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November 2019

Highlights

 

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

Any last minute changes will be highlighted in yellow, whenever possible.

 

On Sunday 3rd November all the following public museums are free:

Castello Sforzesco, Cortile delle Armi , Museo del Novecento, GAM Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Acquario, Museo Archeologico, Casa Museo Boschi Di Stefano, Studio Museo Francesco Messina, Palazzo Morando, Palazzo Moriggia, Cenacolo Vinciano (booking requested), Pinacoteca di Brera, Gallerie d’Italia.

Every day from 16.30 (last opening hour) and every Tuesday from 14.00 admission free until full capacity is reached to the following Municipal museums:
GAM – Gallery of Modern Art (Villa Reale);
Archaeological Museum;
Palazzo Moriggia – Museo del Risorgimento;
Palazzo Morando. Costume Moda Immagine;
Casa Museo Boschi Di Stefano;
Studio Museo Francesco Messina;
Natural History Civic Museum;
Civic Aquarium;
Sforza Castle Art Gallery;
Museum of the Pietà Rondanini;
MUDEC – The Museum of Cultures;
Museum of Decorative Arts;
Museum of Prehistory and Protohistory;
Musical instruments Museum;
Egyptian Museum;
Ancient Art Museum

With the exception of the Duomo (Cathedral), all the city churches and their art works can be visited without a ticket.

Please note that some exhibitions concerning Leonardo Da Vinci could offer a discounted price

The Cimitero Monumentale (Monumental Cemetery) is an authentic open-air museum, freely accessible every day

 

Films in English

 

The following cinemas show films in the original language, mainly in English, with or without Italian subtitles.

Monday: Cinema Anteo, Palazzo del Cinema, Piazza XXV Aprile • M2 Moscova or Garibaldi;
Tuesday: Cinema Arcobaleno, Viale Tunisia 11 • M1 Porta Venezia

Wednesday: Cinema CityLife Anteo, Piazza Tre Torri, 1/L • M5 Tre Torri

Thursday: Cinema Mexico, Via Savona 57 • M2 Porta Genova F.S., tram 14

Friday: Cinema Ducale Multisala, Piazza Napoli 27 • tram 14, bus 90/91

More info at http://www.spaziocinema.info/cinema/rassegne/sound-motion-pictures-2018-2019-milano (in Italian) at this link it is possible to download a comprehensive pdf in English. €5/7.50; 10 films subscription €38.00.

Every day: Cinema Beltrade, Via Oxilia 10 • M1 Pasteur, tram 1

Every day: Cinema Arlecchino, Via San Pietro all’Orto 9• M1 Duomo

 

Hear my Voice & The Space Cinema

Every Sunday a film in original version with Italian subtitles, at the Cinema Odeon, Via Santa Radegonda 8 • M1/M3 Duomo

Every Monday a new film in English.

To know the schedule and buy the tickets see https://www.thespacecinema.it/iniziative/hear-my-voice (in Italian)

 

 

YesMilano

From 1 January to 31 December 2020. At the following website address some useful information, organized by dates, with in-depth links in Italian or in English.https://www.yesmilano.it/en/whats-on/all-events/week-city-2020

 

Fashion Film Festival Milano

From November 7th to the 10th. The Bright Side of Fashion. This festival hosts a number of screenings open to the public. Not just a simple festival but a great international meeting point in the heart of Brera where fashion films from 50 countries from all over the world are presented. The fashion film is a short video that tells the soul of fashion with a strong focus on photography and aesthetics, music, editing and with a great ethical and poetic sense, beyond purely commercial purposes. A mixture of artistic looks, voices and experiences, expression of the personality and talent of promising and established authors. This year Giorgio Armani is President of the Jury. The complete program on their site fffmilano.com. Cinema Anteo, Palazzo del Cinema, Piazza XXV Aprile • M2 Moscova or Garibaldi

9 November. Among the films in programming “The Time of Bill Cunningham” a documentary introduced by the director Mark Bozek. fffmilano.com.

10 November. The “Peter Lindbergh: Women’s Stories” a film/documentary to celebrate the late fashion photographer, who died last September when he was 74. Directed by Jean-Michel Vecchiet, it features contributions by Naomi Campbell, and Astrid Lindbergh, the photographer’s first wife. fffmilano.com.

 

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Until 22 December. The world’s most prestigious nature photography exhibition features the 100 images selected for the 54th edition of the photography competition held by the Natural History Museum in London. They were selected – by an international jury of experts, based on creativity, artistic value and technical complexity – among 45,000 shots from 95 countries, taken by professional and non-professional photographers. Marco Colombo, winner in the Urban Wildlife section, will be available for guided tours of the exhibition every Friday till December, starting at 18.30. € 11, € 9 under 14, over 65 + Membership card € 1; under 5 free; Family-friendly promotions. Fondazione Luciana Matalon, Foro Buonaparte 67 • M1 Cairoli, M2 Cadorna.

 

Musical

Until 17 November. The Full Monty. Thur. Fri.20.30; Sat.15.30,20.30; Sun.15.30; Mon. closed. www.ticketone.it. http://www.teatrodellaluna.com. Teatro della Luna, Via Giuseppe Di Vittorio, Assago(MI) • M2 Assago Forum (round-trip ticket to Assago Forum)

Until 17 November. Notre Dame de Paris. Thur.Fri.21.00; Sat.16.00, 21.00; Sun.17.00; Mon. closed. Based on the Victor Hugo’s novel; music by Riccardo Cocciante; lyrics by Luc Plamondon; directed by Gilles Maheu; choreographies by Martino Müller; arrangements Riccardo Cocciante, Jannick Top, Serge Perathoner. €25/90 ticketone.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

From 21 November to 8 December. School of Rock. Thur.Fri.20.30; Sat.15.30,20.30; Sun.15.30, Mon. closed. www.ticketone.it. http://www.teatrodellaluna.com. Teatro della Luna, Via Giuseppe Di Vittorio, Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (round-trip ticket to Assago Forum)

From 22 to 23 November. Pinocchio Reloaded. Fri. 21.00, Sat. 16.00, 21.00. Music by Edoardo Bennato; performed by Ensemble, with Jesus Bucarano Dousat, Giorgia Cino, Valeria Citi, Martina Cremaschi, Francesco Lappano, Giacomo Marcheschi, Luca Spadaro. Directed by Maurizio Colombi. €29/69 www.ticketone.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

 

 

Cinema & …

A calendar of movie events that, thanks to the digital cinema technology, and the partnership with the Royal Opera House, showcases a rich and heterogeneous program of opera and ballet from Covent Garden, and the world’s most important exhibitions, artists, museums all broadcast live via satellite.

 

Cine-Ballet

5 November at 20.45. A triple program Concerto/Enigma Variations/Raymonda Act III” performed by the Royal Ballet with the Frederick Ashton, Kenneth MacMillan and Rudolf Nureyev choreographies. In addition to numerous debuts in Concerto and Enigma Variations, In Raymonda, the Russian etoiles Vadim Muntigirov and Natalia Osipova will face the technical challenges of Nureyev’s re-interpretation of the final act. Trailer https://youtu.be/IDRy5XMQLUA. A list of the Italian cinemas is available on www.nexodigital.it.

 

Cine-Music

21, 22 November.  “Depeche Mode. Spirits In The Forest” directed by the award-winning director Anton Corbijn. The film follows the Global Spirit Tour 2017/2018, when the band played in front of over 3 million fans in 115 concerts around the world. Trailer: https://youtu.be/XLRjCMWaiHk. A list of the Italian cinemas is available on www.nexodigital.it

 

Conference

21, 22 November.  On the occasion of the national tree day, November 21, the WFUF Standing Committee, composed of FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), SISEF (Italian Society of Urban Silviculture and Forest Ecology) and Milan Polytechnic organize, together with Triennale Milano the World Forum on Urban Forests – Milan Calling 2019. Representatives from the cities of Melbourne, Tirana, Addis Ababa, New York City, Dar Es Salaam, Naples, Florence, Venice, Prato, Syracuse, Urbino, Mantua, Bologna, Riccione participate. Admission free. Triennale di Milano, Viale Alemagna 6 • M1/2 Cadorna
See in our What’s On each daily event.

 

Fair

From 22 to 24 November. “G come Giocare” (“G for Playing”) games and toys, initiatives and workshops, previews and liveshows. Children will literally dive in and play games, meet their favorite pets and play (freely and for free) with all their favorite games. Fieramilanocity, Viale Scarampo, Gate 4, Pad. 3 • M5 Portello

 

Sundays at Casa Verdi

Each Sunday at 17.00. “Pianisti a Casa Verdi”. Young musicians, aged 13 to 25, winners of the Milan Conservatory Award, perform in the retirement home for musicians donated by Giuseppe Verdi, whose grave is housed in the crypt. They have the opportunity for a unique contest that involves the young performers and the elderly guests who form the jury, such as opera singers, pianists, violinists, harpists. See What’s On for further details. €2, including a visit to Verdi’s crypt and the picture gallery. Reservation required at 02- 76005500. Casa Verdi, Fondazione Giuseppe Verdi, Piazza Buonarroti 29 • M1 Buonarroti

 

 

Milano Wine Festival 

Until 3 November. From noon to midnight. “National Wine Fair” features stands of wine producers from all over Italy, the most renowned wineries and those still little known, but much appreciated by the experts. Admission till 19.00. €20, from 19.00 to midnight €5, some tastings included. Piazza Città di Lombardia • M2 Gioia

 

Milano Music Week

From 18 to 24 November. A week dedicated to the world of music with a wide schedule of concerts and special events; over 200 artists from every continent, 70 locations, 135 live shows, 64 DJ sets, 72 meetings and training workshops, more than 100 content producing partners. Italian pop singers Piero Pelu and Levante among the protagonists. www.milanomusicweek.it

 

Sprint

From 22 to 24 November. Independent Publishers and Artists’ Books Fair, an international exhibition predominantly dedicated to artist’s books. See in our What’s On each daily event.

 

Il Villaggio delle Meraviglie

From 30 November to 6 January. This Christmas the “Village of Wonders” is fun for the whole family. Among other amenities there are: a covered and heated 1,000 square-metre ice rink; a tree carousel accessible to people with disabilities; a Santa Claus House ready to host thousands of children eager to deliver their Christmas letter; the Magic Circus of the Elves, Santa’s Sledges, Crazy Flying Sledges, plus several other pavilions called Ice Kingdom, Penguin Fishing, Journey to the North Pole, Ice Climbing … but also the candy houses, the Elf market and the Christmas street food. Admission to the park, to Santa’s House and to the open entertainments is free. www.villaggiodellemeraviglie.com. Giardini Indro Montanelli park, between Via Palestro and Porta Venezia • M1 Palestro or Porta Venezia, M3 Turati

 

 

Open Mic

Last Tuesday of the month + 1 additional date at the beginning of the month. Open evening dedicated to musicians, singers, performers, sound experimenters, who will be given the opportunity to test their skills in front of a strict but fair audience. A stage, a guitar and a state-of-the-art audio system will be supplied. Each participant will have 15 minutes’ time to perform on stage. Sign up from 8.00 to 9.00 p.m. to secure a place in the lineup. Ostello Bello, via Medici 1• M1/M3 Duomo + tram 2,14

 

Generali Milano Marathon

Until April 2020. Registrations to the 20th edition of the Generali Milano Marathon, which will run on Sunday 5 April, are now open. This competition is one of the elite of international marathons, with a record 2h 04’46’, achieved last year by the Kenyan Titus Ekiru. Info at https://www.generalimilanomarathon.it/en

 

IBSA Foundation fellowship

Every year IBSA Foundation for scientific research funds talented researchers in order to promote and to allow them to do great science, with 5 fellowships worth € 30,000 in the following research fields: dermatology, endocrinology, fertility/urology, pain medicine/rheumatology/orthopaedics, and one fellowship in the area with the most applications received. Visit our website ibsafoundation.org to download the Call and submit your application.

 

Call

Careof, a non-profit organization for contemporary art, has developed the project ArteVisione Lab which offers – to artists under 40 – the opportunity to send a proposal for the creation of a video, with the aim to participate in a workshop with internationally renowned professionals, and to receive a production award. Any kind of proposals are allowed, unpublished or in the first phase of production. The seven finalists selected by the call will participate to ArteVisione Lab, from 2 to 6 December. Deadline: 14 November, at midnight. Find info in English at https://careof.org/en/opportunity/bandi/artevisione-2019, or send an e-mail to opportunity@careof.org

 

World Forum on Urban Forests Milano Calling 2019

From 21 to 22 November. Two days of ideas and actions for new forests within cities around the world. The United Nations Forum on Forests Secretariat carries out a range of outreach activities to raise awareness of the multiple benefits of forests, and share best practices related to sustainable forest management. These include annual celebrations of the International Day of Forests on 21 March, as well as events at key international conferences. Information products include fact sheets, policy briefs, publications, and presentations. Multimedia products include films, photographs and art. Media products include press releases and news stories.
In Milan, the event, with free admission, is part of the program of the World Forum on Urban Forestation – Milan Calling 2019 to be held in Triennale on 21 and 22 November, on the occasion of the national tree day on 21 November 2019.
See in What’s On the 22 November The Forest OPen Night at the Triennale.

 

Leonardo da Vinci’s death anniversary celebration

Leonardo died in 1519. After 500 years, there will be many events dedicated to his works. Leonardo arrived in Milan in 1482 and stayed here for twenty years, the longest period of his life. The traces of his path are still visible in masterpieces (Last Supper, Sala delle Asse inside the Sforza Castle), monumental projects (the Horse, the project for the Duomo lantern), drawings (Codex Atlanticus), engineering works (weir, basins, Navigli), inventions and machines (exhibited at the Museum of Science and Technology named after him), and the places that he visited or lived in (such as his Vigna and the Sforza Castle). For info about all events follow our own What’s On section.

 

Lost & Found Office

A service that allows you to send a message specifying the type of object, the date and place of the alleged loss and get a reply. If the object has been returned to the Municipality, you’ll get notified in your inbox. Enter the information required using this link in English: https://www.comune.milano.it/wps/portal/ist/app/sonline/emb/oggetti_rinvenuti/lost_and_found_english

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November 2019
Events Calendar

 

Please take note that due to the national holiday on Friday 1st November, some venues may be closed until Sunday 3rd November.

 

On the occasion of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, until 4th November all the city cemeteries will remain open from 8.00am to 6.00pm. Access to the structures is allowed up to 30 minutes before closing time.

 

Friday

1st  

Ognissanti – All Saints’ Day – Holiday in Italy

15.00: Holy Mass. On the occasion of the All Saints’ commemoration, the celebration is presided over by the Archbishop of Milan. Cimitero Monumentale, Piazzale Cimitero Monumentale • M5 Monumentale

20.00: Symphony music. Giuseppe Verdi, Messa da Requiem. Performed by the Giuseppe Verdi Symphony Orchestra of Milan; and by the Symphonic Choir of Milan Giuseppe Verdi, choir master Alfonso Taiani; conducted by Claus Peter Flor. €15/36. www.laverdi.org  www.vivaticket.it. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

20.45: Euroleague basket. AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milano versus FC Barcelona. www.ticketone.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum

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Saturday

2nd

All Souls’ Day

09.00–19.00: Street market. Antiques and collecting market exhibition for amateurs. From 15.30 to 18.30: “Grandparents games” workshop for children with wooden artisanal games crafted to faithfully reproduce the games of our ancestors. Piazza Sant’Eustorgio • M2 Lanza

10.00: Holy Mass. On the occasion of the Fallen commemoration, the celebration is presided over by the Archbishop of Milan. Basilica of Sant’Ambrogio, Piazza Sant’Ambrogio • M2 Sant’Ambrogio

12.00: Horse racing doors opening. At the only racecourse in the world declared “monument of national interest” you can admire the world’s largest equestrian statue, inspired by the drawings of Leonardo da Vinci, casted in America by Frederik Mejer, and finally donated to Milan, where Leonardo conceived it in the first place. Restaurants and bars on site. 14.30-19.30: Horse racing. “Brianza Prize” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

15.30: Holy Mass. On the occasion of the Fallen commemoration, the celebration is presided over by the Archbishop of Milan. Cimitero di Greco, Via Emilio de Marchi • M3 Sondrio + bus 43 or 81 Via Gioia-Via Tirano

17.30: Holy Mass. On the occasion of the All Souls’ commemoration, the celebration is presided over by the Archbishop of Milan. Duomo, Piazza Duomo • M1/3 Duomo

20.00: Live. Enrique Iglesias. www.ticketone.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

From 21.00 to 23.30: Live. Opening by Fusion. Following Husky Loops. €10.00, plus ARCI membership card.  Circolo Arci Ohibò, Via Brembo, corner Via Benaco 1 • M3 Lodi TIBB

From 21.00 to 24.00: Live. At 21.30. Support act by Man of Moon. 22.45. The Twilight Sad. Single standing: € 15.00. An ACSI card is required to enter the concert. Serraglio, Via Gualdo Priorato 5

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Sunday

3rd

09.00-19.00: Street market. High quality arts and crafts exhibition. Via Brera, Via Fiori Chiari, Via Fiori Oscuri • M2 Lanza

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

11.00: Matinée. Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata in E major op.109; Robert Schumann, Carnaval op. 9; Tchaikovsky, Dumka op.59. Performed by Irina Kravchenko, piano. €12/28. Teatro Gerolamo, Piazza Cesare Beccaria 8 • M1Duomo

11.00: Matinée. Gyorgy Ligeti, 6 Bagatelles fúvósötösre; Samuel Barber, Summer Music, op. 31; Carl Nielsen, Wind Quintet, Op.43. Performed by Curt Schroter, flute; Francesco Quaranta, oboe; Marco Giani, clarinet; Sarah Ruiz, bassoon; Alessandro Mauri, horn. Admission free until full capacity is reached. Triennale di Milano, Salone d’Onore, Viale Alemagna 6 • M1/2 Cadorna

12.00: Horse racing doors opening. At the only racecourse in the world declared “monument of national interest” you can admire the world’s largest equestrian statue, inspired by the drawings of Leonardo da Vinci, casted in America by Frederik Mejer, and finally donated to Milan, where Leonardo conceived it in the first place. Restaurants and bars on site. 13.30–18.00: Free entertainment for children. 14.30-19.30: Horse racing. “Fairyhouse Prize” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo 

16.00: Symphony music. Giuseppe Verdi, Messa da Requiem. Performed by the Giuseppe Verdi Symphony Orchestra of Milan and by the Symphonic Choir of Milan Giuseppe Verdi, choir master Alfonso Taiani; conducted by Claus Peter Flor. €15/36. www.laverdi.org  www.vivaticket.it. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

19.30: Concert rehearsal. Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony n. 2 in D major Op. 36; Symphony n. 3 in E flat major op. 55 “Eroica”. Performed by the Filarmonica della Scala, conducted by Riccardo Chailly. Info www.filarmonica.it. Admission €5/35 tel. 02465467467 (Mon. Fri.10-13/14-17). Teatro alla Scala, Piazza della Scala • M1/ M3 Duomo.

20.45: Lega A basket. Olimpia Milano versus Pallacanestro Varese. https://olimpiamilano.ticketone.it.  Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum

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

21.00: JazzMi. Stefano Bollani and Chucho Valdes. €34,00/57,50 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

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Monday

4th 

19.30: Symphony music concert. Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony n. 2 in D major Op. 36; Symphony n. 3 in E flat major op. 55 “Eroica”. Performed by the Filarmonica della Scala, conducted by Riccardo Chailly. Info www.filarmonica.it. Admission €10/110 tel. 02465467467 (Mon. Fri.10-13/14-17). Teatro alla Scala, Piazza della Scala • M1/ M3 Duomo.

20.45: Chamber music. Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 7 in D major, Op. 10, No. 3; Robert Schumann’s Violin and piano sonata no. 1 in A minor, opus 105; Violin and piano Sonata in B minor by Ottorino Respighi. Performed by Giulia Rimonda, violin; Riccardo Bisatti, piano. Admission free. Auditorium Gaber, Grattacielo Pirelli, Regione Lombardia, Piazza Duca d’Aosta 3 • M2/3 Centrale

21.00: Live jazz. Sound Planets is a performance based on the dialogue between Enrico Intra, the well-known protagonist of European jazz improvisation, with Alex Stangoni’s live electronic sounds. €20. Piccolo Teatro Grassi, Via Rovello 2 • M1 Cordusio/Cairoli

21.00: Live rock. Jethro Tull. €35/80.50 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

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Tuesday

5th

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

09.00-19.00: Street market. High quality arts and crafts exhibition. Via Brera, Via Fiori Chiari, Via Fiori Oscuri • M2 Lanza

From 13.30: Harness racing. “Brads Photo Prize.” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Trotto, Viale Piccolomini 2 • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

19.00: Photo exhibition inauguration. “Jazz Icons of the ‘60s”. This photographic exhibition by Roberto Polillo celebrates the 100th anniversary of his father Arrigo’s birth, a music critic who has played a fundamental role in the disclosure and promotion of jazz music in Italy for almost forty years. On show great icons such as Louis Armstrong, John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk. Admission free. Galleria Aprés Coup, Via Privata della Braida 5 • M3 Porta Romana

20.30: Classical music concert. Leoš Janáček’s String Quartet No. 2, “Intimate Letters”; performed by Quartetto Echos. Colasanti’s “Aria” for string quartet; following Debussy’s Quartet in G minor op. 10; performed by zArt Quartett. €5/20/25. Conservatorio, Sala Verdi, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

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Wednesday

6th 

09.00–16.00: Lombard farmers’ market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Piazza Santa Francesca Romana • M1 Porta Venezia

18.30: Art exhibition inauguration. Alchimie e sinestesie” (Alchemy and synesthesia) by Guy Harloff. Symbolism, philosophy and esotericism, but also art, music and cinematography emphasize the multifaceted universe of a versatile and prominent artist. On this occasion, the Jazz Rain quintet, accompanied by vocalist Sania Gargano, proposes a sophisticated jazz repertoire from the 50’s and 60’s. Admission free. CMC – Centro Culturale di Milano, Largo Corsia dei Servi 4 • M1 Duomo

20.45: Philharmony music. F. Liszt, Concerto No. 2 in A major; F. Liszt, Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major; R. Schumann, Symphony No. 4 in D minor op.120. Performed by the Philharmonic Orchestra of the International Piano Festival of Brescia and Bergamo; with Giuseppe Albanese, piano; conducted by Pier Carlo Orizio. €25/30. Conservatorio, Sala Verdi, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

21.00: Live. The World of Hans Zimmer. www.ticketone.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

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Thursday

7th 

09.00–19.00: Street market. Antiques, arts and crafts market exhibition for collectors, hobbyists, and amateurs. Piazza Diaz, Via Gonzaga • M1 Duomo

09.00–16.00: Lombard farmers’ market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Piazza San Nazaro in Brolo 5 (Corso di Porta Romana) • M3 Missori

From 13.30: Harness racing. “Oro Puro Bar Prize.” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Trotto, Viale Piccolomini 2 • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

17.00: Recital “Pianisti a Casa Verdi”. Ida Pelliccioli, piano, performes  Rameau, Suite in A minor from the Nouvelles Suites; Debussy, Hommage à Rameau ; Albéniz, La Vega. €2, including a visit to Verdi’s crypt and the picture gallery. Reservation required at 02 76005500. Casa Verdi, Fondazione Giuseppe Verdi, Piazza Buonarroti 29 • M1 Buonarroti

18.30: Art exhibition inauguration. “A Hero Never Dies” solo show by José Molina. “Heroes” of art, history, politics, music and culture are the protagonists of the new collection full of color and lightness, created by the Spanish artist, who will be present for the occasion. Admission free. Galleria Deodato Arte, Via Santa Marta 6 • M1 Cordusio

20.00: Live jazz. The Moods. Admission free, reservation required at http://jazzmi.it/eventi/moods/  Spaces San Babila business centre, Corso Europa 15 • M1 San Babila

20.30: Live. Opening act by Pet Deaths. Following at 21,30: Elbow. Single standing: €30.00, Tickets available at the ticket office. Alcatraz, Via Valtellina 25 • Passante Lancetti; M3 Maciachini

20.30: Symphony music. Night on Bald Mountain, by Modest Musorgskij; Concert for trombone (Italian premier performance) by Michael Nyman; Firebird (version 1945), by Igor Stravinskij; performed by The Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, with Giuliano Rizzotto, trombone; conducted by Josep Vicent. €15.00/36.00 www.laverdi.org or www.vivaticket.it. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

20.45: Euroleague basket. AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milano versus Baskonia Vitoria. www.ticketone.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum

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Friday

8th 

09.00–18.00: Street market. Excellence artistic craftsmanship, vintage and creative ingenuity. Via Olona corner of Via De Amicis • M2 Sant’Agostino

20.00: Symphony music. Night on Bald Mountain, by Modest Musorgskij; Concert for trombone (Italian premier performance) by Michael Nyman; Firebird (1945 version), by Igor Stravinskij; performed by The Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, with Giuliano Rizzotto, trombone; conducted by Josep Vicent. €15.00/36.00 www.laverdi.org or www.vivaticket.it. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

20.00: Mandolins music concert. Music by Durante, Vivaldi, Munier, Cecere, Amadei, Respighi and the contemporary Squarzina and Mandonico; performed by the Orchestra a plettro ‘Città di Milano’. This theater supports the reduced ticket program “Theater, Cinema, Concerts … by bike”: whoever proves to have arrived by bicycle has the right to a discounted ticket at €8.00. A 4-ticket carnet €68 or 6 tickets €96. Further reductions available on the website www.teatrogerolamo.it. Teatro Gerolamo, Piazza Cesare Beccaria 8 • M1Duomo

21.00: Live rock. Banco del Mutuo Soccorso. €28/46 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

21.00: Live. Marco Mengoni. www.ticketone.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

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Saturday

9th 

09.00–19.00: Street market. Antiques and collecting market exhibition for amateurs. From 15.30 to 18.30: “Grandparents games” workshop for children with wooden artisanal games crafted to faithfully reproduce the games of our ancestors. Piazza Sant’Eustorgio • M2 Lanza

09.00–14.00: Farmers street market by Lombard producers. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Piazza Durante • M1, M2 Loreto

12.00: Horse racing doors opening. At the only racecourse in the world declared “monument of national interest” you can admire the world’s largest equestrian statue, inspired by the drawings of Leonardo da Vinci, casted in America by Frederik Mejer, and finally donated to Milan, where Leonardo conceived it in the first place. Restaurants and bars on site. 14.30-19.30: Horse racing. “Chiusura Prize” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

16.00: Symphony music for children (over 5) and adults. Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird is a music for a ballet, but it is so charged with images evoked by sounds that it can also be performed in the form of a symphonic suite. Music performed by Giuseppe Verdi Symphony Orchestra, with Paolo Marzocchi, conductor and acting voice (in Italian). €12.50/15.00 adults; €7.50 under 14. www.laverdi.org  www.vivaticket.it. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

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

20.00: Mandolins music concert. Music by Durante, Vivaldi, Munier, Cecere, Amadei, Respighi and the contemporary composers Squarzina and Mandonico; performed by the Orchestra a plettro ‘Città di Milano’. This theater supports the reduced ticket program “Theater, Cinema, Concerts … by bike”; whoever proves to have arrived by bicycle has the right to a discounted ticket at €8.00. A 4-ticket carnet €68 or 6 tickets €96. Further reductions available on the website www.teatrogerolamo.it. Teatro Gerolamo, Piazza Cesare Beccaria 8 • M1Duomo

21.00: Live. Marco Mengoni. www.ticketone.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

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Sunday

10th 

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

From 11.00 to 20.30: Music open dayA long feast day with cultural and musical events, on the occasion of the I Pomeriggi Musicali Orchestra’s 75th anniversary. 11.00: Tale in music for children and adults. “The Witches” written by Roald Dahl; directed by Manuel Renga; acting voice by Chiara Serangeli (in Italian); music by Marc-Antoine Charpentier; performed by I Piccoli Pomeriggi Musicali orchestra; conducted by Daniele Parziani. 13.00: Recital. Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor op. 13 “Pathétique”; Piano Sonata No. 14 in C♯ minor “Quasi una fantasia”, Op. 27, No. 2, popularly known as the Moonlight Sonata; performed by Davide Cabassi, piano. 15.00: Wind music concert. Antonín Dvořák, Serenade for Wind Instruments, cello, double bass in D minor op. 44; Ludwig van Beethoven, Rondo for wind instruments in E flat major WoO 25 “Rondino”. Performed by I Pomeriggi Musicali Wind Ensemble; conducted by Alessandro Cadario. 16.30: String music concert. Edvard Grieg, Suite in antique style op. 40 “From the time of Holberg”; Marco Tutino, Afternoon’s Game (first world performance). Performed by I Pomeriggi Musicali String Orchestra; conducted by Alessandro Cadario. 18.00: Lecture in Italian. 20.30: Symphony music concert. Antonín Dvořák, Symphony n. 9 in E minor op. 95 “From the New World”. Performed by I Pomeriggi Musicali orchestra; conducted by Donato Renzetti. Admission free until maximum capacity is reached. Complimentary tickets available at the Teatro Dal Verme ticket office from Tuesday to Saturday, from 11.00 to 19.00. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

From 12.00 to 20.00: Horse Racing Closing Party of the Season. At the only racecourse in the world declared “monument of national interest” you can admire the world’s largest equestrian statue, inspired by the drawings of Leonardo da Vinci, casted in America by Frederik Mejer, and finally donated to Milan, where Leonardo conceived it in the first place. Restaurants and bars on site.  On this occasion, 13 Design Horses of the Leonardo Horse Project will be on show. Wine tastings, food trucks, races. For children, animation, ponies and treasure hunts in the footsteps of Leonardo da Vinci. The highlight of the day will be at 14.00 and 18.30: the re-enactment of Leonardo’s Renaissance period, with a procession of over 20 elements, which parade throughout the racecourse accompanied by period music. 15.00 Race and “San Siro Prize”. Following, at 15.30, 16.30 and 17.30, professional flag-wavers performance, accompanied by musicians. A Renaissance-style camp will be a meeting point where people can have their meals. Admission free. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

From 15.00 to 21.00: Live concert. “Parla Ascolta Guarda Fai” (Talk Listen Look Do). A concert for eccentric systems on long duration; a six-hour sound journey, designed and planned for the Triennale, performed by Nicola Ratti. Admission free. Triennale di Milano, Viale Alemagna 6 • M1/2 Cadorna

16.00: Mandolins music concert. Music by Durante, Vivaldi, Munier, Cecere, Amadei, Respighi and the contemporary composers Squarzina and Mandonico; performed by the Orchestra ‘Città di Milano’. This theater adheres to the reduced ticket program “Theater, Cinema, Concerts … by bike”, whoever proves to have arrived by bicycle gets the right to a discounted ticket at €8.00. A 4 tickets carnet €68 or 6 tickets €96. Further reductions available on the website www.teatrogerolamo.it. Teatro Gerolamo, Piazza Cesare Beccaria 8 • M1Duomo

16.00: Symphony music. Night on Bald Mountain, by Modest Musorgskij; Concert for trombone (Italian premier performance) by Michael Nyman; Firebird (version 1945), by Igor Stravinskij; performed by The Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, with Giuliano Rizzotto, trombone; conducted by Josep Vicent. €15.00/36.00 www.laverdi.org or www.vivaticket.it. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

17.00: Recital “Pianisti a Casa Verdi”. Giorgio Trione Bartoli, piano, performs Liszt, Sonata in B minor S 178; Prokof’ev, Sonata n. 8 in B flat major op. 84. €2, including a visit to Verdi’s crypt and the picture gallery. Reservation required at 02 76005500. Casa Verdi, Fondazione Giuseppe Verdi, Piazza Buonarroti 29 • M1 Buonarroti

18.00: Symphony music. “Voglio la Luna” Johann Sebastian Bach: First cello suite only in G major BWV 100, Second Suite for cello only in D minor BWV 1008. Heinrich Ignaz Franz Bibe: Passacaglia in G minor. Performed by E-motion PHOENIX Group, with Agnieszka Oszanca, cello; Francesca La Cava, direction and choreograph; Francesca La Cava and Stefania Bucci, dancer; Anouscka Brodacz, aid to dramaturgy; Salvatore Insana, video mapping; Paolo Porto, photos; 70200 Collective Studio, video. €10, over 65 €5; under 18 and special discounts € 1. Teatro Arsenale, Via Cesare Correnti 11 • M2 Sant’Ambrogio

21.00: Live. Marco Mengoni. www.ticketone.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

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Monday

11th

18.30: Art exhibition inauguration. “The Falseness of Holes” solo show by Aleksandra Domanović, winner of the Arnaldo Pomodoro Sculpture Prize. Admission free. GAM, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Villa Reale, Via Palestro 16 • M1 Palestro

14.30: Jewels auction. Powered by Faraone Casa d’Aste, the top lot will be a pair of astonishing platinum modular earrings signed Faraone with an estimate value of €450,000-600,000. They feature pear-cut Colombian emeralds weighing approx 22,30 ct overall and pear- and navette-cut diamonds totalling approx 30 ct. with original box included. Among the prestigious lots a rare snuffbox from the Russian Imperial Court, a yellow gold and enamel box featuring the initials of Carlo Alberto of Savoy, a yellow gold cigarette case with a set of cufflinks and yellow gold button studs with sapphires and diamonds that belonged to Marlene Dietrich. Among the most representative brands, Buccellati will be the king with 22 lots. A series of iconic Cartier, Pomellato, Vhernier and Webb pieces and many others will follow. The event will be anticipated by a 4-day exposition inside the hotel welcoming Chalet. Admission free. Four Seasons Hotel Milano, Via del Gesù 6/8 • M1 San Babila

20.45: Recital. Franz Liszt and Ludwig van Beethoven’s solo piano symphony No. 4; Franz Liszt’s Grandes études de Paganini, S. 141. Performed by Federico Nicoletta, piano. Admission free. Auditorium Gaber, Grattacielo Pirelli, Regione Lombardia, Piazza Duca d’Aosta 3 • M2/3 Centrale

20.45: Lega A basket. Olimpia Milano versus Orioria Pistoia. https://olimpiamilano.ticketone.it.  Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum

21.00: Live jazz. A tribute to Italo Calvino; performed by Claudio Angeleri Ensemble, with Claudio Angeleri, piano; Paola Milzani, voice; Giulio Visibelli, sax and flute; Virginia Sutera, violin; Michele Gentilini, guitar; Marco Esposito, bass; Luca Bongiovanni, percussion. Music by Claudio Angeleri inspired by Italo Calvino’s “Castle of crossed destinies”. €20. Piccolo Teatro Studio Melato, Largo Rivoli 6 • M2 Lanza, M1Cairoli

21.00: Live. Marcella Bella. €40/50 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

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

21.00: Contemporary music. “Inner_Spaces” is an important international festival of experimental electronic music and audiovisual arts. Music is performed inside the only Italian hall featured with an Acusmonium Sator, with 50 loud speakers. A live concert held by the Swedish Klara Lewis; her music focuses on an ingenious elaboration of samples coming from different fields: ambient, noise, wave, trip hop, techno and industrial. Following the Turkish artist İpek Görgün who is also involved in performance, street art and abstract photography. Acusmatic direction by Giovanni Cospito and Filippo Berbenni. Tickets on sale at www.centrosanfedele.net. €6 students; €10 up to the day before the event; €12 on the day of the concert. Subscription to 10 concerts €16/70/84.  Auditorium San Fedele, Via Ulrico Hoepli 3b • M1 San Babila or Duomo

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Tuesday

12th

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

09.00-19.00: Street market. High quality arts and crafts exhibition. Via Brera, Via Fiori Chiari, Via Fiori Oscuri • M2 Lanza

From 13.30: Harness racing. “Equinox Bi Prize.” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Trotto, Viale Piccolomini 2 • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

18.30: Art exhibition inauguration. “Creative Executions” solo show by the ceramist Loredana Longo. Admission free. Galleria Officine Saffi, Via Aurelio Saffi 7 • M1 Conciliazione/Cadorna

20.30: Classical music concert. Beethoven, Quartet n. 3 in D major op. 18 n. 3; Bartók, Quartet n. 6 SZ 114; Beethoven, Quartet n. 16 in F major op. 135. Performed by Takács Quartet. €5/29/35. Conservatorio, Sala Verdi, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

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Wednesday

13th

09.00-19.00: Street market. Artistic, vintage, hand-made and collectors’ handicrafts. Piazza San Nazaro in Brolo 5 (Corso di Porta Romana) • M3 Missori

09.00–16.00: Lombard farmers’ market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Piazza Santa Francesca Romana • M1 Porta Venezia

20.45: Orchestral music. A. Vivaldi, Concerto in D major. RV 93; O. Respighi, From Ancient dances and arias for lute, third suite: Italiana and Passacaglia; M. Giuliani, Concerto in A major. op.30; Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings in C major, Op 48. Performed by the Orchestra 1813, with Filomena Moretti, guitar; conducted by Matthieu Mantanus. €25/30. Conservatorio, Sala Verdi, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

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Thursday

14th

09.00–19.00: Street market. Antiques, arts and crafts market exhibition for collectors, hobbyists, and amateurs. Piazza Diaz, Via Gonzaga • M1 Duomo

09.00–16.00: Lombard farmers’ market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Piazza San Nazaro in Brolo 5 (Corso di Porta Romana) • M3 Missori

20.00: Symphony music. Antonio Vivaldi,The four seasons” recomposed by Max Richter. Astor Piazzolla, Quatro Estaciones Porteñas for violin and string orchestra, arrangement by Leonid Desyatnikov. Performed by I Virtuosi Italiani, with Markus Placci, violin; conducted by Alberto Martini. €9/20 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

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Friday

15th

20.00: Symphony music. Tchaikovsky, Francesca da Rimini op. 32; Richard Strauss, Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche (The Joker Teasers of Till Eulenspiegel) op. 28; Richard Strauss, Don Juan op. 20; Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet (Version 1880). Music performed by the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi; conducted by Jader Bignamini. €15.00/36.00 www.laverdi.org or www.vivaticket.it. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

20.00: English theater with Italian surtitles. “Scaramouche Jones or The Seven White Masks”, premier national performance, written and performed by Justin Butcher; directed by Guy Mastroianni. This theater adheres to the reduced ticket program “Theater, Cinema, Concerts … by bike”, whoever proves to have arrived by bicycle has the right to a discounted ticket at €8.00. A 4 tickets carnet €68 or 6 tickets €96. Further reductions available on the website www.teatrogerolamo.it. Teatro Gerolamo, Piazza Cesare Beccaria 8 • M1Duomo

21.00: Live rock. The Musical Box A Genesis Extravaganza – Part 2. €25/57 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

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Saturday

16th

From 13.00: Harness racing. “Mipaaf Allevamento Prize.” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Trotto, Viale Piccolomini 2 • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

15.00: Symphony music. Antonio Vivaldi, “L’estro armonico” performed by La Primavera de La Risonanza youth orchestra; John Holloway and Fabio Bonizzoni, orchestral tutor. Reservation required at larisonanza.palazzina@gmail.com. Admission free till 15 minutes before the concert. Palazzo Mezzanotte, Piazza Affari 6 • MI/3 Duomo

15.00-18.30. Farmers market. According to the Mediterranean diet, seasonal and quality products at affordable prices, such as cheeses and cured meats, vegetables and fresh fruit, high quality wines and oil, eggs, bread and pasta but also initiatives that fight food waste. Via Ettore Ponti 40 • Porta Genova + bus 74 Ettore Ponti

15.30: Mini musical for children and adults. “La Regina dei Ghiacci.” A cast of professional singers, actors, dancers and acrobats tell stories of Kings, Queens, Princes and Princesses, brave youngsters and snowmen who interact with courage, passion and love. Adults €15; under 14 €11; under 3 €4,50. Teatro Manzoni, Via Manzoni 42 • M3 Montenapoleone

17.00: Symphony music. Antonio Vivaldi,The four seasons” recomposed by Max Richter. Astor Piazzolla, Quatro Estaciones Porteñas for violin and string orchestra, arrangement by Leonid Desyatnikov. Performed by I Virtuosi Italiani, with Markus Placci, violin; conducted by Alberto Martini. €9/20 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

19.00: Chamber music. Music by:- Astor Piazzolla, Raising, Oblivion, Maria de Buenos Aires, Vuelvo al sur. – Nino Rota, My melancholy (from the film “Amarcord”) – Joe Hisaishi, Memory (from the film “Departures”), Howl’s wandering castle (from the movie of the same name)   – Yann Tiersen, La valse d’Amélie (from the movie “The fabulous world of Amélie”)  – Daniel Denécheau, Ces Heures-la. – Richard Galliano, Tango pour Claude.  Ernesto Nazareth, Odeon. – Ennio Morricone, Love affair (from the movie “Un grande amore”). Performed by Ankordis Trio, with Miki Nishiyama, mandolin; Giuliana Ferraboli, barrel organ; Cetti Schinocca piano. Subscription necessary at http://www.notturnomusica.org. €10/100. Info 349.6375975. Booking at info@notturnomusica.org. Fondazione Luciana Matalon, Foro Buonaparte 67 • M1 Cairoli, M2 Cadorna.

20.00: English theater with Italian surtitles. “My Darling Clemmie” premier national performance, written by Hugh Whitemore; performed by Rohan McCullough; directed by Gareth Armstrong. This theater adheres to the reduced ticket program “Theater, Cinema, Concerts … by bike”, whoever proves to have arrived by bicycle has the right to a discounted ticket at €8.00. A 4 tickets carnet €68 or 6 tickets €96. Further reductions available on the website www.teatrogerolamo.it. Teatro Gerolamo, Piazza Cesare Beccaria 8 • M1Duomo

20.00: Chamber music. Music by H. Purcell and C. Monteverdi, performed by Taylor Beth, mezzosoprano and Fabio Bonizzoni, harpsichord. Reservation required at larisonanza.palazzina@gmail.com. Admission free till 15 minutes before the concert. Palazzo Mezzanotte, Piazza Affari 6 • MI/3 Duomo

21.00: Chamber music. Music by H. Berlioz, A. Mahler and C. Stanford, performed by Taylor Beth, mezzosoprano and Marcia Hadjimarkos piano. Reservation required at larisonanza.palazzina@gmail.com. Admission free till 15 minutes before the concert. Palazzo Mezzanotte, Piazza Affari 6 • MI/3 Duomo

21.00: Live gospel, blues, jazz. Vocalist: J.E. Yuille, J.St. Louis, S. Dilu Miller, J. St. Aimee, W. Simpkins, L. Brighi. Musicians: S. Calzolari, M. Bonivento, E. Foglio, S. De Bellis, F. Penatti. Special guest: Rejoice Gospel Choir and Soul Voices. €20.00 The evening’s proceeds will be donated to Una mano alla vita onlus (Home palliative care). www.laverdi.org or www.vivaticket.it. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

21.00: Live. The Chemical Brothers. www.ticketone.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

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Sunday

17th

09.00–19.00: Street market. Antiques, arts and crafts market exhibition for collectors, hobbyists, and amateurs. Piazza Diaz, Via Gonzaga • M1 Duomo

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

From 13.30: Harness racing. “Civil Action Prize.” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Trotto, Viale Piccolomini 2 • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

16.00: Symphony music. Tchaikovsky, Francesca da Rimini op. 32; Richard Strauss, Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche (The Joker Teasers of Till Eulenspiegel) op. 28; Richard Strauss, Don Juan op. 20; Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet (Version 1880). Music performed by the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi; conducted by Jader Bignamini. €15.00/36.00 www.laverdi.org or www.vivaticket.it. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

16.00: English theater with Italian surtitles. “My Darling Clemmie” premier national performance, written by Hugh Whitemore; performed by Rohan McCullough; directed by Gareth Armstrong. This theater adheres to the reduced ticket program “Theater, Cinema, Concerts … by bike”, whoever proves to have arrived by bicycle has the right to a discounted ticket at €8.00. A 4 tickets carnet €68 or 6 tickets €96. Further reductions available on the website www.teatrogerolamo.it. Teatro Gerolamo, Piazza Cesare Beccaria 8 • M1Duomo

20.30: Symphony music. Arcangelo Corelli, Sonata in D minor op. 5 n. 12 “La Follia”; Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata for violin and piano n. 5 in F major op. 24 “La Primavera”; Ignacy Paderewski Sonata for violin and piano in A minor op. 13;  Henryk Wieniawski, Pieśn Polska op.12 n.2 “Polish Song”; Henryk Wieniawski, Obertas op. 19 n. 2 “Folk Dance”; Karol Szymanowski Nocturne and Tarantella op. 28. Performed by Aleksandra Kuls, violin; Marcin Koziak, piano. €9.00 www.laverdi.org or www.vivaticket.it. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

21.00: Live. The Chemical Brothers. www.ticketone.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

21.00: Live. Dolcenera. www.ticketone.it. http://www.teatrodellaluna.com. Teatro della Luna, Via Giuseppe Di Vittorio, Assago(MI) • M2 Assago Forum (round-trip ticket to Assago Forum)

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Monday

18th

20.45: Recital. For the Antonio Mormone International Award, the recital by two semi-finalists. George Harliono, piano, performs J. S. Bach / A. Siloti, Prelude in B minor; F. Liszt, Rigoletto. Paraphrase de concert; I. Stravinskij, Trois Mouvements de Petrouchka. Piotr Pawlak, piano; performes F. Chopin, Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52;  M. Ravel, La Valse. Admission free. Auditorium Gaber, Grattacielo Pirelli, Regione Lombardia, Piazza Duca d’Aosta 3 • M2/3 Centrale

21.00: Live jazz. Lucio Dalla’s swing. Performed by the Civica Jazz Band, with the soloists Emilio Soana, trumpet; Andrea Andreoli, trombone; Giulio Visibelli, sax, flute; Marco Vaggi, double bass, electric bass; Tony Arco, drums; Paolo Tomelleri, guest soloist. And by the students of the Civic School of Music C. Abbado Jazz Courses. Host group: Time Percussion by Tony Arco. Conductor Enrico Intra. €20. Piccolo Teatro Grassi, Via Rovello 2 • M1 Cordusio/Cairoli

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Tuesday

19th

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

09.00-19.00: Street market. High quality arts and crafts exhibition. Via Brera, Via Fiori Chiari, Via Fiori Oscuri • M2 Lanza

From 13.30: Harness racing. “Love You Prize.” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Trotto, Viale Piccolomini 2 • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

18.00: Aperitif and concert. “Dixieland” a rich jazz repertoire from the 30s and 40s by the duo: Alfredo Ferrario, clarinet; Stan Caracciolo, banjo. Booking at tel. 02 84211140. Admission free drinks purchase required. Taveggia, Via Visconti di Modrone 2 • M1 San Babila

19.00: Art exhibition inauguration. “Dust in the Shadows” an exhibition by the Portuguese sculptor Joana Escoval. Her sculptures suggest natural, primordial forms which crystalize, fused and moulded by the artist herself in alchemy’s symbolic materials – gold and silver. The show features a series of new works. Admission free. Galleria Vistamarestudio, Viale Vittorio Veneto 30 • M1 Porta Venezia, M3 Repubblica

20.45: Euroleague basket. AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milano versus Maccabi Tel Aviv. www.ticketone.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum

21.00: Recital. Antonio Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons; performed by the Slovenian cellist Luka Šulić. €35/69 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

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Wednesday

20th 

09.00-19.00: Street market. Artistic, vintage, hand-made and collectors’ handicrafts. Piazza San Nazaro in Brolo 5 (Corso di Porta Romana) • M3 Missori

09.00–16.00: Lombard farmers’ market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Piazza Santa Francesca Romana • M1 Porta Venezia

17.30: Art exhibition inauguration. “Sconfinamento” (Overrunning) presents multifaceted art by Paolo Scirpa. Admissoin free. Galleria Gaggenau Design Elementi HUB, Corso Magenta 2, in the courtyard • M1 Cairoli

20.30: Live jazz. A tribute to Al Jarreau, reworked and modeled by Pino Jodice (author, director and arranger), performed by the Orchestra Nazionale Jazz dei Conservatori Italiani, with Mario Biondi, voice; Fabrizio Bosso, trumpet. €28/88 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

20.30: Show in Farsi with Italian surtitles. “I’m a Woman. Do you hear me?” Written and directed by Camelia Ghazal, drama and scene design: Toomaj Daneshbehzad, assistant director: Reza Ghazian; scenes: Praxis Theater Grou; costumes: Elham Shaban; lights: Toomaj Daneshbehzad; music: Mehran Mirmir; masks: Sepideh Zaman; performed by  Fahimeh Amenzadeh, Sara Bahrami, Setareh Eskandari, Elnaz Esmeilzadeghan, Shabnam Farshadjoo, Hana Kamkar, Soroush Kariminejad, Sanaz Najaf. Praxis Theater Group production. €32/40. Piccolo Teatro Studio Melato, Largo Rivoli 6 • M2 Lanza, M1Cairoli

20.45: Chamber music. Claude Debussy, Sonata in D minor; Fazil Say, Sonata ‘Four Cities’; Leoš Janáček, ‘Pohádka’; Dmitri Shostakovich’s Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, Op. 40. Performed by Nicolas Altstaedt, cello; Fazil Say, piano. €25/30. Conservatorio, Sala Verdi, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

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Thursday

21st

09.00–19.00: Street market. Antiques, arts and crafts market exhibition for collectors, hobbyists, and amateurs. Piazza Diaz, Via Gonzaga • M1 Duomo

09.00–16.00: Lombard farmers’ market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Piazza San Nazaro in Brolo 5 (Corso di Porta Romana) • M3 Missori

18.00: Art exhibition inauguration. “Peacock’s Eyes” by the painter Maurizio Bongiovanni, who is presenting 15 medium and large size oil canvases characterized by fluid brushstrokes and a strong chromatic impact. Admission free. Galleria Studio D’Arte Cannaviello, Piazzetta Maurilio Bossi 4 • M1 Cordusio

19.00: Conference in English. “Scaling up for success: lessons from MillionTrees and NYC’s Urban Forest”. The forests of New York City with Adam Freed, Principal, Bloomberg Associates, and Jennifer Greenfeld, Assistant Commissioner, Forestry, Horticulture and Natural Resources, NYC Department of Parks and Recreation, talk about how New York is becoming an increasingly green and responsive city to the threats of climate change through new urban forests. Admission free. Triennale di Milano, Viale Alemagna 6 • M1/2 Cadorna

19.30: Show in Farsi with Italian surtitles. I’m a Woman. Do you hear me?” Written and directed by Camelia Ghazal, drama and scene design: Toomaj Daneshbehzad, assistant director: Reza Ghazian; scenes: Praxis Theater Grou; costumes: Elham Shaban; lights: Toomaj Daneshbehzad; music: Mehran Mirmir; masks: Sepideh Zaman; performed by  Fahimeh Amenzadeh, Sara Bahrami, Setareh Eskandari, Elnaz Esmeilzadeghan, Shabnam Farshadjoo, Hana Kamkar, Soroush Kariminejad, Sanaz Najaf. Praxis Theater Group production. €32/40. Piccolo Teatro Studio Melato, Largo Rivoli 6 • M2 Lanza, M1Cairoli

20.00: Symphony music. Christoph Willibald Gluck, from Orpheus and Eurydice, The Dance of the Furies, and the Dance of the blessed spirits. Franz Joseph Haydn, Symphony n. 80 in D minor HOB.I: 80. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphony n. 29 in A major, K. 201. Performed by Orchestra Haydn di Bolzano e Trento, Conducted by Ottavio Dantone. €9/20 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

20.45: Euroleague basket. AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milano versus Anadolu Efes Istanbul. www.ticketone.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum

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Friday

22nd

09.00–18.00: Street market. Excellence artistic craftsmanship, vintage and creative ingenuity. Via Olona corner of Via De Amicis • M2 Sant’Agostino

From 10.30 to 19.00: Charity sale. “Non Solo Vintage” (Not just Vintage) is organized by ProADAMO (a non-profit foundation that supports research on male urogenital cancer). On this occasion, prestigious companies such as Molteni & C Dada, Birrificio Italiano, Bertagnolli, Ab International, Hanorah, Deborah Group, Sapori and Martesana, have donated a selection of clothes, accessories, cosmetics … and useful Christmas gifts. ProADAMO will donate the proceeds to support projects for finding new therapies for prostate cancer patients and their families. Showroom Molteni & C Dada, Via San Marco 1 • M2 Lanza

17.00: Confernce in English and Italian.  Philosophy, science, art, architecture and cinema about the themes of climate change and urban forestry. Meetings and screenings in an evening dedicated to forests. 17.00: Tirana Urban Forests by Anuela Ristani, Tirana Deputy mayor. 18.00: The Philosopher in the Forest by Jonathon Keats, Artist, Experimental Philosopher; and Stefano Boeri, Triennale Milano President. 18.40: Restoring Forests and their Fungal Microbiome to Combat Climate Change by Colin Averill, Crowther Lab Researcher, ETH Zürich. 19.20: The Concept of a Landscape by Xandra van der Eijk, BioArtist and designer. During the evening, until 22.30 the Caffè Triennale will be open; moreover it will be possible to visit the Italian Design Museum with a reduced entrance fee of €5. For the occasion, at 20.15, there will be a special guided tour dedicated to the theme of wood in the design curated by the cultural mediators of the Triennale. Admission free to the conference. Triennale di Milano, Viale Alemagna 6 • M1/2 Cadorna

From 18.00 to 22.00. Sprint exhibition inauguration.A New Program for Graphic Design” by the American writer and graphic designer David Reinfurt. His work, recently hosted at the MoMA PS1, was included in the permanent collections of Walker Art Center, Whitney Museum of American Art, Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum and Museum of Modern Art. During the inauguration, David Reinfurt will meet the public in a talk that will address the themes of his latest volume A New Program for Graphic Design” produced by the Inventory Press (Los Angeles) and by Distributed Art Publisher (New York). Admission free.
O’ associazione non-profit, Via Pastrengo 12 • M2 Via Farini Via Valtellina

From 17.30 to 23.00. Forest Open Night. 17:00 – 17:30 Tirana Urban Forests by Erion Veliaj, Mayor of Tirana, Albania;
17:30 – 18:00. Health benefits provided by Trees by Pier Mannuccio Mannucci, Scientific Director, Institute of Scientific recovery and cure, Fondazione Cá Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico and Professor emeritus of Internal Medicine – Università Statale di Milano;
18.00 – 18.30. Climate and environmental crisis: how to understand it, how to deal with it by Luca Mercalli, President of the Italian Meteorological Society *in Italian ;
18.30 – 19.30. The Philosopher in the Forest with Jonathon Keats, Artist, experimental philosopher and critic and Stefano Boeri, President Triennale Milano;
19.30 – 20.00. Forests are Fungi with Colin Averill, Researcher at Crowther Lab – ETH Zürich;
20.00 – 20:30. Impatto zero e gli alberi di LIfeGate with Simone Molteni, Scientific Director LifeGate *in Italian;
20.30 – 21.15. Giorgio Vacchiano, Researcher in forest management – Università degli Studi di Milano and Emanuele Coccia, Associate Professor – Ecole des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris *in Italian;
21.00 – 22.30. Interdependence – Presented by Adelina von Fürstenberg, Interdependence Director.
Triennale di Milano, Viale Alemagna 6 • M1/2 Cadorna

20.00: Symphony music. Ludwig van Beethoven, Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major op. 61; Anton Bruckner, Symphony n. 3 in D minor “Wagner-Symphonie”. Performed by Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, with Barnabás Kelemen, violin; conducted by Claus Peter Flor. €15/36 www.laverdi.org or www.vivaticket.it. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

20.30: Show in Farsi with Italian surtitles. I’m a Woman. Do you hear me?” Written and directed by Camelia Ghazal, drama and scene design: Toomaj Daneshbehzad, assistant director: Reza Ghazian; scenes: Praxis Theater Grou; costumes: Elham Shaban; lights: Toomaj Daneshbehzad; music: Mehran Mirmir; masks: Sepideh Zaman; performed by  Fahimeh Amenzadeh, Sara Bahrami, Setareh Eskandari, Elnaz Esmeilzadeghan, Shabnam Farshadjoo, Hana Kamkar, Soroush Kariminejad, Sanaz Najaf. Praxis Theater Group production. €32/40. Piccolo Teatro Studio Melato, Largo Rivoli 6 • M2 Lanza, M1Cairoli

21.00: Live light music. A tribute to Fabrizio De André, performed by the Neri Marcorè and GnuQuartet; and by Stefano Cabrera, cello; Roberto Izzo, violin; Raffaele Rebaudengo, viola; Francesca Rapetti, flute; Simone Talone, percussion; Domenico Mariorenzi, guitar; Flavia Barbacetto and Angelica Dettori, voices; Stefano Cabrera, arrangements and orchestration. €22/46 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

21.00: Live. Daniele Silvestri. www.ticketone.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

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Saturday

23rd

09.00–16.00: Lombard farmers’ market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Piazza Durante • M1, M2 Loreto

From 10.30 to 19.00: Charity sale. “Non Solo Vintage” (Not just Vintage) is organized by ProADAMO (a non-profit foundation that supports research on male urogenital). On this occasion, prestigious companies such as Molteni & C Dada, Birrificio Italiano, Bertagnolli, Ab International, Hanorah, Deborah Group, Sapori and Martesana, have donated a selection of clothes, accessories, cosmetics … and useful Christmas gifts. ProADAMO will donate the proceeds to support projects for finding new therapies for prostate cancer patients and their families. Showroom Molteni & C Dada, Via San Marco 1 • M2 Lanza

17.00: Symphony music. Christoph Willibald Gluck, from Orpheus and Eurydice, The Dance of the Furies, and the Dance of the blessed spirits. Franz Joseph Haydn, Symphony n. 80 in D minor HOB.I: 80. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphony n. 29 in A major, K. 201. Performed by Orchestra Haydn di Bolzano e Trento, Conducted by Ottavio Dantone. €9/20 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

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

19.30: Show in Farsi with Italian surtitles. I’m a Woman. Do you hear me?” Written and directed by Camelia Ghazal, drama and scene design: Toomaj Daneshbehzad, assistant director: Reza Ghazian; scenes: Praxis Theater Grou; costumes: Elham Shaban; lights: Toomaj Daneshbehzad; music: Mehran Mirmir; masks: Sepideh Zaman; performed by  Fahimeh Amenzadeh, Sara Bahrami, Setareh Eskandari, Elnaz Esmeilzadeghan, Shabnam Farshadjoo, Hana Kamkar, Soroush Kariminejad, Sanaz Najaf. Praxis Theater Group production. €32/40. Piccolo Teatro Studio Melato, Largo Rivoli 6 • M2 Lanza, M1Cairoli

21.00: Live. Levante. www.ticketone.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

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Sunday

24th

09.00-19.00: Street market. “Mercatone dell’Antiquariato” Antiques market with furniture, watches, china, silverware, jewelry, dolls, games, collectibles, books, glasses, radio, bronzes, glasses, comics and prints. Restaurants and activities for children. Admission free until full capacity is reached.  Alzaia Naviglio Grande (from Viale Gorizia to Via Valenza ) • M2 Porta Genova, tram 9

11.00: Music for children. “L’Ibis di Palmira e il Merlo Ribelle” Text in Italian by Simone Dini Gandini. Music by Marco Simoni; performed by I Piccoli Pomeriggi Musicali orchestra, with Diego Becce and Valerio Ameli, acting voices; conducted by Daniele Parziani. €5/7 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

From 13.00: Harness racing. “Obiettivo Casa Trophy.” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Trotto, Viale Piccolomini 2 • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

16.00: Symphony music. Ludwig van Beethoven, Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major op. 61; Anton Bruckner, Symphony n. 3 in D minor “Wagner-Symphonie”. Performed by Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, with Barnabás Kelemen, violin; conducted by Claus Peter Flor. €15/36 www.laverdi.org or www.vivaticket.it. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

17.00: Recital “Pianisti a Casa Verdi”. David Peroni, piano, and Enrico Graziani, cello; perform Martucci, Andante op. 69 n. 2; Dvořák, Rondò in G minor op. 94; Rachmaninov, Sonata in G minor op. 19. €2, including a visit to Verdi’s crypt and the picture gallery. Reservation required at 02 76005500. Casa Verdi, Fondazione Giuseppe Verdi, Piazza Buonarroti 29 • M1 Buonarroti

17.00: Music for benefit. E. Elgar, Nimrod  from  the Enigma Variations; Tchaikovsky, from The Nutcracker: March, Arabian Dance, Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, Trepak (choreographies by Marta Cicu); B. Meade, Let me wait for you; Bob Chilcott, The Lily and the Rose; I. De Francesco,  Sogni antichi; L. van Beethoven, Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 2 in F major, Op. 50; C. Saint-Saëns, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso in A minor Op. 28, for violin and orchestra; B. Britten, Old Abram Brown; traditional Russian, Kalinka; N. Kedrov, Oče Nash; A. Costa, Toccare il cielo con un dito; Tchaikovsky, from the Seasons: February – June – September. Music performed by the PYO, Pasquinelli Young Orchestra, with  Clarissa Bevilacqua, violin; conducted by Carlo Taffuri; and by the SONG Choir, coordinator Pilar Bravo. €11 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

20.45: Lega A basket. Olimpia Milano versus Banco di Sardegna Sassari. https://olimpiamilano.ticketone.it.  Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum

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Monday

25th

20.30: Dance. “La Mia Vita d’Artista” Stories of ordinary and extraordinary dyslexia. Performed by Sabrina Brazzo and Andrea Volpintesta. Choreography by Giorgio Azzone, Joe Lampugnani, Gianluca Schiavoni, Giulia Staccioli, Andrea Volpintesta, Massimiliano Volpini. With the collaboration of Centro Studi Coreografia, Accademia Kataklò, Jumpin’ Joe & Friends. With the participation of Jas Art Ballet. From €19.00. Teatro Carcano, Corso di Porta Romana 63 • M3 Porta Romana

20.45: Chamber music. J. Brahms, Sonata n.1 in E minor op. 38; R. Strauss, Sonata in F major op. 6; P.I. Tchaikovsky, Pezzo capriccioso, Op. 62; performed by Raffaella Cardaropoli, cello; and Laura Cozzolino, piano. Admission free. Auditorium Gaber, Grattacielo Pirelli, Regione Lombardia, Piazza Duca d’Aosta 3 • M2/3 Centrale

21.00: Live dance band.  “Max Raabe und Palast Orchester: Eine Nacht in Berlin”. The charm of the dance orchestras of the raging 20s and 30s, on this side and beyond the Atlantic. €46/80 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

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Tuesday

26th

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

09.00-19.00: Street market. High quality arts and crafts exhibition. Via Brera, Via Fiori Chiari, Via Fiori Oscuri • M2 Lanza

From 13.00: Harness racing. “Infinitif Prize.” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Trotto, Viale Piccolomini 2 • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

19.30: Dance. “La Mia Vita d’Artista” Stories of ordinary and extraordinary dyslexia. Performed by Sabrina Brazzo and Andrea Volpintesta. Choreography by Giorgio Azzone, Joe Lampugnani, Gianluca Schiavoni, Giulia Staccioli, Andrea Volpintesta, Massimiliano Volpini. With the collaboration of Centro Studi Coreografia, Accademia Kataklò, Jumpin ’Joe & Friends. With the participation of Jas Art Ballet From €27.50. Teatro Carcano, Corso di Porta Romana 63 • M3 Porta Romana

20.30: Recital. Bach, Capriccio on the departure of a beloved brother BWV 992. Mendelssohn, Lieder ohne Worte op. 67 n. 1-6. Chopin, Nocturnes, Op. 27. Beethoven, Rondo a capriccio in G major op. 129. Mendelssohn, Rondò Capriccioso op. 14. Rubinstein, Valse-Caprice in E-flat major. Chopin, Nocturnes Op. 62. Mendelssohn, Variations sérieuses op. 54. Chopin, Ballad n. 4 in F minor op. 52. Performed by Jan Lisiecki. piano. €5/29/35. Conservatorio, Sala Verdi, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

20.30: Opening concert of the symphonic season. Gioachino Rossini: Symphony from Il Barbiere di Siviglia; Emmanuel Séjourné: Concert for marimba and strings; Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony n. 1 in C major op. 21. Performed by Unimi Orchestra, with Shengnan Hu, marimba; conduxtwed by Alessandro Crudele. Admission free. Università degli Studi di Milano, Aula Magna, Via Festa del Perdono 7 • M1 Duomo, M3 Missori

21.00: Chamber music. Antonio Vivaldi, The Four Seasons; Philip Glass, Violin Concerto No. 2 “The American Four Seasons”. Performed by Ensemble laBarocca, with Robert McDuffie, violin; conducted by Ruben Jais. €15/36 www.laverdi.org or www.vivaticket.it. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

21.00: Live rock.  “Atom Heart Mother” by the Pink Floyd Legend. Integral version accompanied, as in the original, by Choir and Orchestra. €29/50 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

21.00: Live. Coez. www.ticketone.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

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Wednesday

27th

09.00–16.00: Lombard farmers’ market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Piazza Santa Francesca Romana • M1 Porta Venezia

20.45: Recital. Frédéric Chopin’s Études Op. 25;  Isaac Albéniz, Iberia Book 3; Igor Stravinsky, Petrouchka. Performed by Beatrice Rana, piano. €25/30. Conservatorio, Sala Verdi, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

21.00: Live rock.  “Atom Heart Mother by the Pink Floyd Legend. Integral version accompanied, as in the original, by Choir and Orchestra. €29/50 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

21.00: Live. Elisa. www.ticketone.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

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Thursday

28th

09.00–16.00: Lombard farmers’ market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Piazza San Nazaro in Brolo 5 (Corso di Porta Romana) • M3 Missori

10.00: Symphony music rehearsal. Nino Rota, Concert for harp and orchestra. Giorgio Federico Ghedini, Studies for a battle fresco. Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 2 in D Major Op. 36. Performed by I Pomeriggi Musicali; with Lenka Petrovic, harp; conducted by Valerio Galli. €8/10 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

20.00: Symphony music. Nino Rota, Concert for harp and orchestra. Giorgio Federico Ghedini, Studies for a battle fresco. Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 2 in D Major Op. 36. Performed by I Pomeriggi Musicali; with Lenka Petrovic, harp; conducted by Valerio Galli. €9/20 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

20.30: Symphony music. Fryderyk Chopin, Concerto for piano and orchestra n. 1 in E minor op. 11; Sergej Prokof’ev Suite from “Cinderella”. Performed by Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, with Boris Petrushansky, piano; conducted by Aziz Shokhakimov. €15/36 www.laverdi.org or www.vivaticket.it. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

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Friday

29th

09.00–19.00: Street market. Collecting modern art, antiques, vintage for hobbyists and amateurs. Via Spallanzani • M1 Porta Venezia

20.00: Symphony music. Fryderyk Chopin, Concerto for piano and orchestra n. 1 in E minor op. 11; Sergej Prokof’ev Suite from “Cinderella”. Performed by Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, with Boris Petrushansky, piano; conducted by Aziz Shokhakimov. €15/36 www.laverdi.org or www.vivaticket.it. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

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Saturday

30th

From 10.00 to 21.00:  Christmas village opening. “Villaggio delle Meraviglie” A Village of Wonders, where you will find: Santa Claus, in his new cottage, the Elves, the merry-go-round tree, the crib in movement of over 30 square meters, the market with the Christmas street food, the animations and the largest indoor heated and covered ice rink in Northern Italy. Admission to the park, to Santa’s House and to the open entertainments is free. www.villaggiodellemeraviglie.com. Giardini Indro Montanelli park, between Via Palestro and Porta Venezia • M1 Palestro or Porta Venezia, M3 Turati

From 10.30 to 18.00:  Christmas market and exhibition. In the cloister great sale of handmade craft products. Admission free. 11.00. Guided tour to the museum and the Renaissance painting “Adorazione dei Magi” by Artemisia Gentileschi (in Italian), €6/8. 12.30. Welcome toast in the cloister. Museo Diocesano, Corso di Porta Ticinese 95 • tram 3, 9, bus 94

From 10.30 to 18.30:  Christmas market. “Vide Grenier” (Greatest clearance sale) lots of new and used items to find your Christmas gifts! Admission free. Museo Martinitt e Stelline, Corso Magenta 57 • M1 Cadorna or Conciliazione

17.30: Chamber music. French and Italian music, performed by La Risonanza, with Marc de la Linde, viola and Pablo Fitzgerald, archilute. Admission free. Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, Via San Vittore 21 • M2 Sant’Ambrogio

20.00: Symphony music. Nino Rota, Concert for harp and orchestra. Giorgio Federico Ghedini, Studies for a battle fresco. Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 2 in D Major Op. 36. Performed by I Pomeriggi Musicali; with Lenka Petrovic, harp; conducted by Valerio Galli. €9/20 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

21.00: Live. Antonello Venditti. www.ticketone.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

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