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Home Festival 2020

from 10 Jul 20 to 12 Jul 20
Location: 
Parco di San Giuliano
Price: 
Paid admission

Home Festival, one of the most long-awaited events of the Italian summer festivals, will be taking place from July 10 to 13. The international festival celebrates its...

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Venice Boat Show 2020

from 03 Jun 20 to 07 Jun 20
Location: 
Arsenale di Venezia
Price: 
Paid admission

After the first edition in 2019, the Venice Boat Show postpones the 2020 event: already at work for the 2021 appointment.

Due to the persistence of the Covid-19 epidemic...

LA CAMBIALE DI MATRIMONIO

from 11 Oct 20 to 18 Oct 20
Location: 
La Fenice Theatre
Price: 
Paid admission

Rossini’s first opera, the one-act farce La cambiale di matrimonio (The Bill of Marriage), premiered in 1810 at Venice’s Teatro San Moisè. Composed in a few days when he was 18 years old...

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PRIMA LA MUSICA E POI LE PAROLE

from 09 Oct 20 to 20 Oct 20
Location: 
Teatro Malibran
Price: 
Paid admission

Prima la musica e poi le parole
divertimento in one Act
Composer Antonio Salieri | libretto Giovanni Battista Casti

Der Schauspieldirektor
singspiel in one Act kv 486...

IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA

from 03 Oct 20 to 27 Oct 20
Location: 
La Fenice Theatre
Price: 
Paid admission

«Always make Barbiere! Always Barbiere!», Beethoven suggested to Rossini on meeting him in Vienna. “I cannot help but think that Il barbiere di Siviglia, by its abundance of true musical...

IL TROVATORE

from 25 Sep 20 to 13 Oct 20
Location: 
La Fenice Theatre
Price: 
Paid admission

Il trovatore (The Trobadour), premiered in Rome in 1853, is a panel of Verdi’s so told ‘popular trilogy’ alongside Rigoletto and La traviata. Themes of obsession, revenge, family...

FESTIVAL GALUPPI E DELLA MUSICA 2019

from 08 Sep 20 to 20 Oct 20
Location: 
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti
La Fenice Theatre
Palazzo Labia
Price: 
Paid admission
DOMENICA 8 SETTEMBRE ore 19.00
VENEZIA
Giardino di Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti
ENSEMBLE
BRASS OPERÁ
BRANI DA CELEBRI OPERE...

17. Mostra Internazionale di Architettura

from 29 Aug 20 to 29 Nov 20
Location: 
Giardini della Biennale
Arsenale - Biennale Venue
Price: 
Paid admission

The 17th International Architecture Exhibition will run 29 August to 29 November 2020 (pre-opening 27 and 28 August), curated by architect and scholar Hashim Sarkis. “The world is putting new...

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LA TRAVIATA

from 27 Aug 20 to 02 Oct 20
Location: 
La Fenice Theatre
Price: 
Paid admission

When Verdi unveiled La traviata as a “subject of our time”, he hoped this salacious tale would receive a performance in modern dress for its première at La Fenice. Instead, the censors introduced...

AIDA

from 23 Aug 20 to 13 Sep 20
Location: 
La Fenice Theatre
Price: 
Paid admission

In 1860 Isma’il Pascià, the Khedive of Egypt commissioned Verdi with a composition to celebrate the opening of the Suez Canal for a sum of 80,000 francs. Verdi refused, saying he...

ROBERTO DEVEREUX

from 26 Jun 20 to 04 Jul 20
Location: 
La Fenice Theatre
Price: 
Paid admission

Fascinated by English history, Donizetti wrote three operas featuring in a starring role the self-styled ‘Virgin Queen’ as a woman torn between...

RINALDO

from 19 Jun 20 to 03 Jul 20
Location: 
La Fenice Theatre
Price: 
Paid admission

In Torquato Tasso’s epic La Gerusalemme liberata, on which Händel’s masterpiece Rinaldo is based, the tale of the attempted seduction of the hero by the enchantress Armida is told...

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MYUNG-WHUN CHUNG

15 Jun 20
Location: 
La Fenice Theatre
Price: 
Paid admission

The Staatskapelle Dresden (known formally as the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden) is a German orchestra based in Dresden, the capital of Saxony. Founded in 1548 by Maurice, Elector of Saxony, it...

TON KOOPMAN

from 06 Jun 20 to 07 Jun 20
Location: 
Teatro Malibran
Price: 
Paid admission

Ton Koopman (1944) is een van de laatste grote oude muziek-pioniers van het eerste uur. Tijdens zijn loopbaan als organist, klavecinist, dirigent en onderzoeker groeide Johann Sebastian Bach uit...

FAUST

from 22 May 20 to 30 May 20
Location: 
La Fenice Theatre
Price: 
Paid admission

Gounod’s Faust (1859) was among the world’s most performed operas from the 1860s to World War II, and still remains a core repertory work.

The story, adapted by Gounod’s librettists Jules...

Fabrizio Plessi The Golden Age

from 16 May 20 to 25 Oct 20
Location: 
Ca' Pesaro
Price: 
Paid admission

The work of contemporary master Fabrizio Plessi is celebrated in two exhibitions: a large retrospective in the rooms of Ca’ Pesaro and a spectacular installation in the windows of Museo Correr in...

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CLAUDIO MARINO MORETTI

10 May 20
Location: 
La Fenice Theatre
Price: 
Paid admission

Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227, is a motet composed by Johann Sebastian Bach. It is also known as Motet No. 3 in E minor. The work takes its title from the hymn “Jesu, meine Freude”, with its chorale...

Piranesi Roma Basilico

from 24 Apr 20 to 23 Nov 20
Location: 
Palazzo Cini
Price: 
Paid admission

Piranesi Roma Basilico, the exhibition that in the year of the 17th Architecture Biennale celebrates the charm of Rome, comparing the ancient city of Piranesi's engravings and the contemporary...

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RIGOLETTO

from 23 Apr 20 to 31 May 20
Location: 
La Fenice Theatre
Price: 
Paid admission

One of the most exciting operas from the mid 19th century, Rigoletto was initially embattled by the censors of the time, who had several issues with its content for both aesthetic and political...

MYUNG-WHUN CHUNG

from 10 Apr 20 to 11 Apr 20
Location: 
La Fenice Theatre
Price: 
Paid admission

Gustav Mahler composed most of the score to his Symphony No. 3 in the summers of 1895 and 1896 in a composing hut he had built at the edge of the Alpine lake at Steinbach am Attersee. Natalie...

MYUNG-WHUN CHUNG

from 10 Apr 20 to 11 Apr 20
Location: 
La Fenice Theatre
Price: 
Paid admission

Sinfonia n. 3 in re minore

contralto Sara Mingardo

Piccoli Cantori Veneziani

Orchestra e Coro del Teatro La Fenice

...

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Opera

from 09 Apr 20 to 30 Aug 20
Location: 
Doge's Palace
Price: 
Paid admission

Venice, the cradle of melodrama, is hosting an  exhibition dedicated to the wonderful musical art of opera. The exhibition presents the history of opera through four centuries...

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Venice Night Trail 2020

04 Apr 20
Location: 
Arterminal Terminal S. Basilio
Price: 
Paid admission

Run by night for 16K through streets and squares, up and down for 51 bridges, to discover the mystery and the great wonders of the unique Venetian town center.


Start time...

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Carmen

from 25 Mar 20 to 05 Apr 20
Location: 
La Fenice Theatre
Price: 
Paid admission

+++All performances are cancelled until Friday 3 April due to the spread of the coronavirus according to the official provisions of the Italian Prime Minister....

Punta della Dogana

Untitled, 2020

from 22 Mar 20 to 13 Dec 20
Location: 
Punta della Dogana
Price: 
Paid admission

Punta della Dogana presents the exhibition ‘Untitled, 2020’conceived and curated by Caroline...

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Youssef Nabil. Once Upon a Dream

from 22 Mar 20 to 10 Jan 21
Location: 
Palazzo Grassi
Price: 
Paid admission

As well as the Henri Cartier-Bresson exhibition - which will occupy the first floor of the exhibition space - Palazzo Grassi will also host a ...

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Henri Cartier-Bresson: Le Grand Jeu

from 22 Mar 20 to 10 Jan 21
Location: 
Palazzo Grassi
Price: 
Paid admission
Palazzo Grassi presents "Henri Cartier-Bresson: Le Grand Jeu", co-organised with the Bibliothèque nationale de France and in partnership with the Fondation Henri Cartier-...
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VENETO JAZZ

from 14 Mar 20 to 09 May 20
Location: 
La Fenice Theatre
Price: 
Paid admission

Sabato 14 marzo 2020 ore 19.30 - Sale Apollinee
DIEGO BOROTTI-NU 4ET

Il 14 marzo (ore 19.30) alle Sale Apollinee  del Teatro La Fenice  il sassofonista...

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JACQUES HENRI LARTIGUE. L'INVENZIONE DELLA FELICITA'. FOTOGRAFIE

from 29 Feb 20 to 12 Jun 20
Location: 
Casa dei Tre Oci
Price: 
Paid admission

Dal 29 febbraio al 12 giugno 2020 la Casa dei Tre Oci di Venezia ospita la più ampia retrospettiva mai organizzata in Italia, dedicata al fotografo francese Jacques Henri...

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Migrating Objects: Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection

from 15 Feb 20 to 14 Jun 20
Location: 
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Price: 
Paid admission

Migrating Objects:
Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas in the Peggy Guggenheim Collection

Peggy...

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