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3 hrs ago | The New York Observer
When opera buffs gather during an intermission-or any of the other many instances these people have time on their hands-their conversation tends to turn not to the current performance or even how great things used to be 30 years ago.
6 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
In what is being touted as a first, the opera house in Cagliari, the capital of the Italian island of Sardinia, will have some of its singers and musicians wear Google Glass Wednesday night when they perform Puccini's Turandot, with the images from the digital devices sent in real time to the organization's Facebook "It gives you a completely ... (more)
VERDI'S Rigoletto is one of opera's finest tales of jealously and revenge, assassins, curses, betrayals and innocence, and where secrets are weapons and loved ones are best kept hidden away.
When Talya Lieberman awoke in her parent's suburban New York City home one cold January morning in 2010, she was at a crossroads.
The clock is ticking on the threatened lockout at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City, if management and labor at the opera house fail to strike a deal with unions representing employees ranging from actors to ushers.
Mariachi music fans here have had mixed feelings about their annual festival since the addition of Latino rock 'n' roll, salsa music and even opera to the lineup.
While it is not their most famous rock opera -- that would be the one with a certain deaf, dumb and blind boy, Pinball Wizard, Acid Queen and good ol' Uncle Ernie -- the Who's Quadrophenia is in many ways the superior work.
The series provided an exclusive, in-depth look at the artistic and technological challenges that collaborators The Industry, L.A. Dance Project and Sennheiser faced in creating the world's first large scale opera for wireless headphones.
The Berlin-born Jewish artist Charlotte Salomon left behind a body of watercolours and text she called "Life? or Theatre?" before she was killed at Auschwitz in 1943 at age 26, carrying her unborn child.
By the time the 2014 edition of Madison Opera's Opera in the Park closed with an encore of "It's a Grand Night for Singing," the assembled forces under John DeMain were only stating yet again what had been proved many times over for an audience of upwards of 14,000 folks in Garner Park Saturday night.
Singer Ildebrando D'Arcangelo as Don Giovanni performs on stage during a dress rehearsal of Mozart's opera "Don Giovanni" in Salzburg, Austria, July 24, 2014.
Bergonzi served in World War II in an anti-aircraft artillery unit, and was interned in a German forced labor camp for three years.
GREAT NIGHT OUT: Opera companies from across the globe perform Songs of Friendship to delighted crowds in the theatre's half-finished extension.
What: Conductor Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic conclude the Americas & Americans festival with a celebration of film composers and a special guest performance by Gustavo Santaolalla and a suite from Dudamel's own score to “Libertador.
OUR GUESTS ARE FROM THE OPERA "LA BOHEME" AND "RENT." LET'S WELCOME BRANDON GRAVES...GLOW'S COMPANY MANAGER...DIANA THOMPSON WHO PLAYS MUSETTA IN LA BOHEME...AND LERYN TURLINGTON WHO PLAYS MAUREEN IN RENT.
The prestigious Salzburg Festival is known for its classical performances of Mozart and Bach, but this year the spotlight is on a new modern opera telling the story of German artist and Holocaust victim Charlotte Salomon.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 09:41 am
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