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Thursday, February 22-
Wednesday, February 28

The Shape of Water
Nuovo Olimpia
UCI Cinemas Parco Leonardo,
,Roma Est and Porta di Roma

Black Panther

The Post
Nuovo Olimpia

Phantom Thread

Call Me By Your Name

The Disaster Artist
Nuovo Sacher
(Thursday-Saturday only)

The Space Cinema Moderna

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Friday, February 16 - Thursday, March 1, 2018

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 At the Symphony
Antonio Pappano returns to the podium in a concert commemorating the centenary of Leonard Bernstein's birth, in a program of three symphonies: Symphony n. 1 "Jeremiah;"  Prelude, Fugue and Riffs and  Symphony n. 2 "The Age of Anxiety.  Friday-Saturday, February 16-17.  The cycle of Bernstein symphonies is completed the following week, when maestro Pappano conducts the Symphony n.3 "Kaddish" with Nadine Sierra soprano and Dame Josephine Barstow narrator. Also on the program, violini Kyung Wha Chung performs Brahms' violin concerto. Thursday-Saturday, February 22-24.  Then Gianandrea Noseda, conductor laureate of the BBC Philharmonic, conducts Respighi's Concerto Gregoriano, with violin soloist Sayaka Shoji
and Scriabin's Symphony n. 1 with soloists Anna Maria Chiuri, mezzo-soprano and Sergey Radchenko tenor. Thursday-Satuday, March 13. All concerts at the Auditorium Parco della Musica. more

Chamber Music
The Camerata Ducale with violinist and conductor Guido Rimonda present a wide-ranging program of music from Gluck to Williams entitled "Le Violin Noir"referring to the name of Rimonda's Stradivarious. at the Aula Magna, Università la Sapienza, Saturday, February 17.   The following week, the Aula Magna hosts the young pianist Stephen Osborne in a program of music by Prokfiev, Ravel and Berg.  Wednesday, February 21.Sestetto Stradivari, an ensemble is composed of members of the Orchestra dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia, presents a program of music by Strauss and Schoenberg at the Auditorium Parco della Musica, Wednesday, February 21.   more

Patty Pravo: “La cambio io la vita che...”,
The  '70s pop star presents the hits of her career,  The first part of the evening focuses on her French repertory, accompanied by the Gaga Symphony Orchestra.  In the second part of the evening, she presents her pop hits, backed by her band.  At the Auditorium Parco della Musica, Sunday, February 18. more

Mehldau and Towner
Two of the most important jazz musicians of their generation are in Rome this week. Brad Mehldau presents his latest work, Three Pieces After Bach, commissioned by Carnegie Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music and Wigmore Hall. Also on the program, selection from Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier and jazz compositions. At the Auditorium Parco della Musica, Saturday, February 17. Then renowned guitarist Ralph Towner presents his latest release, My Foolish Heart, at the Auditorium Parco della Musica, Monday, February 26. more

At the Opera
The Teatro dell'Opera di Roma presents two operas in repertory this month. Bellini's masterpiece La Sonnambula is given a new production with an impressive cast including Jennifer Pratt in the title role, while the young  Argentine tenor Juan Francisco Gatell sings the role of Elvino. February 27-March 3. At the same time, the wildly popular production of La Traviata, directed by Sofia Coppola, is given another revival, with Maria Grazia Schavo in the title role, Antono Poli as Alfredo and Stefano Antonucci as the elder Germont. February 24-March 4.

The Equilibrio Festival of international contemporary dance companies  at the Auditorium Parco della Musica continues this week with Système Castafiore's Théorie des Prodiges in which choreographers Marcia Barcellos and Karl Biscuit present their new work "Theory of Wonders," rooted in a 16th century manuscript, that told the story of miracles. Five dancers  partner with two female singers, while a virtual narrator is projected in 3D.  Sixteen paintings, with video effects swirl across the screens. Saturday, February 17 and Sunday, February 18. Compagnie Hervé Koubi presents Les Nuit Barbares, Ou Les Premiers Matins du Monde, the most emblemantic work by the Franco-Algerian choreographer, inspired by the history of the Mediterranean basin. Wednesday, February 21.
The festival closes with the Ballet de l'Opéra de Lyon presenting three modern works with choreography by Russell Maliphant, Benjamin Millepied and William Forsythe. more

Magnum Manifesto. Guardare il mondo e raccontarlo in fotografia, an exhibition celebrating 70 years of photo reportage and historical documentation from Magnum, at the Museo Ara Pacis. Cesare Tacchi – Una retrospectiva, at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni.  Voglia d’Italia, shown publicly for the first time, the vast collection assembled by the American couple George Washington Wurts and Henriette Tower at the turn of the 20th century, at the Palazzo Venezia. Arcimboldo, seventy plus works by the 16th-century artist at the Palazzo Barberini. The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains, an audiovisual journey designed by Storm Thorgerson and developed by Aubrey 'Po' Powell of Hipgnosis, at MACRO. I Grandi Maestri, more than 350 photographs taken by some of the most illustrious photographers of the 20th century, at the Complesso Vittoriano and at the same museum, Monet features sixty works from the Musée Marmottan Monet of Paris. 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,s at the Museo Di Roma – Palazzo Braschi.

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