Performing a renewed Christmas show, Giada Valenti is very excited to come back soon to New York City for three concerts at the beautiful Loreto Theater at the Archbishop Sheen Center. Giada will entertain the audience with most of the fan-favorites, but will also sing several songs that you never heard from her. In her show, Giada will take you on...

KSLU’s Italian program “Caffé Italia” recently celebrated its ten-year anniversary with a special episode centered around Italy’s “Festival di Sanremo.” The festival, which lasts five nights, is one of Italy’s most popular musical festivals. “Caffé Italia” host and Italian professor Francesco Fiumara played songs from the festival’s past ten winner...

A handmade gourd rattle made from a turtle shell was one of the first instruments created by Native Americans and probably earliest man. It was the first instrument demonstrated by the second featured speaker for the new Arts Council of Tahlequah 2nd Sunday at 2 history program on Oct. 8. Dr. Carl Farinelli provided facts and stories about the hist...

Dallas Opera scored a second major success of the season with a beautifully sung, opulently staged production of Verdi’s La TraviataFriday night at Winspear Opera House, with a penetrating musical performance made all the more fascinating by subtle and not-so-subtle visual amendments to the drama. Vocally, Friday night’s performance was as nearly p...

Some may find sacred music composer Giovanni Pierluigi de Palestrina's work challenging to sing but the Midwest Motet Society is up to the challenge. The Flossmoor-based chamber choir presents "Rome and Beyond: Paired with Palestrina" Nov. 5 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Park Forest to open its 2017-18 season. "A few years ago Emile Augustine, one...

Thursday, November 16th 8:00pm - The Brotherhood Synagogue, 28 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003. FOR TICKETS Please call 1 888 718 4253 or go to http://www.salonsanctuary.org. TICKET PRICES $25 student/senior, $35 general, $50 prime, $100 front row season supporter. Most recently presented at Temple Emanu-El in partnership with the Carnegie...

IAM Books - 189 North Street. Boston, MA 02113. Six Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm. November 1, 8, 15, 29. December 6, 13. (no class Nov. 22). $250. Introduction to the Italian Mandolin Mandolin is Italy’s most iconic musical instrument. It’s best known as an accompaniment to Neapolitan song, or perhaps as featured in Vivaldi’s concertos — but the mandolin ...

Canzoniere, the new album by Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino (CGS), adroitly pulls off a tricky balancing act: adapting the Italian band’s unique, folk-based style to Western pop. The album’s cover art, a photograph of a Coca-Cola bottle filled with tomato sauce, is a visual metaphor for CGS’ new music. As CGS leader Mauro Durante notes, the Coke bo...

Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) is coming to St. Paul, and will be performed at the MN Opera from November 11-19! The ICC will provide a wonderful opportunity for you to become familiar with this beloved opera, whether you plan to see it in November or just want to learn more. Treat yourself to a relaxed and enjoyable presentation, incl...

When: December 9 & 10 - Saturday at 8 PM; Sunday at 4 PM - Where: Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway (at 95th Street) (by subway: #1, 2 or 3 train to 96th Street; by bus M104; by car: 96th Street Exit on West Side Highway - free Sunday on-street parking) Tickets range from $35 to $68 (group rates available) - A portion of the proceeds will be donated to...