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International conference brings Pietro Metastasio's Vienna back to life
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International conference brings Pietro Metastasio’s Vienna back to life

Categories: Culture and creativity -History and current events -Literature and Publishing
The Italian Cultural Institute of Vienna is organizing a three-day event dedicated to the famous man of letters.
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The Italian Cultural Institute of Vienna presents an international conference on Pietro Metastasio from 7 to 9 April.

The event is being organized on the occasion of the digitisation of Pietro Metastasio’s correspondence and is being accompanied by an exhibition of letters by the great writer of letters and a concert performed by mezzo-soprano Teresa Iervolino.

The conference is being held in collaboration with META (Metastasio’s Epistolary Text Archiv), the Österreichische Nationalbibliothek and the Don Juan Archiv and with the support of PRIN 2017 (Projects of Significant National Interest) of the Universities of Naples Federico II (‘The work of the Italian actor between national models and international contexts: biographies, organisational processes and artistic experiences – XVIII-XX century’) and Genoa (‘The construction of European networks in the “long” eighteenth century: figures of diplomacy and literary communication’).

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