Tuesday, May 4 - 7:00 pm Pacific Time. Register Here. A Zoom link will be sent the day before the event. Organized by: Portland Italians. Join us for a Unique, Engaging, & Interactive Italian Language Lesson! Pina Di Rosa will take us on a journey through three beautiful Italian songs; Volare, Con te partirò, and Il mare calmo della sera. We will l...

Laura Pausini is going through one of the best moments of her long career, which has almost spanned 30 years. In late February, the romantic ballad star won the Golden Globe for Best Original Song for the song. I do, from the soundtrack of the Italian movie “Life Ahead”, released on Netflix. Now the Italian singer is nominated for an Oscar for the...

Cremonese luthiery, the art of making bowed and plucked stringed instruments, began in the mid-16th century and soon attracted attention on the international scene, thanks to the work of Andrea Amati and his disciples.  The quality of the instruments made by Cremonese luthiers gradually declined from the end of the 18th century, but the foundations...

The first Italian immigrants in the United States of America brought many unique features and customs, such as the culinary tradition, the vivid language, and some peculiar musical genres. Your grandparents probably remember when, in the early 1900s, a particular Italian musicality became popular especially in Californian ballrooms: for sure, they...

Florence is a monument to the Renaissance, showcasing at every turn the art and architecture from that period, which continues to impress and inspire. It's clear what the Italian Renaissance looked like, but in the soaring Santa Maria Novella Basilica, "CBS Sunday Morning" got the rare chance to hear how it sounded, with music being heard for the f...

Thursday, April 22, 2021 • 12pm ET. Free event, register here. Mark Rotella, director of the Coccia Institute at Montclair State University, leads a discussion with Anna Celenza, professor of music at Georgetown University, and John Gennari, professor of English at the University of Vermont, on the impact and influence Italian Americans have had on...

When: Friday, April 30th - What: a concert recorded by Roberto Gatto "PerfectTrio" Presented by the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago On the occasion of International Jazz Day 2021, we are pleased to present a concert recorded for the Italian Cultural Institute in Chicago by Roberto Gatto "PerfectTrio." Listeners will be led into the world of e...

Italy debuted in Eurovision at the inaugural contest back in 1956 and have claimed victory twice with Gigliola Cinquetti 'Non ho l'età' (1964) and Toto Cutugno 'Insieme: 1992' (1990). Italy took a hiatus from the contest after the 1997 competition and returned with a bang in 2011 - emerging as part of the newly minted "Big Five". In more recent yea...

Frank Pascale Tirro, dean of the Yale School of Music from 1980 to 1989, passed away after a long illness on March 28. Tirro is remembered for his pathbreaking writings on music, education, and racism in America; his landmark contributions to our understanding of the history of jazz; his studies of late medieval and renaissance music; and his consi...

Italian singer Andrea Bocelli is bringing his tour to the U.S. throughout the upcoming fall and winter. His “Believe” North American Tour will begin on Oct. 13 in Milwaukee. Tickets will go on sale May 3 at 10 a.m. Here’s the complete list of cities: Oct. 13: Milwaukee. Oct. 14: Rosemont. Oct. 16: Kansas City. Oct. 17: St. Louis. Oct. 20: Dallas. O...