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OS NOVOS E OS VELHOS

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Some Voices That Might Carry for a While


By ANNE MIDGETTE
Published: December 23, 2007
OPERA lovers, myself included, are fond of wringing their hands about the failings of the present generation of singers compared with the great voices of the past. But in 2007, even as we furrow our brows about opera’s increased focus on the visual at the expense of the vocal, a number of artists offered evidence that the pendulum may be swinging back far enough that more singers understand the part about artistry, and are developing it.

CECILIA BARTOLI

Orchestra la scintilla zurich/bartoli, Barbican, London
By Edward Seckerson
Published: 24 December 2007
Welcome to the Cecilia Bartoli/Maria Malibran roadshow – the exhibition, the album, the concerts. It's no surprise that Bartoli identifies so closely with Malibran, the 19th-century Spanish operatic superstar whose memorabilia she has been collecting so avidly for many years now. Bartoli is a kind of Malibran.

UMA NOITE NA ÓPERA

ANÁLISIS
Una noche en la ópera
JOSÉ MANUEL CABALLERO BONALD 30/12/2007


Tengo entendido que el gusto por la ópera precisa de un arduo y metódico aprendizaje. Hay que ir asimilando poco a poco un espectáculo cuyo funcionamiento se resiste a ser comprendido sin más, sobre todo por lo que tiene de espectáculo basado en la alianza de distintas figuraciones del arte.

PINOCCHIO, A ÓPERA

Magic carpentry ride
A new children's opera based on Pinocchio aims to reclaim the original story's surreal, dreamlike quality. Here the composer and librettist explain its appeal Alasdair Middleton and Jonathan Dove
Friday December 21, 2007
The Guardian
Alasdair Middleton, librettist

FICA GIL

Fica, Gil!
Artigo - Jorge Antunes
Correio Braziliense

AS NOVAS GERAÇÕES A E A MÚSICA CLÁSSICA

A Patience to Listen, Alive and Well
By ANTHONY TOMMASINI
In the age of the short attention span, classical music matters more than ever.

PATRIZIA MORANDINI

Um Inedito aria Sola qui son da I NORAMNNI A SALERNO Di Temistocle Marzano

http://it.youtube.com/watch?v=SmEp8VT9yUw

AINDA HANSEL UND GRETEL

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Town Plaza Cinema now offering Metropolitan Opera on big screen
Southeast Missourian Fri, 28 Dec 2007 10:19 PM PST
On New Year's Day, the New York-based Metropolitan Opera's performance of Humperdinck's "Hansel and Gretel" will be seen live in theaters across the Midwest, including the Town Plaza Cinema in Cape...
Tenor makes 'Hansel' creepier
The Record Fri, 28 Dec 2007 12:14 PM PST
If the gluttonous wicked witch in the Metropolitan Opera's new production of "Hansel and Gretel" seems to have a man-size appetite, don't be surprised.

SCHUBERT

Composers’ Lives: Speed Is Critical, Not Length
By BERNARD HOLLAND
Schubert died at 31. How much music did his early death deprive us of? Not a lot.

MAHLER POR LAURO MACHADO COELHO

Bruno Walter, Otto Klemperer, Wilhelm Furtwängler; mais tarde Herbert von Karajan e sir Georg Solti – esses são os nomes que ocorrem, entre os grandes maestros que, desde a virada dos anos 50-60, se empenharam na missão de fazer descobrir e assimilar o legado sinfônico de Gustav Mahler.Porém, para o processo de revelação desse compositor – fundamental para o desenvolvimento da sinfonia pós-romântica; elo essencial entre o século XIX e a modernidade – uma das contribuições mais significativas é a de Leonard Bernstein, figura singular de maestro, compositor, ensaísta, pedagogo, animador cultural. Testemunho do gênio desse grande artista americano, e de sua afinidade instintiva com o universo sinfônico mahleriano, é a monumental Bernstein/Mahler: The Symphonies and Das Lied von der Erde, caixa com nove DVDs, lançada pela Deutsche Grammophon, que acaba de chegar às nossas lojas. A coleção reúne as gravações ao vivo das nove sinfonias e do Canto da Terra, feitas, entre 1972-76, para a Unit…

CHABRIER

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Met premieres 'Hansel and Gretel
'Asbury Park Press Thu, 27 Dec 2007 4:22 AM PST
The very first image we see in the Metropolitan Opera's new production of "Hansel and Gretel" is a drawing of an empty plate projected on the curtain with knife and fork on either side.
Most memorable classical music moments of the year in
Toronto Star Thu, 27 Dec 2007 1:45 AM PST
The First Emperor Tan Dun's new opera received its premiere at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City - and we could be there, too on Jan. 13, thanks to direct-via-satellite broadcasts to select Cineplex theatres. The Met for $20 - how fabulous is that?
'Hansel and Gretel': Grand and Gross
The New York Sun Wed, 26 Dec 2007 9:55 PM PST
On Christmas Eve day, the Metropolitan Opera offered Engelbert Humperdinck's "Hansel and Gretel," an opera that is not just for Christmas; in fact, you will strain to find Christmas in it. But it has long been a seasonal favorite.
No headline Hansel Gretel Op…

NYCO

NYC Opera Pares Down During Renovations Backstage.com Mon, 24 Dec 2007 4:09 PM PST The New York City Opera will likely produce four pared-down operas, down from the company's typical 12 productions, while its Lincoln Center theater is renovated next season, officials said.

HANSEL UND GRETEL

Music Review
Here, Kiddie, Kiddie: A Witch Is Cooking Up a Treat
By ANTHONY TOMMASINIMusic Review

MYTIMES

Music
To Provide Quality Music Education Now, Schools Could Learn From the Past
By ALLAN KOZINN
In the marginalized world of music education, a good deal of serious thinking needs to be done. Chinese Unveil Mammoth Arts Center
By JOSEPH KAHN
The National Center for the Performing Arts, a $400 million complex, has attracted at least as much attention for its cost overruns, safety concerns and provocative aesthetics.

MORRE O COREÓGRAFO MAURICE VANEAU

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HANSEL UND GRETEL

‘Saturday Night Live’ Takes Its Makeup Magic to the Met, With Scary Results
By JAMES BARRON
The Metropolitan Opera is bringing in the chief makeup artist from “Saturday Night Live” for its production of “Hansel and Gretel.”
Audio Slide Show: The Making of a Witch

NOTÍCIAS DOS EUA

Metropolitan Opera offers best seats in towns outside New York Lexington Herald-Leader Sun, 23 Dec 2007 0:16 AM PSTEntering theater 7 at Regal Hamburg Pavilion 16, my ears were greeted by the sounds of an orchestra tuning up. It's not a typical Saturday afternoon at the movies. The orchestra was live, though it was not in the theater. It was at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York's Lincoln Center. For years, we've been able to hear Metropolitan Opera's Saturday matinees live; the broadcasts recently ...
"Less than acceptable" Seattle Times Sun, 23 Dec 2007 0:38 AM PST New York's Metropolitan Opera is broadcasting to Seattle-area movie theaters, as Melinda Bargreen reported earlier this year ("Live from...
Met opera hits cinema The Cincinnati Enquirer Sun, 23 Dec 2007 2:43 AM PST Snow and sleet Dec. 15 didn't keep opera lovers from Springdale for the region's first High Definition broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera to a movie theater.
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NATAL

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Aos (às) amigos (as) freqüentadores deste blog um Feliz Natal.

L'ETOILE

Paris's Opera-Comique Offers Rare `Star': Jorg von Uthmann
Review by Jorg von Uthmann

VINCENT D'INDY

ESPECIALISTA EM MAHLER PUBLICA 4º VOLUME

LEIA
Henry-Louis de La Grange«Mahler nunca me ha defraudado»Entrevista con el gran especialista mundial en la vida y obra de Gustav Mahler
por Pablo Sánchez Quinteiro

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BACH

Music Review
The Gifts of Bach’s Melodic Generosity
By STEVE SMITH
Bach’s melodic generosity and the exuberance of his instrumental combinations offer a reassuring escape from the bitter elements and the holiday rush.

UN BALLO IN MASCHERA

Music Review

Verdi’s Swedish Monarch Is Returned to His Native Land
By BERNARD HOLLAND
Verdi’s opera has two faces. It is spectacle on a royal scale, but also a love story wedding jealousy, honor and revenge to regime change.

O AVANÇO DAS TRANSMISSÕES DE ÓPERAS PELOS CINEMAS

Met Has New Rival in Operas at Movies
By DANIEL J. WAKIN
The San Francisco Opera on Tuesday announced its own plan to transmit operas to movie theaters using a system it says is superior to that of the Metropolitan Opera.

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DOCTOR ATOMIC

Music Review 'Doctor Atomic'
Tweaking a Definitive Moment in History
By ANTHONY TOMMASINI
Once again John Adams’s “Doctor Atomic,” at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, came across as the most complex and inventive of his works.

FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN

Music Review
Straussian Summit Meeting of Sopranos
By ANTHONY TOMMASINI
Published: December 18, 2007
A new production of Strauss’s “Frau Ohne Schatten” for the Lyric Opera of Chicago is making news for a casting coup.

"I NORMANNI" SBARCANO A NAPOLI - Vivo successo al Teatro Politeama il 27 e 28 novembre scorso

OS DIVOS E AS DIVAS

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December 16, 2007
Wish you were here
What does a year of no-shows mean for opera?

PETER SELLARS

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Beauty and the bomb
December 9, 2007
BY HEDY WEISS THEATER CRITIC
'The calmer you are, and the more firm but restrained, the better," said director Peter Sellars, as he recently coached members of the cast of "Doctor Atomic" -- the opera by composer John Adams and director-librettist Sellars that will receive its local debut Friday night at Lyric Opera of Chicago.

DANIELLE DE NIESE

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PATRIZIA MORANDINI

A soprano brasileira atuou em uma ópera rara .
" I Normanni a Salerno" Di Temistocle Marzano
http://www.patriziamorandini.com/

ANIVERSÁRIO

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NATHALIE DESSAY

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15 December 2007 15:22
Natalie Dessay: Comedienne dell’arte
The French soprano Natalie Dessay dazzles in comic roles. But she's deadly serious about the business of opera, she tells Jessica Duchen
Published: 12 December 2007

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I DUE FOSCARI POR EVE QUELER

Music Review Opera Orchestra of New York
An Opera, Unloved by Its Creator, Finds Some Devoted Friends Onstage

By VIVIEN SCHWEITZER
Published: December 15, 2007
A few years after the 1844 premiere of “I Due Foscari,” one of his early (and now seldom heard) operas, Verdi disparaged it as a deadly bore. This gloomy three-act work is certainly dark but not dull, especially given the emotive performances by the soloists when Eve Queler conducted the Opera Orchestra of New York and the New York Choral Ensemble in a concert performance at Carnegie Hall on Thursday night.

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Metropolitan Opera Launches Second Season of High-Definition Simulcasts Today with Roméo et Juliette Playbill Arts Fri, 14 Dec 2007 11:28 AM PST
This afternoon, the Metropolitan Opera kicks off the second season of its wildly successful live high-definition simulcasts into movie theaters. The opening presentation of the Met's 2007-08 "Live in HD" series is Gounod's Roméo et Juliette , starring Roberto Alagna and Anna Netrebko and conducted by Plácido Domingo. The live feed begins at 1 p.m. U.S. Eastern time.
Sibling Revelry
Playbill Arts Fri, 14 Dec 2007 9:13 PM PST
With Richard Jones's new production of Hansel and Gretel - the second of the company's annual holiday series for families - the Metropolitan Opera reestablishes itself as a major presenter of seasonal entertainment.
Curtain going up on Valley's second opera troupe
The Arizona Republic Fri, 14 Dec 2007 12:58 PM PST
The Phoenix Metropolitan Opera is trying to do something that hasn't been tried in…

MARIA MALIBRAN

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The original superstar divaBy 17 a success, by 19 a star, and by her death at 28 the most famous woman in Europe. George Hall sings the praises of opera's legendary María Malibran Friday December 14, 2007
The Guardian

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UMA SUGESTÃO: A BELA "MEDEA", DE PACINI

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PACINI: Medea Em OPERA TODAY
Medea: Melodramma tragico in three acts.
Giovanni Pacini: Medea
Calcante: Giorgio Giuseppini Cassandra: Maria Cristina Zanni Creonte: Marcello Lippi Giasone: Sergio Panajia Licisca: Enrica Bassano Medea: Jolanta Omilian Orchestra Sinfonica di Savona, Coro Schola Cantorum S. Gregorio Magno Trecate, Richard Bonynge (cond.)Live performance, 5 October 1993, Savona.
Music composed by Giovanni Pacini. Libretto by Benedetto Castiglia.

MORRE ANDREW IMBRIE

Prolific composer wrote opera based on Stegner's 'Angle of Repose'
By Valerie J. Nelson, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer December 12, 2007
Andrew Imbrie, a prominent Bay Area composer and noted UC Berkeley music professor who was perhaps best known for his 1976 opera "Angle of Repose," has died. He was 86.

MAGDALENA KOZENA

Magdalena Kozena: This is what happens to Madonna
Last Updated: 12:01am GMT 13/12/2007
Her affair with Simon Rattle put soprano Magdalena Kozena in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. But now it's her singing that counts. By Jasper Rees
Watch Magdalena Kozena sing
Last month Magdalena Kozena, a statuesque, blow-dried blonde Valkyrie in a shimmering turquoise gown, stood on the stage of Barbican Hall and tore into an aria from Handel's oratorio, Ariodante.

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ÓPERA NO MUNICIPAL, A MESMICE

Foi anunciada a temporada de óperas no Municipal de São Paulo. Nada que acrescente ou que indique um salto de qualidade. Teremos a reprise de "Falstaff", de "Colombo". Retorna "Madama Butterfly" em nova produção com a desculpa de homenagear o centenário da imigração japonesa. Quem será Cio-Cio-San, Eiko Senda, naturalmente. Haverá "O Castelo do Barba Azul", produção de Belo Horizonte, com Céline Imbert. De Richard Strauss, uma parceria com Manaus: "Ariadne em Naxos". Os cantores? Os mesmos de sempre. Ainda, "Le Villi", de Puccini, "Sansão e Dalila", e "Amelia al Ballo", de Menotti. Continuamos com a reserva de mercado para os nossos cantores. Nada contra, temos excelentes profissionais, porém já é mais do que hora de oxigenar um pouco. Por que não fazer pelo menos duas óperas com cantores de fora de algum renome? Mesmo em relação aos nomes nacionais são sempre os mesmos. Os que estãso de fora não conseguem espaç…

PIQUE DAME

Opera
'Queen of Spades': Kirov Plays Almost All the Right Cards
By Joe BannoSpecial to The Washington Post Saturday, December 8, 2007; Page C08
There was a moment early on at Thursday's performance of Tchaikovsky's "The Queen of Spades," in the Kirov Opera's production at the Kennedy Center Opera House, that established the company's unmatchable command of this work. It's the point at the end of the first scene when the soldier Gherman vows to wrest a betting secret from the formidable old Countess so he can make his fortune at the gaming tables. By story's end, his gambling addiction will trump his love for the Countess's granddaughter, Lisa, and destroy all three of them. As Gherman makes his vow, Tchaikovsky stirs up a sudden and violent electrical storm, onstage and in the orchestra. Nature has heard his words -- and isn't happy.

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ANNE SCHWANEWILMS - RECITAL EM MADRI

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MÚSICA NOVA

Music Review
Sounds of the New, Arrayed to Enliven a Nordic Night
By BERNARD HOLLAND
Speculum Musicae, the New York new-music group, played pieces by the Finnish composers Kaija Saariaho and Magnus Lindberg, and by two Danes, Bent Sorensen and Poul Ruders.

Chu-Fang Huang , pianista

Music Review
Living Large and Robustly With Schumann and Ravel
By ALLAN KOZINN
Published: December 12, 2007
At Zankel Hall on Monday, Chu-Fang Huang demonstrated a steely technique and a huge, powerful sound of the sort usually associated with burly Russian players.

GUERRA E PAZ, NO MET

Music Review
A Sprawling Novel’s Turn as an Epic Opera: 52 Soloists and 1 Horse
By ANTHONY TOMMASINI
Published: December 12, 2007
The Metropolitan Opera’s production of “War and Peace,” Prokofiev’s epic masterpiece, returned to the Met’s stage on Monday night, and this time nobody fell off. The stage, that is. Veja vídeo sobre a montagem.

BILLY BUDD

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Billy Budd
Barbican, London
Tim Ashley
Monday December 10, 2007
The Guardian
The Barbican's concert performances of Billy Budd form the opening of Homeward Bound, a two-season showcase for tenor Ian Bostridge's talents. They allow him to add Captain Vere to his growing, if controversial, list of Britten portraits. Some might question whether the role suits him. As always, Bostridge's intelligence is admirable. He is entirely credible when conveying the intellectualism of a man who ruminates over Plutarch in the middle of a war and subjects his own actions to analytical scrutiny. Yet neither his voice nor his presence are commanding enough to delineate the rule-bound man of action, and his characterisation is as yet incomplete.

Karlheinz Stockhausen

Giant who led stylistic revolution
Andrew Clements
Saturday December 8, 2007
The Guardian

PARSIFAL - COVENT GARDEN

Parsifal
Anthony Holden
Sunday December 9, 2007
The Observer
Covent Garden, London WC2, to 21 Dec
Not content with mounting four complete cycles of Wagner's Ring marathon this autumn, the Royal Opera has chosen to end the year with his last, almost as complex work, Parsifal. Next week sees the arrival at Covent Garden of more seasonal fare in the shape of Rossini's version of Cinderella, La Cenerentola. But the management seems determined to make us earn

ISSO ACONTECE....

The magnificent 07 Classical: Tom Service Friday December 7, 2007 The Guardian

One concert above all stood out in 2007: Claudio Abbado's performances of Mahler's Third Symphony at the Lucerne festival and the Proms. From where I was sitting in the Albert Hall that night in August, I could watch Abbado's eyes and hands coax the music from the matchless players of his Lucerne Festival Orchestra. The whole experience, from the Promethean opening movement to the outpouring of love and song in the finale, was etched on his features, and every nuance was communicated to the audience by the players. Music-making like this is life-changing, revelatory; it's something you're lucky ever to experience.


TERESA BERGANZA

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MÚSICA E DIPLOMACIA

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Arts / Music
Another Movement of Musical Diplomacy
By DANIEL J. WAKIN
Published: December 11, 2007
If North Korea keeps its promises, potentially millions of its citizens are likely to hear “The Star-Spangled Banner” in a place long subjected to anti-American propaganda.

ENTEVISTA COM O MESTRE GUSTAV LEONHARDT

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UN MANTENIMIENTO(CONVERSACIÓN) CON GUSTAV LEONHARDT
" No enseñamos la belleza "
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WAHT NEXT, POR ELLIOT CARTER

Music Review
What Next?
Characters in Search of a Dimension, in Different Operatic Tempos
By ANTHONY TOMMASINI
Published: December 10, 2007
In this imaginative staging and gripping performance Elliott Carter’s opera emerges as a theatrically dynamic and poignant music drama.

TRISTÃO E ISOLDA NO LA SCALA

Abroad
‘Tristan’ Harmonies Trump La Scala’s Labor Discord
By MICHAEL KIMMELMAN
Published: December 10, 2007
The gaudiest event of the opera season in Europe, La Scala’s opener on Dec. 7 was a sublime new version of “Tristan und Isolde.”

MAGDALENA KOZENA

'I see a lot of sad stories''I see a lot of sad stories' Virtuoso she may be, but for Magdalena Kožená, singing is more about intensity and expression than perfect technique. Tom Service meets her Friday December 7, 2007 The Guardian
Magdalena Kožená wants to set the record straight. She's in London to make her belated debut at the Royal Opera House in Rossini's Cinderella, one of the most scintillating bel canto roles in the mezzo-soprano repertoire. She's gone on record recently suggesting that Rossini isn't high on her list of favourite composers, and even that his writing is dramatically one-dimensional and uninteresting. She tells me instead - just after she's finished rehearsals for the day and put her two-and-a-half-year-old, Jonas, to bed - that "it's true that I don't find in Rossini deep emotions, like for example, in Handel, but there is a different kind of joy of making music in it. It's extremely happy music, music which …

A NOVA NORWEGIAN OPERA HOUSE

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Opera star wins her place The late Kirsten Flagstad was arguably the most internationally famous opera star ever to emerge from Norway, but she was viewed by some as having Nazi sympathies during World War II. Only now is she being honoured with her own street name, right outside Oslo's new Opera House.

Kirsten Flagstad has adorned Norway's 100-kroner notes in recent years. Now her name will be the address of Oslo's new Opera House.

NYC opera might lose home next season

By Ronald Blum, Associated Press
The New York City Opera may lose its home at the State Theater for the 2008-09 season to allow for reconstruction, then return to the Lincoln Center venue for the start of Gerard Mortier's regime.

IAN STOREY

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'The Billy Elliot of opera'Ian Storey, son of a Durham miner, is singing Tristan at La Scala - arguably the biggest prize in opera. Why is he unknown in Britain? Martin Kettle reports Tuesday December 4, 2007
The Guardian
This year's winter exhibition in La Scala's museum is all about the times Maria Callas sang here. And the gift shop is loaded with commemorative merchandise celebrating Luciano Pavarotti. At the world's most famous opera house, they only deal in operatic legends. Which is why I have come to Milan to meet Ian Storey.

JON NAKAMTSU

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COMEÇA A TEMPORADA DO LA SCALA

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Barenboim lauded in La Scala debut
By COLLEEN BARRY - Associated Press Writer Marco Brescia, Teatro alla Scala, ho / AP Photo
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An Old Master Still in Development
By CHARLES ROSEN
Some composers develop a late style at 50. Elliott Carter waited for his 80s.











CARLOS GOMES

Livro faz análise das obras e traz biografia de Carlos Gomes; leia capítulo
da Folha Online
A coleção "Folha Explica" tem, entre seus volumes, uma obra de fácil leitura sobre um dos mais importantes compositores brasileiros de música erudita de todos os tempos: Carlos Gomes.

TCHAIKOVSKY NO MUNICIPAL

Tchaikovsky põe Municipal de SP em clima natalino neste domingo
O Teatro Municipal de São Paulo começa o mês de dezembro com espírito natalino. Neste domingo (9), a Orquestra Sinfônica Municipal apresenta as suítes dos tradicionais balés "O Lago dos Cisnes" e "O Quebra Nozes", composições do russo Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), em concerto a partir das 11h.

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MAGDALENA KOZENA EM CINDERELA

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Arts and Culture in Prague - Prague Daily Monitor
Prague Daily Monitor Thu, 06 Dec 2007 11:09 PM PST
Magdalena Kozená wants to set the record straight. She's in London to make her belated debut at the Royal Opera House in Rossini's Cinderella , one of the most scintillating bel canto roles in the mezzo-soprano repertoire.

EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH

Music Review
At the Shore, Although the Water Is Shallower
By ALLAN KOZINN
The version of “Einstein on the Beach” that Philip Glass and his ensemble presented at Carnegie Hall on Thursday evening swept away the elements that made the work a happening and transformed it into a concert piece.

“Griffelkin”

Review
Do Something Decent, and Satan Gets Mad
By ALLAN KOZINN
The the Manhattan School of Music’s production of “Griffelkin,” which opened on Wednesday, makes the most of the work’s ample charms and points up its disguised sophistication.

A ARTE DA FUGA

The Obituary Bach Wrote for Himself
By STEVE SMITH
More than 250 years after Bach’s “Art of Fugue” was posthumously printed, the work still poses questions that have only conditional answers.

PHILIPPE JORDAN

PHILIPPE JORDAN

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New York City Opera could lose its home at Lincoln Center
Asbury Park Press Fri, 07 Dec 2007 7:55 AM PST
The New York City Opera may lose its home at the State Theater for the 2008-09 season to allow for reconstruction, then return to the Lincoln Center venue for the start of Gerard Mortier's regime. Susan Baker, City Opera's chairman, said a decision probably will be made in January. The opera shares the State Theater with the City Ballet. The opera and ballet companies agreed last month on ...
New York City Opera Could Lose Its Home At Lincoln Center
WNBC Thu, 06 Dec 2007 7:20 PM PST
The New York City Opera may lose its home at the State Theater for the 2008-09 season to allow for reconstruction, then return to the Lincoln Center venue for the start of Gerard Mortier's regime.
December 7, 2007
Arts Journal Thu, 06 Dec 2007 9:51 PM PST
Dark season? Yesterday a friend told me some surprising news -- that Gerard Mortier , the incoming director of the New York City Opera wants to ca…

"RIGOLETTO" EM RIBEIRÃO PRETO

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DIAS dias 18 e 20, no Pedro II, em Ribeirão Preto.
A Fundação Pedro II produz Rigoletto, obra mais famosa de Giuseppe Verdi. Fundação Pedro II produz Rigoletto, obra mais famosa de Giuseppe Verdi.É a primeira vez que teatro sedia um espetáculo desta importância ao reunir talentos brasileiros de reconhecimento internacional.
Uma das maiores óperas de todos os tempos começa a ser produzida em Ribeirão Preto. Rigoletto, obra que expõe dramas humanos é a tônica deste enredo dramático e lírico do italiano Giuseppe Verdi e será totalmente produzido pela Fundação Pedro II e, sobre várias aspectos, tem caráter inédito, pois seus ensaios, cenários, iluminação, serralheira e ferragens, cenários, por exemplo, vão acontecer nas dependências do Pedro II, que fecha nos próximos dias por conta destes trabalhos.
A direção musical é do maestro Cláudio Cruz, que estará à frente da Orquestra Sinfônica. A produção geral é de Mariana Jábali, que também responde pela presidência da Fundação Pedro II.
Trata-se …

Stockhausen morre na Alemanha

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NOTÍCIAS DA INGLATERRA

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Ian Bostridge: 'Sid Vicious was a Romantic'
Last Updated: 12:01am GMT 06/12/2007
He's famous for lieder, but Ian Bostridge is happy to be branching out, he tells Peter Culshaw
'I have something of a punk aesthetic," says Ian Bostridge, surprisingly for someone perhaps best known for his sensitive performances of German lieder. And someone who says he has never been to a pop concert.






Mendes to make opera debut at Glyndebourne·


Ex-Donmar director to take on Don Giovanni· Coup for festival trying to shed fusty image Charlotte Higgins, arts correspondent
Thursday December 6, 2007
The Guardian
It is a move that will take him from the hustle of Hollywood to the leafy lanes of East Sussex, from Tinseltown to the rarefied environs of Glyndebourne. Sam Mendes, director of American Beauty and Road to Perdition, is to try his hand at directing opera.

SACCHINI: Oedipe à Colone

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NOTÍCIAS DIVERSAS POR PALY BILL ARTS

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Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Joan Tower, Grechaninov (Who?) Lead Classical Grammy Award Nominees

06 Dec 2007


Neruda Songs (the last work Peter Lieberson wrote for his late wife) and Joan Tower's Made in America (commissioned by a consortium of 65 orchestras) each have three nominations; Grechaninov's Passion Week garners five.
F. Murray Abraham to Perform with New York Philharmonic Dec. 14


05 Dec 2007


The award-winning actor will appear in the New York Philharmonic's Inside the Music look at Shostakovich's Symphony No. 4; he'll read contemporary accounts of the time, including the words of the composer himself and of Stalin.
Peter Lieberson and his wife, the late Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, multiple





Paris Opera Strike Update: New Tannhäuser Semi-Staged, Nutcracker Back to Normal, One Union Holds Out


06 Dec 2007


With all but one minority union having called off their walkouts, performances at the Opéra National de Paris are almost back to normal.
Danny Newman, Chicago Lyric Opera P…

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Metropolitan Opera Shifts Lead Casting for War and Peace
Playbill Arts Wed, 05 Dec 2007 10:25 AM PSTThe Metropolitan Opera has announced that soprano Marina Poplavskaya and baritone Alexej Markov will make their house debuts as Natasha and Prince Andrei in the season premiere of Prokofiev's War and Peace next Monday, December 10.
On Radio: Met Opera marks its 77th season on the air
Seattle Post-Intelligencer Wed, 05 Dec 2007 9:48 PM PSTThe Metropolitan Opera broadcast Saturday on KING-FM/98.1 marks the debut of its 77th season.
La Scala, the acclaimed Italian opera house, to show `Aida' on the silver screen here
The Kansas City Star Wed, 05 Dec 2007 11:23 AM PSTItaly´s leading opera house is getting into the HD movie-theater business. Following the lead of the Metropolitan Opera, which last season broadcast six operas in multiplexes around the world, on Wednesday La Scala in Milan will broadcast its over-the-top Franco Zeffirelli "Aida" from last season to 40 multiplexes …

BEN HEPPNER

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Tenor Heppner's fresh 'Roses'
Tim Smith Music
December 4, 2007


The music season could end right now and I wouldn't complain much, because I could bask indefinitely in the afterglow of hearing Ben Heppner sing "Roses of Picardy" Sunday night. The tenor's performance of that wistful song from 1916, the third and final encore in his fabulous recital for the Shriver Hall Concert Series, sent me out into the drizzly air on a rare high.

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Christian Tetzlaff

Music Review
In Sonata Finale, Tension Gives Way to Introspection
By VIVIEN SCHWEITZER
Drama and grandeur were deftly illuminated by the violinist Christian Tetzlaff and the pianist Alexander Lonquich at the 92nd Street Y on Tuesday night.

A Tour of Russian Works, Led by the Locals

A Tour of Russian Works, Led by the Locals
By ALLAN KOZINN
Three concerts, part of Valery Gergiev’s Perspectives series, offered a selective tour of the Russian opera and ballet repertory.

LANÇAMENTO

Lançamento do CD Duplo Retratos de Radamés

Patrocínio: PETROBRÁS

Dia 12 de dezembro, às 20hs

MASP –Museu de Arte de São Paulo

Concerto Grátis no Grande Auditório – 374 lugares

Duração : 1 hora

Av. Paulista, 1578

São Paulo - SP
tel. (11) 3251.5644

Intérpretes: Núcleo Hespérides – Música das Américas e Trio OPUS 12

Idealização, Direção Artística : Paulo Porto Alegre

Elaboração, Direção de Produção: Cinthia Zaccariotto

Produção do Álbum Duplo
Direção de estúdio : Shen Ribeiro

Técnico de gravação: Carlos (KK) Akamine

Estúdio: Studio Salaviva – Espaço Cachuera! São Paulo

Direção de gravação e masterização: Flo Menezes

Masterização: Studio PANaroma for Electro-Acoustic Music at UNESP

Finalização: Boliero – MCK

As senhas devem ser retiradas uma hora antes do concerto
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ALEXANDER GHINDIN

Music Review
A Winner in Cleveland Gets His Turn in New York
By VIVIEN SCHWEITZER
Published: December 5, 2007
On Monday, Alexander Ghindin, winner of the 2007 Cleveland International Piano Competition, offered a varied program of Schumann, Liszt, Stravinsky and the American premiere of “Sonatine Concertante.”

The High and Low Notes of Politics and Romance

Music Review
By VIVIEN SCHWEITZER
Published: December 5, 2007
It must be fun for the bass Samuel Ramey, whose specialties in the opera house are devils and villains, to imitate barnyard animals in a lighthearted work like “I Bought Me a Cat.”

JAMES LEVINE

Music Review
One Eye on Opera, the Other on France
By ALLAN KOZINN
Published: December 5, 2007
James Levine’s directorship in Boston has turned out to be a good thing for New Yorkers who admire his work outside the opera house.

NOTÍCIAS DOS EUA

Honoring the First-Rate of the Second Tier
The New York Sun Mon, 03 Dec 2007 9:49 PM PST
Fifty years to the day after Erich Wolfgang Korngold's demise, a group of former and current Metropolitan Opera instrumentalists presented an evening at the Bruno Walter Auditorium that suggested that we must continue to honor his memory.
The Winners! PBS Audience Selects Favorite 'Great Moments at the Met'
Playbill Arts Mon, 03 Dec 2007 1:40 PM PST
Earlier this fall, the Metropolitan Opera and PBS invited viewers to go to the PBS website page for the Great Performances series (www.pbs.org/gperf) and choose their top ten favorites out of a selection of excerpts from three decades' worth of Met/PBS telecasts. (The scenes on the ballot were all available in streaming audio-video for voters to watch.)
Opera Guild to perform with local academy students tonight
The Eureka Reporter Mon, 03 Dec 2007 11:53 PM PSTThe San Francisco Opera Guild will perform with students from the Northcoast Preparat…

MARIUSZ KWIECIEN

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DIE WALKURE

Two Wotans for the Price of One at Vienna's New `Die Walkure'
By Larry L. Lash
Dec. 4 (Bloomberg) -- A new production of Wagner's ``Die Walkure'' at the Vienna Staatsoper included an unscheduled appearance Sunday night by the company's general manager, Ioan Holender.
With its four operas (``Rheingold,'' ``Walkure,'' ``Siegfried'' and ``Gotterdammerung''), the ``Ring'' poses the greatest challenge for an opera company.

MARIA CALLAS, 84 ANOS

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FESTIVAL DE ÚBEDA E BAEZA

HÁ QUE SE MUDAR OS CONCERTOS?

ENTREVISTA: ALMUERZO CON... ÁNGEL GIL-ORDÓÑEZ
"Hay que cambiar los conciertos ¡300 años después!"
YOLANDA MONGE 03/12/2007


Se requiere chaqueta y corbata, para los hombres. Vestimenta formal también para las mujeres. Quedan excluidos los vaqueros, las camisetas y la ropa deportiva de toda clase, incluidas las zapatillas. El Cosmos Club se inauguró en Washington en 1878 para dar cabida en un grupo social privado a hombres distinguidos. Hasta 1988 ninguna mujer fue admitida.

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MATTHEW POLENZANI

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Music Review
Tenor Turns His Focus to the Art of the Song
By ANTHONY TOMMASINI
Published: December 4, 2007
In recent seasons the American tenor Matthew Polenzani has come into his own at the Metropolitan Opera.

AS SONATAS DE BEETHOVEN

Music Review
Beethoven’s Sonatas as a Series of Dialogues
By ALLAN KOZINN
Published: December 4, 2007
The 92nd Street Y is smitten with the idea of Beethoven cycles this season.

GERGIEV E A ORQUESTRA DE SÃO PETERSBURGO

Music Review
A Visit With Mother Russia and Her Children
By BERNARD HOLLAND
Published: December 4, 2007
Valery Gergiev and the Kirov Orchestra of St. Petersburg have been happy once again to leave other people’s music to other people.
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GRANDES ATRAÇÕES EM 2008

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Mathias Goerne vi pela primeira vez, em Madri. Posteriormente, aqui em São Paulo quando se apresentou pela Cultura Artística em dois recitais. É um barítono de primeira linha, mais voltado para o lied do que para a ópera. Ele vai se apresentar em Maio com a Orquestra Sinfônica de Bamberg, pelo Mozarteum.
Susan Graham é um presente. Aprecio demais o seu trabalho, e poder vê-la ao vivo é muito gratificante. Vai se apresentar em Agosto com a Orquestra Filarmônica de Liège, pela Sociedade de Cultura Artística.
Retorna também Frederica von Stade com um recital em Agosto, pelo Mozarteum.
A excelente soprano Mireille Delunsch fará "A Voz humana", de Poulenc, com a Osesp, em Setembro (11,12,13).
Angela Denoke, Olaf Bär, Tornsten Kerl e David Klueber são os principais nome de "A Cidade morta", bela ópera de Korngold, que a Osesp fará em Agosto (28 30), Setembro (1º)
Heidi Grant Murphy e Nathalie Stutzmann farão a 2ª de Mahler , na abertura da temporada em Março 6/7/8).
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