01 February, 2016Operavision Academy by Special Invitation to Busseto, Italy.
BY special invitation the Operavision Academy recently launched with great success in Urbania Italy, has been asked to become the official opera program in the summer for the historic city of Busseto, Italy, the city of Giuseppe Verdi....
In collaboration with the MRT Renata Tebaldi, the Commune di Busseto, The Casa Barezzi, and the Teatro Verdi, this prestigious opportunity is not lost on co-fondatrice Aprile Millo, long revered for her Verdi portrayals all over the world and winner of the Concourse Voce Verdiane in 1978 by unanimous vote.
"Dr. Mary-Lou Vetere and myself are beyond measure thrilled and honored to begin an association with these prestigious and historic organizations and the city of Verdi, Busseto is filled with mystery and musical inspiration in every area of the city...."/Users/aprilemillo/Desktop/Operavision Academy Busseto 2016.jpg
27 September, 2015Millo Heads Amore Opera Launch at Sheen Center Sept.27th, 2015/SOLD OUT
Millo puts her vote of confidence in Amore Opera return to New York as it begins residency with the sprawling new Sheen Center in events designed to honor the Pope's visit to New York.
Emerging talent needs to have a place to grow and pace. Amore Opera with a terrific passionate Nathan Hull at its head is determined to make this happen....
A hosts of singers stand with him...
Do Not Miss the return of Amore Opera.
18 July, 2015Operavision Academy Millo Vetere: A Summer of Discovery!
A Summer of Discovery with Operavision Academy.....learning to see yourself in a whole new way. With Aprile Millo and Richard Bonynge in Masterclass and discussions, and Dr. Mary-Lou Vetere and the musical team in coaching and groundbreaking lectures. 19 hours of Italian language courses and all things operatic. A must be in for this summer check it out; operavisionacademy@co for more information and applications ....
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20 December, 2014Millo Returns to Teatro Carlo Felice in Tosca
Fantastic CAST: Gregory Kunde and Carlos Alvarez
Phillpe Auguin and Davide Livermore Director
18 November, 2014Millo to appear on the 20th Anniversary Gala for Teatro Grattacielo
Pleased to be taking part in celebrating this unique and fabulous opera company bringing to life some of the treasures of the Verismo repertoire before the public. November 18th, an opera lovers dream night of selections from the rarest of the rare, and celebrating the 20th year for the superb Teatro Grattacielo..... I will be singing along with great colleagues......do not miss!!!!
15 November, 2014Aprile Millo in Recital in Toronto
Mme. Millo returns to the great city of Toronto for a rare recital at Trinity St. Paul United Church on Bloor accompanied by Linda Ippolito, piano. Details to follow
13 November, 2014Spend the Weekend with a Diva! Aprile Millo presents the Vetere Studio in Opera Spectacular!
Iconic soprano, Aprile Millo understands what it means to be a part of the great tradition of opera. Her mentors in her legendary career number some of the greatest who ever sang, Renata Tebaldi, Zinka Milanov, Magda Olivero, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Licia Albanese and Richard Bonygne and Randolph Mickelson and gloriously singing with Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, and Carlo Bergonzi and Canada's great tenors, Ben Heppner, Richard Margison and the great Ermano Mauro, to name a few. Keenly aware of the need to continue the Bel Canto traditions, Mme. Millo met and mentored a talented young Canadian Italian soprano, (with a PHD yet!), in Mary-Lou Vetere and began working with her and her amazing group of young singers in The Vetere Studio. Opera Spectacular! is a glamourous evening of arias and scenes featuring some of those fabulous voices! Mme. Millo wanted to share her joy with the great nation of Canada her immense joy at finding so many wonderful artists in love with OPERA and eager to learn and promote culture and the arts. Fresh from their sold-out cheering performances in Niagara Falls, ON. this recital is unlike anything you have ever seen. Who said Opera is boring? Passion, romance, intrigue and grandeur wrapped up in a melodic little package all for the price of admission. It takes a village to raise a child, but it takes a community to build a star. Come see Canada's brightest hopes for the future and be a part of it all!!! Channel your inner Pavarotti and come join in, you will never be the same!
07 February, 2014Puccini Gala: Il Tabarro Role debut at the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa
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Donato Renzetti, direttore
Donata D'Annunzio Lombardi, soprano
Aprile Millo, soprano
Rudy Park, tenore
Carlos Almaguer, baritono
Orchestra, Coro e Coro di voci bianche del Teatro Carlo Felice
venerdì 7 febbraio ore 20,30
Giacomo Puccini, Suor Angelica
Giacomo Puccini, Il tabarro In forma di concerto
18 December, 2013Aprile Millo: "Christmas Through the Ages!" arranged and played by Dr. Mary Lou Vetere
On CD baby, and here in this link on the fabulous Amazon.com. A portion of the profits will be donated to No Kill Shelters given form a fund "Jesse Sent Me", which was begun in loving heartfelt memory of her little Yorkshire terrier that passes away in September.
14 minutes of beautiful signing and a direct message from Aprile Millo to you....
08 April, 2013Millo debuts Medea for the OSB in Brazil
Great excitement in Brazil! The return of Aprile Millo in a series of concerts starting with the role debut of Cherubini's demanding opera, MEDEA is now set for April 8, 2013 and in a special concert of Handel Rarities transcribed by Randy Mickelson with Aprile Millo, Manfred Hemm, Francis Keeping all under the direction of famed bel canto specialist Richard Bongyne set for April 15th, 2013.
16 December, 2012Aprile Millo Benefit Christmas Concert for Hurricane Sandy Relief 7PM
Back by Popular Demand and just in time to help!!!. Sunday at 7 PM at Holy Cross Church, on December 16th-"Aprile Millo in Christmas Concert" returns after last years success to raise funds for Hurricane Sandy Relief for Father Peter Colapietro of Holy Cross Church at 42 Street. Long involved with programs to help the poor and feed those in need, this Church with this concert, countinues in it's Historic tradition of finding ways to make a difference at this over 100 year old church at the "crossroads of the world". Miss Millo will be joined by a fabulous variety of young artists and instrumentalists that are sure to raise not only money but the hopes and spirits of those who attend. No better way to prepare for the Holiday Season. Making a difference now and always, Father Pete Colapietro, the pastor and inspiration for it all. Don't Miss it!
11 December, 2011Aprile Millo Christmas Concert Fundraiser for Holy Cross Church
In loving support for this fabulous Church I am giving my first Christmas Recital with lots of opera, and carols and all sorts of great music. Lots of friends and special guests.
Come help me celebrate the holidays and get to know the great Pastor of Holy Cross, Father Pete Colapietro. He is not to be missed..... come be with us!
11 October, 2011University of Toronto Master Class with Aprile Millo
On special invitation of the prestigious University of Toronto in Walter Hall a Master Class with iconic Verdi soprano Aprile Millo.
08 February, 2010Millo triumphs in Recital in New York
"Ms. Millo’s glittering voice and gleaming top notes were also displayed to dramatic effect, beginning with Puccini’s “Laggiù nel Soledad" from “La Fanciulla del West....
Perhaps the highlight of the evening was her thrilling interpretation of “L’altra notte" from Boito’s “Mefistofele."
The wildly enthusiastic audience rewarded the diva with a lusty ovation and many bouquets."
29 January, 2009OONY Postpones Medea to next year.
OONY is postponing the rest of their season and places Medea as the opening opera of it's 40th Season.
04 January, 2009Tosca filmed for broadcast from Rio De Janeiro
Millo finally filmed in performances of Tosca in celebration of the 75th Anniversary of ABAU.
22 December, 2008Never reached an accord with DiCapo
Miss Millo is very generous always and helpful to smaller companies in New York and as such is pained to inform those who were coming to the DiCapo Puccini Gala that she never reached an accord with the company to sing. Millo was scheduled in that period for Tosca in Brasil which was postponed till May. Di Capo having used her name made a programme which gave away all her possible arias and duets to other people. Aside from using her name her participation in this concert was clearly an afterthought.
They never contacted Miss Millo in all the time they advertised with her name about possible rep for the concert and to confirm any participation. Best of intentions but not very professionally handled, Miss Millo wishes them a successful show, and has asked DiCapo for a clear wording on this as she has not cancelled or withdrawn.
21 December, 2008Tosca filmed for broadcast from Rio De Janeiro
Aprile Millo finally filmed in performances of Puccini's "Tosca" in celebration of the 75th Anniversary of ABAU. Dec. 19 and 21.
06 December, 2008Gala Recital in Woolsey Hall
A gala recital just before the Christmas Holidays will be held with Aprile Millo and Roberto Iarussi in the splendid Woolsey Hall at Yale University on December 6th at 8:00. This is a concert to benefit the American Cancer Society and is being filmed for PBS. Come one come all to an event celebrating the world of opera and it's very unique place in the world today.
06 December, 2008Woolsey Hall Postponed UPDATE
01 November, 2008Millo interview for Classical Singer November Issue
"Modern exponent of a timeless tradition" by Daniel Vasquez
26 February, 2008Millo to sing for Zeffirelli Celebration
In a rare occurance, Barnes and Noble are doing a meet and greet book signing for the legendary opera and film director, Franco Zeffirelli. For the special occasion Aprile Millo is giving a mini concert of arias and duets with special guest artist, famed Italian tenor, Marcello Giordani. Barnes and Noble on 68th, 69th street at 7:00 PM. Buy any of the great books featuring Franco Zeffirelli and bring any photos or recordings of Mme, Millo or Mr. Giordani to sign. For three weeks leading up to this great event, the windows will be devoted to the operas and designs, props and special costumes and fotos of the continuing great legacy of Franco Zeffirelli.
19 January, 2008Ricordi Gala features Aprile Millo
Orchestra Miami presents:
The Ricordi Opera Gala,
a celebration of the bicentennial of Casa Ricordi
Saturday, January 19, 2008 - 8 PM
Miami Dade County Auditorium
2901 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33135
Featuring Metropolitan Opera Stars Aprile Millo, Eduardo Villa, Mark Rucker and special guests Eglise Gutierrez and Gregory Schmidt, conducted by Music Director Elaine Rinaldi
Also featuring a special performance by the Civic Chorale of Greater Miami.
Join Orchestra Miami as we honor one of the most important publishers of operatic music in the world, Casa Ricordi. The program will include a selection of the most significant compositions from the Casa Ricordi catalogue, featuring works by Rossini, Donizetti, Puccini and Verdi.
Tickets start at just $20, and are available online at ticketmaster.com or by visiting any ticketmaster outlet. Tickets also are available at the Miami Dade County Auditorium Box Office, located at 2901 West Flagler Street in Miami.
You are invited to purchase a special Patron Ticket for $150, which includes Premium Seating at the concert, Valet Parking and a special post-concert reception with the artists. Tickets can be purchased by calling (305) 274-2103. All proceeds from these special tickets go to benefit Orchestra Miami and the University of Miami Frost School of Music.
13 January, 2008Opera Index to honor Aprile Millo
Sunday January 13, 2008
A high profile, black tie, fund raising event:
6:00 to 11:00 PM at the Essex House, NYC 160 Central Park South.
An evening of an Operatic Recital with the major winners of the 2007 Opera index Vocal Competition and honoring Aprile Milllo.
Reservations: $275, $400, $500 and $1,000 with appropriate tax deduction levels. For information: Call 212 721 9828
21 May, 2007Millo to appear in Gala Performance celebrating 100th OONY Carnegie Hall Night!
A spectacular night of love, support and solidarity is scheduled with a Gala filled with golden voices and more "stars than are in the heavens"-to honor the 100th performance of OONY in the famed Carnegie Hall.
Marcello Giordani and Aprile Millo with Renee Fleming and a host of other opera greats to make every opera fan's mouth water. More details and fantastic stars and repertoire to be announced for the March 6th, 2008 date. Tickets will go fast for this one of kind event.
23 April, 2007Millo returns to Paris at the Bastille
A fabulous trio of Un Ballo in Maschera performances marks Mme. Millo's return to Paris.
Her tenor partner as Riccardo is famed tenor, Neil Shicoff.
21 April, 2007Emotional Chenier
An earth shattering applause greeted Millo's curtain call where confetti of tore up programs rained down from above. Ben Heppner and Juan Pons gave the evening an added polish and excitement, with Marco Armigliato in the pit.
Millo celebrated on this night her birthday before an adoring public.
From the top of the house the fans seranaded their diva with a rousing happy birthday, and curtain call after curtain call confirmed the glowing success.