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The sacred sound of the Renaissance

A conversation with Mark Spyropoulos, course director of Fondazione Mascarade Opera’s Florence Choral Course.

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September at The British Institute

Highlights this month at The British Institute include the Complete Bach Toccatas performed by Jonathan Ferrucci.

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Baroque + Brunello, taste the perfect pairing at the Argiano Baroque Music Festival

From August 18 to 27, four concerts offer an indulgent experience in the Sienese countryside.

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Firenze Jazz Festival 2023: the highlights

Norwegian guitarist Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen, American drummer Jeff Ballard and more.

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Gregorio Nardi, Piero Bargellini’s pianist grandson

A meeting of minds with the pianist and musicologist.

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Grisha Martirosyan: the young Armenian singer who found his voice in Florence

24-year-old baritone Grisha Martirosyan leaves Mascarade Emerging Artists for London's Royal Opera House.

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Festivalino 2023: top opera and jazz in Florence and Venice

The Mascarade Opera Foundation is organizing a four-day music extravaganza in Florence and Venice.

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The Keyboard Charitable Trust at The British Institute

Two recent Busoni Competition winners will play at The British Institute in March: Ivan Krpan and Emanuil Ivanov.

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Logout: a new hub for vinyl lovers

Fabio Corcos and Michele Alunni's new record store Logout is a hub for music lovers, offering live events and DJ courses to champion local artists.

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Best of 2022 playlist

Listen to the best up-and-coming Florentine music of 2022 on our Spotify playlist.

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Louis Emory and The Reckless Few release their first album “Love Italy”

Louis Emory talks about his group The Reckless Few’s first album, Love Italy, and his upbringing in an Italian-American family.

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Concert season at Mascarade Opera Foundation

This concert season at the Mascarade Opera Foundation offers something for everyone with opera, chamber music and theatre.

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Andrea Bocelli experiences available in a charity auction

The Andrea Bocelli Foundation has joined forces with online bidding auctioneer for special objects Catawiki to raise funds.

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Bringing the beats: Firenze Jazz Festival

Jazz sounds lend a smooth start to September as Firenze Jazz Festival sends music lovers swaying from September 6 to 10 and 14 to 18.

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Recreating Paris in Florence

Hershey Felder recreates Paris in Florence for his upcoming musical film "Chopin and Liszt in Paris".

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Time-travelling in Sant’Angelo in Colle with the Argiano Baroque Music Festival

From July 21 to August 26, four concerts take audiences back to the Baroque.

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Musical encounters: Incontri in Terra di Siena festival

This year's Incontri in Terra di Siena chamber music festival starts with a concert in Florence at Teatro Verdi on July 21.

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Peter Broderick performs in the Chiostro del Carmine on June 7

The American (Irish by adoption) multi-instrumentalist and neo-folk singer plays as part of Secret Florence, organized by Musicus Concentus.

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Dua Lipa visits the Uffizi

British popstar Dua Lipa made a stop in Florence yesterday for a guided tour of the Uffizi Galleries led by director Eike Schmidt. The singer was in Italy last week ...

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Jazz performer Phelan Burgoyne at The British Institute

The Suffolk-born jazz performer has been touring with his new trio, with their final show taking place at The British Institute at 7.30pm on Thursday May 26.

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Giuseppe Verdi’s Florence

Composer Giuseppe Verdi spent a good deal of time in Florence, premiering one of his operas, Macbeth, at Teatro della Pergola, in 1847.

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The Verdi Traviata: the latest musical film from Hershey Felder

Hershey Felder's latest musical film, The Verdi Traviata, has been filmed in Venice, Florence and at Villa Verdi.

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Kavinya Monthe Ndumbu: on debut single “Unlucky”

Crushingly beautiful and oozing with musical references such as Mary J Blige, Alicia Keys and Snoh Aalegra, Unlucky is a love song by Kavinya.

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Mozart and Figaro in Vienna: a sumptuous new musical play by Hershey Felder

Imagine two hours of operatic entertainment interspersed with humour in the comfort of your own home: that’s what Canadian creative genius Hershey Felder has achieved in his latest (and perhaps ...

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