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59 min ago | Contra Costa Times
The 30th annual Berkeley Bicycle Club Criterium will bring some 400 to 450 entrants who will race in various brackets starting at 7 a.m. of up to 60 riders at a time.
4 hrs ago | Galway Advertiser
OPERA GETS its turn at the Galway International Arts Festival tonight and tomorrow at 8pm when Atalante and Resurgam combine to present Luigi Rossi's Orfeo at St Nicholas's Collegiate Church.
8 hrs ago | The New York Observer
Put together a luxurious country estate, gorgeous summer weather and a couple of examples of truly appalling parenting, and what do you get? Well, a BBC drama series, usually, but last weekend the result was two nights of enchanting opera.
12 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
Olivier Award winner David Bedella will play razor-wielding madman Sweeney Todd and Sarah Ingram his pie-making partner in crime, Mrs Lovett, in an intimate new production of the Tony Award and Olivier Award-winning musical, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
16 hrs ago | River Front Times
The Muny notes that it is "America's oldest and largest outdoor musical theatre," but it should probably add "most magical" to that list of superlatives as well.
The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will screen Giacomo Puccini's "La Fanciulla del West" as part of its Live at the Met Summer Encore Series of operas on Thursday at 7 p.m. "We're very excited to be presenting encore broadcasts of two of the Metropolitan Opera's most highly acclaimed Live in HD transmissions this summer," said Rick Davis, Opera House ... (more)
Cantanti d'Oro, a small ensemble of grads from UBC's opera program at the school of music, will sing music from two of the art form's best-known works, Giacomo Puccini's La BohA me and Georges Bizet's Carmen , in concerts this weekend at Christ Church Cathedral and venues in West Vancouver and Aldergrove.
Soprano Michelle Bradley and pianist Michael Gaertner have been named winners of the 2014 Music Academy of the West Marilyn Horne Song Competition, which took place Saturday at the Music Academy's Hahn Hall.
The great music of German composer Richard Wagner is to fill Norwich's Theatre Royal in two epic productions that are among the biggest to have been performed on the city stage.
Mozart's Don Giovanni forms the centerpiece of the 2014 Savannah VOICE Festival, a two-week celebration of opera Aug. 1-17.
An earthquake romance. A genre-defying song play. With a score by leading contemporary composer John Adams and a libretto by the late poet June Jordan, I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky was written as an homage to the 1994 Northridge earthquake.
Celebrated grande dame of pantomime Clive Rowe will make his much-anticipated return to Hackney Empire this Christmas in Mother Goose .
It's hard to imagine two Supreme Court justices who differ more than liberal Ruth Bader Ginsburg and conservative Antonin Scalia.
Johann Adolf Hasse , once a footnote in articles on his wife, diva Faustina Bordoni, or on his rival Georg Frideric Handel, seems to be back with a vengeance, at least in the recording studio.
Composer John Adams often has described his transformation from born-and-bred New Englander to born-again West Coaster.
Music Director James Conlon and LA Opera launch Figaro Unbound: Culture, Power, and Revolution at Play , a three-month celebration of the French playwright Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais that centers on three operas based on the adventures of Figaro as originally told in Beaumarchais's series of three stage comedies.
The music of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies has always proven thought-provoking without ever crossing into presumptuousness.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 09:26 pm
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