In 2010 and 2011 Mario Pirovano participated to public readings  of poets such Eugenio Montale, Sergey Esenin, Douglas Dunn, Josif Brodskij, Raymond Carver and Yves Bonnefoy. Pirovano’s voice recites Bobby Sands’ and Robert Burns’ poems, in the CD published with the book “Canto un mondo libero” (“I sing a free world”) by Marco Fazzini.
In October 2014 he was present at the re-opening of an ancient watermill at Isola Rizza (Verona), acting and reading traditional stories about rice.