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Ainhoa Arteta Ibarrolaburu (born 24 September 1964 at Tolosa, Basque province of Gipuzkoa) is a Spanish classical and crossover soprano.
Alfred Maria Willner (11 July 1859 – 27 October 1929) was an Austrian writer, philosopher, musicologist, composer and librettist.
The Ambrosian Singers are one of the best-known London choral groups, particularly appreciated for its great variety of recorded repertory.
Angela Gheorghiu (née Burlacu; born 7 September 1965) is a Romanian soprano.
Anna Moffo (June 27, 1932 – March 9, 2006) was an American opera singer, television personality, and dramatic actress.
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.
The Atlanta Opera is an opera company located in the Atlanta metropolitan area.
Austria-Hungary, often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire or the Dual Monarchy in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Austrian Empire (the Kingdoms and Lands Represented in the Imperial Council, or Cisleithania) and the Kingdom of Hungary (Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen or Transleithania) that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867.
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.
Berenice of Cilicia, also known as Julia Berenice and sometimes spelled Bernice (28 AD – after 81), was a Jewish client queen of the Roman Empire during the second half of the 1st century.
The Federal City of Bonn is a city on the banks of the Rhine in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, with a population of over 300,000.
Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) is an American opera company based in Boston, Massachusetts, founded in 1976.
Carlo Rizzi (born 19 July 1960, Milan, Italy) is an Italian conductor.
The Carltheater was a theatre in Vienna.
Casa Ricordi is a publisher of primarily classical music and opera.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
Comic opera denotes a sung dramatic work of a light or comic nature, usually with a happy ending.
The Dallas Opera is an American opera company located in Dallas, Texas.
Daniele Barioni (born September 6, 1930 in Copparo, Ferrara, Italy) is an Italian opera singer who had a prolific career during the 1950s through the 1970s.
David Rendall (born 11 October 1948) is an English operatic tenor.
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Des Moines Metro Opera (DMMO) is an opera company based in Indianola, Iowa, a town of approximately 14,000, located 12 miles south of Des Moines, Iowa.
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.
Emmanuel Villaume (born 1964 in Strasbourg, France) is a French orchestra conductor.
The Finnish National Opera (Suomen Kansallisooppera; Finlands Nationalopera) is a Finnish opera company based in Helsinki.
Fiorenza Cedolins (born 18 March 1966) is an Italian soprano.
Francesco Dominici (1885–1968) was an Italian operatic tenor particularly admired for his acting in comedic roles.
Francesco Molinari-Pradelli (born July 4, 1911 Bologna, died July 8, 1996 Bologna) was a prominent Italian opera conductor.
Franz Lehár (italic; 30 April 1870 – 24 October 1948) was an Austro-Hungarian composer.
The French Riviera (known in French as the Côte d'Azur,; Còsta d'Azur; literal translation "Coast of Azure") is the Mediterranean coastline of the southeast corner of France.
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".
Gilda Dalla Rizza (12 October 18925 July 1975) was an important Italian soprano.
Gino Marinuzzi (24 March 188217 August 1945) was an Italian conductor and composer, particularly associated with the operas of Wagner and the Italian repertory.
Giuseppe Adami (4 February 187812 October 1946) was an Italian librettist, playwright and music critic, he was best known for his collaboration with Giacomo Puccini on the operas La rondine (1917), Il tabarro (1918) and Turandot (1926).
Graziella Sciutti (17 April 1927 – 9 April 2001) was an Italian soprano opera singer and later vocal teacher and opera producer.
The word grisette (sometimes spelled grizette) has referred to a French working-class woman from the late 17th century and remained in common use through the Belle Époque era, albeit with some modifications to its meaning.
Gustave Huberdeau (10 May 1874 – 31 May 1945) was a French operatic bass-baritone who had a prolific career in Europe and the United States during the first quarter of the twentieth century.
Helsinki (or;; Helsingfors) is the capital city and most populous municipality of Finland.
High-definition television (HDTV) is a television system providing an image resolution that is of substantially higher resolution than that of standard-definition television, either analog or digital.
Ines Maria Ferraris (also Ina Maria Ferraris) (6 May 1882 in Turin – 11 December 1971 in Milan) was an Italian operatic soprano and pianist who sang for more than two decades at La Scala in addition to appearances on the international stage.
Inva Mula (born June 27, 1963) is an Albanian opera lyric soprano.
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (formally called the John F. Kennedy Memorial Center for the Performing Arts, and commonly referred to as the Kennedy Center) is the United States National Cultural Center, located on the Potomac River, adjacent to the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C., named in 1964 as a memorial to President John F. Kennedy.
Joyce El-Khoury is a Lebanese-Canadian opera singer performing with leading opera companies and symphony orchestras around the world.
Julian Medforth Budden (9 April 1924 in Hoylake, Wirral – 28 February 2007 in Florence, Italy) was a British opera scholar, radio producer and broadcaster.
Dame Kiri Janette Te Kanawa (born Claire Mary Teresa Rawstron, 6 March 1944) is a New Zealand soprano.
Teatro La Fenice ("The Phoenix") is an opera house in Venice, Italy.
La Scala (abbreviation in Italian language for the official name Teatro alla Scala) is an opera house in Milan, Italy.
Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.
Leo Nucci (born 16 April 1942) is an Italian operatic baritone, particularly suited to Verdi roles.
A libretto is the text used in, or intended for, an extended musical work such as an opera, operetta, masque, oratorio, cantata or musical.
Lisette Oropesa (born September 29, 1983) is an American operatic soprano.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), founded in 1904, is the oldest of London's symphony orchestras.
Lorenzo Ferrero (born 1951) is a contemporary Italian composer, librettist, author, and book editor.
Lorin Varencove Maazel (March 6, 1930 – July 13, 2014) was an American conductor, violinist and composer.
The Los Angeles Opera is an American opera company in Los Angeles, California.
Marcus Haddock (born 19 June 1957) is an American opera singer and voice teacher who in the course of his 25-year stage career sang leading tenor roles throughout the United States and Europe.
Mariana Nicolesco (last name also Nicolescu; born on November 28, 1948) is a Romanian operatic soprano.
Mario Sereni (25 March 1928 – 24 July 2015) was an Italian baritone, who sang leading roles at the New York Metropolitan Opera for many years.
Marta Domingo (née Ornelas) (born 1935) is a Mexican opera soprano, stage director and designer.
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.
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.
Monaco, officially the Principality of Monaco (Principauté de Monaco), is a sovereign city-state, country and microstate on the French Riviera in Western Europe.
Montauban (Montalban) is a commune in the Tarn-et-Garonne department in the Occitanie region in southern France.
Monte Carlo (Monte-Carlo, or colloquially Monte-Carl; Monégasque: Monte-Carlu) officially refers to an administrative area of the Principality of Monaco, specifically the ward of Monte Carlo/Spélugues, where the Monte Carlo Casino is located.
Musical America is the oldest American magazine on classical music, first appearing in 1898 in print and in 1999 online, at musicalamerica.com.
Naples (Napoli, Napule or; Neapolis; lit) is the regional capital of Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan.
The New York City Opera (NYCO) is an American opera company located in Manhattan in New York City.
The Opéra de Monte-Carlo is an opera house, which is part of the Monte Carlo Casino located in the Principality of Monaco.
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 North is an English opera company based in Leeds.
Opera San José is a professional, regional opera company in San Jose, California.
Operetta is a genre of light opera, light in terms both of music and subject matter.
Palermo (Sicilian: Palermu, Panormus, from Πάνορμος, Panormos) is a city of Southern Italy, the capital of both the autonomous region of Sicily and the Metropolitan City of Palermo.
Palmistry, or chiromancy (also spelled cheiromancy; from Greek kheir (χεῖρ, ός; "hand") and manteia (μαντεία, ας; "divination"), is the claim of characterization and foretelling the future through the study of the palm, also known as chirology, or in popular culture as palm reading. The practice is found all over the world, with numerous cultural variations. Those who practice chiromancy are generally called palmists, hand readers, hand analysts, or chirologists. There are many—often conflicting—interpretations of various lines and palmar features across various schools of palmistry. These contradictions between different interpretations, as well as the lack of empirical support for palmistry's predictions, contribute to palmistry's perception as a pseudoscience among academics.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
Piero de Palma (31 August 1925 – 5 April 2013) was an Italian operatic tenor, particularly associated with comprimario roles.
José Plácido Domingo Embil, (born 21 January 1941), known as Plácido Domingo, is a Spanish tenor, conductor and arts administrator.
RCA Records (formerly legally traded as the RCA Records Label) is an American record label owned by Sony Music, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.
Richard Troxell is an American operatic tenor who has sung leading roles in the opera houses of North America, Europe and Asia since his professional debut in 1993.
Roberto Alagna (born 7 June 1963) is a French tenor.
The Royal Opera House (ROH) is an opera house and major performing arts venue in Covent Garden, central London.
Salome (translit; translit, deriving from lit; between 62 and 71) was the daughter of Herod II and Herodias.
A salon is a gathering of people under the roof of an inspiring host.
Samuel Edward Ramey (born March 28, 1942, Colby, Kansas) is an American operatic bass-baritone and bass.
San Francisco Opera (SFO) is an American opera company, based in San Francisco, California.
Sarasota Opera is a professional opera company in Sarasota, Florida, USA, which was founded as the Asolo Opera Guild and, until 1974, presented a visiting company's productions.
A soprano is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range of all voice types.
Tango is a partner dance which originated in the 1880s along the River Plate (Río de Plata), the natural border between Argentina and Uruguay.
The Teatro del Giglio (Theater of the Giglio) is the historic city theater and opera house located in Piazza del Giglio #13 and #15 in the center of Lucca, region of Tuscany, 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 Filarmonico is the main opera theater in Verona, Italy, and is one of the leading Opera Houses in Europe.
The Teatro Massimo Vittorio Emanuele is an opera house and opera company located on the Piazza Verdi in Palermo, Sicily.
The Teatro Regio (Royal Theatre) is a prominent opera house and opera company in Turin, Piedmont, 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.
The Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse is an opera house located within the main administration buildings, the Capitole, of the city of Toulouse in south-west France.
The Théâtre du Châtelet is a theatre and opera house, located in the place du Châtelet in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, France.
Theater Bonn (also known as the Stadttheater Bonn) is the municipal theatre of Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Tito Schipa (born Raffaele Attilio Amedeo Schipa; 2nd January 1889 in Lecce16 December 1965) was an Italian tenor, considered the greatest tenore di grazia and one of the most popular tenors of the century.
A toast is a ritual in which a drink is taken as an expression of honor or goodwill.
Turin (Torino; Turin) is a city and an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy.
Venice (Venezia,; Venesia) is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region.
Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.
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.
The Washington National Opera (WNO) is an opera company in Washington, D.C., USA.
William Matteuzzi (born 12 December 1957 in Bologna, Italy) is an Italian operatic tenor renowned for his impressive vocal range and prominent upper register, reaching a high F (above the tenor high C) in full voice, which enabled him to participate in the recent revival of the tenore contraltino repertoire.
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.