The Season 2016 features concerts, acting performances, dialogues and readings with contemporary American and Italian writers, a film festival, and a multimedia installation, all against the spectacular setting of the gardens of Villa La Pietra and in downtown Florence.

 

EROS / ΕΡΩΣ

Jun 05 2016 / 17:00 / Limonaia

Villa La Pietra’s The Season and the Sacro/Profano series of Salon/Sanctuary Concerts open with EROS ΕΡΩΣ, a program that... Learn More >

Writers Reading I

Jun 07 2016 / 18:30 / Caffè Letterario

Readings by Mark Bibbins and Maaza Mengiste... Learn More >

Writers Reading II

Jun 13 2016 / 18:30 / Caffè Letterario

Readings by Alexander Chee and Dorothea Lasky... Learn More >

Music in the Villa – Trio of the “Solisti dell’Opera Italiana”

Jun 14 2016 / 21:00 / Sala da Ballo

A tonal journey through five centuries of music, exploring different styles from Baroque to Contemporary. After performing solo pieces, the... Learn More >

“Shakespeare in Italy: A Journey of the Mind” Conference Performance

Jun 15 2016 / 18:30 / Limonaia

Selections from The Comedy of Errors performed by Carson Elrod and Dave Quay. (For Conference participants and NYU Students only)... Learn More >

The Writers’ Season I / La Stagione degli Scrittori I

Jun 16 2016 / 18:00 / Villa La Pietra, Garden

Dialogues and readings with contemporary American and Italian writers curated by Alessandro Raveggi, writer and member of the NYU Florence... Learn More >

The Writers’ Season II / La Stagione degli Scrittori II

Jun 17 2016 / 18:00 / Villa La Pietra, Garden

Dialogues and readings with contemporary American and Italian writers curated by Alessandro Raveggi, writer and member of the NYU Florence... Learn More >

The Essential Shakespeare I

Jun 18 2016 / 20:00 / Limonaia

The Continuum Company celebrates the 10th anniversary of performing in The Season and the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death with... Learn More >

The Essential Shakespeare II

Jun 19 2016 / 21:00 / The Pool

The Continuum Company celebrates the 10th anniversary of performing in The Season and the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death with... Learn More >

The Season 2016

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The Season 2016 features concerts, acting performances, dialogues and readings with contemporary American and Italian writers, a film festival, and... Learn More >

Morton Feldman, “For Philip Guston”

Jun 26 2016 / 19:00 / Garden and Limonaia

Villa La Pietra presents Morton Feldman’s piece “For Philip Guston", by  FLAME | Florence Art Music Ensemble. Morton Feldman (1926-1987) was a... Learn More >

The Miser’s Daughter

Jun 27 2016 / 21:00 / Teatrino

NYU Tisch School of the Arts’ Commedia dell’Arte students perform an adaptation of Molière’s The Miser, about... Learn More >

Staged Readings from “Woman Before a Glass”

Jun 29 2016 / 19:00 / Courtyard, Palazzo Strozzi

Rebelling against her wealthy New York upbringing, indulging her uncanny eye for great art and artists and becoming the enfant... Learn More >

Sacred Sky, Sacred Earth: Florence

Jun 30 2016 / 19:30 / Villa La Pietra and Garden

Take a journey at twilight into a site-specific evening of art, dance, drama, music and meditation, illuminating the stunning vision... Learn More >

Fortuna Avversa / The Fourth Circle

Jul 01 2016 / 13:00 / Courtyard, Palazzo Strozzi

NYU Tisch School of the Arts' Commedia dell’Arte students perform a musical procession of larger-than-life puppets exploring Dante’s... Learn More >

The Sir Harold Acton Anniversary Concerts: Tenor Toby Spence, Accompanied by Pianist Kirill Gerstein

Aug 23 2016 / 21:00 / Limonaia

An evening of music performed by tenor Toby Spence, accompanied by pianist Kirill Gerstein... Learn More >

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