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Dear friends, supporters of the Altamura Programs,

Our competition winners and guest artists, along with violinist Francisca Mendoza, on October 27, will embark on a tour for Peace, in Italy and Poland. The last of the five performance will take place in Krakow, at the Moorish Temple with a concert commemorating the 70 Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz. Our message is “Reverence for Life” on our planet, The arts are a force for good and transformation. Their message of beauty and brotherhood have a history of calming the savage heart. After all, music is the language of God. “His truth is marching on”
Before embarking on the tour for Peace, at the competition finals, Monsignor Hillary Franco, Vatican Envoy to the United Nations, will bless the six artists venturing out on this unique tour as Ambassadors of Peace. Now, you can donate directly on our web site.

Those who donate $50 or more will receive complimentary tickets to the Competition Finals of October 25, 2 pm. Address: 122 West 69th St., New York City. Call for reservations. 201-863-8724 Your donation is tax deductible, F.I.D. #222 879 137/000 Those who donate over $250 will have a weekend at the Altamura B& B, Round Top, NY 12473 (Meals and amenities included)
A donation, whatever the size, will greatly assist us in financing the travel and accommodation and honorarium expenses for these six valiant artists. You are warmly invited to join us on this exciting tour. Call the above number.
As we go forth to bless others, you too will be blessed for sharing in this vision. God Bless you.
Carmela Altamura
Altamura/Caruso International Voice Competition

Summer performance Series

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  • JULY 26th

    Spain alla Rossini

  • AUGUST 23rd

    “Il Matrimonio Segreto” (The Clandestine Marriage) Fully staged hilarious comedy opera orchestra directed by Francesco Santelli


    ” LOVERS & OTHER STRANGERS” a short play by Joe Bologna & Renee Taylor


Inter-Cities Performing Arts

A New Jersey/New York-based, philanthropic arts company, Inter-Cities Performing Arts, Inc., is committed to creating art for tomorrow through commissioning works by both community and world-renowned artists. These have included a composition for its Carnegie Hall celebration and a sculpture for the Founders Hall at the Metropolitan Opera. A highly respected arts organization, Inter-Cities was chosen to close the 2004 Hudson River Regional Festival. more

The Center For The Arts & Cultures

The center offers the Summer Institute “Encounters with the Masters” program — an immersion in operatic literature, performance, and Italian culture without having to leave the United States. Renowned faculty from such venerable Italian institutions such as La Scala pass on the unwritten traditions of style, nuance and training that are essential for singers who will eventually perform in the country where opera originated. more

Masterclass & Country Festival

Four days of concerts and Masterclasses at Casale Di Tormaggiore, Italy are the perfect meeting for musical excellence and the beauty of the places.

Casale di Tormaggiore Villa and Country Suites is a noble estate in the Italian countryside which dates back to the 1600’s.

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