Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino - Celebrate New Year's Eve 2022 in Florence

Celebrate the New Year at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

Ring in 2023 in style with a concert and gala dinner.

New Year's Eve 2022 in Florence

Year-end concert and gala dinner at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

Say goodbye to 2022 and greet the New Year with a glamourous cultural and culinary event. Don your finest evening wear and celebrate new beginnings at the awe-inspiring theatre in Piazzale Vittorio Gui that has hosted world-class performances since it opened its doors in 2011.

The Concert

Take your seat at 6 pm on December 31, 2022, for an unforgettable choral and symphonic performance that will see out 2022 in glorious fashion. Beethoven's 9th symphonies will enrapture the audience as it's played by the theatre's top-calibre choir and orchestra conducted by the renowned maestro, Daniele Gatti, with:

  • Lorenzo Fratini as Choirmaster.
  • Soprano Lenneke Ruiten,
  • mezzosoprano Eleonora Filipponi,
  • tenor Maximilian Schmitt,
  • bass Luca Pisaroni.
They will send their voices soaring around the great theatre as you delight in the wonderful melodies swirling around you.

You could finish your evening here, or you can continue on while the music is still filling your ears to enjoy a welcome drink of prosecco or a cocktail at 8 pm.

Following on from the aperitivo, be seated for a gala dinner with musical interludes offered by the Accademia del Teatro del Maggio.

The Gala Dinner Menu

The menu features such delights as:

  • Pinwheel of salmon with goat cheese and olives;
  • Tart with roll of cod and ham; Mini sandwich with smoked swordfish and saffron butter;
  • Geometry of Tuscan sauce Prawns wrapped in Colonnata lard on pureed cannellini beans;
  • Red oil and pomegranate seeds;
  • Ricotta tortelli with citrus-scented artichokes and bacon;
  • Beef fillet in Chianti with foie gras medallion with Sangiovese sauce accompanied by black cabbage flan, tomato confit and lentils;
  • "Hymn to Joy" Desert: soft pear and chocolate with chocolate sauce and vanilla sponge.

Welcome 2023 With a Toast, Fireworks, and Live Music

The Gala event will Finish just in time for the main moment itself to raise a glass of Spumante and toast to 2023 as fireworks fill the sky. Having welcomed in the new year and shared best wishes with all those present, start 2023 with a DJ set and contemporary music as the party continues until you can't dance anymore.

Book your ticket through Destination Florence.

Photo header credits: maggiofiorentino.com