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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Dido rocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Now Toronto

    ... The most unusual show we saw was Dido And Aeneas: 21st Century Remix, in which music director Gregory Oh took Purcell's short 1680s opera and blended the original orchestrations with more contemporary musical styles. The period sections stood quite ...

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  11. Review: L.A. Opera pushes the envelope in 'Dido' and 'Bluebeard'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Press-Telegram

    Los Angeles Opera has hitched its wagon to Barrie Kosky, the ultra-creative Australian director who caused a sensation last season with his eye-popping production of Mozart's "The Magic Flute" that presented the opera as a dazzlingly original combination of a vaudeville show and a silent movie. Kosky's second offering is a seemingly mismatched double bill of Henry Purcell's baroque opera masterpiece "Dido and Aeneas" and Bella Bartok's 1918 psycho-sexual thriller "Bluebeard's Castle."

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  12. Review: L.A. Opera pushes the envelope in a Didoa and a BluebeardaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Los Angeles Opera has hitched its wagon to Barrie Kosky, the ultra-creative Australian director who caused a sensation last season with his eye-popping production of Mozart's “The Magic Flute” that presented the opera as a dazzlingly original combination of a vaudeville show and a silent movie. Kosky's second offering is a seemingly mismatched double bill of Henry Purcell's baroque opera masterpiece “Dido and Aeneas” and Bella Bartok's 1918 psycho-sexual thriller “Bluebeard's Castle.” The pairing was not my idea,” Kosky admitted at a pre-performance news event.

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  13. L.A. Opera goes cutting edge in double bill of Purcell, BartokRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Liam Bonner and Paula Murrihy in Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" by Los Angeles Opera at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilionon Oct. 22, 2014. Liam Bonner and Paula Murrihy in Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" by Los Angeles Opera at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilionon Oct. 22, 2014.

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  14. 'Dido And Aeneas' and 'Bluebeard's Castle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Liam Bonner and Paula Murrihy in Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" by Los Angeles Opera at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilionon Oct. 22, 2014. Liam Bonner and Paula Murrihy in Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" by Los Angeles Opera at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilionon Oct. 22, 2014.

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  15. L.A. Opera goes minimal with 'Dido and Aeneas,' 'Bluebeard's Castle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Magic Flute' was a one-off type thing - this is very different. I don't think people should be frightened of it." Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" opens the evening on a set that consists in its entirety of a long white bench - Ikea by way of 17th ...

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  16. la Opera Presents Double Bill of Dido and Aeneas and Bluebeard's Castle, Now thru 11/15Read the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    LA Opera's production of Henry Purcell 's Dido and Aeneas and Bela Bartk's Bluebeard's Castle, two riveting stagings of two disparate operas written more than two centuries apart that come together in a unique double bill, running for six performances from today, October 25 through November 15, 2014. Barrie Kosky, director of last season's wildly popular production ofThe Magic Flute, returns to Los Angeles to stage the U.S. premiere of his production, which received rave reviews and played to sold out houses last year when it premiered at the Frankfurt Opera and was subsequently presented at the Edinburgh Festival.

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  17. Amina Khayyam Dance Company Takes YERMA on Tour, Beginning TodayRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... one of Kathak's finest exponent Sushmita Ghosh, under whose guidance she made her professional debut in 2001 at the Purcell Room, Southbank Centre . Her performance ranges from classical Kathak to multi-media performances such as the principle ...

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  18. The BabadookRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | ContactMusic.com

    ... life so stressful that she can't sleep, and in her frazzled state she begins to believe that the Babadook (Tim Purcell), a character from an outrageously creepy pop-up book, is truly invading their home. To calm down, she asks her doctor to ...

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  19. Come to the Global CabaretRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Now Toronto

    ... Lander, Sharron Matthews, John Millard, Suba Sankaran and Mike Ross. The festival includes a 21st-century remix of Purcell's opera Dido And Aeneas, the score presented as a combination of bluegrass, Cape Breton fiddling, South Indian classical and ...

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  20. New Zealand School of Dance Graduation Season 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Scoop

    ... did. The dancers were and are extraordinary." Douglas Wright. Among the other highlights of this exciting season is Purcell Pieces from acclaimed Dutch choreographer Nils Christe . This choreographic presentation is the result of a collaboration ...

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