By Sandra Tornberg   Soprano Donata D'Annunzio Lombardi returned to Detroit to sing the role ofCio-Cio-San in the Michigan Opera Theatre's fabulous production of "Madame Butterfly" on November 21 and 23. Ms. D'Annunzio Lombardi gave a brilliant performance as the trusting and faithful fifteen-year-old former geisha who marries the shallow U....

The Las Vegas countdown to Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday got uncorked this weekend with a burst of nostalgia.   Comedy legend Jerry Lewis booked a table Saturday to hear British crooner Matt Goss sing Sinatra classics at Caesars Palace. Friday would have been Sinatra's 99th birthday. Lewis, who turns 89 in March, was reunited with Dean Mart...

The Altamura Center for the Arts, located on Winter Clove Road, has been a treasure trove of exciting and dynamic performances these past 15 years. And 2015 is no exception. The Center was founded by world renowned opera soprano, and her husband Leonard Altamura in 2000, with the purpose of promoting understanding among world people through the st...

Imagine years of discrimination, without hope of being recognized of being worthy of any respect, possibly far from your family left in your homeland, working two or even three jobs, living in very poor conditions. Then, imagine a moment of pride, a glimpse of revenge, a situation where not only your people are respected, but one of them is hero, a...

Locals have one last chance to save on Festival tickets. Spoleto Festival USA will be back with special ticket offers and waived fees during this weekend's Second Sunday on King Street. Stop by the Festival's tent, located at the corner of King and George Streets, to chat with staff about the Festival program and pick up a brochure. Click here for...

Italians in DC è orgogliosa di promuovere il concerto degli i-Talians, gruppo tutto italiano residente a Washington DC il cui obiettivo è promuovere la musica italiana negli Stati Uniti.   i-Talians è composto da:Gianpiero Antonazzo - chitarraFrancesco Luna - bassoFabrizio Papi - batteriaFrancesco Ciabattoni - tastieraEvangelina Elizondo - v...

Pray'r (the duet) is much more than a love song, it is a powerful duet that arrives as an emotional new international anthem. A song of hope and praise! What better time to release this duet during the holiday season.   Written and produced by CASTALDO and his long time collaborator, the Norwegian composer/producer Stein B. Svendsen, "Pray'r...

by Allison Lindsay   Connecticut Lyric Opera and the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra have scheduled performances at five venues for the upcoming co-production of Gioachino Rossini's opera, "Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)."   Rossini's famous two-act comic opera, The Barber of Seville, is a masterpiece of invent...

Dante's Poetry in Italian and English - Marco Zanelli Medieval Dance - Chiara Durazzini & Emanuele CapoanoSolo by Ornella Iuorio Music by Renaissonics Click here for more details   Sunday, June 7, 5:00 pm41 Hampshire St, Cambridge  - (617)876-5160 Free Admission  - Light Refreshments   Source: Dante Alighie...

August 30, 2015 - The Huntington Library - 1151 Oxford Road - San Marino, California 91108 For more than six years, LA Opera has visited Crowell Public Library with its Opera Talk series where volunteer community educators present fascinating facts and musical excerpts from the operas that are playing downtown at the Music Center. L...