Cultural Activities


The Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo promotes and sponsors a series of cultural activities and events to raise funds for the restoration of the cathedral and its spires through the Get your Spire project.

20 December 2016 at 7.30 p.m.
Duomo of Milan
Special Concert at the Duomo presented to the city​

A wonderful event taking place within the Cathedral, promoted by the Veneranda Fabbrica and the city of Milan. Works by Vivaldi and Mozart are in the program chosen by Claudio Scione for the Solisti Veneti, FuturOrchestra, and “I Polli(ci)ni”.

24 November 2016 – 28 February 2017
Il Duomo si racconta
A two stages/times photographic exhibition

Archives of the Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo
A living century around the Duomo
Views and images from the Veneranda Fabbrica's photographic Archive (1860-1970)

Grande Museo del Duomo and Church of Saint Gottardo in Corte
The neverending energy of the Duomo's construction sites photographed
by Alessandro Gandolfi for the National Geographic Italia
cured by Comitato Scientifico del Grande Museo del Duomo di Milano

Month of Music
4-25 October 2016

After enjoying great success in past years, this October the Month of Music in the Duomo returns. The cathedral will be enlivened with organ concerts, performances by the Capella Musicale of the Duomo of Milan, and concerts by small ensembles and solo instruments.

14 July 2016 at 9.00 p.m.
Duomo of Milan
Cum Grande Humilitate

Dedicated to Karol Wojtyla
Music by Cinzia Gangarella
Cantata for Solo Voice, Choir, Piano and Percussion from the Canticle of the Creatures by St. Francis, recited in several languages and introduced by a talk on the saint from Assisi.

11 July 2016 at 8.30 p.m.
Duomo of Milan
Movie show of “L’infinita Fabbrica del Duomo”

Directed by Massimo D'Anolfi, Martina Parenti

19 May- 31 August 2016
Church of St.Gottardo in Corte

The Church of San Gottardo in Corte, re-opened 5 May 2015, will host the temporary exhibit Religare by Jorge Pombo.
“Religare" is the Latin term to define the act of communion between the ephemeral physical dimension of man and his soul. It is the origin of the word “religion”, whose purpose is to guide fragile and imperfect human beings to the light through spiritual growth. J.Pombo

23 March 2016 at 8.30 p.m.
Duomo of Milan
Easter Concert 2016

St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach
For soloists, choir and orchestra (BWV 245)
Vocal and instrumental ensemble: laBarocca de laVerdi
Director: Ruben Jais
Choral Director: Gianluca Capuano

22 March 2016 at 8.30 p.m.
Duomo of Milan
The Passion of Christ

Poetic Text by Mario Luzi
Introduction by Mons. Gianantonio Borgonovo, Paolo A. Mettel.
Reading by Pino Tufillaro
Luminous display The Cross of Light directed by Marco Nereo Rotelli
Organ music by Ermanno Codegoni