Two Composers Mozart! :-)

Posted on 22/06/2015 15:26 in Blog | Comments Off on Two Composers Mozart! :-)

Whenever I listen to music by the Classical Music greats, I always stop to think, and wonder – where are their families? What happened to the lineage of these great minds? I was recently rewarded with an answer when I came across this article: 🙂 It is not generally known that there have been two composers of the name of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The second one was the great musician’s younger son, Franz Xavier, fondly referred to as Wolfgang Amadeus Jr./Wolfgang...

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MET Opera in HD: Lehar’s Merry Widow

MET Opera in HD: Lehar’s Merry Widow

Posted on 19/06/2015 19:00 in Opera | Comments Off on MET Opera in HD: Lehar’s Merry Widow

The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Oklahoma!, Contact). Stroman and her design team of Julian Crouch (Satyagraha, The Enchanted Island) and costume designer William Ivey Long (Cinderella, Grey Gardens, Hairspray) have created an art-nouveau setting that climaxes with singing and dancing...

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Domenico Scarlatti

Posted on 16/06/2015 17:45 in Blog | Comments Off on Domenico Scarlatti

I recently changed my hairstyle and I’m now referring to myself as ‘Lola Scarlatti.” 🙂  I love Scarlatti – Domenico Scarlatti, the son of Alessandro Scarlatti, a great opera composer. The story goes that a famous Irish organist, known as Roseingrave went to Italy in 1710, like all the musical aspirants of that time.  He was spending an evening at one of the famous “Academy” meetings in Rome when he noticed a quiet young man dressed in black, and wearing a black wig,...

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Gala Concert Dinner: Vox Livens at Melius Restaurant

Gala Concert Dinner: Vox Livens at Melius Restaurant

Posted on 13/06/2015 19:00 in Opera | Comments Off on Gala Concert Dinner: Vox Livens at Melius Restaurant

Indulge your senses with this Gala Concert Dinner. Wonderful food and ambiance awaits you to enjoy the most beautiful classical works performed by the rich voices of the best Sopranos in the UAE. Join us in a journey to explore pieces from Spanish Renaissance, German Baroque, Italian Opera, Venezuelan Madrigal and English a capella Contemporary works while you feast on the chef’s modern gourmet three course menu. This is definitely an opportunity not to be missed!...

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The Act: A Midsummer Night’s Opera

The Act: A Midsummer Night’s Opera

Posted on 13/06/2015 19:00 in Opera | Comments Off on The Act: A Midsummer Night’s Opera

Come and enjoy another great night to close the season with a beautiful programme on Saturday the 13th of June brought to you by The Emirates Opera Project team! “A Midsummer Night’s Opera” in collaboration with The Emirates Opera Project presents a grandiose evening of operatic delectable delights paired with the perfect blend of Peruvian cuisine prepared by the head chef of The ACT making your taste palettes sing with unforgettable performances,...

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