An evening with Franc d’Ambrosio, Astoria, NY, November 20, 2016

  • Start date:
    Sunday, November 20, 2016, at 4pm
  • Venue:
    Saint Joseph Roman Catholic Church
  • Address:
    43-19 30th Avenue, Astoria, NY 11103

The Saint Pio Foundation is proud to present “An evening with Franc d’Ambrosio,” which will take place at Saint Joseph Roman Catholic Church, located at 43-19 30th Avenue, Astoria, NY 11103, on Sunday, November 20, 2016, at 4:00 P.M.

This benefit concert will feature a full performance by the Broadway Star Franc d’Ambrosio, the Italian Tenor Luciano Lamonarca, and Maestro Roberto Cani, violinist and concertmaster of the Los Angeles Opera. Archbishop Bernardito C. Auza, the Apostolic Nuncio to the United Nations, will be our special guest of honor. Emcee of the event will be Donna Drake, host and executive producer of “Live it Up! with Donna Drake” TV show on CBS, WLNY-TV, and radio show.

Tickets start at $50, and each includes a copy of the book Padre Pio and America. A first-class relic of Padre Pio will be available for viewing for all those attending the concert. To purchase tickets or to become a sponsor, please call (203) 416-1471, or send an email message to

Franc d’Ambrosio is an American singer and actor, best known for his impressive portrayal of the Phantom in the Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s Tony Award winning musical “The Phantom of The Opera,” for which he was awarded the distinction as the “World’s Longest Running Phantom,“ having performed it more than 2300 times in a decade. Franc’s extraordinary achievements also include an Academy Award-nominated film, an Emmy Award-nominated television show, a four-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway show, two Grammy Considerations, and a National Theater Award Nomination.

Franc is also known worldwide for being the actor and singer who played the part of Anthony Corleone, the opera-singing son of Michael Corleone (Al Pacino) and Kay Adams-Corleone (Diane Keaton) in the film “Godfather III.” Franc sang the Academy Award-winning theme song “Speak Softly Love” (Brucia la Terra) for both the film and the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.


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Saint Pio Foundation

270 North Avenue, Suite 808
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Office Phone: (203) 416-1471

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