For the first time since the coronavirus brought things to a halt, Anna Netrebko sang an open-air rendition of “Tosca”. In the ongoing pandemic, these events are rare opportunities for the artists to perform live.
During World War I, a poet, a composer and a director had a common dream — and out of it came what was to become arguably the world's most prestigious arts festival.
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The festival steeped in tradition has announced generational change: In 2020, the "Ring" will be produced by an extremely young team. This year's staging of "Tannhäuser" is predicted to be opulent — and amusing.
Famed for opulent film and opera productions, Zeffirelli led a storied life and often courted controversy. He died Saturday in Rome.
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