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  1. Clarice Carson: Opera singer had powerful voice befitting her personalityRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... operatic debut was to follow three years later, with Ms. Donalda's Opera Guild of Montreal , as the Lady-in-waiting in Verdi's Macbeth (1959), followed by Micaela in Bizet's Carmen (1960), and Siebel in Gounod's Faust (1963). With that, more offers ...

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  2. Classical music concerts to look out for in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    ... recital include Korean favorites - Puccini's "Tosca" and Bizet's "Carmen" - as well as other masterpieces such as Verdi's "Luisa Miller," Mascagni's "Cavalleria Rusticana" and Massenet's "Werther." Korean soprano and Metropolitan Opera principal ...

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  3. Opera Theatre of Saint Louis to Stage World Premiere of Rajiv Joseph OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Playbill

    ... will also feature Giacomo Puccini 's La Boheme, kicking off the season on May 21 and will be followed by Giuseppe Verdi 's Macbeth , opening May 28. June will see a staging of Richard Strauss ' musical comedy Ariadne on Naxos as well as the second ...

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  4. BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- Fun Home's Sydney Lucas- 'I Love Everybody!'Read the original story

    Sunday May 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... for a Lucille Lortel , Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama League Award. Other noteworthy credits include: Verdi's Macbeth (Metropolitan Opera). Workshops:Amelie, Iowa, Once Around the Moon, Table. Film: She's Funny That Way, Skeleton Twins, ...

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  5. In the Spotlight Series: Meet the 2015 Tony Nominees- Sydney LucasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... for a Lucille Lortel , Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama League Award. Other noteworthy credits include: Verdi's Macbeth (Metropolitan Opera). Workshops:Amelie, Iowa, Once Around the Moon, Table. Film: She's Funny That Way, Skeleton Twins, ...

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  6. Weekend Round Up May 14, 2015Read the original story

    Thursday May 14 | The George Towner

    ... revenge, passion, greed, and glory. Selections from Wagner, "Die Meistersinger;" Bellini, "Norma;" Gounod, "Faust;" Verdi, "Nabucco;" Puccini, "Tosca;" Mascagni, "Cavalleria Rusticana;" Puccini, "Manon Lescaut;" and Boito, "Mefistofele." Join us for ...

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  7. May becomes the month of Opera in Melbourne with Madame Butterfly, Don Giovanni and Don CarlosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | ABC News

    Opera Australia will present three cherished performances at the Arts Centre Melbourne this month - Puccini's Madame Butterfly , Mozart's Don Giovanni and Verdi's Don Carlos . James Valentine visited Opera Australia's headquarters to speak to performers James Egglestone and Emma Matthews about their latest roles and preparation.

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  8. Ramon Tebar to Lead Final Performances of Verdi's NABUCCO at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    International conductor Ramon Tebar will make his official debut as Principal Guest Conductor of Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia earlier than the previously announced 2015-2016 season. He replaces on short notice the venerable conductor Nicola Luisotti, who as Music Director of San Francisco Opera, has had to regretfully cancel his last two performances for artistic contingency reasons with the opera house.

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  9. Sick Placido Domingo Pulls Out Of Conchita Wurst GigRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | ContactMusic.com

    ... health has also prompted the veteran star to postpone his performances at the venue's five-day production of Giuseppe Verdi's Nabucco from Sunday (10May15). It's the second time Domingo has fallen ill in as many months - in early April (15), a bad ...

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  10. "Viva Verdi" Spotlights Young Opera StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Town Topics

    On Sunday, May 17, at 4 p.m. at Richardson Auditorium, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra presents Viva Verdi!, an opera featuring excerpts from Giuseppe Verdi's most popular works and spotlighting gifted young opera stars Michelle Johnson, soprano; Margaret Lattimore, mezzo soprano; Zach Borichevsky, tenor; and Hugh Russell, baritone.

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  11. PSO Bassoonist Brad Balliet Hosts Reed-Making Demonstration TonightRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | 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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  12. Soprano Pulley to lead WT's 'Requiem'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Amarillo.com

    The first time soprano Emily Pulley sang Giuseppi Verdi's "Requiem" really taught her a lesson: This was music you could feel in your bones. Of course, back in 1987, Pulley was sitting right next to the bass drums, but even listeners a little more physically removed from the pounding beats can feel the power of the work, she said.

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  13. A Spring of Second Chances at the MetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The New York Observer

    ... to ponder long after you've left the theater. In contrast to Widow 's many changes, the previous evening's revival of Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera reassembled most of the "original cast" who appeared two seasons ago at the premiere of this slickly ...

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  14. Welsh National Opera's award-winning chorus launch a summer tour of WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | IcNetwork

    They have just picked up a major award the their amazing singing and now audiences throughout Wales will soon have the chance to experience Welsh National Opera 's chorus for themselves. Conducted by WNO chorus master Alexander Martin and with piano accompaniment, the 40-strong chorus will perform music by Brahms and Schubert as well as some opera classics such as the Witches' Chorus from Verdi's Macbeth and Anvil Chorus from Verdi's Il Trovatore.

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  15. Ferruccio Furlanetto: "Wiener Staatsoper Live"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Opera News

    Scenes from operas by Mussorgsky and Verdi. - Various assisting artists; Chor und - Orchester des Wiener Staatsoper, various conductors.

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  16. Fort Worth Operaa s a Hamleta not your high school versionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... other art forms. Prokofiev's ballet Romeo & Juliet is up there with Swan Lake and The Nutcracker in popularity; and Verdi's Otello , Macbeth and Falstaff usually appear in the top 50 of the world's most-produced operas. Many other of Shakespeare's ...

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  17. WNO Chorus to perform in concert at BangorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | IcNorthWales

    Hot on the heels of being named Chorus of the Year at the prestigious International Opera Awards, the multi award-winning Welsh National Opera Chorus will perform a series of concerts across Wales this summer, giving audiences a chance to hear some of the best opera and choral music. Conducted by Welsh National Opera Chorus Master Alexander Martin and with piano accompaniment, the 40-strong Chorus will perform music by Brahms and Schubert as well as some opera classics such as the Witches' Chorus from Verdi's Macbeth and Anvil Chorus from Verdi's Il Trovatore.

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  18. PSO Viva Verdi! Concert to Feature Johnson, Lattimore, Borichevsky, & Russell, 5/17Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On Sunday, May 17, at 4 pm at Richardson Auditorium, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra presents Viva Verdi!, an opera extravaganza featuring excerpts from Giuseppe Verdi 's most popular works and spotlighting gifted young opera stars Michelle Johnson , soprano; Margaret Lattimore , mezzo; Zach Borichevsky, tenor; and Hugh Russell, baritone. Conducted by PSO Music Director Rossen Milanov, the afternoon's selections from Il Trovatore's complicated story of war, revenge and love, La Traviata's portrayal of a soul-searching courtesan, and Aida's tale of impossible love in an exotic setting will serve as a fitting encore to last season's bicentennial celebration of Verdi's birth.

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  19. Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Sondra Radvanovsky in the Met Opera's 'Un Ballo in Maschera.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Phillymag.com

    The fact that two major opera companies within 100 miles of each other are concurrently staging Verdi's Don Carlo has caught national attention : Opera Philadelphia's production opened Friday night starring Eric Owens , who is regular Metropolitan Opera fare , while the Met's production wrapped up this weekend, ironically featuring Philly's own Philadelphia Orchestra conductor Yannick NA zet-SA guin leading the work. But just as serendipitous is the fact that last week, both companies opened two different dramatic Verdi operas--- Un Ballo in Maschera at the Met and Carlo at Opera Philly---within a day of each other.

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  20. Teddy Tahu Rhodes' Don Giovanni dominates Opera Australia's Melbourne autumn seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Teddy Tahu Rhodes as Don Giovanni, Taryn Fiebig as Zerlina, Richard Anderson as Masetto, Shane Lowrencev as Leporello in Opera Australia's Don Giovanni . Photo: Lisa Tomasetti Elijah Moshinsky, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest opera and theatre directors Australia has produced Verdi's masterpiece Don Carlos three times.

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