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Ended Thu Jun 11 2015Thu Jun 11 2015
RISM – Research in Italian Studies in Melbourne presents: “Writing Colonisation:

Violence, Landscape and the Act of Naming in Modern Italian & Australian Literature” A seminar in English by Dr Sabina Sestigiani RISMA seminar in English by Dr Sabina Sestigiani, Lecturer in Italian Studies, Faculty of Health, Arts and Design, Swinburne University This paper will focus on Ennio Flaiano’s novel Tempo di uccidere (A Time to […]

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Ended Sat Jun 06 2015Sat Jun 06 2015
Stefano Bollani at the Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2015

Star Italian Jazz Pianist! Stefano Bollani at the piano and Hamilton De Holanda with the bandolim Stefano Bollani, Guest of Honour at the Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2015, proudly supported by the Italian Cultural Institute, Melbourne.Please contact the Institute to obtain the promo code for the special offer exclusively for IIC Members.

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Ended Sun May 24 2015Sun May 24 2015
“Uomini contro” (Many Wars Ago) by Francesco Rosi, (1970) in Italian with Englih subtitles

To commemorate the beginning of World War One in Italy The film is based on the memoir by Emilio Lussu “Un anno sull’altipiano” On the Trentino Front during World War One, Italian officers demand far too much of their men…Based on the memoir “Un anno sull’altipiano” by Emilio Lussu, Uomini Contro (Many Wars Ago) describes […]

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Ended Thu May 14 2015Thu May 14 2015
RISM – Research in Italian Studies in Melbourne p[resents: “Egypt, Jerusalem, Libya:

Journeys through Italian Women’s Writings, 1890s-1930s” A seminar in English by Dr Patrizia Sambuco This seminar will take into consideration two Italian women writers, Matilde Serao and Pina Ballario, and their representations of people and nations outside Italy.Their desire for a female identity not available within the culture of their time will emerge from the […]

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Ended Sat May 09 2015Sat May 09 2015
“Elective affinities” by Adele Ceraudo

Italian artist for the first time in Australia Adele Ceraudo Masterworks by the Greatest Italian painters & sculptors of the Renaissance are reinterpreted from a female perspective. From 9 to 24 May 2015. Opening Hours: 2pm to 5pm (weekdays); 12pm to 5pm (weekends). For more information about the exhibition, and for an appointment: T 0410 860 […]

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Ended Thu Apr 23 2015Thu Apr 23 2015
Piano Recital by Maestro Luciano Bellini

Maestro Bellini presents a varied program including Verdi, Casella and Berio.Pianist, composer, conductor, Luciano Bellini is a composer of operas, symphonic, sacred, vocal, chamber and electronic music; author also of pieces of music for cinema, theatre and ballet; his works have been executed in almost all the Western Countries, in South America and in Middle […]

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Ended Thu Apr 09 2015Thu Apr 09 2015
Purists, Neo-Purists and Anti-Purists: Foreign Words in Italian, from the fascist Campaigns to 2015

RISM (Research in Italian Studies in Melbourne) – Monash University A seminar by Dr Mirna Cicioni Dr Mirna Cicioni, Senior Adjunct Research Fellow in Italian Studies at Monash University will examine in her talk the attitudes to foreign words in Italy in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Freeze-frame from the documentary “Me ne frego” (2014) […]

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Ended Thu Mar 26 2015Thu Mar 26 2015
Alex Raineri in concert

From Scarlatti to Brahms Inserire qui il sottotitolo 2 dell’evento (seconda lingua) 21 year-old soloist and chamber musician, Alex raineri is frequently broadcast on ABC Classic FM and the MBS networks. Alex won the prestigious National Piano Competition in Shepparton in 2014. A chance to meet a rising star!Credit – photographer Nick Morrissey

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Ended Thu Mar 19 2015Thu Mar 19 2015
Memory and Resistance of Jewish Musicians in Fascist Italy

Seminar by Dr Alessandro Carrieri RISM (Reasearch in Italian Studies in Melbourne) In this presentation, Dr Carrieri will analyse Aldo Finzi’s and Leone Sinigaglia’s musical experiences as an act of cultural and spiritual opposition to the Italian Fascist Regime. In fact, during the persecution of the Jews in Italy, their music was silenced as it […]

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Ended Fri Mar 06 2015Fri Mar 06 2015
Cavalleria Rusticana

by Pietro Mascagni A production by CitiOpera, conducted by Maestro Gaetano Colajanni Following on from the stunning success of CitiOpera’s production of Otello, Stella Axarlis returns to direct Mascagni’s masterwork, Cavalleria Rusticana.  This thrilling and passionate opera has been an audience favourite since its first performance.  With an intimate story of love and betrayal and […]

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