A screening of Bussotti’s film Rara (New York premiere), followed by a selection of the artist’s musical miniatures. After an introduction by Luciano Chessa, Bussotti’s silent film Rara (1967-69) will be screened in a restored version. Experimental and without deliberate narrative, the work gathers ‘filmed portraits’ of the 1960s Italian avant-gard...

This week, Nov 18-24, marks the fourth anniversary of the World Week of Italian Cuisine. Countries across the world will celebrate with dinners, panel discussions, and other activities that pay homage to the innovation, technology and tradition of Italian gastronomy. In New York, five events will take place across the boroughs, from a book launch b...

The Institute hosts the presentation of the third volume of "L' Arte in Cucina 2019 - gli artisti incontrano gli chef" (Art in the Kitchen 2019 - Artists Meet the Chefs) by Editoriale Giorgio Mondadori. With the special participation of the Michelin-starred chef of Abruzzo origin William Zonfa, Magione Papale. The editorial series "Art in the Kitch...

When: Thursday, November 14, 2019 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York An extraordinary musical encounter between the vocalist Maria Pia De Vito and the English/Italian pianist and composer Julian Oliver Mazzariello. Two artists with a strong bond and joyously spontaneous interaction, with a drive to walk new musi...

The oustanding musicians of "Quartetto di Cremona" - Cristiano Gualco, violin; Paolo Andreoli, violin; Simone Gramaglia, viola; Giovanni Scaglione cello - perform at the Italian Cultural Institute a program that includes: G.Verdi, Quartetto in mi minore and L. van Beethoven, Quartetto n.14 in do diesis minore op.131 (no intermission). Since its for...

The Italian American Committee on Education (IACE), and the Italian Cultural Institute, are pleased to host New York Times bestselling author Dianne Hales presenting her latest book “La Passione: How Italy Seduced the World”,  a celebration of the Italian culture and its global impact. "There is a primal force that stems from an insatiable hunger t...

Following the publication of his book "L’italiano è Meraviglioso. Come e perché dobbiamo salvare la nostra lingua", Claudio Marazzini, the President of the century-old institution Accademia della Crusca, gives a lecture about the importance of preserving and promoting the Italian language. Event in Italian. Claudio Marazzini, is the president of th...

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...