Camden Festival. Annual festival founded in 1954 as the St Pancras Festival (renamed 1965). Special feature was production of operas then outside standard repertory, e.g. Haydn's Il mondo della luna (1960), and L'infedeltà delusa (1964), Verdi's Un giorno di regno (1961), Mozart's Lucio Silla (1967), Donizetti's Torquato Tasso (1975), Delius's Koanga (1972), Fennimore and Gerda (1979) and Margot-la-Rouge (1984). Concert perfs. were given of Strauss's Feuersnot (1978), Walton's Troilus and Cressida (1982), Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (1984), Strauss's Friedenstag (1985), Mozart's La finta semplice (1985) and La finta giardiniera (1986), and Weill's Protagonist (1986) and Der Silbersee (1987). Discontinued after 1987.
More From encyclopedia.com
Spoleto Festival , Spoleto Festival, also called Festival of the Two Worlds, annual summer arts festival held in Spoleto, Italy. Founded by the composer Gian-Carlo Meno… Edinburgh Festival , Edinburgh Festival. 3-week annual int. fest. of the arts held in Scottish capital Aug.–Sept., with strong emphasis on opera, concerts, and recitals.… Kumbha Mela , Kumbha Mela Important Hindu religious festival held every 12 years at the appropriate planetary conjunction; an Ardh-Kumbha (half-Kumbha) is held mid… Newport Jazz Festival , Newport Jazz Festival, annual summer music festival, probably the best known of all such festivals, held at Newport, R.I. Originally sponsored by New… Aspen Music Festival , FESTIVALS FESTIVALS. Early modern festivals and celebrations may be classified in several different ways: as religious, civic, or courtly; as annual… Salzburg Festival , BIBLIOGRAPHY The Salzburg Festival was founded in 1920 in the hope that it would make musical and theatrical classicism contemporary again, at least…
About this article
Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article
You Might Also Like