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Pitch perfect for Project Puccini
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.
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The Drinks Business
Wine and Opera part 2: Hail to sparkling wine
Alongside "Carmen" and several notable works by Puccini, it is considered a verismo opera in that the characters and setting are based on real and contemporary people, not mythical gods and Rhine maidens or historical and literary figures .
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Listen To A LaFerrari and Enzo Wail In A Tunnel
In a tunnel in Monaco, a silver Ferrari Enzo, the last of the 'old school' normally-aspirated hypercars, sits next to the new king from Maranello, the F70 LaFerrari.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Kansas City Star
Lyric Opera offers the relatable a La Bohemea
When I was in high school, I went with my class to see Giacomo Puccini’s “La Boheme” at the Lyric Theatre.
Salt Lake Tribune
Utah Opera takes on the riddles of Puccini's 'Turandot'
Riddles are at the heart of Giacomo Puccini's "Turandot," but for years conventional wisdom has held that the opera's biggest riddle is one the composer never could solve: How to write a happy ending for a couple who have behaved in unsympathetic ways.
Get to know 'Madama Butterfly' better at a proper opera tea party
Mobile Opera has scheduled a full menu of tasteful, tuneful events leading up to its spring opera, Giacomo Puccini's tragic and exquisite "Madama Butterfly" on Friday, March 28 and Sunday, March 30 at the Mobile Civic Center Theater.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Hops And Opera Is March 15
Hops & Opera will be held Saturday, March 15, 7 p.m. at Summitt Pianos. It will feature the Seven Tenors, Brendel, Canter, Frost, Hassevoort, Mays, Rollins and Wileman.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Eastern Daily Press
Six of the Best: Norfolk cultural highlights mot to miss this weekend
A new comic opera, the returns of a stand-up favourite, acclaimed Americana and a celebration of 30 years of Fascinating Aida.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
New Line Theatre Opens RENT Tonight
New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre, " continues its 23rd season of adult, alternative musicaltheatre with an all-new, re-imagined production of the Pulitzer Prize winning contemporary classic, the iconic rock opera RENT, running tonight, March 6-29, 2014.
Jefferson Performing Arts Society Seeks Nominations for 2014-15 JPAS Celebrities; Deadline 3/30
Jefferson Performing Arts Society is seeking nominations for individuals who are involved in the arts to participate as a JPAS Celebrity for 2014-2015.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Thoroughbred Daily News
Encosta de Lago's Puccini Dominant in the NZ Derby
PUCCINI made it three in a row and stamped his ticket to Sydney for the G1 Australian Derby at The Championships with a strong victory in the G1 NZ Derby.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Mike Smith on Boulevard Solitude at Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff
Garry Monk's men will step out onto the San Paolo pitch at 6pm tonight aiming to claim a place in the Europa League quarter final.
A bedazzling 'Billy Budd' and Dudamel does Tchaikovsky. And more
A soul-crushing dilemma that leads to actual suspense -- thought by thought, moment by moment, note by note, measure by measure.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Shreveport Opera announces upcoming events
Shreveport Opera and Mike and Judy McCarthy will present Guy Lombardo's Royal Canadians with Al Pierson at 6 p.m. March 13 at Horseshoe Casino and Hotel's Riverdome and will include a seated dinner and dancing.
Ailyn Pérez Set to Make Wno Debut in L'Elisir D'Amore, 3/23
Ailyn Prez, winner of the Richard Tucker , Plcido Domingo and Leonie Rysanek Awards, will make her Washington National Opera debut this March, stepping in for an indisposed colleague to star as Adina in Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore.
Bureaucrats and Gunmen
Before I sat down to write this, I looked at the paper: The death toll in Kiev had reached 82; in Venezuela, where students and middle-class citizens are protesting President Maduro, 10 people are dead and more than a hundred are injured; in Syria, more than half a million people have been displaced.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Women's Wear Daily
Fendi Creates Cape for Anna Netrebko
FASHION CAPER: Fendi has created an exclusive fur cape for Russian soprano Anna Netrebko for her lead role in a new production of "Manon Lescaut" by Giacomo Puccini.
Museum of Ukrainian Folk Decorative Art. February 25-March 30. ARTISTIC SHEVCHENKIANA.
Read This Article
It sounds like a fairy tale. A beautiful young girl sings a song, a handsome listener falls in love with her, and in a blink of an eye she becomes a star.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Highlighting the Minnesota Opera's 2014-15 season
Along with "something for everyone" that rhyme for insuring a bride's good fortune characterized the live announcement of the five operas slated for its 2014-15 season.