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  1. Rohit Bal feted by Swiss watch brandRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    ... Indian designer was honoured with a steel and gold-plated wrist wear 'Parsifal' named after Richard Wagner's final opera: 'a mystical world of chivalry and spiritual quest'. Bal, known for his signature lotus motif designs, believes the luxury watch ...


  2. Park party fiasco; cracking the almond issueRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... if a traffic study was completed before this new traffic pattern was deployed. Writer Pam Kragan (" Vocal joy as opera celebrates 50th year ," April 20) prefers the sound at the "more-intimate Symphony Hall" to the "cavernous San Diego Civic ...


  3. Eric Church, Amy Grant and...Richard Nixon? Nashville's Famous Venues and First PerformersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WWWM-FM Toledo

    ... Union Gospel Tabernacle first built a stage to host a number of touring productions from the New York Metropolitan Opera. The Met, then just more than 20 years old, brought performances of Bizet's Carmen, Gounod's Faust and Rossini's The Barber of ...


  4. Musical theater or opera? Sondheim's 'grusical' masterpiece is on the cutting edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CultureMap

    ... In this case, they aren't quite sung the way singers might approach La Bohme , however, so it is definitely not an opera. In the nearly four decades since Sweeney Todd premiered, I've yet to come to any conclusion. Perhaps the question is moot. ...


  5. 'Pirates' to invade the CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Pirates of Penzance assistant producer Lyn Verra-Lay is also featured in a lead role as Ruth, nursemaid turned pirate. Poor Frederic.


  6. Fantastic choral finale at UPEIRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Guardian

    It was standing-room-only in the jam-packed Dr. Steel Recital Hall last Friday evening for the UPEI Department of Music Recital Series finale choral concert. The excitement level was high within the room, as four different choirs were about to give it all they had in performance, while proud families and friends sat in anticipation before the baton dropped.


  7. Rohit Bal feted by Swiss watch brandRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Nerve News

    ... Indian designer was honoured with a steel and gold-plated wrist wear 'Parsifal' named after Richard Wagner's final opera: 'a mystical world of chivalry and spiritual quest'. Bal, known for his signature lotus motif designs, believes the luxury watch ...


  8. 18 Things to Do This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Phillymag.com

    ... 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway . Verdi's classic tale of a love triangle gone wrong plays at the Academy of Music as Opera Philadelphia presents Don Carlo . The production features Philly-born opera legend Eric Owens as King Philip II, and includes ...


  9. Cooperstown Named One of the Top Five Small Towns in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Lite 98.7

    ... scenic beauty and cultural attractions make it more than just a beacon for sports fans. In 2015 the Glimmerglass Opera (one of the nation's biggest summer opera festivals) celebrates its 40th anniversary with productions of Mozart's The Magic Flute ...


  10. Auditions coming for 'H.M.S. Pinafore'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bainbridge Island

    Ovation! Performing Arts Northwest will hold auditions for its next production, Gilbert & Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore," from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 25 in their studio . The production will be presented with a live orchestra from July 17 through Aug. 3 at the Bainbridge High School theatre .


  11. Met Opera: Verdi's 'Ballo In Maschera' Beautifully Sung And PlayedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Switched

    Verdi was no stranger to forbidden love and he captured all its passion and anguish in Un Ballo in Maschera , which the Metropolitan Opera returned to the stage last night with a top-flight cast led by Piotr Beczala and Sondra Radvanovsky and with James Levine in the pit for a thrilling performance of one of opera's most dramatic and stirring scores. The principals for this season's Ballo are the same that sang the premiere of the current production in 2012 with one main exception -- Beczala taking over the role of King Gustavo III of Sweden.


  12. Get In & Get Out | 4-24-15Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    ... and Irminsul with their celestial and uplifting harp and flute music. Cost is $15. The most famous double-bill in opera history! Cavalleria Rusticana (Rustic Chivalry) by Pietro Mascagni and Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo are both passionate and ...


  13. Homeless in VIP seats at Vatican concertRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ANSA.it

    ... Choir of the Diocese of Rome, directed by Monsignor Marco Frisina, will perform a program that includes arias from the opera musical "The Divine Comedy" in celebration of the 750th anniversary of the birth of Dante Alighieri. Concert attendees "will ...


  14. Charles Zicko, WWII Vet, Owner of Zicko Auto Sales, Dies at 93Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Charles D. Zicko, age 93, a lifelong Natick resident and World War II veteran, died peacefully surrounded by his family at the Miriam Boyd Parlin Hospice Residence in Wayland on Saturday, April 18, 2015. Born, raised and educated in Natick, he was a son of the late Nisi "Dennis" and Atemisi Zicko.


  15. the Jeff Awards Nominations Announced - the Hypocrites, Griffin Theatre, and MoreRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in a Glasgow tenement during the Depression. Among Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre's 14 nominations was the 1970's rock opera "Jesus Christ Superstar", receiving six nominations, as well as three musical revues: " Always...Patsy Cline " earning four ...


  16. The Musica Lirica Opera company will perform at Bingley Arts CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

    TE acclaimed Musica Lirica Opera company and orchestra will perform Franz Lehar's The Merry Widow at Bingley Arts Centre this summer. The musical is set in turn of the century Paris at the time of the Belle Epoque.


  17. Florentine raises a glass to season-ending 'Elixir'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Wisconsin Gazette

    When William Florescu, general director of Milwaukee's Florentine Opera, raises a glass on the opening night of Gaetano Donizetti's "The Elixir of Love," he'll toast the opera with the Florentine's own wine. The Florentine Reserve, produced by The Wine Foundry in Napa, California, is a classic Bordeaux blend of cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, merlot and petite verdot, says marketing and communications director Richard Clark.


  18. Cape Town Opera and Uct Opera School Present la Traviata at Artscape in MayRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Cape Town Opera in collaboration with the UCT Opera School present perennial opera favourite LA TRAVIATA, with multiple casts of talented young students sporting vintage 1900-inspired costumes in Giuseppe Verdi's emotional masterpiece. Directed by Angelo Gobbato and conducted by Kamal Khan, LA TRAVIATA features design by Michael Mitchell, lighting by Faheem Bardien and choreography by Sean Bovim.


  19. Lee Steels Announces Magic ApplesRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... sang many of the roles in Gilbert and Sullivan's operettas and currently sings in several choirs. A vast collection of opera, choral music, symphonies, concertos, chamber music, jazz, pop, musicals, rock, and country and western lines multitudinous ...


  20. Kathryn Lewek shines as LuciaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Toledo Blade

    The heroine of Gaetano Donizetti's 1835 bel canto masterpiece, Lucia di Lammermoor , has just slain Arturo, the man her brother, Enrico, forced her to marry. Now, dripping blood, carrying the fatal dagger, she makes a nightmare of a party entrance and wades into the most famous mad scene in all of opera.