Istituto Di Cultura - Toronto

PALIMPSESTS AND INTERFACES RENATO RIZZI and CINO ZUCCHI

Upcoming events

WORKWEAR
WORKWEARFriday, January 27, 2017 → Sunday, April 23, 2017

An exhibition playfully exploring uniforms. Devised and curated by Milan-based architect, designer and artist Alessandro Guerriero, Workwear features the work of 40 Italian and international artists, designers and architects, including Alessandro Mendini, Issey Miyake, Erwin Wurm, Vivienne Westwood, Elio Fiorucci, and...

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150TH YEARS OF STORIES: A EUROPEAN BOOK CLUB
150TH YEARS OF STORIES: A EUROPEAN BOOK CLUBThursday, February 23, 2017 → Thursday, November 30, 2017

The Toronto European Book Club is back in 2017 to put the spotlight on Europe’s literary legacy and its influence on contemporary publishing. To celebrate Canada's 150th Anniversary of Confederation, the members of the European Union of National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) in Toronto will look at the connection bet...

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PALIMPSESTS AND INTERFACES: ARCHITECTURE BY RENATO RIZZI AND CINO ZUCCHI
PALIMPSESTS AND INTERFACES: ARCHITECTURE BY RENATO RIZZI AND CINO ZUCCHIWednesday, March 29, 2017 → Friday, May 05, 2017

Italy under Construction series. The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to present the exhibition Palimpsests and Interfaces: Architecture by Renato Rizzi and Cino Zucchi Architects,the third exhibition in the series Italy Under Construction. Through original models, drawings and photographs of selected work from...

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JAZZ.FM91's SOUNDS OF ITALY PIANO SERIES: FRANCO D'ANDREA
JAZZ.FM91's SOUNDS OF ITALY PIANO SERIES: FRANCO D'ANDREATuesday, April 04, 2017

His artistic history is so rich and intense that his originality radiates through all of his collaborations and work, Franco D’Andrea is featured at the JAZZ.FM91 Sounds of Italy Concert Series! A poet with his instrument, rooted in the tradition of Afro-American music, his rhythmic ramblings are detailed with insis...

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INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON THE CRITICAL APPROACHES TO DANTE
INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON THE CRITICAL APPROACHES TO DANTETuesday, April 04, 2017 → Wednesday, April 05, 2017

In 2015 the world celebrated the 750th anniversary of Dante’s birth and started preparing the celebrations for the upcoming anniversary of his death. No need to say, these anniversaries concern, more than Dante himself, Dante’s readers. What one should celebrate and discuss are centuries of readings, both si...

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SCREENING OF L’INFERNO (1911)
SCREENING OF L’INFERNO (1911)Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Special Event hosted by the International Seminar On The Critical Approaches to Dante (ISCAD 2017) with live musical accompaniment by Maurizio Guarini. L'Inferno, directed by F. Bertolini, G. de Liguoro and A. Padovan, is a 1911 Italian silent film, loosely adapted from Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy. L'Inferno took...

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ICFF Year-Round Program: screening of ONDA SU ONDA
ICFF Year-Round Program: screening of ONDA SU ONDAThursday, April 06, 2017 → Friday, April 21, 2017

L'Altra Italia/ICFF Association, with the support of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, presents the screening of ONDA SU ONDA, directed by Rocco Papaleo. VAUGHANApril 6th, 20176:30 pm Reception8:00 pm ScreeningColossus Vaughan(3555 Highway 7 West) TORONTOApril 21th, 20177:00 pm ReceptionMaison Mercer(15 Mercer St.)9:00...

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“PASSIO”: THE MATER DOLOROSA IN POPULAR TRADITION
“PASSIO”: THE MATER DOLOROSA IN POPULAR TRADITIONFriday, April 14, 2017

On this special Good Friday concert, Vesuvius Ensemble presents a unique comparison of popular and classical music for Holy Week with a particular emphasis on the Mother of Sorrows. Anguished melodies from various folk traditions will mix with heart-rending settings of the Stabat mater and other liturgical texts. This juxtaposition...

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LUISA SELLO IN CONCERT
LUISA SELLO IN CONCERTThursday, April 20, 2017 → Friday, April 21, 2017

Italian flautist Luisa Sello will be performing in Toronto with the UofT Symphony Orchestra and in Sutton at the Georgina Arts Centre and Gallery. The concert is a part of the project ‘Great Music’ organized by the Amici della Musica Association of Udine, supported by the Region Friuli Venezia Giulia and the ...

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CARLOTTA DE BEVILAQUA AT DIGIFEST 2017
CARLOTTA DE BEVILAQUA AT DIGIFEST 2017Thursday, April 27, 2017

Italian architect and designer Carlotta De Bevilacqua, will be one of the speakers as "Meet the Media Guru" in this year's edition of Digifest 2017. Graduated in 1983 in Architecture at the Politecnico di Milano, she is mainly known for her research in contemporary lighting design. In the early 1990s she started to design...

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ITALIAN FILMS AT HOT DOCS 2017
ITALIAN FILMS AT HOT DOCS 2017Friday, April 28, 2017 → Sunday, May 07, 2017

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to co-present with Hot Docs three Italian documentaries, The last Resort by Thanos Anastopoulos and Davide Del Degan; The Challenge by Yuri Ancarani; Libera Nos by Federica Di Giacomo. PROGRAM The Last ResortThanos Anastopoulos, Davide Del Degan | Italy, Greece, France | 2016...

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JAZZ.FM91's SOUNDS OF ITALY PIANO SERIES: VITTORIO MEZZA
JAZZ.FM91's SOUNDS OF ITALY PIANO SERIES: VITTORIO MEZZATuesday, May 02, 2017

Pianist, composer and music professor, Vittorio Mezza will wrap up JAZZ.FM91’s 2017 Sounds of Italy Concert Series. Receiving his diploma and bachelor in jazz from the St. Cecilia Conservatory of Music in Rome, he attended various course and master classes held by international musicians including Franco D&rsquo...

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MOZART MASS IN C MINOR: DIRECTED BY IVARS TAURINS AND ELISA CITTERIO, VIOLIN
MOZART MASS IN C MINOR: DIRECTED BY IVARS TAURINS AND ELISA CITTERIO, VIOLINThursday, May 04, 2017 → Sunday, May 07, 2017

“Mozart at his most inspired” – The New York Times Mozart’s transcendent Mass in C Minor, considered to be one of his greatest choral works, closes our 2016/17 season. A celebration of the composer’s marriage that was left unfinished for reasons we may never know, this piece contains an ex...

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