Ludwig van Beethoven ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽน๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

In celebrazione del 252ยฐ anniversario della nascita di Beethoven Il giovane Ludwig, nato a Bonn in Germania il 17 Dicembre 177 in una famiglia di musicisti, mostrรฒ fin dalla piรน tenera etร  un talento di genio musicale come pianista, sotto la guida di suo padre. Dopo alcuni lavori iniziali alla corte dellโ€™elettore di Bonn, Ludwig si trasferรฌ a Vienna nel 1792, dove iniziรฒ a studiare … Continue reading Ludwig van Beethoven ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽน๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

Giuseppe Verdi ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽน๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

On the occasion of the 209th anniversary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi Verdi is one of the world’s most famous opera composers. Throughout his long life, he composed several operas that are still performed today. Many people consider Verdi the greatest opera composer of all time. In fact, Verdi’s work has influenced many other prominent composers and has even become an integral part of … Continue reading Giuseppe Verdi ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽน๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽน๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

In celebration of the 182nd anniversary of Tchaikovskyโ€™s birth in 1840 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer – Born on 7/5/1840 and celebrating this year his 182nd anniversary, portrayed here by the painter Nikolai Kuznetsov in 1893, one year before his death, when the composer was 53 years old. In contrast to other Russian composers his contemporaries, known as the Five, Tchaikovsky developed his own cosmopolitan … Continue reading Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽน๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Ludwig van Beethoven ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽน๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช

Feier zum 251. Geburtstag Beethovens Der frรผhe Ludwig, der am 17. Dezember 1770 in Bonn, Deutschland, in einer Musikerfamilie geboren wurde, zeigte von klein auf ein musikalisches Genietalent als Pianist, der von seinem Vater unterrichtet wurde. Nach einigen ersten Arbeiten am Hof des Bonner Kurfรผrsten zog Ludwig 1792 nach Wien, wo er bei Joseph Haydn begann, Komposition zu studieren. Der junge Beethoven erregte schnell Aufmerksamkeit … Continue reading Ludwig van Beethoven ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽน๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช

Madama Butterfly, by Puccini ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽญ

Celebrating the 107th anniversary of Madama Butterflyโ€™s premiere in Milan in 1904 Madama Butterfly is one of the most popular operas ever written, with hundreds of performances every year in all opera houses around the globe. Passionate music and a dramatic plot make of this opera an all time favourite with the public since its premiere in Milan in February 1904. Composed by Giacomo Puccini … Continue reading Madama Butterfly, by Puccini ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽญ

Giuseppe Verdi ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽน๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ

Con motivo del 208ยบ aniversario del nacimiento de Giuseppe Verdi Giuseppe Verdi naciรณ el 9 de octubre de 1813 en Parma, en Italia del Norte, que en ese momento formaba parte del Primer Imperio Francรฉs. Compositor de algunas de las รณperas mรกs populares puestas en escena en todo el mundo – Rigoletto, Aida, Falstaff, Il trovatore, La traviata – Giuseppe Verdi tambiรฉn estuvo vinculado al … Continue reading Giuseppe Verdi ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽน๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ

Christoph Williband Gluck ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽน๐ŸŽต

Born in the Upper Palatinate, currently in Germany, in 1714 and raised in Bohemia, Christoph Williband Gluck spent his most creative years in Paris, where he reached high popularity on the very vibrant operatic scene. He is credited for refashion the opera format from its baroque beginnings to a more fluid and popular art. His later opera are on average half the length of a … Continue reading Christoph Williband Gluck ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽน๐ŸŽต

Il trovatore, by Verdi ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽญ

Celebrating the 168th anniversary of โ€œIl trovatoreโ€ premiere in Rome in 1853 โ€œIl trovatoreโ€ is a favoured albeit difficult opera to perform and part of the โ€œpopular trilogyโ€ by Giuseppe Verdi, along with Traviata and Rigoletto. The plot is based on a play by Antonio Garcia Gutierrez which was quite known at the time. The original story was quite complex and filled with bizarre incidents … Continue reading Il trovatore, by Verdi ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽญ

Franz Josef Haydn ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽน๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น

Comemoraรงรฃo do 289ยบ aniversรกrio do nascimento de Haydn em 1732 Franz Joseph Haydn, compositor austrรญaco do perรญodo clรกssico que nasceu em Rohrau a 31/3/1734 e celebra este ano os seus 289 anos. Haydn รฉ aqui retratado pelo pintor Thomas Hardy no clรญmax de sua carreira, durante sua visita a Londres em 1791, quando o compositor tinha 59 anos. Suas contribuiรงรตes para a forma musical renderam-lhe … Continue reading Franz Josef Haydn ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽน๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น

Tosca, by Puccini ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽญ

Celebrating the 121st anniversary of Tosca premiere in Rome in 1900 Tosca is one of the most popular operas with hundreds of performances every year in all opera houses around the globe. Passionate music and a dramatic plot make of this opera an all time favourite with the public since its premiere in Rome in February 1900. Composed by Giacomo Puccini over a period of … Continue reading Tosca, by Puccini ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽญ