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The Cleveland Orchestra to perform a welcome concert for 2014 Gay Games

The Cleveland Orchestra, in partnership with the 2014 Gay Games, in Northeast Ohio, will host a kick-off welcome at Blossom July 27. The concert, Broadway Standing Ovations, conducted by Jack Everly, includes Broadway highlights from The Phantom of the Opera , Wicked, Rent, Les Miserables, and more.

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Related Topix: Classical, The Cleveland Orchestra, Arts, Entertainment

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Age

John Malkovich and Sydney opera house.

But "hideous", John? Only suitable for a circus? Really? Your attack today on the building that has spawned some of the most rewarding Lego puzzles of our time feels, frankly, a bit harsh.

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Related Topix: Red 2, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Being John Malkovich, John Malkovich, Arts, Opera

Denver Post

Opera/theater: A different "Sound of Music" at the Ellie

Troy Cook and Katherine Manley in Central City Opera's "The Sound of Music." Photo by Kira Horvath, provided by the Central City Opera.

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KVOX-FM Fargo

N.Y. Met Opera threatens to lock out musicians in ...

New York's Metropolitan Opera said it will lock out its musicians and other unionized employees next week if a new contract agreement is not reached in an escalation of a labor dispute that threatens to derail an entire opera season.

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Related Topix: Arts

The Morning Call

Beacon Hill series features arts songs by cabaret singer Elise Quagliata

Imagine if someone in your neighborhood ran a concert series and invited friends and neighbors to attend for free as their guests.

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Related Topix: Stroudsburg, PA, Arts, Allentown, PA, Symphony, Folk, The Baltimore Consort, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA), Entertainment

BroadwayWorld.com

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Announces 2014-2015 Season Single Tickets On-Sale Date, 7/28

Single tickets for the 2014/15 season of the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will go on sale Monday, July 28 at 10:00am.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Arts

Groong

Ring of Fire opera to premiere in Shushi

Ring of Fire opera to premiere in Shushi Wednesday, July 23, 2014 "Ring of Fire" opera by famous Armenian composer Avet Terteryan will have its Artsakh premiere in Shushi Fortress on September 1. The performance is organized under the high patronage of First Armenian Lady Rita Sargsyan, with the assistance of Culture Ministries of Armenia and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Asia, Armenia, World News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Berkeley community briefs: Reception with painter Squeak Carnwath; West Edge Opera Summer Festival

The 30th annual Berkeley Bicycle Club Criterium will bring some 400 to 450 entrants who will race in various brackets starting at 7 a.m. of up to 60 riders at a time.

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Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, Arts, Albany, CA, El Cerrito, CA, Oakland, CA

Galway Advertiser

The whole opera is enthralling

OPERA GETS its turn at the Galway International Arts Festival tonight and tomorrow at 8pm when Atalante and Resurgam combine to present Luigi Rossi's Orfeo at St Nicholas's Collegiate Church.

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Related Topix: Arts, France, World News, Prince Charles

The New York Observer

Opera Was in Superb Form at the Caramoor Festival Last Weekend

Put together a luxurious country estate, gorgeous summer weather and a couple of examples of truly appalling parenting, and what do you get? Well, a BBC drama series, usually, but last weekend the result was two nights of enchanting opera.

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Related Topix: Arts, Family, Parenting, Katonah, NY, Theater, Opera, Donizetti, Gaetano Donizetti

BroadwayWorld.com

David Bedella & Sarah Ingram to Lead Twickenham Theatre's...

Olivier Award winner David Bedella will play razor-wielding madman Sweeney Todd and Sarah Ingram his pie-making partner in crime, Mrs Lovett, in an intimate new production of the Tony Award and Olivier Award-winning musical, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Jerry Springer: The Opera, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Adventure, Musical Movies, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, Arts, Entertainment, Drama, Television, New York

River Front Times

The Muny

The Muny notes that it is "America's oldest and largest outdoor musical theatre," but it should probably add "most magical" to that list of superlatives as well.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Musical Theater, Porgy and Bess, Boat Disaster

Sunherald.com

Michigan Opera Theatre offers outdoor performance

Called "Grand Songs of the Stage," the performance is scheduled for Wednesday during the Summer in the Park series at Grand Circus Park.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Opera House To Screen - La Fanciulla Del West'

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will screen Giacomo Puccini's "La Fanciulla del West" as part of its Live at the Met Summer Encore Series of operas on Thursday at 7 p.m. "We're very excited to be presenting encore broadcasts of two of the Metropolitan Opera's most highly acclaimed Live in HD transmissions this summer," said Rick Davis, Opera House ... (more)

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Related Topix: Opera, Giacomo Puccini, Arts, California

The Georgia Straight

UBC grads lure new fans to timeless operas with Cantanti d'Oro

Cantanti d'Oro, a small ensemble of grads from UBC's opera program at the school of music, will sing music from two of the art form's best-known works, Giacomo Puccini's La BohA me and Georges Bizet's Carmen , in concerts this weekend at Christ Church Cathedral and venues in West Vancouver and Aldergrove.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Giacomo Puccini, Canada,

Noozhawk

Soprano Michelle Bradley, Pianist Michael Gaertner Win Music...

Soprano Michelle Bradley and pianist Michael Gaertner have been named winners of the 2014 Music Academy of the West Marilyn Horne Song Competition, which took place Saturday at the Music Academy's Hahn Hall.

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Related Topix: Classical, 9, New York, Arts

Eastern Daily Press

Cast and crew of more than 200 prepare to stage epic Wagner operas at Norwich Theatre Royal

The great music of German composer Richard Wagner is to fill Norwich's Theatre Royal in two epic productions that are among the biggest to have been performed on the city stage.

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Connect Savannah

Opera fest to include Don Giovanni

Mozart's Don Giovanni forms the centerpiece of the 2014 Savannah VOICE Festival, a two-week celebration of opera Aug. 1-17.

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Related Topix: Arts, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA

BroadwayWorld.com

Long Beach Opera to Present 'I Was Looking at the Ceiling,' 8/23

An earthquake romance. A genre-defying song play. With a score by leading contemporary composer John Adams and a libretto by the late poet June Jordan, I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky was written as an homage to the 1994 Northridge earthquake.

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Related Topix: Arts, Earthquake, Classical, John Adams, Natural Disasters, Northridge (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA

BroadwayWorld.com

Clive Rowe to Return to Hackney Empire in Mother Goose, Nov. 22

Celebrated grande dame of pantomime Clive Rowe will make his much-anticipated return to Hackney Empire this Christmas in Mother Goose .

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, Chorus, Cats, Musical Movies, Arts

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