Monthly Archives: November 2013

Welsh National Opera presents “Tosca”

Welsh National Opera Presents:  “Tosca” Giacomo Puccini Floria Tosca stands in shock, clutching a dagger in her bloodstained hands. An hour before she was singing hymns in church. How did she come to this? Tosca is a fast-paced operatic thriller. … Continue reading

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VLAAMSEOPERA presents “Der Rosenkavalier” in Belgium (Christoph Waltz directs)

Der Rosenkavalier Richard Strauss (1864 – 1949)           Musical direction: Dmitri Jurowski / Philipp Pointner Director: Christoph Waltz Medewerker kostuum: Katarina Jockwer Die Feldmarschallin: Maria Bengtsson Baron Ochs: Albert Pesendorfer Octavian: Stella Doufexis   In 18th-century Vienna, … Continue reading

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La bohème Gala – New Year’s Eve at Sydney Opera House

The last night of 2013 is the first night of La bohème. If ever there was a night to dress up, this is it. With VIP access you’ll leave the crowds behind as you enter the Sydney Opera House, then … Continue reading

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Donizetti’s Tudor trilogy in Wales…

Welsh National Opera Presents:   The Tudors Trilogy Gaetano Donizetti New Production The Tudors is a landmark event. It is the first time Donizetti’s ‘Three Queens’ operas will have been performed together in Britain. Each opera is a complete experience … Continue reading

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“Orphée aux Enfers” in Marseille

Marseille Opera presents: from December 27th, 2013 – January 5th, 2014 Orphée aux Enfers Jacques Offenbach Friday December 27th, 2013 > 8:00PM Saturday December 28th, 2013 > 8:00PM Sunday December 29th, 2013 > 2:30PM Tuesday December 31st, 2013 > 8:00PM … Continue reading

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The Swedish Royal Opera Presents The Magic Flute

The Swedish Royal Opera Presents: The Magic Flute A magical opera adventure The Queen of the Night gives Tamino the task of freeing her daughter Pamina who have been abducted by Sarastro. If Tamino is successful he will win Pamina’s … Continue reading

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“The Magic Flute” at the Metropolitan Opera

The Metropolitan Opera of New York presents: The Magic Flute Approximate running time 1 hrs. 40 min. Julie Taymor’s fanciful production—complete with dancing bears and giant flamingos—is sung in English and runs a brisk 100 minutes in this abridged holiday … Continue reading

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