Date & Time: 
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 6:00pm
Event Location: 
Chapel, Saint Mary's College of California, 1928 St. Mary's Rd., Moraga
Event Description: 

La Primavera by Botticelli

Step into the world of the glittering Renaissance court of Lorenzo and Cosimo de Medici at our free Night in the Piazza event!

During a sumptuous performance in the Chapel with a Florentine theme, watch as Dante anachronistically introduces the great men that populated the Renaissance: Leonardo, Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Savonarola and Galileo, with a special appearance by Martin Luther. Listen to Heinrich, organist of Lorenzo de Medici's court; see the three Graces dance right out of Botticelli's "Primavera"; and hear angelic music by Lorenzo's singers.

After the performance, join the procession with the Medici to a true Renaissance banquet in Dryden Hall, complete with a whole roast pig, vegetarian pasta, salad, cheese plate and fruit, focaccia and, for dessert, tiramisu!

Everyone is welcome!

Event Contact: 

Interested in wearing a costume and be part of the courtly procession? Contact Costanza at cdopfel@stmarys-ca.edu

Interested in learning more contact Maria Grazia de Angelis at mdeangel@stmarys-ca.edu

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