Jimmy Alleva is a talented Italian American tenor. He specializes in classical Neapolitan music, but his shows include romantic Italian American songs. Jimmy was born in the Glendale neighborhood of Queens, NY. He graduated from Holy Cross High School in 1986. It was at an early age when Jimmy discovered his admiration for Italian music. The Allev...

He was born in Naples, Italy, but has become a favorite son of Americans from all ethnic backgrounds. Pasquale Esposito is a pop-opera tenor, a PBS superstar, and a successful recording and touring artist. For more than two decades, he has kept the classic songs of Italy and the nation’s vocal icons relevant and exciting for today’s audiences. The...

Måneskin have announced that they will be hitting the road this autumn to kick off a massive world tour. The dates serve as the Italian rockers' rescheduled run of their Loud Kids tour, which was previously set to take place earlier this year. The newly renamed Loud Kids Get Louder tour, will kick off on October 31 in Seattle for the North American...

Sunday, April 3, 2022, 3:00 PM EDT. Leonard's Palazzo, 555 Northern Boulevard, Great Neck, NY 11021. The Festival Of Song USA began in 1995 by Radio Show Producer, Silvana Romania, The Festival Of Song USA continues a legacy of music, tradition, culture, food and dance! Buy tickets here. A Singing Competition where the 1st Place Winner wins a Round...

Bill Acosta was known as the Man of 1,001 voices, headlining on the stages on the Las Vegas Strip, including the Luxor and Flamingo, and thousands of performances in many other venues. Bill passed away on Jan. 26, and a celebration of his life will be held at the Italian American Club on Mar. 26. Born in Dallas, Bill and his family moved to New Orl...

The Metropolitan Opera will broadcast Giuseppe Verdi’s Don Carlos, on Saturday, March 26 at USC Beaufort’s Center for the Arts at 801 Carteret Street. Note that the curtain is at 12 noon rather than the usual 1 p.m. Many of you may be wondering if I haven’t misspelled the title. Shouldn’t it be Don Carlo? This is because the opera originally premie...

What a long, strange ride it’s been. For almost five months we have followed along as Lady Gaga put on the performance of a lifetime, starring in the role of Woman Who Will Do Anything for an Oscar. Wednesday night was Gaga’s last show, and she went out with a bang. The House of Gucci star attended the New York Film Critics Circle gala to collect h...

When it comes to tragic opera and heart-wrenching arias, it has to be Giacomo Puccini. Young Giacomo was born in Lucca, Italy in 1858, into a family of musicians and composers. On seeing his first opera, Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida, a 15-year-old Puccini said he “felt a musical window had opened”. Now widely considered the ‘heir’ of Verdi, Puccini is kno...

In a Playboy interview in 1963, Frank Sinatra offered surprising honesty when asked about his stance on religion. The musician once spoke about his belief system and why he took issue with many elements of organized religion. Sinatra acknowledged that some of his comments could lose him fans. Sinatra was born in 1915 to Italian immigrant parents. T...

From the cool, mischievous opening bars of the “Pink Panther” to the wistful strains of “Moon River,” to the driving beat of the theme from Peter Gunn, Henry Mancini gave the world some of the most memorable music ever written for films and television. This musical genius had roots in both Abruzzo and Molise. Enrico Nicola Mancini was born in the L...