Monthly Archives: December 2013

“I due Foscari” in Vienna

Theater an der Wien (The New Opera House) Presents: I due Foscari Tragedica lirica in three acts Music by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave based on the historical tragedy “The two foscari” (1822) by Lord Byron Performance dates: January … Continue reading

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Lucia di Lammermoor al Teatro Massimo Bellini di Catania

Lucia di Lammermoor al Teatro Massimo Bellini di Catania Written By: Natalia Di Bartolo for L’Idea Magazine (www.lideamagazine.com) Lucia di Lammermoor, capolavoro donizettiano, non ha bisogno di presentazioni… L’intera opera è un susseguirsi di meraviglie sonore e vocali: metterla in … Continue reading

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“La del manojo de rosas” in Madrid

PRESENTS: La del manojo de rosas Zarzuela in two acts and six scenes Approximate duration: 2 hours and 20 minutes Zarzuela in two acts and six scenes by Anselmo Cuadrado Carreño and Francisco Ramos de Castro Music by PABLO SOROZÁBAL … Continue reading

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The End of Italian Opera: Will They Wait for the Fat Lady to Sing? (Newsweek)

The End of Italian Opera: Will They Wait for the Fat Lady to Sing? By Elisabeth Braw / December 26 2013 11:22 AM, Newsweek.com The opera houses that launched Verdi, Puccini and Rossini are going bust. Is there a future for an … Continue reading

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THE MAGIC FLUTE in Berlin

December 28, 2013 The STAATSOPER of Berlin Presents: DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE (THE MAGIC FLUTE) Opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Karl Friedrich Schinkel’s fascinating stage for the appearance of the Queen of the Night with star dome and narrow crescent has become … Continue reading

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“Eugene Onegin” in Munich

PRESENTS: Eugene Onegin Peter I. Tschaikowsky Libretto by Peter I. Tchaikovsky and Konstantin Shilovsky after Alexander Pushkin’s verse novel The story of a cosmopolitan, educated, yet excessively arrogant outsider. He antagonizes the women who love and desire him, just as … Continue reading

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Wagner’s “Der fliegende Hollander” in Copenhagen

The Royal Danish Theater Presents:     The Royal Danish Theatre’s Wagner singers are highly sought-after in the opera houses of the world. Now you can experience several of them in Wagner’s early ghost opera Der Fliegende Holländer, including the … Continue reading

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