The Newport Hospitality Commission is excited to announce the return of world-renowned classical guitarist Diego Campagna to Newport for a special concert to benefit the City’s music programming at Thompson Middle School. Campagna, a native of Imperia, Italy, will help kick off Memorial Day Weekend with a performance on Thursday, May 23rd at St. Ma...

It could be something out of “Mission Impossible.” Only under armed guard, chaperoned by a conservator, and kept in a protected temperature- and humidity-controlled custom-made case can the celebrated 1743 Guarneri del Gesù “Il Cannone” leave its specially made room at the Palazzo Doria-Tursi in Genoa, Italy. To host such a celebrity must be both a...

Portland Opera is thrilled to bring its production of Gioachino Rossini's The Barber of Seville to the stage this June. Considered one of the greatest comic operas of all time, Rossini's opera tells the story of the Count Almaviva, who has fallen for the charming Rosina, and enlists the help of the town barber Figaro to assist in winning her affect...

New York City audiences are used to seeing just the top of Gianandrea Noseda’s head in the orchestra pit at the Metropolitan Opera, where the Italian maestro is a frequent guest conductor. But on May 19, Noseda will be front and center at Carnegie Hall with the National Symphony Orchestra. Whether he is conducting an opera or a symphony, Noseda’s a...

Welcome to the Sons of Italy Foundation's online auction! See one of the greatest musicians of all time! Click here to view all of our auction items. Two VIP tickets for Maestro Andrea Bocelli’s concert at Madison Square Garden, New York City. Click here to bid! See Andrea Bocelli in concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Thursday, De...

Frank Lombardi grew up in 1960s Philadelphia with jazz standards flowing from the family record player. Now, he’s locally famous as Loudoun’s very own crooner, with his own stylish renditions of tunes made famous by Frank Sinatra, Perry Como and other greats. Lombardi kicks off 868 Estate Vineyards’ Music Under the Stars summer concert series May 1...

The Allegro Singers, featuring three internationally renowned soloists, will present a concert titled “Italian Opera Favorites” at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19 in the Community Room of the West Caldwell Public Library, 30 Clinton Road. Operatic soprano Liora Michelle, tenor Hamid Rodriguez and baritone Ricardo Rosa will perform arias and duets from "Il...

Rock legend Jon Bon Jovi came to Las Vegas on May 9 to pay a visit to the most recent addition to The Palm at The Forums Shop at Caesars Palace, his own caricature added to the restaurant's iconic walls. Bon Jovi was joined by his son, Jesse, for lunch at The Palm on Thursday afternoon. Prior to being seated, the two signed their names below their...

To most opera lovers, it’s as familiar as their own hands: the opera about an opera singer, Giacomo Puccini’s “Tosca.” To newcomers, it can seem the epitome of the heightened emotions and tragedy that are stereotypical of opera. And to musicians like those in Washington National Opera’s upcoming run of the opera, from May 11 to 25, “Tosca” represen...

Wednesday May 15 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM EDT. NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, 24 W 12th St, New York, New York 10011. ALESSANDRA BELLONI Proudly announces a BOOK PRESENTATION with REV. DR MATTHEW FOX in NEW YORK CITY! Followed by a CONCERT with music from the CD with violinist Joe Deninzon "HEALING JOURNEYS WITH THE BLACK MADONNA”. Published by Inn...