VERDI’S COMIC MASTER-PIECE FALSTAFF
Everything in the world’s a joke; joking is a man’s vocation.
Falstaff, lyric comedy in three acts, the final part of the Trilogy Verdi – Shakespeare – Surian, has its premiere at the CNT Ivan pl. Zajc on 7th May at 19 hours!
Giorgio Surian, our national soloist, is in the title role!
A corpulent old knight Sir …
3rd INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR YOUNG OPERA SINGERS ZINKA MILANOV
The applications for the Zinka Milanov 3rd International Competition for Young Opera Singers are closed!
147 young opera singers between 21 and 35 years of age have applied! This year, applications have arrived from thirty-eight countries, i.e. Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Great …
VERDI’S FASCINATION WITH SHAKESPEARE
Giuseppe Verdi (1813 – 1901) composed for more than half a century; he was the most popular and influential opera composer of all times, the most prominent personality of the Italian history of opera. His operas form the foundations of the world operatic repertoire nowadays. Relying on Shakespeare, who he adored, Verdi rendered the culmination …