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  1. Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Concertmaster to Perform Pulitzer-Winning Composition, 3/12Read the original story

    12 min ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Chattanooga, TN - The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera's Barnett & Company Masterworks Series concert on March 12 will feature the CSO's Concertmaster Holly Mulcahy performing Jennifer Higdon's Violin Concerto, which won a Pulitzer Prize for Music in 2010. Higdon wrote the piece in 2008 for violinist Hilary Hahn.

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  2. Mayor's music hall charity event a rip-roaring successRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Andover Advertiser

    ... setting the mood from his flamboyant opening entrance to the rip-roaring grand finale. The Winchester Musicals and Opera Society opened the evening with the colourful and uplifting Ziegfield Follies number Row, Row, Row and added sparkle to the ...

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  3. 'Enthusiastic' children to perform in operaRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Times-series.co.uk

    Pupils from St Mary's & St John's C of E School, in Prothero Gardens, Hendon, will join the English Touring Opera on Stage at the Hackney Empire Theatre in London. The children, aged six to 11, have been recruited for ETO's tour to form a children's chorus of street urchins in a new staging of Puccini's classic, La Boheme.

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  4. First Nighter: Mark Rylance in "Farinelli and the King," John...Read the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Switched

    ... gathered in the forest by Doctor Cervi as they, too, cheer Farinelli and his bringing them that new-fangled thing: opera. Taking place on the small, candle-lit Wanamaker stage as well as in its short center aisle, Farinelli and the King , as ...

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  5. The daze of our livesaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... to the dialogue that their bodies are performing. The piece then segues from the abstract into a full-blown soap opera. The credit roll for this TV series is projected onto the sheets. Evoking the slow-motion product shots that characterise ...

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  6. Conductor Simon Rattle to lead LSORead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BBC News

    ... was born in Liverpool and studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He made his Proms debut in 1976 and his opera debut in 1977 at the Glyndebourne Festival. Between 1980 and 1998, he made his name at the helm of the City of Birmingham ...

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  7. on this Day: Miners' strike ends, Labour giant Michael Foot diesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    ... Concerts (Proms) and he conducted them until his death in 1944. 1875: Bizet's Carmen was first performed at the Opera Comique in Paris. Critics called it "painful, blatant, noisy and eminently repulsive" and the composer died brokenhearted three ...

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  8. Artist: Clinton portrait has nod to Lewinsky's dressRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Recordpub.com

    ... Diana, Pope John Paul II and other luminaries. He has two pieces currently on display at the portrait gallery, one of opera singer Denyce Graves and the other of the four female Supreme Court justices.

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  9. View scheduleRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | KISU-TV Pocatello

    The contemporary Italian tenor pays tribute to the world's first international superstar, who brought opera to the people and took popular songs from the streets of Naples to the world's grandest stages. The docuconcert features the life, the places and the music of Caruso.

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  10. Classical music composer Ezra Laderman dies at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

    ... give a cause. His operas included "Marilyn," based on the life of Marilyn Monroe, which premiered at the New York City Opera in 1993, and he wrote the music for Oscar-winning documentaries "The Eleanor Roosevelt Story" and "Black Fox." He wrote for ...

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  11. Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Reveals Upcoming Must-Attend Art Events in the Dominican RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... Since October of last year, this event has been bringing special screenings to the Dominican Republic of spectacular opera events from New York. There have been 14 of these special events but the last two will be screened in the months of March and ...

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  12. Artist: Clinton museum portrait has nod to Lewinsky's dressRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    ... Diana, Pope John Paul II and other luminaries. He has two pieces currently on display at the portrait gallery, one of opera singer Denyce Graves and the other of the four female Supreme Court justices.

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  13. Woman claims witnessing her mother having sex with the family...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... Rogen to roast him at his upcoming Comedy Central special Tensions between pair That bling is better suited for the opera! Mariah Carey pairs a huge diamond and ruby necklace with a casual sweater as she steps out in NYC Jon Stewart kicks wrestler ...

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  14. Artist: Clinton museum portrait has nod to Lewinskya s dressRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | KDWN

    ... Diana, Pope John Paul II and other luminaries. He has two pieces currently on display at the portrait gallery, one of opera singer Denyce Graves and the other of the four female Supreme Court justices. PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia artist has ...

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  15. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Comes to the Aronoff Center TonightRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... ballet career in 1951 as a member of Sonia Gaskell's Ballet Recital. He created his first ballet for the Nederlandse Opera Ballet in 1957 and created over 50 ballets for the Nederlands Dans Theater, where he was also the artistic director and a ...

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  16. Artist: Former President Bill Clintona s museum portrait has nod to Lewinskya s blue dressRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    ... Diana, Pope John Paul II and other luminaries. He has two pieces currently on display at the portrait gallery, one of opera singer Denyce Graves and the other of the four female Supreme Court justices.

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  17. Artist: Clinton Museum Portrait Makes Shadow Reference to Lewinsky's Blue DressRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cybercast News Service

    ... Diana, Pope John Paul II and other luminaries. He has two pieces currently on display at the portrait gallery, one of opera singer Denyce Graves and the other of the four female Supreme Court justices.

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  18. Classical Composer Ezra Laderman Dies at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Billboard

    ... give a cause. His operas included Marilyn , based on the life of Marilyn Monroe , which premiered at the New York City Opera in 1993, and he wrote the music for Oscar-winning documentaries The Eleanor Roosevelt Story and Black Fox . He wrote for ...

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  19. Lyric Opera Theater director honored in gala concertRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | State Press

    Professor of music William Reber was honored with a gala concert in the Evelyn Smith Music Theater tonight at 7:30 p.m. This performance was meant to commemorate a career with the Lyric Opera Theater program that spans 24 years and thousands of music theater and opera performance students. "The reason why we're successful was that the basis of what he had set up was so rock solid that all I had to do was take it and run with it," Reber said in an interview with The State Press last April.

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  20. Singing with the best: a dream come trueRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Blue Mountains Gazette

    Working with highly respected Opera Australia conductor Simon Kenway is like a dream come true for Faulconbridge singer and Springwood choir master Nicole Giezekamp-Bakija. Some members of the Blue Mountains Community Choir with Opera Australia conductor Simon Kenway and Nicole Giezekamp-Bakija .

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