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2 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Opera and the Med

If there's anything more refined than opera by the Mediterranean, I haven't yet discovered it.

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5 hrs ago | Brush News-Tribune

Placido Domingo closing act at London festival

The famed Spanish tenor will perform Sept. 30 at the Roundhouse - the last performance of a month-long, starry line-up, festival organizers announced.

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Related Topix: Domingo, Opera, Arts

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Examiner.com

San Francisco Opera's new season opens with Bellini's 'Norma'

San Francisco Opera celebrates the opening of its 92nd Season this week, with Vincenzo Bellini 's bel canto masterpiece, Norma - the Druid high priestess who betrays her own people by falling in love with an occupying Roman soldier.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Bellini, Vincenzo Bellini

BroadwayWorld.com

Operalia 2014 Winners Announced

Last night, after a week of competition that brought 40 young singers from 17 nations to Los Angeles, Plcido Domingo announced that Rachel Willis-Srensen, an American soprano, and Mario Chang, a Guatemalan tenor, took the top prizes tonight in the 22nd edition of Operalia, the World Opera Competition.

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Related Topix: Arts, Placido Domingo, Opera, Vincenzo Bellini, Bellini, Massenet

The New Zealand Herald

Classical review: The Medium, Opera Factory

The music theatre of Gian Carlo Menotti fits in well with the strengths of Auckland's Opera Factory, as its new production of The Medium revealed.

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Present Music celebrates composer Kamran Ince at Wilson Center

Present Music celebrated its 20-year-plus relationship with composer Kamran Ince Saturday with a concert dedicated entirely to his work.

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SFGate

Composer-librettist Carlisle Floyd gives opera its voice in 'Susannah'

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Arts, Music, Entertainment

Marina Times

Fall Arts Preview

Celebrating Michael Tilson Thomas's 20th season, the San Francisco Symphony celebrates throughout September and beyond with an impressive lineup of concerts, including Ravel & Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony .

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Pop/Rock, Copeland, Opera, Bellini

Forbes.com

Dear CMO: Your Recruiting Is Killing Your Brand

I was a Fortune 500 HR SVP for ten million years, but I was an opera singer before I ever heard the term HR.

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Related Topix: Arts, Social Software, Marketing, Business News

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Kos

SNLC, Vol. CDXLI/UDKCJ 34: Metropolitan Opera Pre-Labor Day Edition

Regular readers of SNLC know that self occasionally likes to do a mash-up series that also covers the Metropolitan Opera's HD-movie casts of live performances from the Met stage in NYC.

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Minnesota Orchestra, Blog News, US News, Liberal Political News

Examiner.com

In Tune with Tenor George Komsky - at the Napa Valley Opera House, 9/7

Tenor George Komsky shines among classically trained singers who are defining their niche in the developing market of Pop/Opera.

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Related Topix: Arts, Caruso, Classical, Donizetti, Opera, Chris Botti, Jazz, Napa, CA

The Riverdale Press

For a Bronx composer, opera rises out of identity struggles

Readers of The New York Times were moved by a 2008 piece following a New Jersey man whose wife and children supported his decision to become a woman.

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The Daily Democrat

5 takeaways from a punch-less summer box office

The movie of the summer might have been Marvel's irreverent hit "Guardians of the Galaxy," the top domestic film at the box office.

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Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Arts, Celebrities, Harrison Ford, Paul, The Expendables

Bucksfreepress.co.uk

Opera returns in spectacular setting for charity

ARIAS will ring out through the Hambleden Valley from next week as a rural farm is transformed into an opera venue for charity.

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Related Topix: Arts, Buckinghamshire County, England, United Kingdom, Offenbach, Opera

Towleroad

Opera Singer Fired For Facebook Rant Against Drag Queen: VIDEO

Opera singer Valerian Ruminski [pictured below] does not like men decorating their nails.

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Marina Times

Fashion, fun and philanthropy: The fall fundraising season begins

Summer's over. You're back from that final vacation, you've finished that last novel, and your tan is finally fading.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Arts, Fashion, Designers, Calvin Klein, Diesel

CBS Local

'Di Wu Plays Mendelssohn'

"Di Wu, she's an up and coming, just wonderful rising star. She was a Van Cliburn winner, which is a very important international piano competition and is just a sensational pianist, and we're super lucky to have her," explains Executive Director Janelle McCoy.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Los Angeles Times

O.C. classical society sees big spending hike in most recent season

Dean Corey, former artistic director of the Philharmonic Society of Orange County, at Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa.

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Related Topix: Orange County, CA, Costa Mesa, CA, Arts, Classical, Entertainment

The San Diego Union-Tribune

EntertainmentMeet opera's power couple

But then The Times of London upped the ante and described Ailyn PA©rez and Stephen Costello as the "Jay Z and BeyoncA© of Opera."

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SFGate

S.F. Symphony, Opera in gala countdown

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Arts, Empty Clip Studios, Symphony, Video Games

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