Istituto Di Cultura - Edimburgo

Events

Fare Cinema 2019 | Anna Magnani Season
Fare Cinema 2019 | Anna Magnani Season Monday, June 03, 2019 → Sunday, July 21, 2019

This year, the Italian Institute of Culture, Edinburgh Filmhouse and Glasgow Film Theatre complement the Italian Film Festival with a follow-on season of films featuring the Oscar-winning Italian actress Anna Magnani - known as “La Lupa” (“The She-Wolf”). Born in1908, she attended Rome’s Aca...

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Seeing What You Think: The Future of Artificial Intelligence-Driven Quantum Cameras
Seeing What You Think: The Future of Artificial Intelligence-Driven Quantum CamerasThursday, June 20, 2019

The Italian Institute of Culture and the Italian Consulate, in collaboration with Italian Academics in Scotland, are pleased to announce a series of events where science meets the general public. During this second event, Daniele Faccio will explain how a new camera technology, combined with artificial neural networks...

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Genoa - Mediterranean and back, a  journey through Crêuza de mä | Exhibition on Fabrizio De André
Genoa - Mediterranean and back, a journey through Crêuza de mä | Exhibition on Fabrizio De André Tuesday, June 25, 2019 → Monday, July 22, 2019

The exhibition Genoa-Mediterranean and back: a journey through Crêuza de mä, is the outcome of an educational project, promoted in 2014 by Coop Liguria and designed by film-maker Matteo Valenti, on Fabrizio De André's 1984 album - all sang in Genoan dialect . Together with students from six art institu...

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Society for Italian Studies, Biennial Conference 2019
Society for Italian Studies, Biennial Conference 2019Wednesday, June 26, 2019 → Friday, June 28, 2019

Italian Studies at the University of Edinburgh are delighted to celebrate their Centenary (1919-2019) by hosting the 2019 Biennial Conference of the Society for Italian Studies UK. The Conference will bring some 250 delegates to Edinburgh for a 3-day programme comprising 75 Panel Sessions, 5 Keynote Lectures delivered...

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Bandakadabra | Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival
Bandakadabra | Edinburgh Jazz and Blues FestivalFriday, July 12, 2019 → Monday, July 15, 2019

The fantastic Italian street band is packed with high quality musicians and ready to party with audiences of all types. Bandakadabra play everything that will make people at Carnivals, outdoor Festivals, weddings, parties, concerts and all manner of social occasions feel good, but their specialities are wild Balkan dances;...

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Fabio Giachino Trio /Dave Milligan solo | Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival
Fabio Giachino Trio /Dave Milligan solo | Edinburgh Jazz and Blues FestivalSunday, July 14, 2019

David Milligan is the Scottish pianist whose crossover interest between traditional music and jazz has helped to forge a new norm where musicians from both genres feel comfortable in each other’s territory. His pianism brings extraordinary new light to this fertile ground, especially in this intimate solo setting. F...

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PS Jazz Sextet |  Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival
PS Jazz Sextet | Edinburgh Jazz and Blues FestivalSunday, July 14, 2019

A brand-new band packed with super-talented young musicians from both Piedmont (Italy) and Scotland, led by Liam Shortall (trombone) and Enrico Degani (guitar). Crossing musical genres they fuse full-on jazz attack, high-octane improvisation with deep jazz respect. Also featuring Mattia Chiappin (trumpet) and Giuseppe Vitale...

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Gianni Denitto | Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival
Gianni Denitto | Edinburgh Jazz and Blues FestivalSunday, July 14, 2019

The eclectic saxophonist’s roots are in classical music, flourish in the jazz world “and finally bloom in the synthesis of acoustic and electronic sounds”. He’s a formidable jazz saxophone player, who plays in many traditional jazz settings, but his unique concept is his solo show. Here, he creates ...

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Enzo Favata | Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival
Enzo Favata | Edinburgh Jazz and Blues FestivalTuesday, July 16, 2019

The Sardinian saxophone wizard has an unquenchable spirit of adventure, and here he is with a new band that makes his music seem even more vital and essential. It’s a fresh musical mix, with vibraphone, electronics and drums creating wonderfully light and springy atmospheres for Favata’s soaring soprano, an...

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Rumba de Bodas | Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival
Rumba de Bodas | Edinburgh Jazz and Blues FestivalTuesday, July 16, 2019 → Friday, July 19, 2019

Get ready to party! The band that everyone loves is back. Rumba de Bodas deliver high-octane carnival jazz with an explosive mix of latin; funk; Balkan dance music; swing; and ska - a groovy sound that is guaranteed to fill the dancefloor. And they do it in Italian style; in a set packed with good humour, good vibes, and...

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Max & Veronica | Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival
Max & Veronica | Edinburgh Jazz and Blues FestivalWednesday, July 17, 2019

Passionate purveyors of old style and good times acoustic blues! Max & Veronica sing and play an irresistible blend of blues, ragtime, hokum, jug band and rural music from the American south of the 20s and 30s. They look for authenticity and try to keep the precious musical heritage alive by faithfully reproducing its orig...

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Beatrice Rana | Edinburgh International Festival
Beatrice Rana | Edinburgh International FestivalMonday, August 05, 2019

Chopin Études Op.25Ravel MiroirsStravinsky Three Movements from Petrushka Winner of multiple piano awards, with a dazzling technique and probing, revelatory musicianship, Beatrice Rana is one of the most talked-about young pianists around today. With her muscular energy and her tender sense of poetry, she’s bee...

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Sir Antonio Pappano | Edinburgh International Festival
Sir Antonio Pappano | Edinburgh International FestivalFriday, August 09, 2019

National Youth Orchestra of the USASir Antonio Pappano Conductor Joyce DiDonato Mezzo soprano Berlioz Les nuits d’étéProkofiev Symphony No 5   Flamboyant, captivating, constantly surprising: Kansas-born mezzo soprano Joyce DiDonato is one of today’s classical music giants, with a personali...

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Europa Galante & Fabio Biondi | Edinburgh International Festival
Europa Galante & Fabio Biondi | Edinburgh International FestivalSaturday, August 10, 2019

Europa GalanteFabio Biondi Director / Violin Mozart & Monza Milanese Quartets The Italian period instrument Baroque orchestra journey through four of Mozart’s youthful string quartets and forgotten gems by Italian composer Carlo Monza. Sizzling energy; blazing vitality. Italian period instrument group Europa...

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