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Ficarra and Picone

Ancient Theatre, Sunday 2nd August 2020 @9.00pm

Salvatore Ficarra (Palermo, 27 May 1971) and Valentino Picone (Palermo, 23 March 1971) are an Italian comedy duo who work on stage, films, television and books as Ficarra e Picone.

 

TICKETS on ticketone.it >> CLICK HERE

Subject to availability, groups of four people can buy four tickets at special price (“For you” package)

Stalls (Parterre)
Full price: € 69,00
Package “For you”: € 51,75

Gallery
Full price: € 59,00
Package “For you”: € 44,25

Upper circle (numbered seats)
Full price: € 49,00
Package “For you”: € 36,75

Upper circle (non-numbered seats): € 28,75

 

MORE INFO

FB  www.facebook.com/FicarraePicone

 

 

WHERE TO STAY

Hotel La Pensione SvizzeraHotel Villa SchulerHotel Villa DucaleHotel Villa Carlotta

Ficarra and Picone

Ancient Theatre, Saturday 1st August 2020 @9.00pm

Salvatore Ficarra (Palermo, 27 May 1971) and Valentino Picone (Palermo, 23 March 1971) are an Italian comedy duo who work on stage, films, television and books as Ficarra e Picone.

 

TICKETS on ticketone.it >> CLICK HERE

Subject to availability, groups of four people can buy four tickets at special price (“For you” package)

Stalls (Parterre)
Full price: € 69,00
Package “For you”: € 51,75

Gallery
Full price: € 59,00
Package “For you”: € 44,25

Upper circle (numbered seats)
Full price: € 49,00
Package “For you”: € 36,75

Upper circle (non-numbered seats): € 28,75

 

MORE INFO

FB  www.facebook.com/FicarraePicone

 

 

WHERE TO STAY

Hotel La Pensione SvizzeraHotel Villa SchulerHotel Villa DucaleHotel Villa Carlotta

Living Presepe – Living Nativity Scene

… e la Luce brillò… Venite e vedete!

16th edition – 2019

From December 26th 2019 to January 6th 2020

Parrocchia Sacro Cuore di Gesù –Trappitello,  Taormina (ME)

FREE ENTRANCE

The presepe will be held in case of rain too.

 

During Christmas time in Italy, you are bound to come across cribs in homes and piazzas all over the country. Many cities also have a living crib, or a living nativity scene. It is thought that St. Francis hosted the first living nativity scene in 1223, sparking a tradition that continues in Italy to this day. Beginning on Christmas day, and running until January 6th, towns throughout Italy hold pageants to re-act the night of Jesus’ birth. Actors portray Mary, Joseph, the three Magi and other biblical figures from the gospel.

In Trappitello, peripherical area of Taormina, every year in Chrismas time, a Living Crib with more than 200 “actors” and “walk-ons” is organised. It is one of the most appreciated living cribs of Sicily counting 22.000/25.000 people visiting the event every year.

The location set is the huge garden of the old small church of Santa Venera with impressive old buildings such as an oil mill, a millstone, a mallet and a windmill.  While in a secluded and evocative place the Capanna della Natività is located, where the Holy Child is welcomed and warmed by the love of his parents, Maria and Giuseppe, and by a docile ox and a tender donkey.
In fact there are many and various animals “working” as extras in the crib – among which a majestic camel stands out.

On January 6th, according to tradition, the Three Wise Men (the Three Kings) will enter “Bethlehem”, bringing their gifts to Baby Jesus: gold, frankincense and myrrh.

At the exit of the Living Nativity there is the possibility to visit the ancient Church of S. Venera, admire a rich exhibition of Holy Jesus and taste typical products of our tradition.

 

Opening hours:
– 26 December – 5.00pm / 9.00pm
– 27 Dicembre – 6.00pm / 9.00pm
– 29 Dicembre – 6.00pm / 9.00pm
– 30 Dicembre – 6.00pm / 9.00pm
– 1 January – 6.00pm / 9.00pm
– 2 January – 6.00pm / 9.00pm
– 4 January – 6.00pm / 9.00pm
– 5 January – 5.00pm / 9.00pm
– 6 January – 5.00pm / 9.00pm

 

How to get there:  Motorway A18 Messina/Catania, exit Taormina, Direction SS. 185 (statal road, blu sign),  500 metres from the motorway exit.
More info: T. +39 0942/50210 – M. +39 339/8320324 and +39 349/4289961 – presepetrappitello@gmail.com

FB: Presepe Vivente di Trappitello
#presepetrappitello

Ficarra and Picone

Ancient Theatre, Friday 31st July 2020 @9.00pm

Salvatore Ficarra (Palermo, 27 May 1971) and Valentino Picone (Palermo, 23 March 1971) are an Italian comedy duo who work on stage, films, television and books as Ficarra e Picone.

 

TICKETS on ticketone.it >> CLICK HERE

Subject to availability, groups of four people can buy four tickets at special price (“For you” package)

Stalls (Parterre)
Full price: € 69,00
Package “For you”: € 51,75

Gallery
Full price: € 59,00
Package “For you”: € 44,25

Upper circle (numbered seats)
Full price: € 49,00
Package “For you”: € 36,75

Upper circle (non-numbered seats): € 28,75

 

MORE INFO

FB  www.facebook.com/FicarraePicone

 

 

WHERE TO STAY

Hotel La Pensione SvizzeraHotel Villa SchulerHotel Villa DucaleHotel Villa Carlotta

 

Il Volo

“Best of 10 Years”

Ancient Theatre, Friday 4th September 2020 @ 9.00pm

 

Celebrating 10 years of incredible music making, global pop-opera sensation Il Volo performs again at the Ancient Greek-Roman Theatre of  Taormina.

l Volo is a group of three (unconventional) teenage boys that came to fame in Italy after appearing on the Italian talent show “Ti Lascio Una Canzone”.
They were promptly snapped up by the leading people in the music industry in Italy and their debut album quickly went platinum. Like Andrea Bocelli before them, they are Italians set for the international stage. Their appearance on American Idol in 2011 caused a frenzy of first week sales for the lads with further plans to launch themselves elsewhere in the world. Their appeal is definitely their quirky image coupled with their unexpectedly mature vocals. They cover old ground in the classical crossover sphere, but they certainly package it in a new and exciting way. With undeniably strong voices and impeccable charm, Il Volo are hard to resist.
(source: classical-crossover.co.uk)

The three singers are tenors Piero Barone (born 1993) and Ignazio Boschetto (born 1994), and baritone Gianluca Ginoble (born 1995).

 

TICKETS on ticketone.it
Stalls (Parterre): € SOLD OUT
Gallery: € 95,00
Upper circle (numbered seats): € 80,00
Upper circle (non-numbered seats): € 40,00

 

MORE INFO

ilvolomusic.com

 

 

Where to stay

Hotel La Pensione SvizzeraHotel Villa SchulerHotel Villa DucaleHotel Villa Carlotta

Immagini & Parole – 6th ed.

Taormina meets the Sicilian Photography

Organised by the Photo Association “Taormina… click”

Saletta Conferenze, Archivio Storico (Via Teofane Cerameo) @ 5.30pm

 

A series on nine seminars with some of the main Sicilian photographers.

 

Friday October 25th – A.T.
Meet Laura Tellini

www.facebook.com/laura.tellini.5

 

Friday November 8 – Females
Meet Ornella Mazzola

www.facebook.com/ornella.mazzola.1

 

Friday November  22 – Gente di Sicilia
Meet Fia Zappalà

Friday December 6 – Skin Tales
Meet Gaetano Belverde

Friday December 21 – L’amima dei pupi
Meet Alessandro Ingoglia

Friday January 10 – Bucarest e i segreti sotterranei
Meet Samuele Formichetti

Friday January 24 – Suddenly
Meet Peppe Gambino

Friday February 7 – in-CONTRO-al-LA-LUCE and Allusiva
Meet Enrico La Bianca and Attilio Scimone

Friday February 21 – Antologia in bianco e nero
Meet Enrico Borrometi

 

 

MORE INFO

Associazione Fotografica Taoclick

www.facebook.com/groups/taoclick

robertomendolia@live.it

 

Where to stay

Hotel La Pensione SvizzeraHotel Villa SchulerHotel Villa DucaleHotel Villa Carlotta

 

 

 

 

 

Autunno all’Odeon

Musics and plays by the small theatre “Oeon” (200 seats)

Entrance: € 12,00 (residents € 10,00)

Odeon, via Teatrino Romano @ 6.30pm

Tickets
Ctbox shops in Sicily: www.ctbox.it
In Taormina: at the “Casa del Cinema” in Corso Umberto I n. 61 and on site half an hour before the beginning of the show.

Comuicato stampa (Italian press release)

 

OPENING OF THE SEASON
Monday, September 23rd
PUNTI DI VISTA
Direction: Monica Felloni
Compagnia Nèon Teatri

 

Thursday, September 26th
CARMEN AVELLONE ‹ VITO GIORDANO QUINTET
Guests: Brass Talents
Gaetano Castiglia trumpet
Gaetano Laura trmpet
in collaboration with The Brass Group

Friday, September 27th
MUSICHE DEL NOSTRO TEMPO
BEPI GARSIA piano
music by Gershwin, Debussy
in collaboration with The Brass Group

 

 

Saturday, September 28th
MAURIZIO MASTRINI piano
original musics by Maurizio Mastrini
in collaboration with Associazione Musicale Almoetia

Sunday, September 29th
I SOLISTI DI OPERA LABORATORIO
Arias from operas by G. Verdi, G. Donizetti, G. Puccini, P. Mascagni, V. Bellini

 

Saturday, October 5th
Plectrum Orchestra “CITTA’ DI TAORMINA”
Direction: Antonino Pellitteri
Music by Pullara, Verdi, Mascagni, Sollima, Gulotta, Morricone.
Fort the first time together withe soprano Francesca Adamo Sollima

The Taormina Plectrum Orchestra was founded at the beginning of the 20th century by a few local friends. Today it counts many musicians playing mandolins, mandolas, mandoloncelli, guitars and double basses.

www.orchestraaplettro.it/english.html

 

Sunday, October 6th
HOMAGE TO FRENCH MUSIC
CARLA AVVANTAGGIATO- MAURIZIO MATARRESE 4 hands piano
Music by Debussy, Ravel, Faurè
in collaboration with Associazione Musicale Almoetia

 

Thursday, October 10th
NOTE DALL’INFERNO – DANTE IN JAZZ
with Gigi Borruso
music by Diego Spitaleri and Fabio Lannino
Interview to Dante by Gery Palazzotto (in Italian)

Friday, October 11th
A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF DIANE SHUUR
with Lucy Garsia, Umberto Porcaro, Fabrizio Giambanco, Diego Spitaleri and Fabio Lannino

 

 

Saturday, October 12th
DUO NEW VISIONS
ANTONIO SERRATORE- LODI LUKA clarinet and piano
Music by Piazzolla, Galliano, Boccadoro, Luka, Porro, Galante
in collaboration with Associazione Musicale Almoetia


Friday, October 18th

LOTUS FLOWER – THE DREAM OF LIFE
DT Junior Ballet – Choreography by Alessandra Scalambrino

 

Saturday, October 19th
Soulsville – SKILLIE CHARLES ORCHESTRA

 

 

Sunday, October 20th
11.30am >> SICILIAN PUPPET SHOW by and with Giovanni Calcagno
La canzone di Orlando
Martirio dei Franchi a Roncisvalle
Vendetta dei Cristiani
In collaboration with the Pasqualino Puppet Museum
More info:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Roncevaux_Pass
www.museodellemarionette.it/en/

18.30 >> DANCING KEYS
GEORGI MUNDROV piano
Music by Chopin, Debussy, Albeniz, Ginastera
in collaboration with Associazione Musicale Almoetia

 

MORE INFO

Fondazione Taormina Arte

www.facebook.com/fondazionetaorminartesicilia – www.taoarte.it – info@taoarte.it – Infoline 009 391 746. 2146

 

 

Where to stay

Hotel La Pensione Svizzera – Hotel Villa Schuler – Hotel Villa Ducale – Hotel Villa Carlotta

Pio e Amedeo

“La classe non è qua”

Ancient Theatre, September 21st 2019

 

Pio D’Antini (August 20, 1983) and Amedeo Grieco (August 25, 1983) are an Italian comedy duo who work on stage, film, television and books as Pio e Amedeo.

 

TICKETS on ticketone.it
Stalls (Parterre): € 79,00
Gallery: € 69,00
Upper circle (numbered seats): € 49,00
Upper circle (non-numbered seats): € 29,00


The Look of the Year

Taormina, September 12th-16th, 2019

Gala evening at the Ancient Theatre on Sunday 15th

 

 

Host: Jo Squillo

 

MORE INFO ASAP

 

www.facebook.com/thelookoftheyearitalia

info@thelookoftheyearitalia.it

 

www.facebook.com/thelookoftheyearitalia


NEW DATE

Levante

Ancient Theatre, Saturday 14 September 2019 @21.30

 

Claudia Lagona (born 23 May 1987), better known by her stage name Levante, is an Italian singer-songwriter. She debuted in 2013, releasing the single “Alfonso”, which became popular after being launched by Italian radio station Radio DeeJay. The single was later certified gold by the Federation of the Italian Music Industry. Levante’s first studio album, Manuale distruzione, was released on 11 March 2014. It was followed by Abbi cura di te (2015) and Nel caos di stanze stupefacenti (2017).

In 2017, she was chosen as a judge for the eleventh series of Italian talent show X Factor.

 

TICKETS on ticketone.it
Stalls (Parterre): € 46,00
Gallery: € 40,30
Upper circle (numbered seats): € 35,00
Upper circle (non-numbered seats): € 29,90

 

https://www.facebook.com/levantemusic/

https://www.facebook.com/events/271268543572661/