Presented on the occasion of the 19th edition of the Italian Language Week in the World, presented under the High Patronage of the President of the Republic of Italy. This year's edition will take place from October 21 to 27th and will have as its theme, "Italian on the Stage." This event is also presented on the occasion of the production of "Il B...

Gioachino Rossini is deservedly well-known for many an opera, however, he is also well-known for being one of those rare composers who actually retired from opera. His most ambitious opera “Guillaume Tell,” written in 1829, was also his last. Consequently, he had the luxury of spending over three decades in retirement in Paris at the prime of his l...

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...

Gianandrea Noseda Music Director of the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) will bring the Orchestra to Carnegie Hall for their first concert together in New York, performing an Italian-themed program that includes Rossini's rarely-performed Stabat Mater and Liszt's thrilling Dante Symphony, Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 2:00PM. Noseda, who earlier this se...

Immerse yourself in the sounds of Italy as the Southwest Symphony performs works by some of the greatest Italian composers of all time on April 26 with special guest soprano Lisa Hopkins Seegmiller, a Tony Award winner and Grammy nominee. Featuring Rossini’s “William Tell Overture,” Verdi’s “La Forza del Destino,” a beautiful duet with the symphony...

The Italian title of this book – a tossed salad of information, anecdote, and reflection, delightful and infuriating like its author – is Divagazioni Rossiniane. Divagazione means digression or detour. It’s exactly the right title, and the book could perfectly well have been published in English as “Rossinian Digressions” – and yet “A Life with Ros...

The MSU Opera Theatre presents two comedic one-act operas to round out its 2018-2019 season. Gioacchino Rossini’s La Scala di Seta and Giacomo Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi will present hilarious stories of thwarted lovers and dysfunctional family affairs. La Scala di Seta tells the story of a young couple, married in secret, who see each other every n...

Friday January 25 2019, from 7:30 to 10:00 PM CST. Missouri Baptist University, 1 College Park Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63141. Tickets here. Join the Italian Community of St Louis and CLUB Italiano Per Piacere at the Winter Opera Saint Louis' performance of L'ITALIANA IN ALGERI by Gioachino Rossini. Member of our community, Darwin Aquino will be conduct...

E' il terzo anno che Il Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione ripropone il progetto promozionale della Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel Mondo, coordinato dalle nostre rappresentanze diplomatiche. Negli USA la data prescelta coincide con il Thanksgiving. Ecco perché essa e’ stata anticipata alla settimana che va dal 12 al 18 Novembre...

This Saturday at 1 p.m., Classical IPR presents a recent production of Rossini's "Semiramide" from Opera Delaware. The production stars Lindsay Ohse in the title role, with Aleksandra Romano as Arsace and Daniel Mobbs as Assur. Anthony Barrese conducts. The opera is sung in Italian. To see the libretto in Italian and English, click here.