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Ended Thu Aug 07 2014Thu Aug 07 2014
Puccini & Friends

in concert On this occasion young and talented Australian artists will perform arias by composers such as Puccini, Donizetti, Tosti, Bellini and Mascagni. Singers include Nikki Hill (soprano), Jade Moffat (mezzo-soprano), Matthew Reardon (tenor) and Melbourne pianist, composer and conductor Stefan Cassomenos.

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Ended Sat Jul 26 2014Sat Jul 26 2014
Melbourne Open House

The first time that the IIC is a participating site ELM TREE HOUSE open to visitors For the first time the Italian Cultural Institute – Melbourne, located in the building known as Elm Tree House in South Yarra, is a participating site of Open House Melbourne which is a free event providing access to the city’s most significant […]

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Ended Wed Jun 11 2014Wed Jun 11 2014
Australia & Italia – Foto & Photos

Official Exhibition Opening The winning images of both categories will be exhibited alongside those that have been short-listed by the judging panel.The exhibition with be officially opened by the Consul General of Italy, Dr. Marco Maria Cerbo.

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Ended Mon Jun 09 2014Mon Jun 09 2014
Euridice

Baroque opera by Jacopo Peri, 1600 In an exclusive offer, available only to IIC members, a bus has been organised – return trip from South Yarra to Woodend – so that they may attend the Ëuridice concert, a Baroque opera by Jacopo Peri, which is being presented by Accademia Arcadia.Bookings: T. 0447 570 327For further […]

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Ended Tue Jun 03 2014Tue Jun 03 2014
Livio Minafra & Michael Tortoni in concert

The evening will commence with a first special launch of “World’s Best Jazz Club – The Story of Bennetts Lane”, a book by Dr David James about Melbourne’s iconic jazz venue. The author, who is also a journalist, an accomplished jazz flautist, and a composer, will be available to sign copies of the book, which […]

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Ended Thu May 29 2014Thu May 29 2014
Baroque Musique at its best

Davide Monti (violin) & Maria Christina Cleary ( harp) in concert Davide Monti is a violinist who combines his infectious energy with an exceptional talent of being a completely natural performer. A much sought after director, soloist, concertmaster and chamber musician his playing has been described as “phenomenal”, a “top solo violinist” with “incredible freshness” […]

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Ended Wed May 21 2014Wed May 21 2014
Stefano Benni’s “Le Beatrici”

A theatre performance written by Italian writer Stefano Benni and translated into English for the first time. From 21 May to 25 May Featuring the Italian bilingual actress Margherita Peluso.Director Laurence Strangio.   (The play will be in English)    

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Ended Tue May 20 2014Tue May 20 2014
“Liszt, Dante and Petrarca”

with Roberto Prosseda Other than Mendelssohn, whose piano music he is considered to be a leading interpreter of today, Prosseda’s interpretations of Mozart, Schubert, Schumann and Chopin have been particularly praised. An active proponent of contemporary music, Roberto Prosseda is also very active in musical divulgation. This is a talk with musical interludes by Italian pianist […]

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Ended Sat May 17 2014Sat May 17 2014
La Traviata

Opera by Giuseppe Verdi Exclusive Melbourne Season: 17-20-22-24-27-29 May 2014 Known as the “Traviata of the mirrors”, this spectacular international production features an enormous hanging mirror reflecting the decadent world of Violetta, who is brought to life by Australian singing sensation Jessica Pratt.   Conducted by Maestro Richard Mills. Sung in Italian with English surtitles. […]

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Ended Fri May 09 2014Fri May 09 2014
Language Vision

3rd European Langiage Festival Italian primary students and teachers are invited to explore languages and culture through art. The event will revolve around an NGV Educator led tour through the permanent collection of European art and a performance in the Great Hall.

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