June 1 - 22. LA Opera, 135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Composed by Giuseppe Verdi. Conducted by James ConlonExperience the glamour and romance of Verdi's essential opera about a beautiful courtesan who dedicates her remaining days to decadent parties in the face of certain death. High-flying Violetta lives like every day is her last....

This is the Italian American Podcast, and in this episode, we talk to PBS-TV Star and Tenor Christopher Macchio about using your talent to serve your community. This is a fun-filled episode with a lot of stories, laughs and humor that might just make you reconsider your mission in life. Christopher Macchio is a PBS-TV Star & well-known Tenor. His p...

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...

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...

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...

The Connecticut Lyric Opera is set to present Verdi’s ”Don Carlo.” The company will present the epic work in a production by Jan Mason and will star Daniel Juarez in the title role. He will be joined by Jurate Svedaite as Elisabetta de Valois, Galina Ivannikova as Eboli, Andrew Costello as Posa, and Steve Frederiks as King Philip. The role of the G...

Riccardo Frizza is one of today’s foremost Italian conductors specializing in the Italian repertoire. He has appeared at all the great opera houses in the world and has interpreted many of the great works by Verdi, Donizetti, Rossini, and Bellini. Recently, he was appointed the music director of the Donizetti Opera Festival and for his first assign...

Opera180 of Kansas City concludes its 1st season with the classic La Boh'me, with music by Giacomo Pucciniand libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica. Performances are May 30, 31, and June 1 at The Drawing Room by Weinberger Fine Art at 1903 Wyandotte in downtown Kansas City. The production will be sung in Italian. Opera180 produces its first...

May 11, 12, 17, 19. 3:00 pm. Our Lady of Perpetual Help school, 5902 6th Avenue (between 59th and 60th Streets, Brooklyn, NY). Admission: $25-adult; $20-seniors/students under 25; $5-teen. Contact: Fran Garber-Cohen 718-259-2772. reginaopera@yahoo.com www.reginaopera.org Sponsored by Regina Opera Company. Regina Opera Company presents fully staged...