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Fidelio at the Operhaus in Zurich

Fidelio Opera in two acts Disguised as a man and under the name of Fidelio (the faithful one), Leonore has herself employed as the gaoler’s assistant in a state prison. The governor of the prison is keeping her husband, his … Continue reading

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presents: Beethoven’s manuscript for his Violin and Piano Sonata, op. 96 in G major, purchased by Pierpont Morgan in 1907 The goal of the Music Manuscripts Online project has been to create and to provide online access to high-quality images … Continue reading

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Fidelio at English National Opera in London

Fidelio 25 Sep 13 – 17 Oct 13 Running time: 2hrs 40mins In Fidelio, Political prisoner Florestan is unjustly held captive by Don Pizarro, the corrupt governor of a state prison. Florestan’s wife, Leonore, searches for him by assuming the … Continue reading

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