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‘Madama Butterfly’ From the Pacific Opera Project: Puccini in Japanese

The Epoch Times 12 Jul 2024
Commentary As an opera singer, it’s fascinating for me to receive questions about my art form from people who aren’t familiar with opera ... Since then, many of the legendary opera composers were Italians, including Rossini, Verdi, and Puccini.
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Meyer Lausanne Orchestra

Citrus County Chronicle 12 Jul 2024
FILE - La Scala CEO and Artistic Director Dominique Meyer arrives to attend La Scala opera house's gala season opener, Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Don Carlo," at the Milan La Scala theater in Milan, Italy, Dec. 7, 2023. Meyer has been ... .
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Sparky and often hilarious: Garsington's Un giorno di regno reviewed

The Spectator 11 Jul 2024
This was Verdi’s second opera and it ran for precisely one night in 1840 before being pulled. Only the fact that he was under contract persuaded Verdi not to quit opera altogether; which is fortunate because his next effort was Nabucco.
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Off the Grid: Sally breaks down USA TODAY's daily crossword puzzle, Front and Center

The Star - Shelby 11 Jul 2024
There are spoilers ahead ... Editor ... R ... Sharon OLDS teaches in the creative writing program at New York University.OPERAS (48A. "Porgy and Bess" and "Aida") Porgy and Bess is a 1935 OPERA by George Gershwin. Aida is an 1871 OPERA by Giuseppe Verdi.RATE (61A.
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Does UK opera have a future to sing about?

The Conversation 10 Jul 2024
NI Opera’s 2024-25 season also offers a series of free music and creative skills workshops for older schoolchildren to discover opera through works by Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Puccini, Bizet, Humperdinck, Verdi and Britten.
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Verdi’s Ernani is a ludicrous opera, but this performance is excellent fun

AOL 07 Jul 2024
Ernani, Verdi’s fifth opera, was a considerable success in its time; having premiered at Venice’s Teatro La Fenice in 1844, it became the first of his operas to be performed in Britain ... And the opera’s ...
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Ernani review – sterling singing triumphs over Verdi’s implausible plot

The Observer 07 Jul 2024
Long on confrontation and chivalric vows, short on credible characterisation, Verdi’s fifth opera Ernani was one of the composer’s greatest early successes, but these days requires a firm directorial ...
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Un Giorno di Regno, Garsington: Verdi’s maligned comedy gets a dynamite makeover

AOL 06 Jul 2024
Verdi’s much-maligned comic opera flopped when it opened at La Scala in 1840 and has remained a curiosity ever since ... Part of the problem is a pedestrian plot; thwarted marriages are better served elsewhere in opera.
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FYI Calendar: Dig for arrowheads at MONAH in Bentonville

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 05 Jul 2024
Opera In The Ozarks -- Continues with a double bill of short operas, "Beauty and the Beast" by Vittorio Giannini and "L'enfant et les Sortileges" by Maurice Ravel, plus "The Crucible" by Robert Ward ...
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FYI Calendar: Fourth of July fireworks displays tonight

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 04 Jul 2024
Opera In The Ozarks -- Through July 19 with a double bill of short operas, "Beauty and the Beast" by Vittorio Giannini and "L'enfant et les Sortileges" by Maurice Ravel, along with "The Crucible" by ...
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Michael White’s classical news: Flanders & Swann; Spitalfields Festival; Islington Choral Society; Thaxted Festival

Islington Tribune 04 Jul 2024
• There’s no escape from seasonal festivity just now, with the Islington Festival opening at St Mary’s Upper Street, July 5 (a concert of Czech chamber music) and July 6 (Verdi opera duets).
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Edgar review — this Puccini revival is a good stab at a limp work

The Times/The Sunday Times 03 Jul 2024
Within the space of a week, British opera companies are giving mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to Verdi and Puccini’s biggest failures. Garsington has just rehabilitated Verdi’s second, unloved opera Un ...
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A Taskmaster and Her 'Master Class'

The East Hampton Star 03 Jul 2024
They each have an aria to work with, pieces from classic operas such as Bellini's "La Sonnambula" ("The Sleepwalker"), Puccini's "Tosca," and Verdi's "Macbeth," accompanied skillfully on piano by Brett Ryback as Manny Weinstock.
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Un giorno di regno review — Verdi’s unloved comedy bursts into life

The Times/The Sunday Times 30 Jun 2024
Verdi’s second opera, usually translated as “King for a Day”, itself lasted only a day when first staged in 1840 at La Scala, Milan. This very high-profile flop nearly persuaded the young composer to give up altogether ... Culture. Classical & Opera ... .

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