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Franco Vassallo ; Csilla Boross ; Ahlima Mhamdi ; Leonardo Capalbo ; Roberto Scandiuzzi ; Khachik Matevosyan Set in 586 B.C., Verdi's opera begins at the temple of Solomon in Jerusalem, and from there moves to the palaces of Babylon.


Related Topix: Babylon, NY, Opera, Arts

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Lyric tenor Carlo Bergonzi was leading Verdi interpreter

'I have tried to learn to act through the voice,' said Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi, seen here at a 2009 event in Cannes, France.


Related Topix: Opera, France, World News, Arts, Music!, Drama Movies, Carnegie Hall, Maria Callas, Music, Entertainment

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Happenings at the Caldwell Library

Though the summer is far from over, the Caldwell Library is not on vacation. The coming weeks are packed with activities and events for all ages to beat the heat.


Related Topix: Caldwell, NJ, Opera

Fri Jul 25, 2014


The Metropolitan Opera's 2014-2015 Live in HD Season

Unfortunately, the Met's exciting new production of contemporary composer John Adams' "The Death of Klinghoffer," originally scheduled to air worldwide on November 15, 2014, was cancelled.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, John Adams, Classical, Anna Netrebko, Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Thriller, History Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Macbeth, Rossini

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Ailyn Pérez Will Return Home to Chicago for Don Giovanni at Ravinia, 8/14-16

Ailyn Prez, born and bred in Chicago, returns to her hometown's famous Ravinia Festival for two performances as Zerlina in Mozart's Don Giovanni - a role that the Dallas Morning News has said shows her to be "a singer of considerable nuance."


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Classical

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Music and Vision Daily

Ensemble. Fatally Compromised

Verdi may have created one of the really great Shakespeare operas in Otello , but Rossini got there first.


Related Topix: Opera, Rossini

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Warner Theatre Sets 2014-15 MetOpera Live in HD Season: Macbeth, Carmen, la Donna Del Lago & More

The Warner Theatre has announced its 2014-2015 MetOpera: Live in HD Season which will feature 10 operas, 9 of which will be streaming live from the Metropolitan Opera, and 1 encore performance.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Thriller, History Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Macbeth, Arts, Opera, Anna Netrebko, Mozart, Classical

ABC News

What's On Sydney with Simone Whetton

The annual exhibition of the finalists in these three art awards starts this weekend at the Art Gallery of NSW.


Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Opera, Australia, World News,

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Post-Standard

Glimmerglass Festival lines up 2015 season; former Syracuse Stage head to direct one production

The Glimmerglass Festival has lined up productions for 2015 that is also its 40th anniversary.


Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Cooperstown, NY, Opera, Bernstein, Classical, Arts, Entertainment

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Morning Call

Theater review: 'Tenor' is funny and flawless at Pa. Shakespeare fest

A superb cast and deft direction by Jim Helsinger gives the mayhem of Ken Ludwig's hilarious farce "Lend Me a Tenor" at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival a lightning quick delivery that provides nonstop laughs.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Opera, Stevens, PA, Entertainment

Sun Jul 13, 2014


Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 7/6/2014 - 7/13/2014

Below are BWWOperaWorld.com's most popular articles from 7/6/2014 - 7/13/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week! THE MAGIC FLUTE, MACBETH, CATO IN UTICA and CANDIDE Set for the 2015 Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2014 The Glimmerglass Festival has announced its 2015 Festival, ... (more)


Related Topix: Opera, Arts, Bernstein, Classical

Fri Jul 11, 2014

National Public Radio

A Voice Of Velvet And Bronze: Carlo Bergonzi At 90

Carlo Bergonzi endures. Not only is the Italian tenor approaching his 90th birthday but for decades he sang with tireless warmth and precision, representing a certain old school approach to carefully cultivating one's vocal resources.


Related Topix: Opera, Arts, Franco Corelli

Thu Jul 10, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Giuseppe Verdi, Boito

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Glimmerglass Festival marks 40th anniversary

This weekend, the Glimmerglass Festival will open its 2015 Festival, which will celebrate the company's 40th anniversary.


Related Topix: The Magic Flute, Opera, Bernstein, Classical, Arts, Theater, Cooperstown, NY


Ridgefield Playhouse Screens The Met's OTELLO Live in HD Today

Two spectacular operas from the Met are coming to The Ridgefield Playhouse as encore productions this month.


Related Topix: Opera, The Tempest, Drama Movies, Ridgefield, CT

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Opera Review: Late Substitute Haroutounian Is Icing On Cake In Opera Australia's Otello

OPERA REVIEW: LATE SUBSTITUTE HAROUTOUNIAN IS ICING ON CAKE IN OPERA AUSTRALIA'S OTELLO The Telegraph, Australia July 7 2014 by: Tom Pillans July 07, 2014 11:40AM Opera Australia came up with a big winner when they decided to replace the controversial Tamar Iveri with Lianna Haroutounian as Desdemona in this immensely appealing revival of Verdi's ... (more)


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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

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.


Related Topix: Renee Fleming, Lubbock, TX, Giuseppe Verdi, Opera

The Oregonian

Oregon Bach Festival 2014 concludes with Verdi 'operatic' Requiem

Last October's 200th anniversary of Verdi's birth unleashed a flurry of performances of the Verdi Requiem that hasn't subsided.


Related Topix: Opera, Oregon, Arts, Rossini

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Age

Superb singing: Lianna Haroutounian as Desdemona and Simon O'Neill as Otello.

Unlike Shakespeare, Verdi and his librettist Boito plunged straight into Otello's stormy arrival in Cypus in their operatic version.


Related Topix: Opera, Boito

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Journal of the San Juans

Encore, encorea It's The Met: Live in HD summer series

The summer series of encore performances of The Met: Live in HD series kicks off Sunday, June 6, at San Juan Community Theatre, with Verdi's 'Rigoletto,' set in modern day Las Vegas.


Related Topix: Opera, Arts