Secondo Natura

Paint exhibition by Fabio Salafia

Palazzo Duchi di Santo Stefano (near Porta Catania)

September 14th / October 6th 2013

Free entrance

 

Fabio Salafia (1979) is a Sicilian artist born in Grammichele (near Catania) who will exhibit 16 recent works, expression of the close connection between the artist and the nature.

2nd INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF PLECTRUM ORCHESTRAS

Greek Theatre

September 12th to 15th 2013, 6.00pm – FREE ENTRY

 

At the setting of the sun, in the Greek Theatre f Taormina, the mandolin and the plectrum instruments are magic

 

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PROGRAM

Thursday, September 12th
Plectrum Orchestra City of Milan
Conductor: Augusto Scibilia
Musics by: Calace, Vivaldi, Eterandi, Silvestri, Szordikowski, Piazzolla, Rola, Kreidler, Nagaoka, Arlen, Jenkins and Anderson.


Friday, September 13th
Ensemble “L’altra Musica” (Caserta)
Tarantulae and other stories of music
Luca Natale (mandolin, mandola, mandocello), Francesco Natale (guitar), Ascanio Trivisano (violin), Francesco Faraldo  (percussion instruments).
Musics by: Gioviale, Leonardi, Faraldo, Natale, Kircher

 

Saturday, September 14th
Kizuna Quartet (Japan)
Miki Nishiyama (mandolin), Alessandro Bono (guitar), Mikako Ogawa (salterio, hackbrett) Masayo Yokouchi (mandolin).
Musics by: Ortiz, Caroso, Frescobaldi, Arrigoni, Motta, Merchi, Bortolazzi, Gervasio

 

Sunday, September 15th
Quintetto a Pizzico “Zomos” (Palermo)
Raffaele Pullara (mandolin), Mauro Schembri (mandolin), Flavio D’Ambra (guitar) Giovanni Confaloni (guitar), Andrea Scimè (double bass)
Musics by: Bartòk, Rossini, Grismonti, Joplin, Koji

Taormina Plectrum Orchestra
Conductor: Antonino Pellitteri
Musics by: Calace, Ambrosius, Albin, Munier, Kurwahara, Gulotta

Quintetto a Pizzico “Zomos AND Taormina Plectrum Orchestra
Conductor: Antonino Pellitteri
Musics by: Calace, Verdi

 

MORE INFO
Taormina Arte – +39 0942 628730 / 21142 – www.taormina-arte.com
Taormina Plectrum Orchestra – www.orchestraaplettro.it

 

Taormina Greek Theatre

 

Schlomo Mintz

Greek Theatre

September 9th, 2013, 9.30pm

Shlomo Mintz  is an Israeli violin virtuoso, violist and conductor. He regularly appears with orchestras and conductors on the international scene and is heard in recitals and chamber music concerts around the world.

In Taormina he will be accompanied by the Turkish Youth Philharmonic – conducted by Cem Masur – and will perform the Violin Concerto in D major, Op.61 by Ludwig van Beethoven.
He will also play pieces by Vincenzo Bellini (Norma overture), Gioacchino Rossini (Guillaume Tell overture), Giuseppe Verdi (Macbeth) and other masters of the music.

Tickets on boxol.it.
Ticket Office in Taormina: +39 0942.628730

Stalls (Parterre): € 45,00
Gallery: € 33,00
Upper circle (numbered seats): € 22,00 – Under 18/Over 65: € 17,00
Upper circle (non-numbered seats): € 18,00 – Under 18/Over 65: € 12,00

More Info Taormina Arte >> info@taormina-arte.com – tel. +39 0942 21142

Great Female Voices

Taormina Public Gardens

September 7th 2013, 9.00pm

 

Tribute to five great female voices: Whitney Huston, Dionne Warwick, Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion and Mina.

Free entrance

Bellini Verdi Wagner Gala

Greek Theatre

September 7th 2013, 9.30pm

 

BELLINI FESTIVAL

The Bellini Opera Festival, conducted by Francesco Di Mauro and Brian Schembri, and Lucia Aliberti, one of the world most talented soprano of these days, will perform some of the most famous pieces of the three great authors.

This year the Bellini Festival, born in 2009 to commemorate the Sicilian Vincenzo Bellini, will give homage also to Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner since this year is the bicentenary of their birth.
The program includes Norma, The  Puritans (V. Bellini), Twilight of the Gods, The Walkyrie, Tannhauser (R. Wagner) La Traviata, The two Foscari, The Force of Destiny (G. Verdi).

Tickets on boxol.it. Ticket Office in Taormina: +39 0942.628730

Stalls (Parterre): € 55,00
Gallery: € 45,00
Upper circle (numbered seats): € 33,00 – Under 18/Over 65: € 28,00
Upper circle (non-numbered seats): € 22,00 – Under 18/Over 65: € 18,00

More Info Taormina Arte >> info@taormina-arte.com – tel. +39 0942 21142

Christmas in Taormina 2013

December 2013 / January 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 2013

December 1st 2012 / January 6th 2013 – Taormina Christmas Market

December 20th 2012 / January 6th 2013 – Cioccolart Sicily, 4th Edition

Dcember 26th 2012 / January 13th 2013 – Living Nativity Scene in Taormina Trappitello

January 4th / February 16th – Photo exhibition on the nature reserve of Isola Bella

January 10th / 29th – Art exhibition by Pippo Consolo

 

February 2013

February 16/ to 26 – DI-SEGNI, drawing exhibition

 

March 2013

March 2/16 – Photo Exhibition “Nel Silenzio”, previous church of San Francesco di Paola

March 9/18 – Paint exhibition by Vanecha Roudbaraki, preious church Del Carmine

March 9 – Taormina Classica – Art Gallery Ensamble, church of Santa Caterina

March 16 – Taormina Classica – Duo Bourton/Cicero, church of Santa Caterina

March 22 – Taormina Classica – Duo Bechstein, church of Santa Caterina

March 29 / April 1 – Taormina model making exhibition, previous church Del Carmine

 

April 2013

April 1 – Taormina model making exhibition, previous church Del Carmine

April 7 – Taormina Classica – Duo Zampini, church of Santa Caterina

April 13 and 14 – Sicilian Puppet show by the Gargano Family, courtyard of the Palazzo Corvaja

April 19 – Taormina Classica – Trio Calliope, church of Santa Caterina

April 20 and 21 – FlorArt, artistic floral exhibition along the flight of steps of Taormina

April 21 – Taormina Classica – Martin Munch, church of Santa Caterina

 

May 2013

May 1 / 15 – Painting and sculptures by the painter Fiamma Zagara (Rome) and the Sicilian sculpture Nino Ucchini (Savoca)

May 1 / June 2 – Exhibition by Emilio Leoffredi “Raising awareness for India and Tibet exiles”, NN Gallery

May 2/30 – Photo Exhibition “Nel Silenzio”

May 4 and 5 – Sicilian Puppet show by the Gargano Family 

May 11 and 12 – Ecological Garden in town

May 12 – Taormina Classica – Frank Wasser

 

June 2013

June 2 – Il Giardino Ecologico Eco Trade Show – Organic prduct and tastings, exhibition and organic gardening, ecological architecture, sustainable tourism and renewable energy. Conclusion at around 9.00pm with a concert – Taormina Public Gardens

June 8 and 9 – “Ceramicando” –  Open Air pottery workshop and exhibition along the streets of Taormina.

June 14/30 – Exhibition “L’anima della Luce” by Palmina Barbagallo, previous Church of San Francesco di Paola

June 15/22 – Taormina Film Fest

June 15 – Man of Steel, Italian Prèmiere (Taormina FilmFest)

June 15/22 – Exhibition: “50 anni di Gerardo Sacco”

June 16 – Killing Season (Taormina Film Fest)

June 17 – Song for Marion (Taormina FilmFest)

June 16 / September 30 – Exhibition: “Il cinema sopra Taormina”

June 18 – Cha cha cha (Taormina Film Fest)

June 18/20 – Taormina Media Award, journalistic prize

June 19 – Java Heat (Taormina Film Fest)

June 20 – Trance (Taormina Film Fest)

June 21 – Parental Guidance (Taormina Film Fest)

June 22 – The Lone Ranger (Taormina Film Fest)

 

July 2013

July 1 / September 30 – Exhibition: “Il cinema sopra Taormina”

July 2 / September 30 – Exhibition: “1983/2013 – 30 years of Taormina Arte”, previous church Del Carmine

July 6 – Silver Ribbon Awards

July 6 / 7 – 2° Taormina Rally Event

July 7  – “Rigoletto” by Verdi (OPERA)

July 9 – “Rigoletto” by Verdi (OPERA)

July 13 – Enrico Guarneri in Mastro Don Gesualdo

July 15 / October 30 – Exhibition “In viaggio con Leonardo”, previous Church of San Francesco

July 16 – An evening with Mark Knopler

July 17 – Incognito

July 20 – Ludovico Einaudi

July 21 – Luisa Kuliok in “The String of Pearls” a monologue by Helena Tritek

July 24 – George Benson

July 26 – Roberto Bolle and the American Opera Ballet

July 27 – Cocciante canta Cocciante

July 28 – Zucchero’Sugar’ Fornaciari in La sesiòn cubana

July 28/30 – Reliquario pope Giovanni Paolo II

July 29 – Cesare Cremonini “Solo Piano”

July 30 – Baustelle

July 31 – Patti Smith

 

August 2013

August 1 / September 30 – Exhibition: “Il cinema sopra Taormina”

August 1 / September 30 – Exhibition “Isolabella, underwater treasures” (Museum Villa Busurgi on the island of Isolabella)

August 1 / September 30 – Exhibition “Leonardo da Vinci’s machines”, church of San Francesco di Paola

August 1 / September 30 – Exhibition: “1983/2013 – 30 years of Taormina Arte”, previous church Del Carmine

August 2 / 6 – Taormina Jazz Festival

August 8 – “Cavalleria Rusticana (Rustican Chivalry)” by Mascagni (OPERA) and Carmina Burana

August 10 – “I Pagliacci” by Leoncavallo (OPERA)

August 12 – “Cavalleria Rusticana (Rustican Chivalry)” by Mascagni (OPERA) and Carmina Burana

August 14 – “I Pagliacci” by Leoncavallo (OPERA)

August 16 – Gershwin / L. Astanova

August 17 – Renzo Arbore e L’Orchestra Italiana

August 17 – Italian Opera – Arias by The marriage of Figaro (Mozart), La Traviata (Verdi), Elisir D’Amor (Donizetti), Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini), Madame Butterfly and La Boheme (Puccini)

August 18 – Ballet Company of the Vienna State Opera

August 19 – Enrico Brignano – Il meglio d’Italia Tour 2013

August 19 – Italian Opera – Arias by The marriage of Figaro (Mozart), La Traviata (Verdi), Elisir D’Amor (Donizetti), Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini), Madame Butterfly and La Boheme (Puccini)

August 20 – Max Gazzè

August 22 – Eleonora Abbagnato and the stars of the Paris Opera House

August 23 – Pooh and the Ensemble Symphony Orchestra

August 23 – Italian Opera – Arias by The marriage of Figaro (Mozart), La Traviata (Verdi), Elisir D’Amor (Donizetti), Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini), Madame Butterfly and La Boheme (Puccini)

August 24 – Giovanni Allevi

August 25 – Blue in concert

August 25 – Italian Opera – Arias by The marriage of Figaro (Mozart), La Traviata (Verdi), Elisir D’Amor (Donizetti), Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini), Madame Butterfly and La Boheme (Puccini)

August 26 – Marco Mengoni in concert

August 26 – Italian Opera – Arias by The marriage of Figaro (Mozart), La Traviata (Verdi), Elisir D’Amor (Donizetti), Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini), Madame Butterfly and La Boheme (Puccini)

August 27 – Antonello Venditti -Unica Tour, Gran Finale

August 28 – Mario Biondi in concert

August 29 – Mario Galeani

August 29 –  V. Lisitsa performs Rachmaninov – CANCELLED

August 30 – Italian Opera – Arias by The marriage of Figaro (Mozart), La Traviata (Verdi), Elisir D’Amor (Donizetti), Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini), Madame Butterfly and La Boheme (Puccini)

August 31 – The Look of the Year 2013

August 31 – Italian Opera – Arias by The marriage of Figaro (Mozart), La Traviata (Verdi), Elisir D’Amor (Donizetti), Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini), Madame Butterfly and La Boheme (Puccini)

 

September 2013

September 1-22 – Exhibition by Paolo Greco, previous Church San Francesco di Paola

September 1/30 – Exhibition: “Il cinema sopra Taormina”

September 1/30 – Exhibition “Leonardo da Vinci’s machines”, church of San Francesco di Paola

September 1/30 – Exhibition: “1983/2013 – 30 years of Taormina Arte”

September 1/ October 31 – Vincent Pirruccio Street Exhibition

September 1 – Italian Opera – Arias by The marriage of Figaro (Mozart), La Traviata (Verdi), Elisir D’Amor (Donizetti), Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini), Madame Butterfly and La Boheme (Puccini)

September 3 – Italian Opera – Arias by The marriage of Figaro (Mozart), La Traviata (Verdi), Elisir D’Amor (Donizetti), Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini), Madame Butterfly and La Boheme (Puccini)

September 5 – Italian Opera – Arias by The marriage of Figaro (Mozart), La Traviata (Verdi), Elisir D’Amor (Donizetti), Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini), Madame Butterfly and La Boheme (Puccini)

September 7 – “Bellini Verdi Wagner Opera Gala” with Lucia Aliberti

September 7 – Great Female Voices, Taormina Public Gardens

September 8 – Italian Opera – Arias by The marriage of Figaro (Mozart), La Traviata (Verdi), Elisir D’Amor (Donizetti), Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini), Madame Butterfly and La Boheme (Puccini)

September 9 – Schlomo Mintz

September 11 – Italian Opera – Arias by The marriage of Figaro (Mozart), La Traviata (Verdi), Elisir D’Amor (Donizetti), Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini), Madame Butterfly and La Boheme (Puccini)

September 12/15 – Plectrum Orchestra Festival

September 13 – Italian Opera – Arias by The marriage of Figaro (Mozart), La Traviata (Verdi), Elisir D’Amor (Donizetti), Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini), Madame Butterfly and La Boheme (Puccini)

September 14 / October 6 – Art exhibition by Fabio Salafia

September 14- Italian Opera – Arias by The marriage of Figaro (Mozart), La Traviata (Verdi), Elisir D’Amor (Donizetti), Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini), Madame Butterfly and La Boheme (Puccini)

September 14 – October 6 – Art exhibition by Fabio Salafia

September 17 – Italian Opera – Arias by The marriage of Figaro (Mozart), La Traviata (Verdi), Elisir D’Amor (Donizetti), Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini), Madame Butterfly and La Boheme (Puccini)

September 19 – Italian Opera – Arias by The marriage of Figaro (Mozart), La Traviata (Verdi), Elisir D’Amor (Donizetti), Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini), Madame Butterfly and La Boheme (Puccini)

September 21/27 – TAOBUK, the Taormina Book Festival

September 24 – Italian Opera – Arias by The marriage of Figaro (Mozart), La Traviata (Verdi), Elisir D’Amor (Donizetti), Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini), Madame Butterfly and La Boheme (Puccini)

September 26 – Italian Opera – Arias by The marriage of Figaro (Mozart), La Traviata (Verdi), Elisir D’Amor (Donizetti), Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini), Madame Butterfly and La Boheme (Puccini)

September 28 and 29 – Ecological Garden in Taormina

September 28 – Italian Opera – Arias by The marriage of Figaro (Mozart), La Traviata (Verdi), Elisir D’Amor (Donizetti), Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini), Madame Butterfly and La Boheme (Puccini)

September 29 – Italian Opera – Arias by The marriage of Figaro (Mozart), La Traviata (Verdi), Elisir D’Amor (Donizetti), Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini), Madame Butterfly and La Boheme (Puccini)

 

October 2013

October 1/31 – Vincent Pirruccio Street Exhibition

October 1/6 – Art exhibition by Fabio Salafia

October 5 – “Prima vigilia noctis” 2nd edition – Concerts in the churches of Taormina (church of Santa Caterina)

October 6 – “Prima vigilia noctis” 2nd edition – Concerts in the churches of Taormina (church of Varò)

October 12 – “Prima vigilia noctis” 2nd edition – Concerts in the churches of Taormina (church of San Giuseppe)

October 13 – “Prima vigilia noctis” 2nd edition – Concerts in the churches of Taormina (church of Santa Caterina)

October 19 – “Prima vigilia noctis” 2nd edition – Concerts in the churches of Taormina (church of Varò)

October 20 – “Prima vigilia noctis” 2nd edition – Concerts in the churches of Taormina (Cathedral)

October 26 – “Prima vigilia noctis” 2nd edition – Concerts in the churches of Taormina (church of San Pancrazio)

October 27 – “Prima vigilia noctis” 2nd edition – Concerts in the churches of Taormina (Cathedral)

 

 

December 2013

December 20 2013/ January 6 2014 – CioccolArt Sicily, 5th edition

December 21-January 9 – Art exhibition on San Francis of Paola, church San Francesco di Paola

 

 

The look of the Year Fashion Awards

Taormina Greek Theatre, 8.30pm

Stalls (Parterre): € 16,50
Upper circle (non-numbered seats): € 11,50
Tickets on ctbox.it and boxol.it

The LOOK OF THE YEAR is the most important fashion event all over the world, whose aim is to select and to launch models in the world of modelling. The  Look of the Yaer is also a recognition that will be given every year to the most creative stylists, to the magazines and to the best professionalists of the sector. The aim is to create a direct line among who creates fashion, who promotes it and who wears it by profession. The event is addressed to an increasingly interested public, to a continuous rendezvous with fashion that finds rising number of girls willing to participate at The Look of The Year. The LOOK OF THE YEARs style is in agreement with its location. The international event, located in Taormina / Giardini Naxos, usual destination of the international jet-set, where the most prestigious names of the international fashion take part. The selection is made up of the most known professionalists of the world of look, photographers, stylists and models. It starts with the participation of about 200.000 girls, from 16 years old to 22 years old, minimum height 1,78m, size 40/42, giving to all of them equal opportunity to take part at the event, without discriminating colour, race, religion or ethnic origin. THE LOOK OF THE YEAR is able to involve every year more than 40 countries, making use of numerous Seats all over the world. The organisers, thanks to the media, radio, television and newspapers, promote the event and the research of the models for the international phase. (source: thelookoftheyear.tv)

More info on www.thelookoftheyear.tv

THE CONCERT IS CANCELLED

You can either use you ticket for tonight’s concert of M A R I O   G A L E A N I  or ask your seller to refund the face value of the tickets

Tickets’ refund is only available between August 23th to September 7th

Valentina Lisitsa

Taormina Greek Theatre

August 29th 2013, 9.30pm

Valentina Lisitsa comes back to Taormina for a new concert.

With more than 30 million YouTube channel views, Valentina Lisitsa is one of the most watched classical musicians on the Web, using digital innovation to champion classical music and performance.
Tonight in Taormina, Valentina will perform the Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in A minor. op 16 by Grieg and Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43 by Rachmaninov and Warsaw Concert of Addinsell.

Valentina Lisitsa was born in Kiev, Ukraine and began playing the piano at the age of three, performing her first solo recital a year later. She gained a place at the Lysenko Music School for Gifted Children and later studied at the Kiev Conservatory under Ludmilla Tsvierko. In 1991 she won the first prize in The Murray Dranoff Two Piano Competition together with Alexei Kuznetsoff. She now resides in the USA.

Tickets on boxol.it and ticketone.it
Ticket Office in Taormina: +39 0942.628730
Stalls (Parterre) and Gallery: € 22,00
Upper circle (non-numbered seats): € 14,00

DUE TO BAD WEATHER CONDITIONS THE CONCERT IS RESCHEDULED TO AUGUST 29th

If you can’t make it – ask your seller to refund the face value of the tickets

Tickets refund is only available between August 22nd to 28th

Mario Galeani

Taormina Greek Theatre

August 21 2013, 9.30pm >>>>>>>> NEW DATE  AUGUST 29th

Born in Messina,Mario Galeani is considered among the most important and active italian pianist of his generation. From very young age he dedicates himself to the concertism, giving tourneé which brought him to perform as soloist in all Europe, in North and Central America, in Middle and Far East and in North Africa for some of the most prestigious world musical centres.

More info on mariogaleani.it

Ticket Office in Taormina: +39 0942.628730
Stalls (Parterre) and Gallery: € 22,00
Upper circle (non-numbered seats): € 14,00