10 hrs ago
Mia Mia to host opera
Singers from The Opera Studio Melbourne and Gertrude Opera will be singing arias from several composers, including Mozart, Verdi and Rossini mwill again perform in Mia Mia. Michelle Buscemi's performance as Violetta from La Traviata received a standing ovation at last year's Twilight Opera.
14 hrs ago
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra to Open Season at Carnegie Hall, 10/23
On Thursday, October 23 at 8 p.m., Orpheus Chamber Orchestra opens its 2014-15 concert series at Carnegie Hall with a program that includes Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, featuring Jonathan Biss, and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich's 1983 work Prologue and Variations in honor of her 75th birthday season.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
The Jersey Journal
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra welcomes Gil Shaham for Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto
Music Director Jacques Lacombe and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra welcome violinist Gil Shaham back to NJSO stages for performances of Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, Oct. 23-26 in Newark, Red Bank and New Brunswick. The program also includes Franck's Symphony in D minor and Rossini's William Tell Overture.
this Week: Academy of Vocal Arts Young Professionalsa Season Preview Party
The Academy of Vocal Arts , widely regarded as the country's most esteemed training institutions for professional singers, is holding a fancy-dancy party this Friday evening for young professionals who are interested in opera, music, and Philadelphia culture. The Season Preview Party , which will take place at the Academy itself starting at 6PM, features a sneak peek of pieces from the AVA's upcoming opera season.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
The Free Dictionary
His best-known operas include the Italian comedies Il barbiere di Siviglia and La Cenerentola and the French-language epics Mose et Pharaon and Guillaume Tell . A tendency for inspired, song-like melodies is evident throughout his scores, which led to the nickname "The Italian Mozart ".
Review: William Tell, Rossini, Wales National Opera
Conductor Carlo Rizzi took a firm grip of Rossini's William Tell and never once took his eye off the target, hitting the musical bull's-eye in a musically ravishing evening. At the curtain call he quite rightly brought chorus master Alexander Martin to the front as the fellow architect of this powerhouse performance But sadly, again, the musicians and excellent cast were let down by a production as cuckoo as it was cheesy, scaling the heights of director excess, driving more holes through the opera than a ripe Emmental.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Colombian opera singer lands debut at the Metropolitan Opera in New York
Colombian opera singer Valeriano Lanchas will play the role of Bartolo in the New York Metropolitan Opera's "The Barber of Seville" by Rossini, reported local media on Friday. "I'm very happy, I was asked to play the role of Bartolo in the opera 'The Barber of Seville' by Rossini.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Joyce DiDonato to Perform 'Stella di Napoli' at Gowanus Ballroom, 10/3
On Friday, October 3rd, Joyce DiDonato will perform the music from her new album Stella di Napoli at the Gowanus Ballroom, a warehouse performance art space in Brooklyn, located above Serett Metal Works. The intimate event, co-hosted by Warner Classics/Erato and LoftOpera, will take the universally-acclaimed diva and the album's 19th century Bel Canto music and place it in a distinctly modern and urban setting.
Seguin Daily News
The Mid-Texas Symphony is excited to open its 2014-2015 concert season on Sept. 14, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium on the Texas Lutheran University campus in Seguin.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Music and Vision Daily
Ensemble. Sorrows of Young Rossini
The main objective of the Rossini Opera Festival is to stage 'critical editions' of Rossini 's works. This year, with the staging of the critical edition of Aureliano in Palmira , this task had been accomplished after a journey that has lasted thirty five years.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Music and Vision Daily
Ensemble. Avant-garde and Fun
Often when the avant-garde takes on an early nineteenth century opera , the outcome is quite dreary, if not altogether boring. Especially if the opera is one of the four best and most amusing music comedies of the century : Rossini 's Il Barbiere di Siviglia , Mozart 's Le Nozze di Figaro , Wagner 's Die Meistersinger von Nrnberg and Verdi 's Falstaff .
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Rossini's Cinderella Story 'La Cenerentola' Set for PBS's Great Performances, 9/7
Joyce DiDonato sings the title role in Rossini's Cinderella story, La Cenerentola, with bel canto master Juan Diego Flrez as her dashing prince.
Columbia Pro Cantare Sings Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle
Columbia Pro Cantare will perform Gioacchino Rossini's rarely heard choral masterpiece, Petite Messe Solennelle.
Metropolitan Opera Live-in-HD season
The Metropolitan Opera's award-winning series of live transmissions to more than 2,000 movie theaters in 65 countries around the world will feature 10 operas in the 2014-15 season.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/30/2014
Below is BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 8/30/2014. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit BroadwayWorld.com's Event Calendar .
Fri Aug 29, 2014
7 Surprising references to Canada in classic works
The TV show How I Met Your Mother was littered with Canadian references. Now here some references to Canada from the highbrow world.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
'Il Viaggio' soars above the clouds
FROM opening sequence to final tableau, there is an atmosphere of mild insanity pervading this ebullient production of Rossini's Il Viaggio a Reims, which, although less well known than most of the composer's other works, offers the abundant musical reward that has ensured his appeal since the early 19th century.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Jessica is the tall girl at the back in Vert-Vert. Photo by Mike Hoban
HAVING six brothers has helped Jessica Costelloe get to where she is today. The mezzo-soprano is enjoying her second season at Garsington Opera and she talked to Freetime about where it all began.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Columbia Pro Cantare singers clear throats for new season
Columbia Pro Cantare qualifies as a vocal tradition in Howard County. Its 38th season promises to have an interesting mix of familiar repertory with other pieces that may not be as familiar.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Buenos Aires Herald
Great art from Di Donato, good chamber music
At the top of her career, New York Met star offers welcome rarities along with famous pieces Two years ago the Mozarteum Argentino presented with great success the local dbut of US mezzosoprano Joyce Di Donato.