Tony Villecco

Tony Villecco

Tony Villecco is a tenor and arts writer for the Binghamton Press, Broome Arts Mirror, Classical Singer and Films of the Golden Age. His first book, ‘Silent Stars Speak’ was released to critical acclaim in 2001 by McFarland. A vocal adjudicator for the New York State Schools Music Association, Villecco has studied with the legendary soprano, Madame Virginia Zeani in Florida and has received praise from another legend, tenor Nicolai Gedda.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZfMHJR_5L4 Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn


The Expansive Career of Baritone Rolando Panerai

Read about the influences and inspirations of a singer whose career span has included sharing the stage with Maria Callas to a Gianni Schicchi performance in 2011.

Why We Still Can’t Get Enough of Callas

Forty years after her untimely death, we operaphiles are still being mesmerized by the voice of Maria Callas. Why, I pondered, would such a singer endure and evoke such emotion