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PUCCINI: La Rondine
Like Maria Callas, Teresa Stratas occupies that rarefied position in the opera world where everything she sang is deemed worthy of preservation.
'Fever' in Milan as La Scala opera season opens
Milan's La Scala opera house opens its 2013/2014 season on Saturday with a performance of Giuseppe Verdi's "La Traviata" on the 200th anniversary of the composer's birth.
Iron Tongue of Midnight
Marion Lignana Rosenberg
The word got around on Monday - which would have been Maria Callas's 90th birthday - that music writer, translator, and blogger Marion Lignana Rosenberg died suddenly, of a pulmonary embolism, on Thanksgiving, while visiting friends.
Sounds & fury
Speaking Of Idiots...
S&F is in fact a blog set up originally in 2004 and still written expressly for the purpose of giving us "a more satisfying alternative to arguing with and raging at insensate objects such as books, newspapers, magazines, CDs, [DVDs,] computer displays, and TV sets in respect of their wrongheaded, in-error, or otherwise imbecile content."
Breaking Into Opera
In the spring of 1987, 23-year-old Paul Bernardo met Karla Homolka in a suburban hotel restaurant outside of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Christian Science Monitor
Maria Callas: The original prima donna
An onstage rivalry with a rising opera star, a passionate love affair with a Greek shipping magnate, and a fractured family life, all ending in an early death as a recluse in Paris: opera prima donna Maria Callas lived a life worthy of its own theatrical production.
Monday Night at the Theater: Maria Callas' Master Class
But I am telling you opera lovers right now: my title, Maria Callas' Master Class, is NOT hyperbole.
The moon is new. The morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury and Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus and Venus.
Google Doodle commemorates Maria Callas, 90 years after her birth
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First Nighter: Terrence McNally's "And Away We Go" Love Letter to Actors
Theater and opera crazo Terrence McNally loves writing about his passions, especially anything to do with their off-stage aspects.
Monday Night at the Theater: Maria Callas
I had a totally different idea in mind. I was going to present La Habanera from Bizet's Carmen from several different perspectives, and offer a poll.
Chicaqgo Theatre Season in full swing
Profiles Theatre at The Alley Stage , 4147 N. Broadway, Chicago presents Wrecks in which, Edward Carr, an ordinary man, an adoring father of four and a successful business owner, sees his world shattered by the death of his beloved wife JoJo.