Rigoletto at DNO Amsterdam

Rigoletto Giuseppe Verdi 1813-1901 Rigoletto, together with Il trovatore and La traviata, laid the foundations for Verdi’s worldwide renown; the latter two operas were composed shortly after Rigoletto. The opera…

MET Names New General Manager

*PETER GELB CHOSEN TO SUCCEED JOSEPH VOLPE AS GENERAL MANAGER* October 29, 2004 William C. Morris, president and chief executive officer of The Metropolitan Opera, announced today that Peter Gelb,…

NYCO Moving On?

*New York City Opera in Talks to Build Its Own Home* By ROBIN POGREBIN [NY Times] The New York City Opera is in negotiations to build a new opera house…

NBR New Zealand Opera to Produce The Death of Klinghoffer

*New Zealand Opera’s 2005 Season Will Include Adams’ The Death of Klinghoffer* By Emily Quinn October 28, 2004 The NBR New Zealand Opera’s 2005 season will include a production of…

Walt Mossberg on Challengers to the iPod

*Three Challengers Take on the Mini* Latest ‘iPod Killers’ Score On Style and Storage Space, But They Aren’t Easy to Use October 27, 2004; Page D1 One of the key…

Théâtre Impérial de Compiègne to Produce Auber’s Haÿdée ou Le secret

*Théâtre Impérial de Compiègne will produce on 28 November Hayedée ou Le secret, a comic opera in three acts by Daniel François Auber.* *Production Details* Libretto by Eugène SCRIBE Music…

Opera Omaha to Present Copland’s The Tender Land

*Aaron Copland’s The Tender Land: Opera About Midwestern Farm Family Opens Opera Omaha’s Orpheum Season November 17, 19, 21* Omaha, NE–Opera Omaha will open its Orpheum season of performances with…

WP TechNews.com on the iPod

*iMac, iPod, iConquered* By Cynthia L. Webb washingtonpost.com Staff Writer Thursday, October 14, 2004; 9:50 AM For Apple Computer, will 2004 be remembered as a transformative year? Yes, according to…

Archiv Releases Andromeda Liberata

*ANDROMEDA LIBERATA* *A VENETIAN MYSTERY* By Ulrike Brenning With the recording of Andromeda liberata – their debut on Archiv Produktion – Andrea Marcon and the Venice Baroque Orchestra have scored…

WP on the File-Sharing Wars

*Downloading Justice* By Cynthia L. Webb washingtonpost.com Staff Writer Monday, October 11, 2004; 9:36 AM The file-sharing wars could get even hotter if the U.S. Supreme Court decides to weighs…