Monthly Archives: February 2014

“Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District” (Dimitri Shostakovich) in Belgium

Vlaaamse Opera presents “Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District” Dmitri Sjostakovitsj [Dimitri Shostakovich] (1906 – 1975) From 21/03/2014 in Antwerp     Musical direction: Dmitri Jurowski Director: Calixto Bieito Boris: John Tomlinson Katerina: Ausrine Stundyte Sergej: Ladislav Elgr Zinovi: Ludovit … Continue reading

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VERDI “LA TRAVIATA” IN VENICE

VERDI “LA TRAVIATA” Venice: Teatro La Fenice conductors: Diego Matheuz/Stefano Rabaglia director: Robert Carsen sets & costumes: Patrick Kinmonth choreography: Philippe Giradeau running time: 2h55′ first part length: 0h35′ interval: 0h20′ second part length: 1h5′ interval: 0h20′ third part length: … Continue reading

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“Die Tote Stadt” by Erich Wolfgang Korngold in Dallas

The Dallas Opera Presents: Die tote Stadt by Erich Wolfgang Korngold Before Hitchcock filmed Vertigo, Korngold created Die tote Stadt, the tale of one man’s dark obsession with the woman he loved and lost. Featuring state-of-the-art projections and composed by … Continue reading

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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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