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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
Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/21/2016
by - May 21, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/21/2016. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Receives NEA GrantSarasota Opera Receives NEA Grant
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved an Art Works award of $20,000 to support the winter 2017 production of The Dialogues of the Carmelites by Francis Poulenc. More than $82 million has been designated to fund local arts projects and partnerships around the country in the NEA's second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2016. This production will be a part of the newly launched “Sarasota Firsts” initiative in which the company will produce operas never before seen on the Sarasota Opera House stage. (more...)

Opera Company of Middlebury to Open Giuseppe Verdi's MACBETH in JuneOpera Company of Middlebury to Open Giuseppe Verdi's MACBETH in June
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

?The Opera Company of Middlebury will open its 13th season with Giuseppe Verdi's Macbeth, June 3 at Town Hall Theater in Middlebury. (more...)

BWW Review: Midcoast Symphony Presents Stirring VERDI REQUIEMBWW Review: Midcoast Symphony Presents Stirring VERDI REQUIEM
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - May 16, 2016

Music Director Rohan Smith has certainly taken this fine community orchestra to a new level of excellence. This past weekend, joining forces with the Oratorio Chorale, directed by Emily Isaacson, the Vox Nova Chamber Orchestra, directed by Shannon M. Chase, and four guest soloists, the huge ensemble took on the challenge of Giuseppe Verdi's dramatic Requiem and delivered a stirring performance. Grand in scale and presenting many symphonic and vocal challenges, Verdi's quasi-operatic work is more secular theatre than religious observance, but as such, it is laden with passion, emotion, and intensity. All these qualities were on display in the Midcoast Symphony's performance. (more...)

New Rochelle Opera to Present IL TROVATORENew Rochelle Opera to Present IL TROVATORE
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

New Rochelle Opera, Weschester's longest running opera company, will present its first ever staged production of Giuseppe Verdi's IL TROVATORE from June 23-26, 2016 in the Frank J. Auriana Theatre at the Ursuline School, 1345 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY. Company co-founder and artistic director Camille Coppola will direct the local premiere, with orchestra and chorus conducted by Gregory Ortega. The production will feature the use of English supertitles to translate the Italian text. (more...)

Jason C. Tramm to Conduct Palmetto Opera's 'Great Voices from Broadway to Opera' in Columbia, SCJason C. Tramm to Conduct Palmetto Opera's 'Great Voices from Broadway to Opera' in Columbia, SC
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Great stories give voice to great music -  and the musical connection between Broadway and Opera has long fascinated and entertained audiences. In 1900 the theatrical success of David Belasco's play “Madame Butterfly: A Tragedy of Japan” led to Giacomo Puccini's 1904  grand opera “Madama Butterfly,”  which re-emerged in 1988 as David Henry Hwang's  Broadway hit and Tony Award winning  play “M. Butterfly. “  When Jonathan Larson's musical “Rent” opened in 1996 to rave reviews, audiences and critics loved the homage to Puccini's “La Boehme.” (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 5/1/2016 - 5/8/2016Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 5/1/2016 - 5/8/2016
by BWW - May 8, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 5/1/2016 - 5/8/2016. (more...)

Amore Opera to Close 2015-16 Season with RIGOLETTOAmore Opera to Close 2015-16 Season with RIGOLETTO
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Amore Opera closes the 2015-2016 season with Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto. This tale of innocence lost and vengeance gone tragically awry will be presented in full production with full orchestra conducted by Douglas Martin, with stage direction by Amore Opera's Artistic Director Nathan Hull.  (more...)

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra to Present Tchaikovsky's Violin ConcertoCincinnati Symphony Orchestra to Present Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will present Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto from the opening theme to its grand finale on April 28 and 30 at Music Hall. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 4/10/2016 - 4/17/2016Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 4/10/2016 - 4/17/2016
by BWW - Apr 17, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 4/10/2016 - 4/17/2016. (more...)

Anthony Kearns Stars in Donizetti's ELIXIR OF LOVE, Opening Tonight at Gulfshore OperaAnthony Kearns Stars in Donizetti's ELIXIR OF LOVE, Opening Tonight at Gulfshore Opera
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

World renowned tenor Anthony Kearns will make his debut in the tenor role of 'Nemorino' in Gulfshore Opera's new production of Gaetano Donizetti's comic opera, L'Elisir d'amore, opening tonight. (more...)

2016 Festival Verdi in Parma and Busseto to be Held in October2016 Festival Verdi in Parma and Busseto to be Held in October
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Tradition, a desire to embrace the new and the ever increasing international profile are the predominant features of the 2016 edition of the Festival Verdi in Parma and Busseto. This year's festival, returning for the month of October (www.festivalverdi.it), will be dedicated to the German poet and playwright Friedrich Schiller, who has always been a source of inspiration and subject matter for Italian composers throughout time, including above all Giuseppe Verdi. (more...)

Chicago Will Celebrate Shakespeare's 400th Anniversary This MonthChicago Will Celebrate Shakespeare's 400th Anniversary This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

In the midst of the world's largest yearlong celebration of Shakespeare bringing 850 events to more than 500,000 Chicagoans and visitors throughout 2016, Shakespeare 400 Chicago announces highlights for the 400thAnniversary of Shakespeare's death on April 23, 2016, a date which also marks the playwright's 452nd birthday. The world pays tribute to the playwright's remarkable legacy on this day--but nowhere with as much spirit as in Chicago. Culminating in a spectacular 'Celebration of Shakespeare' Fireworks display over Lake Michigan set to a Shakespeare-inspired score, Shakespeare takes center stage in two signature Shakespeare 400 Chicago events on April 23: Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago (more...)

dell'Arte Opera Ensemble Announces August 2016 Season: 'Violetta & Her Sisters'dell'Arte Opera Ensemble Announces August 2016 Season: 'Violetta & Her Sisters'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

dell'Arte Opera Ensemble presents the company's August 2016 Season - Violetta & her Sisters - featuring Giuseppe Verdi's La traviata, Jules Massenet's Manon, a semi-staged Scenes from the demi-monde, featuring excerpts from Puccini's La Rondine and Leoncavallo's La bohème, and a recital featuring the poetry of Charles Baudelaire, with settings by Debussy, Fauré, Duparc, Vierne, d'Indy, Loeffler and others. (more...)

Festival Verdi 2016 Set for Parma and BussetoFestival Verdi 2016 Set for Parma and Busseto
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Tradition, a desire to embrace the new and the ever increasing international profile are the predominant features of the 2016 edition of the Festival Verdi in Parma and Busseto. This year's festival, returning for the month of October (www.festivalverdi.it), will be dedicated to the German poet and playwright Friedrich Schiller, who has always been a source of inspiration and subject matter for Italian composers throughout time, including above all Giuseppe Verdi. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic Announces 2016-17 SeasonChicago Philharmonic Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

The Chicago Philharmonic announces its 2016-17 season: Love. Throughout five concerts, the season explores orchestral favorites and lesser known offerings representing varying expressions of love. Guest performers include conductor Gerhardt Zimmermann, Visceral Dance Chicago, and a range of renowned vocalists and instrumental soloists. Scott Speck leads the orchestra in his fourth season as artistic director. (more...)

dell'Arte Opera Ensemble Sets August 2016 Seasondell'Arte Opera Ensemble Sets August 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

ell'Arte Opera Ensemble presents the company's August 2016 Season - Violetta & her Sisters - featuring Giuseppe Verdi's La traviata,Jules Massenet's Manon,a semi-staged Scenes from the demi-monde, featuring excerpts from Puccini's La Rondine and Leoncavallo's La boheme, and a recital featuring the poetry of Charles Baudelaire, with settings by Debussy, Faure, Duparc, Vierne, d'Indy, Loeffler and others. (more...)

BWW Review: Sydney Symphony Orchestra's LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS Brings British Tradition To The Sydney Opera HouseBWW Review: Sydney Symphony Orchestra's LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS Brings British Tradition To The Sydney Opera House
by Jade Kops - Mar 18, 2016

THE LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS delights Anglophiles with a recreation of the relaxed closing concert of the British summer season. (more...)

Music Director Riccardo Muti Returns to Conduct the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 4/7Music Director Riccardo Muti Returns to Conduct the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Music Director Riccardo Muti returns to Chicago in April for three weeks of concerts and activities April 7-26 during the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's 125th anniversary season.  Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) explore music by Berlioz, Tchaikovsky and Verdi inspired by the works of William Shakespeare in three programs featuring internationally acclaimed soloists as part of the CSO's celebration of Shakespeare in music during a year that marks the 400th anniversary of the Bard's death. (more...)

Center for Jewish History to Present NABUCCO, 4/6-17Center for Jewish History to Present NABUCCO, 4/6-17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Giuseppe Verdi's opera classic NABUCCO - about Babylonian Jews in exile during Biblical times - will be presented April 6 to 17 at the Center for Jewish History (15 W. 16 St.) in Manhattan, it has been announced by the American Sephardi Federation, which is presenting a trio of Sephardic-themed production for the first time ever this year in its celebration of Sephardic history and culture.  NABUCCO follows the Center's acclaimed adaptation of MERCHANT OF VENICE earlier this year, and will be followed by a revival of OTHELLO in June. (more...)

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