Setting a new peak of achievement

Setting a new peak of achievement

Posted: 10th November 2019. Albert George Storace reviews the 2019 production of La Boheme at the Teatru tal-Opra Aurora on The Sunday Times of Malta on Sunday 10th November 2019. Few eyes remain dry at the end of La Bohème, mine included, and no less in the magnificent production put on at Gozo’s Aurora Opera House. After the performance here were tears (of joy) too back-stage, shed by some of the key persons in the team which was responsible for this success. It undoubtedly marks a high peak of achievement in...

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A tale of love, merriment and sorrow

A tale of love, merriment and sorrow

Posted: 27th October 2019. Cecilia Xuereb reviews the 2019 production of La Boheme at the Teatru tal-Opra Aurora on The Malta Independent on Sunday on Sunday 27th of October 2019. Puccini’s La Bohème is a rarity in the world of opera, indeed, in the world of drama in general, a world that thrives on conflict and duplicity. It is full of genuine good-hearted people, and its joys and griefs have doubtlessly contributed to giving it a particular warm place in the heart of opera lovers since its first...

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More than just the Opera

More than just the Opera

Posted: 2nd October 2019. Opera in Gozo, opera at the Aurora is more than just the opera performance itself. It is a fine selection of events that make an opera night part of an exhilarating and inspiring experience. It becomes a manner, a custom, a very unique way of experiencing Gozo in a season that recurs annually. La Boheme at the Aurora Opera House is surrounded by a number of events listed here.

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World-Class Star to head cast in La Bohème in Gozo

World-Class Star to head cast in La Bohème in Gozo

Posted: 12th September 2019. Georgian-born world-class soprano Nino Machaidze will be heading this year’s cast in La Bohème at the Teatru tal-Opra Aurora in Gozo, which is due on October 12th. At merely 36 years of age, her name already appears at the world’s two greatest and most prestigious opera houses – Milan’s La Scala and New York’s Metropolitan Opera House, and her CV already includes outstanding collaborations with Gheorghiu, Domingo, Villazon, Netrebko, Mastrangelo, Gatti, Oren and Chailly. This...

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A new face to a timeless epic

A new face to a timeless epic

Posted: 17th August 2019. Vivien Hewitt returns at the Aurora, with Luke Azzopardi. Illica and Giacosa’s Bohème is a timeless story of romance and loss. A struggling young writer falls for a working class stitcher with a terminal illness. Meanwhile, his wild artist friend enjoys an on-off relationship with a good time girl who, tired of jealousy and possessiveness, finds pleasurable alternatives to his bullish chauvinism. This is the storyline of La Bohème set is a grotty Paris attic with damp creeping up the...

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It’s World Theatre Day

It’s World Theatre Day

Posted: 27th March 2019. Hip hip, hooray! It’s World Theatre Day today! Spare a minute to see what’s up a the Aurora today and in the coming weeks and months. Our massively successful 2018 production of Tosca will be broadcast for the first time, tonight at 2130hrs on TVM2. TVM2 is the second national television station, available for free on local tv channels. But it also streams live on www.tvm.com.mt. So, you may share our success wherever you are in the world.    ...

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