Since opening the 2016 - 2017 season last September, New York City Opera has reestablished itself as a vital part of New York City's cultural landscape, delivering new productions, New York premieres and sold-out performances. The season opened with a critically acclaimed double bill of Leoncavallo'sPagliacci and Rachmaninoff's Aleko bringing the l...

The Chicagoland Italian American Professionals is pleased to present our 23rd event on March 10, 2017. This event will feature Italian food, wine, networking and 2 Italian operas written by one of the greatest Italian composers, Puccini. The event will start out at Pazzo's on Jackson from 5pm to 7pm and then we will move to the DePaul Reskin Theate...

Beppe Gambetta, an Italian musician known for his mastery of both American roots music as well as the music of his native country, opens the spring series of the Music in the Gallery concerts on Friday, March 10, 7:30 p.m., in the James Arnold Mansion, owned by the Wamsutta Club, 427 County St. Tickets are $20 in advance online and $25 at the door....

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera is casting for supernumeraries (supers) to appear in the company's new production of Giuseppe Verdi's AIDA. The nonprofit organization has several opportunities for the public to get involved and volunteer in different capacities. Actors and aspiring actors, ages 14 and above, are invited to apply for sup...

March 4, 5, 11, 12 (Saturdays and Sundays) 3:00 pm: Regina Opera presents Tosca. The tale of a diva and her artist lover who become the prey of a corrupt police chief. The fully-staged performances are in Italian with English supertitles and with a full orchestra. The Conductor is Gregory Ortega, and Stage Director is Linda Lehr. Sponsored by Regin...

Most people who think about a hip-hop artist don’t think of an Italian-American. That demographic of U.S. Citizen doesn’t typically associate with that style of music. Joey Capo breaks the mold. As a second-generation Italian-American whose ancestors immigrated from Abruzzo, Italy to America, Joey is all about representing his heritage while also e...

Since the closing of the Extraordinary Year of Mercy and the shortening of church hours (doors now close at 6pm), my visits to the Shrine Church of Most Precious Blood in NYC’s historic Little Italy has been considerably reduced. So when I had the opportunity to attend the church’s monthly “Music & Voices” concert series Thursday evening, I jumped...

"The Sound World of Carlo Dolci" is set for 6:30-8 p.m. March 3 at 106 Central St., Wellesley.  The Davis Museum at Wellesley College offers the opportunity to enjoy the sights of Italy with this musical performance. The seated concert will take place amidst the devotional works of Florentine painter Carlo Dolci in the Camilla Chandler and Dorothy...

When: Thursday, March 16, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 8:30 pm - Where:Istituto Italiano di Cultura, San Francisco Organized by : Maria Signorile - In collaboration with : Consolato generale d'Italia - Entrance : With fee Reserve your tickets here, or contact Maria at epensoateitaly@gmail.com With the support of the Consulate General of Italy and the Itali...

A frequent criticism of mine in previous articles I have written for this blog is the number of our people (and they are legion) who have made their mark on history but who nevertheless are virtual unknowns in the collective minds of the American public.  This is due for a number of reasons including American attitudes towards Italians (especially...