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Miami Lyric Opera celebrates Verdi’s 200th birthday in style


South Florida Classical Review

He has been called the greatest Italian artist since the Renaissance. Giuseppe Verdi was the only composer on the program as Miami Lyric Opera presented a concert of arias to celebrate the 200th anniversary of his birth in 1813.

The Colony Theater in Miami Beach was packed Saturday night for this tribute to an operatic master who ranks with Mozart, Wagner and Puccini (and many would say higher).

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