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Italy’s capital of culture: Parma

Google Blog 28 Jul 2021
The land of renowned musicians Verdi and Toscanini, Parma is a favorite destination for opera lovers, who can now immerse themselves in a collection of 10,000 stage photographs, sketches and posters from the newly digitized Casa della Musica (literally “House of Music) archives ... Discover the opera lovers’ favourite stage.
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The Israeli Opera reveals its next productions

The Jerusalem Post 22 Jul 2021
Giger-style depicting a fantasy half-man, half-metal, creature cranking a lever with a skull at its tip allows all involved to feel just how Heavy Metal opera can get. The announced operas are Mozart’s The Magic Flute (to open on November 5), Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin (Yevgény Onégin) (December 28).
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In second Honors this year, Kennedy Center to recognize Joni Mitchell, Bette Midler, Lorne Michaels, ...

The Keene Sentinel 22 Jul 2021
He made his Metropolitan Opera debut in 1963 in Verdi’s “Rigoletto,” the first of 400 performances that spanned 21 seasons and included the Met’s inaugural performance at Lincoln Center in 1966 ... He appeared numerous times with the Washington National Opera and the National Symphony Orchestra.
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Today in Israeli History

The American Israelite 22 Jul 2021
July 28, 1923 — Opera Arrives in Palestine. Mordechai Golinkin’s production of Giuseppe Verdi’s “La Traviata” in a movie theater marks the beginning of opera in the British Mandate of Palestine. Golinkin wrote his thesis in Moscow on “The Vision of the Hebrew Art Temple of Opera Work in Palestine” before trying to make that vision a reality.
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Bette Midler, Joni Mitchell, Lorne Michaels, Berry Gordy and Justino Díaz to Receive Kennedy Center Honors

The Wrap 21 Jul 2021
The 44th Kennedy Center Honors will take place in a gala event at the Kennedy Center Opera House on Dec ... He was the first Puerto Rican to win an annual contest at the Metropolitan Opera of New York in 1963, making his stage debut in Verdi’s “Rigoletto” later that year.
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BBC Proms to open in July with no social distancing

The Observer 21 Jul 2021
The BBC Proms will open at full capacity and without social distancing this summer, but attendees will be required to provide proof of their vaccination or Covid status in order to enter London’s Royal Albert Hall ... From Adès’ angel to Verdi’s fat knight. what to see as classical and opera venues reopen. Read more ... Reuse this content. .
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Maestro, cue the camel: Graham Vick’s greatest opera productions

The Observer 19 Jul 2021
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (Birmingham Opera Company, 2019) ... Where the Birmingham adventures all began – a portable version of Verdi’s final opera, with orchestral forces scaled down to match, and first performed in a leisure centre, yet miraculously preserving all the wit and gentle humour of the original.Un Re in Ascolto.
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Art as Aliveness: Willa Cather on Attention and Sensory Presence as Key to Creativity

Brainpickings 19 Jul 2021
Contemplating the subject of creativity, Cather laments that nothing is more “fatal to the spirit of art” than the rise of what she aptly terms “superficial culture” — the commodification of art not as an instrument of aliveness but as a status ...
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Falstaff at Scottish Opera review — perfect comic timing

The Times/The Sunday Times 18 Jul 2021
Eight years before the end of his life in 1901, Verdi wrote only his second comic opera, a valedictory masterpiece that reminisces nostalgically ...
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Opera Director Sir Graham Vick Dies Following ‘Complications Arising From COVID’

The Epoch Times 18 Jul 2021
Opera director Sir Graham Vick has died following “complications arising from COVID-19,” the Birmingham Opera Company has announced ... In 1987 he founded the Birmingham Opera Company.
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Northern Living in Brief: 07/18/2021

Traverse City Record-Eagle 18 Jul 2021
Cardio drumming. INTERLOCHEN — Karen McLain, from FootLoose Fitness TC, leads cardio drumming at 2 p.m. July 19 and 26 at Interlochen Public Library ... Donations are appreciated.Paramedic training program ... 231-334-3179.Opera performances. PETOSKEY — Bay View Association presents the Mainstage Opera Verdi’s “La Traviata” at 8 p.m ... .
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Bay Area offers dozens of in-person and virtual events

The Mercury News 18 Jul 2021
Festival Opera — A Jake Heggie Triptych ... This world premiere event of works by Jake Heggie features three song cycles reimagined as fully staged chamber operas ... This virtual performance of the “Va, Pensiero” chorus from Verdi’s opera “Nabucco” features instrumentalists and singers from 26 states, eight countries and five continents.
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Glimmerglass Festival re-imagined: Opera outdoors on an impressive new stage

The Daily Gazette 15 Jul 2021
It also helped that Colaneri had often conducted the Metropolitan Opera outside when the company presented operas in New York City’s Central Park during the 2000s, he said ... Verdi’s “Il Trovatore” opens Aug ... “In the original version, Verdi had thought to name the opera ‘Azucena’ so it is quite in line ... Verdi “Il Trovatore”.
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Fort Worth Opera Announces Historic 75th Anniversary Season

Omaha World-Herald 13 Jul 2021
Over the past year, Fort Worth Opera has redefined two things ... For those who treasure this tragic romance or first-timers who have yet to experience Verdi's sumptuous score, arias, and duets, there is something here for every opera lover to savor, just as audiences have done for over 160 years ... Fort Worth Opera’s Children’s Opera Theatre Presents..
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Cairo Opera Troupe, Cairo Opera Ballet Troupe to perform famed Opera Aida in Italy on July 16

Egypt Today 12 Jul 2021
... will perform the famed international Opera Aida for  Giuseppe Verdi ... Verdi composed the music for the opera for 150,000 francs of gold ... Opera Aida was performed for the first time in 1871 at the old stage of the Khedive Opera House; however, Verdi was not able to attend.

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