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Friday, June 16 - Thursday, June 30, 2017

Classical l Pop-Rock-Jazz-World
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Orchestra and Chorus of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Yuri Temirkanov, conducting; Circo Visco, chorus master

Maestro Temirkanov, honorary director of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, has been the Music Director and Chief Conductor of the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic since 1988. Temirkanov served as the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's 11th Music Director from 2000 until 2006 and is currently the Principal Guest Conductor of the Danish National Symphony Orchestra and Conductor Laureate of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London. In 2015 he was awarded the Teatro La Fenice A Life for Music prize, unofficially known as the Nobel Prize for musicians.
Auditorium Parco della Musica, Sala Santa Cecilia
Friday, June 16, 8:30 pm; Saturday, June 17, 6 pm
€52-19 tel 892 101 www.ticketone.it

Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini
Rachmaninoff: Three Russian Songs
Tchaikovsky: Suite from Swan Lake



The Lord of the Rings
The film by Peter Jackson, the first chapter in the trilogy based on the book by J.R Tolkien, screened in the original English with Italian subtitles and accompanied by a live performance of the score by Howard Shore.  With the Orchestra, Chorus and Children's Chorus of the Accademia di Santa Cecila, Shih-Hung Young, conducting. Clara Sanabras, soprano soloist.
Auditorium Parco della Musica, Sala Santa Cecilia
Wednesday-Thursday, June 21-22, 8 pm
€55-20 tel 892 101 www.ticketone.it



SS. Bonifacio e Alessio
Piazza di Sant'Alessio, 23 (near Circo Massimo)
Coro dell'Aventino and ROMAinCANTO perform music by Palestrina and Monteverdi
Friday, June 16, 7:30 pm

Basilica di Santa Maria Sopra Minerva

Piazza Minerva (near th Pantheon)
Pensieri di Caterina da Siena, two concerts based on the words of the saint.
Salmi intieri brevemente concertati, by the Domenican composer Giacinto Bondioli (1596-1636), for vocal quartet, harsichor, viola da gamba
Saturday, June 17, 9 pm
Santa Caterina da Siena, composed by Tonino Battista for soprano, oboe, cello and harpsichord, followed by music of Handel and Platti.
Sunday, June 18, 9 pm

Cappella Paolina

Palazzo Quirnale
A series of Sunday morning concerts. Get there early to tour the presidential palace and be prepared to go through security . Doors close promptly at 11:45.
Solisti dell’Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai
Sunday, June 18, noon
€1,50 reservations obligatory tel 06 46991


Sala Imacolota-SS. Apostoli, Sala dell'Immacolata
Via Del Vaccaro 9 (Barberini-Tritone)
Quartetti rari  music by Beethoven and Kempff for flute, violin, cello and piano
Sunday, June 18, 7 pm
€15, reduced €8

Chiesa di San Giuseppe dei Falegnami al Foro Romano
 Clivo Argentario, 1
Barocco Romano, performed on authentic instruments from the collection of the sacred convent of Assisi: Baroque flute, horn, violin and harpsichord
Tuesday, June 20, 9 pm

San Antonio dei Portoghese
Via dei Portoghese 2 (historic center)
A series of concerts showcasing the church's historic pipe organ.
Organist and pianist Anthony Halliday (Australia) plays music by Beethoven Liszt
Sunday, June 18, 6:30 pm
Organist and pianist: Anthony Halliday (Australia) plays music by Beethoven, Chopin and Widor
Sunday, June 25, 6:30 pm


Popular Music, Rock, World, Jazz


Deep Purple; The Long Goodbye Tour
The English band formed in  in 1968 is considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and hard rock.  Drummer Ian Paice is the only original Deep Purple member still in the band, although lead singer Ian Gillan was with the band from 1969–1973, 1984–1989 and 1992 to the present. From 1968 until today (with the exception of their 1976–1984 split) they have continued to tour around the world. In 2007, the band received a special award for selling more than 150,000 tickets in France, with 40 dates in the country in 2007 alone. This year they released a new album, Infinite.
Palalottomattica, Piazzale dello Sport (Eur)
Thursday, June 22, 9 pm
€71,30-€51,75 tel 892 101 www.ticketone.it


Depeche Mode
The English electronic band, an important part of the New Wave, formed in 1980, have sold over 100 million records worldwide. They released a new album this year, Spirit.
Stadio Olimpico, Piazzale del Foro Italico
Sunday, June 25, 9 pm
€80,50-€46 tel 892 101 www.ticketone.it


Cellists Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser have released an album on the Sony Music label on which they cover songs by Michael Jackson. Guns N' Roses, U2, Nine Inch Nails, Sting, Coldplay, Nirvana, Muse and Kings of Leon.
Centrale del Tennis,  Viale dei Gladiatori
Monday, June 26, 9 pm
€80,50-€46  tel 892 101 www.ticketone.it


Franco Battiato and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra of London
Terme di Caracalla, Via delle Terme di Caracalla, 52
Monday, June 26, 9 pm
€70.€25 tel 892 101 www.ticketone.it

Tiziano Ferro in Concert
Stadio Olimpico, Piazzale del Foro Italico
Wednesday, June 28 and Friday, June 30, 9 pm
€80,50-€41,40 tel 892 101 www.ticketone.it


Luglio Suono Buono
The annual summer festival, these year held both outdoors in the Cavea , the amphitheater of the Auditorium Parco della Musica and indoors in thee auditorium's largest concert hall, the Sala Santa Cecilia. . Continues through July
tel 892 101 www.ticketone.it

Michael Kiwanuka
The British singer who has performed with Mercury Price and Adele. His album Love & Hate opened at the top of the UK charts.
Cavea, Thursday, June 22, 9 pm


Jethro Tull
The vintage rocker, known for choosing the flute as his primary instrument. With multi-instrumentalist Ian Anderson and his back up ensemble.   A program of his greatest hits.
Sala Santa Cecilia
Friday, June 23, 8 pm
€68,50 - €40

The Cranberries
The Irish band has more than two million monthly listeners on Spotify   and has sold more than 40 million albums. 
Cavea, Monday, June 26, 9 pm

The Beach Boys
The vintage rock group that has influenced popular music for half a century.
Sala Sant Cecilia
Tuesday, Jue 27, 8 pm

Clean Bandit. JP Cooper
The English group Clean Bandit had a hit in 2014 with "Rather Be" and won a Grammy in 2015. Their album New Eyes went gold in the UK in 2016. They later had a huge success with "Real Love, collaborating with Jess Glynne, and in 2016, they collaborated with rapper Sean Paul on the hit "Rockabye."Opening for the band, English singer JP Cooper, whose single "Perfect Stranger" went platinum in the UK.
Cavea, Wednesday, June 28, 9 pm

Ambrogio Sparagna: "Ballo!"
The musicologist and performer, who has dedicated himself to preserving and promoting the traditional music of the Mediterranean, presents another of his joyful, foot-stomping performances, this time dedicated to the dances and songs of the Alta Sabina, which recently suffered a severe earthquake. With Orchestra Popular Italiana, the Danzatori Popolari, and special guests Ottava Rima di Leonessa e di Bacugno, Danzatori della Pupazze di Borbona and singers and dancers of Amatrice.
Cavea, Thursday, June 29, 9 pm


The Roman musician known for his independant  mixtapes 'Malinconia della Partenza' and 'Alcune Sere'.His 2015 release “Never Again” went platinum. His latest album, "Talento,"was released in October 2016.
Cavea, Friday, June 30, 9 pm


Pejman Tadayon Ensemble: 1001 Nights
With the Sharareh  string quartet and the Persepolis chorus, Sufi, Arab and Indian dances.
Sala Santa Cecilia, Friday, June 30, 8 pm €20

Coming Up:

Benji & Fede “0+ Summer Tour, - Cavea, Saturday, July 1
Fiorella Mannoia "Combattente il Tour"-Cavea, Sunday,  July 2
LP- Cavea, Monday, June 3
Stefano Bollani Sinfonico, with the Orchestra dell'Accademia di Santa Ceilia, music by Roukens, Bollani and Gershwin, Cavea, Wednesday, July 5
Bonobo- Cavea, Saturday, July 8
Francesco Renga "Scriverò il tuo nome live" - Cavea, Sunday, July 9
The Lumineers - Cavea, Monday, July 10
Ryan Adams - Cavea, Tuesday, July 11
Enzo Bosso Sinfonico, the Orchestra dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Bosso soloist and conductor in music by Bach, Bosso and Beethoven - Cavea, Wednesday, July 12
Nek "Unici in Tour" - Cavea, Thursday, July 13
Chryssie Hynde and The Pretenders - Cavea,  Friday, July 14
Francesco Gabbani, with opening act Hugolini - Cavea, Saturday, July 15
Phillip Glass: The Complete Piano Etudes, 20 works performed by Glass, Dennis Russel Davies, Maki Namekawa, Roberto Esposito, Viviana Lasaracina - Cavea, Sunday, July 16
Yes, featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman - Cavea, Monday, July 17
Yann Tiersen. Solo in Concert - Cavea, Tuesday, July 18
Jarabe De Palo "20 Años" - Cavea, Thursday, July 20
Ermal Meta "Vietato Morire Tour" - Cavea, Saturday, July 23
Charles Aznavour "Tra di noi" - Cavea, Sunday, July 24
Renzo Arbore l'Orchestra Italiana - Cavea, Tuesday, July 26  


Just Music Festival
A summer festival in three locations:
Ex-Dogana, Via dello Scalo San Lorenzo 10 (near Stazione Termini)
Spazio Novacento, Piazza Guglielmo Marconi 26/b (Eur)
MAXXI, Via Guido Reni 4/a (Flaminia)
tel 892 101 www.ticketone.it


Rag and Bone Man
Soul, blues and hip-hop beats 
Ex Dogana, Tuesday, June 20, 9 pm €28

Nicholas Jaar Live
After show with Jackmaster and Jasper James.  Jaar, an experimental dance music producer, presents his last full length album Syrens.
Ex-Dogana, Wednesday, June 21, 8 pm €25

Solomun plus 1 W/Butch
Bosnian-born dj Solomun is know for his soulful minimal sound.
MAXXI, Friday, June 23, 6 pm €25


Back to the Future plus Ralf and Howl Ensemble
Howl aka Giovanni Verrina and Germano Ventura, is an Italian electronic music project.
Ex-Dogana, Saturday, June 24, 6 pm €28

Roots in the City: Sizzla & the Firehouse Band, Lee Scratch Perry & Mad Professor, Nattali Rize, Promises No Promises
Reggae dancehall music, dub music
Ex-Dogan, Sunday, July 2, 4 pm €22

Richie Hawtin
and Damian Lazarus
Hawtin, a dj on the contemporary techno scene, became involved in music composition with his early work under the alias Plastikman. Dj Damian Lazarus spins UK dancehall music.
Ex-Dogana, Friday, July 7, 10 pm €23

Carl Cox and Cirillo
Cox is a  British dj, a veteran of acid house and techno.  Dj Cirillo spins the Italian techno sound.
Spazio Novecento, Saturday, July 8 , 10 pm €28

Fatboyslim and Daddy G
Quentin “Norman” Cook, aka Fatboy Slim play selectronic music and pop. Grantley Evan Marshall,aka Daddy G, is an English musician and a founding member of Massive Attack.
Ex-Dogana, Sunday, July 9, 6 pm   €25


Rock in  Roma
The annual summer festival in the ex-racetrack on the southern edge of Rome.
Ippodromo delle Capannelle, Via Appia Nuova 1245
By car: take the GRA to exit 23 Appia San Giovanni and turn towards Rome.
By train: From Stazione Termini, take the dl4 towards Ciampini-Frascati and get off at Capannelle. The venue is 700 metres from the station.
By bus and metro: The closest bus stop Capannelle – Appia Nuova is 100 meters from the venue. Take the 664, the 654 or the n26. Metro A to Cinecittà connects with the 654 towards Laganegro. An after concert shuttle bus connets to Stazione Termini.
tel 892 101 www.ticketone.it