Cultural Tuesdays is a series of illustrated talks designed to engage our community on a wide range of topics, spanning from culture, lifestyle, history, cuisine, art and much more. Each month we present a series of events with a specially curated theme.
Upcoming Cultural Tuesdays Presentations
Ennio Morricone: In His Own Words
A lecture series by Dr. Franco Gallippi
• September – December 2021
This 4-part lecture series commemorates the late composer Ennio Morricone by examining his career through his unforgettable film soundtracks, from Sergio Leone’s spaghetti westerns to Hollywood films by Quentin Tarantino. Inspired by his biography“Ennio Morricone: In His Own Words”, these lectures will reflect on Morricone’s personal experiences as a composer for Italian and international cinema while exploring the relationship between images and music.
Lecture 1 – Tuesday, September 14, 7:00pm – The Spaghetti Westerns
Lecture 2 – Tuesday, October 26, 7:00pm – Music and Images
Lecture 3 – Tuesday, November 30, 7:00pm – Mystery and Craftsmanship
Lecture 4 – Tuesday, December 14, 7:00pm – An Absolute Music?
Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Columbus Centre, 901 Lawrence Ave. West
Maximum capacity of 80 people. Proof of vaccination is required for entry.
Dr. Franco Gallippi completed his PhD thesis on the writer Italo Calvino at the University of Toronto. As Assistant Professor at McMaster University, he taught Italian language, literature, and cinema for several years. He is presently teaching at the Istutito Italiano di Cultura in Toronto, and is a public lecturer at Hot Docs and continuing education associations.
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