Learn the synopsis of Johann Strauss' opera, Die Fledermaus, premiered in 1874.
Learn the lyrics to Adele’s aria, “Spiel ich die Unschuld vom Lande,” from Johann Strauss’ opera, Die Fledermaus.
Learn the lyrics and English translation of Aida’s aria, “Ritorna vincitor” from Verdi’s opera, Aida.
“Questa o quella” is sung in the first act of Verdi’s opera, Rigoletto. Learn the lyrics and English translation of the Duke’s aria.
(1930-2014) Lorin Maazel was an extremely talented and gifted composer that spent the majority of his life conducting many of the world’s greatest orchestras. Learn about his life in this biography.
Composed when he was just 12 years old, La finta semplice is one of Mozart’s earliest operas. Learn the characters and synopsis of La finta semplice.
Learn the Italian lyrics and English translation of Violetta’s aria, “Addio del passato,” from Verdi’s opera, La Triviata.
Sung in the first act of Verdi’s opera, La Battaglia di Legnano, by the character, Arrigo, learn the Italian lyrics and English translation of “La pia maternal mano.”
Verdi’s opera, La Battaglia di Legnano, premiered in 1849, and has since then remained popular enough to be regularly performed in opera house all around the world to this day. Learn the synopsis of La Battaglia di Legnano.
Two artists take up 40% of this week’s top 10 rankings. Discover Billboard’s top ten classical music albums for the week of June 21, 2014.