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Exhibition Home on the Streets

Marco Sassone Studio has the pleasure of inviting you to the Canadian Premiere of the artist's landmark exhibition Home on the Streets: January 24 - April 21, 2019. The  opening reception will...

Conversations and diary reading with Bruna Di Giuseppe, “Diary of a Tufarolo”

Villa Charities and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura Toronto are very pleased to present a conversations and diary reading with Buruna Di Giuseppe, "Diary...

Screening of Verdi’s “Stiffelio”

Festival Verdi For the series of operas from ‘Festival Verdi’, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura presents Verdi's 1850 opera“Stiffelio”. Andrea Battistoni conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro...

Elettra Stimilli: Debt and Guilt

Talk Please join us for a talk by Elettra Stimilli, Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. Stimilli will...

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FeaturedCiao, Professoressa!

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The University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) and the Maschere duemondi theatre troupe are excited to announce this year’s Italian performance: Ciao, Professoressa! an adaptation of Lina Wertmüller’s 1992 comedy, Ciao, Professore!, as performed by students of Italian Studies and directed by Teresa Lobalsamo (UTM faculty).

Performances will take place at the University of Toronto Mississauga on

Show dates in 2019:

Saturday February 23rd, at 8:00pm

Sunday February 24th, at 2:00pm

Saturday March 2nd, at 8:00pm

Sunday March 3rd, at 2:00pm

Recommended for ages 12+. It will be performed in Italian, with English surtitles, and lasts approximately 2 hours (with intermission). Shortly, you will also receive an official poster.

Tickets: The price of admission is  $10 for students/seniors

 $13 general admission

How to Reserve Seats:

  1. (Available very soon) You can purchase/reserve tickets online at https://secure.utm.utoronto.ca/italian-events/tickets.
  2. (Available very soon) Indicating “cash” when prompted, you can reserve tickets at https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/italian-play/ and pay by cash or cheque on the day of the show.
  3. You can contact either of us for reservations or for any questions you may have at utm@utoronto.ca.

We look forward to hosting you at the show!

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mar6:30 pmmar11:30 pmFeaturedAperitivo in maschera

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Carnival in a true Italian style

Throughout the world, Carnival is one of the most beloved festivals by young and old alike. Masks are the main characteristics and in Italy, they’ve been used in plays and festivals ever since prehistoric times.

The Italian Chamber of Commerce of Ontario in collaboration with Pizza Nova and Casa Loma, is organizing the “Aperitivo in Maschera”, a cocktail party to celebrate the Carnival in a true Italian style.

DATE AND TIME: Saturday, March 30 from 6:30 PM to 11:30 PM

VENUE: Casa Loma Toronto 

TICKETS:

$40 ICCO members

$50 non ICCO members

(Tickets include 2 complimentary drinks and buffet)

For more info:

events@italchambers.ca

https://conta.cc/2DFLN51

 

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INCANTO BRINGS THEIR SPECTACULAR JOURNEY OF ITALIAN MUSIC SHOW TO GUELPH AND RICHMOND HILL THIS SUMMER St. Catharines, Ontario

inCanto press release 2019Feb5

Don’t miss the spectacular new Italian production inCanto: A Journey of Italian Music Through Time as the show makes stops in Guelph and Richmond Hill this summer. inCanto’s 14-piece band will take you through a journey of the Italian music that captured the world on radio and in movies with the perfect blend of romance, passion and humour. From Puccini to Il Volo — including Pavarotti, Sinatra, Modugno and Mina — La musica Italiana è bellissima! inCanto performs at Guelph’s River Run Centre on Thursday, May 23rd and Richmond Hill’s Centre for the Performing Arts on Thursday, June 27th. Producer Giuseppe Colonna grew up in a first-generation Italian family that immigrated to Canada. “This was a special generation of immigrants who knew when and how to celebrate, who had plenty of experience in taking the good with the bad. Even in hard times, they seemed to be able to find a hint of La Dolce Vita within their daily lives.” “I will guarantee you that every song that we do will bring a memory back to your mind,” said Colonna. Niagara-based inCanto was founded in 2017 to celebrate the music of Italy and its cultural influences in America from 1900 to the 1990s. The production focuses on material that dignifies Italian music. The 2019 inCanto production includes 14 members assembled by Producer Colonna, visionary coproducer Giacomo Folinazzo and Musical Director Bruce Tournay: 3 vocalists, 2 backup vocalists, and 9 musicians. The show begins with an introduction and background to the music of Naples, or Le Canzone Napoletane, followed by America’s Italian Decade of 1947-64 highlighting the Crooners who dominated the pop charts of the time and lastly, the production showcases the music scene in postwar Italy, the influences of Italian music in the motion picture and television industries, and the rising popularity of Pop/Rock Opera groups like Il Volo.

Watch inCanto’s promo video here:

Tickets are on sale now for both shows:

Guelph: May 23, 2019 8pm.

Box Office (519) 763-3000 or online at riverrun.ca.

Richmond Hill: June 27, 2019 8pm.

Box Office (905) 787-8811 or online at rhcentre.ca.

### CONTACT Jennifer Marcoux inCanto Production Coordinator PH: (905) 227-7175 Email: inCanto@bell.net Website: inCanto.ca

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