The Dorchester Avenue eatery Caffe Zia Gianna will host “A Taste of Opera,” an event featuring a four-course meal and tenor David Bozon of the New England Conservatory of Music, this Sunday (Oct. 7) at 6 p.m.. Bozon will sing excerpts from Gioachino Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville.” The dinner show is being co-sponsored by Caffe Gianna, Opera Talk...

Mobile Symphony Orchestra (MSO) has a hard climb following season-opening Renée Fleming. But they’re prepared to come, to see and to conquer by taking the audience to the glory of Rome. Ottorino Respighi’s final of three suites inspired by the ancient Italian capital is the eponymous core of MSO’s “Roman Festivals” performances, Oct. 6 and 7. They...

A local choir conductor led more than a dozen singers on a 10-day concert tour to Siena, Italy, this summer, strengthening the bond between the two cities that was first established in 2006. “It was a phenomenal sharing of American music with an Italian audience,” said Helen Demong, artistic director and conductor of Northern Lights Choir. The root...

Italian film composer Stelvio Cipriani has died today (October 1) at the age of 81. He had been suffering from ischaemia since December 2017. Studying at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory from the age of 14, Cipriani spent his early career playing in cruise-ship bands, leading to encounter with jazz musician Dave Brubeck, before accompanying italian a...

Sunday, October 7. 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm EDT. Club Bonafide - 212 East 52nd Street, Manhattan, NY. Admission: $40 and includes a buffet. Tickets are available at http://clubbonafde.com/Lena is the youngest daughter of the legendary Louis Prima, and this wonderful show will feature many of her father's greatest tunes, as well as selections from her fi...

Dal Sud Italia al Nord Africa, dalla Grecia alla Turchia. Dal tamburello all’oud, dalle ballate ai canti femminili. E la musica diventa la voce del mare, il Mediterraneo, narrando storie e tradizioni. Si intitola “Mediterraneo”, l’ultimo album del gruppo Newpoli, di base a Boston, che sarà presentato a New York il 5 ottobre.   Carmen Marsico, canta...

Sunday October 7. 3:00 pm EDT. Classroom Building Theatre 200 (Parking Lot 4) - Westchester Community College - 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY. Admission: free; open to the public. Contact: Prof. Frank Maddalena 914-606-6794 frank.maddalena@sunywcc.edu The talented singer Teo Ricciardella will perform highlights from popular Italian melodies. Car...

The promotional logo for this weekend’s New Orleans Opera production of “Turandot” features a stylized image of a fire-breathing dragon. A widely recognizable symbol of ancient China, the mythical creature could also represent the opera’s title character, who fits the description of a “dragon lady.” However, if the opera were to be given a subtitle...

Giulio Rapetti Mogol has been invited to a series of events during the “Vivere all’Italiana” (Living the Italian Way) initiative organized and promoted by the Consulate General of Italy in Boston. Events include a book signing and an interview at Berklee College of Music. “I’m very enthusiastic of contributing to this prestigious initiative,” says...

We are excited to invite WE the Italians' readers to an upcoming benefit concert by Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, the orchestra and choir of the famed Cagliari Opera in Sardinia, to the Basilica. Please see the information about the concert and historical background below. We hope you will be able to share this with your readers on the website and Fac...