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

    21 hrs ago | 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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  2. Jennifer Holbrook, gifted, Peabody-trained soprano, dies at 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | 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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  3. View scheduleRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | 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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  4. opera Review BOC's up-close and personal - Werther'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | 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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  5. This is the time. And this is the record of the time.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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