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Glastonbury 2024 to be UK’s most expensive pop festival at £360

The Observer 01 Oct 2023
Glastonbury ticket prices have gone up by £20 to £360 and are now £100 more expensive than a night of top-rank Italian opera in the best seats at Covent Garden ... A top price ticket to see Verdi’s La Forza Del Destino at London’s Royal Opera House this month would set you back £245 ... The balance is due in the first week of April ... .

Malta Philharmonic Orchestra unleashed for first concert of the season.

The Malta Independent 01 Oct 2023
Opera was the family business as far as Weber was concerned, and he spent his childhood touring with the opera company that his father had set up. His opera Der Freischütz sealed his place in German musical history because of the use of folk tunes in the score ... It ranks as one of my favourites even if I have never watched the actual opera.

Falstaff review – Opera North puts a twinkle in Sir John’s eye in gleeful – ...

The Guardian 29 Sep 2023
Grand Theatre, Leeds Henry Waddington relishes every moment as the blustering Sir John in a sustainably staged production of Verdi’s final opera, played and performed with an unfailing sense of humour As the rainbow-striped butcher’s curtain rises on Opera North’s new Falstaff , ...

‘An Afternoon of Opera Favorites’ For Beginners

The Pilot 29 Sep 2023
Mozart, Puccini, Offenbach, Gershwin, Bizet and Verdi. If you think you don’t like opera, think again ... “An Afternoon of Opera Favorites” will take place in the beautiful and historic sanctuary of Community Congregational Church, 141 North Bennett St., in Southern Pines.

Falstaff review – Opera North puts a twinkle in Sir John’s eye in gleeful – and green – staging

The Observer 29 Sep 2023
Garry Walker leads the Orchestra of Opera North on a merry dance through the extraordinarily rich, surprising score of Verdi’s final opera, keeping its complex ensembles in check (one or two momentary wobbles aside) and milking moments of comic word painting and self-parody for all their worth.


Atlantic City 28 Sep 2023
... left the act) bringing hilarious anarchy to the staid, snooty and often pretentious world of opera, ultimately (and literally) bringing down the house during a staging of Verdi's I Trovatore.

amBroadway: The Metropolitan Opera goes from Malcolm X to Magic Flute in the fall

The Villager 24 Sep 2023
The Metropolitan Opera’s new season, which begins on Wednesday night, will feature nine productions in rotating repertory through New Year’s Eve alone, including new productions of three contemporary works (including the company’s first opera in Spanish in nearly a century) and revivals of classics by Verdi, Puccini, Wagner, and Mozart.

The week in classical: La forza del destino; Bayerisches Staatsorchester/ Jurowksi; Chouchane Siranossian – review

The Guardian 23 Sep 2023
Royal Opera House; Barbican; Wigmore Hall, London Ignore the fanciful plot and submit to the musical glories of the Royal Opera’s bravura revival of unwieldy Verdi ... Verdi’s La forza del destino (1862), of which the events described are only the start, is sometimes described as the ...

Abu Dhabi Festival's co-production of Medea draws a royal crowd in Madrid

The National 22 Sep 2023
And I think the opera does well in that it doesn’t exploit the condition,” she says ... Medea follows last year's Teatro Real season opener featuring Giuseppe Verdi's ancient Egyptian opera Aida and Gustav Mahler’s potent symphony Resurrection (also known as his Symphony Number 2) at Festival d'Aix-en-Provence in France.

News in pictures, Thursday, September 21, 2023

The Times/The Sunday Times 21 Sep 2023
A two-week-old hoglet finds an unusual spot to sit at the Happy Hedgehogs rescue centre in Nidderdale, North Yorkshire. TIMES PHOTOGRAPHER JAMES GLOSSOP ... The winners will be announced on Friday ... Stacey Alleaume as Violetta during a dress rehearsal for the Welsh National Opera performance of Verdi’s La Traviata at the Millennium Centre in Cardiff ... .

Opera Vermont’s debut promises a bountiful future

Times Argus 18 Sep 2023
Opera Vermont, which aims to become the statewide opera company, introduced itself last week with a most impressive program of favorite arias, duets and ensembles from grand opera at two of its initial venues — Thursday in Greensboro at the Highland Center for the Arts and Friday the Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester.

Hawkes Bay tenor brings the magic back home

RNZ 15 Sep 2023
And earlier this year, Emmanuel stepped in with less than five hours' notice to sing Alfredo in Wellington Opera's production of 'La Traviata' by Verdi ... Emmanuel is "super excited" to finally perform The Magic Flute in Napier, in a concert that will double as a fundraising event for Hawke’s Bay’s Festival Opera.

Can opera conquer Vermont?: Barn Opera’s Josh Collier is betting it can

Times Argus 14 Sep 2023
Brandon’s Barn Opera is beginning to take over Vermont — at least operatically — as Opera Vermont ... Newcomer to the Opera Vermont family is soprano Kathleen Echols Crumbacher ... On May 10 and 11, Opera Vermont will produce the Verdi masterpiece “Rigoletto” at the Southern Vermont Arts Center, also fully staged with orchestra and supertitles.

Bay Area arts: 6 concerts and shows to see this weekend

The Mercury News 13 Sep 2023
Verdi at SF Opera. Over the past few seasons, San Francisco Opera music director Eun Sun Kim has traced a thrilling journey through the music of Giuseppe Verdi; this month, she brings her musical mastery to “Il Trovatore.” Fueled by deep secrets, passion and revenge, it’s one of ...

Xi'an Symphony's annual outdoor concert continues to wow

China Daily 11 Sep 2023
... Ode to the Red Flag by Lyu Qiming, the Carmen Ouverture by Georges Bizet and Di Madride noi siam mattadori from Verdi's opera La Traviata.

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