Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | 18:30. Italian Cultural Institute, 601 Van Ness Ave, Suite F (Opera Plaza), San Francisco (CA). Free admission | RSVP. The Verdi Festival is the first international festival dedicated exclusively to the study and production of the operas of Giuseppe Verdi, the most represented composer and celebrated ambassador of the I...

Last week, the Waltham High School Italian department, the Italian Consulate of Boston and Centro Attivita Scolastiche Italiane collaborated to host Italian Day at WHS. Students enjoyed pasta-making with master chef Federico Zampieri, a visit from a Lamborghini and a performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s “La Traviata.” “This was a great day and one the s...

With its third production of the season at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion LA Opera remains on a roll. Giuseppe Verdi’s Nabucco is another eye-popping extravaganza, with director and designer Thaddeus Strassberger’s opulent sets that not only recreate and evoke ancient Jerusalem and Babylon during biblical times (as D.W. Griffith did for his 1916 mas...

Academy of Vocal Arts opens its opera season with its first production of Verdi’s immortal classic Il trovatore in 20 years. Count di Luna is infatuated with the beautiful Leonora, who does not return his affections. Instead, she falls in love with the Count's rival, a troubadour who serenades Leonora and keeps his identity a secret.AVA opens its o...

Verlander may be gone; but Verdi is back in town. One of his best operas, with a world-famous aria, invigorating not only Westerndom, but Detroit — the great city of Michigan – opened the fall season of the Michigan Opera Theatre this past Saturday, and will be performed thrice more.Rigoletto was given a bit of a makeover, being set in NYC’s Little...

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...