The Exterminating Angel (El ángel exterminador) is Luis Buñuel's 1962 surrealist film, and Thomas Adès' Salzburg Festival (2016) and Met Opera (2017) production. The Exterminating Angel Movie Spanish-Mexican director Luis Buñuel's film stars Silvia Pinal. The Exterminating Angel Synopsis Señor Edmundo Nóbile and his wife Lucia host an elegant dinner party that … [Read more...] about The Exterminating Angel
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Turandot is Giacomo Puccini's Italian opera in which love conquers ancient China. The final scene was composed by Franco Alfano after Puccini's death in 1924. Playwright Giuseppe Adami (1878–1946) and journalist Renato Simoni (1875–1952) were librettists. Love Saves the Day Turandot tells the story of how a young Italian traveler Calàf must seduce the ice princess of … [Read more...] about Turandot
Les Contes d’Hoffmann is Jacques Offenbach's French comic opera about a series of love affairs. It premiered at the Paris Opéra-Comique in 1881. Jacques Offenbach (1819 - 1880) was a German-born French composer. He was the son of a cantor. Offenbach is known for his operettas. Les Contes d’Hoffmann is his most famous work. E.T.A. Hoffmann is the author of The Nutcracker … [Read more...] about Les Contes d’Hoffmann
Norma is a famous bel canto Italian opera by Vincenzo Bellini. It premiered at La Scala in Milan in 1831. Vincenzo Bellini (1801 - 1835) is an Italian opera composer famous for I Capuleti, La sonnambula, Norma, and I puritani. Bellini is known for his melodies. Norma Performances The Metropolitan Opera opens its 2017-18 Season with a new Sir David … [Read more...] about Norma
Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) is Mozart's German fairy-tale opera. It premiered at the Theater auf der Wieden in Vienna, Austria in 1791. Die Zauberflöte Performances The Metropolitan Opera presents five performances between September 27 and October 14, 2017. Tenor Charles Castronovo, an Italian-Ecuadorian New Yorker, sings Tamino. James Levine … [Read more...] about Die Zauberflöte