Istituto Di Cultura - Londra

Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion The British Library exhibition marks the 500th anniversary of Leonardo's death

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Leonardo da Vinci - A Mind in Motion
Leonardo da Vinci - A Mind in MotionFriday, June 07, 2019 → Sunday, September 08, 2019

"Motion is the cause of all life" This exhibition at the British Library explores the major role Leonardo ascribed to motion in his quest to understand the natural world. It looks particularly at his life-long study of water, which he believed to be driving force of nature. To mark the 500th anniversary of Leonardo's...

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An Evening with Award Winning Writer Edoardo Albinati and Fiammetta Rocco
An Evening with Award Winning Writer Edoardo Albinati and Fiammetta RoccoTuesday, August 27, 2019

Winner of Italy’s prestigious literary prize, the Premio Strega, Edoardo Albinati will be discussing his latest novel translated into English by Antony Shugaar, The Catholic School, with Fiammetta Rocco, Culture Editor The Economist and 1843. In 1975, three young well-off men, former students at Rome’s pre...

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Vivaldi meets Werther: Four Seasons
Vivaldi meets Werther: Four SeasonsTuesday, August 27, 2019 → Friday, August 30, 2019

Werther's tragic love story is told through Antonio Vivaldi's violin concertos The Four Seasons in a multi-disciplinary show for violin, actor and musicians which takes its audience on a journey into the mind of the tortured anti-hero of Goethe’s epistolary novel.Different art forms reframe and reimagine one anot...

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Summer Film Nights: In Top Form? No, Thank You! (Ci vuole un fisico) by Alessandro Tamburini
Summer Film Nights: In Top Form? No, Thank You! (Ci vuole un fisico) by Alessandro TamburiniWednesday, August 28, 2019

This is the fourth film in our series 'Summer Film Nights', dedicated to contemporary Italian cinema and young talented directors.07/08 The Complexity of Happiness14/08 There is a Light21/08 The Ploy28/08 In Top Form? No, Thank You!04/09 The Start up11/09 Il colore della fatica (documentary)   In Top Form? No, T...

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Salon Italia. Bicycle Thieves (Ladri di biciclette) by Vittorio De Sica
Salon Italia. Bicycle Thieves (Ladri di biciclette) by Vittorio De SicaThursday, August 29, 2019

Film screening (93’) introduced by Nick Walker and followed by a discussion. In Italian with English subtitles Bicycle Thieves (Ladri di biciclette) Director: Vittorio De Sica Cast: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola Drama / 93mins / b&w / 1948 [BOOK NOW] During the hard years of poverty in post-World-...

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Summer Film Nights: The Start up (Accendi il tuo futuro) by Alessandro d’Alatri
Summer Film Nights: The Start up (Accendi il tuo futuro) by Alessandro d’AlatriWednesday, September 04, 2019

This is the fifth film in our series 'Summer Film Nights', dedicated to contemporary Italian cinema and young talented directors. 07/08 The Complexity of Happiness14/08 There is a Light21/08 The Ploy28/08 In Top Form? No, Thank You!04/09 The Start up11/09 Il colore della fatica (documentary) The Start upAccendi il tuo...

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Maria Callas. The Black Pearl
Maria Callas. The Black PearlThursday, September 05, 2019

On 16 September 1977, Maria Callas died in her Paris apartment aged 54. Her name went down in history as one of the greatest singers of all time. But who was this fascinating and extraordinary artist?This spoken monologue - written by Federica Nardacci, with original piano music composed by Claudio Di Meo - is the inner...

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Germano Facetti: A Nazi labour camp survivor who revolutionised British book design
Germano Facetti: A Nazi labour camp survivor who revolutionised British book designTuesday, September 10, 2019

On the occasion of the Insiders Outsiders Festival With Phil Baines, Rick Poynor and Chiara Barbieri Presented by Chiara Barbieri, the event will open with a screening of the documentary “The Yellow Box: Short History of Hate” (27’) directed by Anthony West. In this, Facetti recalls his experienc...

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Summer Film Nights: Il colore della fatica, documentary by Andrea Gropplero di Troppenburg
Summer Film Nights: Il colore della fatica, documentary by Andrea Gropplero di TroppenburgWednesday, September 11, 2019

This is the sixth film in our series 'Summer Film Nights', dedicated to contemporary Italian cinema and young talented directors. 07/08 The Complexity of Happiness14/08 There is a Light21/08 The Ploy28/08 In Top Form? No, Thank You!04/09 The Start up11/09 Il colore della fatica (documentary) Il colore della fatica   Documen...

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Open House 2019
Open House 2019Saturday, September 21, 2019

Open House Weekend is the world’s largest architecture festival giving free public access to more than 800 buildings. The Italian Cultural Institute is welcoming visitors to our grade I listed, Georgian, stucco fronted Belgravia town house. Belgrave Square was laid out from 1825 onwards by master builder Thomas Cu...

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Summer Film Nights: The 27 Club (Il Club dei 27) by Mateo Zoni
Summer Film Nights: The 27 Club (Il Club dei 27) by Mateo Zoni Wednesday, September 25, 2019

This is the sixth film in our series 'Summer Film Nights', dedicated to contemporary Italian cinema and young talented directors. 07/08 The Complexity of Happiness14/08 There is a Light21/08 The Ploy28/08 In Top Form? No, Thank You!04/09 The Start up11/09 Il colore della fatica (documentary)25/09 Il Club dei 27   ...

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Academy Voices: Transcending Borders V - France
Academy Voices: Transcending Borders V - FranceTuesday, November 05, 2019

The Royal Academy of Music and the Italian Cultural Institute in London are delighted to continue their multifaceted music cycle, once again reflecting the fruitful relationships and enduring dialogue between European countries. Among the composers featured in this programme of French song and operetta is Jacques Offenbach,...

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Academy Voices: Transcending Borders VI - Germany
Academy Voices: Transcending Borders VI - GermanyTuesday, November 12, 2019

The Royal Academy of Music and the Italian Cultural Institute in London are delighted to continue their multifaceted music cycle, once again reflecting the fruitful relationships and enduring dialogue between European countries. This concert celebrates one of the most notable partnerships in the history of music in this...

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Academy Voices: Transcending Borders VII - Italy
Academy Voices: Transcending Borders VII - ItalyTuesday, November 19, 2019

The Royal Academy of Music and the Italian Cultural Institute in London are delighted to continue their multifaceted music cycle, once again reflecting the fruitful relationships and enduring dialogue between European countries. 1919 saw the death of both the composer Leoncavallo and the librettist Illica; this concert...

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Academy Voices: Transcending Borders VIII - United in Diversity
Academy Voices: Transcending Borders VIII - United in DiversityTuesday, November 26, 2019

The Royal Academy of Music and the Italian Cultural Institute in London are delighted to continue their multifaceted music cycle, once again reflecting the fruitful relationships and enduring dialogue between European countries. Our European tour in song closes with a concert marking cross-national collaborations. Composers...

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