Monthly Archives: August 2013

OPERA GALA in Malta to Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Verdi and Wagner,

  Opera Gala in Malta At the Grand Masters Suite at HILTON HOTEL Portomaso, St. Julians 27th september 2013 at 20,00 h.   This OPERA GALA is being organized to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Verdi and Wagner, through a … Continue reading

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Verdi’s Joan of Arc at the Chicago Opera Theater

Verdi’s Joan of Arc Wednesday 7:30 PM, Saturday 7:30 PM, Friday 7:30 PM, Sunday 3:00 PM Harris Theater for Music and Dance (205 E. Randolph St.) Verdi’s seventh opera is a bold and vivid portrayal of the iconic Joan of … Continue reading

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ON THE NOTES OF VERDI’S COSTUMES.

From Teatro alla Scala di Milano to the heart of Montefeltro. In Frontino (province of Urbino, Italy) at the Monastery of San Girolamo. From Sunday August 4th to Sunday September 22, 2013 Exhibit of the original costumes of some of … Continue reading

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Opera meets humor: Maestro Recchiuti presents Verdi at Rockford Concert.

At the Rockford  Concert titled “GIUSEPPE VERDI: HIS HEROES AND VILLAINS” (see previous blog), Maestro Michael Recchiuti demonstrated his showmanship went well beyond his composing and directing capabilities by presenting the evening with a fantastic wit and a great mixture of … Continue reading

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Verdi’s Bicentennial Celebration in Rockport, Massachusetts.

Free Community Live Opera Concert. The past August 11th, at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, in Rockport, Massachusetts, a free Community Live Opera Concert titled “GIUSEPPE VERDI: HIS HEROES AND VILLAINS” was offered to a large audience, proving once more … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Opera’s Summer HD Festival.

“La Traviata” launches the free 10-day series of outdoors screenings in Lincoln Center Plaza, in Manhattan. Met General Manager stated that “watching larger-than-life stars on a big screen on the facade of the opera house has become a quintessential New … Continue reading

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“La Bohème” in Kentucky

PRESENTS: Friday, September 20 – 8pm & Sunday, September 22 – 2pm La Bohème Giacomo Puccini Friday, September 20 – 8pm (Opening Night Gala) Sunday, September 22 – 2pm Love finds young bohemians in early 19th century Paris trying to … Continue reading

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Macbeth at Teatro Solis of Montevideo…

            The fabulous Elizabeth Blancke-Biggs interprets Lady Macbeth in Giuseppe Verdi’s opera at Teatro Solis of Montevideo (Uruguay).  

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The birth of Verdi’s Aida

As appeared on L’Idea Magazine N.4, 2013 THE BIRTH OF VERDI’S AIDA. In 1869 Egypt opened the Suez Canal, after ten years of works, becoming unexpectedly, and all of a sudden, a major player in the international scene. Ismail Pasha, … Continue reading

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Interview to Michael Recchiuti.

Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena. A Riverdalian by choice, Maestro Michael Recchiuti has been a relevant “voice of reason” in the classical music world, bringing  a much needed and sought after recording of Stefano Donaudy’s music. An ardent admirer of … Continue reading

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