THE FLOWERS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN [concert by Georgios Filadelfefs, tenor, and Valentina Vasileva; performing Vincenzo Bellini
, Manuel de Falla, Dvo ak] June 3, 10am
Blessed with an expansive range ("I used to add high C's left and right"), Kaasch excelled in the Italian and French operas composed in the 18th century by Christoph Willibald Gluck and the Italian operas of 19th-century composer Vincenzo Bellini
. He has a few posters of his appearances and can tell stories about the time he walked into his dressing room to discover Domingo was using it, but "that stuff has never mattered to me," Kaasch says.
human spirit - Giuseppe Verdi's Aida, Vincenzo Bellini
Finally, don't miss the Biennale's Special Project, in collaboration with Teatro La Fenice: a production of the opera Norma by Vincenzo Bellini
, with specially commissioned staging, set, and costume designs by African-American artist Kara Walker--best-known for her fearless scrutiny of race and sexuality.
"Developing Proficiency in the Tenor Arias of Vincenzo Bellini
through the Study and Performance of the Composer's Art Song Repertoire." DMA Document, University of Iowa, 2013, 110 pages; ProQuest3566711.
Hosted by TV talk show host Sevim GE[micro]zay and broadcast live on SkytE-rk 360 TV, the concert got under way with a performance of Vincenzo Bellini
's "Norma" overture.
Jeffrey Carlson Antonio Tamburini Marc Kudisch Giulia Grisi Rebecca Brooksher Francesco Florimo Roe Hartrampf Luigi Lablache Hoon Lee Giovanni Rubini Christopher Michael McFarland Maria Malibran Amanda Mason Warren Page Benjamin Cook Gioacchino Rossini George Morfogen Opera lover Terrence McNally has served up another vibrant examination of the discipline with "Golden Age," a lighthearted fantasy about the dissonance that might have occurred backstage during the 1835 premiere of Vincenzo Bellini
's final opera, "I Puritani." Call it a ballad of petulance, egomania and insecurity that clashes vividly with the exquisite music being performed out front.
Willamette Concert Opera will present Vincenzo Bellini
's ``The Capulets and the Montagues,'' based on the Romeo and Juliet story.
Dealing with Italian opera of the nineteenth century, one is tempted to focus on the mainstream, from Gioacchino Rossini to Giacomo Puccini and with major spotlights on Vincenzo Bellini
, Gaetano Donizetti, and Giuseppe Verdi.