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Storia Culturale della Canzone Italiana



Storia Culturale della Canzone Italiana

A talk in English by Jacopo Tomatis, author of the volume "Storia Culturale della Canzone Italiana" (Il Saggiatore). Adjunt Professor at the University of Torino, Tomatis will be in Australia as a guest speaker at the XX International Conference of the Iaspm, "Turns and Revolutions in Popular Music", at the Anu School Of Music from 24th until 28th June 2019 (

The presentation will be conducted by the journalist Riccardo Schirru.


jacopo tomatis foto di renzo chiesa

Jacopo Tomatis is a musicologist, music journalist and musician. He is adjunct professor in Popular Music at the University of Torino, where he received his PhD in 2016. He has written chapters and articles on Italian popular music, in English, French and Italian. His first book, Storia culturale della canzone italiana has just been published by il Saggiatore (2019).

He is secretary of the Italian branch of the IASPM (International Association for the Study of Popular Music), and chief editor for its journal, Vox Popular.

As a music journalist, he is the editor of the music magazine Il giornale della musica and has collaborated with several Italian magazines and websites. He directs the Premio Nazionale Città di Loano per la Musica Tradizionale Italiana, the most important award for Italian folk music.



FREE event. RSVP Essential: T 9866 5931; E


Date: Monday, July 01, 2019

Time: From 6:30 pm To 8:00 pm

Organized by : IIC Melbourne

Entrance : Free


IIC Melbourne, 233 Domain Rd, South Yarra