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2 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

Dramatic day at historic Bolling Hall

A topsy-turvy tale of the men guarding the Tower of London is being presented by Bingley Gilbert and Sullivan Society.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

PR-inside.com

West Michigan Symphony Announces 75th Anniversary Concert Season

The West Michigan Symphony has prepared a rich smorgasbord of music, performers and tributes to celebrate its 75th anniversary concert season in 2014-15.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Michigan, Wagner, Carl Orff, Classical, Grand Haven, MI

Gazette Series

HMS Pinafore sets sail for Bath as the Carl Rosa Company brings...

ALL ABOARD as the acclaimed Carl Rosa Company brings its joyful staging of Gilbert and Sullivan's hit comic opera, HMS PINAFORE to the Theatre Royal Bath from Monday, April 28 to Saturday, May 3. Romance and high spirits abound in this classic production, performed by Carl Rosa Opera's superb cast, chorus and orchestra, directed by Peter Mulloy.

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Related Topix: Gilbert and Sullivan, Arts, Opera

Monterey County Herald

Barbara Rose Shuler, Intermezzo: Acclaimed composer to have world premiere

CARMEL >> Fine classical music heads our way this week in the form of choral, orchestral and chamber concerts.

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Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts, Saint-Saens, Rossini, Opera, Gioachino Rossini

Hays Daily News

FHSU opera was a real crowd-pleaser

Last weekend, Gaetano Donizetti's opera "The Elixir of Love," popular since its premiere in 1832, was performed by students and faculty of the FHSU Department of Music and Theatre.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Gaetano Donizetti, Donizetti, Theater

Salisbury Journal

Mozart's Cosi fan Tutte

COSI fan Tutte, Mozart's beloved opera about testing the ties of love, is being screened live from the Metropolitan Opera at Salisbury Arts Centre on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, James Levine

Toledo Blade

Toledo Opera to bring 'Faust' to life

In front of the aging philosopher he dangles an irresistible opportunity: ink a deal with the devil and lose decades, regain charm, win the maiden.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The New York Observer

The Recipe for Great Opera: The Met Serves Up a Delectable 'La Cenerentola'

Javier Camarena as Don Ramiro and Joyce DiDonato as Angelina in Rossini's "La Cenerentola."

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Rossini

St. Petersburg Times

All-male cast gender bends 'The Mikado' at Freefall Theatre

Just what are you missing in your life? Is it Kabuki? Is it Las Vegas? Is it RuPaul's Drag Race ? If so, Freefall Theatre in St. Petersburg has a combination of all three for you with an all-male staging of The Mikado , Gilbert and Sullivan's classic comic opera set in feudal Japan.

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Related Topix: St. Petersburg, FL, Gilbert and Sullivan

Financial Times

La Cenerentola, Metropolitan Opera, New York

La Cenerentola , Rossini's delirious drama giocoso , was written in 1817, but it did not reach the Met until 1997.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Rossini

Hispanic Business

Macbeth: 'ugly' drama made beautiful

SOUTH AFRICAN opera singers and an orchestra from a problematic European war zone telling the story of a play originally set in at the beginning of next month.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Verdi

Korea Herald

Domestic operas to highlight festival

Two Korean operas and classic Italian, French and German operas will highlight this year's Korea Opera Festival set for May 2-June 1. In its fifth year, the monthlong festival will present five stage productions which organizers say will help deepen, broaden and diversify the local opera scene.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, South Korea, World News, Asia, Giacomo Puccini,

EKathimerini

Marina Abramovic's homage to 'Seven Deaths'

Marina Abramovic loves Greece and is a regular visitor to the country, which reminds the artist of her homeland, Serbia.

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Related Topix: Callas, Maria Callas, Arts, Opera, Medea, Drama Movies

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

freeFall stages The Mikado with a twist

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, Opinion

North-West Evening Mail

Colourful tribute to honour amazing Cumbria man

AM DRAM HERO Bill Springthorpe as Sergeant Meryll in Barrow Savoyards' production of Yeoman of the Guard in 2004.

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India Talkies

Hungary's Kodaly String Quartet's Mozart, Verdi...

New Delhi, Apr.21: It came as a surprise to me to see a largely Indian-dominant audience attend a Western Classical concert performed by Hungary's famed Kodaly String Quartet here over the weekend.

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Related Topix: The String Quartet, Classical, Verdi, Mozart, World News, India, Giuseppe Verdi, George Gershwin

Sun Apr 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 4/20/2014

WE'RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, Discovery Theatre 4/26-4/26/2014 Michael Rosen 's award-winning book We're Going On A Bear Hunt is brought vividly and noisily to the stage in this fun-filled adaptation with a lively score.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Symphony, Arts, Wagner, Bluegrass, Bela Fleck

Wall Street Journal

A Storied Collection and the City of Light

Mozart's "CosA Fan Tutte" is now an opera standard, but it wasn't always that way.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, James Levine

Joplin

MSSU to host "A Most Ingenious Paradox" opera

"A Most Ingenious Paradox," a musical revue of Gilbert and Sullivan, will be presented by the Heartland Opera Theatre at 7:30 p.m. April 25 in Corley Auditorium, Missouri Southern State University.

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Related Topix: Gilbert and Sullivan, Missouri Southern State University

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

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