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Want to watch an opera by Mozart but you cant seem to narrow it

Want to watch an opera by Mozart but you cant seem to narrow it


Want to watch an opera by Mozart, but you can't seem to narrow it down to just one? I've got a recommendation flowchart over at the blog that can help.

La Finta Giardiniera is an opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, it was first performed in 1775.

You can still hear people shouting it in opera houses when the conductor takes his bow. No wonder Mozart was pleased. Even so, the show only ran for three ...

Opera Is Not Dead

Study Guide and Pre- and Post-Performance Lesson Plans For Reading & Writing Common Core Standards

Teenage Mozart

9-5 Act II of Mozart's Idomeneo as staged at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York.

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The last was very difficult of course, because even if the singers can't (apparently) see each other – we want to see them.

Paul Morley: 'Pop belongs to the last century. Classical music is more relevant to the future' | Music | The Guardian

Children playing a game in Kurt Weill's Street Scene . Photo by Ben Schill Photography;

The opening of the 2013-2014 Met Opera season; Eugene Onegin (with Anna Netrebko), broadcast live in Times Square. Photo: mine.

Diana Damrau as Violetta Valery and Francesco Demuro as Alfredo in La traviata, The Royal

As we were setting up, the subject of new music came up, so that is where we began .

In October 2017 you have released the CD recording Il Sogno di Scipione by Mozart, an opera composed in Salzburg in 1771, when Mozart was only 15 years old.

Sex and Opera in Seattle: A Conversation with Basso Kevin Burdette

Can Monica Bellucci Sing In Real Life? Alessandra In 'Mozart In The Jungle' Isn't Her First Musical Role

The Opera Queen

Don Juan and the statue of the Commander, Alexandre-Évariste Fragonard, circa 1830-1835(Wikimedia Commons)

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Sandrina is not even sure if she's alive or dead... Not surprisingly she and Belfiore go mad half way through the show.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Issac 'Turbo' Baptiste in The Mad Hatter's Tea Party © ROH. Photographer Alice

Don Giovanni - Mozart / De Nederlandse Opera

After all, Great Britain has the English National Opera, which performs standard operas by Verdi and Puccini, Monteverdi and Handel, Mozart and Wagner, ...

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Debate: What do you think of opera and ballet in cinemas? — News — Royal Opera House

Camilla Nylund (The Empress) and Burkhard Fritz (The Emperor). Photo: Hans Jörg Michel

Mozart's birthplace at Getreidegasse 9, Salzburg

12 May 2015

Anonymous portrait of the child Mozart, possibly by Pietro Antonio Lorenzoni; painted in 1763 on commission from Leopold Mozart

Mozart: The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte) (2 CDs)

Example 7.12 Mozart, Act 2 finale from Le nozze di Figaro, bars 821–830.

Ionarts: The Worst Mozart Biography Ever. Paul Johnson: «Mozart -- A Life»

The Worst Mozart Biography Ever. Paul Johnson: «Mozart -- A Life»

He studied at the Royal College of Music under Gordon Clinton, and continued to work privately with Howell Glynne and Otakar Kraus. He joined Sadler's Wells ...

This time, the website didn't just reproduce something that first appeared in the printed edition. And something more than small snippets or excerpts are ...

Bryan Hymel as Robert (centre) in Robert le diable at the Royal Opera House

As they say, ask me the time, and I'll tell you how to make a watch…. To answer your question: we made the decision to end the opera ...

Munich & Glyndebourne: Opera Festivals

Hiromi Omura (Cio-Cio-San) and James Egglestone (Pinkerton) in Opera Australia's Madama Butterfly (2015). Jeff Busby.

Mozart: Don Giovanni, Die Zauberflote & Le nozze di Figaro - Boxed Set

... role of violin in Mozart's performances changed, and from a supportive instrument, it changed into a completely solo instrument, with which he wanted to ...

The wedding day scene with Masetto (Evan Bravos) and Zerlina (Melissa Bonetti)

After many years, the production has now become a holiday tradition for the Met to offer children while school is out for the holidays. And one suspects it ...

By Otto Jahn.

The Warrior Women of Yang by the National Peking Opera Company

Mozart Operas - Gardiner

Example 7.6b Mozart, 'Venite inginocchiatevi', from Le nozze di Figaro, bars 95–102 (including Mozart's deleted dynamics).

Amina Edris as Glycère and Kate Lindsey as Sapho. Photo by Don Lassell; courtesy

I've no idea whether these programmes are available anywhere now, but I'd love to know if they are, if only to see if they're as good as I remember…

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Talking about music in Salzburg, if the most famous person is Mozart, then the most famous song is probably “Silent Night“, first performed at the former ...

Haydn the opera composer - why are his stage works neglected?




How South Africans forged a path to making opera truly African

This is one of the many revivals of that one and only Tito production the Met has ever had so it's interesting to see how every cast makes it their own.

The Mozart family c. 1780. The portrait on the wall is


Donna Elvira (Ana Maria Martinez) resists Don Giovanni (Mariusz Kwiecien), yet can't give up on her love for him. Brett Coomer/Houston Grand Opera hide ...

Example 7.2b Mozart, 'Deh vieni', from Le nozze di Figaro, deleted material between bars 63 and 64.

Amazon.com: Don Giovanni - Mozart / De Nederlandse Opera: Pietro Spagnoli, Jossi Wieler, Sergio Morabito: Movies & TV

Mozart: Don Giovanni

Example 8.7 Mozart, 'Là ci darem', from Don Giovanni, bars 1–9.

BD: Is there ever a chance that one of those doors will open on the second or third or fourth performance?

When you look at the entry for Jerome Hines in the New Grove Dictionary of Opera, it states he is not only a bass, but also a composer!

Life and career. Mozart's ...

Iréne Theorin (Barak's wife), Camilla Nylund (The Empress) and Wolfgang Koch (Barak). Photo: Hans Jörg Michel

Name a movie or a documentary that can improve the comprehension of the music of this period.

Example 9.9 Mozart, 'Donne mie', from Così fan tutte, bars 59–71 (with trumpets and timpani on the top and bottom staves of the page, as in the autograph).


BD: There are thousands of operas that have been done only once.

Anne: And there was a mirror for passengers sitting on my side to see themselves, with a sort of graphic notice! [Laughter all around] It was worth coming ...

Do you have in mind the name of some neglected composer of the 18th century you'd like to see re-evaluated?

Lillian Groag, Director of Virginia Opera's production of Don Giovanni , which runs November 2

Clockwise from left: Carolyn Hoehle, Matthew Edwardson, Liz Cass, and Taji Senior (Photo by David Brendan Hall)

KB: I auditioned for Speight Jenkins in New York around 2002. I was just starting out in the business, having made my New York City Opera debut in 1999 and ...

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Post-opera strolling in Wexford. Photo: mine. Please do not reproduce without permission.

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Name a movie or a documentary that can improve the comprehension of the music of this period.

Throughout those sessions, where we focused solely on the end of the opera, Harry touched base with each performer, trying to see where they were and what ...

[Laughs] I don't know what to tell them. Opera's in such transition. I don't think that opera in ten years is going to be anything like it ...

Wm: “Così fan Tutte” is one of the hallowed trinity of Mozart operas with Da Ponte libretti. Many of us who grew up with “Così” thought the well-known 19th ...

You have worked at Glyndebourne and Drottningholm, experiencing, in this way, peculiar conditions of opera performance, a few of them, certainly typical of ...

In 2015 with your Classical Opera you have launched another special type of concerts, synchronically featuring works by Mozart and by his major ...

If ever an opera had so much life and vigour in the telling that it cried out to be unleashed from the stage, it's Bizet's thrusting Spanish romance.

Example 9.1 Mozart, 'Dove sono' from Le nozze di Figaro revision (1789), between the original bars 83 and 97.

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