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It's Opera Season: The Merry Widow, The Barber of Seville, Rigoletto...

When I was a child, my Italian mother always sung songs from different operas. We would go to the library and she would get the tapes. 325 fler ord

Writing

Remembering Joe Green: The Life & Art of Giuseppe Verdi, Part II


The Spanish tenor Alfredo Kraus singing his signature role as that not so nice guy, The Duke of Mantua from Verdi’s ”Rigoletto”

La Donna e Mobile from Verdi’s ”Rigoletto” 511 fler ord

Brad Kronen

Danish hospitality

Four days in Copenhagen, Day 2.

One of the dearest moments in Copenhagen was the invitation I received from a Danish couple to dine with them at their house. 382 fler ord

Opera

Una stella con i piedi per terra

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Lisette Oropesa è una soprano statunitense ed è una tra le voci più promettenti della sua generazione, non a caso il New York Times l’ha definita “un’artista dalla presenza scenica magnetica che canta con una grazia naturale”. 529 fler ord

Storie

Orange and pink

Ok, this is mostly going to be about opera.

I was having dinner in the restaurant I Tre Marchetti in Verona. This was about two decades ago and I was in town, as so many times before, for the yearly opera festival in the Roman Arena. 325 fler ord

France

Lean and immediate tragedy: Verdi's Rigoletto, Regents Opera

An old man, hunched and stooping, clambers onto a stage. With an air of exhausted bitterness, he smears white paint onto his face, dons a jester’s horned cap, picks up his stick of bells: Rigoletto is ready for another day of work. 878 fler ord

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