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  1. BWW Reviews: Beck's Lend Me a Tenor - Farce at its Funny BestRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... celebratory event and has employed world famous Italian tenor, Tito Merelli, known as "Il Stupendo," to sing Giuseppe Verdi 's OTELLO. Henry Saunders , the opera's general manager, his much put-upon assistant, Max, and Maggie, Max's girl friend and ...

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  2. Poland's Piotr Beczala enchants Oman's Royal Opera House with a captivating performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    Beczala, Voronkov and the Czech National Symphony Orchestra performed with the utmost passion and earned very loud applauses and cheers. From the moment he sang the first notes of Verdi's aria "Di' tu se fedele," Polish tenor Piotr Beczala enchanted the audience at the Royal Opera House Muscat with his powerful voice.

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  3. Review: West Edge Opera thrills with 'Poliuto'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Inside Bay Area

    ... didn't die -- and when he returns, Paolina must choose between the two men. (Think Bellini's "Norma," with bits of Verdi's "Aida" and "Nabucco" added.) "Poliuto" may have been composed for large forces, but Saturday's stripped-down performance lent ...

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  4. Beck Center's "Lend Me a Tenor" offers non-stop laughter.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Cleveland.com

    ... Merelli, the greatest tenor of his generation, who is to appear for one night only to sing the lead role in Giuseppe Verdi's Otello. This is to be the biggest event in Cleveland Opera's history with a sellout crowd and the members of the Cleveland ...

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  5. Polish tenor Piotr Beczala rules Royal Opera House Muscat stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Times of Oman

    ... bounced in tune with the music. -Photos by Khalid Al Busaidi, ROHM Muscat: From the moment he sang the first notes of Verdi's aria "Di' tu se fedele," Polish tenor Piotr Beczala enchanted the audience at the Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) with his ...

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  6. After 46 Seasons at the Met PlA cido Domingo Turns Baritone-UnfortunatelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The New York Observer

    And then there's tragic opera, sometimes called grand opera, which concerns itself with the downfall of the mighty, and, as you might guess, ends in catastrophe and heartbreak. By that definition, the Met's revival of Verdi's Ernani Friday night was every inch a tragic opera, though without being grand in any way.

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  7. Last Night's Review: Chorus!, Welsh National Opera, The MayflowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Daily Echo

    ... All the opera classics are there to delight - the Humming Chorus from Puccini's Madam Butterfly and Va Pensierro from Verdi's Nabucco and, of course, two pieces from Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance - A Policeman's Lot and With ...

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  8. New Rochelle Opera Celebrates 30th Anniversary at Spring Gala; Ferruccio Furlanetto is Guest of HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | New Rochelle Talk

    ... of honor this year." Ferruccio Furlanetto's amazing international career began with the role of King Philip II in Verdi's Don Carlo at the Salzburg Easter Festival under the baton of Herbert von Karajan in 1986. In the same year he debuted at the ...

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  9. LCPC to present opera's sacred elementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | La Canada Valley Sun

    The compositions of Puccini, Verdi, Wagner, Rossini and Mascagni, will be presented by the La Canada Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir and Orchestra in a special concert at 2 p.m. on Palm Sunday, March 29, in the church sanctuary. The sacred elements of operas, featuring the compositions of Puccini, Verdi, Wagner, Rossini and Mascagni, will be presented by the La Caada Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir and Orchestra in a special concert on Palm Sunday , March 29. The performance will take place at 2 p.m. in the church sanctuary.

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  10. Sarasota Opera presents a thrilling ToscaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... the repertoire beguiling and appealing. In 2016, DeRenzi will complete his 30-year quest to perform all of Giuseppe Verdi's works DeRenzi, a native New Yorker can count many Brooklynites and former Brooklynites, among his staff. Before the ...

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  11. the Celebration of Peace Through MusicRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | KLRN-TV San Antonio

    Concert conductor Sir Gilbert Levine, dubbed "The Pope's Maestro" for creating and conducting concerts for Pope John Paul II for 17 years, leads soloists and world-class orchestral and vocal ensembles in a moving musical tribute to these three spiritual leaders. Selections include Copeland's "Fanfare for the Common Man," Bernstein's "Chichester Psalms," "Ancient Polish Marian Hymn," Verdi's "Messa Da Requiem" and others.

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  12. Teatro Regio Torin celebrates the 40th anniversary of Don Carlo. Sheer wonderRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Examiner.com

    Giuseppe Verdi's Don Carlos is composer's longest opera, and there were so many cuts and additions made during the composer's life that there is an embarrassment of riches to choose from in constructing a production. The original French version premiered In 1867, but additions, subtractions and tinkering with the piece continued.

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  13. Angela Meade scores another soaring success in Met Opera's 'Ernani' revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Examiner.com

    American soprano Angela Meade made quite a splash Friday, March 20, returning to the Metropolitan Opera as the much-sought-after noblewoman Elvira in Giuseppe Verdi 's early work "Ernani," a role that launched her professional career in 2008 when she substituted as a last-minute replacement for an ailing Sondra Radvanovsky. Appearing as a scorned suitor, Madrid-born tenor-turned-baritone Placido Domingo -himself once an imminent Ernani-debuted in the baritone role of Don Carlo, King of Spain.

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  14. David Malouf review: Writing that is insistently engagingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Age

    ... In 16 pieces of varying lengths, some a mere four or five pages, Malouf addresses topics as varied as Glenn Murcutt, Verdi's Nabucco , Bill Henson, Growing up with the Stars (in his case, the Hollywood stars of the 1930s and '40s) and Happenings in ...

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  15. French soloists made good on debut showing in JamaicaRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Gleaner

    ... Both of them brought a lot of comedy to their presentation, particularly when they did Slaves Chorus , from Nabucco (Verdi), one of the most popular Italian operas. When San Juan pulled from the repertoire La Donna E Mobile , from the opera ...

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  16. Madama Butterfly lands in OttawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2014 | Xtra!

    ... and the United States, performing many of opera's great heroines, from Mimi in Puccini's La BohA me to Elisabetta in Verdi's Don Carlo . But it is for her portrayal of Butterfly that she's perhaps most celebrated. "The first time I did this role, ...

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  17. INTERVIEW: Lesley GarrettRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Hampshire Chronicle

    ... 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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  18. Lesley Garrett on turning 60 and playing a tart and a nun in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    ... are familiar with it." Opera standards such as the Humming Chorus from Puccini's Madama Butterfly and Va Pensiero from Verdi's Nabucco are alongside the Epigraph from Prokofiev's War and Peace and Alabama Song from Weill's Rise and Fall of the City ...

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  19. New Rochelle Opera Celebrates 30th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    ... continued support for NRO is overwhelming. Furlanetto's international career began with the role of King Philip II in Verdi's "Don Carlo" at the Salzburg Easter Festival under the baton of Herbert von Karajan in 1986. In the same year, he debuted at ...

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  20. Music MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | YourObserver

    ... Carlos." It's the last dress rehearsal for the opera's final show of its winter opera season: "Don Carlos" by Giuseppe Verdi. It's two days before the four-and-a-half-hour-long, five-act grand opera opens. "I don't look at time in terms of hours, I ...

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