The best shows of August
FIESOLA SUMMER – August 1, Tuesday WIND IN THE OPERA Alessandro Riccio and with him, as well as with the ORT Wind Quintet to music by Mozart, Rossini, Bizet, Puccini
Thursday 3 ENSEMBLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND CHOIR Conductor Giacomo Loprieno Two great classics of music of all times, Maurice Ravel’s Bolero and Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana, with 200 musicians on stage.
Wednesday 30 at 21 TAKE THE MOON conference PAOLO CREPET
Paolo Crepet, an Italian psychiatrist, sociologist, educator, essayist and commentator, talks about how to resist the codified life and seek happiness, passion, courage to go the other way.
Fiesole, Roman Theatre, via Portigiani, 3 – concerts at 21:15 – TicketOne tickets and box office – bitconcerti.it
MONT’ALFONSO under the stars – Wednesday 2 August Gianni Morandi begins concerts with a line-up in which the great classics of his repertoire are intertwined with the tracks included in the new recording project Evviva!
Friday 4 The best damage of our lives – the Marco Travallo show which, in the usual satirical style, traces the last years of Italian history between politics, finance, corruption and moral problems.
Monday 7 at 20.30 Fortezza delle Verrucole in San Romano in Garfagnana takes 40 fingers, A phenomenal Italian quartet of guitarists who have earned worldwide recognition with their versions of Bohemian Rhapsody, Sultans of Swing, Sound of Silence and themes taken from the most beloved soundtracks. All filtered through masterful guitar playing.
Thursday 10 All-Tuscan irony by Jonathan Canini, on stage with a new show I will live with me.
Saturday 12 Pink Floyd Atom Heart Mother’s masterpiece at the center of the Pink Floyd Legend concert, crowned with light and laser beams, with other hits from the British band.
Tuesday 15 at 4.45 concert at dawn on August 15 with Simone Graziano, among the most popular and eclectic pianists of international jazz.
Wednesday 16 long awaited concert by Edoardo Bennato in a long life between past and present.
Thursday 17 the comic talent of Max Angioni with the hilarious Miracolato show.
Saturday 19. Dedication to Morricone by Le Muse Ensemble conducted by Andrea Albertini: a musical journey into the art of one of the greatest composers of the twentieth century with the voice of the soprano Suzanne Rigacci.
Grand Final, Tuesday 22, with Alice and her beautiful tribute to Franco Battiato.
Fortress of Mont’Alfonso, 9:15 pm – free entry, pre-registration required – www.montalfonsoestate.it
VENICE EFFECT – In Livorno from Wednesday 2 until sunday 6, click here and find out more.
Information and complete program www.livorno-effectvenezia.it
PUCCINA FESTIVAL – Saturday 5, Friday 18, Thursday 24 August new preparation also for MADAME BUTTERFLY, the touching and tragic story of Chio Chio San, culminating in her death, determined to die a proud daughter of the rising sun. One of the maestro’s most popular operas, captivating audiences from all over the world with the poetry and drama of the love story of an unfortunate geisha in an interesting reading by Pier Luigi Pizzi, who signs the direction, scenery and costumes. On the podium is the young Roman conductor Sesto Quatrini.
Thursday 10 and Friday 25 August LA BOHÈME a musical fresco that Giacomo Puccini dedicates to youth, carelessness, dreams and love in a new production. The bohemian life of a group of young, idealistic and impoverished artists unfolds against the backdrop of “French May” between Christmas 67 and the first months of 68. In the scene, conceived by Christophe Ouvrard, the riots of young Frenchmen of that historical period are guessed. The show is directed by Christophe Gayral.
Saturday 12 and 26 August diptych IL TABARRO and work by Bartók THE CASTLE OF THE DUKE BARBABLOU. The two one-act plays were first staged in 1918 in New York and Budapest, respectively. With Il Tabarro Puccini bringing to the stage the events of a society of degradation, people who need to find the reason for their miserable life and betrayal, secret love really shakes up this life of victims.
Duke Bluebeard’s Castle by Béla Bartók, libretto by Béla Balázs, is a short drama inspired by the fairy tale character Bluebeard, whose story takes place in a dark room of the castle with seven closed doors. wife Judith as the main characters. The direction is by Johannes Erath, the scenes are by Catherine Konnan and the costumes are by Noel Blancpain. On the podium is the young director Michele Gamba.
ENRICO CARUSO AUDITORIUM – Tuesday, August 8 Piano Sandro Ivo Bartali – music by Ravel, Malipiero, Rachmaninov, Debussy.
Sunday 13 Moni Ovadia in Shostakovich glasses (honors and horrors of an antihero) live music by Giovanna Famulari directed by Valerio Capelli
Monday 14 Before I met Puccini: Valentina Ciardelli, double bass, Stefano Teani, piano.
For readers of Firenze Spettacolo, we offer 2 tickets for the price of 1 to some shows here
Torre del Lago – information and tickets 0584 359322, email@example.com – concerts at 21:15 – puccinifestival.it
FLORENTINE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA – Sunday 6 August Cemetery Misericordia Duomo Florence: Pulsar Music Group.
Saturday 26th St.Piazza della Misericordia del Duomo Florence: wind quintet.
Information and reservations by phone 055 783374 or 333 7883225 (also via WhatsApp) – concerts at 21:00 – tickets: ticketOne, BoxOffice and www.orchestrafiorentina.it
LET’S RESTORE THE STAGE – Tuesday 1 August in the Certosa di Pontagnano in Castelnuovo Berardenga the show of the Silent Courage of Marco Baliani.
Wednesday 2 in Piazza dei Priori in Volterra Io, John Coltrane, a sort of narrative musical score, with Stefano Cocco Cantini, Ares Tavolazzi, Francesco Macchianti, Piero Borri, which marks the meeting between the Living Coltrane Quartet and the actress Daniela Morozzi.
Thursday 31 the play ends at the Fonderia Leopolda theater in Follonica with Artemisia, Caterina, Hypasia… and more. Theater and art are intertwined in various female images in an ironic, poignant and very often comic story.
Show at 21:30 – free admission, booking recommended – www.cesvot.it
THEATER OF WOMEN – The most long-awaited meeting will take place in September, at AVAMPOSTI TeatroFestival 023, which will premiere in the summer. First TALES & SNACKS events at ULTRAVOX: every Wednesday in the Cornacchie meadow at Cascine Antonio Fazzini and Vania Rotondi entertain children with stories and sweet snacks from 17:30: 2-9-23 August, 6 September.
read leopard – In BIBLIOTECANOVA there is a reading of Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa’s novel “IL GATTOPARDO” in six episodes with six different actors and permanent conductor Antonio Fazzini. Text abbreviated by Annibale Pavone. Actor-Readers: Vania Rotondi, Gabriele Giaffreda, Annibale Pavone, Teresa Fallai, Amerigo Fontani, Roberto Gioffre. Date: August 4th.
Father of Love, Father of Dirt – In anticipation of a new rehearsal and show residency in Reggio Emilia and Sansepolcro, Cinzia Pietribia will re-offer at BIBLIOTECANOVA on August 3 at 21:00 PADRE D’AMORE, PADRE DI FANGO. The show tells the story of the relationship between a daughter and her father in Schio, a working-class town in the province of Vicenza. The small and hardworking city of the 80s is flooded with heroin, destroying the 20-30-year-old generation of that time.
information, times and prices: 055 2776393 – teatrodelledonne.com