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Upper Arlington Library’s Summer Opera Film Series Starts Sunday

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Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945) a one work composer, but what a work: "Cavalleria rusticana!"
2:25PM
June 10, 2011

The Summer Opera Film Series at the Upper Arlington Library begins Sunday, June 12, at 2 p.m. with Pietro Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana. The series continues with Pagliacci on July 10 and Luisa Fernanda on August 7. The films are free and open to the public. Classical 101′s Christopher Purdy hosts.

Soprano Magda Olivero’s 100th birthday

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Magda Olivero: the last link we have to the Italian opera composers of the 20th century
4:35PM
March 24, 2010

The great Italian soprano Magda Olivero turns 100 on March 25. She is reported to be in good health, still singing and living in Milan surrounded by admiration. She is the last link we have to the Italian opera composers of the 20th century.