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  1. Live From Lincoln Center to Present the Richard Tucker Opera Gala on PBS in JanuaryRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | BroadwayWorld.com

    This January, Live From Lincoln Center-continuing its 40th anniversary season-will broadcast one of the most celebrated opera events of the year, the Richard Tucker Music Foundation's annual gala concert. This year's highlight's concert features performances by opera's brightest lights and rising stars, including Joseph Calleja, Angela Meade, A1 2eljko Lucic, Ildar Abdrazakov, Pretty Yende , as well as the 2014 Richard Tucker Award winner Michael Fabiano in solo and ensemble selections from works by Puccini, Mozart, Bellini, Massenet, Donizetti, Verdi, and Bernstein, conducted by Maestro Emmanuel Villaume with the New York Choral Society.

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  2. OpA ra de MontrA al Gala goes American - and EnglishRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Canada.com

    ... tote Stadt (Korngold) with fine diction and admirable tonal focus. Arguably the most interesting selection was the Massenet-style aria Bernard Herrmann wrote for Citizen Kane. It is sung badly in the movie, in accordance with the demands of the ...

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  3. Andrea Bocelli to perform holiday-tinged concert SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Detroit News

    Andrea Bocelli to perform holiday-tinged concert Sunday The Italian tenor returns to Detroit after 15 years for selections from his albums Check out this story on detroitnews.com: http://detne.ws/1AlBPMF Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli has a special connection to Detroit. It was here, in 1999, where he made his North American opera debut on the stage of the Detroit Opera House in Massenet's "Werther."

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  4. Opera singers share their Passion for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Cravenherald.co.uk

    The concert will feature music by Handel, Johann Strauss II, Puccini, Mel TormA , Cornelius, Massenet, Michael Head, Berlioz and Roger Quilter, and songs made famous by stars like Judy Garland, Nat King Cole, and Mario Lanza.

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  5. BWW Reviews: Trout En Fin! Presented Youthful Works By Great ComposersRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... a married woman shoots himself on Christmas Eve, was blamed for triggering a rash of copycat suicides in Germany. Massenet wrote an opera based on the story. For Brahms, the tale was particularly close to his own experience and fortunately he picked ...

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  6. Opera workshop performs to prepare for the springRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Bulletin

    ... Opera also featured a scene from Mozart's The Magic Flute, Gian Carlo Menotti's The Old Maid and the Theif, Jules Massenet's Manon, and Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado, a Japanese inspired opera featuring all seven performers. "I thought they were ...

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  7. New World Symphony's 'Pulse' combines music and art at upcoming eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Fellows. Bullock, the winner of the 2014 Naumburg International Vocal Competition, has performed the title role in Massenet's "Cendrillon" with the Juilliard Opera, She has also toured South America as Pamina in Peter Brook's award-winning "A Magic ...

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  8. Peabody Opera Theatre captures the charm of 'Cendrillon'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    Wenhui Xu,left, as the Fairy Godmother, and Rebecca Elizabeth Wood as a sleeping Cendrillon, in the Peabody Opera Theatre production of "Cendrillon" Wenhui Xu,left, as the Fairy Godmother, and Rebecca Elizabeth Wood as a sleeping Cendrillon, in the Peabody Opera Theatre production of "Cendrillon" Wenhui Xu,left, as the Fairy Godmother, and Rebecca Elizabeth Wood as a sleeping Cendrillon, in the Peabody Opera Theatre production of "Cendrillon" When it comes to evaluating pure enchantment in opera, Humperdinck's "Hansel und Gretel" would probably top most lists. If more companies would give Massenet's "Cendrillon" its due, this exquisite treatment of the Cinderella tale would give those lost kids and wicked witch a run for their money.

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  9. Opera San Jose takes on Rossini's 'The Italian Girl in Algiers' for the first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... "Mezzos have the standard seductress roles," explains Chavez, citing the examples of Bizet's "Carmen," Charlotte in Massenet's "Werther" and Dalila in "Samson and Delilah" by Saint-Saens. In "Algiers," she says, "It's funny because some of the other ...

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  10. Sondra Radvanovsky triumphs in dynamic recitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... triumphed for an adoring audience. She sang a challenging program of arias and songs by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Massenet, Duparc, Copland, and yes, of course, Verdi, the composer she has become most identified with because of her commanding ...

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  11. Better late than never, Maghan McPhee makes a CDRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... people could listen to and not get tired of. Not a bad plan for a debut disc. She has a particular fondness for the Massenet songs on the disc. McPhee is always looking for something unique and Massenet fit the bill. Even though the songs are ...

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  12. Joseph Rouleau: "Sings French Opera"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Opera News

    ... de Perth ) does a performance within a performance. Perhaps most striking of all is Brother Boniface's scene from Massenet's Jongleur de Notre-Dame . Rouleau is direct, impassioned and - the word comes to mind throughout the recital - specific. The ...

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  13. Change of Aria CodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... might take that "Lyric" in the name to mean this company restricts itself to small-scale stagings of Gounod and Massenet is a bigger issue than it was when you could count the skyscrapers Downtown on one hand. What the organization wanted was a name ...

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  14. New World Symphony's 'Pulse' combines music and art at upcoming eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Fellows. Bullock, the winner of the 2014 Naumburg International Vocal Competition, has performed the title role in Massenet's "Cendrillon" with the Juilliard Opera, She has also toured South America as Pamina in Peter Brook's award-winning "A Magic ...

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

    Oct 24, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... 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. At the dress rehearsal on ...

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  16. 2014 Wexford Festival Opera Festival Kicks Off TodayRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... will sing the role of Hrodias. Nora impressed audiences and critics alike last year in her performances in the Massenet double bill, in which she sang two widely contrasting roles in the same evening, demonstrating her versatility and talent. ...

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  17. The Tucker TraditionRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Opera News

    ... high gear: Angela Meade, the 2011 winner of the Tucker Award, electrified the audience with "Esprits de l'air" from Massenet's Esclarmonde , backed up by mezzo Jennifer Johnson Cano. Meade sang with tonal beauty, splendid rhythmic elasticity and ...

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  18. Coming to Muscat: A love tale for all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Times of Oman

    ... with it, since his previous opera was a failure, and there was already a French version of Manon Lescaut by Jules Massenet, Brignoli explained. "It was very courageous of him, and hard. We hear this struggle in the music because Puccini wanted to ...

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  19. Mobile Opera Presents: WertherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | WALA

    In October, the lavishly sensual music of Massenet sets Goethe's dramatic story in the opera, Werther, seen for the first time on Mobile Opera's stage. Massenet completed Werther in 1887, but the story was too serious for the Paris scene of the time and so was rejected by the Opera-Comique in Paris.

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  20. Nora Sourouzian - New MusicRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2014 | Groong

    ... I hear her? After triumphantly assuming two contrasting title-roles in "the crazy challenge" of a double bill of Massenet's Thérèse and La Navarraise in 2013, she returns to Wexford this month to sing Herodias in Mariotte's Salomé - ...

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