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  1. REMINDER: See & Hear 'The Planets' with NW Symphony Orchestra SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Waterland Blog

    The performance will include projected visual footage of the planets from NASA, along with photography by local astrophotographer Andy Ermolli - all combined with outstanding symphony music! The concert will open with the Prelude to Act III from Richard Wagner's Lohengrin, followed by The Holy City by Armenian-American composer Alan Hovhaness, one of the most prolific and well known composers of the 20th century, who lived in the greater Seattle area from the 1970s until his death in 2000, and who was profoundly influenced by the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest. The Holy City will feature local trumpet prodigy Natalie Dungey.

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  2. Conductor Chailly: Appeasing La Scala's 'gods' wit...Read the original story

    Wednesday | Rock102online.com

    ... opinionated La Scala audience by opening the 2012-2013 season - a joint 200th birthday year for Germany's Richard Wagner and Italy's Giuseppe Verdi - with Wagner's "Lohengrin". Not only that, but the other half of La Scala's new artistic team, ...

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  3. Bayreuth FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Free Dictionary

    ... held annually in Bayreuth , Germany, at which performances of operas by the 19th-century German composer Richard Wagner are presented. Wagner himself conceived and promoted the idea of a special festival to showcase his own works, in particular his ...

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  4. Prom Date wants to take you out dancinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    That's a long German word to describe what Teutonic opera composer Richard Wagner called a "total work of art" - a moment when multiple artworks converge to create an experience, rather than just a one-dimensional show.

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  5. Northwest Symphony Orchestra "Family Concert" features some local talent.Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Highline Times

    Northwest Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the first concert in its 2014-2015 season. The concert will open with the Prelude to Act III from Richard Wagner's Lohengrin, followed by The Holy City by Armenian-American composer Alan Hovhaness, one of the most prolific and well known composers of the 20th century, who lived in the greater Seattle area from the 1970s until his death in 2000, and who was profoundly influenced by the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest.

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  6. Learn More and See VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | WGBH

    Welsh pianist Llyr Williams explores Richard Wagner's works for solo piano, re-imaginings by Franz Liszt and Glenn Gould, and his own transcriptions. It is typically with ambivalent moral self-conflict that we hear the works of Richard Wagner.

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  7. Giuseppe VerdiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Free Dictionary

    Verdi is considered with Richard Wagner the most influential composer of operas of the nineteenth century, and dominated the Italian scene after Bellini , Donizetti and Rossini . His works are frequently performed in opera houses throughout the world and, transcending the boundaries of the genre, some of his themes have long since taken root in popular culture, as " La donna mobile " from Rigoletto , " Libiamo ne' lieti calici " from La traviata , " Va, pensiero " from Nabucco , the "Coro di zingari" from Il trovatore and the "Grand March" from Aida .

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  8. Honourable homecoming at FNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Canada.com

    ... has not been dawdling. He has kept busy with an international career directing theatre, opera (including Richard Wagner's Parsifal, at New York's Metropolitan Opera last year) and Cirque du Soleil shows (ZED in Tokyo, in 2007, and Zarkana at New ...

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  9. See & Hear 'The Planets' with Northwest Symphony Orchestra Oct. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Waterland Blog

    ... - all combined with outstanding symphony music! The concert will open with the Prelude to Act III from Richard Wagner's Lohengrin, followed by The Holy City by Armenian-American composer Alan Hovhaness, one of the most prolific and well known ...

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  10. Get your tickets: RPO to perform in Brockport October 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    ... course instructors and guest lecturers. The show leads off with the "Overture to The Flying Dutchman ," Richard Wagner's opera about a sea captain fated to spend eternity at the helm of a spectral ship. Just as the stormy seas are etched into ...

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  11. INTERVIEW-Vienna State Opera, ditched by star conductors, soldiers onRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | AlertNet

    ... leaving 34 events without a conductor. Frenchman de Billy, who had already abruptly left a production of Richard Wagner's "Lohengrin" last season over a dispute about a one-minute cut, waved goodbye to Meyer's opera only days after Welser-Moest. ...

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  12. Andris Nelsons at the Boston Symphony OrchestraRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | Berkshire Fine Arts

    ... BSO gala. She is also married to Maestro Nelsons. A program of orchestral and vocal selections from operas by Richard Wagner and the Italian verismo repertory, concluding with Ottorino Respighi's tone poem, "Pines of Rome" Gala performances for ...

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  13. San Francisco Opera General Director David Gockley announces his retirement planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Examiner.com

    ... and casting for both the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons, which will include the next full performance of Richard Wagner's Ring cycle in the summer of 2018. Gockley also disclosed that the contract for SFO Music Director Nicola Luisotti has been ...

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  14. David Gockley to leave San Francisco Opera in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | San Jose Mercury News

    Courtesy Cory Weaver -- San Francisco Operaa s general director David Gockley, left, announced on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 he will step down in July 2016, after his tenth season with the company. He will program an additional two seasons beyond his official departure, however, and promises some big events: a 2018 revival of its acclaimed a Ringa Cycle, by Richard Wagner, as well as the return of Russian soprano Anna Netrebko.

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  15. Finding humanity in the enemyRead the original story

    Friday Oct 3 | The Yale Herald

    ... of the Third Reich. It was a frequent feature in Nazi propaganda, and lest we forget, was composed by Richard Wagner, a man whose love of chromaticism and shifting tonal centers was only matched by his hatred for "Jewishness in music." No, Wagner's ...

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  16. 'George Frideric Handel: A Life With Friends' weaves an unusual...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... is about the lives of other great composers. It's easy for a researcher to find a wealth of material on, say, Richard Wagner's personal political ideas, or on Ludwig van Beethoven's lack of cleanliness. Handel is a more mysterious figure. According ...

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  17. Andris Nelsons' at the Boston Symphony OrchestraRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | Berkshire Fine Arts

    ... BSO gala. She is also married to Maestro Nelsons. A program of orchestral and vocal selections from operas by Richard Wagner and the Italian verismo repertory, concluding with Ottorino Respighi's tone poem, "Pines of Rome" Gala performances for ...

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  18. Cast Announced for the Ring Cycle at Birmingham Hippodrome This AutumnRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... commissioned for the opening season of the new Mariinsky II Theatre last year. On his travels in 1863, Richard Wagner visited the historic Mariinsky Theatre, conducting the Mariinsky Orchestra in concerts that included extracts from the Ring (St ...

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  19. 'The Elixir of Love': An operatic rom-comRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Star Online

    ... from ancient poetry who also got in trouble over a love potion and the poem was, of course, the basis for Richard Wagner's great 19th century opera, Tristan und Isolde . In addition to the main cast of Elixir Of Love , the lineup also includes a ...

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  20. New conductor begins tenureRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 | Arab Times

    ... ristine Opolais, will perform, along with tenor Jonas Kaufmann. The night also will open with the overture to Richard Wagner's Tannhauser, the first live opera Nelsons saw as a child growing up in Riga, Latvia's capital.

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