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MusArt Festival 4° edition

The festival that lights
up Santissima Annunziata

On July 15, Oscar winner Nicola Piovani will conduct the Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino for Piovani direge Piovani, while the following evening, a 40-piece orchestra, including the Gnu Quartet (Rebadeugo, Rapetti, Izzo and Cabrera), will accompany Francesco De Gregori for his Greatest Hits Live. A full immersion into the power of Pink Floyd, Queen, Led Zeppelin and Deep Purple is what you’ll find on July 17, with Rock the Opera, performed by the Orchestra della Toscana and soloists from the Prague Philarmonic Orchestra and conducted by Friedemann Riehle. On July 18, Steve Hackett will take the stage, performing his first album Selling England by Pound and celebrating the 40th anniversary of his popular solo album Spectral Mornings. The musical Veloso family, led by patriarch Caetano, will perform on the 19th at 9.15pm, offering Brazilian and acoustic music, with the father on guitar and his sons on other instruments. The rhythms and melodies of Ireland and Scotland will envelop the piazza on July 20 thanks to the smooth voice of Loreena McKennit, accompanied on stage by her harmonious musicians. A contemporary epic transformed into music awaits audiences the evening of the 22nd, with Il gran concerto della Barriera, performed by the Ensemble Symphony Orchestra and dedicated to Game of Thrones, featuring the Italian voice of House Stark’s Jon Snow (dubbed by Daniele Giuliani). A one-of-a-kind event is surely Perigeo – One Shot Reunion, the final chance to listen to this historic ‘70s band perform live, featuring most of the original members, including Giovanni Tommaso on double and electric bass and Alex “Pacho” Rossy on percussions. The festival will conclude with a rare and refined performance by jazz pianist Danilo Rea, taking the stage for his sunrise concert on July 24 beginning at 4.45am in the Chiostro degli Uomini at the Istituto degli Innocenti.

Satrurday July 13th, 2019 | 9.15pm Roberto Bolle and Friends    |    Monday July 15th , 2019 | 9.15pm Piovani directs Piovani
Tuesday July 16th, 2019 | 9.15pm Francesco De Gregori e Orchestra . Greatest Hits Live    |    Wednesday July 17th, 2019 | 9.15pm Rock The Opera
Thursday July 18th, 2019 | 9.15pm Steve Hackett    |    Friday July 19th, 2019 | 9.15pm Caetano Veloso
Saturday July 20th, 2019 | 9.15pm Loreena McKennitt    |    Monday July 22nd, 2019 | 9.15pm The Great Barrier Concert
Tuesday July 23rd, 2019 | 9.15pm Perigeo – One Shot Reunion    |    Wednesday July 24th, 2019 | 4.45am Cloister of the Vows (Istituto degli Innocenti) Danilo Rea. Concert at dawn

DATES
July 13th – July 24th, 2019

VENUE DETAILS
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Piazza Santissima Annunziata    |    50122 Firenze

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