Friday, September 13

CLASSICAL MUSIC: PAGLIACCI/NOI, operas by Ruggero Leoncavallo and Riccardo Panfili. Teatro del Maggio, Piazzale Vittorio Gui, 1. 8 pm.

FIRENZE SUONA CONTEMPORANEA contemporary music festival. Various venues: Manifattura Tabacchi, Novecento Museum of 20th Century Art, Marino Marini Museum and the Tepidarium greenhouse, Giardino dll’Orticoltura, via Vittoria Emanuele.

SEPTEMBER IN PIAZZA DELLA PASSERA. Jazz Festival. Free entry. 5:15 pm, Piazzetta dello Sprone | talk about Art Blakey with Vincenzo Martorella, musical critic and historian. 7 pm, Piazza della Passera | Youth performance. 8 pm, Piazzetta dello Sprone | Youth performance. 9:30 pm, Piazza della Passera | Steen Rasmussen Quinteto with guest Barbara Casini. Festival will end with a DJ set.

EXHIBITIONS:

A SHORT NOVEL ON MEN’S FASHION. Pitti Palace, Museum of Costume and Fashion. Open 8.15 am – 6.50 pm. Admission: 16€, reduced 8€.

LEONARDO da VINCI AND FLORENCE: “TRACES OF THE BATTLE OF ANGHIARI.” Sala dei Gigli, Palazzo Vecchio. Open 9 am – 11 pm. Admission: €12.50, includes entrance to Palazzo Vecchio’s exhibitions and museums except for the tower.

LEONARDO E I SUOI LIBRI, LA BIBLIOTECA DEL GENIO UNIVERSALE. Florence, Museo Galileo, at Piazza dei Giudici, 9:30 am- 6 pm. Admission: €10.

SUSTAINABLE THINKING. Salvatore Ferragamo Museum, Palazzo Spini Feroni. Open 10 am – 7:30 pm. Admission: €8, free for those under 10 and 65 and over.

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF DANCE: ISADORA DUNCAN AND THE FIGURATIVE ARTS IN ITALY BETWEEN 1800 AND AVANT GARDE. Villa Bardini, 10 am – 7 pm, €10. Stefano Bardini Museum, Monday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm, €7.

“THE ORIGINS OF GENIUS.” Leonardo Museum, Vinci. Open 9 am- 11 pm. Admission: €13.

LEONARDO DA VINCI, INVENTIVENESS & FABRIC. Museo del Tessuto, via Puccetti 3, Prato.  Open 10 am – 7 pm. Admission: €7.

RIRKRIT TIRAVANIJA: TOMORROW IS THE QUESTION.  Luigi Pecci Contemporary Arts Center, Viale della Repubblica 277. 10 am – 8 pm, Admission: €10.

L’ETERNA MUSA. Viareggio, Centro Matteucci per l’Arte Moderna. Tickets are 8 euros each. Open 5:30pm – 10 pm.