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Opera magazine 8h
Today is the 370th birthday of John Blow, composer of Venus and Adonis, the earliest-known English opera.
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Opera magazine 8h
Happy Birthday, George Frideric Handel!
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Opera magazine 8h
Edward Elgar died 85 years ago today - sadly, without completing his Ben Jonson-inspired opera The Spanish Lady.
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Opera magazine 8h
Here’s Maria Kuznetsova creating the title role in Massenet’s Cleopâtre - premiered in Monte-Carlo in 1914.
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Opera magazine 8h
Exciting plans for a new opera house on the Rhine! The Deutsche Oper am Rhein plans to change Düsseldorf’s cityscape, replacing its 1950s home with something a bit more Sydney- or Copenhagen-like.
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Opera magazine 9h
Winners of the ⁦⁩ 48th Annual George London Foundation Awards Competition, announced last night in NYC, each receiving $10,000, are soprano Rebecca Pedersen, mezzo-sopranos Samantha Gossard and Carolyn Sproule, and tenors Charles Sy and Kyle van Schoonhoven.
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Opera magazine 23h
Kabalevsky’s Colas Breugnon was premiered in Leningrad in 1938. The fizzing overture may be well known, but has anyone seen the whole opera?
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Opera magazine 23h
Sad news … The soprano Hilde Zadek has died, aged 101.
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Opera magazine 23h
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s opera The Importance of Being Earnest was premiered in New York in 1972. Other operatic adaptations of the Oscar Wilde play are by Erik Chisholm and Gerald Barry - are we missing any?
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Florentine Opera Feb 21
Exciting news from the Florentine Opera! We are thrilled to announce that Maggey Oplinger will begin her tenure as the company's seventh General Director & CEO on March 1, 2019! Learn more about Maggey and her vision for the Florentine at .
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The Opera Awards Feb 21
Votes for the Readers' Award close on March 8. Have you had your say?
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Opera magazine Feb 21
Director Elijah Moshinsky receives Opera Australia’s highest honour - Limelight
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Opera magazine Feb 21
Sad news of the death of Dominick Argento - the composer of 13 operas - at the age of 91.
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Opera magazine Feb 21
It’s good news that⁩ Sakari Oramo ⁦⁩ will conduct his first opera with the ⁦⁩ to open the season on October 3 - William Alwyn’s Miss Julie, unjustly neglected and not heard since a revival in Norwich 21 years ago.
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Opera magazine Feb 21
Ekkehard Wlaschiha, Wagnerian baritone, has died aged 80.
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Opera magazine Feb 21
Francesca Zambello to direct West Side Story for ⁦⁩ On Sydney Harbour.
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Opera magazine Feb 21
Mussorgsky’s Khovanshchina had its premiere in St Petersburg ⁦⁩ in 1881.
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Opera magazine Feb 21
The Brazilian composer Antônio Carlos Gomes’s final opera, Condor, was premiered at Milan’s ⁦⁩ in 1891.
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Opera magazine Feb 21
It’s 100 years today since the premiere of Georgia’s national opera, Abesalom da Eteri by Zacharia Paliashvili, here in the @GeoOperaHouse!
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Opera magazine Feb 21
It’s Charles-Marie Widor’s 175 birthday today! Surely a good excuse for someone to think about reviving at least one of his five operas? Perhaps Les Pêcheurs de Saint-Jean? There is far more to him - one of most fascinating figures of Parisian musical life - than that Toccata.
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