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  1. Opera review: Dido and AeneasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... the evening. Last night, at Te Uru Waitakere, there were no such worries. Thanks to Frances Moore's radical staging, Purcell and Nahum Tate's tune-filled tale of ill-fated love and wicked witchery made for inspired musical theatre. This was ...

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  2. Bring a cushion for cathedral concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Cornish Guardian

    ... feature, along with the Military Wives' song Wherever You Are. We will throw in a few short items by Mozart, Purcell and Benjamin Britten, all introduced by our young choristers. Don't worry if you forget to bring a cushion as there are plenty of ...

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  3. The Edge's first guitar is up for auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | RTE.ie

    ... Whyte's auctioneers, The Edge left the guitar behind at his mother's house. Speaking to The Irish Times, Stuart Purcell of Whyte's said: "Around 1980, when a teaching colleague of Gwenda's in Scoil osa, Malahide, mentioned that she needed a guitar, ...

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  4. Fingers fly on the cherry-red grandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Magda's music as coming from a piano," Johnson says. Next week sees a four-night season of a radical reworking of Purcell's Dido and Aeneas that coincides serendipitously with Johnson's festival. Director Frances Moore talks of surprises in store, ...

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  5. Bourbon Baroque's DIDO & AENEAS Comes to the Kentucky Center, 3/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... love story of operatic proportions. Amidst a background of enchantresses, spirits, and sailors of the sea, Henry Purcell's telling of the Queen of Carthage and her beloved Trojan War hero is a gem of the Baroque era that is profoundly relevant to ...

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  6. Voices of Music surveys the path to Henry Purcell's songsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Examiner.com

    ... concluded the first half of the program, while the conclusion of the second half involved four selections by Henry Purcell, one of which was "Dido's Lament" near the conclusion of his opera Dido and Aeneas , which has its own ostinato bass line. ...

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  7. Mezzo-soprano returns to Mondavi for intimate recital with audience onstageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Davis Enterprise

    Prominent mezzo-soprano Susan Graham - who sang the role of Dido in a concert performance of Henry Purcell's Baroque-era English opera "Dido and Aeneas" at the Mondavi Center in 2009 - returns for an intimate recital at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26. The recital, which will pair Graham with pianist Malcolm Martineau, will be presented before a small audience, seated in a cabaret configuration on the Jackson Hall stage. This is not the first time the Mondavi Center has presented a concert with the audience seated onstage in Jackson Hall, but it is the first time this configuration has been chosen for a concert by a "star performer" like Graham, who has won numerous awards over the course of her career.

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  8. Green Umbrella titles the concert 'Outrageous,' but is it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Los Angeles Times

    ... film "Lost Highway." In her 2013 homage to Nomi, she arranges nine numbers - pop and classic songs, along with two Purcell arias - for countertenor and ensemble. Nomi brought a remarkable strangeness to everything from Elvis Presley hits to Marlene ...

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  9. The Princeton University Opera Theater Starts a New Year With Operatic FlourishRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Town Topics

    ... Crouch drew from past and contemporary British operas in Friday night's Richardson Auditorium performance of Henry Purcell's 1688 Dido and Aeneas and Jonathan Dove's 1999 Tobias and the Angel . Both operas were conceived compositionally for ...

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  10. Weekend picks: TruTV's Mo Mandel comes to RosemontRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Daily Herald

    ... this article. Wheaton College's Opera Music Theater presents the three-act opera "Dido and Aeneas" by composer Henry Purcell in the Barrows Auditorium in the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College, 500 College Ave., Wheaton. $10. Tickets available ...

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  11. A welcome home for soprano with lute player and classicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Bedford Today

    ... of the finest song-composers not only of that period, but in the history of English music - John Dowland and Henry Purcell. A spokeswoman for the series said: "Carolyn is one of the finest classical musicians Bedford has ever produced, and we know ...

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  12. Three wishes for 2015 from the High & LowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Among the many things I'd love to see in Los Angeles: director Peter Sellars' staging of the 17th-century Henry Purcell opera "The Indian Queen" with sets by L.A. artist Gronk. Among the many things I'd love to see in Los Angeles: director Peter Sellars' staging of the 17th-century Henry Purcell opera "The Indian Queen" with sets by L.A. artist Gronk.

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  13. Mr. TurnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Slate Magazine

    ... he meets a young woman at a house party playing a harpsichord. Declaring the piece - Dido's suicide aria from Purcell's Dido and Aeneas - to be one of his favorites, he joins her in song for a moment, his voice hoarse and froggish, his eyes welling ...

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  14. Being different in HaifaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Jerusalem Post

    ... performed by the Phoenix Tarantella Napoletana ensemble, works by British Baroque and Renaissance composers Henry Purcell, John Dowland and John Blow, as well as a cross-genre offering from the Kolot Shluvim Women's Ensemble, which will perform ...

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  15. 'Evita' to premiere on Kuwait stageRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2014 | Arab Times

    ... acting. I did with Richard Bushman in the Ahmadi Music Group in my first ever opera, 'Dido and Aeneas', by Henry Purcell. I played a sorcerer and it was one of my first operatic moments and it was quite an experience. Nader Abdullah: I have been ...

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  16. Mozart concerto gives Rachael more freedom to be expressiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    ... realised her deep love of chamber music by forming an Oboe Trio while still a student. Besides performances at the Purcell Room in London, they appeared regularly throughout the UK and were active in commissioning new works for the genre by ...

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  17. Cavity-enhanced Rayleigh scatteringRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2014 | CiteULike

    ... a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. We demonstrate Purcell-like enhancement of Rayleigh scattering into a single optical mode of a Fabry-Perot resonator for several thermal atomic and ...

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  18. LSU brings a Dido and Aeneasa opera to stage for two performancesRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... considering that she is a head of state, a position she takes seriously in LSU Opera's production of Henry Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas." The opera runs for two performances on Friday and Sunday in LSU's Claude L. Shaver Theatre. "Dido is interesting, ...

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  19. Magherafelt singer set for role in West Side Story in BelfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Midulster Today

    ... an original show performed at The Grand Opera House (2013). She has also sung the protagonist role of 'Dido' in Purcell's ''Dido and Aeneas' with Queens Opera. She has sung with the QUB Chamber Choir, and has performed in Brahms 'Requiem', Bach ...

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  20. Stars team up for venue's 40th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Daily Echo

    ... Kevin Appleby says Wednesday's show will be unique. A variety of artists will perform music by Elgar, Mozart, and Purcell at the historic evening, while world-famous pianist Paul Lewis, who normally plays unaccompanied or in small groups, will team ...

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