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Beyond: Florence Italy: The New Generation Festival 2018

Beyond: Florence Italy: The New Generation Festival 2018

Taking place from  29th August – 1st September 2018  in Florence, Italy,  The New Generation Festival  will be taking over The Gardens of the Palazzo Corsini for its highly anticipated second year, creating an international platform for the finest, young music, theatre and opera talent. Pictured is Anush Hovhannisyanfinalist at the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2017.

After a magical first year, co-founders conductor Maximilian Fane, and producers Granville & Parham, have collaborated with a diverse and young team, gathering together some of the world’s most exciting music stars and promising new talent. An annual event that breaks down barriers between generations, this is a festival by new generation artists to inspire new generation audiences.

Throughout the weekend, audiences will take to the Corsini Gardens in the heart of Florence for open-air musical and dramatic performances. The programme features Don Giovanni by W.A. Mozart, Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto and Symphony No. 5, alongside a yet-to-be-announced programme of non-classical performances curated by DJ Harold Van Lennep.

This year will also host a full staging of William Shakespeare’s Henry V, never performed before with a full live orchestra, this truly theatrical event, will be set to the orchestral score by Sir William Walton.

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