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Public Broadcasting Service
Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of Verdi's Birth
The Los Angeles Philharmonic's acclaimed performance under the stars in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the composer's birth interspersed with archival footage.
Meet the inhabitants of the "Casa di Riposa" in Milan, the world's first nursing home for retired opera singers, founded by composer Giuseppe Verdi in 1896.
BWW Reviews: The Union Avenue Opera's Exquisite Production of la Traviata
When you think of classic operas La Traviata is certainly one that immediately comes to mind.
Canberra City News
Review: twin tragedies by Opera Australia
OA's "Rigoletto" is a new production by Roger Hodgman, who admits in his notes that he is more familiar with straight theatre than with the conventions of opera.
Specialties range from 'Otello' to 'Sharknado' via Rifftrax
Fans of Renee Fleming will not have to wait for her Sept. 9 live appearance with the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra to enjoy her talent.
Medford Mail Tribune
Get Up & Go: Tuesday, July 1
THE MOST EXOTIC ENTERTAINMENT: Guest lecturer Baila Miller will discuss Giuseppe Verdi-Nabucco, the Italian liberation and "La Traviata" from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Free.
Reconsidering San Francisco Opera's 'first round' of Verdi vocal soloists
Yesterday afternoon's presentation of Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata at the War Memorial Opera House by the San Francisco Opera saw the final performances of the "first cast" soloists: soprano Nicole Cabell in the "title role" of Violetta Valery, tenor Saimir Pirgu as Violetta's lover Alfredo Germont, and baritone Vladimir Stoyanov, making his SFO ... (more)