Posts tagged ‘verdi’

Rigoletto: One of the great hunchbacks of history

For the great artists of the past few centuries, hunchbacks were a source of endless fascination. From Shakespeare to Hugo to Verdi to Disney, there are…

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Happy Birthday Verdi! A fitting celebration for an opera master.

Today marks the 200th anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi’s birth. Without the colourful composer, we would never have heard La traviata, Rigoletto, Il trovatore, Aida, Falstaff ……

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Plácido Domingo on Verdi

Superstar Plácido Domingo has sung some of the biggest roles in the operatic canon, weathered serious health problems and taken the challenge of an ageing and…

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