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  • On Saturday December 7, the day of St. Ambrogio, patron saint of the city of Milan, an audience composed of prestigious figures including President Sergio Mattarella, Senator Liliana Segre, fashion designer Domenico Dolce, and even American singer, musician and author Patti Smith, gathered at the prestigious La Scala Theatre for this Opera season’s opening night: a central event dedicated to the celebration of culture and its importance to society.
  • Un momento del concerto
    Le opere del compositore Aldo Finzi, già apprezzate in tutto il mondo, sono arrivate a New York, per esaudire la richiesta del Maestro alla famiglia “fate risuonare la mia musica”, accolta nel più prestigioso tempio della musica
  • June 21st is Make Music Day, a free international celebration of music held in over 750 cities all around the world. This year, the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles invites you to participate in an evening full of special festivities and performances.
  • When the movie Pina by Wim Wender came out in 2011 it reached unexpected audiences and made a less known figure and an indie experimental approach understandable and fully engaging. It might have not swept the nation like "La La Land" or be a cinephile favorite like "Singing in the Rain", or "The Red Shoes", but it took dance in its purest form and made it an entertaining, poetic, visual spectacle where the movement itself tells the story, where the 3D is not used for jumping dinosaurs but envelops you in a multi-dimensional idea of beauty.
  • Following last January’s success of his interpretation of Compare Alfio in Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana in New York, Italian baritone from Pavia Ambrogio Maestri is about to return to the Met where he will face a great new role for the first time: that of Don Pasquale. Gaetano Donizetti’s masterpiece, conducted by Maurizio Benini and presented in Otto Schenk’s historical staging, will be running at the Met from Friday 4 March.
  • Master in Performing Arts Management - ATS
    A native of Cupertino, Calif. and former independent contractor at APPLE Inc., Jennie DeLuca Legary is the recipient of a full-tuition scholarship from the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) in partnership with Accademia Teatro alla Scala, one of the most renowned institutions for training professionals in the performing arts, and Politecnico di Milano Graduate School of Business (MIP), an internationally recognized management school.
  • The Rimon Project, at Milan Expo 2015, showcases Jewish jewels like Viadana in Sabbioneta, Mantua and Piadena, while a special smartphone application guides the visitor through the Expo events and many Jewish sites in Milan and Lombardy: kosher restaurants and food shops, bookstores, shopping places and Italian Judaica.
  • 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.