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
Odyssey Opera Continues 'TRIAL BY FIRE: JOAN OF ARC' Season with L'ASSEDIO DI CALAISOdyssey Opera Continues 'TRIAL BY FIRE: JOAN OF ARC' Season with L'ASSEDIO DI CALAIS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

One of the nation's most innovative opera companies, Odyssey Opera, continues Trial by Fire: Joan of Arc and the Hundred Years' War, a season-long exploration of operatic works inspired by martyr, saint, and military leader Joan of Arc (1412-1431). (more...)

Star Soprano Pretty Yende to Release New Album 'Dreams' on Sony ClassicalStar Soprano Pretty Yende to Release New Album 'Dreams' on Sony Classical
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

From rural South Africa to operatic stardom, soprano Pretty Yende continues her meteoric rise through the world of opera with the release of her second album, Dreams, on Sony Classical, available October 27, 2017. (more...)

Pianist Luca BurattoComes to Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, 10/11Pianist Luca BurattoComes to Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Italian pianist Luca Buratto, the Honens International Piano Competition's 2015 Prize Laureate, will make his New York debut at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. His program features works by Ad s, Jan ?ek, Ligeti, Prokofiev and Schumann. The concert is presented by the Honens International Piano Competition. (more...)

Leigh Barrett to Lead SOUVENIR at the Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Set!Leigh Barrett to Lead SOUVENIR at the Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Spiro Veloudos remounts one of his favorite productions in celebration of his 20 years as Producing Artistic Director. (more...)

Cincinnati Opera to Release Premiere Recording of Gregory Spears' FELLOW TRAVELERSCincinnati Opera to Release Premiere Recording of Gregory Spears' FELLOW TRAVELERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Cincinnati Opera releases the live audio recording of the world premiere production of Gregory Spears and Greg Pierce's ravishing new opera, Fellow Travelers, directed by Kevin Newbury and featuring the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mark Gibson (out September 15 (digital) and September 29 (physical) on Fanfare Cincinnati). (more...)

Sarasota Opera Set to Resume Regularly Scheduled Programming Post IrmaSarasota Opera Set to Resume Regularly Scheduled Programming Post Irma
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Sarasota Opera is pleased to announce that the Sarasota Opera House came through Hurricane Irma completely unscathed. With this storm now behind us, the company is ready to resume its regularly scheduled program with the following upcoming events: (more...)

Royal Opera House Muscat 2017-18 Season Opens with Verdi's AIDARoyal Opera House Muscat 2017-18 Season Opens with Verdi's AIDA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Royal Opera House Muscat has selected Aida, a grand masterpiece opera by Giuseppe Verdi, one of the greatest composers of all time, to inaugurate its wonderful new 2017-18 Season. (more...)

BWW Review: AIDA is a Visual and Auditory Sensation at The Kennedy CenterBWW Review: AIDA is a Visual and Auditory Sensation at The Kennedy Center
by Evann Normandin - Sep 11, 2017

Verdi's sumptuous epic AIDA graces the Kennedy Center for the first time in more than 25 years, and it is a knock-out. The three hour visual and auditory spectacle helmed by director Francesca Zambello and conductor Evan Rogister with original sketches and concept design by famed visual artist RETNA and choreography by one of contemporary dance's leading voices Jessica Lang is not to be missed. In her director's note, Francesca Zambello speaks to AIDA's appeal with opera lovers as part of the very "fabric of our beings", but you surely don't have to be a lover of opera to fall in love with this ensemble and creative team. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/9/2017
by - Sep 9, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/9/2017. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

The New York Philharmonic will present Bernstein's Philharmonic: A Centennial Festival, October 25-November 14, 2017,celebrating the former Philharmonic Music Director and Laureate Conductor on the centennial of his birth. The festival - which is part of the worldwide salute to the legacy of the renowned composer, conductor, pianist, and educator - will center on Bernstein's symphonic cycle, conducted by Alan Gilbert and Leonard Slatkin, complemented by other Bernstein works as well as by music by composers he admired and championed. In addition, the Philharmonic will present a Young People's Concert - the series that Bernstein famously brought to national attention through the television broadcasts - titled Inspirations and Tributes: "Celebrating Leonard Bernstein," conducted by Leonard Slatkin and featuring pianist Makoto Ozone on November 11. A number of other events - ranging from a marathon of Bernstein's Mahler recordings to a partnership with Harvard and University of Michigan to explore Bernstein as an educator and conductor - complement the concerts throughout the centennial season. Bernstein served as the Philharmonic's Music Director from 1958 to 1969, when he was named Laureate Conductor, a title he held until his death in 1990. (more...)

Tenor John Osborn Makess Solo Recording DebutTenor John Osborn Makess Solo Recording Debut
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

On September 8, 2017, Delos Records will release the debut solo recording of American tenor John Osborn, whose “exquisite singing” (Opera Wire) has been widely sought by presenters and audiences throughout Europe and North America since winning the 1994 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions at the age of 21. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Announces 2017 Fall Radio Broadcast Schedule on Classical KDFCSan Francisco Opera Announces 2017 Fall Radio Broadcast Schedule on Classical KDFC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

San Francisco Opera's partnership with the Bay Area's Classical KDFC continues this fall with monthly opera broadcasts beginning September 3with Giuseppe Verdi's Otello in a historic 1978 performance featuring Placido Domingo in the title role and Katia Ricciarelli as Desdemona. From October through December, the broadcasts will feature presentations from San Francisco Opera's 2017 Summer Season: Mozart's Don Giovanni,Verdi's Rigoletto and Puccini's La Boheme. Each broadcast was recorded live at the War Memorial Opera House and features the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and San Francisco Opera Chorus. (more...)

NJSO Launches Season with Beethoven and BerliozNJSO Launches Season with Beethoven and Berlioz
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra celebrates the start of Xian Zhang's second season as Music Director with an Opening Night Celebration Gala on Saturday, October 7, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. Zhang leads the NJSO in a performance of masterworks, as Jeremy Denk, a MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, makes his NJSO debut with Beethoven's “Emperor” Piano Concerto. Zhang pairs Beethoven's iconic concerto and Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus with Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique, recognizing the latter composer's admiration for the former. (more...)

The Dallas Opera to Offer Free Simulcast of Verdi's LA TRAVIATAThe Dallas Opera to Offer Free Simulcast of Verdi's LA TRAVIATA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

The Dallas Opera announces a free public simulcast at beautiful Klyde Warren Park featuring the classic romance LA TRAVIATA, by Giuseppe Verdi. The special presentation takes place in Downtown Dallas Friday, October 27, 2017 (program begins at 6:30 p.m., curtain at 7:30 p.m.). (more...)

Bryant Park to Present New York City Opera in VIVA VERDI!Bryant Park to Present New York City Opera in VIVA VERDI!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

For the fourth (and final!) performance for Bryant Park Presents, New York City Opera is proud to present a performance filled with Giuseppe Verdi's most beloved arias and duets, culminating with Rigoletto. The concert, titled 'Viva Verdi!' is set for Friday, September 15 at 6 p.m. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Celebrates 95th Season With Free OPERA IN THE PARK ConcertSan Francisco Opera Celebrates 95th Season With Free OPERA IN THE PARK Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

San Francisco Opera celebrates the opening of its 95th Season with Opera in the Park, presented by the San Francisco Chronicle, at Sharon Meadow in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on Sunday, September 10 at 1:30 p.m. This free concert features acclaimed artists from the Company's 2017 Fall Season performing arias and other operatic favorites with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra conducted by Music Director Nicola Luisotti. In the event's time-honored finale, the audience joins with the singers for a rousing rendition of the brindisi (drinking song) from Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata. San Francisco Opera General Director Matthew Shilvock serves as master of ceremonies for the afternoon. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Presents Giuseppe Verdi's LA TRAVIATASan Francisco Opera Presents Giuseppe Verdi's LA TRAVIATA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

San Francisco Opera presents Verdi's La Traviata in ten performances at the War Memorial Opera House, September 23 through October 17. Company Music DirectorNicola Luisotti leads an international cast featuring three artists making their Company debuts in leading roles: Romanian soprano Aurelia Florian as Violetta Valery, Brazilian tenor Atalla Ayan as Alfredo Germontand Polish baritone Artur Ruci?ski as Giorgio Germont. The classic 1987 San Francisco Opera production, which evokes the opulence of mid-19th century Paris in lavish, detailed settings and costumes, will be revived by original director John Copley along with stage director Shawna Lucey. Artistic Director of Theatre Flamenco of San Francisco Carola Zertuche contributes new choreography in her Company debut. Ian Robertson directs the San Francisco Opera Chorus. (more...)

OPERA San Antonio Presents Verdi's MACBETH Next MonthOPERA San Antonio Presents Verdi's MACBETH Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

OPERA San Antonio presents the first production of its 2017-18 season, Giuseppe Verdi's Italian opera Macbeth, based on the dark and powerful Shakespearean drama. (more...)

Lyric Opera Announces its 2017-18 Resident ArtistsLyric Opera Announces its 2017-18 Resident Artists
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

General Director and CEO Deborah Sandler has announced the selection of the artists for the Resident Artists Program for the 2017-2018 season. (more...)

Kate Aldrich to Play 'Joan of Arc' in Odyssey Opera's THE MAID OF ORLEANSKate Aldrich to Play 'Joan of Arc' in Odyssey Opera's THE MAID OF ORLEANS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

One of the nation's most innovative opera companies, Odyssey Opera, kicks off Trial by Fire: Joan of Arc and the Hundred Years' War, a season-long exploration of operatic works inspired by martyr, saint, and military leader Joan of Arc (1412-1431).  (more...)

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