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  1. A Cornucopia of Gilbert and Sullivan comes to Houston this AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Examiner.com

    The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Houston will be hosting an evening of songs from the entire Gilbert and Sullivan canon with internationally renowned director and performer Alistair Donkin. All thirteen shows will be partially featured in this fun evening sure to entice the entire family.

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  2. Academy Award winner Sofia Coppola to direct first opera in RomeRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Academy Award winner Sofia Coppola will make her operatic debut in May, directing a new production of Giuseppe Verdi's romantic tragedy "La Traviata", Rome's opera house said on Monday. Coppola, who won the gold statuette for the screenplay of the 2003 film "Lost in Translation", was invited to direct the production by its patron, fashion designer Valentino Garavani, the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma said in a statement.

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  3. CSO Orchestra And CSO Youth Orchestra Join For "Side-By-Side" Concert Feb. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Chattanoogan.com

    The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera and the CSO Youth Orchestras will present a concert on Feb. 28 at 3 p.m. featuring not only two of the youth orchestras in concert , but also the CSO Orchestra and the CSOYO Symphony combined.

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  4. HMS Pinafore to tour NZRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Scoop

    PREPARING TO SET SAIL ON THE H.M.S. PINAFORE 21 VENUES NATIONWIDE IN APRIL & MAY Featuring George Henare & Helen Medlyn Directed By Geraldine Brophy The Gilbert & Sullivan comedic musical masterpiece H.M.S. PINAFORE is preparing to set sail around New Zealand, featuring veteran actor GEORGE HENARE at the helm.

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  5. Review: 'The Queen of the Night' by Alexander Chee: EW reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    If Lilliet Berne were a man, she might have been what 19th-century novels would call a swashbuckler: the kind... If Lilliet Berne were a man, she might have been what 19th-century novels would call a swashbuckler: the kind... If Lilliet Berne were a man, she might have been what 19th-century novels would call a swashbuckler: the kind of destiny-courting, death-defying character who finds intrigue and peril around every corner. As The Queen of the Night opens, she is already famous-one of the most celebrated opera singers in Europe, known nearly as much for her personal charisma and powerful connections as for her remarkable range.

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  6. The New School's College of Performing Arts Sets Winter, Spring ProgrammingRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and present, will perform in a concert version of Mannes Prep alumnus Ricky Ian Gordon and Leonard Foglia 's chamber opera A Coffin in Egypt, featuring renowned mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade , an alumna of the conservatory, and other Mannes ...

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  7. A little-known - Barber' gets a rare revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | SFGate

    History has not been kind to Giovanni Paisiello 's comic opera "The Barber of Seville," and it was the piece's own success that helped do it in. After its 1782 premiere at the Imperial Court in St. Petersburg, Russia, "Barber" was such an international smash that Mozart tried to capitalize by writing a sequel, "The Marriage of Figaro," and then Rossini wrote his own opera on the same material.

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  8. 'Barber of Seville' celebrated in RomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | ANSA.it

    Rome, February 5 - On February 11, a new production of 'The Barber of Seville' by Davide Livermore and with an orchestra conducted by Donato Renzetti will go on stage at Teatro dell'Opera. The well-known Rossini work was first performed at Teatro Argentina in the Italian capital in 1816.

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  9. Westchester Resident Receives Lincoln Center 'Founding Legends' HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Somers Daily Voice

    ... Film Society of Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Juilliard School, Lincoln Center Theater, The Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, New York Philharmonic, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, the School of American ...

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  10. Recipe for a love elixirRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The McGill Daily

    The opening of L'elisir d'amore is much like that of Beauty and the Beast : a throng of cheerily sociable - and, as we later learn, highly impressionable - townsfolk sing a rousing, rustic, and somewhat cheesy chorus, while our Belle, the alluring Adina, sits alone with her nose buried in a book. Yet, despite the bright colours and memorable earworms that lent Opera McGill's production a jubilant Disney aesthetic, the similarities end there.

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  11. My Damn Love AffairRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Mr. Beller's Neighborhood

    ... chestnuts. In that New York, my sister and I tucked our hands into muffs and wore matching rabbit skin coats to the opera with our parents. That New York favored Circle in the Square and Gilbert and Sullivan and a little Italian restaurant on ...

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  12. Young Patrons Breathe New Life Into The MetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Examiner.com

    ... of the new and engaging Fridays Under 40 program, young patrons are given the opportunity to enjoy some of the Met Opera 's finest performances while also partaking in themed meet and greets. The program is well attended and draws a mix of ...

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  13. King's Singers delight Edmonton crowd with distinctive sound, varied materialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Canada.com

    UPLOADED BY: Tom Murray ::: EMAIL: tom3456:: PHONE: 7806457894 ::: CREDIT: Chris O'Donovan ::: CAPTION: For Ten to Do, Feb. 4. KingAos Singers at McDougall Church, Sunday, Feb. 7. The King's Singers, who appeared at McDougall United Church on Sunday evening, have been at the forefront of small a cappella vocal groups for as long as I can remember. Originally formed in 1968 by six choral scholars at King's College, Cambridge, the personnel have changed over the years - the last of the founding members retired in 1994 - but their popularity has never waned.

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  14. Berg's Lulu: Glorious snapshots of William Kentridge's Met Opera show, but not the big pictureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Age

    Soprano Marlis Petersen and bass-baritone Johan Reuter perform in the opera the Metropolitan Opera's Lulu. Photo: The New York Times Soprano Marlis Petersen and tenor Daniel Brenna in William Kentridge's staging of the opera Lulu for the Metropolitan Opera.

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  15. Minnesota Opera's 2016-17 season: 'Dinner at Eight' world premiere, 'La Boheme'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | TwinCities

    ... knocked 'em dead in the 1700s but had disappeared from the repertoire. Borrowing sets and costumes from San Francisco Opera is "La Boheme," the Giacomo Puccini crowd-pleaser that inspired Broadway's "Rent." "La Boheme" was last performed by ...

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  16. Bait Al Zubair brings together Omani and Italian musiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Times of Oman

    ... the Italian Quintet "Nomos" with Emanuele Buzi, the two ensembles will perform famous melodies from Italian lyrical opera, such as Rossini and Verdi, to contemporary music from Morricone, among others, and traditional Omani pieces, along with ...

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  17. Patricia Racette lifts COT double bill of comic, tragic raritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Human Voice ), part of a double bill with Puccini's Gianni Schicchi at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. Chicago Opera Theater is continuing its foreshortened 2015-16 season with an unlikely but effective pairing of two one-act operas, one a ...

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  18. Merida Events This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Yucatan Living

    ... taxis and public transport Free public parking spaces for people with disabilities Area restaurants more A Tosca is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. It premiered at the Teatro ...

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  19. No dispute here: Fort Worth symphony, Joshua Bell shine in gala performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... orchestra contributed their own musical wonders, and joined Bell in a lovely encore, the Meditation from Massenet's opera Tha i s. For once, the Standing O's were not only inevitable but justified. Harth-Bedoya and the orchestra contributed their ...

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  20. Elder Music: Australia's Classic 100 Opera AriasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Time Goes By

    ... last week in the countdown from 20 to 11 , Australia's ABC Classical station had a listeners' poll on their favorite opera arias. These are the big cheeses, so counting down from 10 to 1. Rich isn't related to the Strauss family who wrote all those ...

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