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Christmas Cribs, Markets and Gospel in Rome

Nativity scene

The 42nd edition of 100 Presepi, the international nativity crib exhibition, takes place at Sala del Bramante in Piazza del Popolo and can be visited daily from 10.00-20.00, including Christmas Day, until January 7. Each year 100 Presepi hosts some 150 nativity scenes from Italy and more than 40 other […]

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Sistine Chapel Choir with Cecilia Bartoli

Sistine Chapel Choir with Cecilia Bartoli

Mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli has become the first woman to sing and record with the Sistine Chapel choir. The Sistine Chapel Choir is made up of men’s voices and boy sopranos, yet Bartoli singing with them is a return to medieval monody when women’s voices were also heard. «Being the first […]

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