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Falstaff at the Landestheather in Linz, Austria

Falstaff, a knight and libertine par excellence, just as hard-drinking as he is chronically bankrupt, has the ingeniously impertinent idea two write two identical love letters to two wives of wealthy citizens. Too bad that the two women know each … Continue reading

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Falstaff in Frankfurt on September 23, 2016

Falstaff Giuseppe Verdi 1813-1901 Commedia lirica in three acts Libretto by Arrigo Boito based on Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor (1597) and King Henry IV (1597) first performed February 9th 1893, Teatro alla Scala, Milan Sung in Italian with … Continue reading

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Falstaff in Berlin

FALSTAFF Giuseppe Verdi (1813 – 1901) Commedia lirica in three acts Libretto by Arrigo Boito, based on William Shakespeare’s „The Merry Wives of Windsor“ First performed on 9. February, 1893 at Milan Premiered at the Deutsche Oper Berlin on 17. … Continue reading

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“Platée” in Vienna

Theater an der Wiene The New opera House Presents: Ballet-bouffon in one prologue and three acts (1745) Music by Jean-Philippe Rameau Libretto by Jacques Autreau                       cast actor role Conductor … Continue reading

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FALSTAFF in Stuttgart

Presents: Giuseppe Verdi In Italian with German supertitles In Shakespeare’s drama Sir John Falstaff, an aristocratic crook, loses his way and finds himself in Windsor – amongst hard-working citizens, who are now forced to defend everything they have worked for … Continue reading

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Falstaff in Bari, Italy

20 – 28 November 2013 Falstaff Giuseppe Verdi Conductor Daniele Rustioni Director Luca Ronconi maestro del Coro Franco Sebastiani Sir John Falstaff Roberto De Candia (20, 24, 28 novembre) Carlo Lepore (22, 26 novembre) Ford Artur Ruciński Fenton Leonardo Cortellazzi Dott. Cajus … Continue reading

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VERDI’S 200th ANNIVERSARY: “FALSTAFF” AT THE MET.

Friday, december 6, 2013, 8:00 pm Approximate running time 2 hrs. 50 min. An undisputed master of Falstaff, Music Director James Levine conducts Verdi’s opera for the first time at the Met since 2005. Robert Carsen’s production—the first new Met … Continue reading

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