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  1. BWW Reviews: Dance Theatre Of Harlem is Soul En PointeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Popcorn." James Brown 's screams are undeniably similar to the dramatic notes of a coloratura soprano. Compare Maria Callas ' exqusite dramatic notes in "Vissi D'Arte" to James Brown 's spine tingling scream in "Mother Popcorn" and tell me I'm ...

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  2. Italian tenor Bergonzi, Verdi specialist, dies aged 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... reer when he debuted in Milan's La Scala and the Colon in Buenos Aires in 1953. He played opposite the likes of Maria Callas and Montserrat Caballe under the direction of Herbert Von Karajan and Riccardo Mutti.

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  3. Renee Fleming lights up light comedy 'Living for Love' at Williamstown FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Examiner.com

    ... satirizing other specific opera stars. Her diva is not an over the top character, say the way an outraged Maria Callas might be played. Fleming's Raquel is assured of her talent, has earned her way into her position and is entirely used to the focus ...

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  4. 'Master Class' is a master work about the ultimate opera legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Wisconsin Gazette

    Terrence McNally's Master Class imagines a lesson that three fictitious students might have received from 20th-century operatic legend Maria Callas at New York's The Juilliard School in the 1970s.

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  5. Juventus Lyrica revisit Cherubini's Med eRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... and was a huge success. The work's career lost its momentum until the 20th century, when it was revived for Maria Callas and then Gwyneth Jones and Eileen Farrell. The story is based on the ancient tragedy by Euripides and it deals with the ...

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  6. Renee Fleming Makes Her Acting Debut in 'Living on Love'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The New York Observer

    ... who knew she was so funny? Grimacing when anyone mentions "Tebaldi" and making little shrieking noises at the name "Callas," she sends up opera with a delicious flourish, making unctuous faces and striking outrageous poses like Jean Hagen in Singin' ...

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  7. BELLINI: I PuritaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Opera News

    Some might be puzzled to see Mirella Freni's name heading a cast of I Puritani. But it is instructive to remember that while Maria Callas's vocally opulent Elvira restored dramatic vibrancy to Bellini's heroine in the early 1950s - and successors such as Joan Sutherland and Beverly Sills contributed vocal virtuosity to their performances of the ... (more)

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  8. Cowles Center starts 2014-15 season with Parsons DanceRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | TwinCities

    ... Jim Brickman's "Yesterday Once More," comedian Shed G and Minnesota Concert Opera's new work about opera diva Maria Callas. CADOTT, Wis. -- A Minnesota man was struck by lightning Friday, but that wasn't enough to keep him from attending Country ...

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  9. Miners Alley PlayhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2010 | Denver Westword

    ... farce of the twentieth century - and... The words "diva" and "legendary" could have been coined to describe Maria Callas, one of those fiery, imperial, larger-than-life talents who defines her art form for a generation - ... Belgians and Greeks do ...

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  10. Living on Love in WilliamstownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Berkshire Fine Arts

    ... Maestro says of his perceived rival. She cringes when the ingnue compares her to Renata Tebaldi or, good grief, Maria Callas. There are comments about Eleanor Roosevelt. Huh! Given the general age of the audience those vintage references got their ...

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  11. Cowles Center starts 2014-15 season with Parsons DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | TwinCities

    ... Jim Brickman's "Yesterday Once More," comedian Shed G and Minnesota Concert Opera's new work about opera diva Maria Callas. CADOTT, Wis. -- A Minnesota man was struck by lightning Friday, but that wasn't enough to keep him from attending Country ...

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  12. BWW Reviews: Leslie Uggams Makes History as GYPSY's First African-American Rose at UConnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... is no stranger to playing great roles not typically associated with an African-American actress. She's played Maria Callas , Reno Sweeney, Desiree Armfeldt and Dolly Levi. So did director Vincent J. Cardinal set out to make history by casting her as ...

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  13. New Mix: Robert Plant, Jeff Tweedy, Sarah Jaffe, Sinkane, The Bug, MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | National Public Radio

    ... resident classical music guru Tom Huizenga appears at the studio door, life-size cut out of opera singer Maria Callas under his arm, to play a composition by the Arcade Fire 's Richard Reed Parry called "French Guitars." The piece, which features ...

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  14. 8 Things To Know This AMRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Refinery 29

    ... Comic-Con. Classic move for a bunch of District 13 rebels. ( Badass Digest ) Meryl Streep will play opera icon Maria Callas in Master Class on HBO. Oscar-winner Mike Nichols will direct, so best dust off those Emmys now. ( HBO Watch ) Bravo's first ...

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  15. Actor McKellen shares pic as Sherlock, age 93Read the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    ... fellow Oscar winner Meryl Streep in 'Master Class.' Drawing on the legendary master classes given by opera star Maria Callas, it is based on the Tony award-winning play of the same name by Terrence McNally, who will adapt his work for the screen. ...

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  16. Opera Singer Maria Callas Complete Studio Recordings Now RemasteredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Warner Classics presents the most ambitious and extensive project ever undertaken in the name of the Maria Callas catalogue: a groundbreaking remastered edition of her complete recordings.

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  17. Meryl Streep to play opera singer Maria Callas for HBORead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | IndieLondon

    Master Class will follow Callas in later life, teaching students at New York's Juilliard school.

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  18. Queen Latifah, Beyonce and Jay Z Heading to HBORead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Cybercast News Service

    ... fellow Oscar winner Meryl Streep in "Master Class." Drawing on the legendary master classes given by opera star Maria Callas, it is based on the Tony award-winning play of the same name by Terrence McNally, who will adapt his work for the screen. ...

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  19. Travel: an odyssey to a very different GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | Sunday Herald

    ... rooms, suites and bungalows, some with private pools, perfect for guests seeking more privacy. (One is named Maria Callas in honour of a celebrity visitor.) We're happy to be out in public, taking advantage of the four different restaurants and four ...

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  20. Mike Nichols: It Took Me 50 Years To Figure Out That `The Graduate' Is `Phedre'Read the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Deadline

    ... will film an adaptation of Terrence McNally's Master Class , starring Meryl Streep s a diva in the mold of Maria Callas, beginning after the turn of the year. "I went to see Virginia Woolf and I was stunned, paralyzed," Nichols said. "I'd never seen ...

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