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RIGOLETTO at the Deutsche Oper Berlin

Deutsche Oper Berlin Presents RIGOLETTO Giuseppe Verdi (1813 – 1901) Melodramma in 3 acts; Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave; First performed on 11th March 1851 in Venice; Premiered at the Deutsche Oper Berlin on 21. April 2013 In Italian with … Continue reading

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“La Calisto” in Munich

  PRESENTS: La Calisto Francesco Cavalli Music by Francesco Cavalli Libretto byGiovanni Faustini Germany’s baroque opera capital is doubtless Munich. For anyone seeking to become better acquainted with the rich cosmos of “ancient music” between Monteverdi and Gluck, La Calisto by … Continue reading

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The hateful side of Wagner’s musical genius

From: http://www.dw.de Famous German composer Richard Wagner was a vehement anti-Semite. But he also admired Jews like poet Heinrich Heine and had both Jewish patrons and fans. How does it all fit together, and where did his hatred come from? … Continue reading

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