Callas Newswire

Callas Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Callas.

Results 1 - 20 of 256 in Callas

  1. Ensemble. Druid Priestess Conquers LARead the original story

    Tuesday | Music and Vision Daily

    ... filigree of accurately ornamented melodies that holds us spellbound on the edge of our seats. I managed to miss Callas and Sutherland live in their much appreciated assumptions of the druid priestess, but quite frankly the former lacked inherent ...


  2. Prima Donna Revisited: Chats with Rufus Wainwright, Marty Balin and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | The Huffington Post

    ... that blew it out of the water for me. I think a lot of that was very set up, because Prima Donna has to do with Maria Callas and we performed it on the fifteenth of September but the show went past midnight into the sixteenth, the anniversary of her ...


  3. Review: L.A. Operaa s a Normaa is a masterpiece a " to be heardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Press-Telegram

    ... and best-known aria, “Casta Diva.” The memorable Normas of recent history include the immortal Maria Callas, the pearlescent Joan Sutherland and the statuesque Jane Eaglen (who performed the role for Los Angeles Opera). Mead does not ...


  4. Los Angeles Opera revives Bellini's 'Norma'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | The Wave

    ... of six performances at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Angela Meade took on the title role (a signature part for Maria Callas) of the Druid high priestess in Roman-occupied Gaul; Russell Thomas was Pollione, the Roman pro-consul and father of Norma's ...


  5. The Victor Cafe offers dinner and a showRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 |

    Philadelphia is the City of Brotherly Love, birthplace of American democracy and home to the Liberty Bell. It's also a musical hub that boasts the country's oldest grand opera house where renowned guest artists from Maria Callas to Luciano Pavarotti have performed.


  6. A bright bit of fluff: Offenbach's La Belle HeleneRead the original story

    Friday Nov 20 | Seattle Gay News

    ... more the greatest singers when they come along and manage to stay with us for a wonderful, long career. Even Maria Callas, who many consider the greatest opera singer ever, stumbled and had to quit way too soon. The cause of her early retirement has ...


  7. BWW Interview: the Tenors Talk Music, Inspiration, and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 |

    ... in university, but also wrote music and played in rock bands! With that brings influences from Mario Lanza , Maria Callas and Pavarotti on the classical side to Freddie Mercury , Bob Dylan and Stevie Wonder , among many others! Have you ever ...


  8. Opera legend Maria Callas focal point of play ''Master Class''Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Albany Times Union

    The Holgate family working on Master Class Anny DeGange as Maria Callas, Director Ron Holgate and daughter Chloe Holgate as one of Callas' students. The Holgate family working on Master Class Anny DeGange as Maria Callas, Director Ron Holgate and daughter Chloe Holgate as one of Callas' students.


  9. A Poet Who Believed in Nothing As in LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | The Nation

    ... in the balance one artist's lifework is a fitting prospect for a poet who was also an opera lover. (Merrill saw Maria Callas sing "Vissi d'arte" at the Metropolitan Opera in 1965, when he was 39, wildly infatuated with a younger lover, and writing ...


  10. The legend of theremin virtuoso Armen Ra unfolds in new documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 |

    ... from Ra's downtown clubbing days. In that early footage, the waif-like Ra flows around stages like a slender Maria Callas or Cleopatra, all long dark wigs and smoky dark-ringed eyes; today he stands motionless before his instrument, save for the ...


  11. Theater review: 'Master Class' from Florida Opera TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Susan Neves was to play the central role of opera great Maria Callas in Terrence McNally's Tony-winning comedy. But she was struck down by illness. A theatrical tradition, the cry was raised: "The ...


  12. Change of divas for Florida Opera Theatre's 'Master Class'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... who previously played Neves' part was available to step in. Seva Anthony will take over the central role of Maria Callas in the Tony-winning comic play by Terrence McNally. In "Master Class," legendary opera diva Callas humorously reflects on life, ...


  13. The Psychology of PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | Psychology Today

    ... (and giver) and not the "seen" (judged) in situations of heightened anxiety. Next, think about someone like Maria Callas. Could anyone have been more judged? Can you imagine putting yourself in her shoes, standing on a stage in front of thousands to ...


  14. In 'Master Class,' spouses bring Maria Callas to the stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... used to having music. Here, it's just line after line" of dialogue. Neves will take on the role of opera great Maria Callas in a production of Terrence McNally's "Master Class." Opening Friday, Nov. 13, the comic play is a departure from the usual ...


  15. Rugby Theatre forced to cancel Master Class show due to illnessRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Rugby Advertiser

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Master Class, which was due to open last Saturday for a six-night run, has been halted after Christine Evans, who would have played Maria Callas, fell ill.


  16. Eclipse Theatre's strong ensemble staging revives The Lisbon TraviataRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Chicago Reader

    ... bonded by their fascination with all things operatic, especially their shared devotion to the legendary soprano Maria Callas. Their campy conversation dishes many famous divas - Sutherland and Scotto, Freni and Farrell, butch Marilyn Horne and ...


  17. TV cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 | Living Church

    ... Belafonte, Carmen Miranda, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, and Nina Simone. Dozens of opera stars, including Maria Callas, were on the show over the years. In 1958, a thirteen-year-old Itzhak Perlman captivated viewers in one of the most celebrated ...


  18. Taking it to the streets and wisdom of the drip-feed FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 | Sunday Herald

    ... us mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli as this year's Binoche. Wrestling Bellini's Norma from the vice-like grip of Maria Callas, whose hold over the role probably explains the rarity of more recent stagings, Bartoli and the directorial team of Patrice ...


  19. A new Amy Winehouse movie is on the way - " and this is who's taking...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 | Daily Star

    The 35-year-old Swedish actress is probably best known for playing Lisbeth Salander in The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, but without the piercings and gothic attire, she actually looks quite a bit like Winehouse. If she is confirmed for the part, Rapace will be used to playing a musician she is already slated to play opera singer Maria Callas in another biopic.


  20. Noomi Rapace expected to star as Amy Winehouse in biopicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 | UPI

    ... and 2012's Prometheus . Her upcoming projects include a Prometheus sequel and an additional biopic focused on Maria Callas . Variety reports Dublin-based producers Subotica Films will support the Winehouse flick, as well as the U.S.-based City ...