Istituto Di Cultura - Londra

Events

Voila! Europe 2018
Voila! Europe 2018Monday, November 05, 2018 → Sunday, November 18, 2018

Voila! Europe is an annual theatre rendez-vous in London, bringing together British and European theatre-makers. The curated programme is a border-busting mix of multicultural, multilingual, and multidisciplinary performances, spread across the capital in 4 venues over 14 days. This year the festival will also ho...

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Young Jazz from Italy (in London): Simona Severini & Giovanni Guidi
Young Jazz from Italy (in London): Simona Severini & Giovanni GuidiMonday, November 19, 2018

In the first part of the gig Simona Severini will accompany her intense and touching voice with the acoustic guitar in an intimate series of songs. After her pianist Giovanni Guidi will delight London’s public with one of his inspiring solo performances. [BOOK NOW]Simona Severini is a versatile singer and songwr...

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Work in focus: the Pompidou Centre.
Work in focus: the Pompidou Centre. Monday, November 19, 2018

Renzo Piano:The Art of Making Buildings. A lecture by Boris Hamzeian exploring the creation and later transformations of one of the twentieth century’s most significant buildings – the Pompidou Centre in Paris. Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano were relatively unknown when, in 1971, they saw off competition ...

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Vesperbild. At the origins of Michelangelo’s Pietas
Vesperbild. At the origins of Michelangelo’s PietasTuesday, November 20, 2018

The current exhibition in Milan (Castello Sforzesco, 13 October 2018-13 January 2019) explores for the first time the origins and the development of the iconography of the Pietà. The German earliest examples of Pietà were called Vesperbild, literally meaning ‘image of the vespers’, referring to...

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil: The King of the Mediterranean Diet – Walk Around Tasting
Extra Virgin Olive Oil: The King of the Mediterranean Diet – Walk Around TastingTuesday, November 20, 2018

A tasting tour of the best Italian Extra Virgins and its cultivars An event organised by Antonio Tomassini As part of the events within the 3rd edition of the Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World, the Italian Cultural institute will host a walk around tasting of Extra Virgin Olive Oils and other Italian wines and...

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Italian Literature in Translation Volume II: Theatre - Book Presentation
"Italian Literature in Translation Volume II: Theatre" - Book PresentationTuesday, November 20, 2018

The Italian Cultural Institute presents the book “Italian Literature in Translation Volume II: Theatre”, a publication including excerpts of works by Italian playwrights never previously translated into English. The book includes texts by Lucia Calamaro, Linda Dalisi, Liv Ferracchiati, Marcello Fois, Tahar Lamri, ...

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Academy Voices: Transcending Borders IX - Italy: Verdi & Puccini
Academy Voices: Transcending Borders IX - Italy: Verdi & PucciniWednesday, November 21, 2018

Giuseppe Verdi is part of the Italian DNA. His melodies have been adopted as unofficial national anthems and his name incorporated into a political slogan. He also served as a Senator in the then recently unified Italian State. Our second Italian concert in the Academy Voices: Trascending Borders series explores his operatic...

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Contemporary #19. Deflorian/Tagliarini: Scavi
Contemporary #19. Deflorian/Tagliarini: ScaviFriday, November 23, 2018

Performance by Daria Deflorian and Antonio Tagliarini (50’)With an introduction and a talk moderated by Monica Capuani Curated and moderated by Monica Capuani, “Contemporary” is a series of encounters – conversations, readings and live performances – presenting to the British audience an au...

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EUROLIS SEMINAR 2018
EUROLIS SEMINAR 2018Friday, November 23, 2018

Friday, 23 November 2018|09:30 – 16:30at Senate House, University of London, Woburn Room (G22)Malet Street, WC1E 7HUA one day seminar organised by EUROLIS, the consortium of librarians of European Cultural Institutes in London and the International group of CILIP/ILIG. [BOOK NOW] Every year EUROLIS, holds a sem...

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“Aspetti Salutistici della Dieta Mediterranea” (Health and the Mediterranean Diet)
“Aspetti Salutistici della Dieta Mediterranea” (Health and the Mediterranean Diet)Friday, November 23, 2018

AMBASCIATA D’ITALIA LONDRA - ACCADEMIA ITALIANA DELLA CUCINA Delegazione di Londra On the occasion of the Settimana della Cucina Italiana, The Accademia Italiana della Cucina, London delegation, under the patronage of the Italian Embassy in London organises a seminar on “Aspetti Salutistici della Dieta Mediter...

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IL CONIGLIO SEMOLINO
IL CONIGLIO SEMOLINOSunday, November 25, 2018

Evento per bambini dai 3 ai 6 anni Cari bambini vi aspettiamo al Semolino Day!Eleonora Rosta, giovane esordiente autrice e illustratrice per bambini, non vede l’ora di raccontarvi la storia del coniglietto Semolino e di come e’ arrivato nella vita di Emilia, la dolce bambina che si prende cura di lui e che g...

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Architecture and Emotions: Alfonso Femia in conversation with Manon Mollard.
Architecture and Emotions: Alfonso Femia in conversation with Manon Mollard. Monday, November 26, 2018

The third talk of the series 'Project and Destiny: Reflections on design and architecture in Italy today' The project has to tell a story. Architectural design is an action of “practice of reality” and of vision, i.e. a visionary pragmatism that cannot help but come to terms with the various limitations...

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The Canterbury Tales (I racconti di Canterbury) by Pier Paolo Pasolini
The Canterbury Tales (I racconti di Canterbury) by Pier Paolo PasoliniTuesday, November 27, 2018

Salon Italia - In Italian with English SubtitlesIntroduction and post screening discussion with Nick WalkerDirector: Pier Paolo PasoliniWriters: Pier Paolo Pasolini (screenplay), Geoffrey Chaucer (book)Cast: Hugh Griffith, Laura Betti, Ninetto Davoli, Franco Citti1h 41min | Comedy | Drama | History | 1972 | 15 ce...

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Portrait of a Traveling Lady. Gottardo Pallastrelli and Helen Langdon in conversation
Portrait of a Traveling Lady. Gottardo Pallastrelli and Helen Langdon in conversationTuesday, November 27, 2018

Italian writer Gottardo Pallastrelli will be in conversation with author Helen Langdon about his last book, "Ritratto di Signora in Viaggio – Un’americana cosmopolita nel mondo di Henry James (“Portrait of a Traveling Lady – A cosmopolitan American in the world of Henry James”). Ritratto d...

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Academy Voices: Transcending Borders X - United in Diversity
Academy Voices: Transcending Borders X - United in DiversityWednesday, November 28, 2018

Our European tour in song closes with a concert marking cross-national collaborations. Composers setting texts outside their mother tongue, provide the theme for this culminating event, but they also act as a metaphor for the international bonds we aim to cement.[BOOK NOW]

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