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L’Orchestra da Camera Italiana I Solisti Veneti si è esibita a Washington DC per commemorare la Giornata della Liberazione

L’Orchestra da Camera Italiana I Solisti Veneti si è esibita a Washington DC per commemorare la Giornata della Liberazione

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Washington D.C. 25 aprile 2018 – Per commemorare la Giornata della Liberazione la celebre Orchestra da Camera I Solisti Veneti è tornata a esibirsi a Washington DC, 16 anni dopo il concerto di inaugurazione dell’attuale sede dell’Ambasciata. Di fronte a oltre 350 ospiti riuniti nell’atrio della Sede, nove musicisti condotti dal Maestro Claudio Scimone hanno […]

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Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center | EVENTS

Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center | EVENTS

| April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Paolo Schianchi is an extraordinary musician and performer, who is able to master all the main varieties of the guitar starting from the Renaissance lute, up to experimental instruments that he personally designed and built. “From 6 to 49 strings” will celebrate the guitar, its history, its most beloved varieties, the beauty of its repertoire, […]

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Influence of Renaissance Prints on Maiolica and Bronze Explored at the National Gallery of Art, April 1–August 5, 2018

Influence of Renaissance Prints on Maiolica and Bronze Explored at the National Gallery of Art, April 1–August 5, 2018

| March 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

The first exhibition of its kind in the United States, Sharing Images: Renaissance Prints into Maiolica and Bronze, brings together some 90 objects to highlight the impact of Renaissance prints on maiolica and bronze plaquettes. Accompanied by a publication that provides a comprehensive introduction to different aspects of the phenomenon—from the role of 15th-century prints […]

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Acclaimed Italian pianist Benedetto Lupo to perform at National Gallery of Art

Acclaimed Italian pianist Benedetto Lupo to perform at National Gallery of Art

| March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Benedetto Lupo, the Piano Master Course professor at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome. has been described by critics as an “exceptionally fine pianist . . . who has a remarkably fine touch and beautiful tone control” (The Oregonian). Praised for his “keen musical intelligence and probing intellect” (Miami Herald), and for combining “meticulous […]

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Major Exhibition of Paul Cézanne’s Portraits at the National Gallery of Art, March 25 through July 1, 2018

Major Exhibition of Paul Cézanne’s Portraits at the National Gallery of Art, March 25 through July 1, 2018

| March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bringing together some 60 paintings drawn from collections around the world, Cézanne Portraits is the first exhibition devoted exclusively to this often-neglected genre of his work. The revelatory exhibition explores the pictorial and thematic characteristics of Paul Cézanne’s (1839–1906) portraits, the chronological development of his style and method, and the range and influence of his sitters. The […]

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The Vignelli Legacy at Italian Embassy

The Vignelli Legacy at Italian Embassy

| March 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Rochester Institute of Technology are pleased to present an exhibition featuring some of the most iconic designs conceived by Massimo and Lella Vignelli. The opening event will include a lecture on The Vignelli Legacy by R. Roger Remington, Professor of Graphic Design at the Rochester Institute of Technology. During […]

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Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint Francis at La Verna

Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint Francis at La Verna

| March 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

One of the most innovative Italian books of the early baroque period, the Descrizione del Sacro Monte della Vernia, published in 1612, illustrates the experiences of Saint Francis and the buildings of the Franciscan community at La Verna. Drawing from the National Gallery of Art’s rich holdings of works with Franciscan imagery, Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint […]

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