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Il barbiere di Siviglia in Vienna (watch it on livestreaming on October 3rd)

Il barbiere di Siviglia

Gioachino Rossini

03. Oct. 2015 | 19.30

  • Guillermo García Calvo |Conductor
  • Günther Rennert | Staging concept
  • Richard Bletschacher | Director
  • Alfred Siercke | Production design…
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Balzac on the power of coffee

Coffee is a great power in my life; I have observed its effects on an epic scale…Many people claim coffee inspires them, but, as everybody knows, coffee only makes boring people even more boring.

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Laura Giordano & Israel Lozano, duet "Nel suo divin sembiante" (Il viaggio a Reims)

Laura Giordano and Israel Lozano sing Corinna’s and Cavaliere Belfiore’s duet “Nel suo divin sembiante” from Gioachino Rossini’s opera “Il viaggio a Reims”. Teatro Real, Madrid, 15 April 2004. 17 more words


Laura Giordano, Sofia's aria "Ah, donate il caro sposo" (Il signor Bruschino)

Laura Giordano sings Sofia’s aria “Ah, donate il caro sposo” from Gioachino Rossini’s opera “Il signor Bruschino”. Saidashev Concert Hall, Kazan, 15 December 2012.

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Having seen it at Sunday’s matinee, my thoughts about the Royal Opera’s new Guillaume Tell (production by Damiano Michieletto) will not rank amongst the more fulminating of the online debate. 956 more words


June 19 ~ Today in Music History

• 1618 ~ Christian de Placker, Composer

• 1708 ~ Johann Gottlieb Janitsch, Composer

• 1717 ~ Johann Wenzel Anton Stamitz, Bohemian violist, conductor and composer… 451 more words


June 12 ~ Today 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… 548 more words