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Opera for everybody
Opera per tutti

Join the “New Florentine Opera Renaissance”: a new way to experience and share the romance of opera across the world!

WHAT IS OPERA FOR EVERYBODY – OPERA PER TUTTI?

We at the Opera di Firenze – Maggio Musicale Fiorentino want to make opera accessible to everyone, everywhere to ensure that opera continues to have a voice throughout future generations.

Our Kickstarter project, Opera for Everybody, calls upon audiences across the globe to take part in our mission of launching opera into the 21st century.

Your support will help us on three crucial fronts:

  • On the digital front, we plan to live stream every single opera/musical event that we produce;
  • On the production front, we will seek collaborations with great artists from a wide range of genres, pushing the boundaries of what opera can be and what an opera house can host;
  • On the education front, we will nurture a new generation of young operatic talents, creative people and performers.

This is an opportunity for opera to have a renaissance within our culture. With your support, it can be one with bravado!

 

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La Bohème for everybody!

For just 1 €, you will have access to a 15 minutes live streaming of La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini, one of the most famous operas worldwide, conducted by Daniel Oren. A Live streaming which will take place from an exclusive point of view: behind the scenes of our stage.

€ 1

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You will be the protagonist!

Your name will be projected in a most spectacular way on the curtain of our magnificent theatre, on the occasion of the very special inauguration of the 80th Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Festival on 24 April 2017.

€ 5

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For you, a digital-format autograph

A digital autograph of your choice from these great artists: Alfredo Casella, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Vittorio Gui, Lorin Maazel, Pietro Mascagni, Ottorino Respighi, Bruno Walter.

€ 5

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Add rhythm to your life!

You can download a legendary album from the Maggio Live series with our principal conductor Zubin Mehta and the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra and Choir. Furthermore your name will be projected in a most spectacular way on the curtain of our theatre on the opening of the 80th Season of the MMF on [...]

€ 15

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Ai Weiwei at Palazzo Strozzi

Two tickets for the much-anticipated exhibition at Palazzo Strozzi of one of the most important living artists: Ai Weiwei! Furthermore, your name will be on the curtain of the inauguration of the 80th Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Festival on April 24, 2017.

€ 25

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A webinar for you

Do you want to learn more about our work? 30 minutes of webinar with a manager from the Opera di Firenze, just for you!

€ 25

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Hero package

Our most heartfelt thanks, you will receive a special message from all of us for your support! Your name will be on the curtain of the inauguration of the 80th Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, and will also appear on our Hero Page on the Opera di Firenze website. You can download a legendary album by Zubin Mehta[...]

€ 25

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From our archive..

You can chose a historic poster in digital format from our precious archive from a selection including: Lucia di Lammermoor (1953) with Maria Callas, Aida(1951) with Renata Tebaldi, New York City Ballet (1952); Olimpia, 1950 (Tebaldi); Guillaume Tell, 1952 (Tebaldi); Armida, 1952 (Callas). Symphonic concert posters: Dimitri Mitropolous (1952); Erich Kleiber (1954).

€ 25

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Be a star

Are you an opera singer, or would you like to become one? Send us your audition. Are you a writer with an original story to tell? Send us your idea. Are you a scenographer, a costume designer or a visual artist? Send us your innovative set design. Are you a composer with an original score? Send it to us. We will[...]

€ 50

Happy Birthday - 50

Happy Birthday to you!

Is it your birthday? Is it the birthday of someone you love? The Maggio Musicale Fiorentino grand Orchestra or Choir will play or sing a very special, sumptuous symphonic version of “Happy Birthday” for you. Furthermore your name will be on the curtain of the inauguration of the 80th MMF on 24 April 2017.

€ 50

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A poster for you

You can chose a poster in digital format from our precious archive such as the poster of the first Maggio Musicale Festival (1933) created by Giovanni Piombanti Ammannati.

€ 50

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Two tickets for you!

From the programme of the 2016/2017 Symphonic Season (September 2016 - April 2017) of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, two tickets will be available for you for a concert of your choice (to be selected by 20 July 2016).

€ 50

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Skype / Google Hangouts audition

Are you an artist, or would you like to become one? You can perform via Skype before a member of our artistic management and receive our feedback. Who knows, you could even take to our stage in the future. (Dates and times to be agreed)

€ 75

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Discover the Teatro del Sale!

After a tasty meal based on flavoursome and delicious cooking in a spectacular location in Florence which hosts both a restaurant and a stage, the historical Teatro del Sale (a small 13th century ex-convent), continue your evening with a performance of music or theatre.

€ 75

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Antinori degustation

Live the experience of a tasting tour of the magnificent and innovative Antinori vineyard, for two people!

€ 100

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Theatre as you have never seen it before!

Experience the emotion of one of the most creative and important moments in a show; follow a closed rehearsal of an opera or a concert from the Opera di Firenze 2016/2017 season via an exclusive live broadcast in streaming. Our most heartfelt thanks, you will receive a special message from all of us at the Opera di Firenze [...]

€ 100

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The 80th Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, just for you!

Experience the unique emotion of participating in the 80th Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Festival via live streaming. A world preview of the new production of Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi, conducted by Zubin Mehta with the Maggio Orchestra and Choir. It promises to be a memorable occasion. 5 May 2017 - Save the date![...]

€ 150

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An unforgettable night out!

Choose two seats for an opera from the 2016/2017 Season. The day after the chosen performance you will be offered a traditional dinner of Tuscan flavours at the Trattoria Cibrèo, a fascinating and characteristically elegant Florentine venue.

€ 150

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De Chirico’s Don Chisciotte sketch

You will receive a sketch in digital format from our precious archive by Giorgio De Chirico, one of the most important artists of the 20th century in Italy: Curtain for Don Chisciotte by V. Frazzi– 1952, 15th Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.  - pencil and watercolour on card with a cardboard backing. Property of the Teatro del Maggio [...]

€ 200

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A special evening for you!

Two front row seats for an opera of your choice from the upcoming Season 2016/17; the day after the chosen performance you will be offered a traditional dinner of Tuscan flavours at the Trattoria Cibrèo, a fascinating and characteristically elegant Florentine venue.

€ 200

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Adopt a seat!

Adopt a seat, give it your name for the 2016/2017 season. Choose the place you prefer from those reserved for the initiative!

€ 300

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Friends package

Two front row seats for a performance of your choice from the upcoming Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Season. Choose the evening you prefer on our website from those indicated by the crowdfunding symbol. You will always be with us and your name will also appear in our “Hall of fame” at the entrance to the Theatre. [...]

€ 350

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A Ferragamo prototype

For you, a unique item, a reproduction in limited edition of a prototype by Salvatore Ferragamo of an item of women’s footwear, autographed with a special message.

€ 500

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Discover the Chianti or Napa Valley with Antinori!

One of the most famous winemakers in the world and an international symbol of Italian wine: Marchesi Antinori extends an invitation for 4 people, to live the “Bottaia” experience and enjoy a delicious light lunch in the fantastic and highly modern vineyard in Bargino, just a few kilometres from Florence. Marchesi Antinori [...]

€ 750

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Palazzo Vecchio for you

An exclusive guided tour behind closed doors among the splendour and the beauty of Palazzo Vecchio; a journey back in time for ten people.

€ 1000

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The Director of the Uffizi as your special and exclusive guide

The Vasari corridor is an extraordinary elevated passageway which connects Palazzo Vecchio to Palazzo Pitti, passing through the Uffizi Gallery and across Ponte Vecchio. The tout, open to eight people, will be accompanied by music played by a chamber ensemble formed by professors from the Orchestra of Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and with the Director of the Uffizi, Eike Schmidt, as your special guide.

€ 1000

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An “Italian-style” rehearsal, just for you and a your friends!

An “Italian-style” rehearsal, just for you and a your friends! Make your dreams come true! Take part, either alone or with your friends, in an exclusive and reserved “Italian-style” rehearsal which will take place during the staging of an opera in our theatre. As well as yourself, your friends (up to a maximum of 20 people) and [...]

€ 2000

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Ten friends, New Year's Eve and Mika: what else?

Celebrate the most anticipated day of the year, 31/12/2016, with us! You will be a special guest at the extraordinary symphonic concert by Mika at the Opera di Firenze. You will also participate in the gala dinner held in the foyer (option to be chosen by July 20, 2016). Packet valid for ten people.

€ 3000

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Be the star, conquest your public, shine on the stage!

What is it like to be a famous artist? Do you sing? Do you play an instrument? Come and tread the boards of our stage, live a memorable experience and perform for an hour at the Opera di Firenze in front of 50 friends: the applause will be just for you. And that’s not all, you will be able to take home the special poster for your [...]

€ 5000

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The theater at your disposal

A unique location for a unique occasion which you will choose. Your wedding, a birthday, or a convention in the foyer or on the roof, with Florence before you. Furthermore, Marchesi Antinori is offering a guided tour of the very modern vineyard with a lunch at the Rinuccio restaurant for four people.

€ 7000

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Be part of the Opera di Firenze, become a sponsor!

Crowdfunding sponsor. Become a sponsor for the 2016/2017 season (from September 2016 to Arpil 2017) and have your logo placed in the Hall of Fame, on our website and on programmes. Furthermore your name will be on the curtain of the inauguration of the 80th Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Festival on 24 April 2017.

€ 7000