You are invited to attend a performance of Vincenzo Bellini's beautiful opera "I Capuleti e i Montecchi" (the Romeo and Juliet story) which will take place at the GW Lisner Auditorium, 21st and H St. NW in DC at 6:00 pm on Sunday, September 28, 2014.   Concert opera is a form in which the singers are at the front of the stage and perform in...

JOURNEY THRU ITALIAN POPULAR MUSICseries of lectures in English WITH FABRIZIO MANCINELLI, FILM COMPOSER & CONDUCTOR NEAPOLITAN SONGS FEBRUARY 11, 2015   The Neapolitan Songs, from O Sole Mio to Torna a Surriento to Funiculí Funiculà, the history of the songs that made Italian melody famous. Handouts with lyrics will be provided a...

di Ilaria Faraoni America, il musical che racconta l'emigrazione italiana del Novecento, scritto da Guido Cataldo e Simone Sibillano, dopo un breve tour ed il successo del ritorno al Teatro Italia di Roma, dove il pubblico gli ha riservato una standing ovation, sarà eccezionalmente a Crotone, presso il Teatro Apollo, il 13 marzo (ore 10:00 e ore 2...

For the June 2015 Festival, the Boston Early Music Festival's undertaking to produce all three of the extant operas of Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643) — The Monteverdi Trilogy — with a cohesive artistic and scholarly vision, is a momentous occasion in the modern revival of Baroque opera. Monteverdi was the first great genius in the history of opera...

by Lou Carlozo   Coming all the way from Italy, by musical way of Argentina, they will soon land in Chicago and show the Windy City how much musical fire can erupt from just an acoustic guitar and violin. Perugia's SatorDuo is headed to the area for a series of at least three concerts near the end of October, "and we're hoping to do fiv...

by Sam Hall Interesting fact –Lorenzo da Ponte , librettist for Don Giovanni, was the first professor of Italian literature at Columbia University in New York City; he was also the first ethnically Jewish member of the faculty, and the first to be a Catholic priest.   Before that, he worked at various points in his life as grocer, among oth...

On Sunday, October 6 at 12:30 p.m. at Verdi Square in Manhattan, Inter-Cities Performing Arts, Inc. will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi, the renowned Italian composer and statesman. Joining the New York/New Jersey-based arts organization and its founders, Leonard and Carmela Altamura, dignitaries from the Italian and...

by Juliette Angoulvant   UNC opera theatre students make Puccini's "La Rondine" come to life in their production, which opens this week on Thursday. Performances will be held on the Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Langworthy Theatre in Frasier Hall). The production was directed by associate professor of music Brian Clay Lue...

L'orchestra houstoniana "Mercury: the Orchestra Redefined" presenta due appuntamenti dedicati al grande compositore veneziano.   Il 28 marzo Mercury eseguira' al Wortham Center del Cullen Theater il concerto "Dreams and Nightmares", una selezionen di concerti fantasiosi ed insoliti che vedra' il concerto per flauto di Antonio Vivaldi "La Not...

Four Italian guys wailing on a litany of saxophones in a number of music styles makes for a melodic evening of music. And on April 4, that's exactly what you will get when the Community Concerts Tri-Cities organization presents the Italian Saxophone Quartet concert.   Showtime is 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium at Faith Assembly Church, 1800 N....