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“L’Incoronazione di Poppea” by Claudio Monteverdi in Paris

L’OPERA DE PARIS PRESENTS: L’Incoronazione di Poppea (THE CORONATION OF POPPAEA) OPERA IN A PROLOGUE AND THREE ACTS (1643) MUSIC BY CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI (1567-1643) LIBRETTO BY GIOVANNI FRANCESCO BUSENELLO Performed in Italian Neither Fortune nor Virtue can vie with Love … Continue reading

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“A MASKED BALL” in San Diego

  Presents A MASKED BALL by Giuseppe Verdi MARCH 8, 11, 14, 16, 2014 What a cast! Polish tenor Piotr Beczala is today’s hot lyric tenor and a star at every major opera house in the world including La Scala, … Continue reading

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“LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST” at l’Opera de Paris

L’Opera National de Paris Presents: THE GIRL OF THE WEST LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST OPERA IN THREE ACTS (1910) MUSIC BY GIACOMO PUCCINI (1858-1924) LIBRETTO BY GUELFO CIVININI AND CARLO ZANGARINI BASED ON DAVID BELASCO’S PLAY “THE GIRL OF THE … Continue reading

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“I Puritani” at the Opera de Paris

THE PURITANS MELODRAMMA SERIO IN THREE PARTS (1835)   MUSIC BY VINCENZO BELLINI (1801-1835) LIBRETTO BY CARLO PEPOLI Performed in Italian 25 November 2013 at 19:30 30 November 2013 at 19:30 03 December 2013 at 19:30 06 December 2013 at … Continue reading

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VERDI’S 200th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: Aida at the Opera de Paris

AIDA OPERA IN FOUR ACTS (1871) MUSIC BY GIUSEPPE VERDI (1813-1901)   LIBRETTO BY ANTONIO GHISLANZONI AFTER AUGUSTE MARIETTE Performed in Italian From October 10 to November 16, 2013 Commissioned to celebrate concord between the nations, Aida is essentially about … Continue reading

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VERDI’S 200TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: Viva l’Opera ’13/’14- Live in French Cinemas

Verdi’s Nabucco from La Scala in Milan, part of the 200th anniversary celebrations across Europe this year, will open the UGC cinema chain’s Viva l’Opéra 2013-2014 broadcast season around France.  In an echo of the hugely successful live broadcasts from the New York Met matinees … Continue reading

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