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This Week in Music History: The premiere of Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo (1607)

Claudio Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo isn’t the first opera. But it’s remarkably close.

This Week in Music History: Verdi’s Falstaff premieres (1893)

Certain facts speak for themselves when it comes to the premiere...

10 Dinner Party Facts About Giuseppe Verdi

1. His date of birth is unclear. Scholars have found references on October 11th that state Giuseppe Verdi was "born yesterday," but...

This Week in Music History: Verdi’s Aida premieres (1871)

“We must at least keep the fee secret,” wrote Verdi in June 1870, about his latest project: Aida.

This Week in Music History: Vincenzo Bellini dies (1835)

Vincenzo Bellini was just 33 years old when he died of dysentery in a Parisian suburb on September 23, 1835: younger than Chopin (39), Bizet (37) or even Mozart (35) at the time of their deaths...