Synonyms for imeneo or Related words with imeneo
Examples of "imeneo"
" - Capella Augustina, Cologne Vocal Ensemble
Charles Jennens, who created the libretti for both "Saul" and "Messiah", described
as "the worst of all Handel’s Compositions", but added "yet half the Songs are good".
The setting is "A Pleasant Garden" in Athens. The opera opens with Tirinto's lamentation of his lost love, Rosmene, a virgin of goddess Ceres, to barbaric pirates. Her confidant Clomiri, has also been abducted. Together he grieves with Clomiri's father, Argenio. But they learn that a brave, strong man named
has killed all of the pirates as they slept. Everyone rejoices, and
, along with the rest of the country and Rosmene's parents, expects Rosmene to marry him, though her true feelings are for Tirinto. Thus Rosmene is caught in a painfully awkward love triangle. Additionally, Clomiri has amorous feelings for
. Clomiri helps
realize that Rosmene is hesitant because of her relationship with Tirinto, and that she is putting his contentment before hers. When
, who insists that Rosmene is ungrateful, and Tirinto, who calls her unfaithful, tell her to decide who she will marry, she feigns a nervous breakdown in front of the characters. Tirinto maintains that she is out of her mind, but in the aria "Io son quella navicella" Rosmene compares herself to a storm-tossed ship coming to shore. Eventually, she marries
. She learns that true love is not as important as honor and duty. Rosmene asks Tirinto to be happy for her. Her decision leaves Clomiri and Tirinto in tears. The chorus at the end of the opera restates that one must not bow down to one's desire, but to reason; one must not follow true feelings and fidelity, but gratitude and honor.
The mezzo-soprano's large discography includes recordings of Handel's "
", "Siroe", "Muzio Scevola", "Faramondo" and "Alexander Balus"; Haydn's "La canterina"; and the original version of Cherubini's "Médée" (as Néris).
In 1966 he conducted a recording of a shortened version of "
" with Günther Leib in the title role, Hans-Joachim Rotzsch as Tirinto, and Sylvia Geszty as Rosmene.
(alternative title: Hymen, HWV 41) is an opera seria in three acts by George Frideric Handel. The Italian-language libretto was adapted from Silvio Stampiglia's "
". Handel had begun composition in September 1738, but did not complete the score until 1740. The opera received its first performance at the Lincoln's Inn Fields in London on 22 November 1740, and received another performance on 13 December. Handel then revised the score, and this revised version received concert performances in Dublin, on 24 and 31 March 1742.
Margraf was music director in Lemberg during World War II. In Halle he was one of the founders of the Handel Festival. He conducted the Staatskapelle Halle in several operas of George Frideric Handel, some in their first modern production, such as "Rinaldo" in 1954. He conducted for the festival "Radamisto" (1955), "Poro" (1956), "Admetos" (1958), "Giulio Cesare" (1959) and "
) sings the praises of the newly wed Margherita de' Medici and Odoardo Farnese and their respective states, Tuscany and Parma. He augurs a long, happy and fertile marriage for them and offers for their delight the love story of Chloris (Clori) and Zephyrus (Zeffiro).
For the fourth and fifth movements, Handel used the second and third parts of the second version of the overture to his still unfinished opera "
". Both movements were transposed from G to F: the "allegro" an animated but orthodox fugue; the "minuet" starting unusually in the minor key, but moving to the major key for the eight bar coda.
His performances of the standard operatic repertoire have included Stravinsky's "Oedipus rex", Gounod's "Faust", the U.S. premiere of "Armida" (as Rinaldo) with Tulsa Opera, Handel's "
" at New York City's Town Hall, and Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess" (as Sportin' Life) with Houston Grand Opera. He has also performed musical theater roles, including Judas in "Jesus Christ Superstar", the title role in "The Wiz", the Leading Player in "Pippin", and Che in "Evita".
In 1980 Hoch portrayed the Dew Fairy in "Hansel and Gretel" at the Wolf Trap Opera. In 1981 she opened the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's season with a concert of music by Stravinksy and Haydn at Alice Tully Hall. In 1984 she portrayed Tiny in Britten's "Paul Bunyan" at the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. In 1985 she recorded the role of Clomiri in Handel's "
" with the Brewer Baroque Ensemble for Schwann Records.
He made his debut with New York City Opera as early as 1979 with a staging of Gioachino Rossini's "Le comte Ory" and went on to create productions for NYCO and Glimmerglass Opera that included Handel's "
", "The Rape of Lucretia", "The Mother of Us All", "Bluebeard", "The Italian Girl in Algiers", John Philip Sousa's "The Glass Blowers", Mozart's "Don Giovanni". He is currently working on a new production of Leonard Bernstein's "A Quiet Place" scheduled to make its New York premiere in October 2010.
On 1 September 2006, harpsichordist Richard Egarr succeeded Hogwood as Music Director of the Academy of Ancient Music and Hogwood assumed the title of Emeritus Director. Hogwood said he expected to conduct 'at least one major project' with the Academy each year. He conducted the Academy in a series of concert performances of Handel operas which began in 2007 with "Amadigi". 2008 saw performances of "Flavio", and the series concluded in May 2009, the Handel anniversary, with "Arianna in Creta". In 2013 he conducted the Academy in "
Winton Dean has commented on dramatic weaknesses of the work, including the delayed entrance of Sosarme in the story and his minimal influence on the plot's action, and weak character development. He has also acknowledged the quality of musical inspiration within these limitations. The duet "Per le porte del Tormento", the popularity of which in Handel's lifetime Dean documents, (and which Handel also used in "
" (1738–40)) was included in nineteenth century Handel anthologies and (in an extract from the 1955 recording) became widely known in Britain in the second half of the twentieth century through the Open University.
He has performed and recorded internationally for over 25 years. Grodd conducted the gala opening night of the Handel Festival in Halle in Germany of 2003 with "Le Choeur des Musiciens du Louvre" from Grenoble followed by a highly successful season of Händel's rediscovered opera,
in the Halle Opera House. His appointment to conduct the Auckland Choral Society (Auckland Choral) was confirmed at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Auckland, on 28 September 2008, in a concert that concluded with Anton Bruckner's Locus iste, Handel's Coronation Anthems and "David Roi".
In the 2001–2002 season, Maniaci made his Carnegie Hall debut in Chichester Psalms with The Orchestra of St. Luke's, sang Nerone in "L'Incoronazione di Poppea" for Toronto's Opéra Atélier, and the title role in "Xerxes" with Wolf Trap Opera. In the 2002–2003 season, Maniaci made his European debut as Ulisse in Handel's "Deidamia" with the "Goettingen International Handel Festival", his New York City Opera debut as the Sandman in "Hänsel und Gretel", and his return to Glimmerglass Opera as Medoro in Handel's "Orlando". In the 2003–2004 season, Maniaci sang Nerone in "L'Incoronazione di Poppea" with Chicago Opera Theater (which marked the opening of the company's new theatre), and with Cleveland Opera. He also sang the title role in Handel's "Oreste" with the Juilliard Opera Center, and at Glimmerglass Opera he appeared as Tirinto in Handel's "
". That same year, Maniaci won the 2003 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.
Thornhill has sung Baroque opera parts, such as Clomiri in Handel's "
" with the Capella Augustina conducted by Andreas Spering at the Halle Opera House, in Rameau's "Dardanus" in Freiburg, in carnival music from Venice and Florence with Hengelbrock at the Komische Oper Berlin, in Alessandro Stradella's "San Giovanni Battista" at the Quedlinburg Cathedral, and in Reinhard Keiser's "Sieg der fruchtbaren Pomona". In August 2006 she made her debut as Donna Anna in Mozart's "Don Giovanni" with Sigiswald Kuijken at the Festival de l'Opera in Beaune and the Bruges Early Music Festival. She has also appeared in opera premieres of the 20th and 21st century such as "Odysseus's Women" of Louis Andriessen in Rotterdam and Amsterdam.
Much in demand on the concert platform, she recently made her Australian debut as Marguerite La damnation de Faust with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, sang Berlioz Roméo et Juliette with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and Dvorak Stabat Mater with Collegium Vocale Gent as well as DSO Berlin. She has also sung Schubert Mass in E flat with Orchestre de Paris and Orchestre des Champs-Elysées, Haydn Scena di Berenice with Hofkapelle Esterházy, Handel Joshua with Handel Festival Göttingen, Rossini and Respighi arias with Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Cecilio in Anfossi’s Lucio Silla at Mozarteum Salzburg with Le Cercle de l’Harmonie, Bruckner Mass in F minor with Orchestre de Paris, St Matthew Passion with the Bach Choir, Tirinto
with the Academy of Ancient Music and an extensive tour of ‘Tribute to Lorraine Hunt Lieberson’ with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
Te Brummelstroete was born in Doetinchem. She studied at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague and made her debut on the opera stage as Dido in Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" in 1991. Her roles in Monteverdi operas have included Proserpina in "L'Orfeo", Melanto, Minerva and Penelope in "Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria", and Ottavia in "L'incoronazione di Poppea". Her parts in Handel operas were Ruggiero in "Alcina", Storgè in "Jephtha", Tirinto in "
", and both Juno and Ino in "Semele",among others. She performed Tamerlano in Vivaldi’s "Bajazet" and Costanza in Haydn's "L'isola disabitata". In romantic music, she has sung in Schumann's "Das Paradies und die Peri" and appeared as Bizet's Carmen, sang in Verdi's Requiem, and in the oratorios "The Kingdom" by Elgar, Berlioz’s "Les nuits d'été" by Berlioz, and "Il tramonto" by Ottorino Respighi.
He was engaged for the season of 1740 in London. He seems to have had an artificial low soprano or contralto voice, for his name appears to the song "Let Hymen oft appear" in Handel's "L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato", to which the composer added in his manuscript the words "", meaning that it must be transposed for him. The song was probably sung by him in Italian, as a translation, beginning "", is added, as also to the song "And ever against eating cares" (""), which is given to the same singer. He had arrived too recently to be able to learn the language in time for the performance. He sang the contralto man's part in Handel's "
" the same year, and in "Deidamia" in 1741. He does not seem to have gone with Handel to Ireland, but went on to work in Florence and Spain.
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