Category Archives: Music

It’s Rossini’s Birthday! WORLD-WIDE CELEBRATIONS

It’s Rossini’s Birthday! Zedda conducts The barber of Seville in Pesaro…   The barber of Seville, Rossini’s most famous opera, was composed two hundred years ago, and on Monday 29th February, Gioachino Rossini’s birthday, Pesaro will be dedicating a concert … Continue reading

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Iolanta at the Palais Garnier in Paris

Palais Garnier – from 07 March to 01 April 2016 3h55 with 2 intervals Opening night Wed. 9 Mar. Iolanta Opera in one act (1892) Music Piotr Ilyitch Tchaikovski Libretto Modeste Tchaikovski After Henrik Hertz’ King René’s Daughter Sung in … Continue reading

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The Vocal Score of the MISERERE by Tommaso Traetta is now Available.

The Miserere, Psalm 50 of the Vulgata, interprets the feelings of repentance of David, King of Israel, guilty of adultery and murder. Tommaso Traetta, thanks to the unique features of the Female Conservatory of Ospedaletto, had first brought into liturgical … Continue reading

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Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis in Sidney

Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis 14 October 2015– 17 October 2015 Experience Beethoven at his most visionary and inspirational with solo voices, a grand choir and full orchestra. Magnificent, ambitious, glorious! Description Beethoven said his Missa Solemnis was ‘my greatest work’. He … Continue reading

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The Salzburg Festival continues with Riccardo Muti and Ernani

After directing the Vienna Philharmonic at the Salzburg Festival on August 14, 15 and 16: PYOTR I. TCHAIKOVSKY • Concert for Violin and Orchestra in D, Op. 35 JOHANNES BRAHMS • Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 73 Riccardo Muti directs … Continue reading

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Vincenzo Bellini: a true Sicilian

As a true Sicilian man, I would like to explain the personality of Vincenzo Bellini (1801 – 1835) in a different point of view from the routine of music and historical criticism that you are used to read in magazines. To date, in … Continue reading

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Verdi’s Requiem in Adelaide

Verdi Requiem Presented by State Opera of South Australia 7:30pm: 26, 28 August 2015 Verdi’s mighty Requiem stands as one of the greatest choral masterpieces in the repertoire – part oratorio, part opera, and dramatic from beginning to end. It’s … Continue reading

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