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Australian Italian Singer ALFIO In Concert

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When: Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 7:30PM Where: The Wilbur in Boston’s Historic Theatre District Italian-Australian Singer Brings His Dynamic Mix of Traditional and Original Repertoire to Boston ALFIO IN CONCERT Beloved around the world for his modern interpretations of Italian standards, classical takes on contemporary chart-toppers, and original compositions that bridge musical genres, Italian-Australian powerhouse vocalist ALFIO brings a new approach to the tenor tradition. Now, after the national debut of his first U.S. public television special and live CD, ALFIO IN CONCERT this summer, the charismatic crooner launches his first U.S. concert tour, coming to The Wilbur in ...

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Chiara Civello in Boston

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When: Wednesday, October 15, 2015 at 8PM Where: Scullers Jazz Club, 400 Soldiers Field Road, Boston Tickets: $25.00 ($15.00 for Berklee Students) Scullers Jazz Club (617) 562-4111 http://www.scullersjazz.com/attractions.html?monthnumb=10 http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=6092965 Italian singer, pianist and songwriter CHIARA CIVELLO Announces October Album Release and Tour Dates in New York, Boston, Miami and Washington DC New York — September 10, 2015 — Italian singer, pianist and songwriter Chiara Civello announces her return to the US this October with an East Coast tour in support of the album release of “Canzoni” (Songs).  Available October 9th on Quarter Moon via SonyMusic Independent Network (SIN), “Canzoni” is ...

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Newpoli To Host Live Concert

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Newpoli-Mediterranean Pulse/Ritmi della Terra will be hosting a live concert on September 24, 2015. The concert will take place at Johnny D’s in Somerville, MA. Newpoli is an Italian music ensemble. Tickets are $15. The event is 21+ and starts at 5:30 PM. Those that are interested in purchasing tickets can do so at: http://johnnyds.tunestub.com/event.cfm?id=212591&cart.  

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America’s Tenor Michael Amante to Perform in Malden, MA

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CATCH A RISING STAR AND ST. ROCCO’S ASSOCIATION OF MALDEN PRESENT AMERICA’S TENOR, MICHAEL AMANTE When: Saturday, October 10, 2015. Doors at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. All ages are welcome. Where: Jenkins Auditorium, 77 Salem Street, Malden, MA Michael Amante is a celebrated American singer and stage actor whose voice and presence has captivated audiences and critics around the world.  He sings a repertoire that ranges from Broadway, American Standards, Gospel and Jazz to the soaring notes of High Opera.  He has been called “The People’s Tenor”, been billed as “the Prince of High C’s”, and even “the ...

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Sicilian-based Leaves of the Tree at Massachusetts Film Festival

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When: Friday, August 28 at 12:15 p.m. Where: Brattle Street Theater, Cambridge MA The award-winning film, LEAVES OF THE TREE, will screen at the Massachusetts Independent Film Festival on Friday, August 28 at 12:15pm at the Brattle Street Theater in Cambridge. The film stars Eric Roberts, Sean Young, Federico Castelluccio and Armand Assante. The film is based on the book “Kindness for the Damned: A Novella of Intrigue, Romance and Redemption in Sicily” by Lexington High School Class of 1978 graduate David Healey. Winner in past film festivals of Best Dramatic Feature, Best Screenplay, Best Family Film, Best Actor and ...

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Bernini in Ecstasy staged reading at Dante Alighieri

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When: Sunday, September 13, 2015 — 3 to 5:30 p.m. Where: Dante Alighieri Society — 41 Hampshire St., Cambridge, MA A staged reading of “Bernini in Ecstasy”, a new play in two acts by Clay Ballard. (Director: Kate Caffrey. Producer: Phil Micali. Historical consultant: Franco Mormando.) BERNINI IN ECSTASY is a portrait of one of Italy’s greatest artists: the sculptor, architect, painter and playwright Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598 — 1680). In his lifetime, the tempestuous, ambitious Bernini was both a legend and a scandal to the Romans; yet he became the intimate of eight popes. This play follows Bernini from ...

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“Leaves Of The Tree” Movie To Play At Cambridge Film Festival

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Ante Novakic’s debut film, “Leaves of the Tree,” will be playing at the Brattle Street Theater in Cambridge, MA. The showing will occur on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 12:15 PM. The film is being featured in the Massachusetts Independent Film Festival. The film is about a a man with heart disease, who travels to Sicily looking for a “mystical tree that supposedly has healing powers.” It features Eric Roberts, Amand Assante, Sean Young, and Federico Castelluccio. It has won awards in past film festivals for: Best Family Film, Best Dramatic Feature, and Best Director. The trailer is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05w177WKv90.  

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Italian Tenor Alfio on WGBH

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Italian-Australian Singer Brings His Dynamic Mix of Traditional and Original Repertoire to Boston ALFIO IN CONCERT U.S. Public Television Special Airs on WGBH/2 Saturday 8/15 at 6pm and Tuesday, 8/18 at 9:30pm     Concert Tour Comes to The Wilbur Theatre in November Italian-Australian powerhouse vocalist ALFIO brings a new approach to the tenor tradition. Beloved around the world for his modern interpretations of Italian standards, classical takes on contemporary chart-toppers, and original compositions that bridge musical genres, ALFIO joins the illustrious ranks of tenors on U.S. public television with the debut of ALFIO IN CONCERT, airing in Boston Saturday, ...

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Boston Landmarks Orchestra presents Italian Night (Aug. 5)

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When: Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 — 7 p.m. (rain date: Thursday, August 6 at 7 p.m.) Where: DCR Hatch Memorial Shell, Charles River Esplanade, Boston The Golden Age of Italian opera is about passion writ large. Its music now occupies a central place on the concert stages of the world. The thrilling voices of two stars of American opera join a coalition of outstanding Boston-area choruses. One of Fellini’s greatest films luxuriates in the festive and lyrical music of Nino Rota—who later composed music for The Godfather. Barbara Shirvis, soprano Stephen Powell, baritone One City Choir Back Bay Chorale (Scott ...

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Local poet Walter Valeri joins Poets’ Theatre in Cambridge

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Local poet Walter Valeri recently became the first and only Italian to be elected to the Poets’ Theatre advisory board. Through this prestigious organization based in Cambridge, Valeri will be working on bringing a Dario Fo Festival to the area in 2016, on the occasion of Fo’s 90th birthday and the 30th anniversary of Fo’ and Franca Rame’s groundbreaking visit to the United States. In January, Valeri performed and recited poems by Giacomo Leopardi during the Poets’ Theatre’s “The Word Exchange” — a multi-linguistic and multi-cultural event held at Suffolk University’s Modern Theatre.

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John Pizzarelli teams up with Newton’s New Philarmonia Orchestra (June 12)

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When: Friday, June 12, 2015 — 8 p.m. Where: First Baptist Church in Newton — 848 Beacon St, Newton, MA An evening with jazz guitar legend John Pizzarelli, presented by the New Philharmonia Orchestra, with Bo Winiker as guest conductor Ron Della Chiesa as the evening’s host. With Martin Pizzarelli, bass; Kevin Kanner, drums; Konrad Paszkudzki, piano and the New Philharmonia Orchestra. Click here to purchase tickets! Click here for more information about the event. www.newphil.org

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Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga at Tanglewood Festival (June 30)

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The duo will share the stage at the Tanglewood Music Festival on June 30

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