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  1. Opera San José presents la RondineRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... meets and falls in love with a young man, and leaves her rich protector. Of course, it goes the way of all flesh. Puccini, at the height of his Romantic style, revels in the gaiety of Paris and the sensual richness of love: pure soaring ...

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  2. Fox sets Jan. 27 airdate for live 'Rent' broadcastRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | USA Today

    Fox sets Jan. 27 airdate for live 'Rent' broadcast Broadway musical will be Fox network's live telecast Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2ypobh9 This is a copy of the playbill for the musical 'Rent' when it was at the Nederlander Theatre in New York. Based on the Puccini opera La Boheme , Rent follows the lives of struggling artists in New York City's East Village.

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  3. Susan's City SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 23 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... for families on Sept. 24 and Dec. 3. Learn about the original Persian fairy tale and traditional art that inspired Puccini to set his opera in China. Explore why artist David Hockney chose to design a production rooted in fantasy rather than ...

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  4. Know It AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 23 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... entertainment magazine. The Broadway musical "Rent" is based on the story from the 1896 opera "La Boheme" by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924). The star of "Murder She Wrote" (1984-1996), Angela Lansbury (born 1925) was nominated for an Emmy Award 12 ...

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  5. Fall Arts Preview: The best of art, theater, dance anda 1 hour, 31 minutes | ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | NorthJersey.com

    ... There's strong language plus partial nudity, so this show isn't suitable for children. A three-act opera by Giacomo Puccini, Tosco is produced by the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera on Oct. 15 at the Bergen PAC. It's a traditional production ...

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  6. Learn the Nuts and Bolts of Creating an Opera from Sheila Silver and Stephen KitsakosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Most Americans have had little exposure to the genre. And, let's face it, when was the last time anything by Puccini hit the Top 40? On the other hand, the vast majority of Americans are book readers. Witness the success of Khaled Hosseini's The ...

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  7. 'The Met: Live in HD' 2017-18 season opens with 'Norma'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... others disclose many secrets that will result in ultimate tragedy for all. No opera season would be complete without Puccini operas whose beloved doomed women are modern rather than mythical. Unlike the other heroines of great opera, both the ...

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  8. Opera is in the schools and on the big screen in the Bangor areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Bangor Daily News

    If you don't know your Papageno from your Papagena; if you don't know why Floria Tosca is so upset; if you can't tell your Puccini from your Rossini from your Bellini, well, not to worry - you're not alone. The world of opera can be a little intimidating for those just learning about it.

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  9. Syracuse opera focuses on a oeDoomed Divasa for 2017-18 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... society force them apart. The season will conclude in the spring with “Madama Butterfly” by Giacomo Puccini, the composer of “La Boheme” and “Tosca.” “Madama Butterfly” will be staged at 8 p.m. ...

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  10. In Photos: The Science and Silliness of the 2017 Ig NobelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | Live Science

    ... libretto by Marc Abrahams and a score composed far in advance of the ceremony by Giacomo Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (1858-1924), John Walter Bratton (1867-1947) and Anon., debuted at the 2017 Ig Nobels. Soloists Maria Ferrante and Ray Bauwens ...

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  11. Review: Subtle touches in Opera de Montreal's traditional ToscaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 17 | Canada.com

    ... The director perhaps erred in trimming the solemn arrangement of candles Tosca undertakes after knifing Scarpia. Puccini wrote many bars of music with this ritual in mind. Asking Tosca simply to stare earnestly at the corpse is not much of a ...

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  12. Nadine Sierra to Headline Richard Tucker Music Foundation's 2017 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Sir Bryn Terfel. This star-studded evening of beloved arias and ensembles from the works of Donizetti, Handel, Puccini, Verdi and more will be led by Maestro Nicola Luisotti, with the New York Choral Society and members of the Metropolitan Opera ...

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  13. Palisades Virtuosi to Present PV Goes to the Opera! at Unitarian Society of RidgewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Palisades Virtuosi flute, clarinet and piano trio presents their season-opening PV Goes to the Opera! concert on Saturday October 7 at 8:00 PM at the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood, 113 Cottage Place in Ridgewood, NJ. The program includes Songs of the Laurel Tree, a newly commissioned work for mezzo soprano, flute, clarinet and piano by Dr. Thomas Juneau , and selections from Mozart's The Magic Flute for trio, Chopin's Variations on a Theme by Rossini , the Flower Duet from Lakme by Delibes and other works by Verdi & Puccini.

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  14. A Starburst Is Born: Watch the Building of the Metropolitan OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | The New York Times

    ... competition, and other documentaries about the company), tells its story to a soundtrack of Verdi, Wagner and Puccini. Watch some of its highlights. The Met had been searching for a replacement for its grand but cramped old home on Broadway near ...

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  15. YuMi and the orchestra: When a robot hit all right notes in ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | DNA India

    ... as soloist Maria Luigia Borsi sang the classic soprano aria "O mio babbino caro" from "Gianni Schicchi" by Puccini. To conclude, YuMi also conducted a passage from Mascagni's intermezzo from the opera "Cavalleria Rusticana." While this performance ...

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  16. Opera Star Kiri Te Kanawa Has RetiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | National Public Radio

    ... a luscious, famously creamy sound. She made a certain specialty of Strauss , but her performances of composers from Puccini to Samuel Barber were also outstanding. Te Kanawa was named a Dame Commander of the British Empire in 1982. In 2004, she ...

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  17. Passionate Opera Takes the Stage at Tobacco Factory TheatresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Following their spectacularly successful production of Puccini's Madam Butterfly in 2014, Opera Project return to Bristol this autumn for a co-production with Tobacco Factory Theatres of another intensely dramatic and passionate masterpiece from Puccini - Tosca. Tosca depicts the final hours of three of the most highly charged characters in all opera - Baron Scarpia the painter Mario Cavaradossi and his lover, the celebrated singer Floria Tosca.

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  18. Faculty Showcase to be held Sept. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Natchitoches Times

    ... with Molina and Anabo. Also to be performed are "Chi il bel sogno di Doretta" from "La Rondine" by Giacomo Puccini featuring Hester and Hsieh, "Cocek/Bumblebee" by Rimsky-Korsakov with Kurti and Kuroda, "Sonata for Clarinet and Piano" by Nino Rota ...

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  19. Watch Robot Conductor YuMi Prepare For Debut PerformanceRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 12 | ECNmag

    ... opera "Cavalleria Rusticana" and Maria Luigia Borsi's performance of "O Mio Babbino Caro" from "Gianni Schicchi" by Puccini. Designed by tech firm ABB, the robotic performance was developed in a two-step process. First, the real-time movements of ...

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  20. Whata s Common To A Swiss Humanoid Robot, an Italian Tenor and a Tuscan OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | India.com

    ... the robot by singing the classic soprano aria O mio babbino caro (Oh my beloved father) from Gianni Schicchi by Puccini. Explaining how YuMi prepped to conduct an orchestra - Colombini explains: "First, my movements were captured with a process ...

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