Great Operas: A Guide to Twenty-Five of the World's Finest Musical Experiences

Great Operas: A Guide to Twenty-Five of the World's Finest Musical Experiences

Michael Steen


From nice Composers writer Michael Steen, a special multi-platform undertaking supplying a royal field view into one among mankind’s maximum artwork varieties. From the hovering heights of Wagner’s epic Ring cycle to the tear-jerking emotion of Mozart’s breathtakingly appealing Don Giovanni, opera is among the strongest inventive kinds mankind has ever created. it may even be the main relaxing! Michael Steen’s The Lives and instances of the nice Composers used to be defined as ‘hugely informative and deliciously gossipy’ by means of the Spectator. nice Operas is his obtainable and unique user’s guide to creating the simplest of an opera – no matter if at domestic or at a concert, interspersing the most important proof with erudite remark from a guy for whom opera is a lifetime’s ardour. nice Operas could be released first and foremost as brief eBooks targeting person operas – see examples, left - after which released as a actual compendium in November, overlaying twenty 5 stand-out operatic masterpieces. nice Operas will disguise: Mozart’s the wedding of Figaro, Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte and The Magic Flute; Rossini’s The Barber of Seville and l. a. Cenerentola; Verdi’s l. a. Traviata, Rigoletto, Il Trovatore and Aïda; Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor and L’Elisir d’amore; Bizet’s Carmen; Wagner’s Tannhäuser and Tristan; Puccini’s Madame Butterfly, l. a. Bohème, Tosca and Turandot; Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin; Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana; Leoncavallo’ Pagliacci; Gounod’s Faust; Johann Strauss’s Die Fledermaus; Handel’s Giulio Cesare and Britten’s Peter Grimes. Many extra brief courses to an outstanding Opera are scheduled to keep on with as ebooks in 2013 and past.

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