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An Italian Bloomsday // Love’s Old Sweet Songs: Italian Opera in Joyce’s Ulysses
An Italian Bloomsday // Love’s Old Sweet Songs: Italian Opera in Joyce’s UlyssesSunday, June 16, 2019

A concert curated by John McCourt featuring a selection of classic Italian opera and some Irish airs and excerpts from ballad opera, central to Joyce’s Ulysses. With Ilaria Zanetti (soprano), Alessandro Cortello (tenor), and Alessandra Sagelli Caoduro (piano). Introductions illustrating the importance of the arias wi...

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Dublin Dante Summer School // Fatti non foste a viver come bruti - Vittorio Sermonti: a voice for Dante’s Commedia
Dublin Dante Summer School // Fatti non foste a viver come bruti - Vittorio Sermonti: a voice for Dante’s CommediaWednesday, June 19, 2019

Between 1987 and 1992 the novelist, translator and Dante scholar Vittorio Sermonti recorded his readings of Dante’s Divina Commedia, accompanied by 100 critical essays on linguistic, historical and philosophical aspects of the text. Vittorio Sermonti would then read Dante’s masterpiece for audiences of differ...

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Dublin Dante Summer School // Dante for Everyone? Money, greed and (Dante’s) Hell - with Catherine Dunne and Paolo di Paolo
Dublin Dante Summer School // Dante for Everyone? Money, greed and (Dante’s) Hell - with Catherine Dunne and Paolo di PaoloThursday, June 20, 2019

A conversation about the possibility to approach Dante’s texts from different cultures, ages, and languages in spite (and perhaps because) of its apparent distance from today’s world. Are adaptations and translations reliable instruments to experience a text that is certainly medieval, but has achieved a surp...

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Dublin Dante Summer School // An Opera on Dante's life - with Patrick Cassidy
Dublin Dante Summer School // An Opera on Dante's life - with Patrick Cassidy Friday, June 21, 2019

In 2000, film producers Dino and Martha De Laurentiis asked Irish composer Patrick Cassidy to write an aria for an opera that did not exist. The subject: Dante’s love for Beatrice, as expressed in La Vita Nuova. The resulting aria, “Vide cor meum”, was featured in a pivotal scene in Ridley Scott’...

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POSTPONED - Le Vibrazioni - Così sbagliato European tour 2019
POSTPONED - Le Vibrazioni - "Così sbagliato" European tour 2019Wednesday, September 25, 2019

***This show has been postponed to September 25th. Original tickets still valid or refundable.***   The Italian pop-rock band led by Francesco Sarcina are getting ready to bring their vibrant sound to some of the best European stages for the first time. Hits such as Così Sbagliato and Amore Zen will be part of t...

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