Welcome

Established in 1996, the Manchester branch is one of the Society’s many branches around the world.
The Society’s headquarters are in Rome, and its mission is to promote the Italian language and Italian culture abroad.

The Manchester branch does not have its own premises. Membership is open to both Italians and non-Italians, and members and supporters enjoy a wide programme of events throughout the year.
Members and non-members alike are welcome to attend.

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FORTHCOMING EVENTS:

 (Members and non-members alike are welcome to attend, unless specified otherwise)

Sunday 4 February 2018 – doors open at 1.00 pm for the reception and the concert will follow at 2.00 pm 

Lunchtime concert with ‘Aperitif’ buffet and glass of wine

St Ann’s Church, St Ann Sq, Manchester M2 7LF

Tickets £7 / £ 5 Dante members and concessions

Clarinet: Einar Jóhannesson
Piano: Alessandra Pompili

Einar Jóhannesson studied the clarinet at the Reykjavík College of Music with Gunnar Egilson and continued his studies at The Royal College of Music in London, where he won the coveted Frederick Thurston prize. He has appeared as a soloist and chamber music player throughout Europe, Asia, America and Australia. He is principal clarinet of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, solo clarinettist of the Reykjavík Chamber Orchestra, and a founding member of the Reykjavík Wind Quintet.

Alessandra Pompili is a classical pianist with a focus on presenting original and creative programmes to audiences. She has performed for years as a soloist to critical public acclaim in Italy, England, Hungary and the U.S.A.
She lives in Manchester and is an active member of our Society.

The event is jointly organised by St Ann’s Church and Societa’ Dante Alighieri in Manchester

 

–> Booking required by Friday 2 February 12 noon!! <–
Please email dante@newfuture.org to book yourself in.

 


LATEST NEWS:

ASSEGNAZIONE PREMIO DANTE ALIGHIERI
19 LUGLIO 2017

Presso ‘The University of Manchester’ si e’ svolta l’assegnazione annuale del ‘Premio Dante Alighieri’, indetto nel 2008 dal Comitato locale della Societa’ Dante Alighieri e destinato a studenti dal significativo rendimento accademico coniugato ad una buona conoscenza della lingua italiana. Il premio consiste in libri sull’Italia e viene consegnato in concomitanza con le cerimonie di laurea dell’universita’.

Quest’anno sono state selezionate tre studentesse che hanno conseguito la laurea con ottimi risultati: Oana Ghelase, Charlotte Alton, Hope Needs.

I volumi-premio sono stati presentati dalla Dott.ssa Elena Polisca (Senior Language Tutor e membro del Comitato Esecutivo della Societa’ Dante Alighieri di Manchester).

CONGRATULAZIONI ALLE VINCITRICI DA PARTE DI TUTTI NOI!

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APPOINTMENT OF A NEW DIRECTOR AT BRITISH SCHOOL AT ROME
7TH JULY 2017

We’re pleased to announce that our friend and member, Professor Stephen J. Milner, has been appointed as the new BSR Director by The Council of the British School at Rome, with effect from the beginning of the 2017-18 academic year and in succession to Professor Christopher Smith.

Read the full press release here.

WE WISH PROF. MILNER ALL THE BEST WITH HIS NEW POSITION.

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