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  1. Does your pet have what it takes to be a star?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Watford Observer

    Is your pet pooch is the canine equivalent of Luciano Pavarotti or Maria Callas? Do they have star quality like Leonardo DiCaprio or Meryl Streep? If you think so, they could win a place in the spotlight in the romantic opera La Boheme, coming to the Watford Colosseum on March 15. Award-winning opera director and producer Ellen Kent, from the Opera and Ballet International, says: "People say never work with children or animals but I love to do both. "The first time was 20-years-ago when my pet cat Holly Go-Lightly was in one of my productions and was an instant hit.


  2. Antonio Vivaldi's The Four Seasons at the ROHM on March 30th,Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Times of Oman

    ... People". And the South China Morning Post declared, "No star shines brighter... than Anna Netrebko. Not since Maria Callas has any diva created such an impact". Rich and lushly toned, Netrebko's gorgeous voice takes us into realms of soul-soaring ...


  3. Hollywood elite's dangerous diets in the 20th centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Daily Mail

    ... peanut butter sandwiches as well as cottage cheese and sour cream The tapeworm diet: How 390lbs opera singer Maria Callas was widely believed to have resorted to this to become a svelte 'beauty', shedding 90lbs in one year Growing in popularity ...


  4. Swedish opera star Nicolai Gedda dies aged 91Read the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | Art Daily

    ... an exceptionally long career, Gedda was one of the opera greats of the 20th century, alongside stars such as Maria Callas, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. "He had an amazing lyrical and elegant voice and he was especially ...


  5. Nicolai Gedda is photographed in 1959.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | CTV

    ... an exceptionally long career, Gedda was one of the opera greats of the 20th century, alongside stars such as Maria Callas, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. "He had an amazing lyrical and elegant voice and he was especially ...


  6. PW Picks: Books of the Week, February 13, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... a surgeon left Fran home alone to take care of the children. Claude is now bedridden, listening to his beloved Maria Callas while waiting for Fran to bring him plated dinners. We meet Fran's childhood friend Teresa, dying of cancer, and Bennett, a ...


  7. Americans Renouncing Citizenship at Record HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | News Max

    ... past (some really past) include the torch song master Josephine Baker, the actor Yul Brynner, the great soprano Maria Callas, businessmen Kenneth and Robert Dart, investor Mark Mobius, and Eduardo Saverin, a co-founder of Facebook.


  8. Opera Art festival due in MoscowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Today.Az

    ... the Operalia Competition (Milan, La Scala, 2010), the Francesco Vinas Competition (Barcelona, 2010), and at the Maria Callas Competition. Alieva's discography includes 'Pace Mio Dio', CD of Italian opera arias for Delos Records and her vocal recital ...


  9. The power of Janacek's Glagolitic Mass, Hong Kong Arts Festival highlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | South China Morning Post

    ... abroad at that time," says Kyzlink. "It was a real effort to get something like a recording of Aida sung by Maria Callas ... I remember that one in particular. "Musicians used to bring so many cassettes and records from foreign tours in suitcases ...


  10. Kristeen Young Announces London Residency at The IslingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 |

    ... as having a safe drop on your head from a tenth-floor window. She belongs to no other time or fad. She is Maria Callas, if not for the keyboard that she plays like a set of drums". Other collaborators include the likes of Patrick Stump of Fall Out ...


  11. Ermonela Jaho's Violetta in La Traviata is fresh every nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | The Age

    ... Violetta all over the world, and her fiery stage presence and Mediterranean looks have brought comparisons with Maria Callas. Despite the background haze of chatting and daytime TV, she lights up the room as she describes how it feels to be on ...


  12. These 10 women have directed movies we can't wait to seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | USA Today

    ... the real-life savior of hundreds of Jews and animals during the Nazi invasion in Poland. Also on the docket is biopic Callas , expected later this year, starring Noomi Rapace as opera singer Maria Callas. Only the third woman in history to be ...


  13. Hillary Clinton's make-up artist talks about the power of make-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... "It began very early - I was seven and I used to watch my mother do her make-up. She had Jackie O hair and a Maria Callas face - Onassis would have loved her. She wore a lot of eye make-up and pale lips and I tried making her up and I was really ...


  14. BWW Interview: Mezzo-Soprano Marianne Cornetti Swings for the FencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 |

    ... Now that I was singing again the bug had bit me bit I didn't think I could eat, sleep and drink music, like Maria Callas with an entourage and furs dragging. I loved sports and other things. I didn't have the right personality to commit to an opera ...


  15. Featured AuthorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Kirkus Reviews

    ... accommodation, while her ex-husband, Claude, is a retired surgeon who survives old age on his obsessions with Maria Callas and his beautiful career. Ominous rumblings darken the backdrop of this melancholic but relevant book: the ship of death ...


  16. Review: Radvanovsky brings dramatic, vocal thrills to 'Norma' at LyricRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | Chicago Tribune

    ... the Civic Opera House with a formidable assumption in the tradition of dramatic-soprano Normas going back to Maria Callas in Lyric's very first fall season. Nor did Lyric skimp in its casting of the other figures in the opera's fateful triangle - ...


  17. Opera News Editor Defines 'Diva'Read the original story

    Friday Jan 27 | Falmouth Enterprise

    F. Paul Driscoll, the editor-in-chief of Opera News and former stage director for the College Light Opera Company in Falmouth, will present a talk titled "Defining the Diva: From Maria Callas to Adele" at the next MBL Falmouth Forum on Friday, February 3, at 7:30 PM. The talk will take place in the MBL's Lillie Auditorium, 7 MBL Street in Woods Hole.


  18. China Cancels Jo Su-mi Concerts Amid THAAD TensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Chosun Ilbo

    ... paper said. Jo's tour was supposed to be a tribute on the 40th anniversary of the death of legendary soprano Maria Callas this year. Askonas Holt of the U.K. was organizing the tour, and she was to sing with the Beijing China Philharmonic, Shanghai ...


  19. Hallelujah! Lost Leonard Cohen documentary resurfaces after his deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | The Times of Israel

    ... body of work includes more than a dozen documentaries on subjects ranging from The Beatles and Jimi Hendrix, to Maria Callas and Yehudi Menuhin, met Cohen in 1971. Marty Machat, Cohen's long-time manager, wanted Palmer to make a film of what was ...


  20. Commemorating the gypsy soul of Margaret BarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... given access to a classical training, McPartlan contends, she would have been regarded along similar lines to Maria Callas. Barry's family may not have had much money, but they had riches of their own. Her grandfather, Robert Thompson, was one of ...