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April 2017

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

On Sunday 2 March all Italian public museums are free.

 

Musical

Until 7 May. Thur. Fri.: 20.45; Sat. 15.00, 20.45; Sun: 15.00, 19.00. “Bodyguard.” Screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan; sound track with the hits of Whitney Houston, performed by a live orchestra; Karima in the role of Rachel Marron, and Ettore Bassi is Frank Farmer. €34/64. Teatro Nazionale, Via Giordano Rota 1, corner Piazza Piemonte • M1 Wagner

Until 9 April. Thur. Fri.: 21.00; Sat. 15.30, 21.00; Sun: 15.30. “Grease.” With the original sound column live by the Grease-Band; starring Guglielmo Scilla and Lucia Blanco. €29/62 TicketOne.it ; reductions for under14/over70. Teatro della Luna, Via Giuseppe Di Vittorio, Assago(MI) • M2 Assago Forum (round-trip ticket to Assago Forum)

 

Concert-competition for young musicians

Each Thursday until November. For the Sergio Dragoni prize of €1,000, the competition engages young musicians, aged 13 / 25, winners of the Milan Conservatory 2016 Award. They will perform in the halls of Casa Verdi, the retirement home for musicians donated by Giuseppe Verdi, which houses his grave in the crypt. This series of concerts offers the opportunity for a unique contest that involves the young performers and the elderly guests who form the jury. €2, including a visit to Verdi’s crypt and the precious picture gallery. See What’s On for further details.

 

Miart 2017

Art week until 2 April. International exhibition of modern and contemporary art. Openings every day and special visits, starting with the inauguration of the Santiago Sierra solo show at the PAC; the opening at Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro, “Diurno” of Porta Venezia, Triennale Design Museum; and the special opening at Palazzo Reale dedicated to Keith Haring. The week continues with the exhibition dedicated to 19th and 20th century sculpture at the GAM; the 20th Century Museum with the Andy Warhol project, and the artist showcases realized by Paola Pivi for the Rinascente in Piazza Duomo; “Sixty Last Suppers” and the presentation of the Acacia Prize 2017, followed by those of the new exhibition at the Fondazione Prada Carriero and Milan Foundation projects, as well as special tours of the exhibition by Miroslav Balka, culminating in the closing day event at the exhibition by Laure Prouvost Pirelli HangarBicocca. See what’s On 1st April. http://www.miart.it/en.

 

Award

The “Intercultural Achievement Award” in 2017 will be allocated to projects in the following fields: media-journalism, art-culture, youth, women, global citizenship, education and integration. Projects must be sent to the e-mail: dialog@bmeia.gv.at before 12 April 2017. All info in German and English at https://www.bmeia.gv.at/en/european-foreign-policy/international-cultural-policy/dialogue-of-cultures/iaa/

 

Classical and modern dance

From 6 to 9 April. Thur.19.30; Fri.20.30; Sat.19.30; Sun 16.00. Every year the 7th and 8th course dance students of La Scala (Scuola di Ballo dell’Accademia Teatro alla Scala), have the opportunity to perform inside an important theatre, to show their level, before the final exams on the 27 May. On show “Variations for Four”, music by Marguerite Koegh, choreography by Anton Dolin; “Un ballo” music by Maurice Ravel, choreography by Jiří Kylián; “Paquita”, music by Édouard‐Marie‐Ernest Deldevez, choreography by Marius Petipa and Ludwig Minkus. €12/33. Piccolo Teatro Strehler, Largo Greppi 1 • M2 Lanza, M1 Cairoli

 

Football

No time info at time of press, please see in  http://www.sansiro.net/?page_id=273

 

Easter holidays

From Friday 14 to Monday 17 April. During the Easter period many private and public offices may be closed or have fewer staff without notice.

 

Milano Design Week & Fuorisalone

From 4 to 9 April. http://www.salonemilano.it/en/
Official Fuorisalone guide on line. All the latest info is available in 10 different languages in www.fuorisalone.it; http://www.archiproducts.com/en/exhibitions/salone-del-mobile/

Tortona Design Week

From 4 to 9 April. The first well known district which started the Fuorisalone. See http://www.tortonadesignweek.com/ Info Point: Largo delle Culture. Stroll around: Via Bergognone, Via Tortona, Via Savona, Via Forcella, Via Novi • M2 Porta Genova

 

5 Vie District

A central district, near Duomo, with cosy little shops selling and presenting top style items. Via Santa Marta, Via Sant’Orsola, Via Santa Marta, Via San Maurilio, Via Zecca Vecchia • M1 Duomo/Cordusio, M3 Missori

 

Brera Design Week

From 4th to 9th April. This district hosts the well-known Pinacoteca di Brera and the Academy of Fine Arts, the studios of painters and photographers, many fashion and design stores in a young and international atmosphere. To get the most out of your visit see www.breradesigndistrict.it, and stroll around Via Brera, Via Moscova, Corso Garibaldi, Via Solferino, Via San Marco, Via Palermo, Via dell’Orso, Via Pontaccio • M2 Lanza/Moscova

 

Montenapoleone District

Over 150 Associates among fashion brands, luxury fittings and properties located in Milan Fashion District, in addition to the 11 new luxury 5 stars, where you can discover some of the most prestigious locations where creativity and innovation bring life to design, an excellence of Made in Italy. The District is inside the “Quadrilatero della Moda” (namely the Quadrilateral Fashion District), with the famous Via Montenapoleone in the center, Via Verri, Via Sant’Andrea, Via Santo Spirito, Via Borgospesso and Via Bagutta • M1/3 Duomo/Montenapoleone

 

Isola Design Week

Here it is possible to visit “Source” a Regional marketing and urban improvement plan connecting the world of design, fashion and food while offering visibility to artisans, young designers, start-ups and emerging worlds. Inside this District there is the famous shopping street Via Corso Como; and impressive architecture such as Gae Aulenti square with the UniCredit Tower; Bosco Verticale namely Vertical Forest in via Federico Confalonieri and via Gaetano de Castillia • M2 Porta Genova/Gioia

 

 

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April 2017

Saturday

1st  

April fool’s day

08.00-19.00: Street market. Arts and crafts, do-it-yourself. Galleria Buenos Aires • M1 Lima

12.00: Horse racing opening. Restaurant and bars on site. 15.30-19.30: Horse racing. €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

17.00: Symphony music. Music by Schumann, Paganini, Voříšek; performed by Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali, with Marc Bouchkov, violin; conducted by Charles Olivieri-Munroe. €9/20, reductions for over 60, under 26. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

20.30: Light dinner followed at 22.00 by: Live music for dancing swing, lindy hop, jive, boogie-woogie, fox-trot, waltz, ect. “The Shout” performing a tribute to the Beatles, with William Vetri as John Lennon; Giuseppe Locritani as Paul McCartney; Massimo Cherubin as George Harrison; Tony Drives as Ringo Starr. Booking recommended, cell. 334-3112926. €12, plus annual membership card €6. Jumpin’ Jazz Cultural Association, Viale Monza 140 (first floor) • M1 Gorla

21.00: Choir concert. “Stabat Mater” for chorus, soloists and orchestra by Gioacchino Rossini, performed by Coro Europeo. Admission free, annual contribution welcome.  Basilica of Sant’Eustorgio, Piazza Sant’Eustorgio 1• tram 3,9; bus 59

22.00: Live grime music. “A Cuppa Tea With Trim” conceived as a dialogue between the musician Trim and, the performance draws inspiration from Tea Song, a piece with lyrics by Prouvost and a melody by composer David Cunningham. It serves as the point of departure for a musical incursion into the show, where Trim, a founding member of the Roll Deep crew -exponents of grime, a gritty, underground musical genre that developed in London in the early 2000s- will improvise a dialogue with the works in the exhibition and with Prouvost herself. See more in Highlights page 2. Admission free on a first-come. Hangar Bicocca, Via Chiese 2 • M5 Istria

22.30: Live pop. 80Boys, with Marcello De Toffoli, keys; Diego Corradin, drums; Stefano Melchiorre, guitar; Marco Mangelli, bass; Marcello Schena, voice. €10. Salumeria della Musica, Via Pasinetti 2 (corner with Via Ripamonti) • M2 Famagosta then bus 95 eastwards

 

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Sunday

2nd

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

09.00-19.00: Street market. Arts and crafts. Alzaia Naviglio Pavese • M2 Porta Genova, tram 9, bus 59, 71

09.00-19.00: Street market. Flowers, flavours and garden equipment. Alzaia Naviglio Pavese (from via Magolfa to Via Gola) • M2 Porta Genova, tram 9, bus 59, 71

09.00: Milano Marathon. Sponsorized by EA7 Emporio Armani. Info and booking in English at http://milanomarathon.it/en/marathon/

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, filobus 90-91

11.00: Matinee. Music by Beethoven, Mozart; performed by Pomeriggi Musicali wind ensemble. €10/15. TicketOne.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

12.00: Horse racing opening. Restaurant and bars on site. 13.30–18.00: Free entertainment for children. 15.30-19.30: Horse racing. €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

16.00: Recital. Baroque music by Vivaldi, Scarlatti, Galuppi, performed by Yu Yashima, harpsichord. €10. Church of Santa Maria alla Fonte dei Frati Cappuccini, Via della Chiesa Rossa 55 • M2 Abbiategrasso, bus 46,71,79

16.00: Orchestral music. Music by Mozart; “The Marriage of Figaro” overture;  Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major, K. 414; Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major (K. 488); and “Silk Road” by Fazil Say; performed by Orchestra Sinfonica Giuseppe Verdi, conducted by Fazil Say, piano. €16/42. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

16.00: Opera. “The Master-Singers of Nuremberg” by Wagner; performed by La Scala choir and orchestra; with Michael Volle, Jacquelyn Wagner, Markus Werba and Michael Shade; conducted by Daniele Gatti; directed by Harry Kupfer. €95/300. Teatro alla Scala, Piazza della Scala • M1/3 Duomo

17.00, 18.00: Lent holy choirs. Vespers, followed by the Catholic Mass with the Coro di Novate Milanese, conducted by Silvia Beretta. Admission free. Basilica of Sant’Ambrogio, Piazza Sant’Ambrogio • M2 Sant’Ambrogio

18.15: Lega A basket. EA7 Milano versus Dolomiti Energia Trentino. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

 

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Monday

3rd

15.20, 17.40, 20.00, 22.30: Film in English. “Live by night” directed by Ben Affleck. Starring: Ben Affleck and Elle Fanning. €5/7.50. Cinema Anteo, Via Milazzo 9 • M2 Moscova, tram and buses: 11,33, 41, 43, 94

16.00: Chamber music. Music by Beethoven, Shumann; performed by Laura Bortolotto, violin; Matteo Andri, piano. €10/20. MAC Auditorium, Piazza Tito Lucrezio Caro 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

16.00: Architectural design. Sections of Autonomy. Six Korean Architects” by Choi Moon-gyu , Jang Yoon-gyoo, Kim Jong-kyu, Kim Jun-sung, Kim Seung-hoy, Kim Young-joon. A collective show dedicated to the most interesting and experimental projects from the late ’90s and early 2000s. Admission free. Galleria Spazio FMG, Via Bergognone 27 • M2 Garibaldi

18.00: Art exhibition inauguration. “Les Sculptures Utilitaires” a tribute to Pierre Cardin, a precursor of forms and ideas through design projects that in the seventies have defined the vision of the great couturier who will be present on this occasion. Galleria Carla Sozzani, Corso Como 10 • M2 Moscova

21.00: Chamber music. Music by Beethoven, Franck; performed by Clarissa Bevilacqua, violin; Yuya Tonouchi, Piano. Admission free. Auditorium Gaber, Grattacielo Pirelli, Regione Lombardia, Piazza Duca d’Aosta 3 • M2/3 Centrale

 

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Tuesday

4th 

Milano Design Week starts

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

14.45, 17.00, 19.15, 21.30: Film in English. “Live by night” directed by Ben Affleck. Starring: Ben Affleck and Elle Fanning. €5/7.50. Cinema Arcobaleno, Viale Tunisia 11 • M1 Porta Venezia

15.30: Harness racing. €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Trotto, Viale Piccolomini 2 • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

19.00: Design exhibition inauguration. “Mini wonders” a show presenting a selection of craft toys for children, that also function as design objects, by seven of the most important and innovative contemporary Czech designers. Admission free. Centro Ceco, Via Morgagni 20 • M1 Porta Venezia/Lima

21.00: Live. Baustelle, with Francesco Bianconi, voice, guitar, keys; Claudio Brasini, guitar; Rachele Bastreghi, voice, keys, percussion; Ettore Bianconi, electronic; Sebastiano de Gennaro, percussion; Alessandro Maiorino, bass; Diego Palazzo, keys, guitar; Andrea Faccioli, guitar. €21/35. TicketOne.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

 

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Wednesday

5th

09.00–18.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Cow and goat cheeses, meats, honey, wine, jams, vegetables, fruit, flour, aromatic herbs and ornamental plants. Piazza Santa Francesca Romana • M1 Porta Venezia

12.00: Horse racing opening. Restaurant and bars on site. €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

16.00: Opera. “The Master-Singers of Nuremberg” by Wagner; performed by La Scala choir and orchestra; with Michael Volle, Jacquelyn Wagner, Markus Werba and Michael Shade; conducted by Daniele Gatti; directed by Harry Kupfer. €95/300. Teatro alla Scala, Piazza della Scala • M1/3 Duomo

18.00-21.00: Live cooking show. General presentation of “Kaleidos” a way to connect two modern fluid spaces such as kitchen and living, and a practical show by chef Alessandro Borghese. Admission free. Flagship Store Febal Casa, via Fatebenefratelli 18 • M3 Turati

21.00: Chamber music. Music by Dvořàk, Enescu, Schubert, Brahms; performed by Edoardo Zosi, violin; Leonora Armellini, piano. €25/30. Conservatorio, Sala Verdi, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

 

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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 Duomo, Via Gonzaga • M1 Duomo

09.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. 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: Film music rehearsal. Music and projections from “City Lights” by Charlie Chaplin; performed by the Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali, conducted by Philippe Béran. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

14.45, 17.00, 19.15, 21.30: Film in English. “Live by night” directed by Ben Affleck. Starring: Ben Affleck and Elle Fanning. €5/7.50. Cinema Mexico, Via Savona 57 • M2 Porta Genova F.S., tram 14

17.00:  Recital contest. Music by Bellini, Tosti, Liszt, Verdi, Puccini, performed by Elisa Balbo, singer; Davide Cavalli, piano. See Highlights for more details. €2. Casa di Riposo Giuseppe Verdi, Piazza Michelangelo Buonarroti 29 • M1 Buonarroti

18.00: Art exhibition inauguration. “Paesaggio magico” solo show by the artist Michele Zaza, presenting 30 art works on cardboard, created with a mix of painting and photography. Admission free. Galleria Studio D’Arte Cannaviello, Piazzetta Maurilio Bossi 4 • M1 Cordusio

19.30: Live show. “Kostabeat”, performed by the famous American painter and composer Kostabi, accompanied by Tony Esposito, jazz music group, who will make a painting on canvas that echoes the mood evoked by the furniture and innovative design. At the backdrop the kitchen “K-in K-out” by Rossana. Admission free. Showroom Rossana, via Turati 6 • M3 Turati

21.00: Film music. Music and projections from “City Lights” by Charlie Chaplin; performed by the Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali, conducted by Philippe Béran. €9/20, reductions for over 60, under 26. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

22.00: Live rock. Cesareo Four Tiles. €12. Salumeria della Musica, Via Pasinetti 2 (corner with Via Ripamonti) • M2 Famagosta then bus 95 eastwards

 

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Friday

7th 

09.00–19.00: Street market. Antiques and collecting market exhibition for amateurs. From 15,30 to 18.30: “Rediscovery of grandparents games” workshop for children. Piazza Sant’Eustorgio • M2 Lanza

15.30: Harness racing. €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Trotto, Viale Piccolomini 2 • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

19.00-21.00: Live cooking show. General presentation of “Kaleidos” a way to connect two modern fluid spaces such as kitchen and living, and a practical show by chef Bruno Barbieri sponsored by Franke. Admission free. Flagship Store Febal Casa, via Fatebenefratelli 18 • M3 Turati

20.00: Symphony music. Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58 by Beethoven, and Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43 by Sibelius; performed by Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, with Saleem Ashkar, piano; conducted by Pietari Inkinen. €16/36. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

20.30: Typical South Italian evening. The Salento traditions offering a dinner with Puglia products and recipes such as burrata and orecchiette; at 22.00: concert and dance, traditional live music and songs, pizziche, tammurriate, tarantella; following a dance show. €18 dinner and shows; €5 concert and dance. Bocciofila Martesana Dance, Via Rovigno 14 (near viale Monza 175) • M1 Turro/Gorla)

20.30: Live. “Dave Matthews Band” with Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds. €36/69. TicketOne.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

20.45: Euroleague basket. EA7 Milano versus Unics Kazan. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

22.00: Live jazz. Electric Jazz Quartet, with Max Ionata, sax; Lorenzo Tucci, drums; Claudio Filippini, piano. €12. Salumeria della Musica, Via Pasinetti 2 (corner with Via Ripamonti) • M2 Famagosta then bus 95 eastwards

 

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Saturday

8th 

Milano Design Week ends

08.00-19.00: Street market. Arts and crafts, do-it-yourself. Galleria Buenos Aires • M1 Lima

09.00–19.00: Street market. Antiques and collecting market exhibition for amateurs. From 15,30 to 18.30: “Rediscovery of grandparents games” workshop for children. Piazza Sant’Eustorgio • M2 Lanza

09.00–14.00: Farmers street market by Lombard producers. Cow and goat cheeses, meats, honey, wine, jams, vegetables, fruit, flour, aromatic herbs and ornamental plants. Piazza Durante • M1, M2 Loreto

12.00: Horse racing opening. Restaurant and bars on site. 15.30-19.30: Horse racing. €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

15.30: Mini musical for children. “Pinocchio”, show in Italian with music inspired by the tales and composed by Edoardo Bennato such as “Il Gatto e la Volpe”, “ Mangiafuoco”, “E’ stata tua la colpa”; performed by Salvo Vinci, guitar; with a cast of professionals singers, actors, dancers and acrobats, from All Crazy & Soldout national musicals. €4.50 under 3; €11 under 11; €15 adults. Teatro Manzoni, Via Manzoni 42 • M3 Montenapoleone

16.00: Music for children. “Orlando Furioso”, performed by La Verdi Junior symphony orchestra; conducted by Pilar Bravo; with the La Verdi treble voices choir, with choir master Maria Teresa Tramontin. €7.50/15. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

17.00: Film music. Music and projections from “City Lights” by Charlie Chaplin; performed by the Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali, conducted by Philippe Béran. €9/20, reductions for over 60, under 26. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

20.30: Light dinner followed at 22.00 by: Live music for dancing swing, lindy hop, jive, boogie-woogie, fox-trot, waltz, ect. Fabrizio Cattaneo & Buddy Bolden Legacy. Booking recommended, cell. 334-3112926. €12, plus annual membership card €6. Jumpin’ Jazz Cultural Association, Viale Monza 140 (first floor) • M1 Gorla

21.00: Live tango. Miguel Angel Zotto and Daiana Guspero. €20/42, reductions for over 65, under 25. TicketOne.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

22.00: Live jazz. JazzTag, with Ilaria Pulici, voice; Massimiliano Ghirardelli, double bass; Enrico Porazzi, guitar; Marco Fazio, flute, sax; Michele Rizzi, cello; Silvano Dossena, drums; Edoardo Maggioni, piano. €12. Salumeria della Musica, Via Pasinetti 2 (corner with Via Ripamonti) • M2 Famagosta then bus 95 eastwards

 

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Sunday

9th 

Palm Sunday

09.00–17.00: Street market. The largest outdoor trade show in Europe, with 100 exhibitors, dedicated to antique, ancient, rare books, curios and collectibles. Piazza Diaz • M1 Duomo

10.30: Palms and olives blessing. Held behind the Duomo in the secluded Church of Santa Maria Annunciata in Camposanto. Following the procession to the Duomo. 11.00: Pontifical Mass. Presided over by the Cardinal Archbishop of Milan and music sung by the Scholae Cantorum Cathedral choir. Duomo, Piazza Duomo • M1/3 Duomo

11.00: Tale and music for children. “Federico e l’allodola” by Simone Dini Gandini, with some parts in Italian by the actor Valerio Ameli; music by Saverio Rapezzi; performed by the Cappella di Santa Cecilia di Lucca treble voices, with Sara Matteucci choir master. €5/7. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

12.00: Horse racing opening. Restaurant and bars on site. 13.30–18.00: Free entertainment for children. 15.30-19.30: Horse racing. €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

16.00: Live tango. Miguel Angel Zotto and Daiana Guspero. €20/42, reductions for over 65, under 25. TicketOne.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

16.30: Organ concert. Music by Frescobaldi, Storace, Merula, Böhm, Bach; performed by Maurizio Salerno, holder organist. Admission with free contribution. Church of Santa Maria della Passione, Via Conservatorio 16 • M1 San Babila

17.00: Holy music. “Crucifixus” by Antonio Lotti, “Stabat Mater” by Domenico Scarlatti, “Domine ne in furore tuo” and “Adoramus Te, Christe” by Claudio Monteverdi, pieces from “Responsoria pro Hebdomada Sancta – quatuor vocum” by Felice Anerio; performed by Emanuele Vianelli, organ and Varese chamber choir, conducted by Gabriele Conti. Admission free. Church of San Fedele, Piazza San Fedele 4 • M1Duomo or San Babila

17.00, 18.00: Lent holy choirs. Vespers, followed by the Catholic Mass with the Coro Aurora Totus, conducted by Laura Groppetti. Admission free. Basilica of Sant’Ambrogio, Piazza Sant’Ambrogio • M2 Sant’Ambrogio

18.00: Lega A basket. EA7 Milano versus Umana Reyer Venezia. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

 

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Monday

10th 

15.20, 17.40, 20.00, 22.00: Film in English. “T2: Trainspotting” directed by Danny Boyle. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Kelly Macdonald. €5/7.50. Cinema Anteo, Via Milazzo 9 • M2 Moscova

20.00: Philharmonic music. Künstlerleben by Strauss, Mathis der Maler by Hindemith, Symphonie fantastique by Berlioz; performed by the Filarmonica della Scala orchestra, conducted by Daniele Gatti. €5/105. Geticket.it. Teatro alla Scala, Arturo Toscanini boxes foyer, Piazza della Scala • M1/3 Duomo

20.30: Recital. “Harmonies poetiques” by Franz Liszt; performed by Roberto Plano, piano. €10/20. MAC Auditorium, Piazza Tito Lucrezio Caro 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

21.00: Contemporary music. Performed inside the only Italian hall featured with an Acusmonium Sator, with 50 loud speakers, a live concert held by the Swedish BJ Nielsen, followed by “Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten” an opus written by Arvo Pärt on occasion of the great musician’s death, performed by Francesco Zago, guitar. €6/8. Auditorium San Fedele, Via Ulrico Hoepli 3b • M1 San Babila or Duomo

21.00: Live jazz. “La Mia Napoli” a concert inspired by the songs of the Neapolitan tradition, such as  Reginella, Si’ e Napule pur’ tu, Lacreme Napolitane, Funiculì funiculà, O’ paese do sole, O sole mio, Je te voglio bene assaje, Core n’grato, arranged in a jazz style by Sandro Cerino; performed by the Civica Jazz Band, conducted by Enrico Intra; with the soloists: Laura Fedele, voice; Emilio Soana, trumpet; Andrea Andreoli, trombone; Giulio Visibelli, sax and flute; Marco Vaggi, double bass;  Tony  Arco, drums; and the students of the Scuola di Musica Claudio Abbado. €16. Piccolo Teatro Strehler, Largo Greppi 1 • M2 Lanza, M1 Cairoli

21.00: Recital. Music by Schubert, Liszt; performed by Danilo Mascetti, piano. Admission free. Auditorium Gaber, Grattacielo Pirelli, Regione Lombardia, Piazza Duca d’Aosta 3 • M2/3 Centrale

21.00: Live. J-Ax & Fedez. TiketOne.it  Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

 

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Tuesday

11th

Holy Week starts on this Maundy Tuesday

08.00-19.00: Street market and treasure hunt. High quality arts and crafts exhibition. More over Mavy Magic, disguised as a Easter bunny, will guide each family through a treasure hunt in Via Brera to reach the tasty prize. Free for families and goodies for the kids! In case of rain the tresure hunt will be postponed until a later date. Via Brera • M2 Lanza

15.00, 17.10, 19.20, 21.30: Film in English. “T2: Trainspotting” directed by Danny Boyle. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Kelly Macdonald. €5/7.50. Cinema Arcobaleno, Viale Tunisia 11 • M1 Porta Venezia

15.30: Harness racing. €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Trotto, Viale Piccolomini 2 • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

19.30: Symphony music. “The St Matthew Passion” by Bach, performed by Ensemble laBarocca; with the Milano Giuseppe Verdi symphony choir, with choir master Erina Gambarini; and La Verdi trebles choir, with choir master Maria Teresa Tramontin; conducted by Ruben Jais. €16/42. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

20.45: Ballet. “Coppélia”, music by Léo Delibes, performed by the soloists and the last year professional students of the Nuovo Balletto Classico, directed by Liliana Cosi, maître du ballet and Marinel Stefanescu, choreographer. €20/30, under 26 €15. Teatro Manzoni, Via Manzoni 42 • M3 Montenapoleone

20.15: Ballet. “Jewels” by Fauré, produced by the London Royal Opera House, performed by the Royal Ballet, on the Covent Garden stage, with the choreography of George Balancine, and direct broadcasting via satellite on 1500 screens all over the world. To know which will be in Milan see www.nexodigital.it

21.00: Live opera and syntonic songs. “Alchemaya” a new opera by Max Gazzè, performed with the Bohemian Symphony Orchestra of Prague. Following with Max Gazzè songs from his historical repertoire rearranged in a syntonic key. €28/60. TicketOne.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

21.00: Live. J-Ax & Fedez. TiketOne.it  Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

 

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Wednesday

12th

09.00–18.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Cow and goat cheeses, meats, honey, wine, jams, vegetables, fruit, flour, aromatic herbs and ornamental plants. Piazza Santa Francesca Romana • M1 Porta Venezia

12.00: Horse racing opening. Restaurant and bars on site. 15.30-19.30: Horse racing. €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

19.30: Symphony music. “The St Matthew Passion” by Bach, performed by Ensemble laBarocca; with the Milano Giuseppe Verdi symphony choir, with choir master Erina Gambarini; and La Verdi trebles choir, with choir master Maria Teresa Tramontin; conducted by Ruben Jais. Admission free. Duomo, Piazza Duomo • M1/3 Duomo

20.45: Musical cabaret. “Ti parlerò d’amor” a poetic comedy show, performed in Italian, with music by Brecht, Weill, Stolz, Hollander, D’Anzi, Bixio-Neri, Siegel, Irving Berlin, Getshwin. €16/23; over 65 €15/21; under 26 €10. Teatro Manzoni, Via Manzoni 42 • M3 Montenapoleone

21.00: Chamber music. Music by Beethoven, Prokofiev, Ravel; performed by Anna Tifu, violin; Alexander Romanovsky, piano. €20/25. Conservatorio, Sala Verdi, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

21.00: Live opera and syntonic songs. “Alchemaya” a new opera by Max Gazzè, performed with the Bohemian Symphony Orchestra of Prague. Following with Max Gazzè songs from his historical repertoire rearranged in a syntonic key. €28/60. TicketOne.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

22.00: Live. A tribute to the Beatles, “Pipperland” with Nicola Cazzalini, as George Martin; Roby “Big” Conti, bass; Giancarlo Dossena, drums; Antonello “Jantoman” Aguzzi, keys; Filippo Guerini, guitar; Dario Sorano, voice, guitar, bass, percussion. €15. Salumeria della Musica, Via Pasinetti 2 (corner with Via Ripamonti) • M2 Famagosta then bus 95 eastwards

 

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Thursday

13th

Easter Tridium starts in this Maundy Thursday

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

09.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. 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

09.15: Chrismal Mass. Presided over by the Cardinal Archbishop of Milan and concelebrated by the Dioceses priesthood, during the celebration the blessing of the Holy Oil. Music sung by the Scholae Cantorum Cathedral choir. Duomo, Piazza Duomo • MM1/3 Duomo

15.00, 17.10, 19.20, 21.30: Film in English. “T2: Trainspotting” directed by Danny Boyle. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Kelly Macdonald. €5/7.50. Cinema Mexico, Via Savona 57 • M2 Porta Genova F.S., tram 14

17.30: Missa in Coena Domini and the footwashing ritual. Presided over by the Cardinal Archbishop of Milan and music sung by the Scholae Cantorum Cathedral choir. Duomo, Piazza Duomo • MM1/3 Duomo

18.00: Art exhibition inauguration.  “Paesaggi dell’anima” solo show with 30 artworks produced mainly with acrylic mixed media on paper and board. Admission free. Fondazione Luciana Matalon, Foro Buonaparte 67 • M1 Cairoli.

21.00: Live. J-Ax & Fedez. TiketOne.it  Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

21.00: Live. Opening act: Flavio Giurato, Marianne, Mirage, Colombre. Following the singer-songwriter Vasco Brondi, withMarco Ulcigrai, guitar; Matteo Bennici, bass;Giusto Correnti, drums;Angelo Trabace, keys. €15. Alcatraz, Via Valtellina 25 • Passante Lancetti; M3 Maciachini; trolleybus 91-92

21.30: Live a cappella. “Elephant Claps Release Party” with Mila Mi La Trani, soprano; Serena Ferrara, mezzo soprano; Naima Faraò, contralto Gian Marco Trevisan, tenor; Matteo Rossetti, bass; André Michel Arraiz-Rivas, beatboxer. €10. Salumeria della Musica, Via Pasinetti 2 (corner with Via Ripamonti) • M2 Famagosta then bus 95 eastwards

 22.00: Live pop. The duo “Duperdu”, with Marta Maria Marangoni, voice, flute; Fabio Wolf, piano, voice; performing a roundup of traditional Italian songs. Spirit de Milan, Via Bovisasca 57/59 • FNM Bovisa

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Friday

14th

Easter Tridium – Good Friday

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

15.00: Via Crucis and at 17.30: Celebration of the Passion of Christ. Presided over by the Cardinal Archbishop of Milan. The readings of the Passion Gospel are arranged so that the priest reads the part of Christ, a narrator reads the narrative, other readers take the other speaking parts, and the choir will sing the parts of crowds “Crucify Him! Crucify Him!”. Music sung by the Scholae Cantorum Cathedral choir. Duomo, Piazza Duomo • MM1/3 Duomo

15.30: Harness racing. €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Trotto, Viale Piccolomini 2 • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

19.30: Symphony music. “The St Matthew Passion” by Bach, performed by Ensemble laBarocca; with the Milano Giuseppe Verdi symphony choir, with choir master Erina Gambarini; and La Verdi trebles choir, with choir master Maria Teresa Tramontin; conducted by Ruben Jais. €16/42. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

21.00: Live pop. Umberto Tozzi, with Raffaele Chiatto, guitar; Gianni D’Addese, keys; Marco Dirani, bass; Gianni Vanni, sax; Riccardo Roma, drums. €37/55. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

21.00: Live. J-Ax & Fedez. TiketOne.it  Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

21.30: Live. “Rivertale Night”. €10. Salumeria della Musica, Via Pasinetti 2 (corner with Via Ripamonti) • M2 Famagosta then bus 95 eastwards

 

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Saturday

15th

Easter Tridium – Holy Saturday

08.00-19.00: Street market. Arts and crafts, do-it-yourself. Galleria Buenos Aires • M1 Lima

12.00: Horse racing opening. Restaurant and bars on site. 15.30-19.30: Horse racing. €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

20.30: Light dinner followed at 22.00 by: Live music for dancing swing, lindy hop, jive, boogie-woogie, fox-trot, waltz, ect. The McKeeney sisters & the Hot Fellas. Booking recommended, cell. 334-3112926. €12, plus annual membership card €6. Jumpin’ Jazz Cultural Association, Viale Monza 140 (first floor) • M1 Gorla

21.00: Solemn Easter vigil. Presided over by the Cardinal Archbishop of Milan. Duomo, Piazza Duomo • MM1/3 Duomo

 

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Sunday

16th

Easter, Holiday in Italy

09.00–17.00: Street market. The largest outdoor trade show in Europe, with 100 exhibitors, dedicated to antique, ancient, rare books, curious and collectibles. Piazza Diaz, Via Marconi • M1 Duomo

Cancelled 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, filobus 90-91

11.00: Solemn Easter Pontifical Mass. Presided over the Cardinal Archbishop of Milan, Music sung by the Scholae Cantorum Cathedral choir. Duomo, Piazza Duomo • MM1/3 Duomo

12.00: Horse racing opening. Restaurant and bars on site. 13.30–18.00: Free entertainment for children. 15.30-19.30: Horse racing. €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

 

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Monday

17th

Easter Monday, Holiday in Italy

15.30: Harness racing. €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Trotto, Viale Piccolomini 2 • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

 

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Tuesday

18th

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. “Jackie” directed by Pablo Larraín. Starring: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard. €5/7.50. Cinema Arcobaleno, Viale Tunisia 11 • M1 Porta Venezia

 

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Wednesday

19th

09.00–18.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Cow and goat cheeses, meats, honey, wine, jams, vegetables, fruit, flour, aromatic herbs and ornamental plants. Piazza Santa Francesca Romana • M1 Porta Venezia

12.00: Horse racing opening. Restaurant and bars on site. 15.30-19.30: 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: Symphony music. Music by Milhaud, Poulenc, Dvořàk; performed by the Nürnberger Symphoniker orchestra, conducted by Kazem Abdullah; with Alessandra Ammara and Roberto Prosseda, piano. €25/30. Conservatorio, Sala Verdi, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

 

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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 Duomo, Via Gonzaga • M1 Duomo

09.00–18.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. 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. “Jackie” directed by Pablo Larraín. Starring: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard. €5/7.50. Cinema Mexico, Via Savona 57 • M2 Porta Genova F.S., tram 14

17.00:  Recital contest. Music by Pachelbel, Angelis, Voitenko, Semionov, Pozzoli; performed by Giuseppe Grosso, accordion. See Highlights for more details. €2. Casa di Riposo Giuseppe Verdi, Piazza Michelangelo Buonarroti 29 • M1 Buonarroti

18.30: Art exhibition inauguration.“I giardini segreti” solo show with 30 oils on canvas by the painter Athos Faccincani, depicting withbright colours the secluded gardens of Milan. Admission free. Galleria Deodato Arte, Via Santa Marta 6 • M1 Cordusio

21.30: Live. Maldestro. €12. Salumeria della Musica, Via Pasinetti 2 (corner with Via Ripamonti) • M2 Famagosta then bus 95 eastwards

 

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Friday

21st

15.30: Harness racing. €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Trotto, Viale Piccolomini 2 • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

22.00: Live. Jack Jaselli, voice, guitar; Max Elli, guitar; Dario Dal Molin, piano; Nik Taccori, drums. €12. Salumeria della Musica, Via Pasinetti 2 (corner with Via Ripamonti) • M2 Famagosta then bus 95 eastwards

 

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Saturday

22nd

09.00–14.00: Farmers street market by Lombard producers. Cow and goat cheeses, meats, honey, wine, jams, vegetables, fruit, flour, aromatic herbs and ornamental plants. Piazza Durante • M1, M2 Loreto

12.00: Horse racing opening. Restaurant and bars on site. 15.30-19.30: Horse racing. €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

20.30: Light dinner followed at 22.00 by: Live music for dancing swing, lindy hop, jive, boogie-woogie, fox-trot, waltz, ect. Ruben Minuto Jam Session. Booking recommended, cell. 334-3112926. €12, plus annual membership card €6. Jumpin’ Jazz Cultural Association, Viale Monza 140 (first floor) • M1 Gorla

21.30: Great arias. A tribute to Gioacchino Rossini, with his symphonies in chronological order related to the reading in Italian of the letters that the Master wrote precisely in relation to the symphonies and their executions. Following three Corals by Bach–Respighi and the Suite from “La Boutique Fantasque” by Rossini-Respighi. Performed by the Filarmonica Gioachino Rossini orchestra, conducted by Donato Renzetti; with Silvia Colombini, soprano and Antonio Olivieri acting voice. €25/34; €15 under26; €15/22 over65. Teatro Carcano, Corso di Porta Romana 63 • M3 Porta Romana

21.30: Live. Lo Stato Sociale. TiketOne.it  Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

 

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Sunday

23rd

08.00–19.00: Street market. Antiques, old books, arts and crafts market exhibition for collectors, hobbyists, and amateurs. Piazza Diaz, Via Marconi, Via Gonzaga, Via Baracchini • 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, filobus 90-91

11.00: Matinee. Film & sax music by Morricone, Piazzolla, Piovani; performed by Pomeriggi Musicali string ensemble, conducted by Federico Mondelci, sax. €10/15. TicketOne.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

12.00: Horse racing opening. Restaurant and bars on site. 13.30–18.00: Free entertainment for children. 15.30-19.30: Horse racing. €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

17.00: Organ concert. Music by Bruhns, Buxtehude, Bach; performed by Stefano Borsatto, 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

20.45: Lega A basket. EA7 Milano versus Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

 

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Monday

24th

15.20, 17.40, 20.00, 22.30: Film in English. “Manchester By Night” directed by Kenneth Lonergan. Starring: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams. €5/7.50. Cinema Anteo, Via Milazzo 9 • M2 Moscova

21.00: Recital. Music by Chopin, Debussy, Liszt; performed by Michelle Candotti, piano. Admission free. Auditorium Gaber, Grattacielo Pirelli, Regione Lombardia, Piazza Duca d’Aosta 3 • M2/3 Centrale

 

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Tuesday

25th

National Italian holiday, celebrating the end of the second world war and liberation from Nazi occupation

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

15.30: Harness racing. €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Trotto, Viale Piccolomini 2 • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

 

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Wednesday

26th

09.00–18.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Cow and goat cheeses, meats, honey, wine, jams, vegetables, fruit, flour, aromatic herbs and ornamental plants. Piazza Santa Francesca Romana • M1 Porta Venezia

12.00: Horse racing opening. Restaurant and bars on site. 15.30-19.30: Horse racing. €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

18.30: Photo exhibition inauguration. “MUD”, a solo show by Aldo Salucci with large dimension shots of waters taken from close distances mainly of the seabed, where muddy and dark waters contrast with crystal clear sea beds, in close analogy to the moods of life. Admission free. Galleria Statuto 13, Via Statuto 13 • M2 Moscova

20.30: Film in concert. “Back to the Future” in original language and live music by Alan Silvestri, performed by the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi; conducted by Jessica Cottis. €25/40. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

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Thursday

27th

09.00–18.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. 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: Symphony music rehearsal. Music by Stravinskij, Galante, Arvo Part; performed by I Pomeriggi Musicali orchestra; with Luca Schieppati and Andrea Rebaudengo, piano; conducted by Carlo Boccadoro. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

15.30, 18.15, 21.30: Film in English. “Manchester By Night” directed by Kenneth Lonergan. Starring: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams. €5/7.50. Cinema Mexico, Via Savona 57 • M2 Porta Genova F.S., tram 14

17.00:  Recital contest. Music by Mozart, Beethoven, Schumann, Chopin, Mendelssohn; performed by Isa Trotta, piano. See Highlights for more details. €2. Casa di Riposo Giuseppe Verdi, Piazza Michelangelo Buonarroti 29 • M1 Buonarroti

17.30: Conversation in English about art. “From One to Infinite” the artist Miroslaw Balka speaks about the works of his exhibition “CROSSOVER / S” with the critic Julian Heynen. Admisson free. Hangar Bicocca, Via Chiese 2 • M5 Istria

18.30: Art exhibition inauguration. “Scritture e figure” solo show by the painter Tullio Pericoli, renowned as the designer of many newspapers such as, il Corriere, L’Espresso, Repubblica, The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books; or of theater scenes and costumes for Donizzetti and Rossini operas. Admission free. Galleria Annamaria Consadori, Via Brera 2 • M2 Lanza

20.30: Film in concert. “Back to the Future” in original language and live music by Alan Silvestri, performed by the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi; conducted by Jessica Cottis. €25/40. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

21.00: Chamber music. Music by Beethoven, Brahms, Ravel, Franck, Szymanowski; performed by Francesca Bonaita, violin; Elia Tagliavia, piano. Admission free. Università Bocconi, Aula Magna, Via Gobbi • M3 Porta Romana, tram 9,15; bus 79, 90, 91

21.00: Live rock. “Simple Minds Acoustic”. €31/66. TicketOne.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

21.00: Symphony music. Music by Stravinskij, Galante, Arvo Part; performed by I Pomeriggi Musicali orchestra; with Luca Schieppati and Andrea Rebaudengo, piano; conducted by Carlo Boccadoro. €9/20, reductions for over 60, under 26. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

22.30: Live. Michela Bonelli Quintet. €10. Salumeria della Musica, Via Pasinetti 2 (corner with Via Ripamonti) • M2 Famagosta then bus 95 eastwards

 

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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

15.30: Harness racing. €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Trotto, Viale Piccolomini 2 • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

22.00: Live jazz, soul. TDC Soul Band, with  Alex Vella, voice; Zak Hinegk, guitar; Nicholas Vella, keys; Riccardo Bruno, drums; Carmelo Isgrò, bass. €12. Salumeria della Musica, Via Pasinetti 2 (corner with Via Ripamonti) • M2 Famagosta then bus 95 eastwards

 

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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

08.00-19.00: Street market. Arts and crafts, do-it-yourself. Piazza Vigili del Fuoco • M2 Lambrate

17.00: Symphony music. Music by Stravinskij, Galante, Arvo Part; performed by I Pomeriggi Musicali orchestra; with Luca Schieppati and Andrea Rebaudengo, piano; conducted by Carlo Boccadoro. €9/20, reductions for over 60, under 26. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

20.30: Light dinner followed at 22.00 by: Live music for dancing swing, lindy hop, jive, boogie-woogie, fox-trot, waltz, ect. Roberta Frigerio Blues Explosion. Booking recommended, cell. 334-3112926. €12, plus annual membership card €6. Jumpin’ Jazz Cultural Association, Viale Monza 140 (first floor) • M1 Gorla

22.30: Live jazz. “Groovositive”. €10. Salumeria della Musica, Via Pasinetti 2 (corner with Via Ripamonti) • M2 Famagosta then bus 95 eastwards

 

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Sunday

30th

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

12.00: Horse racing opening. Restaurant and bars on site. 13.30–18.00: Free entertainment for children. 15.30-19.30: Horse racing. €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

17.00: Organ concert. Music by Frescobaldi, Pasquini, Cima, Valeri; performed by Luca Faccanoni, organ. Admission with free contribution. Church of San Nicolao della Flue, Via Dalmazia 11 • tram 27, bus 45, 66

 

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Friday

31st

 

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