Georges Bizet’s Carmen (1875) is one of those ever popular works. The music is fun and the tunes are catchy. The opera has made its mark on pop culture, having been heard in everything from commercials to Tom & Jerry. It was even the basis for an entire episode of Hey Arnold, a popular […]
La Cenerentola, which premiered at Rome’s Teatro Valle in 1817, is one of Gioachino Rossini’s (1792-1868) three most popular operas, alongside Il barbiere di Siviglia (1816) and L’italiana in Algeri (1813), all three of which are comedies. However, Cenerentola also contains more sentimental elements. At that time operas that contained a mix of comedy and […]
Outdoor Activities & Living Room Opera Unite! Bring your own maps or bread crumbs as Opera Company of Brooklyn presents ‘A Day of Hansel and Gretel,’ this Saturday, July 9th.Explore Manhattan’s last natural forest, Inwood Hill Park, located at the island’s farthest northwest scenic tip where the Hudson and Harlem Rivers meet. At 7PM, hear […]
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