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40 min ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Acclaimed opera singer's antiques go on the auction block

She was an acclaimed New York opera singer in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s who led a double life: as an artist and, with her husband, a collector of rare antiques, books and art.


Related Topix: Arts, Fairmont, WV, West Virginia University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WETA-TV Arlington

Classical WETA Opera House: Die Frau ohne Schatten

Johan Botha ; Emily Magee ; Michaela Schuster ; Johan Reuter ; Elena Pankratova ; Jeremy White ; Hubert Francis ; Ashley Holland Once, the Emperor of the South Eastern Islands was hunting with his falcon and pursued a white gazelle.


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Opera News

Thirteen Singers Enter Final Round of Pl cido Domingo's Operalia...

Operalia, the international opera competition founded in 1993 by PlA cido Domingo to identify and launch the careers of emerging young singers, has announced the list of finalists for this year's competition.


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Photo Flash: Stunning New Images from the Phantom of the Opera at the Broward Centre

Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber 's Really Useful Group's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber 's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, the most successful musical of all time, will go on sale September 12, 2014 at 10a.m. for the Fort Lauderdale engagement at Broward Center for the Performing Arts.


Related Topix: Arts, Fort Lauderdale, FL

The Washington Post

Peking Opera has the right moves, if not the best sounds

Chinese opera's origins far predate European opera but the templates for Peking Opera as it's practiced today were fixed only in the early 19th century.


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Salisbury Journal

Electrifying 90 minutes at Chamber's barbecue

SALISBURY opera singer Lynsey Docherty helped give Salisbury Chamber of Commerce's barbecue an electric start by producing an open air cameo performance.


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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.


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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.


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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.

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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.


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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.


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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".


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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.


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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 .


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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.


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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.


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