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Christmas Concert in Duomo: appointment on 15 December with the music of Händel and Bach

Reservation required

10 December Dec 2021 1007 10 December 2021

Wednesday, 15 December 2021
Milan Duomo

Christmas Concert

offered to the city by Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo and Comune di Milano

Georg Friedrich Händel (1685 – 1759)
Dixit Dominus HWV 232

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)
Magnificat BWV 243

Sonia Tedla, soprano
Caterina Iora, soprano
Elena Carzaniga, alto
Roberto Rilievi, tenore
Alessandro Ravasio, basso

laBarocca Vocal Ensemble
laBarocca Ensemble

Choir Master, Jacopo Facchini
Conductor Ruben Jais

with the support of Assolombarda

Free admission subject to availability from 7.45pm
Mandatory Super Green Pass
Limited availability of places


After the suspension imposed by the pandemic in 2020, the appointment that has become a tradition in the Milanese calendar finally returns in anticipation of Christmas: the spectacular concert in the Cathedral offered to the city by the Veneranda Fabbrica and the Comune di Milano illuminates the Duomo in harmony, emotion and enthusiasm to welcome citizens and visitors in the name of music.

The sonorous melodies blend with the Cathedral's architectural harmony, in the wake of that same upward momentum that was the inspiration for the city in the construction of its first symbol in 1387.

The concert will take place in Duomo in Wednesday, 15 December at 8.30pm: star of the event, organised with the support of Assolombarda, will be laBarocca, the ensemble specialising in the 17th- to 18th-century music of the Verdi Orchestra conducted by Maestro Ruben Jais, accompanied by the vocal ensemble directed by Maestro Jacopo Facchini.

The musical programme includes Dixit Dominus by Georg Friedrich Händel and Magnificat by Johann Sebastian Bach.

In compliance with the health regulations currently in force, admission to the concert in Duomo will be free, subject to availability and subject to mandatory booking on this page from 10 December.

Please note that the capacity will be extremely reduced (about 500 spectators) and admission, starting from 7.45pm, requires a Super Green Pass.

In order to facilitate security checks at the entrance, spectators are invited to empty their pockets of metal objects. It is not possible to enter the Cathedral with helmets, glass objects, and suitcases. Large, bulky bags are not recommended inside the Cathedral.

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