THE LEGACY of The MAESTRO
Lands donated to people of Villanova sull'Arda
The Maestro donated his lands to the population of Villanova Sull'Arda, together with a cash dowry. Thanks to this, no one had to migrate, during the hard times when Italy was a country of emigrants. through his actions, you can understand the patriotic spirit and the love for his land and people.
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"Giuseppe Verdi" Conservatory of Music Milan
Giuseppe Verdi was not admitted to the Milan Conservatory, so at the beginning he did not want it to be named after him. "If they didn't want me alive, they won't have my name even after death." This gives you the idea of the Maestro "grumpy "and one-of-a-kind character.
National Institute of Verdian Studies
The Institute of Verdi's studies was born in 1959 on the initiative of Mario Medici, a Modenese musicologist passionate about Giuseppe Verdi, and within a very short time the institution obtainedg the patronage of Unesco, on February 25, 1960 . The mission was clear from the beginning: to protect, enhance and spread the work and figure of Giuseppe Verdi, creating awareness about his knowledge both to the general public and to a specialist level with the contribution of scholars not only from the world of Music. For info: www.studiverdiani.it/
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Arena of Verona
The Opera Festival dedicates magnificent evenings every year to Maestro Giuseppe Verdi, with internationally renowned artists who enhanced the works of Verdi over the centuries. For more information www.arena.it
NYC - Monument to Giuseppe Verdi world star
This legacy is also captured in the Verdi Monument, created by Sicilian sculptor Pasquale Civiletti (1858–1952) in 1906. Made of Carrara marble and Montechiaro limestone, this statue depicts Verdi flanked by four of his most popular characters: Falstaff, Leonora of La Forza del Destino, Aida, and Otello. Info to visit it in New York: https://www.nycgovparks.org