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Verdi Off

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Various venues

Parma, Busseto, Fidenza and the province (PR)

Side events of the Verdi Festival with free admission: shows, concerts, exhibitions, installations, dj-set, meetings, movies, special projects.

Date: the event will be held from Sep 22, 2017 to Oct 22, 2017

Event timetable: please check the programme


Pilotta courtyard, opening on Friday, September 22 at 8pm
from September 23 to October 22*, at 8pm, 9pm, 10pm
*September 30, October 6, 13, 21 at 8pm
Brilliant Waltz
Opening of the Verdi Festival with installation by C999

Regio theatre of Parma, from September 22 to Sunday October 22
27 volte Verdi
Every day, at 1pm, music by Verdi from the windows of the foyer of the Teatro Regio.

from Friday, September 22 to Sunday, October 22
Musica verdiana in...
Music by Verdi in the streets of the centre and in the art sites of the Province

Piazzale Carlo Alberto Dalla Chiesa, from Friday, September 22 to Sunday, October 22
Sguardi in scena
A project by Roberto Ricci, photographer of the Teatro Regio di Parma, stories to the audience in the street

Portici del Grano, on Saturday, September 23
La notte verdiana
A night dedicated to the music by Verdi by choirs of the Associazione Cori Parmensi

Cittadella park, Sunday, September 24
L'alba verdiana
Music and dance to accompany the sunrise with music by Verdi in the most loved park in the city

Santa Croce Church and San Vitale Church, from Sunday, September 24 to Saturday, October 21
Verdi Sacro
Liturgical pieces inspired by the well-known music by musicians and singers from Conservatory of Music “Arrigo Boito” of Parma

Ducal park, on Sunday, September 24
Bianchi, Rossi e Verdi
Homage to Verdi, a picnic on the grass with coloured dress with three colors (white, red, green) with music and performance.

BDC, from September 25 to Thursday, October 12
Aperitif before the opera

Farnese theatre, on Monday, September 25
Première Stiffelio Under 30
Opera for under 30

Cinema Edison, from Tuesday, September 26 to Tuesday, October 3
Verdi al cinema
Two evenings dedicated to the movie masterpieces dedicated to Giuseppe Verdi

BDC, Tuesday, Septmber 26
Pillole di Stiffelio
An introduction to the opera by Verdi by Paolo Zoppi

Busseto, from Friday, September 29 to Saturday, October 14
Verdi concert
Two events with music by Verdi by ensemble dell’Orchestra Bertolucci directed by Maestro Stefano Franceschini

BDC, Friday, September 29
Le miroir
Choreographic installation site specifically inspired by La Traviata

Teatro Girolamo Magnani of Fidenza and BDC, from Friday, Septmber 29 to Tuesday, October 3
Recital Verdiano
Music by Verdi by Accademia Verdiana with piano

Near Parma stream, on Saturday September 30
Sul Lungoparma con Verdi
Music on the grass and Opera Guitta in the green area of Parma

Cloister ex Convento di San Cristoforo, Saturday, September 30
Verdi sunset
Waiting for the sunset with music by Verdi Solisti dell’Opera Italiana

Basilicanova, Park of the Fondazione Magnani Rocca, on Sunday, October 1
Verdi jazz trio
Verdi pieces in jazz version by Solisti dell’Opera Italiana

Fidenza, Sunday, October 1
Opera Guitta
Between melodrama and clownery

House of Music, on Monday, October 2
Il sacro nella vita
Conference by Ferdinando Dani "Giuseppe Verdi: Genio Italiano del ’800" and by Alessandra Toscani "I valori dell’uomo, i valori iscritti nel suolo natal"

Portici del Grano, on Friday, October 6
Cluedo verdiano
A treasure hunt, a role play, riddles

Ospedale dei Bambini Pietro Barilla, on Friday, October 6
Racconto corale
A storytelling for kids in the hospital and for their families

CSAC, on Sunday, October 8
Note verdiane a passo di danza
By the students dance schools near the sculptures by Pinuccio Sciola

Prefettura di Parma, on Sunday, October 8
Un recital in salotto
Chamber music concerts with music by Verdi in houses by students of Conservatorio di Musica “Arrigo Boito”

Monumento a Verdi, on Tuesday, October 10
Ceremony in honour of Giuseppe Verdi
“Va’ pensiero”, the devoted homage to Giuseppe Verdi

Library of Abbazia di San Giovanni, on Thursday, October 12
Il sacro nella parola
Conference by Isa Guastalla "Preghiera e invocazione alla Vergine di San Bernardo" and by Dino Rizzo dal titolo "Laudi alla vergine, un ritorno alle nostre origini"

Famija Pramzana, on Friday, October 13
Concerto corale verdiano
Music by Verdi performed by Corale Lirica Valtaro prepared by Maestro Giovanni Chiapponi, piano by Claudio Cirelli

BDC, on Friday, October 13
Dj Set

Club dei 27, on Saturday, October 14
To discover the Club dei 27
A special guided tour

Pizza Ghiaia, on Saturday, October 14
Gioca e canta con Verdi
For kids, to paint murales

Pilotta courtyard , on Saturday, October 14
Brilliant Waltz Ottocentesco
With dancers of Società di Danza Ottocentesca.

Teatro Regio di Parma, on Sunday, October 15
Con Verdi in carrozza
A tour by carriage

BDC, on Sunday, October 15
L'angiol di Dio in suolo natal
A video by Alessandra Toscani

Oltretorrente, from Monday, October 16 to Saturday, October 21
Not only Verdi
Music by Giuseppe Verdi by students of Liceo Musicale Attilio Bertolucci

BDC, Friday, October 20
La parola al pubblico
To share emotions and opinions

BDC, Saturday, October 21
Il viaggio
A gala in all black

Penitentiary institutes of Parma, Saturday, October 21
Nabucco at the Penitentiary institute
Happiness from Verdi's opera in this sites

Teatro Regio di Parma, Sunday, October 22
Treasure hunt about Verdi
For kids from 7 to 10 years old

WOPA, Sunday, October 22
Traviata hip hop
Closing of Verdi OFF

The details of the events are on the website of the Regio theatre of Parma

Entrance: free entry

Information and Booking Centre

Regio Theatre
Strada Giuseppe Garibaldi, 16/a - 43121 Parma - Phone: ++39 0521 203999 - Fax: ++39 0521 504224
Weekday timetable:

from Tuesday to Saturday 10.30am - 1.30pm, 5pm - 7pm and one hour and half before curtain time. Closed on Sunday (In case of show the box office is opened from 5pm to 8.30pm)

Weekend timetable:

closed on Sunday and Holidays. In case of show the box office is opened one hour and half before curtain time.

By Parma editorial staff (Sep 07, 2017)

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