What to do on a summer evening in Rome, or: a concert in Borromini’s courtyard
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What to do on a summer evening in Rome, or: a concert in Borromini’s courtyard

There are few ways that a man can win immortality, but if this can be done, then music is indubitably one of the chosen means. In 1944, Maestro Franco Ferrara conducted a stunningly successful concert in the 17th-century courtyard of Borromini’s Church of Sant’Ivo for a newly liberated Rome. Now, seventy-one years later, and thirty … Continue reading

When in Rome – Drink Gin!
Food & Drink (godiamoci la vita) / Music & Nightlife (dove c'è la musica è tutto bello)

When in Rome – Drink Gin!

By YiR contributor Amelia Stewart A note from YiR: If you live here, you know people from everywhere – Rome is filled with sparkling and generally fantastic people from all walks of life, and one of the best ways of exploring this city is putting on the socks of those who, background-diverse, travel her piazzas and … Continue reading

Save The Date for Sound Foundation 2.0 on June 20th, 2014, because when else can you party with great people, listen to fantastic music, and also support a completely worthwhile cause?
Happening Now (quel che succede oggi) / Music & Nightlife (dove c'è la musica è tutto bello)

Save The Date for Sound Foundation 2.0 on June 20th, 2014, because when else can you party with great people, listen to fantastic music, and also support a completely worthwhile cause?

Looking for something amazing to do next Friday, June 20th? So are we. Read on!   There’s an open-air venue in Rome. Well, okay, more than one, but for this conversation, there’s only one that matters. Then there are some amazing artists, including French singer Sandro Joyeux, Copenhagen-based DJ Directoratet, and CAIN, an electronic producer … Continue reading

The Opera di Roma at Terme Di Caracalla: Or, How Ennio Morricone Dazzles
Art & Culture (le cose belle) / Historical Sites (l'antichità) / Music & Nightlife (dove c'è la musica è tutto bello)

The Opera di Roma at Terme Di Caracalla: Or, How Ennio Morricone Dazzles

The stunning ancient Roman baths of Caracalla graciously lent themselves to being the world’s most mesmerizing backdrop as Ennio Morricone took the stage on July 25th, 2013. I don’t mean to be irreverent about what is ritually a breathtaking experience, but Ennio Morricone rocked the Terme di Caracalla so hard last week that I still … Continue reading

Music & Nightlife (dove c'è la musica è tutto bello) / Uncategorized

This Friday…

What? A massive dance party this Friday night! Who? Neobyrd  from Cairo, Hotflush’s Jack Haighton from Berlin and the Direktoratet from Copenhagen. Check out Neobyrd’s music video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FP5ktZWketk&feature=player_embedded#at=33 Why? Proceeds go to the Sound Foundation, using musical education to encourage young people in Africa to attend school and bring real economic and social benefits to their lives. Where?  La … Continue reading

Art & Culture (le cose belle) / Happening Now (quel che succede oggi) / Music & Nightlife (dove c'è la musica è tutto bello)

Get Your Calendar Out: Upcoming Concerts in Italy

Time to organize your music schedule! There are a bunch of artists coming to Italy in the coming months (mostly to Milan argh!), so what better way to see the country and catch a show?! Tickets can be purchased on GreenTicket or TicketOne sites. November 20th: Skunk Anansie at Rome’s Teatro Tendastrisce 20th: Francesco de Gregori at … Continue reading