Music, books and art: what to do in Tuscany, Umbria and La Spezia until April 30th

Florence, April 25, 2022 – By boat along the Arno but also in the Casentino to discover artistic treasures without forgetting good music. The week of 25 to 30th May is full of events that are located throughout the area Tuscany andUmbria and from Spice up. And there are events for all tastes, including arts and crafts lovers.

Florence April 25th
Mauro Mariani will be on the podium of theFlorentine Chamber Orchestra, Monday April 25 (9.00 p.m.) at the Auditorium di Santo Stefano al Ponte in Florence, for a concert dedicated to the music of Mozart and Barber, soloist Marco Lorenzini on the violin. The program focuses on two scores by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the “Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 4 K. 218 “, with its sometimes energetic, sometimes melodic progression of the solo instrument – entrusted to Marco Lorenzini – and the “Symphony 28 in C major KV 200”, in which one can sense the typical courtesan cheerfulness of Mozart’s epoch. The “Serenade for Strings Op. 1” by Samuel Barbier.

Florence 26th-30th April
To the Goldoni Theater in Florence, from Tuesday 26 to Sunday 30 April, a “innkeeper“Set in the 1950s. Director Luca De Fusco found an analogy between the freshness described by Carlo Goldoni and the optimism of the rising Italian bourgeoisie of the 18th century and the Italian bourgeoisie of the early economic boom of the last century. The implementation enlivens the Goldonian text and demonstrates its eternity. timetables: Tuesday to Saturday at 8.45pm, Thursday at 6.45pm and Sunday at 3.45pm.

Lucca, April 27th
Until April 27 (9am-8pm) in Old Town In Lucca the traditional appointment takes place with the flower and sweets market exhibition Santa Zitapatroness of the city. floral arrangements and stands will be located in piazza Anfiteatro, piazza Scalpellini, piazza San Frediano and via Fillungo, while in piazza San Frediano and piazza Scalpellini gardens will be created in collaboration with the Opera delle Mura, in piazza Anfiteatro the protagonists will be 11 Be a horticultural exhibitor offering plants, flowers, seeds, bulbs, chillies and much more for sale.

Florence, April 28th
Thursday April 28 at 6 p.m. atAcademy of Fine Arts of Florence the first presentation of “Laura Antonelli. Love, enchantment, oblivion“, a fictional biography of the sad diva, from the sensational success of “Malizia” to his love for Jean Paul Belmondo and his retirement from the scene. The book is published on the same day for Morellini Editore in the Feminine Singular series, dedicated by women to The Author Sarah GazziniAuthor and well-known voice of Radio 2, will speak with actress Gaia Nanni as part of the meetings of The City of Readers.

Spice up
To the City Ethnographic Museum “Giovanni Podenzana” the exhibition can be visited “fossils“. On the centenary of the death of the great La Spezia scientist Giovanni Capellini, the Municipality of La Spezia and the Lunigian Academy of Sciences “Giovanni Capellini” honor his memory with an exhibition that illustrates his life, tireless research and contribution to the creation of the Municipal Museum and the archaeological, ethnographic and natural history collections. timetables: Thursday 10-12.30, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10-12.30 and 16-19. Information: 0187.727781.

Anghiari (Arezzo)
Anghiari crafts“is the famous market exhibition ofcraftsmanship della Valtiberina Toscana, now in its 47th edition, scheduled to end on May 1st. Located in the common funds village medieval of Anghiari, the event attracts many visitors every year, which confirms its importance in the field of quality craftsmanship. The exhibition is an opportunity to admire the best of “handicraft”, a wide range of handcrafted products carefully selected in the areas of wood, leather, wrought iron, ceramics and precious metals. timetables: pre-holidays and public holidays from 10am-7.30pm, weekdays 10am-12.30pm and 3pm-7pm. Information: 0575.749279.

Terni April 28th
As part of the review “Visioninmusica“, on April 28 (9 p.m.) atGazzoli Auditorium di Terni, Gianni Iorio (bandoneon) & Pasquale Stafano (piano) will be interpreters of “Mediterranean Stories“: a concert that builds on stories of people, encounters, passions, thoughts and love, translated into original compositions as a journey through time and space of the musical universe: from jazz to world music, from classical to pop, with a Mediterranean atmosphere as a common element

Assisi (Perugia) April 29th
On April 29 (9 p.m.) at Lyrick Theater of Assisi, the ensemble symphony orchestra directed by Maestro Giacomo Loprieno will propose “The legend. Tribute to Morricone“, A journey through the melodies that have remained in the collective memory of generations: the evocative power of “Mission”, “The legend of the pianist on the ocean”, “Once upon a time in the West”, “Nuovo Cinema Paradiso”. ” , “The Hateful Eight”, “Once Upon a Time in America”, “For a Few Dollars More”, “Malena” On stage there will be soloists, first parts of important Italian theaters and symphonic institutions, like Maestro’s cello Ferdinando Vietti and the trumpet of Maestro Stefano Benedetti. Guests especially soprano Anna Delfino, favorite of European opera audiences, who will revive the emotion of Deborah’s theme from “Once upon a time in America” ​​and Attila Simon, violinist of the Circle du Soleil, who will perform the solo of “Love Affair”. .

Casentino, April 30th
On Saturday, April 30th, a trip to the Casentino to get to know each other is planned refuge and the Farm yard out of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Stia. Andrea Biondi has the task of guiding those interested in this journey, which ends with a tasting of typical products. The history of the sanctuary is full of charm and spirituality: it was in fact built at the behest of the parish priest of Stia together with the Count of Porciano after the apparition of the Madonna on May 20, 1428 for Monna Giovanna a simple citizen who lived nearby. A donation of 25 euros, paid in advance by bank transfer or at the Santa Maria Nuova Hospital bookshop, is recommended to participate.

Pisa, April 30th
One is planned for April 30th guide by boat along the Arno from the port of Roncioni to the mouth of the Arno and back. In the footsteps of the third volume of “A giro per Pisa. Stories from the boat, the Arno from its source to its estuary” (edited by City Grand Tour, Marchetti Editore) board the boat that leads to the estuary, in mouth of the Arno. And the river tells many stories: it tells of the ships that sailed its waters, of forgotten heroes, love stories and of mullets that jumped out of the fishermen’s nets. Departure is at 4:15 p.m Scalo Roncioni (Lungarno Mediceo) and lasts about two and a half hours. Reservations are required in writing to citygrandtour@gmail.com.

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