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3 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Florida Opera Theatre 2014-15 season

Florida Opera Theatre's 2014-15 season encompasses comedy and drama, individual performances, and collaborations with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Related Topix: Arts, Florida, Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL, Entertainment

3 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Florida Opera Theatre's Opera in the Park begins

Florida Opera Theatre's Opera in the Park begins this Sunday, Aug. 24, with a performance by lyric baritone Sean Christopher Stork.

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Related Topix: Arts, Florida, Florida State University, Orlando, FL, Theater, Musical Theater, Entertainment

6 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Marvin Kernelle Named New Chorus Master of Cape Town Opera

This week Cape Town Opera announced the appointment of Marvin Kernelle as the new Cape Town Opera Chorus Master.

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Related Topix: Arts, World News, Germany

10 hrs ago | Metropulse.com

Marble City Opera Sets 2014-15 Season One of Knoxvillea s more...

One of Knoxville's more intriguing arts start-ups has been the chamber opera organization, Marble City Opera , now poised to start its second season.

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14 hrs ago | Who Ate All The Pies

Retro Football: Oliver Kahn's Epic, Operatic Farewell...

A bombastic, pugnacious and divisive figure throughout his long, distinguished goalkeeping career, it was only fitting that Oliver Kahn's farewell substitution following his final appearance for Bayern Munich in 2008 took ten whole minutes to complete and included hugs, flags, a parade lap, a speech and a strategically-deployed opera singer to ... (more)

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17 hrs ago | Copenhagen Post

Opera, literature and pop royalty

The last week has seen a number of household names pass through Copenhagen. First off, the opera singer many are calling the next Pavarotti, the Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja, gave a memorable performance at Tivoli last week on Friday to celebrate its 171st birthday.

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17 hrs ago | BBC News

London 'Europe's dearest culture hub'

A visit by two people to an art gallery, a museum, a heritage site, the opera, the ballet and a classical concert costs a total A 256.

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18 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Tidewater Opera Initiative: Small budget, big dreams

Conductor Alan Fischer of Tidewater Opera Initiative gives clue to pianist during rehearsal of Suor Angelica at Norfolk Collegiate's Meredith Center for the Arts in Norfolk, Va.

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19 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: dell'Arte Opera Ensemble's MACBETH is Atmospheric and Intimate

As an art form, it seems that opera is having a hard time finding its footing with the current generation of young professionals.

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

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Opera brings education benefits

The involvement of young artists and students in and around the NZ Opera production of Don Giovanni has been delivering benefits in music, technology and drama education in Auckland this week, and will do so again through September.

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Wall Street Journal

Vittorio Grigolo on Getting Young People to the Opera

VITTORIO GRIGOLO IS the tenor of the moment. The 37-year-old Italian first made a name for himself singing the key role of Rudolfo in "La BohA me" at the Metropolitan Opera in New York in 2010 and since then has become the important young male face of the opera world.

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Related Topix: Arts, Verona, NY, Opera

The Standard

Horses, fine wine, watches, opera ... Hui's lavish spending laid bare

Rafael Hui Si-yan spent three times the amount he earned while chief secretary and a member of the Executive Council, the Court of First Instance heard yesterday.

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Nippertown!

Workshop: Festival of Opera @ the Unicorn Theatre, Aug 23-31 [Berkshire on Stage]

Presented in workshop form, some of opera's rising stars will be featured in staged presentation of La Traviata, A Lover's Tale and songs from the Romantics in The Paris Salon .

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ProSoundWeb

Full Compass Systems Sponsors 13th Annual Opera In The Park

Full Compass Systems was a proud participant in the 13th annual "Opera in the Park" concert for the city of Madison.

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The Local Tourist

A Day of Lyric Opera: Costume Sale and Free Concert September 6

September 6 is a "lyrical" day in Chicago. The famed Lyric Opera company is hosting both a costume sale and a free concert in Millennium Park.

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Switched

14 Artists Who Are Transforming The Future Of Opera

The recent labor dispute at the famed opera house is the latest in a string of events that reveals opera's precarious place in contemporary culture, teetering on the edge of obsolescence.

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Related Topix: Arts, Puccini, Opera, Theater

The Georgia Straight

Opera & Arias at the Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival

Add a gorgeous outdoor setting in Vanier Park, and you've got a pretty impressive night out.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

CBS Local

Metropolitan Opera Reaches Labor Deal With Stagehands

The Metropolitan Opera has reached more labor agreements and said it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions as well.

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Live Design Online

DPA Microphones Was The Impresario Of Aspen Opera Theater Center

Collection of company's mics were on hand for recording at Wheeler Opera House during the Aspen Music Festival and School ASPEN, CO Every year, professional and aspiring classical musicians and technical personnel from around the world head to the mountains of Colorado for an eight-week summer intensive retreat at the Aspen Music Festival and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO, Theater, Arts, Classical, Tchaikovsky

99.3 the FOX

Roger Waters to Release New 'The Wall' Movie

Roger Waters will bring his recent tour of The Wall to the big screen. The former Pink Floyd front-man spent the last several years touring with a stage show based on the legendary album.

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Related Topix: Animation Movies, Music!, Pink Floyd The Wall, Drama Movies, Roger Waters, The Pink Floyd, Pink Floyd, Pop/Rock, Movies, Entertainment, Arts

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