"La Traviata" launches the free 10-day series of outdoors screenings in LincolnCenterPlaza, in Manhattan. Met General Manager stated that "watching larger-than-life stars on a big screen on the facade of the opera house has become a quintessential New York experience".   No tickets are required and seatings (3,100) is on a first-come first-s...

When the curtain opens and the lights strike the stage on April 6, the New York City Opera will be seen in the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's new production of Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata. Last performed by the company in 2006, Verismo Opera will present this iconic opera with resplendent sets used by the New York City Opera for several...

by Mike Silverman   It's been called the ''missing link'' among Giuseppe Verdi's operas, composed right after his three mid-career mega-hits — ''Rigoletto,'' ''Il Trovatore'' and ''La Traviata'' — and pointing the way toward the masterpieces of his later years.   Why ''missing"? It's not as if ''Les vepres siciliennes'' ("The Sicilian...

Friday, September 23, 2016 at 7:30 PM. Davies Symphony Hall. MTT and the SF Symphony showcase the many facets of Italian music – from its sweeping drama to moments of delicate beauty and lighthearted joy. Hear Verdi's show-stopping Te Deum, alongside Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble The Swingle Singers, SF Symphony Principal Oboe Eugen...

Dear Members and Friends, We are very proud to announce that the ICCC toghether with the Houston Grand Opera's O.N. for Young professionals will host an evening celebrating HGO's 2013-14 season and the productions of Verdi's Aida and Rigoletto.   Don't miss it, enjoy complimentary wine and light bites! August 28th from 6 to 9 pm at the ICCC...

Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi was born on October 9 or 10, 1813, in Le Roncole, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. His love and talent for music were obvious at a young age. When he was only eight, he became the official organist at his local church. During his teenage years, he recalled that he "wrote a motley assortment of pieces: marches for band by th...

One of Italy's most historic opera companies is taking some of the country's most beloved operas – as well as some Italian culture – to the Middle East, Russia and the United States. The Teatro di San Carlo, which was founded in Naples in 1737 and is Europe's oldest, continuously active venue for public opera, begins its worldwide tour in the Sulta...

Alberto Rizzuti, born in Turin in 1963, is one of Verdi's leading scholars. After a Ph.D. in Chicago in 2001, he currently teaches History of Musical Civilization at the University of Turin.   In 2008, he edited the critical edition of Verdi's opera "Giovanna d'Arco." In his lecture, Prof. Rizzuti will discuss Verdi's life and work...

By Riccardo Chioni La commemorazione popolare che New York si appresta a portare in piazza in occasione del bicentenario della nascita del romantico compositore parmense si annuncia trionfante, come l'avrebbe immaginata lo stesso Giuseppe Verdi.Verdi Square, situata a W 72nd Street tra Broadway e Amsterdam Avenue, diventerà teatro della celebrazio...

When: January 17-18-19 — 8 p.m. Where: Boston Symphony Hall — 301 Massachusetts Avenue Boston, MA [map] For tickets, please visit www.bso.org. To mark the bicentennial of Verdi's birth in 1813, Italian conductor Daniele Gatti, music director of the Orchestre National de France, leads the BSO in three performances of the composer's Requiem with t...