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  1. Placido Domingo to Sing in Woody Allen-Helmed L.A. OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Billboard

    ... has shifted from tenor to baritone parts in recent years. He is scheduled for his 144th role, the title character in Verdi's Macbeth , at Berlin's Staatsoper starting Feb. 7 and for his role debut as Don Carlo in Verdi's "Ernani" at New York's ...

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  2. Domingo to sing in Woody Allen-directed opera in LARead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | The Tribune

    ... has shifted from tenor to baritone parts in recent years. He is scheduled for his 144th role, the title character in Verdi's "Macbeth," at Berlin's Staatsoper starting Feb. 7 and for his role debut as Don Carlo in Verdi's "Ernani" at New York's ...

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  3. Leisure BulletinRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Day

    House of Artist. January 28 - February 8. Ukraine's Contemporary Art of Fire. NELLI ISUPOVA'S BIRD-SHAPED SHOE / Photo by Borys KORPUSENKO 28 - Un Ballo in Maschera, opera by Verdi 29 - The Marriage of Figaro, ballet by Mozart 30 - Aleko, opera by Rachmaninoff; Chopiniana, ballet by Chopin 31 - Natalka Poltavka, opera by Lysenko 1 - The Sleeping Beauty, ballet by Tchaikovsky 3 - Carmen Suite, ballet by Bizet and Shchedrin; Scheherazade, ballet by Rimsky-Korsakov 28 - Rhinoceros by Ionesco 28 - Small stage.

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  4. A substitute at Lyric Opera's Tosca is a revelationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Chicago Reader

    ... delivered standout performances. (No surprise about Serjan for those who'd heard her in CSO's concert version of Verdi's Macbeth , conducted by Riccardo Muti last season.) The abrupt departure from plan resulted in an inspired pairing: two wonderful ...

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  5. Met Opera production of La Boh meRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | WETA-TV Arlington

    ... the Four Villains, and James Levine and Yves Abel conduct Offenbach's sparkling score. Anna Netrebko moves boldly into Verdi with her searing portrayal of Lady Macbeth, the mad and murderous mate of A1 2eljko Lucic's doomed Macbeth. Adrian Noble's ...

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  6. Bulgarian lyric soprano scores as Met Opera stand-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Berkshire Eagle

    Bulgarian lyric soprano Sonya Yoncheva as Violetta and Francesco Demuro as Alfredo in Verdi's "La Traviata," at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. NEW YORK >> Looking for a lyric soprano who can parachute into your production at the last minute, sing melodiously and then die movingly? At the Metropolitan Opera these days, they send out for Sonya Yoncheva.

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  7. Bulgarian soprano makes big impact as Met stand-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Brush News-Tribune

    Looking for a lyric soprano who can parachute into your production at the last minute, sing melodiously and then die movingly? At the Metropolitan Opera these days, they send out for Sonya Yoncheva. Yoncheva is in New York singing four performances as Violetta, the glamorous courtesan who finds love too late, in Verdi's "La Traviata."

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  8. Top 5 N.J. shows this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | NJ.com

    ... are $25-$64, gsponline.org Nabucco in Montclair - Opera Theatre of Montclair stages its first fully staged production, Verdi's "Nabucco." The opera takes place during the reign of Nebuchadnezzar, King of Babylon, and encompasses conflict among ...

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  9. Top tenor Kaufmann says ready for Otello, no Siegfried yetRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Reuters

    Jonas Kaufmann, regarded as the world's best tenor, says he is ready to reward fans waiting for him to sing Verdi's highly demanding "Otello" by making his debut in the role at London's Royal Opera House in 2017. The opera world has been waiting expectantly for the 45-year-old German to sing more of the epic roles.

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  10. Mezzo-soprano who knew how to hold a grudgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... by storm. The following year she received a 15-minute ovation for her debut at the Metropolitan Opera as Amneris in Verdi's Aida with Rita Hunter as Aida and Carlo Bergonzi as Radames. Despite her freedom to visit the West, Obraztsova was something ...

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  11. Opera Theatre of Montclair opens first full-staged productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    ... with voices so powerful they soar over the orchestra, said Riker-Norrie, one of OTM's founders. "Nabucco" by Giuseppe Verdi opens at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair, 67 Church St., at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 23. It will run on ...

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  12. BYSO young players tackle VerdiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    More than 100 young musicians from the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras' premier orchestra, Boston Youth Symphony, will take center stage at 3 p.m. Jan. 18 in Cambridge in a one-time-only performance of Giuseppe Verdi's "Un Ballo in Maschera ." Local musicians participating are: Abigail Haines of Ashby, 16, on oboe; Ethan Chaves of Charlton, 11, on violin; Allie Wei of Harvard, 16, on violin; Zoe Chang of Northboro, 15, on violin; Monica Chen of Shrewsbury, 18, on piano; and Nathan Geurkink of Whitinsville, 17, on cello.

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  13. Montclair native Michael Fabiano: an opera champion, in more ways than oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | NJ.com

    ... roaring applause moves him to place a hand to his heart, in thanks. As he begins to sing "Tutto parea sorridere" from Verdi's "Il Corsaro," the relationship between Fabiano and his fans is clearly one of mutual gratitude. The orchestra behind him ...

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  14. The Holiday Gift Guide I: The Jake Heggie EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Channel3000

    ... wrote the libretto, and it is not too much of a stretch to say that Scheer has done for Heggie what Boito did for Verdi in crafting the libretto of Otello : The daunting questions of obsession and battles over a man's soul in Melville's tale are ...

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  15. Tenor Russell Thomas Leads NY Phil's Verdi Requiem, Conducted by Alan Gilbert, This WeekendRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Tenor Russell Thomas will replace Brandon Jovanovich , who has withdrawn due to illness, in the New York Philharmonic performances of the Verdi Requiem, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert . The performances will also feature soprano Angela Meade , mezzo-soprano Lilli Paasikivi, bass-baritone Eric Owens , and the New York Choral Artists, directed by Joseph Flummerfelt , this weekend, January 15, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, January 16 at 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday, January 17 at 8:00 p.m. The soloists are from the U.S. and Finland, one of whom will be making her debut and the rest of whom have appeared with Alan Gilbert and the Philharmonic, including in landmark productions.

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  16. San Francisco Opera's 2015-16 Season to Feature New Lucia, American...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Opera News

    San Francisco Opera announced today details of its 2015-16 season, for which the company will present ten operas as part of its mainstage season in addition to launching a series of chamber offerings that will take place in a 299-seat theater adjacent to the War Memorial Opera House, marking the first time that the company will produce a winter/spring season. The 2015-16 season - which will mark the final performances to play under David Gockley's term as the company's general director - is slated to open on September 11, 2015, with a gala performance of Verdi's Luisa Miller starring Leah Crocetto, Michael Fabiano and Thomas Hampson, conducted by SFO music director Nicola Luisotti.

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  17. Tenor Russell Thomas to Replace Brandon Jovanovich in NY Phil's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Tenor Russell Thomas will replace Brandon Jovanovich, who has withdrawn due to illness, in the New York Philharmonic performances of the Verdi Requiem, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert. The performances will also feature soprano Angela Meade , mezzo-soprano Lilli Paasikivi, bass-baritone Eric Owens, and the New York Choral Artists, directed by Joseph Flummerfelt, Thursday, January 15, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, January 16 at 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday, January 17 at 8:00 p.m. The soloists are from the U.S. and Finland, one of whom will be making her debut and the rest of whom have appeared with Alan Gilbert and the Philharmonic, including in landmark productions.

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  18. S.F. Opera's new season: 'Luisa Miller,' 'Sweeney Todd,' 'Lucia di Lammermoor'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Mercury-Register

    ... general director David Gockley, a venerable impresario. The season opens Sept. 11 at War Memorial Opera House with Verdi's "Luisa Miller" featuring soprano Leah Crocetto, tenor Michael Fabiano and baritone Thomas Hampson, with music director Nicola ...

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  19. San Francisco Opera Announces 2015-16 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | SF Classical Voice

    ... decade. He retires in July, 2016. The 10-production season, announced this week, opens fittingly enough with a Verdi opera, Luisa Miller , that Gockley has never mounted in his 44-year career, three decades of it spent at the helm of the Houston ...

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  20. Did I Say Something About Calixto Bieito?Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Iron Tongue of Midnight

    ... Here's the full lineup, with cast and conductor and whatever else seems worth listing in the bullets. Luisa Miller , Verdi; September 11-27. Luisotti/Crocetto, Fabiano, Hampson, Siwek, Semenchuk, Silvestrelli. Zambello production; Yeargan design; ...

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