Events

What’s Going On In Bologna?

Musica Insieme in Ateneo
from Thursday, April 13, 2017 to Thursday, April 13, 2017 --- Last appointment that will finish the XXth edition of Musica Insieme in Ateneo, festival organized by Collegium Musicum Almae Matris, the official chorus and orchestra of Bologna University.
International under 15 Football Tournament
from Wednesday, April 12, 2017 to Monday, April 17, 2017 --- From April 12 to 17, at the start of the 2nd edition of the International Tournament  Under15 youth football "WE LOVE FOOTBALL". 16 teams. Final and semifinals will be played at the Dall'ARA stadium
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. Part of the 2017 opera season, Teatro Comunale di Bologna.
Michele Mariotti, Viktoria Mullova - 2017 Play. Concerts
from Saturday, April 22, 2017 to Saturday, April 22, 2017 --- The conductor Michele Mariotti and the violinist Viktoria Mullova in a concert with music by Sibelius. The event is part of the symphony concert season 2017.
La più selvaggia sete, la più selvaggia fame
from Friday, April 21, 2017 to Saturday, April 22, 2017 --- Musical monologue about the partisan resistance
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.
Festival della Scienza Medica
from Thursday, April 20, 2017 to Sunday, April 23, 2017 --- The Festival’s programme consists of four event-packed days of conferences, debates, presentations and discussions.
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!!”
I Solisti della FTCB - Giorgio Zagnoni
from Monday, April 24, 2017 to Monday, April 24, 2017 --- The soloists of FTCB and the flute-player Giorgio Zagnoni at Teatro Manzoni, in a concert dedicated to movies' themes.
Simple Minds - Acoustic Live Tour 2017
from Tuesday, April 25, 2017 to Tuesday, April 25, 2017 --- To celebrate the release of the album Simple Minds Acoustic , the famous Scottish band will cross the UK & Europe in 2017 with their Acoustic Live Tour 2017.
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.
Musica in San Colombano - April Concert
from Thursday, April 27, 2017 to Thursday, April 27, 2017 --- Seventh edition of the concert programme which intends first of all to make people appreciate the fascinating sound of the ancient music instruments preserved in San Colombano.
Michele Mariotti - 2017 Play. Concerts
from Friday, April 28, 2017 to Friday, April 28, 2017 --- The conductor Michele Mariotti in a concert with music by Webern, Schubert, Mendelssohn. The event is part of the symphony concert season 2017.
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"
Live Arts Week VI
from Wednesday, April 26, 2017 to Saturday, April 29, 2017 --- An event dedicated to live arts , unique in Italy, which hosts a blend of new productions revolving around the presence, performance and perceptual experience of sounds and visions. The program offers a calendar of live works.
Bravo Caffé - Live concerts in April
from Saturday, April 1, 2017 to Saturday, April 29, 2017 --- Jazz, funk, soul, gospel, rock... High quality live music and entertainment!
San Giacomo Festival - April 2017
from Saturday, April 1, 2017 to Sunday, April 30, 2017 --- The appointments scheduled in April 2017 within San Giacomo Festival programme March/September 2017.
Ocarina Festival - 9th edition
from Wednesday, April 26, 2017 to Monday, May 1, 2017 --- Happenings, concerts and exhibitions dedicated to the wind instrument in terracotta typical of Budrio, in the bolognese valley.
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".
40 anni che TI AMO
from Friday, May 5, 2017 to Friday, May 5, 2017 --- Umberto Tozzi in concert at Teatro Duse where he will celebrate “Ti Amo”, his biggest hit with other famous songs
Pinocchio - Il musical
from Friday, May 5, 2017 to Sunday, May 7, 2017 --- A musical that enchants the children but also touches and entertains audiences of all ages.
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.
Future Film Festival 2017
from Tuesday, May 2, 2017 to Sunday, May 7, 2017 --- The 19th Future Film Festival attempts to bring unpublished works and internationally known artists to Italy. Premiere, short films, TV and Web series, workshop and masterclass.
Ron - La forza di dire sì
from Monday, May 8, 2017 to Monday, May 8, 2017 --- RON with "L'ottava meraviglia", during his tour " La forza di dire sì " will arrive on 8th May at Teatro Il Celebrazioni di Bologna.
Patti Smith - Grateful
from Friday, May 12, 2017 to Friday, May 12, 2017 --- A concert to express her sense of gratitude to Italy. The rock poetess is accompanied on stage by her sons and the bassist, guitarist, and music director Tony Shanahan.
Experiment IV
from Wednesday, May 10, 2017 to Friday, May 12, 2017 --- 3 days of contemporary dance
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)
Sette spose per sette fratelli
from Friday, May 12, 2017 to Sunday, May 14, 2017 --- Seven Brides for Seven Brothers: musical adapted from the MGM film by Stephen Vincent Benet
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.
Peter Grimes
from Thursday, May 18, 2017 to Wednesday, May 24, 2017 --- Opera in three acts by Benjamin Britten, based on George Crabbe's poem "The Borough". Libretto by Montgu Slater. Conductor Juraj Valčuha, director Cesare Lievi. The event is part of the opera season 2017 of Teatro Comunale.
Ermal Meta | Vietato Morire
from Thursday, May 25, 2017 to Thursday, May 25, 2017 --- On May 25th, "Vietato Morire" tour by Ermal Meta is coming at Teatro Duse di Bologna.
Musica in San Colombano - May Concert
from Thursday, May 25, 2017 to Saturday, May 27, 2017 --- Seventh edition of the concert programme which intends first of all to make people appreciate the fascinating sound of the ancient music instruments preserved in San Colombano.
Frédéric Chaslin, Enrico Bronzi - 2017 Play. Concerts
from Saturday, May 27, 2017 to Saturday, May 27, 2017 --- At Manzoni the conductor Frédéric Chaslin and the cellist Enrico Bronzi, for the Symphony concert season 2017 of Teatro Comunale. Music by Dvorak and Berlioz.
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".
Green Asparagus Festival
from Thursday, May 18, 2017 to Monday, May 29, 2017 --- In the village of Altedo, not far from Bologna, the exquisite locally grown green asparagus is the main ingredient for both traditional and creative recipes.
Il Quartetto in Sala Mozart
from Thursday, April 20, 2017 to Monday, May 29, 2017 --- The Regia Accademia Filarmonica of Bologna proposes concerts in Sala Mozart with world-famous string quartets.
Crazy for you
from Friday, June 9, 2017 to Saturday, June 10, 2017 --- Within the programme "A Summer Musical Festival - V edizione" - “Crazy for you” the musical by George Gershwin.
Tiziano Ferro - Tour 2017
from Saturday, June 24, 2017 to Saturday, June 24, 2017 --- New tour of Tiziano Ferro stopping in the stadiums of many Italian cities.
Musica in San Colombano - June Concert
from Saturday, June 24, 2017 to Sunday, June 25, 2017 --- Seventh edition of the concert programme which intends first of all to make people appreciate the fascinating sound of the ancient music instruments preserved in San Colombano.
Lucia di Lammermoor
from Friday, June 16, 2017 to Sunday, June 25, 2017 --- Opera in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti. Libretto by Salvadore Cammaran. New production of Teatro Comunale di Bologna. Conductor Michele Mariotti, director Lorenzo Mariani. The event is part of the Opera season 2017.
Michele Mariotti, Beatrice Rana - 2017 Play. Concerts
from Wednesday, June 28, 2017 to Wednesday, June 28, 2017 --- The conductor Michele Mariotti and the pianist Beatrice Rana in a concert with music by Čajkovskij. The event is part of the symphony concert season 2017.
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.
Il Cinema Ritrovato 2017
from Saturday, June 24, 2017 to Saturday, July 1, 2017 --- Bologna becomes the international capital of cinema during "Il Cinema Ritrovato", at its 31st edition this year: 500 films in 8 days, from the origin of the cinema to the new restorations.
Paolo Manaresi. I colori dell’inquietudine
from Sunday, April 2, 2017 to Sunday, July 2, 2017 --- An unusual exhibition that celebrates Paolo Manaresi, featuring overall the paintings by this artist who was mainly known for his engravings.
La Traviata
from Tuesday, July 11, 2017 to Saturday, July 15, 2017 --- Opera by Verdi, based on "La dame aux camélias" (Camille) by Alexandre Dumas. Conductor Hirofumi Yoshida. Director Alfonso Antoniozzi. The event is part of the Opera season 2017.
MIRó! Sogno e colore
from Tuesday, April 11, 2017 to Sunday, September 17, 2017 --- Joan Miró is arriving in Bologna, at Palazzo Albergati: one of the most important Spanish artists ever revealed through more than 130 works among oil paintings, drawings and sculptures.
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”.