There are also numerous interesting events this weekend in Verona and in the province, including concerts, theatrical performances, guided tours, exhibitions, news at the cinema and much more.
Let’s see what are the main events scheduled for the weekend from 21 to 23 January 2022.
THE TOP EVENT
Antiques and Modern Antiques in Valeggio sul Mincio
The Valeggio sul Mincio Antiques and Modern Design Market was born in June 1994 and takes place on the fourth Sunday of the month in Piazza Carlo Alberto and in the adjacent streets. There are about 00 exhibitors who present 1 high quality pieces and choose from various kinds of objects, furniture and collectibles. The next appointment is for Sunday 23 January 2022.
Mauro Ottolini Live
Friday 21 January 2022 at the Dim Theater in Castelnuovo del Garda, at 9 pm Mauro Ottolini & the Ottovolante Orchestra feat. Vanessa Tagliabue Yorke for the presentation of the new album “Il mangdischi”. For twenty years now Mauro Ottolini and the Ottovolante Orchestra have dedicated themselves to an all-Italian repertoire, reinterpreting some of the most beautiful songs that have made the history of music with new arrangements.
Andrea Chimenti in concert: “The Desert The Night The Sea”
The moment finally arrives for the official live presentation in Verona for the new album by Andrea Chimenti “Il Deserto La Notte Il Mare”. The former voice of the will perform at the Cantine de L’arena on Friday 21 January 2022 for the special Fashion concert scheduled at 21.30. Chimenti, now Veronese by adoption, will be joined by the Mantuan co-producer of the disco Cristiano Roversi (Moongarden) on bass and keyboards, and by the Veronese Francesco Cappiotti (The Last Drop of Blood) on guitar.
Jazz Faraò (nico)
Sunday evening, an unmissable appointment at the Cantine de l’Arena: Massimo Faraò is perhaps the Italian pianist who boasts the most prestigious collaborations with many American musicians who have innovated and reinvented jazz, such as Ron Carter, Nat Adderley, Ray Brown, Jimmy Cobb, just to name a few. On this occasion he will be accompanied by Lorenzo Conte on bass (partner in numerous concerts and recordings with drummer Bobby Durham) and Paolo Birro on drums (do not miss this new and exciting “version” of the great classical / jazz pianist).
Producers, wineries and restaurateurs make an appointment to taste special dishes and menus based on Custoza broccoli. The activity involved all the restaurateurs of Custoza, the producers enrolled in the Broccoli Producers Association from which it is possible to buy the product directly, the cellars of Custoza and the municipal area. Here the program of the initiative.
On 23 January 1932 the first edition of the “Enigmistic Week” was released in Milan. On 23 January 2022 the first tour of “Verona Enigmistica”, a walk in Verona following the sections of the week. It will therefore be an interactive visit with riddles, riddles, “Laughter through gritted teeth”, “Maybe not everyone knows that”, “A trip to ..”, “True or false” and much more. For those who want to discover Verona by training the brain and getting to know its lesser-known aspects.
Verona in yellow
A long yellow line, often tinged with red, crosses the history of Verona, whose meanders return a history made up of heinous crimes and unsolved mysteries: a path to be faced in “cold blood” that starts from some historical truths such as duels at the last blood of the gladiatorial fights, but then aims to unearth some forgotten tragic events, which have studded the history of Verona. Appointment Sunday 23 January.
Friday at the Palazzo
A single project for two tour itineraries that will allow you to deepen the history of Palazzo della Ragione and Palazzo Barbieri, the first and current headquarters of the Municipality of Verona. The initiative, entitled “Friday at the Palazzo. From Palazzo della Ragione to Palazzo Barbieri. From the Middle Ages to today”accompanies visitors to Palazzo Barbieri, where it will be possible to discover the history of the square that hosts it, and admire the large canvases by Paolo Caliari, called Veronese, and Felice Riccio, called Brusasorzi, kept in the Sala degli Arazzi and in the Council Room, and it will be possible to access some representative offices to observe works of art of great value.
Guided tour of paradise on earth
It has been called the “Sistine Chapel of the Veronese 500”: the so-called “Sala Morone” at the convent of the Friars Minor of San Bernardino. An extraordinary environment which is also the library where everyone would like to study and which is always frequented, even when it is empty. Appointment on January 22 at 11 am.
“Bobby and Amy”
“Bobby & Amy”, scheduled for Saturday 22 January at 9 pm in the Machiavelli Cultural Forge Theater, is a show that speaks of friendship, perhaps of love, but above all of what happens when our way of life is threatened by those who do not. he understands.
The company G.Totola brings to the stage the hilarious comedy by Ray Cooney “Taxi a due piazze” directed by Massimo Totola. Appointment on Saturday 22 January at the Santa Teresa Theater. It is the story of a taxi driver who leads a double life with two wives who live in two different places in the city and who do not know each other until the scam is discovered. A typical comedy of misunderstandings: personal exchanges, doubles, absurd situations that mean a lot of fun.
“Nice to meet you”
From Friday 21 to Sunday 23 January the show “Molto Piacere”, a highly successful comedy with over one hundred replicas throughout Italy in the repertoire of the Impiria Theater Group, returns to the Modus Theater in Piazza Orti di Spagna in Verona.
The wolf and the lion
Among the novelties in the room it should be noted The wolf and the lion by Gilles de Maistre: «On the death of her grandfather, Alma, a twenty-year-old pianist, returns to the house where she spent her childhood, on a remote island in Canada. Here, everything changes when a wolf cub and a lion in distress appear in her life ».
The last day on Earth
Another novelty in the room is the film The last day on Earth directed by Romain Quirot: «Year 2050. The temperatures have reached unbearable levels, most of the animal species have disappeared, the emissions of millions of people have become refugees and the reserves of oil and coal are completely depleted. The sixth mass extinction is no longer a mere hypothesis: it is a reality ».
“Passions and visions” at the Gallery of Modern Art in Verona
The story of the birth of the Achille Forti Gallery of Modern Art told in a new exhibition itinerary of over 150 works. This is how the passion for art and the far-sighted vision of Ugo Zannoni, Achille Forti, Licisco Magagnato and Giorgio Cortenova, four fundamental characters for the GAM and its identity, are presented to the public in a special exhibition curated by Francesca Rossi. and Patrizia Nuzzo.
Ancient vases at the Archaeological Museum
The charm of the Etruscan bucchero on display at the Archaeological Museum at the Roman Theater. Open to the public, in the room dedicated to temporary exhibitions, the new exhibition on “Ancient vases”, curated by Margherita Bolla, which dedicates a special focus to Etruscan ceramics. One, open until 2 October 2022, a section that presents some of the most evocative pieces of the collection of pre-Roman ceramics, about eighty vases from the 7th to the 4th century BC, which make up a part of the rich collection of the Archaeological Museum, which is not normally exhibited to the public.
“Elettra 1931”: the antenna from which the Nobel prize Guglielmo Marconi sent the first electromagnetic waves is exhibited in the pronaos of Palazzo Barbieri. In fact, on 20 December 2021, the most important icon of communications in the third millennium was positioned: until the end of January 2022, therefore, it will be possible to admire the symbol of technological communication which, over the years, has increasingly evolved up to the current Wifi.
The watercolors of Francesco Arduini in Castelvecchio
New display in the Boggian room of the Castelvecchio Museum. On display are the 60 watercolors donated this year by Francesco Arduini for the Drawings and Prints Department of the Scaligero Museum. A special exhibition, on view to the public until 6 March 2022, created on the occasion of the centenary celebrations of the birth of Licisco Magagnato.
The animals of Christmas at the Natural History Museum
The animals of Christmas. Winter life in our mountains. This is the theme chosen for the new temporary exhibition set up at the Natural History Museum, visible until January 30th. A real voyage of discovery of particularities and animal characteristics that populate our mountains, with the support of scientific products which, for example, explain the phenomenon of the fannotargo and the species that use it to survive the winter cold.
Marchegiani – Cacciola. From plaster to concrete
FerrarinArte Kromya Art Gallery Verona and exhibition until February 5th 2022 a joint project dedicated to the artistsilio Marchegiani and Enzo Cacciola. Curated by Bruno Corà, the exhibition “Marchegiani – Cacciola. From plaster to concrete” will involve the two galleries in Legnago and Verona. On display, about forty historical works by the two artists, made from 1974 to 1978. The “Grammature di colore” on plaster support by Marchegiani will be placed in dialogue with the “Untitled” works by Cacciola, based on cement and asbestos on canvas.