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  • Oct 31

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     October Graphic

    Birthdays:

    Louise Talma (1906), August Everding (1928), Božena Ruk-Focič (1937)

     

    Losses: Leonardo Leo (1744), Francesco Maria Veracini (1768), Girard de Propiac (1823), Mihály Mosonyi (1870), Sir George Alexander Macfarren (1887), John Luther Long (1927), Francis Toye (1964), Erich Sehlbach (1985), Alan Dudley Bush (1995)

    SteffensMS

    Special Mention:

    Walter Steffens

    (Oct 31, 1934)

    80th Birthday

    www.walter-steffens.de

     

    MartinezMS

    Special Mention:

    Odaline de la Martinez

    (Oct 31st, 1949)

    65th Birthday

     

    TamerlanoMS

    Special Mention:

    Tamerlano, GF Handel

    London, King’s Theatre

    World Premiere

    1724

     

    GiulettaERomeoMS

    Special Mention:

    Giulietta e Romeo, Nicola Vaccai

    Milano, Teatro alla Cannobiana

    World Premiere

    1825

     

    VieParisienneMS

    Special Mention:

     La vie parisienne, Jacques Offenbach

    Paris, Théâtre du Palais-Royal

    World Premiere

    1866

     

    ArcheDucMS

    Special Mention:

     Madame l’archiduc, Jacques Offenbach

    Paris, Théâtre des Bouffes-Parisiens aka Salle Choiseul

    World Premiere

    1874

     

    AmicoFritzMS

    Special Mention:

    L’amico Fritz, Pietro Mascagni

    Rome, Teatro Costanzi -aka Opera Roma

    World Premiere

    1891

     

    ArianeMS

    Special Mention:

    Ariane, J Massenet

    Paris, l’Opéra (Garnier)

    World Premiere

    1906

     

    ReginaMS

    Special Mention:

    Regina, Marc Blitzstein

     New York, 46th Street Theatre

    World Premiere

    1949

     

    BloodWeddingMS

    Special Mention:

    Blood Wedding aka Vérnász, Sándor Szokolay

    Budapest, Hungarian State Opera House

    World Premiere

    1964

    PennyMS

    Special Mention:

    A Penny for a Song, Sir Richard Rodney Bennett

    London, Sadler’s Wells

    World Premiere

    1967

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    Božena Ruk-Focič debut role

    Croatian soprano  Božena Ruk-Fočić (Oct 31, 1937 - April 21,, 2010)...TAKE BRAINTEASER NOW

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    Antonino Votto tutelage

    Maestro Antonino Votto (Oct 30, 1896 - Sept 9, 1985) made his artistic home...TAKE BRAINTEASER NOW
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    Scholar, author, musicologist, restaurateur, critic, and administrator John Francis Toye...TAKE POLL NOW

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    Rating René Jacobs

    Counter-tenor and Maestro René Jacobs (* Oct 30, 1946) specializes in...TAKE POLL NOW
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                                  Oct 31

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    The critics say every year that it’s [opera] dead.”

                    EverdingQuote    

                                                                     - Prof August Everding  (Oct 31, 1928 – Jan 26, 1999) 

    Whether you are working on an opera or on a play, you’re still going through process and how you work is still the same: talking to people and finding the characters and finding the meaning and how it manifests itself whether through song or through speech.” – See more at: http://newcitystage.com/2012/02/15/life-upon-the-wicked-stage-director-francesca-zambello-on-why-show-boat-remains-relevant/#sthash.rHaI2jUx.dpuf

    Whether you are working on an opera or on a play, you’re still going through process and how you work is still the same: talking to people and finding the characters and finding the meaning and how it manifests itself whether through song or through speech.” – See more at: http://newcitystage.com/2012/02/15/life-upon-the-wicked-stage-director-francesca-zambello-on-why-show-boat-remains-relevant/#sthash.rHaI2jUx.dpuf
    Whether you are working on an opera or on a play, you’re still going through process and how you work is still the same: talking to people and finding the characters and finding the meaning and how it manifests itself whether through song or through speech.” – See more at: http://newcitystage.com/2012/02/15/life-upon-the-wicked-stage-director-francesca-zambello-on-why-show-boat-remains-relevant/#sthash.rHaI2jUx.dpuf

    Whether you are working on an opera or on a play, you’re still going through process and how you work is still the same: talking to people and finding the characters and finding the meaning and how it manifests itself whether through song or through speech.” – See more at: http://newcitystage.com/2012/02/15/life-upon-the-wicked-stage-director-francesca-zambello-on-why-show-boat-remains-relevant/#sthash.rHaI2jUx.dpuf
    Whether you are working on an opera or on a play, you’re still going through process and how you work is still the same: talking to people and finding the characters and finding the meaning and how it manifests itself whether through song or through speech.” – See more at: http://newcitystage.com/2012/02/15/life-upon-the-wicked-stage-director-francesca-zambello-on-why-show-boat-remains-relevant/#sthash.rHaI2jUx.dpuf-  Dame Josephine Barstow (* Sept 27, 1940) 


    Whether you are working on an opera or on a play, you’re still going through process and how you work is still the same: talking to people and finding the characters and finding the meaning and how it manifests itself whether through song or through speech.” – See more at: http://newcitystage.com/2012/02/15/life-upon-the-wicked-stage-director-francesca-zambello-on-why-show-boat-remains-relevant/#sthash.rHaI2jUx.dpuf

    Whether you are working on an opera or on a play, you’re still going through process and how you work is still the same: talking to people and finding the characters and finding the meaning and how it manifests itself whether through song or through speech.” – See more at: http://newcitystage.com/2012/02/15/life-upon-the-wicked-stage-director-francesca-zambello-on-why-show-boat-remains-relevant/#sthash.rHaI2jUx.dpuf
    Whether you are working on an opera or on a play, you’re still going through process and how you work is still the same: talking to people and finding the characters and finding the meaning and how it manifests itself whether through song or through speech.” – See more at: http://newcitystage.com/2012/02/15/life-upon-the-wicked-stage-director-francesca-zambello-on-why-show-boat-remains-relevant/#sthash.rHaI2jUx.dpuf

    Whether you are working on an opera or on a play, you’re still going through process and how you work is still the same: talking to people and finding the characters and finding the meaning and how it manifests itself whether through song or through speech.” – See more at: http://newcitystage.com/2012/02/15/life-upon-the-wicked-stage-director-francesca-zambello-on-why-show-boat-remains-relevant/#sthash.rHaI2jUx.dpuf
    Whether you are working on an opera or on a play, you’re still going through process and how you work is still the same: talking to people and finding the characters and finding the meaning and how it manifests itself whether through song or through speech.” – See more at: http://newcitystage.com/2012/02/15/life-upon-the-wicked-stage-director-francesca-zambello-on-why-show-boat-remains-relevant/#sthash.rHaI2jUx.dpuf

     


     

     

     

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