Basin Street Records has added more megawatt talent to its roster with the signing of Lena Prima. Louis Prima’s daughter will release a new album, Prima La Famiglia, via the label in January 2019. According to a press release, “The heart of the album is in the title: Family. A proud Italian-American and longtime advocate of the Italian-American com...

Music for Montauk's (M4M) 2018 season will culminate on Sunday, October 21 with Hugo Wolf's Italian Songbook. The special collaboration with Curtis on Tour, the Nina von Maltzahn global touring initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music, will take place at John Drew Theatre at Guild Hall in East Hampton. The performance, which begins at 2 p.m., wi...

A distanza di sessant’anni dalla sua nascita, il brano “Volare” fa ancora parlare di sé nel mondo. Era il 1958 quando il famoso artista italiano Domenico Modugno (di origini pugliesi) e Franco Migliacci diedero “vita” a quello che è definito ancora oggi tra i brani Italiani più celebri nel mondo. A ricordare ed omaggiare il brano in questo importan...

The extraordinary violinist Rachel Barton Pine returns to tackle Paganini's devilishly difficult Violin Concerto No. 1, and guest conductor Daniel Boico leads a marvelous tour of Italy with Respighi's Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite III, and Mendelssohn's "Italian" Symphony No. 4. The Columbus Symphony presents the Italian Festival at the Southern T...

Si­ci­lia­na la ma­dre, Ka­the­ri­ne, una can­tan­te jazz ori­gi­na­ria di Ara­go­na, pae­se del­la pro­vin­cia di Agri­gen­to. Pu­glie­se il pa­dre, Ni­cho­las Tur­tur­ro (nato Ni­co­la Tur­tur­ro), car­pen­tie­re emi­gra­to ne­gli Sta­ti Uni­ti a sei anni in­sie­me con la fa­mi­glia pro­ve­nien­te da Gio­vi­naz­zo (Bari). E gli umo­ri, i ru­mo­ri...

Performer, composer, and author John T. LaBarbera performs his original score for Charlie Chaplin’s The Immigrant at the Puffin Cultural Forum in Teaneck on October 28 at 4:00pm. LaBarbera’s score creates an emotional atmosphere through the melodic themes that are reminiscent of the Italian immigrant music published during the early 20th century. C...

Lady Gaga did not so much arrive at the Venice Film Festival this August as she floated into it, a platinum Aphrodite borne on the waves, black stilettos skimming the sea foam. Which is to say, she took a water taxi. An image of her zooming across the canal — perched precariously on the side of the lacquered motorboat in a little black dress, her l...

He's the world's most famous living tenor and best-selling artists of our generation. Here are all the big and important facts about Andrea Bocelli that every fan should know. Andrea Bocelli's sight: When did he go blind? Andrea Bocelli was diagnosed with glaucoma early on and tragically lost his sight after a football accident when he was just 12...

Friday, October 26, 2018. From 7:00 pm To 7:45 pm. Organized by Embassy of Italy/Italian Cultural Institute. Entrance: Free. Shakespeare Theatre Company - Sidney Harman Hall: Forum 610 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004. Now in its 11th year, Kids Euro Festival is one of the largest performing arts festivals for children in America. This year Italy pres...

A new family in town plays a starring role in Syracuse Opera's season opener. Artistic Director Christian Capocaccia; his wife, soprano Alexandra Deshorties, and their 6-year-old son, Hadrian, are all involved in the local company's Oct. 19 and 21 production of Verdi's "Macbeth." Having lived in various parts of the country while earning their degr...