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  1. Marni Jamesona s At Home: Blending opposing styles takes timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... a home, I asked how soon could I get a copy. Written by opposite and real-life partners Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell - the personalities behind a series of cookbooks, farm-inspired foods, a line of home goods and a reality TV show, all named ...

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  2. When design styles collide, apply rules of attractionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | NewsOK.com

    This photo, which graces the cover of "Beekman 1802 Style: Attraction of Opposites," shows how a vintage bookcase and old-world chandelier can work with an ultramodern table. "In this setting, the table and its curve become the force in the room," says co-author Josh Kilmer-Purcell.

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  3. When decor styles collide, apply rules of attractionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | NOLA.com

    This detail from the cover of 'Beekman 1802 Style: Attraction of Opposites,' shows how a vintage bookcase and old-world chandelier can work with an ultra modern table. "In this setting, the table and its curve become the force in the room," said co-author Josh Kilmer-Purcell.

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  4. 'Escape from Alcina Island' review: Picnic operetta is deliciousRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | TwinCities

    Opera purists, beware! Mixed Precipitation is not for those who get incredulous whenever something from the classical canon is given an offbeat modern update. The Twin Cities company's annual "picnic operetta" has turned Mozart's "Idomeneo" into a '50s sci-fi flick, made Beethoven's "Fidelio" a '60s secret agent adventure, and transformed Henry Purcell's "King Arthur" into punked-up political satire.

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  5. Susan Graham to Perform with Mercury in Dallas, 9/19Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Acclaimed mezzo-soprano Susan Graham returns to Texas, joining Mercury, under the baton of Artistic Director Antoine Plante, for an evening of opera arias and more on Saturday, September 19 at 8 PM at the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater. Plante says, "For this special concert we are performing some of Susan's favorite arias from Purcell, Handel and Mozart.

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  6. Review: Iestyn Davies & Ensemble GuadagniRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Sunday Herald

    ... with a group called Ensemble Guadagni a few years ago: same name, different players. Yesterday's programme of Purcell and John Blow featured a crack bunch of baroque music instrumentalists, led by violinist Bojan Cicic and powered from the ...

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  7. Hear the sounds of summer this FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Victoria Summer Choir, which includes many Cowichan Valley singers, is holding its 10th anniversary concert in Duncan Friday, Aug. 21 starting at 7 p.m. at the Christian Reformed Church. The show includes pop, rock, folk, classical, sacred and opera and this time that means music from ABBA, Arai, Balfe, Beethoven, Malotte, Purcell, Schubert, Tyson, Vaughan Williams and Weiss.

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  8. Akhtari, the Bai who became BegumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Outlook

    ... a span of 400-500 years and continues to take new shape and interpretation (for eg, is it even fair to compare Henry Purcell with Philip Glass?), in India hierarchies still matter. Historically, these have also acquired serious social connotations - ...

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  9. Eyes on Stella Adler StudioRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... sung the roles of Black Teapot in Ravel's L'enfant et les sortileges, Tamino in Mozart's Die Zauberflote, Aeneas in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, Frank in Mozart's The Impresario (also performed in Barbados at the 100 Voices project), and Alfred in ...

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  10. The latest videos from Voices of Music focus on soloistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Examiner.com

    ... of the musical journey was not so much John Dryden, who was honored as Poet Laureate on England in 1668, but Henry Purcell, who set a standard for music in the service of both poetry and drama whose value is still recognized today. The "guide" for ...

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  11. Baritone Jack to sing at his dad's churchRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | Clitheroe Advertiser and Times

    ... at the Royal Welsh Conservatoire in Cardiff, will play and sing a range of classical pieces from composers including Purcell, Vaughan-Williams and Villa-Lobos. He will be accompanied on guitar by his course-mate Oscar Watt. The modest surroundings ...

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  12. NZ School of Music's Dido & Aeneas and L'Enfant et les Sortileges a mixed bagRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Stuff.co.nz

    If the audience's imagination needs to come into play in both operas, the stature of the Purcell and the fantasy magic of Ravel is there to be enjoyed. In recent years we have experienced some extraordinarily fine opera productions form the New Zealand School of Music and if this double bill doesn't quite reach the heights of Il Corsaro or A Midsummer Night's Dream, it should still be seen.

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  13. Erebus Ensemble continue their love affair with Bristol audiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | This Is Bristol

    When it comes to topping or tailing Bristol's fledgling summer classical festivals scene, Tom Williams' Erebus Ensemble has carved out quite a go-to niche for itself. From Messiah to Purcell's Dido And Aeneas with Pumeza Matshikiza , the small but perfectly formed chamber choir has brought the curtain down on all three editions of the Bristol Old Vic Proms, and now performs the same service for the 2015 Clifton International Festival .

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  14. Early Music Vancouver's Dido and Aeneas a moody affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | The Georgia Straight

    ... direction of Alexander Weimann, the singers and musicians explored the full range of moods and emotions in Henry Purcell's early baroque masterpiece. Soprano Monica Whicher brought a fine sense of doomed vulnerability to Dido, queen of Carthage, ...

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  15. Victoria Clark and Kelli O'Hara Will Reunite Onstage in Spring 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Playbill

    ... of Dido and Aeneas , which will be presented April 28 at 7 PM and April 29 at 8 PM. The evening will feature Henry Purcell and Nahum Tate's Dido as well as an untitled world premiere by Michael John LaChiusa. Tony winner Ted Sperling will conduct ...

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  16. Kelli O'Hara, Victoria Clark & More Featured in New Season at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Broadway

    After appearing in The Metropolitan Opera's The Merry Widow earlier this year, The King and I Tony winner Kelli O'Hara will return to her classical roots with former The Light in the Piazza co-star Victoria Clark in Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas , as well as a companion piece by Michael John LaChiusa. The concert presentation, conducted by Ted Sperling, is part of the new MasterVoices season, which will highlight English operas, operettas and new works.

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  17. Entertainment Vancouver: THE site for what's on in FUNcouverRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 1 | EntertainmentVancouver.com

    One of the best-loved and well-known of all English operas, Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas tells the tragic tale of Queen Dido's love and subsequent abandonment by the Trojan hero, Aeneas. Full of expressive arias, memorable choruses and humorous moments, Continue reading Every summer you wonder, "Can they do it again?" And every year, two more memorable musicals provide outstanding entertainment for the summer.

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  18. Review: Purcell's popular Dido and Aeneas a delightful evening of vocal showpiecesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Canada.com

    File photo - Purcell's popular opera Dido and Aeneas was an obvious choice as centerpiece of this year's Early Music Festival, with its theme of "Music for Queens." Purcell's popular opera Dido and Aeneas was an obvious choice as centerpiece of this year's Early Music Festival, with its theme of "Music for Queens."

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  19. Three Choirs Festival presents the following events for today,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Hereford Times

    ... in early classical repertoire, will set the event in a musical context. 'A Soldier of the Great War: Francis Purcell Warren' Rolf Jordan talks about an outstanding musician who lost his life on the Somme. Warren was both a cherished friend and an ...

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  20. Instrument maker goes for baroqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Vancouver Courier

    ... and orchestras and two of his creations will be featured in Early Music Vancouver's first ever presentation of Henry Purcell's baroque masterpiece Dido and Aeneas at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts on July 30. One of them features a lid ...

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