Saturday, February 13, 2010

Baroque Music Concert And Cocktail

Start time: 11:00
Place: Scuola Grande dei Carmini
Organizer: C.C.I.
Late morning with a classical baroque Venetian music performed by the ensemble L’Offerta Musicale, just in the magnificent XVI° C. palace of the Scuola Grande dei Carmini. A cocktail after the concert in the magnificent hall frescoed by Gian Battista Tiepolo: the best way to start the most crazy day of the Carnival.
Partecipation costs: Euro 90


Start time: 13:30
Place: Palazzo Zenobio
Organizer: García Martín de Calera – Organizzazione Carnevalesca de Calera
Welcome to the magnificent ballroom of the gorgeous Zenobio Palace!
Enjoy the beautiful fresco hall while having coffee and cake
accompanied by lovely music of an opera soloist. Bring your
traditional Venetian mask and take part in this splendid afternoon

Dress code: Mask

Time: 13:30-15:30

In order to make your booking please write an email to
Payment: Cash in the Zenobio Palace

We take you back to the old Venetian tradition – immerge in an
ancient and enchanting world!

Partecipation costs: Euro 75


Start time: 15:00
Place: Piazza San Marco
Partecipation costs: Free

Gondolas Parade

Start time: 15:30
Place: Ca’ Vendramin Calergi
Organizer: Associazione Internazionale per il Carnevale di Venezia
Traditional gondolas parade to honour the CONSULAR CORPS OF VENICE.
Meeting point at Ca’ Farsetti (Venice City Hall at Rialto) for the gondolas parade till the Casino CA’ VENDRAMIN CALERGI.
Extraordinary concert.

Dressing code: carnival costume

Partecipation costs: Euro N.A.

Hot Chocolate in Costume

Start time: 16:00
Place: Hotel Danieli
Organizer: C.C.I.
Hot chocolate with cakes and sweets in the magnificent lounge of the Hotel Danieli, the Venetian Carnival time tradition since 18th Century. Dress Code: costume.
During the carnival time our atelier C.C.I. costumes will be located in the Hotel Danieli. You will find a wide choice of first quality costumes, masks, hats, wigs and accessories from the 16th to the 20th Century

Partecipation costs: Euro 50

Gran Carnival Gala at the Luna Hotel Baglioni

Start time: 18:30
Place: Luna Hotel Baglioni
Organizer: Baglioni Hotels
We look forward to welcome you to the Luna Hotel Baglioni to celebrate together the Venice Carnival ! The appointment will be at 6.30 pm in the warm atmosphere of the Fireplace Room for our Welcome Cocktail: just in front of the warmlighted-on fireplace you will savour the typical Venetian Canapès while sipping the renown Bellini and Rossini Cocktails, created for you by our Chef Carlo. During the cocktail you will be entertained by one of the most renowned Italian Operas: “La Boheme” by G. Puccini, performed in a funny way by top-level artists, prouded boast the stage of the most famous Italian and International Theatre as well as La Fenice Opera Theatre.
Starting from 8.00 pm the refined Buffet Dinner will be served in the elegant ambience of the Marco Polo Ballroom, with original frescoes by the Pupils of the Tiepolo School. The Marco Polo Ballroom is the perfect setting to experience the real Carnival of Venice and to parade your Venetian Carnival costumes and traditional Masks ! We will entertain you with special Artists and make you dance till late with Dance Music of our Disk-Jockey: international covers, rock, group dances, music by ‘70s and ‘80s… At the end don’t miss the exquisite typical Venetian desserts: frittelle and galani, prepared by our Chef Carlo.
A sparkling and exciting evening is waiting for you in the elegant ambience of our Luna Hotel Baglioni to celebrate in the most unforgettable way the Carnival of Venice!
Dress Code: Carnival Costume (Costume d’Epoque or Cloak with Mask)
Rate: 320,00 Euro per person (VAT and Wine from Canova Selection included)
Cancellation Policy: by 12.00 p.m. of 5th February 2010, with the whole rate as penalty.
Partecipation costs: Euro 320

Along The Canals In A Gondola

Start time: 19:00
Place: Calle Vallaresso
Organizer: C.C.I.
An enchanting 30′ gondola tour in costume ending with a dinner in one of the best Venetian restaurant: the Antico Pignolo. A classical way to celebrate Carnival, spending an evening with friends and meeting new ones, in the lively atmosphere created by our artists. Dress Code: costume.
Partecipation costs: Euro 220

Casanova’s Ball – Night of the mask porters

Start time: 19:00
Place: Palazzo Zenobio
Organizer: García Martín de Calera – Organizzazione Carnevalesca de Calera
It’s the night of the magnificent masked ball.

When Casanova opens the doors to the golden Zenobio palace and the fairytale-like garden you enter a magical world filled with a thousand glittering candles.

The noble guests’ elegant masks and costumes allow the gorgeous palace, in gold velvet and silk, to resume its former glory.
Charming guests disguised behind beautiful masks will be enchanted with delicious specialties and exquisite wines from the Venetian cuisine.
The excellent classical orchestra will indulge the senses with the operas of the old masters.

Thrilling performances by the talented artists and acrobats will convert the numerous halls of the palace into a colorful spectacle.

Casanova invites you to celebrate all night at this glorious feast!

Partecipation costs: Euro 470 (750 Premium Seat in the Ballroom)

Carnival Dream

Start time: 20:30
Place: Palazzo Dandolo (Hotel Monaco & Gran Canal)
Organizer: C.C.I.
In the magnificent hall of the Ridotto, the heart of the Carnival in the 18th Century, a Gala evening to introduce our guests in the magic historical Venetian culture. After the welcome cocktail will be performed a special version of the international music show Carnival Dream, followed by the Dinner with music and entertainments and the Ball with minuets, rondo, waltzes, leaded by dance masters. Dress code: costume
Partecipation costs: Euro 450

Il Ballo del Doge 2010 – Seven Dreams 7 Seven Sins

Start time: 20:30
Place: Palazzo Pisani-Moretta
Organizer: Antonia Sautter
“…Il Ballo del Doge is one of the most exclusive events in the world … turn off your cell phones, breathe the scents, and close your eyes,surrender to the most wonderful night of your life …” (Vanity Fair, 11th March 2004)
Il Ballo del Doge has been defined as “the most sumptuous, refined and exclusive ball in the world” by the international press. “Seven Dreams 7 Seven Sins” is the title of the Seventeenth Edition of the most sought-after ball by the jet set which brings the pomp of the Most Serene Republic back to life on the splendid stage which is Palazzo Pisani Moretta, on the Grand Canal in Venice. The allegories of the seven deadly sins will parade past you like a dream, in a magical atmosphere, expertly enriched and made even more harmonious by Antonia Sautter, ambassadress of glamour and good taste, designer, costumier and organiser of Il Ballo del Doge. 400 exclusive guests, all dressed in historical costume from the renowned Atelier Venetia, will experience a truly unique evening full of wonderful emotions. It will be an evening dedicated to colour, music, theatre, dance, song and smiles where you will also be able to meet fairytale characters. Under the frescoes by Guarana and Tiepolo the guests, by the light of hundreds of candles, will wear costumes from the celebrated Atelier Venetia. They will experience a dream immersed in a timeless atmosphere, between magic and sensuality. The decorations will be marvellous, the floral arrangements imposing, the table decorations elegant and the gala dinner will be refined. Over one hundred performances will animate the evening which will end as dawn breaks on St Valentine’s Day. It will be an extraordinary evening where illusion becomes reality and the poetry of the dream will be emotion. Il Ballo del Doge is ranked in the top ten of the international classification of “the one hundred things you must do in a lifetime”. It is renewed year after year in an exclusive interpretation of the historic, artistic and aesthetic stage which is Venice. A night when anything is possible …
For more information and about costumes, please contact:
Antonia Sautter Creations & Events
San Marco 1286
30124 Venezia
Tel. negozio + 39.041 5224426
Fax negozio +39.041.5287543
Tel. ufficio + 39 041 2413802
Fax ufficio + 39 041 2413802
Noleggio costumi Atelier Venetia
Partecipation costs: Euro 500 per il dopo cena ad Euro 1000 per la partecipazione alla cena e al ballo

The Dogaressa Gran Ball with the Opera “Elisir of Love” of Donizetti. Homage of S. Valentine

Start time: 21:00
Place: Palazzo Pesaro Papafava, Calle della Racchetta, 3764 Canareggio, Water Door
Organizer: Incentive Harmony di Nicolas & Jeanne-Bénédicte Arnita
The Ball will be located in the authentic Venice, in a 14th century Palace, Palazzo Pesaro Papafava, with its precious gothic facade & its elegant quadriform gothic windows overlooking the canal of the Misericordia. The palace will be illuminated entirely with candlelights to create a memorable atmosphere.

“Elisir of love”
Nemorino is fallen in love of Adina. She prefere the court of another man, a sergeant called Belcore but a poison of elisir will change something …

21.00: Elegant cocktail with Quartet Baroque
21.45: Seated Gala Dinner wines included
23.00: The best parts of the Opera “Elisir of Love” of Donizetti
Midnight: Live music and dances

Dress Code: costume and mask
Cost: 295 € per person

Do not hesitate to consult us for the rent of costumes
Our Atelier will be under your disposal for costumes, masks and accessories.

The Palace is reachable by 5 minutes walk from Ca D’Oro vaporetto stop: Calle Racchetta, Cannaregio 3764. Reachable also by its water door (in front of the Church of the Misericordia).

For further informations, contact our office:
Tel: +39 041 5201855 +39 041 7793002, Fax: +39 041 52 85914, E-mail:, Web:
Partecipation costs: Euro 295

PARNASSO IN FESTA – by Haendel’s music hearts light up with love

Start time: 21:00
Place: Palazzo Albrizzi
Organizer: ACIT Venezia
Masked Ball , Gala-Dinner and Performances

Ballet’s Academy of Venice
Ballet: ”Cleopatra – Egyptian atmospheres”
Coreography: Clara Santoni

Great Ball: Polonaise, Gavotte, Quadrille, Menuet, Waltzer
Maître de danse: Clara Santoni

The programm includes Arias by G.F.Haendel
from the Opera ”Giulio Cesare in Egitto”
libretto by Nicola F.Haym
Special appearance:
Margitta Rosales, soprano as Cleopatra
Johannes Reichert, countertenor as Cesare
Carlotta Gomiero, soprano
Alessandro Colombo, basso
Carlo Rossi at the piano

String Quartet Hoffmeister

Candle-light dinner
La Dogaressa Gourmet Service

Membership-cards admitted
dress-code: Costume d’Epoque
Nicolao Atelier

Info and booking :
Palazzo Albrizzi
Cannaregio 4118, 30121 Venezia
Tel 0039/041 – 5232544
Fax: +/041 – 5245275

Partecipation costs: Euro 350,00


Start time: 21:00
Place: Piazza San Marco
Partecipation costs: Free