Cremona is especially known for its musical history (Ingegneri, Monteverdi, and Pochielli among others) and violin-making tradition (Giuseppe Guarnieri, Antonio Stradivari and the Amati family).

Studying in Cremona offers numerous attractions:

  • living in a city with centuries of musical tradition, the international capital of lutherie, geographically situated in the middle of a network of historical cities which in turn host important centres of musical production, libraries and archives (Milan, Bergamo, Parma, Mantua, Venice) and can be easily reached. Attending performances at some of the most prestigious performance venues in Italy, thanks to trips organised for the master’s students (Teatro alla Scala, Teatro la Fenice, Teatro Regio di Torino,Teatro Donizetti di Bergamo, Teatro Regio di Parma).
  • enjoying the atmosphere of a city that is safe and elegant, has a lively student life and a centuries-old culinary tradition, and above all a rich musical life that revolves around the city’s most important musical institutions (Teatro Ponchielli and Auditorium Arvedi-Museo del violino) as well as its major annual music events: the Monteverdi Festival, the international exposition Mondomusica and the Cremona Jazz Festival. Over the course of the year, a wide variety of concert seasons present programs ranging from period music to the classical-romantic repertory and popular music. The Department of musicology and musical heritage participates in the life of the city with an annual workshop entitled La città della canzone, dedicated to young singer-songwriters.

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