St. Petersburg Times
Sarasota Opera stages rare Verdi opera set in the Middle Ages
Soprano Danielle Walker as Helene, tenor Heath Huberg as Gaston, and bass Young Bok Kim as Roger in Verdi's Jerusalem.
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Mon Mar 03, 2014
Naples Daily News
ArtsNaples World Festival's 2014 Program Schedule Released
This story is contributed by a member of the Naples community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with Naples Daily News "If there were ever a group of musicians that could make anyone feel at home with classical music, Quartetto Gelato is it."
The Washington Post
a Essential Wagnera is a chintzy greatest-hits program
When the Washington Chorus put on its "Essential Wagner" concert two years ago , I went expecting something a bit chintzy, and instead really enjoyed myself.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Vancouver's classical music scene blossoms
There's a fairly predictable rhythm to the Vancouver classical year. Every spring, organizations start letting us into their plans for next year; but this is also when some of the biggest and best events of the current year blossom.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Things to do in Newcastle tonight: Thursday February 27
After a sell-out run of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner at the Southbank Centre, the The Tiger Lillies , cult creators, of the award-winning Shockheaded Peter now stage another adaptation of a macabre classic.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Museum of Ukrainian Folk Decorative Art. February 25-March 30. ARTISTIC SHEVCHENKIANA.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Symphony goes to the Opera: ASO Masterworks concert gives a nod to Justin Brown's European achievements
The Alabama Symphony 's Masterworks concert on Friday referenced Music Director Laureate Justin Brown 's recent operatic exploits in Europe and highlighted a Wagnerian voice, the likes of which are rarely heard in these parts.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Opera Philadelphia Announces Ambitious, Star-Studded New Season
Opera Philadelphia's 40th anniversary repertoire, announced earlier this week, is the company's most ambitious and star-studded to date.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Watertown Daily Times
Levine back full-time at Met for 2014-15
James Levine will resume a full schedule of six productions at the Metropolitan Opera next season, conducting on opening night for the first time since 2010 following his recovery from a back injury that caused a two-year layoff.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Jonas Kaufman Makes Carnegie Hall Recital Debut Tonight
World renowned tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his Carnegie Hall recital debut tonight, February 20 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage with pianist Helmut Deutsch.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Opera Philadelphia announces its 40th-anniversary season
Though Opera Philadelphia has gone in obvious new directions for several years, the full imprint of David Devan's general directorship, begun in 2011, is only apparent in the 2014-2015 season, announced Tuesday with new productions of Don Carlo, The Barber of Seville, Ariadne auf Naxos , and the already-announced commissioned new operas Oscar and ... (more)
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Buenos Aires Herald
Conceptual opera: how far is too far?
Readers of the Herald know that I disagree with the by-now lengthy trend of conceptual operatic production, a plague that started about 30 years ago and has contaminated opera houses all over the world.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
The Cincinnati Enquirer
Levine will resume full schedule next season
Cincinnati native James Levine will resume a full schedule of six productions at the Metropolitan Opera next season, conducting on opening night for the first time since 2010 following his recovery from a back injury that caused a two-year layoff.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Globe and Mail
Soprano Layla Claire: Portrait of a Canadian opera star in the making
It's early Saturday afternoon at the Scotiabank Theatre in Toronto, and soprano Layla Claire is quietly clapping for her friends and heroes on the screen, wondering aloud why no one else is doing the same.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
The Modesto Bee
Levine to resume full Met schedule next season
The 70-year-old, who has been the chief musical force at the Met since 1973, was sidelined for more than two years after a fall that left him partially paralyzed.
The Wichita Eagle
Levine to resume full Met schedule next season
This May 19, 2013 file photo shows Metropolitan Opera Music Director James Levine leading the MET Orchestra in a concert at Carnegie Hall in New York.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
Cambridge Evening News
See operas Nabucco and Verdi Aida at Cambridge Corn Exchange
Tickets 22 - 34.50 from 357 851 / cornex.co.uk Taking in the sweeping, devastating plight of Hebrew slaves after being forced from their homeland into exile by the Babylonian King Nabucco, it is thick with revenge, destruction and jealousy.