Award-winning actress and playwright Isabella Ragonese will bring us on an emotional journey in between literature and theater featuring some of the greatest Italian authors like - Andrea Camilleri, Elsa Morante, Goffredo Parise, Nicola Ammaniti, Pier Vittorio Tondelli, and others.. “On a Solitary Beach” evokes the Italian coasts, the sea, the tran...

When: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute - Organized by : ICI - Entrance : Free Luca Santaniello, New York drummer, composer and band leader, takes you through a musical journey made of Italian colors inspired dreams, together with two other Italian interpreters of Jazz music known for their widely...

Tommaso Gambini presents his project “The Machine Stops” performing with his ensemble a suite of original compositions based on the 1909 novel of the same name by Edward Forster. More then one hundred years ago, the writer envisioned a dystopian future in which humans rely on a universal machine to provide for their needs and to interact with each...

From Tuesday, September 10, 2019 to Thursday, October 10, 2019. Time: From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm. Entrance: Free. Book Now! Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Gianni Berengo Gardin photographs Renzo Piano. Exhibition curated by Guido Risicato and Lorenzo Trompetto Two talents, two creative practices, two diffe...

Tra le coppie di maggior successo del cinema italiano, un posto d’onore meritano senza alcun dubbio Dante Ferretti e Francesca Lo Schiavo; coppia artistica la cui pluridecennale carriera è stata oggetto la scrosa settimana di un interessante incontro presso l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di New York diretto da Giorgio Van Straten. Connubio artistic...

Bebo Ferra: acoustic and classical guitar; Paolino Dalla Porta: acoustic bass. Bebo Ferra and Paolino Dalla Porta have been collaborating together since 1995 in various groups and recording projects. The duo was born in 1997 following an invitation by the "Centro Meridionale di Cultura italiana" for a festival of acoustic duos and original music, i...

Domenica 2 giugno, in occasione della Festa della Repubblica, a New York presso Saint John's-in-the-Village Church (224 Waverly Pl, New York) si terrà la presentazione americana della seconda edizione del “Lunigiana International Music Festival” che si svolgerà a Fivizzano (MS) dal 18 al 28 luglio 2019. Durante la serata si esibiranno i docenti del...

To commemorate the centennial of the author’s birth, writers, performers, and scholars gather for a multilingual, full-length reading of his seminal memoir. “Many people—many nations—can find themselves believing, more or less consciously, that “every stranger is an enemy.””—Primo Levi, preface to "If This Is a Man'. In 1947, just three years after...

Giovanni Guidi in a rare piano solo performance. Born in Foligno 1985, Guidi meets Enrico Rava during a Workshop in Siena. Rava notices his talent and decides to include him in “Rava Under 21” project, that would become “Rava New Generation” after a little time. With this group Guidi will record three CDs  in 2006, 2010, and in 2016, for “L'Espress...

When: Tuesday, June 04, 2019 From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York - What: Alessandro Lanzoni, young and talented Italian pianist, performs in trio with Ben Street (double bass) and Eric McPherson (drums). Alessandro Lanzoni has, from a very young age, performed in many of the most important Jazz Festivals both in...