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Concluso Wed Apr 02 2014Wed Apr 02 2014
‘Dirty Secrets’? Primo Levi and the Resistance

with Dr Mirna Cicioni In English It is well known that Primo Levi was deported to Auschwitz as a Jew, but perhaps not everybody knows that he was arrested on 9 December 1943 as a member of one of the first Resistance units in the Val d’Aosta. The talk will analyse some debates which took […]

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Concluso Fri Mar 28 2014Fri Mar 28 2014

A production by CitiOpera Four performances only! 28 & 29 March and 4 & 5 April CitiOpera, Melbourne’s Opera Company for new and emerging talent, is celebrating its “rebranding” with a performance of the Opera OTELLO, by Giuseppe Verdi. Based on Shakepeare’s play Othello, the Verdi opera version will showcase upcoming opera talents in Victoria. […]

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Concluso Mon Mar 03 2014Mon Mar 03 2014
Piranesi e Roma: immagini di ieri e di oggi – at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura

Lecture in Italian Luigi Ficacci, art historian, works for the Office of Conservation of Italian Artistic Patrimony (Ministry of Cultural Heritage). Since 2008 Ficacci has been the Superintendent of Fine Arts in Bologna, Ferrara and in the Provinces of the Romagna Region. Dr Ficacci has taught the history of art at the University in Viterbo, […]

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Concluso Thu Feb 27 2014Thu Feb 27 2014
Piranesi and the Impact of the Late Baroque – at the University of Melbourne

Conference at the University of Melbourne The Australian Institute of Art History, in collaboration with the Baillieu Library and the State Library of Victoria will host a conference on Piranesi and the Impact of the Late Baroque on 27 and 28 February 2014 at the University of Melbourne. The conference is conceived in relation to […]

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Concluso Tue Feb 25 2014Tue Feb 25 2014
A Traveller’s Dream: Piranesi and Rome – at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura

26 February— 4 June 2014 A photographic exhibition by Graziano Panfili EXTENDED TO 4 JUNE! A Traveller’s Dream: Piranesi and Rome by multi-award winning Italian photographer Graziano Panfili, is the dream of a modern-day traveller, eager to know today the places depicted in Giovanni Battista Piranesi’s etchings from more than two hundred years ago. Panfili’s […]

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Concluso Sat Feb 22 2014Sat Feb 22 2014
Rome: Piranesi’s Vision – at the State Library of Victoria

Exhibition at the State Library of Victoria Marvel at unforgettable images of classical and baroque Rome in this free exhibition of exquisite rare artworks from 18th-century Italian master-printmaker Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720–78). This stunning exhibition highlights the grand churches, imposing palaces and monumental ruins of Rome. It also includes illustrated books and paintings by his […]

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Concluso Thu Feb 20 2014Thu Feb 20 2014
The Piranesi effect – at the Ian Potter Museum of Art

18 February – 24 May 2014 Works by 18th century Italian printmaker Piranesi will be juxtaposed with works by contemporary artists, Roman and Etruscan antiquities. The Piranesi Effect, curated by guest curator, Jenny Long, highlights the sense of disquiet and ambiguity reflected in the works. Works by contemporary artists Rick Amor, Michael Graf, Mira Gojak, […]

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Concluso Fri Jan 10 2014Fri Jan 10 2014
Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields 2014

XIX Edition of a Festival of fine music in historic venues Artistic Director Sergio de Pieri OAM An annual festival of early music in the regional centre of Ballarat and surrounding towns. The event includes musicians from Italy including Andrea Dainese (flute, piccolo), Elisabetta Ghebbioni (harp), Giancarlo di Vacri (viola), Davide Monti (violin) and Livia […]

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