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Accademia Bartolomeo Cristofori
Not only is there a fine collection of early keyboard instruments displayed here but often chamber concert performances are held in the hall next door. Via di Camaldoli, Oltrano (055 221 646).

Chiesa Luterana
Chamber music and recitals are held at this Lutheran Church. Lungarno Torrigiana, Oltrano

Palasport Mandela Forum
This is Florence's major venue for national and international touring artists. It has a 7000 seating capacity and is located outside the city gates. Viale Paoli (055 678 841).

Teatro Cantiere Florida
This former cinema seats 288 patrons and is a popular venue to view young and upcoming Italian actors in plays and dramatic performances. Via Pisana (055 713 738).

Teatro Communale di Firenze
This is the main theatre in the city and presents opera, ballet and concerts. September to December is the best time to attend the opera and concerts are performed from January to April. Corso Italia (055 277 91).

Teatro della Limonaia
If you are looking for some contempory entertainment this theatre hosts a variety of styles from dance to modern theatre performances. Via Gramsci (055 440 852).

Teatro della Pergola
This Theatre hosts Italian plays and is also a popular venue for the famous Maggio Musicale festival held from May to July. Via della Pergola (055 226 41).

Teatro del Sale
Not so much a theatre as an eating and entertainment venue. The Teatro del Sale is part club, part restaurant and part theatre, hosting imaginative plays and performances. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served here, with the evening entertainment commencing at 9.30pm. Via dei Macci 111/r (055 200 1492).

Teatro Everest
This restored 1950's hall is a venue for new and experimental theatre. Via Volterrana, Galluzzo (055 232 1754).

Teatro Goldoni
This beautifully restored 18th century theatre only seats 400 patrons and hosts chamber music recitals, small operas and ballet performances. Via Santa Maria, Oltrano (055 229 651).

Teatro Puccini
This theatre hosts musicals and light operas, with the main focus being on comedic performances. Piazza Puccini (055 362 067).

Tempo Reale
Concerts, workshops and seminars are held in this contemporary music centre. Villa Strozzi, Via Pisana, Monte Uliveto (055 717 270),

Teatro Verdi
This theatre plays host to some famous and popular operas, ballet and classical music events. Via Ghibellina (055 212 320).

Sala Vanni
Jazz and contemporary classical groups perform here on an irregular basis. It is a large warehouse style auditorium and is located io Oltrarno. Piazza del Carmine, Oltrarno (055 287 347).

Saschall-Teatro di Firenze
This theatre hosts mainstream acts from Italy and abroad. It is a seating capacity of 4000. Via Fabrizio de Andre (055 650 4112).


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