Discover the rich musical heritage of Bologna, a city that has been declared a UNESCO City of Music in 2006.
Explore the connections between Bologna and renowned musicians like Mozart, Rossini, Padre Martini, Farinelli, and Wagner.
In Bologna you can visit the most ancient and the best preserved theater in Europe, which since the XVIII century has been considered the heart of classical music.
Not far from the theatre is the Chapel of Saint Cecily, patroness of the musicians, with amazing frescoes dating back from the XVI century.
Different churches house magnificent organs such as the one in Santa Maria dei Servi with a mechanical trasmission and 60 registers. Palazzo Sanguinetti is now the seat of one of the International Museum and Music library, one of the most prestigioius in the world for the collection of books, instruments, portraits, scores and more.