Summer has just begun and Siena, like every year, is full of unmissable events that you can go to with friends, family and … why not? Even alone!
Breathtaking sunsets and the cool evening wind makes the atmosphere perfect for enjoying amazing events. But the events that Siena hosts during the summer are so many!
Let’s find out some together.
Cinema In Fortezza
26 June – 2 September – Fortezza Medicea
Are you a lover of art cinema? You can’t possibly miss “Cinema in Fortezza”, an annual event in the marvelous setting of the Medici Fortress. Do not worry if you have missed a movie that was released this winter. At the Cinema in Fortezza you can watch again the best films of the 2017/2018 season. The shows start at 21.45, every day except July 2nd and August 16th.
You can buy a ticket for a single show, or buy a carnet!
Info 0577 43012 – www.cinemanuovopendola.it
A Riveder Le Stelle
(and thence we came forth to see again the stars)
15 July– Abbey of San Galgano
And thence we came forth … to see again the stars at the Abbey of San Galgano! The abbey has a wonderful Gothic architecture and inside you can admire the sword of San Galgano stuck in the centuries-old marble of the floor! Are you ready to get lulled by this dreamy and fairytale atmosphere? Let yourself be enchanted by the chorus of voices of the Cathedral of Siena, which will delight you with wonderful arias under the starry sky of the Sienese countryside. The event is organized by the prestigious Accademia Chigiana Foundation.
Arditti Quartet, Alvise Vidolin, Nicola Bernardini
July 29 – Church of Sant’Agostino
On July 29, do not miss this fantastic music event in Siena, in the wonderful Church of Sant’Agostino. The evening will host the complex sounds of the Arditti Quartet, a bastion of contemporary classical music, Alvise Vidolin, performer of live electronics and the composer Nicola Bernardini. A heterogeneous exhibition, to which music lovers can not help but participate.
Calici di Stelle
10 August – Historic City Centre
San Lorenzo, the magic night where the sky lights up with shining stars. A truly and romantic atmosphere. In Siena, in the historic city center, the appointment with Calici di Stelle returns, an event that takes place in the most evocative places of the city: from the Museo Civico and the beautiful Torre del Mangia, Palazzo Sansedoni and the Terrace of the gardens of San Domenico . Beware of falling stars! Keep your eyes open and … make a wish! Lots of guided tours, open museums and live music! An August 10th impossible to forget!
Musica Per Gli Occhi
9 August – 4 November – Santa Maria della Scala
Music for the eyes, is it possible? Yes, in Siena! At the museum complex of Santa Maria della Scala. The project is curated by Luca Quattrocchi and tells the relationship between pop music and video art, TV and the big screen. An exhibition in which you will be able to listen (and watch!) different video art works, directors ranging from the likes of Keith Haring, Andy Warhol, Roman Polanski and internationally renowned artists such as The Smiths, Blur and Vasco Rossi.
Further info here: http://www.enjoysiena.it/it/eventi/evento/EstatinSiena-00001/