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Dante and the Seven Deadly Sins - Book launch With John C. Barnes and Daragh O’Connell
Dante and the Seven Deadly Sins - Book launch With John C. Barnes and Daragh O’Connell Wednesday, September 27, 2017

This volume opens with the bold suggestion that the seven deadly sins constitute a key to the structure of Inferno and Paradiso as well as Purgatorio. It ends with a discussion of cowardice (not strictly a deadly sin) in Inferno iii, followed by a look at Dante himself in the light of all the capital vices. In between,...

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The Concordia Ensemble in concert
The Concordia Ensemble in concertThursday, September 28, 2017

The Concordia Ensemble is composed of Giuseppe Campisi (piano), Aldo De Vero (piano), and Elisa Fortuna (soprano). All of them come from an international musical background. They perform a diversified opera and instrumental repertoire as well as unpublished musical pieces and other specially arranged pieces. From the first...

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Monday at the cinema -  La Kryptonite nella borsa
Monday at the cinema - La Kryptonite nella borsaMonday, October 02, 2017

Monday at the Cinema is a series of screenings dedicated to Italian contemporary cinema promoted in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Director: Ivan CotroneoWith Valeria Golino, Cristiana Capotondi, Luca Zingaretti, Libero De Rienzo, Luigi CatanIn Italian with English subtitles. Naples....

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Progetto Suono Italiano 2017 - Giancarlo Palena in concerto
Progetto Suono Italiano 2017 - Giancarlo Palena in concerto Wednesday, October 04, 2017

This concert is realized in the context of the project Suono Italiano 2017 which promotes outstanding young musicians from Italy. The Italian Institute of Culture is delighted to join CIDIM, as well as the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, to support this project. Giancarlo Palena was born in Atessa...

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Daniele Benati reads Raffaello Baldini
Daniele Benati reads Raffaello BaldiniThursday, October 05, 2017

Daniele Benati reads Raffaello Baldini - Event in italian Daniele Benati is a writer and translator. He has taught in various Irish and American universities and translated works of Flann O’Brien, Tony Cafferky, Seumas O’Kelly, James Joyce and  Ring Lardner. “Baldini’s texts have the wonderful...

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Maria Callas: Art & Voice - A musical lecture with George Fleeton
Maria Callas: Art & Voice - A musical lecture with George FleetonMonday, October 09, 2017

We are delighted to welcome George Fleeton and Lyric Opera Productions back to the Institute for another evening dedicated to Italian opera. In anticipation of Lyric Opera’s production of La Traviata in the National Concert Hall on 4, 5 and 7 November with Claudia Boyle in the role of Violetta, we will explore the...

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Duo Franchini and Arianna Cimolin - Le Charme de Padue - Belcanto and Hausmusik in pre-war Italy
Duo Franchini and Arianna Cimolin - "Le Charme de Padue - Belcanto and Hausmusik in pre-war Italy" Thursday, October 12, 2017

  The Italian Institute of Culture is delighted to invite you to this concert by the Duo Franchini (Stefania Franchini, violin; Cecilia Franchini, piano) and Arianna Cimolin (voice): Le Charme de Padoue - Belcanto and Hausmusik in pre-war Italy.The musical performance will feature works by Paduan composers such as Ricc...

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XVII WEEK OF ITALIAN LANGUAG EIN THE WORLD: Annual Society for Pirandello Studies Conference 2017 - Exploring Pirandello’s Islands of the Map and Mind
XVII WEEK OF ITALIAN LANGUAG EIN THE WORLD: Annual Society for Pirandello Studies Conference 2017 - Exploring Pirandello’s Islands of the Map and MindFriday, October 13, 2017

The annual conference of the Society for Pirandello Studies aims to embrace a wide variety of methods and approaches to Pirandello’s oeuvre, and to bring together theatre professionals, critics and scholars representing a range of disciplines. This year, in conjunction with the Department of Italian at University Col...

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XVII Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo - 17th Week of the Italian Language in the World
XVII Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo - 17th Week of the Italian Language in the WorldMonday, October 16, 2017 → Sunday, October 22, 2017

L’edizione 2017 della Settimana della Lingua italiana nel mondo sarà dedicata al tema “L’italiano al cinema, l’italiano nel cinema”. Nei prossimi mesi l’Istituto proporrà vari eventi dedicati alla lingua e alla cultura italiana e al cinema.   The XVII edition of the W...

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XVII SETTIMANA DELLA LINGUA ITALIANA NEL MONDO: Il cinema nelle espressioni degli italiani: “Riflessioni sulla supercazzola”. A talk with Maurizio Ferraris
XVII SETTIMANA DELLA LINGUA ITALIANA NEL MONDO: Il cinema nelle espressioni degli italiani: “Riflessioni sulla supercazzola”. A talk with Maurizio FerrarisMonday, October 16, 2017

Maurizio Ferraris is full Professor of Philosophy at the University of Turin, where he is the President of the LabOnt – Laboratory for Ontology. He was Fellow of Käte-Hamburger Kolleg “Recht als Kultur” (Bonn) and Honorary Fellow of the Center for Advanced Studies of South East Europe (Rijeka) and of the...

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XVII WEEK OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE : Storia d'Italia in 15 film - Con Alberto Crespi
XVII WEEK OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE : Storia d'Italia in 15 film - Con Alberto CrespiWednesday, October 18, 2017

Alberto Crespi is the author of Storia d’Italia in 15 film (A History of Italy in 15 films), published by Laterza in 2016. He is a cinema critic, a journalist and one of the presenters of the very popular national Radio 3 programme Hollywood Party.In his talk Alberto Crespi will explore the history of Italy throu...

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XVII WEEK OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD: Language in contemporary Italian Cinema. A lecture by Ettore Marchetti
XVII WEEK OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD: Language in contemporary Italian Cinema. A lecture by Ettore Marchetti Thursday, October 19, 2017

Language has always had an important role in cinema, although the interest of both public and critics is usually focused on other aspects. Italian contemporary cinema acquires an added value through its language, which is a fundamental vehicle of knowledge of a lively society, even outside the national borders. A look at...

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Wexford Festival Opera
Wexford Festival OperaThursday, October 19, 2017 → Sunday, November 05, 2017

Join us at the Wexford Festival Opera to enjoy a series of classic Italian masterpieces.With a unique vision, outstanding production values and spectacular setting in a beautiful small town, Wexford Festival Opera is a remarkable success story that looks set to continue for many years to come. Thu 19th October - Sun 5th...

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XVII WEEK OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD - Teatro Emigrato: The Doctor's Duty by Luigi Pirandello
XVII WEEK OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD - Teatro Emigrato: "The Doctor's Duty" by Luigi Pirandello Friday, October 20, 2017

The TEATRO EMIGRATO (Dublin 2012) is a theatre group of “immigrants” in the Irish soil and was created to preserve its members' cultural roots and language. They mainly organise mises en scène of Italian plays. For the 150th anniversary of Luigi Pirandello's birth, they will perform “The Doctor's ...

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XVII WEEK OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD: Film Walking on water by Gianmarco D’Agostino
XVII WEEK OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD: Film "Walking on water" by Gianmarco D’AgostinoMonday, October 23, 2017

Camminando sull’acqua (Walking On Water) is a documentary about the devastating flood that hit Florence on 4th November 1966. The story is told through the eyes and the camera of Beppe Fantacci, who found a way to clean out more than 300 artisan shops from the mud - many of them still exist today. The director, Gianm...

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