Monthly Archives: November 2015

Don Giovanni at the VolksOper Wien in Vienna

Presents: Don Giovanni Volksoper Wien Tuesday 01 December 2015 at 7 PM Thursday 03 December 2015 at 7 PM Wednesday 09 December 2015 at 7 PM Saturday 12 December 2015 at 7 PM Tuesday 15 December at 7PM Duration: 3 … Continue reading

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Handel’s Alcina a great success at the Teatro Real of Madrid…

Händel’s musical genius and the fantastical story from Orlando furioso, the epic poem by Ludovico Ariosto that inspired the opera, made Alcina one of the most popular operas by the Saxon composer (alongside Ariodante and Orlando, which were also inspired … Continue reading

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Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor in Barcelona

Lucia di Lammermoor Opera in three acts Libretto by Salvatore Cammarano, based on Walter Scott’s novel The Bride of Lammermoor. World premiere: 26/09/1835 at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples. First Barcelona performance: 22/09/1838 at the Teatre de la Santa … Continue reading

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80 years of Ero the Joker

Jakov Gotovac’s cult opera Ero the Joker directed by Kresimir Dolencic was performed on Monday November 2, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the world opening night. The world opening night was held on November 2, 1935. … Continue reading

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MADAME BUTTERFLY in Warsaw, Poland

Music by Giacomo Puccini Japanese tragedy in three acts Libretto: Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica World premiere: 17 February 1904, Regio Teatro alla Scala, Milan Polish premiere: 3 December 1908, Teatr Wielki, Warsaw Premiere of this production: 29 May 1999 In the original Italian with … Continue reading

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Giuseppe Verdi’s Les Vêpres Siciliennes performed for the first time in Croatia

The Zagreb Opera has performed  on Thursday November 5, 2015 at 7 p.m. The premiere was held on October 24, 2015 and it was the first ever held performances of this opera in Croatia, This really unique score presents the loved Verdi … Continue reading

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3 Dec. – 12 Dec., 2015 FALSTAFF 2015/2016 Season Music by Giuseppe VERDI Opera in 3 acts Sung in Italian with Japanese supertitles Opera Palace Falstaff is the last of VERDI’s operas, and is based on SHAKESPEARE’s Merry Wives of … Continue reading

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The Vocal Score of IL CAVALIERE ERRANTE by Tommaso Traetta published for the first time…

 IL CAVALIERE ERRANTE DRAMMA EROICOMICO PER MUSICA Vocal Score/Riduzione per Canto e Pianoforte Edited by: Vito Clemente and Roberto Duarte Copyright @ 2015 Idea Press Musical Edition USA All rights reserved: Traetta Opera Festival Published by: Idea Press USA Il … Continue reading

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Penned up on Lake Geneva. OPERA-FILM REVIEW BY LINDAANN LOSCHIAVO: “Villa Diodati” by Mira J. Spektor.

Reviewed by LindaAnn Loschiavo Missed your engraved invitation to spend the summer of 1816 on Lake Geneva with Lord Byron, Shelley, Mary Godwin, and their entourage? Composer Mira J. Spektor, founder of The Aviva Players, wants to invoke their spirits … Continue reading

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Don Carlo in Moscow at the Bolshoi

  Giuseppe Verdi Don Carlo Opera in four acts Premiered on December 17, 2013 Presented with one interval. Running time: 3 hours 45 minutes. The score has been made available by RICORDI Libretto by François-Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle … Continue reading

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