Sunday Dec 1
Oshawa homecoming for singing star
The mezzo-soprano singer, who has earned rave reviews on opera and concert stages across North America and in Europe, says it was "really wonderful to be asked" to be a guest at the Durham Philharmonic Choir's annual Christmas concert.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
November 29th In NYC History
1976... The Yankees sign free-agent slugger Reggie Jackson to a five-year, $3 million contract.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Letter: Childrena s opera program inspired
It was delightful to see the wonderful article on OpA©ra Louisiane's incredibly successful outreach to Baton Rouge area children .
Diana Damrau sings Chaslin's Wuthering Heights
The composer, conductor and pianist FrAİdAİric Chaslin has written to BrontAĞBlog announcing the world premiere recording of Cathy's Vocalise from his opera Wuthering Heights.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Kathleen Battle to perform at Dominion-Chalmers
The annual Christmas concert by the Chamber Players of Canada is usually one of those events pencilled into one's musical calendar.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The Barber of Seville
Lucas Meachem and Javier Camarena in San Francisco Opera's The Barber of Seville.
Clarke Foley orchestra to perform free concert
New Horizons Orchestra, which meets weekly to play for pleasure at the Clarke Foley Centre, is to give a free concert next Friday, November 29. The programme includes Rossini's Overture The Barber of Seville and Beethoven's Symphony No 3, The Eroica.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Spotlight: Diversion listings
The music hall: 28 Chestnut St., Portsmouth. The loft: 131 Congress St., Portsmouth.
Students make shear delight of Cuban 'Barber'
The Barber of Seville Director: Christine Crouse Conductor: Kamal Kahn Cast: Students of the UCT Opera School and members of the Opera Studio, accompanied by the Cape Town Pops Orchestra Venue: Artscape Theatre Until: Sunday RATING: **** High in colour and spirit, this Cuban version of Rossini's Barber of Seville is a breath of fresh air, ... (more)
Wed Nov 20, 2013
2 Bay Area concerts to aid typhoon victims
Music lovers eager to lend a helping hand to the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines will have at least two opportunities to do so this weekend.
Rossini Fest Will Stay on Gay Street in 2014
Back in May, just a couple of weeks after Knoxville Opera 's rain-soaked Rossini Festival and Italian Street Fair, the city announced its plan to move the massively popular fest from Gay Street to Henley Street next year.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
SFO's second cast for Rossini is as delightful as its first
This afternoon I returned to the War Memorial Opera House to experience the second cast performance of the current San Francisco Opera double-cast production of Gioachino Rossini's The Barber of Seville .
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Richard Tucker Music Foundation Hosts 100th Anniversary Gala at Avery Fisher Hall Tonight
Tonight, November 17, the Richard Tucker Music Foundation celebrates the 100th anniversary of the legendary tenor's birth with a star-studded gala at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
'The Barber of Seville' review: doubly engaging
The Mexican tenor Javier Camarena is Count Almaviva and Isabel Leonard is Rosina in one of the casts.
Richard Tucker Music Foundation to Host 100th Anniversary Gala at...
On November 17, the Richard Tucker Music Foundation celebrates the 100th anniversary of the legendary tenor's birth with a star-studded gala at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center.
Atlanta Opera Now Offering Two-Opera Season Ticket Packages
The Atlanta Opera announces that two-opera season ticket packages, including Gounod's Faust and Rossini's The Barber of Seville are now on sale.
The Daily Plan-It: Bob Carlin's Banjoa
At noon, UT's science forum continues in the Thompson-Boling Arena Cafe with a discussion led by Phil Colclough, director of animal collections and conservation at the Knoxville Zoological Gardens.
A Christmas Night at the Opera takes place at The Woodville in Gravesend
A Christmas Night at the Opera is being staged at The Woodville and includes music of great composers such as Mozart, Verdi, Rossini and Gilbert and Sullivan.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
SFO concludes Fall 2013 season with a delightful new Rossini production
Last night in the War Memorial Opera House was opening night for a new production of Gioachino Rossini's The Barber of Seville by the San Francisco Opera through a sharing agreement with the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre.
Opera at the Topanga Symphony Concert, November 17
Baritone Ronald Hedland is featured soloist when the Topanga Symphony will accompany the masterful singer and actor on the Topanga Community House stage on Sunday, Nov. 17, at 3 p.m. Hedland's repertoire includes more than 70 opera roles and more than 30 orchestral, oratorio and chamber works.