Dudamel brings Verdi's story of ill-fated lovers in ancient Egypt to the Bowl stage, in a larger-than-life performance featuring the LA Phil, an internationally renowned cast and the L.A. Master Chorale.   Los Angeles Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel, conductor Julianna Di Giacomo, soprano Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano Vittorio Grigolo, tenor...

September 28 - October 6, 2013Chicago Symphony Center ScheduleSaturday, September 28, 7:00pmTuesday, October 1, 7:00pmFriday, October 4, 7:00pmSunday, October 6, 3:00pm   Revering Shakespeare above all other playwrights, Giuseppe Verdi based three operas on the Bard's works. His electrifying psychodrama Macbeth was the first, a blood-s...

Natalie Dessay stars as Verdi's most beloved heroine in Willy Decker's stunning production, first seen at the Met in 2010. Matthew Polenzani is her lover, Alfredo, and Dimitri Hvorostovsky sings his stern father, Germont. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi is on the podium. Conductor: Fabio Luisi; Production: Willy Decker; Natalie Dessay, Matthew...

Casa Belvedere is proud to host this DVD presentation made to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of Verdi's birth on October 10, 1813. He was an exceptional yet "common" man. Although tremendously gifted with the musical and theatrical skills that propelled him to celebrity status during his lifetime, he preferred to live the life of a "country gentle...

The Italian Cultural Institute is pleased to announce THE VERDI CHORUS Amore Italiano   Anne Marie KETCHUM, Artistic Director; Laraine Ann MADDEN, Accompanist Solists: Amanda SQUITIERI, Soprano; Daniel MONTENEGRO, Tenor; Malcolm MACKENZIE, Baritone   This weekend the Verdi Chorus will bring you some of...

A Riverdalian by choice, Maestro Michael Recchiuti has been a relevant "voice of reason" in the classical music world, bringing a much needed and sought after recording of Stefano Donaudy's music. An ardent admirer of Giuseppe Verdi, Recchiuti was the ideal Maestro to interview in the year of Verdi's 200th anniversary.   L'IDEA: Maestro Recc...

Ciao, Amici, here are the details of the Santa Barbara Symphony's concert dedicated to the music of Giuseppe Verdi. It will be a lovely event. Lots of good melodious and passionate music and, VERDIto make things even better, incredibly low ticket prices. We thought we would add the option of a lovely pre-concert dinner at the well-known Santa Barba...

The world's leading conductors bring Classical masterpieces to cinematic life in these unique programs from Europe's premier symphony. MusicEmotion transports audiences to the glorious Teatro Alla Scala in Milan for an Old World musical experience in high definition.   Hosts Francesco Micheli and Joelle Williams go behind the scenes, interv...

When: Saturday, October 11, 2014 – 12:55 p.m.Where: Shalin Liu Performance Center – 37 Main St, Rockport, MAThe show is a HD screening of the MET Opera's performance. Star soprano Anna Netrebko delivers her searing portrayal of Lady Macbeth, the mad and murderous mate of Željko Lučić's doomed Macbeth, for the first time at the Met. Adrian Noble's...

By Ross Amico When kickstarting a new opera company, there is no more reliable source of juice than the blood-and-thunder dramas of Giuseppe Verdi. As opera houses across the world honor the Italian master in this, his bicentennial year, New Jersey's fledgling MidAtlantic Opera makes its debut with a concert devoted wholly to Verdi highlights. &...