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  1. Poliuto, Glyndebourne, Review: 'A Five-Star Musical Performance, Let Down By A Two-Star Staging'Read the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Groong

    POLIUTO, GLYNDEBOURNE, REVIEW: 'A FIVE-STAR MUSICAL PERFORMANCE, LET DOWN BY A TWO-STAR STAGING' Director Mariame Clement is out of her depth - unable to make the Ancient World convincing, her solution is predictable if not plain corny, says Rupert Christiansen Michael Fabiano in Donizetti's Poliuto Photo: Tristram Kenton By Rupert Christiansen 10:50PM BST 21 May 2015 In a blaze of early summer sunshine, Glyndebourne inaugurated its new season with the novel departure of a rarely heard tragedy by Donizetti DASH popular throughout the nineteenth century and famously revived in 1960 at La Scala with Maria Callas and Franco Corelli in the leads, but seldom performed since.

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  2. BWW Reviews: Theatre Baton Rouge's Master Class Teaches...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Whether audience members know, or let alone have heard, about opera singer Maria Callas , MASTER CLASS offers much to contemplate about the dedication towards one's art. Beautifully acted and sung, Theatre Baton Rouge , in conjunction with the LSU College of Music and Dramatic Arts, has created a finely tuned production of Terrence McNally 's play with music, which highlights the life of an extraordinary diva.

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  3. Cannes: Content Films President Jamie Carmichael on Selling...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... in the House of God, internationally. The 49-year-old, who is in Cannes with a slate of films including a Maria Callas biopic starring Noomi Rapace, the doc Steve McQueen, The Man & Le Mans and The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea , produced by and ...

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  4. Babylon Soundgarden Festival to begin May 23 in KilyosRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Turkish Daily News

    ... Siouxsie Sioux due to her voice and musical style, the artist is influenced by a wide range of musicians from Maria Callas to the Rolling Stones. She successfully launched her first album "Anna Calvi" in 2011 featuring many fellow musicians such as ...

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  5. Theater: Early 'Dr. Zhivago' closure snows on Antaramian's paradeRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Groong

    ... for a living in Texas.) Even when she's playing someone who's larger than life, as she did when portraying diva Maria Callas in the 2012 StageWorks Fresno production of "Master Class," there's a sense in Antaramian's work of groundedness, of being ...

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  6. Cannes: U.K.'s Ealing Studios Entertainment Gets New OwnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... four to six films a year. "I'm basically moving the brand forward." Among the films coming up from Ealing are a Maria Callas biopic starring Noomi Rapace , which is selling in the Marche and "doing really well," according to Latham-Jones. Rapace ...

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  7. What's Up With Opera Pictures, Doc?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... fate of the fourth picture, a filmed adaptation of the stage play Master Class , a fictionalized drama about Maria Callas's time as a voice teacher, is now up in the air. The HBO project aimed to reunite Streep with her most frequent collaborator ...

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  8. Classical Music Post: Noomi Rapace Set to Star as Maria CallasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    "Whale Rider" director Niki Caro has signed up to direct a biopic of Maria Callas, with Noomi Rapace set to star. The film will focus on the volatile relationship between Maria Callas and Aristotle Onassis, who charmed the singer with his wealth and bravado and who made her lose interest in her career.

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  9. Noomi Rapace to play Maria CallasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Entertainment Weekly

    Noomi Rapace has signed on to play one of the most famous opera singers of all time: Maria Callas. Niki Caro will direct Callas and has adapted the screenplay from Alfonso Signorini's biography, Too Proud, Too Fragile .

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  10. Noomi Rapace to play Maria Callas in biopicRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Newkerala.com

    Directed by Niki Caro, the biopic is centred on the passionate relationship the singer had with Greek tycoon Aristotle Onassis lasting almost two decades. Caro will direct "Callas" from a screenplay that she adapted from Alfonso Signorini's biography "Too Proud, Too Fragile", reports variety.com.

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  11. Noomi Rapace to Play Iconic Opera Singer Maria Callas in Romantic Biopic CALLASRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Noomi Rapace has signed on to play the iconic and most influential female opera singer of the 20th century, Maria Callas, in the feature biopic "Callas." Niki Caro is attached to direct "Callas" from a screenplay she adapted from Alfonso Signorini's biography Too Proud, Too Fragile.

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  12. Rapace to star in Callas biopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Newsday

    The film Callas will focus on the American-born Greek singer's almost two-decade long relationship with Greek tycoon Aristotle Onassis. "This movie is about an extraordinary woman whose deepest desire is to lead an ordinary life with the man of her choice," said the film's producer.

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  13. Gus Van Sant's Sea Of Trees Lands First Big Deal Of Cannes 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | WENN Blog

    ... the first day of Cannes. Among the casting news announced at the festival, Noomi Rapace will portray opera diva Maria Callas in director Niki Caro's upcoming biopic and Mexican movie star Gael Garcia Bernal will reunite with Chilean filmmaker Pablo ...

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  14. Dragon Tattoo's Noomi Rapace to play Maria CallasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | RTE.ie

    Rapace will portray Callas in her final years and the film will focus on her relationship with shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Prometheus star Noomi Rapace is to play opera icon Maria Callas in a new biopic. ScreenDaily.com reports that Niki Caro will direct Callas , which she has adapted from Alfonso Signorini's biography Too Proud, Too Fragile .

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  15. Noomi Rapace Tuning Up For 'Callas' Biopic; Content Selling - CannesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Deadline

    Noomi Rapace is set to play iconic opera singer Maria Callas in the feature biopic Callas . Niki Caro is attached to direct from a screenplay she adapted from Alsfonso Signorini's biography Too Proud, Too Fragile .

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  16. Noomi Rapace to portray Maria Callas in the opera singer bioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Noomi Rapace will portray opera singer Maria Callas in the feature biopic "Callas" with Niki Caro directing, Variety reports. The biopic is centered on the passionate relationship the singer had with Greek tycoon Aristotle Onassis lasting almost two decades.

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  17. Cannes: Download THR's Day 1 DailyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... y comes to realize that she is strangely connected to these far-off events via the power of her mind. biopic of Maria Callas is moving forward, with Noomi Rapace set to star as the famed opera diva who had a two-decade affair with Aristotle Onassis.

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  18. Theatre Baton Rouge presents drama on life of CallasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Maria Callas, right, played by Sandra Moon, instructs her 'Master Class' student Sophie de Palma, played by Rachel Lorando, while Manny Weinstock, played by Michael Borowitz, accompanies on piano. The Theatre Baton Rouge and LSU Department of Theatre's collaborative production opens May 15. Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Maria Callas, played by Sandra Moon, and Manny Weinstock, played by Michael Borowitz, will be taking the stage in 'Master Class,' which explores the life of the opera diva.

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  19. She's still got it! Jane Seymour, 64, looks radiant in coral dress...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Daily Mail

    ... and many are chronicled when you are well-known,' she said. 'I had a near-death experience when I was playing Maria Callas in a movie about Onasis. I had a bronchial infection, and when you're an actress a doctor says "You need a week's rest," and ...

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  20. Italy's Enchanting Ischia and L'Albergo della Regina IsabellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | BeautyNewsNYC

    ... past and present have found respite here, including Francis Ford Coppola, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Maria Callas , and Stephen Spielberg . The poet W. H. Auden was spellbound by Ischia too, and the movie Cleopatra was filmed on the island. ...

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