The French musician Yann Tiersen, best known for composing the soundtrack of the film Amélie, will perform on Sunday, July 10, 2022, starting with 9:00 pm, at Teatro degli Arcimboldi, in Milan.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the concert, initially planned for February 7, 2022, was postponed to July 10, 2022. Tickets already purchased remain valid for the new date.
Yann Tiersen was born on June 23, 1970, in Brest, France. He started learning piano at the age of 4, took up violin at the age of 6 and received classical training at musical academies in Rennes, Nantes and Boulogne. Then, at the age of 13, he broke his violin into pieces, bought a guitar and formed a rock band.
His music is known for the use of a wide variety of instruments in minimalist compositions, which often contain influences from European classical music and French folk music.
To date, Tiersen released 11 studio albums: La Valse des monstres in 1995, Rue des cascades in 1996, Le Phare in 1998, L’Absente in 2001, Les Retrouvailles in 2005, Dust Lane in 2010, Skyline in 2011, ∞ (aka Infinity) in 2014, EUSA in 2016, All and Portrait in 2019, and Kerber on August 27, 2021.
Yann Tiersen also released 3 film soundtracks – Amélie in 2001, Good Bye Lenin! in 2003, and Tabarly in 2008, and 3 live albums – Black Session: Yann Tiersen in 1999, C’était ici in 2002, and On Tour in 2006.
Teatro degli Arcimboldi is a theater and opera house located in Viale dell’Innovazione, 20, in an area known as Bicocca, in Milan. The 2,375-seat auditorium was built over a 27-month period, in anticipation of the closure and renovation of the La Scala theater in 2001.
The theater is located about 200 meters away from the Milano Greco Pirelli railway station. The closest bus stop is Teatro Arcimboldi, on the bus Line 87, about 40 meters away. You can also reach the theater by tram, with the tram Line 7, getting off at Arcimboldi Ateneo Nuovo station, located about 120 meters away.
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