Lately there have been grumblings among some, though not all, of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association board members, wondering why the orchestra should be taking on expensive projects like lavishly cast concert operas in a city that already has a world-class opera company.   Performances as glorious as the all-star concert version of V...

On the occasion of the 2013 Year of the Italian Culture in the US and Giuseppe Verdi's Bicentennial, please save the date for VIVA L'ITALIA, a gala evening to benefit an anticipated once-in-a-lifetime performance of the Verdi Requiem at the War Memorial Opera House on October 25, 2013. The performance will unite the orchestras and choruses of San F...

Italians in DC e' onorata di annunicare la sua partnership con la Washington Concert Opera (WCO) el celebrare ilalt 200mo anniversario della nascita del piu' grande compositiore italiano del 19mo secolo: Giuseppe Verdi. Per la stagione 2013/2014 la WCO presenta due gemme della produzione di Verdi relativamente sconosciute: I masnadieri e Il co...

di Riccardo Chioni   In occasione dei 200 anni della nascita di Giuseppe Verdi, l'America giovedì ha tributato gli onori al compositore di Busseto mettendo in scena 36 concerti su tutto il territorio e il tempio musicale newyorkese della Carnegie Hall nell'occasione ha visto il debutto dell'Orchestra da Camera de La Scala con "Fantasie da op...

When: Sunday, May 19, 2013 — 5 p.m.Where: Dante Alighieri Society — 41 Hampshire St., Cambridge, MA [map] Celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi, the Coro-Dante presents an all-Verdi concert on May 19.   Read more     Fonte: Bostoniano  

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...