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LUCA CASAGRANDE – 2021/22 CALENDAR by Luca

2021/22 TEMPORARY CALENDAR Le nozze di Figaro  (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) September 29-30  and October 1°-2-3,  2021 Die Zauberflöte (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) October 10-15-22-30 – November 21  and December 3-10-16, 2021 January 2-14 and  March 27, 2022 Don Giovanni (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) March 20-25  and April 9-17-24, 2022 (Alternatively – as regards the performances scheduled for the month of […]

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Luca Casagrande – Season 2020/2021 by Luca

Season 2020/2021 2020 10 – 14 – 23 – 24 October – Die Zauberflöte – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1° November – Die Zauberflöte – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2021 14 January – Don Giovanni, ossia Il dissoluto punito – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 16 January – L’elisir d’amore – Gaetano Donizetti 20 January – Die Zauberflöte – Wolfgang […]

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Luca Casagrande – “Sur les lagunes” – “Les Nuits d’Été” Op. 7 N.°3 – Hector Berlioz (1803 – 1869) by Luca

“Sur les lagunes” – “Les Nuits d’Été” Op. 7 N.°3 – Original version for Baritone voice and Piano – Ed. Catelin – Paris – 1841 – Hector Berlioz (1803 – 1869). Baritone Luca Casagrande Piano Monique Ciola Artistic Director and Producer Luca Casagrande. Centaurus Music Int. Studio Recording – ” Hector Berlioz – Le Nuits […]

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Luca Casagrande & Loretta Liberato – “MADRIGALE RUSTICO o MADRIGALE RUSTICO A DUE VOCI DI GIO.BATTA MABNITI IN CULICOTIDONIA” (1745) – Giovanni Battista Martini (1706 – 1784) by Luca

Giovanni Battista Martini (1706 – 1784) – “MADRIGALE RUSTICO o MADRIGALE RUSTICO A DUE VOCI DI GIO.BATTA MABNITI IN CULICOTIDONIA” (1745) – From the manuscript “Dodici Duetti Buffi” (1745-46) – Civico Museo Bibliografico Musicale di Bologna (Italy). Centaurus Music Int. LIVE Recording “Giovanni Battista Martini – Duetti Buffi e Duetti da camera – WORLD PREMIERE […]

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“LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR” EXALTING ROMANTICISM – By Catherine Duault by Luca

Probably one of the most famous operas by Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor is an « extraordinary triumph » since its creation at the Teatro San Carlo di Napoli in 1835, thanks to an exalted composition and to a simple and effective libretto, but also thanks to its (many) successives singers. Lucia di Lammermoor experienced a […]

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CALLAS IS MEDEA – By Dan Davis by Luca

Callas is Medea. Of course, she was Tosca and a host of other operatic characters as well, thanks to her uncanny ability to adapt her voice and style to the requirements of a role, but Medea is high among her most complete characterizations. It also was a role she sang often–too often for the health […]

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AN ANALYSIS OF THE VOCAL ENSEMBLES FROM THE OPERA “I PURITANI” BY VINCENZO BELLINI – by Cristina Simionescu by Luca

Abstract: I Puritani is the masterpiece that crowned the creation of the Italian composer Vincenzo Bellini, being remarked and appreciated for the richness of his melodicity and profound symbols filled with the inspiration and creativity of a creator. This was the last of the ten works composed by Bellini, whose disappearance was premature, at only […]

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VINCENZO BELLINI (1801 – 1835) AND “IL PIRATA” – By Bruce Lundgren by Luca

Vincenzo Salvatore Carmelo Francesco Bellini was one of the most important composers of Italian opera in his time. He was born in 1801 in Catania, Sicily, to a family already steeped in music; his father and grandfather were both career musicians. He began composing before receiving any formal music education. Bellini developed a reputation for […]

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