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What is it? This clas­si­cal mu­sic fes­ti­val in Florence has con­cer­tos early evening, and DJ raves late at night. Who’s the crowd? Cul­tured folk of all ages. What you will see: Straw hats and bot­tles of the finest Chi­anti. What you won’t see: Girls in flower crowns pee­ing into cups. High points: Late-night rev­el­ling to sets by DJ Harold van Len­nep in the mag­i­cal pri­vate gar­dens of the Palazzo Corsini. Dis­as­ter po­ten­tial: Wak­ing up in a hedge with a hot vi­o­lin­ist, sur­rounded by dis­carded red-wine bot­tles.

Com­fort fac­tor: ‘Pic­nic fur­ni­ture’ is pro­vided. What the or­gan­is­ers might say: “We love Bey­oncé as much as Bach.”

29 Aug-1 Sept; New­gen­er­a­tionfes­ti­

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