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  1. 'Lord of the Strings' Said to Rescue Harp from IrrelevanceRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... A Venetian-born luthier, the elder Salvi had known 19th-century composers including Franz Liszt and Richard Wagner before moving to the southern Italian village of Viggiano, where his wife had sought a climate that might alleviate her tuberculosis. ...

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  2. Victor Salvi | Harp manufacturer, 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Philly.com

    ... A Venetian-born luthier, the elder Salvi had known 19th-century composers including Franz Liszt and Richard Wagner before moving to the southern Italian village of Viggiano, where his wife had sought a climate that might alleviate her tuberculosis. ...

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  3. On Tap Today: 'Book of Mormon,' Tweed Funk and George Clooney open the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... Theatre offers as its end-of-the-season show "Into the Woods." Wait, there's more. Skylight opera presents Richard Wagner's "Ring." Tweed Funk plays The Alley Cat Lounge of the Five O' Clock Steakhouse, 2416 W. State St. Admission is free. The band ...

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  4. BWW Reviews: the Skylight Ring Reinvents Wagner's Mythic Opera with Intimate StyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Related: Skylight Music Theatre , Broadway Theatre Center , Richard Wagner , The Ring Cycle , The Skylight Ring , Viswa Subbaraman , Danile , Robert Frankenberry , Colleen Brooks , Tim Rebers , Erin Sura , Adam Stoner , Susanne Maroske , Phil Cruise Warren , The Lord of the Rings , Opera , Stephen Sondheim , Into the Woods Milwaukee Theater , Forget what might be known or understood regarding Richard Wagner 's epic The Ring Cycle- a legendary series of four complete operas he composed over 26 years that requires more than 18 hours to perform. Instead enjoy The Skylight Ring , Skylight Music Theatre 's cheeky, slightly irreverent yet oh so entertaining two hour and four actor version on the Studio Stage at the Broadway Theatre Center .

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  5. Bay View Jazz Fest releases schedule for second yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | OnMilwaukee

    ... in Facebook comments do not necessarily reflect those of OnMilwaukee.com or its staff. Adapting 18 hours of Richard Wagner opera into just over two hours is a major accomplishment and makes for an interesting and challenging evening of theater at ...

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  6. Summerfest announces schedule of admission discount promosRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | OnMilwaukee

    ... in Facebook comments do not necessarily reflect those of OnMilwaukee.com or its staff. Adapting 18 hours of Richard Wagner opera into just over two hours is a major accomplishment and makes for an interesting and challenging evening of theater at ...

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  7. "The Skylight Ring" is a challenging and exciting evening of musical theaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | OnMilwaukee

    ... forms of theater and music. The two hour and something production is based on the four-opera, 18-hour work by Richard Wagner the famed German composer who revolutionized the world of opera by composing works where the music was used to carry the ...

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  8. Skylight Music Theatre Debuts the Skylight Ring TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Director Viswa Subbaraman paired with singer and stage director, Daniel Brylow to create a new version of Richard Wagner 's monumental Ring Cycle. Wagner's Ring is most often performed over the course of four separate evenings, and has a cast of ...

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  9. Pops to showcase youth soloists - Tuesday, 12 May 2015 13:58Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Newberg Graphic

    ... will also perform the "Fingal's Cave Overture" by Felix Mendelssohn, "Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral" by Richard Wagner, "Pop and Circumstance March" by Edward Elgar (which many of you have heard at graduation ceremonies), and a work by area ...

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  10. Berlin Philharmonic: May need a year to choose new conductorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Albany Times Union

    In this March 27, 2010 file photo conductor Sir Simon Rattle gestures prior to a dress rehearsal for Richard Wagner's opera "Goetterdaemmerung" which was part of the Salzburg Easter Festival in Salzburg, Austria. The Berlin Philharmonic said Tuesday May 12, 2015 it could take as long as a year to find a replacement for outgoing chief conductor Simon Rattle after the orchestra's musicians were unable to agree upon a candidate.

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  11. Skylight quartet fitting Wagner's enormous 'Ring' into a crackerjack boxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    In the world of opera, there's Richard Wagner's "Der Ring des Nibelungen" and there's everything else. That's exactly why it's a jaw-dropping notion that Skylight Music Theatre is performing "The Ring" in Broadway Theatre Center's Studio Theatre with a cast of four.

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  12. New EU website to offer live opera free worldwideRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... Future productions include Karol Szymanowski's Krol Roger (King Roger) from Covent Garden in London and Richard Wagner's Gotterdammerung from the Vienna Staatsoper. Also on tap are Jean Sibelius's Kullervo from the Finnish National Opera in ...

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  13. More Than 80% of Russians Favor State Censorship of Literature, Film, ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The St. Petersburg Times

    ... run rampant in recent months. Earlier this year, Russian Orthodox activists complained about a production of Richard Wagner's "Tannhauser" opera, staged at the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theater, saying that it offended their feelings as religious ...

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  14. Heather Mathews rules with her light touch to Benjamin Britten at SFCMRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Examiner.com

    ... musical cross-references, covering many of the styles that any composition student must master with a nod to Richard Wagner's "Tristan" motif thrown in for good measure. Such cross-references extended into Eric Crozier's adaptation of Guy de ...

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  15. Neil Armfield announced as next Adelaide Festival directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | ABC News

    Armfield began his career as co-artistic director of Sydney's Nimrod Theatre Company and was part of a group of shareholders that saved the Belvoir Theatre from demolition in the 1980s. In 2013 Armfield directed Richard Wagner's epic four opera cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen in Melbourne.

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  16. 20 Questions for Charis CotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Telegram

    ... age group, ages nine to 12, and the Ferryland lighthouse. "The List," Roseanne Cash; "Tristan and Isolde," Richard Wagner; "The Colour of Amber," Pamela Morgan and Anita Best; "The River," Bruce Springsteen; and the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" ...

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  17. Vacationing With Nazi GhostsBy Clive IrvingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | The Daily Beast

    ... much of a stretch from that to Valhalla, that great mausoleum in the sky reserved for heroes and demi-gods - Richard Wagner, a favorite companion spirit of Hitler's, drank deeply from such places. And, indeed, Hitler did savor the communion of opera ...

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  18. BWW Reviews: Die WalkÜRe at Houston Grand Opera, WunderbarRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... known as The Ring Cycle. The other operas in the cycle include DAS RHEINGOLD, SIEGFRIED and GTTERDMMERUNG. Richard Wagner was a very complex individual who challenged the establishment and made art his way. Wagner was a rebel who hated the word ...

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  19. St. Petersburg College Piano Concert Series: Thomas SchumacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Capital Soup

    ... Adieux"......................Ludwig van Beethoven Isolde's Liebestod ( Tristan and Isolde )...............Richard Wagner/Franz Liszt Four Preludes Rachmaninov Embraceable You ...

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  20. German stars clean up at International Opera AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Deutsche Welle

    ... position as director of the Seattle Opera last year after a 30-year career focusing in part on the works of Richard Wagner. The International Opera Awards, which carry no cash prizes, were founded two years ago by "Opera" magazine publisher John ...

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