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Soprano finds role of Violetta ‘a challenge’ as Opera Southwest performs ‘La Traviata’

Albuquerque Journal 17 Oct 2021
The Connecticut-based soprano will sing the role of the doomed Violetta in “La Traviata” at Opera Southwest on Oct ... The show marks Asmar’s fourth time performing with Opera Southwest ... Verdi’s librettist based the story on an 1848 play by Alexandre Dumas ... “La Traviata” by Giuseppe Verdi, Opera Southwest.

Barn Opera’s ‘La traviata’: A champagne party for everyone

Rutland Herald 14 Oct 2021
When Brandon’s Barn Opera House “officially” opens next weekend, it will be with one of the most beloved gems of the repertoire, Giuseppe Verdi’s “La traviata.” And the audience will be invited to share in the festivities — even on stage ... Barn Opera will present Verdi’s “La traviata” at 7.30 p.m ... 15 and 16, at the Barn Opera House.

Joffrey Ballet celebrates ‘Home’ with debut at Lyric Opera House

Chicago Sun-Times 14 Oct 2021
The Joffrey Ballet ensemble dances “Under the TreesVoices” at the Lyric Opera House ... The work is set to Giuseppe Verdi’s timeless music, which was ably performed by conductor Scott Speck and the Lyric Opera Orchestra.

An American general, &c.

National Review 13 Oct 2021
There was some sad news last weekend. “Raymond T ... He was 67.”. I have quoted a report from the Associated Press. Here is some more of that report. ... Some more from the AP. ... And just a little more. ... More in Military ... This semester, Sheng was teaching a course on turning a play into an opera ... Verdi made an opera out of this play, of course, but so had Rossini.

Opera takes a turn outdoors for 2022

The Daily Mail 11 Oct 2021
As far as Opera Australia's Lyndon Terracini is concerned, the future will be increasingly outdoors ... Capitalising on the success of this year's high-tech Aida (Melbourne got the full run, Sydney enjoyed just one performance before lockdown), the company is presenting another digitally staged opera in Sydney with Verdi's Il Trovatore.

College Music Professor Reportedly Steps Down After Showing Students ‘Blackface’ Othello

Sputnik 10 Oct 2021
Sheng was accused of rendering the classroom an “unsafe“ space when ...

China Opera Festival set to run in Shandong

China Daily 08 Oct 2021
The fourth edition of the China Opera Festival will open in Shandong province on Oct 13, according to a news conference from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism in Beijing on Friday ... All presented works are newly created or remakes of classic operas completed after 2018.

Opera House to celebrate its 33rd anniversary with seven concerts

Egypt Independent 08 Oct 2021
It will also include an anthology of the opera Aida in its first version presented in 1872 by Verdi, the Force of Destiny, the Gypsy Princess operetta by Emmerich Kálmán, the Barber of Seville by Rossini and La bohème by Puccini ... The Opera House was inaugurated on October 10, 1988.

Gandhi, Non-Violence, and the Tai Ji Men Case

Bitter Winter English 08 Oct 2021
We missed the opera, and particularly the Metropolitan (Met) Opera in New York ... It is a long opera sung in Sanskrit language, and Glass is a minimalist composer whose postmodern music is based on repetitive structures, something as far away as possible from the classic operas of Verdi, Puccini, or Wagner.

Michigan professor drummed out of class for ... screening Laurence Olivier's "Othello" for students

Hot Air 08 Oct 2021
In regards to the “Othello” incident, Sheng told The Daily he made a mistake and was “very sorry.” He wrote that the original intent was to show how the opera composer Giuseppe Verdi had adapted Shakespeare’s play into an opera. Since cross-casting was frequent in opera, he did ...


Santa Monica Daily Press 07 Oct 2021
LA OPERA presents VERDI’S “IL TROVATORE” — finally I saw, I heard, I loved, and I must kick it up to HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, but this is the final performance! Do yourself a favor ... LAO Music Director (since 2006) James Conlon lives and breathes the Italian master, having conducted his 500th Verdi opera last year.

University of Michigan Professor Forced out of Class for Showing 1965 Film Featuring Blackface

The American Spectator 07 Oct 2021
He later said that he showed the film in order to demonstrate how composer Giuseppe Verdi had adapted Shakespeare’s play into an opera ... “At the world premiere of my opera The Silver River in South Carolina ... He did this to make a point about the Bard of Theatre and the Bard of Opera.

'Met Live' season begins: Opera simulcasts return to Cape Cod & Islands theaters

Cape Cod Times 06 Oct 2021
29, “Rigoletto” (Verdi) ... March 26, “Don Carlos” (Verdi). For the first time in company history, the Met will present the original five-act (and five-hour) French version of Verdi’s epic opera of doomed love among royalty, set against the backdrop of the Spanish Inquisition.

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