Singing has always been a spiritual affair for Andrea Bocelli. This holiday season, it’s a family affair as well as Bocelli embarks on a tour with his 25-year-old son Matteo and 10-year-old daughter Virginia. Both are featured on Bocelli’s latest album, A Family Christmas, and will appear at MGM Grand Arena to accompany their father on songs from t...

When it comes to making music, conductor Jason C. Tramm throws himself into a little bit of everything. I don’t bother asking him why. It’d be like asking the sun why it shines. He’s just doing what he was born to do. His calendar has returned to pre-pandemic levels after nearly three years of COVID-19 cancellations. “There’s so much going on and I...

Italian rock band Måneskin, utilize their musicianship to produce catchy pop/rock tunes. Largely popular in their country, their two albums, Il ballo della vita (2018) and Teatro d’Ira, Vol. 1 (2021), have topped the charts and achieved platinum (X4) certification. Based in Rome, Italy, the group — which consists of Damiano David (vocals), Victoria...

When: December 8, 2022 at 6:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 1023 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles. RSVP here. Gipsy jazz Italian trio Accordi Disaccordi performs what they define as “hot Italian swing”. Their unique style is a tribute to the sounds of famous guitarist Django Reinhardt and combines jazz, swing, blues, folk influences with famo...

Christmas is one month away, and this is the time when records dedicated to the most beloved time of the year are presented. On the roster of Christmas records for 2022 is the return of Andrea Bocelli, who in this new project presents a series of Christmas songs performed by the tenor together with his children. Matteo Bocelli is well known to all,...

It is impossible to keep track of all the awards that Maneskin have won around the world in the past year and a half. A new recognition came just this night, Damiano, Ethan, Thomas and Victoria in fact won the American Music Awards for "Favorite Rock Song." This year's was the 50th edition of the prestigious American award, the recognition for the...

Although he grew up in an Italian family, Anthony Taddeo didn’t know much about Italian folk music until much later. The percussionist/composer discovered the musical thread that led to forming Alla Boara while in college, when he heard recordings of Italian folk musicians made by the American musicologist Alan Lomax in 1954. A professional musicia...

Maneskin has been nominated in the Best New Artist category at the Grammy Awards 2023, which will take place at the Crypto Arena in Los Angeles, US, on February 5, 2023. The Roman band, immediately after learning the news of the Grammys nomination, commented, "We cannot believe our eyes and ears, but we have just been nominated as Best New Artist a...

In keeping with the spirit of the holiday season, the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii will host its annual Mary & Christmas celebration on Dec. 3. Maestro Paul French will lead the Shrine chorale and orchestra in a program of familiar Yuletide favorites and classics. On the program will be Christmas music from Venice, Rome and Palermo; compositions b...

Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 7:00 pm - Museum of Photographic Arts (1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101). Buy tickets here. In Italian with English subtitles. The documentary marks the 13th collaboration between Ennio Morricone, one of the most celebrated film composer of all times, and his long-time friend Giuseppe Tornatore, for whom he has scor...