Florence’s top classical music festival begins April 30th

The 68th edition of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino will open with Tosca

Editorial Staff
April 28, 2005

The Maggio Musicale Fiorentino is a world renowned classical music and dance festival held every year in Florence. Events ranging from opera, to symphony, and ballet are performed by some of the top musicians and dancers. Long time director of the Maggio Musicale, Zubin Mehta, is an accomplished conductor and has provided some of the most successful performances around of classical operas and symphonies.


This year the opera Tosca, by Giacomo Puccini, will begin the series of performances that will run throughout the entire month of May.


Among the many events on the month long calendar, there will be performances of, Mozart’s Don Giovanni, pieces by Verdi and Brahms, Mendelssohn and Beethoven. The Maggio Musicale Web site is also in English and offers a complete list of events.


For more information go to: http://www.maggiofiorentino.com/index_eng.shtml

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