Jon Bon Jovi has made a career out of hit songs like Wanted Dead or Alive and You Give Love a Bad Name, and his path to stardom has been full of friendships, connections and hard work. The superstar rocker has been loved for decades by fans who appreciate both his musical performance and love for the community. With a net worth of $410 million, the...

What do the Gipsy Kings “Un Amor” and an Italian Canadian-American musician and composer have in common? Much more than one may think. To mark the 34th anniversary of the release of the famed song named after the Gipsy Kings’ self-titled second studio album, the digi single of 'Na Muri (Un Amor) will drop on Spotify and all major digital streaming...

This article is dedicated in the memory of my grandfather, Michael Conforti, who gave me immense pride in our heritage. I miss you beyond words and am so thankful for the impact you have had in my life.  Throughout the 20th century, Italian-Americans shaped many aspects of American life. From politics to entertainment to culture, Italian-Americans...

Italian conductor Alvise Casellati is set to bring his ‘Opera Italiana is In the Air’ to New York City. The free concert, entitled, “Rebuild Harmony,” will take place at Central Park’s Naumburg Bandshell on June 27 and will be a celebration of female talent. The concert will feature sopranos, Dísella Làrusdóttir and Caitlin Gotimer as well as two o...

The centenarians are an opportunity to remember three artists, who have represented and spread Italian culture in the world by bringing the nineteenth-century myth of the tenor into modernity, through a virtual exhibition entitled Caruso, Corelli, Di Stefano - Italian Opera Legends. The exhibition is an initiative by the Italian Ministry of Foreign...

It's time for Andrea Bocelli to say hello to Oklahoma. The famed Italian tenor will make his Sooner State debut with a June 23 concert at Oklahoma City's Paycom Center, and Bocelli told The Oklahoman that he relishes the chance to perform in a new place.   "It’s an opportunity that comes ever so rarely, having traveled the world far and wide, in ov...

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of renowned Italian soprano Renata Tebaldi, the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, in collaboration with the Renata Tebaldi Museum and the Renata Tebaldi Foundation Museum, presents a special retrospective exhibition on this opera deity. Inside the halls of the Italian Cultural Institute on Par...

The Florentine Opera Company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is the 6th oldest grand opera company in the United States. Founded in 1933, the group was called the Italian Opera Chorus under the direction of John David Anello Sr. and later he explained that changing the name was to honor the birthplace of opera as we know it. Saying that the craft originate...

There are a few more chances for fans to hear Andrea Bocelli’s unmistakable voice live this year. The legendary opera singer has 17 more concerts scheduled on his 2022 calendar. Good news is that two of those shows include a stop at Atlantic City’s Etess Arena at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino on June 25 and New York City’s Madison Square Garden on Dec...

He is the timeless, global sound of classical opera music. Italian icon Andrea Bocelli continues to draw massive audiences around the world, and fans in California are no exception. After a successful performance singing for the celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee on June 4, Bocelli is gearing up for three consecutive California co...