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  1. The Grand Rapids Symphony gets a little inspired by WagnerRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MLive.com

    On Jan. 30, the Grand Rapids Symphony will perform a show dedicated to the works of Richard Wagner, the infamous German composer. "Wagner would've been a master filmmaker," said symphony music director and conductor David Lockington.

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  2. Carl Maria von Weber's German Romantic opera Der Freischutz (The Marksman) returns to MelbourneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Age

    ... Der Freischutz is credited with launching the German Romantic movement. It inspired the far greater feats of Richard Wagner, and was one of his favourite operas. On Saturday it opens for a short season at the Athenaeum in a daring production by ...

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  3. United Presbyterian HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... included the overture to "Girl Crazy" by George Gershwin; "Entrance of the Guests" from "TannhaA1 4ser" by Richard Wagner; 3rd & 4th Movements from "Eine Kleine Nachtmusic" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; "Wagon Wheels" Peter DeRose & Billy Hill; "Die ...

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  4. Vancouver Symphony to perform Wagner with sopranoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Columbian

    German composer Richard Wagner is known for big operatic works that require large orchestras and singers with massive voices. But not all of his music demands a full-throttle larynx and an armada of musicians.

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  5. Hong Kong Philharmonic aims for the heights with 'Ring Cycle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | South China Morning Post

    ... on the world map for high art. It will also be a dream come true for music lovers as well as for the maestro. Richard Wagner's The Ring Cycle is a seminal four-part work which lasts nearly 20 hours. It will be performed in Hong Kong in four separate ...

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  6. Your Guide to Berlin's 2015 Spring and Summer EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Travel World News

    ... with Daniel Barenboim either conducting or at the piano. The 2015 opera productions will again focus on Richard Wagner. Additionally, the concert program will be a A Hommage A Pierre BoulezA , in recognition of the great French composer/conductor's ...

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  7. Theater Preview | Minnesota Opera adds a potent kick in 'The Elixir of Love'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Twin Cities Daily Planet

    ... the work has had a profound impact on opera as a genre. A key event in a once-obscure young composer named Richard Wagner's rise to prominence was his arranging the orchestral score of Elixir for piano so that fans of the opera could play its music ...

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  8. Pocono weekend in brief: PYO winter concerts; salsa music; New Orleans jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Pocono Record

    ... Madrigals,” arranged by Bud Caputo. Selections to be performed by the Pocono Youth Orchestra include Richard Wagner's “Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin” and “Carmen Suite No. 1” by Georges Bizet. The PYO Strings ...

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  9. MPAC's 20th Anniversary ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Sparta Independent

    ... von Zemlinsky, Otto Nikisch, Willem Mengelberg, Otto Klemperer, Bruno Walter, Erich Kleiber, Hector Berlioz, Richard Wagner, Gustav Mahler and Arnold Schoenberg. Renamed the "Kirov" during the Soviet era, the Orchestra continued to maintain its high ...

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  10. Tenor Botha gives riveting performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Iol.co.za

    Johan Botha as Walther von Stolzing in Wagner's "DIE MEISTERSINGER VON Ni 1 2RNBERG." Photo: Beatriz Schiller/Metropolitan Opera A rare masterly genius in operatic composition is displayed on its highest level in Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg , a creation at once so expressive and harmonious that, should Richard Wagner had produced nothing else, his fame might well have remained secure.

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  11. Jonathan Meese returns to Galerie Templon with a new series of paintingsRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 11 | Art Daily

    ... Meese is returning to Galerie Templon with a previously unseen series of paintings centering on Parsifal, Richard Wagner's final masterpiece. A self-proclaimed high priest of the dictatorship of art, Jonathan Meese puts all his considerable creative ...

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  12. Curtain opens on 2015 Cowichan Theatre seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Saturday welcomes the Live At the Met series, with an encore big screen presentation of Richard Wagner's Die Meistersinger Von NA1 4rnberg. Then Monday dawns with the latest chapter of the Morning Musicale series, putting the spotlight on host Sarah Hagen in an edition titled Love in Every Bite.

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  13. The PAC screens Richard Wagner's comic opera 'Die Meistersinger von N nberg'Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | New Times SLO

    Nuremberg. The 16th century. This is the setting of Die Meistersinger von Nnberg - Richard Wagner's opera that can be seen as part of the Metropolitan Opera's live transmissions series at Cal Poly's Performing Arts Center on Jan. 11. Die Meistersinger von Nnberg tells the story of one lonely arts editor's struggle to find the umlaut command on her keyboard.

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  14. 3D adds depth to The Flying Dutchman in MelbourneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | ComputerWorld

    Computer-generated 3D set pieces could one day make opera easier to tour, says Deakin Motion.Lab director, Kim Vincs. The Victorian Opera seeks to revolutionize performance theatre by using movie-style 3D visual effects in its upcoming Melbourne production of Richard Wagner's The Flying Dutchman .

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  15. New Year cheer with the Vienna PhilharmonicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | Deutsche Welle

    ... of the waltz: the Strauss dynasty of composers founded by Johann Strauss Senior, whom none other than Richard Wagner described as "the most musical head in Europe." Strauss Junior, arguably the first pop star in music history, toured the continent ...

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  16. CastanetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | The Free Dictionary

    ... work Espaa . They are also found in the "Dance of the Seven Veils" from Richard Strauss ' opera Salome and in Richard Wagner 's Tannhuser . An unusual variation on the standard castanets can be found in Darius Milhaud 's Les Chophores , which calls ...

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  17. "Tristan and Isolde": A spine-tingling and blissful infinityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | The Economist

    "THE most erotic music ever composed." This was how one critic described Richard Wagner's "Tristan and Isolde", which in 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of its first performance.

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  18. West County NotebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | The Recorder

    Work on the Memorial Hall roof unintentionally prevented operagoers from seeing the live, high-definition telecast of Richard Wagner's "Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg" by the Metropolitan Opera Co.

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

    Dec 18, 2014 | 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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  20. Revitalized SD Opera opens a varied seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | 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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