Optional Events


Guided Tours and Hiking
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Thursday, March 18 – 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

FLORENTINE MARKETS GUIDED TOUR


From Fiesole: bus departs from the Pensione BencistÓ at 9:00 am and stops at the hotel Hotel Villa Fiesole at 9:10 am before proceeding to downtown Florence.

Form Florence: meeting point at the Hotel Villani at 9:00 a.m.
Duration: approx. 2 1/2 hours
Cost: free of charge
Reservation: please contact the Retreat coordinator at the registration desk or a staff member of Casalini Libri
Description: guided tour. Santa Maria Novella church and the Mercato Centrale (central market), a fine example of late 19th century steel and glass architecture.


Saturday, March 20 – 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

HIKING TOUR ON MONTE CECERI


Bus departs from Villa La Fonte at 2:00 pm for Monte Ceceri (Fiesole).

Duration: approx. 2 1/2 hours
Cost: EUR 5,00
Reservation: please contact the Retreat coordinator at the registration desk or a staff member of Casalini Libri
Description: cultural walk and hiking excursion. Walk through the park of Montececeri (Fiesole) with its stone quarries made famous by Michelangelo, and up to the hilltop site where the first human flight was attempted following Leonardo da Vinci's drawings.


Sunday, March 21 – 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.

FLORENCE SIGHTSEEING TOUR


Form Fiesole: bus departs from the Pensione BencistÓ at 9:00 am and stops at the other hotel Hotel Villa Fiesole at 9:10 am before proceeding to downtown Florence.

From Florence: meeting point at Hotel Villani at 9:00 a.m.
Duration: approx. 3 hours
Cost: EUR 8,00
Reservation: please contact the Retreat coordinator at the registration desk or a staff member of Casalini Libri
Description: guided tour. Sightseeing in the historic city centre of Florence.






Concerts
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Location: in the historic Teatro "La Pergola" in via della Pergola 12/32 in the center of Florence
Cost:Limited number of complimentary tickets available
Reservation: please contact the Retreat coordinator at the registration desk or a staff member of Casalini Libri


Saturday, March 20 – Teatro della Pergola – 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

NACHTMUSIQUE
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ERICH HOEPRICH, director

Il Gran Crescendo di Mozart

W.A. MOZART: Duetti per corni di bassetto, KV 487; Adagio per due corni di bassetto e fagotto, KV 410; Adagio per clarinetto e tre corni di bassetto, KV 580a; Allegro per due clarinetti e tre corni di bassetto, KV 484b; Adagio per due clarinetti e tre corni di bassetto, KV 411; Ouverture da Die Zauberfl÷te, KV 620 (arr. di J. Heidenreich); Serenata in si bemolle maggiore per tredici strumenti, KV 361 Gran partita.


Sunday, March 21 – Teatro della Pergola – Saloncino – 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

WIENER STREICHSEXTETT
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SABINE MEYER, clarinet

W.A. MOZART: Quintetto per archi in sol minore KV 516.
J. BRAHMS: Quintetto in si minore per clarinetto e archi op. 115.



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