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Michelangelo and the Cathedral of Florence: from David to the Pietà to the Dome

Not many people know that Michelangelo Buonarroti carved the David, the most famous and perfect statue of all time, for ...


Santa Reparata

A tour back in time: to the origins of florentine history, faith and art.


12 things you may not know about Michelangelo's Pietà in Florence Cathedral

In the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo in Florence there is a splendid sculpture by Michelangelo Buonarroti, conceived and ...


Al via il bando di audizione per il Coro di voci bianche della Cattedrale di Firenze

È online il bando di audizione 2020 per il Coro di voci bianche della Cappella musicale di Santa Maria del Fiore. Ecco ...

Opera magazine

Opera Magazine is the online space of the Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore, where you can find constant insights on our unlimited historical, artistic and spiritual heritage!
Here you can find a constantly updated and implemented series of short articles on the characters and the most and least known historical events that have traced the over seven centuries old existence of the Opera. The artistic events of its countless treasures are here described, through the close up experience of the great artists who worked on them and the analysis of the paintings, statues and architectures they created for this grandiose Complex. The culture and the moral and spiritual meanings of this unique set of Art, Civilization and Faith are here enhanced and divulged.

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545 anni fa, nel Casentino, nasceva il genio tormentato e incompreso.

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