Otello almost wasn't written; following the success of Aida and his setting of the Requiem mass in the early 1870s, Verdi considered himself retired, and it took Boito
and publisher Giulio Ricordi several years to persuade him to take on a major new work.
Contact point(s): Area Servizi Sociali presso il Centro Sociale Via Boito
5/7 Trezzano sul Naviglio tel.
It was based on a libretto adapted by Arrigo Boito
based on two of Shakespeare's plays, The Merry Wives of Windsor and scenes from Henry IV, parts 1 and 2.
Della Seta discusses the composer's misgivings and musical reconsiderations as voiced in letters to Giulio Ricordi and Arrigo Boito
, and then reproduces excerpts from the published research of the musicologists Andrea Della Corte, Massimo Mila, Pierluigi Petrobelli, Julian Budden, Carl Dahlhaus, Harold Powers, and Lorenzo Bianconi.
Tra i poeti citati da Luzi si segnalano Praga, Boito
, Rebora, Marinetti, Sereni, Erba, Pagliarani, Porta.
Lurie is a real scholar who has written books on Boito
and the Faust Legend, on vision as Eros and--echoing W.
In contrast, Italian soprano Romano seared her way through a trio of dramatic powerhouse roles from Massenet, Boito
A complicated case, which also involves the personal libraries and collections of two great Italian music personalities of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries: Arrigo Boito
and Arturo Toscanini.
We worked with the likes of the general manager Marco Boito
from very early on in the project, the executive head chef Tito Piazza and even Giuseppe Cipriani, right through to bar tenders and back office staff.
Its repertoire was composed of pieces for example from works by Wagner, Tobani, Litolff, Myddleton, Bendix, Friedman, Flotow, Strauss, Mozart, Weber, Puccini, Rossini, Tchaikovsky, Massenet, Thomas, Meyerbeer, Boito
, Verdi, Ponchielli, Donizetti, Gretry, Beethoven, Grieg, Bizet, Suppe, Mascagni and others.
For Western research on this subject, see Bernard Fox, Michael Boito
, John C.
Another member of the Scapigliatura was the art critic Camillo Boito
, the brother of the writer Arrigo Boito