New Center for Artisans to Open in Florence’s Oltrano

Florence‘s Oltrano neighborhood has long been known as the bastion of craftsmen, artisans and antique dealers. The Florentine reports that the 19th century Conventino, formerly the home of the Monastero di Santa Teresa delle Carmelitane Scalze, located near Piazza Tasso is soon to reopen as a 3,500 square-meter multifunctional center devoted to crafts. According to the newspaper, “The new Spazio …

Last-Minute Auditor Specials for Tuscany Vocal Program

Enjoy an idyllic, affordable week in Tuscany July 30 to August 6, 2008 as an auditor of the 2008 Daniel Ferro Vocal Program. Auditors observe all Master Classes and participate in Italian language study. Ideal for singers, voice teachers, coaches, conductors, choral singers and… lovers of music wishing to experience the development of young artists and enjoy Tuscany with all …