The Royal Palace of Caserta is beautiful in the moonlight


It will be a journey through time, through those luxury apartments where between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, lived the kings of the golden mansion built for them in Caserta, by the genius of the architect Vanvitelli. A journey in art accompanied by the magical sounds of flutes, pianos, violins and guitars inspired by the past.

Is scheduled for Saturday, January 25 seventh round of “Night at the Museum”, an initiative promoted by the Ministry of Heritage and Culture and Tourism, which takes place in 38 places of culture particularly state representative in terms of number of visitors, architectural value and significance of the collections and works of art.

From 8 pm to midnight (last entrance at 11 pm) will visit the apartments of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries the Royal Palace of Caserta, the collection Terrae Motus and the permanent section on “Drawings and Models”.

To enliven the event will be the musical performances, with the execution in museum environments of songs from the repertoire baroque, classical, romantic and jazz by the Accademia Musicale “Le Camenae” of Portici.

It starts at 20 with a performance by the solo flute Domenico Guastafierro on the grand staircase. At 8.30 pm in the Cappella Palatina is program the piano concert four hands of the Anna Longobardi and Francesca Bellocchio (the grand piano is offered by the company Alberto Napolitano, located in the Piazza Carità in Naples) .

In the Hall of Alabardieri, at the entrance of the historic apartments, starting at 9 pm, a concerto for violin  flute and piano by Massimiliano Giordano Orsini, Ferdinando Pirone Gennaro Benvenuto.

The evening will continue at 9.30 pm with the sax quartet Mario Coppola, Pasquale Di Riso, Vincenzo Martire and Gabriele Gargiulo, who will perform in the rooms where the collection is housed Terrae Motus. Following in the throne room , at 22, the performance for guitar and soprano Valeria Rea and Rosamaria Cirillo.

At 11.30 pm we move into the bedroom of king Ferdinand II to attend the concert for viola and guitar by Salvatore Cimmino and Giovanna d’Esposito. The last musical interlude is scheduled in the Palatine Library at 23, with Giuseppe Del Plato and Angelo Ruggieri on guitar and flute.