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Encyclopedia > David McVicar

David McVicar (1967, Glasgow) is a Scottish opera and theatre director. He studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... For other uses, see Glasgow (disambiguation). ... Motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within Europe Scotlands location within the United Kingdom Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... Sydney Opera House: one of the worlds most recognisable opera houses and landmarks. ... A theatre director is a principal in the theatre field who oversees and orchestrates the mounting of a play by unifying various endeavors and aspects of production. ... The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (RSAMD), founded in 1845 as the Scottish National Academy of Music, is a university of music and drama in Glasgow, Scotland. ...


Selected productions

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Video recordings

McVicar's productions of Faust, Die Zauberflöte and Rigoletto at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and his Carmen at Glyndebourne, are all available on DVD. Faust (Latin Faustus) is the protagonist of a popular German tale of a pact with the Devil, assumed to be based on the figure of the German magician and alchemist Dr. Johann Georg Faust (approximately 1480–1540). ... Die Zauberflöte (en: The Magic Flute) is an opera in two acts composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to a German libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder. ... Giuseppe Verdi, by Giovanni Boldini, 1886 (National Gallery of Modern Art, Rome) Rigoletto is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi. ... The Floral Hall of the Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House is a performing arts venue in London. ... Covent Garden is a district in central London and within the easterly bounds of the City of Westminster. ... Poster from the 1875 premiere of Carmen Carmen is a French opera by Georges Bizet. ... Glyndebourne is a country house near Lewes in East Sussex, England. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


External links

  • http://www.mariinsky.ru/print/en/opera/mcvicar Biography of David McVicar
  • http://www.positivenation.co.uk/issue90/regulars/artspage/arts_special.htm Interview with Positive Nation
  • http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/features/article342211.ece Interview with the Independent

 
 

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