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2 hrs ago | The Economist
WITH THE death of Robert Ashley, an American experimental composer, on March 3rd at the age of 83, opera has lost one of its leading innovators.
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4 hrs ago | Alabama Live
Final touches are being applied to productions of Leoncavallo's "Pagliacci" and Puccini's "Suor Angelica," the double-bill being presented Friday and Sunday by Opera Birmingham .
5 hrs ago | The New York Observer
Metropolitan Opera La BohA me March 19 - April 18 The quarreling lovers in Puccini's La BohA me agree to stay together "until the season of flowers," which, allowing for global warming, makes March 19 as good a date as any for the return of the Met's most-performed opera.
9 hrs ago | The Drinks Business
In the 19th century nationalism and, for those people's ruled over by a foreign power, self-determination were strident themes in many works.
The ABC sits in on a dress rehearsal of Opera Queensland's Rigoletto, and talks to director Lindy Hume, to get a taste of the final preparations ahead of the national premiere this weekend.
Presented by Bum Chic Productions, an exciting young cast of singer-actors from across Canada will give the Toronto debut of Party Worth Crashing, a concert of contemporary musical theatre songs by Kerrigan and Lowdermilk on March 23, 2014.
The Heritage Ramblers, the Dixie ensemble of the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band, will give a free concert at 7 p.m. Friday at Riverside High School in Belle.
In a fundraiser for the Westside Food Pantry, singers from the Gilbert and Sullivan A La Carte will perform songs from a variety of G and S operettas.
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district.
Directed by Al Samuels and Rob Lindley , 50 Shades! The Musical - The Original Parody is produced by Royal Mile Entertainment, Andrew Asnes , Rob Kolson and 50 Shades Tour LLC. 50 Shades! the Musical - The Original Parody opens with a trio of girlfriends setting aside staid book club fare in favor of a sexier sort of page-turner.
This Friday night, March 14, "The Pirates of Penzance" will present on the newly reopened, repaired main stage of the Pacifica Spindrift Players.
Finally, a movie for people who love Glee and for people who want to see everyone at William McKinley High get stabbed in the throat.
From a distance, the tight aluminum weaving creates an illusion that Floros' sculptures have been made from fabric.
The series opens March 5 with highlights from Giacomo Puccini's La Boheme, the beloved classic tale of love, loss, deception and heartbreak presented by some of Burnaby Lyric Opera's most superb young opera talents.
Opera Queensland is holding auditions in Mackay from 13 - 15 March to find 26 adults and 12 children to partake in a 10 week intensive training program and perform in the chorus of a production of Puccini's La boheme.
The Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra and the Bainbridge Chorale team up in an historic collaboration this spring.