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Colapesce Dimartino
July 27, 2020

The shows not to be missed this summer in Tuscany

Music and theatre. Here's all you need to know


Confirmed the shows of the Fiesolana Summer, in the suggestive setting of the Roman Theatre. Not to be missed: The secret love of Ophelia with Chiara Francini on August 4th; the new show of Gio Evan on August 31st, Alessandro Benvenuti in Panico ma Rosa on September 7th; Andrea Bosca in the show La luna e i falò on September 9th. And, for the concerts, always in September: Colapesce and Dimartino, two of the best singer-songwriters of the new generation, finally together for an unpublished album made entirely by four hands, Saturday 12, Davide Boosta Dileo, for a "walk" along the less beaten paths of contemporary music of the 20th century, the milestones of his piano repertoire and preview pieces of the new album, Tuesday 15, and the evocative and original music of Lucio Corsi, Wednesday 16.

Gio Evan

The artistic activity of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino solemnly restarts on 30th and 31st August 2020 with two important and significant performances (in memory of the victims of the pandemic) of the Requiem Mass by Giuseppe Verdi conducted by Zubin Mehta in Piazza della Signoria in Florence with a cast of formidable voices. The opera curtain then rises on September 7 with Rinaldo di Händel, conducted by the Tuscan Federico Maria Sardelli (other performances on September 9, 10 and 13). It continues on September 22 with Puccini's La Rondine (performances on September 25, 27 and 29) and other performances until early April.

Federico Maria Sardelli 


For Mont'Alfonso under the stars, in the Fortress of the small village in Castelnuovo di Garfagnana (province of Lucca), there will be Neri Marcorè with Le mie canzoni altrui, on August 3; Max Gazzè on August 7, while after the sold out date of August 13 Francesco Gabbani, doubles and plans a concert also for the 14th.

Max Gazzè

The Puccini Festival 2020 in Torre del Lago celebrates its genius loci with a special edition, number 66: Tosca from August 6 to 14 at the Gran Teatro all'aperto Giacomo Puccini, conducted by Alberto Veronesi and Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini, conducted by Enrico Calesso, also at the Gran Teatro all'aperto Giacomo Puccini from August 8 to 21.

At the Teatro la Versiliana in Pietrasanta: Michela Andreozzi gives her personal tribute to the icons of the 70s, from Franca Valeri to Gabriella Ferri, with A letto dopo il Carosello, on August 2, the great return of Claudio Bisio together with Gigio Alberti will be on Saturday August 8 with Ma tu sei felice? Also scheduled Yes, Viaggiare - la storia, a tribute to Lucio Battisti, on August 17, and one to Pino Daniele, on August 30, while the participation of the Tuscan Chiara Francini will be in L'amore segreto di Ofelia by Steven Berkoff, on Friday, August 21.

Gigio Alberti and Claudio Bisio

There will also be the fourteenth edition of Pietrasanta in concert, in the Chiostro Sant'Agostino de La Versiliana: July 31 Tango Gran Tour; August 1 From Paris, the virtuosity of clarinetist Pierre Génisson with Michael Guttman on violin, Jing Zhao on cello and the soloists of the Brussels Chamber Orchestra and on August 2 Andrea Griminelli & friends.

From July 30th to August 2nd, 4 evenings of Jazz & Wine in Montalcino with a grand finale entrusted to Rosalia de Souza.
In the intimate open-air amphitheater of Villa Bertelli, the pearl of Forte dei Marmi, in August, open to concerts: among the not-to-be-missed concerts: maestro Uto Ughi accompanied on the piano by Bruno Canino on Saturday 8th, Giovanni Allevi, enfant terrible of Contemporary Classical Music, Wednesday 12th, Ornella Vanoni on 14th, followed by PFM on Sunday 16th, Roby Facchinetti on 17th, The legend of Morricone, a tribute to the great composer who recently passed away, on 19th, Massimo Ranieri, Thursday 20th, Nek, on stage in an acoustic version with guitar and voice only, on 21st August and Marco Masini on 22nd.


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