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Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014

There's ambition rooted in the pursuit of personal glory, and then there's creative ambition, rooted in a desire to do what hasn't already been done.


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The Metropolitan Opera's 2014-2015 Live in HD Season

Unfortunately, the Met's exciting new production of contemporary composer John Adams' "The Death of Klinghoffer," originally scheduled to air worldwide on November 15, 2014, was cancelled.


Related Topix: Arts, John Adams, Classical, Anna Netrebko, Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Thriller, History Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Macbeth, Verdi, Opera, Rossini

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Times

Centenary alum signs on as Metropolitan Opera singer

This week Gregory Warren began his tenure at North America's largest opera company, the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.


Related Topix: Arts, Crohn's Disease, Health

Deseret News

Students write, stage and perform an opera for summer program

Charlie Haley, left in mirror, Nickel Dalton, and Ruben Reed check their makeup as they prepare to present the opera, "The Dragon Flame" at the Madeleine Choir School in Salt Lake City, Friday, July 25, 2014.


Related Topix: Arts, Salt Lake City, UT

'Red Death' combines Poe, opera, ballet in beautiful collaborative effort

Renown tenor, Nathan Granner stars as Prince Prospero in the KC Fringe Festival production of "Red Death," that combines Edgar Allen Poe's story with opera and ballet.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Kansas City, KS

Plans to Revitalize Metropolitan Opera on N. Broad

Curbed Philly has the scoop on some eyebrow-raising developments at the old Metropolitan Opera House at North Broad and Poplar.


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Lockout looms as Met contracts set to expire

Figaro might not be getting married anytime soon. Mimi and Rodolfo might not fall in love in that cold Parisian garret.


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Wisconsin Gazette

'Master Class' is a master work about the ultimate opera legend

Terrence McNally's Master Class imagines a lesson that three fictitious students might have received from 20th-century operatic legend Maria Callas at New York's The Juilliard School in the 1970s.


Related Topix: Callas, Opera, Arts, Maria Callas, The Juilliard School, Milwaukee, WI

Dear Kitty

Opera about Holocaust in New York City

Mieczyslaw Weinberg 's 1968 opera The Passenger recently had its New York premiere as part of the annual Lincoln Center Festival.


Related Topix: Arts, World News, Germany, Poland


Zurich sidesteps the opera 'crisis'

Note that you can only reproduce articles signed "[journalist]," If you wish to use more articles per week, please feel free to contact us Zurich sidesteps the opera 'crisis'Isobel Leybold-Johnson in Zurich 25.00.2014 With the opera world facing diminishing audiences and financial woes, Zurich Opera appears to be bucking the trend.


Related Topix: Arts, Journalism, Theater

Hudson Hub-Times

The Cleveland Orchestra to perform a welcome concert for 2014 Gay Games

The Cleveland Orchestra, in partnership with the 2014 Gay Games, in Northeast Ohio, will host a kick-off welcome at Blossom July 27. The concert, Broadway Standing Ovations, conducted by Jack Everly, includes Broadway highlights from The Phantom of the Opera , Wicked, Rent, Les Miserables, and more.


Related Topix: Classical, The Cleveland Orchestra, Arts, Entertainment

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Age

John Malkovich and Sydney opera house.

But "hideous", John? Only suitable for a circus? Really? Your attack today on the building that has spawned some of the most rewarding Lego puzzles of our time feels, frankly, a bit harsh.


Related Topix: Red 2, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Being John Malkovich, John Malkovich, Arts, Opera

Denver Post

Opera/theater: A different "Sound of Music" at the Ellie

Troy Cook and Katherine Manley in Central City Opera's "The Sound of Music." Photo by Kira Horvath, provided by the Central City Opera.


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N.Y. Met Opera threatens to lock out musicians in ...

New York's Metropolitan Opera said it will lock out its musicians and other unionized employees next week if a new contract agreement is not reached in an escalation of a labor dispute that threatens to derail an entire opera season.


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The Morning Call

Beacon Hill series features arts songs by cabaret singer Elise Quagliata

Imagine if someone in your neighborhood ran a concert series and invited friends and neighbors to attend for free as their guests.


Related Topix: Stroudsburg, PA, Arts, Allentown, PA, Symphony, Folk, The Baltimore Consort, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA), Entertainment

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Announces 2014-2015 Season Single Tickets On-Sale Date, 7/28

Single tickets for the 2014/15 season of the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will go on sale Monday, July 28 at 10:00am.


Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Arts


Ring of Fire opera to premiere in Shushi

Ring of Fire opera to premiere in Shushi Wednesday, July 23, 2014 "Ring of Fire" opera by famous Armenian composer Avet Terteryan will have its Artsakh premiere in Shushi Fortress on September 1. The performance is organized under the high patronage of First Armenian Lady Rita Sargsyan, with the assistance of Culture Ministries of Armenia and ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Asia, Armenia, World News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Berkeley community briefs: Reception with painter Squeak Carnwath; West Edge Opera Summer Festival

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.


Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, Arts, Albany, CA, El Cerrito, CA, Oakland, CA

Galway Advertiser

The whole opera is enthralling

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.


Related Topix: Arts, France, World News, Prince Charles

The New York Observer

Opera Was in Superb Form at the Caramoor Festival Last Weekend

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.


Related Topix: Arts, Family, Parenting, Katonah, NY, Theater, Opera, Donizetti, Gaetano Donizetti