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Opera 'Ronnie' praised

RENOWNED opera singer Dr Veronica Dunne is to be given a lifetime achievement award at a special concert in her honour at the National Concert Hall next weekend.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

On The Town: L.A. Opera launching season with black-tie gala

With the dog days of summer upon us, and fall just around the corner, it's a good time to check out what's on the entertainment agenda.

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Related Topix: Arts, Domingo, Opera, Georgia

Hispanic Business

SF Opera uses late impresario to embellish performances

A double bill of and director Michael Gieleta. "The Impresario" was written at the height of what was arguably the composer's peak .

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Stravinsky

The Fresno Bee

Conductor Lorin Maazel dies at Va. home at 84

He was 84. Maazel died at Castleton Farms from complications following pneumonia, according to a statement by The Castleton Festival, an annual festival that Maazel founded with his wife in 2009.

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Related Topix: Classical, New York Philharmonic, Virginia, Arts, Symphony, University of Pittsburgh

GPB.org

Conductor Lorin Maazel, Who Brought America To The Podium, Dies

One of the most prominent American conductors, Lorin Maazel , died today at age 84. He died at home at Castleton Farms, Virginia, from complications stemming from pneumonia.

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National Public Radio

Conductor Lorin Maazel Dies At Va. Home At 84

Conductor Lorin Maazel, whose prodigious career included seven years at the helm of the New York Philharmonic, died Sunday at his home in northern Virginia.

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Related Topix: Classical, New York Philharmonic, Virginia, Arts, Symphony, University of Pittsburgh

Kirriemuir Today

Andrew ably demonstrates musical skill

Due to health reasons, the 'Father of TSO', Ron Walker, was unable to take the rostrum for 'A Summer Concert' by Tayside Symphony Orchestra.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Rossini, Opera

New York Post

The Broadway actors whoa ve played the same roles for over 10 years

After 16 years, Richard Poole still takes the stage at "Phantom of the Opera," where he's played the stagehand Joseph Buquet for the last eight.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, The Lion King

Berkhamsted Today

Faith News

St.Francis of Assisi Church, Hemel Hempstead is 100. Photographed with the servers are, from centre left, the Vicar Mike Macey, Bishop of Richborough Norman Banks and the Bishop of St.Albans Alan Smith The day, which marked 100 years of the Boxmoor church, featured Evensong and Benediction, and the Bishop of St Albans Alan Smith visited to preach.

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

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Forbes.com

Chance Encounter By Catholic Auschwitz Survivor Inspires Opera Now Having New York Debut

A chance encounter in Paris in 1959 between a Polish Catholic survivor of Auschwitz with the woman she believed was her overseer is the basis of an opera having its New York debut at the Park Avenue Armory during this summer's Lincoln Center Festival.

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Related Topix: Arts, World News, Germany, Boat Disaster, Poland, NY

The Independent

A night at the opera - followed by musical chairs: Questions arise...

David Cameron's warring ministers enjoyed a night at the opera as guests of a billionaire property developer and his wife, it emerged last night.

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TrekEarth

The National Opera of Lorraine ...

A photo of the National Opera of Lorraine on the Place Stanislas in Nancy. "The Opera House was once located at the site of the Museum of Fine Arts, Place Stanislas.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Axe falls on big opera concert in Leeds

One of the key events in Leeds's cultural calendar has been cancelled by cash-strapped council bosses, the Yorkshire Evening Post can reveal.

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Related Topix: Arts, West Yorkshire County, England, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

GPB.org

A Voice Of Velvet And Bronze: Carlo Bergonzi At 90

Carlo Bergonzi endures. Not only is the Italian tenor approaching his 90th birthday but for decades he sang with tireless warmth and precision, representing a certain old school approach to carefully cultivating one's vocal resources.

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Related Topix: Opera, Franco Corelli, Arts, Verdi

Denver Post

At Central City Opera, a "Figaro" that lives up to the pressure

Time tends to stand still at the Central City Opera , where not so much has changed since the company got into business eight decades ago.

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Mozart, Entertainment

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Review: Merola Opera's courageous but wobbly 'Streetcar'

"A Streetcar Named Desire" is a vehicle that goes off the tracks, a lot. Based on Tennessee Williams' seminal stage play, Andre Previn's opera is musically and dramatically inconsistent, a patchwork.

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Related Topix: Arts, Music!, Drama Movies, A Streetcar Named Desire, Theater, Celebrities, Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Renee Fleming, Music, Entertainment

The News Tribune

Larry LaRue: Young Tacoma opera singer 'makes an impression' with powerful voice

"I've always been pretty dramatic, and I loved singing show tunes," she said. "The year after I started voice lessons, my friend Bailey Coates and I did a small production of 'Cats.'

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Related Topix: Arts, Tacoma, WA, Canada, University of Puget Sound

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Milwaukee Opera Theatre 2014-'15 season includes 'Master Class,' 'Lucy,' 'The Mikado' and more

Artistic director Jill Anna Ponasik has the nimble, singer-centered company performing in five different locations during the 2014-'15 season.

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Related Topix: Arts, Milwaukee, WI, Maria Callas, Opera, Callas, Entertainment

Cincinnati.com

Opera's 'Silent Night' breathtaking tale of war, peopleOpera's...

With a terrific cast, a hauntingly beautiful score and an impressive high-tech scenic design, "Silent Night" was nothing short of breathtaking.

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Related Topix: Arts, Minnesota, Entertainment

The Washington Post

Eric Owens on singers and opera companies: a oeWe need to help them help us.a oe

Eric Owens at the Barns at Wolf Trap, where he is artist-in-residence with the Wolf Trap Opera this summer, some 20 years after taking part in the program himself.

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