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  1. New York City Operetta Company On Musical Mission -- Re-popularizing American Composer Victor HerbertRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... 2014 to produce -- for the first time in 100 years -- a full orchestral reading of Victor Herbert's entire 1911 Grand Opera Natoma. Now, the company's Artistic Director Alyce Mott and Music Director Michael Thomas present a season of three eagerly ...

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  2. There's a lot of Opera options for Chicagoans this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Opera soprano Renee Fleming talks about her upcoming performance as the first opera singer to perform the national anthem at the Super Bowl. Italy's Teatro Regio Torino orchestra and chorus makes its North American debut with a special performance of Rossini's opera William Tell at 7 p.m. on December 3 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance on 205 E. Randolph Drive in Chicago.

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  3. The Barber of SevilleRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | St. Albert Gazette

    The antics of Figaro are punctuated by Rossini's energetic melodies, made famous by one particular wascally wabbit. Join Edmonton Opera on a 1940s movie studio backlot in Seville for a fun night out where no one dies!

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  4. Serialization: A Broome link to John Wilkes BoothRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... She just had the misfortune to die here. The death was sudden and sad. The 32-year-old was acting at the old Stone Opera House on Chenango Street in Binghamton with the Floy Crowell Troupe on April 10, 1892 when she collapsed on stage with what was ...

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  5. Gilbert and Sullivan make grand return to CU Opera stageRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Daily Camera

    ... has not been staged at CU since 2006. That changes next weekend, when "The Pirates of Penzance" opens the 2014-15 CU Opera season at Macky Auditorium. The production replaces the planned staging of Cole Porter's "Kiss Me Kate," which was canceled ...

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  6. Patti Austin and The Kansas City Chorale romp down memory laneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    Wednesday, October 15, 2014, Kansas City's Folly Theater was the scene of, what director, Charles Bruffy, called, a blast. In a departure from its normal repertoire, the Grammy winning Chorale, instead of singing Gretchaninoff and Rachmaninoff, partook of Tom Jones, Quincy Jones , and Joe Greene and many others in a program of R&B, pop, jazz, Broadway and a really get-down gospel medley with veteran, Grammy winning pop singer, Patti Austin .

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  7. Moore brings his musical friends to the stageRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... to musical performance, as well as his desire to connect people to music through laughter. "I get asked if I'm an opera singer who is funny or a comedian who happens to be an opera singer. I like to do both; it engages and calms people and it's fun, ...

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  8. Nora Sourouzian - New MusicRead the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    Nora Sourouzian - New Music This fascinating mezzo-soprano uses her psychology degree to understand the complexities of her characters, says Rupert Christiansen Opera singer Nora Sourouzian By Rupert Christiansen 8:00AM BST 18 Oct 2014 Who is she? Nora Sourouzian is a velvet-voiced mezzo-soprano from Canada with an arresting stage personality. What is her background? Her Armenian father always wanted to be a classical musician and ensured that his daughter received a sound musical education.

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  9. NabuccoRead the original story

    Yesterday | WDAV-FM Davidson

    Like every other loving father before him, the formidable Nabucco is rendered powerless in the presence of his own daughter. Heaven's favor comes at an exalted price for the King of Babylon and the namesake of Verdi's masterwork. Nabucco is based on the Book of Daniel.

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  10. SNLC, Vol. CDXLVIII / SN@TO 22: The Marriage of Figaro EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    Not that anyone on DK asked, but it's that time of year again, time for a new season of Metropolitan Opera HD-casts, which actually began last Saturday with Verdi's Macbeth . However, things get back into swing, sort of, with the HD-cast today of Le nozze di Figaro , with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte.

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  11. Review: Outstanding 'The Gondoliers' at Light Opera Company of New JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    ... our area. The venue was a church, St. Mark's, in the community of Basking Ridge. St. Mark's is the home of the Light Opera Company of New Jersey. Until several seasons ago it was known as the Ridge Light Opera Company. The company was founded 20 ...

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  12. San Francisco Opera to present a Puccini classic as a non-subscription offeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    As a supplement to the full subscription performances in the 2014-15 season, San Francisco Opera will present five "revival" performances of Giacomo Puccini's most unabashed potboiler, Tosca . This opera has all the ingredients of high melodrama, including sex, violence, sadism, deception, and hypocritical religious fervor.

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  13. Review: St. Pete Opera's 'Pagliacci' perfect balance of buffoonery, dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | St. Petersburg Times

    Opera is not known for its subtlety, but Pagliacci might be the least subtle of them all. It's also one of the most fun.

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  14. San Francisco Opera Presents Puccini's TOSCA, October 23-November 8Read the original story

    Saturday | BroadwayWorld.com

    San Francisco Opera presents Puccini's Tosca in five performances October 23-November 8. Italian maestro Riccardo Frizza conducts Puccini's masterful melodrama in which a great singer, a rebellious painter and a corrupt police chief engage in a deadly test of wills. Armenian soprano Lianna Haroutounian makes her San Francisco Opera debut in the title role, and tenor Brian Jagde and bass-baritone Mark Delavan return as Mario Cavaradossi and Baron Scarpia, reprising roles they sang together in San Francisco Opera's 2012 production.

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  15. Meet Jonathan KentRead the original story

    Saturday | Jessica Duchen's classical music blog

    I interviewed the director Jonathan Kent for The Independent, trailing the opening tonight of his celebrated production of The Turn of the Screw at Glyndebourne Touring Opera. Do catch it if you can.

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  16. Top things to do for Oct. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Ave, Tampa. $25, $18 students and military. (813) 806-0026. Neapolitan Festival and Pagliacci : The St. Petersburg Opera's ninth season opens with a pairing of the famous Leoncavallo opera about a clown with a re-creation of an Italian village fair. ...

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  17. Cape Town Opera Presents the Marriage of Figaro, Now thru 26 OctoberRead the original story

    Friday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Golda Schultz will sing the role of Countess Almaviva in Cape Town Opera's production of THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO Cape Town Opera will present a new production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's comic masterpiece of impetuous love, THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO in the Opera House at Artscape from today 18 to 26 October 2014. Christine Crouse directs THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO with costumes and dcor by Michael Mitchell , lighting by Kobus Rossouw and movement by Jack Job.

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  18. Imprudent King: A New Life Of Philip II Geoffrey Parker Yale University Press, A 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sunday Herald

    ... to read. It is no easier to decipher his legacy. It seems that he didn't kill his son Don Carlos (whatever the Verdi opera tries to tell you) but he was not averse to removing other obstacles. He continues to fascinate -- if you are in the market ...

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  19. Live simulcast of opera 'La Boheme' planned at Indiana University's Memorial StadiumRead the original story

    Friday | PressReleasePoint

    In the world of opera, everything appears larger than life. It is a world of tremendous voices, extravagant costumes, elaborate sets and overblown emotions.

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  20. Richmond conductor presents re-imagined Puccini operaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Opera Mariposa will launch its third season with a new interpretation of Puccini's Suor Angelica under the baton of Richmond's Campbell McLeod. The opera will be presented alongside a concert of Italian opera highlights at Marpole United Church on Oct. 17, 18, 24 and 25. Opera Mariposa has re-imagined Suor Angelica from the ground up, putting the spotlight on Puccini's timeless music and reinterpreting its presentation for audiences of the new millennium.

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