Ten Years of Prima Diffusa

The so-called “Prima”, the opera which opens the season at the city’s Teatro alla Scala, is one of Milan’s great traditions. This year, on the day of St.Ambrose the patron saint of the city,for the first time in the presence of a live audience after shows were cancelled in December 2020, the classic “Macbeth” by Giuseppe Verdi will be performed under conductor maestro Riccardo Chailly.

Jazz and the Future, the Future of Jazz

Jazz, after all, is a peculiar genre: drawing life from the heritage of its past great masters, of course, but at the same time constantly reinventing itself and, in this day and age, offering a veritable manifesto about the meaning of the word “change”. Jazz, like a sponge, absorbs everything around it: history, landscapes, the evolution of humanity and social needs. Within this constant change it must make no excuses, but always look towards the future.

We Don’t Need Steel Jungles, But Green Cities

Milan needs to choose its identity and must do so quickly: will it be a city of steel and light pollution, or a green city boasting the largest urban gardens in Europe?

The Summer Sounds Like Jazz (And Much More) in Monforte d’Alba

Nel cuore delle Langhe c’è una rassegna che ha resistito con convinzione. A tutto e tutti. Si chiama “Monfortinjazz” e, ormai da 45 edizioni a questa parte, è uno dei punti di riferimento tra le kermesse di musica jazz (e dintorni) dal vivo in Italia.

10 x 100 x 10: The numbers of Piano City Milano 2021

On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, Piano City Milano is back with over a hundred concerts and other special events held in 10 of Milan’s most symbolic venues, with a particular focus on inclusivity and environmental sustainability.

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