Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Tickets and Schedule

Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

Florence (Tuscany)
Music has always played a very important part in the artistic life of Florence. In fact, the very first opera was created here at the end of the 16th century. The temple of Florentine music today is the Teatro Comunale, home to the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, one of the oldest and most important music festivals in Europe. Partially destroyed twice, in the bombing of 1944 and in the flood of 1966, the Comunale was quickly rebuilt, symbolizing the city's sense of responsibility and renewal. Other...
Music has always played a very important part in the artistic life of Florence. In fact, the very first opera was created here at the end of the 16th century. The temple of Florentine music today is the Teatro Comunale, home to the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, one of the oldest and most important music festivals in Europe. Partially destroyed twice, in the bombing of 1944 and in the flood of 1966, the Comunale was quickly rebuilt, symbolizing the city's sense of responsibility and renewal. Other venues include Teatro Verdi and, in the summer, the Boboli Gardens of the Palazzo Pitti.

The historic Teatro Comunale will continue to host the major events of this season's 77th edition of the Maggio Musicale Festival, however, a few performances will be taking place in the brand new Teatro dell'Opera di Firenze, a 1,800-seat opera house with smaller concert halls and an outdoor facility for concerts, recitals and special events. Located on the western outskirts of Florence's historic center next to the Cascine Park, this strikingly contemporary theater complex was designed by ABDR, a Roman architectural firm, at the cost of 150 million euros.

Browse Events Schedule

Opera
Sep 01, 2015 - Sep 08, 2015
Opera
Sep 02, 2015 - Sep 06, 2015
Opera
Sep 22, 2015 - Sep 30, 2015
Concert
Sep 26, 2015
Opera
Oct 04, 2015 - Oct 05, 2015
Opera
Oct 18, 2015 - Oct 27, 2015
Concert
Oct 24, 2015
Concert
Oct 30, 2015
Opera
Nov 05, 2015 - Nov 15, 2015
Concert
Nov 13, 2015 - Nov 14, 2015
Concert
Nov 22, 2015
Opera
Dec 04, 2015 - Dec 20, 2015
Concert
Dec 11, 2015
Concert
Dec 17, 2015
Concert
Dec 19, 2015
Concert
Dec 31, 2015
Concert
Jan 10, 2016
Opera
Jan 22, 2016 - Feb 05, 2016
Opera
Jan 23, 2016 - Feb 07, 2016
Opera
Jan 27, 2016 - Feb 03, 2016
Concert
Jan 30, 2016 - Jan 31, 2016
Concert
Feb 12, 2016 - Feb 13, 2016
Opera
Feb 24, 2016 - Feb 28, 2016
Concert
Mar 04, 2016
Opera
Mar 05, 2016 - Mar 13, 2016
Opera
Mar 15, 2016 - Mar 26, 2016
Concert
Mar 19, 2016
Concert
Mar 24, 2016
Concert
Apr 09, 2016
Concert
Apr 24, 2016
Concert
Jun 09, 2016
Concert
Jun 18, 2016

Theater Locations

The seasonal events may take place at any of the following locations:
  1. Nuovo Teatro dell'Opera di Firenze
  2. Teatro Goldoni, Florence
  3. Teatro Comunale, Florence
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Theater Locations

The seasonal events may take place at any of the following locations:
  1. Nuovo Teatro dell'Opera di Firenze
  2. Teatro Goldoni, Florence
  3. Teatro Comunale, Florence
  4. Teatro della Pergola, Florence

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Language

Operas are typically performed in their original language with Italian subtitles. Get the full story before the opera! Select Italy offers a variety of libretti in English to complement your opera tickets.

Duration

Operas, ballets and concerts can run anywhere from 1.5 to 3+ hours. Consider your evening transportation options for returning to your hotel. Some trains or public transportation may not be available after 10:30 pm.

Dress Code

Dress nicely for Italian musical events. You may be turned away if you are dressed too casually. Opening night opera performances require a full dark suit for men, an elegant dress for ladies.

Disabilities

Some theaters may be equipped for those with disabilities. Please contact Select Italy for further details.

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