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La Bohème
Late-romantic opera in Italian

La bohème (French pronunciation: ​[la bɔ.ɛm], Italian: [la boˈɛm]) is an opera in four acts, composed by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, based on Scènes de la vie de bohème by Henri Murger. ...

Aida
Romantic opera from 1871

Aida (Italian: [aˈiːda]) is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni. Set in Egypt, it was commissioned by and first performed at Cairo's Khedivial Opera House on 24 December 1871; Giovanni Bottesini ...

Turandot
20th century opera from 1893

Turandot (UK /ˈtjʊər.ən.dɒt/ or US /ˈtʊr.ən.dɑːt/; Italian pronunciation: [turanˈdɔt]; see below) is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini, completed by Franco Alfano, and set to a libretto in Italian by Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni. Though Puccini's first ...

Pagliacci
Late-romantic opera

Pagliacci (Italian pronunciation: [paʎˈʎattʃi]; literal translation, Clowns) is an Italian opera in a prologue and two acts, with music and libretto by Ruggero Leoncavallo. It is the only Leoncavallo opera that is still widely performed. Opera companies have frequently staged ...

Walter Damrosch
Walter Johannes Damrosch (January 30, 1862 – December 22, 1950) was a German-born American conductor and composer. He is best remembered today as long-time director of the New York Symphony Orchestra and for conducting the worl...
Conductor
Alicia Rivero
Pianist and Choral Director in Madrid - Spain. Work in Escuela Coral de Madrid (Madrid's Choral School), and choral conducting for Enarmonía Coral, Coral Génesis and Vox Kreativa Madrid. From Venezuela I'm retired for the Marac...
Marin Marais
Marin Marais (French: [maʁɛ̃ maʁɛ]; 31 May 1656, Paris – 15 August 1728, Paris) was a French composer and viol player. He studied composition with Jean-Baptiste Lully, often conducting his operas, and with master of the bass vio...
Composer
Alexander Cannon
is a conductor and trumpet player in Southern, ON and Vancouver, BC. He has served as the Assistant Conductor for the Vancouver Philharmonic Orchestra and the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, and conducted youth orchestras at the E...
Caiti Hauck-Silva
Caiti Hauck-Silva has completed her doctorate at the University of São Paulo, under the supervision of Professor Marco Antonio da Silva Ramos. Part of her research was conducted at the University of Cambridge, with the support ...
Franco Mannino
Franco Mannino (25 April 1924 – 1 February 2005) was an Italian film composer, pianist, opera director, playwright and novelist, born in Palermo. He made his debut as pianist at the age of 16. He conducted the National Arts Cen...
Author
Karl Rankl
Karl Rankl (1 October 1898 – 6 September 1968) was a British conductor and composer who was of Austrian birth. A pupil of the composers Schoenberg and Webern, he conducted at opera houses in Austria, Germany and Czechoslovakia ...
Composer
Colin Davis
Sir Colin Rex Davis (25 September 1927 – 14 April 2013) was an English conductor, known for his association with the London Symphony Orchestra, having first conducted it in 1959. His repertoire was broad, but among the composer...
Conductor
Hector Berlioz
Hector Berlioz was a French Romantic composer, best known for his compositions Symphonie fantastique and Grande messe des morts (Requiem). He specified huge orchestral forces for some of his works, and conducted several concert...
Composer
Tristan und Isolde
Romantic opera from 1859

Tristan und Isolde (Tristan and Isolde, or Tristan and Isolda, or Tristran and Ysolt) is an opera, or music drama, in three acts by Richard Wagner to a German libretto by the composer, based largely on the romance by Gottfried ...

Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Late-romantic symphonic poem

Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (L. 86), known in English as Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, is a symphonic poem for orchestra by Claude Debussy, approximately 10 minutes in duration. It was first performed in Paris on December ...

... The following conducting courses in the UK are profiled: (1) Canford Summer School of Music; (2 ... ) Dartington International Summer School; (3) Orkney Conducting Course; (4) London Conducting Workshop; and (5) courses with Michael Rose. ...
... Evanston, Illinois who died on February 6, 1996, who discussed his philosophies towards conducting ... and conducting experiences in this 1990 interview. Also includes discussion of the differences in conducting a band and conducting an orchestra. ...
... The following conducting courses in the UK are profiled: (1) Canford Summer School of Music; (2 ... ) Dartington International Summer School; (3) Orkney Conducting Course; (4) London Conducting Workshop; and (5) courses with Michael Rose. ...
... Reviews a textbook which presents the principle of basic conducting techniques and explanations ... with illustrations (Abingdon Press, $9.95). Notes that the book is helpful for conducting students ... with little or no conducting training. Praises it as "an excellent instruction book on the basics of conducting." ...