The final program of the 2016-17 season at Dorothea’s House will explore the operatic style known as “bel canto” on Sunday, April 30 at 5 p.m. Conductor Joseph Colaneri, musical director for The Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown, N.Y., will present The Art of “Bel Canto” and the Italian Romantic Tradition. Colaneri will discuss the style’s histo...

When: Wed, April 26, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT - Where: Founders Hall, 100 N. Tryon Street, Mezzanine Level, Charlotte, NC 28255 An Evening of Culture is being hosted by the Honorary Consul of Italy to North Carolina, Dr. Claudio Carpano, in collaboration with Casa della Cultura Italiana - North Carolina (CCI-NC). CCI-NC's mission is to buil...

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera has announced that tenor Giovanni Simone of Fort Lee, New Jersey will perform the Messenger in the company's grand production of Giuseppe Verdi's classic work, AIDA, on April 23, 2017.  The opera will be performed at 3:00pm at the Bergen Performing Arts Center, located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Engl...

Thanks to a huge public demand, international recording artist Patrizio Buanne returns to New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 8:00pm in the Victoria Theater. Tickets range from $49.50 to $99.50. Known for his expressive big voice and engaging performances, the young Neapolitan pop crooner has sung for the Pope,...

“Talented,” “charismatic” and “intense” are some of the adjectives that have been used to describe the artist known as “Giovanni Costello.” His distinctive warm, deep and soulful baritone voice combined with his virtuosity on the piano make for a musical experience that has captivated audiences throughout Italy and Europe for over two decades. He w...

Lovers of Italian opera and Dean Martin alike, prick up thy ears. The New York classical threesome O Sole Trio comes to the campus of CSU Monterey on Saturday for a show titled “From Pavarotti to Pop: How Italy and Italian-Americans influenced American Popular Music.” O Sole Trio consists of two vocalists and an instrumentalist – soprano Erin Shiel...

NOIAW member and singer Vanessa Racci invites members and friends to her album release performance at the Birdland Jazz Club on June 4, 2017 at 6PM. Vanessa Racci’s 2017 debut album, Italiana Fresca, heralds the breakthrough of a fresh sound in jazz: a sweet-and-sour, wide-ranging contralto with a passion born of her Italian-American heritage. On t...

Blind Lemon jefferson crooned "The Blues came from Texas, looping like a mule” as the uniquely African-American music genre eventually made its way to Italy, where a budding musician named Adelmo Fornaciari (nicknamed “Zucchero,” which is Italian for “sugar”) fell in love with the sounds of Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles and Otis Redding. Born in the...

When: FromSaturday, April 22, 2017 to Saturday, May 13, 2017 - Organized by : LA Opera - Entrance : With fee A fiery prima donna becomes trapped between her allegiance to her rebel lover and the scheming of a treacherous police chief who will stop at nothing in his lust for her. The explosive conflict between these three unforgettable characters co...

When: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 At 6:30 am - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco - Entrance : Free Original compositions and traditional songs infused with Mediterranean warmth and color Join us for an evening of vibrant Italian folk songs played by Terra Sangue Mare, an ensemble created by Michela Musolino and Fabio Turchetti. The g...