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Ohrlando’s Chamber continues livestream performances

West Hawaii Today 26 Feb 2021
... the opera stage, including works by Giuseppe Verdi, Gaetono Donizetti, Amilcare Ponchielli, Vincenzo Bellini and others.
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Italian Film Festival to open with ‘The Best Years’; book launch for ‘Funny Thing About ...

MinnPost 23 Feb 2021
The official English-language title is “The Best Years.” The opening movie in the Italian Film Festival, which begins this Thursday (Feb. 25), spans 40 years in the lives of four people ... 25 ... 28. Nightly Met Opera Streams ... The operas streaming this week include performances from 1999 (Tchaikovsky’s “The Queen of Spades”) to 2015 (Verdi’s “Il Trovatore”).
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Italy country profile

BBC News 22 Feb 2021
Take the art works of Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Tintoretto and Caravaggio, the operas of Verdi and Puccini, the cinema of Federico Fellini, add the architecture of Venice, Florence and Rome and you have just a fraction of Italy's treasures from over the centuries ... FACTS. UN, World Bank. Getty Images. LEADERS. President ... MEDIA ... .
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Letter: Performing arts, artists suffer during the pandemic

The Buffalo News 20 Feb 2021
There is no substitute for a live symphony orchestra performing Shostakovich, Stravinsky or Mahler, or a Puccini, Verdi or Mozart Opera at the Met or other opera houses, a live performance of a Broadway musical/show in New York City, your local playhouse or high school ...
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Duncan left important legacy with ‘Porgy and Bess’

Commonwealth Journal 20 Feb 2021
“He helped show that opera is indeed for everyone ... Duncan went on to have a substantial career in opera, being the first African-American to sing the role of Tonio in New York City Opera’s production of “I Pagliacci,” Escamillo in “Carmen,” and Rigoletto in Verdi’s opera of the same name ... It is undoubtedly an important, historic American opera.
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Sofia Coppola to Receive Honorary Award From American Society of Cinematographers

The Wrap 18 Feb 2021
... Bling Ring,” “The Beguiled” and the recent “On the Rocks.” She also directed the 2015 Netflix special “A Very Murray Christmas” and a 2017 production of Verdi’s opera “La Traviata” at the Teatro dell’Opera in Rome.
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Music Roundup: CeCe Winans, Patti Smith, BTS, Folk Unlocked, more...

Royal Oak Daily Tribune 18 Feb 2021
Sunday, Feb. 21 ... FRIDAY, FEB ... with a 6 p.m ... • The Metropolitan Opera Theatre wraps up its tribute to the late producer-director Franco Zeffirelli with three streaming weekend performances ... • The Metropolitan Opera spends a week saluting the late Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky, starting with Verdi's "Il Trovatore" from 2011 at 7.30 p.m.
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The Mix: George Gerdes tribute at City Winery and more cool things to do in ...

Chicago Sun-Times 17 Feb 2021
Lyric Opera’s music director designate Enrique Mazzola hosts “Sole e Amore” (Sun and Love), streaming Feb ... Curated and hosted by Lyric’s music director designate Enrique Mazzola, the concert features songs by Rossini, Donizetti, Bellini, Verdi, Puccini and Mascagni performed by the Ryan Opera Center Ensemble.
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HISTORY, HAPPENINGS

The Montanian 16 Feb 2021
January 17. 1706. Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston. 1902. Inventor Gustav Whitehead successfully flew an airplane of his own design for about seven miles near Bridgeport, Conn ... 1949 ... 1964 ... January 18. 1778 ... 1903 ... 2007 ... January 19. 1807 ... 1809 ... Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Il Trovatore, which includes the iconic Anvil Chorus, had its premiere performance in Rome ... .
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Television: Marian Anderson was a 'Voice of Freedom'

The Trentonian 14 Feb 2021
Anderson, the granddaughter of a slave who lived the last two years of his life with her family in Philadelphia, broke many barriers, including in 1955, when she became the first Black diva to appear at New York’s Metropolitan Opera (Verdi’s “Un Ballo en Maschera”), at the time a rare costumed role for her.
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ROH streams Young Artists and Friday Premieres

British Theatre Guide 12 Feb 2021
... Parker Young Artists Programme, mezzo-soprano Stephanie Wake-Edwards, soprano Alexandra Lowe and tenor Filipe Manu, to perform arias and duets from operas such as Mozart’s Così fan tutte, Gluck’s Orfeo Ed Euridice and Verdi’s Falstaff as well as songs by Weill and Bernstein.
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Jazz musician Wellington Bullings brings soul to Stone Cottage for Valentine’s Day livestream

Daily Camera 11 Feb 2021
(Ali Vagnini/ Courtesy photo). At 7 p.m ... Daily Camera ... DC ... Opera Amore. A Valentine’s Day Opera. Join Boulder Opera Company for a night of favorite arias, duets, trios and quartets by Verdi, Puccini, Bellini, Mozart and more ... Sunday; Dairy Arts Center; 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $35- $140; thedairy.org/events/opera-amore-valentines-day-concert/2021-02-13/.
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How ‘Moonlight’ and Solange inspired an opera film centering Black artists

The Los Angeles Times 10 Feb 2021
It’s another project by the New York-based Heartbeat Opera to make the art form accessible and relevant, said director Ethan Heard, who co-founded the company ... Over its first six seasons, Heartbeat Opera had produced works from only white composers and librettists including Verdi’s “Macbeth” and Mozart’s “Don Giovanni.” ... (Heartbeat Opera).
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