La prestigiosa Casa Zerilli- Marimò della New York University, ha ospitato ieri il secondo evento annuale degli International Friends of Festival Verdi. L’IFFV, associazione diventata recentemente una non-profit, è stata fondata negli Stati Uniti nel 2017 per promuovere il Festival Verdi e per stimolare e condividere nuove ricerche e riflessioni su...

It was the kind of award, and meeting, that can change a life's trajectory. In 2011, Chiara Izzi won the Shure Montreux Jazz Voice Competition for singers under 35 at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland. Quincy Jones was the head judge that year, so Izzi had an opportunity to speak with the legendary musician. He offered the young Italian voc...

Italian American phenomenon Ariana Grande was born on June 23, 1993 in Boca Raton, Fla. She first broke into the business by singing the national anthem at a professional hockey game, nailing even the tune’s highest notes, at just 8 years old. Realizing performing was her calling, Ariana worked her way up from regional theatre to Broadway by the ti...

On June 1, Maestro Gianandrea Noseda directed "The Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini" by Sergey Rachmaninoff, the "Ancient Arias and Dances Suite No. 2" by Ottorino Respighi and the Symphony No. 2 by Alberto Casella, closing the program of the festival "Unexpected Italy: a celebration of Italian culture" organized by the Kennedy Center for the Perfor...

Saturday, July 13th -Freedom Hill County Park Sterling Heights 48312 MI. 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.  We are looking for four Italian American idols! The four contestant age groups are: Up to 8 years; 9 to 12 years; 13 to 17 years; 18 and over To enter the contest, please send a clear video, YouTube link o MP3 of either an Italian song or an Italian themed s...

Friday, June 21, 2019. 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM CDT. Piazza d'Italia, 377 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70130. Doors open at 6:30 pm, Performance 7:00 - 10:00 pm. Join us in the newly renovated Piazza d'Italia for an evening of opera! Our line up this year is very exciting: NOCCA student, Sophia Parigi, will perform a selection of Italian American favo...

Ron Howard delivers a documentary portrait of the life and career of the titular star Italian tenor. The quintessential Italian tenor who did more to popularize opera in the latter half of the 20th century than anyone else receives a lavish and celebratory tribute in Pavarotti. Casting a net deep into the archives and calling on a vast array of the...

The popular, free concert "Opera in the Italian Garden" will be presented in the beautiful Italian Renaissance Cultural Garden (Sunday, July 28, 6 - 7:30 p.m).  The concert highlights two of Italy’s greatest cultural arts, opera and ballet, and features music from well-known operas, Broadway musicals and Italian songs with The Cleveland Opera and t...

Tuesday, May 18, 2019 | 7:00pm. Club Fugazi, 678 Beach Blanket Babylon Boulevard, San Francisco, CA. Free Admission | RSVP Required. What would film be without music? Music conveys all that which images cannot. The importance of a soundtrack can sometimes even transcend that of images and stories, and great directors often build the entire structur...

The operatic life of legendary tenor Luciano Pavarotti is on full display in producer/ director Ron Howard’s documentary “Pavarotti” (screens Tuesday in 600 theaters via Fathom Events; opens Friday in select cities, including New York, Los Angeles and Chicago; expands throughout summer). But nowhere is the drama more fairy-tale-like than the enchan...