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April 2019

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 7th March all the following public museums are free:

Castello Sforzesco, 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 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.

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

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April is the month of a lively culture

Milano art week

From 1st to 7th. A very rich week with extraordinary openings, and artistic projects. http://www.miart.it/en.

Miart

From 5th to 7th. International fair of modern and contemporary art. http://www.miart.it/en.

Milano Design Week

From 9th to 14th. A large fair in Rho, flanked by the famous Fuorisalone with hundreds of events and evening openings. http://www.milanodesignweek.org (in Italian)

Photofestival

From 17th April to 30thJune. The richest and most important exhibition dedicated to artistic photography. http://www.milanophotofestival.it (in Italian) Find more info in English, in Hello Milano’s Exhibition section. https://www.hellomilano.it/hm/exhibition/

 

Films in English

The following cinemas show films in the original language once a week, 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 an exhaustive pdf in English. €5/7.50; 10 films subscription €38.00.

 

Musical

Until 14thApril. From Tue. to Fri. 20.30; Sat. 15.30 and 20.30; Sun. 15.30 and 19.00. “Fame – Saranno Famosi” Wizard Productions, sung in Italian; by David De Silva; text by José Fernandez; music by Steve Margoshes; songs by Jacques Levy. The song “Fame” sung in English is written by Dean Pitchford and Michael Gore. https://youtu.be/52jP_qqPOP0 €24/44. www.ticketone.it. Teatro San Babila, Corso Venezia 2/A • M1 San Babila

 

Master in Strategic Design (in English)

Start in October. This international training course offered by the Politecnico di Milano and managed by POLI.design trains new managers who use design as a lever to innovate products, services and to create new business formulas and startups. This Master combines the methodologies of a classic MBA – centered on lessons, case study development, exercises and project work – with those typical of an innovation-oriented design school – in which the organisation of workshops and laboratory sessions allow students to analyse critically and propose new business ideas. International companies such as Air France, Dynamo Camp and Sirap will build new business models together with the students on the Master’s degree of POLI.design, Politecnico di Milano. Registration is open now, with classes scheduled to commence in October 2019. Some financial assistance has been organised to help students attend. All the regulations are available at the following link: www.polidesign.net/it/mds/admission.

 

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), 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.

 

Street food festival

From 5th to 7th April. Friday from 18.00; Saturday and Sunday from 11.00; until 23.00. An opportunity to enjoy the highest Italian and non-Italian cuisine, from aperitif to dessert. A triumph of flavours, aromas and delicacies that fully express the values ​​of the truest and most authentic culinary art. Admission free. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli + bus 53, 81 or M5 Bignami +10 minutes walk

 

Latin American festival

From 12th to 14th April. Friday from 18.00; Saturday and Sunday from 11.00; until 23.00. The festival will be held in a party area surrounded by food trucks with typical South American cuisines from Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Mexico, Brazil, Cuba, etc. Chiringuites will prepare typical cocktails such as the Brazilian Caipiriñha, the Pisco Sour from Peru, the inevitable Cuba Libre and many others. In the party area there will be dances and free lessons of Latin American dances such as Bachata, Merengue, Salsa, Raggaeton, etc. A dance floor will be set up for live music, entertainment and thematic lessons. Admission free. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli + bus 53, 81 or M5 Bignami +10 minutes walk

 

Fruits Festival

From 13th to 14th April. “FruttAmaMi, Festival dei Frutti della Natura” (Fruits of Nature Festival) A multidisciplinary festival based on scientific research. This year’s theme is as fascinating as it is precious: the energy of food, the engine of well-being, the source of health. Celebrated chefs, prominent guests, doctors and scholars specialized in natural nutrition and alternative disciplines, quantum physics for body health, avant-garde cosmetics, trendy foods prepared with taste, colour and style. And a gallery of niche products from the best of Italian fruit & veg production. All animal-free! The event ambassador will be the star veg chef Pietro Leemann, champion of the haute healthy cuisine. Guest star Maestro Peppe Vessicchio, lover of music, writer and author of studies on the power of sound as energy for life. Engaging live show cookings. Gifts and tasty tastings offered by Sponsors. Novotel Milano Nord Ca’ Granda, Viale Suzzani 13 • M5 Cà Granda

 

Practical Nutrition Forum

From 11th to 12th April. “Nutrimi 2019” nationally and internationally renowned speakers share the latest research, discuss the latest news and offer important reflections on the role of nurition today; on the following topics: inflammation, stress and longevity; nutritional strategies for the “disease” of the century; nutritional counseling for chronic diseases and specific disorders; nutrition and physical activity: what are the future prospects? https://www.nutrimi.it (in Italian). Centro Congressi Stelline, Corso Magenta 61 • M1 Cadorna/Conciliazione

 

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-Art

From 15th to 17th April. Il Museo Del Prado. La Corte Delle Meraviglie” (The Del Prado Museum. The Court of Wonders) a cinematic journey through the halls, stories and emotions of one of the most visited museums of the world, with a treasure of 8000 works of art. https://youtu.be/wSWcNxZoUJI. A list of the Italian cinemas is available on www.nexodigital.it.

Cine-Opera

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, broadcast live via satellite from Covent Garden.

2nd April at 19.15.La Forza del Destino” by Giuseppe Verdi. Directed by the award-winning Christof Loy, conducted by Antonio Pappano the Musical Director of the Royal Opera; performed by a stellar cast that includes Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann and Ludovic Tézier. Trailer https://youtu.be/O5CJsnGbBrk.A list of the Italian cinemas is available on www.nexodigital.it.

30th  April at 19.45.Faust” by Gounod, sung in French with Italian subtitles. Director David McVicar; Choreographer Michael Keegan-Dolan; conductor Dan Ettinger.

 

Intercultural Achievement Award 2019 

Deadline 30 April. Targeted to projects in the fields of art, culture, youth, human rights, Global Citizenship Education and integration, the award will be assigned to those who recognize and take the opportunities that arise from intercultural coexistence. All information regarding the IAA 2019, and previous editions, is available in German and English on the institutional website of the Austrian Foreign Ministry https://www.bmeia.gv.at/europa-aussenpolitik/auslandskultur/dialog-der-kulturen-und-religionen/intercultural-achievement-award

 

Lost & Found Office

A service that allows 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

 

Choir

Karakorum, an amateur vocal group that has been passionately cultivating Renaissance and Baroque, sacred and profane music since 2003, seeks for a soprano, a tenor and a bass. Listen in youtube https://youtu.be/R9pr_CKrCUQ; https://youtu.be/QZ5xaupx0EMQ. For information call Anna Pavan 340.8563191 annapav@alice.it

 

Monday

1st  

April fool

From 19.00 to 23.00: Art exhibition inauguration. A site-specific installation by Rafael Yossef Herman, a Paris resident. He portrays the hidden existence of nocturnal darkness, enabling the viewer to experience a visual sensation that would be impossible to experience with simple human sight. Through his works, he creates a new reality depicting trees, paths, and clearings in the forests or open fields with flowers. Admission free. Zazà Ramen noodle bar & restaurant, Via Solferino 48 • M2 Moscova/M3 Turati

20.00: Symphony music. Symphony n. 7 in E major (WAB 107), by Bruckner; and the Oberon Overture, by Carl Maria von Weber; performed by the Filarmonica della Scala, conducted by Fabio Luisi. €10/110. Teatro alla Scala, Piazza della Scala • M1/3 Duomo

21.00: Recital. Piano Sonata in B minor by Franz Liszt; and Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58, by Frédéric Chopin; performed by Giulia Loperfido, piano. Admission free. Auditorium Gaber, Grattacielo Pirelli, Regione Lombardia, Piazza Duca d’Aosta 3 • M2/3 Centrale

21.00: Live. Alessandra Amoroso. €45, www.vivticket.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

 

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Tuesday

2nd

08.30-14.30. 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

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

19.45: Opera. “La Forza del Destino” by Verdi, performed live by the Royal Opera House. Direct broadcasting via satellite on 1500 screens all over the world. To know which will be in Milan see www.nexodigital.it

18.30: Art exhibition inauguration. “Il Grande Sacrificio” (The Great Sacrifice). As a tribute to Leonardo’s Last Supper, Lorenzo Puglisi has realized a monumental site-specific – six metres long and two metres high – oil painting on a poplar table. Admission free. Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, Sagrestia Bramantesca, Via Caradosso 1 (Corso Magenta) • M1 Conciliazione.

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

20.30: Wind instruments concert. Milano – Gran Marcia op. 174, by Ponchielli; Euphonium and band concerto op. 155, by Ponchielli. Following music by Franco Cesarini: Sinfonia n. 2 “Views of Edo”, The Pagoda of Zojoji Temple, The City Florishing, Temple Gardens at Nippori, Cherry Blossoms along the Tama River, and Senju Grat Bridge (premier national performance). Performed by the RWO Rovereto Wind Orchestra, with Devid Ceste euphonium, conducted by Andrea Loss. Free admission until full capacity is reached. Conservatorio, Sala Verdi, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

21.00: Live. Alessandra Amoroso. €45, www.vivticket.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

21.00: Live. Elisa. €39/80 www.ticketone.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

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Wednesday

3rd

09.00–16.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza Santa Francesca Romana • M1 Porta Venezia

18.00: Art exhibition inauguration. “Eremo Eretico” a series of works by Giuliano Giuman about his latest research aimed at deepening the possibilities of aesthetic relationship between the surface, the pigment, the light and the glass. Admission free. Galleria Annunciata, Via Luca Signorelli 2/a • M5 Gerusalemme

18.30: Art exhibition inauguration. “Milano Pop” Pop Art and more in the Milan of the 60s and 70s. Admission free. Palazzo Lombardia, Via Galvani 27 • M2 Gioia

19.00: Art exhibition inauguration. “Remains” the first major solo show in Italy by the artist Sheela Gowda, considered one of the greatest exponents of contemporary art in India. A unique opportunity to discover a wide selection of works created by the artist from 1996 to the present. Admission free. Pirelli Hangar Bicocca, Via Chiese 2 • M5 Istria

20.00: Live. Dave Matthews Band. €50/69, www.vivticket.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

21.30: Live rap, hip-hop, reggae. “Between Somewhere” by Ben Goldberg, aka Token. €20, www.ticketone.it. Magazzini Generali, Via Pietrasanta 14 • tram 24

21.30: Live. Token. €.23. Gate, Via Valtellina 21 • M3 Maciachini

21.00: Live. Elisa. €39/80 www.ticketone.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

21.00: Live jazz. James Senese. €23/35 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

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Thursday

4th 

09.00-16.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza San Nazaro in Brolo 5 (Corso di Porta Romana) • M3 Missori

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

10.00: Symphony music rehearsal. “Quattro ritratti di musico” by Tommaso Greco; Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola and Orchestra in E-flat major, K. 364, by Mozart; Symphony No. 103 in Eb major (H. 1/103), by Haydn; performed by I Pomeriggi Musicali orchestra, with Alessandro Braga, violin; Laura Vignato, viola; conducted by Michele Spotti. €8/10 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

15.00: Conference in English. “Bâton Serpent. A dialogue between Huang Yong Ping and Hou Hanru”. Huang Yong Ping is an artist who is part of the “heroic generation” of the Chinese artists who migrated to the West in the 1980s, and the founder of the Xiamen Dada movement, in 1986. In his speech, on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s death, he will show how Leonardo’s iconography influenced his early works. He will dialogue with Hou Hanru, curator and artistic director of the MAXXI Museum in Rome. Admission free until full capacity is reached. Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, Via San Vittore 21 • M2 Sant’Ambrogio.

19.30: Art exhibition inauguration. “Milan is beautiful” opening night with Mr. Brainwash. Admission free. Galleria Deodato, Via Nerino 2 • M1 Cordusio

20.00: Symphony music. “Quattro ritratti di musico” by Tommaso Greco; Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola and Orchestra in E-flat major, K. 364, by Mozart; Symphony No. 103 in Eb major (H. 1/103), by Haydn; performed by I Pomeriggi Musicali orchestra, with Alessandro Braga, violin; Laura Vignato, viola; conducted by Michele Spotti. €9/20 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

21.00: Live. BowLand band. €23, www.ticketone.it. Alcatraz, Via Valtellina 25 • Passante Lancetti; M3 Maciachini

21.00: Live. Opening act by Samuele Ghidotti. Following “Presente” release tour by Roncea. €5 + annual membership card €13. Circolo Arci Ohibò, Via Brembo, corner Via Benaco 1 • M3 Lodi TIBB

21.00: Live. Elisa. €39/80 www.ticketone.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

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Friday

5th

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

15.30: Harness racing. “Ilaria Jet (TQQ) Prize.” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Trotto, Viale Piccolomini 2 • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

20.00: Symphony music. Serenade n. 1 in D major op. 11, by Johannes Brahms; Symphony n. 6 in B minor op. 54, by Dmitrij Šostakovič; performed by Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi; conducted by John Axelrod. €16/36, 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

20.30: Film with live orchestra. “Star Wars: a new hope.” The screening in Italian of the film with music by the composer John Williams; performed live by the 21st Century Orchestra; conducted by Dirk Brossé. €36/80, www.ticketone.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

21.00: Illusionism show. “Real Illusion” one man show by the world-famous illusionist Gaetano Triggiano, supported by a cast of dancers and accompanied by the original and engaging music performed by Angelo Talocci. A new way of doing magic, where illusions are no longer elements in themselves, but incorporated in a theatrical language. €29/49.50, www.ticketone.it. Teatro della Luna, Via Giuseppe Di Vittorio, Assago(MI) • M2 Assago Forum (round-trip ticket to Assago Forum)

21.00: Live pop. “Bastasse il cielo tour” by Pacifico. €23, www.diyticket.it/events/musica/2088. Santeria Social Club, Viale Toscana 31 • M3 Lodi TIBB + bus 90

21.00: Live. Opening act by Anna Ox. Following The Pier. 23.30: Dj set. Andrea Amici. € TBA + annual membership card €13. Circolo Arci Ohibò, Via Brembo, corner Via Benaco 1 • M3 Lodi TIBB

21.00: Live. Irama. €50, www.vivticket.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

21.00: Live. “Woman of the World Tour” by Amy MacDonald. €31/43 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

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Saturday

6th 

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

11.30: Art conversationin English. On the occasion of the exhibition “Remains”, Jessica Morgan, director of the Dia Art Foundation of New York, talks together with the artist Sheela Gowda, speaking about her works on display. Admission free until full capacity is reached. Pirelli Hangar Bicocca, Via Chiese 2 • M5 Istria

15.30: Horse racing doors opening. Inside the only racecourse in the world declared “monument of national interest” there are many opportunities. Restaurants and bars on site. 15.30-19.30: Horse racing. “Gardone and Seregno Prize” €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. “Quattro ritratti di musico” by Tommaso Greco; Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola and Orchestra in E-flat major, K. 364, by Mozart; Symphony No. 103 in Eb major (H. 1/103), by Haydn; performed by I Pomeriggi Musicali orchestra, with Alessandro Braga, violin; Laura Vignato, viola; conducted by Michele Spotti. €9/20 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

17.30: Classical music for children and adults. “Sound, Music!” is an educational project designed for children. On this occasion it revives the events of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and the four protagonists, Hermia, Lysander, Demetrius and Helena, on the notes of the op. 61 by Felix Mendelssohn. Music performed by the la Scala Piccola Philharmonic Orchestra and by the Chamber Orchestra of the Milan Conservatory conducted by Alessandro Ferrari, with the participation of the Milan Conservatory choir directed by Maria Grazia Lascala. The solo voices are by Viviana Nebuloni, Beatrice Fasano, Eleonora De Prez and Anna Cocchetti. Admission free. Conservatorio, Sala Verdi, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

19.30: Live performance. “Creative Execution” by Loredana Longo, who wants us to reflect on the violence, a theme that has characterized her work for over twenty years. The physical disintegration of the objects made for the occasion in ceramics leads us to a reflection … Admission free. Galleria Officine Saffi, Via Aurelio Saffi 7 • M1Conciliazione/Cadorna

20.30: Symphony concert. A tribute to Abba, with pieces such as “Mamma mia”, “Fernando”, “Dancing Queen”, “Take a chance on me”, transcripted and arranged in symphonic key; performed by the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, with some electric instruments inserted and the sung parts entrusted to the vocal Ensemble. Conductor Andrea Oddone. €10/25, 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: Film with live orchestra. “Star Wars: a new hope.” The screening in Italian of the film with music by the composer John Williams; performed live by the 21st Century Orchestra; conducted by Dirk Brossé. €36/80, www.ticketone.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

21.00: Illusionism show. “Real Illusion” one man show by the world-famous illusionist Gaetano Triggiano, supported by a cast of dancers and accompanied by the original and engaging music performed by Angelo Talocci. A new way of doing magic, where illusions are no longer elements in themselves, but incorporated in a theatrical language. €29/49.50, www.ticketone.it. Teatro della Luna, Via Giuseppe Di Vittorio, Assago(MI) • M2 Assago Forum (round-trip ticket to Assago Forum)

21.00: Live rock. Opening act by the alternative rock quartet Lagoona. Following the Ritmo Tribale band with Andrea Scaglia, voice, guitar; Fabrizio Rioda, guitar; Andrea Filippazzi, bass; Luca Talia Accardi, keys; Alex Marcheschi, drums. €13/17. Legend 54 Club, Via Enrico Fermi 98 • M3 Affori Centro

21.00: Live. Sxrrxwland. €8+ annual membership card €13. Circolo Arci Ohibò, Via Brembo, corner Via Benaco 1 • M3 Lodi TIBB

21.00: Live. Thegiornalisti. €50, www.vivticket.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

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Sunday

7th 

09.00: Milano 42Km  marathon. Participation is allowed for athletes aged 20 and over (and those who will turn 20 in 2019). All info in English at https://www.generalimilanomarathon.it/en/the-marathon
Starting point and arrival in Corso Venezia • M1 Porta Venezia or Lima

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

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

11.00: Matinée. Chamber music. Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata for cello and piano No. 4 in C major, Op. 102, No. 1. Sergej Prokof’ev, Sonata for cello and piano op. 119. Johannes Brahms, Sonata for cello and piano n. 2 in F major op. 99. Performed by Lorenzo Guida, cello and Gianluca Guida, piano. 10/20.  MAC Auditorium, Piazza Tito Lucrezio Caro 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

11.00: Matinée. Chamber music by Mauricio Kage. Pandora’s Box for Accordion (1960; Schattenklänge, three pieces for bass clarinet (1995); Rrrrrrrrr… 5 jazz-Stücke for clarinet, violin and piano (1982); Tango Alemán for voice, violin, accordion and piano (1978); Ragtime Waltz for accordion (1980-82). Performed by Maurizio Leoni, baritone; Maurizio Longoni, clarinet; Lorenzo Gorli, violin; Davide Vendramin, accordion; Maria Grazia Bellocchio. piano. Admission free. Museo del Novecento, Via Marconi 1• M1/3 Duomo

12.00: Horse racing doors opening. Inside the only racecourse in the world declared “monument of national interest” there are many opportunities. Restaurants and bars on site. 13.30–18.00: Free entertain for children. 15.30-19.30: Horse racing. “Celeste Citterio Prize” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

15.30: Illusionism show. “Real Illusion” one man show by the world-famous illusionist Gaetano Triggiano, supported by a cast of dancers and accompanied by the original and engaging music performed by Angelo Talocci. A new way of doing magic, where illusions are no longer elements in themselves, but incorporated in a theatrical language. €29/49.50, www.ticketone.it. Teatro della Luna, Via Giuseppe Di Vittorio, Assago(MI) • M2 Assago Forum (round-trip ticket to Assago Forum)

15.30: Film with live orchestra. “Star Wars: a new hope.” The screening in Italian of the film with music by the composer John Williams; performed live by the 21st Century Orchestra; conducted by Dirk Brossé. €36/80, www.ticketone.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

16.00: Symphony music. Serenade n. 1 in D major op. 11, by Johannes Brahms; Symphony n. 6 in B minor op. 54, by Dmitrij Šostakovič; performed by Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi; conducted by John Axelrod. €16/36, 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

17.00: Lega A basket. AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milano versus Banco di Sardegna Sassari. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

17.00: Classical music. “Vento di musica” Music by Beethoven, Bizet, Dvořák, Elgar, Modugno, Piovani; performed by young musicians such as PYO-Pasquinelli Young Orchestra, Orchestra Nuclei Uniti, Orchestre Superar Suisse, Coro SONG, Coro Manos Blancas. €9/14 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

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

21.00: Live. Naip + La Stazione. €5 + annual membership card €13. Circolo Arci Ohibò, Via Brembo, corner Via Benaco 1 • M3 Lodi TIBB

 

Monday

8th 

21.00: Contemporary music. Performed inside the only Italian hall equipped with an Acusmonium Sator, with 50 loudspeakers, a live Double Audiovisual Performance held by Otolab, followed by Recipient Collective. Acusmatic direction by Giovanni Cospito and Filippo Berbenni. €6/8/12. Auditorium San Fedele, Via Ulrico Hoepli 3b • M1 San Babila or Duomo

21.00: Contemporary music. “Carpricco” by Giampaolo Testoni; “Brutto Ignudo” by Sylvano Bussotti; “La Grammatica del Soffio” by Matteo Franceschini; “Trio for flute, violin and piano” by Nino Rota (belonging to a period in which the Milanese composer, already famous for the soundtracks of Fellini’s films, develops a personal and mature language, taking distances from the avant-gardes) and finally the Sonata in C major by Maurice Ravel, dedicated to the memory of Claude Debussy. Performed by Sentieri Selvaggi with Paola Fre, flute; Mirco Ghirardini and Marco Ignoti, clarinet; Lorenzo Colombo, vibraphone; Luca Gusella, marimba; Valentina Messa, piano; Piercarlo Sacco, violin; Aya Shimura, cello. Conductor Carlo Boccadoro. €5/17. A free ticket to the first two people who will arrive by bicycle this evening. Teatro Elfo Puccini, Corso Buenos Aires 33 • M1 Lima

21.00: Recital. Variations on a Duport Minuet, K.573 in D major, by Franz Liszt; 3 Studies from op.8: nos. 9, 10 and 12, by Alexander Scriabin; Méditation op. 72, by Tchaikovsky; Scherzo on the Symphony n. 6 “Pathetic” of Tchaikovsky, by Samuil Feinberg; Sonata n.2 in B-flat min. op.36, by Sergej Rachmaninov; performed by Elizaveta Klyuchereva, piano. Admission free. Auditorium Gaber, Grattacielo Pirelli, Regione Lombardia, Piazza Duca d’Aosta 3 • M2/3 Centrale

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

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Tuesday

9th 

08.30-14.30. 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

17.00: Conference in English. “Olafur Eliasson: On Art and Experimentation”. Eliasson is a Danish artist, researcher and experimenter, who bridges different areas of knowledge and culture, such as art, architecture, geometry, light, but what fascinates him most is the relationship between human beings and the environment. In his speech, on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s death, Eliasson reminds us how urgent a radical change is in the way we consider nature, which today is in transformation as a result of the profound and irreversible climate change we are experiencing. Eliasson will present a new lamp designed for the Danish lighting company Louis Poulsen. Admission free until full capacity is reached. Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, Via San Vittore 21 • M2 Sant’Ambrogio.

22.00: Live jazz. Irene Natale, voice; Paolo Tomelleri, clarinet; Fabrizio Bernasconi, piano; Marco Mistrangelo, contrabass; Arco tones, battery. Admisison free. Drinks purchase required. Caffè Doria Jazz Club, Viale Andrea Doria 22 • M1 Loreto

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Wednesday

10th 

09.00–16.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza Santa Francesca Romana • M1 Porta Venezia

09.00-19.00: Street market. Stalls selling artistic, vintage, creativity, hand-made and collecting handicrafts. Piazza San Nazaro in Brolo 5 (Corso di Porta Romana) • M3 Missori

From 15.00 to 20.00: Fuorisalone event. After trawling through the Danish design archives, &Tradition decided to curate a series of tables, chairs and lamps by legendary design duo Hvidt & Mølgaard. In addition to these enduring classics, ‘The Preview’ will exhibit several pieces from contemporary Spanish artist and designer Jaime Hayon. Known for his irreverent approach to design, Hayon takes inspiration from unlikely sources – such as a shell chair in the shape of an elephant. &Tradition, The Preview, Design Republic Gallery, Via Giovanni Raiberti

19.00: Conversation in English. The architect John Pawson and the curator Carrie Scott speak about the relationship between space and photography. The conversation will be followed by a booksigning of the book Spectrum, published by Phaidon. A selection of photographs by John Pawson will be on display at the Sozzani Foundation bookshop. Fondazione Carla Sozzani, Corso Como 10 • M2 Moscova

21.00: Chamber music. Sonata in G major, K301, by Mozart; Sonata n.2 in D min. op.121, by Shumann; Sonata n. 3, by Janáček; Sonata n.2 in A mjor, op.100, by Brahms; performed by Sayaka Shoji, violin and Iddo Bar-Shai, piano. €20/25. Conservatorio, Sala Verdi, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

21.00: Chamber music. Music performed by the Gomalan Brass Quintet, with Marco Braito and Marco Pierobon, trumpet; Nilo Caracristi, horn; Gianluca Scipioni, trombone; Stefano Ammannati, tuba. €16/26 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

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Thursday

11th

09.00-16.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza San Nazaro in Brolo 5 (Corso di Porta Romana) • M3 Missori

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

10.00: Symphony music rehearsal. Concerto in E-flat, inscribed Dumbarton Oaks, 8.v.38, by Stravinskij; Piano and orchestra concerto n. 1 “Tirol Concerto”, by Philip Glass; Sinfonia n. 6 D. 589 in C major “Die Kleine“; performed by I Pomeriggi Musicali orchestra, with Emanuele Arciuli, piano; conducted by Carlo Boccadoro. €8/10 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

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

From 17.00 to 22.00: Exceptional evening opening. ”Dutch night” promoted by the Embassy and Consulate General of the Netherlands, an opportunity to see the 13 gigantic kinetic installations Strandbeest (“beach animals”) by Theo Jansen, hybrid creatures with a zoomorphic aspect that move using the thrust of the wind. Admission €5. Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, Via Olona 6 • M2 Sant’Ambrogio.

20.00: Symphony music. Concerto in E-flat, inscribed Dumbarton Oaks, 8.v.38, by Stravinskij; Piano and orchestra concerto n. 1 “Tirol Concerto”, by Philip Glass; Sinfonia n. 6 D. 589 in C major “Die Kleine“; performed by I Pomeriggi Musicali orchestra, with Emanuele Arciuli, piano; conducted by Carlo Boccadoro. €9/20 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

22.00: Live jazz. Marco Said, piano; Marco Ricci, contrabass; Arco tones, battery. Admisison free. Drinks purchase required. Caffè Doria Jazz Club, Viale Andrea Doria 22 • M1 Loreto

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Friday

12th

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

15.30: Harness racing. “Pr. Prep. Gp Nazionale 2019 – Breeders Course Prize.” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Trotto, Viale Piccolomini 2 • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

20.00: Symphony music. Symphony n.1 in C minor op. 68 and Symphony n.2 in D major op. 73, by Johannes Brahms; performed by Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi; conducted by Robert Trevino. €16/36 www.laverdi.org, or  www.vivaticket.it. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59.

20.30: Symphony music. TheRequiem Mass for soloists, choir and orchestra” that Giuseppe Verdi wrote and conducted to honour Alessandro Manzoni one year after his death. Performed by the musicAeterna, resident orchestra and choir of the Perm Opera and Ballet Theater, with Zarina Abaeva, soprano; H. May, mezzo-soprano; Dmytro Popov, tenor; René Barbera, bass. €10/50. Basilica of San Marco, Piazza San Marco • M2 Lanza.

21.00: Live. Claudio Baglioni. From €115, www.ticketone.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

22.00: Live jazz. Andrea Pozza, piano; Aldo Zunino, double bass; Roberto Paglieri, drums. Admisison free. Drinks purchase required. Caffè Doria Jazz Club, Viale Andrea Doria 22 • M1 Loreto

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Saturday

13th

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

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

12.00: Horse racing doors opening. Inside the only racecourse in the world declared “monument of national interest” there are many opportunities. Restaurants and bars on site. 15.30-19.30: Horse racing. “Altieri and Miss Gris Prize” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

16.00: Baroque music. Antique music performed by the Orchestra Barocca della Civica Scuola di Musica Claudio Abbado di Milano, conducted by Mara Galassi. €3/5. Castello Sforzesco, Sala della Balla, Piazza Cairoli • M1 Cairoli

16.00: Tale in music for children over 7 and adults. “Pinocchio in … variazioni.” Some lectures in Italian about the story red by Elio (Elio e Le Storie tese) and music performed by the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, whose instruments become the characters of the story, in a path that also points to education in listening. Ferdinando Sulla, conductor. The visual part of the show-concert is entrusted to the drawings by Roberto Innocenti, projected on the stage screens to help in understanding the musical story. Adults €10, children under 14 €7.50: 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

17.00: Symphony music rehearsal. Concerto in E-flat, inscribed Dumbarton Oaks, 8.v.38, by Stravinskij; Piano and orchestra concerto n. 1 “Tirol Concerto”, by Philip Glass; Sinfonia n. 6 D. 589 in C major “Die Kleine“; performed by I Pomeriggi Musicali orchestra, with Emanuele Arciuli, piano; conducted by Carlo Boccadoro. €9/20 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

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

21.00: Live. Claudio Baglioni. From €115, www.ticketone.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

21.00: Live. “Three Letters from Sarajevo!” by Geran Bregovic. €35/57 www.ticketone.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

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Sunday

14th

Palm Sunday

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

08.30-19.00: Street market.“Fiori e sapori sul Naviglio Grande”Nursery gardeners from all over Italy, art workshops and producers of refined flavours offer specialty products and tastings. The flowers on show will create a unique chromatic effect, guaranteeing the visitor a unique experience. Admission free. Alzaia Naviglio Grande (from Viale Gorizia to Via Valenza ) • M2 Porta Genova, tram 9

10.30: Catholic celebration. Palm Mass. Olive and palm branches are blessed, followed by procession and by pontificial Mass presided over by the Cardinal Archbishop of Milan. Music sung by the Scholae Cantorum Cathedral choir. Admission free. Church of Santa Maria Annunciata in Camposanto, Piazza Duomo, 18 • M1/3 Duomo

11.00: Pontifical Mass on Palm Sunday. Presided over by the Archbishop of Milan and music sung by the Scholae Cantorum Cathedral choir. Admission free. Duomo, Piazza Duomo • M1/3 Duomo

11.00: Matinée. “Tangazo” by Astor Piazzolla; “Harmonica concert” by Arthur Benjamin; “Romanian Dances” by Béla Bartók;Concert românesc” by György Ligeti; performed by I Pomeriggi Musicali orchestra, with Gianluca Littera, harmonic; conducted by Fabio Ventura. €8/10 www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

12.00: Horse racing doors opening. Inside the only racecourse in the world declared “monument of national interest” there are many opportunities. Restaurants and bars on site. 13.30–18.00: Free entertainment for children. 15.30-19.30: Horse racing. “Handicap di Primavera 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. Symphony n.1 in C minor op. 68 and Symphony n.2 in D major op. 73, by Johannes Brahms; performed by Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi; conducted by Robert Trevino. €16/36 www.laverdi.org, or  www.vivaticket.it. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59.

19.30: Philharmony music charity rehearsal. Violin and orchestra concert n. 1 in G minor op. 26, by Max Bruc; Symphony n. 1 in D major Titan, by Gustav Mahler; performed by the Filarmonica della Scala, with Sergey Khachatryan, violin; conducted by Myung-Whun Chung. €5/35, the entire proceeds are donated to Casa della Carità Onlus. Teatro alla Scala, Piazza della Scala • M1/3 Duomo

21.00: Live. Manuel Agnelli, with Rodrigo D’Erasmo. €35/46. www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

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Monday

15th

20.00: Philharmony music. Violin and orchestra concert n. 1 in G minor op. 26, by Max Bruc; Symphony n. 1 in D major Titan, by Gustav Mahler; performed by the Filarmonica della Scala, with Sergey Khachatryan, violin; conducted by Myung-Whun Chung. €10/110. Teatro alla Scala, Piazza della Scala • M1/3 Duomo

20.00: Contemporary music. “Solaris” by  Andrej Tarkovskij; performed inside the only Italian hall equipped with an Acusmonium Sator, with 50 loudspeakers. Acusmatic direction by Dante Tanzi and Filippo Berbenni. €6/8/12. Auditorium San Fedele, Via Ulrico Hoepli 3b • M1 San Babila or Duomo

21.00: Orchestral jazz. Premier world performance. A tribute to Antonello Salis, one of the great Italian jazzmen. For the first time, Salis brings his music into an orchestral context thanks to the arrangements by Riccardo Fassi, one of the most important composers of the contemporary national scene. Music performed by the Civica Jazz Band, with the soloists Emilio Soana, trumpet; Andrea Andreoli, trombone; Giulio Visibelli, sax and flute; Marco Vaggi, double bass; Tony Arco, drums; and the students of the Civica Scuola di Musica Claudio Abbado di Milano. Guest soloist Antonello Salis, piano and accordion. Condutors Enrico Intra and Riccardo Fassi. €18. Piccolo Teatro Strehler, Largo Greppi 1 • M2 Lanza, M1 Cairoli

21.00: Live. Manuel Agnelli, with Rodrigo D’Erasmo. €35/46. www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

21.00: Recital. Two Nocturnes Op. 48, and the Polonaise op.53 “Eroica” by Chopin; performed by Chiara Schmidt, piano. Two Mazurkas op. 33: nos. 1 and  3, the Polonaise-Fantaisie op.61; and the Study op.25 n.11, by Chopin; performed by Lorenzo Mazzola, piano. Scherzo No. 4 in E major, Op. 54, by Chopin, and Étude d’après Paganini, n.3 “La Campanella”; performed by Guido Coppin, piano. Ballad No. 2 op.38, by Chopin, and Mephisto-Walzer I, by Liszt; performed by Eliana Grasso, piano. Admission free. Auditorium Gaber, Grattacielo Pirelli, Regione Lombardia, Piazza Duca d’Aosta 3 • M2/3 Centrale

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

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Tuesday

16th

08.30-14.30. 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

18.30: Art exhibition inauguration. “In-Origine” a two-artist show by the photographer Filippo Armellin and the sculptor Mattia Bosco. The duo performs – with two different styles – a dialogue about origins, offering a visual experience on the theme of beginning. Admisson free. Galleria Fumagalli, Via Bonaventura Cavalieri 6 • M3 Turati

19.30: Symphony music. St Matthew Passion BWV 244, by Johann Sebastian Bach. Performed by the vocal ensemble LaBarocca, conducted by Ruben Jais; and by the laVerdi trebles choir, conducted by Gianluca Capuano, choir master Maria Teresa Tramontin. €20/52, www.laverdi.org ot www.vivaticket.it. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

20.45: Live music and show in Italian. “Eleganzissima.” Drusilla Foer, the singer-actress and style icon, who lived between Italy, Cuba, the US and Europe, tells episodes of her life and sings songs related to them, accompanied by Loris Di Leo on piano and Nico Gori on sax and clarinet. They will perform music by Lelio Luttazzi, Jobim, Amy Winehouse, Giorgio Gaber, Enzo Jannacci, David Bowie, Don Backy, Milli, and last but not least “I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor. This song, widely considered a hymn to fun, was the soundtrack of Madame Foer’s first official music video in 2017. http://bit.ly/Dru_IWillSurvive. €19/31. Teatro Manzoni, Via Manzoni 42 • M3 Montenapoleone

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Wednesday

17th

09.00–16.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza Santa Francesca Romana • M1 Porta Venezia

09.00-19.00: Street market. Stalls selling artistic, vintage, creativity, hand-made and collecting handicrafts. Piazza San Nazaro in Brolo 5 (Corso di Porta Romana) • M3 Missori

15.00: Harness racing. “Giacomo Durini (steeple chase) 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. “The Color of Dreams”, solo show by the Tuscan artist Vincenzo Calli presenting 30 art works, many of which are site specific. Admission free. Galleria MAEC Milan Art & Events Center, Palazzo Durini, Via Santa Maria Valle 2 • M3 Missori or M1 Duomo + tram 2,3,14

19.30: Easter great concert. St Matthew Passion BWV 244, by Johann Sebastian Bach. Performed by the vocal ensemble LaBarocca, conducted by Ruben Jais; and by the laVerdi trebles choir, conducted by Gianluca Capuano, choir master Maria Teresa Tramontin. Free admission from 18.45 until full capacity is reached. Duomo, Piazza Duomo • M1/3 Duomo

20.30: Opera & Dance Festival. Music by Verdi, Rossini, Mozart, Bizet, Saint-Saëns, Offenbach, Puccini, Scarlatti, Chopin; choreography by Massimiliano Volpini and Francesco Ventriglia. Show performed by Sabrina Brazzo and Andrea Volpintesta, both international étoiles and principal dancers of the Teatro alla Scala, with Jas Art Ballet. €25/34, over 65 €14/22, under 26 €13/15. Teatro Carcano, Corso di Porta Romana 63 • M3 Porta Romana

20.30: Live blues. Tedeschi Trucks Band. €46/74. www.ticketone.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

21.00: Chamber music. Music by Piazzolla and Bach; performed by the Isabelle Van Keulen Ensemble. €25/30. Conservatorio, Sala Verdi, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

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Thursday

18th

09.00-16.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza San Nazaro in Brolo 5 (Corso di Porta Romana) • M3 Missori

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

17.30: Catholic celebration. 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. “Stranger shores” solo show by the Chinese painter Hao Wang featuring more than 20 canvases. This artist uses his typical bright colours to tell modern human fairy tales. Admission free. Galleria Studio D’Arte Cannaviello, Piazzetta Maurilio Bossi 4 • M1 Cordusio

20.30: Opera & Dance Festival. Music by Verdi, Rossini, Mozart, Bizet, Saint-Saëns, Offenbach, Puccini, Scarlatti, Chopin; choreography by Massimiliano Volpini and Francesco Ventriglia. Show performed by Sabrina Brazzo and Andrea Volpintesta, both international étoile and principal dancers of the Teatro alla Scala, with Jas Art Ballet. €25/34, over 65 €14/22, under 26 €13/15. Teatro Carcano, Corso di Porta Romana 63 • M3 Porta Romana

22.00: Live jazz. Andrea Pozza Trio, with Andrea Pozza, piano; Aldo Zunino, double bass; Roberto Paglieri, drums. Admisison free. Drinks purchase required. Caffè Doria Jazz Club, Viale Andrea Doria 22 • M1 Loreto

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Friday

19th

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

17.30: Catholic celebration of the Christ Passion. Presided over by the Cardinal Archbishop of Milan. The readings of the Passion Gospel will have: the priest reads the part of Christ, a narrator reads the narrative, other readers reading 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

19.30: Symphony music. St Matthew Passion BWV 244, by Johann Sebastian Bach. Performed by the vocal ensemble LaBarocca, conducted by Ruben Jais; and by the laVerdi trebles choir, conducted by Gianluca Capuano, choir master Maria Teresa Tramontin. €20/52, www.laverdi.org ot 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. Kelvin Jones. Standing places €10 + annual membership card €13. Circolo Arci Ohibò, Via Brembo, corner Via Benaco 1 • M3 Lodi TIBB

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Saturday

20th 

20.30: Premier League Football. Inter Milan versus Roma. Stadio Meazza San Siro, Piazzale Angelo Moratti • M5 San Siro Stadio

20.30: Live. Ermal Meta. €32, www.ticketone.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

21.00: Live rap. Noname. €15, www.vivaticket.it or www.ticketone.it. Santeria Social Club, Viale Toscana 31 • M3 Lodi TIBB + bus 90

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Sunday

21st

Easter, Holiday in Italy

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

11.00: Catholic celebration. 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 doors opening. Inside the only racecourse in the world declared “monument of national interest” there are many opportunities. Restaurants and bars on site. 13.30–18.00: Free entertainment for children. 15.30-19.30: Horse racing. “Duca di Marino Prize” €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

22nd

Easter Monday, Holiday in Italy

12.00: Horse racing doors opening. Inside the only racecourse in the world declared “monument of national interest” there are many opportunities. Restaurants and bars on site. 13.30–18.00: Free entertainment for children. 15.30-19.30: Horse racing. “Ambrosiano, Filiberto Certosa Prize” €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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Tuesday

23rd

08.30-14.30. 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

15.30: Harness racing. “Bellino II Prize.” €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

24th

09.00–16.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza Santa Francesca Romana • M1 Porta Venezia

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Thursday

25th

National Italian holiday, celebrating the end of World War II and liberation from Nazi occupation

09.00-16.00: Lombard farmers’ 8 stalls market. Goat and cow cheeses, dairy products, bee products, jams, meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, flour, bakery, cereals, legumes, bread, wine, ornamental plants. Quality, freshness and respect for seasonal production, guaranteed directly by those who produce them. Piazza San Nazaro in Brolo 5 (Corso di Porta Romana) • M3 Missori

12.00: Horse racing doors opening. Inside the only racecourse in the world declared “monument of national interest” there are many opportunities. Restaurants and bars on site. 15.30-19.30: Horse racing. “Gran Premio Nazionale (GR.I9 Nazionale Filly (GR.II), Gran Premio Ettore e Mario Garbetta (GR.III) Prizes” €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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Friday

26th

 

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Saturday

27th

Time to be defined: Premier League Football. Inter Milan versus Juventus. Stadio Meazza San Siro, Piazzale Angelo Moratti • M5 San Siro Stadio

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

12.00: Horse racing doors opening. Inside the only racecourse in the world declared “monument of national interest” there are many opportunities. Restaurants and bars on site. 15.30-19.30: Horse racing. “Alberto Zanoletti da Rozzano Prize” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

21.00: Live. Sfera Ebbasta. €35, www.ticketone.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

21.00: Live jazz. Eduardo De Crescenzo, with Enzo Pietropaoli, double bass; Marcello Di Leonardo, drums; Julian Oliver Mazzariello, piano; Daniele Scannapieco, sax; Susanna Krasznai, cello. €28/55. www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

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Sunday

28th

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.  Alzaia Naviglio Grande (from Viale Gorizia to Via Valenza) • M2 Porta Genova, tram 9

11.00: Music for children and adults. “The Nutcracker” by Tchaikovsky, adapted by Manuel Renga, lyrics in Italian; performed by I Piccoli Pomeriggi Musicali orchestra conducted by Daniele Parziani. Acting voice Giuseppe Palasciano. €5/7. www.ticketone.it. Teatro Dal Verme, Via San Giovanni sul Muro 2 • M1 Cairoli

12.00: Horse racing doors opening. Inside the only racecourse in the world declared “monument of national interest” there are many opportunities. Restaurants and bars on site. 13.30–18.00: Free entertainment for children. 15.00-19.30: Horse racing. “Gran Corsa Siepi di Milano (GI), Staffe d’Oro (GIII) Prizes” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

18.15: Lega A basket. AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milano versus Sidigas Avellino. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

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Monday

29th

21.00: Live. Mumford and Sons. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

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Tuesday

30th

08.30-14.30. 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

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

19.45: Opera. “Faust” by Gounod, performed live by the Royal Opera House. Direct broadcasting via satellite on 1500 screens all over the world. To know which will be in Milan see www.nexodigital.it

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Sunday

31st

 

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