Olivia Giovetti

Olivia Giovetti appears in the following:

Deborah Voigt's New Chapter

Thursday, June 09, 2011

As megawatt soprano Deborah Voigt prepares to sing Schoenberg with the Philharmonic and Irving Berlin with Glimmerglass, WQX-Aria blogger Olivia Giovetti wonders if the diva may be exploring a new chapter of her career.

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Five by Fiedler

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

In the wake of recent news about Johanna Fiedler's untimely death, WQX-Aria blogger Olivia Giovetti looks at some of the author and former Met press rep's operatic zingers in Molto Agitato.

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Transposing Temperature: Hot and Cold

Monday, June 06, 2011

Can we finally put away our winter coats and sweaters? In the last week or so, it certainly seems that way. We've been sweating and schvitzing and baking in this heat—though every now and then I still find myself reaching for a jacket. This season in New York has featured some highly schizophrenic weather (thanks, global warming!) that reminds me of that addictive ode to love bipolar by Katy Perry.

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Kahane and Andres Rock Out

Monday, June 06, 2011

This week, The New Canon blurs the lines of classical and pop with guest chatters Gabriel Kahane and Timothy Andres. We've got music from Kahane and Andres, plus indie-rock and folk darlings Sufjan Stevens and Chris Thile.

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Salem, Massachusetts in 2011

Sunday, June 05, 2011

Inspired by the Salem witch trials, Cued Up concocts a witch's brew of spellbinding string quartets, crystalline electronics, mischievous female vocals, and other works that sound like the musical equivalent to fortune-telling.

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Opera Feroce Concocts a Pastry-Like Pasticcio

Friday, June 03, 2011

WQX-Aria blogger Olivia Giovetti takes a look at Opera Feroce's upcoming production of Amor & Psyche, operatic pasticcio and entrepreneurial singers.

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Summer Music Festivals Come To New York City and Upstate

Friday, June 03, 2011

In this week's Arts File, Kerry Nolan speaks with WQX-Aria blogger and Q2 host Olivia Giovetti about local summer music festivals. 

 

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Opera's Great Upheaval, Part II

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

With the Guggenheim's "Great Upheaval" drawing to a close, WQX-Aria blogger Olivia Giovetti examines opera during World War I in the second half of this two-part series.

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Going to Extremes with the Tribeca New Music Festival

Monday, May 30, 2011

This week, The New Canon goes to extremes with composer Tristan Perich and pianist Kathleen Supové in advance of the 10th annual Tribeca New Music Festival.

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Opera's Great Upheaval, Part I

Saturday, May 28, 2011

As the Guggenheim Museum's illuminating exhibition, "The Great Upheaval," comes to a close, WQX-Aria blogger Olivia Giovetti considers the parallels between opera and art circa World War I in a two-part series.

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Four Essential (and Local!) Summer Festivals

Friday, May 27, 2011

Want to go out of town or keep it local? Do you crave fully-staged Strauss or Mozart with a single piano and seven singers? Olivia Giovetti breaks it all down in this guide to New York-area summer opera performances.

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Francesca Zambello to Join Washington National Opera

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

With her inaugural season at the helm of the Glimmerglass Festival less than six weeks away, director Francesca Zambello has been appointed artistic adviser to the Washington National Opera.

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Say Yes to the Dress

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

With the new and operatic Yves Saint-Laurent documentary now in cinemas, WQX-Aria blogger Olivia Giovetti turns a sartorial eye to the bridge between high fashion and opera.

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Merchant Ivory

Monday, May 23, 2011

On this week's New Canon, we fire off some shots and tickle your ivories with celebrated composer Martin Bresnick and pianist Blair McMillen in anticipation of this year's Keys to the Future festival.

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New York City Opera Seeks a New Home

Saturday, May 21, 2011

With NYCO's future outside of Lincoln Center a sure thing, WQX-Aria blogger Olivia Giovetti considers the immediate reaction to the late-breaking news.

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A Young Lady's First Time and an Old Dame's Last Hurrah

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

On WQX-Aria, Olivia Giovetti recalls her introduction to opera following Tuesday night's celebration of Joan Sutherland at the Town Hall.

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Could New York City Opera Benefit from a Change of Scene?

Monday, May 16, 2011

After a weekend of new works at the VOX festival and a reaffirmation of their edgy artistic vision, could New York City Opera solve its problems with a move to a new venue and a commitment to the new and experimental? Blogger Olivia Giovetti considers this on WQX-Aria.

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The Look and Listen Festival Blurs Lines Between Music and Art

Monday, May 16, 2011

This week, The New Canon gets a shot to the arm courtesy of the JACK Quartet's John Richards and Ari Streisfeld plus composer and Victoire bandleader Missy Mazzoli. The three talk about what happens when sight and sound collide.

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New York City Opera Webcast: VOX Second Stage

Sunday, May 15, 2011

On Sunday May 17 at 7:30 pm, Olivia Giovetti hosts an evening of four new operas from a foxy quartet of composers live from (Le) Poisson Rouge, as part of the 2011 installment of New York City Opera's American opera lab, VOX.

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Bang the Drum Quickly

Sunday, May 15, 2011

After stunning us in March with Triple Quartet and Music for 18 Musicians at Alice Tully Hall, Juilliard's 20th-century music ensemble Axiom returns to Cued Up this Sunday at 2 for Steve Reich's seminal work Drumming.

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