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  1. James Bond's next mission is conquering BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Radio Times

    If you thought the recently-announced OC musical was unlikely, then this news is probably going to leave you shaken because James Bond is coming to Broadway. Yep, the fans clamouring for a light entertainment adaptation of the alcoholic assassin's blood-soaked life have finally had their pleas heard, with James Bond: The Musical set to arrive in late 2017.

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  2. Townsend Methodists host July 9 band concert lawn partyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Nashoba Publishing Online

    The Townsend United Methodist Church will host the lawn party at the Townsend Military Band's Thursday evening, July 9, concert on the Townsend Common. Church members plan to have a great food court where hamburgers, cheeseburgers, sausages with peppers, hot dogs, chili dogs, baked beans, homemade potato salad, chips, soda, water, and coffee will be available for purchase.

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  3. Divas bring a degree of drama to graduate photographic showRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Echo

    THE FATE of opera heroines and the English landscape are among the topics focussed on by young photographers at a new exhibition. After three years developing their skills, photography students at Solent University have put their work on display at their final year degree show.

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  4. Jean-Marie Zeitouni makes impressive debut with Colorado Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Camera

    ... her vocal embellishments. As an encore, she gave another impressive Rossini piece, this time an aria from the comic opera "L'italiana in Algeri." Her joy in singing was infectious as she charmed the crowd while introducing the encore, gleefully (and ...

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  5. The Greece Crisis and its lessons for IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    ... Remember Aristotle Onassis, reportedly once the 'richest man in the world,' who married Jacqueline Kennedy and courted opera singer Maria Callas? fter the troika sought to 'bail out' the government of Greece in a way in which it was supposed to ...

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  6. Season's final live opera screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ludlow Advertiser

    ... title role of Tell, a man whose courage is put to the test when captured by the tyrannical Governor Gesler. The opera will be conducted by Antonio Pappano, music director of The Royal Opera. Rossini's inspiring score is packed with magnificent arias ...

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  7. Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Hosts Star-Spangled Spectacular Celebration TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... . Mr. Hersh's performance credits span a diverse range of genres beyond the traditional concert canon, including opera, Broadway, pops, choral, Viennese dance, ballet and film music. An avid performer of new music, he has conducted world premieres ...

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  8. Arts TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    Expectations have run high for Opera Saratoga's first season under its new artistic and general director Lawrence Edelson. Coming up is a Baroque opera staged by an avant garde choreographer followed by the world premiere of a new work.

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  9. Soprano Amanda's career hits high notesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Northern Daily Leader

    ... International Vocal Competition, and, for the winter season, she is covering the title role in Puccini's Turandot for Opera Australia. The Sydney Eisteddfod Operatic Aria event will showcase the opera stars of tomorrow on July 19 at The Concourse, ...

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  10. Opera review: I Puritani an impassioned and terrific one-off performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Age

    ... Those aching woodwind and horn phrases and long lines for the strings emerged with clarity and beauty. Bellini's 1835 opera was composed specifically for Giulia Grisi, the Callas or Sutherland of her day. On Thursday, the Australian colouratura ...

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  11. Music Friday: festival director Lindy HumeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Lindy is the Artistic Director of Opera Queensland; and a former head of the Sydney Festival and the Perth International Arts Festival. 1. Sketches of Spain by Miles Davis 2. Bach Cello Suite #1 3. Jai Ho by A.R. Rahman 4. Make Our Garden Grow by Leornard Bernstein 5. Non Piu Mesta by Rossini 6. Another Blue World by Heath Culler 7. Body and Soul performed by Amy Winehouse and Tony Bennett Opera Queensland presents Candide at the Playhouse, QPAC, Brisbane.

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  12. Other StuffRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Bifurcate In The Road

    We attended the opening night of the return of the Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera Last Saturday. Yeah music! Fittingly, featuring Vaughan Williams' Concerto Grosso and Mahler's Symphony No.

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  13. Performing arts briefs: July 3Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Every Other Tuesday: Grits Wrangler will perform at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main St. A favorite among the local talent who perform at open mic events throughout Las Cruces and Mesilla, Wrangler classifies himself as a "reciter of poetry," having memorized over 120 poems, from cowboy to classical to children's verses. A California native who has lived in South Dakota, Wyoming and Arizona before moving to Las Cruces, Wrangler is a member of Storytellers of Las Cruces.

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  14. New CMF music director aims to build a relationship with the audienceRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Boulder Weekly

    ... opening concert included vocal works by Ravel and Rossini; later there will be concert performances of Bartok's oneact opera Bluebeard's Castle ( July 23 and 24); and the season finale will be a performance of classical vocal and choral works with ...

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  15. Here and there, conductors are on the moveRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... who indeed succeeded Kent Nagano in 2013, not in Montreal but in Munich, as the music director of the Bavarian State Opera, the largest opera house in Germany. Kirill Petrenko, who is conducting Wagner's Ring in Bayreuth this summer while Christian ...

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  16. Music Academy of the West Sets July OfferingsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... at the Granada Theatre on July 30 and August 1. Jayce Ogren, former music director of the New York City Opera, conducts the Academy Festival Opera Orchestra; David Paul , a faculty member at Juilliard and the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann Young ...

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  17. TITCo didn't put a foot wrong in The Pirates of PenzanceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

    THE musical extravaganza of The Pirates of Penzance is well known, and far from abnormal if you know the style of Gilbert and Sullivan, writes BEN WILKINSON. It's a classic comic opera focusing on a ridiculous story line whilst being interweaved with important socio-political themes from family obligation and people's sense of duty to the ridicule of those in authority- no better represented than the character of the 'modern Major-General'.

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  18. German media under fire for 'antisemitic' commentaries on conductor PetrenkoRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Jewish Chronicle

    Two prominent German media outlets have come under fire for running "antisemitic" commentaries on Kirill Petrenko, the Russian-born Jew chosen as the next conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic. As a result of the statements made in articles for Northern German Radio and Die Welt Online, Mr Petrenko, director of the Bavarian State Opera in Munich, has refused to give further interviews.

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  19. Plat e premi red in joint effortRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    Rameau's quirky humour bursts onstage in wildly modern and kitschy production at Usina There is no doubt that Jean-Philippe Rameau was the best Franch-born opera composer of the 18th century. Although he came remarkably late to the genre, he was helped by longevity and he dominated lyrical creation in Paris from 1733 to 1760.

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  20. Item World: Louie Sirian's big night at Lee's, Kanye West invites Bon ...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Item World: Louie Sirian's big night at Lee's, Kanye West invites Bon Iver onstage, Owl City collaborates with Hanson, more The mood was as bittersweet as the old-school country music at Lee's Liquor Lounge on Saturday, when Texas honky-tonker Dale Watson coincidentally returned to Minneapolis' vintage Glenwood Avenue saloon on what turned out to be owner Louie Sirian's last weekend after 40 years behind the bar. Watson opened his show with "Louie's Lee's Liquor Lounge," his 1998 tribute to the man who didn't bother changing the sign out front .

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