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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

Music

June 12 in Music History

• 1468 ~ Juan del Encina, Composer

• 1526 ~ Marc-Antoine de Muret, Composer

• 1616 ~ Cornelis F Schuyt, Dutch organist/composer, died

• 1761 ~ Meinrad Spiess, Composer, died at the age of 77… 547 more words

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Friday the 13th: Origins, Myths, and Beliefs

Today was Friday the Thirteenth.

A day that is deemed to be very unlucky to many people. And the superstition surrounding this day are anything but new; beliefs about the number thirteen can be traced back to 1700 B.C. 949 more words

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Maometto II a Success for the COC

The Canadian Opera Company (COC) opened the Canadian premiere of Gioachino Rossini‘s opera Maometto on Friday night.  The opera stars Luca Pisaroni as Maometto, Leah Crocetto as Anna, Bruce Sledge as Erisso, and Elizabeth DeShong as Calbo. 429 more words

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