2016-10-26T11:02:09ZBeware! Don't listen to this scary classical music alone in the dark. Perfect for Halloween, this haunting classical music will surely frighten anyone within earshot.
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZLearn the lyrics to Alfredo’s Drinking Song from the first act of Verdi’s opera, La Traviata.
2016-10-26T11:02:09Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article"
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZPuccini's opera tells the story of a devoted wife willing to do whatever it takes in the name of love. Read the synopsis of Madama Butterfly.
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZLearn the tragic story of Gaetano Donizetti's opera, Roberto Devereux - a very loose interpretation of the true events surrounding Queen Elizabeth I.
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZComposed in 1834-35, with a libretto by Italian poet, Count Carlo Pepoli, learn the synopsis of Bellini’s final opera, I puritani.
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZLearn the Italian lyrics and English translation of Violetta’s aria, “Addio del passato,” from Verdi’s opera, La Triviata.
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZDiscover how Maria Callas's performance of the Habanera from Bizet's opera, Carmen, compares to other famous sopranos, including Denyce Graves, Angela Gheorghiu, Jennifer Larmore, Agnes Baltsa, and Elina Garanca.
2016-10-26T11:02:09Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" >Teatro Costanzi on January 14, 1900
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZLearn the lyrics to Carmen's aria from the popular opera by Bizet.
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZDon't let the same old holiday music get you down. Instead, here are my top 10 Christmas albums that will make the yuletide that much better.
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZOne of the only American operas in standard operatic repertoire, Douglas Moore's 1956 opera, The Ballad of Baby Doe, premiered in Central City, Colorado. Learn the synopsis of The Ballad of Baby Doe.
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZForego the usual Halloween soundtracks and choose classical music instead. Here is a list of scary classical music works to play during Halloween.
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZDiscover Spanish composer, Joaquin Rodrigo, and his most famous piece of music, Concierto de Aranjuez.
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZIs is believed the first performance of Henry Purcell's opera, Dido and Aeneas, took place in 1688. Learn the synopsis of Purcell's first opera, Dido and Aeneas.
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZRossini's take on the classic fairy tale, Cinderella, his opera, La Cenerentola, is considered to be one of his greatest operatic achievements. Learn the story of Rossini's opera, La Cenerentola.
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZThis selection of classical music can be used during a funeral ceremony to create a memorable and meaningful tribute to those who have passed away.
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZComposer: Riccardo Zandonai Premiered: February 19, 1914 - Teatro Regio, Turin Other Popular Opera Synopses:
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZCeleste Aida lyrics and english text translation from Verdi's opera, Aida.
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZLearn the lyrics to Don José's aria, La Fleur Que Tu M'avais Jetée (the Flower Song), from Bizet's opera, Carmen.
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZPeople all over the world are more familiar with classical music than they think, but they lack the facts necessary to help them find the pieces they love. Here are ten of the most popular pieces of classical music that many people can sing, but can't name.
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZDiscover the history, notable performances, and different versions of Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain.
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZModest Mussorgsky, best known for his works like Night on Bald Mountain, was a Russian classical composer who often refused to practice western rules of composition. His innovative musical style, many times inspired by Russian fairytales and folklore, helped create a path for national Russian school of music. Learn more about the life of Modest Mussorgsky.
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZDiscover all you need to know about string quartets, including how they came into existence, notable string quartet composers, and modern uses for the genre.
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZLearn the synopsis of Bellini's opera, La Sonnambula, composed in 1831.
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZHere are the 6 classical guitar albums you must add to your classical music collection. From Spanish Guitar to Baroque Music, you'll surely love each one.
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZHere is the French-to-English translation of Olympia's aria from Jacques Offenbach's opera, Les Contes d'Hoffmann. History and recommended recordings.
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZAnother frequently performed opera is Donizetti's
2016-10-26T11:02:09ZCadenzas, often performed at the end of a movement in a concerto, are performed by virtuosic soloists. Learn the definition, origin, and more.