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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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OTELLO saved by the performers at the MET

REVIEW BY TIZIANO THOMAS DOSSENA This ostensibly new production (it started in September of last year) of Verdi’s Otello at the Metropolitan Opera could have been the greatest pleasant surprise if only… Well, that is not how I would want … Continue reading

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Bayerische Staatsoper.TV: watch opera and ballet live and online

In 2015/16, the Bayerische Staatsoper is presenting its fourth season of selected performances as live streams free of charge online with STAATSOPER.TV. Classical music fans from all over the world can thus follow several evenings of opera and of ballet … Continue reading

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Estonian National Opera set an audience record in 2015 with 185,000 guests

04.01.2016 / Rahvusooper Estonia In 2015, the number of people attending the performances and concerts at the Estonian National Opera was 185,000, which is almost 35,000 more than the year before. A total of 356 performances and concerts were given … 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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Fondazione Arturo Toscanini Educational presents: R-Esistence, a Music program for children.

  “Resistance” (in Italian, Resistenza) from the dictionary: Action that strives to resist someone or somethingaiming to oppose this action. Ability to withstand pressures, strainand wear. Force that opposes the movement of the point or the body to which it is applied … Continue reading

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