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Celebrate Giuseppe Verdi’s Bicentennial: Read and Listen

11 Jan, 2013 (EIRNS) This year is the two-hundredth anniversary, the bicentennial, of Giuseppe Verdi’s birth. Verdi is not only the most famous Italian composer, but the composer most performed in opera theaters throughout the world. There is no other … Continue reading

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Italy’s response to the Troika…

On March 15 2011, the Rome Opera celebrated the unification of Italy with a performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s great early opera, “Nabucco.” After the chorus sang ,”Va, pensiro,” the conductor (Riccardo Muti) turned to the audience and made a short, … Continue reading

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