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Program and cast

Friday, 8 May 2020, 8:00 p.m.


Zubin Mehta, director


Ludwig van Beethoven

Egmont, Overture in F minor op. 84


Concerto in D major op. 61 for violin and orchestra


Leonidas Kavakos, violin


Symphony No. 3 in E flat major op. 55, Eroica

Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

 

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 8:00 p.m.


Zubin Mehta, director


Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 1 in C major op. 21

Symphony No. 2 in D major op. 36

Symphony No. 4 in B flat major op. 60

Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

 

Saturday, 16 May 2020, 8:00 pm


Zubin Mehta, director

Ludwig van Beethoven

Leonore n. 3, Overture in C major op. 72a

Symphony No. 8 in F major op. 93

Symphony No. 5 in C minor op. 67

Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

 

Thursday, 21 May 2020, 8:00 p.m.


Zubin Mehta, director


Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 6 in F major op. 68, Pastoral

Symphony No. 7 in A major op. 92

Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

 

Saturday, 30 May 2020, 8:00 p.m.


Zubin Mehta, director


Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 9 in D minor op. 125 for soloists, choir and orchestra


Genia Kühmeier, soprano

Marie-Claude Chappuis, mezzosoprano

René Barbera, tenor

Thomas Hampson, baritone

Orchestra and Chorus of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino


Choir Master: Lorenzo Fratini

Teatro del Maggio

Teatro del Maggio is in the centre, close to the old city walls, next to the historic Stazione Leopolda. The garden that welcomes visitors is Piazzale Vittorio Gui, named after the founder of the Stabile Orchestrale Fiorentina and the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.


By train
Santa Maria Novella is Florence's main train station.
From there you can reach the theatre with a short walk (about 10-15 minutes) or by taking the tram (a stop) or a taxi.


By car
The Opera di Firenze is just outside the ZTL area.
It is possible to park near the Parco delle Cascine or for a fee in the Porta al Prato car park (Via Elio Gabbuggiani, 7) and in the Piazza Vittorio Veneto car park.


By bus
Lines C1, C2 and D (Leopolda stop);
Lines 17 and 23A-B (stop Via delle Carra);
Lines 17B-C, 22, 23N, 23 and 57 (Pierluigi da Palestrina stop);
Lines 29, 29B, 29BA, 29BC, 29D, 30A, 30B, 30AC, 35 and 35° (stop Leopolda - Porta al Prato; Capolinea).


By tram
Line T1 (stop Porta al Prato - Parco della musica).

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