In the North of Italy, in the month of December, the most felt feast by the population is on the day 13 when we celebrate Santa Lucia, the shortest day of the year, date from which the light begins to reappear. In general the week venerated in the North is the one which starts from December 8th, feast of the Immaculate Conception to December 13th....

While many European theaters remain closed due to the pandemic, the famed Teatro alla Scala on Tuesday opened its new season with the gala premiere of Verdi’s “Macbeth” to a fully seated house. Despite the glittery evening wear and a guest list that included Giorgio Armani and Italy’s president, Sergio Mattarella, the mood was more restrained than...

Barn Opera presents Verdi’s “La traviata,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 15 and 16 at the Barn Opera House, 1321 Pearl St. in Brandon, VT. When Brandon’s Barn Opera House “officially” opens next weekend, it will be with one of the most beloved gems of the repertoire, Giuseppe Verdi’s “La traviata.” And the audience will be invited to share...

The Florentine Opera is the next work of Giuseppe Verdi’s Revolutionary Opera, returning to the Grand Opera. Rigoletto.. Performed on October 8th and 10th at the Willin Hall of the Marcus Paforming Arts Center is Florence’s first performance in front of the audience since the pandemic regulations came into force in 2020. It was developed to reprodu...

Musician and composer, farmer, patron, inventor of the copyright and “historical” figure: Francesco Izzo narrates Giuseppe Verdi, whose music is the most performed worldwide and who had to fight censorship throughout his life. We invite you to join us for Giuseppe Verdi Lecture by Francesco Izzo – click the link below to register to the community o...

Wednesday, February 17 | 12:30 p.m. EST - REGISTER here. In 1786, the year Le Nozze di Figaro was composed, Vienna was the center of the opera scene and the primary language of opera was Italian. Revolutionary composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and rebellious librettist Lorenzo da Ponte, who had recently been banned from Venice for his politics, were...

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021 at 10:00 AM. Zoom Meeting. August Ventura will present a program titled: On Golden Wings: Exploring Verdi’s Enduring Legacy. In his presentation, Mr. Ventura will explore such questions as: Is traditional opera still meaningful? Does opera have the power to be an agent for social and/or political change? Mr. Ventura's fascin...

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6 | 12:00 P.M. EST. Italian Opera Series: Learn About... La Traviata, with special guest, Richard Bernstein of the Metropolitan Opera. Italian Opera Series Classes: January 6: La Traviata by Verdi. January 13: La Bohème by Puccini. REGISTER The opera La Traviata is part of Giuseppe Verdi's Popular Trilogy along with Rigoletto and...

A maestro, his orchestra, and a theatre are all that is needed to rediscover the joy of making music together and share it with everyone, everywhere - with the help of an ANSA project. Riccardo Muti is leading the Luigi Cherubini Youth Orchestra at Ravenna's Alighieri Theatre for two concerts which will be streamed for free on November 22 and 29, a...

Friday, September 4th @ 6:00 pm EDT. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum | 420 Tompkins Avenue | Staten Island, NY 10305. Donation $10 per person. Cold Bottled Water Will be Provided. Please bring your own lawn chairs. The Museum is closed to the public; therefore, bathroom facilities are unavailable. Your Safety Is Our Priority. Social distance practices will...