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Chiesa Santo Stefano al Ponte

Piazza di Santo Stefano, 5 – 50122 Firenze


Phone: 055 0982018
(Presale ticket-holders have immediate access to the exhibition)

The days of the month of October when the exhibition will close at 19.30 due to the concerts are : 1, 7, 8, 10, 13, 15, 18, 19, 21, 26, 28, 29 October 2015


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After the great success of Van Gogh Alive, “PERLAGE Grandi Eventi” and “Grande Exhibitions” present “Da Vinci Alive – The experience”, the most comprehensive and fascinating exhibition on Leonardo da Vinci ever to tour the world.

Developed in collaboration with the “Museo Leonardo da Vinci” in Rome and experts from Italy and France, Da Vinci Alive inaugurates on 5 June in the beautiful deconsacrated church “Santo Stefano al Ponte” and gives visitors the opportunity to enjoy an interactive experience that immerses them in Leonardo’s extraordinary life and legacy like never before.

Da Vinci Alive is hailed as the most detailed and comprehensive exploration of Leonardo Da Vinci’s work ever created. Grande Exhibitions unique state-of-the-art SENSORY4™ multimedia gallery transports visitors into the depths of the complex, dynamic mind of Leonardo Da Vinci in an unforgettable interactive experience.
Da Vinci’s masterpieces come to life in a symphony of lights, images and sounds.

“We are delighted to bring this exceptional experience to Florence”, said Fabio di Gioia, the curator for PERLAGE Grandi Eventi, – “Da Vinci Alive is an entertaining, educational and enlightening experience for visitors of all ages and backgrounds, whether they are art and history aficionados or seeing Leonardo’s work for the first time. The emotion experienced when viewing this multisensory exhibition in this particular venue, Santo Stefano al Ponte, is like no other in the world.”

The innovative SENSORY4™ system projects over 3,000 high-definition images to create an extraordinary exhibition and offers a journey into the creative world of the genius of Leonardo.
Demonstrating the full scope of Leonardo da Vinci’s achievements, Da Vinci Alive – The Experience celebrates one of the most revered and dynamic intellects af all time.

Revolutionary SENSORY4™ technology allows visitors to take a journey into the mind of the ultimate Renaissance man for the first time. Inventor, artist, scientist, engineer, architect, musician…..Leonardo da Vinci was a genius in every sense of the word.

Morover, this experience delves into the fundamental scientific snd artistic principles that he discovered.

Whether you are a history aficionado or discovering Da Vinci for the first time, Da Vinci Alive is an entertaining, educational and enlightening experience that the whole family will love.

SENSORY4™ is a unique system that combines multi-channel motion graphics, cinema quality surround sound and up to 40 high-definition projectors to provide one of the most exciting multi-screen environments in the world. The resulting experience is dynamic, informative and visually spectacular. Incredibly detailed images flow through the mass of projectors and merge with digital surround sound to saturate the space of Santo Stefano al Ponte in a breathtaking immersive display.

All is synchronised to the music of:

Field Recording – Sounds of Vinci & Anchiano / Arvo Part– Redeuntes in Mi, Arvo Part- Sound of Bells Arvo Part – Magnificat Arvo Part – Salve Regina /Tempus est Locundum – Codex Buranus, 179 /Mundy – Vox Patris Caelestis /Vox Vulgaris – Cantiga 166 /Benedictine Nuns – Ave Maria
Lucidarium – Tenta Lora Ruzenenta /Chant of the Templars – Honor Virtus Et Potestas /Chant of the Templars – Salve Regina /Josquin Desprez – Ave Maria – Deus /Josquin Desprez In Nomine Tuo Salvum Me Fac /Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger – Toccatas /Drums of War – Final Confrontation
Philip Glass. String quartet nº 3, I /Tomaso Albinoni – Adagio in G Minor /Claudio Monteverdi – Magnificat /Avvento, Inno Gregoriano – Creator Alme Siderum /Gregorian Chant – Conditor Alme Siderum /Drums of War II – Various /Drums of War II – Sound the Drums /John Dowland – Lachrimae, Hespèrion /La Gamba – Music for Viola /Antonio Vivaldi – Double Cello Concerto in G Minor; Movement 1 /Antonio Vivaldi, Violin Concerto in F minor RV 297 /L’Inverno, Field Recording – A Thunderstorm /Litaniae Sanctorum – Litany of the Saints /Leonardo da Vinci – Untitled / Original Composition /Rick Vanman – The Drums of War /Planeta Encantado – Gregorian Drone /Capella Antigua – Ut Queant Laxis.