Italian opera: history, composers and theaters

In this video we meet two of my friends, Sabrina and Marco, to talk about Italian Opera. Did you know that Mozart wrote 3 operas in Italian? We will talk about the history of Opera, from its creation to the evolutions of Opera, to the Opera of today. We will talk about famous Italian Opera composers such as Puccini, Verdi, Rossini, Donizetti, Bellini, etc. And about some famous Opera singers such as the castrato Farinelli or the more recent Luciano Pavarotti. Have you ever been to La Scala in Milan, the Fenice in Venice, the Massimo in Palermo, or the San Carlo in Naples? Would you like to learn more about Italian opera? Join us in this video 🥰


00:00 Introduction
00:52 How did your passion for opera come about?
03:13 What is the definition of Opera?
05:21 Where and when was Opera born?
06:54 The evolution of Opera
09:13 The Ouverture
10:34 The castrati in Opera
12:57 Which are the best-known composers in Opera? Mozart, Rossini, Verdi, Puccini
16:15 The Modern Opera
18:53 What are the theaters in Italy to see an Opera?
24:15 The Opera in the World
27:52 The Italian with Opera
35:08 What is an aria?

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