Christmas in Florence

Here some events in Florence, Italy for the Christmas and End of Year

>>Christmas Market
From the 28th of November to the 16th of December in Piazza Santa Croce there will be the great market of typical products.

>>Concerts at English Church of St.Mark's every day
Chiesa Anglicana di St. Mark's - Via Maggio tel. 3408119192  The English Church of St. Mark’s in Florence presents regular daily concerts throughout the holiday season. 
Established in 1881 and located on Via Maggio, St. Mark’s Church offers performances by the Orpheus Ensemble on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays every week.
Proceeds from these concerts go to AMALA, a children’s home in South India, and the upkeep of the church itself.

 >>Concerts by Amici della Musica
Throughout the holiday season, the Amici della Musica of Florence present various concerts at the Teatro della Pergola.  Featured artists will include the Quartetto Kuss, the Trio Jerusalem, the King’s Singers, Angela Hewitt (piano), the Berlin Comedian Harmonists and the King’s College Choir.  Works by Mozart, Bach, Brahms, Beethoven and Debussy are only a small sample of what will be performed.  
>>Festa di Capodanno December 31
Fortezza da Basso Tel. 05549721-0552469353 -  
Ring in the New Year at the Fortezza da Basso at a celebration from 10 p.m. on December 31 to 8 a.m. on the first day of 2006.  With different rooms of the center featuring different music styles and international DJs and performers, you choose the ambience right for you to celebrate the New Year in Florence.   

>>Christmas concert. Orchestra V. Galilei and Schola cantorum F. Landini music by Schumann Cattedrale di Fiesole tel. 0555978548 - 
Enjoy the beautiful music of Schumann at the Christmas Concert in the Cathedral of Fiesole.  The V. Galilei and Schola Cantorum F. Landini Orchestras of the Music School of Fiesole will perform under Maestro Fabio Lombardo, accompanied by soprano, mezzosoprano, tenor and baritone soloists.  The Neujahrslief op. 144 and Missa sacra op. 147 of Schumann will be performed at the Christmas concert.

 >>The Christmas Tree - A gigantic Christmas Tree (12 m) placed in the heart of Florence will symbolize the Florentine Christmas. An enormous Christmas tree, 12 meters tall, will be placed in the center of the city to celebrate the holiday season.  The Christmas tree will remain in the Piazza throughout the holidays, until January and symbolizes Christmas in Florence.

>>The New Year party at Uffizi Gallery. look at our

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