Tag Archives: Giuseppe Verdi

La traviata in Zurich conducted by John Fiore

La traviata Opera by Giuseppe Verdi Cast, dates Conductor John Fiore Producer David Hermann Stage and costume design Christof Hetzer Light-Design Franck Evin Video-Design Anna Henckel-Donnersmarck Chorus master Ernst Raffelsberger Dramaturgy Beate Breidenbach Orchestra Philharmonia Zürich Choir Chor der Oper … Continue reading

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A father’s deceit. A daughter’s sacrifice: Luisa Miller in San Francisco

Wed 09/16/15 7:30pm Sat 09/19/15 7:30pm Tue 09/22/15 7:30pm Fri 09/25/15 7:30pm Sun 09/27/15 2:00pm   Luisa Miller William Berger Verdi’s career was so remarkable that it works against a proper appreciation of his genius—there’s almost too much great Verdi … Continue reading

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Triumphant AIDA at the Opera Narodowa

AIDA Opera in four acts Libretto: Antonio Ghislanzoni after an outline by Auguste Mariette World premiere: Cairo, 24 December 1871 Polish premiere: Warsaw, 23 November 1875 Premiere of this production: 24 April 2005 In the original Italian with Polish surtitles … Continue reading

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Verdi’s Requiem in Adelaide

Verdi Requiem Presented by State Opera of South Australia 7:30pm: 26, 28 August 2015 Verdi’s mighty Requiem stands as one of the greatest choral masterpieces in the repertoire – part oratorio, part opera, and dramatic from beginning to end. It’s … Continue reading

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Un Ballo in maschera in Belgium

 Un Ballo in maschera Melodramma in tre atti (1856-1858) Libretto di Antonio Somma Premiere Teatro Apollo, Roma, 17/2/1859 Approximate running time: 2 hours 50′ (including 1 interval) Pre-performance talks half an hour before the start of the performances by Delphine … Continue reading

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“Il trovatore” in Prague

Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano Musical preparation: Jan Latham-Koenig Conductor: Jiří Štrunc Stage director: Lubor Cukr Sets: Josef Jelínek Costumes: Josef Jelínek Chorus master: Adolf Melichar Dramaturgy: Jitka Slavíková State Opera Orchestra State Opera Chorus Premiere: May 26, 2011 The romantic story … Continue reading

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Aida in the Czech Republic

Libretto: Antonio Ghislanzoni Conductor: Martin Leginus Stage director: Petar Selem Sets: Hafiz Abdel Farghali Costumes: Josef Jelínek Chorus master: Adolf Melichar Choreography: Otto Šanda State Opera Orchestra State Opera Chorus Czech National Opera Ballet Premiere: June 2, 1994 To inaugurate … Continue reading

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Rigoletto performed by the Prague State Opera

Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave Conductor: Richard Hein Stage director: Karel Jernek Sets: Zbyněk Kolář Costumes: Olga Filipi Chorus master: Adolf Melichar Choreography: Daniel Wiesner State Opera Orchestra State Opera Chorus Premiere: January 14, 1988   Together with La traviata and … Continue reading

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Otello at the National Theatre in Prague

Libretto: Arrigo Boito Musical preparation: Heiko Mathias Förster Conductor: Martin Leginus Stage director: Dominik Neuner Stage director for the renewed production: Lubor Cukr Sets: Vladimír Nývlt Costumes: Josef Jelínek Chorus master: Adolf Melichar Dramaturgy: Jitka Slavíková State Opera Orchestra State … Continue reading

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Nabucco in Prague

Conductor: Rastislav Štúr Stage director: Karel Němec Sets: Ulrich Hüstebeck Costumes: Josef Jelínek Chorus master: Adolf Melichar Choreography: Otto Šanda State Opera Orchestra State Opera Chorus Premiere: November 28, 1993 Nabucco (1842), Giuseppe Verdi’s third opera, was an immediate success. … Continue reading

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