Didn’t make a plan that revolves around romance for Valentine’s Day yet? We’re here to help. World renowned blind tenor Andrea Bocelli is bringing “a special experience” to fans who attend his AmericanAirlines Arena 8 p.m. concert on Feb. 14. Premium seats on Ticketmaster in the second row are priced up to a cool $1,500. But that’s not the so calle...

The 69th edition of the Festival di Sanremo, Italy’s most popular and beloved music festival, is under way. Broadcast live on Rai Uno (Rai International for those abroad) from the famed Ariston Theater in the Ligurian seaside town of Sanremo, this year’s festival ends on Saturday with the announcement of the winner among 24 contestants. competition...

Sung in Italian with projected English translations, “La traviata” will be on stage at Chicago’s Lyric Opera from February 16-March 22, 2019. Verdi’s ambitious “La traviata” completes Verdi’s popular trilogy, the two preceding works being “Rigoletto” and “Il trovatore.” The opera also remains one of the most successful classical works in the repert...

Enjoy a great night out – meet international, multi-platinum recording artist Patrizio Buanne, feast on a special prix-fixe dinner at TerraSole Ristorante (3 Big Shop Lane, Ridgefield), then head over to The Ridgefield Playhouse for Patrizio’s performance – all for $110 per person (includes ticket to the show, does not include alcohol or gratuity)....

Italy’s national anthem goes by many names – ‘Il Canto degli Italiani’, ‘Inno di Mameli’, or ‘Fratelli d'Italia’ from the song’s opening line. The lyrics were written in 1847 by 20-year-old student Goffredo Mameli. Two months later they were set to music by Michele Novaro. The song became popular during the time of the Risorgimento in Italy, but af...

Ospite d’eccezione al WiMu di Barolo (Cuneo) l’attore italoamericano John Turturro. Arrivato a Torino per il debutto del suo “Rigoletto” al Teatro Regio (dal 6 al 17 febbraio) e accompagnato dal presidente della Barolo & Castles Foundation, Paolo Damilano, e dal sindaco di Barolo, Renata Bianco, Turturro si è concesso una lunga visita tra gli alles...

Close your eyes and turn on your inner synthesizers, the ones that teleport you to 1985; imagine yourself dancing—Fiorucci-clad, Peroni in hand—someplace dark and thumping and clouded with cigarette smoke, and then stumbling outside into a cobblestoned, chiaroscuroed alley. Tanned, Lurex-swaddled people you've never seen in your life are screaming ...

To perform at the prestigious Birdland Jazz Club is certainly a challenge of epic proportions for any musician if we think of the names that have graced that stage through the years. Artists like Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Miles Davis and Lester Young and illustrious guests of the club like Gary Cooper, Marylin Monroe, Frank Sinatra, Marlene Di...

The annual showcase of Italian music returns today for its 69th edition. Popular singer Claudio Baglioni resumes his role as artistic director and presenter, and comedians Claudio Bisio and Virginia Raffaele will be his co-hosts. As in previous editions, the festival will run for five consecutive nights but its format will be different this year. W...

L'8 Febbraio, Venerdi' alle ore 13,00, il Maestro Gianandrea Noseda sara' alla Union Station, con i concertisti della National Symphony Orchestra, per sorprendere con un bel repertorio le persone che saranno gia' li' o che vorranno venire a sentirLi suonare. L'anno scorso questo evento, proposto per la prima volta a DC, ha riscosso il suo primo gra...