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September 2014

Dear friends of the Institute, welcome back to London this September.
Just a few lines to tell you about two great pieces of news. You will then be able to find out about all the events of the month on our website. The Autumn brings a very intense programme!
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Suona Italiano


Suona Italiano is a project by the Fondazione Musica per Roma with the Italian Cultural Institute, to promote and diffuse Italian music in the United Kingdom.
Suona Italiano and the Italian Cultural Institute will bring concerts, collaborations with cultural institutions, master classes, meetings and exchanges, taking place at the Institute as well as in other prestigious venues. 

Here the full programme.




Eventi per bambini dai 3 ai 12 anni

Continua la fortunata serie di eventi per bambini organizzati in stretta collaborazione tra l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Londra e La Scuola Italiana di Londra, una domenica al mese.

Qui il programma completo




The invention of the garden: Italy and England tell their stories

The Italian Cultural Institute presents three talks on Italian and English gardens, their relationship, their historical development and the shared experience of their designers.

Here the full programme



Gaia Servadio in conversation with...

The series of conversations held by Gaia Servadio, one of the most brilliant British-Italian personalities, aims to be a meeting point between the two cultures, a direct contact between British characters with strong links to Italy and Italian characters who present our culture and influence in the Anglo-Saxon world.

Coming up:
Gaia Servadio in conversation with Renato Balsadonna




Lunchtime recital series

The Institute will host 4 talented Italian pianists for a four concerts series at lunchtime. 
Here the full programme






Tuesday Cinema

Tuesday evenings are dedicated to show films, documentaries and shorts by Italian directors and authors. 

Check our calendar of events to find out the next screening. 



Writers in Residence
VALERIO MAGRELLI
translates Attilio Bertolucci

Emanuele Trevi on: 
Mervyn Peake
George Orwell

TACCUINO LONDINESE
di Elisabetta Rasy

Roberto Alajmo
La Sicilia vista dalla Luna







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European Cultural Walking Tour

On the occasion of the Walking Tour the Italian Cultural Institute is holding “Per ogni cosa un nome – One name for each thing”. Nicola Gardini, the poet, will read from his recent poetry book “Stamattina” (2014), a moving meditation on time and language. Nicolas Moureaux, the musician, will accompany him on the flute for a very special evening of poetry and music.
The poems are going to be in Italian.
The event starts at 6.30pm and is free. >>>
Elsewhere


 


Raindance: The Voice of Indie Film


Raindance is dedicated to fostering and promoting independent film in the UK and around the world. Based in the heart of London, Raindance combines Raindance Film Festival, Training Courses, the prestigious British Independent Film Awards.and Raindance.tv
La Dolce Italia, the Italian stand.

Check our calendar of events for the screening of the Italian films. 



 

 


BFI London Film Festival

8-19 October 2014. 248 films. 17 venues. 12 days. One festival.

Find out the selection of Italian films 

 

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Special event

-SEMBRA QUESTO SEMBRA QUELLO

Sunday, September 21, 2014

SEMBRA QUESTO SEMBRA QUELLO

In occasione della mostra I nostri anni ’70. Libri per ragazzi in Italia (recentemente conclusasi al Palazzo delle Esposizioni di Roma) il Laboratorio d’arte propone nuovi percorsi per bambini.Libri per apprendisti lettori, libri come giochi visivi con >>>

Cinema

-Six silent films, two composers and one director

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Six silent films, two composers and one director

Screening of six silent films shot in Turin between 1906 and 1914 and recently restored by Museo Nazionale del Cinema and Cineteca di Bologna. The sixth one, the contemporary short film ‘The Music Lovers’, was directed in 2013 by Matteo Bernardini and >>>

Art

-ACHILLE BONITO OLIVA AND PIERO SARTOGO IN CONVERSATION

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

ACHILLE BONITO OLIVA AND PIERO SARTOGO IN CONVERSATION

On the occasion of the exhibition TRA/BETWEEN:ART AND ARCHITECTURE - Piero Sartogo and the Artists, at MAXXI Rome until 21 September, art critic and curator Achille Bonito Oliva, co-author of the catalogue published by Umberto Allemandi & Co, meets >>>

Music

-.IN MY LIFE. THE BASS IN MY LIFE DANIELE ROCCATO

Thursday, September 25, 2014

.IN MY LIFE. THE BASS IN MY LIFE DANIELE ROCCATO

MINIMA COLLOQUIAGavin Bryars presentsDaniele Roccato double bassStefano Scodanibbio AliseiGiacinto Scelsi Wo-Ma (double bass version by Daniele Roccato)Ivan Fedele Arc-en ciel (premiere)Franco Donatoni LemDaniele Roccato Minima ColloquiaGavin Bryars Tre >>>

Cinema

-Raindance Selection (Vue Piccadilly) - Like the wind by Marco Simon Puccioni

Friday, September 26, 2014

Raindance Selection (Vue Piccadilly) - Like the wind by Marco Simon Puccioni

Like the wind (Come il vento) With: Valeria Golino, Filippo Timi, Francesco SciannaScreenings:Friday 26 September 6.40pmBased on a true story, LIKE THE WIND chronicles the life of Armida Miserere (Valeria Golino) who became Italy’s first female prison >>>

 

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