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February 11, 2019

This week in Florence (11/17 February)

Valentine's Day and not only that's all you can not miss in this 7 days full of events!

In the week of lovers' party we will take you on a tour of art and love, to discover the most romantic works in Florence, and if you have not chosen the perfect restaurant, here are the restaurants to try Valentine's Day in the city.

And for those who are not in love? No problem, the appointments of the week are many and for all tastes !

We start from the Uffizi, which have already exposed some sculptures by the London artist Antony Gormley, anticipating the exhibition Being, scheduled from February 26 to May 26.

Then there are the previews of the Chianti Classico Collection at the Stazione Leopolda and the Anteprima Vernaccia until Tuesday 12 February at the De Grada San Gimignano museum. The Complex of Sant'Agostino becomes the new home of Brunello di Montalcino until Monday 18 February.

At the Teatro della Pergola, from Tuesday 12 to Sunday 17 February, Lorenzo Gioielli directs Pierfrancesco Favino in La notte shortly before the forests of Bernard-Marie Koltès. A poem for voice alone on the themes of identity, morality, isolation, not easy love.

On the birthday of the first Italian fashion show, OMA with Fondazione CR Firenze, Archivio Giorgini and Archivio di Stato of Florence, partner Gruppo Editoriale, presents the day of study entitled Fashion Crafts in Florence, in the papers of Giovanni Battista Giorgini.

Not surprisingly for San Valentino, the Puccini Theater presents this Thursday Romeo and Juliet are fine, with Andrea Kaemmerle, Anna Di Maggio, Silvia Rubes. An original "and if instead?", In which Romeo and Juliet are not dead and have spent many years together, facing all the daily difficulties due to cohabitation, work, old age and modernity. While at Tuscany Hall at 8:45 pm Musicanti brings on stage large interpreters, choreography and the immense musical heritage of Pino Daniele.

Palazzo Pitti, from February 14th to June 2nd, offers in its spaces What I saw on the road, the precious work of Kiki Smith. Six rooms set up with his works including installations, tapestries and sculptures.

Also on Thursday, we move to Prato, in Piazza del Mercato Nuovo to celebrate the year of the pig. Large lanterns flank a large stage with traditional Chinese dance performances, music, martial arts and karaoke.

From Friday 15 to Sunday 17 February the Teatro Verdi hosts the show Ten Little Indians and none of Agatha Christie remained. In the version of the Spanish director Ricard Reguant.

Then there are the cult exhibitions: Animalia Fashion at Palazzo Pitti, Flora Commedia by Cai Guo-Qiang at the Uffizi, Bansky at Palazzo Medici Riccardi and Luca Pignatelli at the Bardini Museum.

Carnival parties continue, click here for the historic Viareggio Carnival and here for other events in Tuscany!


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