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Boston Landmarks Orchestra presents Italian Night (Aug. 5)

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When: Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 — 7 p.m. (rain date: Thursday, August 6 at 7 p.m.) Where: DCR Hatch Memorial Shell, Charles River Esplanade, Boston The Golden Age of Italian opera is about passion writ large. Its music now occupies a central place on the concert stages of the world. The thrilling voices of two stars of American opera join a coalition of outstanding Boston-area choruses. One of Fellini’s greatest films luxuriates in the festive and lyrical music of Nino Rota—who later composed music for The Godfather. Barbara Shirvis, soprano Stephen Powell, baritone One City Choir Back Bay Chorale (Scott ...

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Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’ opera classic re-imagined at Boston Lyric Opera

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Giuseppe Verdi’s “La traviata” is one of the most performed operas in the world, yet it hasn’t appeared on a Boston Lyric Opera stage for more than a decade. That is, until this October, when the renowned company will stage a production of the classic work, interpreted by some of the country’s rising stars of opera. Five performances will take place from October 10 to 19 at the Shubert Theatre, which will be transformed into the world of Violetta, a French courtesan who risks everything for true love. Not only will patrons enjoy one of the greatest operas of all ...

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Visiting Busseto, Verdi’s Hometown in Italy

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According to Wikipedia, “Verdi was born the son of Carlo Giuseppe Verdi and Luigia Uttini in Le Roncole, a village near Busseto, then in the Deparetement Taro, which was a part of the First French Empire after the annexation of the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza.”

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