They range from the small-scale, derivative works of his youth to the full-fledged operas of his maturity. Three of the works were abandoned before completion and were not performed until many years after the composer's death. His mature works are all considered classics and have never been out of the repertory of the world's opera houses. Early life Opere drammatiche, oratorj sacri e poesie liriche Metastasio was born in Rome, where his father, Felice Trapassi, a native of Assisi, had taken service in the Corsican regiment of the papal forces.
The couple had two sons and two daughters; Pietro was the younger son. Pietro, while still a child, is said to have attracted crowds by reciting impromptu verses on a given subject. On one such occasion in , two men of distinction stopped to listen: Giovanni Vincenzo Gravina, famous for legal and literary erudition as well as his directorship of the Arcadian Academy, and Lorenzini, a critic of some note.
Gravina was attracted by the boy's poetic talen. It is the oldest continuously active venue for opera in the world, having opened in , decades before either Milan's La Scala or Venice's La Fenice. The house once had a seating capacity of 3,, but has now been reduced to 1, seats. Under the communist regime she studied Russian as a second language and had an early start in music education. She started taking piano lessons at the Pionerski Dom at age 4 in and enrolled at Stara Zagora's Hristina Morfova School of Music and Performing Arts normal studies in the morning, and music in the afternoon in As she studied piano and worked as accompanist at recitals, Kasarova became so drawn to the voice as a musical instrument that upon earning her concert pianist diploma in , she switched to study singing under Ressa Koleva at Sofia's Music Academy—focusing on the works of Mozart and Rossini.
She performed at Sofia National Opera while still a student. She performe. Marina Rebeka born is a Latvian opera, song and concert soprano. She has also gained a wide reputation as one of the greatest Rossini and Mozart singers in the world. Luca Pisaroni born is an Italian operatic bass-baritone, known for his roles in Mozart's operas, but who has steadily expanded his repertoire into the Baroque as well as moving beyond into Rossini. There, his father owned a car-repair firm and his mother was a teacher; it was in that town where he noted "you feel Verdi's spirit all over the place!
Musical studies and training In Busseto, he states that "as a kid, I used to go to the opera with my grandfather, and when I was 11, I already knew I wanted to be an opera singer. I sang for him when I was 13 o. Alfredo Nigro is an Italian tenor. Although best known for her baroque and classical roles, Connolly has a wide-ranging repertoire which has included works by Wagner as well as various 20th-century composers.
She then became a member of the BBC Singers for five years. She began her opera career in the role of Annin. He made his concert debut in Strasbourg in as the Evangelist in the St. Matthew Passion. That same year, the tenor first appeared at Covent Garden, in the name part of La clemenza di Tito. Tappy was known for his wide range of concert and opera repertoire. He retired in The term itself was rarely used at the time and only attained common usage once opera seria was becoming unfashionable and beginning to be viewed as something of a historical genre.
The popular rival to opera seria was opera buffa, the 'comic' opera that took its cue from the improvisatory commedia dell'arte. Italian opera seria invariably to Italian libretti was produced not only in Italy but almost throughout Europe, and beyond see Opera in Latin America, Opera in Cuba e. Among the main centres in Europe were the.
Clemency is the granting of leniency for a punishment, such as a pardon. While at Juilliard, she appeared in a number of productions with the American Opera Center. She later studied voice privately with Shirlee Emmons. She was one of four young singers invited to attend Herbert von Karajan's opera classes at the Salzburg Festival. At first, she used the stage name "Suzanne Hong".
A duettino is an unpretentious duet with a concise form. A dictionary of music and musicians A. The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary.
Thompson, Kristin Storytelling in the new Hollywood: understanding classical narrati. Her teachers have included Cynthia Hoffmann and Marlena Malas. She studied the piano for 13 years. A coloratura soprano is a type of operatic soprano voice that specializes in music that is distinguished by agile runs, leaps and trills.
The term coloratura refers to the elaborate ornamentation of a melody, which is a typical component of the music written for this voice. Within the coloratura category, there are roles written specifically for lighter voices known as lyric coloraturas and others for larger voices known as dramatic coloraturas. Categories within a certain vocal range are determined by the size, weight and color of the voice.
Lyric coloratura soprano A very agile light voice with a high upper extension, capable of fast vocal coloratura. Lyric coloraturas have a range of approximately middle C C to "high F" F. Such a soprano is sometimes referred to as a soprano leggero if her vocal timbre has a slightly warmer quality. The soprano leggero also typically does not go as high as other coloraturas, peaking at a "high E" E.
Studies She has a bachelor's degree and a masters, the latter in vocal performance and pedagogy, both from Brigham Young University. Saimir Pirgu born 23 September in Elbasan is an Albanian international opera singer tenor. Alexander Learmonth is an English baritone in opera and concert. Learmonth studied in the choir of New College, Oxford. He completed an opera course at the Advanced Performers Studio in May Popup Opera.
Archived from the original on 7 May Retrieved 3 May Retrieved 19 April External links Official website. Aldrich rose to international fame in through her starring role in the Zeffirelli production of Aida. That same year she won the CulturArte Award at the Oper. Adam Plachetka born is a Czech bass-baritone. He was born in Prague, where he was also educated, and won several singing competitions in the Czech Republic.
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From to Solberg was a principal singer at the Staatsoper, Stuttgart. Orchestral and chamber music Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. Il re pastore The Shepherd King is an opera, K. It is an opera seria. The opera was first performed on 23 April in Salzburg in the Rittersaal knight's hall of the Residenz-Theater in the palace of the Archbishop Count Hieronymus von Colloredo. Mozart spent six weeks working on the opera. It consists of two acts and runs for approximately minutes.
Metastasio wrote the libretto in , basing it on a work by Torquato Tasso called Aminta. The libretto was picked up when Mozart just 19 at the time and his father saw a performance of it set to music composed by Felice Giardini — Mozart's version, however was two acts rather than Giardini's three, and has a few substantial changes. Each act lasts for around an hour in performance.
The Salzbur. What little is known about her life and background comes mostly from the early historian Flavius Josephus, who detailed a history of the Jewish people and wrote an account of the Jewish Rebellion of She is also mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles , 23; However, it is for her tumultuous love life that she is primarily known from the Renaissance.
Her reputation was based on the bias of the Romans to the Eastern princesses, like Cleopatra or later Zenobia. After a number of failed marriages throughout the 4. She is the mother of climate activist Greta Thunberg, who convinced her to give up her international opera career due to the environmental impact of aviation. She spent her childhood and school years in Sandviken.
Charles Castronovo born June 19, is an American operatic tenor. A soubrette is a type of operatic soprano voice fach, often cast as a female stock character in opera and theatre. A soubrette is also defined as a young woman regarded as flirtatious or frivolous. She often displays a flirtatious or even sexually aggressive nature. The soubrette appeared in commedia dell'arte scenarios, often in the role of Columbina, where the actress would provide the details of her behavior and dialogue.
A famous example, though a hundred years later, is Suzanne in Beaumarchais' Le Mariage de Figaro Education and career Gerzmava graduated from the Moscow State Conservatory in , and completed its post-graduate course in It was inaugurated on March 31, , and destroyed by the major earthquake on November 1 of the same year. The theater was located in the historic center of Lisbon, next to the Tagus River in the Ribeira das Naus area, attached to the old Ribeira Palace.
Before its destruction, the opera also premiered two operas by Antonio Mazzoni with libretti also by Pietro Metastasio, La clemenza di Tito June 6 and Antigono October Notes "L'Antigono torna a Lisbona". Retrieved January 22, Fernandes, Cristina. Kimberly Barber born December 21, is a Canadian mezzo-soprano and vocal pedagogue.
She studied with Patricia Kern at the University of Toronto, graduating in She received a diploma in operatic performance from the university in She began her career as a member of the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble, also in He has also sung leading tenor roles in the operas of Richard Wagner in Germany and abroad, most notably at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. His father worked for an insurance company, and his mother was a kindergarten teacher.
He had one older sister. He started studying piano when he was eight, and he sang in his elementary school choir. Although he studied for mathematics entrance exams, in the summer of he began his vocal training at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich. While studying,. Director Jean-Pierre Ponnelle, Catherine Malfitano born 18 April is an American operatic soprano and opera director. She often mentions that she was rejected from The Juilliard School.
She then appeared with the Lyric Opera of Chicago and at the Royal Opera House and in other major European opera houses Susanna in a new produ. Russell Thomas is an American operatic tenor.
Early life Born in Miami, Florida, Thomas did not discover his voice until the age of 18, when a voice teacher suggested he could make a career out of singing. Career Thomas performs tenor roles at the worlds foremost opera houses, primarily the heroes of Giuseppe Verdi and other spinto and dramatic roles. The Duet , by Hendrick ter Brugghen A duet is a musical composition for two performers in which the performers have equal importance to the piece, often a composition involving two singers or two pianists.
It differs from a harmony, as the performers take turns performing a solo section rather than performing simultaneously. A piece performed by two pianists performing together on the same piano is a "piano duet" or "piano four hands". A musical ensemble with more than two solo instruments or voices is called trio, quartet, quintet, sextet, septet, octet, etc. History When Mozart was young, he and his sister Marianne played a duet of his composition at a London concert in The four-hand, described as a duet, was in many of his compositions which included five sonatas; a set o.
Inspiration for the themes of revenge and reconciliation was taken from Mozart's La clemenza di Tito. Plot Set in the wake of the long Chadian civil war, year-old Atim Ali Bacha Barkai is sent by his grandfather to the city to kill Nassara Youssouf Djaoro , the man who murdered his father before Atim's birth. Atim, carrying his father's gun, finds Nassara running a bakery. Unexpectedly, the taciturn Nassara takes Atim under his wing as the son he never had and begins teaching him how to run the bakery.
The emotionally conflict. Schikaneder playing the role of Papageno in The Magic Flute. Engraving by Ignaz Alberti. Peter Branscombe called him "one of the most talented theatre men of his era". Early years Schikaneder's Birthplace Straubing.
Click on image for translation. Both of his parents worked as domestic servants and were extremely poor. It was his fifth opera for the French stage. The drama is ultimately based on the play Iphigenia in Tauris by the ancient Greek dramatist Euripides which deals with stories concerning the family of Agamemnon in the aftermath of the Trojan War. These are his first works in a new burst of creativity after a very low production of works in January—March: Mozart composes mostly dance music K.
Barbara Frittoli born 19 April is an Italian operatic soprano who has sung leading roles in opera houses throughout Europe and in the United States. She was born in Milan and graduated from the Milan Conservatory. References Cummings p.
Cummings, David ed. The Stresa Festival Orchestra is a formation composed by young and talented musicians coming from renowned European orchestras, assembled by Gianandrea Noseda to perform every year for the Stresa Festival. The debut of the Orchestra, on 26 August with Mozart's Don Giovanni, began the project of the concert performances of different operas: Cosi fan tutte , Le nozze di Figaro , The magic flute , La clemenza di Tito , The Rake's Progress , La cenerentola , Idomeneo References External links Official website.
Increasingly, she is known professionally as Alex Penda. Career Pendatchanska was born in Sofia, Bulgaria into a family of renowned Bulgarian musicians.
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Her grandfather Sasha Popov was a violinist and conductor and the founder of the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra. Her mother Valerie Popova was an internationally acclaimed soprano who sung regularly at La Scala in Milan from to She studied piano from early childhood and graduated from Bulgaria's National School of Music, where her subjects were piano and singing.
Her vocal teacher was her mother, Valerie Popova. The sop. Modern editions : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
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Flothius, Amsterdam: Broekmans en Van Poppel, Pamela Weston, London: Nova Music, Modern editions : Schubert, Franz. Klavierauszug von Wolfgang Gabriel, Wien: Doblinger, Werner Bodendorff, Klavierauszug piano score , ed. Paul Horn, full score , Stuttgart: Carus-Verlag, Modern editions : Meyerbeer, Giacomo. Kunzelmann, n. Clarinetist and dates : Heinrich Baermann, Modern edition : Poissl, Johann Nepomuk Baron von.
Fritz Spiegl, with B-flat clarinet obbligato. Schubert, Franz. Modern edition : Crusell, Bernhard Hendrik. Clarinetist and date : Bernhard Crusell, Annette Oppermann. First edition : Cherubini, Luigi Modern editions : Lachner, Franz Paul. Pianoforte u. Clarinette oder Violoncello; Op. Modern edition : Panseron, Auguste-Mathieu.
James Gillespie, Monteux: Musica Rara, Clarinetists and dates : Thomas Willman, ; Henry Lazarus, , Modern editions : Spohr, Louis. Sechs deutsche Lieder op. Clarinetists and dates : Johann Hermstedt, ; Joseph Williams, , ; Henry Lazarus, Often only one of the six songs was performed, No. Modern edition : Proch, Heinrich. Clarinetist and date : Johann Hermstedt, Dechant, Monteux: Musica Rara, Timothy Roberts, London: European Archive, Alpenlied: Op. Modern edition : Kalliwoda, Johann Wenzel. Howard K. Clarinetist and date : Henry Lazarus, Modern edition : Obiols, Mariano.
Colin Bradbury, London: Lazarus Edition, Modern edition : Lindpaintner, Peter Joseph von. Modern editions : Kalliwoda, Johann Wenzel. Der Sennin heimweh The Homesick Shepherdess: voice, clarinet and piano , ed. Clarinetist and dates : Joseph Williams, ; Henry Lazarus, Modern edition : Macfarren, George Alexander. For more on this topic, please view Part 2 of this series here. Giegling, A. Weinmann, G.
Rice, W. The author thanks Harald Strebel for permission to reproduce this program. Geburtstag , Laaber: Laaber Verlag, , Albert R. Rice studied clarinet with Kalman Bloch, Mitchell Lurie and Rosario Mazzeo, and performs in local southern California chamber groups and orchestras.
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Members Only. Selected works for soprano, clarinet obbligato and orchestra or piano Guglielmi, Pietro Alessandro This virtuoso display piece uses a Latin text based on the Gloria from section two of the Ordinary of the Catholic Mass, 6 and was probably taken from an unidentified Mass. Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus The opera was completed in Vienna on September 5, Gaveaux, Pierre This well-written aria for soprano, obbligato B-flat clarinet and orchestra has a florid clarinet solo that blends well with the soprano melody. The first page of the score shows part of the introduction played by the clarinet Fig.