Olivia Giovetti

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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...

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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 commi...
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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 abo...

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Bang the Drum Quickly

Sunday, May 15, 2011

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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Christopher Cerrone's Invisible Cities Gains Visibility This Weekend

Friday, May 13, 2011

As the familiar chestnut goes, music is the universal language. Perhaps this is why composers are drawn to Italo Calvino’s 1972 masterwork, Invisible Cities—a novel that centers on a conversation between Marco Polo and Kublai Khan. Since the explorer and emperor do not speak the same language and are forced to communicate through gestures and faith in one another’s interpretation.

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When Bigger is Not Always Better

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

As Sung Jin Hong's One World Symphony closes its tenth anniversary season with an abridged version of Tristan und Isolde, WQX-Aria blogger Olivia Giovetti ponders the successes of sma...
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We Got Next

Monday, May 09, 2011

MATA's executive director David T. Little and composer Florent Ghys join us on Monday at 4pm to talk about this fab festival, now in its 13th year and running this weekend at (Le) Poisson Rouge.

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Between 'How Sweet it Is' and 'Il Dolce Suono'

Monday, May 09, 2011

As James Taylor's Perspectives Series concludes at Carnegie Hall, WQX-Aria blogger Olivia Giovetti considers the ever-closing gap between classical and pop music.

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James Levine Withdraws from Japan, Tanglewood

Friday, May 06, 2011

In the midst of a celebratory year, added cancellations to James Levine's schedule end his BSO tenure with a wheeze. WQX-Aria blogger Olivia Giovetti reflects on the conductor's latest troubles.

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Love, Loss and What Orfeo Wore

Thursday, May 05, 2011

In the wake of several losses to the musical world, Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice, now running in a revival at the Metropolitan Opera, rings all the more poignant, writes blogger Olivia G...
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