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

    Oct 3, 2014 | 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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  2. Los Angeles Opera's la TraviataRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | 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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  3. Opera Company of Middlebury Does La TraviataRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | 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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  4. Manon - reviews of 'sizzling' Royal Ballet revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | 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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  5. Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 1 Oct 2014Read the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | 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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  6. Marin Symphony's Fantastique Season OpenerRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | 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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  7. Captivating Revival Of Manon From The Royal BalletRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2014 | Londonist

    This ballet version of Manon was created by legendary choreographer Kenneth MacMillan for the Royal Ballet in 1974, following in a tradition of turning the 1731 novel L'histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut by the AbbA PrA vost into music, most notably operas by Puccini and the French 19th century composer, Jules Massenet. So its appropriate that on its 40th anniversary it should enjoy such a stunning revival.

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  8. Town Of Eastchester Celebrates Its 350th Birthday With ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Eastchester Daily Voice

    ... "Don Giovanni" and has also performed the roles of Anita Hill in Ben Yarmolinsky's, "Clarence and Anita," Noemie in Massenet's "Cendrillon" and Millie in "Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed that Line to Freedom," by Nkeiru Okoye. Orcutt, a baritone and ...

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  9. Great Performances at The MetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | WETK-TV Colchester

    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 Werther and his unattainable love, Charlotte. Lisette Oropesa sings the role of Sophie, Charlotte's sister; David Bizic makes his Met debut as Charlotte's fiance, Albert; and Jonathan Summers is Charlotte's father, Le Bailli.

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  10. Vocal Concert at Bronxville Women's Club to Celebrate American MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... Don Giovanni and has also performed the roles of Anita Hill in Ben Yarmolinsky's, Clarence and Anita , Noemie in Massenet's Cendrillon and Millie in Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed that Line to Freedom , by Nkeiru Okoye. 2014 saw the premiere of her ...

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  11. Powerful, delicate and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    ... in Mahler's . The solo tenor, was Javier Agull who has previously appeared in Tosca, as well as in Otello and Massenet's opera, Before the performance began, Somtow explained to the audience how the Mahler cycle came about. The arrival of the two ...

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  12. London-born tenor Andrew Haji triumphs at Dutch competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The London Free Press

    ... Canadian Opera Company ensemble studio. His 2014 appearances with the Canadian Opera Company include Rodriguez in Massenet's Don Quichotte and Ferrando in the Ensemble Studio performance of Mozart's Cos fan tutte. "Growing up in London I sang with ...

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  13. Licia AlbaneseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    ... Giovanni. She was a notable Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro, an outstanding Micaela in Carmen, a moving Manon in Massenet's opera and a superlative Marguerite in Gounod's Faust. Though most of us today know of her qualities principally through ...

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  14. Opera Philadelphia gala draws a collection of creativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | Philly.com

    ... Washington earlier in the week. Arias from La Boheme had to go. Perez inserted "Je suis encore tout tourdie" from Massenet's Manon , exuding coquettish detail, and made more program changes as she went along, adding "Chi il bel sogno di Doretta" ...

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  15. BWW Reviews: Pérez and Costello Heat Up San Diego Opera's StageRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... also performed art songs and arias from great moments in operatic literature. Prez sparkled in Je Suis Encore from Massenet's Manon , charmingly portraying the coquettishness of the young heroine. In songs by Reynaldo Hahn , her shimmering voice and ...

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  16. Vittorio Grig lo: "The Romantic Hero"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Opera News

    Arias by Bizet, Gounod, HalA vy, Massenet, Meyerbeer, Offenbach. With Yoncheva, Martines ; Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, PidA2.

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  17. Emmy Rossum not 'easy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | ContactMusic.com

    ... bbery when her purse was stolen from her whilst she was in a taxi in... The Metropolitan Opera's premiere of 'Jules Massenet's Manon' was held at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York's Lincoln Center. The Day After Tomorrow star...

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  18. Operalia 2014 Winners AnnouncedRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... 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 ...

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

    Aug 23, 2014 | 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 ...

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

    Aug 22, 2014 | Post-gazette.com

    ... 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 ...

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