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  1. For the Reckord | Cheers and tears end two weekend showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | The Gleaner

    ... Bird (from Bizet's Carmen) and Kathy Brown, singing a deathbed aria, Thy Hand Belinda/When I am Laid, from Purcell's opera Dido and Aeneas. The second half of the concert - the folk song segment - was as delightful to the ear as it was to the eye. ...

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  2. Cheers and tears ended two weekend showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Gleaner

    ... Bird (from Bizet's Carmen) and Kathy Brown, singing a deathbed aria, Thy Hand Belinda/When I am Laid, from Purcell's opera Dido and Aeneas. The second half of the concert - the folk song segment - was as delightful to the ear as it was to the eye. ...

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  3. Allegra Chamber Orchestra Features All-Female PerformersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... grams in women's resources centres around BC. Coming up next is the Summer Choir Concert featuring music by Bach and Purcell, Saturday August 27, 2016 at 7:00pm. This concert will be led by Michael Murray and will feature music by

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  4. Pacific MusicWorks Sets 2016-17 SeasonRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... a portrait of this historical character with some of Handel's most glorious music In the late 17th century Henry Purcell had a musical life of Mozartian proportions - tragically short yet unbelievably brilliant. Synthesizing all the best elements of ...

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  5. Choreographer Tim Podesta. Hatch House Ballet July 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Western Gazette

    ... special to me, inspired by music from the famous opera, "Dido & Aeneas" Act III "When I am laid in heart" by Henry Purcell. It was given to me by the Company's Director Matt Brady and I really liked it and wanted to use it this year. I would really ...

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  6. Restoration musician Dante Ferrara invites you to night of finery and filth at Black SwanRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | York Press

    AN evening of "filth at its finest" is promised by Dante Ferrara in his ribald Restoration comedy show at the Black Swan Inn, Peasholme Green, York, on July 1. Finery & Filth is a stand-up gig with a difference, transporting the audience to the late 17th century to experience the songs and poems of Restoration England in a one-man show that embraces music, storytelling, comedy and bawdiness. Based on the Catch Club in London, Ferrara's hour-long performance is set in 1695 and features the work of Henry Purcell.

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  7. York Early Music Festival to mark 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | York Press

    ... Delma Tomlin. "Then we are invited to enjoy two different interpretations of The T empest; a joyous visit to Purcell's Fairy Queen, loosely based on A Midsummer Night's Dream, and finish with an exploration of 16th century English theatre, presented ...

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  8. Royston Choral Society perform first 'real' English opera as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Crow

    Royston Choral Society members are getting set to serve up a double dose of the work of one of Britain's most celebrated composers. In a double bill celebrating the work of Henry Purcell the society will perform what's recognised as the most successful early English opera as well as a royal birthday bonus.

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  9. High aspirationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    This year, the rich program of the Abu Ghosh Music Festival includes nine concerts that will satisfy audiences of varied tastes. It features Purcell's opera Dido and Aeneas, as well as the Israeli debut of the renowned Ukrainian choir Oreya, performing two programs that range from Ukrainian and Moravian folk songs to Bach, Rachmaninov, Poulenc and Rimsky-Korsakov.

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  10. New in the KUCI Classical and Jazz LibrariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | KUCI-FM Irvine

    ... in D minor, Toccata in E minor) thrown in. Several of the old faves are in the mix, Scarlatti, Rameau, Couperain, Purcell and Handel. Canadian Beausejour plays with fervor in the tradition of the performers who interpret the works in the classical ...

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  11. Bach Festival features music for everyone 56 minutes ago For all...Read the original story

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Chloe Schaaf explore the theme of childhood in recital with pianist Faith DeBow. Works by Mahler, Poulenc, Purcell and Russian composers. Trinity Episcopal Church, 1501 N. Glass St. Free admission. - 7:30 p.m.: Musical Offerings, VBF chamber music ...

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  12. Opera night comes to Warminster with Singers concertRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2016 | Wiltshire Times

    ... portray a saucy seductress in Bizet's Habanera from the opera Carmen, in contrast to her tragic lament from Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas. Mary is a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music who has performed extensively in recital and ...

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  13. Bach Fest sees changing of guard with art ... 32 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Chloe Schaaf explore the theme of childhood in recital with pianist Faith DeBow. Works by Mahler, Poulenc, Purcell and Russian composers. Trinity Episcopal Church, 1501 N. Glass St. Free admission. 7:30 p.m.: Musical Offerings, VBF chamber music ...

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  14. Williamson concert to feature Broadway tunesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Journal-Advocate

    ... performed in staged productions varying from Copeland's The Tender Land, Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors and Purcell's Dido and Aeneas to Benjamin Britten's Noye's Fludde. His solo concerts include both Mozart's and Verdi's Requiems, Bach's ...

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  15. Expect the unexpected: a Little Match Girla challenges listener with textural soundscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Post and Courier

    Opera long has been a prime channel for dramatizing tragedy, since its early days of Purcell's “Dido and Aeneas” though the 20th century verismo works such as Puccini's “Tosca.” WHEN: 7:30 p.m. May 29; 7 p.m. May 31 and June 2; 2 p.m. June 4 And tragedy hasn't let up during the modern era. In “The Little Match Girl,” a 1990 work by German composer Helmut Lachenmann, it isn't a pair of ill-fated lovers who suffer but a child.

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  16. Gronka s Theater of Paint celebrates the East L.A. artista s stage workRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    ... plays and operas, most recently the international touring production of “The Indian Queen” by Henry Purcell, who died in 1695 before finishing it. “The interesting thing about doing work with Peter is that the set comes first, ...

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  17. Legendary love affair rides in from the westRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... is sabotaged by a gaggle of shrieking witches, memorably led by Taylor, in dominatrix drag. Zapping a 17th century Purcell opera into 2016, Moore incites her cast to investigate every possibility of stage business in a most entertaining theatrical ...

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  18. Spring: Blooming big time for Staten Island concert music loversRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | SILive.com

    The most surprising? The Serenade Series, the North Shore's beloved-but-retiring concert series, has changed course, retrenched and revived itself - with a concert May 22. And next month, the early-music choral ensemble, Voyces, will perform its first opera, Henry Purcell's romantic cautionary tale, "Dido and Aeneas." At age 65 this year, this 70-member ensemble of trained singers decided it was time to revisit one or two beloved past challenges, presented side-by-side with contemporary choral writing.

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  19. Music for Amnesty InternationalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Exmouth Herald

    ... a span of 300 years, and features works from England, Ireland, Italy, France and Spain, including pieces by Handel, Purcell and Dowland. Amnesty spokesman Martin McDonagh said: "This very special event will support Amnesty's work with prisoners of ...

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  20. REVIEW: Slean draws SSO season to dramatic closeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... Bonnie Cutsforth-Huber was called to express pain and suffering in her performance of Berlioz' Les Nuits d'Ete and Purcell's Dido's Lament. Unfortunately, the fact she has been through two brain surgeries to address a neurological condition has ...

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