Tag Archives: Tiziano Thomas Dossena

“1900: Looking Back, Looking Forward” has great success

Once again, the partnership between Maestro Michael Recchiuti at the piano and the astoundingly beautiful soprano Elizabeth Blancke-Biggs brought a magnificent concert to the world. I say to the world because besides being performed at the National Opera Center of … Continue reading

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From the Grammys to opera training: a NY conversation with Maestro Gabriele Ciampi

AN INTERVIEW BY  TIZIANO THOMAS DOSSENA A golden period for the Roman composer Gabriele Ciampi, appreciated by the great men of the Earth: he played for the Obamas in the White House, at the invitation of the former First Lady, … Continue reading

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“In Opera, We Like To Breathe…”. How A Great Master Class Can Change The Views On Opera…

By Tiziano Thomas Dossena From my perspective, having neither reputable vocal capability and experience nor any sizable knowledge of music other than a deep appreciation of opera, attending an Opera Master Class would have been an unthinkable and irrational action … Continue reading

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CAN LOVE FOR BOOKS AND OPERA KEEP YOU YOUNG?

Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena In 1912 Italians won the war against the Ottoman Empire, a forecast of the underlying colonialism that brought the Great War, the Titanic revealed itself not to be unsinkable and vitamins were first identified. It … Continue reading

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“VIVA VERDI” presentation at the Italian Heritage Month’s celebration in Brooklyn.

“VIVA VERDI” presentation at the Italian Heritage Month’s celebration in  Brooklyn. Tiziano Thomas Dossena, Editorial Director of L’Idea Magazine, gave a presentation titled “Viva Verdi” at the celebrations of the Italian Heritage Month, in the auditorium of St. Athanasius Church in … Continue reading

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Italian politician in visit to New York…

The governor of Apulia Nicky Vendola in visit to NEw York met with the authors of Dona Flor and organizers of the American premiere of the Opera.

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From the experience of bringing an opera to America came the book about the composer, which I wrote with Leonardo Campanile….

DOÑA FLOR, The Opera by van Westerhout, is a paperback in Italian, with facing English translation. The book narrates the life of Niccolò van Westerhout (1857-1898) and it explores the questions and concerns related to the first performance of his … Continue reading

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