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Met Opera Captured Live in HD - Verdi's DON CARLO feat Marina Poplavskaya

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Met Opera Captured Live in HD - Verdi's DON CARLO feat Marina Poplavskaya

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October 25

1576 - Thomas Weelkes' birth, an English harpsichordist, conductor and composer of Renaissance and Baroque era.

1633 - Jehan Titelouze's death, a French organist and composer of Renaissance and Baroque era.

1825 - Johann Strauss Jr.'s birth, an Austrian romantic composer.

1838 - Georges Bizet's birth, a French pianist and romantic composer.

1895 - Charles Hallé's death, a German pianist and conductor.

1952 - Sergueï Bortkiewicz's death, an Ukrainian pianist and romantic composer.

10 centuries in classical music

10 centuries in classical music

2014 40th anniversary of the death of Darius Milhaud (June 22) •  90th anniversary of the death of Giacomo Puccini (November 29) •  110th anniversary of the death of Antonín Dvorák (May 1) •  150th anniversary of the birth of Richard Strauss (June 11) •  170th anniversary of the birth of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (March 18) •  250th anniversary of the death of Jean-Philippe Rameau (September 12) •  300th anniversaries of the birth of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (March 8) and Christoph Willibald von Gluck (July 2)

''Tchaikovsky thought of committing suicide for fear of being discovered as a homosexual, but today, if you are a composer and not homosexual, you might as well put a bullet through your head.''

Sergei Diaghilev

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Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes

Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes (preview by Thumbshots.com)

Performs in Elmira and Corning: includes concert and ticket information, FAQ, information on educational programs.

Opera CDs and DVDs Live Opera

Opera CDs and DVDs Live Opera (preview by Thumbshots.com)

An online resource of live opera performances both on CD & DVD

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