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  1. Juilliard to honor Peter Sellars, Nicholas HytnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Los Angeles Times

    ... operas and plays, and he is a professor of world arts and cultures at UCLA. He recently directed a new production of Purcell's "The Indian Queen" for the English National Opera. Last year's Juilliard commencement speech was given by operatic ...

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  2. Theatre DatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Andover Advertiser

    ... at The Anvil, Basingstoke, at 7.45pm. 15 FEBRUARY: Opera Lyrica presents John Blow's Venus and Adonis and Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, at St Peter and Holy Cross Church, Wherwell , at 7.30pm. Tickets: www.operalyrica.co.uk/book-tickets 15 ...

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  3. Cinematic techniques at the Met mingle light and dark operasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Los Angeles Times

    ... by blood. She will be his next, and willing, victim. When Los Angeles Opera recently staged "Bluebeard" with Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas," director Barrie Kosky let each opera be itself. But Trelinski - who says he has taken his inspiration from 1940 ...

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  4. Mondavi offers second price point for recital by mezzo Susan GrahamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Davis Enterprise

    ... German, Russian, Swedish, Spanish and Italian represented. Graham sang as Dido in a 2009 performance of the Henry Purcell opera "Dido and Aeneas" at the Mondavi Center, backed by the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra. In past years, Graham also starred ...

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  5. A master of the chorusRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    ... choirs oneself." As well as Mary Wakefield, there is plenty in the pipeline for Ian on the choral front not least Purcell's Dido and Aeneas and Britten's Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard at Kendal Town Hall on June 28 and a Songs of Praise ...

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  6. Shepherd to present opera performancesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Martinsburg Journal

    Shepherd University's music department will present "Opera Double Feature" on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Frank Center Theater. The classic tragedy "Dido and Aeneas" by Henry Purcell will be directed by Dr. Robert Tudor, associate professor and chair of the Department of Music, and the comedic one-act "La Serva Padrona" by Giovanni Pergolesi will be directed by Dr. Robert Robinson, adjunct voice professor.

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  7. Arts diary for February 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | The Age

    ... Tuggeranong Arts Centre at Lanyon (former Nolan Gallery). Tharwa Drive, Lanyon. Ph: 6176 1643 Salut! Baroque: Mr Purcell's Farewell. A concert of baroque music, celebrating the work of Henry Purcell. Friday, 7.30pm. Albert Hall, 100 Commonwealth ...

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  8. Replacing lasers with LEDs for short-range optical communicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | KurzweilAI.net

    ... matrix element. Despite the quantum-mechanical origin of the drive current, antenna theory makes no reference to the Purcell effect nor to local density of states models. Moreover, plasmonic effects are minor at 200 THz, producing only a small shift ...

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  9. Koerner string quartet offers Valentine's antidoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Westender

    ... become the string quartet synonymous with the city. "Growing up in Vancouver, the string quartet of note was the Purcell String Quartet. Sadly," he explains, "that name is not so familiar with concert-goers anymore, but they were really the resident ...

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

    Jan 28, 2015 | 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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  11. Bring a cushion for cathedral concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | 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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  12. The Edge's first guitar is up for auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | 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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  13. Fingers fly on the cherry-red grandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | 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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  14. Bourbon Baroque's DIDO & AENEAS Comes to the Kentucky Center, 3/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | 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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  15. Voices of Music surveys the path to Henry Purcell's songsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | 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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  16. Mezzo-soprano returns to Mondavi for intimate recital with audience onstageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | 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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  17. Green Umbrella titles the concert 'Outrageous,' but is it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | 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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  18. The Princeton University Opera Theater Starts a New Year With Operatic FlourishRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | 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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  19. Weekend picks: TruTV's Mo Mandel comes to RosemontRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | 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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  20. A welcome home for soprano with lute player and classicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | 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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