San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
The large inner courtyard of the castle traditionally hosts summer shows and events. 
SAT
16 JUNE
Travelling theatre in San Giusto Castle, based on the book of the same name by Gilberto Forti and marking the important centenary of the outbreak of World War 1. By Gilberto Forti, with Giulio Cancelli, Fulvio Falzarano, Lara Komar, Ivan Zerbinati, and Ariella Reggio; music by Johann Strauss the Younger and Franz Schubert, recorded by the "Quartetto Iris". Produced by Teatro del Friuli Venezia Giulia. Admission by payment. Information and advance booking: www.ilrossetti.it
+39 040 3593511 (Teatro Stabile del Friuli Venezia Giulia).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
SUN
17 JUNE
Travelling theatre in San Giusto Castle, based on the book of the same name by Gilberto Forti and marking the important centenary of the outbreak of World War 1. By Gilberto Forti, with Giulio Cancelli, Fulvio Falzarano, Lara Komar, Ivan Zerbinati, and Ariella Reggio; music by Johann Strauss the Younger and Franz Schubert, recorded by the "Quartetto Iris". Produced by Teatro del Friuli Venezia Giulia. Admission by payment. Information and advance booking: www.ilrossetti.it
+39 040 3593511 (Teatro Stabile del Friuli Venezia Giulia).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
THU
21 JUNE
Spettacolo itinerante negli spazi del Castello di San Giusto, basato sul libro omonimo di Gilberto Forti e ispirato dall’importante centenario della Grande Guerra. Di Gilberto Forti, con gli attori della compagnia del Teatro Stabile del Friuli Venezia Giulia; musiche di Johann Strauss figlio e Franz Schubert, registrate dal “Quartetto Iris”. Una produzione del Teatro Stabile del Friuli Venezia Giulia.
Spettacolo a pagamento. Info e prevendita: www.ilrossetti.it
+39 040 3593511 (Teatro Stabile del Friuli Venezia Giulia).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
FRI
22 JUNE
Travelling theatre in San Giusto Castle, based on the book of the same name by Gilberto Forti and marking the important centenary of the outbreak of World War 1. By Gilberto Forti, with Giulio Cancelli, Fulvio Falzarano, Lara Komar, Ivan Zerbinati, and Ariella Reggio; music by Johann Strauss the Younger and Franz Schubert, recorded by the "Quartetto Iris". Produced by Teatro del Friuli Venezia Giulia. Admission by payment. Information and advance booking: www.ilrossetti.it
+39 040 3593511 (Teatro Stabile del Friuli Venezia Giulia).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
WED
18 JULY
A walk to places familiar to Enea Silvio Piccolomini, Bishop of Trieste (1447-1450), later Pope Pius II, with readings from his works and documents; with Lorenzo Zuffi and Federico Rossignoli (lute). Presented by Alessandra Sirugo. Admission to San Giusto Castle Museum at reduced price. Information and advance booking: tel. +39 040 6758184 - www.museopetrarchesco.it -museopetrarchesco@comune.trieste.it
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
THU
19 JULY
A walk to places familiar to Enea Silvio Piccolomini, Bishop of Trieste (1447-1450), later Pope Pius II, with readings from his works and documents; with Lorenzo Zuffi and Federico Rossignoli (lute). Presented by Alessandra Sirugo. Admission to San Giusto Castle Museum at reduced price. Information and advance booking: tel. +39 040 6758184 - www.museopetrarchesco.it -museopetrarchesco@comune.trieste.it
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
FRI
20 JULY
A walk to places familiar to Enea Silvio Piccolomini, Bishop of Trieste (1447-1450), later Pope Pius II, with readings from his works and documents; with Lorenzo Zuffi and Federico Rossignoli (lute). Presented by Alessandra Sirugo. Admission to San Giusto Castle Museum at reduced price. Information and advance booking: tel. +39 040 6758184 - www.museopetrarchesco.it -museopetrarchesco@comune.trieste.it
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
Music by Nicola Piovani; directed by Nicola Piovani. With: Orchestra and Choir of the Fondazione Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi. Presented by Fondazione Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi.
Admission by payment (advance booking at the Teatro Verdi ticket office).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
SUN
22 JULY
Eleven famous pieces, from Caruso to Nessun Dorma, interpreted by the Orchestra dell’Accademia Musicale Naonis, the Gruppo Incontro di Trieste choir and three tenors of the Teatro alla Scala di Milano choir, including Trieste’s Andrea Semeraro. Presented by the Accademia Musicale Naonis.
Free entry.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
MON
23 JULY
With Marko Feri (solo guitar) and the G.M. Orchestra, directed by Igor Zobin. Music by J. Rodrigo, A. Ginastera and A. Márquez; artistic director Giorgio Tortora. Presented by the Associazione Culturale “Musica Viva” Grado.
Admission by payment (advance booking: TicketPoint Trieste).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
TUE
24 JULY
The most inspiring songs of “The Voice” in a Mitteleuropa Orchestra production with arrangements by Valter Sivilotti. Director: Igor Zobin. Voci soloiste: Marnit Calvi, Jessica Interdonato, Tatjana Miheli and Mathia Neglia. Presented by the Associazione Orchestra Regionale del Friuli Venezia Giulia.
Admission by payment (advance booking: TicketPoint Trieste).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
THU
26 JULY
Charity concert, including songs by Astor Piazzolla, Afro-Peruvian music and South American folk songs. With the Los Amigos de Juan vocal and instrumental ensemble and the duo of Marzia Postogna (vocals) and Eduardo Contizanetti (guitar). Presented by ACIP-Associazione per la Cooperazione Italo-Peruviana.
Admission by payment (advance booking: TicketPoint Trieste; information: + 39 340 4738010).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
FRI
27 JULY
Presented by Good Vibrations Entertainment Srl, with artistic direction by Trieste is Rock. Admission by payment (ticket information: www.good-vibrations.it).
Event : Hot in the city

Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
SAT
28 JULY
[Young People] Presented by Good Vibrations Entertainment Srl, with artistic direction by Trieste is Rock. Admission by payment (ticket information: www.good-vibrations.it).
Event : Hot in the city

Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
SUN
29 JULY
Special Festival Approdi event. A journey that begins with Ithaca and Ulysses, and engages with the stories of numerous figures from the worlds of theatre and cinema; direction and music by Davide Cavuti; with Lino Guanciale. Presented by Associazione Teatrale Vitamina T.
Admission by payment (www.approdifestival.it - fb @FestivalApprodiTrieste).
Event : Approdi Festival

Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
MON
30 JULY
An ever-fresh mix of satire, music and theatre by Laura Bussani, Stefano Dongetti, Alessandro Mizzi, Flavio Furian and friends, accompanied by the Niente Band. Produced by Bonawentura. Admission by payment (advance booking: Teatro Miela ticket office or through Vivaticket - www.vivaticket.it).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
TUE
31 JULY
A journey through the continent’s old and new frontiers
100 years after the end of the Great War, Paolo Rumiz and Igor Coretti Kuret, with the European Spirit of Youth Orchestra, a symphony orchestra of young musicians from all over the continent, illustrate lesser-known aspects of that conflict to reaffirm the importance of peace.
Presented by International Music and Arts.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
WED
1 AUGUST
The 1920s atmosphere of the Cotton Club of New York lives again with the Trieste Early Jazz Orchestra conducted by Livio Laurenti, the voice of Paolo Venier, the tap dancing of Michela Bianco and the Toc Toc "tutappini". Vintage images and videos. Directed by Elisabetta Gustini. Presented by Associazione Culturale Multimusica.
Admission by payment (advance booking: TicketPoint Trieste).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
THU
2 AUGUST
Organised by Associazione Maremetraggio.
Event : Trieste Summer Rock Festival

Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
FRI
3 AUGUST
Organised by Associazione Musica Libera.
Admission by payment (advance booking through Vivaticket - www.vivaticket.it).
Event : Trieste Summer Rock Festival

Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
SAT
4 AUGUST
Organised by Associazione Musica Libera.
Event : Trieste Summer Rock Festival

Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
SUN
5 AUGUST
Organised by Associazione Musica Libera.
Admission by payment (advance booking through Vivaticket - www.vivaticket.it).
Event : Trieste Summer Rock Festival

Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
TUE
7 AUGUST
A show in the Trieste dialect. Maldobrie, gags and skits from the historic radio broadcast El Campanon by Carpinteri & Faraguna. Directed by Gianfranco Saletta; with Mariella Terragni, Giorgio Amodeo, Liliana Decaneva, Riccardo Beltrame, Julian Sgherla, Federica Zoldan, Pierluca Famularo and Cinzia Borsatti; live music by Carlo Moser on piano. Presented by Gruppo Teatrale per il Dialetto.
Admission by payment (advance booking: TicketPoint Trieste).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
FRI
10 AUGUST
Compagnia Arearea presents an urban dance show with fifteen dancers, divided into four atmospheres interpreting the music of The Four Seasons, as rewritten by Max Richter. Presented by the Società dei Concerti - Trieste.
Admission by payment (tickets also available through VivaTicket - www.vivaticket.it).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
SAT
11 AUGUST
Scenic concert based on Franz Lehár’s operetta The Merry Widow, covering the plot, the scenes and the most captivating arias, with some brilliant and imaginative diversions. With Maria Giovanna Michelini, Ilaria Zanetti, Marzia Postogna, Andrea Binetti, Mathia Neglia, Gualtiero Giorgini and Corrado Gulin (piano); script by Rossana Poletti. Produced by Associazione Internazionale dell'Operetta FVG.
Admission by payment (advance booking: TicketPoint Trieste; information: + 39 340 4738010 - www.triesteoperetta.it - info@triesteoperetta.it).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
SUN
12 AUGUST
A special event dedicated to folk culture throughout the world as part of the 50th Aviano-Piancavallo International Folklore Festival (3-15 August). Music, song and dance by 8 folk groups from America, Bulgaria, New Zealand, Russia, Serbia, Uzbekistan, Sicily and Aviano, a total of around 220 performers.
Presented by the Comitato Festival Aviano-Piancavallo.
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
TUE
14 AUGUST
A comedy in the Trieste dialect. When Vincenzo suggests a name for his unborn child over dinner, it sparks off a debate that then deteriorates ... From Le Prénom by A. de La Patelliére and M. Delaporte; translation by F. Paravidino; adapted for the Trieste dialect and directed by Riccardo Fortuna. Produced by L'Armonia-Associazione tra le Compagnie Teatrali Triestine / Gruppo Il Gabbiano - F.I.T.A.
Admission by payment (advance booking: TicketPoint Trieste).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
WED
15 AUGUST
In addition to Las Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas, there will be performances of La Muerte del Ángel by Piazzolla and Rhapsodeon op. 70 by Paolo Pessina. With Gianni Fassetta (accordion), Lucio Degani (violin), Francesco Ferrarini (cello) and the Ferruccio Busoni New Chamber Orchestra conducted by Massimo Belli. Presented by the Ferruccio Busoni New Chamber Orchestra. Admission by payment (advance booking: TicketPoint Trieste).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
FRI
17 AUGUST
Admission by payment (advance booking: TicketPoint Trieste).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
SAT
18 AUGUST
Presented by Good Vibrations Entertainment Srl, with artistic direction by Trieste is Rock. Admission by payment (ticket information: www.good-vibrations.it).
Event : Hot in the city

Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
MON
20 AUGUST
The show, written and directed by Leonardo Zannier, make us relive the latest days in town of the “American Forces Radio Station” and its swing orchestra, the intense and colourful elements typical of the "Star and Stripes” culture that let many people from Trieste to dream for a while during the second postwar period. With Leonardo Zannier, the “Babette” Chiara Gelmini, Julian Sgherla and Sara Dolce. Music direction: Walter Grison. Big band: The 1000 Streets’ Orchestra. Choreography: Remitour. Organisation: E_Factory. Production: Nathan Vitta for Remitour. Charity event (pre-sale: Ticketpoint).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
TUE
28 AUGUST
The story of San Giusto castle in traditional son et lumière format Text and direction by Paola Bonesi; original music by Stefan Schneider; with Adriano Giraldi and Maria Grazia Plos.
Presented by AIRSAC Europa. Admission by payment (advance booking: TicketPoint Trieste).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
WED
29 AUGUST
The story of San Giusto castle in traditional son et lumière format Text and direction by Paola Bonesi; original music by Stefan Schneider; with Adriano Giraldi and Maria Grazia Plos.
Presented by AIRSAC Europa. Admission by payment (advance booking: TicketPoint Trieste).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
THU
30 AUGUST
The story of San Giusto castle in traditional son et lumière format Text and direction by Paola Bonesi; original music by Stefan Schneider; with Adriano Giraldi and Maria Grazia Plos.
Presented by AIRSAC Europa. Admission by payment (advance booking: TicketPoint Trieste).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
FRI
31 AUGUST
The story of San Giusto castle in traditional son et lumière format Text and direction by Paola Bonesi; original music by Stefan Schneider; with Adriano Giraldi and Maria Grazia Plos.
Presented by AIRSAC Europa. Admission by payment (advance booking: TicketPoint Trieste).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
SAT
1 SEPTEMBER
The story of San Giusto castle in traditional son et lumière format Text and direction by Paola Bonesi; original music by Stefan Schneider; with Adriano Giraldi and Maria Grazia Plos.
Presented by AIRSAC Europa. Admission by payment (advance booking: TicketPoint Trieste).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
SUN
2 SEPTEMBER
Two shows in evocative locations.
Admission by payment, includes closing drink (www.approdifestival.it - fb @FestivalApprodiTrieste).
Event : Approdi Festival

Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
MON
3 SEPTEMBER
The story of San Giusto castle in traditional son et lumière format Text and direction by Paola Bonesi; original music by Stefan Schneider; with Adriano Giraldi and Maria Grazia Plos.
Presented by AIRSAC Europa. Admission by payment (advance booking: TicketPoint Trieste).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
TUE
4 SEPTEMBER
The story of San Giusto castle in traditional son et lumière format Text and direction by Paola Bonesi; original music by Stefan Schneider; with Adriano Giraldi and Maria Grazia Plos.
Presented by AIRSAC Europa. Admission by payment (advance booking: TicketPoint Trieste).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
WED
5 SEPTEMBER
The story of San Giusto castle in traditional son et lumière format Text and direction by Paola Bonesi; original music by Stefan Schneider; with Adriano Giraldi and Maria Grazia Plos.
Presented by AIRSAC Europa. Admission by payment (advance booking: TicketPoint Trieste).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
THU
6 SEPTEMBER
The story of San Giusto castle in traditional son et lumière format Text and direction by Paola Bonesi; original music by Stefan Schneider; with Adriano Giraldi and Maria Grazia Plos.
Presented by AIRSAC Europa. Admission by payment (advance booking: TicketPoint Trieste).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
FRI
7 SEPTEMBER
The story of San Giusto castle in traditional son et lumière format Text and direction by Paola Bonesi; original music by Stefan Schneider; with Adriano Giraldi and Maria Grazia Plos.
Presented by AIRSAC Europa. Admission by payment (advance booking: TicketPoint Trieste).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie
SAT
8 SEPTEMBER
The story of San Giusto castle in traditional son et lumière format Text and direction by Paola Bonesi; original music by Stefan Schneider; with Adriano Giraldi and Maria Grazia Plos.
Presented by AIRSAC Europa. Admission by payment (advance booking: TicketPoint Trieste).
Place : San Giusto Castle - Cortile delle Milizie