Events

What’s Going On In Bologna?

Luigi Piovano - Sir Antonio Pappano
from Sunday, December 17, 2017 to Sunday, December 17, 2017 --- For Musica Insieme season, a Duo of exceptional musicians on the notes of Brahms and of two new works by Dall’Ongaro and Panfili, dedicated to the Duo
Eli & Rio
from Saturday, December 16, 2017 to Sunday, December 17, 2017 --- Suggested for children from 3 to 6 years old. By Ossi Niskala, with Per Dahlström and Maria Selander. Produced by Teater Tre (Sweden), national premiere. In the context of Teatro Arcobaleno.
Harlem Gospel Choir
from Tuesday, December 19, 2017 to Tuesday, December 19, 2017 --- The most famous and long-lasting American gospel choir is in Bologna with its harmonious songs of love, hope and inspiration that deeply reach the audience soul.
Conor Stechschulte - Il peso dell'acqua
from Friday, November 24, 2017 to Wednesday, December 20, 2017 --- On the occasion of BilBOlbul, the young American talent Conor Stechschulte is presented at Spazio&.
Cosacchi del Don
from Thursday, December 21, 2017 to Thursday, December 21, 2017 --- The State Ensemble Don Cossack was found on 1985 and it is the most important Don Cossack's professional artistic group in Russia. The great artist Nonna Gepfner is the choreographer.
Villaggio di Natale Francese
from Saturday, November 25, 2017 to Thursday, December 21, 2017 --- A special opportunity to plunge into the magic atmosphere of a traditional French Christmas village with gastronomic products, handicrafts and accessories.
Il lago dei cigni
from Thursday, December 21, 2017 to Thursday, December 21, 2017 --- The Moscow Ballet "La Classique" presents one of the most famous ballet of dance history. Forty dancers retrace the eternal love story of Odette and Prince Sigfried. Choreography Marius Petipa.
Sandokan
from Friday, December 22, 2017 to Friday, December 22, 2017 --- Theatre performance suggested for children from 6 to 10 years old. Text and direction by Bruno Cappagli, a new production by  La Baracca - Testoni Ragazzi
The Harlem Spirit of Gospel Choir
from Saturday, December 23, 2017 to Saturday, December 23, 2017 --- Mr. Anthony Morgan and his choir are back to Italy with the traditional Christmas concert. On the stage the best voices of the USA gospel panorama.
Tosca
from Friday, December 15, 2017 to Saturday, December 23, 2017 --- Opera in three acts by di Giacomo Puccini,  libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica.  Part of the Opera season 2017 of Teatro Comunale.
Fiera dell'Antiquariato
from Tuesday, December 12, 2017 to Sunday, December 24, 2017 --- Antiques market taking place every year in December under the Voltone del Podestà, in the heart of the historical center.
Madagascar
from Tuesday, December 26, 2017 to Wednesday, December 27, 2017 --- A musical which is a hymn to friendship, addressed to an audience of all ages. The DreamWorks characters live and in person are arriving for the first time in Italy.
San Giacomo Festival - December 2017
from Friday, December 1, 2017 to Saturday, December 30, 2017 --- The appointments scheduled in December 2017 within San Giacomo Festival programme October 2017/February 2018.
Il Fronte in Corsia. Il Rizzoli nella retrovia della Grande guerra
from Saturday, November 25, 2017 to Sunday, December 31, 2017 --- An exhibition to present the project of enhancing the historical archive of the First World War of the Istituto Rizzoli di Bologna.
Smashed
from Saturday, December 30, 2017 to Sunday, December 31, 2017 --- 9 jugglers, 80 apples, 4 ceramic tea sets, and a musical selection going from Bach to tracks of the 1930s. These are the key components of Smashed
VALSE - New Year's Concert
from Monday, January 1, 2018 to Monday, January 1, 2018 --- According to tradition, the Orchestra Filarmonica di Bologna celebrates the new year at Auditorium Manzoni. Conductor Hirofumi Yoshida.
Jacovitti - Il teatrino perpetuo
from Saturday, November 25, 2017 to Friday, January 5, 2018 --- Twenty years after Jacovitti’s death, an exhibition dedicated to his surreal genius: over one hundred works featuring the author’s immense production. The event is part of Bologna International Comics Festival BilBOlBul 2017.
Sandokan
from Saturday, January 6, 2018 to Saturday, January 6, 2018 --- Theatre performance suggested for children from 6 to 10 years old. Text and direction by Bruno Cappagli, a new production by  La Baracca - Testoni Ragazzi
Sarah Mazzetti - I gioielli di Elsa
from Thursday, November 23, 2017 to Sunday, January 7, 2018 --- An exhibition for children and adults focusing on the comic book for children "I gioielli di Elsa" by Sarah Mazzetti
Una Storia Sottosopra / Upside Down
from Sunday, January 7, 2018 to Sunday, January 7, 2018 --- Suggested for children from 1 to 4 years old. By Andrea Buzzetti, Enrico Montalbani and Carlotta Zini, with Andrea Buzzetti and Carlotta Zini. Produced by La Baracca - Testoni Ragazzi (Bologna).
Nativity- I presepi di Ivan Dimitrov
from Saturday, December 16, 2017 to Sunday, January 7, 2018 --- An original and moving exhibition, with over 300 terracotta sculptures that the famous sculptor Ivan Dimitrov dedicated to the Nativity scenes, borrowing from the great artists of the past.
Uomini sull'orlo di una crisi di nervi 2 - Il ritorno
from Friday, December 29, 2017 to Sunday, January 7, 2018 --- The events of the four friends (Gianni, Vincenzo, Pino and Nicola), known in the past season in "Uomini sull’orlo di una crisi di nervi" carry on.
Sandokan
from Friday, January 12, 2018 to Sunday, January 14, 2018 --- Theatre performance suggested for children from 6 to 10 years old. Text and direction by Bruno Cappagli, a new production by  La Baracca - Testoni Ragazzi
Pražák Quartet
from Monday, January 15, 2018 to Monday, January 15, 2018 --- Back to Musica Insieme after twenty-five years, the famous Pražák Quartet dedicates its concert to the music of Dvořák and Smetana
Pinocchio - Il musical
from Friday, January 19, 2018 to Friday, January 19, 2018 --- A musical that enchants the children but also touches and entertains audiences of all ages.
Katia Labèque - Marielle Labèque - Simone Rubino - Andrea Bindi
from Monday, January 22, 2018 to Monday, January 22, 2018 --- For Musica Insieme, one of the most famous piano duo in the world meets the percussions for an original project that explores the popular repertoire, from Brahms to Bartók
Atlas des Kommunismus
from Saturday, January 20, 2018 to Monday, January 22, 2018 --- In Berlin in 1918, Karl Liebknecht tried to proclaim the birth of the free German Socialist Republic. 100 years later, the Argentine director Lola Arias invites a group of women aged between 10 and 84 years old, to tell stories about communism.
San Giacomo Festival - January 2018
from Saturday, January 6, 2018 to Sunday, January 28, 2018 --- The appointments scheduled in January 2018 within San Giacomo Festival programme October 2017/February 2018.
Il giorno di un Dio
from Thursday, February 1, 2018 to Sunday, February 4, 2018 --- Il giorno di un Dio is articulated in 12 connected fragments that interact together, in the search of an illumination, that would fuel new questions and doubts
Rudolf Buchbinder
from Monday, February 5, 2018 to Monday, February 5, 2018 --- The famous Austrian pianist is guest of the season of Musica Insieme with a program that proposes the authors to which he has mostly devoted his prolific career
Arte Fiera | ART CITY 2018
from Friday, February 2, 2018 to Monday, February 5, 2018 --- At the exhibition center the 42nd edition of the most important trade show of Italian contemporary and modern art, that will also invade the city with the appointments of ART CITY and ART CITY White Night.
Goran Bregovic
from Wednesday, February 7, 2018 to Wednesday, February 7, 2018 --- Five years after his album "Champagne for Gypsies", Goran Bregovic come back with a new work about the religious diversity and the pacific coexistence: "Three Letters from Sarajevo"
San Giacomo Festival - February 2018
from Saturday, February 3, 2018 to Sunday, February 25, 2018 --- The appointments scheduled in February 2018 within San Giacomo Festival programme October 2017/February 2018.
René Paresce. Italiani a Parigi. Campigli, de Chirico, de Pisis, Savinio, Severini, Tozzi
from Thursday, December 7, 2017 to Sunday, February 25, 2018 --- The exhibition highlights the figure of René Paresce and his companions Les Italiens, who brought Italian painting to the center of the European scene between the two war.
Joshua Bell - Sam Haywood
from Monday, February 26, 2018 to Monday, February 26, 2018 --- Musica Insieme series host the popular American violinist, today an international star, with the pianist Sam Haywood in a program dedicated to the music of Beethoven, Schubert and Strauss
La gioia
from Thursday, March 1, 2018 to Sunday, March 4, 2018 --- As an artist dear to Emilia Romagna Teatro Fondazione, Delbono is able, like few others, to create works taking suggestions from experienced life moments and daily chronicles that are filled with contrasts.
Borodin Quartet - Alexei Volodin
from Monday, March 5, 2018 to Monday, March 5, 2018 --- The historical Russian Quartet, regular guest of the season of Musica Insieme, meets the piano of Volodin in a program dedicated to three pillars of Russian repertoire
Cantico dei Cantici
from Wednesday, March 7, 2018 to Wednesday, March 7, 2018 --- The piece is inspired by Solomon’s Canticle, the most sublime of the Bible’s canticles, which contains Mesopotamian poems from the 4th century B.C.
A Fury Tale
from Saturday, March 10, 2018 to Saturday, March 10, 2018 --- In A Fury Tale two female bodies are compared, from the inside and the outside, with the purpose of seeking a relation, that will enlighten them; translating each of their unique traits through vision, energy and soul.
It's OK to change your mind
from Saturday, January 20, 2018 to Sunday, March 18, 2018 --- A homage to the early 20th century avant-garde art, providing insight into the current cultural scene through the works by the most recent generations of Russian artists.
Cristina Zavalloni - Danusha Waskiewicz - Andrea Rebaudengo
from Monday, March 19, 2018 to Monday, March 19, 2018 --- For Musica Insieme, three extraordinary soloists for an original concert, with an Italian première appositely commissioned to one of our most interesting Italian composers, Paolo Marzocchi
Radu Lupu
from Sunday, March 25, 2018 to Sunday, March 25, 2018 --- The great Rumanian pianist returns to Musica Insieme with a program that lines up two author-poets, that had the gift to narrate entire worlds in music
Viaggio di una nuvola
from Saturday, March 24, 2018 to Sunday, March 25, 2018 --- Theatre performance for children, recommended for Ages 1-4. Screenplay by Roberto Frabetti, director Valeria Frabetti, with Bruno Frabetti and Sara Lanzi.
Maxim Vengerov - Roustem Saitkoulov
from Monday, April 9, 2018 to Monday, April 9, 2018 --- Musica Insieme brings back to Bologna after twenty-four years the famous violinist, with an anthology of masterpieces that cross two centuries of history
Quatuor Diotima - Jörg Widmann
from Monday, April 23, 2018 to Monday, April 23, 2018 --- A double debut for Musica Insieme for the brilliant French string Quartet and the German clarinetist and composer: an union crowned by the everlasting notes of Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet
the WALL
from Friday, November 24, 2017 to Sunday, May 6, 2018 --- The exhibition offers a trip around and inside the wall. It traces its history through the most important walls from different times and places.
Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra - Sergej Krylov
from Monday, May 7, 2018 to Monday, May 7, 2018 --- The charm of the seasons permeates the final concert of Musica Insieme calendar, that hosts for the first time in Bologna the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra and its conductor and soloist
REVOLUTIJA. Da Chagall a Malevich, da Repin a Kandinsky
from Tuesday, December 12, 2017 to Sunday, May 13, 2018 --- At MAMbo on show about 70 works, real masterpieces from the State Russian Museum of St. Petersburg, to traces the styles and the development of the early 1900s Russian avantgards.
Diverdeinverde 2018
from Friday, May 18, 2018 to Sunday, May 20, 2018 --- Every year for one weekend only, people can visit the hidden gardens in Bologna city centre, as well as the parks in the foothills and surrounding plains.
32 Rue Vandenbranden
from Friday, May 25, 2018 to Saturday, May 26, 2018 --- A performance of theatre-dance by the famous Belgian Company Peeping Tom.