Archivio Storico Ricordi

The Bertelsmann-owned Archivio Storico Ricordi in Milan contains a wealth of unique testimonies to Italian opera history: thousands of original scores, librettos, historical photographs, costume and stage designs, and the Ricordi publishing company’s business correspondence spanning almost 200 years. Bertelsmann is indexing the archival holdings to meet the latest standards and making the cultural treasures accessible for a wide audience.