THE BEST IN ROME
Week of Friday, September 30 - Thursday, October 6, 2016
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Morricone Conducts Morricone
The symphony season doesn't begin for another month. In the meanwhile, the Orchestra and Chorus of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia will be conducted by the legendary composer of film scores, Ennio Moriccone, in a program of tunes from some of his most famous movies. At the Auditorium Parco della Musica,
Wednesday-Friday, October 5-7. more
The Dark Zone Performs "The Wall"
The Pink Floyd tribute band puts on its specatular version of the classic rock album, at Stazione Birra in south Rome, Friday, September 30. more
Swan Lake at the Teatro dell'Opera
The ballet of Rome's opera presents the classic ballet, with choreography by choreography by Christopher Wheeldon after the traditional choreography of Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, revived by Jason Fowler and Nicolas Blanc. Featuring étoiles of the company Alessandra Amato, Rebecca Bianchi and Manuel Paruccini and guest stars Lauren Cuthbertson and Federico Bonelli (principal dancers with the Royal Ballet in London, October 1, 2, 9). At the Teatro dell'Opera Teatro Costanzi, through November 5. more
Aria: NoGravity Dance Company
The company, founded and direted by Emiliano Pellisari, had a great successes with Rome audiences when they presented their cycle of works based on Dante. Now they return with a piece whose name is a play on words — aria in the sense of a baroque vocal solo, and in the sense of air.
Teatro Olimpico, October 6-16. more
The Tempest at the Globe
In the unlikely environs of Rome's Borghese Gardens, a season of Shakespeare is held each summer in a perfectly reconstructed copy of the Globe theater. This week, the season closes with a performance of the Tempest, presented in English, in collaboration with the Bedouin Shakespeare Company, directed by Chris Pickles, October 5-9.
IN THE MUSEUMS
Edward Hopper, a retrospective of more than 50 paintings is at the Complesso Vittoriana. Love, a theme-based group show is at the Chistro Bramante. Tesori gotici dalla Slovacchia, art of medieval Slovakia is at the Scuderia del Quirinale. Jean Arp, a retrospective of work by the multi-faceted German-French artist is at the Museo di Roma Terme di Diocleziano. Valeriano Ciai – 1928 – 2013 Segni e Memorie, a retrospective of over more than 30 works is at the Museo di Roma Trastevere. FrenchCapolavori dell’Antica porcellana cinese, masterworks of Chinese porcelain from the Son and Yuang to the Qing dyasties is at the Palazzo Venezia. Two exhibitions featuring multi-media installations by the important Swiss artist. Quadriennali Capolovari Anni Trenta, a survey of the great Italian artists of the 1930s is at the Galleria d'Arte Moderna. Also at this museum: Mimì Quilici Buzzacchi – Tra segno e colore, 50 artworks include paintings, graphics, engravings and documents, displayed in three exhibition spaces. Antinoo. Un ritratto in due parti retraces the history behind the celebrated Antinoo portrait sculpture, at the Museo Nazionale Romano Palazzo Altemps. Gustavo Aceves – Lapidarium, a traveling public sculpture exhibition by self-taught Mexican-born artist, Gustav Aceves at the Mercato Troiano. The Lasting. L’Intevallo e la Durata works by Italian and international artists of diverse generations along with selections from the permanent collection. At the
Galleria Nazionale D’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea. Camille Henrot – Monday works by the acclaimed New York artist at Fondazione Memmo Palazzo Ruspoli.
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