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May 16, 2015 - Saturday 8:00 PMPresbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill - 8855 Germantown AvenuePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania 19118Cipriano de Rore wrote some of the most sublimely beautiful madrigals and motets ever to set ladies' hearts fluttering in Italy's 16th century villas and basilicas.   Piffaro, the nation's foremost Renaissance...

November 6, 2015. Friday 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (on various days). St. Stephen's Lutheran Church - 1301 North Broom Street - Wilmington, Delaware 19806 On a summer vacation, Margaret Johnson and her daughter, Clara, enjoy touring the Tuscan countryside. One day while sightseeing, Clara's hat mystically lands at the feet of Fabrizio...

The new 2 CD set Paese Mio Bello is the first collection of its kind, featuring 44 historic Italian-American recordings, 40 of which have been previously unreleased, at least since the original 78rpm records were issued. The selections were recorded between 1915 and 1939 and vary from traditional rural folk recordings to elegant divas singing the...

Roberto Pomili, Italian bassist and international musician, with Octavio Brunetti, pianist, and Emmanuel Trifilio, Bandoneonist, will take us into the world of tango through the timeless music of Astor Piazzolla and his own compositions.   Roberto Polmili is considered one of the best tango double bass players and composers of his generation...

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera (Verismo Opera) of Fort Lee and the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC) proudly announce Verismo Opera is the theatre's House Opera Company. Now in its 25th anniversary season, Verismo Opera produces grand, professional productions twice a year, along with an international vocal competition, concert...

The Cinema Studies Program and the Center for Italian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia and the International House of Philadelphia, present the 2014 edition of NEW AUTHORS OF ITALIAN CINEMA. The festival has been curated by Nicola M. Gentili (Penn, Cinema Studies) and a...

by Cindy Capitani   A little bit of Bears Country had a big showing in the World Series with Chicago Cubs' first baseman Anthony Rizzo, who has roots in Lyndhurst. Rizzo helped bring the Cubs to their first World Series win in 108 years, breaking the longest championship drought by any major American sports team.   The Cubs toppl...

by Zach Tuggle   A small piece of Italy came to Ferguson Park in Shinnston Saturday in the form of the fifth annual West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival Bocce Tournament. "Get in there!" competitors shouted as their team's ball rolled down the moistened dirt of the court toward a gap in other balls. "Just bounce it off the wall and...

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera (Verismo Opera), the house opera company of the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), will hold its fall Open House on Saturday, September 10, 2016. The annual event will be held at 44 Armory Street in Englewood, New Jersey at 2:00 p.m. Artistic Director Lucine Amara, a Met Opera luminary, invites t...

The Italian-American Heritage Club of Hunterdon County will host a free public screening of the award winning 2006 film "The Golden Door" (Nuovomondo) at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at the Hunterdon County Library Community Room at 314 Route 12, Building 3, in Raritan Township.   Club President Mike DeSapio said that the film, set in early 20...

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera (Verismo Opera) invites the public to celebrate its 25th anniversary year with its new Bring the Family to the Opera program. To launch the program, the only grand opera company in Bergen County is offering several special ticket offers for children, senior citizens, and individuals to see the company's p...

The South Jersey Area Wind Ensemble will present its 18th anniversary spring concert, "A Touch of Italy," 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 28 at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Galloway Township.   The concert will take the audience on a musical journey through Italy with such well known and loved pieces as, "The...