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Adriana Maliponte (born Brescia, 26 December 1938) is an Italian operatic soprano.
Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel; 26 August 1819 – 14 December 1861) was the husband and consort of Queen Victoria.
Aldo Protti (July 19, 1920 – August 10, 1995) was an Italian baritone opera singer, particularly associated with the Italian repertory.
Alfredo Kraus Trujillo (24 November 192710 September 1999) was a distinguished Spanish tenor from the Canary islands (known professionally as Alfredo Kraus), particularly known for the artistry he brought to opera's bel canto roles.
Amanda Juliet Holden (born 19 January 1948) is a British musician, librettist and translator.
The Ambrosian Singers are one of the best-known London choral groups, particularly appreciated for its great variety of recorded repertory.
Anna Moffo (June 27, 1932 – March 9, 2006) was an American opera singer, television personality, and dramatic actress.
Anna Yuryevna Netrebko (Анна Юрьевна Нетребко, born 18 September 1971) is a Russian operatic soprano.
Antonio Tamburini (28 March 1800 – 8 November 1876) was an Italian operatic baritone.
Argeo Quadri (23 March 1911 – 14 April 2004) was an Italian conductor best known for his work with Italian and French opera.
Bari (Barese: Bare; Barium; translit) is the capital city of the Metropolitan City of Bari and of the Apulia region, on the Adriatic Sea, in southern Italy.
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.
Beverly Sills (born Belle Miriam Silverman, May 25, 1929July 2, 2007) was an American operatic soprano whose peak career was between the 1950s and 1970s.
Bonaldo Giaiotti (25 December 1932 – 11 June 2018) was an Italian operatic bass, particularly associated with the Italian repertory.
Count Carlo Pepoli (22 July 1796 – 7 December 1881) was an Italian politician and journalist.
Catania is the second largest city of Sicily after Palermo located on the east coast facing the Ionian Sea.
The term Cavalier was first used by Roundheads as a term of abuse for the wealthier Royalist supporters of King Charles I and his son Charles II of England during the English Civil War, the Interregnum, and the Restoration (1642 – c. 1679).
Charles I (19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649) was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649.
Charles Thomas Osborne (24 November 1927 – 23 September 2017) was an Australian journalist, theatre and opera critic, poet and novelist.
Comédie-Italienne or Théâtre-Italien are French names which have been used to refer to Italian-language theatre and opera when performed in France.
Cristina Trivulzio di Belgiojoso (28 June 1808, Milan, Lombardy, Italy5 July 1871, near Milan) was an Italian noblewoman who played a prominent part in Italy's struggle for independence.
Deutsche Grammophon is a German classical music record label that was the precursor of corporation called PolyGram.
Elizabeth Forbes (3 August 1924 – 22 October 2014) was an English author, music critic, and musicologist who specialised in writing about opera.
EMI Classics was a record label founded by EMI in 1990 in order to reduce the need to create country-specific packaging and catalogs for internationally distributed classical music releases.
The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") over, principally, the manner of England's governance.
Eric Cutler is an American tenor notable for his performances of bel canto repertoire and Mozart operas in particular.
Ernest Blanc (November 1, 1923 – December 22, 2010) was a French opera singer, one of the leading baritones of his era in France.
Ezio Domenico Flagello (January 28, 1931 – March 19, 2009) was an Italian-American bass, particularly associated with the Italian repertory.
Fernando Previtali (16 February 1907 Adria, Italy – 1 August 1985, Rome, Italy) was an Italian conductor, particularly associated with the Italian repertory, especially Verdi operas.
Fitzcarraldo is a 1982 West German adventure-drama film written and directed by Werner Herzog and starring Klaus Kinski as the title character.
Francesco Florimo (12 October 1800 – 18 December 1888) was an Italian librarian, musicologist, historian of music, and composer.
Francesco Molinari-Pradelli (born July 4, 1911 Bologna, died July 8, 1996 Bologna) was a prominent Italian opera conductor.
Francesco Morlacchi (14 June 1784 – 28 October 1841) was an Italian composer of more than twenty operas.
Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti (29 November 1797 – 8 April 1848) was an Italian composer.
Gianandrea Gavazzeni (25 July 19095 February 1996) was an Italian pianist, conductor (especially of opera), composer and musicologist.
Gianni Raimondi (17 April 1923 – 19 October 2008) was an Italian lyric tenor, particularly associated with the Italian repertory.
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.
Giovanni Battista Rubini (7 April 1794 – 3 March 1854) was an Italian tenor, as famous in his time as Enrico Caruso in a later day.
Giulia Grisi (22 May 1811 – 29 November 1869) was an Italian opera singer.
Giuseppe Di Stefano (24 July 19213 March 2008) was an Italian operatic tenor, one of the most beautiful voices who sang professionally from the mid 1940s until the early 1990s.
Giuseppe Modesti (1915–1998) was an Italian bass-baritone.
Clelia Maria Josepha (Giuseppina) Strepponi (8 September 1815 – 14 November 1897) was a nineteenth-century Italian operatic soprano of great renown and the second wife of composer Giuseppe Verdi.
This is a list of musical terms that are likely to be encountered in printed scores, music reviews, and program notes.
The Glyndebourne Label is a UK-based record label founded in 2006 to release live recordings of Glyndebourne Festival Opera performances.
Glyndebourne Festival Opera is an annual opera festival held at Glyndebourne, an English country house near Lewes, in East Sussex, England.
Henrietta Maria of France (Henriette Marie; 25 November 1609 – 10 September 1669) was queen consort of England, Scotland, and Ireland as the wife of King Charles I. She was mother of his two immediate successors, Charles II and James II/VII.
The High Court of Justice was the court established by the Rump Parliament to try King Charles I of England.
I Capuleti e i Montecchi (The Capulets and the Montagues) is an Italian opera (Tragedia lirica) in two acts by Vincenzo Bellini.
Il pirata (The Pirate) is an opera in two acts by Vincenzo Bellini with an Italian libretto by Felice Romani which was based on a three-act mélodrame from 1826: Bertram, ou le Pirate (Bertram, or The Pirate) by Charles Nodier and Isidore Justin Séverin Taylor). This play was itself based upon a French translation of the five-act verse tragedy Bertram, or The Castle of St. Aldobrand by Charles Maturin which appeared in London in 1816. The original play has been compared with Bellini's opera and the influence of Il pirata on Gaetano Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor has been noted. Also, Bellini's recycling of his own music in this opera has been analyzed, as well as his utilizing "a more self-consciously innovative compositional style" and participating more in work on the libretto, as compared with prior efforts where he was more deferential to the librettists chosen by the Naples opera management and the corresponding texts. In addition, 19th-century commentary refers to the musical influence of Il pirata on the early Richard Wagner opera Das Liebesverbot.
Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (born 14 December 1969) is an Italian bass-baritone opera singer.
Iquitos, also known as Iquitos City, is the capital city of Peru's Maynas Province and Loreto Region.
Jacques-Arsène-Polycarpe-François Ancelot (9 January 1794 – 7 September 1854) was a French dramatist and litterateur.
Dame Joan Alston Sutherland, OM, AC, DBE (7 November 192610 October 2010) was an Australian dramatic coloratura soprano noted for her contribution to the renaissance of the bel canto repertoire from the late 1950s through to the 1980s.
John Osborn (born May 16, 1972) is an American operatic tenor.
John Relyea (born 1972 in Toronto) is a Canadian bass-baritone opera singer and winner of the 2003 Richard Tucker Award.
Juan Diego Flórez (born January 13, 1973) is a Peruvian operatic tenor, particularly known for his roles in bel canto operas.
Julian Medforth Budden (9 April 1924 in Hoylake, Wirral – 28 February 2007 in Florence, Italy) was a British opera scholar, radio producer and broadcaster.
Julius Rudel (6 March 1921 – 26 June 2014) was an American opera and orchestra conductor.
Katia Ricciarelli (born 16 January, 1946) is an Italian soprano.
"La Marseillaise" is the national anthem of France.
La Scala (abbreviation in Italian language for the official name Teatro alla Scala) is an opera house in Milan, Italy.
Ayşe Leyla Gencer née Çeyrekgil (10 October 192810 May 2008) was a Turkish operatic soprano.
Lina Pagliughi (May 27, 1907 – October 2, 1980) was an Italian-American opera singer.
The London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) is one of five permanent symphony orchestras based in London.
The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), founded in 1904, is the oldest of London's symphony orchestras.
Louis Quilico, (January 14, 1925 – July 15, 2000) was a Canadian opera singer.
Luciano Pavarotti, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (12 October 19356 September 2007) was an Italian operatic tenor who also crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of the most commercially successful tenors of all time.
Luigi Cherubini (8 or 14 SeptemberWillis, in Sadie (Ed.), p. 833 1760 – 15 March 1842) was a Classical and pre-Romantic composer from Italy who spent most of his working life in France.
Luigi Lablache (6 December 179423 January 1858) was an Italian opera singer of French and Irish heritage.
The Maggio Musicale Fiorentino is an annual Italian arts festival in Florence, including a notable opera festival, under the auspices of the Opera di Firenze.
Manuel Ausensi i Albalat (1919, in Barcelona – 2005, in Creixell, Tarragona) was a Spanish baritone opera singer from Catalonia.
Maria Callas, Commendatore OMRI (Μαρία Κάλλας; December 2, 1923 – September 16, 1977) was a New York-born Greek soprano, one of the most renowned and influential opera singers of the 20th century.
Maria Felicia Malibran (24 March 1808 – 23 September 1836) was a Spanish mezzo-soprano who commonly sang both contralto and soprano parts, and was one of the best-known opera singers of the 19th century.
Marino Faliero (or Marin Faliero) is a tragedia lirica, or tragic opera, in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti.
Mario Filippeschi (June 7, 1907, Montefoscoli - December 25, 1979, Florence) was an Italian tenor, particularly associated with the Italian repertory, renowned for his ringing upper register.
Mario Rossi (March 29, 1902, Bitetto– June 29, 1992, Rome) was an Italian conductor, noted for his solid and meticulous readings of a repertory ranging from Italian classics to Russian moderns such as Prokofiev, to the German operatic classicist Christoph Willibald Gluck.
Matteo Manuguerra (5 October 1924 – 25 July 1998) was a Tunisian-born French baritone, one of the leading Verdi baritones of the 1970s.
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.
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD (also known as The Met: Live in HD) is a series of live opera performances transmitted in high-definition video via satellite from the Metropolitan Opera in New York City to select venues, primarily movie theaters, in the United States and other parts of the world.
Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.
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.
Michele Enrico Carafa di Colobrano (17 November 1787 – 26 July 1872) was an Italian opera composer.
Mirella Freni (born Mirella Fregni on 27 February 1935) is an Italian soprano whose repertoire includes Verdi, Puccini, Mozart and Tchaikovsky.
Montserrat Caballé (born 12 April 1933) is a Spanish operatic soprano.
The Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra (NedPhO; Dutch, Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest) is a Dutch symphony orchestra based in Amsterdam.
Nicola Filacuridi (Greek: Νικόλαος Φυλακουρίδης, Nikólaos Phylakourídēs) (Alexandria June 1, 1920 – Sydney February 12, 2009) was an Egyptian-born operatic tenor of Greek origin, who had an illustrious career in Italy in the 1950s.
Nicola Rossi-LemeniHis father's last name was Rossi, but his mother wanted her family name added, "Rossi Lemeni" (without a hyphen).
Nicola Vaccai (15 March 1790 – 5 or 6 August 1848) was an Italian composer, particularly of operas, and a singing teacher.
Harry Gustaf Nikolai Gädda, known professionally as Nicolai Gedda (11 July 1925 – 8 January 2017), was a Swedish operatic tenor.
Nicolai Ghiaurov (or Nikolai Gjaurov, Nikolay Gyaurov, Николай Гяуров) (September 13, 1929 – June 2, 2004) was a Bulgarian opera singer and one of the most famous basses of the postwar period.
Nino Machaidze (Georgian: ნინო მაჩაიძე; born 1983 in Tbilisi) is a Georgian Lyric Dramatic coloratura soprano.
Old Mortality is a novel by Sir Walter Scott set in the period 1679–89 in south west Scotland.
Oliver Cromwell (25 April 15993 September 1658) was an English military and political leader.
The Opéra-Comique is a Parisian opera company, which was founded around 1714 by some of the popular theatres of the Parisian fairs.
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.
The Paris Opera (French) is the primary opera company of France.
Paul Plishka (born August 28, 1941) is an American operatic bass.
The Philharmonia Orchestra is a British orchestra based in London.
Piero Cappuccilli (November 9, 1929 – July 11, 2005) was an Italian operatic baritone.
Pierre Duval (17 September 1932 – 31 May 2004) was a French-Canadian operatic tenor who had an active international career during the 1960s and 1970s.
Plymouth is a city situated on the south coast of Devon, England, approximately south-west of Exeter and west-south-west of London.
Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.
Raffaele Arié (22 August 1920, Sofia - 17 March 1988, Switzerland) was a Bulgarian bass, particularly associated with the Italian and Russian repertories.
Renato Capecchi (born Cairo, November 6, 1923; died Milan, June 30, 1998) was an Italian baritone, actor, and opera director.
Riccardo Muti (born in Naples 28 July 1941) is an Italian conductor.
Richard Alan Bonynge (born 29 September 1930) is an Australian conductor and pianist.
Roberto Enrique Silva Pro (born June 1, 1976) is a Peruvian retired football forward.
Rolando Panerai (born 17 October 1924) is an Italian baritone, particularly associated with the Italian repertory.
Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).
Roundheads were supporters of the Parliament of England during the English Civil War.
The Royal Opera House (ROH) is an opera house and major performing arts venue in Covent Garden, central London.
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO), based in London, was formed by Sir Thomas Beecham in 1946.
Ruggero Raimondi (born 3 October 1941) is an Italian bass-baritone opera singer who has also appeared in motion pictures.
A salon is a gathering of people under the roof of an inspiring host.
Scientific pitch notation (or SPN, also known as American Standard Pitch Notation (ASPN) and International Pitch Notation (IPN)) is a method of specifying musical pitch by combining a musical note name (with accidental if needed) and a number identifying the pitch's octave.
Sesto Bruscantini (10 December 1919 – 4 May 2003) was an Italian baritone, one of the greatest buffo singers of the post-war era, especially renowned in Mozart and Rossini.
A soprano is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range of all voice types.
Stanley John Sadie, CBE (30 October 1930 – 21 March 2005) was an influential and prolific British musicologist, music critic, and editor.
The Stopera is a building complex in Amsterdam, Netherlands, housing both the city hall of Amsterdam and the Dutch National Opera and Ballet, the principal opera house in Amsterdam that is home of Dutch National Opera, Dutch National Ballet and Holland Symfonia.
The Teatro Comunale di Bologna is an opera house in Bologna, Italy, and is one of the most important opera venues in Italy.
The Real Teatro di San Carlo (Royal Theatre of Saint Charles), its original name under the Bourbon monarchy but known today as simply the Teatro di San Carlo, is an opera house in Naples, Italy.
The Teatro Petruzzelli is the largest theatre of the city of Bari and the fourth Italian theatre by size.
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.
The Buffalo News is the daily newspaper of the Buffalo–Niagara Falls metropolitan area, located at 1 News Plaza in Downtown Buffalo, New York.
The New Grove Dictionary of Opera is an encyclopedia of opera, considered to be one of the best general reference sources on the subject.
The Young Victoria is a 2009 British-American period drama film directed by Jean-Marc Vallée and written by Julian Fellowes, based on the early life and reign of Queen Victoria, and her marriage to Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.
Tullio Serafin (1 September 18782 February 1968) was an Italian conductor.
Ugo Savarese (2 December 1912, Naples – 19 December 1997, Genoa) was an Italian operatic baritone, particularly associated with the Italian repertory.
Vincenzo Salvatore Carmelo Francesco Bellini (3 November 1801 – 23 September 1835) was an Italian opera composer,Lippmann and McGuire 1998, in Sadie, p. 389 who was known for his long-flowing melodic lines for which he was named "the Swan of Catania".
Virginia Zeani (born Virginia Zehan; 21 October 1925), Commendatore OMRI is a Romanian-born opera singer who sang leading soprano roles in the opera houses of Europe and North America.
Vittorio Gui (14 September 188516 October 1975) was an Italian conductor, composer, musicologist and critic.
Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, poet and historian.
William Fense Weaver (24 July 1923 – 12 November 2013) was an English language translator of modern Italian literature.
Xavier Boniface Saintine (10 July 1798 – 21 January 1865) was a French dramatist and novelist.
19th-Century Music is a U.S. triannual music journal published by University of California Press, in Berkeley, California, and established in 1977.