When: February 25, 2021 - 1:30 PM ET / (10:30 AM PT) - Where: Online Webinar - Event language: English- Registration Required - Register here! As part of our series of events commemorating the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri, we are pleased to announce “Dante: a presentation by Alessandro Barbero”, a program organized by the Itali...

WHEN: March 3, 2021 at 4:00 PM (ET) - WHERE: Zoom Webinar - EVENT LANGUAGE: English - REGISTER HERE Our series of commemorative events for the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri, master poet and Father of the Italian language, continues with “Dante’s Ulysses Today”, a special presentation by Prof. Lino Pertile.  

Today, Italian Ambassador Armando Varricchio and the Italian Embassy in Washington unveiled a new logo commemorating 160 years of diplomatic relations between Italy and the United States of America. The anniversary logo serves as the official kick-off to a year-long celebration examining the past, present, and future ties between the two countries....

This year, Italy marks the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri, the master poet known as the Father of the Italian language. On February 3rd, join us for the first of our commemorative events with “Dante’s Others”, a special presentation by Prof. Teodolinda Barolini. In this webinar, Prof. Barolini will unveil Dante's views of “others...

On Remembrance Day, January 27, 2021, join us for a special screening of La Razzia (The Raid), a documentary by Ruggero Gabbai. On October 16, 1943, the Nazis arrested more than 1,250 Jews in Rome. The victims prepared their suitcases and abandoned their homes in few minutes. On October 18th, they took them to the Tiburtina train station to be pile...

“Il Viaggio”, the title of this concert, represents the long journey from Naples to Rome, from the Middle East to Africa and Latina America, that Tiziana Tosca Donati – aka Tosca on stage – will take us on.   Singer, actress, and performer, Tosca has a brilliant solo career and she also collaborated with several great Italian and international arti...

The power of melody is the musical bonding element of pianist Rita Marcotulli and accordion player Luciano Biondini. La Strada Invisibile (The Invisible Road), the title of this concert, is the imperceptible thread seamlessly bringing together the jazz, classical music and Italian song pieces chosen by the virtuoso performers. The remarkable simila...

The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington, DCare pleased to partner with DC JazzFest again to present Dado Moroni, one the most talented jazz pianists and composers of our time. Joining the 16th Annual Dc JazzFest lineup, Dado Moroni will perform in a trio together with Stefano Bagnoli (drums) and Riccardo Fioravanti (do...

Together with our friends at the Music Programs of the National Gallery of Art, we are pleased to present the Quartetto Noûs, performing a classical recital of string quartets by Boccherini, Puccini and Mozart from the breathtaking setting of Villa Carlotta on Lake Como, Italy. Noûs (nùs), the ancient Greek word for “mind” and “intellect”, thus “ra...

Our virtual stage reopens for an intimate performance with trumpeter Paolo Fresu, one of the greatest jazz artists in Italy with a thriving career spanning over 30 years. Fresu will be accompanied by bandoneonist Daniele di Bonaventura.   The repertoire of this extraordinary duo features original ballads, improvisations, a Puccini theme from La Boh...