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Program and cast

Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner

Director: Sven-Eric Bechtolf

Sets: Julian Crouch

Costumes: Kevin Pollard

Lights: Alex Brok

Video: Josh Higgason

Falstaff: Nicola Alaimo

Alice Ford: Ailyn Pérez

Nannetta: Francesca Aspromonte

Mrs. Quickly: Sara Mingardo

Mrs. Meg Page: Vasilisa Berzhanskaya

Ford: Simone Piazzola

Nannetta: Francesca Aspromonte

Fenton: Xabier Anduaga

Dr. Cajus: Paolo Antognetti

Bardolfo: Antonio Garés

Pistola: Alessandro Spina

Chorus and Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Chorus master: Lorenzo Fratini


Teatro del Maggio

Teatro del Maggio is in the centre, close to the old city walls, next to the historic Stazione Leopolda. The garden that welcomes visitors is Piazzale Vittorio Gui, named after the founder of the Stabile Orchestrale Fiorentina and the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.

By train
Santa Maria Novella is Florence's main train station.
From there you can reach the theatre with a short walk (about 10-15 minutes) or by taking the tram (a stop) or a taxi.

By car
The Opera di Firenze is just outside the ZTL area.
It is possible to park near the Parco delle Cascine or for a fee in the Porta al Prato car park (Via Elio Gabbuggiani, 7) and in the Piazza Vittorio Veneto car park.

By bus
Lines C1, C2 and D (Leopolda stop);
Lines 17 and 23A-B (stop Via delle Carra);
Lines 17B-C, 22, 23N, 23 and 57 (Pierluigi da Palestrina stop);
Lines 29, 29B, 29BA, 29BC, 29D, 30A, 30B, 30AC, 35 and 35° (stop Leopolda - Porta al Prato; Capolinea).

By tram
Line T1 (stop Porta al Prato - Parco della musica).

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