Entertainment

Jazz in Barga

Barga Jazz Club

It might only open one night a week, but the live jazz, blues, soul and funk that rocks this place silly will ensure a Tuscan night out to remember. Grab a drink at the bar and mingle with Barga's resident Anglophon…
Opera in Santa Maria Novella

Opera di Firenze

Florence's strikingly modern opera house with glittering contemporary geometric facade sits on the green edge of city park Parco delle Cascine. Its three thoughtfully designed and multifunctional concert halls seat …
Theatre in Livorno

Teatro Goldoni

Here at the box-lined Goldoni, the building is as theatrical as the performances it hosts. Built between 1840 and 1850, it is the only theatre in Europe with a glass ceiling that allows natural light to enter. Perfo…
Classical Music in San Gimignano

San Gimignano Musica

Hour-long classical music concerts staged in the bijou Teatro dei Leggieri. Book and purchase tickets at the tourist office.
Theatre in San Lorenzo & San Marco

Teatro della Pergola

Beautiful city theatre with stunning entrance; host to classical concerts October to April.
Theatre in Lucca

Teatro del Giglio

During his teenage years Puccini performed as a piano accompanist at this 17th-century theatre, where the curtain would later rise on some of his best-known operas: La Bohème (1896), Tosca (1900) and Madame Butterfl…
Cinema in Duomo & Piazza della Signoria

Odeon Cinehall

This lovingly restored early-20th-century theatre, complete with intact balcony seats and Tiffany-style cupola, shows films in their original language.