Puccini Newswire

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  1. Portland Art Museum, opera collaborate with 'The Rake's Progress'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... premiere of his opera at Teatro la Fenice in Venice. It quickly becomes one of the most-performed operas in the post-Puccini era. 1961-63: Hockney visits New York City and creates " A Rake's Progress ," a series of 16 etchings with aquatint that ...


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

    16 hrs ago | English Dong-A

    ... Verdi used to work, had a sense of crisis. It had to develop a new opera hero as Verdi's successor. It found Giacomo Puccini who was trained by Amilcare Ponchielli at the Milan Conservatory. The publisher's owner who watched the premier of Puccini's ...


  3. Making music at MasadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Jerusalem Post

    Bulgarian soprano Svetla Vassileva is looking forward to playing one of her favorite roles in the Israeli Opera's production of Puccini's 'Tosca.' As dramatic settings go, particularly as an operatic venue Masada has got most of 'em beat.


  4. Russell Watson on why performing makes him feel "alive" ahead of his show at LighthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Bournemouth Echo

    ... the lead role of Karl Oscar in Benny and BjA rn's (ABBA) Kristina where the New York Times declared: "Watson's 'Puccini ready' voice was crystal clear". To cap it all a recent collaboration with Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg meant he ...


  5. La RondineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 30 | River Front Times

    ... Magda can't shake her doubts about the fate of their relationship when Ruggero eventually learns her secret. Giacomo Puccini's La Rondine may be considered a "lesser" Puccini, but it's still a bittersweet tale with beautiful music. Opera Theatre of ...


  6. Cambridge theatre students take centre stage in La Boheme productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 30 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... aged between 8 and 12, got to join singers on stage at Cambridge Arts Theatre to perform a song in Act Two of the Puccini opera - entirely in Italian. Christa Schwarz, who has been running the Cambridge North Theatretrain for the past 15 years, ...


  7. Wollongong soprano in eisteddfod ariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | Illawarra Mercury

    ... Murger, Bronte and Dickinson helping them to find embodiment in the hands of composers such as Britten, Verdi, Puccini, Taylor and Holby. The Wollongong Welsh Choir will perform a rendition of the Welsh National Anthem and the song As Long As I Have ...


  8. The long ride of CarouselRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Sunday Herald

    ... - we have a strong sense of ensemble and company. I view the American musical as the American approach to operetta. Puccini wanted to write an opera of Carousel but the author wouldn't give him permission." Which brings us to the colourful backstory ...


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

    Thursday May 28 | Canberra Times

    ... century to 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 ...


  10. Stuart Society raises record amount for Museum of Fine ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... offerings were powder-room passes to use his private dressing room at intermission during Turandot performances. The Puccini work opens June 5 at the Palladium Theater. Mirella Cimato Smith was chairwoman for the event, and Roseann Sacino was ...


  11. Notes on MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | University City Review

    ... songs and a touch of Broadway, and will be joined by her friend tenor Cesar Sanchez in music by Verdi, Dvorak and Puccini, followed by a small reception. Minimum donation is $25. 7:30 p.m., Trinity Memorial Church, 2212 Spruce. 818-919-2474. * "The ...


  12. M'dea Undone explores a heart of darknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The Globe and Mail

    ... of herself: She'd become Medea. The similarity appealed to English composer John Harris, who sprinkled allusions to Puccini's melodrama throughout the new chamber opera he wrote with Canadian playwright Marjorie Chan. They made the husband American, ...


  13. Muddy River Opera presents La Boheme by PucciniRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Quincy Journal

    ... ce they will get taxed more Come celebrate with the Muddy River Opera's 25th Anniversary by attending "La Boheme" by Puccini. The Event is Friday, June 5th, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday June 7th, at 2:00 p.m. at the Quincy Community Theatre.


  14. Verismo Opera offers Puccini piece at Bay TerraceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... director, who snagged Mallory last Fall for La Bohéme. And now the two are linked again with Verismo producing Puccini's “Il Tabarro,” opening May 30 at the Bay Terrace Theatre. It's Mallory's debut as Giorgetta, one of the three ...


  15. Puccini in LedburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Ledbury Reporter

    THERE will be a live screening of Puccini's opera, "La Boheme", beamed in from the Royal Opera House to Ledbury's Market Theatre, on Wednesday, June 10, from 7.15pm.


  16. BWW Interviews: la Boheme Opens at Hagerstown Hub OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Opening this weekend at Hagerstown Hub Opera, Puccini's La Boheme proves that the struggle is real. La Boheme is one of the most well known operatic stories about a group of young, impoverished artists struggling to make ends meet while holding onto their artistic ideals in a Parisian garret.


  17. Viva Voce stages La BohemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Sun-Star

    THE Viva Voce ensemble will bring a weekend of music and drama to Baguio City through a free matinee concert and opera performance. On Saturday, Viva Voce, a group of classically trained singers led by soprano Camille Lopez Molina and tenor Pablo Molina, will stage the matinee concert, "The Evolution of OPM," at the Centennial Hall of the University of Baguio 2 p.m. On Sunday, Viva Voce will stage the Italian opera La Boheme originally by composer Giacomo Puccini and libretto by Luigi Illica and Giacomo Giacosa.


  18. A man of note - a legacy lives onRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Iol.co.za

    ... operas became much wider over the years to include those by Purcell, Beethoven, Weber, Nicolai, Verdi, Gounod, Puccini, Humperdinck, Richard Strauss and others. During this time dozens of young opera singers were debutantes with Pro Musica Opera, ...


  19. La boh me: English Touring Opera, Gala Theatre, DurhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Northern Echo

    LA BOHEME: Sky Ingram , Grant Doyle // English Touring Opera: Puccini, La bohA me. Picture: Richard Hubert Smith..


  20. Choral program was a glorious experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... than the sun. Their luminosity far surpassed the outdoor glow. The “Messa di Gloria” by Giacomo Puccini and the Leonard Bernstein “Mass” performed by the Sackets Harbor Vocal Arts Ensemble and orchestra, conducted by ...