Opera in the Piazza

Join us in the newly renovated Piazza d’Italia for an evening of opera! Our line up this year is very exciting: NOCCA student, Sophia Parigi, will perform a selection of Italian American favorites at the pre-show, Lena Prima will treat us to songs from her classical repertoire, and opera singers will perform a selection of…

A Conversation on Turandot with New Orleans Opera

Join the AICC and Todd Simmons of New Orleans Opera for Puccini’s TURANDOT: a conversation about the composer, the times, and the opera. Turandot is Puccini’s final opera, which was unfinished at the time of his death and was completed by Franco Alfano. The opera is set in China and tells the story of Prince Calaf,…