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IT’S BACK! The Festival Committee is happy to announce that the Saint Anthony’s Festival is BACK for 2022. After two years of cancellations due to the pandemic, Cortland’s favorite Italian Festival and celebration of Saint Anthony will be held on Saturday, June 11th and Sunday, June 12th. Many of the Festival favorites are planned—the Spaghetti Sup...

Friday, May 20, 2022, 8:00 PM EDT. The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street, New York, NY. Ticket is 25 $. . Pianist Alexis Zingale, creator of the Southern Italian Piano Project, performs works of under-represented southern Italian composers. Recital will include works of A. Scarlatti, D. Scarlatti, Cimarosa, Longo, Cilea, Pila...

The Waterside Bocce Club, Phoenix, NY, hosted the Ambassador’s Cup symposium and bocce event, April 22 through April 24, 2022. Top tier clubs, representing the finest ambassadors and promoters of the sport, were in attendance for a weekend of collaboration and camaraderie. Teams from across NY (including NYC Athletic Club), AZ, CA, CT, IL, MA, OH,...

For years, critics cried about the Yankees‘ lack of left-handed bats to balance the lineup. Turns out what they were really missing was an old Italian to sit on the porch all day. Anthony Rizzo, fresh off a third-place finish in the 2022 Offseason First Base Race (according to Yankee fans and rivals), has opened the season looking like an energized...

The New York City-based Kairos Italy Theater along with the Italy-based KIT Italia and Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at NYU announce the recipients of the first edition of the In Scena! Award as part of the 2022 coming back edition of the In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY. In 2020 In Scena! has established the "In Scena! Award" awarded by the Fe...

Take a front-row seat to the Metropolitan Opera’s lavish production Puccini’s Turandot as part of the popular Live in HD series. Ukrainian soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska stars as the cold-hearted title princess in Franco Zeffirelli’s famed staging, alongside tenor Yonghoon Lee as the bold prince determined to win her love.  Enjoy one of the great mas...

Dion DiMucci is best known as the rock ‘n’ roller who rose to fame more than a half-century ago with such hits as “I Wonder Why,” “Teenager in Love” and “Runaround Sue.” And, of course, there’s his signature song, “The Wanderer,” a number that spoke to the Bronx-born artist’s gutsy attitude. But his wandering didn’t end there. Dion, as he’s simply...

Chris Riverso, former Director of Football Operations and Recruiting Coordinator at Grambling State University, was named Director of Football Operations at Fordham University it was announced by head coach Joe Conlin. Riverso arrived at Rose Hill after spending the 2021 season as the Director of Football Operations and Recruiting Coordinator at Gr...

When: Mon, April 25, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Where: CIMA – Center for Italian Modern Art, 421 Broome Street, Floor 4, New York, NY 10013 Opera has dealt with injustice and political conflict since its inception around 1600. It is towards the end of the nineteenth century, though, that composers – in conjunction with the blossoming of a new m...

Buffalo’s Italian Heritage Festival is coming back this year after the COVID-19 pandemic kept it from happening in 2021. “Bringing it back, bringing it back a little bit different, I think is going to be really exciting,” said Lindsey Lauren Visser, who’s the Deputy Director of the Italian Cultural Center. “I think it’s just been something that peo...

Call it bel canto in the Rust Belt. The Metropolitan Opera’s new production of “Lucia di Lammermoor” plucks the ill-fated heroine out of the Scottish hills where Sir Walter Scott placed her in his 1819 novel and where Italian composer Gaetano Donizetti kept her in his opera 16 years later. Instead, director Simon Stone has transplanted her to a con...

The autographed score of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor at the IIC-NY on the occasion of the new production at the Metropolitan Opera, conducted by Riccardo Frizza. The precious manuscript will be on display from April, 22 to  May, 20 2022 - 10AM to 4PM -  Italian Cultural Institute 686 Park Avenue, NY.  Lucia di Lammermoor is undoubtedly, togethe...