Events

What’s Going On In Bologna?

65th Children's Carnival
from Sunday, February 26, 2017 to Tuesday, February 28, 2017 --- Traditional appointment dedicated to children, on the last Sunday of Carnival and on Shrove Tuesday (this year on Ferbuary 26th and 28th), with the Carnival float parade moving through the city centre.
Vinicio Capossela
from Wednesday, March 1, 2017 to Wednesday, March 1, 2017 --- Vinicio Capossela will present the second part of  Canzoni della Cupa e altri spaventi in Ombra, a new tour staging in Teatro EuropAuditorium  on March 1st
Maledetti Francesi
from Friday, March 3, 2017 to Saturday, March 4, 2017 --- Anecdotes and fragments of transalpine history in a performance by Giangilberto Monti which is about how the French poetic song got through the 20th century.
A Casa di Lucio va in città
from Thursday, March 2, 2017 to Saturday, March 4, 2017 --- A program of visits cured by exclusive relators and a series of audio installations dedicated to the bolognese singer Lucio Dalla
Visioni di futuro, visioni di teatro...
from Friday, February 24, 2017 to Sunday, March 5, 2017 --- 13th edition of the International Festival of Theatre and Culture for Early Years .
Slava's Snowshow
from Wednesday, March 1, 2017 to Sunday, March 5, 2017 --- Teatro Duse presents SLAVA’S SNOWSHOW created and staged by SLAVA
Mario Brunello
from Monday, March 6, 2017 to Monday, March 6, 2017 --- Second of the three concerts in which the famous Italian cellist faces Bach's solo cello and violin music. The concert is part of the 30th season of "I Concerti di Musica Insieme".
Revelación
from Thursday, March 9, 2017 to Thursday, March 9, 2017 --- It's a not-to-be-missed performance where all tango styles merge magically and in perfect harmony.
Eco di Sirene
from Wednesday, March 8, 2017 to Thursday, March 9, 2017 --- Carmen Consoli Eco di Sirene (Teatro Il Celebrazioni on March 8th and 9th) will be a very special concert. Emilia Belfiore (violin) and Claudia della Gatta (cello) will perform on stage with her.
Matthew Lee in concert
from Friday, March 10, 2017 to Friday, March 10, 2017 --- An extraordinary performer, pianist and singer, a great fan of rock'n'roll. With his own novel turn on the lessons of the Master of the genre. “The Genius Of Rock’n’roll” for the International press.
Compassion – History of the machine gunner
from Friday, March 10, 2017 to Saturday, March 11, 2017 --- Swiss director Milo Rau, protagonist of the new European theatre scene. In his “Compassion”, he explores some of the main issues of our times: the refugees’ routes from the Middle East throughout the Mediterranean and the Congolese civil war zones.
L'albero rubamutande
from Saturday, March 11, 2017 to Sunday, March 12, 2017 --- “The tree that steals underpants” is a funny story to tell the children how important it is to know our limits and to learn how to use them, without complaining and trying to “find ourselves” a little bit more every day.
Mario Biondi
from Monday, March 13, 2017 to Monday, March 13, 2017 --- Back to Teatro EuropAuditorium Mario Biondi with the " Best of Soul Tour" on March 13th 2017.
I Solisti di Mosca - Yuri Bashmet
from Monday, March 13, 2017 to Monday, March 13, 2017 --- At Teatro Manzoni the Russian violinist and conductor gives a picture of the different Soviet music panorama,  through a concert programme taking its inspiration from the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution. The concert is part of the 30th season of "I Concerti di Musica Insieme".
Baustelle
from Tuesday, March 14, 2017 to Tuesday, March 14, 2017 --- Baustelle will be at Teatro EuropAuditorium on March 14th with the new tour L'amore e la violenza.
Samuele Bersani - La fortuna che abbiamo tour
from Wednesday, March 15, 2017 to Wednesday, March 15, 2017 --- Samuele Bersani will be in concert at Teatro Il Celebrazioni with "La fortuna che abbiamo tour" on Wednesday March 15th, 2017.
Roberto Bolle and Friends
from Thursday, March 16, 2017 to Thursday, March 16, 2017 --- On March 16th the famous étoile Roberto Bolle on the stage of EuropAuditorium Theatre
Il turco in Italia
from Friday, March 10, 2017 to Saturday, March 18, 2017 --- As part of thethe Opera season 2017 of Teatro Comunale di Bologna, the opera buffa in two acts by Gioachino Rossini, signed by the director and set designer Davide Livermore.
SHORT STORIES | tre solo di Carolyn Carlson
from Thursday, March 23, 2017 to Thursday, March 23, 2017 --- Carolyn Carlson is one of the greatest contemporary dance performers: in “Short Stories” Carolyn Carlson company proposes three female solos
Parsons Dance
from Friday, March 24, 2017 to Saturday, March 25, 2017 --- On the stage of Il Celebrazioni Theatre Parsons Dance that was born from the creative genius of David Parsons and Howell Binkley, respectively eclectic choreographer and light designer of the show.
Oblivion: the human Jukebox
from Friday, March 24, 2017 to Sunday, March 26, 2017 --- Graziana Borciani, Davide Calabrese, Francesca Folloni, Lorenzo Scuda and Fabio Vagnarelli, that is the "Oblivion" on the stage of the Teatro Duse from 24th to 26th March.
Girotondo
from Saturday, March 25, 2017 to Sunday, March 26, 2017 --- “Girotondo” is a show with circular motions, constantly changing, with music and magical, playful images.
Alfred Brendel e Dénes Várjon - Lezioni di Piano 2017
from Monday, March 27, 2017 to Monday, March 27, 2017 --- A lectio magistralis of a piano legend. To follow, the pianist Dénes Várjon will perform the famous Liszt's Sonata in B minor S.178.
Loving Ella
from Wednesday, March 29, 2017 to Wednesday, March 29, 2017 --- In view of the hundredth anniversary of Ella Fitzgerald (April 25th 2017), Teatro Il Celebrazioni will host Loving Ella, a project with Simona Molinari voice.
Histoire du Soldat
from Wednesday, March 29, 2017 to Wednesday, March 29, 2017 --- The story is based on a Russian folk tale and features a soldier victim of the First World War.
Il secondo figlio di Dio
from Friday, March 31, 2017 to Sunday, April 2, 2017 --- Simone Cristicchi stages "The second son of God", his new performance based on the incredible but true story of David Lazzaretti called the “Amiata's Christ”.
Eureka
from Sunday, April 2, 2017 to Sunday, April 2, 2017 --- Eureka is a routine work whose strong originality lies in calling five people of the audience in a few hours before the beginning of the show.
Yefim Bronfman
from Monday, April 3, 2017 to Monday, April 3, 2017 --- One of the greatest pianists of our time presents a programme with music by  Schumann, Bartók, Debussy, Stravinskij. The concert is part of the 30th season of "I Concerti di Musica Insieme".
Lo sguardo dell'imperatrice
from Thursday, April 6, 2017 to Thursday, April 6, 2017 --- A tribute to Pina Bausch, the myth of the dance and theater at the end of the twentieth century
Fiera del Libro per Ragazzi - Bologna Children's Book Fair 2017
from Monday, April 3, 2017 to Thursday, April 6, 2017 --- The leading international trade fair for publishers
Hair
from Saturday, April 8, 2017 to Sunday, April 9, 2017 --- “Hair”, the rock musical which celebrates the hippie pacifist culture and sexual revolution of the 1960s, gets back on stage to tell the story of a group of young  activists living in New York in 1968.
SENZASPINE | classXfactor
from Monday, April 10, 2017 to Monday, April 10, 2017 --- Classical music concert
Blacher, Hagen, Özgür, Curfs, Estay, Haeldermans
from Monday, April 10, 2017 to Monday, April 10, 2017 --- A night of jazz with the extraordinary sextet led by Kolja Blacher, performing music by Šostakovič and Steve Reich. The concert is part of the 30th season of "I Concerti di Musica Insieme".
Abba Dream
from Wednesday, April 12, 2017 to Wednesday, April 12, 2017 --- By popular demand, the show celebrating the greatest Swedish pop band will be back.
La voix humaine and Cavalleria rusticana
from Sunday, April 9, 2017 to Tuesday, April 18, 2017 --- A new diptych including Francis Poulenc's La voix humaine and Pietro Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana. Conductor Michele Mariotti, director  Emma Dante. As part of the opera season 2017 of Teatro Comunale.
Canto Libero
from Saturday, April 22, 2017 to Saturday, April 22, 2017 --- On the stage of Teatro Duse "Canto Libero tribute to the songs of Battisti and Mogol" conceived by Fabio “Red” Rosso and directed by Giovanni Vianelli.
30!! Chi ha rubato la mia pizza?
from Saturday, April 22, 2017 to Sunday, April 23, 2017 --- Rocco, the little fox, is turning 3, but when his friends ask him “How old are you turning?” he answers decisively “30!!”
Noblesse Oblige
from Wednesday, April 26, 2017 to Wednesday, April 26, 2017 --- In 1977, during punk international development, Enrico Ruggeri -attending at those times Berchet High School in Milan- creates the DECIBEL with his friends Silvio Capeccia and Fulvio Muzio.
Nek
from Saturday, April 29, 2017 to Saturday, April 29, 2017 --- By popular demand Filippo Nek Neviani will be at Teatro EuropAuditorium di Bologna with "Unici in Tour"
Graziano Pompili - OMNIA
from Saturday, February 25, 2017 to Sunday, April 30, 2017 --- A large solo exhibition curated by Valeria Tassinari, where Graziano Pompili proposes a summary of the salient points of his artistic research, until the 70s
Kelemen Quartet
from Tuesday, May 2, 2017 to Tuesday, May 2, 2017 --- A quartet capable of taking on the most difficult pages of the repertoire for violins, viola and cello. Music by Haydn, Schubert, Schumann and Bartók.  The concert is part of the 30th season of "I Concerti di Musica Insieme".
L’elefantino
from Saturday, May 6, 2017 to Sunday, May 7, 2017 --- Bubu is the only boy in his family and his sisters are too young to look after the house. So his mummy and daddy have given him the task of washing all the family’s socks. It’s a boring job, and Bubu, during the washing, tells a story to himself.
All Shook Up
from Friday, May 12, 2017 to Saturday, May 13, 2017 --- "All Shook Up" is a new musical comedy built around many of Elvis Presley's famous songs.
StraBologna 2017
from Saturday, May 13, 2017 to Sunday, May 14, 2017 --- In May Bologna is going to live a festival dedicated to wellness and fun with Strabologna (38th edition)
Grigory Sokolov
from Monday, May 15, 2017 to Monday, May 15, 2017 --- Fine and accurate interpreter, musician with a measured and contagious sensitivity, the Russian pianist presents a programme with music by Mozart and Beethoven. The concert is part of the 30th season of "I Concerti di Musica Insieme".
Kiss - European Tour
from Tuesday, May 16, 2017 to Tuesday, May 16, 2017 --- Back in Italy the KISS, the America band that has earned more gold records of all time
Diverdeinverde
from Friday, May 19, 2017 to Sunday, May 21, 2017 --- Three days to discover that Bologna is a garden. Visit more than 50 private and secret gardens exceptionally open by the owners.
Fiorella Mannoia
from Tuesday, May 2, 2017 to Saturday, May 27, 2017 --- Back to Teatro EuropAuditorium Fiorella Mannoia on May 2nd and 27th, after the sold out of December 5th with her "Combattente il tour".
Costruire il Novecento. Capolavori della Collezione Giovanardi
from Friday, February 24, 2017 to Sunday, June 25, 2017 --- Ninety works from the Giovanardi Collection made by the most important Italian painters active between the two World Wars.
Depeche Mode - Global Spirit Tour
from Thursday, June 29, 2017 to Thursday, June 29, 2017 --- Bologna  is the last of the three Italian dates of the Depeche Mode “Global Spirit Tour” whichi is going to stop in 21 countries across Europe, fisrt, and continuing then in North and South America.