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  1. Baroque music wants to touch youRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Age

    ... one sort of technique, you know. There wasn't much difference between performing Rameau and performing Gounod or Massenet or Debussy or Faure." His approach was to pay attention to the music and to play it on instruments the composers would have ...

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  2. Milena Kitic is the diva next doorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | The Wave

    ... with the company in 2013 for a single performance in the title role of "Carmen," then again in 2014, as Albine in Massenet's "ThaA s," sharing the stage with PlA cido Domingo and Nino Machaidze. "Then things changed, times have changed and life just ...

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  3. The Spitfire of SevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Eugene Weekly

    ... Bizet's opera with music from Shchedrin's Carmen Suite and fleshing it all out with additional music from Bizet and Massenet, another 19th-century French composer. Pimble says Carmen is the only show in the season that will not feature live music. ...

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  4. Cinderella earns her keep at the U. of U. this springRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... add a touch of fun. The Lyric Opera Ensemble will team up with the U.'s top orchestra, the Utah Philharmonia, for Massenet's "Cendrillon" in April. "It will be interesting to see how differently they tell the same story," Breault said. Where Rossini ...

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  5. Husson University's Gracie Theatre Will Celebrate Romance With Bizet to Broadway ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | PRWeb

    ... performances include the role of Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticana at the Opera Hamilton, and his first Des Grieux in Massenet's Manon with the Calgary Opera. In describing the role of Don Jose in Carmen, Troxell says, "The character takes a fabulous ...

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  6. Opera Atelier takes on Milan's famous La ScalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | The Globe and Mail

    ... Aida and slunk off stage. (A few months ago, he turned down the opportunity to redeem himself at La Scala in Jules Massenet's Werther .) So are Marshall Pynkoski and Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg, the founders and co-artistic directors of Toronto's ...

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  7. Jennifer Holbrook, gifted, Peabody-trained soprano, dies at 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... If you heard the poised and charming Ms. Holbrook sing the title role in Peabody Opera Theatre's production of Massenet's "Manon," or heard her spin golden tonal threads in the "Dulcissime" solo in Orff's "Carmina Burana" with Concert Artists of ...

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  8. View scheduleRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER brings live performances of opera, drama, music, and dance direct from the stages of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City into American homes, making the world's greatest artists accessible to a nationwide audience. This year's concert features performances by Joseph Calleja, Angela Meade, Zeljko Lucic, Ildar Abdrazakov, Pretty Yende and 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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  9. opera Review BOC's up-close and personal - Werther'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Boston.com

    A novel written mostly in the form of letters, like "The Sorrows of Young Werther," is hardly the ideal starting point for an opera. All the same, Jules Massenet's "Werther," which premiered in Vienna in 1892, distills the essence of Goethe's early masterwork, even as it goes its own very French way.

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  10. This is the time. And this is the record of the time.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | MetaFilter

    ... 1982's Big Science , which scored her an actual radio charting hit in both the US and the UK with O Superman (For Massenet) . Big Science playlist on YouTube BONUS: David Bowie covers O Superman (lead vocal by bassist Gail Ann Dorsey), BONUS: O ...

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  11. Check out the full lineup of OperaBash offerings on WGBH and WGBX this weekend.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | WGBH

    Whether you have a taste for Handel's affecting arias, Donizetti's Tudor queens, Massenet's electrifying duets, Verdi's prostrated protagonists, or the epic mythology of Wagner's Ring Cycle , OperaBash is for you. Grab a box of tissues and settle in for a celebration of high notes and high drama, including the WGBH premiere of Rossini's bravura La Cenerentola .

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

    Dec 18, 2014 | 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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  13. OpA ra de MontrA al Gala goes American - and EnglishRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | 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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  14. Andrea Bocelli to perform holiday-tinged concert SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | 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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  15. Opera singers share their Passion for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | 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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  16. 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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  17. Opera workshop performs to prepare for the springRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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