Events

What’s Going On In Bologna?

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.
Il ‘900 di SIRO (Umberto Spironello)
from Saturday, October 21, 2017 to Saturday, November 4, 2017 --- A retrospective dedicated to the painter and violinist Umberto Spironello, known as Siro: 180 works that span over five decades of his career.
Tartufesta in Sasso Marconi
from Saturday, October 28, 2017 to Sunday, November 5, 2017 --- Tartufesta, 5 days to celebrate the white truffle of Colli Bolognesi and its territory, between gastronomy, tradition and culture!
Gender Bender Festival 2017
from Wednesday, October 25, 2017 to Sunday, November 5, 2017 --- Over 100 cultural events in 12 days in Bologna: 26 movies, 23 dance events, 17 workshops, 11 conversations with artists, 7 parties and more.
Bologna underground: esplorando i sotterranei del canale di Reno
from Wednesday, October 25, 2017 to Sunday, November 5, 2017 --- 18 visits in the underground passages of the Reno Canal to discover the hidden corners of the city: the "Bologna Underground".
Queen + Adam Lambert
from Friday, November 10, 2017 to Friday, November 10, 2017 --- Only Italian date in Italy of the British rock band and American singer live show. The tour will continue until mid-December throughout Europe.
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.
Tartófla Savigno 2017
from Saturday, November 4, 2017 to Sunday, November 19, 2017 --- The 34th edition of the International white truffle festival is in Savigno the first three weekends of November, offering a rich programme of gastronomic, cultural, and recreative activities.
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)
Cioccoshow - The Magic of Chocolate
from Friday, November 17, 2017 to Sunday, November 19, 2017 --- Since 2005 a must-see event for high-quality artisan chocolate lovers. In piazza XX Settembre three days with stalls, initiatives, demonstrations and showcooking.
Bologna Jazz Festival 2017
from Thursday, October 26, 2017 to Sunday, November 19, 2017 --- Pure jazz and contemporary music, from the electronic to the hip-hop. An unforgettable autumn jazz event, where the history of the great jazz goes with the most innovative music trends.
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.
Caparezza
from Saturday, November 25, 2017 to Saturday, November 25, 2017 --- Three years after “Museica”, the Italian singer Caparezza is back with a new album and a new tour in the arenas.
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.
Sweet Bologna
from Friday, November 24, 2017 to Sunday, November 26, 2017 --- The greater italian pastry store is back with the best pastry masters. Come, taste and vote the best dessert in one of the emotional place in the world.
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.
Concerts at Estragon - November 2017
from Saturday, November 4, 2017 to Thursday, November 30, 2017 --- Some concerts scheduled at the Estragon in November.
Un eschimese in Amazzonia
from Saturday, December 2, 2017 to Sunday, December 3, 2017 --- Idea and lyrics by Liv Ferracchiati. Winner project of Premio Scenario 2017. Production The Baby Walk dance company. In collaboration with Associazione Scenario.
Bau#2
from Saturday, December 2, 2017 to Sunday, December 3, 2017 --- A performance by Barbara Berti , dramaturg Carlotta Scioldo. Winner project of Premio Scenario 2017. In collaboration with Associazione Scenario.
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
Depeche Mode - The Global Spirit Tour
from Wednesday, December 13, 2017 to Wednesday, December 13, 2017 --- After the concert at Dall'Ara Stadium last June, Depeche Mode are back to Bologna at the Unipol Arena for the winter dates of The Global Spirit Tour.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
Baby BoFe' 2017-2018
from Sunday, November 5, 2017 to Sunday, May 6, 2018 --- 11th edition of the classical music festival dedicated to children, combining the emotion of a live concert with the immediacy of a theatre narration and the fascination of original and creative scenaries.
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.