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When: Thu, 02/16/2023 at 7:30pm - Where: Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center (129 W 67th St) Inspired by Orlando Furioso, one of the best-known works in Italian literature, the two act opera Furiosus with libretto by Flora Gagliardi takes us on a galactic journey from earth to moon, from mythical to human, highlighting the vicissitudes of life, lov...

To promote musical interchange between Italy and the United States, Italian pianist Cristiana Pegoraro performed on Park Avenue on Sunday, the 23. Acclaimed pianist Cristiana Pegoraro has played in prestigious venues all over the world, including Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera House, Royal College of Music, Festspielhaus, and Auditoriu...

Italian screen siren Monica Bellucci makes the leap to the stage by embodying 20th-century soprano Maria Callas. In Letters and Memoirs, directed by Tom Volf and playing in New York at the Beacon Theater on Friday, Jan. 27, Bellucci, 58, channels the Greek opera legend as she recites Callas' previously unpublished letters and writings to tell the s...

The Italian American Baseball Foundation is partnering with the Columbus Citizens Foundation to present the Joe DiMaggio Award. This year’s honorees will be Baseball Hall of Famer and Team Italy Manager Mike Piazza and Lou Tallarini, President of Real Property Investors and a former CCF President and Chairman. Join us on April 4 at the CCF Townhous...

On the Italian Stage is a series of encounters conceived and led by Laura Caparrotti (Artistic Director, Kairos Italy Theater) that journeys into the history of Italian theater to explore its language, and its contribution to Italian society and world theater. Participation is free. RSVP is MANDATORY. The Zoom link will be provided on the day of th...

Thursday, February 02, 2023. From 5:00 pm To 6:30 pm. Organized by IIC-NY in collaboration with Cinecittà. Entrance: Free. IIC NY - 686 Park Ave, New York, NY 10021. Book Presentation: "Claudia Cardinale. L’indomabile. The Indomitable" Curated by Claudia Squitieri. Published by Cinecittà and Electa Editore. Opening remarks: Fabio Finotti, IIC-NY Di...

Monday, January 30, 2023. From 6:00 pm To 7:00 pm. IIC New York - 686 Park Ave, New York, NY 10021. Organized by IIC NY in collaboration with IACE. Entrance: Free. Book Now! "Colors of Love": Discovering the Italian origin of Valentine’s Day. A voyage of culture and music to Terni (Umbria). Concert by Cristiana Pegoraro, piano. Welcoming remarks by...

From January 26–28, 2023, at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club (66 E. 4th Street, NYC), La MaMa is presenting the New York Premiere of fedeli d’Amore (Love’s faithful), a polyptych in seven panels for Dante Alighieri by Marco Martinelli and Ermanna Montanari with music by Luigi Ceccarelli, featuring Ermanna Montanari and live trumpet by Simone Marz...

Everyone should have an aunt Ruth! One Staten Island family was lucky enough to have one and be touched by her magical spirit, her unending love and her warm heart. Carol Razzano Dispensa’s aunt Ruth turned 100 during the year 2020. And though becoming a centenarian is a little more commonplace these days than ever before — they’re becoming the fas...

In this talk, prof. Laetitia La Follette traces some of her adventures as an archaeologist working on ancient monuments in Rome. These involved going deep underground on the Aventine Hill and finding first, an ancient house with mural decoration. That in turn led to a Roman princess, and a long-lost imperial bath complex. She also shares the way sh...

ONE NIGHT ONLY at Casa Belvedere: Southern Italy's renowned pop star singer, songwriter and recording artist PEPPE CIRILLO. Thursday, January 26 • 6:30 pm. Casa Belvedere | 79 Howard Ave., Staten Island, NY. Reserve now – this event will sell out quickly! $90 members, $100 non-members All-inclusive Live Concert and Dinner. Price includes buffet din...

After various attempts to seize the city, in 1924, Mussolini annexed Fiume. As a result, thousands of Fiumani who identified as Croatians, Slovene, Hungarians, etc., became victims of legislative, political, and physical persecution. Here, the first Fascist laboratory of ethnic cleansing took form. From the library and archive of Centro Primo Levi,...