusticanna, Vedova allegra and other selections as well. What better way to spend a Tuesday or Thursday evening in Venice. The concert starts at 9PM on Tuesday and Thursday and Friday at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2012

I purchased a ticket via expedia for the orchestral performance of the "Four Seasons" by Vivaldi. I chose the orchestral performance over the operatic one since I am not fond of the classical voice. (And YES! I have given it numerous tries.) It was only $27/person. At the time I went (March), the performance was in the 'prison' block next... More 

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