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Opera magazine 4h
Il fanciullo del Nuova York … When Puccini Came, Saw and Conquered New York City
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Opera magazine 9h
A red letter day in musical history: Beethoven’s Leonore, the first version of Fidelio, was premiered in Vienna at the in 1805.
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Opera magazine Nov 19
As the country dances on a volcano, let’s remember that Giovanni Pacini’s L’ultimo giorno di Pompei was premiered in Naples in 1825.
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Opera magazine Nov 19
Fin de Partie review – Kurtág's compelling musical testament
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Opera magazine Nov 17
“But you should have heard Galli-Curci …" Happily, she was one of the most recorded artists of her time - Amelita Galli-Curci, born in 1882.
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Opera magazine Nov 17
Hats off to Umberto Giordano! His opera Fedora was premiered in Milan 120 years ago today.
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Opera magazine Nov 16
Another Lucia Popp anniversary … It’s 25 years today since the death in Munich of this unforgettable and unforgotten soprano.
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Opera magazine Nov 16
Very happy that next summer’s ⁦⁩, which (as just announced at ) plans to revisit Hofmannsthal’s “magic mirror” of ancient myths, will feature the first production there of Enescu’s masterpiece Oedipe.
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Opera magazine Nov 15
From Schoenberg in Hollywood to Kurtág in Milan, these are exciting times for new opera! Last night ⁦⁩ gave its Tod Machover premiere, and tonight ⁦⁩ will hear György Kurtág’s eagerly anticipated first opera, Fin de partie.
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Opera magazine Nov 14
Why don’t we hear more of that wonderful composer Albert Roussel’s Le testament de la tante Caroline? Though premiered ( in 1936 in Olomouc) in three acts, his revised one-act version would work perfectly in tandem with Gianni Schicchi.
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Opera magazine Nov 14
It would have been Leonie Rysanek’s 92nd birthday today!
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Opera magazine Nov 13
It’s little wonder that images of Rossini - who died exactly 150 years ago today - always seem to show him smiling. Just listen to his music!
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Opera magazine Nov 12
Remembering the great conductor Antal Dorati, who died 30 years ago today. His recorded cycle of Haydn operas is one of his many monuments.
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Opera magazine Nov 12
Happy birthday, Stuart!
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Opera magazine Nov 12
Hard to believe that Lucia Popp was born 79 years ago today. At least the sound of her voice lives on.
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Exact Editions Nov 12
Alan Blyth pays tribute to the soprano Lucia Popp in the January 1994 issue of , who was born in 1939 🎵
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Opera magazine Nov 11
Thomas Arne’s The Fairy Prince (about Oberon, in case you were wondering) was premiered in Covent Garden in 1771. Any chance of a revival today?
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Opera magazine Nov 11
He may not look a million laughs, but did any composer (apart from Verdi in Falstaff) write more humorously than Carl Nielsen in the overture to Maskarade? His opera was premiered in Copenhagen in 1906.
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Opera magazine Nov 10
100 years to the day since Poland regained independence, listen to the opera Szymanowski began composing in 1918 - Roxana’s Song from Król Roger.
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Opera magazine Nov 9
Leoncavallo’s Zazà was premiered in Milan in 1900, with Rosina Storchio in the title role.
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