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  1. Embrace a mesmerizing love story in Fiddlehead Theatre Company's 'Aida'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Embrace the sweeping sands of an ancient time and a love triangle born in a war-torn country as the Fiddlehead Theatre Company presents the follow up to Tim Rice and Elton John 's musical, Disney's 'The Lion King ' with the Tony and Grammy award-winning rock opera, ' Aida ' at the Strand Theatre, 543 Columbia Road in Dorchester, Massachusetts through Sunday, October 26. Ta'nika Gibson as 'Aida' delivers a tour de force performance and leads a mesmerizing cast, guiding audiences through pulsing rock numbers such as 'Fortune Favors the Brave' to haunting ballads such as 'How I Know You' to light, humorous showstoppers like 'My Strongest Suit.'

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  2. Tepid Tosca Spotlights SingingRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | SF Classical Voice

    When San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti is the pit, the orchestra almost invariably performs with dramatic conviction, momentum and telling detail. His absence was sorely felt Thursday night, when the company revived its sturdy, time-worn production of Tosca at the War Memorial Opera House.

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  3. Pierre Berge Unplugged in ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Women's Wear Daily

    On Thursday, some 350 attendees - Betty Catroux, Vincent Darre and Doris Brynner among them - listened intently as Berge delivered a talk in a packed room at the Arab World Institute, overlooking Notre Dame de Paris. Berge riffed on everything from Morocco, writing and Yves Saint Laurent to patronage, helping to fight AIDS and business.

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  4. Standards high: Nino rocked @ 2014 BEFFTARead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    Ghanaian opera singer, Nino performed to a standing ovation at the 2014 edition of Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television and Arts Awards in the UK. The 6th BEFFTA award was scheduled for yesterday October 24 and today October 25 at The Hippodrome.

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  5. Sistine Chapel being used as sacred place - not 'venue for private parties'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

    Vatican City, Oct 25, 2014 / 07:30 am .- Director of the Vatican Museums Antonio Paolucci has rejected rumors that they are now renting the Sistine Chapel, adding that beauty is always an occasion to grow in charity and generosity. "In the last few days I've read that someone thought we are renting the Sistine Chapel to those who have money to spend," Paolucci said in an Oct. 20 statement released by the Vatican Museums.

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  6. 3 Amazing Mind Tricks That Will Help You Remember Small DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Time

    This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was originally published at Inc.com .

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  7. Alex Polizzis Secret Italy S01E01 PDTV x264-TVCUKRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | 9Down.Com

    'Alex Polizzi's Secret Italy' follows Alex Polizzi as she travels across Italy, exploring the country from the North to the South. She heads to famous Italian cities such as Venice, Milan and Rome and also visits the Puglia coast.

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  8. Theatre review: The Merry Widow is an ensemble work that is tight and well balancedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    Tenor Melvin Tan and British-Sri Lankan soprano Kishani Jayasinghe are cast of Singapore Lyric Opera's production, The Merry Widow. Since gender stereotyping has come under intense media scrutiny of late, the Singapore Lyric Opera's production of Franz Lehar's The Merry Widow over the weekend could not have come at a better time.

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  9. Lush Rachmaninoff, balanced Mozart open Philharmonic seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... program that opened the Boston Philharmonic season on Thursday offered two Mozart works (the overture to his opera "Cosi fan tutte" and the Sinfonia concertante for violin and viola) in the first half and one by Rachmaninoff (his immense Symphony ...

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  10. Met Opera: MACBETH EncoreRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Hudson Reporter

    Star soprano Anna Netrebko delivers her searing portrayal of Lady Macbeth, the mad and murderous mate of A1 2eljko LuA iA 's doomed Macbeth, for the first time at the Met. Adrian Noble's chilling production of Verdi's masterful adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy also stars Joseph Calleja as the noble Macduff and Rene Pape as Banquo.

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  11. la Opera Presents Double Bill of Dido and Aeneas and Bluebeard's Castle, Now thru 11/15Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    LA Opera's production of Henry Purcell 's Dido and Aeneas and Bela Bartk's Bluebeard's Castle, two riveting stagings of two disparate operas written more than two centuries apart that come together in a unique double bill, running for six performances from today, October 25 through November 15, 2014. Barrie Kosky, director of last season's wildly popular production ofThe Magic Flute, returns to Los Angeles to stage the U.S. premiere of his production, which received rave reviews and played to sold out houses last year when it premiered at the Frankfurt Opera and was subsequently presented at the Edinburgh Festival.

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  12. Birmingham Hippodrome Presents Ringside Film Series to Accompany the Ring Cycle, Beginning TonightRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    This coming November, Birmingham Hippodrome will present Wagner's epic The Ring Cycle in its entirety. Conducted by Maestro Valery Gergiev with his world-famous Mariinsky Opera, it is the only UK date in 2014.

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  13. Metropolitan Opera Tenor Appears with Livingston Symphony OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com

    Opera and classical music lovers alike have the rare opportunity to experience the brilliance of a Metropolitan Opera Tenor in an easily accessible, affordable venue on Saturday, November 8, at 7:30 pm. Featured in this season opening Livingston Symphony Orchestra Concert is Wagnerian Tenor Adam Laurence Herskowitz.

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  14. Concert to mark St Andrew's Church's 50th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bromsgrove Standard

    ... reflections on happy vacations in the Rhine Valley, Brahms' Tragic Overture and Borodin's exciting overture to his opera, Prince Igor. This concert will be conducted by the Orchestra's Music Director, Richard Jenkinson and starts at 7.30pm. Tickets ...

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  15. Ensemble. Wildly BeautifulRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Music and Vision Daily

    Witches dressed as village ladies of the 1950s as New York Metropolitan Opera begins its HD broadcast season with Verdi's Macbeth, described by MARIA NOCKIN Macbeth was Verdi 's first Shakespearean work and his tenth opera . He wrote it for the Teatro della Pergola in Florence where it was premiered on 14 March 1847.

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  16. Reviews: Classical: OAE/Roth: Royal Festival Hall, London 4/5Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    ... of both works lacked intensity at times: the long passage drawn from Beatrice's great act-two aria in Berlioz's opera could have been more introverted; the Eroica's Funeral March took a while to gain momentum. But the overture's quicksilver allegro ...

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  17. For CSO in Geneva, a touch of drama, enthusiasmRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    ... "Verdi, 'Nabucco.'" The crowd responded: "Ahhhhhh!" After the orchestra's gallop through the Italian composer's opera music, the crowd was on its feet, with one woman shouting, "Bravo! ! Bravo!" "It's an ensemble with a huge discipline and (great) ...

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  18. Famed Opera Singer to Perform in BethesdaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Kicking off the 2014-2015 concert series at the Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church in Bethesda next week is a performance by world-renowned opera singer Denyce Graves. Appearing on Saturday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m., Graves will sing a selection of English and French art songs, which are pieces specifically written for a solo performance with the accompaniment of a piano.

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  19. Fall madly in love with Mobile Opera's 'Werther'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... at 251-432-6772, or in person at The Larkins Music Center, located at 257 Dauphin Street. MOBILE, Alabama -- Mobile Opera's production of Jules Massenet's tragic opera "Werther" is a moody masterpiece speckled with brilliant moments of comic relief. ...

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  20. Renee Fleming, Ramsey Lewis & More Set for Lyric Opera of...Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Lyric Opera of Chicago will celebrate its glorious history and future on Saturday, November 1, with a star-studded 60th Anniversary Concert at the Civic Opera House beginningat 6:30pm - sixty years to the day after the company officially launched its very first season. Jane Lynch , the force-of-nature comedic actress and Illinois native, will rock the house in her Lyric debut as master of ceremonies.

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