March 26 – April 2. National Hispanic Cultural Center. Journal Theater. AlbuquerqueEven if you think you’re “just not into opera” Pagliacci will change your mind. Set in the deep south of Italy, this is a tale of passion, jealousy and deceit among a troupe of traveling performers - a play within a play that will keep you on the edge of your seat. P...

February 2 (Thursday) 5:30 pm. "La Serenissima": The Millenarian Venice A discussion with Jordi Savall. Moderated by Magdalena Baczewska. Jordi Savall is among the foremost performers of early music in the world today. Savall will speak about the myriad musical styles and influences at play throughout the thousand-year lifespan of the Venetian Repu...

Prepare to have your heart touched, troubled, and transformed in a way that only great opera can do and join us on Saturday March 4th at 7:00pm at the Presbyterian Church in Westfield and March 5th at Drew University in Madison, when the New Jersey Festival Orchestra offers a full presentation of Verdi’s La Traviata, sung in Italian with supertitle...

This February falls the one hundred year anniversary of the recording of the first Jazz song album ever recorded "Livery Stable Blues ", in the history of music. It was an Italian, James Dominick "Nick” La Rocca, who had this honor.  To celebrate this controversial artist, whom the great Renzo Arbore told us about when we met him, we speak with Mic...

Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 6pm The Barese Ice Men of New York (2015), 80 min. Carlo Magaletti, dir. The Barese Icemen of New York follows the story of the Italian immigrants from the region of Apulia who from the 1920s to the 1960s dominated the making and delivery of ice in New York City. Interviews with former icemen and their families as well...

When: Saturday, February 11 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Where: Musco Center for the Arts, Chapman UniversityCosts: *$8 General Admission  The many pathways of Italy’s music, art and culture come together in a single event! Appreciate the harmony that inspired Dante’s immortal masterpieces, and explore the diverse voices of Italian music, from the Rena...

Sal Valentinetti, the 20-something golden-voiced crooner who nearly swept Season 11 of America's Got Talent, comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Friday, February 24, 2017 at 8:00pm. Tickets range from $29 to $69. Valentinetti has won legions of fans throughout the Metropolitan area. Known as "Sal the Voice," he follows in the footsteps of...

Gina Ventresca Carano nacque a Pratola Peligna (AQ) il 23 aprile del 1912. Sin da piccola mostrò una straordinaria propensione per la musica e il canto in particolare. Emigrò con i suoi genitori per gli Stati Uniti. In America un'insegnante disse ai suoi "Vostra figlia è un prodigio. Merita di seguire il suo istinto musicale." Studiò, con eccellen...

When: Friday, February 3rd @ 7:30PMWhere: River Raisin Centre for the Arts, 114 S. Monroe Street, Monroe, Michigan 48161 For tickets, call: (734) 242-RRCA - Click here for tickets For more information visit www.siciliantenors.com   Three marvelous tenor voices combine for a unique interpretation of the world's best musi...

Dean Martin's life and works will be celebrated at the 12th annual L.A. Italia Film, Fashion and Art Festival to mark the centennial of the 'King of Cool's birth. Martin, who died in 1995, is considered one of the most popular Italian-American icons of all time. The festival will showcase a complete retrospective of Martin's films, as wel...