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  • Three occasions to celebrate in New York Cityt he First Contemporary Performance of Lorenzo Da Ponte’s "The Musical Bee". "L’Ape Musicale" will be staged at Columbia in its first modern rendering on October 15 and 17 at 7:30 pm in Low Memorial Library, the most prestigious building on campus. The opera will be performed by the Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Lirico di Cagliari under the conduction of Donato Renzetti; it will be directed by Davide Garattini Raimondi. On Tuesday, October 16, the same ensembles, conducted by Renzetti, will be at the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in Little Italy, Da Ponte’s own parish (where his funeral was held 180 years ago), for a concert recalling the charity event held there on June 22, 1826, an “Oratorio for the Benefit of the Orphan Asylum” that starred Manuel García and his daughter Maria Malibran. A one-day symposium will cover a wide range of research on the early days of European opera in the U.S.Lorenzo Da Ponte and the Birth of Italian Opera in New York at The Italian Academy, Columbia University (1161 Amsterdam Avenue • New York, NY 10027).
  • Columbia University – The Italian Academy
    For the occasion of 17th edition of the “Week of the Italian Language in the World,” Italian Minister of Culture Dario Franceschini visits Columbia University's Italian Academy to discuss his comprehensive plan to revive Italy's vast artistic and cultural heritage. An insightful conversation about recent initiatives to improve Italy’s museum system and protect the country’s vast patrimony.
  • The Tallone Lettering
    The Italian Academy of New York’s Columbia University hosted a presentation on Alberto Tallone Editore, one of Europe’s most important publishing houses and typographic studios. The event was held on the occasion of Alexander Goren’s donation of his private collection of Tallone books. The New York philanthropist and businessman donated more than 400 books to Columbia’s Butler Library.
  • La famiglia Tallone presso la loro tipografia ad Alpignano in Piemonte
    L’Italian Academy della Columbia University di New York, ha ospitato la presentazione di Alberto Tallone Editore, casa editrice e studio tipografico di lunga tradizione, tra i più importanti d’Europa. L’evento si è tenuto in occasione della donazione di una collezione privata di libri Tallone conservata da Alexander Goren. Il filantropo e businessman newyorchese, ha donato alla Butler Library della Columbia più di 400 libri.
  • Massimiliano Gatti's new photo exhibition "The Day Memory Dissolved"
    Art & Culture
    Joelle Grosso(October 19, 2016)
    Italian photographer Massimilano Gatti opened up his new exhibition entitled "The Day Memory Dissolved" on Tuesday night at the Italian Academy on the Upper West Side.