May at the Opera.
Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Piazzale Vittorio Gui 1 - 055 2779309 - at 8pm - www.maggiofiorentino.com
Mon 6 Paolo Ponziano Ciardi, conducts in music by Dallapiccola.
Sat 11, Sun 12 Carola Schaal, Giovanni Magaglio and Damiano Meacci, contemporary and experimental music.
Mon 13 Valeria Solarino, music by Verdi.
Tue 14, Thu 16, Sun 19 La Straniera, Fabio Luisi directs in a work by Bellini.
Wed 15 James Conlon, conducting in music by Respighi, Martinù and Musorgsky.
Fri 17 Anthony Romaniuk, fortepiano in music by Bach, Mozart and Beethoven.
Sat 18 Wolfram Christ, conducts in music by Schubert, Beethoven and Widmann.
Sun 19 Bart van Oort, fortepiano in music by Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn and Dysek.
Mon 20 Festa della Musica.
Tue 21 Contempoartensemble directed by Vittorio Ceccanti, in music by Reich, Adams, Glass and Herrmann.
Wed 22 Cameristi del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.
Thu 23 Myung Whun Chung, conducts in music by Beethoven and Brahms.
Fri 24 Jin Ju, fortepiano in music by Beethoven and Schumann.
Sat 25, Wed 29, Fri 31 at Goldini, the work The fundamental laws of human stupidity by Vittorio Montalti.
Sun 26, Thu 30 Zubin Mehta, conducts in music by Schubert, Mozart, Brahms and Zemlinsky.
Mon 27 Salvatore Sciarrino, conducts the Sicilian Symphony Orchestra in his compositions.
Tue 28 Riccardo Muti, conducts the Cherubini Youth Orchestra in Missa defunctorum.
Fri 31 Ludovica Vincenti, fortepiano in music by Clementi and Carl Maria Von Weber.
Verdi Theater - via Ghibellina 99 - at 9pm - www.orchestradellatoscana.it
Wed 8 Mario Brunello, in music by Mozart, Cajkovskij, Arensky and Rubinstein.
Thu 16 Edgar Moreau, cello in music by Saint Saens. Daniele Rustioni in pages from Carmen and Jean Sibelius.
Florentine Chamber Orchestra
Santo Stefano Auditorium at the Ponte Vecchio - 055 783374 - at 9pm - ww.orchestrafiorentina.it
Mon 6 at Orsanmichele, the Soloists perform music by Bach, Anichini, Marcello and Moricone.
Sun 19, Mon 20 at S. Stefano al Ponte, Lanzetta conducts in music by Beethoven.
Tue 21 at the Italian Dantesta Society, the Soloists in the pages of Ravel and Debussy.
Wed 29 Auditorium Ente Cassa, Octet to Wind in Mozart music.
Sun 26, Mon 27 at Cenacolo Santa Croce, music by Grieg, Paganini and Botticini.
O Flos Colende
Opera of Santa Maria del Fiore - via della Canonica 1 - 055 2302885 - at 9.15pm - free entry - www.operaduomo.firenze.it
Tue 7 Maurice Clerc, in a French repertoire from the Baroque to the twentieth century.
Piazza degli Strozzi - 8.30pm - free entry on reservation 327 7883430 - www.sahadevamusic.com
Tue 21 The Sahadeva Ensemble, music and poetry of Master Sri Chinmoy.