Istituto Di Cultura - Edimburgo

Events

Paolozzi at Large in Edinburgh
Paolozzi at Large in EdinburghFriday, April 26, 2019

As a tribute to one of the greatest Scottish and European artists of the 20th century, Eduardo Paolozzi (1924–2005), a poetry reading from Paolozzi at Large in Edinburgh (Luath Press, 2018) curated by former Edinburgh Makar Christine de Luca and Dr Carlo Pirozzi (University of Edinburgh). The event will be introd...

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Book presentation | The Archipelago. Italy Since 1945
Book presentation | The Archipelago. Italy Since 1945 Thursday, May 02, 2019

Historian John Foot will present his latest book The Archipelago. Italy since 1945 in conversation with Philip Cooke. Italy emerged from World War Two in ruins. Divided, invaded and economically broken, it was a nation that some claimed had ceased to exist. By the 1960s, Italy could boast the fastest growing econom...

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Dacia Maraini | Boswell Book Festival
Dacia Maraini | Boswell Book FestivalSaturday, May 11, 2019

Dacia Maraini, Italian novelist, playwright, poet and orator, has campaigned on a vast number of issues including women’s rights, abuse, emigration, discrimination, politics, the Holocaust, and anti-fascism. Winner of prestigious Italian literature awards, finalist for the Man Booker and nominee for the 2012 Nobel P...

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Federico Varese | Boswell Book Festival
Federico Varese | Boswell Book FestivalSaturday, May 11, 2019

From Hong Kong to Moscow, Salford to New Jersey, Tokyo to Sicily, Federico Varese, Professor of Criminology at Oxford University, reveals the essence of Mafia Life in his intense and compelling book. We see mafias as vast, powerful organisations, harvesting billions of dollars across the globe, wrapping their tentacles...

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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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