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Norma, Pocket Opera Review – Pocket Production of a Melodious Eternal Triangle

The synopsis in the program starts by bringing us up to date:¬†Norma, a much revered, awe-inspiring spiritual and political leader¬† Continue reading »

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Norma – Hanky-Panky in Ancient Gaul

Vincenzo Bellini is generally considered to be the master of Bel Canto , and Norma , written in 1831, is generally considered to be his masterpiece.

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Norma

Teatro Comunale, Bologna
January 25 2009

Exciting news (news to me, that is; you may already know about it). The Met is not the only outfit creating and recording HD performances and showing them in selected theatres. It is also being done from Europe. And Sunday I capped off my opera binge by seeing Bellini’s Norma performance from Teatro Comunale, Continue reading »

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