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On this day in 1940 Walt Disney‘s film Pinocchio premiered at the Center Theater in New York City. 

On this day in 1792 Cimarosa’s Il Matrimonio Segreto premiered in Vienna.

Born on this day in 1812 writer Charles Dickens.

Born on this day in 1896 tenor Galliano Masini.

Born on this day in 1915 conductor Carlo Felice Cillario.

Born on this day in 1923 artistic administrator and writer George Lascelles, 7th Earl of Harewood.

Happy 84th birthday tenor Stuart Burrows.

  • manou

    Pinocchio was prone to quote alternative facts which led to part of his anatomy expanding in size.

  • chicagoing

    LOC has a 2017/18 season announcement event for subscribers scheduled tonight but the press release appears to be out so I will skip it. Amber Wagner in Turandot fills in an opera on my yet to see list but many of the offerings are operas I have already attended including Pearl Fishers (with Kwiecien and Polenzani).

  • Lady Abbado

    Just in, from the Royal Opera House…Jamie Henderson
    tweets ?@jsdhenderson 16 minutes ago

    Gheorghiu marked 25 years at ROH with a moving #ROHAdriana Lecouvreur, spinning silken, luminous tone & every inch the fragile diva.