Florence Inferno is the website to visit for a weekly rundown of the events happening in Florence, including an events guide contains information on music, art, cinema, markets, and many other things occuring in the city.
This week you won’t want to miss the Tempo Reale (Real Time) Festival at Limonaia Villa Strozzi. The festival is dedicated to music research, as well as experimental and electronic music, bringing international productions to Florence to inspire local innovation. Until Saturday, October 4.
Here is a summary of this week’s events happening during the Tempo Reale festival:
Friday, September 26, at Limonaia Villa Strozzi: Real Time Electroacustic Ensemble and Massimo Altomare in concert at 9.30 p.m.
Saturday, September 27, at Limonaia Villa Strozzi: Ravaglia/Ceccarelli/Jacob TV. Concerto for clarinet, video, and electronics at 9.30 p.m.
Sunday, September 28, at Cascine Park: Sound and Bike: a journey to discover the Cascine Park, at 3 p.m.
Tuesday, September 30, at Limonaia Villa Strozzi: Io Viaggio da solo, electronic music, at 9.30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 1: Francisco Lopez, Virtual GeoSonoGraphy
Thursday, October 2 at Soprintendenza per i Beni Archivistici della Toscana, Archisound Workshop, at 4 p.m.
More info: http://www.temporealefestival.it/
Friday, September 26, 2014
Last few days to see Sunset on the Tower at San Niccolò. An original tour of the Tower of San Niccolò with a view to understanding its history and purpose. You can enjoy a spectacular view of the city from the top at sunset. Tours are offered every day at half-hour intervals between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Until September 30. Ticket price: € 4.
Info: +390552768224; firstname.lastname@example.org
Tempo Reale (Real-Time) Festival 2014 at Limonaia Villa Strozzi. Musical frescoes, reading, cycle soundwalks, immersive performances, soundscapes, along with world music with the intent to bring attention to sounds and music from other cultures. Until Saturday, October 4. On Friday 26, the reading of Welcome by the Real Time Electroacustic Ensemble and the voice of Massimo Altomare. Starting at 9.30 p.m. Ticket price: € 5.
Info: Via Pisa 77; +39055717270; www.temporealefestival.it
[Outside Florence] Contemporanea Festival at Metastasio Theatre in Prato. A festival with special performances and shows; this edition counts 28 companies, 41 plays, 19 days on stage, and 110 artists involved. Until October 4, 2014.
Info and ticket: via B. Cairoli 59; +390574608533; www.metastasio.it
Aperitif or dinner at Speakeasy 23 in San Niccolò. A new and friendly place where you can eat meats and cheeses with good wine or craft beer.
Info: Via San Niccolo 23r; +390552346502
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Last few days to see Jacopo Ligozzi, the “universalissimo painter” at Palatine Gallery. For the first time in a complete manner see the multifaceted activities of the painter Jacopo Ligozzi (1547-1627). Until September 28, 2014. Visiting hours: 8.15 a.m until 6.50 p.m.
Info and booking: +39055294883; www.unannoadarte.it
Markets in Music at Market of Loggia del Porcellino. The historic Florentine markets work overtime and open their doors after sunset to music and shows, as an original alternative to nightlife. Orchestra of guitars and concert dedicated to Franco Mealli, the teacher of guitar and clarinet at the Conservatory of Florence. Starting at 9.30 p.m. Free admission.
Mulatu Astatke in concert at Auditorium Flog. First African student at Berklee College, an extraordinary career lived alongside John Coltrane, Duke Ellington, and Miles Davis. But above all, the father of ethno jazz straddles the line between jazz, Latin, and the musical tradition of Ethiopia. The concert opens the 2014 edition of Musica dei Popoli.
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Real-Time Festival 2014 at Cascine Park. Music, reading, and immersive performances. Until Saturday, October 4. On Sunday, September 28, cycle soundwalk Sound and Bike: a journey to discover the Cascine Park with ten stops dedicated to the music of foreign communities in Florence. Starting at 3 p.m until 6 p.m.
Info: +39055717270; www.temporealefestival.it
The Florence Inferno Tour organized by Florence Inferno and ADAGIO con BRIO. A full-day Florence walking tour inspired by Dan Brown’s latest novel Inferno. Enter some of the most amazing, mysterious, and famous places in Florence. The tour runs every day starting at 9.15 a.m. Tour price: € 75 per person.
Info and booking : http://www.florenceinferno.com/guided-tour/
[Outside Florence] Lucca Film Festival in Lucca. The international film festival will be held from September 28 to October 3, 2014. David Lynch, the American director, screenwriter, producer, painter, musician and writer will be the guest of honor; and there will be movie screaning, concerts from Lynch’s soundtracks, conferences, exhibitions, and more.
Orchestra da Camera Fiorentina – Giuseppe Lanzetta in a classic program with in particular the Concerto n.2 for piano and orchestra by Beethoven, the Symphony no. 28 by Mozart’s and the Overture in C minor by Schubert. Starting at 9 p.m. Ticket price: € 15/12. Replica on Monday, September 29.
Info: Via Calzaiuoli; +39055783374; www.orcafi.it
Monday, September 29, 2014
Galleria del Costume of Palazzo Pitti. Inauguration of the exhibition in tribute to the maestro Piero Tosi, theatrical costume designer, who worked in popular movies alongside great directors such as Visconti, De Sica, Bolognini, Liliana Cavani, Zeffirelli, Pasolini. Until December 31, 2014. Visiting hours: 8.15 a.m until 6.30 p.m. Ticket price: € 10.
Info: Piazza Pitti, 1
Equilibrium at Ferragamo Museum – The exhibition is based on a compilation of exceptional works of art and various media. The writings, studies, creations, and shoes of Salvatore Ferragamo have served as a stimulus for this thorough investigation of the topic “equilibrium”. Every day from 10 a.m. to 7.30 p.m., until April 12, 2015.
Last few days to see Renato Fucini. The Life and the Papers of a True Tuscan in Riccardiana, Palazzo Medici Riccardi. Renato Fucini was a famous Italian writer who perfectly described the atmosphere of traditional Tuscany. Until September 30, 2014. Opening hours: Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Info: Via Ginori 10; +39055212586
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Sunset Trip from Florence to Fiesole in the Tuscan Hills organised by Florence Inferno and ADAGIO con BRIO. A sunset trip from Florence to Fiesole, a small village situated in the hills of Tuscany. It is from this settlement that the City of Florence seems to have originated. Enjoy scenic routes, see breathtaking panoramas, visit Fiesole’s Abbey and Roman Amphitheatre, and taste delicious local wine and food. The tour runs every day. Starting at 4:30 p.m. Tour price: € 45 per person.
Info and booking: http://www.florenceinferno.com/day-trip-to-fiesole/
Inauguration of Lights on 1900’s at Gallery of Modern Art in Palazzo Pitti. Many expressions by the Italian figurative painters Capogrossi, Carena, Casorati, De Chirico, de Pisis, Peyron, Rosai, and Severini. Until January 11, 2015. Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, from 8.15 a.m. to 6.50 p.m.
Info: Piazza Pitti, 1
Sorsi di Musica at Villa Bardini. Concert performed by the students of the Conservatorio Luigi Cherubini. Music by Reinecke and Schumann. Starting at 5.30 p.m. Ticket price: € 6. Reservations required.
Info: Costa San Giorgio 2; +3905520066206 ; email@example.com
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Uffizi & Accademia Tour in One Day organized by Florence Inferno and ADAGIO con BRIO. A fascinating walking tour in the afternoon to avoid the crowds of the two most famous museums in Florence: the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia Gallery. An experienced guide fluent in the English language will ensure that you experience the best that each gallery has to offer by providing an historical and artistic path among each of its astonishing masterpieces. The tour runs every day except on Monday. Starting at 2 p.m. Tour price: € 75 per person.
Info and booking: http://www.florenceinferno.com/uffizi-and-accademia-tour/
The Florence Photography Adventure Tour organized by Florence Inferno and ADAGIO con BRIO. Discover Florence with your camera and with a professional photography teacher and a great Florentine guide at your side. Photography workshop & tour: 1-hour class + lunch break + 4-hour photography tour. Every Wednesday and Saturday, starting at 12 p.m. Tour price: € 139 per person.
Info and booking: http://www.florenceinferno.com/photography-workshop/
Film screening at Odeon Cinema. Lucy – directed by Luc Besson, with Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, and Choi Min-sik. The story of a woman that is accidentally caught in a dark deal, but turns the tables on her captors and becomes a merciless warrior who evolves beyond human logic. Starting at 9 p.m. Ticket price: € 8.
Info: +39055214068; http://www.odeonfirenze.com/
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Terrazza con vista (Terrace with a view) at the most beautiful rooftop terraces in Florence. Thanks to an agreement with 18 hotels you can have a unique opportunity to observe Florence from above and discover unexpected and different angles of the city from exclusive viewpoints. Until October 4, 2014. You can enjoy the hotel’s bar-restaurant for a drink or a meal.
Musica Incontro at Stibbert Museum. Beethoven at Stibbert Museum: Visit to the museum, aperitifs, and concerts. At 7 p.m. aperitif and visit of the exhibition and the Stibbert Museum, at 7.30 p.m., preamble of the concert by performers, and at 8 p.m. concert featuring music by L. van Beethhoven. Ticket price: € 13.
Info: Via di Montughi 4; +39055486049; www.musicaincontrofirenze.org/
[Outside Florence] Passkey Art Festival at Montepulciano (Siena). Montepulciano opens the doors to its noble palaces, transforming them into contemporary and unusual exhibition spaces. Every day, until October 12, meetings, art exhibitions, and shows.
We hope you enjoy!
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