Monthly Archives: February 2014

VERDI REQUIEM in San Diego

PRESENTS VERDI’S REQUIEM by Giuseppe Verdi Verdi’s powerful Requiem brings together extraordinary musical forces. The combined San Diego Opera Chorus and the San Diego Master Chorale will be the largest chorus San Diego Opera has ever assembled on the stage … Continue reading

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L’ELISIR D’AMORE at the Washington National Opera

THE KENNEDY CENTER Washington National Opera: The Elixir of Love Handsome Nemorino employs a “magical tonic” to win feisty Adina’s affections in Donizetti’s loveable comic opera–a warm and inspired masterpiece cherished for its whimsical wit, endearing characters, beautiful arias, and … Continue reading

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“Les Contes d’Hoffmann” in Israel

The Israeli Opera Presents: Les Contes d’Hoffmann Jacques Offenbach Hoffmann the poet falls in love with the mechanic doll Olympia in Paris, with the unhealthy singer Antonia in Munich and with Giulietta who hosts voluptuous parties in Venice. The three … Continue reading

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Il trovatore at Milan’s La Scala

Il trovatore Giuseppe Verdi Drama in four parts Libretto by Salvatore Cammarano Teatro alla Scala Production From 15 February to 7 March 2014 Running Time: 2 hours 50 minutes intermission included Sung in Italian with electronic libretto in Italian, English … Continue reading

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“Turandot” in Utah

UTAH OPERA PRESENTS: CAPITOL THEATRE MARCH 15, 17, 19, 21 2014 (7:30 PM) MARCH 23, 2014 (2 PM) Turandot is Puccini’s “cruel princess.” She is vain, icy, and seemingly incapable of love. In keeping with her impenetrable persona, she announces … Continue reading

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VersoVerdi, An unusual journey to the discovery of the great composer (App for I-Phone)

VersoVerdi An unusual journey to the discovery of the great composer (App for I-Phone downloadable from app store) Verdi’s universe is rich, complex, multiethnic. Verdi was great composer, but also a man of his time, cautious landowner, musical interpreter of … Continue reading

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“Rigoletto ” in Boston

BOSTON LYRIC OPERA PRESENTS: Verdi | Rigoletto March 14, 16m, 19, 21, 23m, 2014 New BLO production. Sung in Italian with projected English translation.March 14, 16m, 19, 21, 23m, 2014 at the Citi Performing Arts CenterSM Shubert Theatre.Evening performances at 7:30pm. Matinees (m) … Continue reading

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Georges Bizet’s Carmen in Tampa

OPERA TAMPA PRESENTS  “THE FLORIDA OPERA FESTIVAL” Georges Bizet’s Carmen March 14 – 16, 2014 Carol Morsani Hall Carmen is a beloved classic among opera audiences and the perfect production for someone trying opera for the first time. Bizet’s immortal … Continue reading

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RIGOLETTO in Colorado

OPERA COLORADO PRESENTS: By GIUSEPPE VERDI When: Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 7:30 PM Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 7:30 PM Friday, March 21, 2014 at 7:30 PM Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 2:00 PM Where: All performances take place … Continue reading

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Operatic double bill by Marc-Antoine Charpentier in Victoria

PACIFIC OPERA VICTORIA Presents: Orphée La descente d’Orphée aux Enfers La Couronne de Fleurs by Marc-Antoine Charpentier Boston Early Music Festival Friday, March 14, 2014, 8 pm Saturday, March 15, 2014, 8 pm McPherson Playhouse A stunning operatic double bill … Continue reading

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