Gabriele Ciampi Production in Cooperation with Itialian Institute of Culture Presents "The Minimalist Evolution in Los Angeles with Centorchestra"Special Performance Features Classically Trained Maestro Celebrates New Album by Conducting Program of Meditative Pieces, Composed Arranged and Performed With CentOrchestra 18 piece Orchestra, 3 soloists...

October 18 (Sunday) 3:00 pm. Italian Musical and Comedy Show. Enjoy the mesmerizing golden voice of Moreno Fruzzetti, a professional Italian American singer who was awarded The Ambassador of Italian Music to America. Floyd Vivino will entertain you with his very unique Italian American humor. Sponsored by Italian Club of Westchester Comm...

Award-winning singer and PBS/WNET and NY affiliates Host for Andrea Bocelli "Live From Central Park" and "Il Volo Takes Flight" CRISTINA FONTANELLI brings her program of Italy's best-loved songs, arias, Neapolitan and Christmas classics during her 12th-Annual "Christmas In Italy®" show at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday,...

by Stefano Brusadelli   Instead of an abbey, or a princely mansion, we're in a former slaughterhouse. Nevertheless, the model is always the same --Renaissance and Baroque Wunderkammer where treasures and bizarre objects are displayed, testifying to ingenuity and extravagance (and sometimes horror), and apt to arouse curiosity and wonder; two...

The Merola Opera Program and the San Francisco Public Library Main Branch are teaming up for Merola Goes to the Movies, a new, free series that presents great opera-themed movies. The acclaimed 1986 film version of Otello, starring Plácido Domingo and Katia Ricciarelli, will be screened on Sunday, November 3rd at 1 pmin the Koret Auditorium at the...

The centennial of Frank Sinatra's birth will be celebrated by the 10th Los Angeles-Italia Film Fashion and Art Festival, the annual pre-Oscars event celebrating showbiz ties between Italy and Hollywood.   Rising star Italian tenor Vittorio Grigolo, known for his "Pavarotti Ping," will be the first celebrity guest to pay tribute to Sinatra on...

With her affinity for bossa nova, jazz singer Gretchen Parlato is often asked if she's Brazilian, to which she replies, "No, I am very proud of my Italian-American heritage." In fact, the award-winning vocalist represents not two, but three generations of Italian-American jazz artists. Her grandfather Charlie Parlato was a veteran trumpeter of the...

On September 12, 2015 Enzo Boscarino, an Italian-American musician entertained the audience of the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, historical site located in Rosebank at 420 Tompkins Avenue, Staten Island, with a visual concert around Italy called "Viva Italy". Mr. Enzo Boscarino, a native Italian, was born in Sortino in province of Siracusa. He graduate...

By Enzo Soliman   Andrea Bocelli is back in the scene and is expected to release a new album really soon. In a report by The Wall Street Journal, the blind Italian singer is ready to release his record that would have songs focused on cinema music and that would stay away from the usual classical and pop music he is accustomed to. "I'v...

January 20, 2016 - Wednesday 6:00 PM - Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450 - Chicago, Illinois 60611. On the occasion of Lyric Opera's upcoming production of Nabucco conducted by Maestro Carlo Rizzi, The Italian Cultural Institute, in collaboration with Lyric Opera of Chicago, presents...