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July & August in Tuscany, when opera fills the air

Added on July 17th 2015 — Central Tuscany, Concerts, Events, Latest news, Lucca and Pisa, Siena

July & August in Tuscany, when opera fills the air

 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 »

Andrea Bocelli to perform twice at Teatro del Silenzio

Added on March 11th 2015 — Concerts, Events, Florence and Arezzo, Latest news, Lucca and Pisa, Things to do

Andrea Bocelli to perform twice at Teatro del Silenzio

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 »

Operas and concerts under the stars at San Galgano

Added on February 9th 2012 — Concerts, Events, Siena

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 Puccini Opera Festival

Added on January 20th 2012 — Concerts, Events, Lucca and Pisa

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.

La Traviata playing at the Abbey of San Zeno, Pisa

Added on May 6th 2011 — Concerts, Latest news, Things to do

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 »