Dall’inferno all’infinito

by Monica Guerritore

Ancient Theatre, Saturday August 10 2019 @ 5.00am


written and directed by Monica Guerritore
Lucilla Mininno, assistant director
Paolo Meglio, lights
Parmaconcerti srl, ditribution


At 5.00 o’clock in the morning, during the dawn, in a theatre built on top of a hill with a breathtaking panorama of the Mediterranean Sea and Mount Etna, the Italian theatre actress Monica Guerritore will bring the audience into a spiritual voyage, from the Inferno (the Hell) by Dante Aligheri to the Infinito (Infinite) by Giacomo Leopardi.

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TICKETS on boxol.it
Stalls (Parterre): € 15,00

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by Giacomo Leopardi

“L’infinito” (Italian pronunciation: [liɱfiˈniːto]; English: The Infinite) is a poem written by Giacomo Leopardi probably in the autumn of 1819. The poem is a product of Leopardi’s yearning to travel beyond his restrictive home town of Recanati and experience more of the world which he had studied.
It is widely known within Italy.


Original Text
Sempre caro mi fu quest’ermo colle,
e questa siepe, che da tanta parte
dell’ultimo orizzonte il guardo esclude.
Ma sedendo e mirando, interminati
spazi di là da quella, e sovrumani
silenzi, e profondissima quïete
io nel pensier mi fingo; ove per poco
il cor non si spaura. E come il vento
odo stormir tra queste piante, io quello
infinito silenzio a questa voce
vo comparando: e mi sovvien l’eterno,
e le morte stagioni, e la presente
e viva, e il suon di lei. Così tra questa
immensità s’annega il pensier mio:
e il naufragar m’è dolce in questo mare.

Literal English Translation
Always dear to me was this solitary hill
and this hedge, which, from so many parts
of the far horizon, the sight excludes.
But sitting and gazing, endless
spaces beyond it, and inhuman
silences, and the deepest quiet
I fake myself in my thoughts; where almost
my heart scares. And as the wind
I hear rustling through these trees, I, that
infinite silence, to this voice
keep comparing: and I feel the eternal,
the dead seasons, the present,
and living one, and the sound of her. So in this
immensity drown my own thoughts:
and sinking in this sea is sweet to me.

Alternate translation
This lonely hill was always dear to me,
and this hedgerow, which cuts off the view
of so much of the last horizon.
But sitting here and gazing, I can see
beyond, in my mind’s eye, unending spaces,
and superhuman silences, and depthless calm,
till what I feel
is almost fear. And when I hear
the wind stir in these branches, I begin
comparing that endless stillness with this noise:
and the eternal comes to mind,
and the dead seasons, and the present
living one, and how it sounds.
So my mind sinks in this immensity:
and foundering is sweet in such a sea.

(translated by Jonathan Galassi)

(Source: Wikipedia)

Eros Ramazzotti

Vita ce n’è – World Tour

Ancient Theatre on Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Tuesday 6 August 2019 @ 9.00pm



Choose your day >> Saturday 3Sunday 4Tuesday 6 

Stalls (Parterre): € 149,50
Gallery (central): € 132,25
Gallery (lateral): € 109,25
Upper circle (numbered seats): € 86,25
Upper circle (non-numbered seats): € 63,25


Eros Walter Luciano Ramazzotti (born 28 October 1963) is an Italian musician, singer and songwriter. Ramazzotti is popular in Italy and most European countries, and throughout the Spanish-speaking world, as he has released most of his albums in both Italian and Spanish.

Since 1984, Ramazzotti has released 11 studio albums, one EP, three compilation albums, three live albums, and 37 singles. He has sold over 60 million records in his 30-year career. His repertoire includes duets with artists such as Cher, Tina Turner, Andrea Bocelli, Patsy Kensit, Anastacia, Joe Cocker, Julio Iglesias, Lynn Davis, Ricardo Arjona, Luciano Pavarotti, Laura Pausini, Nicole Scherzinger and Ricky Martin.
(source: wikipedia)


Ancient Theatre, Friday August 2nd 2019 @ 9.30pm


TICKETS on ticketone.it
Stalls (Parterre): € 52,90
Gallery: € 46,00
Upper circle (numbered seats): € 34,50
Upper circle (non-numbered seats): € 29,90


Special full package including:
– n. 1 ticket for the parterre
– personalised check-in
– early entry
– soundcheck entry (before the show)
– free gadget
Tickets € 87,90 sold here



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Massimo Ranieri

Malia Napoletana

Ancient Theatre, Sunday August 1st 2019 @9.30pm


Massimo Ranieri, born in Naples in 19651 is an Italian pop singer, film and stage actor.
He is greatly popular in Italy and internationally known. The recipient of important prizes and awards for his unique vocal styling and his intense theatre and cinema interpretations (such as Metello, Death Rage, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and others) he has maintained his position amongst the top male solo artists for the past thirty years and continues to do so.

“Malia Napoletana” is a journey through the great classics of the Neapolitan music: “Malafemmina” by Totò,  “Dove sta Zazà”, “Strada ‘nfosa” by Domenico Modugno, “Torero” by Carosone, and many others. Real perls of the Italian music world will accompany the artist: Stefano Di Battista (sax) , Marco Brioschi  (trumpet and flugehorn), Rita Marcotulli (piano), Riccardo Fioravanti (double bass) and Israel Varela (drums).


TICKETS on boxol.it
Stalls (Parterre): € 80,50
Gallery: € 69,00
Upper circle (numbered seats): € 52,00
Upper circle (non-numbered seats): € 34,50


More on Massimo Ranieri




the refund requests must be submitted – within August 5th –  at the same point of sale where the purchase was made


The Beat Box

A tribute to Beatles

with the Roma Philarmonic Orchestra

The Beatles Revolution – Abbey Road’s 50th Anniversary

Ancient Theatre of Taormina, Wednesday 31st July 2019 @ 9.30pm


Much more than just a tribute to the Beatles, the performance of Beatbox aims to revive the energy and charm of the legendary quar tet from Liverpool. To obtain the desired result, nothing has been left to chance: the instrumentation is identical to that used by the Beatles in their historical concerts, the Stage clothes, are made by the same tailor who made them for the U.S. tours of the Fab Four.

To give life to this project, four musicians from the curriculum rather than noble: Mauro Sposito, Filippo Caretti, Riccardo Bagnoli and Federico Franchi has played with the great names of Italian pop. A show that runs through the memories and the discovery of several generations, with performances faithfully to the original, to rediscover the enthusiasm and positivity of the Swinging ‘60s.

For the first time in Italy, the band will be on stage with the Roma Philarmonic Orchestra directed by Maestro Stefano Trasimen.

During the multimedia show, rare video documents will be projected in the screen. Pepole who lived that magic period will shre their memories: Freda Kelly (historic sevretary of the band), Pete Best (their first drummer), Renzo Arbore, Peppino Di Capri, Rolando Giambelli and many others.


TICKETS on boxol.it and ticketone.it
Stalls (Parterre): € 75,00
Gallery: € 62,00
Upper circle (numbered seats): € 50,00
Upper circle (non-numbered seats): € 35,00









by Giacomo Puccini

Festival dei Teatri di Pietra

Tuesday July 30th 2019, Ancient Theatre @  9.30 pm


Director: Alessandro Cecchi Paone
Assistant-Director: Anna Aiello
Coro Lirico Siciliano & Orchestra – Maestro of Chorus: Francesco Costa
Lights: Claudio Mantegna


TICKETS on boxol.it and ticketone.it
Stalls (Parterre): € 95,00
Gallery: € 80,00
Upper circle (numbered seats): € 55,00
Upper circle (non-numbered seats): € 30,00


8 Tour Estate 2019


Subsonica is an Italian rock band that was formed in 1996 in Turin. Their eponymous debut album was released in the spring of 1997.
In their career, they have produced 8 studio albums and sold around 400,000 CDs.
Their latest studio album, 8, was released in 2018.

Current members:

Samuel Umberto Romano (1972) – Lead vocals, acoustic guitar
Massimiliano “C. Max” Casacci (1963) – Guitars, backing vocals
Davide “Boosta” Dileo (1974) – Keyboards, piano, programming, backing vocals
Enrico “Ninja” Matta (1971) – Drums, percussions, programming
Luca “Bass Vicio” Vicini (1971) – Bass, guitar


TICKETS on ticketone.it
Stalls (Parterre): € SOLD OUT
Gallery (central): € 51,75
Gallery (lateral): € 6,00
Upper circle (numbered seats): € 40,30
Upper circle (non-numbered seats): € 34,50


the refund requests must be submitted – within August 31st –  at the same point of sale where the purchase was made

Shine Pink Floyd Moon

Ballet with the music of

Pink Floyd Legend

Ancient Theatre, Saturday 27th July 2019


A journey to the Moon with the psychedelic music of the Pink Floyd


Choreography and Direction: Micha van Hoecke
Dancers of the Ballet Company “Daniele Cipriani Entertainment”

Live Music by Pink Floyd Legend
SIMONE TEMPORALI – Keyboard, Voice
PAOLO ANGIOI – Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, 12 xxx guitar, Bass, Voice

ANDREA ARNESE – Audio Effects, Keytar, Acoustic guitar


TICKETS on boxol.it and ticketone.it
Stalls: € 55,00
Upper circle (numbered seats): € 40,00
Upper circle (non-numbered seats): € 25,00

Taormina Ticket Office: @ Casa del Cinema,  Corso Umberto n. 20. Opening hours: every day except Mondays from 10.00am to 8.00pm







John Legend

Taormina 4ever

Ancient Theatre, Thursday 25th @9.30pm


Legend, his band and a symphonic orchestra of more than 100 elements. THIS is the only concert in Italy of John Legend


TICKETS on boxol.it
Parterre A Gold: € 180,00 SOLD OUT
Parterre B: € 120,00 SOLD OUT
Gallery: € 100,00 SOLD OUT
Upper circle (numbered seats): € 70,00 SOLD OUT
Upper circle (non-numbered seats): € 50,00




Museo del Carretto siciliano – Museum of the Sicilian Cart

Ex Carmine Church, from July 24th to October 31st 2019

Opening hours: every day from 9.00am to 9.00pm

Entrance: € 5,00 – Reduced (people aged 18/25): € 3,00 – Under 18 with an adult, disabled people and residents: free


MUSCÀ – The Museum of Sicilian Cart invites you to discover its exclusive collection of Sicilian Carts. A real icon of islander folklore which arouses the curiosity of everyone who visits this country. Delve among keys, Axis boxes and harnesses that will make you take a journey into the most authentic Sicilian tradition. The exhibition will be enhanced by important pictures from the early ‘900s dedicated to the art of Carts.

The exhibition, organized by the Sicilan Carts Association of Trecastagni in collaboration with the City of Taormina, will be held at ex Del Carmine Church of Taormina, a gem of baroque style.


Location map





Infoline (mobile): 0039 338 832 4974

mail: muscamuseum@gmail.com


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