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Literature

Marino Sinibaldi, John Lloyd, with Tullio De Mauro: Un millimetro in la’ – intervista sulla cultura

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Marino Sinibaldi, John Lloyd, with Tullio De Mauro: Un millimetro in la’ – intervista sulla cultura

Under the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic Presentation of the book Un millimetro in la’ – intervista sulla cultura in the presence of the author Marino Sinibaldi, Director of Rai Radio 3. Thanks to the many ideas and the popular >>>

Literature

Enrico Terrinoni, Declan Kiberd, with Susan Bassnett: Impossible translating, Joyce in Italian

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Enrico Terrinoni, Declan Kiberd, with Susan Bassnett: Impossible translating, Joyce in Italian

Under the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic In memory of Gabriele Baldini A talk about the international presentation of the Italian translation of Ulysses (2012) and the launch of the work-in-progress translation/rewriting of Finnegans >>>

Music

Lunchtime piano recital at 1pm: Beatrice Botti

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Lunchtime piano recital at 1pm: Beatrice Botti

F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Rondo' Capriccioso op.14R. Schumann: Humoresque op.20Beatrice Botti graduated summa cum laude in piano at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory of Music in Rome. After winning a scholarship to the Brussels Conservatory in 1983, she >>>

Literature

Lucy Riall, Elisabetta Rasy: Confessions of an Italian

Friday, October 24, 2014

Lucy Riall, Elisabetta Rasy: Confessions of an Italian

Under the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic In memory of Gabriele Baldini On the occasion of the first unabridged translation of Confessions of an Italian by Ippolito Nievo, published by Penguin Classics (Frederika Randall - Translator), >>>

Anthropology

Monday, October 27, 2014

"Nel cuore dell'anatomista": Andrea Vesalio

Andreas Vesalius was born on the 31st of December 1514 in Brussels. Descended from a family of illustrious physicians and pharmacists, he studied medicine in Paris, Louvain and Padua where immediately after graduation he was offered the chair of surgery >>>

Cinema

La citta' ideale by Luigi Lo Cascio

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

La citta' ideale by Luigi Lo Cascio

Michele Grassadonia is a fervent environmentalist. A long time ago, he moved from Palermo to Siena, its ideal city. He has carried out an experiment in his flat for longer than one year: living in full self-sufficiency, without running water or electricity. >>>

Art

'Persona e maschera' Alvar González-Palacios in conversation with Simon Swynfen Jervis

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

'Persona e maschera' Alvar González-Palacios in conversation with Simon Swynfen Jervis

Throughout his career as an art historian, Alvar González-Palacios has met most of the collectors, antiquarians and scholars of the second half of the Twentieth century. In a conversation with Simon Swynfen Jervis, former president of the Society of Antiquaries >>>

Special event

CROSSING BORDERS: PASOLINI AND MARGINALITY

Friday, October 31, 2014

CROSSING BORDERS: PASOLINI AND MARGINALITY

This one-day symposium brings together some of the major specialists on Pasolini and 20C Italian film and culture to explore the key theme of the margins and marginality in Pasolini’s work. This is to be understood not simply in terms of his representations >>>

Special event

The invention of the garden -A Mediterranean Island in Chelsea

Monday, November 03, 2014

The invention of the garden -A Mediterranean Island in Chelsea

The second in our series of talks about Italian and English gardens, with Nick Bailey, Head Gardener at renowned Chelsea Physic Garden, one of the most important centres of botany and plant exchange in the world. Nick Bailey will talk about the many Mediterranean >>>

Music

365 PAOLO FRESU, IL TEMPO DI UN VIAGGIO-MY JAZZ ISLANDS FESTIVAL

Thursday, November 06, 2014

365 PAOLO FRESU, IL TEMPO DI UN VIAGGIO-MY JAZZ ISLANDS FESTIVAL

Filomena Campus (My Jazz Islands Festival ) and Roberto Minini-Meròt present the movie365 Paolo Fresu, il tempo di un viaggioRoberto Minini-Meròt directorPaolo Fresu cast and musicVic Albani, Raffaele Casarano castDocu-fiction, Italy 2014, 100’365 Paolo >>>

Music

Lunchtime piano recital at 1pm: Luciano Bellini

Friday, November 07, 2014

Lunchtime piano recital at 1pm: Luciano Bellini

L. Bellini, from the Album “Mediterrando”Spartenza, Habanera, Fado, Preludio e Aria Egea, Promenade, Tramonto sul Bosforo, Sirtaky, Bolero, Saltarello.L. Berio, Encores pour piano:brinerdenklavierwasserklavierA. Berg, Sonata op 1F. Busoni, All’Italia!A. >>>

Special event

Presentation of: Giambattista Piranesi. <i>Matrici incise 1757-1957</i> (Edizioni Gabriele Mazzotta)

Friday, November 07, 2014

Presentation of: Giambattista Piranesi. Matrici incise 1757-1957 (Edizioni Gabriele Mazzotta)

The Istituto nazionale per la grafica (National Institute for Graphic Arts) part of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities, is a unique example of its kind in the world of international museology since its collection includes copper plates (matrici), >>>

Literature

From Devilry to Divinity: Readings in the Divina Commedia

Monday, November 10, 2014

From Devilry to Divinity: Readings in the Divina Commedia

Click here for the full programme After reading Dante in Italian, with English translation, visual and verbal commentary, there will be time for informal and informed discussion inspired by the text, with the opportunity to view rare and early editions >>>

Cinema

Rebel Menopause by Adele Tulli & How we are now by Andrea Niada

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Rebel Menopause by Adele Tulli & How we are now by Andrea Niada

Rebel Menopause by Adele Tulli “Menopause is when a woman’s life begins!” With these words, Therese Clerc starts to describe her experience of ageing. 85 years old, Therese is a militant feminist whose passion for politics and women’s rights has driven >>>

Literature

'Writing: what an effort!'

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

'Writing: what an effort!'

“Writing: what an effort!…” the writer Giorgio Montefoschi narrates himself in a conversation with essayist and Italianist Stefano Jossa. His books, his topics, his Rome. Giorgio Montefoschi (Rome 1946), our writer in residence in November, is a literary >>>

Music

DANILO REA - QUANDO C’ERA BERLINGUER

Thursday, November 13, 2014

DANILO REA - QUANDO C’ERA BERLINGUER

Danilo Rea pianoThe concert will be followed by the screening of the movie presented by Walter VeltroniQuando c’era BerlinguerWalter Veltroni directorDavide Manca director of photographyGabriele Gallo editingDanilo Rea musicDocumentary, Italy 2014, 117’Danilo >>>

Art

Michelangelo Pistoletto in conversation with Alain Elkann

Friday, November 14, 2014

Michelangelo Pistoletto in conversation with Alain Elkann

On the occasion of the publication of The Voice of Pistoletto, written by Michelangelo Pistoletto and Alain Elkann (Rizzoli exlibris). A dynamic and far-reaching dialogue with one of Europe’s most influential contemporary artists examining his vision >>>

Literature

Giorgio Montefoschi tells of Giorgio Bassani

Monday, November 17, 2014

Giorgio Montefoschi tells of Giorgio Bassani

On the occasion of the translation into English, in the Penguin Classics Series, of L’odore del fieno” (The Smell of Hay) written by Giorgio Bassani, an evening dedicated by the writer Giorgio Montefoschi to the Ferrarese writer, unquestionably one of >>>

Special event

Gaia Servadio in conversation with Mario Martone

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Gaia Servadio in conversation with Mario Martone

Gaia Servadio, in her fifth and final conversation of her series, talks to Mario Martone on how his film projects the figure of the greatest Italian poet of the 19th. The link between Leopardi and Britain is tenuous, it is thus important to stress the >>>

Music

MORRICONE E L’ITALIA

Thursday, November 20, 2014

MORRICONE E L’ITALIA

Gilda Buttà pianoGiuseppe Martucci Fantasia op. 57Alfredo Casella Variations sur une chaconneEnnio Morricone Rag in frantumi, Nuovo cinema paradiso, Love affair, Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospettoLuciano Berio WasserklavierEnnio Morricone >>>

Music

FRANCO D’ANDREA - EFG LONDON JAZZ FESTIVAL

Saturday, November 22, 2014

FRANCO D’ANDREA - EFG LONDON JAZZ FESTIVAL

Franco D’Andrea pianoThis concert by Franco D’Andrea will be an opportunity to attend a performance by one of the most innovative and prolific pianists of today. D’Andrea, winner of the “Prix du Musicien Européen de l’Académie du Jazz de France” (2010) >>>

Music

.N MY LIFE. THE PIANO IN MY LIFE EMANUELE ARCIULI

Thursday, December 04, 2014

.N MY LIFE. THE PIANO IN MY LIFE EMANUELE ARCIULI

Thomas Butler presents Emanuele Arciuli pianoThomas Adés Darknesse VisibleMichele dall'Ongaro AutodaféGianvincenzo Cresta Tre studi sull'immanenza (for E. Arciuli)Francesco Antonioni Tre Preludi Diatonici (for E. Arciuli)Cornelius Cardew Father Murphy >>>

Music

UNLIMITED MIND | ELECTRONIC MUSIC AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN ITALY

Monday, December 08, 2014

UNLIMITED MIND | ELECTRONIC MUSIC AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN ITALY

Master class, Lectures and Concerts Organized by Conservatorio “A. Casella” - L'Aquila, Conservatorio “G. Verdi” - Milano, Conservatorio“G. Martucci” - Salerno, Conservatorio “S. Cecilia” - Roma, Conservatorio “G. Tartini” - TriesteAdaptive Music Lecture >>>

Music

IN MY LIFE. THE VIOLIN IN MY LIFE ANDREA OBISO

Thursday, December 11, 2014

IN MY LIFE. THE VIOLIN IN MY LIFE ANDREA OBISO

Andrea Obiso violinJohann Sebastian Bach Grave & Fuga from the 2nd Sonata for solo violinEugène Ysaÿe Sonata n.3 "Ballade"Fritz Kreisler Recitativo und Scherzo-CapriceNiccolò Paganini Capricci n.1 and 4 Nel cor più non mi sento” (short version)Andrea >>>

Italian Language Courses

Italian Courses Open Day

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Italian Courses Open Day

For complete beginner we are giving a free tester of Italian language lessons, for all other levels we can offer a free assessment test in order to assess your level.You and your guests are more then welcome to attend. Free tester of Italian language >>>

 

 

 

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