Category Archives: Music

“Don Pasquale” in Santa Fe

The SANTA FE OPERA Presents: Don Pasquale Gaetano Donizetti Overview Norina and Ernesto are young and very much in love, but Don Pasquale, Ernesto’s aging uncle, stands in their way. The road to matrimonial bliss is filled with outlandish pranks … Continue reading

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“Heggie / Dead Man Walking” in Des Moines

  PRESENTS: Heggie / Dead Man Walking* An opera in two acts Libretto by Terrence McNally after the book by Sister Helen Prejean First performance: San Francisco; San Francisco Opera, October 7, 2000 Performed in English with supertitles above the … Continue reading

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“La Traviata” in Des Moines

  PRESENTS: Verdi / La Traviata (The Fallen Woman)* An opera in four acts Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave after Alexandre Dumas fils’ play La dame aux camélias First performance: Venice; Teatro La Fenice, March 6, 1853 Performed in Italian … Continue reading

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CARMEN in Santa Fe

The SANTA FE OPERA Presents: Carmen 8:30 pm June 27; July 2, 5, 11, 18 8:00 pm July 28; August 2, 6, 11, 16, 20, 23 <!– read more –> What makes Carmen the world’s most popular opera? Simple: It … Continue reading

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“Il prigioniero” and “Suor Angelica” in Barcelona

  Presents: Il prigioniero / Suor Angelica Luigi Dallapiccola / Giacomo Puccini 22, 25 and 27 June and 1 and 4 July 2014 Prisoners of grief Though the musical distance between Puccini and Dallapiccola may seem to make this double … Continue reading

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Marseille Opera presents “La traviata”

Marseille Opera Presents: from June 17th – 22nd, 2014 La Traviata Giuseppe Verdi Tuesday June 17th, 2014 > 8:00PM Wednesday June 18th, 2014 > 8:00PM Thursday June 19th, 2014 > 8:00PM Friday June 20th, 2014 > 8:00PM Saturday June 21st, … Continue reading

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The MIKADO at the HAWAII OPERA THEATRE

The HAWAII OPERA THEATRE Presents: The Mikado Forbidden love… Deception… Comedy? Only at the Opera! Performance Schedule June 13, Friday, 8:00pm June 14, Saturday, 8:00pm June 15, Sunday, 4:00pm June 20, Friday, 8:00pm June 21, Saturday, 2:00pm June 22, Sunday, … Continue reading

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Washington National Opera: An American Soldier

THE KENNEDY CENTER Washington National Opera: American Opera Initiative: An American Soldier The second season of the American Opera Initiative continues with An American Soldier, an hour-long, world premiere opera composed by Huang Ruo with a libretto by David Henry … Continue reading

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La traviata at the foot of the Masada

   “La traviata” at the foot of the Masada. A new ravishing production of Verdi’s most popular opera at the footsteps of the majestic Mt. Masada.   Libretto                                             Francesco Maria Piave     Conductor Daniel Oren Director Michal Znaniecki Set … Continue reading

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CARMEN in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI OPERA PRESENTS: CARMEN Georges Bizet June 12, 14 & 20 • 7:30 p.m. June 22 • 3:00 p.m. Music Hall Music by Georges Bizet Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy THE OPERA The 94th season opens with Georges … Continue reading

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