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  • 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.
  • Events: Reports
    I. I.(November 06, 2014)
    The young Sicilian tenor is back on stage in the United States. On Saturday 8th November he will be at St. John's University in New York and on Sunday 9th to the Mediterranean Banquet Hall in Philadelphia.
  • Italian language and Italian culture make an inseparable pair. Ilaria Costa, executive director of the Italian American Committee on Education (IACE), speaks about this and recounts how difficult it is, in the Tristate area, to promote everything Italian through the language. It’s surprising – but not surprising to us at i-Italy – that many Americans, who do not have a familial relationship with our country, are interested in studying our language. The charm of our culture penetrates America, regardless of the blood ties of its inhabitants.
  • Art & Culture
    N. L.(October 13, 2013)
    The international conference Verdi's Third Century: Italian Opera Today, a collaboration between the American Institute for Verdi Studies and New York University, has brought together scholars, practitioners, and critics at NYU to discuss the circulation and perception of Verdi in today's world. It all started with 27, a documentary in progress on Verdi and his influence on Parma.
  • Life & People
    N, L.(October 04, 2013)
    Award-winning director and artistic director of the Macerata Opera Festival Francesco Micheli held a lecture at Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò called Marche and the Splendor of Italian Opera, a special presentation that was part of the series Marche Is Good, a month of events in New York dedicated to the whole region.
  • Voices of Italy: Belcanto & T'Ammore live in NYC
    October 19 2013, 8:00 pm, at the New York City Centre (131 W. 55th Str.) ArtsLab OnStage will present a special evening of Italian theatre entitled Voices of Italy featuring a preview of T'Ammore, "The Spirit of Naples" and Belcanto, "The Luciano Pavarotti Heritage." Performers from T'Ammore and Belcanto will also be featured in this year's Columbus Day Parade with Live TV performances from the "Red Carpet".
  • Op-Eds
    Joey Skee(January 24, 2013)
    Wanna bet Philistine Italian-American “Leaders” become “Outraged,” Again?
  • Facts & Stories
    (September 17, 2012)
    A surprising new feature is offered by the the Met at the end of September. The “debut” of Italian subtitles will be held at the performance of the “ L'Elisir d'Amore” by G.Donizetti. The initiative is promoted by the Consulate General of Italy in New York

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