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
New Jersey Symphony Presents Rachmaninoff's Second Piano Concerto and Elgar's Enigma Variations Led by Xian Zhang, 2/23New Jersey Symphony Presents Rachmaninoff's Second Piano Concerto and Elgar's Enigma Variations Led by Xian Zhang, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Acclaimed Music Director Xian Zhang and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra present Rachmaninoff's Second Piano Concerto and Elgar's Enigma Variations, February 23-26 in Englewood, Newark, Red Bank and Morristown. Pianist Kirill Gerstein-hailed as "alarmingly gifted" by Classical Review-returns to perform the Rachmaninoff concerto, one of the most enduring works in the canon. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Announces 2017-2018 SeasonSan Francisco Opera Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

San Francisco Opera General Director Matthew Shilvock and Music Director Nicola Luisotti today announced plans for the 2017-18 repertory season. The Company's 95th season will open Friday, September 8 with a gala performance of Giacomo Puccini'sTurandot led by Maestro Luisotti and an international cast starring Martina Serafin, Maria Agresta and Brian Jagde. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Presents EUGENE ONEGIN, 2/9Florida Grand Opera Presents EUGENE ONEGIN, 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

From January 28 through February 4, 2017, Florida Grand Opera presents, Tchaikovsky's best loved opera, Eugene Onegin, at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County. This run is followed by performances on February 9 and 11 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts Au-Rene Theater in Fort Lauderdale. (more...)

New Amsterdam Opera Announces Cast for LA FORZA DEL DESTINONew Amsterdam Opera Announces Cast for LA FORZA DEL DESTINO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

???????New Amsterdam Opera will present a One-Night-Only performance of Giuseppe Verdi's epic masterpiece La forza del destino on Friday, March 24, 2017, 7:00 PM, at The Riverside Theatre (91 Claremont Avenue, New York, NY 10027). (more...)

PNC Arts Alive Grant Funds Opera Family Day in LauderhillPNC Arts Alive Grant Funds Opera Family Day in Lauderhill
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) and Lauderhill Performing Arts Center will be collaborating to present a special Florida Grand Opera Family Day on Saturday, January 14, 2017. This day of opera-related activities seeks to encourage inclusion in the arts, allowing newcomers and opera aficionados to discover that 'Opera is for You.' (more...)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra To Embark On Sixth European Tour, 1/13-27Chicago Symphony Orchestra To Embark On Sixth European Tour, 1/13-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Music Director Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) embark on their sixth trip to Europe together in January 2017, marking the Orchestra's 33rd tour to Europe and the 60th international tour in its distinguished history. (more...)

Hawai'i Orchestra Presents Brahms Double Concerto, 2/5Hawai'i Orchestra Presents Brahms Double Concerto, 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Indulge in the beautiful music of Brahms as the Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra (HSO) proudly features two of its own musicians - Concertmaster Ignace (Iggy) Jang and Principal Cellist Mark Votapek - in the Brahms Violin and Cello Concerto in A minor (also known as the Brahms Double Concerto) under the baton of Maestra Xian Zhang at 7:30 pm on Saturday, February 4 and at 4 pm on Sunday, February 5.  (more...)

BWW Review: NABUCCO at The Metropolitan OperaBWW Review: NABUCCO at The Metropolitan Opera
by Milette shanon - Jan 5, 2017

"Power to the people" could very well be the mantra for the gorgeous opera Nabucco highlighted by the inspiring Va Pensiero chorus sung by the Hebrew slaves as they pray to G-d for their dream to return to their homeland of Jerusalem to take flight. As I sat in the Metropolitan opera house recently, witnessing the opera with several thousand others, I have to believe that there was no one in that audience who was not moved. Nabucco reminds us all that the Bible, like Shakespeare, is timeless. Its lessons span millennia and are repeated over and over again. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Returns To South Miami For Family DayFlorida Grand Opera Returns To South Miami For Family Day
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) and South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center (SMDCAC) will be collaborating to present a special Florida Grand Opera Family Day on Saturday January 7, 2017. (more...)

NJ Association of Verismo Opera to Host Open House, Free Concert This MonthNJ Association of Verismo Opera to Host Open House, Free Concert This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera (Verismo Opera), the house opera company of the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), will hold its annual winter Open House on Saturday, January 14, 2017.  (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Welcomes Denyce Graves and Announces Songfest Master SeriesFlorida Grand Opera Welcomes Denyce Graves and Announces Songfest Master Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) and Steinway & Sons Piano Gallery Miami are pleased to welcome internationally-celebrated mezzo soprano Denyce Graves on Thursday, January 5, 2017 in a one-night-only masterclass held at Steinway & Sons Piano Gallery Miami in Coral Gables. (more...)

Celebrate New Beginnings with Beethoven's Ninth SymphonyCelebrate New Beginnings with Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Celebrate the New Year with the Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra (HSO) and Beethoven's Ninth Symphony - a joyful celebration of music, community and hope - on Thursday, December 29 at 7:30 p.m. and Friday, December 30 at 7:30 p.m. Maestro JoAnn Falletta leads the HSO, performing with the O?ahu Choral Society and Artistic Director Dr. Esther S. Yoo, and nationally noted guest soloists Rachel Schutz, soprano; Charlene Chi, mezzo-soprano; Kip Wilborn, tenor; and Jeremy M. Wong, baritone. Considered by many to be the greatest piece of music ever written, Beethoven's final symphony has become a universal anthem of humankind, with a message of optimism and faith at the dawn of the New Year. Its majestic closing movement featuring Friedrich Schiller's poem "An die Freude" ("Ode to Joy"), with additions made by the composer himself, is a breathtaking experience.  (more...)

Verismo Opera Announces Ballet AuditionVerismo Opera Announces Ballet Audition
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera announces auditions for ballet dancers and ballet schools will be held.  Young adult, semi-professional or professional classical ballet dancers are invited to apply and perform in the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's grand production of Giuseppe Verdi's Aida. Celebrating its 28th season, Verismo Opera seeks to collaborate with ballet schools in New Jersey, preferably from Bergen County, to provide ballet students, ages 16 to 20 years of age, or older professional dancers interested in performing opportunities with the largest professional, grand opera company in the county. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Seeks Child Performer for MADAMA BUTTERFLYSarasota Opera Seeks Child Performer for MADAMA BUTTERFLY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Sarasota Opera is casting to find three children (boy or girl) to portray Butterfly's son in the 2017 Winter production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly. (more...)

Cape Town Opera Announces 2017 SeasonCape Town Opera Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Cape Town Opera's 2017 season launches with an explosive meeting of South Africa's foremost young singers directed by a veteran theatrical innovator. It includes a major new international musical and brings acclaimed international singers to the stage for the third in the Naspers Grand Masters series. (more...)

The Goldman Sonnenfeldt Auditorium to Present PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY 12/5The Goldman Sonnenfeldt Auditorium to Present PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2016

'PREformances with Allison Charney" December 5th Concert to feature violinist Laura Goldberg, composer Moshe Knoll, soprano, Indira Mahajan, mezzo-soprano Sara Murphy and Russian-born American pianist Julia Zilberquit. (more...)

BWW Review: MACBETH Conquers at Mahalia Jackson TheatreBWW Review: MACBETH Conquers at Mahalia Jackson Theatre
by Tara Bennett - Nov 16, 2016

There are fewer well-known tales of murderous ambition outside of William Shakespeare's "MACBETH." The first of Giuseppe Verdi's three Shakespearean operas, "MACBETH" is in many respects an ideal fusion that combines the genius of Shakespeare with the extravagance and artistic might of the opera. (more...)

Opera Colorado's STEAL A PENCIL FOR ME Features Holocaust Love StoryOpera Colorado's STEAL A PENCIL FOR ME Features Holocaust Love Story
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Opera Colorado has announced their 2017 - 2018 season, which continues to enrich and diversify the scope of its programming with their second world premiere in two years, while also staging enduring works from the classic repertoire. The three-production season will feature the world premiere of Steal a Pencil for Me, a WWII romance based on a true story, with music by Gerald Cohen and libretto by Deborah Brevoort; Giacomo Puccini's beloved classic La Boheme; and Giuseppe Verdi's masterful comic opera Falstaff. In 2017 - 2018 Opera Colorado will also continue to explore performing in diverse venues throughout the community, staging Steal a Pencil for Me at the Elaine Wolf Theatre at the Mizel Arts and Culture Center, MACC at the JCC. (more...)

Opera Colorado Announces 2017-18 SeasonOpera Colorado Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Opera Colorado has announced their 2017 - 2018 season, which continues to enrich and diversify the scope of its programming with their second world premiere in two years, while also staging enduring works from the classic repertoire. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Receives $50,000 from the Gulf Coast Community FoundationSarasota Opera Receives $50,000 from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Sarasota Opera has been awarded a $50,000 Arts Appreciation Grant from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation. The grant offers unrestricted funding to area arts organizations in support of their artistic mission. (more...)

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