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  • Oct 25

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    Birthdays:

    Georg Gebel (1709), Pierre-Adrien Pâris (1745), Johann Strauss II (1825), Minna Peschka-Leutner (1839), Georges Bizet (1838), Alexander Tikhonovich Gretchaninov (1864),  Maurice Étienne Legrand aka  Franc-Nohain (1872), Karl Eduard Maria Elmendorff (1891), Cemal Reşit Rey (1904), Oralia Domínguez (1925), Galina Vishnevskaya (1926), Anita Välkki (1926), Hana Janků (1940), Giuliano Ciannella (1943)

     

    Losses:

    François Parfaict (1753), Pasquale Cafaro (1787), Francesco Antonio Baldassare Uttini (1795), Barnaba Bonesi (1824), José Padilla Sánchez (1960), Roger Désormière (1963), Hans Knappertsbusch (1965), Herbert Alsen (1978), Stanford Robinson (1984

    WenkelMS

    Special Mention:

    Ortrun Wenkel

    (Oct 25, 1942)

    72nd Birthday

     

    AdrianoInSiriaMS AdrianoMS2

    Special Mention:

    Adriano in Siria & Livietta e Tracollo, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

    Naples, San Bartolomeo Theater

    World Premiere

    1734

     

    EUryantheMS

    Special Mention:

    Euryanthe, Carl Maria von Weber

    Vienna, Kärntnertortheater

    World Premiere

    1823

     

    CorsaroMS

    Special Mention:

    Il Corsaro, G Verdi

    Trieste, Teatro Verdi- erstwhile Teatro Grande

    World Premiere

    1848

     

    AriadneMS

    Special Mention:

    Ariadne auf Naxos, R Strauss

    Stuttgart, Oper Stuttgart- erstwhile Hoftheater

    World Premiere (first version)

    1912

    Pohjalaisia MS

    Special Mention:

    Pohjalaisia, Leevi Madetoja

    Helsinki, Finnish Opera

    World Premiere

    1924

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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                                  Oct 25

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    I was born with a sharp, distinctive voice. It was a gift. If I can put it like that, I’m a natural born singer. I didn’t think of it or analyse it. I was simply growing with this gift from God.

    VishnevskayaQuote www.rostropovich.org

                                                    -  Galina Pavlovna Vishnevskaya (Oct 25, 1926 – Dec 11, 2012) 

    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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