enriching life by sharing our passion for
italian baroque music

Our Story

La Serenissima exists to bring the life-affirming music of 18th-century Venice, Northern Italy and related composers to a global audience.

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  • Events

    Music at Oxford
    La Serenissima bring a programme of works from Venice and Bologna for 2 trumpets to Oxford’s iconic venue.
  • News

    Ecco gli Italiani! New album, podcasting & outreach underway
    Thanks to the generosity of funders Continuo Foundation and Arts Council England (Culture Recovery Fund Round 2) members of La Serenissima are preparing for 4 days of sessions during June in fabulous (favourite) venue Cedars Hall at Wells Cathedral School (Somerset).
  • Albums

    La Serenissima celebrate ‘Settecento’ – the style of art, music and architecture that emerged in Italy in the early 18th century – with a collection of upbeat instrumental works from the period. Music from the Kingdom of Naples (Scarlatti, Mancini), Republic of Venice (Dall’Abaco, Vandini, Tartini & Vivaldi) and the Papal States / Bologna (Brescianello) […]


    We’ve been enriching life by sharing our passion for Italian baroque music for over 25 years. But we haven’t been doing this alone.



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    La Serenissima

    Company no. 8370390 | Charity no. 1154940
    Registered address: Hillside, Bourton-on-the-Hill, Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire GL56 9AH

    La Serenissima is a Member of the Association of British Orchestras & a Founder Member of Opera UK.