Giuseppe Verdi News

 
Date Of Birth:
October 10, 1813
Date Of Death:
January 27, 1901 (87)
Birth Place:
LeRoncole, Parma, ITALY
Gender: Male
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Giuseppe Verdi News

Date of Birth: October 10, 1813
Date of Death: January 27, 1901 (87)
Birth Place: LeRoncole, Parma, ITALY
Gender: Male
NJSO Accents: Russian Poetry Readings Follow all-Tchaikovsky Concerts,NJSO Accents: Russian Poetry Readings Follow all-Tchaikovsky Concerts,
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents Russian poetry readings following October 29-30 performances of the all-Tchaikovsky concert program that marks Xian Zhang's debut as NJSO Music Director. Victoria Juharyan-who earned audience raves for post-concert Russian poetry readings in 2015-returns to read poems by Tchaikovsky's favorite poet, Alexander Pushkin, and more, in the original Russian. Attendees will also hear the poems in English translation at these NJSO Accent events, which are free to concert ticketholders. (more...)

Vancouver Opera Announces Inaugural Vancouver Opera Festival DetailsVancouver Opera Announces Inaugural Vancouver Opera Festival Details
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Three dazzling new opera productions are at the core of the inaugural Vancouver Opera Festival, April 28 to May 13, 2017. Full-scale productions of Giuseppe Verdi's late-career masterpiece Otello, featuring powerful tenor Clifton Forbis in the title role, and Jake Heggie's modern classic Dead Man Walking, with charismatic bass-baritone Daniel Okulitch as Joseph De Rocher, will be presented in the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. (more...)

Rebecca Ringle Joins ON THE MARGINS OF THE OPERA COMIQUERebecca Ringle Joins ON THE MARGINS OF THE OPERA COMIQUE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Metropolitan Opera mezzo-soprano Rebecca Ringle joins fortepianist Kenneth Merrill in our season opener concert, distilling the public splendor of the opera house for the private intimacy of the recital. (more...)

CSO Presents CHORALE MASTERPIECE with Columbus Symphony Chorus and World-Renowned Guest Vocalists, 10/28-29CSO Presents CHORALE MASTERPIECE with Columbus Symphony Chorus and World-Renowned Guest Vocalists, 10/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Conducted by CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov, this passionate and spectacular piece touches every emotion from stark terror to soothing beauty to an uplifting sense of spirituality. Although composed as a sacred work, its deep theatricality has led to it being frequently described as "Verdi's greatest opera." To adequately convey the breadth of his vision, Verdi called for the combined forces of a full orchestra, chorus, and four solo vocalists. As such, the Columbus Symphony will be joined by the Columbus Symphony Chorus, soprano Michelle Johnson, mezzo-soprano Margaret Mezzacappa, tenor Evan Johnson, and bass Burak Bilgili. (more...)

Warner Classics Wins Label of the Year at 2016 Gramophone AwardsWarner Classics Wins Label of the Year at 2016 Gramophone Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Warner Classics has announced that it has been declared Label of the Year at the prestigious Gramophone Awards in London. (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Welcomes New Music Director Xian ZhangNew Jersey Symphony Welcomes New Music Director Xian Zhang
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Internationally renowned conductor Xian Zhang makes her debut as the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's 14th Music Director at venues throughout the state across two weekends, October 27-November 6 in Newark, Princeton, New Brunswick, Morristown and Englewood. The NJSO hosts a special gala celebration to welcome its new artistic leader on Saturday, November 5, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. (more...)

Renowned Conductor Xian Zhang to Debut as NJSO Music DirectorRenowned Conductor Xian Zhang to Debut as NJSO Music Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Internationally renowned conductor Xian Zhang makes her debut as the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's 14th Music Director at venues throughout the state across two weekends, October 27-November 6 in Newark, Princeton, New Brunswick, Morristown and Englewood. (more...)

Verismo Opera To Hold Supernumerary Auditions, 10/1Verismo Opera To Hold Supernumerary Auditions, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera has several opportunities for supernumeraries (supers) to appear in Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto and volunteers to get involved in the grand opera company. Actors and aspiring actors are invited to apply. (more...)

English Language Premiere of 2,500 Year-Old Drama, THE SUPPLIANT WOMEN, Announces CastingEnglish Language Premiere of 2,500 Year-Old Drama, THE SUPPLIANT WOMEN, Announces Casting
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Fifty women will leave everything behind. They board a boat in North Africa and flee across the Mediterranean. They are escaping forced marriage in their homeland, hoping for protection and assistance, seeking asylum in Greece. (more...)

2016-17 Chicago Philharmonic Season Opens with Legendary Lovers, Features Harp Duo in Foyer2016-17 Chicago Philharmonic Season Opens with Legendary Lovers, Features Harp Duo in Foyer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

The Chicago Philharmonic's 2016-17 season, Love, begins with a concert exploring 'Legendary Lovers' as depicted in music. Couples including Romeo & Juliet, Ruslan & Ludmila, and Tristan & Isolde all feature. Emily Birsan and John Irvin, Ryan Opera Center alumni recently heard at the Lyric Opera, sing duets by Verdi, Bernstein, and Gounod, and the orchestra performs symphonic works by Ravel, Wagner, Glinka, and Diamond. The Belle Harmonie harp duo, featuring Krista Hagglund and Anna Hirons of the Midwest Young Artists Conservatory, will perform in the foyer before the concert. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Begins Casting For 2016-2017 SeasonFlorida Grand Opera Begins Casting For 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Florida Grand Opera (FGO), with its new artistic vision, is proud to announce the casting choices for the four productions of its 2016-17 Season, which include Georges Bizet's Carmen, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin, Jorge Martin's Before Night Falls, and Giuseppe Verdi's A Masked Ball (Un Ballo in Maschera). (more...)

Kennedy Center & WNO Seek Nominations for 2017 Marian Anderson Vocal AwardKennedy Center & WNO Seek Nominations for 2017 Marian Anderson Vocal Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Washington National Opera seek nominations for the 2017 Marian Anderson Vocal Award, which celebrates excellence in performance by recognizing a young American singer who has achieved initial professional success in the area of opera, oratorio, or recital repertory, and who exhibits promise for a significant career. (more...)

Pittsburgh Opera Opens with Verdi's LA TRAVIATA, 10/8Pittsburgh Opera Opens with Verdi's LA TRAVIATA, 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Pittsburgh Opera opens its 78th season with the Giuseppe Verdi favorite La traviata, at the Benedum Center October 8th -16th. (more...)

Pittsburgh Opera To Premiere LA TRAVIATA, 10/8-10/16Pittsburgh Opera To Premiere LA TRAVIATA, 10/8-10/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Pittsburgh Opera opens its 78th season with the Giuseppe Verdi favorite La traviata, at the Benedum Center October 8th-16th. La traviata - the fallen woman - is a compelling tale of love, intrigue, money, and power in 19th century France. It tells the heart-wrenching story of courtesan Violetta Valery, played by Pittsburgh favorite Danielle Pastin. (more...)

New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera to Launch 28th Season With Open HouseNew Jersey Association of Verismo Opera to Launch 28th Season With Open House
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

 The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera (Verismo Opera), the house opera company of the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), will hold its fall Open House on Saturday, September 10, 2016.  The annual event will be held at 44 Armory Street in Englewood, New Jersey at 2:00 p.m. (more...)

Italian Choreographer Caterina Rago to Premiere LABIR INTO at New York Live ArtsItalian Choreographer Caterina Rago to Premiere LABIR INTO at New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Acclaimed Italian choreographer Caterina Rago will return to New York this fall with her company of eight female dancers in her new full-evening work, "Labir Into," October 6 though October 8 at New York Live Arts. Caterina Rago is the only female choreographer from Italy running a modern dance company in NYC. (more...)

LA Opera Sets Live Simulcasts of MACBETH in South Gate and Santa MonicaLA Opera Sets Live Simulcasts of MACBETH in South Gate and Santa Monica
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

General Director Plácido Domingo announced today that the company's third season of annual live simulcasts will expand to two locations this year. (more...)

Up Next at JAN McART's: New Play Readings Series at Lynn UniversityUp Next at JAN McART's: New Play Readings Series at Lynn University
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

In the hallowed halls of Lynn University's Wold Performing Arts Center, where the New York-bound 'Daniel's Husband' began, they're buzzing about another new play - 'A KING ! A PLOT! A GUN! A SHOT! And All That Followed (Quite a Lot!),' by Tony Finstrom. (more...)

Sarasota Opera to Host 2016 Taste of Downtown Festival to Support Sarasota Youth OperaSarasota Opera to Host 2016 Taste of Downtown Festival to Support Sarasota Youth Opera
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Saturday, September 10, 2016, Sarasota Opera will open its doors for the 3rd annual Taste of Downtown Food & Wine Festival at the Sarasota Opera House. (more...)

Pittsburgh Opera Announces Shows In 2016-2017Pittsburgh Opera Announces Shows In 2016-2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

 Pittsburgh Opera announces its 2016-2017 season. The season includes the very first world premiere in our 78 year history and two Pennsylvania premieres. The season will encompass four operas produced at the Benedum Center and two Resident Artist operas - the annual production at Pittsburgh CAPA Theater and the Second Stage Project at Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters. (more...)

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