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

    6 hrs ago |

    ... and the 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 ...


  2. Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen Met Opera Live's Manon Lescaut, 3/5Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 |

    ... French tale of a beautiful young woman destroyed by her conflicting needs for love and luxury had already inspired Massenet's Manon (1884), a relatively new and immensely popular work at the time of Manon Lescaut's premiere. Puccini made the story ...


  3. SF Symphony program looks to the EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | SFGate

    ... utmost, but there were more rewards in the brief encore, his own sweet-toned arrangement of "CrA puscule" from Massenet's "PoA me Pastoral." The overture to Weber's "Oberon" made a superb opening to the program, with luminous solos from hornist ...


  4. Jonas Kaufmann Withdraws From Upcoming Met Performances of New Manon...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Opera News

    ... last appearances at the Met came during the winter of 2014, when he sang the title role in performances of Massenet's Werther . Last season he canceled performances as Don Jose in Carmen . Carnegie Hall also announced today that Kaufmann has ...


  5. Thomas & Vicki King Present Faculty Select Series Concert, Feb. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | WGRE-FM Greencastle

    ... Other composers on the concert in the Green Center's Thompson Recital Hall include Richard Strauss and Jules Massenet. With an active repertoire spanning more than 500 years, from the Baroque era to the 21st century, one of the first songs on the ...


  6. University of Redlands School of Music to present Singer ShowcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Redlands Daily Facts

    ... era production, Giacomo Puccini's “La boheme,” and music by Schubert, Mozart, Benjamin Britten, Jules Massenet and others.


  7. OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The St. Petersburg Times

    ... Dmitry Bertman's version based on Stanislavsky's 1922 staging. Helikon Opera Stravinsky Hall. 7 p.m. Herodiade: Massenet's opera, based on Gustave Flaubert's novella, retelling of the story of John the Baptist, Salome, Herod Antipas and Herodias, is ...


  8. Lyric Opera of Chicago's 2016-17 Season to Feature New Rheingold,...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 14 | Opera News

    ... Davis will conduct Berlioz's score. In November and December, Ferruccio Furlanetto brings his interpretation of Massenet's Don Quichotte to the Civic Opera House stage in Matthew Ozawa's San Diego Opera production. Andrew Davis also leads Clementine ...


  9. Lyric Opera's 2016-17 season to range from new - Ring Cycle' ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Not only will it launch the season with Wagner's "Das Rheingold" - the first installment in a new "Ring Cycle" to be staged by the acclaimed British director, David Pountney. But Lyric will present all new productions of Berlioz's "Les Troyens " and Mozart's "The Magic Flute," as well as existing but "new to the Lyric" productions of Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor," Massenet's "Don Quichotte,"Bellini's "Norma," and Bizet's "Carmen."


  10. Concert Review: Mark Gorenstein Conducts The Novosibirsk Philarmonic OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Mi2n

    ... did not contain a single "optional" element. The Russian premiere of "Dramatic Scenes" (Suite # 3 for orchestra) by Massenet was written in 1873 and had eliminated the historical injustice: it gave our audience an opportunity to get acquainted with ...


  11. Musical Arts Series: Amber Fasquelle and Stephen RosenblumRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2015 | Beacon

    The Musical Arts Series in Port Clinton will present Amber Fasquelle, mezzo-soprano, and Stephen Rosenblum, pianist, on December 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Firelands Presbyterian Church, 2626 E. Harbor Rd., Port Clinton. Amber and Andrew will perform opera selections from Ravel's Sheherazade, Massenet's Werther, Handel's Alcina and Rinaldo, a de Falla's Siete Cancionces Populares Espaniolas.


  12. Urban spelunking: Downer Theatre turns 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | OnMilwaukee

    ... arrived, thanks to Owen, who coordinated pieces like Scharwenka's "Polish Dance," and a violin solo from the Jules Massenet opera "Thais." On opening day, at least, the promise of clean content was also on display on the big screen, according to a ...


  13. The Putney School Orchestra and Madrigals join Bennington County...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Manchester Journal

    ... All concert venues are wheelchair accessible. "Music of the French Cathedrals" includes "Phedre Overture" by Jules Massenet, Francis Poulenc's evocative "Gloria" and Gabriel Faure's gorgeous "Requiem." The concert repertoire provides a full and ...


  14. Danbury Music Centre Celebrates The Season With Handel's 'Messiah'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | The Danbury Daily Voice

    ... the title role in the medieval "Play of Daniel," both with EMNY and GEMS. Speiser has appeared as Pandolfe in Massenet's "Cendrillon," Don Alfonso in Mozart's "Cosi fan tutte," Schlendrian in J. S. Bach's "Coffee Cantata," Sam in Bernstein's ...


  15. DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | The St. Petersburg Times

    ... the novel by Alexandre Dumas Fils. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 7 p.m. Manon: Kenneth MacMillan's ballet set to Massenet's music and based on the novel "Histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut" by Antoine-Francois Prevost d'Exiles. ...


  16. Miniature Charles Dickens' Village collection on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... rides and art-making activities in the ARTSpace free of charge. Opera @ the Library program will present Jules Massenet's most famous 1884 opera "Manon" at 1:45 p.m. Nov. 23 in Room 108B at Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, ...


  17. CPO Festival comes to splashy finish with ode to ScheherazadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2015 |

    ... sounded so effortless was something of a miracle. By way of a built-in encore, the program included three arias by Massenet, two of them from operas and one from an oratorio. Vocally, these works suit Brugergosman's voice superbly, the music ...


  18. Strike won't halt Bolle's ManonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 |

    ... t not to take on new technical hires. The 1974 ballet Manon is choreographed by Kenneth MacMillan to music by Jules Massenet and based on the 1731 novel Manon Lescaut by Abb Prvost.


  19. CambridgeNews published Review: Werther by English Touring Opera, West Road Concert HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | Cambridge Evening News

    The first of the English Touring Opera's performances of three 19th century French operas by Massenet, Offenbach and Debussy respectively, opened on Thursday night at West Road Concert Hall. Massenet's not frequently performed Werther has a similarly celebrated literary inspiration in Goethe's The Sorrows of Young Werther , the most sensational of many contemporary novels softening up the sensibilities of its readers before the onset of mainstream Romanticism.


  20. English Touring Opera return to Cambridge with season of French operaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2015 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... you can't choose why not snag tickets for the lot?!), here's what's in store. . . Often considered the greatest of Massenet's many operas, Werther has a little bit of everything, combining gorgeous melodies, romance and tragedy to create a quite ...