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Movies in English

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

A Monster Callls
(Sette Minuti Dopo la Mezzanotte)

Alien: Covenant

Song to Song

The Dinner
Nuovo Olimpia

Nuovo Olimpia

Pirates of the Caribbean 5

Peronal Shopper
Dei Piccoli

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Friday, May 19 - Thursday, June  1, 2017

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At the Symphony
Michiko Uchido
, one of the world's leading musicians, performs Schumann's Piano Concerto on a program that also includes Mendelssohn's "Scotch" Symphony and the premiere of a newly commissioned work by Corrado. The Orchestra dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano conducting. Friday-Sunday, May 19-21.  The following week, Michael Tilson Thomasmusic director of the San Francisco Symphony, conducts the orchestra, with soloists Marielle and Katia Labèque, in Mozart's Concerto for Two Pianos and Mahler's Fifth Symphony.
Thursday, May 25; Saturday, May 27; Monday, May 29. All concerts at the Auditorium Parco della Musica.
The Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Peter Rundel conducting, performs Mozart's rarely heard Sechs ländlerische Tänze, the Mozart clarinet concerto, and Ravel's Daphnis and Chloé. Jörg Widmann, soloist in the clarinet concerto, performs regularly with leading world orchestras. At the Teatro Costanzi,  Thursday, June 1. more

At the Opera: Lulu
An extraordinary collaboration among the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, the Metropolitan Opera New York and De Nationale Amsterdam, a production of Alban Berg's landmark opera directed by the great South African artist William Kittredge with a stellar cast, including Agneta Eichenholz, Jennifer Larmore and Peter Savidge. At the Teatro Costanzi, May 21-30. more

Tango: Placido Domingo, Jr.
Son of the great tenor, Domingo junior's ighter vocal timbre is suited to the more popular repertoire in which he specializes. He presents an evening of tango music, with dancers, the Buenos Aires Sextet, and tango singer Annalisa Biancofiore. At the Auditorium Parco della Musica, Saturday, May 1. more

Michael Nyman & The Michael Nyman Band: "40th Anniversary"
Nyman, who rose to fame as a composer with his score to the film "The Piano," and the band he formed forty years ago, perform his compositions and excerpts from his soundtracks. At the Auditorium Parco della Musica, Sala Sinopoli
Sunday, May 21. more

Fiorella Mannoia "Combattente il Tour"
One of the most famous women in Italian popular music, the singer-songwriter, whose shows are always sold out, catapulted to stardom in 1987-1988 when she won the Critics Prize at Sanremo two years in a row. And she is the only performer to have won the prestigious Targo Tenco more than once, having won the award a total of five times..
At the Auditorium Parco della Musica, Tuesday, May 30. more

Theater in English: Edward Albee Double Bill
The Rome Savoyards, beloved by local expats for more than a quarter century, present two one- act plays by the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright: The American Dream and The Sandbox.
Directed by Sandra Provost, with her customary roster of good actors, including Rishad Noorani, Carolyn Gouger, Shelagh Stuchbery,  Fabiana de Rose, and Edoardo Camponeschi. At the Teatro San Genesio in Prati, Tuesday-Sunday, May 23-28.

Cirque du Soleil: Amaluna
In this latest iteration of the popular contemporary circus, on a mysterious island ruled by goddesses, Queen Propsera directs her daughter's coming of age ceremony, honouring femininity, renewal, rebirth and balance, then invokes a storm at sea. A group of young men wash up on the isle, triggering an epic romance between Prospera’s daughter and a brave young suitor. As usual the story is told through spectacular acrobatic circus arts, including aerial straps, teeter board, uneven bars, and the enchanting "waterbowl," with the lavish costumes and theatricality for which the company is known. In tents set up at Via Tor di Quinto 110 (Northern Rome) through May 28. more

Night at the Museum
Rome's municipal museums stay open late for another edition of Notte al Museo,  when a single euro will gain you entrance after 8 pm. Most museums will offer a musical interlude during the evening, which lats until 1 or 2 in the morning. Complete program.

Botero, works by the acclaimed Colombian painter and sculptor is open athe Complesso del Vittoriano, as is a retrospective of 200 works by Giovanni Boldini, the portrait and genre painter of the Belle Epoque. Michel Basquiat – New York City, honoring, one of the foremost figures in contemporary art, is at the Chiostro Bramante. Lucilla Catania – InMateriale Works in stone and marble by the Roman-born sculptor, are at the Museo Carlo Bilotti. Spartaco. Schiavi e padroni a Roma an exhibition revealing the complex world of ancient Roman slaves, starting with the last major slave revolt led by Spartacus is at the Museo Ara Pacis. Dario Fo e Franca Rame: Il mestiere del narratore celebrating the life and work of the activists, actors and playwrights is at the Galleria Nazionale D’Arte Antica – Palazzo Barberini. Vivian Maier. Una fotografa ritrovata is at the Museo di Roma Trastevere, and at the same museum, China: rivoluzione – evoluzione. Manifesti della Propaganda (1949 -1983), an ample selection of propaganda posters and paintings. Georg Basellitz. Gli Eroi, works by the celebrated 20th century artist are at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni.. At Maxxi: Please Come Back. The World as a Prison? More than 50 works by 26 artitsts present prison as a metaphor for our technological, hyper-connected, shared and increasingly controlled societies

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