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  1. Rohit Bal feted by Swiss watch brandRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... The 53-year-old Indian designer was honoured with a steel and gold-plated wrist wear 'Parsifal' named after Richard Wagner's final opera: 'a mystical world of chivalry and spiritual quest'. Bal, known for his signature lotus motif designs, believes ...

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  2. Rohit Bal feted by Swiss watch brandRead the original story

    Friday | Nerve News

    ... The 53-year-old Indian designer was honoured with a steel and gold-plated wrist wear 'Parsifal' named after Richard Wagner's final opera: 'a mystical world of chivalry and spiritual quest'. Bal, known for his signature lotus motif designs, believes ...

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  3. 'Tosca' at Kauffman Center, only the best; Lyric Opera can take prideRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Examiner.com

    ... every sung line was pure, fine opera , audible to the very back row. Puccini's 1900 opera was informed by Richard Wagner, Without imposing artificial grandeur, Puccini announces characters by their orchestral themes; characters do not come on stage ...

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  4. 'Lord of the Rings' as you've never experienced itRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Fremont Bulletin

    ... music-drama is far different from simply reading the books or watching it in a conventional movie setting. Richard Wagner's gigantic mythological opera cycle "The Ring of the Nibelungs" is acknowledged to be the pinnacle of pure artistic creation. ...

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  5. HGO's Die Walk re Comes Complete With a Gang-Buster Finale and Powerful VoicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Houston Press

    The set-up: Of the four operas that comprise Richard Wagner's magnificent epic The Ring of the Nibelung, Die Walkure is perhaps the cycle's most beloved.

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  6. Boston's Fleet Of Pedal-Powered Swans Hits The LagoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | WBUR-AM Boston

    ... the swan boats in the public garden. The idea for the boats, the only of their kind in the world, came from Richard Wagner's opera Lohengrin , based on a medieval German story in which a knight crosses a river in a boat drawn by a swan to defend the ...

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  7. A heavenly Ring: The story of opera's most famous 8 minutes is told in HGO's Die WalkA1 4reRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | CultureMap

    Houston Grand Opera continues this week Fura dels Baus' ambitious production of Richard Wagner's Ring cycle after last year's triumphant performance of Das Rheingold. After lackluster productions of Cos fan tutte and The Magic Flute , the nightmare before Christmas of The Christmas Carol , and a too-recently recycled Madame Butterfly , the Wortham Theater Center could use a touch of the divine.

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  8. Die Walk reRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Houston Press

    6:00 p.m. April 18, 6:00 p.m. April 22, 6:00 p.m. April 25, 6:00 p.m. April 30, 2:00 p.m. May 3 In composer Richard Wagner's Die Walkre (The Valkyrie) , Brnnhilde is the favorite daughter of the god Wotan (Odin) as well as a Valkyrie, one of the ...

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  9. Review: ICO celebrates Butler ArtsFestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Nuvo.net

    ... four excerpts from it, showing a good sensitivity to the Baroque style, as well as in the Agrippina Overture. Richard Wagner (1813-1883), a musical genius, but even a greater one in his own mind, felt he was above the law which applied to ordinary ...

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  10. Steve RoachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Coin World

    ... art forms, as the various productions of Phantom of the Opera document. A uniface plaque of German composer Richard Wagner dated 1876 was likely produced during his lifetime. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions. The opera has been a source of ...

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  11. Gerald Carpenter: Three Makes a Multitude for Camerata PacificaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Noozhawk

    ... Sonata No. 2 in A-Major, Opus 100 (1886) , Franz Liszt's famous piano trascription of the "Liebestod" from Richard Wagner's opera Tritan und Isolde (1865) ; and Brahms' Horn Trio in Eb-Major, Opus 40 . (Those attending the 1 p.m. performance will ...

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  12. New Wave of Scandals Plagues Russian Culture ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The St. Petersburg Times

    ... over the film "Child 44" comes hot on the heels of a recent high-profile dispute over the production of Richard Wagner's opera "TannhEuser" at the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theater. After Russian Orthodox activists complained about the ...

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  13. Russia clamps down on theatre productionsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... Tikhon, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church in Novosibirsk, had not even seen the production of Richard Wagner's Tannhuser when he began to complain about it in January. He filed a court case against the director and theatre officials for ...

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  14. In Russia, modernized stage classics criticized as immoral 'distortions'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Washington Post

    ... Tikhon, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church in Novosibirsk, had not even seen the production of Richard Wagner's "TannhA user" when he began to complain about it in January. He filed a court case against the director and theater officials for ...

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  15. Russia clamps down on - distortions' of classical playsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Washington Post

    ... Tikhon, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church in Novosibirsk, had not even seen the production of Richard Wagner's "TannhA user" when he began to complain about it in January. Still, he filed a court case against the director and theater officials ...

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  16. What's Constantine Grame reading?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Opera with his son at the helm. Grame and his wife, Lauren, live in Tarpon Springs. The complete librettos of Richard Wagner, The Little Red Book of Golf Wisdom edited by Niels Aaboe and Mad Loves: Women and Music in Offenbach's Les contes ...

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  17. 'Lord of the Rings' as you've never experienced itRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Berryessa Sun

    ... music-drama is far different from simply reading the books or watching it in a conventional movie setting. Richard Wagner's gigantic mythological opera cycle "The Ring of the Nibelungs" is acknowledged to be the pinnacle of pure artistic creation. ...

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  18. The Way We WereRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Newtown Bee

    ... asking questions and stating opinions from the floor. An extraordinarily memorable performance of "Parsifal," Richard Wagner's great Holy Week opera, will be presented on Easter Sunday, from 5 to 9:30 pm, by the Newtown Savings Bank, in full FM ...

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  19. Putin Returns Nazi-Looted Icon to Greek Prime MinisterRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | The St. Petersburg Times

    ... In recent months, the federal government has sided with the church in a scandal with over a rendition of Richard Wagner's opera "TannhEuser" in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk, and Patriarch Kirill has delivered his first speech in the State Duma ...

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    Thursday Apr 9 | The St. Petersburg Times

    ... In recent months, the federal government has sided with the church in a scandal with over a rendition of Richard Wagner's opera "TannhEuser" in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk, and Patriarch Kirill has delivered his first speech in the State Duma ...

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