The East Hanover Italian American Club (EHIAC) announces Michéal Castaldo as the Grand Marshall for the 2015 Columbus Day Parade, which will be held in East Hanover, New Jersey, on Sunday, October 11.   Castaldo is also being honored as the EHIAC Music Achievement Award Recipient for his outstanding performances, arranging and composing tale...

DATE: August 16, 2015 Time: 7pm Place: National Opera Center, 330 7th Ave, NY Donation: $20 Call: 718 837 0876 UARAGNIAUN is the name of a group of musicians who reprise old traditional popular music from the South of Italy, in particular songs collected in the hinterland of Puglia , the Alta Murgia area. UARAGNIAUN is the old name of GARAGNONE...

A native of Cupertino, Calif. and former independent contractor at APPLE Inc., Jennie DeLuca Legary is the recipient of a full-tuition scholarship from the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) in partnership with Accademia Teatro alla Scala, one of the most renowned institutions for training professionals in the performing arts, and Politecn...

Award-winning classical pianist Alessio Bax will take the stage at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University on Friday, January, 20 to perform a concert of Scriabin and Ravel at 8 p.m.   Deemed by International Piano as "a pianist of refreshing depth," Bax shows off an extensive concerto repertoire and is a recurring pe...

Dopo il clamoroso trionfo dell'Otello alla Scala (5 febbraio 1887), ancora una volta fu Boito a spronare Verdi, perché si decidesse a scrivere un'altra opera, possibilmente un'opera comica. Grazie al suo librettista e collaboratore Arrigo Boito, Verdi potè lavorare ancora meglio che per Otello.E aveva ragione per amare il personaggio di Falstaff:...

You are invited to attend a performance of Vincenzo Bellini's beautiful opera "I Capuleti e i Montecchi" (the Romeo and Juliet story) which will take place at the GW Lisner Auditorium, 21st and H St. NW in DC at 6:00 pm on Sunday, September 28, 2014.   Concert opera is a form in which the singers are at the front of the stage and perform in...

JOURNEY THRU ITALIAN POPULAR MUSICseries of lectures in English WITH FABRIZIO MANCINELLI, FILM COMPOSER & CONDUCTOR NEAPOLITAN SONGS FEBRUARY 11, 2015   The Neapolitan Songs, from O Sole Mio to Torna a Surriento to Funiculí Funiculà, the history of the songs that made Italian melody famous. Handouts with lyrics will be provided a...

di Ilaria Faraoni America, il musical che racconta l'emigrazione italiana del Novecento, scritto da Guido Cataldo e Simone Sibillano, dopo un breve tour ed il successo del ritorno al Teatro Italia di Roma, dove il pubblico gli ha riservato una standing ovation, sarà eccezionalmente a Crotone, presso il Teatro Apollo, il 13 marzo (ore 10:00 e ore 2...

For the June 2015 Festival, the Boston Early Music Festival's undertaking to produce all three of the extant operas of Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643) — The Monteverdi Trilogy — with a cohesive artistic and scholarly vision, is a momentous occasion in the modern revival of Baroque opera. Monteverdi was the first great genius in the history of opera...

by Lou Carlozo   Coming all the way from Italy, by musical way of Argentina, they will soon land in Chicago and show the Windy City how much musical fire can erupt from just an acoustic guitar and violin. Perugia's SatorDuo is headed to the area for a series of at least three concerts near the end of October, "and we're hoping to do fiv...