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Milan’s Teatro dei Filodrammatici: a story of Italian excellence

by Rino Alessi Teatro dei Filodrammatici is one of Italy’s major centers for dramatic arts, and one of the oldest cultural institutions in Milan. Located at...

Luzzati, Gianini and Rossini: three brilliant minds for a masterpiece

Ladies and gentlemen, we now present a wonder of Italian animation, the work of two masters: Emanuele Luzzati and Giulio Gianini. It is a short...

The 35th Rossini Opera Festival

by Rino Alessi The most important opera house in Pesaro was dedicated in 1854 to Rossini, who was born in this town in Marche in 1792....

The Renata Tebaldi Museum – alive with the voice of an angel

by Rino Alessi The newborn Renata Tebaldi Museum in Busseto pays homage to a beautiful voice and to Italian excellence in singing. It is located in...

Parma’s indissoluble bond with music: Teatro Farnese

by Rino Alessi Parma has an indissoluble bond not only with world-renowned cuisine and natural landscapes, but also with music. The strong reputation that the beautiful...

Three ladies and a primadonna

by Rino Alessi After further expanding her operatic repertoire with a number of new roles in 2013, Stefania Bonfadelli – world-renowned Italian soprano, entrepreneur, and primadonna...

Italy in the spotlight at Klagenfurt’s Stadttheater

by Rino Alessi Italian tourists have always been attracted by the most southern Austrian Land, Carinthia, for its beautiful landscapes and hospitality. Klagenfurt, the state’s small...

Opera and the Music Biennale in Venice

by Rino Alessi Opera and the Music Biennale in Venice, two icons of Italian excellence in musical beauty, share a long history. Indeed, the 1950s saw...

Sonya Yoncheva, heart set on La Traviata

by Rino Alessi The authoritative “Le Monde” claims a star is born: it is Sonya Yoncheva, in “Lucia di Lammermoor” at the Opéra Bastille. The Bulgarian artist...

DON GIOVANNI A GERUSALEMME

di Rino Alessi Metti che, in una tranquilla mattinata turistica alla Torre di David, uno dei simboli della città di Gerusalemme, mentre – per la prima...

DON GIOVANNI IN JERUSALEM

by Rino Alessi Imagine you are spending a quiet morning sightseeing around the Tower of David, one of the most iconic sites in Jerusalem, during the...

The Teatro Regio in Turin

It took only a few hours for Turin’s Teatro Regio (“Royal Theater”) to go up in smoke. It reopened only after 37 years, having...

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Move To The Top takes you to the roof of the Dolomites

Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle Nebiolo On 4 July 2020, the cableway to Malga Ciapèla will re-open. Its short,...

Tenute La Montina, the realm of Franciacorta

Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle NebioloTenute La Montina is located in Monticelli Brusati (BS), in the north-east of Franciacorta, next to an ample...