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2 hrs ago | 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

2 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Musicians deny orchestrated attack on opera

The Hartford Wagner Festival planned to perform "Das Rheingold" in August without an orchestra by using a score created from digital samples of instruments.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Wagner, Entertainment

5 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Musicians deny orchestrated attack on opera

The Hartford Wagner Festival planned to perform "Das Rheingold" in August without an orchestra by using a score created from digital samples of instruments.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Wagner

6 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

Opera Lauding Crimea Annexation Makes A Splash In Petersburg

Russian state TV reports say a major Prague art gallery is displaying a photo exhibit in support of pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Arts, Vladimir Putin, Theater, World News, Ukraine, Russia,

6 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Milwaukee's Richard Carsey, Jamie Johns handle 'Phantom of the Opera'

Two Milwaukee guys who spent years making Skylight Music Theatre shows sound great are now doing the same thing for the national tour of "The Phantom of the Opera."

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Theater, The Phantom of the Opera, Musical Theater, Entertainment

8 hrs ago | Wharfedale Observer

Concert club set for another season laden with quality acts

ILKLEY Concert Club announces the details of its 69th Season this week with the publication of the 2014/2015 season brochure.

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Related Topix: Classical, Schumann, Brahms, Arts, Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, Manchester, United Kingdom Travel, Beethoven

13 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

Tale of tragic love comes to the Big Screen

OPERA lovers will have the chance to enjoy a spectacular showing of La Boheme on Tuesday - in the centre of town.

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14 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

Opera to arrive in town soon

Opera Australia will perform a new version of Mozart's The Magic Flute at The Capital theatre in Bendigo on July 22. The production is an Indiana Jones-inspired take on Mozart's classic and will feature 12 principal artists of the company, a live orchestra and for the first time, a local children's chorus.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Cape Town Opera Makes History with 4 Productions in 4 Different Countries

It's not simply the inspiration of living under our beautiful flat-topped mountain with its snowy table cloth that makes Cape Town the undisputed opera capital of South Africa.

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Related Topix: Arts, World News, South Africa, Europe, United Kingdom

Star Tribune

Opera: "Tosca" at Mill City Opera

Mill City Opera is sticking to the plans that made it a big hit in the company's first two years.

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Related Topix: Arts, Minnesota, Minnesota Government, Entertainment

River Front Times

Review: Porgy and Bess at the Muny

Despite everyone who braved the thunderclouds on opening night of the touring version of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess , there was simply no getting around it: The Muny felt a little empty.

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Related Topix: Theater, Porgy and Bess, Arts, Musical Theater

Naples Daily News

High seas, high Cs with 'Pirates' Opera Naples Summer Youth Program...

Conner W. Allison and Elizabet Feins practice a scene during a rehearsal for "Pirates of Penzance" at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Naples on Tuesday, July r, 2014.

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Surreycomet.co.uk

Kingston Orpheus Choir celebrate 70 years singing together

Kingston Orpheus Choir was founded in 1944 after an appeal calling on singers by musical director George Anderson was put into the Surrey Comet.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Greater Worcester Opera performs 'Broadway Melodies' July 16

Greater Worcester Opera's popular Summer Concert Series gets underway at 7:30 p.m. July 16 with "Broadway Melodies" at Birches Auditorium, 65 Briarwood Circle, Worcester.

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Related Topix: Arts, Worcester, MA

Messenger Newspapers

Opera first for Bowdon Festival

A UNIQUE concert performance of Puccini's opera Tosca is to take place for one night only at the Bowdon Festival.

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Related Topix: Arts, Travel, Europe Travel, Manchester, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom Travel

Spenborough Guardian

Kirkstall Abbey to light up with Classical Fantasia

The Cistercian ruins of a much loved abbey in Leeds are once again set to host an outdoor classical musical event to remember.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Arts, New York, Classical, Andrea Bocelli, Award, Recreational Vehicle

Canberra City News

Review: twin tragedies by Opera Australia

OA's "Rigoletto" is a new production by Roger Hodgman, who admits in his notes that he is more familiar with straight theatre than with the conventions of opera.

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Related Topix: Arts, Verdi, Opera, Giuseppe Verdi, Boito

Wed Jul 09, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Theatrical Throwback Thursday: the Phantom of the Opera Marks 11,000 Masks

Today we salute the longest-running musical in Broadway history in the week of its record-breaking 11,000th performance, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA.

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

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