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EXCLUSIVE : Lionsgate has bought The Three Tenors , an ensemble comedy spec by Johnny Rosenthal that will be produced by Patrick Aiello .
6 hrs ago | Civic Center
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.
9 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Albrecht DA1 4rer, 'Praying Hands', brush and gray wash heightened with white on blue prepared paper.
13 hrs ago | The Glittering Eye
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.
17 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom
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.
18 hrs ago | KXVO
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19 hrs ago | Switched
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.
The number of people who can hear the overture and not immediately pretend to ride a galloping horse is a different matter.
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.
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".
Based on Shakespeare's play, Macbeth is the story of a Scottish knight whose aspirations of becoming a king lead to his bloody downfall.
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)
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".
Cape Town Opera and UCT Opera School will present a sneak peak of their upcoming production of IL VIAGGIO A REIMS .
Famous for her interpretations of the title roles in Puccini's Madame Butterfly, and Verdi's Tosca, Albanese was revered worldwide.
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.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 11:35 pm
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