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Friday, November 17 -Thursday, November 30, 2017

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At the Symphony
The Finnish conductor Mikko Franck conducts the orchestra with Russian-born German violinist Alina Pogostkina in Prokoviev's Violin Concerto n. 1, the Ravel orchestration of Musorgski's Pictures at an Exhibition, and a new work by Rautavaara. Thursday-Saturday, November 16-18. All concerts at the Auditorium Parco della Musica.  Then the French conductor Stéphane Denèves leads the orchestra in a concert featuring  Jean-Yves  Thibaudet in a program that includes Ibert's Escales, the Fifth Piano concerto of Saint-Saëns, the Trois Nocturnes of Debussy and Ravel's second suite from Daphinis and Chloé. Friday, November 24 - Sunday, November 26. The final program of the month is led by Semyon Bychkov, and dedicated to Russian music: Musorgski's Dawn over Moscow; Tchaikovsky's: Symphny n. 2 "Little Russia" and Rachmaninoff's The Bells. Thursday, November 30-Saturday, December 2. Also at the Auditorium Parco della Musica, the Polish pianist Rafal Blechacz, who was the sole recipient of all five first prizes at the 2005 Chopin Competition in Warsaw, presents a solo recital of music by Bach, Beethoven and Chopin, Monday, November 20. more

At the Opera
The ballet company of the Opera di Roma presents Don Chisciotte, a classic of the ballet repertoire, using the choreography developed by Mikhal Barishnykov for the American Ballet theater, his revision of the original by Marius Petipa and Maxim Gorky. David Garforth conducts. Through November22. more

Don Giovanni According to the Orchestra di Piazza Vittoria
The Orchestra di Piazza Vittoria presents wildly irreverant variations on classic operas, using the range of ethnic  instruments and musical idioms. It's not for everyone. and purists who expect Mozartian voices will be enraged, but the production, which comes on the heels of the well-received Magic Flute and Carmen, is sure to delight fans of this unique and iconoclastic ensemble. At the Teatro Olimpico, through November 26.

RomaEuropa Festival
Each fall since 1986, the RomaEuropa festival has brought a panorama of new artistic work from across the continent to Rome. Dance, music, theatre, the visual arts and new digital media are showcased in venues throughout the city. Of special interest this week: De Rerum Nature- the award-winning actor Roberto Herlitzka has devoted much of his life to the translation of the Latin classic that became the manifesto of Epicurean thought into Dante’s “terza rima” rhyme form. Presented for the first time with the collabration of New Consonance and the Abruzzo Symphony Institution, the show combines poetry and acting with music specifically composed by Matteo D'Amico, Lamberto Macchi, Enrico Marocchini and Ivan Vandorat the
Teatro Vittorio, Friday-Saturday, November 17-18.
Le Petit Cirque, a miniature interacive circus built on a
table no more than a meter in diameter is at La Pelanda, MACRO Testaccio, Friday-Saturday, November 25-26.

Artisti all'Opera, Celebrating the collabration of the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma with some of the iconic artists of the 20th entury: Pablo Picasso, Renato Guttuso, Giorgio De Chirico, Afro, Alberto Burri, Giacomo Manzù, Mario Ceroli, Arnaldo Pomodoro and William Kentridge, is at the Museo Di Roma – Palazzo Braschi. Grandi Maestri. 100 Anni di fotografia Leica  More than 350 photographs taken by some of the most illustrious photographers of the 20th century:celebrates 100 years since Leica’s inception is at the Complesso Del Vittoriano. Michel Comte – Light,  the photographer's new body of work revealing the impact of global warming on glacial landscapes is at MAXXI. Hokusai, works of the great Japanese master are at the Museo Ara Pacis. L’icona russa: preghiera e misericordia Russian icons are on display at the Museo di Roma, Palazzo Braschi, Elizabeth Peyton / Camille Claudel – Eternelle Idole works of two portrait painters born a century apart, at the Villa Medici. Mangasia. Wonderlands of Asian Comics, the largest ever selection of original artworks from Asian comics displayed alongside their printed, mass-produced forms, many of them rarely if ever shown outside their country of origin is at the Palazzo delle Esposizione. i. Monet, sixty works from the Musée Marmottan Monet of Paris are at the Complesso Del Vittoriano Picasso. Tra Cubism e Classicismo: 1915-1925 is at Le Scuderie del Quirinale. Enjoy: L'arte incontro il divertimento, a group exhibit themed on the idea that art can be amusing, is at the Chiostro del Bramante. "Un Uomo Innamorato,"thirty years after his death, an exhibition paying tribute to Renato Guttoso, one of the most significant exponents of Neo-Realism, comprises twenty-three paintings, photographic works and short films, at the Galerria Nazionale d'Arte Moderno.

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