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Special Summer Edition

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More Music: Mellow Evenings Raucous Nights 



Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Long Yu, conducting with Khatia Buniatishvili, piano soloist

Maestro Yu is the music director of the Shanghai Symphony and artistic director of the China Philharmonica. The Georgian pianist made her U.S. debut at Carnegie Hall in 2008 and has been a regular guest at such venues as London’s Royal Festival Hall, Musikverein and Konzerthaus Vienna, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Berlin Philharmonie, Philharmonie and Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris.
Cavea, Auditorium Parco della Musica
Thursday, July 26 ,9 pm
€30-10

Tchaikovsky: Piano concerto n. 1
Mahler: Symphony n. 1 "The Titan"


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Notti Romane al Teatro di Marcello
A fesetival of concerts in the ruins of the ancient theater built by for his nephew Marcello. Archeological guided tour preceeds th concerts. Tour 7:30 pm, concert 8:30 pm
Via del Teatro di Marcello 44 (near the Circus Maximus)
concerts 8:30 pm, guided tour 7:45 pm
€35-€14 tickets

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Laura Pausini
One of Italy's biggest stars, one of the summer's blockbuster concerts.
Circo Massimo
Saturday-Sunday, July 21-22
€79 tel 892 101 www.ticketone.it

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At the Terme di Caracalla
In addition to the traditional season of operas, several concerts are scheduled this year on the grounds of the ancient baths.

 


James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt

Two of the most popular musicians of the 1980s, in an extaordinary concert.
Terme di Caracalla
Monday, July 23
€115-€59,80 tel 892 101 www.ticketone.it

 

Björk
The Icelandic superstar.
Terme di Caracalla
Monday, July 30
€220-€103,50 tel 892 101 www.ticketone.it

 

Max Gazzé
The Italian singer-songwriter and musician known for his high-pitched voice. He is also a member of the trio Fabi Silvestri Gazzè with Niccolò Fabi and Daniele Silvestri.
Terme di Caracalla
Sunday, August 5
€92-46

 

Joan Baez
The legendary singer-songwriter on her farewell tour. Last chance to see one of the greatest performers of her generation, a woman whose influence continues to be immeasurable.
Monday, August 6
€69-€40,25 tel 892 101 www.ticketone.it



SUMMER FEST

The festival held outdoors in the amphitheater, the cavea of the Auditorium Parco della Musica, formerly known as Luglio Suona Bene, has been expanded, and begins this week, with a roster of major headliners. Check our home page for highlights of the season and get tickets early before they sell out.  tel 892 101 www.ticketone.it




An Evening with Pat Metheny
Winner of 20 Grammy awards and recently inducted into the Downbeat Hall of Fame, only the fourth guitarist to receive that honor, Metheny is on tour presenting his greatest hits. With drummer Antonio Sanchez, bass player Linda May Han Oh and pianist Gwilym Simcock.
Friday, July 20
€52,50-€26,50

 

Caetano Veloso in Concert
With Moreno, Zeca and Tom -Ofertorio Tour

The Brazilian singer-songwriter wtih his three sons, in an entirely acoustic set of his hits.
Saturday, July 21
€80-40



King Crimson - Uncertain Times Tour
The progressive rock band that has insired a generation led by Robert Fripp.  A three-hour concert of music from the band's 40-year history.
Sunday-Monday , July 22 -23
€70-34

 

Steven Tyler and the Loving Mary Band
Tyler, winnr of four Grammy awards, six America Musi Awards, four Billboard Awards and an Emmy is one of the great names sof 20th-century rock. The Loving Mary Band is a sextet from Nashville tht marries country sounds with rock, formed by Marti Frederiksen, a sometime collaborator of Tyler's band Aerosmith.
Friday, July 27
€110-45

 

Sting and Shaggy
On an Italian tour, 10-time Grammy-winner Sting is accompanied by reggae artist Shaggy, with whom he made the album 44/876, with its hit single "Don't Make Me Wait."
Saturday, July 28
€170-50

 

Baustelle - Love and Violence Tour
The band formed in Montepulciano in 1996, became one of the most important groups on the Italian indie-rock scene. On tour now with cuts from their latest release, featuring the Quaretto Maurice and Maestro Enrico Gabrielli. .
Monday, July 30
€30-22

 

LP
Lauro Pergolizzi, the American singer-songwriter known as LP, closes her Italian tour with opening act Josiah and the Bonnevilles.
Tuesday, July 31
€43-30

 

Bandabardò
The Italian band, celebrting its 25th anniversary, closes the SummerFest, with 25 songs from their repertoire.
Wednesday, August 1
€18

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At the Teatro Romano di Ostia Antica

On the grounds of the excavation of an ancient city dating back to the time when Ostia was the port of Rome. Events are held in the amphitheater where the Romans themselves enjoyed entertainment. It's a magical environment but protect yourself from the mosquitoes. If you don't drive, you get there on the train from Piramide in the center of Rome. It's a short ride for the price of a Metro ticket.
Viale del Romagoli 717
tel 892 101 www.ticketone.it

Carmina Burana
The ever popular music of Carl Orff, based on medieval songs, in the piano and percussion version.
Saturday, July 21
€25

Damien Rice
The singer-songwriter on his "Wood Water Wind" tour.
Sunday, July 22
SOLD OUT

 

Burt Bacharach
The composer of countless hits, with 48 number one hits, three Oscars and six Grammy awards, celebrating his 90th birthday.
Wednesday, July 25
€150-69

 

Pink Floyd Legend
The tribute band presents their multi-media specatacular.
€30

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At the Casa del Jazz

A summer festival on the grounds of the villa.
Viale di Porta Ardeatina 55
€15 reduced €12

 

Dee Dee Bridgewater - Yes I'm Ready
One of the great jazz vocalists of our time.
Tuesday, July 24



Paolo Fresu and Chano Dominguez
The amazing horn player with Dominguez at the piano
Thursday, July 26


Steve Coleman Five Elements
Coleman on sax with his ensemble
Friday, July 27

 

Teresa Salgueira
The Portuguese singer best known as the lead of Madredeus, and leading in Wim Wenders's film Lisbon Story.
Saturday, July 28

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ROMA INCONTRA IL MONDO - Summer at the Villa Ada
The annual summer festival held on the shores of the lake at one of Rome's largest parks, celebrating its 25th year. Events tke place throughout the north-east part of the park: a main stage area for headliners, a restaurant on the lake, two bars and a street food stand . A free area is open every day from morning until late at night, with a smaller stage, a street food area, a bar and various craft stands Live at sunset, DJ sets. During the day, the "Lulù Village"is a summer center, with workshops for children, a series of meetings and debates on current issues, book presentations and theatrical performances. The bar is open from breakfast onwards.
Via di Ponte Salario, 28
Doors open at 8 pm; concert at 9:30 pm
Tickets: www.i-ticket.it

 

New York Ska Jazz Ensemble
Sunday, July 22

 


Kruder and Dorfmeister

Monday, July 23

 

Goran Bregovic
Tuesday, July 24

 

Nitro
Wednesday, July 25

 

Tedua
Saturday, July 28

 

Ministry
Wednesday, August 1

 

 

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ROCK IN ROMA
The annual festival at the former racetrack at Rome's southern edge.
Ippodromo Capanelle, Via Appia Nuova, 1245
(By car by the Grande Raccordo Anulare Exit 23 "Appio San Giovanni" Via Appia Nuova, towards Roma. By Metro A to Cinecittà then Bus 654 towards Lagonegro - Capannelle/Appia Nuova stop.)
tel 892 101 www.ticketone.it

 

Sfera Ebbasta
Saturday, July 21

 


Mannarino

Wednesday, July 25

 

Fabri Fibra
Thursday, July 26


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