The poetics of Igor Stravinsky and his musical theatre of myths and legends are brought back to life in the shadow play “The Firebird”. At Expo 2020, the Teatro Gioco Vita, which has been a key player in Italian animation theatre since the ‘70s, presents the choreographic narrative of an old fable, which unfolds through the use of light and the absence thereof; through body movements that follow the music in a suggestive balance between figurative and abstract, between reality and imagination.

Francesco De Gregori 

14 November 2021| 21:30 - 23:30 | Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre

The excellence of high-quality Italian music comes to Expo 2020 through one of its most significant performers: an all-round singer-songwriter, poet and artist whose work has left an indelible trace on the last fifty years of Italian culture. Francesco de Gregori, the author of some of the most unforgettable hits of Italy’s musical heritage and the winner of top Italian and international awards, proposes his unique sound to the Dubai public: a mix of different genres, both soul-searching and contemporary, traditional and experimental. The concert will close the “Change the World” educational event organized by the Association of Diplomats with the attendance of hundreds of students. 

Centro del Mundo by Radiodervish with the Arab Orchestra of Nazareth

16 November 2021| 19:00 - 20:30 | Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre

17 November 2021| 19:00 - 20:30 | Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre

The Mediterranean sophistication of the Arab Orchestra of Nazareth dialogues with the intense sound of the Radiodervish in the “Centro del Mundo” concert, an evocative opportunity for the artistic and religious coexistence of two worlds. Through the pleasure of listening, “Centro del Mundo” establishes a dialogue between Western and Middle Eastern culture: complemented with the virtuoso artists of the Arab Orchestra of Nazareth, the Radiodervish propose a yet unpublished version of their repertory in addition to some classical traditional pieces from the Middle East and the world.

The love of Ruggiero and Bradamante by the Figli d’Arte Cuticchio

20 November 2021 | 14:30 - 16:10 | 17:30 - 19:10 | DEC - Hall 2A South

21 November 2021 | 14:30 - 16:10 | 17:30 - 19:10 | DEC - Hall 2A South

To celebrate the International Children Day, the Figli D’arte Cuticchio company, with its age-old expertise in Sicilian “pupi”, presents a marionette show dedicated to the love story between Ruggiero and Bradamante. In 2001, the UNESCO listed the Opera dei Pupi as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

Accademia Teatro alla Scala
24 November 2021

On Wednesday 24 November, which marks Italy National Day, the Accademia Teatro alla Scala, the Theatre's training centre representing the very history of opera and ballet and a breeding ground for tomorrow's talents in all disciplines related to live performing arts, pays tribute to Italy's great opera tradition with a concert entitled Expo-Opera 2020 to be hosted in the Italy Pavilion’s Auditorium. Under the guidance of Donato Renzetti, one of the most respected conductors of his generation, the young artists of La Scala's Academy, solo singers and orchestra, will perform symphonies and famous arias from the best-known works by Giuseppe Verdi and Giacomo Puccini, bringing back to life stories and characters that have become part of our universal heritage.

Source: Twister Communications



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