Local performer Jack Lynn will sing a host of Dean Martin songs during Dean Martin Night, Sunday, Aug. 30, 5 p.m., at St. Frances Cabrini Church Hall, 57 Pond Hill Road. Sing, socialize and enjoy the music of Dean Martin — the performance, which is $15 BYOB and open to the public, is sponsored by the North Haven Sons and Daughters of Italy Lod...

Michéal Castaldo's first Christmas Music Folio, entitled Extravergine: A Mediterranean Christmas Folio, (in Italian, Natale nel Mediterraneo) offers up sacred, liturgical Christmas carols in Italian and Latin in lead sheet form. Castaldo has arranged these carols completely with the power deserving of these immense Christmas classics with some spec...

by Domenico Logozzo   Adattarsi a qualsiasi lavoro ed impegnarsi a fondo. In un momento di grave crisi occupazionale in Italia, soprattutto a livello giovanile, è il consiglio che con estrema concretezza dà oggi alle nuove generazioni un emigrante abruzzese di successo, Sante Auriti, uno dei più conosciuti maestri artigiani d'America.  ...

Roberto Pomili, Italian bassist and international musician, with Octavio Brunetti, pianist, and Emmanuel Trifilio, Bandoneonist, will take us into the world of tango through the timeless music of Astor Piazzolla and his own compositions.   Roberto Polmili is considered one of the best tango double bass players and composers of his generation...

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera (Verismo Opera) of Fort Lee and the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC) proudly announce Verismo Opera is the theatre's House Opera Company. Now in its 25th anniversary season, Verismo Opera produces grand, professional productions twice a year, along with an international vocal competition, concert...

The festival dedicated to Giuseppe Verdi, one of the most famous Italian composers and the most celebrated opera composer of all time, returns from October 10th to November 4th.   The new edition of the Verdi Festival this year takes place in Parma and Busseto, Verdi's countries par excellence, with a series of musical, opera and dance event...

September 12 (Saturday) 1:00 pm - Mario Lanza Society Fall LuncheonCelebrate the great voice and career of Mario Lanza with good food, music and those interested in the beloved tenor. Activities include updates by Bill Ronanye, Society President, a live performance by an upcoming young opera singer, highlights from Mario Lanza's performances a...

Il Volo has revealed plans for a stateside tour that will include a stop in Massachusetts this fall. The Italian operatic pop trio will hit Boston for a show at the Bank of America Pavilion on Saturday, September 14. Tickets for the show, which range in price from $44.50 to $84.50, are now on sale through Live Nation. Nikki Yanofsky will also perfo...

Franco Zeffirelli's lavish production of La Bohème , the most-performed opera in Met history, starring Italian tenor Vittorio Grigolo as the poet Rodolfo and Latvian soprano Kristine Opolais as the fragile seamstress Mimì, airs on Great Performances at the Met on Friday, June 27 at 9 p.m.   Opolais made headlines and history when she agreed...

By Sharon Litwin For years now pundits and observers of the "high" arts in America have predicted the demise of classical music, opera and dance, whose audiences, they say, consist mainly of those with white hair and or no hair.   And yet, with every generation, inspired talented ones have appeared whose glorious flashes of brilliance and p...