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Wednesday Aug 27 | Independent Weekly

Music: 10 to see

When two local duos can command back-to-back nights at two of the region's largest rock clubs, it's hard not to smile with hometown pride.

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Related Topix: Sylvan Esso, Haw River, NC, Saxapahaw, NC, Opera, Raleigh, NC

Wednesday Aug 27 | River Front Times

Union Avenue Takes a (Mostly Successful) Stab at Wagner's Dragon-Slaying Epic, Siegfried

Comprising some fifteen hours of music and four distinct operas, Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen , a vast operatic spectacle filled with gods, valkyries, giants and mortals, calls for more than 100 musicians.

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Related Topix: Opera, Wagner, Arts

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sounds &amp fury

The Most Devastating, Sly, And Intellectually Satisfying Putdown

It had to happen. As surely as the irresistible force had to meet the immovable object, as surely as Frankenstein had to meet the Wolfman [sic], Roger Norrington and his London Classical Players had to confront Richard Wagner, the fountainhead of everything against which Mr. Norrington, and all of Early Music, have been in constant zealous revolt.

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Related Topix: Classical, Opera, Wagner

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Examiner.com

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.

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Related Topix: Opera

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Polygon

Game of Thrones-inspired opera-TV mashup hits New York next year

A night of opera music inspired by the wildly popular novels and HBO series Game of Thrones will be played by the One World Symphony next February, the Guardian The series is part of the "Operasodes season," which adapts modern TV shows into an evening of music using previously written works.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Symphony

Yahoo!

Game of Thrones-inspired opera-TV mashup hits New York next year

A night of opera music inspired by the wildly popular novels and HBO series Game of Thrones will be played by the One World Symphony next February, the Guardian The series is part of the "Operasodes season," which adapts modern TV shows into an evening of music using previously written works.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Symphony

Sun Aug 10, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Flash: First Look at the Ring Cycle Plays at London's Open-Air Theatre

The Ring Cycle Plays, a bold new theatrical adventure from The Scoop's award-winning, resident company, Gods and Monsters Theatre Limited, is a unique opportunity for opera buffs and fantasy fans alike to gain a new insight into Richard Wagner 's extraordinary chronicle by encountering The Ring Cycle operas performed as plays without the usual ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera

Thu Aug 07, 2014

KUOW-FM Seattle

Seattle Opera's Wagner Tubas: 'A New Sound We've Never Heard'

For Seattle Opera's Speight Jenkins, you inscribe his name on a set of four new "Wagner tubas."

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Symphony

Spiked

Ride of the Wagnerian: a life in opera

He uses his obsession with Richard Wagner's epic opera cycle, Der Ring des Nibelungan , as a springboard for an hour of comedy on the top floor of Just the Tonic at the Mash House.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera

Wed Aug 06, 2014

BBC News

New ENO maestro to be 'bolder'

Mark Wigglesworth's conducting career has seen him work with a host of world class ensembles around the globe, and next year he takes the helm at English National Opera.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera

Tue Aug 05, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Ring Cycle Plays Begins at Open-Air Theatre Season Today

's librettos by Lisa Kuma . Season: 6 - 31 August, Wednesday - Sunday: 6.00pm - 6.45pm THE RHINE GOLD; 7.00pm - 7.45pm THE VALKYRIE; 7.45pm - 8.30pm Break; 8.30pm - 9.15pm SIEGFRIED; 9.30pm - 10.15pm TWILIGHT OF THE GODS.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Seattle Times

Speight Jenkins: Gracefully bowing out of Seattle Opera

Speight Jenkins sits on a set from one of Seattle Opera's signature productions, Richard Wagner's four-opera "Ring" cycle.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera

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