Are you an intermediate speaker of Italian who loves opera? Have you always wanted to have a better understanding of the words? Now is your opportunity to discover more of Verdi's "Rigoletto"!   Join ICC's native Italian instructor, Mirella Heimpel, as she uncovers the famous opera. You will listen to the music, pause to learn new language p...

Described as "A Night of Everything Italian-American," the Park County Arts Council will sponsor a performance by O Sole Trio. The show will be 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, at Wynona Thompson Auditorium. O Sole Trio has performed Italian arias, popular Neapolitan songs and jazz standards throughout North America.Their most recent credits inclu...

This is a valuable and enjoyable collection of authentic Italian folk music and song for mandolin, suitable for beginners as well as professional musicians. The first and foremost book ever published in the United States on traditional Southern Italian mandolin.   The book includes 36 songs, both instrumental and vocal pieces and delves deep...

June 6 (Saturday) 1:00 pmMario Lanza Society of New York Annual DinnerA gala afternoon with special invited guests, sopranos Elaine Malbin and Zhanna Alkhazova and accompanist David Maiullo. Recordings of Ms. Malbin and Mr. Lanza will also be played. Sponsored by Mario Lanza Society of New York. Patsy's Restaurant - 236 W 56th Street, Ma...

Award-winning songwriter, producer, and recording artist Michéal Castaldo announces the Fifth Anniversary release of Aceto as a high-resolution digital album. With the growing popularity of online streaming sites, high-resolution audio for music is able to deliver sound that is exceptionally better than standard CDs and MP3s.   Every sound c...

Ennio Morricone was born in Rome, Italy, on November 10, 1928. His father was a musician and he encouraged musical careers for all his children. Ennio was no exception. The young boy took up the trumpet and entered the Conservatorio di Santa Cecilia when he was 12 years old. He graduated from the Conservation with a Diploma in Trumpet (1946), a Dip...

When: Sunday, July 20, 2014 — 7 to 11 p.m.Where: Gennaro's 5 North Square, North End, Boston, MA For the second year in a row, Gennaro's 5 North Square will present a special Rosé wine night, during which guests will enjoy excellent rosé wine, hors d'oeuvres prepared by Chef Marisa Iocco and live music offered by various musicians participating in...

di Francesco Salvatore Cagnazzo   PERCHE' SE NE PARLA Tutta l'America rende omaggio a Frank Sinatra, The Voice, nato da padre palermitano, esattamente, di Lercara Friddi, e da madre ligure, di Lumarzo. Il 12 dicembre il mito della musica avrebbe dovuto compiere 100 anni, ma le celebrazioni sono già ben avviate.   A New York c'è la mos...

Italian singer Giada Valenti will make her debut on PBS with her music special "From Venice With Love", during the Pledge Week taking place on Public Television from November 28 untill December 6.   In her PBS Special the songstress takes her audience on a romantic and magical journey, as she performs her own interpretations of American and...

by Stanislao Pugliese As Hofstra University prepares a six-day conference on Frank Sinatra, it has given me an opportunity to re-think Sinatra's relationship with Italy and Italian-American culture. While often depicted as a staunch defender of his rich ethic heritage, I would argue that Sinatra had an ambiguous relationship with Italy and Italian...