by Kathleen E. Carey   The end of Verdi's Otello, as many know, is rather bleak. Desdemona and Otello are dead, havoc has been unleashed and the villain Jago escapes. Disconcerting to some, it intrigued Karen Saillant, artistic director and stage director of the International Opera Theater, to create a sequel based on the miscreant. &n...

Il 20 dicembre scorso, presso palazzo Armieri, sede dell' Assessorato regionale alle Politiche Sociali e migratorie, è stato presentato il nuovo progetto di Asmef, l'associazione culturale che da anni studia la storia, le dinamiche e i personaggi dell'emigrazione italiana. Si tratta di un musical, incentrato sul tema che da anni promuove l'associaz...

di Marco Bruna   È raro e affascinante conoscere uomini che vivono della propria arte e vengono celebrati in tutto il mondo per il loro talento, acclamati perché hanno saputo trasmettere al proprio pubblico emozioni fuori dall'ordinario.   Domenico Codispoti, 38 anni, originario di Catanzaro, è uno di questi: definito dalla nota rivis...

‘A Ziarella va in America. Non è un titolo da film, ma una piacevole realtà.   Il gruppo folk di Reino (Benevento), infatti, dal 14 al 24 marzo prossimi, il gruppo – lo comunica il direttore artistico e responsabile, Giovanni De Nunzio - sarà protagonista di una tournée nello stato dell'Arizona (USA), rispondendo così all’invito dell’ ‘’It...

Roberto Salvatore Cani was born to Sicilian parents on October 17, 1967 in Milan. His masterly technique as a violinist is corroborated by numerous awards won in prestigious international competitions: from the Paganini Competition (Genoa, 1990) to the Jeunesses Musicales (Belgrade, 1990, first prize and Best Performance of a Contemporary Work), an...

One of the world's greatest musical instruments, the 16th-century Amati "King" cello, has temporarily left its home at The National Music Museum (NMM) in Vermillion for a special summer-long exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, running through Sept. 8. Says National Music Museum Director Cleveland Johnson, "The 'King' is one o...

December 11 (Friday) 7:00 pm. White Christmas Benefit Concert for San Pio Foundation. The concert will feature a performance by the Acclaimed Italian Tenor Luciano Lamonarca and Soprano Veronica Iovan, and the New York Trio (Patricio Molina, Piano; Julian Langfords, Cello and Yura Seung-Jung Oh, Violin). And with the extraordinary partici...

On Friday, October 25, 2013, internationally-renowned tenor, Joseph Spinella performs a concert with with music from his new show, illusionAria, combining classical Italian songs with some new arrangements created exclusively for the show. The show is in celebration of Italian-American month, which recognizes the contributions people of Italian des...

by Michael Dorstewitz  Parishioners at Miami Beach's St. Patrick Catholic Church received an unexpected present for Christmas — the voice of internationally renowned tenor Andrea Bocelli. The Italian opera singer arrived for afternoon mass Wednesday at 3 p.m. But was he coming to simply celebrate Christmas services or did he have somethi...

According to an Equity casting notice, a musical version of Chazz Palminteri's A BRONX TALE is set to get a developmental lab August 4-27. The musical features a book and lyrics by Palminteri and music by Alan Menken. Sergio Trujillo is set to choreograph the project.   Previous reports indicated that Academy Award-winning actor Robert DeNir...