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November 29, 2016 ~ Today in Music History

.1770 ~ Peter Hansel, composer

1797 ~ Gaetano Donizetti, Italian composer
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. 1825 ~ Rossini’s Barber of Seville was presented in New York City. 582 more words

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Il barbiere di Siviglia @ Covent Garden

Weird, this production by the Royal Opera House Covent Garden. On paper a cast that could work, and directors I have appreciated much in the past. 294 more words

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GUILLAUME TELL at the Met in NYC

Rossini’s epic telling of the William Tell fable returns to the Met stage after an absence of more than 80 years, in a new production by Pierre Audi. 1,994 more words

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WAGNER INVECTIVES

THE OPERAS OF Richard Wagner give Wife Dottie, Daughter Suz and me much pleasure, though I also appreciate that the subject matter, complexity and sheer length are something of an acquired taste. 468 more words

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BBC Proms 2016 - Louis Lortie: Venezia e Napoli

Louis Lortie (piano) © Elias

Rossini, transcribed Liszt La regata veneziana; La danza (1830-35, transcr. 1837)

Poulenc Napoli (1925)

Fauré Barcarolle no.5 in F sharp minor Op.66 (1894); Barcarolle no.7 in D minor Op.90 (1905) 390 more words

In Concert

Rossini'sCount Ory premieres at the Seattle Opera

By Gioachino Rossini

A Seattle Opera Premiere!

Aug. 6, 7, 10, 13, 17, 19, & 20, 2016

FARCE. In this madcap comedy from the composer of The Barber of Seville, a notorious skirt-chaser and his merry-making minions scheme their way into a medieval French castle by means of outrageous disguises and narrow escapes.  315 more words

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Maria Mosuti si-a sustinut doctoratul

Prietena noastra, doamna Maria Mosuti, si-a sustinut cu succes doctoraatul in muzica, in data de 24 iunie, in sala Sympozion a Universitatii de Arte, George Enescu din Iasi. 113 more words

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