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Articles tagged with "Musical highlight"

Idomeneo Musical Highlight: 'Andrò, ramingo e solo'

23 October 2014

Mozart movingly depicts four people driven to the limit in this exquisite Act III quartet – which the composer himself could never hear without weeping.

I due Foscari Musical highlight: The Act I finale

7 October 2014

Two characters rise to the dramatic and musical challenge of the powerful confrontation that concludes Act I of Verdi’s early tragedy.

Il barbiere di Siviglia Musical highlight: The Act I finale

18 September 2014

Rossini scales new comic heights in this brilliant finale, a tangled web of farce that shows off his skill in writing for ensembles.

Anna Nicole Musical Highlight: The PARTAY! Scene

11 September 2014

With its lavish hedonism, Anna Nicole makes the soirées in La traviata and La bohème look like a teddy bears' picnic.

Rigoletto Musical Highlight: ‘Caro nome’

9 September 2014

Verdi poignantly depicts innocent love in this much-loved aria sung by one of the composer's youngest heroines.

Anna Nicole Musical Highlight: Daniel's Drug Ballad

15 August 2014

A short solo listing the drugs taken by Anna Nicole Smith's son distills the emotional essence of a tragic tale.

Musical Highlight: The Act IV Finale of La bohème

9 July 2014

In the tragic ending to one of his best loved operas, Puccini powerfully evokes the potency of memory.

Musical Highlight from Maria Stuarda: the Confrontation Scene

30 June 2014

The fiery scene that originally led to the opera being banned sees Donizetti at his most blisteringly dramatic.

Musical Highlight: The Salve Regina of Dialogues des Carmélites

13 May 2014

Tragedy and transcendence in the finale of Poulenc's greatest work.

Musical Highlight: 'Vissi d'arte' from Tosca

1 May 2014

A hypnotic moment of stillness in Puccini's operatic thriller.

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