In commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, created by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 2005 to remember the victims of the Shoah, the Institute presents a video concert of traditional Jewish music performed by Gabriele Coen (saxophone), Pietro Lussu (piano) and Barbara Eramo (voice) recalling the way of life destroyed...

Cinema Italian Style is known for being a dynamic film festival showcasing the top new Italian films from emerging filmmakers and seasoned masters alike. Seven narrative feature films—including dramas, comedies, and a mystery— were screened at this year’s festival, highlighting the extraordinary talent of Italy’s greatest actors. Cinema Italian Sty...

LEONARDO SCIASCIA 1921 -2021. An online lecture, panel and film screening on celebration of the centenary of the great Sicilian author. LECTURE: Doing Sciascia Justice: His Legacy on the Judicial Novel. December 6 | 2 pm PST Online - Zoom. Angelo Castagnino (University of Denver) will analyze Sciascia's idea of justice in some of his most important...

When: Friday, December 03, 2021 At 6:00 pm - Organized by : Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles with the Diplomatic Corps of Arizona - Entrance : With fee Italian tenor Pasquale Esposito will perform live at the 31st Annual Ambassadors' Ball in honor of Italy, benefiting the Diplomatic Corps of Arizona Scholarship Fund and the Students at Thu...

The sixth annual Week of Italian Cuisine in the World begins Monday, November 15th through Saturday November 21st. The weeklong celebration promoting Italian cuisine is an initiative promoted by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs along with other agencies such as the Italian Trade Agency (as well as Italian Cultural Institutes). The Italian Em...

Neapolitan tenor Pasquale Esposito pays homage to the great Italian tenors of the past century: Enrico Caruso, Franco Corelli and Giuseppe Di Stefano. Esposito performs a robust repertoire that highlights many songs that were made international hits by Caruso and re-interpreted by the two tenors. Recorded in Longola, an archaelogical site near Napl...

It was 1921, 100 years ago. Enrico Caruso, one of the most famous singers in history, died in Naples. That same year Giuseppe Di Stefano and Franco Corelli, two of the great tenors of the last century, and the stars of legendary performances at Teatro alla Scala (Milan), were born. To celebrate these great tenors who have been representing Italian...

On tour on the West Coast, Quartetto di Cremona - Cristiano Gualco violin, Paolo Andreoli violin, Simone Gramaglia viola and Giovanni Scaglione cello -  will perform in two concerts presented in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles. November 6 at 4 pm PT in Santa Monica, California. The Maestro Foundation, Mendelsohn Hall. ...

ITTV Festival, the first Festival dedicated to Italian television and aimed at bringing attention to the lively Italian TV production and growing relationships between Italian and American TV creators and talents. returns to Los Angeles with the slogan "Let Italy Entertain You." The festival will celebrate the boom in Italian shows airing in Americ...

In honor of the 21st annual Week of the Italian Language in the World, Fondazione Italia, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles & San Francisco and the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles & San Francisco, would like to invite K-12 students to participate in a poetry contest that will showcase their creativity and...