Events

What’s Going On In Bologna?

Discovering Bologna - The Secret Charme of a City
from Wednesday, September 20, 2017 to Wednesday, September 20, 2017 --- At Johns Hopkins SAIS Europe, a conversation with Anna Ottani Cavina to discover Bologna.
Notte Blu 2017
from Saturday, September 23, 2017 to Saturday, September 23, 2017 --- At its 5th edition "The Blue night" will be proposing over 20 events dedicated to Bologna City of Water all around the town.
Dalla Torre alla Luna
from Saturday, September 23, 2017 to Sunday, September 24, 2017 --- On the occasion of the European Heritage Days 2017 free guided visits at the Museo della Specola.
Race for the Cure 2017
from Friday, September 22, 2017 to Sunday, September 24, 2017 --- Famous event that aims to raise awareness and funds in support of the fight against breast cancer: 3 days full of initiatives involving families, and the traditional footrace of 5 km and the fitness walk of 2 km.
La Nona (dal caos, il corpo)
from Thursday, September 28, 2017 to Saturday, September 30, 2017 --- For the Dance season 2017 of Teatro Comunale, a ballet staged by Compagnia Zappalà Danza, based on the music of Beethoven's Symphony n. 9.
Bologna Design Week 2017
from Tuesday, September 26, 2017 to Saturday, September 30, 2017 --- An event that brings together cultural, productive, distributive and creative excellences based in the local area and elsewhere. Exhibitions, workshops, talks, for a third edition featuring more international cultural projects than ever.
Medea - Medeamaterial
from Wednesday, October 11, 2017 to Thursday, October 12, 2017 --- As part of Bologna Modern 2017, the contemporary music theatre  by composer the French  Pascal Dusapin is combined with the 1775 one-act play by Georg Benda.
Orchestra Giovanile Italiana - Michael Barenboim - Philippe Auguin
from Monday, October 16, 2017 to Monday, October 16, 2017 --- The orchestra that laureates the best musicians of our country opens Musica Insieme’s thirty-first Season, with a dedication to a great conductor of the 20th century.
Il Nuovo l’Antico - Monteverdi sacro e profano
from Thursday, October 5, 2017 to Thursday, October 26, 2017 --- Second project of Bologna Festival autumn program focussing on Monteverdi . A wide selection of his madrigals and by coeval authors, as well as his masterpiece Vespro della Beata Vergine.
Collegium Vocale Gent - Philippe Herreweghe
from Thursday, October 26, 2017 to Thursday, October 26, 2017 --- a concert with Collegium Vocale Gent cunducted by  Philippe Herreweghe, performing the Vespro della Beata Vergine by Monteverdi. As part of the programme Bologna Festival 2017 - Grandi Interpreti and Il Nuovo l'Antico.
Luciano Ligabue - Made in Italy Palasport 2017
from Friday, October 27, 2017 to Saturday, October 28, 2017 --- After the release of his latest album, the Italian singer Luciano Ligabue is now touring in Italy with “Made in Italy – Palasport 2017”.
Viaggio di una nuvola
from Saturday, October 28, 2017 to Sunday, October 29, 2017 --- Theatre performance for children, recommended for Ages 1-4. Screenplay by Roberto Frabetti, director Valeria Frabetti, with Bruno Frabetti and Sara Lanzi.
Antonii Baryshevskyi
from Monday, October 30, 2017 to Monday, October 30, 2017 --- The acclaimed Ukrainian pianist debuts for Musica Insieme , offering a program that explores the thousand facets of the white and black keys
Trekking Urbano Bologna 2017
from Tuesday, October 31, 2017 to Wednesday, November 1, 2017 --- 14th Urban Trekking Day: in Bologna two days full of walking tours through the city and the surrounding area.
Accademia Bizantina and Ottavio Dantone - Concert in favour of Face3DBO
from Friday, November 3, 2017 to Friday, November 3, 2017 --- For the solidarity concerts of Bologna Festival 2017, an event in favour of Face3DBO with Accademia Bizantina and Ottavio Dantone.
Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini - Krystian Zimerman - Grzegorz Nowak
from Monday, November 13, 2017 to Monday, November 13, 2017 --- One of the most important pianists in the world, returns to Fondazione Musica Insieme with an extraordinary orchestra
Ritratto d'artista – Alexander Lonquich
from Friday, November 10, 2017 to Tuesday, November 14, 2017 --- Three music appointments at Biblioteca del Centro San Domenico with the fine pianist and chamber-music player Alexander Lonquich. The concerts are part of Bologna Festival 2017.
L'Arcobaleno di Bianca / Bianca's rainbow
from Saturday, November 18, 2017 to Sunday, November 19, 2017 --- Dance show suggested for children from 1 to 4 years old. Direction and coreography by Serena Marossi. Produced by Compagnia ABC - Allegra Brigata Cinematica and Festival Danza Estate (Bergamo - Italy)
Aida
from Sunday, November 12, 2017 to Wednesday, November 22, 2017 --- Opera by Verdi, libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni, based on the original subject by the French archaeologist Auguste Mariette. Part of the Opera season 2017 of Teatro Comunale.
Aziz Shokhakimov, Giuseppe Albanese - 2017 Play. Concerts
from Saturday, November 25, 2017 to Saturday, November 25, 2017 --- The conductor Aziz Shokhakimov with the pianist Giuseppe Albanese. Music by Lizst, Ravel, Franck. Part of the symphony concert season 2017.
Spira mirabilis
from Monday, November 27, 2017 to Monday, November 27, 2017 --- The orchestra, whose very mission is the sharing and the closest deepening in the repertoire, introduces for Fondazione Musica Insieme an original project around the First Symphony of Brahms
Michele Mariotti - 2017 Play. Concerts
from Thursday, November 30, 2017 to Thursday, November 30, 2017 --- At Manzoni the conductor Michele Mariotti closes the Symphony concert season 2017 of Teatro Comunale. Music by Shubert and Bartok.
Mario Brunello
from Monday, December 4, 2017 to Monday, December 4, 2017 --- With this concert for Musica Insieme the performance of Bach’s complete works for solo cello and violin ends: the Suites, Sonatas and Partitas, thanks to Mario Brunello and ‘his’ two cellos
Engineer Calder's games
from Saturday, December 9, 2017 to Sunday, December 10, 2017 --- Show suggested for children from 3 to 6 years old. By Valeria Frabetti and Roberto Frabetti, on stage Luciano Cendou. Produced by La Baracca - Testoni Ragazzi (Bologna)
Moun
from Sunday, December 10, 2017 to Sunday, December 10, 2017 --- Suggested for children from 6 to 10 years old. From the book "Moun" by Sophie Rascal, director Fabrizio Montecchi, coreographer Valerio Longo, with Deniz Azhar Azari. A production Teatro Gioco Vita
Cain and Abel
from Thursday, December 14, 2017 to Thursday, December 14, 2017 --- Breakdance show suggested for children from 11 years old. By Manuela Capece and Davide Doro, with Florian Piovano and Emanuele Segre. Produced by CIA Rodisio (Como - Italy).
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.
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.
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).
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
Nel segno di Manara. Antologica di Milo Manara
from Friday, September 22, 2017 to Sunday, January 21, 2018 --- Seven sections of 130 artworks, which are tribute to one of the best-known and worldwide valued Italian contemporary authors.
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
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
Duchamp, Magritte, Dalì. I Rivoluzionari del '900
from Monday, October 16, 2017 to Sunday, February 11, 2018 --- An extraordinary exhibition dedicated to the artists who revolutionised the 20th century art , all together to let people know about a period of great and bright creativity.
México “La Mostra Sospesa” - Orozco, Rivera, Siqueiros
from Thursday, October 19, 2017 to Sunday, February 18, 2018 --- At Palazzo Fava sixty-eight works among the most important paintings of the great Mexican muralism.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.