Posts Tagged ‘blog-venezia’

Giacomo Favretto at Museo Correr in Venice

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Giacomo Favretto - Museo CorrerThe opearas of the venetian painter Giacomo Favretto (1849 – 1887) are finally back in town, after more than 100 year from the last exposition. With more than 80 operas the exibithion explain his artistical life and the relation with the oter artists of the ‘800.

Cinema at San Polo – 2010

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Cinema in Campo San PoloThe 2010 season of “Estate Al Cinema – L’arena dei Festival” in Campo San Polo began few days ago. This is an historical appointment in Venice, the first edition was held more than 30 year ago!!!

This year there will be a selection of 42 movies: a selection of the most important ones of the past season, 4 preview of the next season and, from the 2nd to the 12th September, there will be Esterno Notte (a section of the Venetian Movie Festival).

Silvano Rubino. In Balance between two pending points.

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

1176881795bThe works of the venetian artist Silvano Rubino will be exposed until July 18th at Palazzo Tito, head office of the Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation. “In equilibrio tra due punti sospesi” is the title of the exposition that the artist has especially created for the exposition spaces of Palazzetto Tito.

L’avogaria Jazz 2010

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

Jazz is back in Venice with two free concerts at L’Avogaria Theather! The event is promoted by Theolonius Monk School and the Association Caligola.

The first concert will be held tomorrow 27th June at 21:30 by the Duo Pietro Tonolo (tenor sax) and Giancarlo Bianchetti (guitar). The second will be held the 3rd June, always at 21:30, by the Nigredo Trio : Nicola Fazzini (sax), Alessandro Fedrigo (bass and special effects) and Carla Alberto Carnevali (drums and computer).
These two concerts are Free of Charge, so if you want to partecipate is better to reserve a place (the theather is very small, about 100 places!!!).

For more information and reservations please contact:
Caligola Association
Tel. 041 962205 – .
L’Avogaria Theather
Corte Zappa, Dorsoduro 1617
Tel 041 5209270


12th Biennale of Architecture Venice : People Meet In Architecture

Friday, May 14th, 2010

The 12th edition of Biennale of Architecture will begin soon. It will be open from August 29th to November 21st and its vernissage on the 26th,27th and 28th of August at the Giardini, the Arsenal and in many points of the city. Thousand of visitors will be able to admire the projects of architects from all over the world!
The event will be managed by the architect Kazuyo Sejima, the first woman to conduct this international appointment. She just received the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize 2010. There will be two main projects within the 12th Exhibition: “Architecture Saturdays” and “Destination Biennale di Venezia. Universities meet in architecture”.

Architecture Saturdays is an initiative organized by the Biennale and consists in a serie of meetings with architects, critics and figures from the world of architecture in Italy and abroad. Thirty-five years after the first architecture exhibition to be held by the Biennale di Venezia. “Architecture Saturdays” intends to explore the history of the exhibitions that have been held since then, inviting the directors of those editions to a meeting with the public. Each Saturday there will be a meeting, moderated not only by the current director, Kazuyo Sejima, but also by each director of the preceding editions of the Exhibition.

With “Destination Biennale di Venezia. Universities meet in architecture”, the Biennale turns to universities and educational institutes, offering a visit to the Exhibition planned and organized by the institutions and representing a significant didactic and training experience.
Architecture Section
Tel: +39 041 5218711
Fax: +39 041 5218812
Ca’ Giustinian, San Marco 1364/A
30124 Venezia

Kazuyo Sejima

Festa della Sensa 2010

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

The history of this event started in a long distant past, the 9th May 1000!!!
Festa della Sensa (Ascension Day) relieve the history of Venice and its intimate relationship with the Sea celebrating two very important happening. The first is the 9th May 1000 when Doge Orseolo fought against the Slav to protect the Dalmatians and the second is when in 1177 doge Sebastiano Ziani, the Pope Alessandro III and Federico Barbarossa signed an peace Treaty.
To remember this events the Wedding with the Sea took well deserved place in the history of the city.

This year (as from 1965) Festa Della Sensa will take place Sunday 16th May with a very interesting program that will go beyond a classic re-evocation. in addition to the classical water parade and the venetian Style rowing race we will have a Doge’s procession in Saint Mark’s Square, a Sensa Market at the church of San Nicolò at Lido and the Fort of Sant’Andrea Parade.

For a complete program and detailed information check the official site .

Festa della Sensa

Guided tour of Ca’ Rezzonico’s site

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

This is an exceptionall event you cannot miss!!!
Just for a very small group and just on reservation it will be possible to visit the restauration of the facade of Ca’ Rezzonico. The tour will be held saturday 24th April at 10:00am and Wednesday 28th April at 10:00am and 16:00 pm.

The restoration are now finished and the site-structure will remain in front of the facade just for few weeks. Few inches will divide you from the complex decoration of the building!!! You will be able to recognise the difference between the Barocco and Rococò periods (Longhena started the construction of the building in 1649, but Massari finished it in 1756) and to understand the whole life and “adventures” if this gougeous palace.

The visit is offered by Musei Civici Veneziani and will be divided in two parts: a class lesson held by Mario Cherido and the visit of the site. It’s just on reservation, for more information please call +39 041 2700370 . Please remember that the site inspection will require a specific clothe and physical skills.

Ca' Rezzonico - Venice

The Romantic Piano at Palazzetto Bru Zane

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

Palazzo Bru Zane is the centre of the Musique Romantique Francaise, a reference for the study and performance of XIXth Century French music.
Until the 19th May 2010 many shows will be held in this fabulous building, located just behind the Church of Frari, in a very venetian area of the city.
This program, Il Pianoforte Romantico, will explore the music trends of the French music during the XIX century with symphonic concerts but also with more intimate atmosphere of chamber music.

The complete program can be found in the official website of Palazzetto Bru Zane: , as well as all the information to buy the tickets.

Palazzetto Bru Zane

Jazz innovations and post-rock at Fondamenta Nuove

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

The 25th of April there will be the performance of To Rococo Rot, a famous electonic/post-rock deutsch band active since the half of the’90.

Founded by the drummer Ronald Lippok and his brother Robert (guitar and electronics), this trio (at the bassguitar there is Stefan Schneider) will propose a nice fusion of instruments and electronic sounds. They are here to promote their new album Speculation, available from the past March.

To celebrate this new album is possible to download the track Working Against Time directly from the website of Domino: .

You can find the ticket of the concert on the website of Fondamenta Nuove Theatre .

Galanterie di Vetro at Palazzo Loredan

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Thanks to Regione Veneto and Istituto Veneto, at Palazzo Loredan in Campo Santo Stefano will be held the exposition Glass Galanteries, where you will be able to admire many artpieces of the XIXth Century from the unpublished de Boss-Smith collection.

This exhibition (cured by Rosa Barovier Mentasti) contains more than 250 pieces selected according to the different glassmaking techniques. Through these pieces you will be able to admire unusual techniques for the present: filigree, millefiori, aventurine and chalcedony inspired by Renaissance and Baroque.

Don’t loose your time, this exposition will be available just until the 2nd May 2010!!! For more information about it please visit the official website .

Galanterie di Vetro Venice