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Palm Beach Opera's company premiere of 'Falstaff' opens Friday

Palm Beach Daily News 23 Mar 2023
Palm Beach Opera will present Giuseppe Verdi’s final opera, “Falstaff,” for the first time in company history this weekend ... “We are thrilled to present Verdi’s final opera at Palm Beach Opera for the very first time,” General Director David Walker said in a prepared statement ... "Falstaff" premiered in 1893, in Verdi's 80th year.

Chartiers-Houston grad performs in Pittsburgh Opera's 'Il Trovatore'

Observer-Reporter 23 Mar 2023
"I'll dream about being in an opera and I've never seen the score or something.". Loutsion made that admission just as rehearsals were about to begin for the Pittsburgh Opera production of Giuseppe Verdi's "Il Trovatore," which has Loutsion playing Leonora, a young noblewoman with a deadly trick up her sleeve.

Themes of romance, revenge drive Pittsburgh Opera's 'Il Trovatore'

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 23 Mar 2023
Audience members at the Pittsburgh Opera production of “Il Trovatore” might be reminded of a popular medieval fantasy television series ... Pittsburgh Opera will present Giuseppe Verdi’s 1853 four-act opera in four performances, March 25 through April 2, in the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District.

Rigoletto at Opera in the Heights Examines the Poison Hurt People Can Generate

Houston Press 22 Mar 2023
Director Alyssa Weathersby has been reminding the cast of the Opera in the Heights production of Verdi's classic Rigoletto of that as they rehearse for their production opening this week. The opera begins ... So we have someone in Nathan Matticks who specializes in these Verdi roles.".

Stories of love and loss: 'La Traviata' promises a timeless performance

Scottsbluff StarHerald 22 Mar 2023
The UNL Opera is hoping to create new fans, young and old, of musical theater with its Saturday, March 25 performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s, “La Traviata,” at the Midwest Theater ... People are bound to be familiar with songs from the opera, which have been featured in cartoons and ...

New York's Met Opera is ordered to pay Russian opera star Anna Netrebko over $200,000 ...

The Daily Mail 19 Mar 2023
A Russian soprano has won a $200,000 pay-out from the Metropolitan Opera after it cancelled a string of her performances last year when she refused to denounce leader Vladimir Putin ... Anna Netrebko, who endorsed Putin for president in 2012 and called his Western critics 'evil', was one of the Opera's biggest stars before Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Love, loss themes will resonate with ‘La Traviata’ audiences

Scottsbluff StarHerald 19 Mar 2023
A Lincoln couple will be among the performers traveling to Scottsbluff this week as the UNL Opera’s touring ...La Traviata,” one of the world’s best-known operas, is Giuseppe Verdi’s story of a scandalous relationship between Violetta, a courtesan, and a wealthy young man, Alfredo.


British Theatre Guide 18 Mar 2023
Giuseppe Verdi. Dnipro Opera ... Dnipro Opera. Staging the most spectacular of Italian operas is a logistical challenge for any company, as Verdi himself discovered when his scenery for the Cairo première remained stuck in Paris for months. Dnipro Opera’s immediate problem for its ...

Prince Harry sues tabloid for defamation over security story

The Associated Press 17 Mar 2023
He serves as principal guest conductor of Munich’s Bavarian State Opera and will be on the podium for the Metropolitan Opera’s revival of Verdi’s “Falstaff” starting Sunday ... Up ahead is “Aida” and Verdi’s “Don Carlo” at the Munich Opera Festival in July, and Rustioni conducts a ...

Review: The Met’s Falstaff Revival Is Fantastically Funny

New York Observer 17 Mar 2023
Hera Hysesang Park as Nannetta, Ailyn Pérez as Alice, Jennifer Johnson Cano as Meg, and Marie-Nicole Lemieux as Mistress Quickly in Verdi’s “Falstaff.” Photo. Karen Almond/Met Opera ... In Falstaff, Verdi and Boito not only took Shakespeare into a new genre but actually improved upon his characterizations.

Things to Do in Miami: Florida Grand Opera's "Tosca" at Arsht Center

Miami New Times 17 Mar 2023
There are at least five good reasons Florida Grand Opera (FGO) has performed Puccini's Tosca almost a dozen times in 50 years, even featuring tenor Luciano Pavarotti in one of the roles in 1981 ... In 2017, he returned to FGO to perform in Verdi's A Masked Ball and sang the title role in the opera company's Rigoletto last season.

Leah Crocetto bringing friends to Adrian for concert March 18

The Daily Telegram 14 Mar 2023
Not long after Momenti’s Adrian concert, for example, she heads to Bari, Italy, to sing the role of Odabella in Verdi’s “Attila.” Then, in June, she performs the title role in Verdi’s “Aida” at the Sydney (Australia) Opera House with Opera Australia ... Pursell is a singer and actor who has performed in opera houses across the U.S.

More weekend performances in town

Shenzhen Daily 14 Mar 2023
Brahms violin sonatas. Brahms’ three violin sonatas are among the greatest masterpieces of 19th-century chamber music ... Time ... Tickets ... Bay Opera of Shenzhen, Bao’an District (深圳滨海艺术中心) ... Chinese soprano Yu Guanqun will sing a night of Chinese and Western lieder and opera songs, including works by Debussy, Satie, Mozart, Liszt and Verdi on Saturday night.

Rock the Riverfront, Opera Extravaganza, Circus on Ice among Chattanooga area’s weekend event highlights

Chatanooga Times Free Press 14 Mar 2023
And a conductor from New York's Metropolitan Opera will visit for an Opera Extravaganza, where everyone is asked to wear purple ... Guest conductor Pierre Vallet of New York's Metropolitan Opera will lead selections from composers including Bizet, Berlioz, Verdi, Rodgers and Hammerstein.

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