The popular, free concert "Opera in the Italian Garden" will be presented in the beautiful Italian Renaissance Cultural Garden (Sunday, July 28, 6 - 7:30 p.m).  The concert highlights two of Italy’s greatest cultural arts, opera and ballet, and features music from well-known operas, Broadway musicals and Italian songs with The Cleveland Opera and t...

The operatic life of legendary tenor Luciano Pavarotti is on full display in producer/ director Ron Howard’s documentary “Pavarotti” (screens Tuesday in 600 theaters via Fathom Events; opens Friday in select cities, including New York, Los Angeles and Chicago; expands throughout summer). But nowhere is the drama more fairy-tale-like than the enchan...

Gianandrea Noseda introduced the National Symphony Orchestra to the music of Alfredo Casella back in 2015. Thursday evening the Italian conductor featured the Second Symphony on his second program in the Unexpected Italy festival, heard in honor of his home country’s Festa della Repubblica. This outsized work filled the Kennedy Center Concert Hall...

Back by popular demand, Pancetta Operetta is returning this summer to Tavern at The Wick, located inside The Wick Theatre in Boca Raton. The culinary and musical journey features a 'family style' Italian dining experience created by Executive Chef Cyrille Bolle and musical performances by opera stars William Stafford and Alicia Branch. Reservations...

New Rochelle Opera, Westchester's longest running opera company, will present Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata, from June 20-23, 2019 in the Frank J. Auriana Theatre at the Ursuline School, 1354 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY. The production will be directed by Company co-founder and artistic director Camille Coppola, with orchestra and chorus conducte...

On the eve of every performance, Riccardo Massi goes silent, not uttering a single word all day. It's part of the Italian tenor's strict regimen to preserve his instrument -- his vocal cords. "I experimented a lot, and I saw this is the best thing to do," said Massi, the male lead in Puccini's beloved "Tosca" through Saturday at the Kennedy Center...

June 1 - 22. LA Opera, 135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Composed by Giuseppe Verdi. Conducted by James ConlonExperience the glamour and romance of Verdi's essential opera about a beautiful courtesan who dedicates her remaining days to decadent parties in the face of certain death. High-flying Violetta lives like every day is her last....

This is the Italian American Podcast, and in this episode, we talk to PBS-TV Star and Tenor Christopher Macchio about using your talent to serve your community. This is a fun-filled episode with a lot of stories, laughs and humor that might just make you reconsider your mission in life. Christopher Macchio is a PBS-TV Star & well-known Tenor. His p...

Portland Opera is thrilled to bring its production of Gioachino Rossini's The Barber of Seville to the stage this June. Considered one of the greatest comic operas of all time, Rossini's opera tells the story of the Count Almaviva, who has fallen for the charming Rosina, and enlists the help of the town barber Figaro to assist in winning her affect...

The Allegro Singers, featuring three internationally renowned soloists, will present a concert titled “Italian Opera Favorites” at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19 in the Community Room of the West Caldwell Public Library, 30 Clinton Road. Operatic soprano Liora Michelle, tenor Hamid Rodriguez and baritone Ricardo Rosa will perform arias and duets from "Il...