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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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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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