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Thursday, January 18-
Wednesday, January 31

The Darkest Hour
Barberini, Lux, Nuovo Olimpia


Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Nuovo Olimpia, Lux

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Friday, January 19 - Thursday, February 1, 2018

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 At the Symphony
The Orchestra dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia goes on tour this month, but not before performing the Beethoven violin concerto under the baton of Maestro Pappano, with the internationally renowned soloist Anna-Sophie Mutter. Also on the program, the tone poem Ein Heldenleben by Strauss. Thursday. January 19-Saturday, January 21. The orchestra returns to Rome February 1, to perfrom and all-Schumann program conducted by Daniele Gatti, newly-appointed principal conductor of the Concergebouw. The program includes Schumann's symphonies 2 and 4, and the choral work Nacthtlied. Thursday-Sunday, Feburary 1-3. All concerts at the Auditorium Parco della Musica. more

Fazil Say, piano
Say is acclaimed as a composer as well as an extraordinary pianist. He won the the Young Concert Artists international competition in New York in 1994, launching an international career. He has been artist in residence at the Dortmund Konzerthaus and at the Berlin Konzerthaus, and in In 2014 he was the artist in residence at the Bodenseefestival, where he played 14 concerts. During their 2015/2016 season the Alte Oper Frankfurt invited him to be their artist in residence. In Rome, he'll present a varied program that includes Chopin Nocturnes, the Apassionata sonata of Beethoven, Satie's Gnossiennes, and a work of his own compositions, an Homage to Ataturk. At the Aula Magna, Università la Sapienza, Tuesday, January 23.

At the Opera
I Masnadieri, therarely performed Verdi opera is revived in a production by the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, conducted by Roberto Abbado. The work was commissioned by London impressario Benjamin Lumley, after the great success of the composer's Ernani, which had been presented in 1845 and has been sporadically performed since then.  The role of Francesco has also attacted leading baritones, including Boris Christoff, Gianni Raimondi, Renato Bruson, Ilva Ligabue, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky.  Here, it is sung by  Polish baritone Artur Ruciski who made his Metropolitan Opera debut in 2016. Amalia is sung by Roberta Mantegna,  a recent graduate of the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma's young artist program, who sang the title role in Maria Stuarda last season. The director, conceived the work in Shakespeare's Elizabethan age. At the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, January 21-February 4.

At the Ballet
An opera gala, titled Les Etoiles, presents leading dancers from some of the most important international companies: Jacopa Tissi, Evghenia Obraztsova and Semyon Chudin of the Bolshoi, Moscow; Marianela Nuñez of the Royal Ballet, London; American Tiler Peck of the New York City Ballet; Korean Kimin Kim of the Marinsky Ballet; Leonore Balac and Hugo Marchand of the Opéra di Paris; Russian Vadim Muntagirov of the Royal Opera London; and Spanish dancer Joaquin De Luz of the American Ballet Theater. At the Auditorium Parco della Musica, Saturday - Sunday, January 27-28.
The ballet of the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma presents Soirée Française, a double bill of Suite en Blanc with music by Edoard Lalo and original choreography by Serge Lifar, and Pink Floyd Ballet, with original choreography by Roland Petit to record music by the legendary band. more

Women's March Global: Rome Rises
Now more than ever, women need to be visible, making their positions known, voicing their concerns. We cannot afford to sit at home complaining to each other. The American Expats for Positive Change, the Women's March and other US ad Italian groups mark the first anniversary of the Women's March Rome, joining demonstrations in major cities worldwide, which will be streamed live. Speakers in Rome will include: Asia Argento (actor, writer, director), Lella Paladino (president of D.i.Re), Dinsio Walo-Wright (activist from the Joel Nafuma Refugee Center) and -Loretta Bondi (managing board member of Casa Internazionale delle Donne, on behalf of Be Free) At Piazza dei Santi Apostolli (in the historic center near near the Wax Museum, in 11 am- 1 pm more

Theater in English
The Rivals Sheridan's bawdy comedy of manners, first performed at Covent Garden, London, on 17 January 1775,  has been sending audiences into gales of laughter for more than two centuries. His first play, it is among his masterpieces. gThe Savoyards, under the direction of Sandra Provost, give it a rousing production here. At the Teatro San Genesio, January 30 - February 4 more

The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains, an audiovisual journey designed by Storm Thorgerson and developed by Aubrey 'Po' Powell of Hipgnosis, is at MACRO. I Grandi Maestri, more than 350 photographs taken by some of the most illustrious photographers of the 20th century is at the Complesso Vittoriano and at the same museum, Monet features sixty works from the Musée Marmottan Monet of Paris. Artisti all'Opera, celebrating the collabration of the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma with some of the iconic artists of the 20th entury: Pablo Picasso, Renato Guttuso, Giorgio De Chirico, Afro, Alberto Burri, Giacomo Manzù, Mario Ceroli, Arnaldo Pomodoro and William Kentridge, is at the Museo Di Roma – Palazzo Braschi. Elizabeth Peyton / Camille Claudel – Eternelle Idole works of two portrait painters born a century apart, at the Villa Medici. Mangasia. Wonderlands of Asian Comics, the largest ever selection of original artworks from Asian comics displayed alongside their printed, mass-produced forms, many of them rarely if ever shown outside their country of origin is at the Palazzo delle Esposizione. i. Monet, sixty works from the Musée Marmottan Monet of Paris are at the Complesso Del Vittoriano Picasso. Tra Cubism e Classicismo: 1915-1925 is at Le Scuderie del Quirinale. Enjoy: L'arte incontro il divertimento, a group exhibit themed on the idea that art can be amusing, is at the Chiostro del Bramante. "Un Uomo Innamorato,"thirty years after his death, an exhibition paying tribute to Renato Guttoso, one of the most significant exponents of Neo-Realism, comprises twenty-three paintings, photographic works and short films, at the Galerria Nazionale d'Arte Moderno.

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