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La cenerentola

Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center 1 W 2nd St, Dayton

Set a classic children’s tale to Rossini’s sparkling music, and what do you get? Cenerentola: Cinderella, or Goodness Triumphant. Everyone needs a happy ending once in a while, and its composer knew from the start that he had a winner on his hands. Rossini confidently predicted that his Cenerentola would conquer Italy within a year, […]

La cenerentola

Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center 1 W 2nd St, Dayton

Set a classic children’s tale to Rossini’s sparkling music, and what do you get? Cenerentola: Cinderella, or Goodness Triumphant. Everyone needs a happy ending once in a while, and its composer knew from the start that he had a winner on his hands. Rossini confidently predicted that his Cenerentola would conquer Italy within a year, […]

Salome

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta

Composer: Richard Strauss Librettist: Richard Strauss Premiere Date: Dec 9, 1905, Königliches Opernhaus, Dresden A psychological thriller draped in lust, incest, power, and seduction, Salome is the twisted tale of a depraved tyrant, his bewitching stepdaughter, and her unholy infatuation with John the Baptist. First transported from Mark’s Gospel to the world’s stage by Oscar Wilde, the opera Salome scandalized the music […]