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Singers aim to wow judges at Ningbo competition 05 Dec 2023
Veteran singers, including tenor Xu Chang, soprano Liu Yanhua and mezzo- soprano Shi Lin, appeared with the Ningbo Symphony Orchestra conducted by Yu Feng, performing arias and excerpts from operas like Wagner's Die Walkure, and Verdi's Aida ... .

Maria Callas Was Opera’s Defining Diva. She Still Is.

Oman Observer 02 Dec 2023
Her voice is the shadow that remains after shock, after anger. the sound of a woman realizing she has nothing left to live for. It is the second act of Verdi’s opera “La Traviata.” ....

Puccini’s tragic opera of love at first sight, LA BOHEME (the original “Rent”),  is live ...

Buffalo Rising 02 Dec 2023
The opera is sung in Italian with projected English surtitles ... Presented here fully staged, LA BOHEME is one of the world’s best-loved grand operas ... I couldn’t agree more! Great tunes, an easy-to-follow plot (not always the case with, say, the other great Italian opera composer Verdi), young lovers, and tragedy at the end.

Met Opera interrupted by Extinction Rebellion climate change protest: Audience boos as curtain falls...

The Daily Mail 01 Dec 2023
Extinction Rebellion protesters interrupted the Met Opera on Thursday night, forcing the curtain to be brought down mid-performance and then interrupting once more when the show resumed ... Extinction Rebellion have previously interrupted an opera in Switzerland and in Amsterdam, yelling during a performance of Verdi's Requiem.

Enduring greatness: five essential Maria Callas recordings on her centenary

The Observer 30 Nov 2023
In 1971, when I was a student on my first visit to the US, I managed to get a back stalls seat at the Metropolitan Opera in New York for a gala performance of Verdi’s Don Carlo, with a rising young tenor called Plácido Domingo in the title role ... I don’t remember a lot about the opera that night.

'Time has come for our cultures to get closer': Renowned music conductor Michele Gamba on performing at Dubai Opera as part of COP 28

Khaleejtimes 27 Nov 2023
Opera’s sheer universality represents deeply emotive stories reflecting the best and the worst of human nature ... He will lead the instrumentalists of La Scala in an operatic gala concert featuring a mix of well-known operas by Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini and Pietro Mascagni ... You selected highlights from the opera repertoire.

Dubai Opera: Italy’s Teatro alla Scala Orchestra announces Gulf debut

Arabian Business 27 Nov 2023
The repertoire for the evening will showcase renowned compositions from Italian opera luminaries Verdi, Puccini, and Mascagni ....

VCSU Holiday Choral Concert scheduled on Dec. 2 in Valley City

The Jamestown Sun 27 Nov 2023
In this concert, you can hear the newest trend, “What I Was Made For," from the Barbie movie and the longtime well-known “Sweet Caroline.” This concert features classical choral works such as Verdi’s Va pensiero (from Opera Nabucco), Poulenc’s Christmas motet “O Magnum ...

What’s new: San Jacinto Walmart supercenter gets a makeover

The Press Enterprise 27 Nov 2023
(Photo courtesy of the Palm Springs Opera Guild) Vocal competition celebrates 40 years in Palm Springs ... Past winners include Metropolitan Opera stars Sondra Radvanovsky (1990), tenor Charles Castronovo (1996), Angela Meade (2003) and Liv Redpath (2017), who made her MET Debut in Verdi’s opera Ballo in Maschera.

Ukraine: The Forging of a Nation review – the perennial fight against domination by Moscow

The Observer 26 Nov 2023
On 24 February 2022, Russian tanks entered Ukraine from Belarus. Their goal was to seize Kyiv. Armoured columns moved openly, trundling through a landscape of forest and swamp. The Kremlin assumed a quick victory ... His book Ukraine ... Photograph ... It featured a civil war, so chaotic and confusing that it “resembles the plot of Verdi’s opera Il trovatore” ... .


British Theatre Guide 25 Nov 2023
Giuseppe Verdi, text by Arrigo Boito ... Gwyn Hughes John plays Verdi’s Otello without make-up ... Verdi and Shakespeare are much diminished as a result. Play and opera are far less interesting and ... There was a time when Verdi was composing Otello that he wanted to call the opera Iago.

Who is Javier Milei? Argentina’s new far-right president ‘El Loco’ takes the stage

The Observer 20 Nov 2023
Friends and foes of Argentina’s next president compare him to his fellow right-wing populists Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro ... Elvis Presley and Wolverine ... Read more ... A music-lover, Milei was the lead singer of a Rolling Stones cover band called Everest and, according to Lemoine, also enjoys Bob Marley and Verdi. “He loves opera. He sings opera ... .

Belgrade Philharmonic wows NCPA audience in Beijing 18 Nov 2023
The audience reacted with big rounds of applause after a masterful performance of Verdi's overture from the opera "The Power of Destiny", Berlioz's "Fantastic Symphony" - and young Giovanni Zanon joined as a soloist in Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto.

News Binge: All of last week’s stories in one place

Santa Monica Daily Press 18 Nov 2023
Four decades after a group of “passionate amateur music lovers” began singing opera at the city’s old Verdi Restaurant, the singers continue to thrive under the artistic direction of Anne Marie Ketchum, who said she is “incredibly grateful that this has been a ...

Live theatre screening return to Rialto

CyprusMail 17 Nov 2023
The Life and Times of Malcolm X by Tony-award-winning Anthony Davis; Florencia en el Amazonas by Daniel Catán, the first ever Spanish-language opera to be commissioned by the Met; Bizet’s Carmen by British director Carrie Cracknell; as well as Verdi’s La Forza del Destino.

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