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 What’s on

                  July 2017

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

On Sunday 2 June all Italian public museums are free.

 

Italia Campus Party

From 20 to 23 July. 24 hours per day, covering a total of more than 400 hours. An hackathon with numerous events and initiatives, about six main themes (business, coding, creativity, entertainment, technologies, science): speech, workshops featuring prominent national and international speakers, and “CPHack”, the exclusive format for hackathon and call for ideas. In the Experience area you will be able to touch the future with innovative technologies (drones, robots, virtual reality, simulators). In addition, makers, companies, institutions and universities will present cutting-edge solutions and projects. In the Arena area six stages will host talks, panels, demos, BarCamps, interviews and workshops. This is also the place where campuseros will work together, where brighter minds will participate in CPHacks and communities will have the opportunity to meet their members and organize their events. Finally the Camping area will be destined to campuseros’ rest, reserved for those who want to experience the 360° Campus Party experience, staying in the tent inside the Fair for the duration of the event. More info at http://italia.campus-party.org/ (in Italian).

 

Mare Culturale Urbano

Calendar available until 9 September. Open 365 days a year, 7 days a week, from 08.00 to 02.00 at night. A new artistic production center which offers approximately 7,700 sqm., including: cinema, theater and concerts, coworking, recording studios and music halls, ateliers and rehearsal spaces, community spaces, cafes and bistros, a court, a large public green area and a parking. To find out more and a day by day calendar: http://maremilano.org/ (in Italian). Cascina Torrette, Via Giuseppe Gabetti 15 • M1 Primaticcio/M5 San Siro Stadio + 1km walk from both lines

 

Concert at museum

Each third Wednesday of the month. 18.00-22.15. Three hours of classical music in collaboration with the pianist Clive Britton. €3. Pinacoteca di Brera, Via Brera 28 • M2 Lanza, M1 Duomo

 

Campus at museum

Until 28 July and from 28 August to 8 September. 8.30-17.30; from Monday to Friday. For children aged 6 to 10, five days of activities in interactive workshops, with visits to the collections, fun group games and fascinating stories to find out what science and technology are hiding in everyday life. Among other activities, kids can design and build pinballs and video games inspired by the museum’s collections and become the protagonists of a role-playing game, or design robots and discover the secrets of coding by having fun building contraptions that obey commands. €155, one week. Bookings at prenotazioni@museoscienza.it; tel. 02 48 555 558; www.museoscienza.org. Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, Via San Vittore 21 • M2 Sant’Ambrogio.

 

Fun at museum

Until 10 September. 10.00-20.00; from Tuesday to Friday; on Saturday and holidays 10.00–19.00. Daily activities in interactive workshops, temporary exhibitions. Every day at 11.00 guided tours to the Leonardo Gallery in English, included in the entrance ticket, to be booked online. Every afternoon, from 14.00 to 17.00, experience different activities in Italian for adults and children in interactive workshops. Each week will be dedicated to a theme: Genetics, Biotechnology, Food, Chemistry, Materials, Leonardo, Energy, to take a journey into science. For children aged 3 to 6, many interactive activities inside the workshops of soap bubbles, shades and colored lights, maths and gears. Much more at http://www.museoscienza.org. Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, Via San Vittore 21 • M2 Sant’Ambrogio.

 

Dinosaurs in … meat and bones!

Until 9 July (Possible extension to next year). Mon – Fri: 15.30 –19.30; Sat. Sun, holidays: 10.00 – 19.30. Strong educational character in this spectacular touring exhibition inside the Monza Park. The tour is concentrated in the green area near Cascina Casalta, a perfect location that offers a beautiful natural setting to admire about forty reconstructions of dinosaurs and prehistoric animals, full scale, some of them in gigantic dimensions. There are Mesozoic reptiles, such as Spinosaurus and Tyrannosaurus, and species that lived in Italy such as the Lombard Ticinosuco and the Titanosaurus sauropod recently found in Lazio. €7/10. Parco della Reggia di Monza, Viale Mirabello, Cascina Casalta, Monza (Milano) Info for getting there http://www.reggiadimonza.it/it/content/page/come-arrivare

 

Idroscalo

On an artificial lake that was originally constructed as a seaplane airport, there are now many attractions such as a beach; some swimming pools; a bar; a kiosk; a water-play path that stretches for 50 meters; a complete full size cable system for water sports such as water skiing and wakeboarding; a self-service restaurant from 9.30 to 21.00 and a happy hour with food cocktails, non-alcoholic drinks, beer; 11 hire stations for normal and electric bicycles; canoe hire and beginners’ courses. Affordable prices. Idroscalo, Via Circonvallazione, Segrate (Milano) • bus 73 to Aeroporto di Linate + km 1.2 walking

 

Contest

From now to October. “L’autore – Il mestiere della musica” an initiative that seeks to give composers the opportunity to transform their talent into a profession. The first ranked will win an editorial contract with Edizioni Curci for a year, with the opportunity of working alongside great composers published by Curci, including Niccolò Agliardi and Luca Chiaravalli. Live performances during two semifinals and one final that will take place in Milan on 9-10 and 11 October 2017. Participation is free of charge and board and lodging for the three final dates are paid by the organization. www.lautoreilmestieredellamusica.it in Italian.

 

Estate Sforzesca

Until 26 August. Inside the cosy court yards of the Sforza Castle, every night a large choice of events and concerts, some of them free. See the What’s On section for those regarding dance and music.  Castello Sforzesco, Piazza Cairoli • M1 Cairoli

 

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July 2017

Saturday

1st  

11.00-24.00: Events, music and dance for all ages. Inside a large park where children can play free, stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 13.00: Lunch with typical South Italian food; the concert is “A tribute to Pino Daniele”. 17.00: Workshops. 21.30: Live performance by Après La Classe. 23.00: Disco music. Admission free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

19.45: Grand Prix Italia horse racing. €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

21.00: Flamenco, first Italian performance. “Caída del Cielo” performed by the dancers Rocío Molina; with José Ángel Carmona, singer, bajo electric; Eduardo Trassierra, guitar; José Manuel Ramos “Oruco”, percussion; Pablo Martín Jones, electronic percussion. €26/35. Piccolo Teatro Strehler, Largo Greppi 1 • M2 Lanza, M1 Cairoli

 

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Sunday

2nd

08.00-19.00: Street market. High quality arts and crafts exhibition. Via Brera • M2 Lanza

9.30-18.00: Street market. Market exhibition for collectors, hobbyists, demonstrations and amateur creative activities. Books, cartoons, comics, collectors’ items, toys, games, records, curiosities…. Parco Ravizza, Viale Toscana, Via Bocconi, Viale Bach, Viale Brahms Via Vittadini • bus 79, trolleybus 90-91

11.00-24.00: Events, music and dance for all ages. Inside a large park where children can play free, with stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 13.00: Lunch. 17.00: Workshops. 21.30: Live South Italian pop, by Canto Antico. Admission free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

 

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Monday

3rd

10.00: Jewellery tour in Milan. The Poldi Pezzoli Museum preserves more than two hundred artifacts of goldsmiths and jewellery, grouped into four sections: antique enamels, sacred gold pieces, collectibles and jewels, including a group of Etruscan pieces. Starting from a visit to the Museum, the tour continues to an exclusive jewellery workshop where, guided by expert artisan masters, it will be possible to admire the stages for the realization of their precious artefacts. €50 all included. Booking requested at info@elestatravel.it. Casa Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Via Manzoni 12 • M3 Montenapoleone • M1 San Babila

16.00, 18.10, 20.20, 22.30: Film in English with Italian subtitles. “The Dinner,” directed by Oren Moverman; starring Richard Gere, Laura Linney. €5/7.50. Cinema Anteo, Via Milazzo 9 • M2 Moscova, tram and buses: 11,33, 41, 43, 94

19.00: Live. Inside a large park where children can play free, stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live Rachel Sermanni. Admission free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

20.50: Live. Coldplay, “A Head Full of Dreams Tour”. Stadio Meazza San Siro, Piazzale Angelo Moratti • M5 San Siro Stadio

21.00: Wind orchestra concert. “A perdifiato,” music by Reed, Tchaikovsky, Rota; performed by the Civica Orchestra di Fiati di Milano, in collaboration with the Milan 1st Command Airways brass band; conducted by Antonio Macciomei. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco, Piazza Cairoli • M1 Cairoli

21.30: Live folk. Rachel Sermanni. Admission free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

 

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Tuesday

4th 

08.00-19.00: Street market. High quality arts and crafts exhibition. Via Brera • M2 Lanza

08.30-13.30. Farmers market. According to the Mediterranean diet, organic, natural and traditional Lombardy farms selling organic rice and flour, chickens; Chianina and other meats; cow’s and goat’s cheese; seasonal vegetables, natural wine, jams, honey and derivatives, juices, fresh fruit. Piazza Sant’Eustorgio • M2 Lanza

15.00, 17.10, 19.20, 21.30: Film in English with Italian subtitles. “The Dinner,” directed by Oren Moverman; starring Richard Gere, Laura Linney. €5/7.50. Cinema Arcobaleno, Viale Tunisia 11 • M1 Porta Venezia

19.00: Live. Inside a large park where children can play, stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live. The Lucky Chops, with Josh Holcomb, trombone; Daro Behroozi and Leo P., sax; Kevin Congleton drums; Joshua Gawel, trumpet; Raphael Buyo, sousaphone. Following the Vintage Trouble, with Ty Taylor, voice; Nalle Colt, guitar; Rick Barrio Dill, bass; Richard Danielson, drums. €25, free for children under 7. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

20.50: Live. Coldplay “A Head Full of Dreams Tour”. Stadio Meazza San Siro, Piazzale Angelo Moratti • M5 San Siro Stadio

 

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Wednesday

5th

19.00: Live. Inside a large park where children can play free, stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live. Ani DiFranco. €20, free for children under 7. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

21.30: Contemporary dance. “Temporaneo Tempobeat.” A performance combining contemporary dance, wireless technology and beat boxing. €12. Castello Sforzesco, Piazza Cairoli • M1 Cairoli

 

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Thursday

6th 

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

17.10, 19.20, 21.30: Film in English with Italian subtitles. “The Dinner,” directed by Oren Moverman; starring Richard Gere, Laura Linney. €5/7.50. Cinema Mexico, Via Savona 57 • M2 Porta Genova F.S., tram 14

19.00: Live. Inside a large park where children can play free, a part is organized with stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live. Niccolò Fabi. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

20.00-01.00: Summer festival. “Summer Whispers” today and tomorrow inside the exhibition spaces and in the large garden; performance and live concerts by well-established musicians such as Chad Taylor, guitar; David Michael DiGregorio, Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble. €7 today only, €10 both evenings. Mailtickets. Hangar Bicocca, Via Chiese 2 • M5 Istria

20.30: Organ concert. A tribute to Bach; performed by Ton Koopman, organ. €10. Basilica of San Simpliciano, Piazza San Simpliciano (Corso Garibaldi) • M2 Lanza.

20.30: Orchestral music. Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21; Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55, Eroica; by Beethoven; performed by Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi; conducted by Claus Peter Flor, €15/25. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

21.00: Champagne and concert. “Façade” (suite n.1) for acting voices and instruments  by William Walton; performed by the Ensemble of the Conservatorio di Milano, with Danila Satragno and her students; Alessandro Tamiozzo’s acting voices; conducted by Niccolò Suppa. Following “No woman, no jazz” with Danila Satragno and her jazz course students. Admission free. Conservatorio, Chiostro, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila; tram 23, 12; bus 54, 61, 84

 

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Friday

7th 

18.30: South Italian open air event (indoors in case of rain). Traditional food, music, dance. From 18.30 to 20.30: Workshop of traditional pizzica; booking requested €8. 20.30: Dinner with buffalo mozzarella, bruschetta; orecchiette with sausage, friarielle; mozzarella in carrozza (fried mozzarella cheese sandwich) with potatoes and spring onion; wine and water. Booking requested at metromondo@tin.it; tel. 3896986350 €10. At 21.45: Concert and dances: pizziche, tarantelle, tammuriate. €8. Admission with annual membership card €5. Bocciofila Martesana, Via Rovigno 14 near Viale Monza 175 • M1 Turro/Gorla)

19.00: 50’s Night. Inside a large park where children can play free, a part is organized with stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. Free 50’s makeup and dance course. Candy floss. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live rock ‘n’ roll. The Goose Bump; following The Hound Dog Rockers. Admission free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

20.00-01.00: Summer festival. “Summer Whispers,” second festival day inside the exhibition spaces and in the large garden; performance and live concerts by well-established musicians such as Jan St. Werner, Aaron Dessner + Bryce Dessner, Mouse on Mars. €7. Mailtickets. Hangar Bicocca, Via Chiese 2 • M5 Istria

21.00: Pop music. Fabio Concato and Paolo Di Sabatino Trio, with Fabio Concato, vocals; Paolo Di Sabatino, piano; Glauco Di Sabatino, drums; 
Marco Siniscalco, bass. €20. Castello Sforzesco, Piazza
Cairoli • M1 Cairoli

 

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Saturday

8th 

19.00: Live Balcan music. Inside a large park where children can play free, a part is organized with stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live Babbutzi Orkestar. Admission free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

 

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Sunday

9th 

16.00: Recital. Classical guitar Italian and Spanish music; performed by Marco Panzarino, guitar. Casa Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Via Manzoni 12 • M3 Montenapoleone • M1 San Babila

19.00: Live. Inside a large park where children can play free, a part is organized with stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live. Paolo Benvegnù. Admission free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

20.30: Orchestral music. Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 60; Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67; by Beethoven; performed by Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi; conducted by Claus Peter Flor, €15/25. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

21.00: Wind orchestra concert. “Classic in movie” music by Šostakovič, Barber, Morricone, Mascagni; performed by the Milan Civic Wind Orchestra; conducted by Simon Perčič. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco, Piazza Cairoli • M1 Cairoli

 

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Monday

10th 

10.00: Jewellery tour in English. The Poldi Pezzoli Museum preserves more than two hundred artifacts of goldsmiths and jewellery, grouped into four sections: antique enamels, sacred goldsmiths, collectibles and jewels, including a group of Etruscan pieces. Starting from a visit to the Museum, the tour continues to an exclusive jewellery workshop where, guided by expert artisan masters, it will be possible to admire the stages for the realization of their precious artefacts. €50 all included. Booking requested at info@elestatravel.it. Casa Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Via Manzoni 12 • M3 Montenapoleone • M1 San Babila

16.15, 18.20, 20.25, 22.20: Film in English with Italian subtitles. “The Mummy,” directed by Alex Kurtzman; starring Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella. €5/7.50. Cinema Anteo, Via Milazzo 9 • M2 Moscova

19.00: Live and food. Inside a large park where children can play free, stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live American indie rock; followed by Dinosaur Jr. Admission free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

20.30: Recital. A tribute to Bach; performed by Jos van Immerseel, fortepiano. €10. Church of Santo Sepolcro, Piazza San Sepolcro • M1 Duomo

 

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Tuesday

11th

08.00-19.00: Street market. High quality arts and crafts exhibition. Via Brera • M2 Lanza

08.30-13.30. Farmers market. According to the Mediterranean diet, organic, natural and traditional Lombardy farms selling organic rice and flour, chickens; Chianina and various meat; cow’s and goat’s cheese; seasonal vegetables, natural wine, jams, honey and derivatives, juices, fresh fruit. Piazza Sant’Eustorgio • M2 Lanza

15.00, 17.10, 19.20, 21.30: Film in English with Italian subtitles. “The Mummy,” directed by Alex Kurtzman; starring Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella. €5/7.50. Cinema Arcobaleno, Viale Tunisia 11 • M1 Porta Venezia

19.00: Live music and food. Inside a large park where children can play free, stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live Celtic punk. Only European show by the Dropkick Murphys and Flogging Molly. €30/35, Ticketone, Mailticket, Vivaticket, Bookingshow; children under 9 free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

21.30: Live jazz, folk. Comic-theatral-musical show; performed by the Turin brass band BandaKadabra. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco, Piazza Cairoli • M1 Cairoli

 

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Wednesday

12th

20.30: Ancient music concert. Music by Palestrina, Lotti, Allegri, Gesualdo, Monteverdi; performed by The Tallis Scholars; conducted by Peter Phillips. €10. Church of Santa Maria della Passione, Via Conservatorio 16 • M1 San Babila

19.00: Live music and food. Inside a large park where children can play free, stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live. Dargen D’Amico, vocals; Isabella Turso, piano. €10/15; children under 11 free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

21.30: Live Maloya from Réunion island. Creole music performed by the group who reached success at the Babel Med in Marseille, rereading and mixing the Maloya with world influences capable of leading to a hypnotic trance. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco, Piazza Cairoli • M1 Cairoli

 

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Thursday

13th

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

17.10, 19.20, 21.30: Film in English with Italian subtitles. “The Mummy,” directed by Alex Kurtzman; starring Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella. €5/7.50. Cinema Mexico, Via Savona 57 • M2 Porta Genova F.S., tram 14

19.00-24.00: Cult Night. Dj sets and concerts among steam trains, big ships and rockabilly music. Tour on board the Toti submarine and street food. One evening to make your summer sparkle. Special price €6. Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, entrance door in Via Olona 6 • M2 Sant’Ambrogio.

19.00: Live music and food. Inside a large park where children can play free, stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live pop, psychedelia and electronics by Warpaint. €18. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

20.30: Ancient and modern music concert. Music by Palestrina, Pärt, Isaac, Muhly; performed by The Tallis Scholars; conducted by Peter Phillips. €10. Church of Santa Maria Annunciata in Chiesa Rossa, Via Montegani corner of Via Neera 24 • M2 Abbiategrasso, tram 3, 15, bus 79

20.30: Orchestral music. Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, Pastorale; Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92; by Beethoven; performed by Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi; conducted by Claus Peter Flor, €15/25. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

21.00: Live jazz. “Caramel mou, Shimmy” by Darius Milhaud and “Concerto for cello and jazz band” by Friederich Gulda, performed by the Ensemble of the Conservatorio di Milano, with Sandro Laffranchini, cello; conducted by Diego Ceretta. Following “Jazz Beyond Sixties” performed by Il 60’s & Beyond Jazz Ensemble. Admission free. Conservatorio, Chiostro, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila; tram 23, 12; bus 54, 61, 84

21.30: Live ethno, folk, songwriting. A overwhelming concert where the music of Southern Italy meets and blends with Black Africa, in a celebration of the Mediterranean as a place of life and exchange. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco, Piazza Cairoli • M1 Cairoli

 

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Friday

14th

08.00–19.00: Street market. Collecting modern art, antiques, vintage for hobbyists and amateurs. Via Spallanzani • M1 Porta Venezia

19.00: Live and food. Inside a large park where children can play free, stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live rap by Marracash and Guè Pequeno. Children free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

21.30: Contemporary dance. “The Dance Game Show” with live music by Chris Costa, and dance performance by Michele Di Giacomo, Alice Carrino, Samira Cogliandro, Cristian Cucco. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco, Piazza Cairoli • M1 Cairoli

 

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Saturday

15th

19.00: Live and food. Inside a large park where children can play free, stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live music. Ermal Meta, vocals; Dino Rubini, bass; Marco Montanari, guitar; Emiliano Bassi , drums; Roberto Cardelli, keyboards and piano; Andrea Vigentini, choir and guitar. €20, children free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

 

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Sunday

16th

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

9.30-18.00: Street market. Market exhibition for collectors, hobbyists, demonstrations and amateur creative activities. Books, cartoons, comics, collectors’ items, toys, games, records, curiosities…. Parco Ravizza, Viale Toscana, Via Bocconi, Viale Bach, Viale Brahms Via Vittadini • bus 79, trolleybus 90-91

11.00–17.00: Activities for children aged 6-12. Each 40 minutes a workshop to learn how to build and color Leonardo’s Magic Cube. Admission free. Booking requested at gruppi@leonardo3.net; tel. 0249519981; http://leonardo3.net/it/museo-di-milano/gruppi-singoli-e-famiglie/. Museo Il Mondo di Leonardo, Piazza della Scala, corner Galleria Vittorio Emanuele • M1 Duomo, M3 Montenapoleone

19.00: Live music and food. Inside a large park where children can play free, stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live. Walk Off The Earth. €25/30, children free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

20.30: Orchestral music. Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in G major, Op. 40; Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36; Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 2 in F major, Op. 50; Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93;  by Beethoven; performed by Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi; with Nicolai Freiherr von Dellingshausen, violin; conducted by Claus Peter Flor. €15/25. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

 

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Monday

17th

16.30, 18.20, 20.10, 22.00: Film in English with Italian subtitles. “Paris Can Wait,” directed by Eleanor Coppola; starring Diane Lane, Alec Baldwin. €5/7.50. Cinema Anteo, Via Milazzo 9 • M2 Moscova

19.00: Film in Italian and food. Inside a large park where children can play free, stands, bars and restaurants. Another part has a stage for events. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Film. Paterson. Admisson free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

20.30: Recital. Music by Tartini, Corelli, Vandini, Vivaldi, Veracini; performed by Federico Guglielmo, violin. €10. Church of Santo Sepolcro, Piazza San Sepolcro • M1 Duomo

21.00: Live pop. “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely hearts club band. 50th Anniversary live.” To celebrate the birthday of the album that changed the World’s music, artists from the Milanese and Roman music scene will perform the complete masterpiece of the Beatles live. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco, Piazza Cairoli • M1 Cairoli

 

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Tuesday

18th

08.00-19.00: Street market. High quality arts and crafts exhibition. Via Brera • M2 Lanza

08.30-13.30. Farmers market. According to the Mediterranean diet, organic, natural and traditional Lombardy farms selling organic rice and flour, chickens; Chianina and various meat; cow’s and goat’s cheese; seasonal vegetables, natural wine, jams, honey and derivatives, juices, fresh fruit. Piazza Sant’Eustorgio • M2 Lanza

15.00, 17.10, 19.20, 21.30: Film in English with Italian subtitles. “Paris Can Wait,” directed by Eleanor Coppola; starring Diane Lane, Alec Baldwin. €5/7.50. Cinema Arcobaleno, Viale Tunisia 11 • M1 Porta Venezia

19.00: Live and food. Inside a large park where children can play free, there are stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live pop, jazz. Erica Romeo. Following Simona Severini. Admission free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

21.00: Live pop and some speech in Italian. “Roba minima, s’intend! Concerto malincoMico.” A tribute to Enzo Jannacci; performed by Massimo Betti, giutar; Stefano Fascioli, double bass; Giulia Bertasi, accordion. Literary readings by Beppe Viola, Franco Loi, Giovanni Testori, Walter Valdi. €10. Castello Sforzesco, Piazza Cairoli • M1 Cairoli

 

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Wednesday

19th

19.00: Live and food. Inside a large park where children can play free, stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live soul, hip hop. Junior Sprea. Following Black Beat Movement. Admission free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

20.30: Orchestral music. Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125, by Beethoven; performed by Orchestra Sinfonica e Coro Sinfonico di Milano Giuseppe Verdi; with Gal James, soprano; Sonia Prina, contralto; Moritz Kallenberg, tenor; Daniele Caputo, baritone; Erina Gambarini, choir master; conducted by Claus Peter Flor. €15/25. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

21.00: Wind orchestra concert. “American Wind Festival.” Music by Bernstein, Sherman, Kander; performed by the Milan Civic Wind Orchestra; conducted by Leonardo Laserra Ingrosso. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco, Piazza Cairoli • M1 Cairoli

 

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Thursday

20th 

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

17.10, 19.20, 21.30: Film in English with Italian subtitles. “Paris Can Wait,” directed by Eleanor Coppola; starring Diane Lane, Alec Baldwin. €5/7.50. Cinema Mexico, Via Savona 57 • M2 Porta Genova F.S., tram 14

19.00: Live music and food. Inside a large park where children can play free, a part is organized with stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live. Nobraino. €10/12. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

20.30: Recital. A tribute to Bach; performed by Ketil Haugsand, harpsichord. €10. Church of San Bernardino alle Monache, Via Lanzone 13 • M2 Sant’Ambrogio

21.00: Live folk. Music by Salvatore Sciarrino and Luciano Berio, performed by Michela Varvaro, Minji Kim, soprano; Vittoria Vimercati, mezzosoprano. Followed by “Italian Songs” performed by Ensemble del Conservatorio, with Massimo Moriconi, double bass; Chiara Zamuner, voice conducted by Carlo Tortarolo. Admission free. Conservatorio, Chiostro, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila; tram 23, 12; bus 54, 61, 84

 

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Friday

21st

18.30: Balkan open air event (in case of rain indoor). Traditional food, music, gypsy dance performance, dances. From 18.30 to 20.30: gypsy dance workshop by Victoria Ivanova. 20.30: Dinner with a rich Mussakas (meat or vegetarian), Krempita (creamy Balkan sweet) wine and water. €10. Booking requested at metromondo@tin.it; tel. 3896986350. Following at 21.45: Concert and dance. €8. Admission with annual membership card €5. Bocciofila Martesana, Via Rovigno 14 near Viale Monza 175 • M1 Turro/Gorla)

19.00: Live music and food. Inside a large park where children can play free, a part is organized with stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live. New York Ska Jazz Ensemble. Admission free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

21.00: Live funky. “Tom’s Family 10 years anniversary” performed by Daniele Moretto, trumpet; Daniele Comoglio, sax; Alessio Nava, trombone; Luca Meneghello, guitars; Jantoman, keyboards; Paolo Costa, bass; Leif Searcy, drums; Sandro De Bellis, percussion. €15. Castello Sforzesco, Piazza Cairoli • M1 Cairoli

 

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Saturday

22nd

18.00: Summer Festival. Inside a large park where children can play free, stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. An unforgettable day for coloring your white t-shirt by blowing colored dusts in the air, express your freedom, have fun and relax. Music, vocalist, DJs, drinks, street food. Admission free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

21.00: Gospel music. “Gospel for Africa” performed by the Pastorale Giovanile Opera Don Guanella di Como; conducted by monsignor Carlo Rinaldi. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco, Piazza Cairoli • M1 Cairoli

 

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Sunday

23rd

16.00: Recital. Music performed by Salvatore Castellano, sax. Casa Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Via Manzoni 12 • M3 Montenapoleone • M1 San Babila

19.00: Live and food. Inside a large park where children can play free, there are stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live music. Kenny Wayne Shepherd band. Children under 7 free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

20.30: Recital. A tribute to Frescobaldi; performed by Luca Guglielmi, harpsichord. €10. Church of San Bernardino alle Monache, Via Lanzone 13 • M2 Sant’Ambrogio

20.30: Live jazz. “The origins” performed by Paolo Tomelleri All Stars; with Irene Natale, vocals; Paolo Tomelleri, clarinet, sax; Emilio Soana, trumpet; Rudy Migliardi, trombone, tuba; Fabrizio Bernascon, violin; Marco Mistrangelo, double bass; Tony Arco, drums. €15/25. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

 

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Monday

24th

19.00: Film in Italian and food. Inside a large park where children can play free, there are stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: The Jean Luc Godard film “Breathless”. Admission free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

16.30, 18.25, 20.20, 22.15: Film in English with Italian subtitles. “A Hologram For The King,” directed by Tom Tykwer; starring Tom Hanks, Sarita Choudhury. €5/7.50. Cinema Anteo, Via Milazzo 9 • M2 Moscova

 

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Tuesday

25th

All day: 1st International harpsichord competition. Semifinal with jury Ottavio Dantone, Christophe Rousset, Jos van Immerseel. Admission free. Church of Santa Maria della Passione, Sala Capitolare del Begognone, Via Conservatorio 16 • M1 San Babila

08.00-19.00: Street market. High quality arts and crafts exhibition. Via Brera • M2 Lanza

15.00, 17.10, 19.20, 21.30: Film in English with Italian subtitles. “A Hologram For The King,” directed by Tom Tykwer; starring Tom Hanks, Sarita Choudhury. €5/7.50. Cinema Arcobaleno, Viale Tunisia 11 • M1 Porta Venezia

19.00: Live Italian 60’s & 70’s music, and food. Inside a large park where children can play free, stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live tribute to Jannacci, Gaber, i Gufi, Cochi e Renato, performed with irony and swing by David Zilli and Jazzabbestia. Admission free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

21.00: Southern Italian music and dance. “PetraMeridie” performed by a group who present the characteristic elements of Salento culture: pizzica and taranta. €15. Castello Sforzesco, Piazza Cairoli • M1 Cairoli

 

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Wednesday

26th

All day: 1st International harpsichord competition. Final with the jury comprising Ottavio Dantone, Christophe Rousset, Jos van Immerseel. At 20.30: Prize-giving and concert. Admission free. Church of Santa Maria della Passione, Sala Capitolare del Begognone, Via Conservatorio 16 • M1 San Babila

19.00: Live music and food. Inside a large park where children can play free, stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live rock by Il Pan del Diavolo. Admission free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

21.00: Progressive and contemporary jazz. “Pollock Project” performed by Marco Testoni, keyboards, percussion, handpan: Elisabetta Antonini, voice, electronic loops; Simone Salza, sax and clarinet; Mats Hedberg, guitar. €15. Castello Sforzesco, Piazza Cairoli • M1 Cairoli

 

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Thursday

27th

17.10, 19.20, 21.30: Film in English with Italian subtitles. “A Hologram For The King,” directed by Tom Tykwer; starring Tom Hanks, Sarita Choudhury. €5/7.50. Cinema Mexico, Via Savona 57 • M2 Porta Genova F.S., tram 14

19.00: Live music and food. Inside a large park where children can play free, a part is organized with stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live soul, funk, hip hop and blues by Robert Glasper, keyboards; Mark Colenburg, drums; Casey Benjamin, sax, vocoder; Burniss Traviss II, bass; Mike Severson, guitar. €20, children under 8 free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

20.30: Live jazz. “1940: Charlie Parker and Bebop” performed by Alessandro Cerino, sax, clarinet, flute; Sergio Orlandi, trumpet; Claudio Angeleri, piano; Sandro Massazza, double bass; Stefano Bertoli, drums. €15/25. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

21.00: Orchestral music. Music performed by the Carisch Orchestra, with Maria Safarians, first violin; Sergey Slovachensky, cello; Aurelia Macovei, second violin; conducted by Christian Delisio. €15. Castello Sforzesco, Piazza Cairoli • M1 Cairoli

 

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Friday

28th

08.00–19.00: Street market. Collecting modern art, antiques, vintage for hobbyists and amateurs. Via Spallanzani • M1 Porta Venezia

18.00-21.00: Instameet and aperitif. An opportunity to participate to an Instameet, in collaboration with Canon Italia, with the participation of some selected Instagrammers invited by the social network managers of Canon Italia and the Poldi Pezzoli Museum. During the evening it is possible to visit the exhibitions, take a guided tour to the Museum collections with the possibility of using the cameras provided by Canon Italia for free, to immortalize the favorite works and share the photos on social channels Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Then enjoy an aperitif with friends. €10 adults, €5 under 26. Casa Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Via Manzoni 12 • M3 Montenapoleone • M1 San Babila

19.00: Live music and food. Inside a large park where children can play free, stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live reggae by Radici nel Cemento. Admission free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

21.00: Live pop. A tribute to Lucio Battisti, performed by Antonio Galbiati, vocals; Luca Meneghello, guitar; Nicolo Fragile, keyboards; Rosella Cazzaniga, bass; Francesco Corvino, drums. €15. Castello Sforzesco, Piazza Cairoli • M1 Cairoli

 

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Saturday

29th

08.00–19.00: Street market. Collecting modern art, antiques, vintage for hobbyists and amateurs. Via Spallanzani • M1 Porta Venezia

19.00: Live music and food. Inside a large park where children can play free, a part is organized with stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Live Italian pop by Pop X. €10. Children under 12 free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

21.00: Wind orchestra concert. “Italiani … all’opera!” Music by Rossini and Verdi performed by the Milan Civic Wind Orchestra; conducted by Michele Fedrigotti. Admission free. Castello Sforzesco, Piazza Cairoli • M1 Cairoli

 

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Sunday

30th

09.00-19.00: Street market. Arts and crafts, restaurants, activities for children. Alzaia Naviglio Pavese (from via Magolfa to Via Gola) • M2 Porta Genova, tram 9, bus 59, 71

19.00: Film and food. Inside a large park where children can play free, stands, bars, restaurants and a stage for concerts. 19.30: Dinner. 21.30: Film in Italian. “I Vitelloni” by Fellini. Admission free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli/ M5 Bignami + 10’ walk, tram 31, bus 728, 708, 713

18.30: Two organs. Music by Sweelinck, Monteverdi, Frescobaldi, Corelli; performed by Pier Damiano Peretti and Massimiliano Raschietti, organ. €10. Church of Santa Maria della Passione, Sala Capitolare del Bergognone, Via Conservatorio 16 • M1 San Babila

20.30: Live jazz. “1950: John Coltrane e l’Hard Bop” performed by Emanuele Cisi Quartet, with Emanuele Cisi, sax; Andrea Rea, piano; Marco Micheli, double bass; Luca Santaniello, drums. €15/25. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

 

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Monday

31st

18.30, 21.00: Chamber music. Music by Bach; performed by Accademia Bizantina; conducted by Ottavio Dantone. €15. Church of San Bernardino alle Monache, Via Lanzone 13 • M2 Sant’Ambrogio

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