The star of Gianandrea Noseda will now shine over Washington through 2025. The National Symphony Orchestra has extended the existing contract of its Italian music director four more years. The announcement came midway through the NSO’s season-opening gala concert in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall on Saturday night. Underscoring the good cheer all...

Lucio Dalla is one of the most famous names of the Italian music scene. The artist, who died a few years ago, spent his entire life among the streets of his beloved hometown of Bologna. It is in Bologna that most of his songs are set and his home in Bologna, has now become a museum (“a casa di Lucio“) open to visitors and characterized by the prese...

Saturday, September 29, 2018. 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT. I AM Books, 189 North Street, Boston, MA 02113. Get tickets here. Valerie Giglio is a Boston based vocalist, author, and Berklee College of Music student. Valerie has been singing professionally throughout the Boston area and beyond since the 90’s and has released 2 CD’s to date. She suffered a s...

Dr. David DiChiera, the unlikely impresario whose cultural developments helped lead the way to redemption for downtown Detroit, died just before 10 p.m. Tuesday at his home in the Detroit Golf Course Community, said a spokesperson for Michigan Opera Theatre. He was 83 and had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in April 2017. DiChiera was small o...

Chris Isaacson Presents announced today that acclaimed recording artists, actors, and songwriters Will & Anthony Nunziata will bring their show From Broadway to Italy to Upstairs at Vitello's in Studio City on Sunday, September 30, at 7:30 and to Martinis Above Fourth in San Diego on Wednesday, October 3, at 8pm. Michael Orland is music director. T...

Il 7 ottobre si apre l’11 edizione del Festival della Musica Italiana a New York, una serata  organizzata dall’Associazione Culturale Italiana, che vedrà gareggiare tra loro 10 giovani talenti italiani, 5 selezionati in Italia e 5 dall’estero. Gli artisti si esibiranno, sul palco del Master Theatre di Brooklyn, con un brano inedito per aggiudicarsi...

Angelo Babbaro will be in good hands when he makes his Las Vegas debut next week. The Sinatra-style singer from Canfield will perform Sept. 21 at the Italian American Club with none other than Jimmy Mulidore and his band. It’s a Youngstown connection, as Mulidore hails from Youngstown’s Brier Hill neighborhood and got his start playing in the city’...

Nearly 200 years after librettist Lorenzo da Ponte, Spanish bel canto expert Manuel Garcia and his daughter, opera diva Maria Malibran brought the first Italian opera to New York, Don Giovanni in New Yorkreturns - with a twist - this autumn at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. "We are very excited to bring this original production to the Hamptons....

Join us Wednesday, September 19th from 6:00pm – 8:30pm at a private Newport home for an unforgettable evening of Italian arias benefiting the Newport Performing Arts Center at the Opera House. This is an exclusive event featuring Italian wine, Caviar, Formaggio and Cocktails followed by a performance by Ms. Greta Feeney. Ms. Feeney studied at the J...

Friday September 28, 5:00 pm EDT. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, 420 Tompkins Avenue, Staten Island NY. Admission: $40; open to the public. Contact: Stephanie Lundegard 718-442-1608. Light dinner will be served. A "Night at the Opera" with Lou Barrella. Our distinguished professor of Italian opera will present Adriana Lecouvreur. This four-act opera of j...