When: Wednesday, February 06, 2019 From 6:30 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Istituto Italiano di Cultura Los Angeles Roberta Giallo is an international singer-songwriter and poliedric artist. Author, actress, theatrical performer and painter, during her career she collaborated with many artists, Lucio Dalla, Samuele Bersani, Pupi Avati, Simona Molinari, th...

Our 2019 music season starts with the first US performance of acclaimed vocalist Ada Montellanico, the most sweet and gripping voice of the Italian jazz scene. Accompanied by her quartet, Ada Montellanico will present to DC Jazz enthusiasts Tencology, a journey through the repertoire of Italian songwriter Luigi Tenco and other classic cantautori re...

Lucio Dalla’s house-museum, on Via D’Azeglio in Bologna, was re-opened to the public in November 2018 and can now be visited every Friday, thanks to the “Ci vediamo da Lucio!” (“See you at Lucio’s”) initiative. It is one of the fruits of a collaboration between the Lucio Dalla Foundation and the Municipality of Bologna. Dalla passed away in 2012 bu...

Saturday February 9, 2019. 7:30pm PST. St. James by-the-Sea, 743 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA 92037. "Italian Cultural Center of San Diego Current Members can use the discount code "ICCSD" to purchase discount tickets on line or by phone http://www.sdems.org/concerts.html Limited number of tickets available, purchase them today! Accademia Bizantina: A...

For Italian bluegrass music ensemble Red Wine, the analogy with culinary excellence is too good to ignore, and to learn how the ensemble determined their name shows that it isn’t fanciful. Mandolin player Martino Coppo, who started by playing the guitar at the age of 13, shares this account, revealing the derivation of the band name …  “One night t...

Italiani in America, è una commedia musicale sull’emigrazione dei nostri connazionali provenienti soprattutto dal sud dell’Italia nei primi del ‘900. Fu un esodo colossale che vide oltre 14 milioni di italiani emigrare verso le Americhe. Questo è il tema portante dello spettacolo che andrà in scena domenica 27 gennaio 2019 alle ore 20.00 presso l’A...

The MN Opera’s January production comes to us from no less that the man who provided music for the first two Godfather films, Italian composer Nino Rota! The gambol of a story brings us in 1950s Paris to follow a hapless groom and his hungry hungry pony on a quest that produces baronesses, mistaken identities, and other wonderful opera staples. It...

Imagine a Renaissance-era nun, a mystic in the throes of dying, uttering her visions and predictions in sporadic, rapid-fire bursts while novices stand guard trying to understand and write down her words. This is believed to be what happened to Saint Maria Maddalena de’ Pazzi, who died in Florence in 1607. The Italian modernist composer Salvatore S...

Daniele Rustioni, 35, Principal Conductor of the Opéra National de Lyon, will make his American orchestral conducting debut with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, January 31-February 2, 2019. Rustioni will lead the orchestra in performances of Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 3, Respighi's Fontane di Roma, and Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No. 1 with...

Florencia Rastelli was mortified. As an expert barista, she had never spilled a single cup of coffee, she said. But last Monday, as she wiped the counter at Chiave di Bacco, the cafe where she works, she knocked over a glass and it shattered loudly on the floor. The customers all stood still, petrified, Ms. Rastelli recalled. “I was like: Of all da...