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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.
A double bill of and director Michael Gieleta. "The Impresario" was written at the height of what was arguably the composer's peak .
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.
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.
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.
Due to health reasons, the 'Father of TSO', Ron Walker, was unable to take the rostrum for 'A Summer Concert' by Tayside Symphony Orchestra.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One of the key events in Leeds's cultural calendar has been cancelled by cash-strapped council bosses, the Yorkshire Evening Post can reveal.
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.
"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.
"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.'
Artistic director Jill Anna Ponasik has the nimble, singer-centered company performing in five different locations during the 2014-'15 season.
With a terrific cast, a hauntingly beautiful score and an impressive high-tech scenic design, "Silent Night" was nothing short of breathtaking.
Updated: Mon Jul 14, 2014 01:28 am
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