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Past Events and MultimediaSome recent events organized by the AIVS are available in video streaming. You may watch them online here or through our Facebook page.
April 24, 2013,
5:00pm, NYU Humanities Initiative (20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor)
April 2, 2013, 6:00pm, NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò
"Discovering Giuseppe Verdi's I lombardi alla prima Crociata"
Eve Queler, Founding Director of Opera Orchestra of New York, and AIVS Co-Director Francesco Izzo introduce Giuseppe Verdi’s fourth opera, I lombardi alla prima Crociata, which OONY performed on April 8, 2013 at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center. The event includes commentary on the opera and selections from I lombardi and I masnadieri performed live by Maestro Queler and artists involved in the OONY performance, including Chiara Taigi (soprano), Diego Silva (tenor), John Viscardi (tenor), Kevin Short (bass), Erica Kiesewetter (violin), Eugene Moye (cello), Elizabeth Mann (flute), and Steve Hartman (clarinet).
February 26, 2013, 6:30pm, NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò
"Adventures in Italian Opera: Verdi and the Italians"
For the series "Adventures in Italian Opera," Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò hosts soprano Barbara Frittoli, bass Ferruccio Furlanetto, and AIVS co-director, Francesco Izzo in conversation with Fred Plotkin. The discussion, entitled "Verdi and the Italians," explores a wealth of themes and questions pertaining to Verdi performance and scholarship.