21 - 25 September 2010. Over five days audiences are treated to a mixture of archaeology and jazz concerts in the mausaleum of Cecilia Metella and Villa Capo di Bove on Via Appia Antica, preceded by guided tours. Organised by the Italian ministry for heritage and cultural activity, Italia Nostra and Rome's board of archaeological heritage, the event forms part of the annual European Days of Patrimony. Held across Europe since 1991, the days are designed to emphasise the common cultural heritage shared between Europeans.
On 21 September: Bruno Salicone, Francesco Galatro and Armando Luongo. 22 September: Laura Lala, Sade Mangiaracina, Diego Tarantino and Roberto Giaquinto. 23 September: Svetlana Trofanchouk and Simone Maggio. 24 September: ODOS. 25 September: Enzo Pietropaoli and Emanuele Rastelli.
Free guided tours take place between 19.30 and 20.20, before the concerts, compulsory booking, tel. free-phone 800991199.