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  1. Kent opera director and producer Ellen Kent brings La Boheme to...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Kent Online

    ... next, in true over-the-top Ellen fashion, is that she tracked down a 200-strong Romanian company who were performing Verdi's Nabucco 'I'd never heard of it, but I wanted a big outdoor gig' and organised sponsorship from Manston Airport, among ...

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  2. Bailey dose of theatre prescribedRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

    ... (the rise and fall of Idi Amin) and Ipi Zombi? (dealing with a witch hunt). He's uncompromising. His radical take on Verdi's 19th-century reinterpretation of the Shakespeare tale Macbeth is so close to home it hurts: a Congolese warlord and his ...

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

    Tuesday | The Day

    ... Therefore, the new theater season will open in September with the Donetsk premiere of A Masked Ball by Giuseppe Verdi, staged by famous Italian director Italo Nunziata. His name is well-known in Kyiv. He staged five productions at the National Opera ...

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  4. World Renowned Musical Guests to perform Easter Sunday in Delray BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PR Log

    ... has at its core the dramatic roles of the Italian repertoire, such as Puccini's Turandot , Tosca , and Minnie , Verdi's Lady Macbeth and Abigaille , as well as Richard Strauss' Elektra and Salome. Cynthia Makris' name is closely associated with ...

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  5. An Opera Impresario Looks at RadioRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... listen to more opera, but many people tell me of their pleasure in doing so. The complex operatic scores of the later Verdi and the repertory that has grown up since his day demand frequent hearings before we can enjoy them to the fullest extent. It ...

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  6. A rare opportunity to see Clifton Forbis, the Michael Jordan of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Nashville Scene

    ... Opera offers what artistic director John Hoomes says is "one of the most intense operas ever written." Giuseppe Verdi's Otello , based on Shakespeare's Othello , tells the tragic story of the destruction of a great leader, Otello, fueled by the ...

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  7. MACBETH Opera Run 23-16 April at ArtscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    In this radical take on Verdi's MACBETH, conceptualised, designed and directed by Brett Bailey, Shakespeare's story of ambition, treachery and witchcraft is set in the Great Lakes region of Central Africa, amongst the wars and ruthless exploitation that tear this invisible corner of the world apart.

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  8. Leisure BulletinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | The Day

    ... by Minkus 11 - Aleko, opera by Rachmaninoff; Chopiniana, ballet by Chopin 12 - Don Carlos, opera (in Italian) by Verdi 13 - Carmen Suite, ballet by Bizet and Shchedrin; Scheherazade, ballet by Rimsky-Korsakov 15 - Viennese Waltz, ballet by Strauss 9 ...

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  9. Macbeth after Verdi - Barbican TheatreRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | IndieLondon

    In the theatre, the UK-premiere and Barbican co-commission of Macbeth is a radical reworking of Verdi's opera set in an exploited post-colonial African landscape.

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  10. Met Opera broadcasting in Stockton, Manteca SaturdayRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | RecordNET

    ... iew with Met general manager Peter Gelb, who will discuss the upcoming 2014-15 HD season, which begins in October with Verdi's Macbeth.

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  11. Walnut Creek's Festival Opera appeals to community to help avert closureRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | Inside Bay Area

    ... opera's "only spend what we are fairly confident we can raise and earn" approach led the way to co-productions like Verdi's "Otello" with Palo Alto's West Bay Opera in 2013. Chamber operas -- shorter, smaller works with fewer musicians and sets ...

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  12. Local dispatch: An extra in opera can have super time, if money's no objectRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... a good friend, Don MacLachlan, invited me to join him and others as supers in the production of the opera "Attila" by Verdi. It was then that I met Gordon Crocker, who was and still is the captain of the supers. Mr. Crocker, as the go-between for ...

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  13. a oeSlaughterhouse-Five,a Musiq Soulchild and Gershwin brothers among...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | Press-Telegram

    ... Villa Lobos' “Fantasia for Saxophone and Orchestra” with saxophonist Christopher Bartz, and Verdi's “Nabucco Overture.” The concert begins at 8 p.m. April 5 Downey Civic Theatre, 8435 Firestone Blvd. Tickets are $30-$35; ...

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  14. Area Residents to Perform in Verismo Opera's La Traviata This...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | The Paramus Post

    ... Arts Center (bergenPAC). Last performed by the nonprofit company in 2006, Verismo Opera will present Giuseppe Verdi's opera on April 6, 3:00 p.m., at the bergenPAC, located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood. Several New Jersey vocalists will ...

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  15. Vocal feast for choral fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    ... has also wisely chosen soloists all with a strong operatic pedigree, and heard last year in the highly-acclaimed Viva Verdi! production - Suzanne Manuell (soprano), Alison Kettlewell (mezzo-soprano), Anando Mukerjee (tenor) and Philip Smith ...

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  16. Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra's 'Otello' to opera stars from here and around the worldRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | MLive.com

    ... while." Gordon, a graduate of Loy Norrix High School (1990) in Kalamazoo, is back home to sing the role of Roderigo in Verdi's opera. He'll be with the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, a chorus of the Kalamazoo Singers, and cast of visiting vocalists ...

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  17. Walnut Creek's Festival Opera appeals to community to help avert closureRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Contra Costa Times

    ... opera's "only spend what we are fairly confident we can raise and earn" approach led the way to co-productions like Verdi's "Otello" with Palo Alto's West Bay Opera in 2013. Chamber operas -- shorter, smaller works with fewer musicians and sets ...

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  18. Ridgewood Singer Debuts in La Traviata at Bergen PACRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Patch.com

    ... Arts Center (bergenPAC). Last performed by the nonprofit company in 2006, Verismo Opera will present Giuseppe Verdi's opera on Sunday, April 6, 3:00 p.m., at the bergenPAC, located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood. Several New Jersey ...

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  19. 'Lend Me a Tenor' brings nonstop energy, mistaken identity to stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Portland Tribune

    ... Italian opera star, rather full of his own pomp and circumstance and coming to Cleveland to make his U.S. debut in Verdi's "Otello." "He plays the tough guy on the outside but we quickly discover his (many) weaknesses, not the least of which is a ...

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  20. Victorian Opera 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | The Age

    ... Four Last Songs . Other veterans on the program also shone, especially Douglas McNicol in Iago's chilling credo from Verdi's Otello , while Roxane Hislop was in fine voice in an aria from Saint-Saens' Samson et Delilah . But the most encouraging ...

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