Posts tagged ‘cheat sheets’

Cheat sheet: Don Carlos

Everything you need to know about Verdi’s take on the passions of the Spanish royal family. Who was the composer?   Giuseppe Verdi – the most famous…

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Cheat Sheet: Aida on Sydney Harbour

A cheat’s guide to Aida on the Harbour. Who was the composer? Giuseppe Verdi – the most famous of Italian opera composers. Verdi was born in Italy…

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Cheat Sheet: Faust

Who was the composer? Charles-François Gounod, a French composer born in Paris in 1818. He wrote melodies that sound simple and sentimental, (although are often technically…

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Cheat Sheet: Madama Butterfly

A cheat’s guide to the beautiful opera Madama Butterfly.

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Cheat sheet: Falstaff

Everything you need to know about Verdi’s last opera.

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Cheat Sheet: Tosca

Everything you need to know about Puccini’s blood-soaked, lustful melodrama Tosca. Who was the composer? Giacomo Puccini. Born in Tuscany in 1858, Puccini is an Italian…

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Cheat sheet: Don Pasquale

Everything you need to know about Donizetti’s sparkling comedy.

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Cheat Sheet: The Elixir of Love

Everything you need to know about Donizetti’s sentimental comedy, The Elixir of Love.

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