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

    Sunday Dec 7 | 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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  2. Mozart concerto gives Rachael more freedom to be expressiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | 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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  3. Cavity-enhanced Rayleigh scatteringRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 27 | 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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  4. LSU brings a Dido and Aeneasa opera to stage for two performancesRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Gloria Coates' great oddity on display at REDCATRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... the musical institutions on campus this fall. Coates' Fourth Symphony, for instance, refashions Dido's Lament from Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" into uncanny glissandi and strange harmonies in which lamentation becomes a ritual of memory as an act of ...

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  8. Classical music: Dryden Ensemble to present 'Purcell: A Theatrical Musick'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Times of Trenton

    For 20 years, the Dryden Ensemble has presented historically informed concerts of Baroque music to local audiences. This weekend, to commence the group's 20th season, founding director Jane McKinley has decided to celebrate with a parcel of Purcell.

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  9. Trouble in Paradise - "Dido and Aeneas" and "Bluebeard's Castle"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Easy Reader News

    ... some (it's true!) clock in at about one hour. Two of the latter, similar and dissimilar at the same time, are Henry Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas," composed in 1688 or possibly a couple of years earlier, and Bela Bartok's "Bluebeard's Castle," which ...

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  10. Couplings - Fatal, Emotional and VisualRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    It is hard to imagine two operas more far apart musically than Henry Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" and BA la BartA3k's "Bluebeard's Castle" , but in Barrie Kosky's shattering production at the LA Opera, the pairing works. In this staging, first mounted at the Frankfurt Opera in 2011, Katrin Lea Tag's minimalist sets and costumes and Joachim Klein's lighting are completely different for each opera, but complementary.

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  11. Trouble in Paradise: "Dido and Aeneas" and "Bluebeard's Castle"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Easy Reader News

    ... some (it's true!) clock in at about one hour. Two of the latter, similar and dissimilar at the same time, are Henry Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas," composed in 1688 or possibly a couple of years earlier, and Bela Bartok's "Bluebeard's Castle," which ...

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  12. Island Consort launches new seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | South Whidbey Record

    Whidbey's early music ensemble, Island Consort, will launch its second season with a concert featuring Henry Purcell's "Welcome to all the Pleasures." The concert, one of many late 17th century odes to the matron saint of music and the arts, Saint Cecilia, will be performed on Saint Cecilia's Day at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Langley United Methodist Church.

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  13. New Zealand School of Dance Graduation Season 2014Read the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Scoop

    ... from revered New Zealand dance theatre artist Douglas Wright's tranquil and powerful 'RAPT' are juxtaposed against 'Purcell Pieces' from acclaimed choreographer Nils Christe, which soars with breathtaking pace and a swirling palette of colour. Among ...

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  14. No treble meeting First-Lady for 11 year-old Dot bass player, studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Ajani Boyd hugs the First Lady Michelle Obama during a visit to the White House on Monday. Photo by Steven E. Purcell Dorchester's Ajani Boyd, 11, got a big hug and a warm welcome from First Lady Michelle Obama on Monday at the White House. Boyd was ...

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  15. DaPonte performs Music at NoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Herald Gazette

    ... Liva and Lydia Forbes, along with cellist Miles Jordan and Kirsten Monke on viola. This performance will include Purcell's Fantasias, as well as Schumann's String Quartet in A major, Opus 41, No. 3. Equally at home at Carnegie Hall or the local ...

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  16. L.A. Opera's daring double bill frustratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Wave

    Having opened the season with a safe and dull production of "La Traviata," Los Angeles Opera is continuing its year with a daring double bill of Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" and BartA3k's "Bluebeard's Castle" that, among other innovations, probably brings the two works together for the first time. The production comes to the company by way of Frankfurt Opera.

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  17. LA Opera's doubleheader, plus Dance Project and moreRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | LA Observed

    ... And now we've got Kosky's kit and kaboodle -- a pairing of modernist Bartok's only opera, explosively fraught, and Purcell's exercise in baroque mannerism, a piece of Hogarthian flamboyance in this scrumptious staging that you cannot take your eyes ...

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  18. BASINGSTOKE Symphony Orchestra's Centenary Remembrance Concert to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Basingstoke Gazette

    ... for Rachmaninoff's sublime Vocalise. This mood will be maintained with Elgar's ethereal Softly & Gently and Purcell's beautiful lament, When I am laid in earth from Dido & Aeneas for solo voice and orchestra. The final movement of Stephen ...

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  19. Dance tribute to war historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... from a collaboration between the New Zealand School of Dance, Queensland Ballet and Singapore Dance Theatre. Purcell Pieces uses a large cast of classical and contemporary students, featuring beautiful costumes and bright colours. The finale is ...

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  20. Dido & Aeneas , Bluebeard's Castle in a Duo at LA OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Switched

    Two probing views of obsessive love spelled success for the marriage of inconvenience between Purcell's Dido and Aeneas and Bartok's Bluebeard's Castle . Their double-bill opening Saturday at the Chandler Pavilion marked the LA Opera's second collaboration with wave-making Australian stage director Barrie Kosky.

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