Category Archives: Events in Sorrento

San Carlo Opera House in Naples

san-carlo

(All year)

Opera lovers visiting Sorrento should take the opportunity to visit the magnificent San Carlo Opera House in the heart of Naples.

2019 offers a wonderful programme of ballet, classical concerts as well as operas including Madama Butterfly in May and Traviata in Sept.

You can view the full programme at the official website.

Watch this video to get a flavour of what you could enjoy during your visit.

Villa Fiorentino

Villa Fiorentino Events 2019

(All year)

View the the official programme of events taking place at the Villa Fiorentino throughout the year. This includes an exhibition of more than 90 works of art by Henri Matisse.

Here is a more detailed review courtesy of Villa Fiorentino website, translated by Google.

The first exhibition will be the third edition of “SORRENTO IN ARTE” by the Associazione Pittori Sorrentini, presided over by Raffaele Iaccarino.
The collective will remain open to the public from 2 to 27 February, free admission.

On the 2nd, 3rd and 4th March there will be the XVI edition of the EXHIBITION OF CAMELIA, curated as always by the Garden Club Penisola Sorrentina. Camellias from the gardens of the Sorrento Peninsula will be exhibited as potted camellias. The last day will be dedicated to school children. Free admission.

From 9 March to 6 April it is the turn of the anthological painting by Nico Taminto entitled “IN THE SIGN OF MAN – A RULE OF ART”. The works realized in 50 years of activity will be exhibited. Free admission.

From April 10 to May 1 on display the excellence of the artisan Sorrentine Peninsula in the event “MANU FACTUM”. The members of PenisulArt will each bring their own piece to represent all the sections: crib art, violin making, jewelery, fashion, ceramics, ceramics, inlay, cabinet making, metals, poor art, artistic glass, photographers, sewing, painting, modeling and sandals. Free admission.

From May 3 to May 6 a three days dedicated to “THE ART OF TEXTILE AND EMBROIDERY”, review curated by the Cooperative “La Sirena arl” chaired by Mrs. Carmela Scala, in collaboration with the Association “Il Punto Sorrento”. Free admission.

From 11 May to 9 June the third edition of SyART FESTIVAL – SORRENTO LOVES ART will take place, an event dedicated to artists from all over the world that has an annual cadence and that has seen in the last edition 32 artists representing 5 nations.

The flagship event of the cultural vintage of the Sorrento Foundation is represented by the exhibition “HENRI MATISSE – IL MAESTRO IN SCENA”, which will be exhibited in the rooms of the villa, over 90 works that retrace the 35 years of career of the French painter With particular attention to the imprint that the artist gave to the theater and to the creations to effect From 15 June to 17 October, admission fee.

And as usual the last part of the year will be dedicated to the most magical party of the year with “CHRISTMAS IN VILLA FIORENTINO”, with rich news. From December 1st to January 6th 2020.

A rich year to live under the banner of culture and tradition for guests who will visit Sorrento, but also opportunities for the citizens themselves who want to enjoy Villa Fiorentino as a place of art and leisure for leisure.

Ravello Concerts

Ravello Concerts 2019

(April to November)

Visitors have a choice of concerts featuring works from classical selections to enjoyable jazz performances.

The concert start time from 1 April to 3 May and 9 Sept to 1 Nov will be 6.30 pm, to take advantage of the public bus service at the concert end, which is reduced in Winter and Spring.

The concerts from 6 May to 5 Aug will be performed at 8.30 pm (8.00 pm from 2 to 7 Sept) for concert goers to have time to appreciate thoroughly Ravello and to enjoy music in the cool of the evening

2019 Programme

Sorrento Vintage Market

Sorrento vintage market

(August)

A chance to discover something unique, perhaps a hidden masterpiece, a work of art, a momento, or just enjoy the wonderful setting of the Chiostro S.Maria della Grazie, Piazza S.Antonino, in the heart of old Sorrento.

Sat 5 and Sun 5 Aug
Sat 11, Sun 12, Mon 13, Tues 14 and Wed 15 Aug
Sat 18 and Sun 19 Aug
Sat 25 and Sun 26 Aug

From 10 am to 9 pm

Rooftop cocktail bar + live music

Mediterraneo Hotel Sky Bar Sorrento

(May to October)

Every Tuesday from Sunset to 11:45 pm enjoy live music at the Hotel Mediterraneo’s Vista Sky Bar with wonderful views of the Bay of Naples and Vesuvius. This rooftop bar provides a perfect spot to watch a glorious sunset with jazz, bossa nova and pop music performed live by Biagio Valcaccia duet or trio.

Add a cocktail or two, some finger food and the mood is set for a relaxing evening.

The Mediterraneo is a pleasant 25 minute level walk from the centre of Sorrento through a residential area.

Non guests are welcome but we highly recommend booking in advance. Please note that a table and sofa reservation could be subject to minimum spending.

Booking enquiries

Sorrento Opera Festival

Sorrento Opera Festival 2017

(Until 27 Oct)

A wonderful opportunity to hear soprano and tenor voices singing some of the great Italian Opera and Neapolitan Songs in the beautiful Correale Museum. A true musical experience in unique surroundings.

The Three Tenors – Opera Arias, Naples and Songs
Inspired by the popular performance of L. Pavarotti, P. Domingo and J. Carreras, The Three Tenors – Opera arias, Naples and Songs is an unmissable voyage in the Italian songs history with the powerful male voices of The Three Tenors. A concert full of emotions, romanticism and funny moments.
From April 27 – Tues, Wed and Saturday – Starts at 9.00 pm

For more details and booking click here.

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