Istituto Di Cultura - Toronto

Melodramatic Realism: Photo Exhibition Luchino Visconti’s early movies

Upcoming events

EUROPEAN BOOK CLUB 2018
EUROPEAN BOOK CLUB 2018Thursday, March 08, 2018 → Thursday, December 06, 2018

This year the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) will look at European literature that have been turned into films. In conjunction with the book club discussions, each institute will also host a screening of the film adaptation (with English subtitles). The European Book Club is a cooperation of the...

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Maestro! The Films of Luchino Visconti Retrospective  at TIFF
"Maestro! The Films of Luchino Visconti" Retrospective at TIFF Thursday, July 26, 2018 → Sunday, August 19, 2018

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura announce an exceptional retrospective at TIFF dedicated to Italian Neorealistic Filmmaker Luchino Visconti "Maestro! The Films of Luchino Visconti" CLICK HERE TO SEE THE PROGRAMS BIOGRAPHY: Born to upper class Italian nobility in 1906, Luchino Visconti was raised in an environment of...

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Melodramatic Realism
Melodramatic RealismTuesday, July 31, 2018 → Friday, September 28, 2018

“Luchino Visconti’s early movies” The Istituto Italiano is pleased to present a photo exhibition, curated by Centro Cinema Città di Cesena and  set by artist Mimmo Baronello,  which will display photos taken on the sets of three of Visconti’s masterpieces: “Ossessione/Obs...

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Beppe Gambetta in concert at Hugh's Room Live
Beppe Gambetta in concert at Hugh's Room Live Monday, August 20, 2018

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura Toronto would like to announce the performance of Beppe Gambetta at Hugh's Room Live on Monday August 20 , 8.30pm. BEPPE GAMBETTA It is the smile that is the key for reading the musical universe of Beppe Gambetta. An open and disarming smile that is also the contagious and irresistible...

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Italian Musician Enrico Fink at  Ashkenaz Festival 2018
Italian Musician Enrico Fink at Ashkenaz Festival 2018Monday, September 03, 2018

“The Dybbuk In Firenze: A Musical Trip To Jewish Italy”   The Istituto Italiano is pleased to announce the performance of Italian musician Enrico Fink,  at the Ashkenaz Festival 2018 in Toronto. For several years now Enrico Fink has been one of the major figures in the Jewish music and theatre scene in ...

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Book presentation: Largo Italia, written by Corrado Paina
Book presentation: "Largo Italia", written by Corrado Paina Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Villa Charities and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura Toronto are very pleased to present Corrado Paina's new book release "Largo Italia", by Societa Editrice Fiorentina that is part of: Diaspora Series Multiculturalism and cultural identities in the 21st century Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Columbus Centre 901 Lawrence...

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Luca Ciarla Quartet Tour in Ontario
Luca Ciarla Quartet Tour in OntarioThursday, September 06, 2018 → Sunday, September 09, 2018

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to present the Ontario tour of Luca Ciarla Quartet. Luca Ciarla Quartet,  is one of the most original Italian jazz ensembles in recent years, the Luca Ciarla Quartet has performed everywhere at an international level, from Montreal to Melbourne Jazz Festivals. With Anto...

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Vesuvius Ensemble 2018-2019 Concert Series
Vesuvius Ensemble 2018-2019 Concert SeriesTuesday, September 11, 2018

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to present the launch of Vesuvius Ensemble 2018/2019 concert series. The group will entertain the audience with a delightful preview of some of the pieces included in their upcoming program. Monday, September 11, 2018 - 6.30pm-7.30pm IIC Gallery - Istituto Italiano di Cultura...

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Emilyn Stam & Filippo Gambetta in concert at Hugh's Room
Emilyn Stam & Filippo Gambetta in concert at Hugh's Room Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to present Emilyn Stam & Filippo Gambetta in concert at Hugh's Room, September 12 at 8.30pm. The transatlantic musical partnership of Filippo Gambetta and Emilyn Stam is borne out of a shared sensibility that transcends their upbringings on opposite sides of the world. Both music...

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Pasquale Esposito Celebrates Italian Piazzas
Pasquale Esposito Celebrates Italian Piazzas Friday, September 14, 2018

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura would like to introduce Italian tenor, Pasquale Esposito debuts at Oakville Center with his new program celebrating Italian Piazzas (Squares). The program is the live version of his new Public TV Special on Buffalo/Toronto PBS. Pasquale takes the audience on a musical journey paying tribute...

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In conversation with Michael Apollo (Mindful Gateway & A mindful society)-BAA Toronto
In conversation with Michael Apollo (Mindful Gateway & A mindful society)-BAA Toronto Monday, September 17, 2018

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura and BAA Toronto ( Bocconi Alumni Association), are  pleased to invite you to join Michael Apollo, who will provide an introduction to A Mindful Leadership. We will focus on evidence for the efficacy of mindfulness for leaders and will introduce practices for building leadership p...

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Lecture: The Tragedy, the Beauty, the Book: the films of Luchino Visconti from Dostoevskij to D’Annunzio
Lecture: "The Tragedy, the Beauty, the Book: the films of Luchino Visconti from Dostoevskij to D’Annunzio"Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura presents a Lecture from teacher of Italian Cinema, Carlo Coen. This lecture will focus on the relationship between Visconti and Literature, explored through his film from The White Nights (1957) to The Innocent (1976). The speaker will dwell on some specific works, i.e. Rocco and His Brothers,...

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Romina Di Gasbarro's new album Risorgimento
Romina Di Gasbarro's new album "Risorgimento" Friday, September 21, 2018

New album launch: The Italian Cultural Institute is pleased to present "Risorgimento", the new album by artist Romina Di Gasbarro. Romina Di Gasbarro‘s trajectory as a singer and musician is an adventurous pilgrimage of the musical heart. Nursed on Italian music, raised on rock and soul, trained in classical gui...

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Conference: Unite4Heritage - The Carabinieri Command for the Protection of Cultural Heritage
Conference: Unite4Heritage - The Carabinieri Command for the Protection of Cultural HeritageThursday, September 27, 2018

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Toronto in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy in Canada, is pleased to present the conference: The Carabinieri Command for the Protection of Cultural Heritage and the Italian Task Force "Unite4Heritage" by Fabrizio Parrulli, General of the Carabinieri Command for the Protection of...

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Conferences:  Early Modern Cultures of Hospitality
Conferences: " Early Modern Cultures of Hospitality" Friday, October 26, 2018 → Saturday, October 27, 2018

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is pleased to present an Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Toronto about Early Modern Culture of Hospitality. Regulating relationships among strangers was a primary concern of the early modern world. Both the rediscovery of the Ancients and the new encounters among Europeans,...

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