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"United by the Great Figures"
A SCENE FROM OPERA LE CORSAIRE. THE 115TH SEASON WILL BE DEVOTED TO SHEVCHENKO AND SHAKESPEARE / Photo by Yevhen KRAVS The season started on August 29 with opera Masquerade by Giuseppe Verdi, head of the information department of Lviv Krushelnytska National Opera and Ballet Theater Nadia Trush told The Day.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings
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Sun Aug 24, 2014
Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 8/17/2014 - 8/24/2014
Below are BWWOperaWorld.com's most popular articles from 8/17/2014 - 8/24/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week! Breaking: Statement by Matthew Loeb, International President, I.A.T.S.E. on Settlement at the Metropolitan Opera with Local 1: JUST IN FROM THE UNION: The musicians of the Met Orchestra and their ... (more)
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Berkeley Daily Planet
Merola Opera Program's Grand Finale
The 57th season of the Merola Opera Program's eleven week intensive training session culminated Saturday evening, August 16, with the Grand Finale Concert.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
BWW Reviews: dell'Arte Opera Ensemble's MACBETH is Atmospheric and Intimate
As an art form, it seems that opera is having a hard time finding its footing with the current generation of young professionals.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Glittering Eye
Licia Albanese, 1909-2014
Felicia Albanese was born in Bari, in southern Italy, on July 23, 1909. She began singing as a girl, becoming a pupil of Giuseppina Baldassarre-Tedeschi, a noted Butterfly in her day.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Verdi opera at Royal Opera House Muscat on look out for Macbeth's soldiers, young artiste
Based on Shakespeare's play, Macbeth is the story of a Scottish knight whose aspirations of becoming a king lead to his bloody downfall.
Opera star Albanese dies aged 105
Famous for her interpretations of the title roles in Puccini's Madame Butterfly, and Verdi's Tosca, Albanese was revered worldwide.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
SF Classical Voice
Merola Finale: Just the Beginning
Year after year since 1957, the San Francisco Merola Opera Program closes its 10-week intense training of talented young artists with fireworks of excellence and promise.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Centenarian Soprano Licia Albanese Dies
Italian-American lyric soprano Licia Albanese, known for her deeply felt character portrayals, died Friday at her home in New York, her son, Joseph Gemma, told The New York Times .
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Atlanta Opera Chorus to Present Program Representing 300 Years of Repertoire, 9/12-16
In celebration of his 25th anniversary year with The Atlanta Opera , Chorus Master Walter Huff will lead the Atlanta Opera Chorus in a program of masterpieces representing 300 years of operatic choral repertoire.
Los Angeles Times
L.A. Opera adds 'Traviata' performance with Placido Domingo
Placido Domingo, right, and James Conlon are shown at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in 2012.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Ailyn Pérez Returns Home to Chicago for Don Giovanni at Ravinia, Now thru 8/16
Ailyn Prez, born and bred in Chicago, returns to her hometown's famous Ravinia Festival for two performances as Zerlina in Mozart's Don Giovanni - a role that the Dallas Morning News has said shows her to be "a singer of considerable nuance."
The Met Opera 2014 - 2015 season
The Metropolitan Opera's award-winning series of operas in HD continues for an eighth season and features ten operas captured live in high definition which will screen at Dendy Cinemas.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
On Food: Exploring great dishes inspired by great singers
For the last two weeks, the steamy Lowcountry air has seemed a little less heavy as it has been buoyed up by the glorious sounds of the second annual Savannah VOICE Festival.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald
'Are you from Mars? What is this?'
Lyndon Terracini was on a flight to Perth when the story of Tamar Iveri, the Georgian soprano whose homophobic Facebook message put Opera Australia in a PR spin in June, blew up on the internet.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Canonsburg native joins prestigious opera program
She was once the evil witch in Engelbert Humperdinck's version of “Hansel and Gretel.” She has played a modern version of Eurydice, a nymph in Greek mythology.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
The China Post
Star-studded Saturday at Salzburg Festival
The struggling Salzburg Festival was set Saturday for its cultural and commercial highlight of the year with an eagerly awaited new production of Verdi's opera "Il Trovatore," 2014's hot ticket.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Moved by the intensity
New Zealand bass-baritone Paul Whelan is strolling in New York's Central Park as we talk, across land, water and time-zones.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Three fifths of Margot vocal quintet conquers Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral
Not that there was a war, but after mezzo, Liz Cass, Baritone Phillip D. Hall and pianist/song leader Cynthia Wilson finished their program Sunday at the Episcopal Cathedral in Kansas City, everyone in the room had become friends.