An international conference organized by the Center for Italian Studies and the Music Department of the University of Pennsylvania in collaboration with the Institute for Music of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini in Venice, Italy. Today, scholars from various disciplines fully recognize the great cultural value of seventeenth century opera librettos an...

Over the years Italian saxophonist Gianni Vancini has become something of a music luminary in the European jazz scene. With an unparalleled reputation as a musician whose extraordinary abilities allow him to play across multiple genres with ease and fascinating execution, Vancini's skills are now highly desired in the United States as well.  ...

Sunday, January 25, 2015 4:30pmWorld class pianist, Laura Magnani was born in Spoleto, Italy. She studied piano and graduated summa cum laude from the Conservatory of Music in Perugia and continued her studies, taking Masters classes with famous international pianists.   She has received many awards during her intense international performan...

di Sante Cossentino   Un veicolo per la promozione della cultura italiana e l'interscambio culturale fra Stati Uniti e Italia, attraverso una delle più importanti e apprezzate forme d'arte del "Bel Paese": la musica. È il Festival della Canzone italiana a New York , giunto all'ottava edizione: e anche quest'anno Un posto al sole ha un ruolo...

August 15, 2015 - Saturday 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (daily for 1 times)South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center - 10950 SW 211th Street - Miami, Florida 33189 Miami Lyric Opera masterfully performs the classic work that defined Italian opera, Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. Famous for mocking the husb...

di Cinzia Ferilli   Dal Giappone all'America. Prosegue il successo della band salentina dei Kalàscima anche all'estero. Dopo l'esperienza nella terra d'Oriente, il gruppo sbarca a New York e Miami con due concerti esclusivi.   Si inizia nella Grande Mela il 14 ottobre quando i Kalàscima terranno uno show case nel noto live pub di Manh...

Tannenbaum Helpern is proud to announce that Festival of Song USA named Maryann Stallone, a partner in the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice, "Woman of the Year" at its 21st annual gala on January 31st. Drawing hundreds of attendees to its annual event, Festival of Song USA keeps the arts and the Italian culture alive through m...

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera (Verismo Opera) celebrates the Year of Italian Culture in America with its new production of Giacomo Puccini's Suor Angelica and Pietro Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana. Verismo Opera presents the grand production live with a full cast on Sunday, October 20, 3:00 p.m., at the Bergen Performing Arts Center...

Having premiered in 1813, Rossini's opera buffa, The Italian Girl in Algiers, is a true comic gem with delightful characters, sparkling music and coloratura fireworks. It follows the courageous Isabella, a young Italian woman who travels to Algiers to find her missing lover, Lindoro. Upon her journey, Isabella captivates Mustafá, the Bey of Algiers...

by Jason Wilson   Cremona is a small, pretty, well-kept, bourgeois, mercantile city in the fertile Po Valley of Italy. There is no local wine region. There is no city university. There are no grandiose must-see sights. The chef Mario Batali once wrote that Cremona is "famous for its quiet, pious belief in commerce and order."   It's a...