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  1. Music lovers fly long distance to hear Royal Opera singRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... reviews. "I think Covent Garden is the best," said Myburgh, 42, topping off his two-opera trip on Thursday with Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera, in a new production by German director Katharina Thoma making her Royal Opera House debut. This has been a ...

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  2. Freuda s goal: Keep Chicagoa s Lyric Opera relevantRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... wish-list for the future is Berlioz's epic "The Trojans," never performed at Lyric, as well as the five-act version of Verdi's "Don Carlos." Overall, Freud is optimistic that Lyric and opera in general will survive, despite rapid changes in viewing ...

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  3. Anthony Freud's goal: Keep Chicago's Lyric Opera relevantRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    ... wish list for the future is Berlioz's epic "The Trojans," never performed at Lyric, as well as the five-act version of Verdi's "Don Carlos." Overall, Freud is optimistic that Lyric and opera in general will survive, despite rapid changes in viewing ...

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  4. Opera lovers fly long distance to hear Royal Opera...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Rock102online.com

    ... reviews. "I think Covent Garden is the best," said Myburgh, 42, topping off his two-opera trip on Thursday with Verdi's "Un Ballo in Maschera", in a new production by German director Katharina Thoma making her Royal Opera House debut. This has been ...

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  5. Freud's goal: Keep Chicago's Lyric Opera relevantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | York Dispatch

    ... wish-list for the future is Berlioz's epic "The Trojans," never performed at Lyric, as well as the five-act version of Verdi's "Don Carlos." Overall, Freud is optimistic that Lyric and opera in general will survive, despite rapid changes in viewing ...

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  6. Lyric chief Anthony Freud plots new directions for Chicago operaRead the original story

    Thursday | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    ... wish-list for the future is Berlioz's epic "The Trojans," never performed at Lyric, as well as the five-act version of Verdi's "Don Carlos." Overall, Freud is optimistic that Lyric and opera in general will survive, despite rapid changes in viewing ...

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  7. Italian music casts magical spell at Al BustanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Times of Oman

    ... continued with two arias sung by baritone Giuseppe Deligia, Caro Mio Ben by Giuseppe Giordani, and Per Me Giunto from Verdi's Don Carlo, the latter which really gave Deligia a chance to show off his dramatic side. An instrument that doesn't often ...

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

    Monday Dec 15 | Madison Magazine

    ... 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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  9. Irene Dalis - superstar mezzo-soprano and founder of Opera San Jose, dies at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Contra Costa Times

    ... hometown and bathed in local adoration afforded a performer who made her dazzling debut in 1953 as Princess Eboli in Verdi's Don Carlo. That was the first of 274 performances where she sung with Opera superstars such as Birgit Nilsson, Leontyne ...

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  10. York Opera in Rejoice And Be Merry, National Centre for Early Music, York, December 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | York Press

    ... accompaniment. The conductor will be Margaret Griffiths, who was musical director for York Opera's 2013 production of Verdi's Nabucco. Tickets for an evening of music and readings for Christmas cost A 12, concessions A 8, on 01904 658338 or at ...

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  11. A benchmark of mutual understandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Day

    THE NATIONAL OPERA ORCHESTRA, CONDUCTED BY MYKOLA DIADIURA, SHOWED ITS BEST AS IT SOUGHT BALANCE WITH THE CHOIR AND SOLOISTS / Photo by Yurii TOTSKY This year's concert season in Kyiv has a strong Italian component. The Day covered the unique 1st Festival of Italian Baroque Music in Ukraine, but the capital's music lovers stand to listen soon to another jewel of Italian music, Giuseppe Verdi's famous Requiem.

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  12. Tenth Annual Opera News Awards to Honor Piotr Beczala, Ferruccio...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Opera News

    ... Radvanovsky's glorious voice is an instrument that makes no compromises. Her expansive soprano is tailor-made for Verdi's most dramatic heroines, and her musicality and finesse are utterly right in the bel canto roles in which she has triumphed. ...

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  13. Adler Fellows review: An extraordinary vocal displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | SFGate

    ... followed it after intermission with an equally powerful "MorrA2, ma prima in grazia" from "Un Ballo in Maschera" by Verdi. Baritone EfraA n SolA s ran through a thunderous excerpt from Handel's "Rodelinda," shaping the music with passion and ...

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  14. 'Tenor' tests comedic skills of NBHS castRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Cleveland) anxiously hosts “il divo” for his one-night-only appearance in their production of Verdi's “Otello.” What could go wrong? Tito arrives late and relaxes with some wine and an inadvertent double dose of ...

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  15. NNTT's 'Don Carlo' adds politics to loveRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Japan Times

    Although still only 41, the conductor Pietro Rizzo has already performed close to 50 different opera titles around the world, and he's now back in Japan with Giuseppe Verdi's "Don Carlo" - his third production for the New National Theatre, Tokyo. According to this young Italian veteran, Verdi's powerful Romantic masterpiece from 1867 is a work not many companies can successfully mount, since, as he told The Japan Times recently, "It is quite a complicated production, requiring six quality opera singers plus extra orchestra members.

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  16. Lake Norman Orchestra to perform 'White Christmas' Holiday Dinner and Gala ConcertRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | PR Log

    ... throughout the U.S. and Italy and was recently acclaimed for her portrayal of Anna in Opera Carolina's production of Verdi's Nabucco . Her operatic performances also include presentations of classic operas such as Don Giovanni , CosA fan Tutte , ...

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  17. Review: University of York Symphony Orchestra; Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | York Press

    ... f menace through its 12 minutes, leaning mainly on brass and timpani for its spare effects. The orchestra let rip with Verdi's Nabucco overture, and finished hardly less rumbustiously with Nielsen's Fourth Symphony, some delicate woodwinds apart.

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  18. 100 Creatives 2014: Reginald Smith, Opera SingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Houston Press

    ... never have seen an opera. I think music inspires me when I listen to things like Puccini and when I listen to the Verdi works, it just touches you in a way that nothing else can. I'm also greatly blessed to have a great support system in my family ...

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  19. Arts assemble in AucklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | Stuff.co.nz

    The 19-day festival will feature a mix of theatre, music, cabaret, dance and visual arts, including major shows such as the African adaptation of Verdi's opera "MacbEth". More than 100 local and international shows, exhibitions and performers are lined up for the event that has drawn in crowds of more than 1.2 million people since it started in 2003.

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  20. A Charming Rossini Lightens the Met's Stormy, Newsy SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The New York Observer

    ... years Mr. Sher has never managed to recapture the magic of that Rossini staging (perhaps he'll have better luck with Verdi's Otello next season?) but it's pleasing to report that the Barbiere , which returned to the repertory last week, retains its ...

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