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  1. Operalia 2014 Winners AnnouncedRead the original story

    Sunday |

    ... from Vincenzo Bellini 's I Capuleti e i Montecchi Yi Li (tenor, China, 30) "Pourquoi me rveiller" from Jules Massenet 's Werther Alisa Kolosova (mezzo-soprano, Russia, 27) "Cruda sorte" from Gioachino Rossini's L'Italiana in Algeri Mario Chang ...


  2. Great art from Di Donato, good chamber musicRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 23 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... Verdian parts). But I am curious about whether she wouldn't be right in some French parts such as Charlotte in Massenet's Werther, for the timbre can be warm and she has a fine line in slow "cantabile" music. The classic maturity of Joseph Haydn is ...


  3. Saturday Diary / The soprano who sang me to successRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 |

    ... in six Pittsburgh Opera productions between 1948-62, appearing in "La Boheme" in 1948-49 and again in 1957-58; Massenet's "Manon" in 1952-53 and 1961-62; "La Traviata" in 1954-55; and "Madama Butterfly" in 1955-56. She was conductor Arturo ...


  4. The Met's Summer HD Festival Lights Up Lincoln Center Plaza with ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 |

    ... Ildar Abdrazakov; Verdi's Falstaff conducted by James Levine and starring Ambrogio Maestri and Angela Meade; Massenet's Werther starring Jonas Kaufmann and Sophie Koch ; and Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin starring Anna Netrebko and Mariusz Kwiecien . ...


  5. Licia Albanese, reigning Met soprano of '40s and '50s, diesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | TheDay.Com

    ... Met over the next 26 years, including her widely admired Violetta in Verdi's "La Traviata" and the title role in Massenet's "Manon." In her farewell performance on the closing night of the Met's old house in 1966, she fittingly reprised her ...


  6. Opera Bravura - the grand art's greatest hitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | SFGate

    ... - and a 37-piece orchestra conducted by Greg Anderson. The lineup includes favorite arias and ensembles by Verdi, Massenet, Puccini, Wagner and more. "The idea is to do this as professionally as we can, to give people the feeling of being in the ...


  7. Enjoy an exquisite 'Night of Song' with the stars of Mobile OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | Alabama Live

    MOBILE, Alabama -- If you want a hint of the achingly beautiful music in Mobile Opera's upcoming production of Massenet's tragic work "Werther," you should treat your ears to "Night of Song" on Monday, Aug. 18. Mobile Opera star soprano Megan King , who will play Sophie in "Werther," will be among the superb singers performing favorites from opera ... (more)


  8. Arias and gracesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | The Economist

    ... have sung alone on the Met stage. This summer he has returned to London, four years after his performance here in Massenet's "Manon" (which the Guardian called "The most sensational debut to be heard at Covent Garden for some time") marked him as a ...


  9. Great Performances at the MetRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2014 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... Onegin with Renee Fleming and Dmitri . . . Director Richard Eyre returns to the Met with a new staging of Jules Massenet's tragic romance "Werther," starring Jonas Kaufmann and Elina Garanca in their first Met performances as the brooding poet ...


  10. There's something in the ariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Copenhagen Post

    ... festival include full length performances of Romeo and Juliet, Manon, The Marriage of Figaro and Ottone in Villa. Massenet's Manon has French soprano Patricia Petitbon in the title role and will be one of the festival highlights. A close-shaven ...


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

    Jul 12, 2014 | 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.


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

    Jul 10, 2014 | 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.


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

    Jul 3, 2014 | 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 ...


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

    Jun 26, 2014 | 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 ...


  15. New musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | 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 ...


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

    Jun 22, 2014 | 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 ...


  17. 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 ...


  18. 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 ...


  19. 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 ...


  20. 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 ...