San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
Built in the early 16th century, it is the oldest of the three bastions of San Giusto Castle. Its sea facing position offers a splendid view of the city.
FRI
15 JUNE
Theatrical performance by Diana Höbel, inspired by the James Joyce Chamber Music collection. With Diana Höbel; original live music by the Baby Gelido duo.
San Giusto Castle – Round Bastion (Museo Revoltella, Auditorium Marco Sofianopulo, Via Diaz 27, in bad weather)
Event : Bloomsday 2018

Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
SAT
23 JUNE
Two couples stumble through a labyrinth of hidden truths and blatant lies. Directed by Alan Jelen; translation into Slovenian by Aleš Berger (from La Vérité by Florian Zeller); with Vladimir Jurc, Tina Gunzek, Daniel Dan Malalan, Lučka Počkaj. A production of the Slovensko Stalno Gedališče-Teatro Stabile Sloveno.
In Slovenian with Italian subtitles.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
SUN
24 JUNE
Trieste is the scene of an imaginary meeting between two great artists, the painter Egon Schiele and the writer James Joyce – known to friends as Jim. By Renzo S. Crivelli; directed by Daniela Gattorno; with Francesco Godina, Enza De Rose, and Giacomo Segulia, and with Valentino Pagliei on double bass.
Produced by La Contrada-Teatro Stabile of Trieste.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
MON
25 JUNE
8558 Hack is an asteroid named after Margherita Hack: the show reconstructs the life of the famous astrophysicist who died in 2013. By Diana Höbel; with Sara Alzetta and Francesco Godina; original live music by Baby Gelido and Paolo Cervi Kervischer.
Presented by INAF-Trieste Astronomical Observatory in collaboration with Trieste Città della Conoscenza and Trento Spettacoli.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
TUE
26 JUNE
An improvised format in which a single suggestion generates a series of stories, monologues and songs that occasionally double back, evolve and partly connect. By Tiziano Storti; with Tiziano Storti and Andrea Mitri; improvised music by Alessio Granato. Produced by Appiccicaticci/Mestieri del Palco.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
WED
27 JUNE
[Young People] Have you ever wondered when personal scales were born? You will find the answer in the living room / laboratory of the doctor and scientist Santorio Santorio (1561-1636). By Roberta Situlin; directed by Roberta Situlin and Anastasia Puppis; with Monica Falcomer, Andrea Neami, and Anastasia Puppis. Produced by Compagnia La Fa Bù.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
THU
28 JUNE
A comedy in the Trieste dialect. Intriguing, almost a thriller and often funny, it will enthral the audience, who will find it ... Astounding! A drama by P. Dalfovo, R. Tramontini, G. Turco, M. Parmegiani, R. Creso and A. Noventa; directed by Riccardo Fortuna. Produced by Compagnia de L'Armonia - F.I.T.A., working with actors from various associated groups, including Amici di San Giovanni and former students of the Toti and the Gabbiano.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
FRI
29 JUNE
Romantic compositions from the Slovenian musical repertoire, with the piano duo Excentury (Tamara Ražem Locatelli and Aleksandra Češnjaver Glavina) and dancers Alexandra Liubova and Andrea Bevilacqua; arrangements by Bojan Glavina.
Presented by the Unione dei Circoli Culturali Sloveni-Zveza Slovenskih Kulturni Društev (ZKSD).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
SAT
30 JUNE
By Ana Tonković Dolenčić, Vlatko Broz and Ivan Leo Lemo; translation by Sandro Damiani; direction and stage set by Ivan Leo Lemo; with Ksenija Prohaska and Ivan Božičević (piano).
Presented by Golden Show Srl - Social Enterprise.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
SUN
1 JULY
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
MON
2 JULY
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
TUE
3 JULY
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
WED
4 JULY
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
THU
5 JULY
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
FRI
6 JULY
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
SAT
7 JULY
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
SUN
8 JULY
The literary Trieste of former days reviewed by the Compagnia del Pupkin Kabarett. With Laura Bussani, Alessandro Mizzi, Stefano Dongetti, Riccardo Morpurgo (piano) and Franco Trisciuzzi (guitar and vocals).
Produced by Bonawentura.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
MON
9 JULY
Repertoire of Jewish music for mixed choirs in the form of a scenic concert, with dramaturgy by Jewish authors of the 1900s. Directed by Marco Podda; with the Kol Ha-Tikvà choir.
Presented by the Kol Ha-Tikvà Choir.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
TUE
10 JULY
Monologue on so-called "triestinity" and the concepts of identity and boundary, symbolised by the "Propusnica", the permit that allowed travel across the border between Italy and Yugoslavia. By and with Maurizio Soldà.
Organised by Associazione Culturale Studio Giallo.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
WED
11 JULY
[Young People] Presented by Good Vibrations Entertainment Srl, with artistic direction by Trieste is Rock.
Event : Hot in the city

Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
THU
12 JULY
[Young People] Presented by Good Vibrations Entertainment Srl, with artistic direction by Trieste is Rock.
Event : Hot in the city

Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
FRI
13 JULY
Musical show for families from a story by Fulvio Tomizza, adapted by Ugo Vicic; directed by Diana Höbel; with Enza De Rose and Leonora Surian Popov (soprano), and Francesco Godina and Stefano Surian (tenor). Produced by La Contrada-Teatro Stabile of Trieste with the Croatian National Theatre Ivan Zajc, Rijeka / Dramma Italiano di Fiume.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
SAT
14 JULY
A comedy in the Trieste dialect. Trieste in the 1920s: everything would have run smoothly in the Atelier Fru Fru if his wife had not returned suddenly from Grado ... By Ray Cooney, translated by M.T. Petruzzi, courtesy of MTP Concessionari Associati Srl (Rome); adapted for the Trieste dialect by Roberto Tramontini and Walter Bertocchi, directed by Paolo Dalfovo.
Produced by L’Armonia-Associazione tra le Compagnie Teatrali Triestine / Compagnia Ex Allievi del Toti - F.I.T.A.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
SUN
15 JULY
A tribute to femininity through the words of some of William Shakespeare’s female characters. Directed by Raffaele Sincovich; dramaturgy and translation by Sara Cechet Woodcock; music by Paolo Butti; with Sara Cechet Woodcock, Raffaele Sincovich and Paolo Butti. Presented by Associazione Culturale Atto Quinto.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
MON
16 JULY
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
WED
25 JULY
Performance dedicated to Amy Winehouse, one of several stars who died aged 27. Directed by Diana Höbel; with Laura Bussani, Enza De Rose and the Baby Gelido duo.
Produced by La Contrada-Teatro Stabile di Trieste.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
MON
6 AUGUST
A performance dedicated to the Trieste musician and composer Alfredo Lacosegliaz. With Ornella Serafini (singer), Cristina Verità (violin), Daniele Furlan (clarinet) and Orietta Fossati (piano).
Organised by Associazione Culturale Studio Giallo.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
WED
8 AUGUST
The figure of Gabriele D'Annunzio in a narrative punctuated by numerous musical interventions. Directed by the author, Luciano Santin; with Massimo Somaglino, Marzia Postogna, Veronica Vascotto and Cristina Santin (piano). Produced by Associazione Internazionale dell'Operetta FVG.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
THU
9 AUGUST
Lucia Vasini talks about the world of women (and other things) accompanied by the lyrical voice of Diego Bragonzi Bignami and the accordion of Stefano Bembi; directed by Lucia Vasini.
A Bananas Media Company production.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
MON
13 AUGUST
Fairy tales have always portrayed archetypes to prepare us for adult life: an ancient need brought to the stage in a new form in which the characters dialogue with videos and sound. With Zita Fusco and Francesca Bergamasco; music and sound effects by Ivan Penov.
Presented by Associazione Le Spille.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
THU
16 AUGUST
A musical comedy of misunderstanding in which two women - a rather awkward biophysicist and a very chic saleswoman - find they have much in common. By and with Marzia Postogna and Ilaria Zanetti; with Antonella Costantini on piano.
Produced by Associazione Internazionale dell'Operetta FVG.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
SUN
19 AUGUST
A comical monologue by and with Stefano Dongetti, accompanied by Franco “Toro” Trisciuzzi (guitar and vocals). Produced by Bonawentura.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
TUE
21 AUGUST
Ethno-jazz concert by the Istrian composer, singer and flautist who combines jazz with her native folk music.
Presented by the Comunità Croata di Trieste-Hrvatska Zajednica u Trstu.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
WED
22 AUGUST
A cigarette break, or any break from daily routine: Laura Bussani plays various characters in a solo performance, midway between cabaret and an eccentric stream of theatrical consciousness. By Laura Bussani in conjunction with Alessandro Mizzi, Marko Sosič and Stefano Dongetti; directed by Marko Sosič; original music by Etoile Filante. Produced by Bonawentura.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
THU
23 AUGUST
Presented by Good Vibrations Entertainment Srl, with artistic direction by Trieste is Rock.
Event : Hot in the city

Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
FRI
24 AUGUST
A tribute to Giorgio Gaber, with Daniela Vidali and Edoardo Ferro Casagrande (guitar). Presented by Golden Show Srl - Impresa Sociale.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
SAT
25 AUGUST
A journey in time tracing the origins of Italian song, with Paolo Venier and Francesco Bernasconi (piano). Presented by Associazione Culturale Multimusica.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
SUN
26 AUGUST
Gadjo Rom Collective is a street music project with origins in the coming together of musicians from all over Europe. With Andrea Medeot (double bass), Ionel Fedescu (accordion), Cristiano Devitor (guitar) and Juraj Berky (violin).
Presented by Arci Nuova Associazione - Comitato Territoriale di Trieste.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion
MON
27 AUGUST
Scenic concert for choir, instruments and the spoken word; music by Marco Podda composed to represent classical tragedies at the Greek Theatre of Syracuse (2007-2014); with the Cappella Tergestina choir.
Presented by Associazione Cappella Tergestina.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Round Bastion