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  1. Wagner with Quotes on: Richard Maxwell's 'Isolde'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hyperallergic

    ... The name of the play and its title character link it to the legend of Tristan and Isolde, made famous by Richard Wagner's groundbreaking opera, whose unrelenting pathos and harmonic ingenuity drove some to detest it utterly and others to find it the ...

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  2. Opps for new & emerging actors, dancers & writers arise in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Examiner.com

    ... highly-trained dancers with strong technique in contemporary dance styles and dramatic stage experience for Richard Wagner's Tannhauser to be staged by Tim Albery from February 9 through March 6, 2015 with rehearsals in December 2014. Six solo ...

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  3. Das Rheingold Is a Golden Start for HGORead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Houston Press

    ... through Wagner's The Ring of the Nibelung. Well, it's finally arrived! The "it" in question is, of course, Richard Wagner 's monumental operatic myth, The Ring of the Nibelung . The four-part epic, being staged by Houston Grand Opera over a span of ...

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  4. BWW Reviews: Houston Grand Opera's Das Rheingold is Full-Throttle SpectacleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Houston Grand Opera , which opened a lavish production of DAS RHEINGOLD this past weekend, is proudly kicking off their first Ring Cycle by Richard Wagner .

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  5. A Masked Ball comes to the Donbass OperaRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Day

    ... partners have become a good tradition at the Donbass Opera. After a successful Ukrainian-German production of Richard Wagner's opera The Flying Dutchman, the theater's management decided to go back to the immortal Italian classics. The idea of the ...

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  6. The 'Ring' Circus Begins in HoustonRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Wall Street Journal

    Richard Wagner's "Ring" is an Olympian task for any opera company. The Houston Grand Opera, which launched its first-ever performance of the cycle with "Das Rheingold" on Friday, upped the ante by importing a high-tech production from Europe.

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  7. Das Rheingold A Stunning Spectacle of Music, Voices and Stagecraft at HGORead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | Houston Press

    The set-up: Well, it's finally arrived! The "it" in question is, of course, Richard Wagner's monumental operatic myth, The Ring of the Nibelung .

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  8. SFCM Opera Program boldly explores Argento's 'Moroccan' enigmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Examiner.com

    ... by "Souvenirs de Bayreuth: Fantasie en forme de quadrille sur les thA mes favoris de l'ANNEAU DU NIBELUNG de Richard Wagner," a four-hand piano composition written jointly by Gabriel FaurA and AndrA Messager. Sure enough, Argento goes to ...

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  9. Putting a Ring on it elevates Houston Grand Opera to new heights - and accomplishes a great dareRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | CultureMap

    There's only one Ring - Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen , a mammoth endeavor comprised of four operas for which Wagner crafted both music and librettos over 26 years.

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  10. Ram's Head Theatrical Society Presents Reinvented Production of Les Miserables, Now thru 4/19Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... show, and being in the company of some of 19th century Paris' most renown opera-goers (think Claude Monet, Richard Wagner , and Victor Hugo himself). Ram's Head Theatrical Society is Stanford's largest and oldest student theater company. Over 100 ...

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  11. US$1m Birgit Nilsson Prize, a high point for Vienna Philharmonic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | The Standard

    ... ceremony, in the presence of King Swedish King Carl XVI Gustav for a performance of works by Franz Liszt and Richard Wagner, conducted by Muti. -AP/The Standard The Standard Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper ...

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  12. The Houston Grand Opera Prepares to Go Gargantuan With the First Part of the Ring of the NibelungRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Houston Press

    ... opera was never the same again - western art was never the same again. He forever changed the sound of music. Richard Wagner (1813-1883) was a mass of contradictions. Controversy plagued and nettled him throughout his entire career, although he ...

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  13. BWW Interviews: Christopher Purves talks Houston Grand Opera's Das RheingoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Houston Grand Opera 's first ever Ring Cycle is about to kick off with what is promised to be a spellbinding and incredibly visual production of Richard Wagner 's DAS RHEINGOLD.

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  14. Opera honcho celebrates special birthday in high style with arias, admirers and Ring Cycle cakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 6 | CultureMap

    ... Nee and Elegant Events served as a topical dessert, with representations of the water-nymphs who appear in Richard Wagner's famed opera cycle. As special entertainment HGO Studio artist Natalya Romaniw sang a special version of La Boheme 's " ...

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  15. the real thingRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | The Telegraph

    An object that has inspired geniuses as unlike each other as Richard Wagner and Monty Python is unlikely to be just an object.

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  16. The Houston Grand Opera Prepares to Go Gargantuan With the First Part of the Ring of the NibelungRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Houston Press

    ... opera was never the same again - western art was never the same again. He forever changed the sound of music. Richard Wagner (1813-1883) was a mass of contradictions. Controversy plagued and nettled him throughout his entire career, although he ...

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  17. Kneehigh Theatre's Tristan & Yseult shows the low comedy and high anguish of loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | Chicago Reader

    ... a son, it's old enough to have informed the Arthur-Guinevere-Lancelot triangle. That uber-romantic mensch Richard Wagner famously picked it up for his 1865 opera Tristan und Isolde . And now here's Kneehigh Theatre, come from Cornwall, UK, as part ...

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  18. 10 best opera houses around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | USA Today

    ... a link between the arts," he says. 212-362-6000; metoperafamily.org Bayreuth Festspielhaus Germany Composer Richard Wagner supervised the construction of this hall specifically for his operas, which are still performed here during an annual ...

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  19. BWW Reviews: Mainly Mozart Worships Schubert in CarlsbadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... deft technical execution in the challenging solo passages and sensitivity in the accompanying passages. Even Richard Wagner came down from his lofty, self-centered pedestal to bow to the limitless genius of Mozart, when he acknowledged: "The most ...

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  20. Schama and His Suitcase Jews Dazzle on PBS Broadcast: ReviewRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 30 | Bloomberg

    ... featuring dancing nuns and dying Huguenots. He graciously helped a sycophantic younger composer Richard Wagner , who later thanked him with "Das Judenthum in der Musik" (Judaism in Music). Jews are repulsive, Wagner wrote, though himself a gnomish ...

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