Over-the-top Italian fashion line Dolce & Gabbana showed off 103 looks at a Rainbow Room menswear show on Saturday as Liza Minnelli performed and an army of VIP clients, celebs and glamour ghouls were on the scene. Designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbanatook over New York with a weekend of shows at iconic Manhattan sites including the New York...

In the last 30 years many of the freshest experiences in the concert hall have been provided by historically aware performances of early music. Sunday afternoon at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts that was clearly the case again, with the bonus of unfamiliar music given a highly individual setting. San Francisco’s Philharmonia Baroque C...

And the Best Orchestra is... Quella della Scala, da oggi la migliore del mondo. Titolo conquistato lunedì sera a Londra durante la sfavillante cerimonia di consegna degli International Opera Awards, per il loro prestigio considerati gli Oscar della lirica. Suddivisi come quelli per il cinema in categorie: miglior direttore, migliori cantanti, migli...

The angelic voices of the Sistine Chapel Choir have garnered critical acclaim and recognition as they travel and perform around the globe. Through its liturgical music, the Choir communicates a message of peace and closeness among people, even if they are of other faiths or other religious confessions. “The Sistine Chapel Choir is delighted and hon...

Perhaps one of the most awe-inspiring facts about Ricky Riccardi, who directs research collections at the Louis Armstrong House Museum Collection in Queens, is that he never argued with his parents. Not once. “Why would I fight with these people?” his wife, Margaret, remembers him saying on their first date. “They supported me. They give me everyth...

Who doesn’t love listening to Frank Sinatra’s greatest hits? It doesn’t matter how old you are, chances are you’ve heard “Come Fly With Me”, “My Kind of Town”, “New York, New York” and “My Way”. Park Ridge resident Steve Jacobs shares the “Sinatra Experience” during the the Park Ridge Civic Orchestra Spring Luncheon on Saturday, April 21 at the Par...

When: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm - Where: Istituto Italiano di Cultura, San Francisco - Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura - Entrance : Free Duo Alterno, featuring Tiziana Scandaletti, soprano, and Riccardo Piacentini, piano and foto-songs, presents a program entitled Foto-songs from Italy and the World, featuring work...

"It feels good to be Italian... I want to be in Italy"... and who can take you there better than an Italian actor like Andrea Galata? Music, fun, love and family matters - that is Ciao Bambino - The Musical, debuting April 8th at the 13th Street repertory Theatre with three dates that already sold out. Awarded as "Best Staged Reading" at the 2016 M...

Imagine your family is of humble means and you aspire to become an #Opera singer, a career that requires costly ongoing training. You wonder how you’ll manage conservatory or university tuition, private lessons and all the rest. You win first prize in a vocal competition. A jury member takes you under her wing and assumes your intensive training, e...

New York City Opera presents a new production of Italo Montemezzi's masterpiece L'amore dei tre re (The Love of the Three Kings) directed by Michael Capasso with Pacien Mazzagatti leading the New York City Opera Orchestra. The production marks the first time Montemezzi's opera will be heard in New York City in nearly a decade. Four performances of...