Monthly Archives: November 2014

Le Nozze di Figaro at the Met in NYC

    Le Nozze di Figaro Approximate running time 3 hrs. 34 min. Richard Eyre’s season-opening new production of Mozart’s eternal masterpiece is set in an 18th-century manor house in Seville during the 1930s. Erwin Schrott in the title role … Continue reading

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La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein in Geneve

La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein Opéra-bouffe in 3 acts and 4 tableaux by Jacques Offenbach Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy. First performed at Théâtre des Variétés in Paris on 12 April 1867. Production of the Grand Théâtre de Genève … Continue reading

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La Boheme directed By Zeffirelli at the MET

La Bohème Metropolitan Opera, NYC Thursday, November 20, 20147:30 pm Approximate running time 2 hrs. 55 min.Franco Zeffirelli’s classic take on Puccini’s most popular opera, the immortal tale of tragic young love, is set among the rooftops of bohemian Paris. … Continue reading

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AIDA at the Metropolitan Opera in NYC

Aida Metropolitan Opera, NYC Wednesday, November 19, 2014   7:30 pm Approximate running time 3 hrs. 40 min. Grand opera at its grandest: the splendors of ancient Egypt return to the stage of the Met. Verdi’s mythic love triangle features Liudmyla … Continue reading

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Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the Metropolitan Opera in New York

Il Barbiere di Siviglia Metropolitan Opera, NYC Tuesday, November 18, 2014   7:30 pm Approximate running time 3 hrs. 0 min. In Bartlett Sher’s effervescent production of Rossini’s most popular opera, Isabel Leonard is the beautiful and feisty Rosina, who won’t … Continue reading

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“The Murderess” premieres in Greece!

Giorgos Koumendakis The murderess Libretto by Yannis Svolos, based on the eponymous novel by Alexandros Papadiamantis Conductor: Vassilis Christopoulos Director: Alexandros Efklidis PREMIERE 19 NOVEMBER 2014 19, 21, 23, 26 November 2014 Megaron, the Athens Concert Hall – Alexandra Trianti … Continue reading

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La Boheme in Athens, Greece

Giacomo Puccini La bohème Conductor: Lukas Karytinos Director: Lina Wertmüller PREMIERE 6 DECEMBER 2014 6, 7, 10, 12, 13, 14, 28, 30, 31 December 2014 Olympia Theatre Perfomances begin at 20.00 (on 31/12, at 18.30) Revival Director: Katerina Petsatodi Sets- costumes: Enrico Job Lighting: tba Chorus master: Agathangelos Georgakatos … Continue reading

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