WTI Magazine #76    2016 February 15Author : Giuseppe Verde      Translation by: Giulia Carletti   Giuseppe Verdi was one of the greatest Italian composers of all time. He produced some of the most successful operas known today around the world. Verdi was born in province of Parma, on the 10th of October, 1813. Studying and developing his extr...

by Mauro Battocchi   Have you made it down to the Museo Italo Americano of San Francisco located at Fort Mason? This important institution preserves the heritage of Italian Americans for future generations through art exhibits, language classes, cultural programs, feste, film and more. For the full listing, check out their calendar of events...

In honor of the 200th anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi's birth on October 10th, musical and historical events in America and Italy celebrate the esteemed composer over the next few months. Here are a select few: Italian Academy Foundation presents Verdi at Carnegie HallThe IAF along with the Consulate General of Italy in New York along with Vento and...

The Tuesday Musicale of Detroit is proud to present A Verdi Opera GalaCelebrating Giuseppe Verdi's 200th anniversarySunday May 5, 2013 at 3:00 P.M.Grosse Pointe United Methodist Church,211 Moross, Grosse Pointe Farms 48236

by Roberto Natalini   As Music Director Nicola Luisotti and San Francisco Opera General Director David Gockley revealed the day prior to the performance, all three hundred and twenty artists from Teatro San Carlo and the San Francisco Opera would communicate together using only the universal language of music.   The long awaited combi...

Westminster Opera Theatre brings Verdi's comic opera Falstaff to the stage of the Robert L. Annis Playhouse at Westminster Choir College of Rider University in Princeton on Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m.   It will be sung in Italian with English supertitles and fully staged with chamber ensemble. The comic opera will be...

by Stephanie Kirchgaessner   The American film director Sofia Coppola is to make her opera debut this year with a production of La Traviata, at the Opera of Rome – a star-studded coup for the beleaguered venue, which has long been overshadowed by La Scala in Milan.   Coppola, the director of Lost in Translation and The Virgin Suicides...

The past August 11th, at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, in Rockport, Massachusetts, a free Community Live Opera Concert titled "GIUSEPPE VERDI: HIS HEROES AND VILLAINS" was offered to a large audience, proving once more that opera is more than alive. The Metropolitan Opera tenor Raul Melo and the New York City Opera baritone Peter Castaldi, ac...

Consolato d'Italia Detroit, the Verdi Opera Theatre of Michigan, and the University ofMichigan's Romance Language Department and the School of Music, Theatre & DanceDepartment of Voice are pleased to present John Zaretti, President Verdi Opera Theatre of MichiganFriday, October 4, 2013 - 7:00 p.m. E.V. Moore Building, McIntosh Theat...

WTI Magazine #1    2013 Oct,18 Author : Fiorella Operto and Maria Teresa Cannizzaro      Translation by: The Language Institute   October 12,1906 marked the 414th anniversary of the discovery of America and, like every year for so many years, associations and fraternities of Italian Americans marched from Washington...