In 2004, the Antonio Vivaldi Museum was opened for the public to visit and admire the history of the Pieta, the famous music school, as well as a wide collection of musical instruments from the Baroque period.
The Frittelle alla Veneziana is actually a traditional Venetian carnival dessert since the Renaissance period invented by Scappi, the Pope’s personal cook. Due to its increased popularity, it spread across the state in the 18th century as the “National Dessert”.
Plan a magnificent trip to Venice this summer with your family and witness the beauty and culture the city has to offer.
On Murano Island, you will catch a glimpse of authentic Venetian ways of life and culture in a less crowded tourist area.
It is not always surrounded and packed with visitors like the city of Venice always is year-round, so you will enjoy the tranquility and the traditions the island offers.
The four orphanages in Venice all were conservatories for girls who were not supported by their parents; the young girls were profoundly talented in their music and were taught to play a number of instruments including the violin, the flute, the cello, and many more.
Venice in the 18th century was thriving in its classical Baroque music. If you visit the Italian city, be sure to book tickets to see a Vivaldi concert and be taken back in history.