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5 facts about Italian language

5 facts about Italian language

Are you a student of Italian language? Are you planning to start a course of Italian? Are you just passionate with languages? Here for you are 5 interesting facts about Italian language that you might not know!

Buon compleanno Giuseppe Verdi!

Buon compleanno Giuseppe Verdi!

The President Dr. Luca Bonomi celebrates with us the birthday of Giuseppe Verdi suggesting four steps to approach the works of the Maestro and lyric opera in general.

Hisham Matar: a month in Siena

Hisham Matar: a month in Siena

Hisham Matar’s A month in Siena is not a travel book, not an art essay, nor a biography. The 2017 Pulitzer prize winner’s latest work is a journey taking place at once in the narrow alleys of Siena, in the contemplation of frescoes and paintings from the XIII – XV centuries, and in the bitter-sweet recollection of past moments and thoughts.

The history of wine in Tuscany

The history of wine in Tuscany

The history of wine in Tuscany dates back to the Etruscan times around the VII century B.C., when they learned the process for wine making from the Greeks who had colonized southern Italy.

Richard Wagner’s holiday in Siena

Richard Wagner’s holiday in Siena

Richard Wagner is perhaps the most representative character of the second phase of German Romanticism. As a reformer of modern musical theater he revolutionized the way of thinking about music with his concept of the Gesamtkunstwerk (total work of art), by which he arrived to a synthesis of the poetic, visual, and dramatic arts with music.

Exhibit: Modern Art Collection

Exhibit: Modern Art Collection

Lady Florence’s collection of over 60 masterpieces coming from the Johannesburg Art Gallery: Van Gogh, Degas, Monet, Cézanne, Matisse, Modigliani, Turner, Rodin, Moore, Lichtenstein, Derain, Pissarro, Corot, Sargent, Sisley, Bacon, Rossetti, Warhol, Signac, Picasso and many others.

Exhibit: “I wonder if you can”

Exhibit: “I wonder if you can”

“I wonder if you can”: from July 10th to September 6th in Siena’s Fortezza Medicea the exhibition that collects the most beautiful pictures of 2020 Creative Photo Awards.