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Thursday Apr 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

Teatro Regio Torino to Launch First North American Tour at Harris Theater, 12/3

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance today confirmed that a major event of the 2014-2015 Harris Theater Presents season will be the North American debut performance of the Turin, Italy-based Teatro Regio Torino orchestra and chorus, under the leadership of Music Director and Conductor Gianandrea Noseda.


Related Topix: Italy, World News, Arts, Opera

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Cinderella ballet on Cromer Pier

A magical fairy tale of rags to riches will be brought to life by a national touring dance company this weekend.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Opera

Town Topics

High Hilarity, Romantic Intrigue, and Sharp Political Edge In Bountiful Banquet of Beaumarchais's "Figaro Plays" at McCarter

SUBVERSIVE SCHEMERS: Figaro and Suzanne plot together to foil the lustful Count and finally hold their wedding ceremony in McCarter Theatre's production of Pierre Beaumarchais's "The Marriage of Figaro," second half of "The Figaro Plays" at McCarter's Matthews Theatre through May 4. Call 258-2787 or visit www.mccarter.org for tickets and further ... (more)


Related Topix: Wedding, Opera, Arts

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Hinckley Times

Review: Stanley Opera's The Barber of Seville at the Concordia

The thief went into the Carphone Warehouse shop on Friday around 11am singing "low cost phones" repeatedly before threatening staff and an elderly customer, grabbing eight phones and walking out of the store The fledgling club, which came into being after the demise of Hinckley United with crippling debts last October, now have a Step 5 facility ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Opera

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Knoxville Opera Raises the Bar Again With 'Norma''s High-Flying Vocal Performances

There's been so much bar-raising done over the last few years in Knoxville Opera productions that one might assume-short of going broke booking big-name singers and acquiring expensive, original sets-that there would be little more that is possible under the circumstances.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Bellini

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Four Things to Know Today

"Eggstravaganza": 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 12, University of Tennessee Gardens, Friendship Plaza, Chapman Drive, off Neyland Drive.


Related Topix: University of Tennessee, Opera, Sports

Fri Apr 11, 2014


World's 20 Most Amazing Opera Houses

The opulent Palais Garnier was a major part of Emperor Napolon III and Baron Haussmann's plan for the new Paris, characterized by the Grands Boulevards.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Ballet, Theater, Travel

Asbury Park Press

Marriage made in heaven

When you hear "The Barber of Seville," no doubt you think: opera. That's a testament to the enduring popularity of Gioachino Rossini's 1816 classic, so well-known that it's even referenced in Looney Tunes cartoons.


Related Topix: Wedding, Arts, Opera, Classical, Gioachino Rossini, Mozart

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The WSU Signpost

Students to perform opera scenes

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


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


Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte & Rossini la Cenerentola this Spring

The spectacular operas that grace the stage of the Met in New York come to The Ridgefield Playhouse through the power of high-definition broadcasts with exciting advantages: Exclusive behind-the scenes interviews with the stars and close-ups that capture the emotions of the cast.


Related Topix: Classical, Mozart, James Levine, Opera, Arts, Ridgefield, CT

Nashville Scene

A rare opportunity to see Clifton Forbis, the Michael Jordan of...

To close their 2013-14 season, Nashville Opera offers what artistic director John Hoomes says is "one of the most intense operas ever written."


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Verdi, Giuseppe Verdi

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Daily Herald

Tenors Florez, Brownlee offer new albums

For more than a decade, Peruvian Juan Diego Florez and American Lawrence Brownlee have been the world's leading bel canto tenors, thrilling audiences with their high notes and technical agility in operas by Rossini, Donizetti and other early 19th century composers.


Related Topix: Opera, Donizetti, Arts, Offenbach, Massenet


Singers Take Center Stage in Knoxville Opera's Production of Bellini's 'Norma'

If there ever was an opera that could be called, without hesitation, "a singer's opera," it is Vincenzo Bellini's Norma , this weekend's Rossini Festival offering from Knoxville Opera .


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Bellini, Vincenzo Bellini


Beaumarchais' 'The Barber of Seville' opens at the McCarter Theatre

Is it the age of reason or the age of treason? Should women be free to make their own decisions? Is that a drunken soldier standing on the table? In Pierre Beaumarchais' "The Barber of Seville," currently onstage at the McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton in a witty translation and adaptation by Stephen Wadsworth, earnest points about class and ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Entertainment

Tue Apr 08, 2014


This Weekend: UT Opera, Mozart's 'Cosi fan Tutte'

This is a big opera weekend, what with Knoxville Opera's Rossini Festival AND UT Opera Theatre's production of Mozart's comedy Cosi fan Tutte .


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Events

Mon Apr 07, 2014

ABC News

Review: Tenors Florez, Brownlee Offer New Albums

For more than a decade, Peruvian Juan Diego Florez and American Lawrence Brownlee have been the world's leading bel canto tenors, thrilling audiences with their high notes and technical agility in operas by Rossini, Donizetti and other early 19th century composers.


Related Topix: Opera, Donizetti, Arts, Offenbach, Massenet, Entertainment

Henley Standard

From Corrie mum to a wicked stepmother

Listen to Radio 2. I quite enjoy relaxing without any music at all. It's quite a big part of my working life.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Sun Apr 06, 2014


Next Weekend: Knoxville Opera's Rossini Festival

Although there is no data to show a connection, downtown Knoxville's revitalization has coincided with the 13 years of Knoxville Opera's Rossini Festival .


Related Topix: Opera, Knoxville, TN, Bellini


Vienna Festival Ballet brings Cinderella to Hertford

Cinderella will go to the ball in Hertford next week when the Vienna Festival Ballet returns to the county town.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, United Kingdom, Hertfordshire County, England, Opera

Fri Apr 04, 2014


UMass workshop offers favorite opera scenes

Spring brings forth song, and this is certainly true on the campus of the University of Masschusetts on April 27. An opera workshop, featuring "scenes from our favorite operas," is being presented at 1 p.m. in Bezanson Recital Hall.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Classical, Mozart, Gilbert and Sullivan