On June 1, Maestro Gianandrea Noseda directed "The Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini" by Sergey Rachmaninoff, the "Ancient Arias and Dances Suite No. 2" by Ottorino Respighi and the Symphony No. 2 by Alberto Casella, closing the program of the festival "Unexpected Italy: a celebration of Italian culture" organized by the Kennedy Center for the Perfor...

The annual Gala of the Italian Cultural Society of Washington DC., that will take place on Thursday, May 23rd 2019, at the Embassy of Italy. This annual event is a celebration of the excellence of Italian culture, in its many facets.  It celebrate the career of Italians who succeeded in the US, the winners of our scholarship awards, teachers, stude...

Danilo Rea (piano), Enzo Pietropaoli (double bass), and Fabrizio Sferra(drums) make up jazz trio Doctor 3, the three-time winner of Musica Jazz's Best Italian Jazz Group of the Year. Their daring improvisations and reimagined compositions are influenced by artists ranging from the Beatles to the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Righteous Brothers to Stin...

When: Dom 12 Mag 2019 Dalle 18:00 alle 19:00- Where: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Millennium Stage, 2700 F St NW, Washington, DC 20566 - Free admission, no reservations required.  As part of Unexpected Italy, the Festival organized by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts  in collaboration with the Embassy of Ita...

The Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Washington National Opera are pleased to present a special preview of Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca debuting on May 11th at the J. F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Director Ethan McSweeny and Conductor Speranza Scappucci will take you inside the composer's mind and into the history an...

For an artist, it is always a unique challenge to glean new insights from complex phenomena, such as that of human migration—an ancient, mysterious process that involves many peoples and nations and a welter of data and cultural forces. In his project for IA&A AT HILLYER, Pietro Ruffo draws inspiration from the geographers, cartographers, and astro...

The Association of American College and University Programs in Italy, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute, are pleased to present the second edition of “Back from Italy”, a talk and exhibit featuring stories and works by young architecture students who spent a semester in Italy. For non-European architects...

Wednesday, March 27, 2019. 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT. Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven St NW, Washington, DC 20008 Join us for a program organized in collaboration with the Folger Consort of Washington DC as we take a closer look at the history of music in Italy from the 1300s to the late 1600s. Robert Eisenstein, Artistic Director at the Folger Conso...

When: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven St NW, Washington, DC 20008 During the 15th century, Italian villas witnessed an incredible transformation, going from fortified country houses to places of entertainment and leisure, and in the process, experiencing deep remodeling during this tra...

The Embassy of Italy and the diplomatic-consular network in the USA commemorate the International Holocaust Remembrance Day on the centenary of Primo Levi’s birth, throughout the country, starting in the Capital. Ambassador Armando Varricchio underlined the leading role played by Italy in the defense of human rights and in the fight against racism,...