Concerts and music around Tuscany
In the height of summer, when the heat of the day has given way to comfortable evening temperatures, opera lovers gather is some of the most fascinating venues the region has to offer. Whether in the roofless abbey at San Galgano, in the lakeside open-air theatre near the home of Giacomo Puccini or on the cathedral … Read more »
One of Tuscany’s most famous sons will head home this August, when Andrea Bocelli sings in a small town near Pisa. The famous tenor was born in Lajatico, a town of just 1,500 people which is about 30 miles southwest of Florence and 25 miles southeast of Pisa. And in August he’ll sing in his hometown twice, at … Read more »
It would be difficult to find a more dramatic setting for a summer opera or concert. The roofless gothic Abbey of Saint Galgano, rich in carved capitals and rose windows offers a unique backdrop to all of the musical events taking place within its wall. The Opera Festival and world-renown musicians of the Siena’s Chigiana … Read more »
The 56th annual Puccini Festival will feature La Boheme, Tosca, La Traviata and Madame Butterfly in late July and in August 2012. Performed in an open-air theatre in a park in Torre del Lago near the home of the famous composer. See this website for ticket information.
Friday the 27th of June at 9pm at the Abbey of San Zeno, “Orfeo inScena” presents “La Traviata” by Giuseppe Verdi. Abbazia di San Zeno – where is it? Tickets 15 EUR For more information (in Italian) Cast: Nel cast, diretto dal M° Marco Rimicci, figurano: Roberta Ceccotti (Violetta Valery); Nicola Vocaturo (Alfredo Germont); Fabrizio … Read more »