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This calendar is a work in progress; as soon as we receive more information we add them day by day.

 

June 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 2nd June 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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Photofestival

Until 30thJune. The richest and most important exhibition dedicated to art photography will bring photography throughout the Metropolitan city. The main art galleries and museums will play host as well as many non-institutional exhibition spaces, through an articulated circuit of side-by-side exhibitions from a significant calendar of events. On show, up-and-coming talents and renowned photographers such as Don McCullin, Fosco Maraini, Gian Paolo Barbieri, Oliviero Toscani, Gian Butturini, Bob Krieger, Vincenzo Castella, Giuliana Traverso, Christopher Broadbent and Trevor Cole, who exhibits for the first time in Italy. http://www.milanophotofestival.it (in Italian) or http://www.milanophotofestival.it/?lang=en (some translations in English)

 

Milano Photo Week

From 3rd to 9thJune. Photofestival partner, MPW hosts a rich calendar of events in the city as well as exhibitions and in-depth studies, editorial projects, workshops and guided tours, inaugurations, projections and films. Program available on the official website http://www.photoweekmilano.it/

 

Films in English

The following cinemas show films once a week 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.

 

Milano Moda Main

According to an innovative calendar that coordinates the opening of the Milanese showrooms selling the Men’s, Women’s and Children’s MAIN Collections with the aim of responding to changing market demands and to an audience of increasingly demanding industry professionals. More info at : https://www.cameramoda.it/en/milano-moda-main/ in English

Spring/Summer 2020 – From the 14th to 17th June. The last news about the men’s prèt-à-porter presented by the most important Italian fashion houses. https://www.cameramoda.it/en/milano-moda-uomo/

Milano Fashion Week Uomo –From the 15th to 17th June. In the heart of the Tortona Fashion District, the organizer of WSM (White Street Market) presents streetwear, sportswear and sustainability thanks to the presence of international brands that will talk about these issues. More over they aim to direct the fashion system towards innovative scenarios that include new lifestyles and attitudes. The focus this time is the water of the oceans and our habitat. DrawLight artists have made an immersive video with images, lights, reflections and sounds able to transport people to the heart of the ocean where the pollution drama is consumed. The audience is immersed in the depths of the sea to stimulate awareness on a topic that can no longer be ignored and launches a call to action to become actors of change. https://it.fashionnetwork.com/news/White-Street-Market-diventa-WSM-e-punta-su-giovani-brand-di-ricerca-e-imprese-artigiane,1106799.html#.XP98r2NS-zc in Italian.Superstudio Più Central Point, Via Tortona 27 • M2 Porta Genova;  and Ex Ansaldo, Via Tortona 54 • M2 Porta Genova

Milano Arte Musica

From 15 June to 22 August. International festival of modern and antique music, with 23 appointments in 8 different locations. June events in our What’s On.

 

Swimming outdoors

From 1st June. The following pools are open for the summer season:

Piscina Lido di Milano, Piazzale Lotto 15 • M1 Lotto;

Piscina Argelati, Via Segantini, 6 • M2 Lanza, M2 Porta Genova.

From 9th June. Pools openings:

Piscina Sant’Abbondio, Via Sant’Abbondio 12 • M2 Abbiategrasso Chiesa Rossa;

Piscina Cardellino, Via del Cardellino 3 • M1 Inganni, bus 58;

Piscina Saini, Via Corelli 136

From 15 th June. Pool openings:

Piscina Romano, Via Ampère 20 • M2 Piola

www.milanosport.it in Italian

 

Acquafitness card

From 10th June. This card entitles you to follow swimming, water fitness, fitness and tennis courses. More info at the entrance desk of the swimming pools.

 

Sunbath outdoors

Sunbathing in the gardens of the following covered swimming pools:

Piscina Airoli Venegoni, Via Arioli Venegoni 9 • Bus 49. 78

Piscina Iseo, Via Iseo 10 • M3 Affori Centro

Piscina Mincio, Via Mincio 13 • M3 Brenta

Piscina Murat, Via Dino Villani 2 • M3 Maciachini, M5 Marche

Piscina Procida, Via Giovanni da Procida • M5 Domodossola

Piscina Solari, Via Montevideo 20 • M2 Sant’Agostino

and at the terrace of the:Piscina Cozzi, Viale Tunisia 35 • M1 Porta Venezia, M3 Repubblica

www.milanosport.it in Italian

 

Summer campus

From 10th June to 5th July. “Capanne: piccoli luoghi speciali” (Huts: small special places) is a project which offers children a unique opportunity to discover contemporary art, immersed in the Hangar’s large exhibition spaces and to work alongside some of the most interesting young Italian artists. This year it is the turn of Alice Ronchi, who uses poetic unconventional materials to create sculptures and installations, as well as contemporary art performances. The new project entitled “Huts: small special places” is inspired by the great exhibition “Remains” by Sheela Gowda that develops the theme of temporary shelter as a place both individual and collective. The campus lasts 1 week according to these schedules: Monday 10 June > Friday 14 June: children aged 7-9 (born 2012-2010)

Monday 24 June > Friday 28 June: children aged 8-10 (born 2011-2009)

Monday 1st July > Friday 5th July: children aged 10-12 (born 2009-2007)

€120 per week, €80 second registration fee for siblings. Info and bookings at hbkids@hangarbicocca.org. Pirelli Hangar Bicocca, Via Chiese 2 • M5 Istria

 

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-Anime

18th,19th June.Fate/Stay Night Heaven’s Feel II. Lost butterfly”, the second long-awaited feature in the trilogy of “Heaven’s Feel,” a Japanese animated film produced and directed by Tomonori Sudo. A list of the Italian cinemas is available on www.nexodigital.it.

 

Milano flamenco festival 2019

From21st to 28th June. See our What’s On for more info. Piccolo Teatro Strehler, Largo Greppi 1 • M2 Lanza, M1 Cairoli

 

Master’s in strategic design (in English)

From 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 start-ups. This Master combines the methodologies of a classic MBA – centred 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), 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

 

 

Saturday

1st  

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. “Enrico Baragiola and Mimma Werner (Cond.) Prize” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

16.00: Dance. “On Dance. Accendiamo la Danza” performed by Roberto Bolle and Friends. A unique dance occasion at its highest level, in a series of classical and contemporary ballets. €35/129 www.ticketone.it. Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Viale dell’Innovazione 20 • M5 Bicocca

From 18.00: Summer opening party. Music (dj set and live), Food and Fun! Starting aperitif with chiringuito and dj set, and street food inside the Park Village, offering American and Japanese food, and Italian pizza. From 21.00: Live concert. Admission free. Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli + bus 53, 81 or M5 Bignami +10 minutes walk

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Sunday

2nd

Festa della Repubblica – National Holiday

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

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. “Trebbia Prize (Cond.)” €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

3rd

17.00: Photofestival inauguration. “Faema Express your Art – Limited Edition.” Three photogtaphers Maurizio Galimberti, Beatrice Speranza and Matteo Valle show the historic brand of professional coffee machines. Art and design, interpretation and functionality align in a original story that “tastes” good in style and beauty. Admisson free. Faema Flagship Store, Via Forcella 7 • M2 Porta Genova

18.00: Photofestival inauguration. “Milan, the city that rises” by Daniele Barraco and Giorgio Galimbert, in collaboration with Panasonica, show a sequence of images that highlight the new aesthetic essence of Milan and its protagonists. From black and white photography by Galimberti, with geometric framings, to the Barraco’s portraits. Admission free. Palazzo Castiglioni, Corso Venezia 47 • M1 Palestro

18.00: Photofestival inauguration. “Eclecticism as a style” by Giuliana Traverso. This exhibition from the 3M Foundation Archive investigates the most different directions whose path does not flow over one line but ask the observer to dwell on different themes. Admission free. Palazzo Castiglioni, Corso Venezia 47 • M1 Palestro

18.00: Photofestival inauguration. “Memory and Memories” by Alessandra Battagg. Her work stems from the observation of those couples who spent a lifetime together and together they face the experience of memory loss caused by Alzheimer’s disease. The photographer has portrayed wedding dresses used between the fifties and the 70s, matched with the wedding photographs of the brides who dressed them. Admission free. Palazzo Castiglioni, Corso Venezia 47 • M1 Palestro

18.00: Photofestival inauguration. “Photographing art” by Gigi Gatti. When he visits an art exhibition he considers with great attention the sequences, the combinations, the spatial relationship that marks the rhythm of each exhibition, because this is the subject of his photos. Taking up the works, especially the abstract ones, he creates in turn sequences, enhances rhythms, follows geometries, focuses on details. Admission free. Palazzo Castiglioni, Corso Venezia 47 • M1 Palestro

20.00: Antique music concert. “Divoti affetti alla Passione di Nostro Signore per uso della Reale Cappella di Dresda” by Giovanni Alberto Ristori. Performed by Lisa Barletta, soprano; Masato Nitta, alto; Maria Loichinger, organ. €5. Church of San Bernardino alle Ossa, Piazza Santo Stefano • M1 Duomo

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Tuesday

4th 

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

18.00: Photofestival inauguration. “Volti di design al SaloneSatellite”. The young protagonists of the SaloneSatellite, the Most important event in the world of under 35 designers, portrayed by the students of the Italian Photography Institute and the Photography and Video Course held at the Teatro alla Scala Academy. Admisson free. CMC – Centro Culturale di Milano, Largo Corsia dei Servi 4 • M1 Duomo

18.00: Photofestival inauguration. “Experimental path of inclusion” by Mattia Zoppellaro. Each photo represents an opportunity to experience different experience of inclusion. Admission free. Palazzo Bovara, Corso Venezia 51 • M1 Palestro

18.00: Photofestival inauguration. “Experimental path of inclusion” by various authors. Positive moments narrated by young migrants, experimental authors of photographs that tell their Milanese experiences while sharing an integration process. Admission free. Palazzo Bovara, Corso Venezia 51 • M1 Palestro

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Wednesday

5th

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

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. “Lura Prize (Handicap)” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

19.00: Art exhibition inauguration. “Uno, Nessuno, Centomila” solo show by the sculptor Alberto de Braud, who works with different materials such as iron, bronze, aluminum and ceramic. The artist creates diversity from repetitive patterns. Admission free. Galleria Marcorossi, Corso Venezia 29 • M1 Palestro

20.30: Live. Opening act by Parker Madicine. Following “Awesome Tapes From Africa” by Brian Shimkovit. Closing act: Lucky Shiner”, “Half of Where You Live”, “Good Luck and Do Your Best” by Gold Panda, alias Derwin Schlecker, electronics; with Dan Tombs’s videos. €8 students; €11 under 30/over 65; €16 www.vivaticket.it. Triennale di Milano, Viale Alemagna 6 • M1/2 Cadorna

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Thursday

6th 

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

18.00: Photo art exhibition inauguration. “Sublimations” International event that gathers more than a hundred works of art by some of the most prestigious contemporary photographers. Admission free. Fondazione Luciana Matalon, Foro Buonaparte 67 • M1 Cairoli.

18.00: Art exhibition inauguration. “I Giardini dell’Essere” solo show by Elena Vavaro, with about twenty works, mainly watercolors depicting human figures intertwining with plant elements. Admission free. Galleria Studio D’Arte Cannaviello, Piazzetta Maurilio Bossi 4 • M1 Cordusio

18.00: Photo Art exhibition inauguration. “Sublimations.” International photography exhibition curated by 7 Days Photo Agency (USA). On show more than a hundred works of art by some of the most appreciated photographers. Admission free. Fondazione Luciana Matalon, Foro Buonaparte 67 • M1 Cairoli.

18.30: Photo art exhibition inauguration. “Molitor 85″, part of the Milan Photo Week program 2019 (3-9 June), is a project created 34 years ago when Gil Rigoulet -with Polaroid and black and white prints- narrated the mythical Molitor swimming pool on the outskirts of Paris, demolished in 1989, rebuilt in 2014 and later converted into a spa. The artist will be present. Acquario, Viale Gladio 2 • M1 Cairoli, M2 Lanza

20.00: Antique music concert. Music in Paris between the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. Performed by Daniela Beltraminelli, voice, viella; Laia Blasco Lopez, voice, flute, lute; Caterina Chiarcos, voice. €5. Church of San Bernardino alle Ossa, Piazza Santo Stefano • M1 Duomo

21.00: Live. “Mille Anni Ancora” a tribute to Fabrizio de André, performed by three of his historical musicians: Ellade Bandini, Giorgio Cordini and Mario Arcari.  With them on stage young and talented musicians: Diego Maggi, keyboards; Max Gabanizza, bass; Enrico Mantovani, guitar; Alessandro Adami, voice; Stefano Zeni, violin; Alberto Venturini, percussion. €5 mailticket.it http://bit.ly/maa19mi-mt. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli + bus 53, 81 or M5 Bignami +10 minutes walk

21.00: Choral music. “Ach, großer König, groß zu allen Zeiten” from the Passion according to John BWV 245, by Bach; “Membra Jesu nostri BuxWV 75″ by Buxtehude; “Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich BWV 150″ by Bach. Performed by Aldona Bartnik, Francesca Cassinari, soprano; Nausica Nisati, alto; Raffaele Giordani, tenor; Salvo Vitale, basso. Admission free. Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, Sala delle Colonne, Via San Vittore 21 • M2 Sant’Ambrogio.

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Friday

7th 

13.30: Antique music concert. Harp music by Petrini, Caramiello, Thomas, Albeniz, Salzedo. Performed by Venice Harp Duo, with Ilaria Bergamin and Eleonora Volpato, harp. €5. Palazzo Mezzanotte, Piazza Affari 6 • MI/3 Duomo

21.30: Live folk, bluegrass-country. “Pastorizia never dies night” special guest Iron Mais. €5 mailticket.it. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli + bus 53, 81 or M5 Bignami +10 minutes walk

 

Saturday

8th 

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

From 09.45 to 12.30: Photographic Workshops in Italian for Children and Families. Organized by Photofestival, in collaboration with Canon, the story of photography, the game of photography, and “We print our photos”. Activities for children from 8 to 12 accompanied by a parent. No photographic equipment is required. Admission free. Info and booking at: https://www.eventbrite.it/e/biglietti-una-giornata-da-fotografo-concanon-62136115795. Mudec and Mudec Junior, Museo delle Culture, Via Tortona 56 • M2 Porta Genova

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. “Baggio Prize (Cond.)” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

14.00: Event. “The Greatest Festival of the Schools” for the last day of school. A real Festival that will forever change the school closing party! The event will start with a DJ set, until 3.00pm, when a mega foam party will go on until 6.30pm. Following a new DJ set, and at 7.30pm a live show with Vale Pain. From 8.30 to 9.30pm, live show by Willy El Coyote, followed by Kharfi, Tek & Simo and finally – special guest – the music producer, dj and TV personality Andrea Damante. Afterwards, the party will continue at the VIP Club Disco Hotel, located a few steps from the main location. €15 presale at: https://www.mailticket.it/manifestazione/4N27/FESTA_DELLE_SCUOLE_PIÙ_GRANDE_D%27ITALIA?fbclid=IwAR3Xcj5_BPGpEwKKi26owBofuEDyO85bTxPntlbBxIE1nMUk2_eaio_dDV0. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli + bus 53, 81 or M5 Bignami +10 minutes walk

From 14.30 to 16.30: Photographic Workshop in Italian for Children 6-16 and Families. “Family artistic snapshot“, a guide to realize of an artistic and professional shot with a smartphone. A fun / educational workshop designed to teach parents and children how easy and fun it can be to take a sensational photo! Participants are invited to bring their smartphone. Maximum 45 participants. Booking at: https://www.eventbrite.it/e/biglietti-uno-scatto-artistico-in-famiglia-62136626322. Mudec and Mudec Junior, Museo delle Culture, Via Tortona 56 • M2 Porta Genova

From 15.00 to 20.00: Art exhibition inauguration. “The Body, the Mind, the Space“ solo show by the photographic artist Roger Ballen who will be present and sign copies of his monography. Admission free. Galleria Fondazione Carla Sozzani, Corso Como 10 • M2 Moscova

16.30: Organ vespers. “Quattro visioni sullo Spirito Santo” (Four visions on the Holy Spirit) musical improvisation by Alessandro La Ciacera, second organist of the Milan Cathedral. Admission free from the North Gate side Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Duomo, Piazza Duomo • M1/3 Duomo

16.45: Organ vespers. At the beginning some lectures in Italian from the book Sacerdos in aeternum, written by Giovanni Costantini. Following the Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 531; and Organ Concerto in A minor, BWV 593, by Bach; Sonata No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 65, by Felix Mendelssohn;  Prélude et Fugue sur le nom d’Alain, by Maurice Duruflé. Music performed by Giulio Mercati, organ. Admission free. Basilica of San Vincenzo in Prato, Piazzetta Beria di Argentine corner of via San Calocero • M3 Crocetta

From 23.30 to 05.00: Closing Party Milano PhotoWeek. “Realpolitik Masquerade Party” a large installation consisting by the caricatured portraits of current Italian politicians, depicted on 68 large banners. The evening features a live show by Chris Imler, a protagonist of the German metropolitan subculture since the 1990s. Three sets will follow from the Milanese underground, such as Sense Fracture [Macao], Inner Lakes [Macao] and Xian [Leoncavallo]. During the happening the participants will be provided with the mask of an Italian politician of their choice, thus becoming an integral part of the installation. Tickets from €7, on line only at https://www.mailticket.it/manifestazione/9G27. BASE Ex Ansaldo Milano, Via Bergognone 34 • M2 Garibaldi

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Sunday

9th 

09.00–17.00: Street market with a topic. “Vecchi libri in Piazza.” Old, antique, rare and collectible books. Today topic is: The trade of the knotter. Piazza Diaz • M1 Duomo

11.00: Matinée. “Il sorprendente mondo del sax” (The amazing world of sax). Chamber music performed by Samuele Telari, accordion; Jacopo Taddei, sax. Program: Pequena Czarda by Pedro Iturralde; Waltz for Nicky and Fou Rire by Richard Galliano; La Muerte del Angel and Histoire du Tango “Night Club 1960” by Astor Piazzolla; Sax Hero, by Philippe Geiss; Suite Buenos Aires: Pumpeja, by Diego Maximo Pujol; Morronga la Milonga, Vuelvo al Sur, Ciudad and El Cacerolazo by Javier Girotto; Tango pour Claude, by Richard Galliano; Vacances, by Jean Michel Damase; Cavaquinho, by Ernesto Nazareth. €10/20 www.laverdi.org or www.vivaticket.it. MAC Auditorium, Piazza Tito Lucrezio Caro 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

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. “Carlo Vittadini Prize (G3)” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

12.00: Market event. “PopCorn Garage Market” Vintage objects, self-produced, emerging creatives and designers, carefully selected from all over Italy. In addition activities for children, music, artists’ exhibitions, food and much more! Admission free. Arci Carroponte, Via Granelli 1, Sesto San Giovanni (near Milano) • M1 Sesto Marelli + bus 53, 81 or M5 Bignami +10 minutes walk

17.00: Holy music concert. Music by H. Purcell, W. Walond, J. Stanley, M. Green; performed by the Psallite Ensemble, with Beatrice Palumbo, vocals; Giovanna Scarlato, viola; Francesco Catena, organ. Admission free. Church of San Fedele, Piazza San Fedele 4 • M1/3 Duomo,  M1 San Babila

18.00: Antique music concert. Latin-American music repertoire, performed by the Hispano Americano Choir of Milan, conducted by Antonio Neglia. Admission free. Church of Santo Stefano, Piazza Santo Stefano • M1 Duomo

20.30: Symphony jazz music. “Blackstar suite” a tribute to David Bowie composed by Giovanni Falzone. Following the Symphony n. 4 “Heroes” by Philip Glass. Music performed by Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, and Giovanni Falzone Border Trio, with Alessandro Rossi, drum and electronic; Gianluca Di Ienno, keys and electronic; Giovanni Falzone, trumpet and electronic, conducted by Francesco Bossaglia. €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

21.30: Great filharmony concert. Symphony No. 9 in E minor, “From the New World”, Op. 95, B. 178, by Antonín Dvořák. Following Suite from La Strada ballet, from the eponymous film by Federico Fellini (Oscar in 1957 as best foreign film); and excerpts from Prova d’Orchestra. Performed by La Filarmonica della Scala, conducted by Riccardo Chailly. Admission free. Duomo, Piazza Duomo • M1/3 Duomo

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Monday

10th 

20.00: Antique music concert. Avecillas sonoras: Naples and the sixteenth century in Italy and Spain. Music by Orlando di Lasso, Andrea Falconieri , Diego Ortiz , Alonso Mudarra , Orazio Michi dell´Arpa, Antonio de Cabezón, Tomás Luis de Victoria, Francisco Correa de Arauxo. Performed by Laia Blasco López, soprano, recorder; Orla Shaloo-Brundrett, soprano; Albert Coll Monroy, baritenore; Daia Anwander, purple leg, baroque guitar; Priscila Gama Santana, baroque harp.. €5. Church of San Bernardino alle Ossa, Piazza Santo Stefano • M1 Duomo

20.00: Opera. Die tote Stadt” by Erich Wolfgang Korngold. A fascinating and poignant work, very famous across the Alps, which arrives for the first time at La Scala; performed by the Teatro alla Scala Orchestra and Choir; and Trebles Choir of the Teatro alla Scala Academy; conducted by Alan Gilbert. This opera is a masterpiece of the Austrian composer considered an enfant prodige, who rose to prominence in 1920, immediately achieving great success. Being a Jew, he had to emigrate to Hollywood, where he won two Oscars. €64/252. On this occasion to the Austrian Cultural Forum friends the Teatro alla Scala offers a special price of €40. Teatro alla Scala, Piazza della Scala • M1/3 Duomo

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Tuesday

11th

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

19.30: Puppet theater. “L’Isola del Tesoro” (Treasure Island) reduction and adaptation for puppets on notes by Eugenio Monti Colla from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson; music by Danilo Lorenzini. Performed by the Carlo Colla & Figli, international and traditional family of Italian puppeteers. This show is in Italian, with 12 puppeteers, and 11 artists. The English version will be staged in March 2020 at the New Victory Theater in New York. €22/25, under 25 €15/17, senior and under 12 €10. Piccolo Teatro Grassi, Via Rovello 2 • M1 Cordusio / Cairoli

22.00: Live jazz. A tribute to all the best swing music recorded by the quartets and sextets of the “King of Swing”, the great Benny Goodman, from the 30s to the 50s. Lorenzo Baldasso, clarinet; Michele Sannelli, vibraphone; Mauro L. Porro, piano; Yuri Biscaro, guitar; Marco Rottoli, double bass; Fabrizio Carriero, drums. Admisison free. Drinks purchase required. Caffè Doria Jazz Club, Viale Andrea Doria 22 • M1 Loreto

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Wednesday

12th

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

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. “Canobbio Prize (Maiden)” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

20.00: Jazz.  A blue note review performed by Mosae Trio. Sponsor Glenfiddich and Hendrick’s Gin. Admission free. Booking recommended at 0222199381. Santeria Social Club, Viale Toscana 31 • M3 Lodi TIBB + bus 90

20.30: Puppet theater. “L’Isola del Tesoro” (Treasure Island) reduction and adaptation for puppets on notes by Eugenio Monti Colla from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson; music by Danilo Lorenzini. Performed by the Carlo Colla & Figli, international and traditional family of Italian puppeteers. This show is in Italian, with 12 puppeteers, and 11 artists. The English version will be staged in March 2020 at the New Victory Theater in New York. €22/25, under 25 €15/17, senior and under 12 €10. Piccolo Teatro Grassi, Via Rovello 2 • M1 Cordusio/Cairoli

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Thursday

13th

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

19.30: Puppet theater. “L’Isola del Tesoro” (Treasure Island) reduction and adaptation for puppets on notes by Eugenio Monti Colla from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson; music by Danilo Lorenzini. Performed by the Carlo Colla & Figli, international and traditional family of Italian puppeteers. This show is in Italian, with 12 puppeteers, and 11 artists. The English version will be staged in March 2020 at the New Victory Theater in New York. €22/25, under 25 €15/17, senior and under 12 €10. Piccolo Teatro Grassi, Via Rovello 2 • M1 Cordusio / Cairoli

20.00: Contemporary music. “Against Method”, a project by the American artist Mark Fell inspired by the exhibition of Sheela Gowda “Remains”, which includes concerts, a sound installation and a conversation. Free admission until full capacity is reached. Pirelli Hangar Bicocca, Via Chiese 2 • M5 Istria

21.00: Summer season opening. Stinkin’ Garbage, by E. Argenziano; Song for My Father by H. Silver; Caravan by J. Tizol, D. Ellington; Choro dançado by M. Schneider; Funky bunky by H. Silver; Madalena by I. Lins, R. De Souza; Frevo em Maceio by H. Pascoal; Nica’s dream by H. Silver; Lion by L. Eto; Manteca by D. Gillespie, W. Fuller, L. Pozo. Performed by the singers Sara Bernardini, Giorgia Basilico, Alessia Marcandalli, Milena Paris, Simona Daniele, Thomas Umbaca, Alexandre Curopos; with Janier Isusi, trumpet; Tsimur Shved, sax tenor; Giulio Amerigo Galibariggi, trombone; Gianluca Cacucciolo and Luca Antonini, piano and keys; Valerio Scrignoli and Alberto Minozzi, guitar; Giuseppe La Grutta, electric bass; Giacomo Marzi, double bass; Pasquale Garro, Stefano Lecchi and Marco Verduci, drums. With the participation of the Percussion Ensemble, with Pasquale Guarro, Jordan Corda, Marco Verduci,Emanuele Cossu, Marco Falcon, Tony Boselli, Sebastiano Ruggeri, Fabio Danusso. Conductor Francesco D’Auria. Free admission until full capacity is reached. Before the concert, welcome drink with musicians and audience. Conservatorio, Chiostro, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

22.00: Live jazz. Paolo Tomelleri, clarinet; Sofia Tomelleri, sax; Fabrizio Bernasconi, piano; Marco Mistrangelo, double bass; Toni Arco, drums. Admisison free. Drinks purchase required. Caffè Doria Jazz Club, Viale Andrea Doria 22 • M1 Loreto

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Friday

14th

20.00: Contemporary music. “Against Method”, a project by the American artist Mark Fell inspired by the exhibition of Sheela Gowda “Remains”, which includes concerts, a sound installation and a conversation. Free admission until full capacity is reached. Pirelli Hangar Bicocca, Via Chiese 2 • M5 Istria

20.00: Jazz.  A blue note review in collaboration with Glenfiddich and Hendrick’s Gin. Admission free. Booking recommended at 02 36798121. Santeria Social Club, Via Paladini 8 • M1 Porta Venezia + tram 5 Amadeo Paladini

20.00: Live. “Inside The Rose” by These New Puritans. €20 www.Ticketone.it; www.Ticket Master.it. Santeria Social Club, Viale Toscana 31 • M3 Lodi TIBB + bus 90

20.30: Puppet theater. “L’Isola del Tesoro” (Treasure Island) reduction and adaptation for puppets on notes by Eugenio Monti Colla from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson; music by Danilo Lorenzini. Performed by the Carlo Colla & Figli, international and traditional family of Italian puppeteers. This show is in Italian, with 12 puppeteers, and 11 artists. The English version will be staged in March 2020 at the New Victory Theater in New York. €22/25, under 25 €15/17, senior and under 12 €10. Piccolo Teatro Grassi, Via Rovello 2 • M1 Cordusio/Cairoli

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Saturday

15th

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. 14.30-19.30: Horse racing. “Boffalora Prize (Cond.)” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

18.00: Antique music. Renaissance music by Leonardo da Vinci; Giovanni da Cascia, Jacopo da Bologna, Donato da Cascia, Gherardello da Firenze, Nicolò del Preposto, Johannes Ciconia; performed by young students of the Institute of Ancient Music of the Claudio Abbado Civic School of Music. Admission free. Subscriptions to the season (18 concerts) €150. Castello Sforzesco, Museo degli Strumenti Musicali, Sala della Balla • M1 Cairoli

19.30: Puppet theater. “L’Isola del Tesoro” (Treasure Island) reduction and adaptation for puppets on notes by Eugenio Monti Colla from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson; music by Danilo Lorenzini. Performed by the Carlo Colla & Figli, international and traditional family of Italian puppeteers. This show is in Italian, with 12 puppeteers, and 11 artists. The English version will be staged in March 2020 at the New Victory Theater in New York. €22/25, under 25 €15/17, senior and under 12 €10. Piccolo Teatro Grassi, Via Rovello 2 • M1 Cordusio/Cairoli

21.00: English Comedy Night In Milan. A Stand-Up Comedy part of the BeComedy UK.  This ‘Made in Italy project’ was created by Marco Di Pinto, in London, and is performed by 5 comedians, actually the Italian comics Luca Cupani, Tiziano La Bella, Filippo Spreafico, Ettore Potente and Salvatore Zappia and an amazing host (most of them live in London for a comedy night 100% in English). The show has two parts with a 15 minutes break in between. Each comedian have 15 minutes on stage. €10/15. Booking requested at info@areazelig.it. Zelig Cabaret, Viale Monza 140 • M1 Turro / Gorla

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Sunday

16th

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

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. “Bersaglio Prize (Listed)” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

16.00: Puppet theater. “L’Isola del Tesoro” (Treasure Island) reduction and adaptation for puppets on notes by Eugenio Monti Colla from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson; music by Danilo Lorenzini. Performed by the Carlo Colla & Figli, international and traditional family of Italian puppeteers. This show is in Italian, with 12 puppeteers, and 11 artists. The English version will be staged in March 2020 at the New Victory Theater in New York. €22/25, under 25 €15/17, senior and under 12 €10. Piccolo Teatro Grassi, Via Rovello 2 • M1 Cordusio/Cairoli

18.00: Antique music. Renaissance music by Bartolomeo Tromboncino, Marchetto Cara, Loyset Compère, Josquin Desprez; performed by young students of the Institute of Ancient Music of the Civic School of Music Claudio Abbado. Admission free. Subscriptions to the season 18 concerts €150. Castello Sforzesco, Museo degli Strumenti Musicali, Sala della Balla • M1 Cairoli

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Monday

17th

20.00: Opera. Die tote Stadt” by Erich Wolfgang Korngold. A fascinating and poignant work, very famous across the Alps, which arrives for the first time at La Scala; performed by the Teatro alla Scala Orchestra and Choir; and Trebles Choir of the Teatro alla Scala Academy; conducted by Alan Gilbert. This opera is a masterpiece of the Austrian composer considered an enfant prodige, who rose to prominence in 1920, immediately achieving great success. Being a Jew, he had to emigrate to Hollywood, where he won two Oscars. €64/252. On this occasion to the Austrian Cultural Forum friends the Teatro alla Scala offers a special price of €40. Teatro alla Scala, Piazza della Scala • M1/3 Duomo

20.30: Antique music. Renaissance music by Alexander Ackerman, Loyset Compère, Gaspar van Weerbecke, Johannes Martini, Franchino Gaffurio, Johannes Ghiselin; performed by The Civic Choirs of the Civica Scuola di Musica Claudio Abbado, with Massimo Borassi, organ; Mario Valsecchi, choir master. €5. Subscriptions to 18 concerts €150. Church of San Pietro in Gessate, Piazza San Pietro in Gessate • M1 San Babila; + bus 73

20.30: Live. “Still not Dead yet Live” by Phil Collins. €172/345 www.vivaticket.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”

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Tuesday

18th

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

17.00: Art exhibition inauguration. “Contemporary Art Milan” International Group Show, with over twenty international artists in dialogue with each other through the universal language of art. Paintings, photographs, sculptures, videos and site-specific by: Horst Beyer,  Jorge Cavelier, Xingjun Chen, Laurentiu Craioveanu, Tan Ding, Jjnjin Dong, Andrea Famà, Huiming Hu, Kikoko, Jinghua Li, Cong Ma, Giorgio Piccaia, Carlo Ramous, Lavinia Rotocol, Maria Jole Serreli, Feng Shi, Agostino Tulumello, Hao Wang, Xiaomei Wu, Shaoqi Yin, Huan Zhou. Admission free. Fabbrica del Vapore, Sala Messina and Ex Cisterne, Via Procaccini 4 • M5 Cenisio/Monumentale

19.30: Puppet theater. “L’Isola del Tesoro” (Treasure Island) reduction and adaptation for puppets on notes by Eugenio Monti Colla from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson; music by Danilo Lorenzini. Performed by the Carlo Colla & Figli, international and traditional family of Italian puppeteers. This show is in Italian, with 12 puppeteers, and 11 artists. The English version will be staged in March 2020 at the New Victory Theater in New York. €22/25, under 25 €15/17, senior and under 12 €10. Piccolo Teatro Grassi, Via Rovello 2 • M1 Cordusio/Cairoli

20.00: Comedy OffOpen Mic evening. Admission free. Booking recommended at https://aguilar.it/open-mic. Santeria Social Club, Via Paladini 8 • M1 Porta Venezia + tram 5 Amadeo Paladini

21.00: Summer concert. “A tribute to Nino Rota”, performed by the Youth Orchestra of the  Milan Conservatory, conducted by Fabrizio Dorsi. Following Soundtracks for brass band” Music by R. Folk, R.J. Barry, J. Williams, N. Rota; performed by the Brassband of the Milan Conservatory, conducted by Gianmario Bonino. Free admission until full capacity is reached. Conservatorio, Chiostro, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

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Wednesday

19th

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

20.00: Jazz.  Performed by Marco Betti Trio. A blue note review in collaboration with Glenfiddich and Hendrick’s Gin. Admission free. Booking recommended at 02 36798121. Santeria Social Club, Viale Toscana 31 • M3 Lodi TIBB + bus 90

20.00: Live hard rock. Def Leppard, with special guest Whitesnake of David Coverdale. €75/98 www.vivaticket.it. Mediolanum Forum, Via Di Vittorio 6. Assago (MI) • M2 Assago Forum (buy a “Milan-AssagoForum round-trip ticket”)

20.30: Puppet theater. “L’Isola del Tesoro” (Treasure Island) reduction and adaptation for puppets on notes by Eugenio Monti Colla from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson; music by Danilo Lorenzini. Performed by the Carlo Colla & Figli, international and traditional family of Italian puppeteers. This show is in Italian, with 12 puppeteers, and 11 artists. The English version will be staged in March 2020 at the New Victory Theater in New York. €22/25, under 25 €15/17, senior and under 12 €10. Piccolo Teatro Grassi, Via Rovello 2 • M1 Cordusio/Cairoli

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Thursday

20th 

19.30: Puppet theater. “L’Isola del Tesoro” (Treasure Island) reduction and adaptation for puppets on notes by Eugenio Monti Colla from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson; music by Danilo Lorenzini. Performed by the Carlo Colla & Figli, international and traditional family of Italian puppeteers. This show is in Italian, with 12 puppeteers, and 11 artists. The English version will be staged in March 2020 at the New Victory Theater in New York. €22/25, under 25 €15/17, senior and under 12 €10. Piccolo Teatro Grassi, Via Rovello 2 • M1 Cordusio/Cairoli

21.00: Summer concert. Mediterranean Sounds” performed by the New Company of Popular Song with Fausta Vetere and Corrado Sfogli, conducted by Alberto Serrapiglio. Conservatory’s World Music Laboratory. Free admission until full capacity is reached. Conservatorio, Chiostro, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

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Friday

21st

20.00: Jazz.  Performed by Fragaria Vesca Trio. A blue note review in collaboration with Glenfiddich and Hendrick’s Gin. Admission free. Booking recommended at 02 36798121. Santeria Social Club, Via Paladini 8 • M1 Porta Venezia + tram 5 Amadeo Paladini

20.00: Live. “A Means to No End” by Destrage. €10’/15/18 www.Ticketone.it. Santeria Social Club, Viale Toscana 31 • M3 Lodi TIBB + bus 90

20.30: Puppet theater. “L’Isola del Tesoro” (Treasure Island) reduction and adaptation for puppets on notes by Eugenio Monti Colla from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson; music by Danilo Lorenzini. Performed by the Carlo Colla & Figli, international and traditional family of Italian puppeteers. This show is in Italian, with 12 puppeteers, and 11 artists. The English version will be staged in March 2020 at the New Victory Theater in New York. €22/25, under 25 €15/17, senior and under 12 €10. Piccolo Teatro Grassi, Via Rovello 2 • M1 Cordusio/Cairoli

21.00: Summer concert. Pop Rock Special Reunion” performed by the Viviana Colombo Band. Free admission until full capacity is reached. Conservatorio, Chiostro, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

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Saturday

22nd

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. “Razza Felina Prize (HL)” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

19.30: Puppet theater. “L’Isola del Tesoro” (Treasure Island) reduction and adaptation for puppets on notes by Eugenio Monti Colla from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson; music by Danilo Lorenzini. Performed by the Carlo Colla & Figli, international and traditional family of Italian puppeteers. This show is in Italian, with 12 puppeteers, and 11 artists. The English version will be staged in March 2020 at the New Victory Theater in New York. €22/25, under 25 €15/17, senior and under 12 €10. Piccolo Teatro Grassi, Via Rovello 2 • M1 Cordusio/Cairoli

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Sunday

23rd

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. 14.30-19.30: Horse racing. “P.Passi (G3) – Oaks d’Italia (G2) – G.P. Di Milano (G.2)”. €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

13.30: Antique music concert. Latin-American music repertoire, performed by the Hispano Americano Choir of Milan, conducted by Antonio Neglia. Admission free. Church of Santo Stefano, Piazza Santo Stefano • M1 Duomo

16.00: Puppet theater. “L’Isola del Tesoro” (Treasure Island) reduction and adaptation for puppets on notes by Eugenio Monti Colla from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson; music by Danilo Lorenzini. Performed by the Carlo Colla & Figli, international and traditional family of Italian puppeteers. This show is in Italian, with 12 puppeteers, and 11 artists. The English version will be staged in March 2020 at the New Victory Theater in New York. €22/25, under 25 €15/17, senior and under 12 €10. Piccolo Teatro Grassi, Via Rovello 2 • M1 Cordusio / Cairoli

20.30: Opera. “Dido & Aeneas – Olympus Games”. A very special and unique opera, a mix between Purcell’s Baroque Dido and Aeneas and the contemporary work written by Daniela Morelli and composed by Matteo Manzitti. The dramaturgy evokes the theme of the peoples who flee from cities in war and are welcomed in other lands: Aeneas as the first migrant. Performed by the Liceo Musicale Tenca ensemble, accompanied by the extraordinary choir of OperaLab 2019, conducted by Pilar Bravo. Singers Chiara Osella (Dido), Emmanuel Ducroz (Aeneas), Angelica Lapadula (Belinda), Eleonora Lué (Sorceress), Pietro Bolognini (Cupido / Ascanio), while the actors Erika Urban and Loris Fabiani hold the roles of Jupiter and Juno and the dancer Alessandra Cozzi interprets Venus. €15, €10 under 8. Teatro Carcano, Corso di Porta Romana 63 • M3 Porta Romana

From 21.00 to 02.00: Milonga dance. “FAI Milonga” tango music selected by dj Roberto Nicoli, with the classic structure made of tandas (groups of rhythmically and stylistically homogeneous pieces) and cortinas (musical breaks, between a tanda and the following one). The dancers will be surrounded by the beauty of Palazzina Appiani – tribune of honor designed in 1807 by Luigi Canonica to host the Emperor Napoleon’s family. €20, FAI members €15, one drink included. Booking recommanded at faiappiani@fondoambiente.it. More info at: tel. 347/1552920; www.fondoambiente.it. Palazzina Appiani, c/o Arena Civica, Viale Byron 2 • M2 Lanza

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Monday

24th

20.30: Antique music. Baroque music: Concerto for Strings in B-flat major, RV 167; Concerto for Strings in F major, RV 138; Concerto in D minor for viola d’amore RV 394, Concerto for Strings in A minor, RV 161; Viola d’amore Concerto in A minor, RV 397, by Vivaldi. Following Concerto grosso in B-Flat Major, Op. 3 No. 2, HWV 313; Concerto Grosso in F Major Op 3 No 4, HWV 315; Concerto Grosso No. 5 in d minor, Op. 3, HWV 316, by Händel. Performed by Accademia Bizantina, conducted by Ottavio Dantone. €15 www.vivaticket.it. Subscriptions to 18 concerts €150. Church of Santa Maria della Passione, Via Conservatorio 16 • M1 San Babila

21.00: Summer concert. Music by Milhaud, Weill, Sostakovic; performed by the Milan Conservatory Orchestra, conducted by Marco Pace. Free admission until full capacity is reached. Conservatorio, Chiostro, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

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Tuesday

25th

21.00: Flamenco. Premier performance in Europe. ¡Viva! by Manuel Liñán and Friends, with Manuel Liñán, Manuel Betanzos, Jonatán Miro, Hugo López, Miguel Heredia, Víctor Martin (National Ballet of Spain) and Daniel Ramos (Ballet Nacional de España). Performed by David Carpio and Ismael de la Rosa, singers; Francisco Vinuesa, guitar;  Víctor Guadiana, violin; Kike Terrón, percussion. www.puntoflamenco.it. €30/35; Subscription to three shows on 25, 26, 28 June €69/84. Piccolo Teatro Strehler, Largo Greppi 1 • M2 Lanza, M1 Cairoli

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Wednesday

26th

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

18.30 and 20.30: Antique music. Baroque music: Fantasia and Fugue in A minor, BWV 904; Cromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903, by Bach. Sonatas K 27, K53, K87, K 213, by Scarlatti. Suite n. 5 in E major HWV 430, by Händel. Performed by Accademia Bizantina, conducted by Ottavio Dantone. €15 www.vivaticket.it. Church of Santo Sepolcro, Piazza San Sepolcro • M1 Duomo

20.00: Jazz.  Performed by Mauro Mengotto Trio. A blue note review in collaboration with Glenfiddich and Hendrick’s Gin. Admission free. Booking recommended at 02 36798121. Santeria Social Club, Viale Toscana 31 • M3 Lodi TIBB + bus 90

20.30: Musical comedy. “Johnny Johnson” music by Kurt Weill; texts and lyrics by Paul Green; translation and adaptation by Roberto Polastri. Performed by Orchestra Sinfonica Giuseppe Verdi di Milano; conducted by Roberto Polastri; with the Students of the “Alessandra Galante Garrone” School of Theater, directed by Gianni Marras. €10/25. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

21.00: Flamenco. Premier performance in Europe. ¡De La Concepción! by Maria Moreno Company, with María Moreno, dancer;  Eva Yerbabuen, dramaturgy and direction; Andrés Marín musical direction; Oscar Lago, guitar; Enrique El Extremeño and Pepe De Pur, singers; Javier Teruel, percussion; Roberto Jaén, manos. www.puntoflamenco.it. €30/35. Piccolo Teatro Strehler, Largo Greppi 1 • M2 Lanza, M1 Cairoli

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Thursday

27th

20.30: Musical comedy. “Johnny Johnson” music by Kurt Weill; texts and lyrics by Paul Green; translation and adaptation by Roberto Polastri. Performed by Orchestra Sinfonica Giuseppe Verdi di Milano; conducted by Roberto Polastri; with the Students of the “Alessandra Galante Garrone” School of Theater, directed by Gianni Marras. €10/15. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

21.00: Summer concert. “Heart Jazz Rock Suites” performed by the Milan Conservatory Contemporary Ensemble, with Matt Renzi, sax; conducted by Oscar del Barba. Free admission until full capacity is reached. Conservatorio, Chiostro, Via Conservatorio 12 • M1 San Babila

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Friday

28th 

20.00: Jazz.  A tribute to Pepper Adams, performed by Francesco Chiapperini Vision Duo. Sponsor Glenfiddich and Hendrick’s Gin. Admission free. Booking recommended at 02 36798121. Santeria Social Club, Via Paladini 8 • M1 Porta Venezia + tram 5 Amadeo Paladini

21.00: Flamenco. Premier performance in Europe. ¡Distopía! by Patricia Guerrero Company, with Patricia Guerrero, Ángel Fariña, Rodrigo García Castillo, dancers;  Dani de Morón, guitar; Sergio Gómez “El Colorao”, singers; Alicia Naranjo, liric singer and actrice;  Agustín Diassera, percussion; José Manuel Posada “Popo” bass, double bass. www.puntoflamenco.it. €30/35. Piccolo Teatro Strehler, Largo Greppi 1 • M2 Lanza, M1 Cairoli

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Saturday

29th

20.30: Horse racing. Spritz Night. “Bellagio Prize (Maiden)” €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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Sunday

30th

09.00-19.00: Street market. “Arte sul Naviglio” 300 artists from all over Italy exhibit their works on the banks of the Naviglio Grande along almost two kilometers. On the occasion, the restaurants and the shops in the area are open. Admission free. Alzaia Naviglio Grande (from Viale Gorizia to Via Valenza) • M2 Porta Genova, tram 9

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. “Del Giubileo Prize (G3)” €5; under 14 free; under 18, women and over 60 €1. Ippodromo del Galoppo, Piazzale dello Sport • M5 San Siro Ippodromo

20.30: Symphony music.Cuban Ouverture and Catfish Row, originally titled Suite from Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin; Concerto for Piano and Orchestra by Einaudi Domino; Estancia op. 8, by Alberto Ginastera. Performed by Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, with Emanuele Arciuli, piano; Carlo Tenan, conductor. €10/15. Auditorium di Milano, Largo Gustav Mahler 1 (Corso San Gottardo) • M1 Duomo + tram 3; M2 Porta Genova + bus 59

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