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  1. Look who's back in the local ariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Philly.com

    ... during rehearsals for his role as King Philip II in "Don Carlo." This is a role I've been wanting to do. It's arguably Verdi's best opera and - for me - the brass ring of bass roles. Q What is it like to portray King Philip, who senses his son Carlo ...

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  2. 'Lend Me a Tenor' review: Reliable laughs from an old favorite at Hershey Area PlayhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PennLive.com

    ... by his worldwide legion of fans, is virtually a living legend when he comes to Cleveland to perform in a production of Verdi's "Otello." Having a VIP like Merelli perform is a very big moment for the Cleveland company as it marks its 10th ...

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  3. in the Wings: The Cast of Opera Philadelphiaa s Don CarloRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Phillymag.com

    Verdi's classic tale of a love triangle gone wrong is taking shape at the Academy of Music as Opera Philadelphia presents Don Carlo . We wanted to lighten up the otherwise tragic tale, so we sat down with the opera's three leads, Leah Crocetto , Michelle DeYoung , and Dimitri Pittas and had them take our rapid-fire Q&A about their experiences on stage and, boy, did they reveal some interesting secrets! My name is a Leah Joanne Crocetto, the first born daughter of Richard and Marcia Crocetto of Waterbury, CT and Brookfield, CT, respectively.

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    Wednesday Apr 15 | Opera News

    ... in New York after a 2006 premiere at Lyric Opera of Chicago, the stark, Goya-inspired show marked the third staging of Verdi's opera in which Radvanovsky's Leonora had appeared at the Met. But in many ways the run gave the impression of being a ...

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  5. PSO Bassoonist Brad Balliet to Host Reed-Making Demonstration, 5/6Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... the Lucerne Festival. This PSO Soundtracks presentation is a prelude to the May 17 PSO Classical Series Concert Viva Verdi which will feature excerpts from Verdi operas, displaying the vocal talents of Michelle Johnson , soprano; Margaret Lattimore ...

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    Wednesday Apr 15 | Opera News

    ... Pasquale as in the dark, granitic pronouncements of Mussorgsky's Boris or the hotblooded patriotic fervor of Verdi's Procida. The Furlanetto sound is as seductive as it is sinister, equally capable of projecting fire and ice. The prismatic beauty of ...

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  7. Elliott Broidy Supports American Ballet TheaterRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | PR Log

    ... from, including the classics below. Don Carlos - Nicholas Hytner's powerful production features a strong cast for Verdi's epic vision of the Spanish Inquisition. Featuring Yonghoon Lee as Don Carlo and Ferruccio Furlanetto as the commanding King ...

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  8. Open season for opera fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Jerusalem Post

    Altogether there are some 10 operas this season, including two at Masada next June - Samson and Delilah by Saint Saens and Verdi's A Masked Ball. Israel Opera fans have two new operas to absorb for the new season: the Israeli debuts of Gounod's Romeo and Juliet and Bizet's The Pearl Fishers tells the story of a love triangle set in a Sri Lanka far more exotic than the real one.

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  9. Houston Symphony to Present Ohlsson Plays Chopin Concert, 4/17Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... BBC Symphony and Amsterdam's Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Following Britten's War Requiem in Carnegie Hall and Verdi's Aida in Atlanta, Spano conducted the world premiere performances of Steven Stucky's The Classical Style at the Ojai Festival ...

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  10. Delos releases a full-length recording of Verdi's most fascinating operaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Examiner.com

    Tomorrow Delos will release a full-length studio recording of what can probably be called Giuseppe Verdi's most cerebral opera , Simon Boccanegra . Those who take their listening seriously tend to use the adjective "cerebral" rarely in talking about Verdi.

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  11. Mostly Opera to perform classicsRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Times-Tribune

    ... spring's Mostly Opera concert. "Great Moments in Opera" will feature excerpts from several iconic operas, including: Verdi's "La Traviata," "Aida," Rigoletto," "Otello" and "Ernani"; Donizetti's "L'Elisir D'amour" and "Lucia di Lammermoor"; ...

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  12. ChorusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | This Is Bristol

    ... a wide variety of musical emotions, ranging from the drama in Prokofiev's War and Peace, Britten's Perter Grimes and Verdi's Macbeth, to the romantic poignancy of the Humming Chorus from Puccini's Madame Butterfly , raw realism in the music of ...

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  13. Waukesha Choral Union to Perform 'The World's A Stage'Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | PR Log

    PRLog - April 9, 2015 - WAUKESHA, Wis. -- Waukesha - The Waukesha Choral Union will perform a popular mix of music from Broadway and Opera at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 2 at Carroll University's Humphrey Memorial Chapel 238 N. East Ave. Broadway music will feature famous shows by Jerome Kern, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Leonard Bernstein and Boublil and Schonberg, Opera choruses will include the rousing Va pensiero from Verdi's Nabucco and a medley from Porgy and Bess, the first truly American opera.

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  14. Review: Lesley Garrett in Chorus! with the WNORead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | This Is Bristol

    ... a wide variety of musical emotions, ranging from the drama in Prokofiev's War and Peace, Britten's Perter Grimes and Verdi's Macbeth, to the romantic poignancy of the Humming Chorus from Puccini's Madame Butterfly , raw realism in the music of ...

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  15. With Placido Domingo ill, Luca Salsi sings Met doubleheaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Luca Salsi was at the corner of Broadway and 72nd Street, taking a walk with his wife, when he got a call from Alvaro Domingo, son of the famous singer. Salsi had 30 minutes to make the nine-block trip to the Metropolitan Opera, get in costume and replace Placido Domingo as Don Carlo in Saturday's performance of Verdi's "Ernani," which was broadcast on radio around the world.

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  16. Frank Huang Named Concertmaster of the New York PhilharmonicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... programs conducted by Alan Gilbert : in October 2014, including works by Barto?k, Bruckner, and Mozart; and in the Verdi Requiem in January 2015. In addition to his orchestral career, Mr. Huang is also an accomplished chamber musician, and serves on ...

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  17. Lesley GarrettRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | This Is Bristol

    Opera singer Lesley Garrett leads the Welsh National Opera's Chorus at The Bristol Hippodrome, as part of the WNO's spring season. A chance for audiences to experience some of opera's best-loved moments, Chorus! includes opera classics such as the Humming Chorus from Puccini's Madam Butterfly, and Va Pensiero from Verdi's Nabucco, alongside the Epigraph from Prokofiev's War and Peace and Alabama Song from Weill's Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny.

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  18. The Met Can Learn a Beverage Lesson From LoftOperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The New York Observer

    ... better than they'd looked on paper, that was more than a surprise: it was something of a revelation. The revival of Verdi's grandiose tragedy Don Carlo at the Met on March 30 ranked low on my list of priorities for the spring season. When the Met ...

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  19. Be Spellbound this Easter with magical music from Welsh National OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Gazette Series

    ... will include opera classics such as the 'Humming Chorus' from Puccini's Madama Butterfly and 'Va Pensiero' from Verdi's Nabucco alongside the Epigraph from Prokofiev's War and Peace and 'Alabama Song' from Weill's Rise and Fall of the City of ...

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  20. Pacific Chorale Sets Season Finale ConcertRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Pacific Chorale, the internationally acclaimed resident choir of Segerstrom Center for the Arts, will be presenting a powerful finale concert on May 17 at 5:30 p.m., featuring works by Verdi, Howells and Poulenc. Uniquely, the concert will feature two conductors: the current Artistic Director, John Alexander, in the second half of the concert - and Pacific Chorale's future Artistic Director, Robert Istad, making his debut on the Rene?e and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall stage, in the first half.

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