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  1. How Robyn, Pop's Glittery Rebel, Danced Her Way Back From DarknessRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New York Times

    ... "Eternity and death. And losing control." The Swedish pop star was at a tiny, low-key club tucked into CafA Opera, a ritzy nightspot here inside a grand opera house dating to 1895. Her blond head was a beacon, bobbing next to the booth where a ...

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  2. a oeThe Marriage of FigaroaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Spokane 7

    Sept. 21 and 23. A production of Inland Northwest Opera. The opera was composed in 1786 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte, and premiered in Vienna the same year.

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  3. The Riot ActRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    The Riot Act, a theatrical release from Northwest Arkansas-based media company Hannover House, is an enjoyable Western thriller allegedly based on a true story -- more likely a true legend -- about Van Buren's King Opera House, which is prominently featured and becomes a kind of character in the film.

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  4. Crane alum Vroman returns to Potsdam for concert Saturday, SundayRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | North Country Now

    ... Vroman starred on Broadway, in San Francisco, and Los Angeles as Christine DaaA in "The Phantom of the Opera." Her many roles include: Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus; both Fantine and Cosette in "Les Miserables;" Rosabella in "The Most Happy ...

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  5. David DiChiera, 83, Michigan Opera Theatre Founder and General Director, has DiedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Opera News

    "A N OPERA COMPANY should not just do opera-it should be part of a community," David DiChiera said in 2010, upon receiving a lifetime achievement award from the National Endowment for the Arts. The statement articulates the guiding principle behind Michigan Opera Theatre, the company "Dr. D" founded in 1971 and ran for more than four decades.

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  6. Music reviews: Richard Thompson, Mozart, Low, Emma Louise, the Goon Sax and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Age

    ... overt influences, but a personality all its own. GISELLE AU-NHIEN NGUYEN It always seems odd in Mozart's final opera to hear his mature genius serving a form he himself had been instrumental in rendering obsolete: opera seriaa , with its strict ...

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  7. Hubbard Hall, Wood Theater host new opera about militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    The U.S. Army and five American opera companies have teamed up to commission and produce a new work that portrays life in today's military. Librettist Jerre Dye and composer Zach Redler interviewed 25 active duty soldiers whose stories are retold through the voices of five composite characters.

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  8. San Francisco Opera Presents New Production Of Giacomo Puccini's TOSCARead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    San Francisco Opera unveils a new production of Giacomo Puccini 's Tosca on Wednesday, October 3, with a cast led by Italian soprano Carmen Giannattasio in her Company and role debuts as Tosca, tenor Brian Jagde as Cavaradossi and baritone Scott Hendricks as Baron Scarpia with conductor Leo Hussain leading the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus in his first performances with the Company. Puccini's monumental work, which has a distinguished history at San Francisco Opera, will be staged by American director Shawna Lucey with new sets and costumes designed by Robert Innes Hopkins and built entirely in San Francisco Opera's scenic and costume shops.

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  9. DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sentinel

    Musician David DiChiera, who championed opera's role in reviving downtown Detroit and directed several opera organizations nationwide, has died of pancreatic cancer. He was 83. Michigan Opera Theatre spokeswoman Erica Hobbs says DiChiera died Tuesday at his Detroit home.

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  10. BWW Review: Peter JÖBack his Greatest Show 'Med HJÄRtat Som Insats' at CirkusRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Ulveaus, Tommy Korberg, Sarah Dawn Finer and Emmi Christensson (She played Christine with Peter in Phantom of the opera in Stockholm) was there. This was one of the main event for the season to attend. Peter calls this show a Pop Theatre as it only ...

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  11. David DiChiera, founder of OC's Opera Pacific, dead at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Wave

    In a Tuesday May 9, 2017 file photo, David DiChiera, Michigan Opera Theatre, speaks about the play Cyrano and his upcoming retirement during an interview from his Detroit home. David DiChiera, who championed opera's role in reviving downtown Detroit and founded Orange County's Opera Pacific in 1985, , died Tuesday, Sept.

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  12. Opera Australia's Metamorphosis fuses literal with metaphoricalRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Sydney Morning Herald

    ... academics ever since Franz Kafka's disturbing novella was first published in 1915. Tama Matheson, director of Opera Australia's production of Metamorphosis , is just the latest in a long line of interpreters who have considered whether ...

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  13. The primary school music program having a profound effect on childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... excited about their improvement. One Medina primary student said the program had encouraged her to be a musician or opera singer when she grew up, while a Year 3 student from North Parmelia said the program "gets us out of the bad times at recess ...

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  14. Live & In Color Closes Out Fall Retreat With New Work Present PerfectRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... who grew up spending summers at the Bingham Camp. His career spans all facets of the performing arts - theatre, opera, ballet and corporate entertainment. He began as a performer, appearing in numerous productions including Broadway's Miss Saigon, ...

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  15. Pinnacle Concert Series: 2018-19 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sonoran News

    Kristen Hertzenberg, who portrayed Christine in the Las Vegas production of Phantom of the Opera, will be joined by Pinnacle soloists to present a truly unique experience.

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  16. 6 Classical Music Concerts to See in N.Y.C. This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The New York Times

    'AIDA' at the Metropolitan Opera . Anna Netrebko sings Aida - yes, Anna Netrebko sings Aida - in the opening week of the Met's season, and she brings with her a cast that should shake the dust of Sonja Frisell's monumental old production.

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  17. Nicosia: Two women on an opera journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Groong

    Soprano Anoki Von Arx and soprano/ concert pianist Zara Barkhoudarian will make music a female affair on Saturday, when they join together on a journey of opera in Paphos. The night will present music until the mid-20th century with a number of songs in English, German, Russian, Armenian, Italian, French and Czech by Handel, Gluck, Mozart, Verdi, Masgagni, Puccini, Catalanio the French Composers St Saens, Bizet, Russian and Armenian opera, with solos and duets.

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  18. Pittsburgh Opera Presents HANSEL & GRETEL Based On The Beloved Fairy TaleRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... imprisons them. It will take all their wits to escape before she eats them! Since its premiere in 1893, this beloved opera has delighted millions. With Humperdinck's sweeping score, this whimsical operatic confection is sure to please both adults ...

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  19. A Frenzied Run-Up in a House Full of DivasRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The New York Times

    It was one of the final, frenzied days before the opening of the Metropolitan Opera's season, when an elevator ride through the building gives it the feel of an unusually loud and glamorous department store. Main stage: The mezzo-soprano Elina Garanca stood in a regal red gown, preparing to open the season in Saint-SaA ns's "Samson et Dalila."

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  20. 'Bel Canto' review: Julianne Moore plays a diva who steps out of her bubble and into a hostage crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... provenance, essentially. It goes unrewarded by her most fine-tuned gifts, though it does inadvertently honor her soap opera origins. Patchett's novel was inspired by the Peruvian hostage crisis of 1996, in which rebel group Tupac Amaru raided an ...

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