Awarded the title of Italian Capital of Culture in 2015, the cultural offerings of Siena are surely not limited to medieval art. The Chigiana Music Academy presents a dense program of classical and contemporary music of international level throughout the year. Their concerts and events are often held in a stunning location such as the Academy’s historical headquarters, Palazzo Chigi Saracini. The Siena Jazz Foundation, a reference at European level, frequently organizes interesting concerts and jam sessions, often at Enoteca Italiana, where to enjoy a great concert along with an excellent glass of wine. Moreover, several outdoor jazz concerts enliven the city in the summer, often hosted by one of the 17 Contradas (Jam Session in Contrada). This unique partnership will let you discover the very heart of Siena’s popular tradition as you pamper your ears with the music of jazz masters. What’s more, many other bars in the city center are home to acoustic and rock concerts, especially along the streets of the university district, brightened up by a multitude of students from all over the world.