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Opera magazine 19h
There’s definitely something Gluckian in these autumnal waters... After yesterday’s anniversary of the premiere of Armide, today marks the anniversaries of the premieres of BOTH Le cinesi (1754) and Echo et Narcisse (1779).
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Opera magazine Sep 23
Thinking of that uniquely special Czech soprano-actress, Jarmila Novotná, who was born 111 years ago today!
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Opera magazine Sep 23
That lofty yet neglected masterpiece, Gluck’s Armide, was premiered in 1777.
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Opera magazine Sep 22
A very Happy Birthday to John Tomlinson!
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Opera magazine Sep 22
In the beginning... Das Rheingold had its premiere in Munich in 1869. Hopefully a good omen for this afternoon’s Rheingold dress rehearsal ⁦
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Opera magazine Sep 21
If you think Marschner’s Der Vampyr is neglected, spare a thought for Peter Josef von Lindpaintner’s opera of the same name, premiered in Stuttgart 190 years ago today.
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Opera magazine Sep 21
Happy birthday also to Jill Gomez! Here she is in an extract from Barber’s "Knoxville: Summer of 1915”. via
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Opera magazine Sep 21
Happy birthday to that always fresh comedian - and wonderful baritone - Alessandro Corbelli!
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Opera magazine Sep 20
Ildebrando Pizzetti was born in 1880. He composed around 20 operas. Will anyone revive at least his best-known opera, Assassinio nella cattedrale, sometime soon?
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Opera magazine Sep 19
It’s just as well performances Les Huguenots used to be called “les nuits de sept étoiles”... With Bryan Hymel’s withdrawal from its new ⁦Meyerbeer production, ⁦⁩ will need all its other stars.
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The Detroit News Sep 18
Michigan Opera Theatre's David DiChiera dies at 83
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Opera magazine Sep 19
Today would have been Blanche Thebom’s 100th birthday! At least 100th - since her death eight years ago it has emerged that this amazing American mezzo is more likely to have been born in 1915. But the reference books still say 1918.
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Opera magazine Sep 19
Covent Garden re-opens its doors following extensive renovations.
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Opera magazine Sep 18
Pssst! Want to hear The Secret? Smetana’s opera Tajemstvi (The Secret) was premiered in Prague 140 years ago today. via
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Opera magazine Sep 18
Opera's October 2018 preview
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Opera magazine Sep 17
Mozartians and Straussians - indeed, all connoisseurs of lively singing - will want to remember Hilde Gueden, who died 30 years ago today.
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Opera magazine Sep 16
It’s 41 years today since the death of Maria Callas.
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Opera magazine Sep 15
Coffee at Moniuszko’s house. Well, it is presently occupied by a coffee chain. As it happens, so is Moniuszko’s house in Minsk. Note to self: check on his Vilnius place next time there.
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Opera magazine Sep 14
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Opera magazine Sep 14
Good to be passing the house Szymanowski had in Warsaw at the Król Roger was premiered.
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