Verdi Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Verdi.

Results 1 - 20 of 600 in Verdi

  1. NabuccoRead the original story

    Yesterday | WDAV-FM Davidson

    Like every other loving father before him, the formidable Nabucco is rendered powerless in the presence of his own daughter. Heaven's favor comes at an exalted price for the King of Babylon and the namesake of Verdi's masterwork.

    Comment?

  2. SNLC, Vol. CDXLVIII / SN@TO 22: The Marriage of Figaro EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    Not that anyone on DK asked, but it's that time of year again, time for a new season of Metropolitan Opera HD-casts, which actually began last Saturday with Verdi's Macbeth . However, things get back into swing, sort of, with the HD-cast today of Le nozze di Figaro , with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte.

    Comment?

  3. San Francisco Opera Presents Puccini's TOSCA, October 23-November 8Read the original story

    Saturday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of Floria Tosca for the first time. Haroutounian is in high demand throughout Europe for her portrayals of many of Verdi and Puccini's heroines, including Desdemona (Otello), Mim (La Bohme), Amelia (Un Ballo in Maschera), Elisabetta (Don Carlos) and ...

    Comment?

  4. Imprudent King: A New Life Of Philip II Geoffrey Parker Yale University Press, A 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sunday Herald

    ... is hard to read. It is no easier to decipher his legacy. It seems that he didn't kill his son Don Carlos (whatever the Verdi opera tries to tell you) but he was not averse to removing other obstacles. He continues to fascinate -- if you are in the ...

    Comment?

  5. NabuccoRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | WDAV-FM Davidson

    Like every other loving father before him, the formidable Nabucco is rendered powerless in the presence of his own daughter. Heaven's favor comes at an exalted price for the King of Babylon and the namesake of Verdi's masterwork.

    Comment?

  6. Tenor Stephen Costello Withdraws From Cosi Norman Reinhardt Will Do Double Duty in Two OperasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Houston Press

    ... will sing the role of Ferrando. He happened to be in town because he's singing the role of Cassio in Giuseppe Verdi's Otello which starts next week. Now he'll be singing both roles -- a pretty daunting proposition and one that has HGO officials ...

    Comment?

  7. Metropolitan Opera Cast Change: AidaRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Iron Tongue of Midnight

    From the Met: George Gagnidze will sing the role of Amonasro in five performances of Verdi's Aida this season, replacing the originally announced Andrzej Dobber, who has withdrawn from the performances. Gagnidze will sing Amonasro on December 26 and 29 and January 2 , 5, and 10 matinee.

    Comment?

  8. Why Ezekeiel Emanuel is wrong to 'hope' for death at 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Los Angeles Times

    ... to life and society we define as worthy is to overlook the glorious richness of the mature mind. Giuseppe Verdi wrote two unique masterpieces, "Otello" and "Falstaff," at 69 and 74 (inspired by collaboration with a youthful librettist, Arrigo ...

    Comment?

  9. Lucic and Netrebko triumph in the Met HD season opener, Verdi's 'Macbeth'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Examiner.com

    Though it premiered at the Met in 2007 and is relatively well known to Met audiences, Adrian Noble's shadowy and modernized production of Verdi's " Macbeth " served as the perfect vehicle for opera stars Zeljko Lucic, Anna Netrebko , and Rene Pape in the Live in HD season opener. The buzz surrounding soprano Anna Netrebko's house debut in the notoriously difficult role of Lady Macbeth has made "Macbeth," though a revival, one of the most anticipated operas of the 2014-15 Met season; she did not disappoint either.

    Comment?

  10. Close-up view of opera diva's very generous personal assetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Oxford Times

    The ample bosom of soprano Anna Netrebko played a starring role in Saturday's performance of Verdi's Macbeth from New York's Metropolitan Opera, especially for those of us watching it in the live relay to cinemas . "I think the cameraman is rather keen on her," said my companion as the lens plunged once more towards the Russian diva's cleavage.

    Comment?

  11. GO supports Festival Mediterannea 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | DI-VE

    GO is sponsoring Festival Mediterranea 2014, the highlight of which will be two performances of Verdi's much loved Opera, Nabucco. These will take place at Gozo's Teatru Astra on 23 and 25 October.

    Comment?

  12. BWW Exclusive Interview, Part 2: Thomas Hampson Is Passionate for OperaRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... as large an identification with your persona as anything else. I'd love to talk about how you love to sing Strauss and Verdi. Do you lean toward Verdi, or do you feel equally passionate about Strauss? TH: I'm not sure I really prefer one or the ...

    Comment?

  13. BWW Exclusive Interview, Part 1: Thomas Hampson Talks of Song - and BernsteinRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Known for his versatility and the remarkable intelligence and introspection he brings to his interpretations from the opera stage to the concert and recital hall, lyric baritone Thomas Hampson has scored triumph after triumph in a stellar international career whose length and degree of success belie his still youthful age. Hampson performed Aaron Copland 's Old American Songs at Tanglewood last summer, and this month returns to his western US roots to star in the dramatically complex, vocally challenging role of Renato in San Francisco Opera's production of Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera .

    Comment?

  14. Verdi's MacbethRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | River Front Times

    Lady Macbeth is a prize role for an actress, so Anna Netrebko should be right at home in the Metropolitan Opera's production of Giuseppi Verdi's Macbeth .

    Comment?

  15. James Conlon to Conduct Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk at the Met, 11/10-29Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... he produced a work that served as a metaphor for the hypocrisy and brutality of contemporary Soviet society. As with Verdi's Nabucco and Wagner's The Flying Dutchman, this opera represents a quantum leap in the growth of Russia's greatest ...

    Comment?

  16. Library, arts center to offer opera speaker seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Bangor Daily News

    ... the library to discuss "Macbeth." The Metropolitan Opera's "Macbeth" features Anna Netrebko as she moves boldly into Verdi with her searing portrayal of Lady Macbeth, the mad and murderous mate of A1 2eljko Lucic's doomed Macbeth. Adrian Noble's ...

    Comment?

  17. Met Opera's MACBETH Broadcast Today at Town Hall Theater TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Just in time for Halloween, Town Hall Theater and the MET Live in HD will broadcast Verdi's Macbeth, the timeless tale of murder, witchcraft and revenge on the THT big screen today, October 14 at 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm. Tickets for both shows are $10, much lower than the regular season rate of $24.

    Comment?

  18. JCC Manhattan to Present PREformances with Allison Charney, 10/20Read the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    This unique concert series offers audiences rare opportunities to hear celebrated classical musicians before they perform on the world's most prestigious stages, providing a coveted space for engagement and rehearsal whilst dissolving traditional barriers between performer and audience. The opening concert will feature operatic arias in preparation for upcoming performances by countertenor Jeffrey Mandelbaum and soprano Allison Charney from Handel's Giulio Cesare, Verdi's Don Carlo, Wagner's Tannhauser and Britten's Midsummer Night's Dream, all accompanied by pianist, Craig Ketter.

    Comment?

  19. A Met ‘Macbeth’ worth a trip to the movie theaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Seattle Times

    Anna Netrebko as Lady Macbeth and Željko Lucic in the title role of Verdi's "Macbeth" at the Metropolitan Opera. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, various theaters including Thornton Place and Pacific Place 11 in Seattle; for list of theaters, visit metopera.org .

    Comment?

  20. An Italian's love of operaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Times of Oman

    Another Italian theatre was here this year, the Teatro Giuseppe Verdi of Trieste with Verdi's Macbeth to open the season at the Royal Opera House Muscat and it was a great success, just like the big hits of the other performances at the ROHM by Italian theatres. In the course of these two years of my service in Muscat, I have had the privilege of attending The Barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini staged by the Teatro San Carlo of Naples, La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi performed by the Teatro Sferisterio of Macerata, and I Capuleti e i Montecchi by Vicenzo Bellini performed by the Fondazione Arena of Verona.

    Comment?