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  • The 1st ANNUAL CONCERT CELEBRATION “Opera Italiana” Most Loved Music by Rossini, Verdi, Puccini” With Central Park Symphony Orchestra & Acclaimed Opera Stars: Michelle Bradley, Soprano, Renée Tatum, Mezzosoprano, Noah Stewart, Tenor, David Perhsall, Baritone. Music Director: Alvise Casellati
  • Arturo Toscanini is one of the most prominent musicians from the late 19th and early 20th century. Now, 150 years after his birth, Italian industrial group, Salini Impregilo, and its U.S. subsidiary, Lane, are organizing a series of events in both Italy and America to honor the late musician.
  • A double tribute to the legendary maestro Arturo Toscanini is about to arrive. The first component of this double tribute is a book, written by Marco Capra with foreword by Maestro Riccardo Muti, devoted to Toscanini's life. The second component is a magical evening at the Rizzoli Bookstore, which will be hosting an exclusive New York performance by members of the La Scala Symphony on the evening of Wednesday, March 29th starting at 6:00 PM. This event is generously sponsored by Lane, the U.S. subsidiary of Italian construction giant Salini Impregilo.
  • From February 3—21, Carnegie Hall will host a series of concerts in honor of Venice’s perennial creative contributions. Their ninth festival, La Serenissima is an extension of the prestigious venue's ongoing exploration of early music in an effort to seek out seldom heard gems. In collaboration with cultural institutions throughout New York City, the celebration will extend citywide with an array of events that range in artistic genre.
  • Art & Culture
    Life & People
    Kayla Pantano(January 19, 2017)
    At the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, Gianandrea Noseda, an Italian conductor currently in the pit at the Met, and music historian, Harvey Sachs, spoke about the changes opera has experienced over the years and possible solutions for its success in the future.
  • Art & Culture
    Fred Plotkin(July 10, 2015)
    Fred Plotkin, one of America's foremost experts on opera, meets with the mayor of Florence Dario Nardella in New York. They discussed his city and its music scene—rich but usually overshadowed by its more popular visual masterpieces— as well as the new initiatives that the City is launching to promote many aspects of Florence’s cultural heritage
  • Expert Fred Plotkin examines world’s Greatest Opera Houses in Milan, Vienna, London, Paris, Barcelona, and New York in a 6-Session Evening Course at the Smithsonian Associates. Thurs., Jan. 22, Feb. 12, Mar. 19, Apr. 16, May 21, and June 18, 6:45 to 9 p.m.

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