Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
The large inner courtyard of the castle traditionally hosts summer shows and events. 
FRI
2 JULY
On-stage reflections and apparitions help reciting voices bring Dante's triplets to life, accompanied by the recorded words of 20th century Italian poets who share a love of Dante's vision: Jorge Luis Borges, Stefano Carrai, Giorgio Albertazzi, Giorgio Caproni, Giuseppe Ungaretti, Eugenio Montale, David Maria Turoldo, Carmelo Bene, Massimo Troisi, and Pier Paolo Pasolini/Domenico Modugno. By and with Alessio Boni and Marcello Prayer.
Distributed by AidaStudio Produzioni.
Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
SAT
3 JULY
A spiritual and surreal journey in which the protagonist reveals the essence of the Argentine people to the rhythm of Astor Piazzolla’s revolutionary Tango Nuevo, with the mesmerising poetry of Horacio Ferrer. Directed by Alessio Pizzech. Musical direction by Igor Zobin. With Arianna Manganello, Giacomo Medici, Gianluca Ferrato and the Glasbena Matica FJK ensemble.
A new production by the Piccolo Opera Festival with the Carlo Goldoni Theatre Foundation of Livorno.
Admission by payment.
Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
SUN
4 JULY
Traditional Latin-American music enriched by modern trends, with a perfect balance of popular, classical and contemporary instruments. With Lázaro Hierrezuelo (violin and vocals), Jacques Centonze and Aljoša Jerić (percussion), Eduardo Contizanetti (guitar), Marzia Postogna (vocals), Juan Vladilo (guitar, vocals, piano) and Ruben Vladilo (bass guitar).
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
MON
5 JULY
The young and multi-ethnic string orchestra of the Giuseppe Tartini Music Conservatory of Trieste presents its concept of the string quartet extended to the entire orchestra. Tutor and supervisor: Luca Paccagnella. Music: John Rutter, Suite for Strings; Edward Elgar, Serenade op. 20; Arvo Pärt, Summa; Dmitrij Šostakovič, String Quartet no. 8 op.110.
Presented by Conservatorio Tartini, Trieste.
Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
TUE
6 JULY
Vincenzo Zitello, the world famous harpist and composer, and a pioneer of the Celtic and Bardic harps in Italy, has worked with such renowned artists as Franco Battiato, Ivano Fossati and Alan Stivell. The concert offers a foretaste of the 21st edition of Triskell, the Trieste International Festival of Celtic Music and Culture (Boschetto del Ferdinandeo, 23 July - 1 August).
Presented by Associazione Culturale Uther Pendragon.
Admission by payment.
Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
THU
8 JULY
With Alex Sipiagin (trumpet, flugelhorn), Michele Calgaro (guitar), Seamus Blake (sax), Yuri Goloubev (double bass), Nicola Angelocci (drums).
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
FRI
9 JULY
LaFil - Milan Philharmonic is an orchestra for classical music lovers, and more so for those who have always loathed it, where musicians of different generations play together in an explosion of energy and emotion. Conductor: Marco Seco. Music: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, The Hebrides – Fingal’s Cave; Ludwig van Beethoven,“Pastoral Symphony”.
Presented by the Società dei Concerti - Trieste.
Admission by payment. Further information: www.societadeiconcerti.it
Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
SAT
10 JULY
An event not to be missed, with three great artists: Tullio De Piscopo, legendary drummer and one of Italy’s best loved musicians; Dado Moroni, one of Europe’s best jazz pianists; and Aldo Zunino, a double bass player who has worked with the leading figures of national and international jazz.
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
SUN
11 JULY
A choreographed show presenting the Electro Way album: the voices of GianJoe (Gianluca Sticotti), Angelica Zacchigna and Nai Boa with the new sound that blends the power of the 1000Streets’ Orchestra with a dynamic electronic beat. Special guests: Les Babettes. Organised by Associazione 1000Streets.
Admission by payment.
Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
TUE
13 JULY
Ghemon’s intense vocality and powerful sound carry the audience into unique musical territory where rap, soul, funk, r&b and Italian music come together. With Ghemon (vocals), Fabio Brignone (bass guitar), Vincenzo Guerra (drums), Giuseppe Seccia (piano), Filippo Cattaneo Ponzoni (guitar) and Ilaria Cingari (vocals).
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
THU
15 JULY
After the postponement of the February 2020 concert, the renowned Barcelona-based multinational musical ensemble finally returns to Trieste. Their unique sound, a blend of Mediterranean, Roma, Klezmer and Balkan music, crosses every geographical boundary and goes straight to the heart.
Organised by Bonawentura/Teatro Miela.
Admission by payment.
Event : Miela Music Live

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
FRI
16 JULY
An evening dedicated to Lelio Luttazzi with the finalists of the award named after him.
This is followed by a concert by the Jazz Company of the saxophonist, arranger and conductor Gabriele Comeglio. With Gabriele Comeglio (alto sax), Andrea Andreoli (trombone), Emilio Soana (trumpet), Mirko Puglisi (piano), Sara Collodel (guitar), Jimmi Straniero (bass guitar), Alessandro Casè (drums) and Caterina Comeglio (vocals).
Presented by Casa della Musica-Scuola di Musica 55.
Event : TriesteLovesJazz

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
SAT
17 JULY
A bare stage, no objects, a microphone on its stand, and Ottantenacomes alive as an actress "of a certain age", confined to her home by Coronavirus, experiences life’s swings between comic and tragicomic. Written and directed by Davide Calabrese. With Ariella Reggio and Anselmo Luisi (percussion).
Produced by La Contrada-Teatro Stabile di Trieste.
Admission by payment.
Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
WED
21 JULY
After a triumphant tour of the United States and Canada, and 500 further performances in Italy, this captivating show returns to the stage in a new guise with Massimo Ranieri in the triple role of singer, actor and narrator.
Organised by Good Vibrations Entertainment Srl.
Admission by payment.
Event : Hot in the city

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
FRI
23 JULY
"Corpi in fuga", the fleeing bodies: a team of eight Italian dancers who established themselves abroad, traces a magical path from classical repertoire to contemporary trends. Choreography by Marco Goecke, Matteo Carvone, Monica Garcia, Anna Hop, Sabrina Massignani and Marius Petipa. With Matteo Carvone, Anna Carvone, Thomas Giugovaz, Rosario Guerra, Francesco Piccinin, Erica Pinzano, Davide Sioni and Federico Zeno Bassanese. Show presented by Federico Zeno Bassanese.
Produced by Teatro del Friuli Venezia Giulia.
Admission by payment.
Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
SAT
24 JULY
A dark and gothic musical journey that drags the listener on a walk with the Devil and other "monsters", such as the hunchback of Notre-Dame, vampires, the Phantom of the Opera ... With the Giuseppe Verdi Municipal Wind Orchestra of Trieste conducted by Matteo Firmi, and the singers Anna Viola and Raffaele Prestinenzi.
Presented by the Giuseppe Verdi Municipal Wind Orchestra of Trieste.
Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
MON
26 JULY
The most famous characters of the Macete universe, created and played by Maxino and Flavio Furian, in an riveting live performance featuring the actor and singer Raffaele Prestinenzi. Organised by Good Vibrations Entertainment Srl.
Admission by payment.
Event : Hot in the city

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
TUE
27 JULY
A musical play about an apparently eccentric single woman who rejects the contemporary mantra of success at all costs and reveals the questionable "normality" of others. By Jure Karas. Directed by Tijana Zinajić. With Primož Forte, Franko Korošec, Tina Gunzek, Vesna Pernarčič, Urška Bradaškja and Joži Šalej (piano).
Produced by Slovensko stalno gledališče/Teatro Stabile Sloveno in conjunction with SiTi Teater BTC of Ljubljana.
In Slovenian with Italian surtitles.
Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
THU
29 JULY
The concert is one of the stages of TARM's 2021 summer tour, bringing their joyous live performances back to Italy’s cities and countryside with new costumes and songs from their vast repertoire, which ranges seamlessly from rock to reggae.
Organised by Bonawentura/Teatro Miela. A special event in conjunction with “La Tempesta”. Admission by payment.
Event : Miela Music Live

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
FRI
30 JULY
Steal Novo are a pop-band of young artists who steal verses from Dante and transform them into any musical form that comes to mind, including country, blues, rock, lyric romance and Neapolitan song. Design and direction by Massimo Navone.
Co-produced by a.ArtistiAssociati, CSS Teatro Stabile di Innovazione del FVG, La Contrada and Bonawentura/Teatro Miela.
Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
TUE
3 AUGUST
An evening event with one of the all-time great Italian singer-songwriters, who has won three Tenco awards. Bersani's musical achievements are the result of years of meticulous musical research.
Presented by Good Vibrations Entertainment Srl, with artistic direction by Trieste is Rock.
Admission by payment.
Event : Hot in the city

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
THU
5 AUGUST
The Trieste band Passover presents its fourth and latest album What do you want? Followed by a Metamorfosi concert marking the 700th anniversary of Dante's death with performances of Hell, Purgatory and Paradise.
Presented by Associazione Musica Libera.
Event : Trieste Summer Rock Festival

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
FRI
6 AUGUST
The evening of progressive rock opens with the Venetian band Sezione Frenate, appearing live in Trieste for the first time. Le Orme, a group typical of the genre, which has been performing world-wide for over 50 years, follows with favourites from its repertoire.
Presented by Associazione Musica Libera.
Admission by payment.
Event : Trieste Summer Rock Festival

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
SAT
7 AUGUST
After the poetic progressive music of the Altare Thotemico it's the turn of Osanna, the Naples group appearing on its 50th anniversary, in a scintillating show featuring Gianni Leone, former member of the band and renowned member of the Balletto di Bronzo group.
Presented by Associazione Musica Libera.
Event : Trieste Summer Rock Festival

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
SUN
8 AUGUST
Already active in the 1980s and re-formed in 2005, the Venetian progressive rock band Quanah Parker is a pioneer of Neo-Prog. Area Open Project is the historic Italian group Area in a new guise, with a totally changed line-up.
Presented by Associazione Musica Libera.
Admission by payment.
Event : Trieste Summer Rock Festival

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
MON
9 AUGUST
The concert offers a broad overview of the world of minor opera. With the FVG Orchestra, conducted by Romolo Gessi, sopranos Alexandra Reinprecht and Ilaria Zanetti, and tenors Andrea Binetti and Andrea Antonino Schifaudo.
Produced by Associazione Internazionale dell'Operetta FVG.
Admission by payment. Information: www.triesteoperetta.it - info@triesteoperetta.it
Event : TriesteOperettaFestival

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
TUE
10 AUGUST
From the poetry of Saba to the comedy of Cecchelin, a musical history of Trieste through operetta, popular songs, American swing, Vola colomba, Sergio Endrigo’s song Trieste. By and with Alessio Colautti. With Marzia Postogna, Andrea Binetti and the Trieste Mia Quartet (Marco Ballaben, piano; Alexander Ipavec, accordion; Andrea Zullian, bass guitar; and Paolo Muscovi, percussion). And with a special appearance by Ariella Reggio. Produced by Associazione Internazionale dell’Operetta FVG in conjunction with the Municipality of Trieste.
Admission by payment. Information: www.triesteoperetta.it - info@triesteoperetta.it
Event : TriesteOperettaFestival

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
WED
11 AUGUST
Musical theatre with songs and prose on the subject of summer: Only you, Blue Moon, Summertime, and arias from opera and operetta that have always been associated with this season and stir memories of it. By and with Myriam Cosotti. With Daniela Mazzucato and Max Renè Cosotti, the voice of Alessandro Colombo, Marco Ballaben on piano and Sebastiano Frattini on violin.
Produced by Associazione Internazionale dell'Operetta FVG.
Admission by payment. Information: www.triesteoperetta.it - info@triesteoperetta.it
Event : TriesteOperettaFestival

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
THU
12 AUGUST
The Teatro Miela online music show goes live this evening with the 2021 winners, chosen by the jury of journalists and music experts from the Il Piccolo newspaper: The Holy Smog (1st place in the Miela Music Contest), Movimento cumbiero (2nd place), and Thanks, welcome aboard! and Zima Blue (3rd equal).
Organised by Bonawentura/Teatro Miela.
Admission by payment.
Event : Miela Music Live

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
FRI
13 AUGUST
A trip into the world of musicals from Evita to Jesus Christ Superstar, from Hair to The Greatest Showman, from Rebecca to Elisabeth, and from Cole Porter to George Gershwin. With the voices of Stefania Seculin and Gianluca Sticotti, and with Elisa Colummi, Francesca Marsi and Raffaele Prestinenzi, Eleonora Lana on piano, Andrea Zullian on bass guitar and Paolo Muscovi on drums.
Produced by Associazione Internazionale dell'Operetta FVG.
Admission by payment. Information: www.triesteoperetta.it - info@triesteoperetta.it
Event : TriesteOperettaFestival

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
SAT
14 AUGUST
The delightful love story of Benatzky's operetta is set in the romantic "White Horse Inn" on Lake Wolfgang. With the FVG Orchestra, conducted by Romolo Gessi, and with Daniela Mazzucato, Andrea Binetti, Ilaria Zanetti, Mathia Neglia, Marzia Postogna, Alessio Colautti, Gualtiero Giorgini, Julian Sgherla, Elisabetta Vegliach, Francesco Cozzi, Roberto Berni, Serena Arnò, Irene Lo Faro, Giulio Gessi. Choreography by Cler Bosco.
Produced by Associazione Internazionale dell'Operetta FVG.
Admission by payment. Information: www.triesteoperetta.it - info@triesteoperetta.it
Event : TriesteOperettaFestival

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
SUN
15 AUGUST
[Repeat] The delightful love story of Benatzky's operetta is set in the romantic "White Horse Inn" on Lake Wolfgang. With the FVG Orchestra, conducted by Romolo Gessi, and with Daniela Mazzucato, Andrea Binetti, Ilaria Zanetti, Mathia Neglia, Marzia Postogna, Alessio Colautti, Gualtiero Giorgini, Julian Sgherla, Elisabetta Vegliach, Francesco Cozzi, Roberto Berni, Serena Arnò, Irene Lo Faro, Giulio Gessi. Choreography by Cler Bosco.
Produced by Associazione Internazionale dell'Operetta FVG.
Admission by payment. Information: www.triesteoperetta.it - info@triesteoperetta.it
Event : TriesteOperettaFestival

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
MON
16 AUGUST
The New Ferruccio Busoni Orchestra, conducted by Massimo Belli and with accordionist Gianni Fassetta, offers a tribute to Astor Piazzolla with a performance of some of his most beautiful pieces.
Produced by the New Ferruccio Busoni Orchestra, with contributions from Regione FVG, Turismo FVG, the Kathleen Foreman Casali Charitable Foundation and the Ministry of Culture.
Admission by payment.
Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
TUE
17 AUGUST
Ruggiero’s most famous pieces, plus traditional music from all over the world, rearranged for voice and orchestra by Valter Sivilotti. The Accademia Musicale Naonis Orchestra of Pordenone will accompany Antonella Ruggiero on stage.
Produced jointly by Accademia Musicale Naonis and Festival Approdi.
Admission by payment.
Event : Approdi Festival

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
THU
19 AUGUST
Second day of the festival for fans of Bruce Springsteen and the various forms of American popular music: folk, gospel, rock, country, blues, and soul. Guest appearance by Joe Bastianich with his band and comedian Antonio Ornano from Zelig.
Presented by Good Vibrations Entertainment Srl, with artistic direction by Trieste is Rock. Admission by payment.
Event : Hot in the city

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
FRI
20 AUGUST
Third day of the festival for fans of Bruce Springsteen and the various forms of American popular music. Principal guests - Blood Brothers: The Bruce Springsteen Show, the best Boss tribute band in Europe.
Presented by Good Vibrations Entertainment Srl, with artistic direction by Trieste is Rock. Admission by payment.
Event : Hot in the city

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
SUN
22 AUGUST
Screening of Antonio Padovan’s 2019 film, 96 minutes.
Presented by Casa del Cinema Trieste
Event : #cinemanordest

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
MON
23 AUGUST
Screening of Davide Del Degan’s 2019 film, Italy/Slovenia – 85 minutes
Presented by Casa del Cinema of Trieste
Event : #cinemanordest

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
TUE
24 AUGUST
Screening of Mimmo Verdesca’s 2020 film, Italy – 105 minutes.
Presented by Casa del Cinema of Trieste
Event : #cinemanordest

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
WED
25 AUGUST
Screening of Andrea Segre’s 2020 film, Italy – 68 minutes.
Presented by Casa del Cinema of Trieste
Event : #cinemanordest

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
FRI
27 AUGUST
The concert is a journey through the greatest hits of 70s artists influenced by Andy Warhol in terms of composition, form or content, beginning with Bowie and passing through Velvet Underground, Lou Reed, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan and T-Rex.
Presented by Associazione Musica Libera.
Admission by payment.
Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
SAT
28 AUGUST
Alex Britti revisits his repertoire of well-known and less familiar songs in his intimate, elegant and compelling style, accompanied by his band and a special travel companion, trumpeter Flavio Boltro.
Presented by Good Vibrations Entertainment Srl, with artistic direction by Trieste is Rock. Admission by payment.
Event : Hot in the city

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
WED
8 SEPTEMBER
Is it possible to depose a legitimate king? Shakespeare’s drama includes power struggles, thirst for revenge, conspiracy, hatred and melancholy - the immortal feelings that wear a different dress in every age. Directed by Giovanni Boni and Aldo Vivoda. With the actors of the Petit Soleil company.
Presented by Associazione Culturale Petit Soleil as part of the Vedo Sento Trasmetto project.
Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
FRI
10 SEPTEMBER
A musical comedy set in the 1980s, in which nationally known professionals alternate in performances of music, song, recitations and choreography.
Organised by Good Vibrations Entertainment Srl.
Admission by payment.
Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
SAT
11 SEPTEMBER
A musical evening dedicated to Ireland, interspersed with poems. First session: The Trieste Flute Ensemble with Tatiana Donis on Celtic harp. Second session: Orchestra di Fiati Arcobaleno (soloists: Ettore Michelazzi and Alessandro Vigolo), conducted by Erik Žerjal. Introduction and readings: Maria Bertos.
Presented by the Trieste Flute Association.
Admission by payment.
Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage
SUN
12 SEPTEMBER
After a difficult year for live performances, the Italian reggae band, known all over the world, is back on tour with a distinctive, new and evocative acoustic show, featuring special arrangements of its most famous tracks.
Organised by Bonawentura/Teatro Miela.
Admission by payment.
Event : Miela Music Live

Place : Castello di San Giusto - Cortile delle Milizie - Large Stage