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1 hr ago | State Press

Lyric Opera Theater announces new interim director

Tyler J Gasper , Devin Barad and Philip Morgan , listen to Jesse Thomas Foster 's business plan for a new art studio at a dress rehearsal of "Rent".


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Musical Theater

5 hrs ago | Parksville Qualicum News

Vancouver Island Opera recital in Parksville

Enjoy an afternoon of operatic arias, art songs and musicals in Parksville this Sunday as the Vancouver Island Opera holds its second recital series of the season.


Related Topix: Arts

9 hrs ago | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

USD Students To Perform Comedic Contemporary Opera Apr. 24

The University of South Dakota Opera will perform the comedy "Too Many Sopranos."


Related Topix: Arts, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD

14 hrs ago | EDGE

'ThaAs': Religious Eroticism on the Opera Stage

Florida Grand Opera has become known for taking exciting chances and its 2013-14 Season continues in this vein, concluding with Jules Massenet's beautiful, but seldom-produced, "Thais," opening May 3 at the Arsht Center.


Related Topix: Arts, Florida, Massenet, Opera, us Travel, Travel

14 hrs ago | CBC News

Opera star Ben Heppner stepping away from the stage

The singer - known for his signature Tristan as well as other roles in Wagner's challenging operas, along with Verdi's Otello and Berlioz's Aeneas - revealed the news this morning.


Related Topix: Arts, Verdi, Opera, Canada, North America, World News

14 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Celebrated Canadian opera singer Ben Heppner announces retirement

The 58-year-old added that he would continue as the host of CBC-Radio's "Saturday Afternoon at the Opera" and "Backstage with Ben Heppner."


Related Topix: Arts, Classical

16 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

SoundSpace: Downtown NYC 1960

For the past couple of months, Austin has had the opportunity to see minimalism in some of its most exquisite expressions, via the Blanton Museum of Art exhibition "Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt."


Related Topix: Classical, Steve Reich, Arts

20 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

USD students to perform comedic contemporary opera

Assistant Professor of Music Tracelyn Gesteland says the school has presented dramas in recent years, but this show is full of jokes and physical humor.


Related Topix: Arts

22 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Pyongyang's pop queens stage comeback

Step aside, Sea of Blood Opera. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's favorite guitar-slinging, miniskirt-sporting girl group, the Moranbong Band, is back.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Arts

22 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Grammy Award winning Russian opera star Ildar Abdrazakov to make Oman debut tonight

Grammy Award winning Russian opera star Ildar Abdrazakov says he's thrilled to be a cultural ambassador for his country when he sings at the Royal Opera House Muscat for the first time on Thursday night.


Related Topix: Arts, Oman, Middle East Travel, Oman Travel, Travel, World News, Middle East, Croatia, Europe Travel, Croatia Travel

23 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Operatic take on the first man and his ex-wife in 'Lilith'

Heather Klein appears as Lilith in 'Lilith, the Night Demon in One Lewd Act' at the Osher Marin JCC.


Related Topix: Arts, Entertainment

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Apollo's Fire Presents the Power of Love, Now thru 4/27

Apollo's Fire presents The Power of Love Passions of Handel & Vivaldi today, April 24-27, 2014 with Jeannette Sorrell, Music Director and Amanda Forsythe, soprano.


Related Topix: Arts

LA Weekly

A 363-Year-Old Opera Gets Its L.A. Premiere in a Highland Park Cabaret

What is it about The Big Lebowski that triggers such devotion in its horde of acolytes? The Coen brothers' 1998 comedy has become a raging self-propelled phenomenon, and the annual Lebowski Fest celebrates all of it, from rug pee-ers to nihilists to Little Lebowski Urban Achievers.


Related Topix: Arts, Celebrities, Jeff Bridges, Los Angeles, CA, Fountain Valley, CA, Jazz, Andy Summers, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Amy Spanger, Jenna Leigh Green and More Set for Like You Like it Lineup at 54 Below Tonight

The worldwide celebration of Shakespeare's 450th Birthday comes to New York at 54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, in a concert of the award-winning Like You Like It, the musical based on the Bard's As You Like It set at a mall in the 1980s.


Related Topix: New York, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Arts

Hays Daily News

FHSU opera was a real crowd-pleaser

Last weekend, Gaetano Donizetti's opera "The Elixir of Love," popular since its premiere in 1832, was performed by students and faculty of the FHSU Department of Music and Theatre.


Related Topix: Arts, Gaetano Donizetti, Opera, Donizetti, Theater

Toledo Blade

Toledo Opera to bring 'Faust' to life

In front of the aging philosopher he dangles an irresistible opportunity: ink a deal with the devil and lose decades, regain charm, win the maiden.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera

Eastern Daily Press

Does your dog want to star in Lowestoft opera?

That is the question being asked by the director and producer of La Boheme which is being performed by the Chisinau National Opera, National Philharmonic Orchestra and international soloists on Friday, May 2. However there is still one part to be cast for Puccini's opera - the role of Muzetta's pet dog.


Related Topix: Arts, Suffolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Bulat Minzhilkiev commemoration meeting

Evening concentrated to the memory of People's Artist of the USSR Bulat Minzhilkiev will be held on April 23 at the Kyrgyz National Opera and Ballet Theater named after A. Maldybaev.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Tue Apr 22, 2014

SF Classical Voice

Opera Parallele Double-Bill Sails Magnificently on Dry Land

It's rare to get a clear indication of a production's quality from a rehearsal, but that's just what happened on April 19 in the huge empty shell of the old Exploratorium.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Whittier Daily News

L.A. Philharmonic presents rare treat: Philip Glass portion of a CIVIL warSa

In the best of all possible worlds, Robert Wilson's 12-hour, multipart magnum opus, “the CIVIL warS: a tree is best measured when it is down” would have been completed and gleamed as the crown jewel of the 1984 Olympic Arts Festival.


Related Topix: Classical, Philip Glass, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Arts