Last month, Joe Satriani decided to postpone his European tour due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “I was pretty adamant about getting the ball rolling early,” he tells Rolling Stone from his home in San Francisco. “Because it was obvious. Some folks, maybe they were just frightened and didn’t want to see the reality that’s upon us right now.” Amid the c...

In the midst of this difficult time, the Richmond Symphony is pleased to share some very good news. We are proud to announce the appointment of award-winning Italian conductor Valentina Peleggi as our next Music Director. Peleggi will begin her role on July 1, 2020, for an initial four-year period conducting at least ten weeks a season, making Pele...

Romina Perri will perform LIVE on Facebook, from her home in New York, on Sunday April 12, at 2pm NY time (ore 20.00 Europe time) singing a few songs to cheer everybody up in this difficult time. 11 year-old. Born in USA. Daughter of 2 inmigrants. With roots from Calabria, Italy. Romina sings in English, Italian, Polish, Spanish and Latin. Performe...

Andrea Bocelli will sing at the Duomo of Milan on Easter Sunday sending a message of love and hope to the world during the coronavirus pandemic, but the Italian tenor says it's not a concert. Instead, he calls it a "prayer." "I received this invitation by the mayor of Milan and by the authorities of the church and of course I answered yes. I'm very...

If you didn't know that actor Joe Mantegna played in a garage band called the Apocryphals in high school and college, you're not alone. I had the privilege of getting the story from the man himself, and as far as I'm aware, what you're about to read is the most detailed account of the group's history published anywhere. Mantegna was born in Chicago...

After the confirmations reveiced on the music scene with "True Love", the first song of the upcoming LP, Silvia Tancredi releases the new single "Making A Way", with which she continues this international chapter of her artistic career that brought her to the United States, where she signed a record deal with SMG Record & Media (distributed by Sony...

On Easter Sunday, April 12, Italian tenor and global music icon Andrea Bocelli will give a solo performance at the historic Duomo, the cathedral of Milan, Italy.There will be no audience present, and strictly no access for the public (in compliance with government regulations on Covid-19), but the concert will be exclusively streamed live globally...

If you stuck at home looking for something new and different to explore, this weekend would be the perfect time to take the plunge into the opera world. It's possible you may have heard a famous aria, which is part of an opera, and haven’t even realized it. Arias can pop up when you least expect them to, in unusual places like commercials or movies...

This interview with Charles Marsala, who is bringing great news to the world of the Italian American community in New Orleans and throughout the South East, was done right before the coronavirus pandemic broke out in Italy, and then a couple of weeks before it also arrived in the United States. It is therefore a picture of the world before the coro...

Andrea Bocelli is making hearts melt once again. The celebrated Italian tenor delivered a touching rendition of his signature hit Con Te Partiro as part of a special Homefest episode of The Late Show with James Corden. Broadcast on Monday evening in the US, the programme invited nearly a dozen artists to perform a song from the comfort of their own...