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Today we are open from 10.30 am to 8.30 pm

Opening time

Today we are open from 10.30 am to 8.30 pm

Marino Formenti

7 - 20 MAY 2018

10 am - 10 pm
Atelier Santeria Social Club
Viale Toscana 31
A performance that examines how time flows and how it is shared, and its relationship with music. The pianist spends entire days sitting at the piano: he plays, eats, and sleeps in the same space, that the spectators are invited to live.

“A captivating pianist.” The New York Times

A visionary artist, Marino Formenti is an internationally-renowned pianist and conductor, celebrated for his interpretations of modern and contemporary music and for his daring programming. Nowhere is a non-place in the middle of the town, a project that offers communal and extended listening modes. Through a performance that investigates the passing and sharing of time and its relationship with music, Formenti sits at the piano for days: he plays, eats, lives and sleeps in the same place, which the spectators are invited to inhabit. As public and private life are mercilessly entangled, days become music. The visitors come, go, listen, drift off, read, write, rest, establishing a new relationship with space, time and music.


Marino Formenti is one of the most important performers and conductors of contemporary music. Defined by the Los Angeles Times as the “Glenn Gould of the 21st century”, he realizes performances that completely rethink the traditional idea of the concert, such as Nowhere (Berlin Festival, Bregenz Festival, BoCA in Lisbon, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires), One to One (Art Basel, Steirischer Herbst, Haubrock Foundation), Time To Gather, presented at MärzMusik 2017 in Berlin. He has also worked on less experimental projects such as Kurtag’s Ghosts or Liszt Inspections, presented at the Lincoln Center in New York, awarded among the “10 Best of the New Times 2015” and compared to James Joyce’s prose by the San Francisco Chronicle. He regularly performs in the most important international festivals, at Salzburg Festival, Lucerne Festival, Edinburgh Festival, at the Konzerthaus of Vienna and Berlin and at the Festival d’Automne in Paris. he has been a solist for the New York Philharmonic, the LA Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra, and the Gustav Mahler Chamber Orchestra. He has also been directed by conductors of the caliber of Gustavo Dudamel, Kent Nagano, Daniel Harding, Franz Welser-Möst, and Esa Pekka Salonen. He has been collaborating with various institutions such as Art Basel, the MUMOK in Vienna or the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, with artists such as Tim Etchells, Rodrigo Garcia, Ann Liv Young as well as with some of the most important composers of our times among which Helmut Lachenmann, György Kurtág and Salvatore Sciarrino.

A project by Triennale Teatro dell’Arte and Piano City Milano




music: J.H. d’Anglebert, J. Cage, J.S. Bach, L. Couperin, B. Eno, M. Feldman, E. Satie, Björk, J. Froberger and other
a project by: Triennale Teatro dell'Arte and Piano City Milano
with the support of: Bösendorfer

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