When three teenagers set out 10 years ago to transform the way people think about classical music, Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto and Gianluca Ginoble never could have imagined the success they would soon have when they formed Il Volo. The Italian trio, who met on an Italian TV show in 2009 and were the first Italian artists to sign with an Americ...

“Oh what a night!” The big Italian party continues to live on — bigger than ever — at Villa Paradiso in Great Kills. The dining spot is nestled behind the former Pathmark Plaza of Great Kills — where there’s a celebration going on week after week. And last night was no exception. Situated off Greaves Avenue and Amboy Road, the casual, 150-seat Ital...

AMERICAN TENOR RUSSELL THOMAS MAKES A DOUBLE DEBUT in Houston Grand Opera’s production of Aida, a sweeping tale of love and tragedy amid war written by Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi in 1871. It’s the first time he’s sung the male lead of Radames, and the first time he’s appearing with Houston Grand Opera. The Atlanta-based Thomas admits he’s feel...

Gli International Opera Awards “Opera Star”, noti anche come Oscar della Lirica, sono una manifestazione promossa dalla Fondazione Verona per l’Arena, dalla Confederazione Italiana Associazioni e Fondazioni per la Musica Lirica e Sinfonica e da altri enti pubblici e privati, con l’obiettivo di «contribuire alla promozione, alla valorizzazione e al...

Folk music has been at the root of August March’s studies, formal and informal, for nigh on 40 years now. Due to the influence of his father and mother, the dude grew up listening to Peter, Paul and Mary, The Kingston Trio, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and a host of other hippies and hipsters who went back to their roots—and the roots of their nation—i...

On Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Patriots Theater at War Memorial, Visions of a starry night sky will open a Ballroom concert with “A Little Night Music.” As the anticipation for spring reaches an all time high, the Capital Philharmonic presents Vivaldi’s timeless “Four Seasons.” For fun, they have also programmed four months of the year from Tchaiko...

The Las Vegas Philharmonic is bringing five illustrious Stradivarius violins to Las Vegas for a series of events March 6-8, 2020 that highlight the prestigious and valuable violins produced by legendary Italian instrument-maker, Antonio Stradivari in the 17th and 18th centuries. The orchestra will feature virtuosi violinists to perform on these ins...

Saturday February 8. 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM. I AM BOOKS - 189 North Street - BOSTON, MA 02113. Being a Singer: The Art, Craft, and Science provides the solutions you need to make practical, consistent changes in your singing. This book pulls back the curtain on how singing actually works, from cognition to anatomy to your amazing hearing system and even...

This presentation by Musicologist Jesse Rosenberg, Northwestern University, is held in conjunction with the three upcoming performances (February 6-8) of Mascagni's masterpiece by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus and an outstanding cast of soloists, conducted by Maestro Riccardo Muti. Giovanni Verga's short story "Cavalleria Rusticana" cau...

Michéal Castaldo’s 2019 East Coast Christmas Concert Tour helped raise over $41,000 (in ticket sales and sponsorship) for the following churches and organizations located in the U.S.  November 23, Italian Christmas Concert in Manahawkin at The Stafford Township Arts Center, in Manahawkin, NJ—a fundraiser for Stafford Township Members of the The Pol...