On Dec. 12, Frank Sinatra would have been 104. In those 100-plus years, few people in modern history have been as iconic, with as much influence on popular music as he had. Sinatra's songs are timeless and his persona was legendary. I recently came across some vintage pix of "Ol' Blue Eyes" and it reminded me just how much he was a part of my "inne...

E’ la palermitana Daria Biancardi la vincitrice della 12esima edizione di New York Canta – Festival della musica italiana a New York che si è svolto al Master Theatre di Brooklyn. Con il singolo “Come una danza” - scritto da Cassandra Raffaele - Daria è salita sul palco e incantato pubblico e giuria di esperti. Alle 2 di notte, ora italiana, Daria...

From Giacomo Puccini to Rodgers and Hammerstein, a scope of classical sounds will soon resonate throughout the halls of South Philadelphia High School. Seasoned and emerging musicians from across the Philadelphia region will convene at the local public high school, 2101 S. Broad St., for the 27th annual Alfonso Cavaliere Memorial Concert on Sunday,...

In celebration of the Lyric Opera’s presentation of Verdi’s “Luisa Miller,” August Ventura will presents a Verdi-focused evening that includes the long-lost film “In the Mouth of the Wolf.” Set in Parma, Italy, Verdi’s birthplace, the film depicts American soprano Margherita Roberti, maestro Alberto Erede, and co-stars Renato Cioni and Piero Cappuc...

Franc D’Ambrosio is one of those performers and the proof will be at the Yreka Community Theater, when he sings “Songs of Broadway.” He is best known as “The Phantom” in Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Tony award winning musical, “Phantom of the Opera.” This is a role he performed for five years in the San Francisco production. For its 2019 fall concert, the...

The artistic director of the 14th Rome Film Festival, Antonio Monda, announced the complete festival lineup during a press conference Friday at the Auditorium Parco della Musica, together with the president of the Rome Cinema Foundation, Laura Delli Colli. One of the most highly anticipated films is Martin Scorsese's The Irishman, which Monda calle...

Two events, a concert and a festival, will be held in Stamford this weekend in honor of Italian heritage month. First up is the concert: “That’s Amore Live” takes place at The Palace Theatre, Saturday, Oct. 12. Sunday, Oct. 13, is when the “That’s Amore Italian Street Festival” will be held. This family event, which is free, takes place at Columbus...

Making their U.S. debut, the Four Italian Tenors bring some of Italy's greatest music to life inViva Italia! at Popejoy Hall on Sunday, November 10 at 3 pm. Featuring fan-favorite arias from the world-renowned operas of Puccini, Donzetti, Verdi, and Rossini to infamous songs such as "Ave Maria," "Funiculi, Funicula," and "O Sole Mio," these tenors...

Cleveland’s own Russo brothers, directors of Avengers: Endgame, the top-grossing film of all time, will be honored guests at the Cleveland Pops Orchestra’s annual fundraising event, the G-Clef Gala. The orchestra’s fundraising celebration will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown Hotel, according to a news release from the...

Saturday October 12, 2019 - 8:30 pm TOWNE CRIER CAFE 379 Main Street, Beacon, NY 845-855-1300 Tickets here. BEPPE GAMBETTA in concert: CANZONI E MELODIE: Italian-American celebration for Columbus Day. Beppe Gambetta is an Italian guitarist, vocalist and composer who found a way to make Italian and American traditions speak together with one voice....