Newsletter: January 2018

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January 2018 Events

Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Quartet

January 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Dorothea’s House (Princeton)

Princeton author Beth Brombert will speak about Elena Ferrante’s widely translated popular books, and how the original works, written in Italian, offer subtleties of language not found in the English translation. A Tour of Elena Ferrante’s Naples: Danielle Oteri, art historian, writer and founder of Feast On History will walk you through many of Naples’ most famous sites and highlight the lesser known parts of the city.

Symposium on the opera, Monteverdi’s “L’Orfeo”

January 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
Princeton University (Princeton)

In conjunction with the performances of Monteverdi’s “L’Orfeo,” the Program in Italian Studies will present an afternoon symposium on the opera, including a round table featuring the production team, presentations on the opera and its context by the graduate students in Professor Wendy Heller’s graduate seminar Music 515: Origins of Opera. The symposium will be followed by a reception.

Italian Festival – Symphony in C

January 27, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts (Camden)

Caleb Hudson, former Symphony in C Principal trumpet and now member of The Canadian Brass is the featured artist in this exciting concert that includes Mendelssohn’s wonderful “Italian” Symphony and the virtuosic “Carnival of Venice.”

Film: Poveri ma ricchi

January 28, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Dorothea’s House (Princeton)

Join us for a screening of Poveri Ma Ricchi, and learn how the Tucci family tried to keep their 100 million euro lottery winnings a secret.


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