4 hrs ago | Newsday
Hard-working, efficient, humourless. There are many dubious stereotypes about Germany and its people.
8 hrs ago | Free Republic
He was a brilliant composer, a confirmed anti-Semite and an undeniably significant influence on the history of music.
12 hrs ago | Boston.com
16 hrs ago | South Wales Argus
The hero of Wagner's opera Lohengrin probably wishes he'd never set foot in a society corrupted by a power struggle that goes to the wire and beyond in Antony McDonald's exceptional new production for WNO.
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In high school science classes, students are encouraged to memorize the first 20 elements of the periodic table.
Mauro Vescera of the Italian Cultural Centre, which opened in the 1970s, is looking to rejuvenate the centre by attracting younger members and forging new partnerships.
Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner wrote some of the most famous music of all time.
One of Spoleto's grand operas this year is a double bill featuring Puccini's Le Villi and Umberto Giordano's Mese Mariano .
Richard Wagner, who turned 200 yesterday, wrote one of the great epic stories ever in his Ring of the Nibelung .
May 22, 2013 - CAMP HILL, Pa. -- Camp Hill Light Opera Experience, or CHLOE, will present two works, the award-winning new show, Not A Tenor, and perennial favorite Patience, by Gilbert & Sullivan, during its inaugural light opera festival, June 13-16, 2013, at the Grace Milliman Pollock PAC in Camp Hill.
The Ministry of Defence has this afternoon named the soldier killed in yesterday's attack in Woolwick as 25-year-old Drummer Lee Rigby, of of the 2nd Battalion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Welsh actor Rhys is up against Brits Damian Lewis and Andrew Lincoln for the best actor award at a ceremony to be held next month in Los Angeles Welsh National ... (more)
La Scala's manager says the 2013-14 season will have three fewer operas than usual due to the economic crisis.
It was Nicholas Hytner's third big opening in as many weeks. And how better to follow celebrated productions of Verdi's Don Carlo starring Jonas Kaufmann at the Royal Opera House and Shakespeare's Othello with Adrian Lester at the National Theatre than an evening in conversation at the London Jewish Cultural Centre.
Stephen Fry is to curate this year's Deloitte Ignite festival at the Royal Opera House exploring the work of the Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner.
The works of famed Italian operatic composer, Giuseppe Verdi, are noted for their emotional intensity, tuneful melodies and dramatic characterizations.
In the shower or in the car -- with the windows rolled up -- weren't the only places amateur Seattle opera singers could perform Wednesday night.