The Connecticut Lyric Opera with the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra will present the ever-popular Italian opera “Tosca” in Middletown’s state-of-the-art MHS Performing Arts Center on Friday, May 26, at 7:30 p.m., brought by the Greater Middletown Concert Association. The production is fully-staged and professionally performed with English t...

This is the interview #160 I publish with We the Italians. Looking back, I am astonished and proud and honored when I understand how great, committed and excellent are the people that gave me the privilege to share with me and our readers their stories, their pride of being Italian, their knowledge about 159 different point of view from which anali...

WHAT: On Sunday, June 18th 2017, My Sinatra is coming to The Wilbur in downtown Boston’s historic theatre district.  - WHEN: Sunday, June 18th 2017 – 2:00 PM COST: $32.00 – $65.00 - TICKETS: http://thewilbur.com/artist/my-sinatra/ CARY HOFFMAN will be starring in his special Father’s Day Sinatra show, My Sinatra. He is acknowledged as America’s bes...

Da Frank Sinatra alla poesia orale, da Lady Gaga al sonetto petrarchesco, sin dai primi vagiti del paese “dove il sì suona” il contributo della sonorità italiana ha superato, per importanza ed estensione, quello di ogni altra tradizione europea. A celebrare questo straordinario patrimonio è Il John Calandra Italian American Institute che, lo scorso...

Why is the opera La bohème still so culturally relevant to modern audiences? While the Bohemian lifestyle of Paris in the 1830’s was the spark for the opera by Puccini, the cultural influence of that earlier movement continues until the present in more modern forms like Boho (short for Bohemian). Why is this opera one of the top 5 most popular oper...

Last Sunday, the final for the Verdi Opera Theatre of Michigan's Italian Songs And Arias Vocal Competition took place. This competition is considered as the state’s top singing competition for high school classical and opera vocalists. Former winners, such as Michael Fabiano and Caitlin Lynch, are today performing with opera companies in prestigiou...

The Italian American Museum cordially invites you to attend a musical performance by Vanessa Racci. Saturday, May 13th, 6:30 PM. Light Refreshments Will Be Served Ring in Spring with a fresh serving of Italian American Classics from Museum member and vocalist, Vanessa Racci. Joining last August, Vanessa Racci is bringing her swinging, 5 piece band...

When: May 22nd at 7pm - Where: St. John's University, D'Angelo Center, Room 416A, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Jamaica, NY 11439. Sponsored by ARBA Sicula. The event is FREE and open to the public. Rosa Tatuata presents a concert of the Folk and Roots Music of Sicily with a special guest performance of la Scherma in stile Sanataria by Maestro Giuseppe Bona...

The name Stradivarius has become a byword for quality and prestige, with string instruments crafted by the Italian family often selling for more than £10 million. But a new study suggests that today’s concert audiences actually prefer the sound of newer instruments. Violinists often claim that Old Italian models are better at carrying over a full o...

When: Saturday, May 20 at 8:00pm - Where: The Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street, New York, NY The Italian songstress will take her audience on a romantic journey performing American and Italian hits from the 60s, 70s, 80s and recent songs. Giada, who sings and speaks in five languages, pays tribute to iconic female singers like Karen Carpenter, Edith...