Saturday, July 7th, 2PM - Concert, “Colonna Sonora” Film Music, Italian Style, in honor of the 175th anniversary of the Antonio Meucci home and the 211th birthday of Giuseppe Garibaldi. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum | 420 Tompkins Avenue | Staten Island, NY 10305 Prior to the concert the museum will hold a flag ceremony to honor all veterans and communit...

There are legendary musicians still performing their craft after all these years, and then there is Frankie Valli. The ageless front man for the Four Seasons, born Francesco Stephen Castelluccio to an Italian-American family in Newark, New Jersey, is still belting out songs some 65 years after he began doing it professionally in the early 1950s. Th...

This fall, the New Jersey Association of Verismo Operaopens the season with Vincenzo Bellini's tragic lyric opera,Norma, performed in two acts.  Soprano Renata Scotta, known for her performances of Norma in the 1980s, called the lead role the "Everest of Opera" (The New York Times on September 20, 2017).  "Singing the role of Norma is the holy grai...

Sometimes the greatest act of love is letting go. La traviata follows the life of Violetta who delights in high-class pleasures, but is secretly dying. Will she know about true love before death claims her? Washington’s National Opera launches its 2018–2019 season with a stunning new production of Verdi’s everlasting tale of fate and sacrifice, ren...

The Bellagio Conservatory’s newest display brings summer to life. The “That’s Amoré” design brings Italy to Las Vegas by way of flowers, intricately designed mosaics and bright yellow lemons. Two large animatronic swans, crafted with real feathers, move and sway in one of the garden’s ponds. Adjacent to the pond, a picnic display features dishes an...

A new Las Vegas jewelry trade show is gearing up support. Premier, a trade show run by Emerald Expositions that is set to launch in 2019, has signed the Italian Exhibition Group as one of its anchor exhibitors. The show is to take place from May 31 to June 4 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. IEG plans to “showcase a significant pavilion of Italia...

Tony Renis, Arisa, I Cugini di Campagna, questi alcuni degli ospiti per l’11esimo Festival della Musica Italiana di New York che si terrà il prossimo 7 ottobre al Master Theater (Millennium) di Brooklynn a New York. Il Festival è organizzato dall’Associazione Culturale Italiana di New York ha sempre riscosso un grande successo di pubblico e di crit...

Dopo Shakespeare in the Park e le tante iniziative culturali newyorkesi della bella stagione – rigorosamente all’aria aperta -, il 2 luglio anche l’Opera italiana sbarca nell’estate della Grande Mela. La bella cornice di Central Park (Naumburg Bandshell) ospiterà, infatti, i più grandi nomi della lirica made in Italy, con l’obiettivo di incoraggiar...

The 21st edition of 'La Notte della Taranta', a festival dedicated to folk-music traditions of the Salento area in southern Puglia, will open this year on August 2. The event will include over 100 hours of live concerts with 360 artists and 40 concerts of local 'pizzica' music to be held across Salento. The festival's traditional closing concert in...

These singers hit a high note! Opera returned to scenic Marine Park on June 14 with a performance by the Regina Opera Company. One local opera booster said the show, which mixed opera and Broadway show tunes, was a great step towards getting regular performances to come back to Brooklyn’s biggest park. “They cross-blended different types of music f...