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Rigoletto, Opera by G. Verdi

Rigoletto, Opera by G. Verdi

Vienna
If one had to choose just one work that proves that Giuseppe Verdi is the Shakespeare of opera, then it has to be Rigoletto. Based on Victor Hugo’s Le Roi s’amuse, Verdi, as ever courting controversy, created his most ...
The Magic Flute, Opera by W. A. Mozart

The Magic Flute, Opera by W. A. Mozart

Vienna
The Magic Flute is a work that continues to bewitch artists and audiences alike. The opera is sometimes seen as a statement on the superiority of reason over superstition, but the real joy of the piece is the way in which Mozart and his ...
The Barber of Seville, Opera by G. Rossini

The Barber of Seville, Opera by G. Rossini

Vienna
“Figaro! Figaro! Figaro!” - the famous refrain that announces the arrival of the Barber of Seville and the start of what is arguably still the best comedy in opera. Based on Pierre Beaumarchais’ play of 1775, Le ...
Tosca, Opera by G. Puccini

Tosca, Opera by G. Puccini

Vienna
Brutal, dramatic, unrelenting: epithets that have all been used to describe Giacomo Puccini’s tremendous historical opera, Tosca. Set in the real Rome of the Napoleonic Wars, its locations still stand today, including the Church ...