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EVENTI 2014 A TAORMINA E IN SICILIA
aggiornati al 24.07.2014

2 0 1 4 EVENTS

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OUR UPDATED
LIST OF EVENTS
FOR TAORMINA AND SURROUNDINGS

Although we regularly double-check our different information sources, we cannot guarantee for all informations on the events listed.

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JULY 2014

EXHIBITIONS

until August 17
Palazzo Corvaja - Taormina
C'era una volta in Sicilia. 50 Anni del Gattopardo - Once upon a time in Sicily. 50 years of "The Leopard". An exhibition on the award-winning film The Leopard (by Luigi Visconti, 1963) with Burt Lancaster, Claudia Cardinale and Alain Delon, based on the famous novel by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, published posthumously in 1958, which became the top-selling novel in Italian (and Sicilian) history. Opening hours: daily except Monday, 11.00h to 13.00h and 17.30h to 22.00h. Amdission fee: 5 Euro, 11-18 years and over 65 years 3,50 Euro, children until 10 years free.

until September 21
Palazzo dei Congressi - Taormina
The Elvis Presley Museum traveling exhibition from Graceland on one of its european stop-overs at Taormina. More than 100 objects from the private property of Elvis Presley, among others guitars, dresses and his last Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham. August 16 and August 20, 2 concerts are projected with Joe Bavota, one of the internationally most appreciated Elvis cover-men.
Opening hours: daily 11.00 to 13.30 and 17.00 to 22.00 h, Entrance fee: 6 Euros

EVENTS

July 2

July 2 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

July 4

July 4 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

July 5

July 5
Teatro Greco - Siracusa
New York City Ballet ballet performance.
Info: www.nycballet.com

July 7

July 7 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

July 9

July 9 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

July 11

July 11 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

July 11 and 12
Stadio Massimino - Catania
Ligabue the Italian rock star in concert, during his "Mondovisione Tour 2014"
Info: www.ligabue.com

July 12

July 12 (20.30 h)
Teatro Greco - Siracusa
Aida opera by Giuseppe Verdi, with the Orchestra Sinfonica del Festival Euro Mediterraneo, conducted by Steven Mercurio, a production of the Festival Euro Mediterraneo directed by Enrico Castiglione.
tickets: www.ticketone.it

July 14

July 14 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

July 15

July 15 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Carmen Medea Cassandra Il Processo. Music, theatre and dance performance on the three most famous and extreme characters of literature and mythology. Directed by Luciano Cannito, with Rossella Brescia (dance), Vanessa Gravina (voice) and the choir and ballet of the Compagnia DCE Danitalia.
Info: www.taorminafestival.org

July 16

July 16 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

July 17

July 17 (18.00 h)
Teatro Nazarena - Taormina
Opera dei Pupi Il Potere di Durlindana (The power of Durlindana)Puppet theatre with traditional Sicilian puppets by the Gargano Family from Messina, who ist the 5th generation working with puppets (since 1800).
Info and tickets at the Palazzo dei Congressi, Taormina. Tel. 0942 628730

July 17

July 18 (18.00 h)
Teatro Nazarena - Taormina
Opera dei Pupi Il Potere di Durlindana (The power of Durlindana)Puppet theatre with traditional Sicilian puppets by the Gargano Family from Messina.
Info and tickets at the Palazzo dei Congressi, Taormina. Tel. 0942 628730

July 18

July 18 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

July 18 (21.30 h)
Palazzo dei Congressi - Taormina
Nunzio play by Spiro Scimone. The play started the breakthrough of Spiro Scimone an his new kind of theatre, a poetic and surreal style, written and performed in the dialect of Messina. A small festival with the most reknown plays by Spiro Scimone and the Company Scimone Sframeli to mark their 20th anniversary.
Info: www.scimonesframeli.org

July 18 (21.30 h)
Teatro Greco - Siracusa
Gala Internazionale di Danza Ballet Gala with stars of the Opera de Paris, the Royal Ballet of London, the Hamburg Ballet and the Wiener Staatsoper. Choreografies by Marius Petipa, Michel Fokine and Maurice Bejart.
Info: www.taorminafestival.org

July 19

July 19 (18.00 h)
Teatro Nazarena - Taormina
Opera dei Pupi Il Potere di Durlindana (The power of Durlindana)Puppet theatre with traditional Sicilian puppets by the Gargano Family from Messina.
Info and tickets at the Palazzo dei Congressi, Taormina. Tel. 0942 628730

July 19 (20.30 h)
Teatro Greco - Siracusa
Aida opera by Giuseppe Verdi, with the Orchestra Sinfonica del Festival Euro Mediterraneo, conducted by Steven Mercurio, a production of the Festival Euro Mediterraneo directed by Enrico Castiglione.
tickets: www.ticketone.it

July 19 (21.30 h)
Palazzo dei Congressi - Taormina
Bar play by Spiro Scimone. Bar observes four crucial days in the life of two men, the bartender Nino and the unemployed Petru, who have chosen a public place to hide away from the rest of the world, performed in the dialect of Messina by the Company Scimone Sframeli.
Info: www.scimonesframeli.org

July 20

July 20 (18.00 h)
Teatro Nazarena - Taormina
Opera dei Pupi Il Potere di Durlindana (The power of Durlindana)Puppet theatre with traditional Sicilian puppets by the Gargano Family from Messina.
Info and tickets at the Palazzo dei Congressi, Taormina. Tel. 0942 628730

July 20 (20.00 h) (see also July 21)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Il Volo - 3 Young Tenors in concert. The only concert in Italy. The 3 Young Tenors are: Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto and Gianluca Ginoble. They perform classical arias, newly arranged.
Info: www.taormina-arte.com

July 20 (21.30 h)
Teatro Greco - Siracusa
Carmina Burana by Carl Orff. With the Sicilian Opera Choir and the Orchestra del Festival Euro Mediterraneo.
Info: www.taorminafestival.org

July 21

July 21 (21.30 h) doubled date because of the great demand!
Teatro Antico - Taormina (21.30 h)
Il Volo - 3 Young Tenors in a second concert.
Info: www.taormina-arte.com

July 21 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

July 22

July 22 and 23 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Negramaro, the Italian pop band from Salento in 2 concerts at Taormina on their "Amore così grande tour 2014".
Info: www.negramaro.com

July 22 (21.30 h)
Palazzo dei Congressi - Taormina
La Festa (The Feast) play by Spiro Scimone. A father, mother and son, trapped within the geometrical space of an abstract kitchen, the closed container of that familiar microcosm. The game is tense, cruel, devastating, but with a continued note of comedy, performed in the dialect of Messina by the Company Scimone Sframeli.
Info: www.scimonesframeli.org

July 23

July 23 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

July 23 (21.30 h)
Palazzo dei Congressi - Taormina
Il Cortile (The Courtyard) play by Spiro Scimone. A work of great truth and at the same time totally surreal. The lead characters live amongst broken motorcycles and rubbish in a waste dump which is resonant of some desolate, impoverished urban suburb. Performed in the dialect of Messina by the Company Scimone Sframeli.
Info: www.scimonesframeli.org

July 24

July 24 (18.00 h)
Teatro Nazarena - Taormina
Opera dei Pupi Il Potere di Durlindana (The power of Durlindana)Puppet theatre with traditional Sicilian puppets by the Gargano Family from Messina.
Info and tickets at the Palazzo dei Congressi, Taormina. Tel. 0942 628730

July 24 (21.30)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Simple Minds the legendary scottish rock band with lead singer Jim Kerr, who has a special connection to Taormina.
Info: www.simpleminds.com

July 24 (19.00 h)
Cortile Convitto Ragusa - Noto (SR)
Folk baRock Festival Lecture with music examples by Carlo Muratori on the item Da Avolio a De André. Festival dedicated to Italian and Sicilian folk music, taking place in different places of the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage baroque town Noto.
Info: www.comune.noto.sr.it and www.carlomuratori.it

July 24 (21.30 h)
Piazetta del Carmine - Noto (SR)
Folk baRock Festival with the Roberta Guliano Trio. Festival dedicated to Italian and Sicilian folk music.
Info: www.comune.noto.sr.it and www.carlomuratori.it

July 25

July 25 (18.00 h)
Teatro Nazarena - Taormina
Opera dei Pupi Il Potere di Durlindana (The power of Durlindana)Puppet theatre with traditional Sicilian puppets by the Gargano Family from Messina.
Info and tickets at the Palazzo dei Congressi, Taormina. Tel. 0942 628730

July 25 (19.30 h)
I Giardini di Babilonia - Via Timoleone 10, Taormina
Live Music and Dinner in the Garden at the Bistro of the Babilonia Language School. Enjoy a dinner while listening to the band VeiveCura from Siracusa. Davide Iacono and his band perform a soft and spherical kind of pop.
Info: www.bistrot.it or www.babilonia.it and http://veivecura.bandcamp.com

July 25 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

July 25 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Giorgia the Italian pop singer in concert on her Senza Paura (without fear) Tour 2014
Info: www.giorgia.net

July 25 (21.30 h)
Palazzo dei Congressi - Taormina
La Busta (The Envelop) play by Spiro Scimone. The work is a bitter criticism of the stubborn obscurity of every system which undermines our sense of dignity and annuls our ability to reason. It is the metaphor of a cannibalistic society and the unreasonableness of a governing power, written and performed in the dialect of Messina by the Company Scimone Sframeli.
Info: www.scimonesframeli.org

July 25 (21.00 h)
Anfiteatro - Zafferana Etnea (Ct)
Marco Travaglio: È stato la Mafia The journalist and author Marco Travaglio tells the incredible story about the negotiations between Mafia and Italian state.
Info: www.comunezafferanaetnea.it

July 25 (21.30 h)
Teatro Greco - Siracusa
Beethoven Sinfony No. 9 by Ludwig van Beethoven. With the Choir and Orchestra of the Teatro Massimo V. Bellini, conducted by Xu Zhong.
Info: www.taorminafestival.org

July 25 (19.00 h)
Cortile Convitto Ragusa - Noto (SR)
Folk baRock Festival presentation of the novel Il calciocavallo di bronzo by Peppe Voltarelli, with Veronica Tomassini.
Info: www.comune.noto.sr.it and www.carlomuratori.it

July 26

July 26 (18.00 h)
Teatro Nazarena - Taormina
Opera dei Pupi Il Potere di Durlindana (The power of Durlindana)Puppet theatre with traditional Sicilian puppets by the Gargano Family from Messina.
Info and tickets at the Palazzo dei Congressi, Taormina. Tel. 0942 628730

July 26 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Emma Marrone the Italian singer songwriter with her band in concert.
Info: www.emmamarrone.net

July 26 (21.30 h)
Palazzo dei Congressi - Taormina
La Busta (The Envelope) play by Spiro Scimone, written and performed in the dialect of Messina by the Company Scimone Sframeli. (See also July 25)
Info: www.scimonesframeli.org

July 26 (20.30 h)
Teatro Greco - Siracusa
Aida opera by Giuseppe Verdi, with the Orchestra Sinfonica del Festival Euro Mediterraneo, conducted by Steven Mercurio, a production of the Festival Euro Mediterraneo directed by Enrico Castiglione.
tickets: www.ticketone.it

July 26 (19.00 h)
Cortile Convitto Ragusa - Noto (SR)
Folk baRock Festival with Peppe Arezzo (piano) and Carlo Muratori telling the story of "Mister Volare", the unforgettable Domenico Modugno.
Info: www.comune.noto.sr.it and www.carlomuratori.it

July 26 (21.30 h)
Scalinata di via Dante Alighieri - Noto (SR)
Folk baRock Festival concert with Peppe Voltarelli.
Info: www.comune.noto.sr.it and www.carlomuratori.it

July 26 (22.00 h)
Mercati Generali - Catania
Nada in concert. Born in Livorno in 1953, Nada is an artist that creates a headstrong mix of songs, rock'n roll and literature. She performs with a small orchestra composed by Luciano Tirella (violin), Francesco Pellegrini (guitar and bassoon), Francesco Motta (keyboard, guitar and bass).
Info: www.nadamalanima.it

July 27

July 27 (18.00 h)
Teatro Nazarena - Taormina
Opera dei Pupi Il Potere di Durlindana (The power of Durlindana)Puppet theatre with traditional Sicilian puppets by the Gargano Family from Messina.
Info and tickets at the Palazzo dei Congressi, Taormina. Tel. 0942 628730

July 27 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
James Blunt the british singer and his band in concert on their "Moon Landing 2014 World Tour".
Info: www.jamesblunt.com

July 27 (21.30 h)
Largo Roccanormanna - Paternò
Catania Jazz Estate with the Leny Andrade Quartet, the brasilian "Ella Fitzgerald".
Info: www.cataniajazz.com

July 27 (21.30 h)
Sagrato Chiesa del SS Salvatore - Noto (SR)
FolkbaRock Festival with Carlo Muratori and orchestra in concert.
Info: www.comune.noto.sr.it and www.carlomuratori.it

July 28

July 28 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

July 28 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Gigi D'Alessio the famous singer songwriter from Naples in concert.
Info: www. taormina-arte.com

July 28 (21.30 h)
Palazzo dei Congressi - Taormina
Pali (Stakes) play by Spiro Scimone. Running from a society which is increasingly isolated, four characters tell a tale of emptiness, unease, the continuous unfairness of our times, performed in the dialect of Messina by the Company Scimone Sframeli.
Info: www.scimonesframeli.org

July 28 (21.30 h)
Largo Roccanormanna - Paternò
Catania Jazz Estate with Adam Ben Ezra solo and Irit Degel & Eldan Zitrin Quintet
Info: www.cataniajazz.com

July 28 (21.30 h)
Teatro al Castello - Milazzo
Milazzo Jazz Festival with the Leny Andrade Quartet, the brasilian "Ella Fitzgerald".

July 29

July 29 (21.30 h)
Palazzo dei Congressi - Taormina
Pali (Stakes) play by Spiro Scimone, performed in the dialect of Messina by the Company Scimone Sframeli (see also July 28).
Info: www.scimonesframeli.org

July 29 (21.30 h)
Anfiteatro - Zafferana Etnea (Ct)
Adam Ben Ezra the extraordinary double bass player and the Richard Bona Quartet in concert. A high quality Jazz event.
Info: www.comunezafferanaetnea.it
and www.cataniajazz.com

July 29 (21.30 h)
Teatro al Castello - Milazzo
Milazzo Jazz Festival with Daria Biancardi and Soul Caravan

July 30

July 30 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

July 30 (21.00 h)
Anfiteatro - Zafferana Etnea (Ct)
Come non immaginavate che fosse Show about the life of women with the actress Carmen Longo from Catania. Monologues, comedy, choreographic interludes.
Info: www.comunezafferanaetnea.it

July 30 (21.30 h)
Largo Roccanormanna - Paternò
Catania Jazz Estate with Daria Biancardi & Soul Caravan
Info: www.cataniajazz.com

July 30 (21.30 h)
Teatro al Castello - Milazzo
Milazzo Jazz Festival with the Adam Ben Eszra, Irit Dekel & Eldad Zitrin Quintet

July 31

July 31 (21.30 h)
Villa Comunale (Public Gardens) - Taormina
Taormina Jazz Festival Opening of the Festival with the pianist and keyboard player Jason Lindner from New York. Leader of the band Now vs Now with Panagiotis Andreu (voice, elctric bass) and Justin Tyson (drums), reknown for their Jazz-Rock mixed with electric sounds and various world music styles.
Info: www.taorminajazzfestival.it tickets: Palazzo dei Congressi, Taormina

July 31 (21.30 h)
Palazzo dei Congressi - Taormina
Giù (Down) play by Spiro Scimone. An angry invitation to break the silence, to give voice to others. It is a shout against the rot of our society that demeans the dignity and freedom of the individual, performed in the dialect of Messina by the Company Scimone Sframeli.
Info: www.scimonesframeli.org

July 31 (21.00 h)
Anfiteatro - Zafferana Etnea (Ct)
Colorado Comedy show.
Info: www.comunezafferanaetnea.it

July 31 (21.30 h)
Parco Commerciale Centro Sicilia - Misterbianco
Hip Hop Night with Que Pequeno, Mondo Marcio, Max Brigante, Ensi and Entics

AUGUST 2014

August 1

August 1 (21.30 h)
Villa Comunale (Public Gardens) - Taormina
Taormina Jazz Festival with Francesco Bearzatti (sax) and his band The Bridge, featuring Dino Rubino (piano), other band members are Alessandro Presti (trumpet), Carmelo Venuto (double bass) and Francesco Ciniglio (drums). They perform a Jazz that recurrs (among others) to sounds of Led Zeppelin, Malcolm X and Thelonius Monk.
Info: www.taorminajazzfestival.it tickets: Palazzo dei Congressi, Taormina

August 1 (21.30 h)
Palazzo dei Congressi - Taormina
Giù (Down) play by Spiro Scimone, performed in the dialect of Messina by the Company Scimone Sframeli (see also July 31)
Info: www.scimonesframeli.org

August 2

August 2 and 4 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Cavalleria Rusticana opera by Pietro Mascagni, directed by Enrico Castiglione. The sicilian opera par excellence. A wild story on love, jealousy, honour, revenge settled in a 19th century sicilian village. Performed by the "Coro Lirico Siciliano" and the "Orchestra Sinfonica del Festival Euro Mediterraneo".
Info: www.taorminafestival.org
Tickets: www.ticketone.it

August 2 (21.30 h)
Villa Comunale (Public Gardens) - Taormina
Taormina Jazz Festival with Roberto Gatto (drums) and his band PerfecTrio joining Alfonso Santimone (piano) and Pierpaolo Ranieri (electric bass). Lyric Jazz, electric sounds and improvisation.
Info: www.taorminajazzfestival.it tickets: Palazzo dei Congressi, Taormina

August 2 (21.00 h)
Anfiteatro - Zafferana Etnea (Ct)
Renzo Arbore e L?Orchestra Italiana the Italian showman who tours all over the world.
Info: www.comunezafferanaetnea.it

August 3

August 3 (21.30 h)
Villa Comunale (Public Gardens) - Taormina
Taormina Jazz Festival last evening of the festival with the Danilo Rea Trio, Danilo Rea (piano), Ares Tavolazzi (double bass) and David King (drums). American -Italian Fusion Jazz at its best.
Info: www.taorminajazzfestival.it tickets: Palazzo dei Congressi, Taormina

August 3 (21.00 h)
Anfiteatro - Zafferana Etnea (Ct)
Afterhours the Italian rock band on their tour "hai paura del buio?". Only concert in Sicily
Info: www.comunezafferanaetnea.it

August 4

August 4 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Cavalleria Rusticana opera by Pietro Mascagni, directed by Enrico Castiglione. The sicilian opera par excellence. A wild story on love, jealousy, honour, revenge settled in a 19th century sicilian village. Performed by the "Coro Lirico Siciliano" and the "Orchestra Sinfonica del Festival Euro Mediterraneo".
Info: www.taorminafestival.org
Tickets: www.ticketone.it

August 9

August 9, 11 and 13 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Tosca opera by Giacomo Puccini, directed by Enrico Castiglione, starring the Italian soprano Chiara Taigi (Tosca), the Venezuelan tenor Aquiles Machado (Cavaradossi), the Italian bariton Francesco Landolfi (Scarpia), and the Sicilian bariton Giovanni Di Mare (Sagrestano), with the Coro Lirico Siciliano, conducted by Francesco Costa and the Orchestra Sinfonica del Festival Euro Mediterraneo conducted by Cem Mansur. Cem Mansur, born in Instanbul and grand-grand-son of Meir Dizengoff, the first mayor of Tel Aviv, makes regular appearances at the Kirov Opera, at the Prague National Theatre, as well as with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the City of London Sinfonia, and the Hungarian State Orchestra. Tosca tells the eternal story on love and passion which ends tragically by the execution of Cavaradossi and the spectacular suicide of Tosca leaping to her death from the walls of Castello Sant'Angelo. Info: www.taormina-arte.com
Tickets: www.ticketone.it

August 10

August 10 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Operetta Gala An evening dedicated to the operetta.
Info: www.taorminafestival.org

August 11

August 11 and 13 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Tosca opera by Giacomo Puccini, directed by Enrico Castiglione, starring the Italian soprano Chiara Taigi (Tosca), the Venezuelan tenor Aquiles Machado (Cavaradossi), the Italian bariton Francesco Landolfi (Scarpia), and the Sicilian bariton Giovanni Di Mare (Sagrestano), with the Coro Lirico Siciliano, conducted by Francesco Costa and the Orchestra Sinfonica del Festival Euro Mediterraneo conducted by Cem Mansur. Cem Mansur, born in Instanbul and grand-grand-son of Meir Dizengoff, the first mayor of Tel Aviv, makes regular appearances at the Kirov Opera, at the Prague National Theatre, as well as with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the City of London Sinfonia, and the Hungarian State Orchestra. Tosca tells the eternal story on love and passion which ends tragically by the execution of Cavaradossi and the spectacular suicide of Tosca leaping to her death from the walls of Castello Sant'Angelo. Info: www.taormina-arte.com
Tickets: www.ticketone.it

August 12

August 12 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Symphonic concert with the Turkish National Orchestra conducted by Cem Mansur, performing Mussorgskijs Pictures of an exhibition and Tchaikovkys Concert No. 1 for violin and orchestra.
Info: www.taorminafestival.org

August 13

August 11 and 13 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Tosca opera by Giacomo Puccini, directed by Enrico Castiglione, starring the Italian soprano Chiara Taigi (Tosca), the Venezuelan tenor Aquiles Machado (Cavaradossi), the Italian bariton Francesco Landolfi (Scarpia), and the Sicilian bariton Giovanni Di Mare (Sagrestano), with the Coro Lirico Siciliano, conducted by Francesco Costa and the Orchestra Sinfonica del Festival Euro Mediterraneo conducted by Cem Mansur. Cem Mansur, born in Instanbul and grand-grand-son of Meir Dizengoff, the first mayor of Tel Aviv, makes regular appearances at the Kirov Opera, at the Prague National Theatre, as well as with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the City of London Sinfonia, and the Hungarian State Orchestra. Tosca tells the eternal story on love and passion which ends tragically by the execution of Cavaradossi and the spectacular suicide of Tosca leaping to her death from the walls of Castello Sant'Angelo. Info: www.taormina-arte.com
Tickets: www.ticketone.it

August 14

August 14 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Symphonic concert with the Turkish National Orchestra conducted by Cem Mansur, performing
The Concert No. 1 for piano and orchestra by Ludwig van Beethoven, the Dance of the Seven Veils from Salome by Richard Strauss , and the Prelude and Death of Isolda from Tristan and Isolde by Richard Wagner.
Info: www.taorminafestival.org

August 18

August 18 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Angelo Pintus in concert on his "50 Sfumature di Pintus" tour.
Info: www.taormina-arte.com

August 19

August 19 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Lina Sastri the actress and singer born in Naples with her one woman show Appunti di Viaggio. An evening with a collage of recitals and songs, pointing on the steps of her life.
Info: www.linasastri.it

August 22

August 22 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Pino Daniele The Italian Pop and Rythm and Blues musician on stage with his programm Sinfonica a metà Live with Symphonic Orchestra.
Info: www.pinodaniele.com

August 23

August 23 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Massimo Ranieri on stage with his programm "Sogno e son desto", recitals, poetry, songs and story telling with the reknown actor and performer.
Info: www.taormina-arte.com

August 24

August 24 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Alessandra Amoroso the Italian pop singer in concert on her "Amore puro tour 2014"
Info: www.alessandraamoroso.it

August 28

August 28 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Alex Britti the blues and pop singer and guitarrist from Rome, who in 2013 celebrated Jimi Hendrix with the show Jimi Hendrix Experience.
Info: www. taormina-arte.com

August 29

August 29 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Fiorella Mannoia the Italian singer in concert
Info: www.fiorellamannoia.it


SEPTEMBER 2014

September 1

September 1 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

September 2

September 2 (21.30 h) (new date)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Bellini Mascagni Opera Gala with Maria Dragoni (Soprano), Denia Mazzola Gavezzani (Soprano)
and the Sicilian Opera Choir, conducted by Francesco Costa, performing musics by Vincenzo Bellini and Pietro Mascagni, among others arias from operas Norma, Il Pirata, La Sonnambula and Cavalleria Rusticana.
Info: www.taorminafestival.org

September 3

September 3 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

September 5

September 5 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

September 6

September 6 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Il Ratto dal Serraglio - The Abduction from the Seraglio Singspiel by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. A production of the Bellini Festival with the Coro Lirico Siciliano and the Orchestra Sinfonica del Festival Euro Mediterraneo. Director Enrico Castiglione, costumes by Sonia Cammarata.
Info: www.taorminafestival.org
Tickets: www.ticketone.it

September 7

September 7 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Dario Fo in Lu Santu Jullare Francesco. The most famous living Italian actor-playwright, comedian, passionate performer, recipient of the 1997 Nobel Prize in Literature. Born in 1926 he still performs on stage with passion and charisma. His work on the life of Francis of Assisi stresses the aspects of a very strong, brave and ironical character.
Info: www.taormina-arte.com

September 8

September 8 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

September 10

September 10 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

September 10 to 16
Teatro Antico and other locations - Taormina
International Festival of Plectrum Orchestras

September 12

September 12 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

September 15

September 15 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

September 17

September 17 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

September 19

September 19 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

September 20

September 20 to 26
Palazzo Duchi di S. Stefano, Biblioteca Comunale and other locations - Taormina
Taobuk Festival 4th edition of the Taormina International Book Festival, this time with the focus on Spain and Latin America. With among others a homage to Gabriel García Mérquez who recently died. Complementary program: an art exhibition with works by Fernando Botero, Lucio Fontana and Sebastian Matta. Walking tours tracing D.H. Lawrence, Trueman Capote, Tennesse Williams and other authors who were in Taormina.
Info: www.taobuk.it

September 22

September 22 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

September 24

September 24 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

September 26

September 26 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

September 29

September 29 (21.15 h)
Cineteatro S. Giorgio - Taormina
Italian Opera Taormina Arias and duetts from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Donizetti. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until October 31, 2014
Info: www.italianoperataormina.com

more events 2014 shortly

Last updated: July 24, 2014
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