The voice of Snow White in the first full-length animated film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, released in 1937 belonged to Adriana Caselotti. The 21-year-old coloratura soprano beat out 148 other candidates for the role. Her father Guido Caselotti, an immigrant from Italy, was a teacher of music and a vocal coach.   Her mother, Maria Oref...

Giuseppe Verdi's "La traviata" is one of the most performed operas in the world, yet it hasn't appeared on a Boston Lyric Opera stage for more than a decade. That is, until this October, when the renowned company will stage a production of the classic work, interpreted by some of the country's rising stars of opera. Five performances will take...

On October 26th, classical music for piano and voice by the early 20th century Italian composer Salvatore Arnò, will be performed for the first time this century. During Arnò's lifetime, he achieved the admiration of his audiences and fellow musicians throughout Italy and in Boston. Newspaper reviews heartily express these sentiments. A representa...

I'm sure many Medford residents remember an Italian teacher named Michelina Pietrangelo, who taught at Medford High School until 1991 when a terminal illness struck her. She died shortly after and left a bequest for students of Italian at Medford High School.Cesare Pietrangelo, Michelina's brother and executor of the endowment, has given scholarsh...

Saturday, february 28 - 7 pm ESTChrist & Saint Stephen's Church - 120 W 69th St, New York 10023Tickets: www.showclix.com Music for Brunelleschi's Dome 7:00 PM, Lucia Baldacci, organistA native of Florence, Italy, Lucia Baldacci is the organist at the Cathedral of S. Maria del Fiore – the Duomo – of Florence. At CSS she will offer a r...

 Reduce dall’acclamato successo al Metropolitan di New York, l’appassionato e vibrante Hoffman, vola a Los Angeles per esibirsi in uno straordinario recital di liriche da camera e arie d’opera.   Abilmente accompagnato dal pianista italo–americano Vincenzo Scalera, maestro collaboratore al Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Vittorio Grigolo...

As you know, being a Learn Italy student is not just sitting in a classroom lecture. It is being a part of a larger famiglia! Let's see what is going on here: Giada Valenti is coming in concert! Giada will be accompanied by her own All Men Band and will take you on a musical journey performing her own renditions of Italian and American hits from...

Il mondo di Luciano Pavarotti e la sua grande carriera di cantante lirico rivivranno il 23 aprile a Verona in un'esposizione promossa da 'Arena MuseOpera' (Amo) nata in occasione del Centenario del Festival lirico areniano, per contribuire alla valorizzazione e alla divulgazione della cultura operistica italiana.'Amo Pavarotti' sarà presentata a Ne...

The Italian American Opera Foundation presents: Italian Opera Festival - "Viva Verdi!" Ensemble Camerata Barocca "Claudio Monteverdi" Stefano Vignati, conductor - Ramin Bahrami, soloist Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 8:00 PM   ITALIAN AMERICAN OPERA FOUNDATION (IAOF) was created with the aspiration to develop a cultural bridge bet...

Saturday, October 26th Join us for a wonderful evening of Neapolitan music, dancing, raffles and 50/50. Tickets are $45 each and includes live entertainment, a hot buffet dinner, coffee and dessert. Tickets are available after all weekend Masses in the church lobby and at the rectory from Monday–Friday, 1 PM–4 PM. For More information call the rec...