On this day in 1791 Mozart's Die Zauberflöte premiered in Vienna.
Mozart Zaide; Sophie Bevan, Allan Clayton, Jacques Imbrailo, Darren Jeffery, Stuart Jackson, Classical Opera, Ian Page Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Sep 20 2016 Star rating: 4.5 A fine performance shows what sophisticated music thereShow More Summary
Louis Armstrong performing "Melancholy Blues," Mozart's Queen of the Night aria, and panpipes from Peru are etched among the cacophony of Earth sounds on the gold-plated records attached to Voyager 1 and 2.
The subtitle for Mozart’s Così fan tutte may be ‘The School For Lovers’, but it’s as a school for directors… The post Losing heart appeared first on The Spectator.
The story of the Beach Boys is like a California-blond version of Amadeus, with Brian Wilson as Mozart and Mike Love as Salieri–except that Salieri had talent. Love’s new memoir, Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy, seeks to prove his essential artistry and so recaps Wilson’s studio triumphs with detailed notes on how…
The intriguingly titled Opera Loki will be performing at Upstairs at the Gatehouse in Highgate this weekend (until 2 October 2016), when the company will be presenting Mozart's Cosi van Tutte. Started in 2001 the company aims to provide platform for up-and-coming singers, previous cast members have included Daniel Grice, and Kitty Whately. Show More Summary
The flamoybant Russian-based conductor has called in sick, ‘with great regret’, on a new production of Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail. His last-minute replacement is Maxim Emelyanychev, 27, leader of Il Pomo d’Oro ensemble.
I offer an alternative to those who aren’t fans of Wagner: Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito from the house where it premiered.
There’s an ingenious project going down in Vancouver, Canada, where the City Opera is a putting together a show made up of all the operas that Mozart started and never got to finish. The Lost Operas of Mozart, constructed by artistic director (and Carlos Kleiber biographer) Charles Barber, is such a surefire hit that you […]
It’s the b-side from the Montreal artist’s new cassette.
“South Africa’s leading opera house has been accused of financially exploiting 12 singers who performed internationally in a controversial but critically acclaimed production of Mozart’s Così fan tutte, set in colonial [Eritrea] and portraying racial abuse and rape by fascist Italian troops.”
She is Juliette Bausor, signed from the Royal Northern Sinfonia in Gateshead, where she was principal for 11 years. A former National Youth Orchestra member, she also plays principal flute with the London Mozart Players.
Rhian Lois and ensemble - Don Giovanni - Santa Fe Opera Whilst I was in Santa Fe, the Welsh soprano Rhian Lois was also there making her American debut at Santa Fe Opera as Zerlina in Mozart's Don Giovanni. I recently caught up withShow More Summary
Rolando Villazón has withdrawn from Mozart’s Don Giovanni this month and next, citing illness. His understudy Paul Appleby, a Met Young Artist, steps in as Don Ottavio. Villazón was the prime draw in a cast that features Simon Keenlyside in the title role, Hibla Gerzmava as Donna Anna, Malin Byström as Donna Elvira, Adam Plachetka as Leporello […]
"Paul Appleby will sing the role of Don Ottavio in this season’s September and October performances of Mozart’s Don Giovanni, replacing Rolando Villazón, who has withdrawn due to illness."
"Mozart Dances" Mark Morris Dance Group David H. Koch Theater New York, NY August 24, 2016 By Carol Pardo © copyright 2016 by Carol Pardo Mozart and Morris: the standard bearer of music's classical era meets (arguably) the most classicizing choreographer of his generation. Show More Summary
Mozart meets Megadeath.
Handel arias from Eternal Source of Light Divine, Joshua, Alcina, Rinaldo, Messiah and Samson, Bach arias from St John Passion, Magnificat, Mozart arias from Le nozze di Figaro and Exsultate Jubilate; Aksel Rykkvin, Orchestra of theShow More Summary
Mike Mozart / CC 2.0 Chipotle is again making headlines for the wrong reasons. After an outbreak of foodborne illnesses in 2015, the fast-food chain now has been hit with a lawsuit from almost 10,000 current and past workers. According to CNNMoney, workers claim the company made them work extra hours without pay, often at closing time. Show More Summary