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EVENTS 2014 IN TAORMINA AND SICILY
actualizado el 17.04.2014

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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.

HOTEL V I L L A S C H U L E R, TAORMINA - SICLY - ITALY
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MARCH 2013

March 2 (18.00 h)
Teatro ABC - Catania
La Famiglia Addams Balck comedy after the american series. The Addamses are a satirical inversion of the ideal American family; an eccentric, wealthy clan who delight in the macabre and are unaware that people find them bizarre or frightening.

March 5 (21.15 h)
Teatro Vittorio Emanuele - Messina
Made in Sud the comedians of the TV program on stage.
Info: www.madeinsud.rai.it

March 8 (22.00 h)
Ma - Via Vela, Catania
Cristina Donà in concert
Info: www.cristinadona.it

March 11 and 12 (21.00 h)
Teatro Metropolitan - Catania
Stomp the percussion group, originating in Brighton, that uses ordinary objects and their bodies to create a breathtaking performance between musics, dance and acrobatics.
Info: www.stomponline.com

March 14 (18.00 h)
Teatro Metropolitan - Catania
Cappuccetto Rosso Little Red Cap, one of the most popular fairy tales out of the collection of the Brothers Grimm. A theatre play with music and dance for children and adults.

March 15 (21.30 h)
Hotel Sheraton - Aci Castello
Steve Lehman Trio in concert. Described as one of the transforming figures of early 21st century jazz by The Guardian (UK) and as a quietly dazzling saxophonist by The New York Times, Steve Lehman (born in New York City 1978) is a composer, performer, educator, and scholar who works across a broad spectrum of experimental musical idioms. Info: www.stevelehman.com

March 15 (21.30 h)
Teatro Metropolitan - Catania
Antonello Venditti in concert.
Info: www.antonellovenditti.it/

March 16 (21.30 h)
Teatro Trifiletti - Milazzo
Steve Lehman Trio in concert.
Info: www.stevelehman.com

March 20 (21.30 h)
Ma - Catania
Noam Vazana Trio in concert. Noam Vazana (voice, piano, trombone), Felix Hildebrand (bass & double bass) and
Willem Van Der Krabben (drums). Noam's music can be described as symphonic pop, she writes spiking piano - driven songs and throws in classical influences and jazz trombone solo's. Her upcoming new release Love Migration (February 2014) is a magical, personal journey that describes her experience as an immigrant in Europe.
Info: noamvazana.wix.com/lomi

March 25 (21.30 h)
Teatro Metropolitan - Catania
Paolo Migone, the comedian in Gli Uomini vengono da Marte e le Donne da Venere, a program inspired by the book "Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus" by the psychologist John Gray.
Info: www.paolomigone.it

March 30 (21.15 h)
Palasport - Acireale
Gigi D'Alessio in concert
www.gigidalessio.com

March 31 (21.15 h)
Teatro Odeon - Catania
Bill Frisell Trio in concert. The famous guitar player born in Baltimore and after touring the world now living in Seattle.
Info: www.billfrisell.com


APRIL 2014

April 6 (18.00 h)
Teatro ABC - Catania
Cenerentola Cinderella, the fairy tale from the collection of the Brothers Grimm, as a theatre play with music and dance for children and adults.

April 7 (21.30 h)
Hotel Sheraton - Aci Castello
Francesco Cataldo Quintet, feat. Kenny Werner in Spaces
Info: www.francescocataldo.eu

April 9 (21.30 h)
Teatro Metropolitan - Catania
Open Day theatre play by Walter Fontana with Angela Finocchiaro and Bruno Stori as a separated couple that meet each other after many years, directed by Ruggero Cara

April 10 (21.30 h)
Teatro Metropolitan - Catania
Rufus Wainwright the canadian-american singer and composer in concert.
Info: www.rufuswainwright.com

April 10 (21.00 h)
Teatro Trifiletti - Milazzo
Francesco Cataldo in "Spaces" Francesco Cataldo (guitar), Kenny Werner (piano), Johannes Weidenmueller (double bass), Benjamin Koppel (sax) and John Hadfield (drums).
Info: www.francescocataldo.eu

April 15 (21.30 h)
Ma - Catania
Anna Bonomolo & Jazz in Progress The Italian Jazz singer and her band in concert.
Info: www.annabonomolo.it

April 19 (22.00 h)
Mercati Generali - Catania
Bud Spencer Blues Explosion in concert
Info: www.bsbemusic.com

April 30 (21.30 h)
Teatro Metropolitan - Catania
Tommy Emmanuel Live Tour 2014. Two-time Grammy nominee Tommy Emmanuel is one of Australia's most respected musicians. With a professional career spanning five decades.
Info: www.tommyemmanuel.com


MAY 2014

May 8 (21.30 h)
Ma - Catania
Nasheet Waits Equality The New York native Nasshet Waits was interested in playing the drums from childhood, encouraged by his father, the legendary percussionist, Frederick Waits. Over the course of his career, Freddie Waits played with such legendary artists as Ella Fitzgerald, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Sonny Rollins, Lee Morgan, Max Roach, Cecil Taylor, McCoy Tyner, and countless others.
Info: nasheetwaits.com

May 9 (21.30 h)
Teatro Trifiletti - Milazzo
Nasheet Waits Equality (see also May 8)
Info: nasheetwaits.com

May 9 (18.45 h)
Teatro Greco - Siracusa
Agamennon tragedy by Aeschylos, part one of the Oresteia deals about the homecoming of Agammenon, King of Argos, from the Trojan War. Clymnestra, his wife, has been planning his murder, as revenge for the sacrifice of their daughter Iphignia and also because in the ten years of Agamemnon's absence Clytemnestra has entered into an adulterous relationship with Agamemnon's cousin who is determined to regain the throne he believes should rightfully belong to him.
Further performances: May 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30 (18.45 h) and June 2, 5, 8, 11, 14, 17, 20 (19.00 h)
Info: www.indafondazione.org

May 9 and 10 (16.00 h)
Teatro Metropolitan - Catania
Peppa Pig Theatre play for children based on the cartoon about the world's most famous little piggy invented by Neville Astley and Mark Baker.

May 10 (18.45 h)
Teatro Greco - Siracusa
Coefore - Emenidi (The Libation Bearers - Eumenides) two plays by Aeschylos, part two and three of the Orestia. The Libation Bearers deals with the reunion of Agamemnon's children Elektra and Orestes and their revenge to Clymemnestra, who killed Orestes father Agammemnon. The Eumenides is the final play of the Oresteia, in which Orestes, Apollo, and the Erinyes go before Athena to decide whether Orestes' killing of his mother Clytemnestra makes him guilty of the crime of murder. Further performances: May 13, 16, 19, 22, 25, 28, 31 (18,45 h) and June 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21 (19.00 h)
Info: www.indafondazione.org

May 10 and 11
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Laura Pausini in concert.
Info: www.laurapausini.com

May 11 (18.45 h)
Teatro Greco - Siracusa
Le Vespe - The Wasps by Aristophanes. One of the early comedies by Aristophanes. As in his other early plays, Aristophanes pokes satirical fun at the demagogue Cleon but in The Wasps he also ridicules one of the Athenian institutions that provided Cleon with his power-base: the law courts. The play has been thought to exemplify the conventions of Old Comedy better than any other play and it has been considered to be one of the world's greatest comedy. Further performances: May 14, 17, 20, 23, 26, 29 (18.45 h) and June 1, 4, 7, 10, 13, 16, 19, 22 (19.00 h)
Info: www.indafondazione.org

May 11 (18.00 h)
Teatro ABC - Catania
Robin Hood. The story about the legendary hero of the poor as a theatre play for children and adults.

May 13 and 14
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Laura Pausini two extra dates with the italian pop star, due to high demand.
Info: www.laurapausini.com

May 16 to 18
Centro storico - Noto (Siracusa)
Infiorita - Flower Festival 2014 Every year on the third Sunday of May is dedicated to the flowers. The event inaugurated twenty-six years ago by a group of artists, today is one of the most considered events of the Island.

May 24 (20.30 h) and 25 (18.00 h)
Teatro Grotta Smeralda - Acicastello (Ct)
Rugantino musical comedy by Pietro Garinei and Sandro Giovannini, music by Armando Trovaiolo.
A comedy set in the papal Rome of the 19th century.

May 29 to June 7
Streets and places - Giardini Naxos
International Street Art Festival with artists from Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Great Britain, Poland and the Netherlands: Flying Fortress (Germany), Luca Ledda (Italy), Mademoiselle Maurice (France), Marco Tamburro (Italy), JB Rock (Italy), Hogre (Italy), Pablo S. Herrero (Spain), Rae Martini (Italy), Seikon (Poland), Sr. X (United Kingdom), Sokram (Spain), Telmo Miel (Netherlands) and Vlady Art (Italy). There will be also a musical and visual performance with
the group Breaking Wood and an exhibition in the former slaughterhouse of Giardini Naxos.
Info: www.emergencefestival.com

May 31 (21.00 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Gianni Morandi and orchestra in concert.
Info: www.morandimania.it

JUNE 2014

June 1 (19.00 h)
Teatro Greco - Siracusa
Le Vespe - The Wasps by Aristophanes. One of the early comedies by Aristophanes. As in his other early plays, Aristophanes pokes satirical fun at the demagogue Cleon but in The Wasps he also ridicules one of the Athenian institutions that provided Cleon with his power-base: the law courts. The play has been thought to exemplify the conventions of Old Comedy better than any other play and it has been considered to be one of the world's greatest comedy. Further performances: June 4, 7, 10, 13, 16, 19, 22 (19.00 h)
Info: www.indafondazione.org

June 2 (19.00 h)
Teatro Greco - Siracusa
Agamennon tragedy by Aeschylos, part one of the Oresteia deals about the homecoming of Agammenon, King of Argos, from the Trojan War. Clymnestra, his wife, has been planning his murder, as revenge for the sacrifice of their daughter Iphignia and also because in the ten years of Agamemnon's absence Clytemnestra has entered into an adulterous relationship with Agamemnon's cousin who is determined to regain the throne he believes should rightfully belong to him.
Further performances: June 5, 8, 11, 14, 17, 20 (19.00 h)
Info: www.indafondazione.org

June 3 (19.00 h)
Teatro Greco - Siracusa
Coefore - Emenidi (The Libation Bearers - Eumenides) two plays by Aeschylos, part two and part three of the Orestia. The Libation Bearers deals with the reunion of Agamemnon's children Elektra and Orestes and their revenge to Clymemnestra, who killed Orestes father Agammemnon. The Eumenides is the final play of the Oresteia, in which Orestes, Apollo, and the Erinyes go before Athena to decide whether Orestes' killing of his mother, Clytemnestra, makes him guilty of the crime of murder. Further performances: June 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21 (19.00 h)
Info: www.indafondazione.org

June 5 to June 11
Various locations - Palermo
Sicilia Queer Filmfest 2014
Sicily's annual gay film festival is held every year in June

June 11 and June 12
Stadio Massimino - Catania
Ligabue the italian singer songwirter in concert
Info: www.ligabue.com


60th EDITION OF TAORMINA FILMFEST

June 14 to 21
Teatro Antico - Taormina
and other places
60th edition of the Taormina Filmfest

An integral part of Taormina Arte, the town's well-established summerlong culture fest, the Taormina Film Festival is an annual celebration of the best in the film world and offers a week packed with exclusive premieres, Hollywood glamour and VIP luxury.
Day screenings take place in the congress centre whiler elite evening screenings take place at Taormina's beautiful two-thousand-year-old Greek theater (with an immense ocean backdrop). The festival also includes a prestigious awards ceremony, where stars of cinema accept awards for iconic performances and outstanding achievements in film (2010 winners included Robert de Niro and Colin Firth). This is the perfect event through which to enjoy Taormina with cutting edge art and culture in a breathtaking setting, chock-full of VIP glitz and elegance.

The program will be published as soon as possible here on our Hotel Villa Schuler Event site.

News March 8: Italy's Taormina Fest Pacts With Argentina's Pantalla Pinamar.
The Taormina Film Festival is forging closer ties with Argentina's Pantalla Pinamar fest, in an effort to strengthen the existing axis between the Italian and Argentinian film industries.
Taormina's general manager Tiziana Rocca and artistic director Mario Sesti have formalized a "twin" status between the two events. They will be bringing the director's cut of Giuseppe Tornatore's "Cinema Paradiso" and two other Italo pics to the Buenos Aires-based fest which kicks off on March 8.
The two countries first signed a film co-production deal in 2007, ratified by their parliaments in 2011, allowing funding for the development of Argentine pics with Italian co-producers attached.
The most recent announced prospective co-prod between the two countries is upcoming Pope Francis biopic "Historia de un cura" (A Priest's Tale) helmed by Alejandro Agresti, being mounted by Argentina's Pampa Films.


JULY 2014

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

July 11
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Backstreet Boys the vocal harmony group from Florida in concert.
www.backstreetboys.com

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 18 (20.30 h)
Teatro Greco - Siracusa
Ivo Pogorelich the virtous pianist in concert with his programm I love Chopin.
Info: www.ivopogorelich.com

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 22 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Negramaro, the Italian pop band from Salento in concert.
Info: www.negramaro.com

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 26 (21.3 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Emma Marrone the Italian singer songwriter with her band in concert.
Info: www.emmamarrone.net

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 27 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
James Blunt the british singer and his band in concert
Info: www.jamesblunt.com

July 28
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Morrissey in concert.


AUGUST 2014

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 9, 11 and 13 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Tosca opera by Giacomo Puccini, directed by Enrico Castiglione. Performed by the "Coro Lirico Siciliano" and the "Orchestra Sinfonica del Festival Euro Mediterraneo". The eternal story on love and passion which ends tragically by the execution of Cararadossi and the spectacular suicide of Tosca leaping to her death from the walls of Castello Sant'Angelo. Info: www.taorminafestival.org
Tickets: www.ticketone.it/

August 18 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Pintus in conert.
Info: www.taormina-arte.com

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


SEPTEMBER 2014

September 6 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Zaira opera by Vincenzo Bellini, directed by Enrico Castiglione. Performed by the "Coro Lirico Siciliano" and the "Orchestra Sinfonica del Festival Euro Mediterraneo". The story of this opera based on Voltaire's tragedy Zaïre takes place in the time of the Crusades, with the heroine, Zaira, struggling between her Christian faith and her love for Orosmane, the Muslim Sultan of Jerusalem.
Info: www.taorminafestival.org
Tickets: www.ticketone.it/

September 7
Teatro Antico - Taormina
La Sonnambula (The Sleepwalker) is an opera in two acts, with music by the Sicilian composer Vincenzo Bellini. The title role of Amina (the sleepwalker) is renowned for its difficulty, requiring a complete command of trills and florid technique. The phrase "Ah! non credea mirarti / Sì presto estinto, o fior" (I did not believe you would fade so soon, oh flower) from Amina's final aria is inscribed on Bellini's tomb in the Catania Cathedral. (this opera event to be confirmed).

more events 2014 shortly

Last updated: April 20, 2014
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If you need updated or more detailed information about events in and around Taormina
stay in touch or email us: info@hotelvillaschuler.com

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