The Tuscan Sun Festival is an annual multi-disciplinary celebration of music, lifestyle and arts. It is held in Florence.
There are evening musical performances and daytime events including art exhibitions and workshops with visual artists. The festival includes discussions with literary figures at Palazzo Strozzi.
WHEN: JUNE 9 – 16, 2014
The Tuscan Sun Festival is an arts and lifestyle event with world-class concerts, wine and culinary events and wellness classes.
Some of the world’s finest musicians gather together each year to perform at the Sun Festival.
During the day, visitors can take part in Tai Chi, Pilates and Yoga classes. There will also be cookery demonstrations with a Relais & Châteux chef, readings with literary figures and discussions with artists. Gala dinners will be held in collaboration with local wine makers.
Attend Culinary sessions with some of Tuscany’s chefs and winemakers. Here’s a link to the Gastronomic adventures: http://www.tuscansunfestival.com/culinarywine/
Food events fall under the Festival Heading of ‘Nuove Tradizioni’. The multi-disciplinary event venues range from the town’s 400-seat Teatro Signorelli to famous squares like Piazza Signorelli and hotels.
In the past, artists have included: soprano Angela Gheorghiu, flautist Sir James Galway, mezzo-soprano Susan Graham, violinist Nigel Kennedy, cellist Nina Kotova, pianist Valentina Lisitsa, pianist Ivo Pogorelich, actor John Malkovich, directors Gabriele Lavia and Maurizio Scaparro as well as violinist Maxim Vengerov, who will appear in Teatro della Pergola.
Too bad Savonarola isn’t around for this one! Tickets are available at: Tuscan Sun Festival
For more information visit www.tuscansunfestival.com
Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com
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