Aurora Streams: Aida1999

Aurora Streams: Aida1999

Posted: 23rd March 2020. The Teatru tal-Opra Aurora is proud to announce the one-time online streaming of the 1999 production of Aida, this Wednesday 25th March 2020 starting at 2030hrs (Central European Time). The 2 hour 45 minute long production will be streamed on facebook.com/TeatruAurora or www.teatruaurora.com and will be available for re-viewing for 24 hours. As the whole country joins the rest of the world in adapting to physical and social restrictions as a response to the Corona Virus phenomenon, many...

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Closed Until Further Notice – Otello2020 cancelled

Closed Until Further Notice – Otello2020 cancelled

Posted: 12th March 2020. The Leone Philharmonic Society A.D.1863, owner and manager of the Teatru tal-Opra Aurora would like to inform the general public that in light of the most recent updates concerning the global outbreak of COVID-19, in collaboration with the public authorities, it is closing its premises until further notice. The closure of the Aurora Opera House comes despite the fact that Malta is, as at time of this writing, not under an imposed lockdown. It follows the earlier announcement by Gaulitana...

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Solidarietá – il tricolore Italiano

Solidarietá – il tricolore Italiano

Posted: 10th March 2020. Solidarietà – il tricolore Italiano. The Aurora Opera House stands in solidarity with all those affected, in any mild or tragic way, with the outbreak of Corona Virus, from the farthest corners of Wuhan in China, to the closest household in our homeland, Malta. But as happened during the Paris terrorist attack in November 2015, the Aurora Opera House manifestly joins the global community of theatres when something as big, tragic and devastating calls home and hits one (or ones) of...

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Gaulitana: Monica Zanettin starring as Desdemona

Gaulitana: Monica Zanettin starring as Desdemona

Posted: 09th March 2020. Italian soprano Monica Zanettin, has been engaged by Gaulitana: A Festival in Music for its upcoming operatic production, Verdi’s Otello. Zanettin will be complementing two other “world-class artists” for this production, tenor Kristian Benedikt and baritone Vladimir Stoyanov. The Festival explained that this Otello production will bring back the three artists together after their highly successful Arena di Verona production of the Verdi’s masterpiece in 2018 – which, as MTG Lirica...

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Otello2020: Stoyanov to flank Benedikt as Iago

Otello2020: Stoyanov to flank Benedikt as Iago

Posted: 12th February 2020. The Bulgarian great Valdimir Stoyanov will be appearing in the production of Verdi’s Otello being staged by Gaulitana: A Festival of Music on Saturday April 25th, 2020.  The festival has engaged this world-renowned baritone for the extremely crucial role of Iago, thus complementing the Otello of Lithuanian tenor Kristian Benedikt. Indeed, the festival has made sure to invest in a duo which should do full justice to the vocal and dramatic exigencies of these two highly demanding roles....

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Gaulitana: World-class Tenor for Verdi’s Otello

Gaulitana: World-class Tenor for Verdi’s Otello

Posted: 25th January 2020. Gaulitana: A festival of music has just announced the star participation of world-class tenor Kristian Benedikt in the upcoming opera production of Verdi’s Otello which is due at the Aurora on April 25th 2020. Benedikt is one of the world’s most renowned tenors in the role. He has built a reputation as one of the leading international singers of Verdi’s Otello, having sung this most demanding role more than 120 times, and appeared at the world’s greatest operatic stages...

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