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January 18, 2016

This week in Florence (18/24 January)

Continues the incredible winter in Florence

Monday 18: how long has that been waiting for this evening? Lorenzo Jovanotti returned to Florence with a double date: January 18 and 19 at the Nelson Mandela Forum! For those who have not seen it yet, do not waste time, because these are the last days to see the extraordinary exhibition Divine beauty of Van Gogh, Chagall and Fontana, at Palazzo Strozzi until January 24 (which will be inaugurated on March 19 a 'another incredible exhibition: From Kandinsky to Pollock. The great art of the Guggenheim, an absolute must!

Tuesday 19: with these fine days, you really want to go for a walk, right? Come with us in Oltrarno to discover the romantic corner, secret gardens, sculptures and curiosities of this beautiful area of the city! For the evening, not only Jovanotti: at the Odeon the first evening of the festival Evenings for our land, with the screening of How to change the word on Gerry Rothweld, film that tells the story of the birth of Greenpeace.

Wednesday 20: know the rain of Michelin stars that have come to Florence? Read here to see what's new and confirmed the stars in the Michelin Guide 2016. All starred restaurants where you can enjoy gourmet delicacies! You know, Florence is a unique city, as we remember the exhibition Florence Capital 1865-2015: the gifts and collections of the King, until April 3, 2016 at the Gallery of Modern Art.

Thursday 21: January = Pitti in Florence. Today until Saturday 23, it is the turn of children with Pitti Bimbo 82, as always at the Fortezza da Basso. Continues Notes to the museum tonight to charm his audience at the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo in Florence, Marianna Pizzolato, acclaimed interpreter with the most touching melodies in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Friday 22: air weekend! Enjoy it while admiring the paintings of an artist as great as "eccentric": Carlo Portelli, the Accademia Gallery until April 30. At 20.00, Suor Angelica by Puccini with La voix humaine by Poulenc, intense representation on the stage of the Opera Florence. While the Tender Club, Calcutta, songwriter hailed by critics and loved by the public. A live romantic narrative and sharp.

Saturday 23: the Roman actress Claudia Gerini and her brilliant comedy arrive in Florence, at the Teatro Verdi, tonight and tomorrow, Sunday 24. If you fancy music, here: for an entire night to break electro-pop, the 'event not to miss is the Crisco Club, with the Londoner Julia Fodor aka Princess Julia, that will make you dance till morning. At the Flog the other hand, the Diaframma with the album Siberia symbol of Italian new wave 80's dark side; while the Tender Club, the Statuto and their new album, Amore di Classe, released on January 22.

Sunday 24: for a trip out of town, we recommend two exhibitions: one of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec at the Palazzo Blu in Pisa and De Chirico, Savinio and Les Italiens to Lu.CCA Museum, but in the evening we are waiting again in Florence, the Teatro della Pergola, with Sir Antonio Pappano who temporarily leaves the podium of the Orchestra of Santa Cecilia in Rome and return to the beloved piano to a new appointment in Florence.


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