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1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

Review: Music

GREAT NIGHT OUT: Opera companies from across the globe perform Songs of Friendship to delighted crowds in the theatre's half-finished extension.

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Related Topix: Arts, South Africa, World News

5 hrs ago | Redlands Daily Facts

Los Angeles Philharmonic director scores his first movie soundtrack

What: Conductor Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic conclude the Americas & Americans festival with a celebration of film composers and a special guest performance by Gustavo Santaolalla and a suite from Dudamel's own score to “Libertador.

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Related Topix: Classical, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Conductor, Arts, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA

6 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

GLOW to perform La Boheme and Rent

OUR GUESTS ARE FROM THE OPERA "LA BOHEME" AND "RENT." LET'S WELCOME BRANDON GRAVES...GLOW'S COMPANY MANAGER...DIANA THOMPSON WHO PLAYS MUSETTA IN LA BOHEME...AND LERYN TURLINGTON WHO PLAYS MAUREEN IN RENT.

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Related Topix: Arts, Greenville, SC

10 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Opera on Holocaust victim debuts in Austria

The prestigious Salzburg Festival is known for its classical performances of Mozart and Bach, but this year the spotlight is on a new modern opera telling the story of German artist and Holocaust victim Charlotte Salomon.

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Mozart, Bach

14 hrs ago | Deseret News

Big on opera: Utah Opera's artistic director shares his passion for all things opera

I keep telling the people on our board, I want the people who fly from Chicago to San Francisco to see an opera to go, "Wait a minute.

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Related Topix: Arts, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Simpson College

18 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Merola Opera Program announced program for 2014 Grand Finale

The final event in this summer's season of the Merola Opera Program is the Grand Finale, which will take place next month at the War Memorial Opera House.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Offenbach

23 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

Opera in the Park draws thousands

The 13th annual Opera in the Park drew thousands of people to Madison's Garner Park for a night of music.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Independent

Michael Gove and Theresa May reported over nights at the opera

Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards to investigate whether Chief Whip and Home Secretary should have declared tickets to Royal Box at Covent Garden Michael Gove and Theresa May have been reported to Parliament's sleaze watchdog over their failure to register lavish hospitality at the Royal Opera House as the guests of a millionaire.

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BroadwayWorld.com

New Opera Based on George S. Kaufman's Dinner at Eight Set for St. Paul in 2016

Last month, the Minnesota Opera announced its commission of Dinner at Eight , a new comic opera by composer William Bolcom and librettist Mark Campbell , based on the play by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber .

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, St. Paul, MN, Depression, Health, Theater

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Music, singing the stars of lavish 'Phantom of the Opera' at Marcus Center

In any production of "The Phantom of the Opera," things first really kick into gear when Christine descends into the Phantom's lair, lured by that intoxicating voice that's already firmly lodged inside her mind.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, The Phantom of the Opera, Entertainment

WUNC-FM Chapel Hill

Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014

There's ambition rooted in the pursuit of personal glory, and then there's creative ambition, rooted in a desire to do what hasn't already been done.

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Examiner.com

The Metropolitan Opera's 2014-2015 Live in HD Season

Unfortunately, the Met's exciting new production of contemporary composer John Adams' "The Death of Klinghoffer," originally scheduled to air worldwide on November 15, 2014, was cancelled.

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Related Topix: Arts, John Adams, Classical, Anna Netrebko, Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Thriller, History Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Macbeth, Verdi, Opera, Rossini

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Times

Centenary alum signs on as Metropolitan Opera singer

This week Gregory Warren began his tenure at North America's largest opera company, the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.

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Related Topix: Arts, Crohn's Disease, Health

Deseret News

Students write, stage and perform an opera for summer program

Charlie Haley, left in mirror, Nickel Dalton, and Ruben Reed check their makeup as they prepare to present the opera, "The Dragon Flame" at the Madeleine Choir School in Salt Lake City, Friday, July 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Arts, Salt Lake City, UT

Examiner.com

'Red Death' combines Poe, opera, ballet in beautiful collaborative effort

Renown tenor, Nathan Granner stars as Prince Prospero in the KC Fringe Festival production of "Red Death," that combines Edgar Allen Poe's story with opera and ballet.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Kansas City, KS

Phillymag.com

Plans to Revitalize Metropolitan Opera on N. Broad

Curbed Philly has the scoop on some eyebrow-raising developments at the old Metropolitan Opera House at North Broad and Poplar.

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Star-Telegram.com

Lockout looms as Met contracts set to expire

Figaro might not be getting married anytime soon. Mimi and Rodolfo might not fall in love in that cold Parisian garret.

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Wisconsin Gazette

'Master Class' is a master work about the ultimate opera legend

Terrence McNally's Master Class imagines a lesson that three fictitious students might have received from 20th-century operatic legend Maria Callas at New York's The Juilliard School in the 1970s.

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Related Topix: Callas, Opera, Arts, Maria Callas, The Juilliard School, Milwaukee, WI

Dear Kitty

Opera about Holocaust in New York City

Mieczyslaw Weinberg 's 1968 opera The Passenger recently had its New York premiere as part of the annual Lincoln Center Festival.

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Related Topix: Arts, World News, Germany, Poland

Swissinfo

Zurich sidesteps the opera 'crisis'

Note that you can only reproduce articles signed "[journalist], swissinfo.ch" If you wish to use more articles per week, please feel free to contact us Zurich sidesteps the opera 'crisis'Isobel Leybold-Johnson in Zurich 25.00.2014 With the opera world facing diminishing audiences and financial woes, Zurich Opera appears to be bucking the trend.

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