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  • Art & Culture
    Julian Sachs(January 29, 2010)
    A month of opera reviewed: the new Carmen at the Met, Domingo and Verdi, and Zeffirelli's Turandot. Plus a look at the upcoming month at Lincoln Center and beyond
  • Life & People
    Simona Zecchi(October 21, 2009)
    The Italian singer Giada Valenti relates to us about her intimate relationship with her audience after her performance at the Dicapo Theathre. Giada defines Italian music and melodies as universal tools of communication with the ability to overcome linguistic barriers and connect both geographically distant people and tastes to each other
  • On Wednesday, October 28th 2009, the Commissione Giovani New York (CGNY) will host the first ever Young Italian Music Festival at the chic Hudson Terrace. The concert, from 8-10pm, will feature Italy’s current pop stars, as well as local Italian American performers. The evening will rejuvenate the idea of what Italian music is and the direction in which it is heading.
  • Interview with the iconoclastic Italian musician Franco Battiato. “I come off as a difficult artist, but tell me: How can someone who has sold millions and millions of records be difficult?”. "However, I am about to release a new album in which I directly attack the political class". Battiato will have his first New York appearance after 10 years on Monday October 19, 2009
  • Art & Culture
    Joey Skee(February 28, 2009)
    Giuseppe Gagliardi’s film La vera leggenda di Tony Vilar is a musical journey tracing the circuitous routes of the Italian diaspora.