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56 min ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Ambleside Choral's Mozart concert features sought after local soprano

Soprano Emily Robinson, who performs with three other accomplished soloists in Ambleside and District Choral Society's An Evening of Mozart EMILY Robinson is back in the soprano spotlight this time around swapping the comic opera of Gilbert and Sullivan for the sacred classics of Mozart.

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Related Topix: Gilbert and Sullivan, Arts, Opera

5 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

Community Calendar for the week of April 20, 2014

Fairview Baptist Church, 127 Airline Road, Columbus, presents this unique music and drama event depicting the Easter story.

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Related Topix: Columbus, MS, Mississippi State University, Underground Railroad, World News, United Kingdom, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, Mississippi State, MS, Gilbert and Sullivan

9 hrs ago | Black Country Bugle

I watched my Wolverhampton Dad as he printed opera cards

RE the Wolverhampton Opera Company article in The Bugle . Once again I feel moved to write to you following reading an article in your magnificent paper.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Gilbert and Sullivan

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

'Pirates of Penzance' concludes Theatre MSU's 50th season

Mississippi State University Professor Emeritus Wayne Durst and his wife and longtime MSU faculty member Betty "Jo" Durst will be honored following Theatre MSU's April 24 opening night performance of "The Pirates of Penzance."

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Related Topix: Mississippi State University, Gilbert and Sullivan, Arts, Opera

Cape Gazette

Metropolitan Opera, Live in HD: ...

Director James Levine continues his long-awaited return to the Met podium conducting Mozart's final comic opera, "Cosi fan tutte," a laughing look at the twists and turns of romantic love.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, James Levine, Rehoboth Beach, DE

Towleroad

Gay Iconography: Singing the Praises Of Maria Callas

While some bristle at gay men's adoration for female performers, there's an undeniable allure to some of history's most over-the-top starlets to which many in the community are frequently drawn.

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Related Topix: Callas, Gay/Lesbian, Maria Callas, Arts, Opera, Renata Tebaldi

The Jersey Journal

Concert and a Gala will mark New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra's 20th anniversary

NEW PROVIDENCE - The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra, headquartered in New Providence, will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a concert and gala at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahwa.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, New Providence, NJ, Union County, NJ, Symphony, Arts, Alexander Borodin, Maplewood, NJ

Hyperallergic

Wagner with Quotes on: Richard Maxwell's 'Isolde'

Jim Fletcher as Patrick and Tory Vazquez as Isolde in Richard Maxwell's 'Isolde' Director/writer Richard Maxwell was included in the 2012 Whitney Biennial, an unusual, though not undeserved, honor for a theater director.

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Related Topix: Wagner, Theater, Arts, Richard Wagner

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of freeFall Theatre's the Mikado

THE MIKADO stars Patrick Ryan Sullivan as The Mikado of Japan, Larry Alexander as Pooh-Bah and Tampa Bay's favorite actor/drag performer Matthew McGee as Katisha, the elderly lady.

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Related Topix: Gilbert and Sullivan, Beauty and the Beast, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Games, Chess

Berkeley Daily Planet

The Handel Opera Project Presents Medee on May 4

On Sunday, May 4th, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. ,The Handel Opera Project will present, M A© d A© e by Luigi Cherubini .

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Classical, Handel, Cherubini, Maria Callas, Callas

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Financial Times

A dictator for all seasons

Performers in Brett Bailey's production of 'Macbeth', set in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Monde Masimini and Thomakazi Holland When South African theatre director Brett Bailey's Exhibit B hit Berlin in 2012, it jarred.

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Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, South Africa, Verdi

Red Deer Advocate

Mozart, Salieri rivalry takes centre stage

The Angles of Amadeus concert, on Saturday, April 26, at the Red Deer College Arts Centre, will include a performance of Horn Concerto No.

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Related Topix: Salieri, Classical, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphony

Kane Co. Chronicle

Music groups join forces for Operatic Treasures concert

Michael Zyzak – the unanimous winner of the David Popper Cello International Competition in Hungary – will perform during the Operatic Treasures concert Sunday, April 27, in Aurora University's Crimi Auditorium in Aurora.

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Related Topix: Aurora University, Aurora, IL, Arts, Opera, Wagner, Wheaton, IL

Examiner.com

The 'Gondoliers' at Sierra Madre Playhouse

In the original version of "The Gondoliers" , Marco and Giuseppe, the boatmen of the title, marry the lovely Tessa and Gianetta.

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Related Topix: Sierra Madre, CA, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Gilbert and Sullivan

Worcester News

Live screening of Cosi Fan Tutte

A LIVE high definition broadcast of Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte will be screened in Malvern Theatres on Saturday, April 26 live from the Met, with music director James Levine conducting the opera about testing the ties of love.

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Related Topix: James Levine, Arts, Opera

Canada.com

Arthur Kaptainis: A season of four operas? Montrealers will take it

The OpA©ra de MontrA©al company will mount only a quartet of operas in 2014-15, along with a traditional Gala, but not the equally traditional production by the Atelier lyrique .

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The Times of Trenton

Stephanie Blythe pays tribute to Kate Smith in 'We'll Meet Again'

Opera singer Stephanie Blythe channels the popular singer of the radio age in "We'll Meet Again: The Songs of Kate Smith" Monday at the McCarter Theatre Center's Matthews Theatre.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Wagner

The Times-Tribune

Works from French canon focus of Mostly Opera's new show

JASON FARMER / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Mostly Opera members include, from left, Helene Tinsley, Linda Houck, Sarah Mitchel, Sarah Houck, Barbara Nowicki, Chuck Unice, Abi Zieger, Erik Sparks, Dennis Fanucci and Gary Richards.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Massenet

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Daily Democrat

Woodland council: Violation fees for false fire alarm calls may decrease

The first reading of a new ordinance to streamline false fire alarm protocols -- including possibly lowering the violation fee -- was introduced at Woodland's City Council meeting Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Woodland, CA, Bellini

BroadwayWorld.com

Charles Court Opera to Debut New Production of Gilbert & Sullivan's PATIENCE, June 4-28

Charles Court Opera presents PATIENCE, or Bunthorne's Bride, by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan .

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Related Topix: Gilbert and Sullivan, Arthur Sullivan

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