• Singer / Master of Ceremonies

  • Awards, Honors, Reviews, and Quotes

  • Featured Italian-American Crooner in New York Best Selling Author’s book, “The Italian Crooners, a Beside Companion”


    Ranked in the NIAF Top Ten Young Italian-American singer in the US


    20 Year Recipient of The Sergio Franchi Music Scholarship Award


    Winner NIAF and Marisa Antonini Foundation Arts Grant


    Featured singing in the Box Office Hit A Walk in the Clouds, Noise, Europa, and Surge of Power


    Awarded a Eugene O’Neil Cabaret Symposium Fellowship 2000


    Nominated for the Best Singer of the Year Award by the Southern California Motion Picture Council 2000


    Awarded the Veramente Siciliano Award by the Sicilia Culturale Society for Acontributing to the betterment of the larger Italian American community


    Appointed Honorary Citizen of El Paso, Texas


    “… rising star, …resembles a tan version of British Rock Musician Peter Frampton but sounds more like Julio Iglesias or Frank Sinatra.” – Los Angeles Daily News (Front Page Article)


    Best Bet …Filippo Voltaggio, a leading Italian pop-music-recording star.” – The New York Times


    Pick of the Week” – Entertainment Weekly, Los Angeles


    High-voltage Italiano! ‘Filippo brings people to their feet….’” – Worcester Magazine


    “… the most romantic music!”KTLA Channel 5 Television Morning News, Los Angeles


    “Tony Bennett was treated like Italian royalty at the reception, where other VIPs included Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano, Italian Ambassador Sergio Vento and Phoenix Suns and Arizona Diamondbacks CEO Jerry Colangelo, actor Antonio Sabato Jr. and recording artist Filippo Voltaggio.” Washington Post, Washington, DC


    Wows them on stage…a breathe of fresh air. Not just a singing performance… gets the audience involved. – Jim Thompson WGCH, Greenwich, CT


    “… golden locks and a sexy smile whose career is about to explode. … a bilingual English/Italian paean to the romance of life.” – Romantic Times Magazine


    “…this country’s premier Italian-American male vocalist.” – La Voce Italiana, Houston, TX


    “… he’s fantasticyou have to hear him!” – KION TV News Channel 46, Salinas/Monterey


    “… the new star in the Italian-American musical firmament. Take note, …song interpretations so good and original that they attract interest from American and Italian television and radio.” – Italia E’Magazine


    “… becoming a critically acclaimed singer.” – The Burbank Leader Magazine


    “… sounds great!” – Jim Roope, KGIL AM/FM Radio, Los Angeles


    “… a singing star… combines good lookssparkling personalityimpeccably clear, warm and expressive voice that enlivens the music.” – L’Italo-Americano


    “Filippo has created a new craze – at once satisfying the public=s thirst for the lyricism and melody of the classics and the rhythm and style of today.” – Amici Magazine


    “… a wonderful voice.” – Geraldine Ferraro


    “Filippo Voltaggio entertains the sold-out audience… ‘He’s an entertainer. He=s not just a singer.’” – Telegram & Gazette; Worchester, MA


    We’ll be hearing a lot of him!” – John LaBarca, WICC, CT


    “… an all-too-rare example of a young Italian-American carrying on the traditions of his ancestors – the tradition of music.” – Italian Tribune News, New Jersey


    “There is a new player on the pop charts whose talent has been compared to Dean and Frank – and for good reason.” – Fra Noi Magazine, Chicago, IL


    Everyone fell in love with hima wonderful showmanreally charmed our audience. If you haven=t heard this young man–you should.” – Il Leone News, California


    “… outstanding performance…. Not only is he very handsome he sings with a passion that draws you in a world of laughter and love.” – Italian-American Gazette


    EnchantingDon=t miss him!” – The Signal, Santa Clarita


    “He’s not only a great singer but a great entertainer and great person He’ll knock your socks off.” – Rita WHPC 90.3 FM, New York


    “… very special, dynamic….” – Chamizal National Memorial, Texas


    “… awesome….@ A… for real music lovers only!” – Manhattan Country Club Bulletin


    “… he is great.” – Il Leone, CA


    He hits a home run with his range of Italian musical emotions — everything from flirtations, to quarrels to making up.” “It’s not surprising that his name translates in English to ‘Love Energy,’ or ‘Love Voltage.’” – La Gazetta Italiana, Ohio


    “… kudos to baritone Filippo!” – The Press Enterprise, Riverside, CA


    “…voice, banter and the works.” – The Day, CT


    “… my wife and I can=t stop talking about him… great voice, entertaining and funny….” – Dom DeLuise


    “… smooth, mellowVoltaggio croons some of the best-known love songs… will make you want to sing along.” – Get Up and Go! Magazine


    “… before long his audiences are going to grow in big numbers.” – Alan Carr


    “He makes you proud to be an Italian-American.” – Visalia Times Delta


    “… very talentedabsolutely wonderful.” – Dick and Laurie=s Place, TV Show on KHIZ-TV


    “… the best example of Italian music around!” – KWHY-TV Channel 22 (Producer Alex Jimenz of Filippo’s appearance on Hispanic program El Planeta Chiquitran.)


    “… boy, oh boy, what a treat!” – Miss Peg and Company, KNYT-TV


    It’s rare to find a singer like him.” Mrs. Mario Cuomo


    “… great sound!” – Toys for Tots Telethon, KHIZ-TV


    “… charismatic entertainmentcaptured the audience with his singing, anecdotes, spontaneous humor, and expressive body language.” – OSIA Lodge News


    “A fine, up and coming talent.” Burt Holliday of the famed recording Trio The Gaylords


    A local-boy-made good, singer Filippo Voltaggio….” – Monterey County Herald Newspaper


    “He is, unmistakably, one of the most promising young Italian-American singers of today.” – Sicilia Culturale Society Digest


    “Very sexy, I may be old but I remember! Has wonderful qualities and will have a wonderful career.” – Julie Wilson


    Stunning… the real thing… a star in the making.” “…funny and charming… not just a body, not just a face, not just a hunk.” – Margaret Whiting


    “Everything they say about him is true, young, bright, fresh, unique and elegant… my kind of music.” – Don Russell WSTC, Connecticut


    The mesmerizing Filippo Voltaggio.” Long Island Newsday


    “Filippo Voltaggio Italian Singing Sensationhas soared into the music scene….” This Week, Saville/Oakdale, NY


    “You are perpetuating the marvelous legacy of our Italian Heritage. I love your beautifulbel canto style…. Congratulations on a wonderful CD, keep doing it.” – Ron Della Chiesa WBGH and WPLM, Boston


    Entertainment for the Italian Experience… recording star Filippo Voltaggio…” – The Chronicle, Hempstead, NY


    Kudos, too, go to Filippo (who also served as narrator)…” The Press Enterprise


    Following in the footsteps of many great Italian-American crooners, Filippo entertains his audience…. Performing in both Italian and English, Filippo completes his show with songs, storytelling and recollections of Love in Italiano.” – SHOWTIME Northern Nevada Magazine


    Headline: “Voltaggio keeps rising” – Fun and Gaming Magazine


    If you feel like getting into the spirit of Italy…check out crooner Filippo Voltaggio….@ AWith looks similar to Michael Bolton in his longhair days, the American-born singer performs his interpretations of classic Italian love sings.” – Best Bets


    “Filippo… brings his own unique take on classic Italian love songs….” – ENCORE, Sierra Arts Magazine


    “…smooth sexy voice, =Love In Italiano= is sure to leave you breathless! …this CD is definitely a winner.” – Romantic Times Newsletter


    “We play many of the songs from AReel Italian@ every Sunday on our radio show… they have become regular requests from our listeners.”–Pam Richetta of Tempo Italiano AM1400 WEST


    [Reel Italian] This is the perfect CD for that candlelight dinner for two. Perfect for the after dinner activities as well.@ – A fan, as quoted in a review on Amazon.com


    Great voice, great arrangements, great entertainer, great guy!” – Joe Farda American-Italian Music Hall WRTN Radio 93.5 FM


    “Filippo does not only have a great voice, but is a wonderful showman, much like the late great Frank Sinatra. As like Frank, Filippo colors his shows with stories and humor like no other entertainer could…. He even sold out over Tony Bennett…” – SFIAC Monthly Bulletin


    “…a wonderful excitement in his tone that exudes life, wonder and a sense of merriment. A…suave vocal… Voltaggio is to be commended for embracing his ancestral homeland with such beauty and passion and sharing it with the world.” – Music Box, Diana Saenger


    “Great records…bravo, bravissimo!” Sarino Costa Radio Host WATR


    Best Bet! A…popular Italian-American singer Filippo Voltaggio in a show to benefit the annual Festa Italia Santa Rosalia Festival.” – Monterey County Herald Newspaper


    “Equally comfortable in intimate cabarets or headlining on large stages before large audiences, his popularity is growing. Both his debut CD…and his new CD… have become international favorites.” Cabaret West Magazine


    “Filippo…He’s Hot! A Young, sexy, singer and songwriter Filippo Voltaggio sizzles with high energy in his performances — proving him worthy of his ‘electric’ last name.” Century Village, Deerfield Beach


    “Ma sei propio fantastico!” – Lino Polimeni, Calabria Sat TV


    Be prepared to love this vocalist who will shed light on the way the world looks at love…” – www.houstonitalianfestival.com


    While rows upon rows of people who came specifically to see the Asuperstars of modern opera – guest star, Marcello Giordani, baritone Filippo Voltaggio and, and perhaps the most popular modern romantic tenor, Michael Amante….” The Westerly Sun


    “…a sold out success. As a result of Filippo=s tremendous appeal… It is Filippo Voltaggio=s rich baritone voice and his wonderful sincere delivery… his skill for storytelling and his great sense of humor are what makes him such a sparkling stage personality.” – Tempo Italiano AM 1400


    “Italian American Comedian and singer….” – Federal Hill Gazette, RI


    “I’m dancing in my seat just listening to him. …now that=s a show I want to see! …watch out Vegas!” – Cox Radio – 1400 WSTC CT, 1350 WNLK CT


    “May I say Bravissimo!” – Lilla Savona, WLIM 1580 AM Radio Long Island, NY


    “… handsome with a voice to match….” – Greg Hunter KIEV Radio, Los Angeles


    Filippo Voltaggio: A Success Story”COPILAS Magazine, (Headline)


    “… a consummate entertainer, complete with an uncanny skill for storytelling, full of humor and arresting cool, calm and collected stage personality.” – Canada’s Mirror Magazine, Vancouver, Canada


    “‘Love in Italiano’ is an eclectic compilation of Italian American standards, classics, dance numbers, and originals written by Mr. Voltaggio himself.” – Italian Tribune


    “… ladies if you could only see him and hear him sing….” -KHOT with Carla Foxx


    “Italian crooner extraordinaire.” – Lady Kathryn Faulk, Lady of Barrow, England


    “Gifted by his parents, with a rich Italian heritage, and by God, with a rich deep voice, Filippo carries these distinctions to each of his performances.” SFIAC


    “International singer Filippo Voltaggio, referred to as having ‘a voice with a heart’… also served as the amazing, entertaining host of the popular Italian cooking demonstrations.” – Carribean Life Magazine


    “From the bottom of my heart I must say that he has an incredible, beautiful, one of the finest voice that I’ve heard in a longtime. He has the magic in his voice, he has the magic in his whole appearance.” – Mrs. Sergio Franchi