Under the sponsorship of the American Institute for Verdi Studies, the Verdi Forum (originally called the AIVS Newsletter, and later the Verdi Newsletter) publishes essays, documents, reviews, and conference proceedings that contribute to the scholarly literature on the composer Giuseppe Verdi.

Selected content from the Verdi Forum, including articles published under its previous titles, is available here. For information about articles not available online, visit the website of the American Institute for Verdi Studies.

Current Issue: Number 39 (2012)



From the Directors
Linda B. Fairtile and Francesco Izzo


Cornell University Verdi Study Day 2013: Overview
David B. Rosen, Francesco Izzo, Alessandra Campana, and Mary Ann Smart


Verdi Biography via Film
Charlotte Greenspan

Book Review

DVD Review

cover: the libretto of I Lombardi alla prima crociata, published by Truffi for the opera's premiere at La Scala on 11 February 1843.