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  1. Contract talks in Met Opera labor dispute extendedRead the original story

    51 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    It's a drama worthy of the Metropolitan Opera: Frantic, last-minute labor negotiations aimed at averting a lockout that threatens to stop both pay and benefits for thousands of singers, musicians, stagehands and other workers.

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  2. Learn more a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WETA-TV Arlington

    Franco Vassallo ; Csilla Boross ; Ahlima Mhamdi ; Leonardo Capalbo ; Roberto Scandiuzzi ; Khachik Matevosyan Set in 586 B.C., Verdi's opera begins at the temple of Solomon in Jerusalem, and from there moves to the palaces of Babylon.

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  3. The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Presents LUMENOCITY This WeekendRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Following the startling success of LumenoCity last summer, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is expanding this groundbreaking free concert experience for the community in Cincinnati's Washington Park this weekend, August 1, 2 and 3, 2014, by adding a third performance, and presenting an all-new visual and musical program.

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  4. I Would Have Enlarged on This a Bit.Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Iron Tongue of Midnight

    Found in a San Francisco Opera press release covering details of their opening weekend : At 8 p.m, the curtain will rise at the War Memorial Opera House for the opening night performance of Norma , starring soprano Sondra Radvanovsky, i n the role made famous by Maria Callas .

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  5. Opera galaRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Nob Hill Gazette

    San Francisco Opera celebrates the opening of its 92nd season on September 5, 2014 with a dazzling gala opening night like none other.

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  6. Detail of St. Denis: Notre DameRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | TrekEarth

    This is a follow-up to a wider angle photo I posted a few days ago, but it deserves a bit more detail! A detail of the carvings adorning the magnificent cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris.

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  7. Monastiraki Square hit by arbitrary interventionsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    ... eetly overlooking the capital's upmarket, albeit i... Acclaimed French director Yannis Kokkos leads the Greek National Opera in a psychological, avant-garde production of Giuseppe Verdi's A'Otello,A' in which he strips the opera down to its basic...

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  8. Greeks Gone West: George LoisRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    ... eetly overlooking the capital's upmarket, albeit i... Acclaimed French director Yannis Kokkos leads the Greek National Opera in a psychological, avant-garde production of Giuseppe Verdi's A'Otello,A' in which he strips the opera down to its basic...

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  9. Opera looking for singersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Vancouver Island Opera is now accepting new chorus members, men and women, for their October production of Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi.

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  10. Met Opera in late union talksRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | BBC News

    ... September, a lockout could derail the Met's forthcoming season before it has even begun. And Gelb warned earlier that opera as an art form could disappear "if measures are not taken to make it fit in the 21st Century economy". But it's Gelb himself ...

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  11. The Weekend List: The arts and culture guide to Seattle's good lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Crosscut.com

    ... isn't Japan; it's in some anime, cartoonish place. And the costumes include (pink) wigs. I'm talking about a Seattle Opera/Seattle Public Theater Youth Program production (and I have to believe the folks in charge considered every opinion that's out ...

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  12. 'Pirates of Penzance' to set sail for 3 shows in Mountain ViewRead the original story

    Wednesday | Saratoga News

    ... As aria singing goes, Rosengaus, who grew up in Palo Alto, happens to be quite comfortable with the ultimate art of opera, both grand and light. She has worked as a cruise ship entertainer, and performed with several local companies, including ...

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  13. First World War: Events to mark centenary in RiponRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Ripon Gazette

    A series of commemorative concerts, parades and special events will be held throughout Ripon to mark the centenary of the First World War.

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  14. Opera "Otello of Giuseppe Verdi" rehearses for premiere in SantiagoRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    Actors of the opera "Otello of Giuseppe Verdi" take part in a rehearsal at the Muncipal Theater in Santiago, capital of Chile, on July 30, 2014.

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  15. Google Glass Goes to the OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EETimes

    Italy's Teatro Lirico di Cagliar will become the first in the world to hold an interactive opera using Google Glass.

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  16. Dick Wagner, Guitarist for Alice Cooper and Lou Reed, Dead at 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RollingStone

    ... The Ezrin connection would pave the way for Wagner's biggest gigs. His playing was featured on Lou Reed's 1973 rock opera Berlin an album that also featured guitarist Steve Hunter and, later that year, Wagner and Hunter backed Reed on the tour that ...

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  17. Caramoor's Summer Festival Finale Will Be Held This SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Yorktown Daily Voice

    Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts will conclude its summer festival with a performance by its Artist-in-Residence Alisa Weilerstein and Orchestra of St. Luke's led by conductor Pablo Heras-Casado, on Sunday, Aug. 3 at 4:30 p.m. Orchestra of St. Luke's will open the program with Wagner's "Prelude to Act II of Lohengrin."

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  18. Monterey County theater - what's playingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Monterey County Herald

    ... Central Ave., Salinas. $5-$15. 755-6816, www.facebook.com/2X4BASH . THE MIKADO >> Bruce Ariss Wharf Theater. A comic opera by Gilbert and Sullivan set in Japan, about an emperor's son who disguises himself as a minstrel to find the woman he loves. ...

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  19. Curtain Calls: 'Wrong Window' a right-minded spoofRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Campbell Reporter

    ... for the Arts. Founded in 1952, Lamplighters has produced the entire Gilbert and Sullivan canon as well as other light opera and musical theater classics. The San Francisco-based company has also won numerous awards, including Best Production and ...

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  20. Caramoor's Summer Festival Finale This SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Dobbs Ferry Daily Voice

    Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts will conclude its summer festival with a performance by its Artist-in-Residence Alisa Weilerstein and Orchestra of St. Luke's led by conductor Pablo Heras-Casado, on Sunday, Aug. 3 at 4:30 p.m. Orchestra of St. Luke's will open the program with Wagner's "Prelude to Act II of Lohengrin."

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