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Lecture about Italian Opera Sure to Sound Sweet

The Bradford Era 10 Jun 2024
... by opera author and speaker August Ventura.
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Meloni joins cultural elite celebrating Italian opera's recognition as a world treasure

Voa News 09 Jun 2024
... houses, joined by over 314 choral singers and a cast of global star opera stars who delivered a greatest hits of Italian opera from Verdi to Puccini, Donizetti to Bellini for an appreciative crowd.
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The week in classical: Andrea Chénier; The Barber of Seville review – brio and ballistic B-flats

The Observer 09 Jun 2024
I’ve done productions of Wagner, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Britten and Birtwistle at Covent Garden,” he said, “but maybe not as many of the Italian classics as they expected me to.” During his second ...
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NSO inaugurates ‘Opera in Concert’ series with an electric ‘Otello’

The Washington Post 08 Jun 2024
A presentation of Verdi’s demanding classic launches the National Symphony Orchestra’s new series of full operas in concert ... .
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Italian opera celebrated in Verona's 'magical' Arena

Raw Story 07 Jun 2024
Verona's ancient Roman Arena will host a star-studded classical concert Friday to celebrate the addition of Italian opera singing to UNESCO's list of intangible global heritage ... Italian opera was added to the UN's heritage list in December.
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Kirstie Allsopp pays tribute to her father Charles, 6th Baron Hindlip, who has died aged 83

AOL 07 Jun 2024
Allsopp, 52, posted an image on Instagram of Lord Hindlip leading an auction at Christie’s, where he was formerly chairman, overlaid with the triumphal march from Aida, the opera by Giuseppe Verdi ... Bless you Dad, we loved you so much.” .
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Director Damiano Michieletto invigorates opera with stagings that astonish some, appall others

North Shore News 05 Jun 2024
Verdi’s “Aida” at Munich’s Bavarian State Opera last year included an antiwar movie during the Triumphal March, paraplegics as supernumeraries and Radamès’ head shaved on stage — inspired by Vincent ...
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Lecturer to speak at Pitt-Bradford about opera culture in Parma, Italy

Olean Times Herald 04 Jun 2024
BRADFORD, Pa. — The Marilyn Horne Museum at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will host a bit of Italy when opera author and lecturer August Ventura presents “There’s Something About Verdi.” ... .
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Thomas Jolly Is Masterminding The Most Complex Olympics Opening Ceremony Of All Time

Vogue 04 Jun 2024
Growing up in a tiny village in northern France, he staged imaginary dramas in which he played Cleopatra and imaginary operas in which he directed dancers while listening to Verdi’s The Force of Destiny.
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Calling Local Street Artists: Houston Grand Opera offers chance to feature work on state at the Wortham Theater Center

Houston Leader 03 Jun 2024
... for company’s new production of Verdi’s Il trovatore, opening in fall 2024 ... “As in Verdi’s opera, all families have ancient secrets; unresolved problems; mysteries long buried that come to the fore.
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Calling Local Street Artists: Houston Grand Opera offers chance ot feature work on state at the Wortham Theater Center

Houston Leader 03 Jun 2024
... for company’s new production of Verdi’s Il trovatore, opening in fall 2024 ... “As in Verdi’s opera, all families have ancient secrets; unresolved problems; mysteries long buried that come to the fore.
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Review: Theater Latte Da puts a sweeter spin on Puccini with ‘Johnny Skeeky’

Pioneer Press 03 Jun 2024
It’s a delightful show that employs music from Puccini’s “Gianni Schicchi” but also borrows from other of his operas and tosses in a bit of the “Requiem” he wrote in memory of fellow composer Giuseppe ...
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The Unz Review 03 Jun 2024
... cultural pride; yet they send their sons and daughters off to learn piano, violin, and French Horn, and crowd into concert halls to hear visiting orchestras and opera singers perform Mozart and Verdi.
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Summer Nights Under the Stars: Your Guide to Herodeion's Must-See Shows

Greek City Times 02 Jun 2024
Whether you're passionate about opera, moved by classical music, or crave the energy of contemporary artists, there's something for everyone under the Athenian sky ... Opera Under the Stars. ... Verdi's La Traviata (July 27, 28, 30, 31).

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