Thursday, July 22, 2021

CLASSICAL MUSIC:  MAGGIO MUSICALE ORCHESTRA conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. Music of Lutosławski and Mussorgsky. Teatro del Maggio, Piazzale Vittorio Gui, 1. 8 pm.

ORCHESTRA DELLA TOSCANA conducted by Nil Sales with soloist Francesca Dego (violin). Music of Mendelssohn and Stravinsky. Santa Barbara Fortress, Pistoia. 9:15 pm.

EXHIBITIONS:

AMERICAN ART 1961 – 2001.  Palazzo Strozzi, piazza Strozzi.  Open 2 – 9 pm. Admission: €15.

LA FERITA (THE WOUND), installation on the façade of Palazzo Strozzi.  Free admission.

SILK: SCARF & TIE PRINTS BY FULVIA FERRAGAMO.  Ferragamo Museum, piazza Santa Trinita. Open 11 am – 7 pm. Admission:  €8, €4 for university students.  There is also free admission online to a virtual tour at https://www.ferragamo.com/museo/en/silk.

TURANDOT AND PUCCINI, CHINI AND CARAMBA. Textile Museum (Museo del Tessuto), Via Puccetti 3, Prato.  Open 10 am – 3 pm.  Admission: €10, students €4.  A combined discount on an admission ticket with the Fondazione Puccini in Lucca and the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnology in Florence is available and encouraged.

LIGHTS FROM THE DARKNESS: FROM THE LIGHTS OF THE ETRUSCANS TO THE GLOW OF POMPEII.  MAEC (Museum of Etruscan Art, Cortona), Palazzo Casali, Piazza Signorelli, Cortona. Open 10 am – 7 pm.  Admission:  €10, for children ages 6 – 12 admission is €7.