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42 min ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Enzian Theater screens Paris Opera's 'Aida'

The Maitland theater will screen "Aida," composed by Giuseppe Verdi, at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30. Tickets are $20, $17.50 for Enzian members.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Giuseppe Verdi, Entertainment

42 min ago |

On this day: Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream' speech

On this day in 1963 civil rights leader Dr Martin Luther King jnr made his I have a dream speech to a rally in Washington.


Related Topix: Wagner, Arts, Opera, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Train Disaster, Wedding, Pop/Rock, The Stranglers

1 hr ago | Monterey County Herald

Monterey County theater listings: Four shows closing

BAD PANDA >> Paper Wing Theatre Co. This "sweet and hilarious celebration of nontraditional families" involves a love triangle between the last two pandas on earth and a gay crocodile.


Related Topix: Monterey County, CA, Monterey, CA, Arts, Opera, Gilbert and Sullivan, Salinas, CA

1 hr ago | Minnesota Public Radio

Watch: Maria Callas accepts the Ice Bucket Challenge

It's unclear who nominated legendary soprano Maria Callas to posthumously participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge - that is, to be doused with ice water to raise money and awareness to fight the disease ALS - but she has now done so, courtesy of Warner Classics, the label issuing a deluxe remastered edition of her recordings on Sept.


Related Topix: Callas, Maria Callas

6 hrs ago | Vanity Fair

Zaha Hadid is Still Wrong About Construction Worker Conditions

The celebrity architect's lawsuit got an apology out of The New York Review of Books, but she's mistaken about having no influence on worker conditions for the buildings she designs.


Related Topix: Maria Callas, Callas, World News, Qatar

12 hrs ago | Independent Weekly

Music: 10 to see

When two local duos can command back-to-back nights at two of the region's largest rock clubs, it's hard not to smile with hometown pride.


Related Topix: Sylvan Esso, Haw River, NC, Saxapahaw, NC, Richard Wagner, Raleigh, NC

14 hrs ago | River Front Times

Union Avenue Takes a (Mostly Successful) Stab at Wagner's Dragon-Slaying Epic, Siegfried

Comprising some fifteen hours of music and four distinct operas, Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen , a vast operatic spectacle filled with gods, valkyries, giants and mortals, calls for more than 100 musicians.


Related Topix: Wagner, Richard Wagner, Arts, Opera

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Hispanic Business

Review: Classical: CBSO/Nelsons Symphony Hall, Birmingham 24/40

But the Second Symphony is featured prominently on the orchestra's forthcoming European tour, and the Birmingham audience was given a preview of that performance in a concert that juxtaposed it with Wagner - extracts from Parsifal and Lohengrin in which the soloist was , the tenor with whom Nelsons has been working in Lohengrin at Bayreuth this ... (more)


Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Wagner

Messenger Newspapers

REVIEW: The Pantaloons return to Arley

King Henry VIII marries, again, with the help of a Pantaloons' comedy vicar. Alex Rivers, Kerry Griffiths and Christopher Smart perform.


Related Topix: Gilbert and Sullivan

'The Mikado's' yellowface through the eyes of my Asian daughter

Guest Opinion: What my adopted daughter's experience performing in "The Mikado" taught me about white guilt, musical theater and cultural appropriation.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Musical Theater, Gilbert and Sullivan, Family, Kids, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga

Hillingdon Times

Jessica is the tall girl at the back in Vert-Vert. Photo by Mike Hoban

HAVING six brothers has helped Jessica Costelloe get to where she is today. The mezzo-soprano is enjoying her second season at Garsington Opera and she talked to Freetime about where it all began.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Rossini, Jacques Offenbach

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Glyndebourne 2015 hopes to bring highbrow opera to the masses

Glyndebourne 2015 hopes to bring highbrow opera to the masses Opera festival's organisers say Donizetti's Poliuto, written in 1838, will be staged at the annual performances, which have doubled their audiences this year Opera lovers take a picnic on the lawns of Glyndebourne as they listen to the music Photo: Leigh Simpson By Hannah Furness, Arts ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Donizetti

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

'The Met: Live in HD' 2014-15 Season Premieres with Verdi's 'Macbeth' in U.S. Cinemas on Oct. 11 )--The Metropolitan Opera and Fathom Events Present 'The Met: Live in HD' 2014-15 Season Series in More Than 650 Cinemas Nationwide with 10 Live Performances... Research and Markets: South America Capacity and Capital Expenditure Outlook for LNG ... (more)


Related Topix: Verdi

The Baltimore Sun

Columbia Pro Cantare singers clear throats for new season

Columbia Pro Cantare qualifies as a vocal tradition in Howard County. Its 38th season promises to have an interesting mix of familiar repertory with other pieces that may not be as familiar.


Related Topix: Rossini, Arts, Columbia, MD, Opera

The Bronxville Daily Voice

Happy Birthday To Bronxville's Ruth Ann Swenson

Swenson, an opera singer, who is renowned for her coloratura roles, was born Aug. 25, 1959.


Related Topix: Bronxville, NY, Arts, Opera, Ruth Ann Swenson

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Callas, Bernstein - the past in a box

Somewhere on the path to immortality, Maria Callas and Leonard Bernstein transcended boxed-set recording anthologies.


Related Topix: Callas, Bernstein, Classical, Maria Callas, Leonard Bernstein, Deutsche Grammophon, Beethoven, Entertainment

The Salinas Californian

City's founding rocky but ultimately strictly businessCity's founding ...

City's founding rocky but ultimately strictly business Salinas' founding sounds like a comic opera instead of a dramatic dance with destiny Check out this story on The familiar story of the founding of Salinas sounds like the libretto for a Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera instead of a dramatic dance with ... (more)


Related Topix: Salinas, CA, Gilbert and Sullivan, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Hottest Articles on from 8/17/2014 - 8/24/2014

Below are's most popular articles from 8/17/2014 - 8/24/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week! Breaking: Statement by Matthew Loeb, International President, I.A.T.S.E. on Settlement at the Metropolitan Opera with Local 1: JUST IN FROM THE UNION: The musicians of the Met Orchestra and their ... (more)


Related Topix: Giuseppe Verdi, Verdi

Mysterium Theatre to Hold Pirates of Pinzance Auditions 9/2-3

Mysterium Theater is seeking triple threats of all ages, shapes, sizes, colors for our up coming production of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic light operetta the Pirates of Penzance.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Gilbert and Sullivan, Santa Ana, CA

The Straits Times

Concert Review: Spectacular debuts at Singapore Lyric Opera's annual gala concert

The Singapore Lyric Opera has made it a point over the years to engage Asian singers in its major productions.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Lehar