Category Archives: OPera

STABAT MATER di Luigi Boccherini

STABAT MATER di Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805) Boccherini è un personaggio di spicco nella storia della musica che precede l’avvento della prima Scuola viennese; il suo contributo allo sviluppo della forma del quartetto e del quintetto è stato determinante e la sua importanza … Continue reading

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Il barbiere di Siviglia and Il viaggio a Reims in streaming with Rossini Opera Festival

On 25, 27 and 29 November in free streaming, it will be possible to see the revival of Il barbiere di Siviglia by Pier Luigi Pizzi with Michele Spotti conducting. In the cast Juan Francisco Gatell, Carlo Lepore, Aya Wakizono, … Continue reading

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RIGOLETTO STREAMING FOR FREE ON NOVEMBER 21 AT 10AM PACIFIC

Serbian baritone Željko Lučić stars in Giuseppe Verdi’s landmark opera Rigoletto, this weekend’s Opera on streaming special at the San Francisco Opera! A fool in profession and a fool in life, his Rigoletto has made a career out of mocking the misfortunes of … Continue reading

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Honoring Veterans: Veterans Day 2020 at Princeton University Chapel

“The Violin Doc,” Dr. Mary Rorro will perform two solo viola selections for the virtual Veterans Day Service at Princeton University Chapel today, Wednesday November 11, 2020. The first selection is her variation on “It is Well With My Soul,” … Continue reading

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From “Murder in the Pit” to “Death by Opera,” to “Staged for Murder,” the birth of an operatic mystery trilogy. An exclusive interview with Erica Miner.

Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena A native of Detroit, Erica Miner studied violin with Boston Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Joseph Silverstein at Boston University where she graduated cum laude; the New England Conservatory of Music; and the Tanglewood Music Center, summer … Continue reading

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Rossini Opera Festival opened on August 11th

ROF XL BEGINS 11 – 23 AGOSTO 10 AUGUST 2019 Festival The Rossini Opera Festival reaches the milestone of the 40th edition, dedicated to Montserrat Caballé and Bruno Cagli. The ROF XL will be held in Pesaro from 11 to … Continue reading

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Boheme Opera NJ Celebrates Three Decades with Reunion Concert

Boheme Opera NJ returns to Grounds For Sculpture on Sunday May 19 from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm in celebration of its 30th Anniversary Season.  Experience live recital performances by operatic voices during Boheme’s Reunion Concert commemorating this exciting milestone. … Continue reading

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Magic can happen anywhere, even in the Amazon

DANIEL CATÁN An opera star goes down the Amazon on a magical quest. Inspired by the writings of the great Gabriel García Márquez (One Hundred Years of Solitude), Daniel Catán’s Florencia en el Amazonas is one of the most lyrical and melodious … Continue reading

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A very colorful Magic Flute at the Seattle Opera

By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart COLORFUL FANTASY. Mozart’s utterly unique extravaganza blends myth, magic, and a remarkable variety of wonderful music to deliver its life-affirming message: love conquers all. A handsome prince and his comical sidekick are given enchanted musical instruments and … Continue reading

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I PURITANI AT THE MET

February 22, 25, 28 The art of bel canto will take center stage in Bellini’s lyrical jewel. The electrifying Diana Damrau is Elvira, gripped by madness and love; Javier Camarena, a sensation in his recent appearances in other bel canto … Continue reading

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