Sheela Raman is a freelance writer and jazz singer who moved to Florence in early 2011.
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino's 2012 program reflects an exploratory spirit that is at the same time steeped in national pride. The upcoming season promises to satisfy stalwart fans of Italian repertoire as well as those eager for surprises. A good part of the program celebrates the Italian masters. The
Tis the season to rejoice with holiday music! The following is a list of Christmas concerts in Florence, as well as some particularly interesting classical concerts that will take place during December 2011. Huber and Gerhaher play Mahler December 17, 5pm, Teatro della Pergola, via della Pergola 12/32,
Florence is not the only major city in Europe that has struggled to keep its theatres houses open. Funding cuts and globalization have together threatened theatres across the continent, ...
As much a part of a Florentine autumn as fresh olive oil and darkening light upon the Arno is the fall music season. Henry James wrote that the commencement of fall concerts in Florence is a reminder ‘in fine of the cosmopolite and watering-place character to which the