Opening Ceremony, Concert and Welcome Reception
(only on June 16, 2019 from h 14.00 to h 22.00)
Milan Conservatory "Giuseppe Verdi"
Via Conservatorio, 12 - 20122 Milan
The Milan Conservatory Giuseppe Verdi is the largest music academy in Italy. It was founded by Royal Napoleonic Decree in 1807 and opened on 3 September 1808 in the cloisters of a Baroque jewel, the Church of Santa Maria della Passione. In its 200-years history has educated some of the most prominent musicians or conductors and it continues to be one of the most important institutions for the study of music, established nationally and internationally, with more than 1,500 students, 236 teachers, 100 courses of study and a wide range of cultural events and orchestral concerts in the opulent concert halls "Sala Verdi".