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A mix of Sicily and jazz: Cettina Donato comes to Boston (April 23)

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When: Saturday, April 23, 2016 – 5 p.m. Where: I AM Books, 189 North Street, Boston MA (Parking validation for Parcel 7 parking lot, above Boston Public Market) Purchase tickets online On April 23, Messina Conservatory’s Cettina Donato will take part in the ongoing Allegro concert series by Sounds of Italy Festival in Boston. Born and raised in Sicily, Cettina is a classical and jazz piano player, composer, arranger and conductor. She graduated in Jazz Composition and Performance at Berklee College of Music in Boston. She also graduated in Classical and Jazz piano and Composition, in Musical Didactic at Conservatory ...

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Walter Valeri presents A Piedi Nudi

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When: Saturday, April 16 – 7 p.m. Where: I AM Books, 189 North Street, Boston MA Italian award-winning poet Walter Valeri will take center stage at the Allegro concert series on Saturday, April 16. Presented by Sounds of Italy Festival, the concert titled “A Piedi Nudi” (Bare feet) will feature Walter Valeri, with David Gullette (vocals), Alexandra Stoica (violin) and Nikole Stoica (violin). Valeri is a published poet, playwright and scholar. His collection of poetry, Canzone dell’amante infelice, (1985) was awarded Italy’s national literary prize, the Mondello. Other collections of poetry Ora settima (1990) Deliri Fragili (2008) Visioni in punto ...

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New Project “Scanzonati” Debuts at Sounds of Italy (April 9)

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When: Saturday, April 9, 2016 – 5 p.m. Where: I AM Books, 189 North Street, Boston, MA For tickets, click here. “Scanzonati” is the new project that once again brings together jazz singer Stefano Marchese and Berklee Faculty Andrea Pejrolo. Expressing the deep love the two musicians have for the widely known “canzone” form, the project also represents an incredibly rich and precious age of the Italian music made of well-written music infused with lyrical finesse. Gino Paoli, Angelo Branduardi, Fiorella Mannoia, Pino Daniele and Domenico Modugno are only some of the most renowned and prestigious artists that the project ...

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Allegro Concert Series come to Boston

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Starting in April, Sounds of Italy Festival will be roaring back with a two-month-long concert series that will showcase some of the best Italian talent currently living and performing in the Boston area, as well as important guest artists from Italy. Co-organized and hosted by I AM Books, the country’s first Italian-American bookstore, the concert series will feature 10 different performances throughout the months of April and May. For two months, audiences coming to I AM Books at 189 North Street in Boston’s historical North End neighborhood will have a chance to listen to genres spacing from jazz to pop ...

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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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Notte Rosè at Gennaro’s Benefits Sounds of Italy

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After closing its first edition in May, Sounds of Italy Festival is gearing up for a new season. On July 20, Gennaro’s 5 North Square held a benefit evening for the festival, centered on rosè wines and Italian food prepared by chef Marisa Iocco. Here are some pictures we took at the event:

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