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April 8, 2019

This week in Florence (8/14 April)

All you need to know about events to live your 7 days in the city

After the sold-out last summer, Roberto Vecchioni is back in concert in Florence, Monday 8 April at the Teatro Verdi. The tour follows the release of the new album L'Infinito.

Also this year the usual appointment at the Teatro di Rifredi is renewed with Alessandro Benvenuti who from 9 to 11 April will be on stage with the cult monologue Benvenuti in casa Gori.

The inaugural concert of O flos colende, Wednesday 10 April in the Duomo, will see Les Talens Lyriques as protagonists.

After the last season's sold out with Tale and Quale Show ... Again!, Gabriele Cirilli returns to the Puccini Theater with the new show I like on April 11th

On 12 April, the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum inaugurates Sustainable Thinking, a narrative path that winds its way through the pioneering intuitions of the Founder Salvatore Ferragamo in research on natural, recycled and innovative materials, and the most recent experiments in the green field. 

At the Teatro della Pergola, from Tuesday 9 to Sunday 14 April Giancarlo Sepe directs the actors of the Compagnia del Teatro La Comunità in Barry Lyndon (The creator of dreams) based on the novel by William Makepeace Thackeray and that makes his own the emotions of the homonymous movie masterpiece by Stanley Kubrick.

Contemporary art in the splendid setting of Palazzo Strozzi: from April 12 to July 14, the Beyond Performance project arrives in Florence, a special project that includes site-specific interventions by artists Cally Spooner and Mario García Torres and the Opavivará collective.

The first Italian exhibition dedicated to the American dancer Isadora Duncan and her relationship with Italian figurative arts will be hosted at Villa Bardini and at the Stefano Bardini Museum from April 13th to September 22nd.

Finally arrives in Italy, at the Teatro Verdi, with the direction and adaptation in Italian of Massimo Romeo Piparo, the highly anticipated School of Rock, the famous musical that Andrew Lloyd Webber drew from the 2003 film of the same name by Richard Linklater. The show will be staged from Thursday 11 to Sunday 14 April.

At Palazzo Vecchio, the exhibition Leonardo da Vinci and Florence. Sheets chosen from the Codex Atlanticus, which presents, until June 24, twelve papers from the venerable Biblioteca Ambrosiana.

The Italian Renaissance exhibition by Giuseppe Gradella inaugurates, on Friday 12 April, a series of events with photography in the PianoD exhibition space, in the Oltrarno district.

Until June 28, Palazzo Medici Riccardi hosts Heroes - Bowie by Sukita, a retrospective, curated by Ono Arte Contemporanea, dedicated to David Bowie, icon of pop culture, portrayed by an undisputed master of Japanese photography: Masayoshi Sukita.

Finally, the cult exhibitions are going on: Animalia Fashion at Palazzo Pitti. Until June 27th, Exit Morandi the great exhibition dedicated to the Bolognese artist at the Museo del Novecento. The statues of solitary men, Being, by the English artist Antony Gormley, are measured with the ancient statuary of the Uffizi Museum until May 26th.

At The Mall Florence, until April 15 Fashion in Florence. The birth of Italian fashion shows with the exclusive shots of the Archivio Foto Locchi to tell the birth of Italian fashion.


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