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  1. GP at the Met: The Look of Unrequited Love in WertherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | Public Broadcasting Service

    Jules Massenet's opera Werther is a tragic romance based on Goethe's autobiographical novel The Sorrows of Young Werther , the epitome of the Sturm und Drang Romantic movement in German literature.


  2. Mia Mia opera on againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Benalla Ensign

    Singers from The Opera Studio Melbourne and Gertrude Opera will present a program of arias and assembles from Mozart, Verdi, Massenet, Rossini and Kalman at this year's Mia Mia twilight opera.


  3. You are an obsession: a new season of mad, raw and ill-fated passion at Mobile OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | Alabama Live

    ... gal are the main characters in Mobile Opera's 2014-2015 season. The season's intense and tragic operas are Jules Massenet's "Werther," playing on Oct. 24 and 26 and Giacomo Puccini's "Manon Lescaut," scheduled for March 27 and 29. "'Werther' has ...


  4. Festival review: Opera fans have plenty to enjoy in three Edmonton productionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | Edmonton Journal

    ... Britten's Albert Herring had wandered onto the Broadway stage, and he was ably supported by the rest of the cast. Massenet's Cinderella-based opera, Cendrillon, followed on Wednesday, here receiving its first production in Edmonton. Director Kim ...


  5. New musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... on his sleeve in this ooh-la-la collection of French opera arias. The 12 tracks, featuring lushly scored music by Massenet, Gounod, Bizet, Meyerbeer, Halvy and Offenbach, provide an ideal showcase for Grigolo's dramatic sensibilities. Highlights ...


  6. On The Town: Composer honored with Domingo AwardRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 22 | Pasadena Star-News

    ... Opera (HLAO), chaired the tribute, which took place on June 7, immediately following the final performance of Jules Massenet's “Thaïs,” starring Domingo and the dazzling Russian soprano Nino Machaidze. The award is presented each ...


  7. Don Quichotte, Grange Park Opera, HampshireRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2014 | Financial Times

    Although there are many operas that celebrate youth, few are concerned with old age. Massenet's Don Quichotte , based on Miguel de Cervantes's novel, is an exception - the product of a 67-year-old composer, who uses the story of Don Quixote to ...


  8. Manon TopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Jessica Duchen's classical music blog

    ... are no fewer than three different adaptations of the book on offer at the ROH this year: operas by Puccini and Massenet and, in the autumn, the Kenneth MacMillan ballet (including several performances with Natalia Osipova in the lead); four if you ...


  9. Opera Nuova's affordable shows feature Edmonton's young opera talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 |

    ... is Gordon Gerrard, assistant conductor of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Opera Nuova's production of Jules Massenet's Cendrillion (Cinderella), conducted by Rosemary Thomson, is a first in Edmonton (June 25, 27, matinees June 28, 29). The French ...


  10. Operatic version of classic fairy tale 'Cinderella'Read the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Seaver Drive, Clermont. All operas have English translation. Norma Trivelli will give a brief presentation about Massenet's motivation for composing the opus. East Ridge High School summer-stock show will be the Willy Russell musical drama "Blood ...


  11. Opera showdown: Are women fickle, immoral and crazy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2014 | LA Observed

    ... (Fiordiligi), Roxana Constantinescu (Dorabella) and Rosemary Joshua (Despina). On to women as immoral: Of all Massenet's operas, "Thais" is the one most loaded with the French composer's deep-down conflict: a war between lust and God, between ways ...


  12. Hottest Articles on from 6/1/2014 - 6/8/2014Read the original story

    Jun 8, 2014 |

    ... roles, choreography and direction by Sir Kenneth MacMillian, and music from the opera of the same name by Jules Massenet, the audience was treated to a passion-filled evening underlined by grace, merriment, tragedy, and pure artistry. ( more... ) ...


  13. BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre's MANONRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 |

    ... roles, choreography and direction by Sir Kenneth MacMillian , and music from the opera of the same name by Jules Massenet , the audience was treated to a passion-filled evening underlined by grace, merriment, tragedy, and pure artistry. Peter ...


  14. Juan Diego Fl rez: "L'Amour"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Opera News

    Arias by Adam, Berlioz, Bizet, Boieldieu, Delibes, Donizetti, Gounod, Massenet, Offenbach, Thomas.


  15. 'Thais' gets lost in a time warpRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2014 | The Wave

    Next: 2 p.m. May 25, 7:30 p.m. May 29, 2 p.m. June 1, 7:30 p.m. June 4 and 7. Los Angeles Opera revived Jules Massenet's seldom-performed "ThaA s" on Saturday night at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, and it was easy to see why.


  16. Photo Flash: MidAtlantic Opera's Jason C. Tramm Leads Szeged National Symphony in HungaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2013 |

    ... operas Sapho, La Reine du Saba,), Berlioz (La Damnation de Faust), Bizet (Carmen), Debussy from L'Enfant Prodigue, Massenet (from Cleopatre, Herodiade, and Le Cid), Halevy (La Juive), Offenbach (La belle Helene), and Poulenc (Dialogues de ...


  17. 'Tartuffe' at SCR, Placido Domingo at SCFTA, Beckett's 'Happy Days' at UCIRead the original story

    May 24, 2014 |

    ... Call 714-708-5555 or visit . ** ** ** ** ** Related posts: ** ** ** ** ** Far more obscure is Jules Massenet's masterpiece "ThaA s," which OC theatre and music lovers will have the opportunity to experience on May 27 at Segerstrom Center ...


  18. Fleming To Don Couture for Met GalaRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2008 | New York Sun

    ... Lacroix as she performs scenes from Verdi's "La Traviata," a costume by Mr. Lagerfeld for Chanel in an extract from Massenet's "Manon," and a costume by Mr. Galliano in a selection from Strauss's "Capriccio." This will be the first time any of the ...


  19. The New Review: Critics: Classical: No, it's not The Sound of Music:...Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    ... past operatic heroines Poulenc had in mind when characterising his nuns: among them Verdi's Desdemona, 's Zerlina, Massenet's Thais. That is quite an ask. Otherwise, distinguishing several women in habits and veils - I will stick my neck out and say ...


  20. Jules Massenet's ThaAsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2014 | EDGE

    ... of incredible vocal performances. In addition, the LA Opera Orchestra provided incredible accompaniment with Jules Massenet's incredible score. The heavy use of strings gave the soundtrack a sense of grandiosity, feeling more like a film score than ...