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Simon Boccanegra review – vast forces bring Verdi’s ‘fiasco’ to vivid life

The Guardian 19 Apr 2024
Bridgewater Hall, Manchester Opera Rara joined with the Hallé under Sir Mark Elder for this semi-staged performance of the original version of Verdi’s opera Twenty-five years separate the action in ...

Simon Boccanegra review — Mark Elder’s crowning glory at the Hallé

The Times/The Sunday Times 19 Apr 2024
The fascinating one is the scholar Roger Parker’s new edition of Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra in its original 1857 version, using an autograph score only recently made available. It’s Verdi’s 1881 revision that’s nearly always staged in opera houses.

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, April 18-25

LA Daily News 18 Apr 2024
Earth Day, April 22, is observed in advance with events April 20-21 in the San Fernando Valley and elsewhere ... In the photo ... (Photo by Anjali Sharif-Paul, The Sun/SCNG). EVENTS ... April 18 ... Free admission ... Oct ... 7 ... LA Opera presents the opera by Giuseppe Verdi ... .

Opera Tampa conductor has an unlikely hobby: roller coaster super fan

Tampa Bay Times 15 Apr 2024
The hobby is not unlike getting someone acquainted with the centuries-old art form of opera, he said ... Verdi’s masterpiece is the world’s most-performed opera, a love story of familial strife that explores class with heartbreaking consequences.

Maestro to conduct opera academy in China

China Daily 13 Apr 2024
Toscanini knew Verdi and played cello at the premiere of Verdi's opera Otello ... "Ever since maestro Muti became the music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, we performed five Verdi operas and Cavalleria Rusticana by Mascagni in concerts.

‘Pretty Woman: The Musical’ Review: A Musical Adaptation of a Hallowed Classic

The Harvard Crimson 11 Apr 2024
For example, the scene in the grandiose opera house where Vivian is moved to tears by a performance of Verdi’s “La Traviata” had to be drastically pared down to a single opera box that swiveled around the stage.

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, April 11-18

LA Daily News 11 Apr 2024
Get ready for the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, April 20-21 at William S. Hart Park in Newhall. (Photo courtesy of the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival) ... EVENTS. Chatsworth Blockfest ... ONGOING ... LA Opera presents the opera by Giuseppe Verdi.

Iconic Foreign and Hungarian Divas in the Focus of a New Exhibition from May

Hungary Today 10 Apr 2024
Kossuth Prize-winning opera singer �va Marton donated the costume of Elisabeth of Valois in Verdi’s opera Don Carlos to the House of Music. Excerpts from recordings of the world-famous opera ...

2024 Fiat 500e wraps charm in affordable EV city-car package

Driving 10 Apr 2024
Article content. Oh, c’mon, look at it, it’s cute as hell ... Story continues below ... Article content ... Play Video ... 2.50 ... The four unique listening environments include My Music Room, My Recording Studio, Giuseppe Verdi Opera HousePisa, and Open-Air Arena.

How Opera’s Crisis Can Become an Opera Renaissance

New York Observer 09 Apr 2024
Opera stands at a critical juncture. Opera America’s 2023 Annual Field Report reveals an alarming reality ... Their work challenges the notion that opera requires grand resources to tell powerful stories ... To the opera purists, I offer reassurance.

The week in classical: Salzburg Easter festival – review

The Observer 07 Apr 2024
Also in the Grosses Festspielhaus, the festival’s main venue for opera and concerts, Pappano conducted an unforgettable performance of Verdi’s Messa da Requiem (1873), in which the Santa Cecilia ...

Andrea Bocelli shines at Milwaukee concert, and shares his light with 11-year-old daughter

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 07 Apr 2024
But hearing it live is an entirely different, often visceral experience, with Giuseppe Verdi's immortal canzone "La donna è mobile," from his 1851 opera "Rigoletto," serving as an impactful ...

The Great One: La Bohème at Opera in the Heights

Houston Press 06 Apr 2024
And Opera in the Heights' production is very good indeed ... This lavish romanticism with its tinge of verismo was Puccini's breakthrough work that placed him at the forefront of Italian opera composers after the death of the master, Giuseppe Verdi.

Andrea Bocelli delivers a concert for the ages at PPG Paints Arena

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 05 Apr 2024
Many of the first half’s selections may not be familiar to non-opera lovers, but the opening number, “La donna e mobile,” from Verdi’s “Rigoletto,” would sound familiar to most.