Teatro del Maggio Fiorentino 2011 It’s an annual international opera festival held in the Municipal Theater in Florence. The festival was founded in April 1933 by Maestro Vittorio Gui with the aim of presenting contemporary and forgotten operas in theatre dramatic productions. This year will be the 74th edition of the festival and the main topic is the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Italian unification. The 74th edition of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Festival will take place from April 28th to June 23rd, 2011, and will host more than 70 events in less than 2 months. Operas, ballets, concerts, children events, alternative music, readings, art, school, meetings, a seminar about Italian Melodramma, exhibitions, cinema, books, hospitality and much more! Few days ago we were at the at the "Lake Swan" reharsals at the Teatro del Maggio Fiorentino to see all the pictures we took just go to TuscanyTunes's official flickr channel.