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Adam Didur or Adamo Didur (24 December 18747 January 1946) was a famous Polish operatic bass singer.
Alphonse Daudet (13 May 184016 December 1897) was a French novelist.
The Amarillo Globe-News is a newspaper in Amarillo, Texas, owned by GateHouse Media.
Andrés Perelló de Segurola (27 March 1874 – 23 January 1953) was a Spanish operatic bass.
Angelo Badà (Pernate, 27 May 1876 – Novara, 23 March 1941) was an Italian operatic tenor.
Sir Antonio "Tony" Pappano (born 30 December 1959) is an English-Italian conductor and pianist and music director of the Royal Opera House since 2002.
ARTE (Association relative à la télévision européenne) is a public Franco-German TV network that promotes programming in the areas of culture and the arts.
Arturo Toscanini (March 25, 1867 – January 16, 1957) was an Italian conductor.
A baritone is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range lies between the bass and the tenor voice types.
A bass is a type of classical male singing voice and has the lowest vocal range of all voice types.
Béla Viktor János Bartók (25 March 1881 – 26 September 1945) was a Hungarian composer, pianist and an ethnomusicologist.
Bluebeard's Castle (A kékszakállú herceg vára; literally: The Blue-Bearded Duke's Castle) is a one-act opera by Hungarian composer Béla Bartók.
Boca Raton (lit) is the southernmost city in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States, first incorporated on August 2, 1924 as "Bocaratone," and then incorporated as "Boca Raton" in 1925.
A boy soprano is a young male singer with an unchanged voice in the soprano range.
Sir Bryn Terfel Jones, (born 9 November 1965) is a Welsh bass-baritone opera and concert singer.
Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina.
Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.
Casa Ricordi is a publisher of primarily classical music and opera.
Cavalleria rusticana (Italian for "rustic chivalry") is an opera in one act by Pietro Mascagni to an Italian libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci, adapted from an 1880 and subsequent play by Giovanni Verga.
Charles Thomas Osborne (24 November 1927 – 23 September 2017) was an Australian journalist, theatre and opera critic, poet and novelist.
Columbina (in Italian Colombina, meaning "little dove"; in French and English Colombine) is a stock character in the Commedia dell'Arte.
(comedy of the profession) was an early form of professional theatre, originating from Italy, that was popular in Europe from the 16th through the 18th century.
A contralto is a type of classical female singing voice whose vocal range is the lowest female voice type.
Cornell MacNeil (September 24, 1922 – July 15, 2011) was an American operatic baritone known for his exceptional voice and long career with the Metropolitan Opera, which spanned 642 performances in twenty-six roles.
Durante degli Alighieri, commonly known as Dante Alighieri or simply Dante (c. 1265 – 1321), was a major Italian poet of the Late Middle Ages.
In western music theory, a diatonic scale is a heptatonic scale that includes five whole steps (whole tones) and two half steps (semitones) in each octave, in which the two half steps are separated from each other by either two or three whole steps, depending on their position in the scale.
The Divine Comedy (Divina Commedia) is a long narrative poem by Dante Alighieri, begun c. 1308 and completed in 1320, a year before his death in 1321.
Donald Jay Grout (September 28, 1902 – March 9, 1987) was an American musicologist.
Edoardo Sonzogno (April 21, 1836 – March 14, 1920) was an Italian publisher.
Edward Harry Greenfield OBE (3 July 1928 – 1 July 2015) was an English music critic and broadcaster.
Edward Patrick Johnson, CBE (22 August 187820 April 1959) was a Canadian operatic tenor who was billed outside North America as Edoardo Di Giovanni.
Engelbert Humperdinck (1 September 1854 – 27 September 1921) was a German composer, best known for his opera Hansel and Gretel.
Ernest Newman (30 November 1868 – 7 July 1959) was an English music critic and musicologist.
Falstaff is a comic opera in three acts by the Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi.
Florence Easton (25 October 1882 – 13 August 1955) was a popular English dramatic soprano in the early 20th century.
Frances Davis Alda (31 May 1879 – 18 September 1952) was a New Zealand-born, Australian-raised operatic soprano.
Gabriele Santini (20 January 1886, Perugia - 13 November 1964, Rome) was an Italian conductor, particularly associated with the Italian opera repertory.
Gaetano Bavagnoli (1879–1933) was an Italian conductor who was particularly known for his work within the field of opera.
George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.
Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (22 December 1858 29 November 1924) was an Italian opera composer who has been called "the greatest composer of Italian opera after Verdi".
Gioachino Antonio Rossini (29 February 1792 – 13 November 1868) was an Italian composer who wrote 39 operas as well as some sacred music, songs, chamber music, and piano pieces.
Giovacchino Forzano (19 November 1884 – 28 October 1970) was an Italian playwright, librettist, stage director, and film director.
Giulio Crimi (May 10, 1885 – October 29, 1939) was an Italian operatic tenor.
Giulio Ricordi (19 December 1840 in Milan – 6 June 1912 in Milan) was an Italian editor and musician who joined the family firm, the Casa Ricordi music publishing house, in 1863, then run by his father, Tito, the son of the company's founder Giovanni Ricordi.
Giuseppe De Luca (25 December 1876 – 26 August 1950), was an Italian baritone who achieved his greatest triumphs at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.
Giuseppe Giacosa (21 October 1847 – 1 September 1906) was an Italian poet, playwright and librettist.
Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (9 or 10 October 1813 – 27 January 1901) was an Italian opera composer.
Glyndebourne Festival Opera is an annual opera festival held at Glyndebourne, an English country house near Lewes, in East Sussex, England.
Google Books (previously known as Google Book Search and Google Print and by its codename Project Ocean) is a service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition (OCR), and stored in its digital database.
Gramophone is a magazine published monthly in London devoted to classical music, particularly to reviews of recordings.
Gwynne Howell (born 13 June 1938) is a Welsh operatic bass, known particularly for his performances of Verdi and Wagner roles.
"Hansel and Gretel" (also known as Hansel and Grettel, Hansel and Grethel, or Little Brother and Little Sister; Hänsel und Gretel (Hänsel und Grethel)) is a well-known fairy tale of German origin, recorded by the Brothers Grimm and published in 1812.
Harlequin (Arlecchino, Arlequin, Old French Harlequin) is the best-known of the zanni or comic servant characters from the Italian Commedia dell'arte.
A hat-trick or hat trick is the achievement of a positive feat three times in a game, or another achievement based on the number three.
Henry Edward Krehbiel (March 10, 1854 – March 20, 1923) was an American music critic and musicologist.
Il Capitano (Italian for "The Captain") is one of the four stock characters of Commedia dell'arte. He most-likely was never a "Captain", but rather appropriated the name for himself.
Il Dottore ("the Doctor"; commonly known in Italian as Dottor Balanzone or simply Balanzone; Bolognese Dutåur Balanzån) is a commedia dell'arte stock character, one of the vecchi, or "old men", whose function in a scenario is to be an obstacle to the young lovers.
Il tabarro (The Cloak) is an opera in one act by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Giuseppe Adami, based on Didier Gold's play La houppelande.
Il trittico (The Triptych) is the title of a collection of three one-act operas, Il tabarro, Suor Angelica, and Gianni Schicchi, by Giacomo Puccini.
Indianapolis Monthly is a magazine published in Indianapolis, Indiana.
The Internet Archive is a San Francisco–based nonprofit digital library with the stated mission of "universal access to all knowledge." It provides free public access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, software applications/games, music, movies/videos, moving images, and nearly three million public-domain books.
Italo Montemezzi (August 4, 1875 – May 15, 1952) was an Italian composer.
The School of Music at Ithaca College is the music school at Ithaca College, in Ithaca, New York.
Ithaca is a city in the Finger Lakes region of New York.
James Gibbons Huneker (January 31, 1857 – February 9, 1921) was an American art, book, music, and theater critic.
Julian Medforth Budden (9 April 1924 in Hoylake, Wirral – 28 February 2007 in Florence, Italy) was a British opera scholar, radio producer and broadcaster.
Kathleen Howard (July 27, 1884 - April 15, 1956) was a Canadian-born American opera singer magazine editor and a character actress from the mid-1930s through the 1940s.
L'amore dei tre re ("The Love of the Three Kings") is an opera in three acts by Italo Montemezzi.
La bohème is an opera in four acts,Puccini called the divisions quadro, a tableau or "image", rather than atto (act).
La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the West) is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by and, based on the play The Girl of the Golden West by the American author David Belasco.
La Scala (abbreviation in Italian language for the official name Teatro alla Scala) is an opera house in Milan, Italy.
Le Villi (The Willis or The Fairies) is an opera-ballet in two acts (originally one) composed by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Ferdinando Fontana, based on the short story Les Willis by Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr.
A libretto is the text used in, or intended for, an extended musical work such as an opera, operetta, masque, oratorio, cantata or musical.
Lili Chookasian (August 1, 1921April 9, 2012) was an American contralto who appeared with many of the world's major symphony orchestras and opera houses.
This is a list of arts and cultural festivals regularly taking place in Edinburgh, Scotland.
The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), founded in 1904, is the oldest of London's symphony orchestras.
The Los Angeles Opera is an American opera company in Los Angeles, California.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Louis D'Angelo (May 6, 1888 – August 9, 1958) was an American bass-baritone of Italian birth who was particularly known for his performances at the Metropolitan Opera during the first half of the 20th century.
Madama Butterfly (Madam Butterfly) is an opera in three acts (originally two) by Giacomo Puccini, with an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.
Marie Antoinette (born Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna; 2 November 1755 – 16 October 1793) was the last Queen of France before the French Revolution.
Marie Sundelius (4 February 1882 - 27 June 1958) was a Swedish-American classical soprano.
Marie Berg Tiffany (July 8, 1881 - April 12, 1948) was an American operatic soprano.
Mary of Teck (Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes; 26 May 1867 – 24 March 1953) was Queen consort of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Empress of India as the wife of King George V. Although technically a princess of Teck, in the Kingdom of Württemberg, she was born and raised in England.
Matthew Diamond (born November 26, 1951) is an American film and television director, producer and choreographer.
Alexei Maximovich Peshkov (Алексе́й Макси́мович Пешко́в or Пе́шков; – 18 June 1936), primarily known as Maxim (Maksim) Gorky (Макси́м Го́рький), was a Russian and Soviet writer, a founder of the socialist realism literary method and a political activist.
Metroland was an alternative newspaper that was published weekly in Albany, New York and mainly served the Capital District area.
The Metropolitan Opera is an opera company based in New York City, resident at the Metropolitan Opera House at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
The Metropolitan Opera House (MOH) is a historic opera house located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at 858 North Broad Street.
A mezzo-soprano or mezzo (meaning "half soprano") is a type of classical female singing voice whose vocal range lies between the soprano and the contralto voice types.
Michael Ching (born September 29, 1958)Cuyler, Antonio Christopher.
The term "Moors" refers primarily to the Muslim inhabitants of the Maghreb, the Iberian Peninsula, Sicily, Sardinia, Corsica, and Malta during the Middle Ages.
The New Statesman is a British political and cultural magazine published in London.
The New York Herald Tribune was a newspaper published between 1924 and 1966.
The New-York Tribune was an American newspaper, first established in 1841 by editor Horace Greeley (1811–1872).
is Japan's national public broadcasting organization.
"Nouveau riche" (French: 'new rich') is a term, usually derogatory, to describe those whose wealth has been acquired within their own generation, rather than by familial inheritance.
"" ("Oh my dear daddy") is a soprano aria from the opera Gianni Schicchi (1918) by Giacomo Puccini to a libretto by Giovacchino Forzano.
Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is a form of theatre in which music has a leading role and the parts are taken by singers.
Opera is a monthly British magazine devoted to covering all things related to opera.
Opera America, officially OPERA America, is a service organization promoting the creation, presentation, and enjoyment of opera in the US.
Opera Memphis is a Memphis, Tennessee non-profit arts organization chartered in 1956 by a group of Memphians interested in producing regional opera.
Opera News is an American classical music magazine.
Pagliacci (literal translation, Clowns)The title is sometimes incorrectly rendered in English with a definite article as I pagliacci.
Philip Adrian Hope-Wallace CBE (6 November 1911 – 3 September 1979) was an English music and theatre critic, whose career was mostly with The Manchester Guardian (later known as The Guardian).
Philology is the study of language in oral and written historical sources; it is a combination of literary criticism, history, and linguistics.
Pietro Fanfani (21 April 1815, Pistoia, Italy - 4 March 1879, Florence) was an Italian philologist, humorist and novelist.
Pietro Antonio Stefano Mascagni (7 December 1863 – 2 August 1945) was an Italian composer most noted for his operas.
Pittsburgh Opera is an American opera company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, also known as "the Trib," was the second largest daily printed newspaper serving metropolitan Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the United States until it transitioned to an all-digital format on December 1, 2016.
Playbill is a monthly U.S. magazine for theatregoers.
José Plácido Domingo Embil, (born 21 January 1941), known as Plácido Domingo, is a Spanish tenor, conductor and arts administrator.
Renata Scotto (born 24 February 1934) is an Italian soprano and opera director.
Richard Jones CBE (born 7 June 1953) is a British theatre and opera director.
Ruggero (or Ruggiero) Leoncavallo (23 April 18579 August 1919) was an Italian opera composer and librettist.
Saimir Pirgu (born 23 September 1981 in Elbasan) is an Albanian international opera singer (tenor).
Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff (28 March 1943) was a Russian pianist, composer, and conductor of the late Romantic period, some of whose works are among the most popular in the Romantic repertoire.
A soprano is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range of all voice types.
The Spanish flu (January 1918 – December 1920), also known as the 1918 flu pandemic, was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic, the first of the two pandemics involving H1N1 influenza virus.
Suor Angelica (Sister Angelica) is an opera in one act by Giacomo Puccini to an original Italian libretto by Giovacchino Forzano.
The italic is an opera house in Florence, Italy.
The Teatro dell'Opera di Roma (Rome Opera House) is an opera house in Rome, Italy.
Tenor is a type of classical male singing voice, whose vocal range is normally the highest male voice type, which lies between the baritone and countertenor voice types.
Teresa Stratas, OC (born May 26, 1938 in Toronto, Ontario), is a retired Canadian operatic soprano of Greek descent.
The Baltimore Sun is the largest general-circulation daily newspaper based in the American state of Maryland and provides coverage of local and regional news, events, issues, people, and industries.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The Miserly Knight, Op.
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is an encyclopedic dictionary of music and musicians.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays.
Sir Thomas Boaz Allen (born 10 September 1944) is an English operatic baritone.
Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Baronet, CH (29 April 18798 March 1961) was an English conductor and impresario best known for his association with the London Philharmonic and the Royal Philharmonic orchestras.
Tito Gobbi (24 October 19135 March 1984) was an Italian operatic baritone with an international reputation.
Tosca is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
In opera, verismo ("realism", from vero, meaning "true") was a post-Romantic operatic tradition associated with Italian composers such as Pietro Mascagni, Ruggero Leoncavallo, Umberto Giordano, Francesco Cilea and Giacomo Puccini.
Victoria de los Ángeles (1 November 192315 January 2005) was a Spanish operatic lyric soprano and recitalist whose career began after the Second World War and reached its height in the years from the mid-1950s to the mid-1960s.
The Vienna State Opera (German) is an Austrian opera house and opera company based in Vienna, Austria.
Vincenzo Reschiglian (21 February 187417 July 1955) was an Italian operatic baritone who specialized in the comprimario repertoire.
A voice type classifies a singing voice by vocal range, vocal weight, tessitura, vocal timbre, vocal transition points (passaggia) like breaks and lifts, and vocal register.
Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln (WDR, West German Broadcasting Cologne) is a German public-broadcasting institution based in the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia with its main office in Cologne.
A will or testament is a legal document by which a person, the testator, expresses their wishes as to how their property is to be distributed at death, and names one or more persons, the executor, to manage the estate until its final distribution.
Heywood Allen (born Allan Stewart Konigsberg; December 1, 1935) is an American director, writer, actor, comedian, and musician whose career spans more than six decades.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
Zanni, Zani or Zane is a character type of Commedia dell'arte best known as an astute servant and trickster.