Buenos Aires Opera HouseThe Colón Theatre is one of the worlds major opera houses. The presenttheatre, the second with that name, opened in 1908 after twenty years under
Buenos Aires Opera HouseWith excellent acoustics and modern stage areas, the theatres interior design features a rich scarlet and gold decor.
Copenhagen Opera House The Copenhagen Opera House (in Danish usually called Operaen) is among the mostmodern opera houses in the world. It is also one of the most expensive opera houses ever built with construction costs well over 500 million dollars.
London Opera House The Royal Opera House - major performing arts venue in the Londondistrict of Covent Garden, one of the foremost opera houses in the world.
Madrid Opera HouseThe Teatro Real was inaugurated in October 10, 1850 and is one of the worlds finest stage and acoustic settings for opera.
Milan Opera HouseThe Teatro alla Scala was founded, under the auspices of the Empress Maria Theresa of Austria, to replace the Royal Ducal Theatre, which was destroyed by fire on February 26, 1776 and had until then been the home of opera in Milan.
New York Opera HouseThe Metropolitan Opera, founded in April 1880, is Americas largest classical music organization, andannually presents some 240 opera performances. The home of the company is one of the premier opera stages in the world, considered by some as one of the best and is among the biggest in the world.
New York Opera HouseThe Metropolitan Opera House - Lincoln Center The Triumph of Music by Marc Chagall
Odessa Opera HouseThe Odessa National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet is the oldest theater in Ukraine
Oslo Opera HouseA return to the classic fine arts in this modern setting
Paris Opera House The Opéra de Paris or Opéra Garnier, a 2,200-seat opera house and a grandlandmark designed by Charles Garnier in the Neo-Baroque style, is regarded as one of the architectural masterpieces of its time.
São Paulo Opera HouseMunicipal Theatre of São Paulo is one of the most important theatres in South America and one of the landmarks of the city of São Paulo.
São Paulo Opera HouseIt is significant both for its architectural value as well as for its historical importance, having been the venue for the Week of Modern Art in 1922, which revolutionised the arts in Brazil.
Sofia Opera HouseBallet and opera enthusiasts attend Bulgaria’s theatres every night and receive from the stage the power of talents, inspiration, skill and fidelity to the art.
St. Petersburg Opera HouseThe Mariinsky Theatre is a historic theatre of opera and ballet in Russia,where many of the stage masterpieces of Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, and Rimsky-Korsakov received their premieres.
St. Petersburg Opera House Mariinsky Theatre – inside
Sydney Opera HouseThe Sydney Opera House - one of the worlds most distinctive 20th century buildings - was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site on June 28, 2007
Vienna Opera HouseAugust venue that offers, 300 days a year, performances that religiously change every day…
Vienna Opera House...that, with a roll of conductors encompassing Gustav Mahler to Claudio Abado, personifies the music sacred arena – the Vienna Opera.
Nabucco - VerdiAnd, closing with the performance of the opera from witch this musical background has been chosen, I’d like to beg you…
…to all of you fans and also the onesthat are indifferent to Lyrical Music,please understand the oddity of myincursion in this field since I’m onlycapable to appreciate half a dozen ofArias among the few I can recognize,and this due have heard them withinmy family, since a child.So, to the performer that led me in –that at 88 with no inhibition stillsoftly sings some of her favorites,never having lost the illusion of selfimagining as the most beautiful andfamous Diva, rapturously applaudedby her audience - I dedicate thiswork, my mother.
Photo imagery – from Internet, with credits to authors, or from Wikipedia’s site www.wikipedia.org Music: - Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi "Va, pensiero sull ali dorate“ Chorus Of Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco operaResearch, compilation and format : Delza Dias Ferreira firstname.lastname@example.orgEnglish version : Flavio Musa de Freitas Guimarães Brazil – São Paulo – X - 2008 click, please
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