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3 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet

The Handel Opera Project Presents Medee on May 4

On Sunday, May 4th, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. ,The Handel Opera Project will present, M A© d A© e by Luigi Cherubini .

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Classical, Handel, Cherubini, Maria Callas, Callas

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Financial Times

A dictator for all seasons

Performers in Brett Bailey's production of 'Macbeth', set in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Monde Masimini and Thomakazi Holland When South African theatre director Brett Bailey's Exhibit B hit Berlin in 2012, it jarred.

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Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, South Africa, Verdi

Red Deer Advocate

Mozart, Salieri rivalry takes centre stage

The Angles of Amadeus concert, on Saturday, April 26, at the Red Deer College Arts Centre, will include a performance of Horn Concerto No.

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Related Topix: Salieri, Classical, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphony

Kane Co. Chronicle

Music groups join forces for Operatic Treasures concert

Michael Zyzak – the unanimous winner of the David Popper Cello International Competition in Hungary – will perform during the Operatic Treasures concert Sunday, April 27, in Aurora University's Crimi Auditorium in Aurora.

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Related Topix: Aurora University, Aurora, IL, Arts, Opera, Wagner, Wheaton, IL

Examiner.com

The 'Gondoliers' at Sierra Madre Playhouse

In the original version of "The Gondoliers" , Marco and Giuseppe, the boatmen of the title, marry the lovely Tessa and Gianetta.

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Related Topix: Sierra Madre, CA, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Gilbert and Sullivan

Worcester News

Live screening of Cosi Fan Tutte

A LIVE high definition broadcast of Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte will be screened in Malvern Theatres on Saturday, April 26 live from the Met, with music director James Levine conducting the opera about testing the ties of love.

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Related Topix: James Levine, Arts, Opera

Canada.com

Arthur Kaptainis: A season of four operas? Montrealers will take it

The OpA©ra de MontrA©al company will mount only a quartet of operas in 2014-15, along with a traditional Gala, but not the equally traditional production by the Atelier lyrique .

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Canada, Verdi,

The Times of Trenton

Stephanie Blythe pays tribute to Kate Smith in 'We'll Meet Again'

Opera singer Stephanie Blythe channels the popular singer of the radio age in "We'll Meet Again: The Songs of Kate Smith" Monday at the McCarter Theatre Center's Matthews Theatre.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Wagner

The Times-Tribune

Works from French canon focus of Mostly Opera's new show

JASON FARMER / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Mostly Opera members include, from left, Helene Tinsley, Linda Houck, Sarah Mitchel, Sarah Houck, Barbara Nowicki, Chuck Unice, Abi Zieger, Erik Sparks, Dennis Fanucci and Gary Richards.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Massenet

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Daily Democrat

Woodland council: Violation fees for false fire alarm calls may decrease

The first reading of a new ordinance to streamline false fire alarm protocols -- including possibly lowering the violation fee -- was introduced at Woodland's City Council meeting Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Woodland, CA, Bellini

BroadwayWorld.com

Charles Court Opera to Debut New Production of Gilbert & Sullivan's PATIENCE, June 4-28

Charles Court Opera presents PATIENCE, or Bunthorne's Bride, by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan .

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Related Topix: Gilbert and Sullivan, Arthur Sullivan

Seattle Times

‘Dom Hemingway’: Jude Law as far-from-pretty-boy con

Jude Law, left, as a safecracker fresh out of prison, and Richard E. Grant as his sidekick in "Dom Hemingway."

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Related Topix: Jude Law, Gilbert and Sullivan, Movies, Entertainment

BroadwayWorld.com

Teatro Regio Torino to Launch First North American Tour at Harris Theater, 12/3

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance today confirmed that a major event of the 2014-2015 Harris Theater Presents season will be the North American debut performance of the Turin, Italy-based Teatro Regio Torino orchestra and chorus, under the leadership of Music Director and Conductor Gianandrea Noseda.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Arts, Opera, Rossini

Jerusalem Post

Keeping time

Stefano Mazzonis di Pralafera is happy to shift visual operatic goalposts, but not too far.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Puccini

Hattiesburg American

Voicing their concerns: Carey music students learn about throat ailments

It was quite the scare. William Carey University sophomore Emma Oberdick was studying opera in Italy last summer, when she came down with a flu-like bug and temporarily lost that most fragile instrument: her voice.

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Related Topix: Puccini, Vanderbilt University, Medicine, Nursing

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Bellini's 'I Puritani': At last, it's Olga time at the Met

For Olga Peretyatko, the past year has seen a dizzying series of debuts that have thrust the 33-year-old Russian soprano into sudden prominence.

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Related Topix: Bellini, New York, Arts, Opera, Vincenzo Bellini, Classical, Richard Strauss

Mail & Guardian

Bailey dose of theatre prescribed

Ever since a chicken was slaughtered by sangomas on the Baxter stage during a performance of Brett Bailey's play iMumbo Jumbo 11 years ago, the playwright has been regarded as the over-the-top enfant terrible of South African theatre.

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Related Topix: Verdi, World News, South Africa,

Houston Press

Das Rheingold Is a Golden Start for HGO

Houston Grand Opera gets off to a great start with the beginning of its epic march through Wagner's The Ring of the Nibelung.

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Related Topix: Wagner, Arts, Opera, Richard Wagner, Theater

Eastern Daily Press

Cinderella ballet on Cromer Pier

A magical fairy tale of rags to riches will be brought to life by a national touring dance company this weekend.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Rossini

Town Topics

High Hilarity, Romantic Intrigue, and Sharp Political Edge In Bountiful Banquet of Beaumarchais's "Figaro Plays" at McCarter

SUBVERSIVE SCHEMERS: Figaro and Suzanne plot together to foil the lustful Count and finally hold their wedding ceremony in McCarter Theatre's production of Pierre Beaumarchais's "The Marriage of Figaro," second half of "The Figaro Plays" at McCarter's Matthews Theatre through May 4. Call 258-2787 or visit www.mccarter.org for tickets and further ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wedding, Rossini, Arts, Opera

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