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But, up until now, the opera has never been performed in the Suffolk fishing village which inspired the bleak tale As there are no halls big enough to perform the opera in Aldeburgh, this production has been staged on the beach It is the stark tale of a lone fisherman ostracised by his local villagers that is still considered to have changed the ... (more)
By many measures, Sharon Daniels is a star at Boston University. She heads the school's Opera Institute and is one of the most prominent voice instructors and stage directors in the city.
In 'Becoming Traviata,' director Philippe Beziat captures the process of creating a bold new production of Giuseppi Verdi's operatic masterwork for a French festival in 2011.
This past weekend Opera Theatre of Saint Louis debuted the final two operas of its 2013 season, a pair that represents the polar ends of the opera spectrum - and two feats our local opera company regularly pulls off with aplomb: bravely premiering modern operas and staging rarely performed gems from opera history.
According to posts on their Facebook pages, Broadway couple Nikki Renee Daniels and Jeff Kready welcomed a baby girl, Lena Renee Kready, into the world at 6:58 this morning.
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Tenor David Pomeroy's star is still rising on the international opera stage but he traces an already acclaimed career back to Saturday mornings at his grandfather's house in St. John's, N.L. "He would sit at the piano and I would sing 'I Dream of Jeannie ' and these old songs," said Pomeroy.
FOLLOWING a suggestion from a woman handing out chocolate love hearts on the street, at the weekend a friend and I wandered into the foyer of the City Art Centre; an Edinburgh gallery with a strong collection of Scottish art and a rather nice exhibition of fashion photography.
The world of classical music and opera is celebrating the centenary of the birth of Benjamin Britten - arguably this country's finest composer - with a year long festival, aptly entitled Britten 100.
Lyric Opera's unprecedented effort this past season to make itself more generally relevant and to provide what general director Anthony Freud calls "a broader, deeper cultural service to more people around the city" appears to have paid off.
An overwhelming lust for power, a manipulative wife, and witches' prophecies spur a Scottish general onto a tragic path of betrayal, murder and madness.
One of the biggest mysteries about the opera "Medee" by late 18th-century composer Luigi Cherubini is why its last few pages are blacked out with charcoal.
Those lucky enough to get an early look at a unique outdoor production of an opera were given an extra treat - a stunning sunset backdrop to add an extra element of drama to the spectacle.
The Scottish play.There is always occasion for another production of the Scottish play, and on this occasion the occasion is Long Beach Opera 's season-ending staging of the U.S. professional premiere of Ernest Bloch 's 1906 operatization of-let's just say it and have done- Macbeth .
Eric Einhorn at the Cotton Club, after a rehearsal for his co-production of George Gershwin's "Blue Monday."
The venerable maestro has published two diatribes on his Facebook Maestro page against the spread of radical Regieoper.
Benjamin Britten's 1953 opera was a Coronation tribute that went badly wrong - but perhaps a revival at the site of its disastrous premiere could rescue it yet, says Jessica Duchen Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.