The Organ


Location The Schnitger organ is housed in the Basilica Cathedral (Our Lady of Assumption Church) in Mariana in the State of Minas Gerais, and this is where the concerts are held. The town also is home to the Brazilian Association of Organists.

How to get there? Mariana is in the State of Minas Gerais, approximately 100 kilometers from Belo Horizonte, the state capital. From Belo Horizonte, the easiest route is via BR-040, toward Rio de Janeiro. After some 20 kilometers, take the Ouro Preto exit (BR-356) and drive to Mariana.

Roads of access: BR-356, MG-262

Belo Horizonte – 110 Km
Rio de Janeiro – 415 Km
São Paulo – 700 Km (via São João Del Rei)
São Paulo – 690 Km (via Belo Horizonte)
Brasília – 890 Km
Vitória – 429 Km
Ouro Preto – 12 Km
São João Del Rei – 196 Km
Conselheiro Lafaiete – 62 Km
Caraça – 90 Km