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2 hrs ago | 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."


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


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 .


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.


Related Topix: Arts, Giuseppe Verdi, Opera, Entertainment

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.


Related Topix: Arts, Cole Porter, Jazz, Theater

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.


Related Topix: Portland, OR, Symphony, Arts

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.


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.


Related Topix: University of Cincinnati, Dance, Pop/Rock, October, April, Classical, Monteverdi

River Front Times

Union Avenue Takes a (Mostly Successful) Stab at Wagner's Dragon-Slaying Epic, Siegfried

Comprising some fifteen hours of music and four distinct operas, Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen , a vast operatic spectacle filled with gods, valkyries, giants and mortals, calls for more than 100 musicians.


Related Topix: Opera, Wagner, Richard Wagner, Arts


Placido Domingo seeks new opera stars

Spanish tenor Placido Domingo presented Tuesday the latest edition of Operalia, a competition he described as the "Olympics of the opera".


Related Topix: Arts, Placido Domingo

Tue Aug 26, 2014

James Conlon to step down from Ravinia FestivalJames Conlon to step...

James Conlon, music director of Ravinia Festival since 2005, announced that 2015 will be his final season as music director of the summer festival.


Related Topix: Arts, Symphony, Entertainment

Brian Zeger to Chair Judges Panel for April 2015 Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the appointment of Brian Zeger as Chair of the Judges Panel for the 2015 Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition .


Related Topix: Arts, The Juilliard School

St.Petersburg Times

The premiere of a new opera was canceled in St. Petersburg last week...

Ilya Demutsky has been under attack for his new opera 'New Jerusalem,' about a group of hunters who search for pedophiles.


Related Topix: Arts

SF Classical Voice

Oh, Susannah: San Francisco Opera Opens Its Golden Gate

The Sept. 6 company premiere of Susannah serves as a long-awaited reunion of San Francisco Opera's general director, David Gockley, and the opera's composer and librettist, Carlisle Floyd.


Related Topix: Arts, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Florida State University, University of Houston

Opera Lyra replaces singer fired for Capital Pride remarks

Opera Lyra has found a replacement to sing the part of The Sacristan in its production of Tosca.


Related Topix: Arts

Farmington Hills Observer

Farmington Musicale opens its 49th season

The Farmington Musicale will begin its 49th season at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the Farmington Community Library, 32737 12 Mile in Farmington Hills.


Related Topix: Farmington Hills, MI, Arts

BWW Reviews: the Telephone is an Enticing, Operatic Apéritif

What better way to spend one's lunch hour than an operatic apritif to whet the appetite for Opera Santa Barbara 's upcoming 2014/2015 season? Helmed by artistic director Jose Maria Condemi , Opera Santa Barbara presents The Telephone , a comedic opera in one act for a quick taste of Gian Carlo Menotti 's lighter, more humorous work.


Related Topix: Arts

Mon Aug 25, 2014

ABC News

Australian opera, dance and rock

Jon Faine's co-host is Yorta Yorta soprano, composer and educator Deborah Cheetham, AO.


Related Topix: Arts

Daily Kos

Monday Night at the Theater: The Threepenny Opera

The Donmar Warehouse is a 251 seat, not-for-profit theatre in Covent Garden, London, England.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Bertolt Brecht, Vocal

BWW TV: the Phantom of the Opera Cast Gets Soaked for Als

The company of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is the latest Broadway ensemble to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which they accepted from the cast of LES MISERABLES.


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

Opera Fusion workshop picks work with a football storyOpera Fusion...

Opera Fusion workshop picks work with a football story New opera by Jake Heggie and Terrence McNally to be focus of Cincinnati opera workshop Check out this story on Cincinnati Opera and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Opera Program have selected "Great Scott," a new American opera by ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Cincinnati, OH, University of Cincinnati, Entertainment