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  1. Upcoming classical musicians break away from tradition in Jersey CityRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | The Jersey Journal

    Opera isn't old-fashioned and classical music isn't boring - just ask some of Jersey City's best up-and-coming musicians. We spoke to two local opera singers, Molly Dunn and Giselle Bellas, and two violinists, Mazz Swift and Nate L'Heureux, about both respecting and departing from tradition, exploring different career options in their fields and finding their unique voices: What do you like most about singing opera? Opera encompasses every art form, which is what drew me to it.

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  2. Wake Up with BWW 1/30/2015 - Brooklynite, the Nether, Phantom at 27 and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... cast recording, out next month . Pre-order your copy now! Video of the Day: To celebrate 27 years of PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, watch Michael Crawford and Sarah Brightman perform at the 1988 Tony Awards! Redgrave last starred on Broadway in Driving Miss ...

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  3. I Feel PrettyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Essence Magazine

    South African soprano Pretty Yende is upending the world of classical music. The Milan-based diva is booked at New York's Metropolitan Opera through 2020.

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  4. Sylvia and Marie: A musical duet - and a friendship - that lasted a lifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | OregonLive.com

    ... on the national stage before she returned to the Northwest and became a sought-after singer with orchestras and opera companies. Brought up to be quiet, Sylvia found unlimited expression in music and became, after playing for classical stages, jazz ...

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  5. Verdi's masterpiece at the Civic TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

    VERDI'S best-loved opera Rigoletto will be brought vividly to life by the Russian State Ballet and Opera House at Darlington Civic Theatre next month following last year's acclaimed performances of Carmen and La Traviata. Based on a play by Victor Hugo, it is often described as Verdi's first work of complete genius, noted for subtle and original characterisation, especially in the case of the tragic court jester, Rigoletto.

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  6. More Read the original story

    1 hr ago | KXVO

    ... his leadership the Orchestra has presented over 50 world, U.S., or Philadelphia Orchestra premieres, partnered with Opera Philadelphia for groundbreaking performances of Strauss's Salome, celebrated the Kimmel Center's Memorial Organ with an Art of ...

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  7. Opera Theatre of Montclair launches with 'Nabucco'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    ... How much: $50-$60, $40 for students. Saturday is Sold out. Visit operamontclair.org At a time when New Jersey's opera scene has been thin, the new Opera Theatre of Montclair has the opportunity to help fill a vital gap within the state's arts ...

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  8. The Met: Live in HD's broadcast of Bartlett Sher's wild,...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Tivyside Advertiser

    ... by Valery Gergiev and marks the Met debut of Mariusz Treli?ski, Artistic Director of Warsaw's Polish National Opera whose production is inspired by the classic noir films of the 1940s. Iolanta, which is being performed at the Met for the first time, ...

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  9. Pacific Symphony to Perform CARMEN, 2/19Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, Pacific Symphony's opera-vocal initiative, "Symphonic Voices," continues with what is often called the world's most popular opera: "Carmen," Bizet's riveting tale of love and lust about the downfall of Don Jos, a nave soldier who is seduced by the fiery Gypsy, Carmen. Featuring the composer's exquisite music, presented in a uniquely staged production over three nights, the orchestra is joined by a cast of world-class opera stars directed by Dean Anthony, including mezzo-soprano Milena Kiti? as Carmen and tenor Andrew Richards as Don Jos, plus Pacific Chorale and Southern California Children's Chorus.

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  10. Cat's Eyes on Glasgow: the Glaswegian who makes music for the movies; ...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Evening Times

    ... bit of fiddle! This year, one ticket I was keen to get my hands on was The Music of Craig Armstrong with the Scottish Opera Orchestra. For anyone not in the ken, Craig Armstrong is an extremely talented composer, Glasgow born and bred. Not only ...

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  11. Ridgefield Playhouse Holds Live Presentations Of World-Class Opera, TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Danbury Daily Voice

    World-class opera and theater events from New York and London will be shown live in HD at The Ridgefield Playhouse. Offenbach's "Les Contes d'Hoffmann" will be a live simulcast on Saturday, Jan. 31, at 12:55 p.m., with Vittorio Grigolo in the title role.

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  12. Teens earn right to perform with symphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    ... along with the soundtracks. Lessons followed as well as performances with the Sylvan Singers at Will C. Wood. "I love opera," she told the Daily Republic in 2014. "I love singing it, listening to it, everything about it." Amy Maginnis-Honey joined ...

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  13. Cohen get WA Opera top jobRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    New WA Opera artistic director Brad Cohen would continue the company's reputation as one of the best and most nurturing in Australia, opera chairman Terry Bowen said. Announcing the appointment today, Mr Bowen said Cohen brought extensive international experience to the role, a strong involvement in the commissioning and performance of new music, and experience of presenting opera on contemporary platforms including television.

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  14. The Magic FluteRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Houston Press

    ... soprano, and after an undergraduate degree and a master's and a stint with HGO Studio Artists, became a professional opera singer. When Lisette Oropesa had to withdraw from Houston Grand Opera's upcoming production of Mozart's The Magic Flute , ...

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  15. Come and Watch Strawberry Fields ForeverRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Strawberry Fields is an opera presented by the Oberlin Conservatory of Music from Oberlin College in collaboration with the residents at Kendal at Oberlin. Bringing together Oberlin Conservatory of Music voice students and the residents of Kendal at Oberlin for an opera production is quite a feat.

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  16. Hawaizaada review A masterpiece about a dreamerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    ... character from Devdas) and the latter for the rich bold use of flamboyant colours to highlight the heightened opera-styled emotions. Hawaizaada attempts an almost-impossible marriage of a visual splendour with emotional surrender. The characters, be ...

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  17. A weekend of opera delightsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    This weekend there are two splendid opera broadcasts to enjoy - not only in the Bay Area, but around the world as well. The Metropolitan Opera's Saturday matinee - which is broadcast each week on the Bay Area's classical radio station, KDFC - features Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffman , which is also being screened Live in HD in cinemas around the globe.

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  18. In a new book, Bostridge explores Schubert's - Winterreise'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... on Wednesday, an event cosponsored by Harvard Book Store, Longy School of Music of Bard College, and Boston Lyric Opera. He spoke to the Globe by phone from his London home between tour stops. A. I always want to be writing, because it's something ...

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  19. Arts Power List 2015: The 50 men and women putting Wales centre stageRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    ... the Shani Rhys James showcase at the National Library of Wales. He's the man who can help make the careers of emerging opera singers as he Music Advisor for BBC Cardiff Singer of the World . His role includes travelling the globe and selecting ...

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  20. 2015 Composers Now Festival Begins Today at The CellRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... nearly 100 performances and innovative multimedia events presented by venues, ensembles, composers, orchestras, opera companies, dance companies, and others, throughout New York City. Experience the sounds and get to know the creators behind the ...

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