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The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York
James Levine Returns
Live at the Met, the Metropolitan Opera's award-winning series of live, high definition opera transmissions to theaters around the world, continues its 2013-14 season at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on Saturday at 1 p.m., with Giuseppe Verdi's classic opera Falstaff.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
La Scala's 'La Traviata' opener gets mixed reviews
La Scala's gala season premiere Saturday opened with spontaneous applause for Nelson Mandela's memory and closed with mixed reviews for "La Traviata."
Sat Dec 07, 2013
'Fever' in Milan as La Scala opera season opens
Milan's La Scala opera house opens its 2013/2014 season on Saturday with a performance of Giuseppe Verdi's "La Traviata" on the 200th anniversary of the composer's birth.
La Scala marks Verdi bicentennial with La Traviata
Milan opera house La Scala is concluding its bicentennial celebrations of Giuseppe Verdi's birth with Daniele Gatti conducting "La Traviata" at the gala season opener.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
A Falstaffian Feast
If you're feeling stressed out about preparing your turkey for the holidays, spare a thought for Allen Tate.
Levine returns with - Falstaff'
The Live in HD high-definition simulcast series of productions from the New York Metropolitan Opera to the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., continues Saturday, Dec. 14, at 1 p.m. with Giuseppe Verdi's take on Shakespeare's jolly "Falstaff."
Thu Dec 05, 2013
A Minute With: Opera director Robert Carsen on the Met's 'Falstaff'
The New York Metropolitan Opera will stage its first new production of Giuseppe Verdi's comic opera "Falstaff" in nearly 50 years on Friday and transmit a live performance next week to 2,000 movie theaters in 64 countries.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Verdi Gala or Bach Christmas Oratorio - the singing was fine
The OpA©ra de MontrA©al's decision to make its 2013 Gala exclusively a bicentennial tribute to Giuseppe Verdi - as if Richard Wagner never existed - made easier my own Solomonic decision to attend the first half of one event on Sunday and the second of another.
Buenos Aires Herald
Twilight of the musical season at the Col n
Regisseur Alex Oll gives "political tone" to Un ballo in maschera tonight Critic's choice The musical year is near its twilight.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Seattle Gay News
SSO honors Speight Jenkins with glorious Requiem
The performance I attended was very fine indeed, and one of the best things about it was the way it came to be.
L'Opera de Montreal celebrates Verdi bicentennial
Hiromi Omura and Gregory Dahl in a scene from Il Trovatore. Omura co-headlines L'Opera de Montreal 's 18th annual Gala at the Maison Symphonique de Montreal Celebrated Japanese soprano Hiromi Omura will co-headline L'Opera de Montreal's 18th annual Gala at the Maison Symphonique de Montreal this weekend, in the city where she showed the opera world ... (more)
Thu Nov 28, 2013
The Topanga Symphony-An Afternoon at the Opera
Conductor Jerome Kessler andmembers of the Topanga Symphony takes a bow after the concert on November 17 at the Community House.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Calling Vocalists to Audition for Opera at Bergen Performing Arts Center
The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera invites professional, amateur, and retired professional soloists of all vocal categories to audition for roles in the opera company's 2014 productions.
Cultural Opportunities: Two Musical Performances
The performance, which begins at 8 p.m. in the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium, will feature not only "Variations on We Three Kings," by American composer Al Cobine, but also American composer Claude T. Smith's arrangement of "Greensleeves," "Valse des Fleurs," from The Nutcracker, by Russian composer Peter Tchaikovsky, and "Radetzky ... (more)
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Doings Weekly
Chicago Symphony Orchestra benefit opener celebrates Verdi
Music director Riccardo Muti conducted the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in the "Star Spangled Banner" before the gala opening concert at Orchestra Hall the evening of Sept.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Music and Vision Daily
Ensemble. Brilliant Ideas
In a recent essay, Philip Gosset of the University of Chicago advises us all that William Shakespeare 's 450th birthday will be celebrated next year.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
The Wallis opens with Graham, Verdi blows out candles
An illustrious opening of a Beverly Hills performing arts complex, the Annenberg Wallis.
BWW Reviews: Don Carlo Sounds Splendid But Misses Key Plot Points
When it comes to operas by Giuseppe Verdi, Don Carlo has to be the most challenging one to produce.
British composer Benjamin Britten's centenary
The 100th anniversary of the birth of British composer Benjamin Britten was observed on November 22. Alongside the bicentennial commemorations of Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi it was the third major classical musical anniversary of this year.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Bicentennial Celebration of Verdi, Wagner Features Loyola Symphony, Chorus & More Tonight
A free concert commemorating the 200th birthdays of Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner features the Loyola Symphony Orchestra and Loyola Chorus alongside special guests and Metropolitan Opera stars Al F Red Walker '96, Greer Grimsley '76 and Luretta Bybee.