UNICO Club is hosting an Italian Heritage Presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 27, upstairs in the Oakville-Watertown Senior Center. The presentation will be about the life and career of Frank Sinatra by author Richard Muti. Mr. Muti grew up in New Jersey and has had a varied career path, including being a Navy pilot in thw 1960’s, a real estate...

The Arkansas State University Wind Ensemble will conclude its 2016-17 concert season on Sunday, April 30, at 2 p.m. in Fowler Center’s Riceland Hall. The theme of the concert is “Musica Italiana” and will feature a wide variety of Italian music.  Dr. Timothy Oliver, director of bands at A-State and conductor of the A-State Wind Ensemble, said, “The...

Decades before the guitar became undisputed king of do-it-yourself music, amateur musicians all over the globe formed clubs, bands and whole orchestras based on a smaller, sweeter, even handier stringed instrument: the mandolin. “It’s small. It’s portable. It’s cute,” said Felida resident Michael Tognetti. And, it’s not as complicated to learn as i...

Dopo il successo della proiezione capitolina alla Casa del Jazz, e la presentazione all'Italian American Institute di New York, il 23 aprile arriva finalmente in Sicilia "Sicily Jass - The world's first man in jazz", il documentario di Michele Cinque che racconta la leggendaria figura di Nick La Rocca, trombettista e autore del primo disco inciso n...

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...