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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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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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ROH 2016-2017 confirmed, let's talk!

So, it’s finally out!

Let’s start with Mozart:

Mitridate (26 June–7 July 2017) 

Mitridate – Michael Spyres
Aspasia – Albina Shagimuratova
Farnace – Bejun Mehta… 1,611 more words

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Happy birthday, Gioachino

Italian composer Gioachino Rossini was born on February 29, 1792. Although he composed music in many different genres, he is best remembered today for his many operas, which include  26 more words

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