Alla fine, dopo tante polemiche, è arrivata. La 73esima Columbus Day Parade annuale si terrà a New York lunedì 9 ottobre e la sfilata celebrerà anche quest’anno l’eredità italiana-americana, la cultura e i successi, con oltre 35.000 partecipanti e oltre un milione di spettatori. Tra le novità, però, la riproposizione di un tema mai esplorato prima:...

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the harrowing story of a protective father, a lovestruck daughter, a predatory duke, and the terrible consequences of a curse in Verdi's Rigoletto. The new-to-Chicago production stars two world-renowned Ryan Opera Center alumni, Quinn Kelsey and Matthew Polenzani, in the opposing roles of the jester and the duke; and...

Southern Vermont Lyric Theatre presents its fourth annual “Verdi in Vermont” concert at the Grafton Church. This year, two concerts will be offered: Saturday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 8, at 3 p.m. The annual concert celebrates one of the most famous of all Italian opera composers: Giuseppe Verdi. Born on October 9 or 10, 1813, Verdi wrot...

Friday October 6, 2017 - 6 PM to 8PM. Istituto Italiano di Cultura Chicago - 500 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450. Chicago, Illinois 60611. RIGOLETTO. "QUEL VECCHIO MALEDIVAMI: A CURSE AND ITS CONSEQUENCES THROUGH THE LENS OF VERDI'S MUSIC". Maestro Marco Armiliato in conversation with Maestro Emanuele Andrizzi. As part of its 2017/18 season, Lyric O...

When: From Saturday, October 14, 2017 to Sunday, November 19, 2017 - Where: Dorothy Chandler Pavillion, Los Angeles - Organized by : LA Opera - Entrance : With fee - Purchase tickets HERE. As an aging king descends into madness, his bloodthirsty daughter begins a reign of terror, leaving a defenseless populace to battle for freedom from their oppre...

The Washington National Opera production of Verdi's Aida, which is currently playing the Kennedy Center Opera House through September 23, will be simulcast free at Washington, D.C.'s Nationals Park. The live opera simulcast, as part of the company's Opera in the Outfield series, is scheduled to begin at 7 PM September 23 (the final performance). Ga...

A Swiss humanoid robot is to conduct a Tuscan orchestra in the works of Verdi alongside Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli. The robot, called YuMi, will be the closest a humanoid has come to mastering the nuances of a human orchestra director when he performs.  “YuMi has a very high level of fluidity of gesture, incredible softness and expressive nuancin...

OPERA San Antonio presents the first production of its 2017-18 season, Giuseppe Verdi's Italian opera Macbeth, based on the dark and powerful Shakespearean drama. OPERA San Antonio is a resident company of the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, and both performances - on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 2:...

Here's what you need to know about RIGOLETTO, running at Lyric Opera of Chicago, October 7 - November 3: - There's no role in opera more powerfully dramatic than the court jester Rigoletto, whose acid tongue and all-consuming desire for revenge lead to catastrophe for himself and his sweet, love-struck daughter Gilda. Rigoletto is one of Verdi's gr...

For Luca Salsi, there is no composer better than Verdi. No one. Salsi, the Italian baritone, who is slated to sing the role of Amonasro at the Salzburg Festival starting in early August, has repeatedly professed that no composer in the history of Italian opera was able to fuse music and text with the same level of conviction and depth. And while he...