Jerry Vicenti and the Italian Paisans Club are continuing the group’s tradition of bringing popular acts to The Villages. The club recently announced its lineup for January, February and March as part of its “2020 Spectacular Showcase.” Those acts are: - Jan. 19: Emil Stucchio & The Classics;- Feb. 16: New York Bee Gees; and- March 15: Tom Jones Tr...

E’ la prima donna, non americana, a ricoprire l’incarico di direttore del Center for Contemporary Opera di New York, il centro che si occupa delle produzioni contemporanee di opera. Un nuovo ruolo che la palermitana Francesca Campagna ha accettato con sfida ed entusiasmo. Radici sicule ma una vocazione cosmopolita fanno di Francesca una profession...

Following her recent performances with Andrea Bocelli, Italian singer Giada Valenti will return to Carnegie Hall in New York City, Friday, October 11, 2019, with a concert celebrating Italian Heritage Month. As special guest, International Acclaimed Tenor, James Valenti, will share the stage with her. Giada Valenti, most known for her stunning musi...

Guitarist Beppe Gambetta returns to Princeton on Friday, October 11, at 8 p.m., when The Princeton Folk Music Society brings him to Christ Congregation Church, 50 Walnut Lane. The concert is billed as a fusion of American and Italian folk music traditions. Gambetta taught himself to flat-pick by listening to bluegrass LPs. He combines the folk musi...

La regista Guia Farinelli, bisnipote del compositore italiano Pietro Mascagni, metterà in scena qui a New York “Cavalleria rusticana”, la famosa opera melodrammatica ispirata dalla novella di Giovanni Verga, ambientata a Vizzini in Sicilia. Il concerto si terrà il 13 ottobre alle 3:00 pm al “Danny Kaye Playhouse” dell’ Hunter College in occasione d...

A satirical, behind-the-scenes sister-story to Puccini's Tosca as imagined by one of the wittiest and most admired Italian playwright and actresses, Franca Valeri. Tosca and the two downstairsis directed by Laura Caparrotti, Artistic Director of KIT, and its English translation is by Natasha Lardera. The play will be acted by Laura Caparrotti and M...

The Boston Lyric Opera’s immersive version of Ruggero Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci transformed the utilitarian Steriti Memorial Ice Skating Rink into a circus wonderland. Sung in English and Italian, this production, which opened Friday and continues through October 6th, intensifies the realism and immediacy of the familiar verismo two-acter. While curr...

When Maestro Riccardo Muti, music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, heard students from the Chicago West Community Music Center perform at a benefit event in June, he said he was “impressed with their dignity and ethical approach to their music style.” And after hearing the voice of 20-year-old soprano Jessalle Jakes, Muti said he’d be ba...

Il Volo, the popular international opera crossover trio who started as teens, will undertake a tour to mark its 10th anniversary that will stop at Wind Creek Event Center in Bethlehem, it was announced Friday. The male vocal group of tenors Piero Barone and Ignazio Boschetto and baritone Gianluca Ginoble will perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 11. Ticket...

Michéal Castaldo will officially release his digital single of “Mary, Did You Know?” on Vital Records, October 4, 2019. This digital single is available on Amazon, iTunes, Spotify, and other digital online music e-tail stores worldwide.  Castaldo, an Italian tenor who sings in the style of Andrea Bocelli, chose this modern-day holiday classic becau...