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  1. Bizet's Lost PearlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | City Journal

    If Georges Bizet had not composed Carmen - one of the three or four greatest operas ever written - perhaps his earlier opera, Les Pcheurs de Perles , would be better known. As it is, however, this hauntingly beautiful work has remained at the margins of the repertoire; indeed, the Metropolitan Opera's last staging of the piece was in 1916.

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  2. Canton Symphony Orchestra to Perform Young at Heart Concert, 2/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... the CSO on stage will be the Canton Youth Symphony (CYS) Advanced Orchestra. They will perform excerpts of Georges Bizet's Carmen Suite and Danzn No. 2 by Arturo Mrquez. The CYS Advanced Orchestra consists of music students who have achieved an ...

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  3. 'The Pearl Fishers' opera screened at the theatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Journal of the San Juans

    Bizet's opera of lust and longing set in the Far East returns to the Metropolitan Opera stage for the first time in 100 years. Les Pecheurs de Perles or "The Pearl Fishers" will be screened in HD at San Juan Community Theatre on Sunday, Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. Soprano Diana Damrau stars as Leila, the beautiful Hindu priestess pursued by rival pearl divers competing for her hand.

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  4. 'Carmen' works her charms at Opera San JoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Sunnyvale Sun

    Opera aficionados and newcomers alike can revel in Carmen's fiery charms--and the drama that surrounds her--in Opera San Jose's production of Georges Bizet's classic. The opera, its controversial characters and the death of a main character stunned audiences when it first premiered in 1875, but the themes of jealousy and thwarted love quickly made it an international favorite.

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  5. Bizet's "The Pearl Fishers" revisited after 100 years - now in Live-at-the-Met-in-HDRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Patch.com

    The Met's premiere of George Bizet's early opera Les PAacheur , with no less than Caruso and De Luca in the leads, took place in 1916. It has taken a 100 years for the Met to revive it, and for us to see it in Live-at-the-Met-in-HD.

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  6. Opera's digital revolution: Seeing "Pearl Fishers" in-person vs. in HDRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Denver Post

    ... at Lincoln Center, Row P in the orchestra, but still I missed so many details in director Penny Woolcock's version of Bizet's tale about a virgin priestess brought to a remote island in ancient times and charged with praying for good weather while ...

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  7. At the MetRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2015 | Iron Tongue of Midnight

    The Met is staging Georges Bizet's The Pearl Fishers for the first time in approximately a century. The cast includes Diana Damrau, Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Kwiecien, and Nicolas Teste.

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  8. Encore showing of 'Pearl Fishers' on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Gleaner

    There will be an encore of Bizet's Les PIcheurs de Perles this Sunday, showing at Palace Cineplex in Kingston and Palace Multiplex in Montego Bay, St James. The Met: Live in HD continued its 10th anniversary season on Saturday, January 16, with a live transmission of its acclaimed new production of Bizet's The Pearl Fishers .

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  9. Classical: Allentown Symphony Orchestra plays Phantasy Symphony with amateursRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The Morning Call

    ... orchestra musicians. Repertoire includes the Prelude to Act II from "Lohengrin" by Wagner, selections from Bizet's "Carmen," Offenbach's "Orpheus in the Underworld," and a reprise of last season's Phantasy hit, the "March to the Scaffold" from ...

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  10. Les PIcheurs de Perles encores this SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | The Gleaner

    See The Met's acclaimed new production of Bizet's Les PA cheurs de Perles this Sunday at Palace Cineplex and Palace Multiplex, as Diana Damrau leads the cast as the priestess LeA"la in a rarity by the composer of Carmen .

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  11. Love Song Bouquet for Valentine's Day from the Kirkland Choral SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Kirkland Reporter

    ... and musical genres, including the exquisite "Five Hebrew Love Songs," by Eric Whitacre, the fiery "Habanera" from Bizet's opera, "Carmen," and the haunting "All I Ask of You" from Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway musical "Phantom of the Opera." Says ...

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  12. BWW Review: Kennedy Center's a Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder is Great FunRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of Love Never Dies, attending the last Broadway performance of Elaine Stritch at Liberty and watching George Bizet's opera The Pearl Fishers from the Presidential Box at the Kennedy Center Opera House. Originally from Pittsburgh, Ben works in public ...

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  13. Metropolitan Opera EncoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Herald Gazette

    Rebroadcast of Jan. 16 performance from Lincoln Center of Bizet's "Les Pecheurs de Perles" at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland. Cost: $23; $5 younger than 19 and college students with ID.

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  14. HD Met Snow Encore: Les Pecheurs de PerlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Bangor Daily News

    In this high-definition 1 pm encore for those who missed the January 16th simulcast due to snow, The Grand in Ellsworth screens on Saturday, January 23rd, Bizet's gorgeous "Les Pecheurs de Perles"- an opera of lust and longing set in the Far East- returns to the Met stage for the first time in 100 years. Soprano Diana Damrau stars as LeA la, the beautiful Hindu priestess pursued by rival pearl divers competing for her hand.

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  15. A glorious mess, on a grand scale: Met Opera amplifies a oePearl FishersaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | The Washington Post

    ... List on any computer, tablet or smartphone. Scraps of local color: Penny Woolcock's Metropolitan Opera production of Bizet's "Les pA cheurs de perles" shows a world clinging to its traditions in the face of inexorable change. Here, Matthew ...

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  16. MET Live in HD Presents: a oeLes P cheurs de Perles (The Pearl Fishers)aRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | Spokane 7

    Bizet's gorgeous opera of lust and longing set in the Far East returns to the Met stage for the first time in 100 years. Soprano Diana Damrau stars as Leila, the beautiful Hindu priestess pursued by rival pearl divers competing for her hand.

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  17. Met Opera screens Bizet's 'Les Pecheurs de Perles' live in HDRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Examiner.com

    Continuing the celebration of its tenth season of award-winning cinema transmissions, the Metropolitan Opera presents Bizet 's Les Pecheurs de Perles in a live broadcast tomorrow, January 16. The broadcast - which will be screened to more than 2,000 cinemas in 70 countries around the world - is hosted by soprano Patricia Racette , an alumnus of San Francisco Opera's Merola Opera and Adler Fellowship programs. Les Pecheurs de Perles stars soprano Diana Damrau as the Hindu priestess Leila, tenor Matthew Polenzani and baritone Mariusz Kwiecien as the pearl divers Nadir and Zurga, and Nicolas Teste as the high priest Nourabad.

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  18. Grinnell College to show HD broadcasts of six Met operasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Tama News-Herald

    Grinnell College will stream six of the Metropolitan Opera's productions live and in high-definition from January through April at the Harris Center Cinema, 1114 10th Ave., Grinnell. The Met celebrates its 10th anniversary of "Live-in-HD" movie theater transmissions this season, starting the New Year with Georges Bizet's "Les Pecheurs de Perles" at noon on Saturday, Jan. 16. Don Smith, professor emeritus of history at Grinnell College, will give an opera talk at 11:30 a.m. at the Harris Center.

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  19. Metropolitan Opera's live broadcast of Bizet's " Les Pecheurs De Perles,"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Cape Gazette

    Metropolitan Opera's live broadcast of Bizet's " Les Pecheurs De Perles," 12:55 p.m., Cape Henlopen High School theater, Lunch is available in the atrium at noon, Met members $22, adults $25, seniors $22, students $15.

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  20. Weekend events: Comedian Sommore to perform at Erie's Warner TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Erie Times News

    ... Edinboro University. Additional performances are scheduled Jan. 21-24. The New York Metropolitan Opera performs Bizet's "Les Pecheurs de Perles," live, on screen, Saturday, 12:55 p.m., in Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center, Mercyhurst University. ...

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