La Fenice Opera House

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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 12/30/2014 - 02:00
Every year since 2004, Italy welcomes the new year with the Concerto di Capodanno del Teatro La Fenice di Venezia – the New Year’s Concert from Venice’s La…
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by Carol King | Sun, 06/15/2014 - 02:45
Venice’s celebrated Teatro La Fenice opera house is a mecca for music lovers and dance fans alike. The theatre is second in importance in Italy only to Milan’s…
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by Anonymous (not verified) | Tue, 12/31/2013 - 04:00
In Italy, New Years Eve marks the feast of San Silvestro. After a family meal, people ring in the new year with parties and fireworks at midnight. After a late…
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by Silvia Donati | Sat, 12/14/2013 - 04:00
A celebratory symphonic concert will be held tonight at Venice’s La Fenice Theater to commemorate the 10th anniversary of its reopening, after the 1996 fire…
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by John Bensalhia | Sat, 11/30/2013 - 07:00
Background Hot on the heels of the success of Rigoletto, Verdi was commissioned to put together another opera by La Fenice. Verdi's next inspirational port of…
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by John Bensalhia | Wed, 10/30/2013 - 08:00
BACKGROUNDOne of the most acclaimed Verdi operas, Rigoletto at one point, was very much a case of “touch and go”. The three-act opera, based on Victor Hugo's…
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by Carla Passino | Fri, 10/17/2008 - 03:17
Puccini, Mascagni, Leoncavallo, Verdi, Donizetti, Bellini, Rossini—fewer countries have given more to the great opera tradition than Italy. The art itself was…