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Ended Sun Oct 04 2015Sun Oct 04 2015
La Cenerentola

“La Cenerentola” by Gioachino RossiniOctober 4 – 30th  Friends of the Italian Cultural Institute are eligible to receive 20% discount on all weekday performances of “Le nozze di Figaro” and “La Cenerentola.” Simply enter “ITALIA” in the promo code field and the discounted price will appear. For more details and to purchase tickets, please visit […]

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Ended Sat Oct 03 2015Sat Oct 03 2015
“Le nozze di Figaro”

“Le nozze di Figaro” by Mozartconducted by Henrik NánásiDirected by Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s Barbara Gainesnow through October 24th.Friends of the Italian Cultural Institute are eligible to receive 20% discount on all weekday performances of “Le nozze di Figaro” and “La Cenerentola.” Simply enter “ITALIA” in the promo code field and the discounted price will appear. […]

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Ended Thu Oct 01 2015Thu Oct 01 2015
Rumore di acque (Noise in the Waters)

Rumore di acque (Noise in the Waters) presented by Theatre Gigante Kenilworth 508 Theater1925 E KenilworthMilwaukee, WIOctober 1- 3, 7:30pmOctober 4, 2:00pm October 1 – post-performance receptionOctober 2-4 – post-performance talkbacksOctober 4 – pre-show panel discussion at 12:30Created by Marco Martinelli (Teatro delle Albe)Translated by Thomas SimpsonPerformed by Alessandro Renda (Teatro delle Albe)Composer/musician Guy Klucevsek & Thomas […]

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Ended Wed Sep 23 2015Wed Sep 23 2015
“Lucio Silla” di Mozart

“Lucio Silla” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozartconducted by Francesco MiliotoDirected by Andreas MitisekSeptember 26-October 4Free performance on Wednesday, September 23rd at 6:30pm.Harris Theater for Music and Dance205 E Randolph Drhttp://www.harristheaterchicago.org/events/2015-2016-season/cot-lucio-sillaMozart’s passionate story of love, power, bloody conspiracies and revenge. Presented by the Chicago Opera Theater

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Ended Sun Sep 20 2015Sun Sep 20 2015
Screening of “I am Love” (2009), directed by Luca Guadagnino

“I am Love” by Luca GuadagninoReeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival Sunday, September 20 at 8:45 pm.Landmark Theater2828 N Clark Stwww.reelingfilmfestival.orgScreening of “I am Love” (Io sono amore, 2009) by Luca Guadagnino will mark the closing night of the festival. “I Am Love” tells the story of the wealthy Recchi family, whose lives are […]

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Ended Sun Sep 20 2015Sun Sep 20 2015
Paolo Angeli performs at the Chicago World Music Festival

Paolo Angeli performs at the Chicago World Music FestivalSunday, September 205:15–6:30pm Preston Bradley HallChicago Cultural Center78 E Washington StMonday, September 21st8pm (Doors open at 6pm)City Winery Chicago1200 W. Randolph St.http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/world_music_festival6.htmlWith his prepared Sardinian guitar, Paolo Angeli elaborates, improvises and composes unclassifiable music, suspended between free jazz, post­folk and minimal pop.  Presented in collaboration wth the […]

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Ended Fri Sep 18 2015Fri Sep 18 2015
“Contemporary Art in Italy: Today”

Featuring Artist Diego Perrone, Curator Ilaria Bonacossa, Director of MUSEION Letizia Ragaglia, and Founder of ARTUNER Eugenio Re Rebaudengo Presented as part of EXPO Chicago 2015, this panel will address the question of national context in an increasingly globalized world. Featuring some of today’s most influential voices on Italian culture working today, this panel presents […]

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Ended Tue Jul 14 2015Tue Jul 14 2015
“Across the Oceans to the Land of Mines”, a book presentation by Pier Giorgio Ardeni

“Across the Oceans to the Land of Mines”Five Thousand Stories of Italian Migration from theMountains of Bologna and Modena to America at the Turnof the Twentieth Century a book presentation by Pier Giorgio Ardeni This is a book of stories, hundreds and thousands of stories, which together tell of the exodus known as the Great […]

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Ended Tue Jul 07 2015Tue Jul 07 2015
“Siena, City of Secrets” by Jane Tylus

“Siena, City of Secrets” (University of Chicago Press, 2015) is a compelling and intimate portrait of this most secretive of cities, often overlooked by travelers to Italy. Cultural history and intellectual memoir, travelogue and guidebook, it takes the reader on a quest of discovery through the well- and not-so-well-traveled roads and alleys of a town […]

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Ended Mon Jul 06 2015Mon Jul 06 2015
Master class with Paola Sorressa

July 6-10th from 1-4pm Paola Sorressa is artistic director, choreographer, and founder of the Mandala Dance Company, which performed “Triptych Motus” last Fall at the Ruth Paige Center for the Arts. Part contemporary dance, part acrobatic, Mandala Dance Company presents an innovative performance language that has resonated with audiences worldwide.   This master class is presented […]

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