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14 Artists Who Are Transforming The Future Of Opera

The recent labor dispute at the famed opera house is the latest in a string of events that reveals opera's precarious place in contemporary culture, teetering on the edge of obsolescence.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Puccini, Theater

3 hrs ago | Ashbourne News Telegraph

Derby Gilbert and Sullivan Company at Buxton opera house

IT'S business as usual for Derby Gilbert & Sullivan Company at Buxton Opera House this week when the six-time winners of the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival mount two of the popular operettas from the G&S canon.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sunday Herald

William Tell tale is apt in year of big vote

The number of people who can hear the overture and not immediately pretend to ride a galloping horse is a different matter.

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Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts, Opera, Rossini, Gioachino Rossini

ContactMusic.com

Placido Domingo Recovering From Two Infections

The Spaniard has been suffering from the ailments for some time and was recently forced to cancel his final three performances of Il Trovatore at the Salzburg Festival in Austria.

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Related Topix: Domingo, Classical, Placido Domingo, Spain, Europe, World News, Arts, Opera

Scotsman.com

Lori Anderson: Debunking myths takes shine off life

The magpie is the thieving little rogue of the avian world. Every time I see one I feel like saying: "Turn out your pockets!" Even their black and white plumage reminds me of a comic-strip thief's striped jersey, the only thing missing from their criminal ensemble is the little black mask and large canvas sack marked "swag".

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SFGate

Merola Opera: Final duet elevates concert

Julie Adams and Casey Candebat in a duet from Mascagni's "L'Amico Fritz" at the Merola Grand Finale The annual Grand Finale concert of the Merola Opera Program, in which the young participants of the summer training camp parade their skills in a series of arias and ensembles, is generally a mildly up-and-down affair.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Hispanic Business

Verdi opera at Royal Opera House Muscat on look out for Macbeth's soldiers, young artiste

Based on Shakespeare's play, Macbeth is the story of a Scottish knight whose aspirations of becoming a king lead to his bloody downfall.

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IcNetwork

Having a Bank Holiday staycation? Here are a dozen delights for the whole family to enjoy

From music festivals and alfresco opera to cartoon capers and musicals, there are plenty of arts events for all the family Welsh National Opera Orchestra will be hosting an evening of classical music and in addition the evening will feature a flight display from the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, and a spectacular Fireworks display to end ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Classical, Gilbert and Sullivan, Ceredigion County, Wales

SurInEnglish.com

West End Musicals, The Best of Broadway and The 3 Tenors in 'Music of the Night'

Some of the best musical talent in the region will be performing at the Mijas open-air auditorium for one night only There have been many musical shows performed on the Costa del Sol but few could boast the wealth of talent that forms "Music of the Night".

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BroadwayWorld.com

Cto and Uct Opera Offer a Sneak Peak of Il Viaggio a Reims, 26-30 August

Cape Town Opera and UCT Opera School will present a sneak peak of their upcoming production of IL VIAGGIO A REIMS .

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Newsday

Opera star Albanese dies aged 105

Famous for her interpretations of the title roles in Puccini's Madame Butterfly, and Verdi's Tosca, Albanese was revered worldwide.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Arts, Opera, Verdi, Classical, Luciano Pavarotti

IcChuddersfield

Huddersfield production of Patience is funny and tuneful

If you were a late-Victorian admirer of Oscar Wilde, Pre-Raphaelite art and the Aesthetic Movement in general, then the Gilbert and Sullivan opera Patience would have made you squirm in your seat at the brand new Savoy Theatre.

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Pocono Record

S-burg grad's new playground: Los Angeles Opera

Christopher Allen, who lives in Los Angeles, fondly recalls growing up in the Poconos.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Musical Vienna: where to visit its greatest composers' homes and music

Vienna Hofberg Orchestra gives Mozart, Strauss, Lehar concerts in the Hapsburgs' Imperial Palace.

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Related Topix: World News, Austria, Mozart, Classical, Lehar, Franz Lehar, Johann Strauss II, Arts, Opera

Polygon

Game of Thrones-inspired opera-TV mashup hits New York next year

A night of opera music inspired by the wildly popular novels and HBO series Game of Thrones will be played by the One World Symphony next February, the Guardian The series is part of the "Operasodes season," which adapts modern TV shows into an evening of music using previously written works.

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Game of Thrones-inspired opera-TV mashup hits New York next year

A night of opera music inspired by the wildly popular novels and HBO series Game of Thrones will be played by the One World Symphony next February, the Guardian The series is part of the "Operasodes season," which adapts modern TV shows into an evening of music using previously written works.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Symphony, Richard Wagner

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Placido Domingo cancels 3 opera performances in Salzburg due to illness

Domingo, who already had played the role of Count Di Luna in "Il trovatore" on three occasions at this year's Festival, will have to have his stand-in take over for him on work and one of the most anticipated events at the Austrian festival this year.

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Examiner.com

Merola Grand Finale 2014 offers little to remember

Following the disappointing performance of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's K. 527 Don Giovanni at the beginning of this month by the Merola Opera Program 2014 Summer Festival , there was a bit of chatter about this being the summer during which the participating trainees would learn about how to prevail over adverse conditions, particularly those brought ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Offenbach, Jacques Offenbach

Diss Today

Opera festival returns for third season

This year's offering, Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor, is based on Sir Walter Scott's 1819 novel The Bride of Lammermoor.

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