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  • La Fenice

    This clip of the Orchestra & Chorus at La Fenice in Venice gives you a good look at the stunning interior of the theatre. A visit should be on every opera lover's "bucket list"! · Built in 1792 to replace the Teatro San Benedetto which destroyed by fire in 1774, La Fenice means "the phoenix" in Italian  · The venue burned down again in 1836, but was quickly rebuilt by Tommaso and Giovanni Battista Meduna to open its doors on the evening of 26 December

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  • Music in the time of Coronavirus

    In these difficult and worrying days, its heartening to know that people are still making music. Thank heavens for Smartphones! Made with videos made at home with smartphones, 75 members of Salerno's Pop Choir and Junior Pop Choir, including 22 sopranos, 24 contralto, 15 tenors and 14 basses sing the Hymn of Mameli a capella. The choir Il Coro is directed by Maestro Ciro Caravano, known to the public as one of the singers and arranger of the vocal group "Neri per Caso".

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  • Marvellous Madrid

    SJH - London

    Hi Andrew,    This is just a quick note to thank you for another brilliant holiday.  The last minute addition of a third person to the party and a change in the booking names was handled with aplomb and lack of fuss. We went to Spain to support GB in the Davis Cup (tennis) and had hoped to squeeze in an opera but the dates for the opera weren’t suitable so your recommendation of Corral de Lo Moreira (Tablao Flamenco and Restaurant) was an inspiration. All three of our party

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  • La Scala Milan
  • Stats Opera
  • Metropolitan Opera New York
  • Vienna State Opera
  • Paris National Opera
  • Deutche Opera Berlin