Top Events Rome

Top Events Rome

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La Stanza di Mantegna

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At the magnificent classical art museum, Palazzo Barberini, six grand works by revered Renaissance artist, Mantegna, will be on display. The works are on loan from the famous Parisian collection of the Jacquemart-André museum which are of great importance from the artistic point of view and the history of collecting. The show will be on from September 27th, 2018 to January 27th, 2019.

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Jackson Pollock: School of New York

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New York City is taking over Rome! Not only is the Andy Warhol exhibit drawing in the crowds, but we are looking forward to the JACKSON POLLOCK exhibition that opens this Wednesday, October 10th.

A leader in Abstract art, Pollock, was a force behind the famous drip paintings - splattering or letting the paint drip from paintbrushes to create figureless compositions. The show, located at the Vittoriano, hosts over 50 of his masterpieces from the prestigious Whitney museum. It's not everyday, Rome gets to promote so much of the best of modern art there is.

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Zerocalcare

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Calling all comic book lovers! Finally, an exhibition dedicated to this particularly entertaining artform. “Zerocalcare” (Zero Calcified) is hosted by the contemporary art museum, MAXXI, until March 10th.

The first exhibition dedicated to the phenomenon of only Italian comics and artist Zerocalcare. The Italian comic scene has always held a strong spot in the world of comics and its origins and history will explored in this show. The exhibition will look at its links to the underground scene, its spokesmanship of the '90s generation, grown up between precarious and web, its politics between the G8 of Genoa and its relation to television. The project is organized around three thematic groups: Pop and Tribe, Resistance and Politics and Non-Reportage. A vast collection of Zerocalcare’s posters, illustrations, record covers, original tables books, t-shirts, logos and a site specific work designed by the artist will be on display.
Calling all comic book lovers! Finally, an exhibition dedicated to this particularly entertaining artform. “Zerocalcare” (Zero Calcified) is hosted by the contemporary art museum, MAXXI, until March 10th.

The first exhibition dedicated to the phenomenon of only Italian comics and artist Zerocalcare. The Italian comic scene has always held a strong spot in the world of comics and its origins and history will explored in this show. The exhibition will look at its links to the underground scene, its spokesmanship of the '90s generation, grown up between precarious and web, its politics between the G8 of Genoa and its relation to television. The project is organized around three thematic groups: Pop and Tribe, Resistance and Politics and Non-Reportage. A vast collection of Zerocalcare’s posters, illustrations, record covers, original tables books, t-shirts, logos and a site specific work designed by the artist will be on display.

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Opera Season 2018/2019

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Celebrating the best of today's Italian and international theater, the 2018-19 opera season at the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, is back! The theater is world-renown not only for the talent that graces its stages but also its contemporary and innovative interpretations of masterpieces. Everything from the reading of the operas to stagesets and costumes are challenged by various gifted directors.

This year there are 13 productions of opera of which 9 are new productions. (including 9 new productions) and 6 ballet performances (including 3 new ones) fittings). Initiating the season is this theater's classic, Verdi's "Rigoletto" and an interesting opera based off of Pinocchio, "The Adventures of Pinocchio." Following: Puccini's "Tosca," "La Traviata," then the more modern, "Anna Bolena" by Donizetti, "Orfeo e Euridice" by Christoph Willibald Gluck, in copruduction with Venice's opera house "La Vedova Allegra" by Franz Lehar, "L'angelo del Fuoco" (The Fiery Angel) with music by Sergej Sergeervic Prokof'ev, "La Cenerentola" (Cinderella), "Calder/Kentridge," the mythical "Don Giovanni," "Idomeno, Re di Crete" (King of Crete) and finally, "Un Romano a Marte" (A Roman on Mars).

Three of the operas are contemporary works: a show-event entrusted to William Kentridge; The Opera Un Romano a Mars by Vittorio Montalti, winner of a competition dedicated to Recent Young Composers, once banned from the theater; an "instrumental comedy" inspired by Pinocchio whose author is Lucia Ronchetti. This musical powerhouse is not adverse to new ideas.

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Christmas Tree & Decorations Vatican

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The annual holiday stroll through neighborhoods lit up by Christmas lights and decorations is most people's favorite memory as children. Christmas trees and decorations are abundant in Rome's piazzas while Christmas lights illuminate almost every street in Rome. Whether it be a privately owned string of lights of a 10 meter tall Christmas tree, Rome gets the holidays right. Check out the Christmas tree and decorations in front of the Vatican to get one of the most classic snapshots of all time of Rome over Christmas. Then admire the craftwork of the the wodden presepe (nativity scene) and on the night of Christmas, watch the procession bring a carved baby Jesus - the oldest in the world - into the manger to place him in his crib.

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Christmas Tree & Decorations Piazza Venezia

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The annual holiday stroll through neighborhoods lit up by Christmas lights and decorations is most people's favorite memory as children. Christmas trees and decorations are abundant in Rome's piazzas while Christmas lights illuminate almost every street in Rome. Whether it be a privately owned string of lights of a 10 meter tall Christmas tree, Rome gets the holidays right. Check out the Christmas tree and decorations in Piazza Venezia to get one of the most classic snapshots of all time of Rome over Christmas.

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La Strada

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Contemporary art museum, MAXXI, returns to the streets in this exhibition titled, “La Strada: Dove Si Crea il Mondo” (The Street: Where You Create the World). La Strada argues that urban life should coincide with public life and the street is the place where everything happens. The road is analyzed as an ever-changing manifesto of contemporary life, an element of connection but also a break, a scenario of everyday experiences such as street festivals, impromptu cinemas or street food. Works of art, architecture projects, photographs, performances, site-specific and video interventions welcome the visitor in a succession of galleries that form a street tens of meters long. The show will be on until the 28th of April 2019.

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Ballet Season 2018/2019

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Celebrating the best of today's Italian and international dance, the 2018-19 ballet season at the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, is back! The theater is world-renown not only for the talent that graces its stages but also its contemporary and innovative interpretations of masterpieces. Everything from the reading of the ballets to stage sets and costumes are challenged by the various gifted directors thus, consecrating ballet at the Teatro dell’Opera as the backbone of the capital's Lirico Symphonic Foundation. together with the opera and concert activity. Enhancing the culture of ballet has meant in the last three seasons to propose a well balanced program between classical and neoclassical repertoire titles.

For this new season that opens in December, there are 5 ballet shows including 3 new productions with international guests and étoiles, the first dancers, the soloists, the Ballet of the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, directed by Eleonora Abbagnato.

The 2018-19 ballet season of the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma opens with a great classic of the repertoire, “Il Lago dei Cigni” (The Swan Lake) by Benjamin Pech, by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, on stage at the Teatro Costanzi from Friday 28 December 2018 to Sunday 6 January 2019. Following: “Carmen,” then a more contemporary “Serata Philip Glass” (Philip Glass Evening), the fairytale “Blanche Neige” (Snow White) and finally, “Don Chisciotte” (Don Quixote).

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