On Wednesday, February 17, 2010

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Unforgettable putting of "The Stories of Hoffmann" in the Met

Unforgettable putting of "The Stories of Hoffmann" in the Met

For Alejandro Villarreal. The Metropolitan of New York presented last December 03 his new staging of "The Stories of Hoffmannn" of Jacques Offenbach. The opera is based on the famous Stories of ETA Hoffmann, the German author of the phantasmagoria of the XIXth century. Hoffmann himself is his protagonist painted the portrait like a poet in search of the real love that finds obstacles to every step and they prevent him from meeting for ground on his eternal search. It does not help by no means his addiction for the strong drinks.

To remember big Luciano Pavarotti

To remember big Luciano Pavarotti

For Alejandro Villarreal. Bóheme de Giacomo Puccini is one of the operas iniciáticas inside my history in the music, she is the one that I take to joining this genre along with Rigoletto of Giuseppe Verdi, I remember this immense sensation of embracing the life on having listened to Rodolfo's aria and this infinite expression of simplicity, sadness and tenderness that goes like name Mimí. The Bóheme is an opera, like so many people others, which there reflects to us the everyday life, the passions and feelings flush with skin, it is the soul that expresses itself before the minimal gesture of the life that surrounds us.

Nabucco in the Theater Argentino de La Plata

Nabucco in the Theater Argentino de La Plata

With a traditional putting, in accordance with the needs for the work, the Theater Argentino de La Plata presented on Friday, the 6th of the present month “Nabucco ”, opera of Giuseppe Verdi. The Mexican baritone Jorge Lagunes stood out inside an international cast that Susan Neves of New York was including to experienced soprano and to the baritone Cuban - Chilean Homero Pérez-Miranda. The band was executed in a correct way by Alejo Pérez.

Lucia di Lammermoor in the Theater Argentino de La Plata

Lucia di Lammermoor in the Theater Argentino de La Plata

For Alejandro Villarreal. Guards taking mate, a boy playing with a revolver and aiming at the public, a lord reading the newspaper and other in jeans and bicycle, a holiday with the people consuming cocaine, an obese one eating up to dying and a couple dancing the tango there are enough motives for feeling chance cheated like Sir Lord Arthur Bucklaw... they offer me to Lucid but it is not the one that I wish and all life expectancy ends up by taking from me. Lucia di Lammermoor de Gaetano Donizetti in the Theater Argentino de La Plata stood out in the musical thing and with a brilliant Paula Almerares, but it left much that to wish in the scenic thing.


  • On February 17, 1653: Arcangelo Corelli, musician and Italian composer is born. Grosso contributed to the crystallization of the concerto. Author of numerous instrumental works (Concert of Christmas, The Follia, sonatas), father of the sonata for violin and inspirer of a group of composers of this instrument like Varacini, Germiniani and Viotti.

  • On February 13, 1883: Richard Wagner dies in Venice. Composer of German origin, renovator of the romantic opera. His inclination towards the music did not wake up up to knowing the works of Weber and Beethoven. After a life lax and invested in the game and the women, he married and traveled to Paris and then to Dresden, where his work was recognized. The transfer of his remains was comparable to the funeral procession of a big sovereign one.

  • On February 13, 1976: the soprano Lily Pons dies. A voice crystalline and extended towards the sharp one, joined a graceful figure and personal friendliness, they constitute the props of the formidable success of Lily Pons. An exceeded publicity helped to do of her almost a sacred monster of the singing; so much it was so in the decade of '40 went so far as to consider her to be the best singer of the world.

  • On February 12, 1924: there is released "Rhapsody In Blue" of George Gershwin. Gershwin managed to unite in this work three fundamental elements of the music of his country: the piano popular tradition, the harmonic treatment of the music of the theater of varieties and all the ambience of the African American blues.

  • On February 10, 1881: I release in Paris of "The Stories of Hoffmann" of Jacques Offenbach. The opera is an adaptation of Jules Barbier and Michel Carré of several stories of writer Ernst T.A. Hoffmann. The first one takes place with a mechanical doll, the second one with the victim of the conjuration of a magician, and the third one with a moribund sick person. The history begins with a prologue ambientado in a bar.


  • Daniel Barenboim
    "The director does not have physical contact with the music that his instrumentalists produce and at most he can correct the phrasing or the rhythm of the score but his gesture does not exist if it does not find a band that is receiving"

  • George Gershwin
    "It would give everything what I have as a little of the genius that Schubert needed to compose his Ave Maria"

  • Gustav Mahler
    "When the work turns out to be a success, when a problem has been solved, we forget the difficulties and the perturbations and feel richly rewarded"

  • Franz Schubert
    "When one is inspired by something good, the musician is born fluently, the melodies sprout; really this is a big satisfaction"

  • Bedrich Smetana
    "With the help and the God's grace, I will be a Mozart in the composition and a Liszt in the skill"


  • Four stations

    Antonio Vivaldi

  • An American in Paris

    George Gershwin

  • If. My chiamamo Mimí

    Mirella Freni (Mimí)

  • Music for the real fireworks

    Georg F. Haendel



Astor Piazzolla

Astor Piazzolla

Piazzolla represents one of the rarest cases in which an author is unrolled of extraordinary form so much in the world of the popular music, with his tangos of Buenos Aires, as in that of the refined or classic music. Called symphonic tango created a new genre renewing this way of decisive form the tango. If it is considered that the work of Piazzolla begins in 1946 with The desbande and concludes in 1990, with Him grand tango and with Five tango sensations, that the same year records with the quartet of ropes Kronos, it is deduced that it covers 46 years, space in which it produced not less than eight hundred works.


Carlos Gardel

Carlos Gardel

Carlos Gardel is perhaps the biggest myth of the Argentina. His artistic skill, his incomparable talent as singer of the suburbs of Buenos Aires, his musical instinct to compose some of the biggest tangos of all the times, his marvelous character, his fanaticism for the careers, have led him to being equalled perhaps only by another legend of the country of the south of the Silver: Eva Perón. Nevertheless, while all political activity can be worth of objections, comments and mistrust on the part of certain sectors of the population, the figure of Carlos Gardel is erected as universally for all the Argentinians and the followers of the tango across the world.

Paris, on February 16

Juan José Mosalini: the soul of the bandoneón beats in Paris

The music and the dance of the River Plate came to the margins of the Seine more than one century ago, seducing the French, but Juan José Mosalini lives through the tango now a real explosion in France, of the hand of some of his contemporary teachers, like the bandoneonista. In an interview with the AFP in Paris, before traveling to Argentina, where it will offer two concerts, and from which it will set off then in the direction of China, Mosalini evoked "passionate and unconditional" relation between Paris and the tango and between he and the bandoneón, which came to his hands when it was a chiquilín.

Granada, on February 16

International festival tango Granada dedicates his XXII edition to Carlos Gardel

75 anniversary of the death of the singer and tanguista Carlos Gardel will lead XXII edition of the International Festival of Tango of Granada, which also will organize several parallel activities between which there are holidays of trasnoche, tango in the university or an exhibition. Between the artists who will take part in three forms of the festival - dance, set of instruments and sung - there is Leo Sujatovich, Cristian Zárate and the Japanese couple of dance Kyoto and Hiros Yamao.


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