Month: January 2007
Marilyn Horne Puts Her ProtÈgÈs on Parade in Song
In Operaís Famous Pair of One-Acts, Tenor Doubles His Workload
H‰ndel in Mozarts Gewand, welche Herausforderung!
Dresscode f¸r die Opernbesucher
The Elixir of Love
Rodolfo and Mimi Soar Again
PUCCINI: La Bohème
La Bohème, opera in four acts.
Music composed by Giacomo Puccini. Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi lllica, based
on episodes from Henri Murger’s Scènes de la vie de Bohème.
ROSSINI: Il Viaggio a Reims
Rossini’s last Italian opera, staged in 1825 as a part of Charles X’s coronation festivities, is a bizarre creation — a sassy little farce capped with a coronation cantata in the best traditions of staged court entertainment, from 16th-century Italian intermedi through their Baroque and Classic operatic progeny.