What’s Going On In Bologna?
Il chiodo, l'anfibio ed il bulbo sugli occhi
from Tuesday, April 24, 2018 to Tuesday, April 24, 2018 --- A performance where the theater of the Tightrope Walker Bruno Nataloni and the new wave music of the Roynoir come together
Umberto Tozzi in concerto
from Monday, April 23, 2018 to Monday, April 23, 2018 --- Umberto Tozzi in concert at Teatro Duse with a new show
from Monday, April 23, 2018 to Monday, April 23, 2018 --- Renzo Arbore – The Italian Orchestra is back to entertain the audience with the many joyful sounds of Neapolitan music, together with a lively orchestra and a talented chorus of proud Italian voices.
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
from Saturday, April 21, 2018 to Saturday, April 21, 2018 --- The astonishing physical and vocal resemblance of Sergio Cortés to the King of Pop, together with incredible special effects and choreography, let the singer’s most famous hits live on stage again.
from Saturday, April 21, 2018 to Sunday, April 22, 2018 --- Dirty Dancing is a combination of romanticism, sensuality and overwhelming music. A faithful theatrical transposition of the movie set in a distant summer of the '60s that tells the magical and eventful meeting between the young Baby Houseman and the fascinating dance teacher Johnny Castle.
Danze e balletti
from Friday, April 20, 2018 to Friday, April 20, 2018 --- The OSLOM (Orchestra Sinfonica L'Offerta Musicale) offers an evening of great classical music involving the audience in listening to the most famous pages of the Dances and Ballets repertoire.
Anna Bonitatibus, Paolo Raffo - "Che palpiti son questi"
from Tuesday, April 17, 2018 to Tuesday, April 17, 2018 --- For Bologna Festival 2018 - Grandi Interpreti, Anna Bonitatibus and the pianist Paolo Raffo perfoming arias and cantatas by Rossini, Bellini, Gabussi, Perucchini, Beethoven, Schubert.
OFBO - Gimeno - Chang
from Monday, April 16, 2018 to Monday, April 16, 2018 --- At Manzoni Theatre the OFBO Orchestra Filarmonica di Bologna and the violinist Sarah Chang conducted by Gustavo Gimeno.
Il lago dei cigni
from Sunday, April 15, 2018 to Sunday, April 15, 2018 --- At Teatro Duse a new version of Pëtr Il'ič Čajkovskij' Swan Lake, directed and choreographed by Louis Martelletta
James Holden & The Animal Spirits
from Saturday, April 14, 2018 to Saturday, April 14, 2018 --- James Holden on the stage of the Teatro Duse on April 14, the only Italian date.
from Friday, April 13, 2018 to Thursday, April 19, 2018 --- The Opera Season 2018 continues with Simon Boccanegra by Verdi. The direction is by Giorgio Gallione, and the conduction by Andriy Yurkevych
from Friday, April 13, 2018 to Sunday, April 15, 2018 --- Mai Morti is a "black affabulation" that causes discussion, anger, divides, excites and moves. With an evocative writing, Renato Sarti retraces our recent history through the stories of a never repentant fascist.
I Miserabili in concerto
from Friday, April 13, 2018 to Friday, April 13, 2018 --- At Teatro Duse "I Miserabili in concerto", the Musical that made the history of the Musical Theatre.
Chorus at the Corner – A Joyfull Noise
from Friday, April 13, 2018 to Friday, April 13, 2018 --- A premiere, with the participation of Coro Arcanto and Piccolo Coro Angelico.
from Thursday, April 12, 2018 to Thursday, April 12, 2018 --- After numerous appearances in major theaters and international festivals, Spellbound Contemporary Ballet brings Rossini Ouvertures on stage, celebrating the artistic and human figure of Gioachino Rossini in the year of the 150th anniversary of his death.
Il Quartetto in Sala Mozart - Serate Musicali 2018
from Wednesday, April 11, 2018 to Monday, June 4, 2018 --- In the beautiful location of Sala Mozart, three evening concerts fully dedicated to string quartets, as part of the chamber season 2018 of Accademia Filarmonica di Bologna.
Il mio canto libero
from Wednesday, April 11, 2018 to Wednesday, April 11, 2018 --- Komos, il Coro Gay di Bologna in a concert-show that speaks and sings of freedom, a journey of songs and narrations that will lead the public to touch all forms of anti-fascism.
Filippo Gorini, piano
from Tuesday, April 10, 2018 to Tuesday, April 10, 2018 --- Second appointment of Bologna Festival 2018 - Talenti with the twenty-two years old pianist, Filippo Gorini. Music by Schumann, Brahms, Beethoven
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
Cercando il Caso - Forme Screditate
from Saturday, April 7, 2018 to Saturday, April 7, 2018 --- The ensemble is an idea by Mauro Rolfini, author of some passages dedicated to figures who have revolutionized the improvisational and compositional language in the second half of the last century.
Orchestra Mozart Festival
from Friday, April 6, 2018 to Sunday, April 8, 2018 --- The Orchestra Mozart is back to Bologna for a three-day Festival, with two symphonic concerts conducted by Bernard Haitink, and a chamber music concert performed by the Solisti dell’Orchestra Mozart.
from Friday, April 6, 2018 to Saturday, April 7, 2018 --- At present is a cross-section of the mind and its elusiveness. On stage, a man and his double: a part is immobile, absorbed, reflective, a part is restless and identifies with the ghosts that populate his mind.
Realtà e Trasfigurazione
from Wednesday, April 4, 2018 to Wednesday, April 4, 2018 --- The electro-acoustic composition, allows an unusual perceptual game also given by the removal of the sound result with respect to the physical cause that produces.
Francesco Granata, piano
from Wednesday, April 4, 2018 to Wednesday, April 4, 2018 --- First appointment of Bologna Festival 2018 - Talenti. Francesco Granata, born in 1998, is the winner of the 2017 edition of Venezia Award. Music by Liszt, Ravel and Debussy.
San Giacomo Festival - April 2018
from Sunday, April 1, 2018 to Sunday, April 29, 2018 --- The appointments scheduled in April 2018 within San Giacomo Festival programme March - September 2018.
We Love Football
from Wednesday, March 28, 2018 to Monday, April 2, 2018 --- International Under-15 Youth Football Tournament: sixteen men's teams from Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Japan, Italy, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom, in addition to the eight Italian women's ones.
Michele Mariotti | Shipley - Shkoza - Poli - Faria
from Wednesday, March 28, 2018 to Wednesday, March 28, 2018 --- For the concert season 2018 of Teatro Comunale, Mariotti is the protagonist of a concert dedicated to Dvořák, with the solo voices of Charlotte-Anne Shipley, Enkeleida Shkoza, Antonio Poli and Luiz-Ottavio Faria.
from Wednesday, March 28, 2018 to Wednesday, March 28, 2018 --- This show, through a story perhaps of love between actors and audience, explores the search for a balance between the mutual willingness to let themselves be understood, surprised, listened to: in intimacy.
Il Rumore delle Orse
from Wednesday, March 28, 2018 to Wednesday, March 28, 2018 --- An opportunity to meet contemporary musicians from the experimental area and the authors published by the publishing house, through performances, workshops and public meetings.
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir - Ton Koopman
from Wednesday, March 28, 2018 to Wednesday, March 28, 2018 --- Opening concert of the 37th edition of Bologna Festival, with the conductor Ton Koopman and his Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir. As part of the programme Bologna Festival 2018 - Grandi Interpreti.
from Monday, March 26, 2018 to Monday, March 26, 2018 --- One of the most brilliant and innovative jazz-fusion musicians on the stage of Manzoni Theatre with his new Tour Laid Black.
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
from Friday, March 23, 2018 to Friday, March 23, 2018 --- For the dance season 2018 of Teatro Comunale, an event with world famous choreographers of the contemporary dance panorama and young dancers of the project Art Factory International.
Ossatura - Maps and Mazes
from Friday, March 23, 2018 to Friday, March 23, 2018 --- Combination of heterogeneous materials and musical languages: the exploration of technologies, the relationship with noise, the interest in techniques derived from concrete and electroacoustic music.
from Thursday, March 22, 2018 to Thursday, March 22, 2018 --- The Ballet of Rome entrusts the rewriting of one of the most famous ballets of the classical repertoire, Giselle, to two contemporary authors Itamar Serussi Sahar and Chris Haring.
from Thursday, March 22, 2018 to Thursday, March 22, 2018 --- At Teatro Duse Carmen , one of the most successful productions of the company "Balletto del Sud".
Schönberg - "The Yellow Sound", Letters to Kandinsky
from Wednesday, March 21, 2018 to Wednesday, March 21, 2018 --- Three events to get closer to the thought, the studies and the inner reality of three important artists, not only by listening to their music but also through their writings and letters.
Ornella Vanoni - La mia storia
from Wednesday, March 21, 2018 to Wednesday, March 21, 2018 --- Ornella Vanoni on the stage of Teatro Duse in Tour with a new show called “La mia storia”.
Musica in San Colombano - Evening concerts March/June 2018
from Wednesday, March 21, 2018 to Saturday, June 9, 2018 --- Like every year San Colombano Museum, location of Tagliavini Collection, hosts the Evening Concerts of the Musical Season, at its 8th edition.
from Wednesday, March 21, 2018 to Wednesday, March 21, 2018 --- The project leads to the realization of a professional theatrical path with disabled people. Enrico Casale structures Faustbuch right around the relationship with Andrea and Michael, actors with disabilities.
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
from Sunday, March 18, 2018 to Sunday, March 18, 2018 --- For the Symphony Concert Season of Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Jérémie Rhorer proposes the Overture from Polyeucte by Paul Dukas, as well as Russian masterpieces by Čajkovskij and Nikolaj Rimskij-Korsakov.
Il Salotto di Jane Austen
from Sunday, March 18, 2018 to Sunday, March 18, 2018 --- An historical-cultural event inspired by Jane Austen with thirty dancers of the Association 8cento. Guided tour by Paolo Cova.
from Sunday, March 18, 2018 to Sunday, March 18, 2018 --- In the Samoan language, the word "fa'afafine" defines those who do not identify themselves in one sex or another, and who enjoy consideration and respect. Alex does not live in Samoa, but he also wants to be a "fa'afafine".
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.
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.
Bologna Children's Book Fair 2018
from Monday, March 26, 2018 to Thursday, March 29, 2018 --- The fair that for 55 years has been the reference event for publishers, authors, illustrators, literary agents, distributors, teachers, developers, translators and all of the professions involved in the world of publishing and content for children.
Giappone. Storie d'amore e guerra
from Saturday, March 24, 2018 to Sunday, September 9, 2018 --- A great exhibition about classic Japanese art: Hiroshige, Utamaro, Hokusai, Kuniyoshi. The greatest nineteenth-century artists on show at Palazzo Albergati - 24st of March to the 9th of September
from Friday, March 23, 2018 to Sunday, June 24, 2018 --- First Italian retrospective of the Chinese artist Zhang Dali: over two hundred artworks that narrate the transformations and the contradictions of contemporary China through a dialogue with the city and its inhabitants.