by Stephanie Kirchgaessner   The American film director Sofia Coppola is to make her opera debut this year with a production of La Traviata, at the Opera of Rome – a star-studded coup for the beleaguered venue, which has long been overshadowed by La Scala in Milan.   Coppola, the director of Lost in Translation and The Virgin Suicides...

The past August 11th, at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, in Rockport, Massachusetts, a free Community Live Opera Concert titled "GIUSEPPE VERDI: HIS HEROES AND VILLAINS" was offered to a large audience, proving once more that opera is more than alive. The Metropolitan Opera tenor Raul Melo and the New York City Opera baritone Peter Castaldi, ac...

Consolato d'Italia Detroit, the Verdi Opera Theatre of Michigan, and the University ofMichigan's Romance Language Department and the School of Music, Theatre & DanceDepartment of Voice are pleased to present John Zaretti, President Verdi Opera Theatre of MichiganFriday, October 4, 2013 - 7:00 p.m. E.V. Moore Building, McIntosh Theat...

WTI Magazine #1    2013 Oct,18 Author : Fiorella Operto and Maria Teresa Cannizzaro      Translation by: The Language Institute   October 12,1906 marked the 414th anniversary of the discovery of America and, like every year for so many years, associations and fraternities of Italian Americans marched from Washington...

Tra i molti eventi legati alla cultura italiana che segneranno l'anno appena cominciato, spicca la celebrazione di un "compleanno" particolare. Nel 2013 ricorrono infatti i duecento anni dalla nascita del compositore italiano Giuseppe Verdi. Il mondo intero è pronto a ricordarlo, e l'LAOpera lo fa dedicandogli lo spettacolo di chiusura del 2013. P...

Sunday, January 18 | 3:00pm| Sanders Theatre at Harvard University | 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge "The performance of a full opera by a youth orchestra is an absolutely remarkable and rare accomplishment of which I am very proud. Opera is a fantastic tool for the musical and personal growth of our students because of the rich and intricate musical...

Dear Friends of the Italian Cultural Institute, I am pleased to inform you that the Bel Canto Foundation will be presenting the following lecture: Prof. ILARIA DIOLI, Sacred Heart University of Piacenza, Italy   Friday, August 2, 2013 AT 6:30 PMMonastero's Ristorante & Banquets - 3935 W. Devon Avenue, Chicago, IL 60659 A...

by Enrica Corselli   Se diciamo "Giuseppe Verdi", qual è la prima cosa che vi viene in mente? Se ci state ancora pensando, possiamo darvi un aiutino..."La donna è mobile, qual piuma al vento"... Ecco, ora canterete l'aria più famosa del Rigoletto per il resto della vostra giornata.   E per chi invece non ha familiarità con questi vers...

Il capolavoro di Giuseppe Verdi "Il Trovatore" conclude la stagione operistica 2012/2013. Con la sua trascinante e intensamente melodica partitura e le sue passioni infiammate, "Il Trovatore" e' un tour de force di elementi musicali e drammatici, ed una delle piu' grandi Opere di tutti i tempi.

A Wine and Food Tasting Featuring Italy's Emilia-Romagna Region with a special Presentation Celebrating its Favorite Son - Giuseppe Verdi Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 7:00 PMWine, Food & Opera Lovers Rejoice!   The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere is proud to present Vino & Verdi - an Italian food and wine tasting fe...