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

    Yesterday |

    ... 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 revive the economy, exactly the ...


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

    Yesterday | The Age

    ... 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 soprano Jessica Pratt sang - indeed, portrayed - the role ...


  3. Meet Bruce Levingston, one of today's most adventurous forces in new piano musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Keyboard Magazine

    ... sounds and approaches, but each shared a kind perfection in their unique artistry. Other influences include Maria Callas, Bill Evans, the conductor Carlos Kleiber, and the composers Bach, Schubert, Chopin, and Debussy. WHAT I'M LISTENING TO RIGHT ...


  4. MoreRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Art Daily

    ... 2 through August 14. The curated mix includes a selection of music ranging from Lou Reed to Steven Reich and Maria Callas to Fela Kuti. Clifford Ross was born in New York City in 1952 and studied art and art history at Yale University. He began his ...


  5. Verdi's Otello as cheap melodramaRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Seattle Gay News

    ... allowances can be made. This is indeed an interesting look at an operatic age of old. But this was also the age of Callas, Vickers and Gobbi, all great singing actors. And singers like Leonard Warren and Zinka Milanov 'acted' through the varied ...


  6. Liza and Patti and Angela - The Definitive Divas Who Are Gay IconsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Playbill

    ... ) have been written on the subject and it goes far beyond Broadway, with performers ranging from Lady Gaga to Maria Callas, Meryl Streep to Elizabeth Berkley garnering the distinction. But Broadway does seem to be ground zero for the phenomenon. If ...


  7. This is the next big musical Tyne Daly needs to doRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | New York Post

    I'm a big fan of Tyne Daly's. She was a ferocious Mama Rose in the 1989 revival of "Gypsy," a tough but vulnerable Maria Callas in "Master Class," and she is just plain hilarious in "It Shoulda Been You," now on Broadway.


  8. Gunther Schuller: The Passing of a LegendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | WGBH

    ... musical life with one sentence: "He is the only musician in the world who can claim to have played with Maria Callas, Miles Davis, Ethel Merman, Frank Sinatra, Igor Stravinsky and Arturo Toscanini." You'll find the startling narrative of that life ...


  9. First impressions of Classical TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 |

    ... and many more. This rich collection of material ranges from classic performers of the mid-20th century like Maria Callas to highlights from the current season such as Doctor Atomic offered as a high definition stream from the Metropolitan Opera. In ...


  10. Joey Arias channels Billie Holiday for singer's centenaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | SFGate

    ... sweet, clear high notes and her more "lived-in," throaty middle and lower registers is similar to opera singer Maria Callas , Arias says, reflecting on nights spent with a close friend, German countertenor Klaus Nomi , comparing their musical icons. ...


  11. Iced tea granita with BrancamentaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 |

    ... the addition of Piedmontest peppermint. Created in 1960, Brancamenta was inspired by the famous opera singer Maria Callas. Ms. Callas used to sip Frenet Branca with a splash of mint syrup. The cocktail 's popularity grew as many trendy consumers ...


  12. Brooklyn dancers shake up ODC's Walking Dance festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | SFGate

    ... insincerity at the heart of our relationships, which the theatrical experience only intensifies. Later, we hear Maria Callas gorgeously singing "Casta diva," as two men swing Georgia Usborne, dressed in pink tulle, as if she were a sack of potatoes. ...


  13. Stage Views: Melissa Errico On Fun Home, Matilda, Kristin Chenoweth...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Playbill

    ... - A Little Night Music , Edith Piaf - Piaf , Margaret Johnson - The Light In The Piazza , Mame - Mame , Maria Callas - Master Class , Rose Vibert - Aspects Of Love , Liza Elliot - Lady In The Dark , Sally Durant Plummer - Follies , Anna Leonowens - ...


  14. Diva Talk: Tyne Daly On It Shoulda Been You, Gypsy, Dear World and Arthur LaurentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Playbill

    ... But it is fun, it's a lot of fun. A couple of seasons ago I was across the street at the Friedman doing Maria Callas, and last year I was around the corner at The Golden doing another McNally piece; I love him so much. And now for something ...


  15. Giuseppe Campora, Gianni Poggi, Gino Penno, Giacinto Prandelli: "Operatic Recitals"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Opera News

    ... and dramatic sensitivity. In a Met career that spanned 1955 to 1965, he partnered both Lily Pons and Maria Callas in a run of 1956 Lucia s and the following year sang performances of La Traviata with Tebaldi and Leonard Warren. Campora's lyrical ...


  16. Merida Events: Elections & DiversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Yucatan Living

    ... $35 pesos , $15 pesos students Movie Classics: Medea (France 1969). Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini. Starring Maria Callas, Giuseppe Gentile, Laurent Terzieff, Massimo Girotti, Margareth Clementi and Anna Maria Chio. In English with Spanish subtitles ...


  17. BWW Reviews: Circuit's SEMINAR Should Be Required ViewingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 |

    ... Mark Rothko and his fictional assistant. Nor should we forget Terrence McNally 's MASTER CLASS, with diva Maria Callas holding a voice master class with students trembling under her aura. Other, similar (if fictional) titles leap to mind: Consider ...


  18. Letters: Pere Lachaise and other must-see cemeteriesRead the original story

    May 31, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... about celebrity final resting places: Frdric Chopin, Oscar Wilde, Sarah Bernhardt, dith Piaf, Georges Bizet, Maria Callas and Jim Morrison are just a few of the well-known buried here. Your cemetery list is much appreciated. My husband and I are ...


  19. Lovers do the time warp... but are saved by the music: Poliuto's...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... now rarely heard, has long been hailed as a bel canto masterpiece. It was famously revived at La Scala in 1960 with Callas and Corelli and, though there is no singing of that quality here, Glyndebourne's young cast are always pleasing on the ear. ...


  20. Poliuto, Glyndebourne, Review: 'A Five-Star Musical Performance, Let Down By A Two-Star Staging'Read the original story

    May 21, 2015 | Groong

    POLIUTO, GLYNDEBOURNE, REVIEW: 'A FIVE-STAR MUSICAL PERFORMANCE, LET DOWN BY A TWO-STAR STAGING' Director Mariame Clement is out of her depth - unable to make the Ancient World convincing, her solution is predictable if not plain corny, says Rupert Christiansen Michael Fabiano in Donizetti's Poliuto Photo: Tristram Kenton By Rupert Christiansen 10:50PM BST 21 May 2015 In a blaze of early summer sunshine, Glyndebourne inaugurated its new season with the novel departure of a rarely heard tragedy by Donizetti DASH popular throughout the nineteenth century and famously revived in 1960 at La Scala with Maria Callas and Franco Corelli in the leads, but seldom performed since.