Tag Archives: Verdi

“La Traviata” in Des Moines

  PRESENTS: Verdi / La Traviata (The Fallen Woman)* An opera in four acts Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave after Alexandre Dumas fils’ play La dame aux camélias First performance: Venice; Teatro La Fenice, March 6, 1853 Performed in Italian … Continue reading

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Rigoletto in Tel Aviv

Rigoletto Giuseppe Verdi  The womanizing Duke sings La donna e` mobile as he enjoys his ongoing conquests, while his jester Rigoletto plans a personal vendetta in Verdi’s popular opera about blind love, hate and the wish for revenge. Libretto: Francesco … Continue reading

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Il Trovatore in Delaware

OPERA DELAWARE PRESENTS:   About Il Trovatore Happy endings may be few and far between in this family drama of Count Di Luna’s search for his long-lost brother and the plot may border on being…well, operatic – however Il Trovatore features … Continue reading

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To Sing with Nature: Piotr Beczała at San Diego Opera

To Sing with Nature: Piotr Beczała at San Diego Opera By Erica Miner (Used by permission) Gracious, charming, highly intelligent and perceptive, Polish-born artist Piotr Beczała (dubbed “Piotr the Great” in San Francisco), first graced the San Diego Opera stage in his 2010 Bohème debut, … Continue reading

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“La Traviata” in Utah

UTAH OPERA PRESENTS: CAPITOL THEATRE JAN 18, 20, 22 & 24 (7:30 PM) JAN 26, 2014 (2 PM) Verdi is arguably opera’s most successful composer and La Traviata is one of his greatest hits. This is the story of Violetta, … Continue reading

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“Un ballo in maschera” in Tel Aviv

Un ballo in maschera Giuseppe Verdi Amelia is married to Renato yet she loves Riccardo. Renato is Riccardo’s best friend. Riccardo is the Governor. Ulrica the fortune teller prophesizes that Riccardo will be murdered. Love, hate, spite and revenge in … Continue reading

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La Traviata in Chicago.

The Lyric Opera of Chicago presents a love story as unforgettable as Giuseppe Verdi’s sweeping and spectacular melodies: LA TRAVIATA In Italian with projected English texts. DECEMBER 12, 15 & 20 Verdi’s La Traviata is a new production. Coproduction of Lyric Opera … Continue reading

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