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  1. Revitalized SD Opera opens a varied seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | San Diego Source

    ... The musical score provides an interesting blend of jazz and big band sounds in sweeping passages similar to Richard Wagner and Igor Stravinsky, creating a neoclassic sound. Many myths evolved about Nixon's relationship with Mao Zedong; the opera ...

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  2. Revitalized SD Opera opens a varied seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | San Diego Source

    ... The musical score provides an interesting blend of jazz and big band sounds in sweeping passages similar to Richard Wagner and Igor Stravinsky, creating a neoclassic sound. Many myths evolved about Nixon's relationship with Mao Zedong; the opera ...

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  3. In Tune for Wanganui Opera WeekRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Scoop

    ... Zealander Simon O'Neill, one of the world's finest tenors, and a specialist in the great operatic works of Richard Wagner. O'Neill "In conversation" will talk (and possibly sing) about the on and off stage dramas of his career. O'Neill was one of ...

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  4. An Operatic Endurance FeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Wall Street Journal

    Usher Kevin Perez greets operagoers at the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center before a performance of "Die Meistersinger von NA1 4rnberg," a six-hour comic opera by Richard Wagner. Agaton Strom for The Wall Street Journal The opera is set in 16th-century Germany, and returned to the Metropolitan Opera this season for the first time since 2008.

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  5. Wassily Kandinsky: Two events that changed art foreverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... power and splendor." His second influence came from a very different art form: opera. During a performance of Richard Wagner's "Lohengrin," Kandinsky experienced synesthesia, a phenomenon in which multiple senses can overlap. Some people diagnosed ...

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  6. 9 Things You Didn't Know About The Artist Wassily KandinskyRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Switched

    ... body." In essence, he would see colors when listening to music, which makes sense -- given he also credits Richard Wagner's "Lohengrin" as a reason for leaving law behind and chasing art. Two members of Christies staff wait by painting by Wassily ...

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  7. Wassily Kandinski: Two events that changed art foreverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... power and splendor." His second influence came from a very different art form: opera. During a performance of Richard Wagner's "Lohengrin," Kandinsky experienced synesthesia, a phenomenon in which multiple senses can overlap. Some people diagnosed ...

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  8. Ukrainian singers revived Solomia Krushelnytska's charactersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Day

    ... on both sides of the Atlantic: Cio-Cio-San (from the opera Madame Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini), Elsa (from Richard Wagner's Lohengrin), Aida (the title role of Giuseppe Verdi's opera) and Elena (from Arrigo Boito's Mephistofele). "Folk music is a ...

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  9. Live from the Met, Wagner's 'Die Meistersinger von NA1 4rnberg;' artistic marathonRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Examiner.com

    ... as Fritz Kothner, provided the appropriate lead tenor qualities needed to make the character credible. Richard Wagner provided the increasingly beautiful and demanding tone for Gantner to exploit, exactly what the composer planned. The tenor lacked ...

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  10. Google Doodle Commemorates Russian Painter Wassily KandinskyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Time

    ... was inspired to take up painting by French impressionist painter Claude Monet's iconic Haystacks and composer Richard Wagner's opera Lohengrin , is known as the first truly abstract artist and often likened painting to music. "Colour is the ...

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  11. Google doodle celebrates painter Wassily Kandinsky's 148th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | PanArmenian Network

    ... career in 1896 to enroll in art school in Munich. He later cited seeing Monet's "Haystacks" and hearing Richard Wagner's "Lohengrin" as the reason for abandoning law in favor of art. Kandinsky returned to Moscow after the outbreak of World War I, ...

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  12. Elvis lives - in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Deutsche Welle

    ... music style gave expression to a generation's outlook. It's back to the 'Green Hill' in Bayreuth for more of Richard Wagner's romantic opera 'TannhA user' - plus a rare treat.

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  13. Die Meistersinger von NuernbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | River Front Times

    Richard Wagner is famous for bringing sturm und drang to opera, but he also wrote a comedy.

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  14. Met Opera season continues with - Die Meistersinger von Nuremberg'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Summit Daily News

    ... plays the role of Eva Pogner in the Metropolitan Opera production of "Die Meistersinger von Nuremberg." What: Richard Wagner's "Die Meistersinger von Nuremberg," part of the 2014-15 "Met Opera: Live in HD" broadcast season More information: ...

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  15. The Met presents Wagner's 'Die Meistersinger von NA1 4rnberg' - 'Live in HD'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Examiner.com

    The Metropolitan Opera presents Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg in cinemas across the world on Saturday, December 13th, as part of its series, The Met Live in HD . Music Director, James Levine , conducts the Metropolitan Orchestra and Chorus in the first ever HD performance of Richard Wagner 's grand comedy, hosted by Renee Fleming .

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  16. Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle ChoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Public Broadcasting Service

    ... versatile singers, Deborah Voigt is a leading dramatic soprano revered for her performances in the operas of Richard Wagner and Richard Strauss. She also has portrayed heroines of Italian opera to great acclaim. An active recitalist and performer of ...

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  17. Wagner's "Die Meistersinger Von NA1 4rnberg" in HD at The GrandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Bangor Daily News

    ELLSWORTH, Maine - The "Live in HD" high-definition simulcast series of productions from The New York Metropolitan Opera continues its 2014-2015 season at noon Saturday, Dec. 27, at The Grand, with a delayed screening of the December 13 production of The opera is Richard Wagner's only comedy among his mature operas as well as one of the longest operas still being performed today - this particular production runs 6 hours, thus the earlier than usual screening time. Tickets are $26 for adults, $24 for Grand members and $19 for students .

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  18. Opera Preview: Die Meistersinger von NA1 4rnbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Bangor Daily News

    The Bagaduce Music Lending Library and Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library will present a preview Richard Wagner's opera "Die Meistersinger von NA1 4rnberg " at 1:00 PM on Friday, December 19th, at the Blue Hill Public Library. An encore of the opera will be simulcast at the Grand in Ellsworth the following week, on Saturday, December 27th, from the Metropolitan Opera in New York.

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  19. Wagner's Die Meistersinger Broadcast from the Met at Town Hall Theater, 12/3Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Town Hall Theater will broadcast the Metropolitan Opera production of Richard Wagner 's comedic opera Die Meistersinger Von Nrnberg on December 13 at 12 noon. Die Meistersinger tells the tale of a young knight who must win a singing competition and become a "master singer" to marry his love.

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  20. Designer Johan Engels has died, but Lyric Opera's Ring cycle creative team soldiers onRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Chicago Reader

    ... room-hidden behind blackout curtains. Details will come out slowly, because this ambitious new production of Richard Wagner's 19th-century four-opera "festival," formally titled Der Ring des Nibelungen , has a very long lead time. It'll play out at ...

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