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2 hrs ago | Deadline

Lionsgate Buys Opera-Themed Comedy 'The Three Tenors'

EXCLUSIVE : Lionsgate has bought The Three Tenors , an ensemble comedy spec by Johnny Rosenthal that will be produced by Patrick Aiello .


Related Topix: The Three Tenors, Arts, Opera

6 hrs ago | Civic Center

Merola Opera Grand Finale 2014

The annual summer boot camp in San Francisco for aspiring opera professionals finished with the traditional Grand Finale where all the young singers performed an aria and/or duet and/or ensemble with an orchestra at the San Francisco Opera House.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

9 hrs ago |

Nuremberg, home to master artist Durer, Wagner's 'Meistersinger', and much more

Albrecht DA1 4rer, 'Praying Hands', brush and gray wash heightened with white on blue prepared paper.


Related Topix: Richard Wagner

13 hrs ago | The Glittering Eye

Licia Albanese, 1909-2014

Felicia Albanese was born in Bari, in southern Italy, on July 23, 1909. She began singing as a girl, becoming a pupil of Giuseppina Baldassarre-Tedeschi, a noted Butterfly in her day.


Related Topix: Albany, NY, Verdi, Arts, Opera

17 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

Rossini's Cinderella Story, La Cenerentola, Returns To Great...

Met Principal Conductor . Angelina is her eighth role at the Met. Juan Diego Flrez is one of the world's foremost Rossini tenors, currently counting 17 of the composer's tenor roles in his repertory.


Related Topix: Rossini, Classical, Conductor, Great Performances at the Met, Entertainment, Television, Great Performances, Emmy Awards, Drama

18 hrs ago | KXVO


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Related Topix: Rossini

19 hrs ago | Switched

14 Artists Who Are Transforming The Future Of Opera

The recent labor dispute at the famed opera house is the latest in a string of events that reveals opera's precarious place in contemporary culture, teetering on the edge of obsolescence.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Puccini, Theater

21 hrs ago | Ashbourne News Telegraph

Derby Gilbert and Sullivan Company at Buxton opera house

IT'S business as usual for Derby Gilbert & Sullivan Company at Buxton Opera House this week when the six-time winners of the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival mount two of the popular operettas from the G&S canon.


Related Topix: Gilbert and Sullivan

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sunday Herald

William Tell tale is apt in year of big vote

The number of people who can hear the overture and not immediately pretend to ride a galloping horse is a different matter.


Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts, Opera, Rossini, Gioachino Rossini

Placido Domingo Recovering From Two Infections

The Spaniard has been suffering from the ailments for some time and was recently forced to cancel his final three performances of Il Trovatore at the Salzburg Festival in Austria.


Related Topix: Domingo, Classical, Placido Domingo, Spain, Europe, World News, Arts, Opera

Lori Anderson: Debunking myths takes shine off life

The magpie is the thieving little rogue of the avian world. Every time I see one I feel like saying: "Turn out your pockets!" Even their black and white plumage reminds me of a comic-strip thief's striped jersey, the only thing missing from their criminal ensemble is the little black mask and large canvas sack marked "swag".


Related Topix: Rossini


Merola Opera: Final duet elevates concert

Julie Adams and Casey Candebat in a duet from Mascagni's "L'Amico Fritz" at the Merola Grand Finale The annual Grand Finale concert of the Merola Opera Program, in which the young participants of the summer training camp parade their skills in a series of arias and ensembles, is generally a mildly up-and-down affair.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Music, Entertainment

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Hispanic Business

Verdi opera at Royal Opera House Muscat on look out for Macbeth's soldiers, young artiste

Based on Shakespeare's play, Macbeth is the story of a Scottish knight whose aspirations of becoming a king lead to his bloody downfall.


Related Topix: Opera, Verdi


Having a Bank Holiday staycation? Here are a dozen delights for the whole family to enjoy

From music festivals and alfresco opera to cartoon capers and musicals, there are plenty of arts events for all the family Welsh National Opera Orchestra will be hosting an evening of classical music and in addition the evening will feature a flight display from the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, and a spectacular Fireworks display to end ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Classical, Gilbert and Sullivan, Ceredigion County, Wales

West End Musicals, The Best of Broadway and The 3 Tenors in 'Music of the Night'

Some of the best musical talent in the region will be performing at the Mijas open-air auditorium for one night only There have been many musical shows performed on the Costa del Sol but few could boast the wealth of talent that forms "Music of the Night".


Related Topix: The Three Tenors

Cto and Uct Opera Offer a Sneak Peak of Il Viaggio a Reims, 26-30 August

Cape Town Opera and UCT Opera School will present a sneak peak of their upcoming production of IL VIAGGIO A REIMS .


Related Topix: Rossini


Opera star Albanese dies aged 105

Famous for her interpretations of the title roles in Puccini's Madame Butterfly, and Verdi's Tosca, Albanese was revered worldwide.


Related Topix: Albany, NY, Arts, Opera, Verdi, Classical, Luciano Pavarotti


Huddersfield production of Patience is funny and tuneful

If you were a late-Victorian admirer of Oscar Wilde, Pre-Raphaelite art and the Aesthetic Movement in general, then the Gilbert and Sullivan opera Patience would have made you squirm in your seat at the brand new Savoy Theatre.


Related Topix: Gilbert and Sullivan

Pocono Record

S-burg grad's new playground: Los Angeles Opera

Christopher Allen, who lives in Los Angeles, fondly recalls growing up in the Poconos.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, South Korea, World News, Asia, Rossini, Symphony

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Musical Vienna: where to visit its greatest composers' homes and music

Vienna Hofberg Orchestra gives Mozart, Strauss, Lehar concerts in the Hapsburgs' Imperial Palace.


Related Topix: World News, Austria, Mozart, Classical, Lehar, Franz Lehar, Johann Strauss II, Arts, Opera