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'Di Wu Plays Mendelssohn'

"Di Wu, she's an up and coming, just wonderful rising star. She was a Van Cliburn winner, which is a very important international piano competition and is just a sensational pianist, and we're super lucky to have her," explains Executive Director Janelle McCoy.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Los Angeles Times

O.C. classical society sees big spending hike in most recent season

Dean Corey, former artistic director of the Philharmonic Society of Orange County, at Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa.

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Related Topix: Orange County, CA, Costa Mesa, CA, Arts, Classical, Entertainment

The San Diego Union-Tribune

EntertainmentMeet opera's power couple

But then The Times of London upped the ante and described Ailyn PA©rez and Stephen Costello as the "Jay Z and BeyoncA© of Opera."

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SFGate

S.F. Symphony, Opera in gala countdown

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Arts, Empty Clip Studios, Symphony, Video Games

KUOW-FM Seattle

Kathleen's Encore: Former Opera Singer Says 'Having It All Is Highly Overrated'

Kathleen Gillette has had a passion for singing for as long as she can remember.

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Examiner.com

Carlisle Floyd discusses the narrative dimension of opera

Yesterday evening San Francisco Opera presented the first Insight Panel of the its 2014-15 season.

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Los Angeles Times

Operalia competition narrows field to 13 finalists

Placido Domingo attends an Aug. 26 event for the 2014 Operalia competition at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Acclaimed opera singer's antiques go on the auction block

She was an acclaimed New York opera singer in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s who led a double life: as an artist and, with her husband, a collector of rare antiques, books and art.

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Related Topix: Arts, Fairmont, WV, West Virginia University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WETA-TV Arlington

Classical WETA Opera House: Die Frau ohne Schatten

Johan Botha ; Emily Magee ; Michaela Schuster ; Johan Reuter ; Elena Pankratova ; Jeremy White ; Hubert Francis ; Ashley Holland Once, the Emperor of the South Eastern Islands was hunting with his falcon and pursued a white gazelle.

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Opera News

Thirteen Singers Enter Final Round of Pl cido Domingo's Operalia...

Operalia, the international opera competition founded in 1993 by PlA cido Domingo to identify and launch the careers of emerging young singers, has announced the list of finalists for this year's competition.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Flash: Stunning New Images from the Phantom of the Opera at the Broward Centre

Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber 's Really Useful Group's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber 's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, the most successful musical of all time, will go on sale September 12, 2014 at 10a.m. for the Fort Lauderdale engagement at Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

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The Washington Post

Peking Opera has the right moves, if not the best sounds

Chinese opera's origins far predate European opera but the templates for Peking Opera as it's practiced today were fixed only in the early 19th century.

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Salisbury Journal

Electrifying 90 minutes at Chamber's barbecue

SALISBURY opera singer Lynsey Docherty helped give Salisbury Chamber of Commerce's barbecue an electric start by producing an open air cameo performance.

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El Paso Times

UTEP's Centennial performance Saturday will blend Bhutanese dance, music with Western opera

The University of Texas at El Paso on Saturday will blend dance and music from the kingdom of Bhutan with Western opera, a combination that has been called "marvelous."

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Related Topix: Arts, Travel, Bhutan Travel, Bhutan, Asia Travel, World News, Asia, El Paso, TX, University of Texas at El Paso

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Scoop

Top cast arrives for one of greatest ever operas

Some of opera's most warmly regarded and awarded singers are arriving this week from around New Zealand and the world, as rehearsals pick up pace for the Auckland and Wellington seasons of Don Giovanni .

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Related Topix: Arts, Oceania, New Zealand, World News

The Orlando Sentinel

Enzian Theater screens Paris Opera's 'Aida'

The Maitland theater will screen "Aida," composed by Giuseppe Verdi, at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30. Tickets are $20, $17.50 for Enzian members.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Light Opera Works to Present Cole Porter's Greatest Hits, 10/3-12

Light Opera Works will present COLE PORTER'S GREATEST HITS October 3 through 12 at the Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston.

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OregonLive.com

Performing arts leap onto Portland stages

We know the arts event you're looking for. It's the play that soars. The concert that sings.

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LA Daily News

Review: Long Beach Operaa s earthquake show is musically fascinating but falls short of anything more

Ironically, there was a 6.0-magnitude earthquake in Napa Valley within 24 hours.

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

University of Cincinnati

CCM announces lineup for its popular Studio Series of opera, musical...

With free admission and limited seating, CCM's innovative and award-winning Studio Series remains one of the hottest tickets in Cincinnati.

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