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COMING OUT OF THE TUNNEL: TOWARD A CLEAR VIEW OF OPERA IN OUR TIME

BY MICHAEL RECCHIUTI The worldwide pandemic of 2020-2021 succeeded  in accomplishing what years of shrinking, progressively less sophisticated audiences, graft laden internal politics, destructive national policies, and sheer administrative incompetence could not; the total shutdown of operatic performance around the … Continue reading

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Music and Mentoring House is reopened!! A letter from the founder, Laurel Flanigan

June 16, 2021 Dear Friends and Extended Family of Music and Mentoring House, It’s hard to imagine that for the past 10 years I have had a house full of wonderful humans, weekends full of all of you, and now, … Continue reading

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MIRO MAGLOIRE’S NEW CHAMBER BALLET – LIVE ON STAGE

MAY 28th and JUNE 4th at the MARK MORRIS DANCE CENTER Friday May 28 at 7:30 PM Friday June 4 at 7:30 PM James and Martha Duffy Performance Space at the Mark Morris Dance Center, 3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn Tickets: … Continue reading

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VENERABLE BRONX BUSINESS SENDS 600 HAMS FOR CHRISTMAS DINNERS TO UNEMPLOYED MUSICIANS

By Michael Recchiuti JANUARY 8, 2021 NEW YORK Eddie Teitel loves Broadway shows. Since the pandemic shut the theaters he has missed his trips downtown, leaving the shop in the Bronx early, throwing on a jacket and tie, driving into … Continue reading

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THE ROSSINI OPERA FESTIVAL IN FREE STREAMING

The Autumn session of the Rossini Opera Festival, originally planned to take place from the 1st to the 29th November 2020, has been re-planned in the light of the new ministerial decree that does not authorize the presence of an audience … Continue reading

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June 21st, 2019 Declared Tiziano Thomas Dossena Day In Yonkers

The mayor of Yonkers, Mike Spano, declared June 21st, 2019 Tiziano Thomas Dossena Day in Yonkers because of his many achievements in the publishing world. Dossena is the author of “Caro Fantozzi,” published by Scriptum Press in December 2008, “Dona … Continue reading

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Our director wins the 2019 OSIA Literary Award!

  On June 1st, 2019, in front of the statewide delegates and dignitaries of the New York State Grand Lodge of the Order of the Sons and Daughters of Italy in America,  President Robert Ferrito presented our Director Tiziano Thomas … Continue reading

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Opera lovers, rejoice: The Lorin Maazel Castleton Institute is born!!

We are proud to announce the birth of the Lorin Maazel Castleton Institute. Its aims are to prepare new opera performers and opera students for a stage appearance by giving them tools that have not been offered until now. More … Continue reading

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The Sinfonica Nazionale Rai is the new main orchestra of the Rossini Opera Festival

The Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale of the RAI will be the new main orchestra of the Rossini Opera Festival. The ensemble, formed in 1994, is based in Turin where it holds regular seasons of symphonic music, chamber music and contemporary music … Continue reading

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Live stream of Richard Wagner’s “Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg” with the Bayerische Staatsoper

Richard Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg conducted by Kirill Petrenko and produced by David Bösch will be broadcast on 8th of October 2016. Following the cancellation of “Oper für alle” in July on account of the memorial service for the … Continue reading

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