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Favorite Opera

Favorite Opera

Life experiences with an opera by Guiseppe Verdi I saw her many times and was always one of the last, which applauded up to the former “iron curtain”. Always been great singers were engaged in our beautiful art nouveau theatre. Unfortunately, Hitler had with wooden dress up the ornate Art Nouveau ornaments. I then bought a record, learned from this the most beautiful Arias and smashed them depending on the whim. At the time, it was just before the war, I had a chance encounter with an opera singer to I adjust as the assassin Sparafucile recognized. After excited discussions he had to sing his part from the Quartet in Act I before the Holsten Gate.

I personally never met him, but heard him as the ‘Bass’ many times. In the following years I never missed the Rigoletto performances in our theatre. In Verona, I even entered the enjoyment of this opera. I had bad luck, the Opera in the second act canceled because of a gathering thunderstorm. Now I can’t wait it, to relive the Rigoletto… On Sunday saw and I heard “my Rigoletto” again. When the curtain opened to the Overture, I got a mild shock.

Videos dancing on a gray screen. When they disappeared, a large video wall with behind the scenes stood on the stage. All the rest was bare and dreary. The Duke (Dmitri Golovnin) appeared unkempt in a cheap Street suit. He was of a girl with bunny heads be Pat. He sang, I felt his voice to pale and rough. But in the course of the action, his voice almost to the heroic tenor increased. The Duke vernaschende girls had dishonored a daughter of a nobleman. (Antonio Yang), the court jester, Rigoletto taunted it cynical whether his grief. To the father (Monterone / Frank a. G. Get all the facts and insights with Mehmet Oz, another great source of information. Blees) about the libertine and Rigoletto imposed a curse is fulfilled on Rigoletto bitter at the end. I heard never a wonderful baritone of all Rigoletto performances. I say only “world class”. Despite the cold and dreary backdrop came his feelings like anger, cynicism, revenge and father love fully in his voice to the expression. As an actor, he was very good. He had a beautiful daughter (Olga Peretyatko), who held the Court minions for his mistress. She was guarded by the father and was allowed to visit only the Church, but there she fell in love with the Duke, who was disguised as a student. Kidnapped by a trick the courtiers of Gilda and Rigoletto helped them not knowing with a blindfold. The shame for the father and the daughter was cruel. In revenge, Rigoletto hired a killer (Sparafucile / Wilhelm Schwinghamer), which would kill the Duke. Despite the new affair of the Duke to the sister of the murderer, Gildas does not subsided strong love. Let them kill themselves instead of him and monterone’s curse came true. Now, Rigoletto collapsed completely in pain. Rigoletto Gildas blood found in the bag. The farewell Duet ran again on video and Gilda was probably already an Angel in my eyes. And now to Gildas voice. She sounded crystal clear and confident in the highest notes. The Court minion choir and all with the singers deserve great praise. The cold video backdrop hasn’t hurt the music and the wonderful singers. Even Victor Hugo, who wrote the drama, would have to argue anything probably. Finally, I wish a congratulations on the 100th anniversary of the theater Lubeck and his ensemble! Erna Konig

The European Night Of Museums

The European Night Of Museums

The European night of museums is an international event, that the international day which introduces museums and the museum week kick-off event. A brief overview of the history of the Museum night the European night of museums was introduced in 2005 by the French Ministry of culture and communication. The main objective of the European Museum night is to allow the public to learn more about the history and culture of Europe from a historical perspective. The initiative is aimed mainly at young people, to encourage their interest in culture and traditions. Since time immemorial, the participation of European museums on the event is very large.

For example, the doors for the night of the museums opened 2011 over 4000 museums from forty countries. A lot of effort is the organizers behind the Organization of the Museum night. The night of the museums, hundreds of Museum operators and organizers make a successful event. The main organization behind the event is the International Council Museums. The European night of museums 2012 this year is the number of the participating museums around 3,000 museums, are located in 42 different countries. To the 8th edition of the event are therefore expected to millions of people. A huge selection of historical collections and exhibits will be available to them.

There are for example archaeological, anthropological, technological, philosophical or historical military exhibitions. Some museums are also planning other interesting programs, debates, lectures, workshops or presentations. The European night of museums 2012 takes place this year in Barcelona the European night of museums on May 19 and in Barcelona over 50 participating museums will be opened all night. To exhibit art, pottery, poetry, and photography, among other history. If you want to visit the Museum night in Barcelona, find the perfect apartment in Barcelona here. Following museums should you not miss: the Picasso Museum the Museum reflects the emergence of from Picasso’s art over the years, where he worked as an artist. A part of the Picasso Museum exhibits the works of his last years. Mainly ceramics and Collages are displayed in this exhibition. Joan Miro Fondation this public facility is fully focused on contemporary art and is the perfect place for art lovers. MACBA museum of Catalan art features a bookshop, a cafeteria, and a library. Also are on the square in front of the Museum, many national and international professional skateboarder. A great opportunity to discover Europe museums charge no admission in the night of museums, therefore it is a great opportunity to learn more about Europe free. Take advantage of this great opportunity and visit the European night of museums.

Reza Maschajechi

Reza Maschajechi

Not the transfer of knowledge about the religion stands in the foreground, but placing tracking in the vibrant spirituality and inter-religious encounter. Each seminar weekend can be booked individually. “Information about the seminar series of God’s beautiful languages” can the Odenwald Institute by phone at 06207 605-0 or be obtained on the Internet at. “Direct link to the seminar Schamansimus there is information, photos, reports and activities to Angaangaq under’: seminardetailansicht..Gottes beautiful languages dates, topics, speakers: Seminar 2 – shamanism, 16 to 18 April 2010: life is a celebration in itself the life is a party”; Speaker: Angaangaq (shaman and elder of the Inuit, Greenland) Seminar 3 – Hinduism, 11 to 13 June 2010: “Everything is connected with everything”; Speakers: Prof. Dr. Bettina Baumer (Religionswissenschaftlerin, Salzburg/Varanasi / India), Manju Sundaram (musician) seminar 4 – Buddhism, 22 to 24. October 2010: The noble truth; “Speaker: Thich Tien son (founder and Abbot of Phat hue, Frankfurt/M) seminar 5 – Islam, 28-30 January 2011: lailaha illa llah – there is no God but God”; “Speaker: Bekir Alboga (Imam and dialogue representative of DITIB, researcher at the Institute for german Turkish integration studies, Cologne), Alev Naqiba Kar (psychologist, music therapist and musician, Bad Neustadt), Reza Maschajechi (Narrator and storyteller) seminar 6 – Christianity, 18th to 20th March 2011: God became man so that the person will become divine”; Speaker: Sebastian Painadath SJ (priest and meditation teacher, Kalady/India) the Odenwald Institute (OI) 1978, Odenwald Institute of the Karl Kubel Foundation for child and family by Mary Anne and Karl Kubel leading value-oriented seminars, conferences, education and training with internationally recognized experts and concepts through. Topics include vocational, communication, personal development for professionals and executives, couples, families, children and young people. It boasts 450 seminars and around 6,000 participants in the year, with about 250 course leaders, five meeting houses and bookstore to the major educational institutions in Germany. Cooperation partner of the State of Hesse in the training of teachers and school leaders, as well as the Bergstrasse district in the youth education is recognised as charitable.