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Opera Meets Film: Watch & Experience the Dark Truth Behind Stanley Kubrick’s Use of Rossini In ‘A Clockwork Orange’
“Opera Meets Film” is a feature dedicated to exploring the way that opera has been employed in cinema. We will select a section or a film in its entirety, highlighting the impact that utilizing the operatic form or sections from an opera can alter our perception of a film that we are viewing. This week’s installment is Stanley Kubrick’s legendary “A Clockwork Orange.” Stanley Kubrick was a genius and his…
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Teatro alla Scala 2016-17 Season: ‘La Gazza Ladra’ Celebrates its 200th Anniversary With A Return To La Scala
On April 12, Rossini's "La Gazza Ladra" returns to the Teatro alla Scala, the house where it first premiered in 1817. In honor of the opera's 200th anniversary Rossini expert, Riccardo Chailly conducts the work in a move to return the Bel Canto repertoire to La Scala. Meanwhile, famed film director Gabriele Salvatores makes his La Scala debut. Salvatores is best known for his work in cinema and has directed…