Social Journal 7

Pisa Delegation fêted by IAF at Hudson Cliff House

Recently, a delegation from the city of Pisa led by the Honorable Vice Mayor Paulo Ghezzi and Mrs. Ghezzi together with eminent teacher and author Dott. Giovanni Padroni and Mrs. Padroni were received by the Italian Academy Foundation at the Hudson Cliff House residence of Mr. & Mrs. Stefano Acunto. The evening was marked by discussion of new initiatives that the city will undertake in the United States to present its famous tower, its development potential, and investment opportunities for American businesses, together with a cultural outreach. Many distinguished guests were present for the evening, some of whose photos appear in the following pictures.

John Cabot University honors Minister Giulio Terzi, Rome

Following the 2012 JCU Graduation in Rome, the Board and President of the University honor the former Italian Ambassador to the U.S.

IAF Sponsors Stefano Miceli’s “The Italian Sonata”

The Italian Academy Foundation welcomed Maestro Stefano Miceli to New York to mark its collaboration with him on the production of a DVD entitled “The Italian Sonata” a homage to the great inventors and exponents of this form. The album which is produced on site at the Musei Mazzuchelli in Brescia was performed on a piano that was owned and used exclusively by the great Arturo Benedetti Michealangeli. Present for the event held in May at the Hudson Cliff House residence of Mr. & Mrs. Stefano Acunto were:

IAF Salutes Amb. Giorgio Radicati at Carnegie Hall

Ambassador Giorgio Radicati was fêted at Carnegie Hall by the Italian Academy Foundation.

IAF and the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art Feature Torino-Born Sculptor Sabin Howard

Works of Sabin Howard, sculptor, were featured at the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art in Manhattan. A panel was held and an exhibit of the works of the Torino-born artist was co-sponsored by the Italian Academy Foundation, Inc. and featured several of his masterpieces, such as Hermes and the bust of Apollo.