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Verdi Starts the Day

In one school in which I was principal, I played classical music over the intercom to start every day. It  created a happy atmosphere and gave every adult and child something to share.   56 more words


Pavarotti arias A-Z: F for “Forse la soglia attinse”

My new series of posts with Pavarotti arias A-Z continues. Let’s go!

Today is the letter F for “Forse la soglia attinse” which is a wonderful aria from the  55 more words


NEWS: Jealousy and Revenge Explode onto the Scottish Stage at Scottish Opera

Scottish Opera will perform Verdi’s full-blooded and monumental Il trovatore in a fiery production set to match the grandeur and drama of the music.

Conjuring up the spirit of the Dark Ages, a world rife with superstition and ignorance, this turbulent tale follows an atrocious chain of events set in motion by an accusation of witchcraft. 435 more words


The Search for Ricardian Music

What is a “musical biography”? We know about operas, and their stagings as to certain persons from the past. But, what did composers write about Richard III? 223 more words

This Week from Knoxville Opera: Verdi's 'Il Trovatore' and the 2015 Rossini Festival

Knoxville’s spring festival season is in full swing and this weekend brings Knoxville Opera’s Rossini Festival  Street Fair and a production of Giuseppe Verdi’s Il Trovatore… 199 more words

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