15.05.2011 [Salt Lake Tribune] - Opera composer GiuseppeVerdi and playwright William Shakespeare are two of the all-time greats in their fields. Put them together and you have operatic gold. Utah Opera is closing its season with a solid production of
15.05.2011 [Indianapolis Star] - GiuseppeVerdi's personal sympathy with how love can redeem scorned behavior helps lend "La Traviata" its perpetual appeal. That the h…e, Violetta, is modeled through the opera's dramatic source on a real Paris courtesan who died young gives only a
12.05.2011 [Hour.ca] - Pat Buttino points out that GiuseppeVerdi also had an indirect influence during the revolutions and unification of Italy. "When it happened, people were shouting 'Viva VERDI!' but it wasn't for GiuseppeVerdi's music! It actually stands for 'Viva
18.05.2011 [ParentDish] - After watching a performance of GiuseppeVerdi's "Travatore," the author quipped it contained "that sort of intense but incoherent noise which always so reminds me of the time the orphan asylum burned down." Twain's remark may have given someone a very
27.04.2011 [Opelika Auburn News] - By Ed Enoch A group from the music department of Auburn University is still looking for extra funds and participants for a summer trip to Italy to perform GiuseppeVerdi's “Requiem.” The group will travel to Italy to perform the piece in the composer's
30.04.2011 [CBC.ca] - The Metropolitan Opera has assembled an all star cast that includes Sondra Radvanovsky (Leonora), Dolora Zajick (Azucena), Marcelo Álvarez (Manrico) and Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Count Di Luna) to perform GiuseppeVerdi's ever-popular score, which includes
01.05.2011 [Westchester.com] - Featured works will include Niccola Porpora's Magnificat, GiuseppeVerdi's “Laudi alla Vergine Maria,” selections from Giovanni Pergolesi's Stabat Mater, and Italian madrigals. Joining Angelica will be guest artists Christopher Johnson, organ;
12.05.2011 [Fort Worth Star Telegram] - The thunder in GiuseppeVerdi's Il Trovatore is primarily in the sets, with the costumes playing second fiddle to the enormous yet minimal staging. How the Fort Worth Opera came to craft these four disparate productions with its budget took some clever
12.05.2011 [QSaltLake] - 14saturday — Utah Opera presents GiuseppeVerdi's last opera and one of only two of his comedies, Falstaff. A large, womanizing knight, Falstaff is a gold-digger, and the women he professes his love for in turn are thirsty for revenge once they learn
09.05.2011 [Regina Leader-Post] - Written by GiuseppeVerdi, the "Requiem" is a musical setting of the Roman Catholic funeral mass for four soloists, double choir and orchestra. Verdi composed it in memory of Alessandro Manzoni, an Italian poet and novelist he admired.
04.05.2011 [Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun] - With an empowered female lead, Disney Theatrical's interpretation of GiuseppeVerdi's Italian opera (bearing the same name), inevitably draws comparisons with Pocahontas and The Little Mermaid. However, while these plays were preceded by animated films
29.04.2011 [Lompoc Record] - In the first part of the program, the chorale will perform selections from operas such as “The Bartered Bride” by Bedrich Smetana, “Aida” and “Nabucco” both by GiuseppeVerdi, and adding a “modern” comic touch, “The Gondoliers” by Gilbert and Sullivan.
16.05.2011 [Aiken Standard (subscription)] - Performed by the ACS under the direction of Dr. Maureen Simpson, "Music from the Movies" will feature favorites including GiuseppeVerdi's "Anvil Chorus" from Il Trovatore ("Babe: Pig in the City"), Carl Orff's "O Fortuna" from Carmina Burana ("Cheaper
23.05.2011 [News & Views Magazine] - Alle ore 9.45 è prevista l'accoglienza delle Autorità con l'accompagnamento musicale del Corpo Bandistico “GiuseppeVerdi” della Città di Albenga, cui seguirà, alle ore 10.00, lo schieramento del Reparto di Polizia Municipale, con l'ingresso della
04.05.2011 [La Crónica de León] - Iñaki Urlezaga y Eliana Figueroa encarnan a Alfredo y Violeta, los inmortales personajes creados por GiuseppeVerdi para 'La Traviata'. El Auditorio de León ha vuelto a colgar el cartel de “no hay billetes” para la representación, hoy a las 21:00 horas
04.05.2011 [I'M from IM (Blog)] - La decima edizione della Rassegna Giovani Musicisti, si apre sabato 7 maggio con il concerto "Musica e Risorgimento: i cori di GiuseppeVerdi", in onore del 150° dell'Unità d'Italia. L'iniziativa che si svolgerà a Cervo, con l'organizzazione della