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The Opera Theater of Connecticut in Clinton revives Giacomo Puccini's "La Boheme," one of the most popular operas in the repertoire, for the third time in its 30-year history.
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San Francisco's Lamplighters Music Theatre kicks off their 62nd season with a swashbuckling perennial Gilbert & Sullivan favorite, The Pirates of Penzance .
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Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi, considered one of the most authoritative interpreters of Verdi's operas, has died at the age of 90. Born in the province of Parma not far from Verdi's hometown, Bergonzi started his studies at age 16 as a baritone, only to discover later that his musical gifts lay in the tenor range.
Bergonzi passed away in Milan, Italy on Friday , and the sad news was confirmed by Stefan Zucker, President of the Bel Canto Society for opera singing.
Released more than a century ago and never again performed in its entirety until last week's opening at The College of Wooster, the storyline of the Ohio Light Opera production of "Dream City and the Magic Knight" accentuates the relationship between shrinking farmland and expanding development as well as the entertainment value of a night at the ... (more)
Brass players stood like sentinels along the edge of an upthrust triangle of grass against the backdrop of a New York cityscape gilded by the late sun.
Every woman feels like royalty when wearing the right glad rags. New York designer Csar Galindo shows how he can turn a plain girl into a princess at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N Broadway.
Though the summer is far from over, the Caldwell Library is not on vacation. The coming weeks are packed with activities and events for all ages to beat the heat.
Old, stuffy and out of style may have been your parents' opera, but the same cannot be said for "Orpheus in the Underworld."
The final event in this summer's season of the Merola Opera Program is the Grand Finale, which will take place next month at the War Memorial Opera House.
No onstage fuss, no offstage drama, no career-boosting gimmicks, no media hype: when Carlo Bergonzi appeared before an audience, he had come to sing, pure and simple, and apparently that was enough.
Good morning, it's Saturday, July 26, the 207th day of 2014. There are 158 days left in the year.
I catch up with Kathryn Harries, the judge of this year's Lexus Song Quest, when she is about to relinquish an English summer for a winter Downunder.
Promising 17 operatic happenings ranging from full-scale operas to vocal snippets on a boat-tour, the highlights of the eight-day festival include full length performances of Romeo and Juliet, Manon, The Marriage of Figaro and Ottone in Villa.
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.
Bayreuth's annual opera festival has gotten off to an unexpectedly dramatic start, with a technical malfunction forcing an interruption shortly after the opening performance of Richard Wagner's "Tannhaeuser" kicked off.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 03:33 pm
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