The traditional press conference to present Italy's popular Sanremo Song Fest was held on Wednesday, where it was announced that Italian comics Virginia Raffaele and Claudio Bisio will host the 69th edition of the fest on February 5-9, together with Italian singer-songwriter Claudio Baglioni, who is serving as artistic director of the song competit...

L'intervista al talentuoso musicista Santi Scarcella, originario di Santa Teresa di Riva, cittadina della costa jonica messinese, nasce ascoltando un brano della sua Opera "Ciuriciurijazz", in cui racconta la storia di Mimmo figlio di emigranti siciliani che in America scopre le sue origini e decide di non fare più Jazz bensì CiuriciuriJazz. Santi...

Sunday, January 6, 7:00 p.m., Heights Theater - 339 W. 19th St. - Houston TX 77008. Click here for ticket info. Texas music legend Alejandro Escovedo (above, third from left) is often hailed as one of the greatest singer-songwriters and performers associated with the Austin music scene. His most recent album, "The Crossing," was written and recorde...

If, in the post-World War II era, the years before “The Voice” and “America’s Got Talent,” you wanted to make it as a pop singer, you appeared on radio shows like “Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts.” If you did well enough, bookings followed, at small clubs, and, in time, recording contracts. If you were a stunningly handsome young baritone like Vito...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450 - Chicago, Illinois 60611. To hear La bohème for the first or for the hundredth time, one is struck by its dramatic cohesion and the wonderful unity of its construction. The listener is almost tempted to imagine the compose...

Take a journey into the rich variety of Italian music styles and genres, retro and current!  Hosted by Sara Marinelli alternatively in English and in Italian. Listen to the program | Mondays, 6:15-7:30pm on KUSF Sara Marinelli was born and raised in Italy. Besides being a music lover and a radio host, she is a writer, translator, and educator. She...

Friday January 25 2019, from 7:30 to 10:00 PM CST. Missouri Baptist University, 1 College Park Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63141. Tickets here. Join the Italian Community of St Louis and CLUB Italiano Per Piacere at the Winter Opera Saint Louis' performance of L'ITALIANA IN ALGERI by Gioachino Rossini. Member of our community, Darwin Aquino will be conduct...

Lady Gaga wowed her fans Friday night during her Las Vegas residency debut – and even critics were impressed. From her emotional performance of "Shallow" to a theatrical story line, "Enigma" is being praised for its energy and heart. Here's more of what critics are saying about her performance at MGM's Park Theater Friday. Billboard's Andreas Hale...

Parliamo un po' di Jazz all'italiana, il libro che Anna Harwell Celenza ha scritto approfittando di un lungo soggiorno a Roma. Colpita dalla scena jazzistica nostrana la Celenza - docente di Storia della Musica e Radiogiornalismo alla Georgetown University – si è cimentata con la storia del jazz in Italia sino agli Anni Cinquanta. E dopo un meticol...

Lady Gaga performed before a sold-out crowd for the first night of her residency, which will run through 2019. Developed exclusively for Park MGMs intimate Park Theater, the six-time GRAMMY Award-winner, Golden Globe Award-winner and Academy Award-nominatedsuperstars engagement consists of two separate shows, each offering an immersive only-in-Vega...