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Italian Opera in Santa Monaca Church

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Awesome performance

We bought tickets at the door at about 7:00 without booking, we went to dinner around the corner at... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Adelaide, Australia
via mobile
Just Perfect

Loved the evening concert at Santa Monaca church with a medley of songs performed by a duo and a... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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Via Santa Monaca 6 | Chiesa di Santa Monaca, Florence, Italy
Santo Spirito / San Frediano
+39 329 784 3935
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are huge opera fans and since there were no staged opera performances during my 10-day visit we chose to at least hear some arias. For 25€ we hoped it would at least be decent. The church is small and the acoustics were okay but...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We bought tickets at the door at about 7:00 without booking, we went to dinner around the corner at “Napoleons” (2 min away) and attended the performance at 9:15. Easy. Every seat is good. The pianist was fantastic. The performers were breathe taking. I would...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Loved the evening concert at Santa Monaca church with a medley of songs performed by a duo and a pianist. Great venue in a lovely church,we had wine in the intermission. Had prepaid our tickets online to sit wherever you please.

Thank BrisbaneBetty
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Get your culture in the Santa Monica Church with talented singers. We’re not frequent opera goers, so an hour of the best songs is the way to go. Good for all!

Thank Diana12smith
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This small venue is just a short walk from Ponte Vecchio. We booked the tickets via the hotel after seeing a poster advertising the event on their board. The pianist was excellent and, in the intimate surroundings, it was fascinating to watch him play his...More

Thank jke05
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

You sit close to italian opera stars and feel the awesome power of real opera passion. Unbelievable feeling and experience. We’ll never forget this impression. Standing ovations at the end. Don’t miss out. Definitely a highlight in Florence. 👍🏻👌🏼🇮🇹

Thank thomassC2859XA
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

My first encounter with opera. Incredible venue and singers in magical Florence. A word of advice - don't prebook online. We made that mistake and paid double of what people were paying at the door. Plenty of available seats.

2  Thank Dess81
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Former Church is lovely setting, quite impressive actually. Mix of different slingers and parts of opera’s was excellent. Having a ‘cheat sheet’ with text and translations would have further improved experience

Thank yvesvd
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Beautiful church with great accustics the performance lasting just over the hour. Our soprano Luisa Berterame sang so beautifully with passion and emotion evident in her singing and facial expressions. Luisa has a smile that lit up the whole church. Her pianist David Boldrine was...More

Thank Alice B
Reviewed 9 April 2018

I had high expectations based on the outstanding reviews and it surpassed my expectations! Sitting in the first row we were only 10 feet away and then the soprano Hiroko Saito came within five feet while she sang one of the pieces. And David Boldrini...More

1  Thank cbaeckst
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Santo Spirito / San Frediano
A warm evening with a cocktail in your hand and great
company is the ideal way to experience Piazza Santo
Spirito; the area is busiest at sunset for happy hour.
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staircase under the Basilica of Santo Spirito, and
they cannot help but stare at the architectural
masterpieces like Bianca Cappello House, Fontana dello
Sprone and San Frediano in Cestello and Santa Maria
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Carin v
13 July 2018|
Response from ItalianOperaFirenze | Property representative |
Dear Carin, you can buy the tickets at the door after 6.00 pm. Don't worry you will find always tickets avaible. Best regards Elena Pinciaroli
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9 June 2018|
Response from Ramivocali |
Italian opera concert with opera singers music by Mozart Rossini Verdi è Puccini in the beautiful venue of Santa Monaca Church.
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Miriam B
14 March 2018|
Response from ItalianOperaFirenze | Property representative |
You Can buy The tickets The Day before
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