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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
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The Soloists of La Scala and Nazzareno Carusi to Play at The Wallis, 3/19The Soloists of La Scala and Nazzareno Carusi to Play at The Wallis, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts ("The Wallis") presents clarinetist Fabrizio Meloni and violist Danilo Rossi -- two renowned soloists of the Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala and the La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra (I solisti del Teatro alla Scala) join pianist Nazzareno Carusi to perform a program of chamber music by Mozart, Schumann and Schubert on Thursday, March 19 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's Artistic Director Lucine Amara to Celebrate 90th Birthday Next WeekNew Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's Artistic Director Lucine Amara to Celebrate 90th Birthday Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Met Opera luminary Lucine Amara, Artistic Director of the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera, celebrates a milestone on March 1: her 90th birthday and over 70 years performing on the stage. (more...)

Met Opera's Artistic Director Lucine Amara to Celebrate 90th Birthday Next WeekMet Opera's Artistic Director Lucine Amara to Celebrate 90th Birthday Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Met Opera luminary Lucine Amara, Artistic Director of the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera, celebrates a milestone on March 1: her 90th birthday and over 70 years performing on the stage. (more...)

Vancouver Opera Releases Complete Schedule for 2015-2016 SeasonVancouver Opera Releases Complete Schedule for 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Vancouver, BC ~ A powerful and current Canadian premiere, two favourites of grand opera and a modern classic of musical theatre are highlights of Vancouver Opera's 56th season. The 2015-2016 season will open with Giuseppe Verdi's dark and tragic Rigoletto (September 26 - October 4, 2015), followed by the Canadian premiere of Oscar-nominated composer Nico Muhly's Dark Sisters, a thought-provoking exploration of polygamy in a renegade Mormon community (November 26 - December 12, 2015, at the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre). VO then presents Giacomo Puccini's heartbreakingly beautiful Madama Butterfly (March 5 - 13, 2016) and closes the season with a treat for lovers of musical theatre: the company premiere of Evita, by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber (April 30 - May 8, 2016). (more...)

Opera Philadelphia's 2015-2016 Season Features COLD MOUNTAIN and World Premiere of ANDY: A POPERAOpera Philadelphia's 2015-2016 Season Features COLD MOUNTAIN and World Premiere of ANDY: A POPERA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Opera Philadelphia's 41st Season serves as a reminder that the company is, as The Washington Post reports, “taking chances, offering unusual and new work along with repertory staples, and carving out a place for themselves as proponents of American opera.” As General Director & President David B. Devan and Jack Mulroney Music Director Corrado Rovarisannounced today, the carefully curated 2015-2016 lineup offers two new American operas: the East Coast Premiere of Cold Mountain, by composer Jennifer Higdon and librettist Gene Scheer and starring the dream team of Nathan Gunn, Isabel Leonard, and Jay Hunter Morris (February 2016); and the World Premiere of ANDY: A Popera, a Warhol-inspired opera-cabaret featuring a score by Dan Visconti and original songs by Heath Allen (September 2015). (more...)

The Ohio State University School of Music to Present REQUIEM, 3/8The Ohio State University School of Music to Present REQUIEM, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

More than 160 vocalists, four soloists and a large orchestra will join together to perform Giuseppe Verdi's Requiem, the dramatic funeral mass first performed in Italy in 1874, at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8 in Ohio State's Mershon Auditorium. Marshall Haddock, Ohio State's director of orchestral studies, will conduct the performance. (more...)

The New York Festival of Song's Emerging Artist Series Presents "BEL CANTO / CAN BELTO", 3/17The New York Festival of Song's Emerging Artist Series Presents "BEL CANTO / CAN BELTO", 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

New York Festival of Song marks its seventh annual residency at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts with BEL CANTO/CAN BELTO, to be performed on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at Merkin Concert Hall. (more...)

Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera Presents Verdi's DON CARLO, 2/21-3/1Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera Presents Verdi's DON CARLO, 2/21-3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera (LAMet), a local community Opera Company which stages grand opera in intimate settings and at prices almost anyone can afford will present Giuseppe Verdi's masterpiece, DON CARLO on four dates: February 21st, 22nd, 28th and on March 1, 2015. The performances take place at All Souls Chapel at Good Samaritan Hospital in downtown Los Angeles and at St. Augustine-By-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Santa Monica. (more...)

Mark Stone Replaces Simon Keenlyside in TOTENTANZ with the NY Phil, 3/12-14Mark Stone Replaces Simon Keenlyside in TOTENTANZ with the NY Phil, 3/12-14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

Baritone Mark Stone, in his New York Philharmonic debut, will replace Simon Keenlyside, who has withdrawn due to illness, in the performances of the U.S. Premiere of Thomas Ades's Totentanz, led by the composer in his Philharmonic conducting debut, and also featuring mezzo- soprano Christianne Stotijn in her Philharmonic debut. The performances will also feature Beethoven's Symphony No. 1 and Berlioz's Les Francs-juges Overture, Thursday, March 12, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday, March 14 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera to Present Verdi's DON CARLO, Begin. 2/21Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera to Present Verdi's DON CARLO, Begin. 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera (LAMet), a local community Opera Company which stages grand opera in intimate settings and at prices almost anyone can afford will present Giuseppe Verdi's masterpiece, DON CARLO on four dates: February 21st, 22nd, 28th and on March 1, 2015. The performances take place at All Souls Chapel at Good Samaritan Hospital in downtown Los Angeles and at St. Augustine-By-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Santa Monica. (more...)

Yan Pascal Tortelier to Lead BSO in THE FIREBIRD QUITE, 2/27-28Yan Pascal Tortelier to Lead BSO in THE FIREBIRD QUITE, 2/27-28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

One of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's (BSO) favorite guest conductors, Yan Pascal Tortelier returns to the podium to lead the Orchestra in Stravinsky's The Firebird Suite on Friday, February 27 at 8 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Saturday, February 28 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore. Also on the program are Berlioz's Le Corsaire overture ('The Pirate'), Ravel's Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello and Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23, performed by pianist Louis Lortie, hailed by many as an authority on the music of Mozart. Please see below for complete program details. (more...)

Tickets to Beautiful Soup's May Festival Now on SaleTickets to Beautiful Soup's May Festival Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

Tickets are now on sale for Beautiful Soup's festival of plays by Steven Carl McCasland. Priced $18 each, audiences also have the option to see all 5 plays at a reduced price. (more...)

Houston Ballet Presents MODERN MASTERS 3/12-22Houston Ballet Presents MODERN MASTERS 3/12-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2015

From March 12 - 22, 2015 Houston Ballet offers up Modern Masters, a spring mixed repertory program showcasing works by three of the twentieth century's greatest choreographers. (more...)

Verdi's MACBETH to Air as Part of GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET, 2/1Verdi's MACBETH to Air as Part of GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET, 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

Giuseppe Verdi's adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth comes to THIRTEEN's Great Performances at the Met with an internationally renowned cast headed by Russian star soprano Anna Netrebko in her North American debut as the fatally ambitious Lady Macbeth. Serbian baritone Željko Lu?i? sings the title role; German bass René Pape is among his victims of his bloody rise to the throne as Banquo, and Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja sings the role of his heroic rival Macduff. (more...)

Sarasota Opera to Announce Schedule for Upcoming Season, 2/5Sarasota Opera to Announce Schedule for Upcoming Season, 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Sarasota, FL – Maestro Victor DeRenzi and Richard Russell invite you to join them on the Opera House stageThursday, February 5th, at 4:30pm as they announce the 2015/16 season which will mark the final year of Sarasota Opera's acclaimed Verdi Cycle. The Verdi Cycle, which began in 1989, will distinguish Sarasota Opera as the only company in the world to have performed every work of Giuseppe Verdi. (more...)

TOSCA, AIDA, MERRY WIDOW and MARRIAGE OF FIGARO Set for Utah Opera's 2015-16 SeasonTOSCA, AIDA, MERRY WIDOW and MARRIAGE OF FIGARO Set for Utah Opera's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Utah OperaArtistic Director Christopher McBeth today announced Utah Opera's 2015-16 season. The company's 38th season will feature four productions between October 2015 and May 2016 that encompass some of opera's greatest tales of love and sacrifice. (more...)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of Events for 2015-2016 SeasonChicago Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule of Events for 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

CHICAGO (January 26, 2015)— Riccardo Muti, Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Jeff Alexander, President of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA), announce the programming for the CSO and Symphony Center Presents (SCP) 2015/16 season—the Orchestra's 125th season and Muti's sixth as music director. (more...)

The Atlanta Opera to Present RIGOLETTOThe Atlanta Opera to Present RIGOLETTO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

The Atlanta Opera celebrates its 35th year of live productions with Giuseppe Verdi's tragic masterpiece, Rigoletto. This new, visually stimulating production is a co-production of Boston Lyric Opera, The Atlanta Opera, and Opera Omaha and was originally directed by The Atlanta Opera's General & Artistic Director Tomer Zvulun. (more...)

Arizona Opera's 2015-16 Season to Include ARIZONA LADY, FALSTAFF & MoreArizona Opera's 2015-16 Season to Include ARIZONA LADY, FALSTAFF & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

General Director Ryan Taylor has revealed the Arizona Opera's 2015-16 Season which opens in October 2015. (more...)

Beautiful Soup Theater Welcomes Additional Cast Members for Steven Carl McCasland Festival of PlaysBeautiful Soup Theater Welcomes Additional Cast Members for Steven Carl McCasland Festival of Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Additional casting has been announced for Beautiful Soup Theater's festival of plays by Steven Carl McCasland. Following critically acclaimed workshop presentations, McCasland's plays will return to NYC in a month-long festival celebrating the young playwright. Together with The Clarion Theatre, they'll present six plays beginning on May 6th, 2015, with a company of actors performing in repertory. All of the plays focus on historical figures, including Laurette Taylor, Billie Holiday, Tennessee Williams, Gertrude Stein, Lillian Hellman and more. (more...)

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