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Art

The Piranesi effect - at the Ian Potter Museum of Art

Thursday, February 20, 2014 - Sunday, May 25, 2014

The Piranesi effect - at the Ian Potter Museum of Art

Works by 18th century Italian printmaker Piranesi will be juxtaposed with works by contemporary artists, Roman and Etruscan antiquities. The Piranesi Effect, curated by guest curator, Jenny Long, highlights the sense of disquiet and ambiguity reflected >>>

Art

Rome: Piranesi's Vision - at the State Library of Victoria

Saturday, February 22, 2014 - Sunday, June 22, 2014

Rome: Piranesi's Vision - at the State Library of Victoria

Marvel at unforgettable images of classical and baroque Rome in this free exhibition of exquisite rare artworks from 18th-century Italian master-printmaker Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720–78). This stunning exhibition highlights the grand churches, imposing >>>

Art

A Traveller's Dream: Piranesi and Rome - at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014

A Traveller's Dream: Piranesi and Rome - at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura

A Traveller’s Dream: Piranesi and Rome by multi-award winning Italian photographer Graziano Panfili, is the dream of a modern-day traveller, eager to know today the places depicted in Giovanni Battista Piranesi’s etchings from more than two hundred years >>>

Photography

Australia & Italia // Foto & Photos

Friday, April 04, 2014 - Friday, May 16, 2014

Australia & Italia // Foto & Photos

Australia & Italia // Foto & Photos is a photographic competition which aims to bring together visions of Italy and Australia, each seen from the other’s point of view. There are two thematic categories in the competition, which can be freely >>>

Special Events

Language Vision

Friday, May 09, 2014

Language Vision

Italian primary students and teachers are invited to explore languages and culture through art. The event will revolve around an NGV Educator led tour through the permanent collection of European art and a performance in the Great Hall.

Music

La Traviata

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - Thursday, May 29, 2014

La Traviata

Known as the "Traviata of the mirrors", this spectacular international production features an enormous hanging mirror reflecting the decadent world of Violetta, who is brought to life by Australian singing sensation Jessica Pratt. Conducted by Maestro >>>

Music

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

"Liszt, Dante and Petrarca"

Other than Mendelssohn, whose piano music he is considered to be a leading interpreter of today, Prosseda’s interpretations of Mozart, Schubert, Schumann and Chopin have been particularly praised. An active proponent of contemporary music, Roberto Prosseda >>>

Theatre

Le Beatrici

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - Sunday, May 25, 2014

Le Beatrici

Featuring the Italian bilingual actress Margherita Peluso. Director Laurence Strangio. (The play will be in English) Tickets $30 for IIC Members upon presentation of the IIC Membership card.

Music

Baroque Musique at its best

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Baroque Musique at its best

Davide Monti is a violinist who combines his infectious energy with an exceptional talent of being a completely natural performer. A much sought after director, soloist, concertmaster and chamber musician his playing has been described as “phenomenal”, >>>

 

 

 

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