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November 11, 2019
CULTURE

Swan Lake and The Nutcracker come to Florence

Two theatrical treats come to Florence this winter. The most famous ballets in the world come to the magnificent Teatro della Pergola for memorable performances of dance classics.    Swan Lake 8.45pm, November 25   The popular Saint Petersburg Ballet returns to Florence, this time with a new masterpiece: Swan Lake. Tchaikovsky’s fabled fantasy is […]
November 20, 2018
LIFESTYLE

The Nutcracker in Florence (Lo Schiaccianoci)

  First premiering in 1852 in St. Petersburg, for over 100 years it’s been the sure sign of the arrival of Christmas. This year, on the 22 December the St. Petersburg Ballet comes to La Pergola theatre in Florence with their edition of Tchaikovsky’s world-famous ballet, The Nutcracker. As the orchestra swings into action, playing […]
November 7, 2016
LIFESTYLE

The Nutcracker in Florence

The Nutcracker is as classical as classical ballet can get—and it’s the perfect family treat this holiday season. Following last year’s sell-out success, the Ballet of Moscow will be returning to Florence’s beautiful La Pergola theatre on December 23 to perform Tchaikovsky’s much-loved ballet. The accomplished ballerinas, dazzling sets and impressive costumes are bound to […]
December 18, 2019
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Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

  WARDROBE/ Pinocchio in costumes by Massimo Cantini Parrini From December 21 to March 22       A unique exhibition dedicated to the award-winning cinematographic costume designer Massimo Cantini Parrini comes to the Museo del Tessuto in Prato. Over 30 costumes made in collaboration with the Sartoria Tirelli of Rome for the film Pinocchio […]
December 3, 2019
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Best events in Florence this December 2019

BALLET/ The Nutcracker December 21, Teatro della Pergola       The Saint Petersburg Ballet performs Tchaikovsky’s mesmerizing masterpiece as the Christmas classic returns to Florence. The enchanted tale of toy soldiers, dancing flowers, fairies and royalty is the perfect way to celebrate the festive season. Set on Christmas Eve in the early 19th century, […]
November 19, 2019
LIFESTYLE

Christmas in Florence: 2019 markets, events and lights

Christmas in Florence is a magical time of the year when elegant lights illuminate the cobblestone streets, trees take centre stage in city squares and nativity scenes emphasize the essence of the holiday season. This is The Florentine’s guide to Christmas 2019 in Florence.     Christmas lights in Florence         They’ve already […]
December 20, 2018
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Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

MUSICAL/West Side Story December 18-22 Teatro del Maggio Musicale, piazza Vittorio Gui 1, Florence One hundred years after the birth of composer-conductor-musical giant Leonard Bernstein, revival shows and remembrance initiatives are taking place. Florence gets in on the fun with a week-plus of West Side Story, the classic musical inspired by Romeo and Juliet: filled […]
December 6, 2018
LIFESTYLE

Christmas in Florence: 2018 events, lights and markets

Christmas in Florence is a magical time of the year when elegant lights illuminate the cobblestone streets, trees take centre stage in city squares and nativity scenes reiterate the essence of the holiday season. This is The Florentine’s guide to Christmas in Florence.
LIFESTYLE

The holiday gift guide for Florence lovers

Stuck on the inspiration front for gifts? Here’s The Florentine’s pick of the presents this holiday season for the Florence lovers in your life.   LEATHER LOVE Treat your loved one to leather this Christmas with a beautiful bucket bag (535 euro) made by the Sabatini brothers at Cuoiofficine. Handcrafted in the finest calfskin, this […]
December 21, 2017
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Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

LIGHTS / F-Light Festival Until January 7 Various venues in Florence Let there be light! The Tuscan capital twinkles all over during the festive season. Check out TF’s guide to the F-Light Festival, monument by monument, here.   MOVIE / Star Wars: The Last Jedi December 20-26 Cinema Odeon, piazza Strozzi, Florence Take a time-out from […]