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The Casa d'Italia in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Montreal, is pleased to announce a 'Lectura Dantis' in Italian presented by the two actors, Pino Micol e Davide Bardifrom the Teatro della Pergola of Florence.

The chosen chants, which will be read out, are the following:

Inferno: I, V, XXVI
Purgatorio: I
Paradiso: VI, XXXIII

The lecture will be chants with live classical music Violin / Cello.

Tuesday April 25th

6pm: Cocktails

7pm: Presentation & gastronomic meal with wines

Casa d'Italia
505 rue Jean-Talon Est, Montréal H2R 1T6

514-271-2524 / info@casaditalia.org

Reservations required

The Lectura Dantis, recitation and interpretation of the Divine Comedy chants, represented in different eras a stimulus to critical reflection on the masterpiece of Dante, thus contributing significantly both to the fortune of the work and to the development of the studies.

Pino Micol - A law graduate, moved to Milan where he studied at the school of the Piccolo Teatro. In 1975 he was the main character in the play Stefano Pelloni called the Passatore,directed by Maurizio Scaparro. Following years of Shakespearian plays with a bare and intenseHamlet replication for three years and passed also in small screening, and the play Riccardo II. In 1978 interprets Cyrano de Bergerac by Rostand, under the direction of Scaparro. He interprets Il fu Mattia Pascal by Pirandello at the Theatre of Rome (1986-87) and Life of Galileo by Brecht (1988-89), directed by Scaparro. Afterwards, he took part in some productions by Veneto Teatro: Le sorprese dell'amore by Marivaux, directed by Sequi, withOttavia Piccolo (1990) and, in 1991, with Gianna Giachetti, the new Edipo by Renzo Rosso,inspired by the myth of the King of Tebe, of which he is director and performer.

Davide Bardi - He is an actor and storyteller enriching his performances with singing and musical accompaniment. Tells traditional stories of his native region Maremma in Tuscany, including a performance of When the Libeccio Wind Blows, where he interwines the true story of the robber Domenico Tiburzi with local folk tales and legends. Storyteller, actor, musician, Davide is co-director of Italy’s company Raccontamiunastoria, responsible for promoting a whole range of storytelling activities across Italy, including the founding of the International Storytelling Festival of Rome.

Cost: $80.00

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