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May 2018

Please note that opening times and fees could be changed without notice.

Any changes from the monthly issue are highlighted in yellow.

On May 1st many activities may be closed for Labour Day.

 

 

Orticola 2018

From 11 to 13 May. 09.30 – 19.00. Flower Market Exhibition organized by the Lombard Horticultural Society non-profit organization, held by 160 exhibitors and botanists’ associations. On show unusual, rare, antique plants and fruits, with a participation of the University of Milan’s Department of Science for Food, Environment and Nutrition. Info in English at http://www.orticola.org/orticola/?page_id=9890. €10; www.orticola.org or www.midaticket.it. Giardini Montanelli, between Via Palestro and Porta Venezia • M1 Palestro or Porta Venezia, M3 Turati

 

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From April. Mon–Thurs. 15.00 -16.00 -17.00 -18.00; Fri–Sun and Holidays: 10.30 -11.30 -12.30 -15.00 -16.00 -17.00 -18.00. The navigation on the “Navigli” (the Milanese artificial canals) offers opportunities for tours along the routes of the boats that used to carry supplies to the city of Milan. After a few metres from the dockyard you will see the Vicolo dei Lavandai (the ‘laundrymen alley’) where women used to wash clothes. Up next is Palazzo Galloni, where the Incision Center is located. Then the church of San Cristoforo, one of the most significant monumental complexes of the canals, with its bridge and wash-house. On the way back, passing under the bridge called the “Scodellino” (namely a little wine bowl, a reference the old taverns that used to line the banks), you will re-enter the dock. Thanks to its quays, stretching over 1,000 metres, this used to be one of the largest Mediterranean inland trading ports. €14; under 12 €10; under 3 free.  Starting point Alzaia Naviglio Grande 4 • M2 Porta Genova

 

 

MonteNapoleone Yacht Club.

From 14 to 20 May. Preview exhibition of the latest projects by the most renowned international shipyards and Yacht Clubs. The prestigious boutiques of Via Montenapoleone will showcase scale models, drawings, photographs and videos. Boat International, the prestigious magazine which is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, is also organizing an open-air exhibition that will give visitors the opportunity to appreciate the work of Italian shipyards, who have recently become world leaders. www.montenapoleone.luxury/it.html.  Montenapoleone District • M3 Montenapoleone

 

Musical

Until 13 May. Wed – Fri 20.45; Sat. 15.00, 20.45; Sun 13.00, 19.30. “Mary Poppins” with live music by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman; libretto by Julian Fellowes translated and adapted in Italian. €39/47. www.Vivaticket.it; www.TicketOne.it. Teatro Nazionale, Via Giordano Rota 1, corner Piazza Piemonte • M1 Wagner

 

 

Rehearsals at La Scala

These appointments are an opportunity for the public to access the Teatro alla Scala hit concerts at a very low price, and at the same time participate in a charity project, as the entire proceeds are given to organizations related to the well-being and quality of life of the elderly. Sunday 20 May, Daniel Harding with Daniil Trifonov at the piano for San Vincenzo De Paoli. Ticket €5/35. Info: 02465467467; filarmonica.it/proveaperte #ProveAperte

 

 

Photofestival

Until 30 June. This top-level photographic event – which as always includes established authors, high-level professionals but also beginners – lasts over two months and takes place in several prestigious venues such as Palazzo Castiglioni and Palazzo Giureconsulti. Further info and details: http://www.milanophotofestival.it in Italian.

 

 

Cinema & …

A listing of movie events that, thanks to the digital cinema technology, showcases the world’s most important exhibitions, artists, museums on the big screen. www.nexodigital.it.

Cinema & Ballet

On 3rd May at 20.15. “Manon” music by Jules Massenet, choreography by Kenneth Macmillan; performed live by the Royal Opera House. Direct broadcasting via satellite on 1500 screens all over the world. To find full listings in Milan, see www.nexodigital.it

 

Cinema & Musical

On 16 and 17 May. “An American in Paris” produced in the London West End; with an exceptional cast of dancers, actors, musicians; music by George and Ira Gershwin; Christopher Wheeldon director and choreographer. Direct broadcasting via satellite on 1500 screens all over the world. To find full listings in Milan, see www.nexodigital.it

 

 

Concert-competition for young musicians

Each Thursday and Sunday at 17.00. The Sergio Dragoni competition (prize €1,000) is aimed at young musicians, aged 13 to 25, winners of the Milan Conservatory Award. They will perform at the retirement home for musicians donated by Giuseppe Verdi, whose grave is housed in the crypt. This prize offers the opportunity for a unique contest that involves the young performers and the elderly guests who form the jury (3 opera singers, 2 pianists, 2 violinists, a harpist). See What’s On for further details. €2, including a visit to Giuseppe Verdi’s retirement home, the crypt with his grave and the picture gallery. Casa Verdi, Fondazione Giuseppe Verdi, Piazza Buonarroti 29 • M1 Buonarroti

 

 

Evening concert at Brera

Every third Wednesday of the month. 18.00-22.15. Three hours of classical music organized by the pianist Clive Britton, with the students of the Civic School of Music Claudio Abbado. €3. Pinacoteca di Brera, Sala 8, Via Brera 28 • M2 Lanza, M1 Duomo

 

 

Free outdoor fitness

Every third Sunday of the month until June from 10.00 to 15.00, professional coaches will perform and teach free slackline, skateboarding, fitness walking and even prepare you for the Milan marathon. Parco Lambro Skatepark, Via Feltre 76 • M2 Udine

 

Milano Arch Week

From 23 to 27 May. “Urbania, a look at the future of cities.” A week of debates, conferences, events, and exhibitions on the future of cities. Numerous events open to the public, workshops, installations, exhibitions, performances, lectures with some of the most prestigious Pritzker Prize winners: Jacques Herzog, Toyo Ito, Kazujo Sejima, Wang Shu, as well as names of international relevance such as Bjarke Ingels, David Adjaye, Sou Fujimoto, Alberto Campo Baeza, Jeanne Gang, Patrick Blanc, Carrilho Da Graça, Urban Ecosystem, Iñaqui Carnicero, The Decorators, Ensamble Studio. The program is enriched by the collaboration with some of the most prominent institutions such as Politecnico di Milano, Triennale di Milano, Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, the Order of Architects of Milan, Prada Foundation, Artlab and Strelka KB of Moscow. http://www.milanoarchweek.eu/ ; www.facebook.com/milanoarchweek ; #MilanoArchWeek

 

Milano Food City

From 7 to 13 May. “The seven virtues of food.” A seven-day event organized by Fiera Milano, Coldiretti, Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli and Fondazione Umberto Veronesi. These Milanese institutions will focus on food and more specifically on health, economy and culture, offering talks, events, art, culture, tastings and solidarity … to gourmand enthusiasts, citizens, tourists and families. www.milanofoodcity.it.

 

 

Fai Summer Camp

FAI, the Italian Natural Trust, organizes week-long summer workshops for young people (20 to 26) who are willing to discover special places and help protect them, meet people with the same passions, have fun and get excited. #faisummercamp

 

Beyond The Castle

Until 31 July. Every day except Tuesdays. Time schedule on website. Shoot arrows from the ancient “Torre Falconiera” in defense of the Castello Sforzesco and discover Leonardo’s inventions in a Renaissance setting. A new unique experience with a playful and interactive approach, made possible thanks to the most innovative technology.  For young people over 10, families, adults. €20, www.beyondthecastle.it, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BeyondtheGateVR, Instagram: @BeyondtheGateVR

 

International Conference

24th and 25th May.  “The Intercountry Adoption Dilemma” by EurAdopt, the network founded at The Hague in 1993 by 26 institutions dealing with international adoptions. Every year about 1,400 children find a new family thanks to its member organizations. More info: http://www.euradopt2018.org
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May 2018

Tuesday

1st  

Labour Day, National Italian holiday

09.00–18.00: Street market. Memorabilia, crafts, collectibles, vintage. Via Attilio e Teresa Cassoni, Villaggio Barona

 

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Wednesday

2nd

09.00–18.00: Street market. Crafts, collectibles, vintage. Piazza San Nazaro in Brolo 5 (Corso di Porta Romana) • M3 Missori

09.00–18.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza Santa Francesca Romana • M1 Porta Venezia

18.30. Art exhibition inauguration. This show features the works of two artists, Giorgio Collivicchi and Bianca Trevisan. Admission free. Associazione Artisti Quartiere Garibaldi, Via Varese 6 • M2 Moscova

18.00. Recitals with some speeches in Italian. Music by Frescobaldi, Guastella, Molteni, Rolli, Venturelli; performed by the pianists Alfonso Alberti, Virginia Guastella; Marco Molteni, Cesare Rolli, Caterina Venturelli. Admission free, booking requested at amicigalleriartemoderna@gmail.com.
GAM, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Villa Reale, Via Palestro 16 • M1 Palestro

21.30. Live groove. “Running Days,” the new work of J. Bernardt. €15+5 subscription card, www.vivaticket.it. Serraglio, Via Gualdo Priorato 5

 

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Thursday

3rd

08.00–19.00: Street market. Antiques, arts and crafts market exhibition for collectors, hobbyists, and amateurs. Piazza Diaz, Via Gonzaga • M1 Duomo

09.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza San Nazaro in Brolo 5 (Corso di Porta Romana) • M3 Missori

10.00: Orchestral music rehearsal. Music by Beethoven; performed by Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali; with Alexander Gadjiev, piano; conducted by Massimiliano Caldi. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

15.00, 17.10, 19.20, 21.30. Film in English with Italian subtitles. “Mary Magdalene,” directed by Garth Davis; starring Rooney Mara, Joaquin Phoenix. €5/7.50. Cinema Mexico, Via Savona 57 • M2 Porta Genova F.S., tram 14

17.00: Lecture in English. “The Feeling of Things” performative lecture by Matt Mullican, who illustrates the fundamental concepts of his work through a long monologue that progressively takes on the rhythm and the ritual of a performance. In three parts, with images and videos. Admission free, seating limited. Hangar Bicocca, Via Chiese 2 • M5 Istria
18.30: Photo exhibition inauguration. “Corpus” solo show by the Italo- French artist Paolo Topy. The exhibition’s title explicitly refers to the human body, a theme with which the artist establishes a deep, often metaphorical relationship, linking it to everyday objects. Admission free. Galleria Area35 Art Factory, Via Vigevano 35 • M2 Porta Genova

18.30: Photo exhibition inauguration. “Nudi” solo show by Milanese photographer Andrea Boyer. According to the artist, the nude is not only the representation of a body, but also a way to search for identity. Admission free. Galleria Artespressione, Via della Palla 3 • M3 Missori

21.00: Orchestral music. Music by Henryk Górecki, Ottorino Respighi, Ludwig van Beethoven; performed by Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali; with Alexander Gadjiev, piano; conducted by Massimiliano Caldi. €9/20. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

21.00: Chamber music. Music by Bach, Paganini, Ysaÿe, Mozart, Strawinski, De Falla – Kreisler; performed by Nicola Giribaldi, piano; Francesca Bonaita, violin. Admission free until full capacity is reached. Università Bocconi, Aula Magna, Via Gobbi 5 • M3 Porta Romana + tram 9,15; bus 79, 90, 91

21.15. Orchestral music. “Concert for flute and orchestra KV314” by Mozart; following the “Concert for two flutes and orchestra” by Cimarosa; performed by the chamber orchestra Arteviva, with Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway, flute; conducted by Matteo Baxiu. Admission free. Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, Piazza Santa Maria delle Grazie • M1 Conciliazione.

21.00. Chamber music. Music by Bach, Paganini, Ysaÿe, Mozart, Strawinski, De Falla – Kreisler; performed by Francesca Bonaita, violin; Nicola Giribaldi, piano. Admission free. Università Bocconi, Aula Magna, Via Gobbi 5 • M3 Porta Romana + tram 9,15; bus 79, 90, 91

 

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Friday

4th 

09.00–19.00: Street market. Antiques and collecting market exhibition for amateurs. Piazza Sant’Eustorgio • M2 Lanza

20.00: Symphony music. Symphony No. 6 in A minor by Gustav Mahler; performed by the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi; conducted by the American Robert Trevino. €16/36. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

 

 

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Saturday

5th

17.00: Orchestral music. Music by Beethoven; performed by Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali; with Alexander Gadjiev, piano; conducted by Massimiliano Caldi. €9/20. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

18.00: Premier League Football. AC Milan versus Hellas Verona. Stadio Meazza San Siro, Piazzale Angelo Moratti • M5 San Siro Stadio

20.30: Light dinner followed at 22.00 by: Live jazz. “Ellynor Swing quintet” with Ellynor Eleonora Travini, voice; Davide Borgonovo, drums; Lorenzo Barcella, guitar; Antonio Bove, double bass; Davide Intini, sax. Booking recommended, cell. 3338748878. Admission €12. New Jumpin Jazz & Swing, Viale Monza 140 (first floor) • M1 Gorla

20.30: Live. “La vie en Rose” a tribute to Édith Piaf, the gypsy swing manouche, and the French musical tradition; performed by Susanna Zucchelli, voice; Alessandro Grosso, accordion; Danilo Comerio, guitar. €20 aperitif included. Après-coup, Via Della Braida 5 • M3 Porta Romana

 

 

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Sunday

6th 

08.00-19.00: Street market. High-end arts and crafts exhibition. Via Brera, Via Fiori Chiari, Via Fiori Oscuri • M2 Lanza

9.30-17.00: Street market. Market exhibition for collectors, hobbyists, demonstrations and amateur creative activities. Books, cartoons, comics, collectors’ items, toys, games, records, curiosities…. in case of bad weather the market will not be held. Parco Ravizza, Viale Toscana, Via Bocconi, Viale Bach, Viale Brahms, Via Vittadini • bus 79, filobus 90-91

16.00: Symphony music. Symphony No. 6 in A minor by Gustav Mahler; performed by the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi; conducted by the American Robert Trevino. €16/36; www.Laverdi.org or www.Vivaticket.it. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

18.00: Art exhibition inauguration. Solo show by the painter Ampelio Tettamanti, among the founders of the Milanese neorealist Group. Admission free. Università Bocconi, Sala Ristorante, Via Sarfatti 25 • M3 Porta Romana + tram 9,15; bus 79, 90, 91

21.00: Light music live. Ron. €35/69. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

 

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Monday

7th 

13.00, 15.20, 17.40, 20.00, 22.00. Film in English with Italian subtitles. “I, Tonya,” directed by Craig Gillespie; starring Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan. €5/7.50. Cinema Palazzo Anteo, Piazza Venticinque Aprile 8 • M2 Moscova or Garibaldi

21.00: Chamber music. The Duo Barbari, with Fatih Murat Belli, guitar and Umberto Salvetti, double bass; Tango en Skaï, by Roland Dyens; Five Dances and Sonatina, by Annette Kruisbrink; Incantation for guitar solo, Corners of the Memory and Aria Mediterranea n.5, by Maurizio Colonna; Vals n.4 op.8 for guitar solo, by Agustín Pío Barrios Mangoré; Two on the Road, by Jean-Christophe Rosaz; Elegia, by Giovanni Bottesini; Canarios, by Gaspar Sanz. Admission free. Auditorium Gaber, Grattacielo Pirelli, Regione Lombardia, Piazza Duca d’Aosta 3 • M2/3 Centrale

21.00: Contemporary music. Performed inside the only Italian music hall equipped with an Acusmonium Sator, with 50 loudspeakers. Live concert held by the Italian Giulio Aldinucci, new leading exponent of Italian ambient music; followed by British sound artist Roly Porter. €6/8/12.  Auditorium San Fedele, Via Ulrico Hoepli 3b • M1 San Babila or Duomo

 

 

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Tuesday

8th 

08.00-19.00: Street market. High-end arts and crafts exhibition. Via Brera, Via Fiori Chiari, Via Fiori Oscuri • M2 Lanza

15.00, 17.10, 19.20, 21.30. Film in English with Italian subtitles. “I, Tonya,” directed by Craig Gillespie; starring Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan. €5/7.50. Cinema Arcobaleno, Viale Tunisia 11 • M1 Porta Venezia

21.00: Orchestral music. Music by Brett Dean: Short Stories (first Italian performance); Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 31 in D major, K. 297/300a, better known as the Paris Symphony; Benjamin Britten: Diversions on a theme op. 21; Zoltán Kodály: Dances of Galánta; performed by Orchestra Unimi, with Hubert Rutkowski piano; conducted by Jamie Phillips. Admisison free. Università degli Studi di Milano, Aula Magna, Via Festa del Perdono 7 • M1 Duomo, M3 Missori

21.00: Live. Ornella Vanoni. €30/69, www.ticketone.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

 

 

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Wednesday

9th 

09.00–18.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza Santa Francesca Romana • M1 Porta Venezia

18.00. Recitals (some speeches are in Italian). Music by Frescobaldi, Lombardi, Savinio, Gaslini, Galante, Foresi; performed by Alfonso Alberti, piano. Admission free, booking requested at amicigalleriartemoderna@gmail.com. GAM, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Villa Reale, Via Palestro 16 • M1 Palestro

21.00: Orchestral music. Chaconne and Pas seul from “Idomeneo Re di Creta” K 367, by Mozart; Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano in C major, Op. 56, by Beethoven; Symphony No. 6 in C major, D. 589, by Schubert; performed by the Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen, with Trio Wanderer; conducted by Fawzi Haimor. €25/30. Conservatorio, Sala Verdi, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

21.00: Tim Cup. Final. Juventus versus AC Milan. Stadio Meazza San Siro, Piazzale Angelo Moratti • M5 San Siro Stadio

 

 

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Thursday

10th 

08.00–19.00: Street market. Antiques, arts and crafts market exhibition for collectors, hobbyists, and amateurs. Piazza Diaz, Via Gonzaga • M1 Duomo

09.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza San Nazaro in Brolo 5 (Corso di Porta Romana) • M3 Missori

10.00: Orchestral music rehearsal. Concerto n. 5, “Imperator”, for piano and orchestra, Op. 73, Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 “Pastoral”, by Beethoven; performed by Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali; with Benedetto Lupo, piano; conducted by James Feddeck. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

15.00, 17.10, 19.20, 21.30. Film in English with Italian subtitles. “I, Tonya,” directed by Craig Gillespie; starring Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan. €5/7.50. Cinema Mexico, Via Savona 57 • M2 Porta Genova F.S., tram 14

18.00: Art exhibition inauguration. “Giancarlo e Giovanni Cerri. L’eredità nell’immagine dipinta” the exhibition compares two Milanese artists, father and son. During the inauguration event Giovanni Cerri’s large painting “Per i tuoi occhi” (“For your eyes”, 100x140cm), as well as 12 works on paper (50x60cm) will be on sale and the proceeds will be donated to the Ocular project of the Sabatya Eye Hospital of CBM in Kenya. Admission free. CMC – Centro Culturale di Milano, Largo Corsia dei Servi 4 • M1 Duomo

18.00: Art exhibition inauguration. “Satori, la percezione dello spirito” (‘Satori, the spirit perception’) is the first solo show in Italy by Sisyu, a Japanese artist and calligrapher, who will present 40 artworks, sculptures, paintings, large-size canvases and a video installation. A modern reinterpretation of the classical and at times erotic Japanese art. Admission free. Fondazione Luciana Matalon, Foro Buonaparte 67 • M1 Cairoli.

18.30: Art exhibition inauguration. “Take an Object” solo exhibition by Richard Wilson, one of the most eminent British sculptors. The artist ponders on the relationship between art and architecture, and on this occasion he will showcase four sculptures accompanied by eight drawings and two postcards. Admission free. Galleria Fumagalli, Via Bonaventura Cavalieri 6 • M3 Turati

20.30: Orchestral music. Sinfonietta Op. 5/48, Concerto for piano and orchestra Op. 26, by Prokof’ev; Chamber symphony Op. 110 (trascr. Barshai), by Sostakovic; performed by Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, with Conrad Tao, piano; conducted by Vladimir Fedoseyev. €16/36. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

21.00: Screening concert. “Elevated” is a video by Matt Mullican made up with bits of footage from 1930s New York, presented on a large screen inside the exhibition space, accompanied by a live performance by the David Lang group. Admission free, seating limited. Hangar Bicocca, Via Chiese 2 • M5 Istria

21.00: Orchestral music. Concerto n. 5, “Imperator”, for piano and orchestra, Op. 73, Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 “Pastoral”; performed by Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali; with Benedtto Lupo, piano; conducted by James Feddeck. €9/20. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

 

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Friday

11th

09.00–19.00: Street market. Antiques and collectible market exhibition for amateurs. Piazza Sant’Eustorgio • M2 Lanza

20.00: Orchestral music. Sinfonietta Op. 5/48, Concerto for piano and orchestra Op. 26, by Prokof’ev; Chamber symphony Op. 110 (trascr. Barshai), by Sostakovic; performed by Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, with Conrad Tao, piano; conducted by Vladimir Fedoseyev. €16/36. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

21.00: Recital. Music by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms; performed by Gile Bae, piano €20. Conservatorio, Sala Verdi, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

 

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Saturday

12th

09.00–14.00: Farmers street market by Lombard producers. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza Durante • M1, M2 Loreto

15.00 – 20.00: Photo exhibition inauguration. The award-winning photos of the World Press Photo 2018 contest. On show, photos by the Italian protographer Luca Locatelli, who will be present at the opening. €3/5. Free for under 18 and over 65. Galleria Carla Sozzani, Corso Como 10 • M2 Moscova

15.30: Multisensory concert for children over 6 and adults. Le Sacre du Printemps by Stravinskij performed by the Piccola Filarmonica della Scala conducted by Alessandro Ferrari, with the wraparound projection of a video along the round walls of the auditorium, showing a fantastic interstellar voyage on a spacecraft by the NASA, namely the National Areonautics Stravinskij Agency! Admission free, booking requested until 4th May, for 5 people max. Write to soundmusic@unicredit.eu. UniCredit Pavilion, Piazza Gae Aulenti 10 • M2 Garibaldi FS, M5 Isola

16.00: Orchestral music and dance for children. The cartoons soundtracks; music by Sergej Prokof’ev; performed by the Orchestra Sinfonica Junior de laVerdi; conducted by Giovanni Marziliano.  Dances by Espressione Danza. direction by Camilla Meregalli. €7.50/15. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

16.30: Organ music. A “vesper concert” with some lectures in Italian; performed by Giovanni Solinas, appointed to the Basilica St. Cornelius of Dülken, Germany. Admission free. Duomo, entrance from the door at the left side of the facade, Piazza Duomo • M1/3 Duomo

17.00: Orchestral music. Concerto n. 5, “Imperator”, for piano and orchestra, Op. 73, Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 “Pastoral”; performed by Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali; with Benedtto Lupo, piano; conducted by James Feddeck. €9/20. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

20.30: Light dinner followed at 22.00 by: Live swing. “Giuliano Ligabue quartet” with Giuliano Ligabue, voice, guitar; Michele Mazzoni, bass; Mario Zara, piano; Marco Orsi, drums. Booking recommended, cell. 3338748878. Admission €12. New Jumpin Jazz & Swing, Viale Monza 140 (first floor) • M1 Gorla

20.30: Live jazz. “The Gypsy Swing Machine” a tribute to Django Reinhardt, Matelo “Ferret”, Tchavolo Schmitt … €20 aperitif included. Après-coup,  Via Della Braida 5 • M3 Porta Romana

 

 

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Sunday

13th

09.00–17.00: Street market with a topic. “Vecchi libri in Piazza.” Old, antique, rare and collectible books for amateurs. Today’s topic is the May 1968 events in France. Piazza Diaz • M1 Duomo

11.00: Matinée. Music by Béla Bártok, Samuel Barber, Antonín Dvořák; performed by Ensemble d’Archi dei Pomeriggi Musicali; with Fatlinda Thaci, violin. €10/15. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

15.00: Premier League Football (to be confirmed). Inter Milan versus Sassuolo. Stadio Meazza San Siro, Piazzale Angelo Moratti • M5 San Siro Stadio

16.00: Orchestral music. Sinfonietta Op. 5/48, Concerto for piano and orchestra Op. 26, by Prokof’ev; Chamber symphony Op. 110 (trascr. Barshai), by Sostakovic; performed by Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, with Conrad Tao, piano; conducted by Vladimir Fedoseyev. €16/36. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

16.30: Organ music. “Tiento de octavo tono, Primero tiento de medio registro de baxon de septimo tono, Tiento de medio registro de tiple de sexto tono” by Correa de Arauxo; “Chaconne BWV 1004” and “Concerto BWV 1065” by Bach; performed by the Spanish organist Roberto Fresco appointed to the Cathedral of Santa Maria la Real de la Almudena in Madrid. Admission with free contribution. Church of Santa Maria della Passione, Via Conservatorio 16 • M1 San Babila

17.00: Chamber music. Music by Chopin, Debussy; performed by Luca Colardo, cello; Sandra Conte, piano. €2, including a visit to Giuseppe Verdi’s retirement home, the crypt with his grave and the picture gallery. Casa Verdi, Fondazione Giuseppe Verdi, Piazza Buonarroti 29 • M1 Buonarroti

 

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Monday

14th

13.00, 15.20, 17.40, 20.00, 22.00. Film in English with Italian subtitles. “The Party,” directed by Sally Potter; starring Timothy Spall, Kristin Scott Thomas. €5/7.50. Cinema Palazzo Anteo, Piazza Venticinque Aprile 8 • M2 Moscova or Garibaldi

21.00: Recital. Huttenbrenner Variationen D 576, by Schubert; Passacaglia 44 variations by Godowsky; Suite n. 4 BWV 809, by Bach; Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen by Liszt; Ballata n.4 op.52, by Chopin; performed by Massimo Giuseppe Bianchi, piano.  Admission free. Auditorium Gaber, Grattacielo Pirelli, Regione Lombardia, Piazza Duca d’Aosta 3 • M2/3 Centrale

 

 

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Tuesday

15th

08.00-19.00: Street market. High-end arts and crafts exhibition. Via Brera, Via Fiori Chiari, Via Fiori Oscuri • M2 Lanza

15.00, 17.10, 19.20, 21.30. Film in English with Italian subtitles. “The Party,” directed by Sally Potter; starring Timothy Spall, Kristin Scott Thomas. €5/7.50. Cinema Arcobaleno, Viale Tunisia 11 • M1 Porta Venezia

21.00: Live. Roby Facchinetti & Riccardo Fogli. €30/65, www.ticketone.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

 

 

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Wednesday

16th

09.00–18.00: Street market. Crafts, collectibles, vintage. Piazza San Nazaro in Brolo 5 (Corso di Porta Romana) • M3 Missori

09.00–18.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza Santa Francesca Romana • M1 Porta Venezia

21.00: Orchestral music. Ouverture fromL’infedeltà delusa’ (‘Deceit Outwitted’), by Haydn; Concerto in A minor, Op. 102, by Brahms; Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56, known as the Scottish, by Mendelssohn; performed by the Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal, with Alena Baeva, violin; Anastasja Kobekina, cello; conducted by Julia Jones. €25/30. Conservatorio, Sala Verdi, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

 

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Thursday

17th

08.00–19.00: Street market. Antiques, arts and crafts market exhibition for collectors, hobbyists, and amateurs. Piazza Diaz, Via Gonzaga • M1 Duomo

09.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza San Nazaro in Brolo 5 (Corso di Porta Romana) • M3 Missori

10.00: Orchestral music rehearsal. Music by Gershwin, Dvořák; performed by Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali; with Giuseppe Andaloro, piano; conducted by James Feddeck. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

15.00, 17.10, 19.20, 21.30. Film in English with Italian subtitles. “The Party,” directed by Sally Potter; starring Timothy Spall, Kristin Scott Thomas. €5/7.50. Cinema Mexico, Via Savona 57 • M2 Porta Genova F.S., tram 14

21.00: Recital. Music by Schubert, Crumb, Piazzolla, Kurtag, Chopin; performed by Mattia Mastrangelo, piano. Admission free until full capacity is reached. Università Bocconi, Aula Magna, Via Gobbi 5 • M3 Porta Romana + tram 9,15; bus 79, 90, 91

21.00: Orchestral music. Music by Gershwin, Dvořák; performed by Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali; with Giuseppe Andaloro, piano; conducted by James Feddeck. €9/20. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

 

 

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Friday

18th

20.30: Ballet. “Rossini Ouvertures”, created by the choreographer Mauro Astolfi for Spellbound Contemporary Ballet, is a tribute to Rossini’s music on the 150th anniversary of his death. €25/34, reductions for over 65 and under 26; www.ticketone.it, www.happyticket.it, www.vivaticket.it. Teatro Carcano, Corso di Porta Romana 63 • M3 Porta Romana

 

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Saturday

19th

16.45: Organ music with some lectures in Italian. “O Gott, du frommer Gott, op. 122 n. 7” by Brahms; Tannhäuser, Atto III: Gebet der Elisabeth, by Wagner; Toccata, adagio and fuga, BWV 564, by Bach; performed by Giulio Mercati, organ. Admission free. Basilica of San Vincenzo in Prato, Piazzetta Beria di Argentine corner of via San Calocero • M3 Crocetta

17.00: Orchestral music. Music by Gershwin, Dvořák; performed by Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali; with Giuseppe Andaloro, piano; conducted by James Feddeck. €9/20. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

20.30: Light dinner followed at 22.00 by: Live jazz. “Laura Fedele quartet” with Laura Fedele, voice, piano; Carlo Uboldi, piano; Valerio della Fonte, bass; Rudy Cervetto drums. Booking recommended, cell. 3338748878. Admission €12. New Jumpin Jazz & Swing, Viale Monza 140 (first floor) • M1 Gorla

20.30: Ballet. “Rossini Ouvertures”, created by the choreographer Mauro Astolfi for Spellbound Contemporary Ballet, is a tribute to Rossini’s music on the 150th anniversary of his death. €25/34, reductions for over 65 and under 26; www.ticketone.it, www.happyticket.it, www.vivaticket.it. Teatro Carcano, Corso di Porta Romana 63 • M3 Porta Romana

 

 

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Sunday

20th 

08.00–19.00: Street market. Antiques, arts and crafts market exhibition for collectors, hobbyists, and amateurs. Piazza Diaz, Via Gonzaga • M1 Duomo

09.00–18.00: Street market. Memorabilia, crafts, collectibles, vintage. Via Attilio e Teresa Cassoni, Villaggio Barona

09.00–17.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, ricotta, dairy products, bee products, jams, preserves, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Via Chiesa Rossa, Via San Domenico Savio 3 • M2 Abbiategrasso

9.30-17.00: Street market. Market exhibition for collectors, hobbyists, demonstrations and amateur creative activities. Books, cartoons, comics, collectors’ items, toys, games, records, curiosities…. in case of bad weather the market will not be held. Parco Ravizza, Viale Toscana, Via Bocconi, Viale Bach, Viale Brahms Via Vittadini • bus 79, filobus 90-91

15.00: Premier League Football. AC Milan versus Fiorentina. Stadio Meazza San Siro, Piazzale Angelo Moratti • M5 San Siro Stadio

18.00: Ballet. “Rossini Ouvertures”, created by the choreographer Mauro Astolfi for Spellbound Contemporary Ballet, is a tribute to Rossini’s music on occasion of the 150th anniversary of his death. €25/34, reductions for over 65 and under 26; www.ticketone.it, www.happyticket.it, www.vivaticket.it. Teatro Carcano, Corso di Porta Romana 63 • M3 Porta Romana

21.00: Live. “The Damned” with Dave Vanian, voice; Captain Sensible, guitar; Monty Oxy Moron, keys; Pinch, drums; Paul Gray, bass. €20/25, wwwVivaticket.it. Arci Magnolia, Via Circonvallazione Idroscalo 41. Segrate (MI) • Bus 73 San Babila M1-Linate Aerop.-S.Felicino.

 

 

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Monday

21st

13.00, 15.20, 17.40, 20.00, 22.20. Film in English with Italian subtitles. “Final Portrait,” directed by Stanley Tucci; starring Armie Hammer, Clémence Poésy. €5/7.50. Cinema Palazzo Anteo, Piazza Venticinque Aprile 8 • M2 Moscova or Garibaldi

18.30: Photo exhibition inauguration. Halfway Mountain is a solo show by the Italian photographer Giulia Mangione. While studying at the Danish School of Media and Journalism in Aarhus, Denmark, Mangione learned that Denmark, according to the World Happiness Report, is considered the happiest country in the world. Through her photos she tries to capture what happiness looks like in this happy country. Scuola Mohole, Via Ventura 5 • M2 Lambrate

21.00: Chamber music. Improvvisi op.142 nn. 2 and 3, by Schubert; Soirée de Vienne n.6 from Schubert, by Liszt; Sonata in A minor for arpeggione and piano, D. 821, and the “Trout Quintet” Piano Quintet in A major, D. 667 by Schubert; performed by Elisa D’Auria, piano; Liù Pelliciari, violin; Benedetta Bucci, viola; Raffaella Cardaropoli, cello; Carmelo La Manna, double bass. Admission free. Auditorium Gaber, Grattacielo Pirelli, Regione Lombardia, Piazza Duca d’Aosta 3 • M2/3 Centrale

 

 

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Tuesday

22nd

08.00-19.00: Street market. High-end arts and crafts exhibition. Via Brera, Via Fiori Chiari, Via Fiori Oscuri • M2 Lanza

15.00, 17.10, 19.20, 21.30. Film in English with Italian subtitles. “Final Portrait,” directed by Stanley Tucci; starring Armie Hammer, Clémence Poésy. €5/7.50. Cinema Arcobaleno, Viale Tunisia 11 • M1 Porta Venezia

 

 

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Wednesday

23rd

09.00–18.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza Santa Francesca Romana • M1 Porta Venezia

21.00: Recital. Music by Haydn: Sonata in G minor, XVI:44; Sonata in B minor, Hob. XVI:32; Sonata n. 49 in C Sharp Minor Hob. XVI:36. Following 4 Improvvisi D.935 op.142, by Schubert; performed by Grigory Sokolov, piano. €30/35. Conservatorio, Sala Verdi, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

 

 

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Thursday

24th

09.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza San Nazaro in Brolo 5 (Corso di Porta Romana) • M3 Missori

15.00, 17.10, 19.20, 21.30. Film in English with Italian subtitles. “Final Portrait,” directed by Stanley Tucci; starring Armie Hammer, Clémence Poésy. €5/7.50. Cinema Mexico, Via Savona 57 • M2 Porta Genova F.S., tram 14

21.00: Chamber music. Music by Luigi Cherubini and Franz Joseph Haydn; performed by Ensemble Accademico UniMi; conducted by Eugenio Francesco Chiaravalloti. Admisison free. Università degli Studi di Milano, Aula Magna, Via Festa del Perdono 7 • M1 Duomo, M3 Missori

21.00: Live. Renzo Rubino. €23/32. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

 

 

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25th

 

 

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Saturday

26th

09.00–14.00: Farmers street market by Lombard producers. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza Durante • M1, M2 Loreto

16.00: Comic opera for children 6–14 and adult. “Carmen” by Bizet. More info: www.operaeducation.org. €10/15, www.ticketone.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

19.00: Performance under hypnosis. After being put into a deep trance by a hypnotist, Matt Mullican gives free rein to the personality and actions of That Person, an ageless, genderless entity that has appeared as his alter ego in performances under hypnosis since the 1970s. Through this persona, Mullican improvises actions whose nature and duration are unpredictable, moving within a marked-off area that contains a number of everyday objects. Hypnosis is a practice that the artist has used since the 1970s as a tool for exploring the inner psychological self, and probing the aesthetic, existential stance of the artist. Admission free, seating limited. Hangar Bicocca, Via Chiese 2 • M5 Istria

20.30: Light dinner followed at 22.00 by: Live jazz. “Ottavo Richter” with Luciano Macchia, trombone; Raffaele Kohler, trumpet; Domenico Mannone, sax; Alessandro Sicardi, voice, guitar; Paolo Xeres  drums; Marco Xeres, bass. Booking recommended, cell. 3338748878. Admission €12. New Jumpin Jazz & Swing, Viale Monza 140 (first floor) • M1 Gorla

20.30: Comic opera for children 6–14 and adult. “Carmen” by Bizet. More info www.operaeducation.org. €10/15, www.ticketone.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

 

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Sunday

27th

09.00-19.00: Street market. Antiques market featuring furniture, watches, china, silverware, jewelry, dolls, games, collectibles, books, glasses, radio, bronzes, glasses, comics and prints; restaurants, activities for children. Alzaia Naviglio Grande (from Viale Gorizia to Via Valenza ) • M2 Porta Genova, tram 9

11.00: Matinée. Music by Johann Michael Haydn, César Franck; performed by Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali, with Tsuyoshi Uwaha, organ; Laura Vignato, viola. €10/15. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

17.00: Chamber music. Sonata n°1 Op. 12, n°1, and Sonata n° 5 Op. 24, by Beethoven; performed by Paolo Andreoli, violin; Cesare Pezzi, piano. €2, including a visit to Giuseppe Verdi’s retirement home, the crypt with his grave and the picture gallery. Casa Verdi, Fondazione Giuseppe Verdi, Piazza Buonarroti 29 • M1 Buonarroti

17.00: Organ music. Prelude and Fugue in D major, BWV 532, Komm, Heiliger Geist, Herr Gott BWV 651 and 652, by Bach; Komm, Heiliger Geist, Herr Gott,  by Kauffmann; Sonata op. 65 n 1, by Mendelssohn; performed by Davide Gorini, organ. Admission with free contribution. Church of Santa Maria Annunciata in Chiesa Rossa, Via Montegani corner of Via Neera 24 • M2 Abbiategrasso, tram 3, 15, bus 79

17.30: Opera. Famous, rare, sacred and profane arias by Rossini; performed by the Choir and Orchestra of Amici del Loggione del Teatro alla Scala, with 35 musicians, 8 singing soloists and 80 singers, conducted by Maestro Filippo Dadone. €10, Booking and tickets at 02 80680612/cell. 3471628920. Mon.- Sat., 16.00 -19.00. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

21.00: Live. Red Canzian, vocalist, harmonic, percussion; Phil Mer, drums, percussion, piano; Daniel Bestonzo, piano, keys, accordion; Alberto Milani, guitar;  Ivan Geronazzo, guitar mandola. €30/69, www.ticketone.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

 

 

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Monday

28th

13.00, 15.20, 17.40, 20.00, 22.20. Film in English with Italian subtitles. “The Disaster Artist,” directed by James Franco; starring James Franco, Dave Franco. €5/7.50. Cinema Palazzo Anteo, Piazza Venticinque Aprile 8 • M2 Moscova or Garibaldi

21.00: Recital. Italian Concerto, BWV 971, by Bach; Piano Sonata n. 23 in F minor, Op. 57 colloquially known as the “Appassionata”, by Beethoven; Nocturne in C minor, Op. 48, n. 1 by Chopin; Fantasia in F sharp minor “Sonate écossaise”, Op. 28, by Mendelssohn; Sonata n. 3 in A minor, Op. 28, by Prokofiev; performed by Leonardo Però, piano. Admission free. Auditorium Gaber, Grattacielo Pirelli, Regione Lombardia, Piazza Duca d’Aosta 3 • M2/3 Centrale

 

 

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Tuesday

29th

08.00-19.00: Street market. High-end arts and crafts exhibition. Via Brera, Via Fiori Chiari, Via Fiori Oscuri • M2 Lanza

18.30. Art exhibition inauguration. On show artworks by the painter Angelo Rondelli. Admission free. Associazione Artisti Quartiere Garibaldi, Via Varese 6 • M2 Moscova

15.00, 17.10, 19.20, 21.30. Film in English with Italian subtitles. “The Disaster Artist,” directed by James Franco; starring James Franco, Dave Franco. €5/7.50. Cinema Arcobaleno, Viale Tunisia 11 • M1 Porta Venezia

21.00: Orchestral music. Music by Claude Debussy: Danse (orchestration by Maurice Ravel); Maurice Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major; Nicolas Bacri: Sinfonia n. 4 op. 49 (first performance in Italy); Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D major, K. 385; performed by Orchestra UniMi; with Davide Cabassi piano; conducted by Alessandro Crudele. Admission free. Università degli Studi di Milano, Aula Magna, Via Festa del Perdono 7 • M1 Duomo, M3 Missori

21.00: Live. Noemi. €30/55, www.ticketone.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

 

 

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Wednesday

30th

21.00: Recital. Moments Musicaux D780, op.94, by Schubert; 4 lieder from Schubert, by Liszt; Vincenzo Righini 24 Variazioni su “Venni Amore”, by Beethoven; Quelques Danses op.26, by Chausson; performed by Lilya Zilberstein, piano. €25/30. Conservatorio, Sala Verdi, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

 

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Thursday

31st

15.00, 17.10, 19.20, 21.30. Film in English with Italian subtitles. “The Disaster Artist,” directed by James Franco; starring James Franco, Dave Franco. €5/7.50. Cinema Mexico, Via Savona 57 • M2 Porta Genova F.S., tram 14

18.30. Art exhibition inauguration. The exhibition “Romero Britto. Da Miami a Milano” shows a selection of 20 small-, medium- and large-size artworks, such as paintings, sculptures and serigraphies by the Brazilian artist ranging from the early street art style to themes and subjects related to the French period when he was introduced to the works of Matisse and Picasso. Admission free. Galleria Deodato, Via Nerino 2 • M1 Cordusio

 

 

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