Monthly Archives: January 2014

CAN LOVE FOR BOOKS AND OPERA KEEP YOU YOUNG?

CAN LOVE FOR BOOKS AND OPERA KEEP YOU YOUNG? In 1912 Italians won the war against the Ottoman Empire, a forecast of the underlying colonialism that brought the Great War, the Titanic revealed itself not to be unsinkable and vitamins … Continue reading

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Welsh National Opera presents “Boulevard Solitude”

Welsh National Opera presents: “Boulevard Solitude” Hans Werner Henze New Production Armand and Manon are penniless but in love. The cruel world of 20th century capitalism and corruption will soon shatter their happiness. They will be left with nothing but … Continue reading

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“DER ROSENKAVALIER” in Luxembourg

DER ROSENKAVALIER Richard Strauss (1864-1949) Tuesday 25 February 2014 at 20h00 Thursday 27  February2014 at 20h00 Der Rosenkavalier is undoubtedly the masterpiece of German composer Richard Strauss. Set in 18th-century Vienna, the story centres on the ageing Feldmarschallin and her younger lover … Continue reading

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“RUSALKA” in Chicago

The Lyric Opera of Chicago presents RUSALKA by Antonín Dvorák In Czech with projected English texts.Dvořák’s Rusalka is a new production and a Lyric Opera premiere.  Approximate running time: 3h 30m  2014: FEBRUARY 22, 26 MARCH 4, 7, 10, 16 … Continue reading

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GianCarlo Menotti’s “The Consul” in Seattle

Seattle Opera presents: The Consul Gian-Carlo Menotti  <!– Approximate Running Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes, with 1 intermission McCaw Hall –> In this Pulitzer Prize-winning American work, a devoted wife and mother clashes with the bureaucracy of a nameless … Continue reading

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“Don Pasquale” in Israel

The Israeli Opera Presents: Don Pasquale Gaetano Donizetti The vivacious Norina teaches a far from pleasant lesson to the old miser Pasquale who wishes to marry a young woman. With the help of her beloved Ernesto and their friend Malatesta … Continue reading

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“Platée” in Vienna

Theater an der Wiene The New opera House Presents: Ballet-bouffon in one prologue and three acts (1745) Music by Jean-Philippe Rameau Libretto by Jacques Autreau                       cast actor role Conductor … Continue reading

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