Piazza Verdi
TUE
30 JUNE
A musical tribute to women, recalling the 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence; guest appearance by Associazione Pegaso (Parkinson in libertà), celebrating its tenth anniversary as a volunteer organisation for the disabled and reporting its experiences during lockdown.
Event promoted by the Equal Opportunities Office of the Municipality of Trieste.
Presented by the Trieste Flute Association.

Admission free. Limited availability (max 200)
Place : Piazza Verdi
SAT
12 SEPTEMBER
It’s safe to go back to the gym … so why not go? There is strict compliance with anti-Covid rules, sport benefits the immune system, and socialising is important even with social distancing, so go to the gym and feel safe. This event features talks by experts with presentations of fitness activities, organised jointly by the regional branch of ANIF - Associazione Nazionale Impianti Fitness e Sport and Trieste's leading gyms.
Place : Piazza Verdi
Tragos de Tango, a musical ensemble devoted to the origins of Argentine tango, aims to transmit the passion and tradition of music from the Rio della Plata, reinterpreting and arranging the songs of tango's golden age, with works by famous composers such as Piazzolla, Troilo, Di Sarli, and Pugliese.
With Walter Lucherini (bandoneon), Lino Brotto (guitar), Daniele Vianello (double bass and vocals).
Presented by Associazione Lirico-Musicale Clodiense.
Place : Piazza Verdi
SUN
13 SEPTEMBER
Official presentation of the Trieste Men’s Serie A Handball team for the 2020/2021 season.
With Flavio Furian and Maxino.
Presented by Pallamano Trieste ASD.
Place : Piazza Verdi
Charity Concert. Latin American music and popular songs from South America.
With music and vocals from the Chirikè y Amigos ensemble.
Presented by ACIP-Associazione per la Cooperazione Italo-Peruviana in conjunction with Associazione Internazionale dell’Operetta FVG.
Place : Piazza Verdi
MON
14 SEPTEMBER
A cura di Telequattro.
Place : Piazza Verdi
TUE
15 SEPTEMBER
The North East Blues Band consists of three friends, Mike Sponza, Max Lazzarin and Marco Pandolfi, leading figures of Italian blues and other genres who have performed together live and on record for many years. The band is completed by a rhythm section from Trieste, with Roby Maffioli on bass guitar and Moreno Buttinar on drums.
The concert is presented in conjunction with the Trieste branch of Associazione Mozart Italia.
Place : Piazza Verdi
WED
16 SEPTEMBER
Johnny Cash talks about himself through the medium that changed his life: radio.
By Eva Tomat; directed by eTielleZeta (Eva Tomat, Lorenzo Zuffi); with Eva Tomat, Lorenzo Zuffi and Massimiliano Scherbi.
Presented by Associazione Culturale Vitamina T.
Place : Piazza Verdi
THU
17 SEPTEMBER
A concert featuring the hits of the celebrated US pianist and vocalist whose innovative style was a feature of American jazz in the decades from the 40s to the 60s.
With Francesca Bertazzo (vocals and guitar), Beppe Pilotto (double bass), Renato Strukelj (piano).
Presented by Associazione Lirico-Musicale Clodiense.
Place : Piazza Verdi
FRI
18 SEPTEMBER
Three sisters have a passion for climbing in 19th century Carnia. Although barred from climbing unaccompanied as they would like, two of them nevertheless continue to scale the peaks. A true story buried in the archives and unearthed by a tenacious researcher.
By Melania Lunazzi; with Melania Lunazzi and Ada Delogu (acting and narration) and Sebastiano Zorza (accordion).
Event promoted by the Equal Opportunities Office of the Municipality of Trieste.
Presented by Casa Internazionale delle Donne – Trieste, supported by Club Alpino Italiano Friuli Venezia Giulia and Fondazione Friuli.
Place : Piazza Verdi
SAT
19 SEPTEMBER
Screening of Ascanio Petrini’s 2019 film – 73 minutes.
An evening event organised by Associazione Casa del Cinema di Trieste in conjunction with Maremetraggio/ShorTS International Film Festival.
Event : La Casa del Cinema in Mostra

Place : Piazza Verdi
SUN
20 SEPTEMBER
Screening of Gabriele Salvatores’s 2019 film – 97 minutes.
An evening event organised by Associazione Casa del Cinema di Trieste in conjunction with FVG Film Commission.
The actor Giulio Pranno will be present.
Event : La Casa del Cinema in Mostra

Place : Piazza Verdi
MON
21 SEPTEMBER
Preview of the rediscovered double feature on the loves and exile of Joyce and Rilke, set in Duino.
Directed by Ellis Donda, 1985/74, 52 minutes and 21 minutes.
An evening event organised by Associazione Casa del Cinema di Trieste in conjunction with Associazione Anno Uno/Festival I Mille Occhi, courtesy of Collectif Jeune Cinéma and Rai3.
The director and actresses will be present
Event : La Casa del Cinema in Mostra

Place : Piazza Verdi
TUE
22 SEPTEMBER
Screening of Teona Strugar Mitevska’s 2019 film – 100 minutes.
An evening event organised by Associazione Casa del Cinema di Trieste in conjunction with Trieste Film Festival / Alpe Adria Cinema.
Event : La Casa del Cinema in Mostra

Place : Piazza Verdi
WED
23 SEPTEMBER
Screening of Klim Shipenko’s 2017 film – 119 minutes.
An evening event organised by Associazione Casa del Cinema di Trieste in conjunction with La Cappella Underground / Trieste Science+Fiction Festival.
Event : La Casa del Cinema in Mostra

Place : Piazza Verdi
THU
24 SEPTEMBER
In the bare room of a psychiatric clinic, James Joyce's daughter Lucia retraces her life in a form of internal monologue. A spectacle in drama and dance that lifts the veil covering the soul of a woman whose heartbeat of life was stifled, "lacking breath".
Script by Erik Schneider; directed by Valentina Magnani; with Daniela Gattorno, Lorenza Masutto and Sofia Kafol.
Organised by Associazione Culturale Teatro Immagine Suono - ACTIS as part of Danceproject Festival XVII, with assistance from the Autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia.
Place : Piazza Verdi
FRI
25 SEPTEMBER
A cura di Telequattro.
Place : Piazza Verdi
SAT
26 SEPTEMBER
Trieste is Rock celebrates 10 years of activity and almost 200 concerts with a special evening in which many of the musicians who have taken part in these events take turns on stage. A great jam session, with audience and artists singing rock'n'roll hits together.
Presented by Good Vibrations Entertainment Srl, with artistic direction by Trieste is Rock.
Place : Piazza Verdi
SUN
27 SEPTEMBER
Operetta, Italian musical comedy and other musicals, and chansons d'auteur.
With Marzia Postogna and Andrea Binetti, and Corrado Gulin on piano.
Produced by Associazione Internazionale dell'Operetta FVG. 
Info: +39 340 4738010 - www.triesteoperetta.it - info@triesteoperetta.it

Ingresso libero. Posti limitati (max 200).
Place : Piazza Verdi
From the repertoire of Trieste to musicals - an evening with the great Trieste singer-songwriter and musician Umberto Lupi.
Presented by Associazione Internazionale dell’Operetta FVG.
Place : Piazza Verdi
MON
28 SEPTEMBER
An absorbing musical drama tracing the lives and careers of two extraordinary artists through their‏ hits and reminiscences.
Script by Annamaria Persichella; adapted for the theatre by Michela Cembran and Annamaria Persichella; directed by Pierluca Famularo; with Michela Cembran (acting), Annamaria Persichella (vocals), Roberto Franceschini (bass guitar), Paolo Robba (guitar).
Presented by Associazione Culturale e Teatrale “La Macchina del Testo”.

Admission free. Limited availability
Place : Piazza Verdi
TUE
29 SEPTEMBER
Press conference to introduce the 2020 Link Festival of Journalism, the font of information for the Marco Luchetta Award. A busy schedule of meetings from 1 to 4 October, in which some of the great chroniclers of our times comment on current events.
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Ingresso libero. Posti limitati (max 200).
Place : Piazza Verdi
In an imaginary café, where the main characters jokingly compete for the limelight, the great tradition of Neapolitan song lives again.
Written and directed by Giulio Ciabatti; with Antonio Veneziano (actor and singer), Irene Lay and Pierluca Famularo (actors), and Paolo Butti (arrangements, piano, and guitar).
Presented by Associazione Musicale MousikDrama.

Admission free. Limited availability
Place : Piazza Verdi
WED
30 SEPTEMBER
A musical tribute to women, recalling the 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence; guest appearance by Associazione Pegaso (Parkinson in libertà), celebrating its tenth anniversary as a volunteer organisation for the disabled and reporting its experiences during lockdown.
With Alessandro Vigolo, Ettore Michelazzi, Fabio Barnaba, Gabriele Bellomia, Federica Cecotti, Irina Perosa Bayarma Rinchinova. Presented by Maestro Giorgio Blasco.
Presented by the Trieste Flute Association.

Admission free. Limited availability
Place : Piazza Verdi
THU
1 OCTOBER
Hits of the 60s, 70s and other years in an evening of music and togetherness.
Concert organised by Associazione I ’60 Ruggenti - Ritrovarsi in Musica.

Admission free. Limited availability
Place : Piazza Verdi
FRI
2 OCTOBER
A concert tribute to the major Italian composers of film soundtracks, with arrangements and musical direction by Marco Ballaben.
With Marco Ballaben (piano and keyboard), Paolo Muscovi (drums), Giovanni Toffoloni (bass guitar), Giulia Crocini and Ornella Serafini (solo vocals).
Organised by Good Vibrations Entertainment Srl.

Admission free. Limited availability
Place : Piazza Verdi
SAT
3 OCTOBER
Some friends rummage through an old trunk; finding some sketches by the great Angelo Cecchelin among the clutter, they decide to interpret them. A narration in the Trieste dialect.
By Carlo Fortuna; directed by Riccardo Fortuna; with Sabrina Gregori, Laura Salvador, Paola Tramontini, Roberto Tramontini, Chino Turco, Claudio Zatti and Giuliano Zobeni.
Produced by L’Armonia-Associazione tra le Compagnie Teatrali Triestine - F.I.T.A.

Admission free. Limited availability
Place : Piazza Verdi
SUN
4 OCTOBER
Laura Furci, a composer, pianist, lyricist and singer, is one of the new voices of creative music. Jazz, and the sounds of Brazil and Spain, are the hallmark of this classically trained artist and her boundless creativity.
Presented by Associazione Progetto Musica, Latisana.

www.laurafurci.com
Admission free. Limited availability
Place : Piazza Verdi
MON
5 OCTOBER
Some of the most memorable film scores by Morricone, Gardel, Rota, Piazzolla and Piovani, interpreted by the Busoni Orchestra. From Once Upon a Time in the West to New Cinema Paradiso, from The Godfather to Life is Beautiful, an intense musical journey through the masterpieces of the big screen.
With the New Ferruccio Busoni Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Massimo Belli; and with Giannino Fassetta (accordion) and Lucio Degani (violin). Presented by the New Ferruccio Busoni Chamber Orchestra, with support from the Autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia, TurismoFVG and the Kathleen Foreman Casali Charity Foundation.

Admission free. Limited availability (max 200)
Place : Piazza Verdi
TUE
6 OCTOBER
Award ceremony for the Fuorivento Regatta, a sailing event organised by Overquind Sailing Team Trieste and the ACLI FVG Sports Union, in conjunction with the Trieste Sailing Club and Polisportiva Fuoric'entro, an organisation promoting social integration through sport. Event organised as part of Barcolana52 and presented by Generali.

Admission free. Limited availability (max 200)
Event : Barcolana52

Place : Piazza Verdi
Awards ceremony for the Arpege per Calicanto Regatta, a sailing event created in cooperation with Associazione Mitico Arpege, which will host young people of Associazione Calicanto for the integrated sailing event. In conjunction with the Trieste Sailing Club.
Event organised as part of Barcolana52 and presented by Generali.

Admission free. Limited availability (max 200)
Event : Barcolana52

Place : Piazza Verdi
The traditional Barcolana for community work concert in conjunction with Associazione Calicanto and the amazing musicians of the Calicanto Band. Event organised as part of Barcolana52 and presented by Generali.

Admission free. Limited availability (max 200)
Event : Barcolana52

Place : Piazza Verdi
Marco Risi, son of the great director Dino Risi, is himself the director of Forever Mery, The Pack, Fortàpasc and the TV series L’ultimo padrino. He is the author of the marvellous book Forte respiro rapido, published by Mondadori. The meeting is presented in conjunction with the organising body of the Gorizia Sergio Amidei Award.
Event organised as part of Barcolana52 and presented by Generali.

Admission free. Limited availability (max 200)
Event : Barcolana52

Place : Piazza Verdi
WED
7 OCTOBER
Cyborg Zero is the founding member of The Cyborgs (INRI), a unique band that has opened concerts by Springsteen, Deep Purple, John Mayall and Iggy Pop. He recently discovered Mr. G, a robotic being created for a single purpose: to play in the primordial style of The Cyborgs (although perhaps slightly more punk). 
Presented by Good Vibrations Entertainment Srl, with artistic direction by Trieste is Rock.

Admission free. Limited availability
Place : Piazza Verdi
THU
8 OCTOBER
A unique musical experience, Alma Swing is one of the essential bands of European hot jazz, combining Parisian-American thirties swing with a timeless folk tradition.
With Lino Brotto (solo guitar), Mattia Martorano (violin), Andrea Boschetti (rhythm guitar), Beppe Pilotto (double bass).
Presented by Associazione Lirico-Musicale Clodiense.

Admission free. Limited availability (max 200)
Place : Piazza Verdi
SAT
10 OCTOBER
With Flavio Furian and Massimiliano Maxino Cernecca.
Organised by Telequattro.

Admission free. Limited availability
Place : Piazza Verdi
The Greek community has been an integral part of Trieste and its history since the 18th Century. The Orfeas group spreads a message of communion between peoples and cultures through song and dance. Appearing for the fourth time in Barcolana, it will "sail" throughout Greece, presenting the nation’s traditional dances.
Event organised as part of Barcolana52 and presented by Generali.

Admission free. Limited availability (max 200)
Event : Barcolana52

Place : Piazza Verdi
Lorenzo Mattotti, born in Brescia but resident in Paris for many years, is the most famous Italian designer in the world. In 2000 he designed the poster for the Cannes Film Festival, and this year for Barcolana52. In October 2019 he illustrated the film version of Dino Buzzati's book The Bears' Famous Invasion of Sicily, to enthusiastic reviews from critics and public alike.
Event organised as part of Barcolana52 and presented by Generali.Event organised as part of Barcolana52 and presented by Generali.

Admission free. Limited availability (max 200)
Event : Barcolana52

Place : Piazza Verdi
SUN
11 OCTOBER
The concert audience will be regaled with songs made famous by Nino Rota, Abba, Duke Ellington and many others, ending with Volare, the alias of the song that gives its name to this event - a tribute to the blue sea of Barcolana Sunday.
With Raffaele Prestinenzi (singer and presenter) and the Giuseppe Verdi Municipal Wind Orchestra of Trieste, conducted by Matteo Firmi.

Admission free. Limited availability
Place : Piazza Verdi
MON
12 OCTOBER
The group presents East European music played at Jewish weddings and festivities. The music is cheerful and carefree, sung and played by five musicians who have been performing at weddings and celebrations for years.
With Davide Casali (clarinet and vocals), Manuel Figheli (accordion), Saverio Gaglianese (electric bass guitar), Tiziano Bole (guitar) and Pietro Sponton (drums).
Presented by Associazione Musica Libera.

Admission free. Limited availability
Place : Piazza Verdi
TUE
13 OCTOBER
They look at each other with unseeing eyes and listen with incomprehension - men and women when they meet... an actress and a journalist try to solve the puzzle of male-female misunderstandings with a blend of fantasy and sincerity.
Texts by James Joyce, Natalia Ginzburg, Manlio Marinelli and Giorgio Gaber; with Sara Alzetta and Antonio Schiavulli.
Presented by Associazione Culturale Leali delle Notizie.

Admission free. Limited availability
Place : Piazza Verdi
WED
14 OCTOBER
The wind quintet, created to popularise wind music, is made up of the first chairs of Pihalni Orkester Ricmanje plus its conductor. It has often performed at the Viktor Ullmann Festival, and has a vast repertoire ranging from classical to contemporary and light music.
With Sara Clanzig (flute), Marco Bernini (oboe), Erik Kuret (clarinet), Federico Lamba (horn) and Aljoša Tavčar (bassoon).
Presented by Associazione Musica Libera and Festival Viktor Ullmann 2020.

Admission free. Limited availability
Place : Piazza Verdi
THU
15 OCTOBER
A musical drama dedicated to Emilio Comici 80 years after his death. The great climber from Trieste was the first Italian to successfully tackle Grade 6 climbs.
Script by Luciano Santin; with Marzia Postogna and Francesco Godina, and Cristina Santin on piano. 
Produced by Associazione Internazionale dell’Operetta FVG in conjunction with Associazione XXX Ottobre - Sezione del CAI Trieste.
Info: +39 340 4738010 - www.triesteoperetta.it - info@triesteoperetta.it

Admission free. Limited availability
Place : Piazza Verdi
FRI
16 OCTOBER
With Flavio Furian and Massimiliano Maxino Cernecca.
Organised by Telequattro.

Admission free. Limited availability (max 200)
Place : Piazza Verdi
An evening of Rio de Janeiro samba, with the classics of today and yesterday, by artists ranging from Zeca Pagodinho and Fundo de Quintal to Grupo Revelação and Seu Jorge.
Presented by Alessandro Parlante and Davide Angiolini; with Alessandro Parlante (vocals), Cleo Maia (cavaquinho), Tiziano Bole (guitar), Sebastiano Crepaldi (flute), and Davide Angiolini, Ishtar Reja, Anna Solagna, Vanessa Maggi and Antonio Chersicla (percussion).
Presented by Associazione Culturale Berimbau.

Admission free. Limited availability
Place : Piazza Verdi
SAT
17 OCTOBER
"Once upon a time there was a prince who wanted to marry a princess, but she would have to be a real princess ...". Andersen's famous fairy tale in a performance that introduces children to the theatre and the actor's work.
By Hans Christian Andersen; written and directed by Giorgio Amodeo; with Giustina Testa and Julian Sgherla.
Produced by the Teatrobàndus company.
For ages 4-10. Duration: 45 minutes.

Admission free. Limited availability (max 200)
Place : Piazza Verdi
Presentation of the leading competitors in the 6th Corsa dei Castelli race, to be run on Sunday 18 October. This thrilling event, run over a fast 10 km track, will start from Miramare Castle, cross the Barcola seafront and Piazza Unità d’Italia, and finish at San Giusto Castle.
With Michele Gamba (President of ASD Promorun) and Stefano Ceiner (speaker).
Presented by ASD Promorun Trieste.

Admission free. Limited availability
Place : Piazza Verdi
SUN
18 OCTOBER
Concert for spoken vocals and piano. In Vienna in the early 19th century, Schubert, a little-known homosexual composer, can only be himself in the company of friends and associates. Elsewhere he remains an outsider.
From an idea by Claudio Rastelli; music by Franz Schubert; with Federico Nicoletta (piano) and Diana Höbel (dramaturgy and interpretation).
Produced by Amici della Musica di Modena.

Admission free. Limited availability
Place : Piazza Verdi
Santi Scarcella brings his internationally inspired Sicilian jazz to Trieste with his Da Manhattan a Cefalù project, arranged here for a trio. An entertaining show in which southern Italian theatricality addresses themes such as emigration, disability, work and love.
With Santi Scarcella (piano, synthesiser, guitar, vocals, composition), Cristiano Micalizzi (drums, percussion) and Francesco Luzzio (bass guitar).
Produced by Golden Show Srl - Impresa Sociale.

Admission free. Limited availability
Place : Piazza Verdi
MON
19 OCTOBER
Poetry and writings by Italo Svevo, James Joyce, Scipio Slataper and Srečko Kosovel, interpreted on stage by Antilena Nikòlizas. Maria Dolores Zornoza Olaya and Sebastiano Gubian, of the Cassander Ensemble, will accompany the readings with improvisations on cello and piano respectively.
Coordination and artistic direction: Davide Coppola - Cassander Ensemble. 
Produced by TMC - Trieste Musical Company.

Admission free. Limited availability
Place : Piazza Verdi
THU
22 OCTOBER
The Artifragili company is back on stage, but only partly. It's not possible to take up where things left off as if nothing had happened. There’s a need to find new acronyms for old. What else might I.P.A. mean, the acronym of one of the most popular and enjoyed beers of past evenings?
Written, directed and performed by Alejandro Bonn, Omar Giorgio Makhloufi and Davide Rossi.
Produced by Artifragili.
Presented by the Cooperativa Smart.

Admission free. Limited availability (max 200)
Place : Piazza Verdi
FRI
23 OCTOBER
Summer life and love affairs, a blend of music and prose.
Text and direction by Myriam Cosotti; with Daniela Mazzucato, Max Renè Cosotti, Myriam Cosotti, Alessandro Colombo, Marco Ballaben on piano and Sebastiano Frattini on violin.
Presented by Associazione Internazionale dell’Operetta FVG.
Info: +39 340 4738010 - www.triesteoperetta.it - info@triesteoperetta.it

Admission free. Limited availability (max 200)
Place : Piazza Verdi
SAT
24 OCTOBER
Gospel concert with the Hope Singers Choir of the Thiene and Verona Christian Evangelical Assemblies of God Churches.
Presented by the Assemblies of God Church of Trieste.

Admission free. Limited availability (max 200)
Place : Piazza Verdi
SUN
25 OCTOBER
Lester Young, Thelonious Monk, Chet Baker: the biographies of three jazz icons in the form of illustrated readings.
By and with Lorenzo Acquaviva.
Presented by Associazione Culturale Vitamina T.

Admission free. Limited availability (max 200)
Place : Piazza Verdi