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A FanFaire - Opera News Giveaway
***ten 6-month subscriptions to OPERA NEWS Magazine***

OPERA NEWS is a monthly publication of the Metropolitan Opera Guild. Beautifully illustrated, it chronicles not only events at the Met in New York but every aspect of the international opera scene. It regularly features profiles of established and rising stars, provocative articles on issues that impact the performing arts, reviews of performances and outstanding recordings from around the world in a style that is most reader-friendly. A must-read for both the long-time opera lover and the neophyte.

Shown here are two recent issues with FanFaire-featured artists, tenor IAN BOSTRIDGE and baritone MATTHIAS GOERNE on the cover, both of whom are acclaimed for their exceptional "Liedership" qualities.

SPONSORED BY OPERA NEWS / Giveaway ends March 31, 2006

This month FanFaire, in partnership with OPERA NEWS, is giving away TEN (10) 6-month subscriptions to the most widely-read magazine on opera. 

What do you need to do to qualify for this special giveaway? Simply participate in the QUIZ and QUESTIONNAIRE below. It will only take a couple of minutes. Ten (10) lucky winners will be randomly selected from participating entries. If you don't know or are not sure of the answers, make a guess or look them up and come back.


 


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QUIZ:

1. "Opera, to me, comes before everything else." The composer who spoke this line was:

Richard Wagner  Giuseppe Verdi Giacomo Puccini   Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


2. This year (2006) we celebrate the 250th birth anniversary of one of the world's greatest composers. Name the composer.

  


3. The music you heard on opening this page is a clip of an aria from one of his most popular operas. It is sung by MATTHIAS GOERNE who appears on the cover of the March 2006 issue of Opera News shown above.
CLICK HERE   to listen to the music clip again.    Buy the CD

Name the opera and the character who sings the aria  [opera/character]:

  

4. CLICK HERE   to listen to a music clip from another of the composer's most popular operas, sung by CECILIA BARTOLI who has appeared several times on the cover of past Opera News issues. She is accompanied here by acclaimed pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, both of whom are FanFaire-featured artists.  Buy the CD

Name the opera and the character who sings the aria  [opera/character]:

  

5. CLICK HERE   to listen to a music clip from yet another of the composer's most popular operas, sung here by BRYN TERFEL who has also been on the cover of Opera News. In this aria, the character is boasting about his master's numerous, amorous conquests.   Buy the CD

Name the opera and the character who sings the aria  [opera/character]:

  

QUESTIONNAIRE:


1a. Your First name:
  
b. Your Last name:
  
2. Your email:
  
3. Your city:
  
4. Your state or province:
  
5. Your country:
  
6. Your favorite artist(s):
  
7. Your favorite work
(instrumental/vocal) :
  



8. You enjoy listening to (Check all that apply):
Classical music: instrumental  opera/vocal  
Jazz World/New Age Music  
Pop/Easy Listening   Rock  

9. You attend:
a.) OPERA: Regularly   Sometimes  
Rarely   Never
b.) CONCERTS/RECITALS: Regularly   Sometimes   Rarely   Never


10. Your age group:
below 20    20-29    30-39    40-49   
50-59    60-69    over 70


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