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Ennio Morricone made us proud once again

Ennio Morricone made us proud once again

Everyone has heard by now about Leonardo DiCaprio finally winning an Oscar. It’s the biggest internet news since that blue/black, gold/white dress that sent everyone into a panic. But another big name has waited quite awhile to receive his own oscar. While Ennio Morricone did receive an honorary oscar in 2007 for his contributions to the musical and cinematic community,…

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Antonio Pappano on Verdi at the Italian Cultural Institute

Antonio Pappano on Verdi at the Italian Cultural Institute

Concluding the bicentenary of Giuseppe Verdi’s birth with Les Vêpres Siciliennes, Maestro Antonio Pappano looks back at how the perception of Verdi has arguably changed for himself and also for the British and Italian public. During his year as a great interpreter, he received huge plaudits from both public and critics for performances of Simon Boccanegra, Don Carlo, Il Ballo…

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Sardinia Rocks!

Getsemani at the Italian Cultural Institute SARDINIA ROCKS! Winners of the Italiawave Sardinia in 2008, Getsemani, will be taking the stage by storm with their particular music compositions. Hailing from Ozieri and Orani, the band comprises of Daniele Sanna (guitar), Dario Masala (bass) and Alberto Ferrero (drummer). Anything missing? The band has no voice as they believe that the lack…

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Nicola Piovani in concert

The Nicola Piovani Quintet in concert’ is a performance of pieces written by Piovani for movies, theatre and concert. Piovani has written over 100 film scores, including three films with Federico Fellini, but his most famous work is the Oscar-winning score for Robert Benigni’s ‘Life Is Beautiful’ Read more : Italian Cultural Institute London Follow and like ilearnitalian.net:

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