May 21,7:00 pm — 9:30 pm Westchester Italian Cultural Center: One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Please Call to Register at 914-771-8700 This presentation is a pictorial souvenir of Verdi and Puccini's beloved Italian spots, accompanied by their operatic music. The presentation transcends the typical viewing experience, a...

By Roberto Natalini   In conjunction with the celebration of the Festa della Repubblica, the Italian Republic Day, San Francisco has once again hosted Italian Opera in the Park, part of the 131st season in Golden Gate Park's music concourse, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler. Presented under the auspices of Italian Community Ser...

by Alessandra Mastroianni   The 2013 edition of the Italian Opera Festival starts from one of the most loved restaurants in Orange County. The Anaheim White House hosted a cocktail party to present the new season of the festival that, last year, gained a good success.   In this restaurant, gourmet food meets culture... in any possible...

The American Institute for Verdi Studies (AIVS) is accepting nominations for the 2015 Martin Chusid Award for Verdi Studies. This biannual award honors the noted Verdi, Schubert, and Mozart scholar, Martin Chusid (1925-2013), who was Professor Emeritus of Music at New York University and the AIVS's Founding Director. Any book, book chapter, articl...

The Wyoming Seminary Civic Orchestra will join with four professional opera singers, the Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania and the Marywood University Campus Choir to present two performances of the magnificent Messa da Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi on Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1.   The Saturday performance will be given at 7:30...

Il 2013 è l'Anno della Cultura Italiana negli Stati Uniti. In un momento di così grande difficoltà, il nostro Paese dimostra vitalità e capacità di promuoversi e di raccontare le tantissime nostre cose eccellenti, ad un popolo come quello americano, che ci apprezza da sempre. Nel nostro viaggio attraverso l'Atlantico non potevamo non affrontare que...

By Roy Proctor Richmond will launch its 2013-14 opera season with two salutes in honor of Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi's 200th birthday. Virginia Beach-based Lyric Opera Virginia will commence its four-event season this month with "Viva Verdi!" a program of Verdi scenes, in the Oates Theater at the Collegiate School.   Read more  ...

Giuseppe Verdi's "La traviata" is one of the most performed operas in the world, yet it hasn't appeared on a Boston Lyric Opera stage for more than a decade. That is, until this October, when the renowned company will stage a production of the classic work, interpreted by some of the country's rising stars of opera. Five performances will take...

The Italian American Opera Foundation presents: Italian Opera Festival - "Viva Verdi!" Ensemble Camerata Barocca "Claudio Monteverdi" Stefano Vignati, conductor - Ramin Bahrami, soloist Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 8:00 PM   ITALIAN AMERICAN OPERA FOUNDATION (IAOF) was created with the aspiration to develop a cultural bridge bet...

A partire dal prossimo 18 aprile, l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Los Angeles ospiterà "Omaggio a Giuseppe Verdi", una mostra che racconta la storia delle performance più famose delle opere verdiane andate in scena al Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, e dei grandi attori, cantanti, scenografi, e costumisti che ne hanno tramandato il mito.   Nella...