Social Programme 2016

2015-12-01

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Turin (Torino), with its museums, cinemas, theatres, and historical buildings, is one of the most cultural, scientific, artistic and visited city of Italy. It was defined by Le Corbusier as “the city with the most beautiful natural position in the world” and was celebrated by many historical figures, such as Friedrich Nietzsche, Mark Twain, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau, describing the landscape from Superga Hill as “the most beautiful sight that could hit the human eye”. Torino is one of the most important European Baroque cities and it is considered the Italian capital of Art Nouveau, with its numerous and famous historical Cafes. The meeting will therefore not only be beneficial in its scientific content but will also appeal to lovers of music, film, art and history.

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The congress dinner (included in the registration fee) will be at the Mole Antonelliana, the famous symbol of Turin, which houses the Torino Film Museum. There will be an opportunity to visit the museum and to travel in the glass lift for amazing views over the city.

 

On the evening of Friday 16th September, our President has organised some optional activities that you may like to enjoy.

 

1. A concert given by the Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Regio directed by Diego Matheuz with Vanessa Benelli Mosell on the pianoforte.
The programme includes:
Ludwig van Beethoven
Fantasia per pianoforte, coro e orchestra op. 80
Alberto Ginastera
Estancia, suite dal balletto
Ludwig van Beethoven
Sinfonia n. 7 in la maggiore op. 92
The concert will start at 21.00 and finish by 23.00. Tickets will cost less than €20 (price to be confirmed)

 

2. A Piemontese Dinner at Galleria of Modern Art in Torino. Tickets will cost €30.

 

If you would like to attend one of these events, please e-mail contact@ecsvd.eu. Tickets can be paid for at the meeting.

 

Helpful information about Torino can be found here