Tuscany, what to pack? That is the question you make yourself once you have booked your flight ticket and your accommodation. And it is a good question to ask because preparing luggage is something that needs organization and technique. Read More
In spite of the freezing cold that is covering Italy during these first days of the 2017, we had the desire to take a short break after all Christmas celebrations. Instead of getting a plane flying somewhere in Europe, we preferred to organize a three days Tuscany tour between the Val di Chiana and the more famous Val d’Orcia. Read More
Starting from the premise that a holiday in Tuscany is always a good idea, you may have reasonable doubts about Tuscany in winter considering the period of low season. After spending a long weekend of January around my loved region few days ago, I made this simple, and hopefully helpful, list of pros and cons of traveling in Tuscany in winter. Read More
Tuscany probably won’t be the first thought when you plan a travel during winter or Christmas time. If you are asking yourself if it is worth spend a Christmas in Tuscany, my answer is yes, it is worth it. Fortunately it is so plenty of things to do, places to see, and local traditions to discover that I would not think twice to buy a flight ticket and pack my bag direction Toscana. Read More
Traveling in Tuscany by train is definitely a good way to discover the beauties of our region. If you are scared about driving a car along the roads of the Belpaese, trains give you the opportunity to move around comfortably sit in your seat and to admire the different landscapes rolling out of the window. Read More
The list of the Summer Festivals 2016 in Tuscany is long and of high quality. The many stages across the region will host international stars of the music, famous Italian singers, and local emerging bands. Read More
Tosca is considered the most dramatic opera of Puccini, plenty of coups de théâtre and expedients that leave the public in constant tension. It narrates the story with a tragic ending [...]
Tosca is considered the most dramatic opera of Puccini, plenty of coups de théâtre and expedients that leave the public in constant tension. It narrates the story with a tragic ending of a love triangle between Scarpia, Tosca and Cavaradossi.
The Puccini Festival Foundation proposes for 2016 a traditional staging by Enrico Vanzina, producer, screenwriter and director, protagonist of the story of the Italian comedy.
Tosca will feature the soprano He Hui, (29 July) recognized as the most charismatic and engaging interpreters of the role of the singer Floria Tosca, who will alternate herself in the role with Kristin Sampson (10 august) and Silvana Froli (19 august).
At her side in the role of the painter Cavaradossi Dario Di Vietri, (29 July and 10 august) and Hector Mendoza Lopez (19 august). Alberto Gazale (29 july and 10 august) and Angelo Veccia (19 august) will perform the role of Scarpia .
On the podium Dejan Savic (29 july and 10 august) and Gianluca Marcianò (19 august).