FOG Triennale Milano Performing Arts
February 22 – May 14 2022
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FOG Triennale Milano Performing Arts is the Triennale Milano's festival dedicated to the most interesting and engaging expressions of theatre, dance, performance and music. A project confirming its international and multidisciplinary vocation by producing and hosting artists from the United States, Argentina, France, Switzerland, Germany, Mali, Japan, Iran, Cyprus, Spain, Austria, the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Taiwan and Italy, underlining once again the need for an open vision of the world.
Richard Maxwell New York City Players
March 3 – 6, 2022
Resisting sentimental clichés of sympathy and consolation, in Queens Row American director Richard Maxwell masterfully envisions a future which confirms many of the darkest fears of today while allowing a ray of hope to slice through the darkness.
March 11 – 12, 2022
In the solo performance SOMNOLE, Boris Charmatz – one of France’s most celebrated contemporary choreographers – explores the transitional state of hibernation, paying attention to what lies underneath the surface, from daydreaming to the scream of awakening.
Dialogo Terzo: IN A LANDSCAPE
Alessandro Sciarroni CollettivO CineticO
March 12 – 13, 2022
Yet, beside the patience and effort required by performing reiterative patterns, a new quality emerges, which eludes definition. Determination seems to lead to disappearance, to a voluntary extinction of the subject. The dance embodies an extreme act of love and, as in John Cage’s music, becomes a bridge to the sublime.
Charmed Life: The best of The Divine Comedy
Neil Hannon The Divine Comedy
March 17 2022
In Italian premiere FOG presents the concert of the Northern Irish singer-songwriter Neil Hannon, with a live performance of tracks from his latest album, Charmed Life: The best of The Divine Comedy.
March 18 2022
For the fifth edition of the festival, Radio Raheem extends and enlivens its programming at the Palazzo dell’Arte with “real life” live sets, live performances and radio programmes in the Triennale’s corridors and halls, featuring artists Jay Glass Dubs, L I M, Volume & Friends, Ormeye, and Elasi.
Dying on Stage
April 2 2022
The representation of death – a vertiginous proposition. Taking as starting point Rudolf Nureyev’s 1991 staging of the classical ballet La Bayadère, choreographed while his health was critically deteriorating, Christodoulos Panayiotou’s lecture-performance Dying on Stage is a meditation on the impossible theatrical representation of death.
Romeo Castellucci – Yuri Ancarani – Scott Gibbons
April 3 2022
One hundred skeletons march through the streets of Milan one November night. The silent eloquence of their advance expresses what they can no longer say. They have walked for an hour across squares, monumental sites and churchyards.
Flora Yin Wong
April 7 2022
Born in London but of Chinese and Malaysian origins, Flora Yin Wong is a sound artist, DJ and experimental writer whose work combines field-recording and ancient traditional instruments (such as Tibetan bells, yangqin and kemence) with electronic processing.
Vittorio Cosma The Goodness Factory
April 8 2022
Vittorio Cosma directs an improvised happening (with Pacifico, Whitemary and Jeremiah Fraites of the Lumineers.) which places music at its centres, enabling the audience to gain direct experience of the creative mechanisms of musical composition.
April 13 – 14, 2022
With the performative installation Rettilario, Sara Leghissa invites the audience to connect with an environment which is both natural and artificial, creating a unique perceptive experience that provokes a defamiliarizing effect.
Avremo ancora l’occasione di ballare insieme
April 20 – 23, 2022
The duo of authors, directors and performers Daria Deflorian and Antonio Tagliarini engage with Federico Fellini’s cinematic vision and with his deep exploration of human life. The result is a piece on coming together, dancing together, being a couple – on intimacy and dialogue.
Swans never die
Camilla Monga – Chiara Bersani – Philippe Kratz – Virna Toppi
April 30 2022
Teatro Out Off
What is left today of a choreographic work which is considered a milestone in 20th century Western dance history? In what forms and through what bodies has it survived over time? Who is in charge of its legacy and why? What traces has it left in the choreographers of today and what values can it carry into the future?
Vittorio Cosma The Goodness Factory
May 6 2022
Vittorio Cosma directs an improvised happening (with Bolla, Enrico Gabrielli and Frenetik) which places music at its centres, enabling the audience to gain direct experience of the creative mechanisms of musical composition.
Deep Song + Everything/Nothing Works in Silence | MARMO
Dance On Ensemble
May 12 – 13, 2022
The Berlin-based Dance On Ensemble celebrates the artistic excellence of dancers aged 40+. They present a program which restages iconic works and invites contemporary artists to rewrite them in their own creative languages.
Ty Boomershine by Dance On Ensemble in dialogue with Valeria Crippa and Felice Scalvini
May 12 2022
On the occasion of the show of the Berlin collective Dance On Ensemble, the artistic director of the company, Ty Boomershine, dialogues with Valeria Crippa (Corriere della Sera) and Felice Scalvini (Fondazione Ravasi Garzanti).
May 13 – 14, 2022
Anfiteatro Martesana – Parco Martiri della Libertà Iracheni Vittime del Terrorismo
For the first time performing outside Japan, dance duo Aguyoshi makes intriguing, poetic and funny works which are very popular on Twitter and Instagram.
Improvvisazioni itineranti in Parco Sempione
May 14 2022
Searching for a new relationship between body and nature, movement and urban space, they interact with the city’s everyday life, prompting an unusual encounter with members of the general public who also become spectators.
Cosmic Perspective from Milan
May 14 2022
In closing of the festival, Radio Raheem – Triennale Milano's resident radio station – presents a musical event between avant-garde soul, avant pop and afro-futuristic electronic. The main artist of the evening is Wayne Snow. The program is completed by two dj sets by Turbojazz and Donna Leake.
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