Pianists Anthony Porter and Sarah Cahill, Soprano Amy Foote, and Bass Richard Mix present an evening of Italian contemporary pocket operas suspended in between the humorous and the apocalyptic.   Featured works are Fabrizio de Rossi Re's King Kong, amore mio (King Kong, My Love; 2011), on a libretto by Luis Gabriel Santiago, and the wor...

Manhattan School of Music has named Andrea T. Sanseverino Galan, Vice President for Development.   Ms. Galan assumed this position on April 1st. James Gandre, MSM president said, "Ms. Galan brings to Manhattan School of Music great skills, experience, and energy along with her personal alignment with our mission and who we are as a community...

  WTI Magazine #42    2014 September, 3Author : italia.it      Translation by:   The Pizzica: A Tradition between Dionysus and the SaintsThe sultry heat, sand blowing in the morning air, and the parched land of Salento, a small subregion in Apulia. The women here, bent over to work in the fields, are marked by fatigue. A tarantula bites one of t...

Clarinetist Buddy DeFranco, a brilliant jazz improviser who devised many paths for his instrument following its peak popularity in the swing era, died Dec. 24, his website announced. He was 91.   DeFranco began his career touring in big bands, but as the virtuosic style of small-group bebop became the reigning paradigm for modern jazz, he ad...

Join us for a wonderful evening discovering Mozart's "Don Giovanni". Dr. Nicolas Reveles, Director of Education at the San Diego Opera, will lead the talk. Cheese and wine will be offered to our guests! Italian Cultural Center of San Diego - Friday, February 6, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM. ICC Members Only Event. Click here to RSVP...

  WTI Magazine #81    2016 July 15Author : Giovanni Verde      Translation by:   Widely regarded as one of the fathers of the Italian song writing, Domenico Modugno is one of two Italian artists, along with Renato Carosone, who had the ability to sell records in the United States with songs in the original Italian language. Domenico Modugno was...

Il prossimo Aprile 2013, la Puglia Center of America si farà promotrice della prima edizione della "Puglia's Pizzica Music Festival". Lo annuncia il Presidente del sodalizio italo-americano, Luciano Lamonarca: "Tale festival è stato voluto per promuovere la Puglia attraverso la sua cultura, ed in particolare attraverso il suo più rinomato genere f...

martedì 16 aprile 201317.30 Regency Theater26762 Verdugo Street, San Juan Capistrano, CA (map) In collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles you are invited to celebrate The Year of Italian Culture AND the great Giuseppe Verdi's 200th birthday with a special presentation of Nabucco at the San Juan Capistrano Regency Theater!...

La Scuola d'Italia Guglielmo Marconi and IACE in collaboration with THE CONSULATE GENERAL OF ITALY IN NEW YORK present  La Scuola d'Italia Liceo students in "The Barber of Seville"   and The DiCapo Opera Teather in Famous Opera Arias Sunday, June 2, 2013 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.   La Scuola d'Italia Auditorium Middle School...

Umbria Jazz Festival and Italian Cultural Institute of New York present: "TOP ITALIAN JAZZ AT BIRDLAND". Six nights of great Italian music in the wonderful "Jazz Corner of The World", celebrating the Year of Italian Culture in USA. Program: - June 4-5: Paolo Fresu-Uri Caine duo – master Italian trumpet player meets the celebrated American pianist i...