Villa La Petraia

Ville e giardini incantati

The fifth edition of Enchanted Villas and Gardens, the summer review of classical music organized by the ORT Foundation in collaboration with the Tuscan Museum Complex, is back with 9 concerts taking place from June 4 to July 3, set up in the splendid exteriors of six Tuscan Medici villas:
Villa di Artimino (June 4 and 29), Cerreto Guidi (June 22 and 30), La Petraia (July 1), Poggio a Caiano (June 5 and 19), Quarrata (June 18) and in the Medici Palace in Seravezza (July 3) at its debut in the review.


Classical music, opera and ballet
Cerreto Guidi  Firenze 

Vincenzo Milletarì conductor, Clarissa Bevilacqua violin

In the splendid outdoor scenery of the villa of Poggio a Caiano on June 19, and the villa of Cerreto Guidi on June 22, the young conductor Vincenzo Milletarì and Clarissa Bevilacqua, the youngest violinist chosen to collaborate with the Stradivari Foundation of Cremona, will perform music by Mendelsshon, Mozart and Beethoven with the following program:

Mendelsshon Le Ebridi, ouverture op.26
Mozart Concerto n.5 per violino e orchestra K.219 "Turkish"
Beethoven Sinfonia n.1 op.21


Classical music, opera and ballet

Marc Leroy-Calatayud conductor, Miriam Prandi cello

On the podium set up in the exteriors of three of the most fascinating Medici villas, that of the villa of Artimino on June 29,  Villa of Cerreto Guidi on June 30, and  Villa La Petraia on July 1, the French conductor Marc Leroy-Calatayud will lead the Orchestra della Toscana in a program focused on Mozart.

Miriam Prandi, a cellist born in Mantua in 1990 and admitted to Antonio Meneses' courses at the Chigiana di Siena at the age of 11, perform in the concert.

Program of the concert:
Mozart Idomeneo, ballabili K.367
Čajkowskij Variazioni su un tema rococò op.33 (Fitzenhagen)
Mozart Sinfonia n.35 K.385 “Haffner”


Classical music, opera and ballet
Opening hours
from 21:15
from 21:15
from 21:15
Entrance fee:
€ 12.50
Tickets on sale at the Box Office of the Verdi Theatre in Florence, online on, at the stores of the Box Office Circuit and on the spot before the concert if not sold out in advance.