This performance celebrates the 100th birthday of Italian-American entertainer Dean Martin. The show, written and performed by Francesca Capetta, features Tony Award-winner Liliane Montevecchi (Broadway: Nine {Tony and Drama Desk Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical}, Grand Hotel {Tony Nomination}, Le Plume de Ma Tante. Irma la Douce, Gigi,...

Maurizio Pollini won the International Chopin Piano Competition over half a century ago. It launched him on a world-bestriding career that has been prodigious, but he is nearing the end of a brilliant career arc. Health problems forced the Italian pianist to withdraw from recitals in Washington in 2015 and 2011. The Kennedy Center’s Fortas series o...

Are you spending your summer in Italy and don’t know where to celebrate the 4th of July? Well, there is likely no better way to do so than with a travel package that includes wine, delicious food, spa treatment and Andrea Bocelli. The Italian city of Orvieto in the Umbria region, celebrates the American Independence Day in Piazza Duomo with the Fou...

Nel feb­bra­io del 1917, esat­ta­men­te un se­co­lo fa, ve­ni­va re­gi­stra­to dal si­ci­lia­no Nick La Roc­ca quel­lo che è con­si­de­ra­to il pri­mo di­sco jazz del­la sto­ria. Cen­to anni dopo ca­pia­mo quan­to an­co­ra ci sia mol­to da sco­pri­re in­tor­no alle ori­gi­ni di que­sto ge­ne­re, che ap­pas­sio­na vec­chie e nuo­ve ge­ne­ra­zio­ni,...

New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's Artistic Director Lucine Amara invites soloists in all vocal categories to audition for solo roles in the professional opera company’s 2017 production of Tosca.  New Jersey residents are encouraged to apply.  Open auditions will be held on Tuesday, June 13 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 pm and Thursday, June 15 fr...

ELLIS ISLAND, SWING E IL SOGNO AMERICANO. Jack Calcagno – New York chiama Trieste. Uno spettacolo scritto e interpretato da Leo Zannier. Al pianoforte, il maestro Antonio “Tony” Kozina. Giovedì 25 maggio 2017, ore 7pm  presso il Carmine Street Theater di New York. Ingresso libero Un viaggio spensierato, musicale, comico e struggente insieme a Jack...

It’s been 12 months since the official start the project on ‘the many meanings of Mina’ and since the first phase research trip to Rome to collect resources from magazines and TV programmes about Mina’s star image in the 1960s and 1970s. Although I started researching Mina way back in 2010, I’ve been able to concentrate on her more completely over...

When: FRI, JUNE 16, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM - Where: Embassy of Italy - Auditorium, 3000 Whitehaven St, NW, Washington, DC 20008 The Italian Cultural Institute of Washington DC, in collaboration with the DC Jazz Festival, invite you to attend the concert BeBlind, presenting Debora Petrina. BeBlind is the new album by Petrina, published by AlaBianca...

Following her stunning and highly anticipated PBS Special, Italian singer Giada Valenti will do a concert, Saturday, May 20 at 8:00pm at The Town Hall in New York, NY. Accompanied by her own band Italian songstress will take her audience on a romantic and magical journey as she performs her own interpretations of American and Italian hits from the...

The New York Philharmonic has put documents related to the life and work of musician Arturo Toscanini into a digital archive in the latest stage of a project that has already made millions of documents available online. The 175-year-old orchestra has been digitally archiving records since 2011 using open source software from Alfresco. There are alr...