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  1. Romance, tragedy and comedy in ROHM's upcoming operasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Times of Oman

    ... a lot of great fun for the audience. L'Elisir D'Amore: Werther Jules Massenet's tragedy Werther will be performed by the Vienna State Opera on April 14 and 16. A heartbreaking tale of unattainable love, it ...

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  2. Comics Sarah Millican, Tim Vine and Dave Gorman in Gala line-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Northern Echo

    TOP comedy, drama, music and the Christmas pantomime all feature in a North-East theatre's newly announced autumn programme. September begins at the Gala Theatre, Durham with Alan Ayckbourn's Absent Friends, with Agatha Christie's classic "whodunit" The Mousetrap following from September 14 to 19. London Festival Opera will present A Night at the Opera on Thursday, September 10 and the English Touring Opera will return with Massenet's Werther and Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffman in late October.

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  3. Odyssey Opera Presents the Boston Premiere of Le Cid in One-­Night Concert, 9/18Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Odyssey Opera, a Boston-??based opera company dedicated to exploring the full spectrum of adventurous repertoire, presents the Boston premiere of one of France's great operas, Le Cid , composed by Jules Massenet . A rarity that has been sadly absent from opera houses worldwide in the 20th and 21st centuries, Le Cid is rarely produced in the United States.

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  4. Cleopatra Commits SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Free Dictionary

    ... of her story in literature and other media, including William Shakespeare 's tragedy Antony and Cleopatra , Jules Massenet 's opera Cloptre and the 1963 film Cleopatra . In most depictions, Cleopatra is portrayed as a great beauty, and her ...

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  5. Werther: mild consolation in BAL productionRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 1 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Back in April I reviewed the Coln's production of Jules Massenet's Werther. Now starting on July 31 Buenos Aires Lrica bring their own view of the composer's adaptation of Goethe's The Sorrows of Young Werther.

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  6. 'Very queer show' plays with operaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Chronicle Herald

    If you want to hear voices swell with Pride, look no further than the Halifax Summer Opera Festival's special Opera Backwards performance at the Bus Stop Theatre on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. The special Pride Week event, subtitled "a very queer show," also helps kick off this year's opera festival, which gets underway in earnest on Friday, Aug. 7 at the Sir James Dunn Theatre with the first of four performances of Massenet's Cendrillon .

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  7. Piotr Beczala: "The French Collection"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Opera News

    Arias by Berlioz, Bizet, Boieldieu, Donizetti, Gounod, Massenet and Verdi. Orchestre de l'OpA ra de Lyon, Altinoglu.

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  8. Tenor Kaufmann's golden age of operas at end-19th centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | English Dong-A

    ... the early 1880s. Giuseppe Verdi, a national hero, reduced his new releases, and French operas represented by Jules Massenet began to rush into Italy. While Italian operas accounted for around 90 percent in the 19th century, they fell to around 40 ...

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  9. Eifman Balleta s a Rodina : Love and lust leap off the pedestalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... the company's artistic director. The recorded music included excerpts by Ravel, Camille Saint-Saens and Jules Massenet. But the ballet is longer than it needs to be. By the first intermission, we've seen just about all of Eifman's range, and the ...

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  10. Bizet's Carmen the greatest femme fataleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Canberra Times

    ... cinema in our own time. This lineage includes Abbe Prevost's Manon Lescaut (later turned into operas by Puccini and Massenet), who, having made herself a high-class courtesan as a means to enjoy wealth, is deported to America to die in the desert. ...

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  11. Classical music concerts to look out for in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... "Carmen" - as well as other masterpieces such as Verdi's "Luisa Miller," Mascagni's "Cavalleria Rusticana" and Massenet's "Werther." Korean soprano and Metropolitan Opera principal singer Hong Hei-kyung will make a guest appearance, singing two ...

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  12. Raise a glass to a fine Mobile musical couple at O' Daly'sRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... productions made them a rare and valuable pair. King's final Mobile Opera role was the sunny, sweet Sophie in Jules Massenet's "Werther" last October. Anderson's final production at Mobile Opera was Giacomo Puccini's "Manon Lescaut" last March. The ...

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  13. Roberto Alagna: "My Life is an Opera"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Opera News

    Arias a and songs by Puccini, Leoncavallo, Massenet, Donizetti, Reyer, Goldmark, a D. Alagna, et alia. With Kurzak.

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  14. Bryan Hymel: "H ro que"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Opera News

    ... line, and he narrows the sound and quickens his vibrato to convey the despair of "Adieu donc, vains objets," from Massenet's HA rodiade , and Vasco da Gama's desperation in the cabaletta to Meyerbeer's "O paradis," from L'Africaine . Verdi's ...

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  15. A singing Cinderella story is coming to life in Oman.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    ... and the US. His repertoire embraced everything from the Monteverdi and Mozart operas, to works by Rossini, Bizet, Massenet, Verdi, Wagner and Puccini, to contemporary operas. La Cenerentola (Cinderella) will be performed for two nights on April 24 ...

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  16. Gerda Lissner Foundation presents winners of the 2015 International Vocal CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... of an innocent beguiled by jewels, making her an impressive Marguerite. Nicole Haslett sang "Ah! Douce Enfant" from Massenet's "Cendrillon" in the tradition of Lily Pons and Beverly Sills. She revealed a coloratura soprano voice of both strength and ...

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  17. Mobile Opera Artistic Director Andy Anderson resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... a crisis to us as to what we do going forward." Mobile Opera's 2014-2015 comprised October's production of Jules Massenet's "Werther" and Giacomo Puccini's "Manon Lescaut" in March. Wright partially attributes the decrease in opera donations on the ...

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  18. A - verismo' view of the French RevolutionRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... von Einems Dantons Tod (Danton's Death); there's a good recording of this score; and I have an interesting Massenet one-acter, Thrse. I haven't heard Mascagni's Il Piccolo Marat, but the author conducted it at the Coln in 1922. The neglect is odd, ...

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  19. Tenor Joseph Calleja fills Jordan Hall with power, passionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Boston.com

    ... Calleja has not been in good health this month; perhaps that's why he struggled with "Pourquoi me rveiller," from Massenet's "Werther." Still, "La vie en rose" was coarse, and the closer, "You'll Never Walk Alone," from Rodgers & Hammerstein's ...

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  20. Steampunk fairy tale will close U. of Utah's - Cinderella Spring'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Ruth Ellis as the Fairy Godmother and Jennifer Erickson as Cinderella in the University of Utah Lyric Opera Ensemble production of Massenet's "Cendrillon." Costumes designed by Amanda Reiser.

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