FLORENCE, ITALY – This is the New York University season at Villa La Pietra, Florence, Italy. Friday, June 15 – 10:15 AM Cinema Odeon Auf Wiedersehen, ‘Till We Meet Again, a Documentary followed by a special dialogue with Chelsea Clinton and Linda G. Mills. With La Pietra Dialogues. Thursday, June 21 – 7:30 PM Villa La Pietra – Shakespeare – Macbeth – The Continuum Company.
Friday, June 22 – 6:00 PM Palazzo Strozzi Vermeer’s Daughter, a conversation between Benjamin Binstock and Lawrence Weschler. 8:30 PM Palazzo Strozzi – Public Rehearsal: FLORA – Essences of Dance on music by American composer Philip Glass, choreography Giorgio Mancini – GM Ballet Firenze. 9:00 PM – Villa La Pietra – Jazz Concert – Jonathan Batiste and the Stay Human Band
Saturday, June 23 – 6:00 PM Palazzo Strozzi Art and Science as Parallel and Divergent Ways of Knowing – A slide talk by Lawrence Weschler. 8:30 PM Palazzo Strozzi – Preview: FLORA – Essences of Dance on Music by Philip Glass, choreography Giorgio Mancini – GM Ballet Firenze. 9:00 PM Palazzo Strozzi – Light is Falling and Spark of Being Film Screening with Bill Morrison and Lawrence Weschler.
Sunday, June 24 – 5:00 PM – Palazzo Strozzi – Writers Reading (Francine Prose, Dorothea Lasky, Yusef Komunyakaa, and Ben Okri). Monday, June 25 – 11:00 AM – Villa La Pietra – A Conversation with Joyce Carol Oates Sponsored with the U.S. Consulate, Florence. 9:00 PM Villa La Pietra – Italian Première The Adventure of Prince Achmed, music by Andrea Cavallari, Gwyn Pritchard, Diego Uzal, Elia el Koussa, Rudolf Hild. Film Screening & Performance by MARGES Ensemble (Germany)
Tuesday, June 26 – 6:00 PM Villa La Pietra Servant of Two Masters – performance by NYU Commedia dell’Arte Students
Wednesday, June 27 – 7:00 PM Villa La Pietra World Première FLORA – Essences of Dance – Ballet on Music by American composer Philip Glass, choreography Giorgio Mancini – GM Ballet Firenze (June 28 rain plan)
Full program will follow shortly, Villa La Pietra – New York University – Via Bolognese 120 – 50139 Firenze, RSVP email@example.com or 055 5007 212.