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GIORNATA DEGLI STUDENTI D’ITALIANO Italian Student Day

Date:

10/19/2015


GIORNATA DEGLI STUDENTI D’ITALIANO  Italian Student Day

SETTIMANA DELLA LINGUA ITALIANA

Italian Student Day in collaboration with Scuola d'Italia “Guglielmo Marconi” of New York and IACE (Italian American Committee on Education). Under the High Patronage of the President of the Republic of Italy 6pm Opening remarks Prof. Giorgio Van Straten, Director Italian Cultural Institute Prof. Carlo Davoli, Director of the Education Office, Consulate General of Italy Ing. Berardo Paradiso, IACE President 6:15pm Prof. Alfred Valentini, Director of IACE Summer Program with IACE students Presentation students’ multimedia projects in Narni 6:25pm Maestro Cristiana Pegoraro, Director of Narnia Arts Academy Presentation of Narnia Festival and Summer Programs 2016 6:35 Concert Program: Scarlatti – Sonatas Rossini – Overture from “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” Pegoraro – Fantasy of famous arias from Italian operas by Verdi, Puccini, Rossini Rossini/Liszt – La Danza – Tarantella Napoletana Hailed by The New York Times “An artist of the highest caliber”, Italian-born pianist Cristiana Pegoraro has performed in some of the major venues in Europe, United States, South America, Asia and Australia. She is the first Italian female pianist to perform classical concerts in Bahrain, Yemen and Oman as well as to perform all 32 Sonatas for piano by Ludwig van Beethoven. Her piano artistry can be heard on 25 compact discs released by Decision Products, Dynamic, Nuova Era, Diva and Eden Editori. Most recently, Cristiana has taken up the challenge of composition, releasing five highly acclaimed albums “A Musical Journey”, “Ithaka”, "La mia Umbria", “Volo di note” and “Piano di volo”. Over the years Cristiana has appeared in front of the highest world dignitaries: the President of Italy, Mr. Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, the President of the General Assembly of the United Nations, Her Royal Highness the Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg, the Italian Minister of Economic Development, the President of the Austrian Senate. She supports various international organizations such as UNICEF, Amnesty International, World Food Programme and Emergency in their humanitarian efforts. She is a testimonial of Umbria’s tourism campaign throughout the world. Since 2011, she is the Artistic Director of Narnia Arts Academy (www.narniaartsacademy.com) and Narnia Festival (www.narniafestival.it). The 2014 season of the Academy and Festival received the President of Italy gold medal. Ms. Pegoraro graduated with highest honors from the Conservatory of Terni, Italy, at the age of sixteen. She continued her studies with Jörg Demus in Vienna and Hans Leygraf at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin. She later studied with Nina Svetlanova at the Manhattan School of Music in New

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Date: Monday, October 19, 2015

Entrance : Free


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