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  1. Mar del Plata Celebrates 60th AnniRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Argentina's Mar del Plata International Film Fest, which wraps Saturday, not only marks its 29th edition this November but the 60 years since it was first inaugurated in 1954 by then President Juan Domingo Peron. Projected before every screening and on some buildings across the city, an evocative black and white institutional spot by Esteban Sapir captures the history of the festival, with scenes from classics that have played here, including Ingmar Bergman's "Summer with Monika," Orson Welles' "The Trial," Francois Truffaut's "Jules et Jim" and Dennis Hopper's "Easy Rider."

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  2. 100 Creatives 2014: Reginald Smith, Opera SingerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Houston Press

    Reginald Smith is a studio artist in his second year with the Houston Grand Opera which means he's part of a small elite group getting an intense course of study and a chance to appear in operas while readying for what he hopes will be a longtime career.

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  3. Theater Talk: Holiday shows 'Amahl,'...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WNED

    Menotti's opera for all ages - "Amahl and the Night Visitors" - features a new production at the Riviera Theatre this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The BPO and Neglia Ballet team up for Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" Saturday and Sunday at Shea's where Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella" opens on Tuesday.

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  4. Fall in love with Kneehigh Theatrea s a Tristan & YseultaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Paper

    ... production is a charming and poignant mediation on the havoc wreaked by love. The play is based on the 19th century opera "Tristan und Isolde," which was written by German composer Wilhelm Richard Wagner and was itself based on the 12th century ...

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  5. House of Blakewell to Present We Can Make You HappyRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... known chiefly for his remixes of Wagner's DAS RHEINGOLD and Mozart's DON GIOVANNI (Soho Theatre) and his chamber opera MANGA SISTER (Time Out Pick of 2011). He trained at the Royal Academy of Music. Harry won a Musical Theatre Network Award for THE ...

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  6. Audience left amazed after inspiring and emotional concertRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Brighouse Echo

    ... Things" from "The Sound of Music" and then "Birdland" by J. Zawinni . A wonderful programme of popular pieces from opera that most people know and adore was then performed as the soloists returned to sing Mon Coeur S'ouvre a ta voix (Samson and ...

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  7. Qadar the Opera Premieres at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts CenterRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    The Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art will present the world premiere of the opera Qadar at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland in College Park, Wednesday, Dec. 3, and Thursday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required and can be obtained at https://theclarice.umd.edu/calendar or by phone at 405-2787. The event is part of the National Museum of African Art's multiyear series of programming titled Connecting the Gems of the Indian Ocean: From Oman to East Africa, and it is made possible by a $1.8 million gift by the Sultanate of Oman.

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  8. Choral concert comes to the town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Kidderminster Shuttle

    Taking place on Saturday at 7.30pm, the Opera Gala Evening features performances of tunes by some of the greatest opera composers. Conducted by Geoffrey Weaver, the society's musical director, the concert features soloists Linda Richardson, Harriet Williams, Paul Clarke and Quentin Hayes, accompanied by The Elgar Sinfonia.

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  9. BWW Reviews: It's a Wonderful it's a Wonderful Life at Center StageRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Playwright Joe Landry seems to have created himself an one-man genre, the "reenacted" experience of watching a studio during the broadcast of a play during radio's great era, the time when radio was the only broadcast medium. I say "almost" because an anonymous adapter came pretty close to pulling off the same stunt with a reenactment of an actual radio play broadcast, 1938's The War of the Worlds , produced four years ago at Washington's Scena Theatre .

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  10. Candlelight Christmas Concert, St John's Church, Devizes.Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

    Theatre companies, an opera group and school choirs are coming together for a Christmas concert to raise funds for Wiltshire Air Ambulance. The Invitation Theatre Company and White Horse Opera, both from Devizes, and Trowbridge's TAOS Musical Theatre will be joined by Salisbury Cathedral Junior Choir and The Cherubini and Seraphim Choirs from Salisbury Cathedral School to present an evening of beautiful music, all set to candlelight.

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  11. Soprano Barbara Padilla to Release First Christmas Single 'Ave Maria', TodayRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of colorful, carefully arranged pieces that reflect Brbara's diverse musical passions, Brbara Padilla is a blend of opera, instrumental classical music and contemporary pop. The album was produced by the Grammy-winning team of Gregg Field and Jorge ...

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  12. Italian Conductor Gianandrea Noseda Takes Rossini's William Tell on TourRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Vanity Fair

    At the first of two performances of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, led by Gianandrea Noseda, the music director of Teatro Regio Torino, the audience broke into loud, spontaneous applause after every movement. The bass soloist was the Russian Ildar Abdrazakov, who had starred at the Metropolitan Opera a few months earlier in Borodin's Prince Igor, which Noseda had also conducted, to major critical acclaim.

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  13. Sensual biopic ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    ... humanise Saint Laurent as much as sensualise him. and shown earlier this year in special screenings, look like a soap opera unworthy of the couturier's sophistication (that film was endorsed by the House of Saint Laurent, while this one wasn't). - ...

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  14. William Tell - Turin Royal TheatreRead the original story

    Thursday | BlogTO

    On December 5, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra welcomes Italy's Turin Royal Theatre for an exceptional concert production of Rossini's final opera, William Tell. Guest conductor Gianandrea Noseda-a TSO favourite-is at the helm of the full Turin Royal Theatre Orchestra and Chorus.

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  15. Orchestra and choir uniting for pre-Christmas concertRead the original story

    Thursday | Truro Daily News

    Allister Fraser, a Stellarton native, will be heard on his rare strohviol during a concert at St. Andrew's United Church in Truro on Dec. 7 that will feature the St. Andrew's Choir and the Pictou County Community Orchestra. The concert begins at 3 p.m. On Dec. 7, beginning at 3 p.m., the Pictou County Community Orchestra and the St. Andrew's Choir are gathering for a pre-Christmas concert.

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  16. Arts assemble in AucklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Stuff.co.nz

    The 19-day festival will feature a mix of theatre, music, cabaret, dance and visual arts, including major shows such as the African adaptation of Verdi's opera "MacbEth". More than 100 local and international shows, exhibitions and performers are lined up for the event that has drawn in crowds of more than 1.2 million people since it started in 2003.

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  17. Latest Haworth and Stanbury community newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Keighleynews.co.uk

    Friday: Haworth Cinema is showing The Fault In Our Stars at West Lane Baptist Church at 7.30pm. Tickets are A 4 for adults, A 2 for students.

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  18. Bryn Terfel shines in L'Elisir d'amore at the Royal Opera HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | IcNetwork

    Not many singers, let alone opera singers, can pack them in at 1,500 cinemas in 40 countries to watch a live broadcast. But then not all singers are Bryn Terfel .

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  19. Tropical Treat: LA Opera's "Florencia en el Amazonas"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Easy Reader News

    Clockwise from the top: David Pittsinger as the Captain, Nancy Fabiola Herrera as Paula, Gordon Hawkins as Alvaro, Veronica Villarroel as Florencia, and Lisette Oropesa as Rosalba. PHOTO COURTESY CRAIG T. MATHEW / LA OPERA Magic Realism, as a somewhat loose literary classification, emerged from Latin America during the 1960s and '70s with astonishing works by Julio Cortazar, Jose Donoso, Mario Vargas Llosa, and of course Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

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  20. Review: University Choir, Central Hall, University of YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | York Press

    Soloists Catrin Woodruff , Anna Harvey , Jason Darnell and Johnny Herford instantly proved to be an excellent vocal ensemble - fresh, lively and moving with terrific, energetic support from pianist Ben Horden. And then the Rossini.

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