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

    7 hrs ago | 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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  2. 2014 Wexford Festival Opera Festival Kicks Off TodayRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | 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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  3. The Tucker TraditionRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | 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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  4. Coming to Muscat: A love tale for all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | 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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  5. Mobile Opera Presents: WertherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | 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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  6. Nora Sourouzian - New MusicRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | 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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  7. Mobile Opera makes a mad, poetic and passionate love story singRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Alabama Live

    ... That's how strong Goethe's influence was on society at the time." About 120 years later, the French composer Jules Massenet wrote an opera based on the book. By then, Anderson said, the copycat Werther craze had ended. Mobile Opera will present ...

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  8. Buenos Aires revives tradition of zarzuelaRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... distinguished from such genres as the Singspiel (such as Mozart's The Magic Flute) or the opra-comique (such as Massenet's Manon), but generally such pieces have some dramatic elements that approach them to operas that are sung throughout. Operas as ...

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  9. Review: Cortez gives maestro a send-off as SouthWest concerts beginRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | Cortez Journal News

    ... Saint-Saens in a Spanish style, and the famous “Meditation” from the opera Thais by Frenchman Jules Massenet. Rathnam, a flamboyant showman and technical wizard endeared himself to the Cortez audience last year when he performed a ...

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  10. Review A joyous farewell Cortez audience gives maestro Post a rousing ...Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Cortez Journal News

    ... Saint-Saens in a Spanish style, and the famous “Meditation” from the opera Thais by Frenchman Jules Massenet. Rathnam, a flamboyant showman and technical wizard endeared himself to the Cortez audience last year when he performed a ...

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  11. Review A joyous farewell Cortez audience give maestro Post a rousing...Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Cortez Journal News

    ... Saint-Saens in a Spanish style, and the famous “Meditation” from the opera Thais by Frenchman Jules Massenet. Rathnam, a flamboyant showman and technical wizard endeared himself to the Cortez audience last year when he performed a ...

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  12. Twilight opera in Mia MiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Shepparton News Online

    ... ensembles will highlight the beauty and power of the singers' voices in range of works by Handel, Mozart, Rossini, Massenet, Offenbach, Strauss, Verdi and Wagner. Mia Mia's Lynne and David McDonald run The Alice Amy McDonald Scholarship Trust and ...

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  13. Marin Symphony's Fantastique Season OpenerRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | SF Classical Voice

    ... encore, played together with the orchestra: the MA ditation from the opera ThaA s by French composer Jules Massenet (1842-1912). The cellist could have easily filled an entire program with these bite-size musical delicacies; his many adoring ...

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  14. Massenet's CendrillonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | NeOnbubble

    Out of nowhere while flicking around the TV channels yesterday I spotted that an opera whose name I didn't recognise was about to start. Every now and then I like to pretend I've got a smidgeon of class about me so I settled down and watched from start to finish a performance of Massenet's Cendrillon as played out at the Royal Opera House in 2011.

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  15. Explore the passion and poetry of 'Werther' at a series of marvelous Mobile Opera eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Alabama Live

    MOBILE, Alabama -- Mobile Opera's 2014-2015 season will kick off with the moody and tragic romantic opera "Werther" on Friday, Oct. 24 and Sunday, Oct. 26 at the Mobile Civic Center Theatre, located at 401 Civic Center Dr. Before the tale of the passionate poet Werther's ill-fated obsession with the lovely Charlotte unfolds on the Saenger stage, curious opera-goers will have several chances to get better acquainted with the Jules Massenet opera, which is based on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's 1774 German novel "The Sorrows of Young Werther." Mobile Opera artistic director Andy Anderson will lead three entertaining Opera 101 sessions shedding light on the background, context and music of "Werther."

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  16. Los Angeles Opera's la TraviataRead the original story

    Friday Oct 3 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    In her fifth role in Los Angeles, soprano Nino Machaidze consolidated her status as a favorite of Angeleno audiences with a superbly sung Violetta in Verdi's La Traviata, which I heard on Friday, September 26 at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. This production, staged by Marta Domingo, reprised the Los Angeles pairing of Nino Machaidze and PlacA do Domingo heard in June in Massenet's Thais.

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  17. Opera Company of Middlebury Does La TraviataRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Seven Days

    ... fixes from the company's annual June productions, which typically feature works "a little on the fringes," from Massenet's Thas to this past season's L'italiana in Algeri by Rossini. (The next selection breaks that trend: Puccini's Turandot .) OCM's ...

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  18. Manon - reviews of 'sizzling' Royal Ballet revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | The First Post

    A revival of Kenneth MacMillan's ballet Manon has opened at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. MacMillan created the ballet in 1974, based on Abbe Prevost's 1731 novel, with a score by Jules Massenet.

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  19. Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 1 Oct 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | The First Post

    ... vent Garden. It follows the downfall of a young Parisian courtesan torn between a rich man and a poor lover, with a Massenet score. "Sizzling," says The Times. Until 1 November.

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  20. Marin Symphony's Fantastique Season OpenerRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | SF Classical Voice

    ... encore, played together with the orchestra: the MA ditation from the opera ThaA s by French composer Jules Massenet (1842-1912). The cellist could have easily filled an entire program with these bite-size musical delicacies; his many adoring ...

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