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Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

29 Apr - 2 Jul 2009 (annual)
Hours: Most evening performances at 8.30pm
Telephone: +39 055 213 535
Fax: +39 055 287 222
Address: Postal service for tickets: Biglietteria Teatro Communale, Corso Italia, 16-50123 Firenze, Italy (only for people living outside the city of Florence, or those aged 65+)
Email: tickets@maggiofiorentino.com
Link: Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Website
One of the oldest music festival in Italy, and one of the most famous, the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino was founded in 1933 in Florence and features two months of opera, concerts, ballet and exhibitions.
The preliminary programme in 2009 suggests a feast of opera and theatre, with performances ranging from Richard Wagner's Gotterdammerung, conducted by Zubin Mehta, to Shakespearean masterpieces such as Macbeth, interpreted by Compagnia Lavia-Anagni.

The complete programme is published on the Maggio Musicale website when it is available.
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