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News about Puccini continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Thursday | Jerusalem Post

Keeping time

Stefano Mazzonis di Pralafera is happy to shift visual operatic goalposts, but not too far.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera

Thursday | Iol.co.za

Movie Review: One Chance

Unless you're made of stone, there are certain Puccini arias that it's almost physiologically impossible to hear without getting a little choked up.

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Related Topix: Opera, Marley & Me, Frankel, Advertising, Paul Potts, Arts

Thursday | Hattiesburg American

Voicing their concerns: Carey music students learn about throat ailments

It was quite the scare. William Carey University sophomore Emma Oberdick was studying opera in Italy last summer, when she came down with a flu-like bug and temporarily lost that most fragile instrument: her voice.

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Related Topix: Opera, Vanderbilt University, Medicine, Nursing

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Day

Local concert considers the a dangersa of opera

David Pittsinger and Patricia Schuman of Essex present "Opera Is a Dangerous Business" on Sunday, April 20, at 5 p.m. at Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek, 55 East Kings Highway, Chester.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Sydney Morning Herald

Opera on the Harbour benefactor commits to three encores

The fat lady will have to wait at least three more years for her big moment: Opera on the Harbour is coming back.

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The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Opera Theater Of Connecticut Expanding Its Chorus For Puccini Favorite

Opera Theater of Connecticut, the state's oldest professional opera company, is looking to expand its chorus for this summer's production of Puccini's moving opera, La Bohme.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Theater, Connecticut, Haddam, CT

Examiner.com

Shari's Soap Opera: think Puccini, not 'Days of our Lives'

Okay. This is 'just' about soap and scrubs and lotions. But the difference between expertly handcrafted beauty products and those indifferently stirred in a humongous vat is like the difference between a Puccini aria and daytime TV dialogue with mattress springs sprogging in the background.

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Related Topix: Opera

Sat Apr 12, 2014

El Paso Times

Review: El Paso Opera's 'La Boheme' captivates

Won Whi Choi, left, plays Rodolfo and Danielle Walker is f Mimi in El Paso Opera's production of "La Boheme."

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Manitoba Opera to present Beethoven's ode to freedom, Fideli, for the first time

For the first time in its 42-year history Manitoba Opera will present Beethoven's ode to freedom Fidelio next November in honour of the opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

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Examiner.com

Opera review: 'La Boheme' provokes ovations for singing and scenery

When Giacomo Puccini saw the 1896 premiere of his fourth opera, "La BohA me," he likely did not take in such a fabulous spectacle as the Franco Zeffirelli production currently at the Metropolitan Opera , seen Thursday, April 10. Franco Zeffirelli's opulent ultra-realistic sets still provoke audible audience admiration even 31 years after the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Giacomo Puccini, Italy, World News, Newburgh, NY

The News Tribune

A vintage 'butterfly'

On the Pantages stage, in front of latticed screens and painted cherry blossom, Naomi Ruiz stands waiting for a blocking cue.

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Related Topix: Port Orchard, WA, Arts, Opera, Tacoma, WA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Washburn Opera Studio gets funny with two one-acts

Relatives gather at the deathbed of an old man, each hoping for the lion's share of an inhertitance in Giacomo Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi," one of two one-act comic operas the Washburn University Opera Studio will stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in White Concert Hall.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Giacomo Puccini, Washburn University, Classical

The WSU Signpost

Students to perform opera scenes

Students from the Weber State University Department of Performing Arts will showcase different opera scenes tomorrow.

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Related Topix: Weber State University, Opera, Giacomo Puccini, Classical, Rossini, Gioachino Rossini

Wed Apr 09, 2014

IcChuddersfield

Brass With Expression concert features Vocal Expressions Ladies Choir and Hade Edge Band

Pay back A 35,000 - or go back to jail for a year: Judge's warning to Fartown fraudster Shazad Arshid Arshid, 38, was jailed in February last year after he masterminded the scam which involved fraudulent mortgage applications for properties in Huddersfield and Bradford The undisputed queen of the pulses is the Puy lentil, a beautiful grey-green ... (more)

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Canberra Times

Playing in their memory

History, music and diplomacy will be brought together in an event on Thursday at Old Parliament House.

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Related Topix: History in the News, Opera, Arts

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Iol.co.za

Soprano on home soil for role of note

EASTER FEAST: South African soprano Nozuko Teto is returning from singing in Italy to perform in Handel s Messiah at The Playhouse in Durban.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Arts, Opera,

Rotten Tomatoes

The Metropolitan Opera: La Boheme Encore

Fathom presents the excitement of The Metropolitan Opera Saturday Matinees - in HD on the Big Screen! The LIVE broadcast of Puccini's La Boheme will be shown for one day only on Saturday, April 5 at 1:30PM ET / 10:30AM PT in select theatres nationwide.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Movie Reviews

Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

'Tosca' full of scandal and intrigue

Scandal didn't originate on ABC, at least not as a signature story element. Long before Kerry Washington's popular television show transfixed audiences with political intrigue, Giacomo Puccini was tapping into audiences' desires to be sensationalized.

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Related Topix: Scandal, Entertainment, Television, Kerry Washington, Opera, Giacomo Puccini, Arts, Wichita, KS

Fri Apr 04, 2014

CBC News

Top 5 reasons to see Manitoba Opera's La Boheme

The Cafe scene in Act 2 of Manitoba Opera Association's production of Puccini's La Boheme which plays at the Centennial Concert Hall in Winnipeg April 5, 8 and 11. of David Letterman's retirement announcement and Manitoba Opera's current production of the perennial classic, CBC's opera reviewer Al Rae gives a handful of good reason to see La ... (more)

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

'La Boh me' live in HD Zefferelli production of beloved Puccini opera promises to wow

Opera's most beloved romance will take to stage and screen on Saturday as the Met: Live in HD presents Giacomo Puccini's 'La Boheme.'

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Giacomo Puccini, Theater

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