Événements: détail

Du 04 Juillet 2015 au 31 Décembre 2015

Image

ÉVÉNEMENTS 2015 À TAORMINE ET EN SICILE
mises à jour le 04.07.2015

2 0 1 5 EVENTS 

This is OUR REGULARLY UPDATED LIST OF EVENTS FOR TAORMINA AND SURROUNDINGS 
Although we always 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 ____________________________________________________________________________

If you need more detailed information about events in and around Taormina stay in touch or email us: info@hotelvillaschuler.com ____________________________________________________________________________


EXHIBITIONS


July 5 to September 6
Palazzo Corvaja – Taormina
Pacasso and his passions. A complete journey through the work of the great artist and a discovery of the passions that accompanied him throughout his life. Theater, circus, bullfighting, women and politics: all these passions were, undoubtedly, throughout his career, the objects of his quest to redefine extant artistic motifs with his own definitive visual language. 50 works, paintings, graphics and objects by the most famous artist of the 20th century. 
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 10.00 to 14.00/17.00 to 24.00 h, Saturday and Sunday 10.00 to 14.00/17.00 to 1.00 h
Info: picassoelesuepassioni.comediarting.it


until July 12
Ex Chiesa Del Carmine - Taormina
MUSCÀ. Museum of Sicilian carts. The Museum of Sicilia Carts invites the visitors to dicover its exclusive collection of sicilian carts. Traditional sicilian carts are beautifully decorated by carved elements and painted in wonderful colours with motives that tell stories of daily live, myths and legends. Opening hours: daily 10.00 to 22.00 h

until November 30
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Casimiro Piccolo and Carin Grudda. Fantasie visionarie (visionary fantasies). Exhibition of works of the Sicilian watercolorist and the German sculptor. The exhibits mark a track from the entrance of the Ancient Theatre until the small musuem on top of the hill. Until November 30, 2015


Every Saturday (8.00 to 13.00 h)
Rione Recanati - Giardini Naxos
Mercato settimanale. Weekly market. More than 1,5 km of market stands with all types of cloths, shoes, underwear, costume jewelry, house keeping and cooking devices and some few with fruits, vegetables and cheeses and salamis. 


Every Sunday (from 8.00 h)Via Beato Cardinale Giuseppe Benedetto Dusmet – Porto di Catania
Mercatino delle pulci. Flea market.
Info: www.comune.catania.it


all year
Chiesa San Antonio Abate – Taormina
Presepe a Taormina. The crib made from cork oak by Don Dioniso Cacopardo in 1953.



EVENTS

JULY 2015


July 4 (20.30 h)
Teatro Greco - Siracusa
Norma, Opera by Vincenzo Bellini. The opera is regarded as a leading example of the bel canto genre and the aria “Casta diva” in act 1, is one of the most famous of the nineteenth century. Opera directed by Enrico Castiglione.  
More performances: July 10, 18 and 25 (20.30 h)


July 4, 5 and 6 (21.15 h)
Taormina - Teatro Antico
L’Ora del Rosario. The Sicilian comedian, singer and showman Rosario Fiorello with his new show. Reknown for his imitations of persons like Prince Albert of Monaco, Carla Bruni, Antonio Cassano and Vladimir Putin, his  most famous imitations include Mike Bongiorno, and that of Silvio Belusconi as a character called Smemorato di Cologno, who, in the parody, loses his memory every time something related to communism is mentioned.
More info:  www.rosariofiorello.it   and  www.ticketone.it


July 7 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Odyssey. A sicilian love story performed by the Mvula Sungani Physical Dance Company, special guest Emanuela Bianchini. With live musics by Alessandro Macuso, performed by the Trinacria Freedom Orchestra.
Info: www.festivaleuromediterraneo.eu


July 8 (21.15 h)
Stadio San Filippo - Messina
Vasco Rossi in concert. The singer songwriter and rock musician, known for his ironic, provocative and direct songs with his band in concert, promoting his new album „sono innocente“.
Info: www.vascorossi.net


July 11 (22.00 h)
Mercati Generali - Catania
Suzanne Vega in concert. Born in California and grewn up in New York, Suzanne Vega is known for her eclectic folk-inspired music.  With her songs Luka und Tom's Diner she reached the top 10 of various international chart listings. 
Info: www.suzannevega.com


July 11 to 18
Greek Theatre and other locations - Taormina
TaoModa. Fashion Festival organized by the journalist Agata Patrizia Saccone.
Info: www.taorminamoda.it


July 15 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
CARMEN opera by Georges Bizet. The opera tells the story of the downfall of Don José, a naïve soldier who is seduced by the wiles of the fiery Gypsy, Carmen. José abandons his childhood sweetheart and deserts from his military duties, yet loses Carmen's love to the glamorous toreador Escamillo, after which José kills her in a jealous rage. Directed by Enrico Castiglione, costumes by Sonia Cammarata.
Info: www.taormina-arte.com


July 16 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Spandau Ballet in concert. The legendary new wave band from London around lead singer Tony Hadly with current members Steve Norman, John Keeble, Martin and Gary Kemp.
Info:  www.spandauballet.com/


July 16 to 19 (all day)
Parco Gioieni – Catania
Zanne Festival 2015. Rock, Arts and Nature Festival. Daily programm with Yoga and Tai-Chi lessons, theatre performances and children’s animation. In the evenings concerts with international indie-rock bands from UK, USA, Canada and Europe, beginning at 21.00 h. July 16: FFS Franz Ferdinand&Sparks (UK/USA) and Balthazar (Belgium).
More Info: zannefestival.net


July 17 (21.30 )
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Gianluca Grignani. The singer-songwriter and guitarist from Milan in concert.
Info: www.gianlucagrignani.it


July 17 (all day)
Parco Gioieni – Catania
Zanne Festival 2015. Rock, Arts and Nature Festival. Daily programm with Yoga and Tai-Chi lessons, theatre performances and children‘s animation. In the evenings concerts with inernational indie-rock bands from UK, USA, Canada and Europe, beginning at 21.00 h. July 17: Spiritualized (UK), A Place To Bury Strangers (USA), The Dead Brothers (CH), Ultimate Painting (UK).
More Info: zannefestival.net

July 18 (all day)
Parco Gioieni – Catania
Zanne Festival 2015. Rock, Arts and Nature Festival. Daily programm with Yoga and Tai-Chi lessons, theatre performances and children‘s animation. In the evenings concerts with international indie-rock bands from UK, USA, Canada and Europe, beginning at 21.00 h. July 18: Hookworms (UK), Peter Kernel (CH), Camp Claude (FR)
More Info: zannefestival.net


July 18 (21.15 h)
Stadio San Filippo – Messina
Jovanotti. Lorenzo negli Stadi tour 2015. Lorenzo Cherubini (stage name Jovanotti) departed from his early mix of hip hop and disco, taking in funk, world music, classical and ska influences. His lyrics over time began to increasingly address philosophical, religious and political issues.
Info: www.soleluna.com 

July 19 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Toto in concert. Few ensembles in the history of recorded music have individually or collectively had a larger imprint on pop culture than the members of the Californian band Toto. As individuals, the band members can be heard on an astonishing 5000 albums. With over 38 years together and thousands of credits to their names, Toto remains one of the top selling tour and recording acts in the world.
Info: www.totoofficial.com


July 19 (all day)
Parco Gioieni – Catania
Zanne Festival 2015. Rock, Arts and Nature Festival. Daily programm with Yoga and Tai-Chi lessons, theatre performances and children‘s animation. In the evenings concerts with international indie-rock bands from UK, USA, Canada and Europe, beginning at 21.00 h. July 19: Godspeed You! Black Emperor (CAN), Timber Timbre (CAN), Jacco Gardner (NL).
More Info: zannefestival.net


July 20 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Goran Bregovic and his Wedding and Funeral Orchestra. The musician and composer born in Sarajevo with his band performing a mix of gypsy and balkan cross culture music.
Info: goranbregovic.rs


July 23 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Mika in concert. The Lebanese-British singer songwriter, born in Beirut to a Lebanese mother and an American father grew up in Paris and London. The charming pop singer with the exceptional voice, who speaks fluently Italian, starts his tour to Italy in Taormina.
Info: mikasounds.com  


July 26 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Litfiba. Tetralogia degli elementi live. The rock band from Florence in concert.
Info: www.litfiba.net


July 27 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Damien Rice, the likeable folk rock singer songwriter from Dublin in concert.
Info: www.damienrice.com



AUGUST 2015 


August 1, 9 and 12 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
DON GIOVANNI opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Opera in two acts with Italian libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte. It is based on the legends of Don Juan, a fictional libertine and seducer. Don Giovanni, a young, arrogant, and sexually promiscuous nobleman, abuses and outrages everyone else in the cast, until he encounters something he cannot kill, beat up, dodge, or outwit. Directed by Enrico Castiglione, costumes by Sonia Cammarata. 
Info: www.enricocastiglione.it and www.festivaleuromediterraneo.eu
Tickets: boxol.it and ticketone.it 


August 1 (21.00 h)
Anfiteatro Falcone Borsellino – Zafferana Etnea
Omar Hakim Quintet. The brilliant Jazz and Jazz fusion drummer, producer, arranger and composer from New York (former member of Weather Report and Sting’s Blue Turtle Band).
Info and tickets: www.ctbox.it


August 1 (21.30 h)
Villa Bellini – Catania
Fedez in concert. Federico Leonardo Lucia, called Fedez, rapper and singer from Milan.
Info: fedezofficial.com


August 4, 7, 10 and 13 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
CARMEN opera by Georges Bizet. The opera tells the story of the downfall of Don José, a naïve soldier who is seduced by the wiles of the fiery Gypsy, Carmen. José abandons his childhood sweetheart and deserts from his military duties, yet loses Carmen's love to the glamorous toreador Escamillo, after which José kills her in a jealous rage. Directed by Enrico Castiglione, costumes by Sonia Cammarata.
Info: www.enricocastiglione.it and www.festivaleuromediterraneo.eu
Tickets: boxol.it and ticketone.it 


August 8, 11 and 14 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
IL BARBIERE DI  SIVIGLIA (The Barber of Seville) by Gioachino Rossini. The libretto was based on  Pierre Beaumarchais’s comedy Le Barbier de Séville. Rossini's Barber has proven to be one of the greatest masterpieces of comedy within music, and has been described as the opera buffa of all "opere buffe". Directed by Enrico Castiglione, costumes by Sonia Cammarata.
Info: www.enricocastiglione.it and www.festivaleuromediterraneo.eu
Tickets: boxol.it and ticketone.it 


August 8 (21.30 h)
Villa Bellini – Catania
J-Ax in concert. Il bello d’esser brutti tour 2015. Alessandro Aleotti, known as J-Ax, Italian rapper from Milan.
Info: www.j-ax.it


August 10 (21.30 h)
Arena Castello Maniace - Siracusa
Teresa Mannino in: Sono nata il 23. The Sicilian actress, who studied philosophy, in her new theatre show about women, heroic women or not, women from history and simple neighbours and friends with their daily problems.
Info and tickets: www.ticketone.it


August 15 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Taormina Opera Stars Festival. Beethoven’s 9th symphony. Performed by the Taormina Opera Stars Orchestra and Choir and the solists Natasa Djikanovic (Soprano), Oh Youngmin (Tenor), Lisa Annette Dunk (Mezzosoprano), Petr Socolov (Bass /Bariton), conducted by Silvia Casarin Rizzolo, who is the first woman conducting Beethoven's 9th symphony at the Antique Theatre of Taormina. 
Info: taorminaoperastars.it and www.silviacasarinrizzolo.com


August 16 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Taormina Opera Stars Festival. NABUCCO Opera by Giuseppe Verdi. The Opera follows the plight of the Jews as they are assaulted, conquered, and subsequently exiled from their homeland by the Babylonian King Nabucco (Nebuchadnezzar II.) The historical events are used as background for a romantic and political plot. The best-known number from the opera is the "Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves,”Va pensiero, sull’ali dorate"/"Fly, thought, on golden wings," a chorus which is regularly given an encore in many opera houses when performed today. Artistic director of the festival: Enrico Stinchelli.
Info: taorminaoperastars.it

August 17
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Taormina Opera Stars Festival. L'Italia inCanta. Gala dedicated to the most beautiful and popular classical Italian songs, performed by the Taormina Opera Stars Orchestra and Choir and the a selection of solists, from neapolitan songs like "O sole mio", "Core 'ngrato" and "Dicitencello vuje" to famous Opera arias and choral pieces.
Info: taorminaoperastars.it


August 18 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Taormina Opera Stars Festival. La Traviata Opera by Giuseppe Verdi, based on the plot of the novel La dame aux Camélias by Alexandre Dumas, son. The story of a courtisan, her love with a young bourgeois, against all social conventions, an her tragic death of tuberculosis. One of the world-wide most popular operas
Info: taorminaoperastars.it


August 19 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Taormina Opera Stars Festival. The rite of rock. A musical trip starting from the beginning of the 20th century music by Igor Stravinsky and ending up with heavy metal. With the virtuous cellist Giovanni Sollima,  Monika Leskovar (violoncello), Giuseppe Andaloro (pianoforte), and Giuseppe Gullotta (pianoforte). Artistic director of the festival: Enrico Stinchelli.
Info: taorminaoperastars.it


August 20 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico –Taormina
Taormina Opera Stars Festival. Aida, Opera by Giuseppe Verdi, conducted by Silvia Casarin Rizzolo. The opera was a commissioned work, primarily  written for the opening of the Royal Opera House in Kairo and first performed in December 1871. The plot tells the love story of  Ramadès, Captain of the Pharao’s gards, to Aida, an ethiopean princess, captured as a slave.  To complicate the story further, the Pharaoh's daughter Amneris is in love with Radamès, although he does not return her feelings. 
Info: taorminaoperastars.it and www.silviacasarinrizzolo.com


August 20 (21.30 h)
Arena Palafantozzi - Piazza Bontempo (ME)
Fedez in concert. Federico Leonardo Lucia (born in Milan), known by his stage name Fedez, is an Italian rapper and singer. His first major studio album  was released in 2013, and it debuted at number one on the Italian Albums Chart. The album included the top ten hit "Cigno nero" and was later certified 3 X's platinum by the Federation of the Italian Music Industry. 
Info: fedezofficial.com


August 21 (21.00 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Ciatu. A new project of the Cultural Association Neon. Neon is a impressing theatre project foundet in 1989 by the author Piero Ristagno and the actress and director Monica Felloni. They had the dream to create a “theatre of diversity” based on the wish to work with actors, musicians and dancers wich live in conditions of  social, mental or physical handicap. Neon celebrated its 25th anniversary with the successful performance of the production Magnificat at the Teatro Antico in September 2014.
Info: www.associazioneculturaleneon.it


August 22 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Il Volo. The three young tenors, new stars of popular classic music, in concert. 
Info and tickets: www.taormina-arte.com, Taormina Arte, Corso Umberto 19, Taormina (Mon to Fri, 9.30 - 13.00 h)


August 25 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Dear Jack. The Pop Rock Band from Viterbo, founded in 2012, participated in the Sanremo Festival 2015 with a song of  their new album “Domani è un altro film, 2° parte”, and placed 7th. Alessio Bernabei (voice), Francesco Pierozzi (guitars), Lorenzo Cantarini (guitar), Alessandro Presti (bass) and Riccardo Ruiu (percussion).
Info: www.dearjack.it


August 28 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Francesco Renga. The singer-songwriter who became known after having won the Sanremo Festival in 2005 with his song “Angelo”.
Info: www.francescorenga.it


August 29 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Mario Biondi in concert. The singer born in Catania is reknowned for his deep and warm voice that recalls the great interpreters of soul and rythm and blues music.
Info: www.mariobiondi.com


August 30 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Carmen Consoli in concert. The Catania born singer songwriter has released 15 albums, 4 video albums and 33 singles. She was awarded as Knight of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic in 2012.
Info: www.carmenconsoli.it


August 31 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Song Symphony 2. Pop, Soul and Rock Classics by Amy Winehouse, Whitney Houston, John Lennon, Nina Simone and others performed by Brian Drain (voice), Raffael Gualazzi (voice and piano), Giuseppe Milici (harmonica), Fabrizio Bosso (trumpet) and the Palermo Classica Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Stefano Nanni.
Info: www.palermoclassica.it



SEPTEMBER 2015

September 1 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Negrita the rock band from Arezzo in concert.
Info: www.negrita.com


September 2 (21.00 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Carmen Suite. Artistic director Alberto Veronesi.
Tickets: www.ticketone.it


September 3 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Palermo Classica Symphony Orchestra and the pianist Primavera Shima perform musics by George Gershwin (Rhapsody in Blue), Keith Emerson (Concert No. 1 for piano and orchestra and Honky Tonk Train Blues) and the young composer G. Tiranno (Cieli Vibranti No. 2), conducted by Scott Jackson Wiley.
Info: www.palermoclassica.it


September 5 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Festival Belliniano. Opera 5 Gala. Dedicated to the 5 most important opera composers: Gioacchino Rossini, Gaetano Donizetti, Vincenzo Bellini, Giuseppe Verdi and Giacomo Puccini. Every one of them will be presentated with a full opera scene, restaged by Dejan Proshev, costumes by Sonia Cammarata, performed by internationally working singers and the choir and orchestra of the Bellini Opera Festival.
Info:  www.taorminafestival.org


September 6 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Festival Belliniano. Bellini & Bellini, with Maria Grazia Tringale, Tiziana Fiorito and Gonca Dogan (sopranos), Serena Cravana (mezzosoprano), Filippo Micale and Dave Monaco (tenors), Gianluca Failla (bariton), Riccardo Basco (bass-bariton), Francesco Drago (piano) and the “Coro Lirico Siciliano”, conducted by and Francesco Costa, performing musics by Vincenzo Bellini.
Info and tickets: www.boxol.it


September 8 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
L'Elisir D'Amore, Opera by Gaetano Donizetti
Info and tickets: www.boxol.it


September 10 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
The finalists of the Concorso Internazionale Vincenzo Bellini in concert, performing musics by G. Donizetti, V. Bellini, G. Rossini, G. Verdi and G. Puccini.
Info and tickets: www.boxol.it


September 11 to 13
Teatro Antico and other locations – Taormina
Festival Internazionale delle Orchestre a Plettro. 4th edition of the International Festival of plugged string orchestras.
Info: www.orchestraaplettro.it


September 12 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Festival Belliniano. I Capuleti e i Montecchi (The Capulets and the Montagues), opera by Vincenzo Bellini, based on the story of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, restaged by the Festival Belliniano with the Choir and Orchestra of the Bellini Opera Festival.
Info and tickets: www.boxol.it


September 13 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Il Lago dei Cigni - Swan Lake one of the world’s most popular ballets composed by Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky. Restaged by Fredy Franzutti, who sets it into the ambience of Ludwig II, King of Bavaria and his Neuschwanstein castle, performed by the Balletto del Sud, creating an atmospere like the cinema of Luchino Visconti.
Info and tickets: www.boxol.it 


September 14 (21.00 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Bolero. La Vie en Rose. An evening with the Balleto di Milano dance company, dedicated to french music such as the  Boléro by Maurice Ravel and musics by Edith Piaf, Yves Montand, Jacques Brel and Charles Aznavour. Choregraphy by Adriana Mortelliti.
Info: www.taorminalirica.it


September 15 (21.00 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
La Bohème. Opera by Giacomo Puccini. Artistic director Alberto Veronesi.
Tickets: www.ticketone.it


September 16 (21.00 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Vinodentro. Paolo Fresu (trumpet) and Daniele Di Bonaventura (Bandoneon), accompanied by the Orchestra del Teatro Vittorio Emanuele. Performance of the album and the musictrack to the homonymous film noir by Ferdinando Vicentini Orgnani. Inspired by the novel by Fabio Marcotto on the myth of Faust and the passion for wine.
Info: www.paolofresu.it


September 17 (21.30 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Antonello Venditti. Tortuga Tour. The singer-songwriter from Rome became famous in the 1970s for the social themes of his songs.
Info: www.antonellovenditti.it


September 19 to 25
Teatro Antico and other locations - Taormina
TAOBUK Festival. 5th edition of the Taormina Book Festival. Readings, discussions with mostly Italian writers.
Info: www.taobuk.it/


September 26 (21.00 h)
Teatro Antico - Taormina
Physis (Natura). From Orpheus by Igor Stravinsky to the Pastorale (6th symphony) by Ludwig van Beethoven. A dance performance with the company “Poiesis” and the orchestra of the Teatro Vittorio Emanuele Messina conducted by Marco Alibrando, coreography by the belgian Micha van Hoecke. A production of the Teatro Vittorio Emanuele di Messina.
Info: www.teatrovittorioemanuele.it 


September 27 (21.00 h)
Teatro Antico – Taormina
Stabat Mater. Many composers worked on the Gregorian melody of the Stabat Mater, such as Pergolesi, Rossini, Dvorak and Verdi. Artistic director Alberto Veronesi.
Tickets: www.ticketone.it


more events 2015 shortly Last update: July 04, 2015


_____________________________________________________________



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

================================================================================================
 


Retour