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  1. Classical Notes: Merola Program singers prepare for a summer full of musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Inside Bay Area

    ... Conservatory of Music with a Schwabacher Summer Concert featuring the young artists singing arias and excerpts from Verdi's "La Traviata" and "Don Carlo," Wagner's "Die Walkure" and Carlisle Floyd's "Susannah." Fully staged productions at Fort ...

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  2. Soprano Amanda's career hits high notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Northern Daily Leader

    ... Zwed Magd with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in its production of Elektra by Richard Strauss, and as La luce Langue in Verdi's Macbeth with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Earlier this year, she visited Florida to perform in the Marcello Giordani ...

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  3. The Setlist#RainbowsForeverBasking in the glow and more reasons to partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    ... by tenor Berel Alexander . Stone has earned accolades on three continents for her interpretations of leading roles in Verdi's Aida , Il Trovatore , Otello and Un Ballo in Maschera , among others. She has performed at Los Angeles' Steinway Hall, ...

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  4. Ita s a starring role - or two - in LincolnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | UnionLeader.com

    ... tenor of his generation - arrives late for his one-night-only performance as the celebrated Otello in Giuseppe Verdi's Shakespeare-based opera. But when Morelli becomes unexpectedly incapacitated, the staff scrambles to find a convincing enough ...

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  5. Pacific Symphony Summer Festival to Feature Pianist Rueiben Chen, & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... marks the maestro's final performance with the Symphony. This wonderful evening of music under the stars opens with Verdi's stormy and colorful "La Forza Del Destino" and concludes with Rimsky-Korsakov's "Scheherazade," a musical rendition of ...

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  6. The voice of VerdiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Sunday Herald

    ... at her sleeve for attention. Our interview ends up being a hodgepodge of polite conversation in English, snippets of Verdi in Italian and pleading instructions whispered to the children in German between questions. Transcribing it later was a hoot. ...

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  7. The unknown revolutionaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Economist

    ... Wagner may have taken on humanity's biggest themes in his operas, but otherwise only a few works-including Verdi's "Don Carlo", which like "William Tell" is based on a Schiller play-address larger political issues and also enjoy first-rate musical ...

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  8. Verdi's Otello as cheap melodramaRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Seattle Gay News

    by Rod Parke - SGN A&E Writer VERDI'S OTELLO DEUTSCHE OPER BERLIN DVD Oh boy! A chance to see one of my favorite sopranos, in one of my favorite operas, in her signature role! This DVD, taken from a telecast in Germany in 1962, presents Renata ...

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  9. 13th Juror: Words of wisdom for all the angry young menRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | KTUC-AM Tucson

    ... to say or do about all these armed, angry young men, U.S. District Judge George A. O'Toole nailed it, with the help of Verdi and Shakespeare. By invoking the classics in his parting words to Tsarnaev, he reminded us that evil has walked among us for ...

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  10. Classical Music III: Classical Music Collection Vol. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | ZDNet Blogs

    ... Saint-Sans, Schubert, Schumann, Shostakovich, Sibelius, Smetana, Sousa, Strauss II, Stravinsky, Supp, Trrega, Tartini, Verdi, Vivaldi, Waldteufel * * * * FEATURES ==================== - 150 masterpieces - High quality audio - More than 12 hours of ...

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  11. Boston bomber apologizes, gets death sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | KTUC-AM Tucson

    ... song" and engaged in "monstrous self-deception" to carry out the bombings. The judge quoted works by Shakespeare and Verdi as he formally imposed the death sentence -- a decision already made by a federal jury. "Whenever your name is mentioned, what ...

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  12. Banner Records Simon Boccanegra 715Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Opera News

    ... Smoriginas; Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra and Kaunas State Choir, Orbelian. Texts and translations. Delos DE 3457 Verdi's 1881 reworking of Simon Boccanegra was the composer's first outing with librettist Arrigo Boito, who would help fashion Otello ...

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  13. CD reviews: Diana Damrau, a Fiamma del Belcantoa ; a ZOFO Plays Terry RileyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Washington Post

    ... a chronological arc through the Italian repertoire, from Donizetti ("Rosmonda d'Inghilterra," a rarity) and Bellini to Verdi's "La Traviata," one of her signature roles, through to Puccini's "La BohA me" and Leoncavallo's "Pagliacci." There are also ...

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  14. Fairies take top billing at Shakespeare festRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Palladium-Item

    ... "Dance of the Clowns" (from "A Midsummer Night's Dream") by Mendelssohn; and "King Duncan's March" (from "Macbeth") by Verdi. Other songs on the program include "Prelude for a Celebration," written by the orchestra's conductor, Jay Conard of Preble ...

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  15. Vancouver Opera moves to festival format in bid to attract new fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Globe and Mail

    ... 55 years ago." The festival - which will include three major core productions - will launch in late April, 2017, with Verdi's Otello. It will be centred around the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, the Vancouver Playhouse and a tent erected on the plaza. In ...

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  16. Vancouver Opera to end full season and move to festival format in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Georgia Straight

    ... costs. The VO has announced only one of its shows for the 2017 spring festival: a full production of Giuseppe Verdi's Otello , which will run in repertory at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre along with one other as-yet-unnamed show. The VO has not ...

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  17. Soprano Diana Damrau offers a bel canto aria album as her latest Erato releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Examiner.com

    ... and I puritani ), two by Gaetano Donizetti ( Maria Stuarda and Rosmonda d'Inghilterra ), and three by Giuseppe Verdi ( I masnadieri , Luisa Miller , and La traviata ). The transition from "extreme" bel canto into verismo then concludes the recording ...

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  18. Salisbury Opera Star to appear in the 2015 Dorset Opera FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Salisbury Journal

    SALISBURY audiences can get the chance to see local resident, and international opera star Rosalind Plowright performing nearby at the Dorset Opera Festival this summer. Ahead of performances in Vienna and Tokyo, the Salisbury-based singer will make a rare local appearance in the Festival's lavish production of Un ballo in maschera , alongside a starry cast which includes Russian soprano Svetlana Kasyan in Verdi's masterpiece.

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  19. Welsh comes homeRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 13 | Newsday

    ... in its production of Il Barbiere di Siviglia by Rossini in the role of Fiorello and covered roles such as Rodrigue in Verdi's Don Carlos. He debuted in Italy as the Count Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro by Mozart and Reverent Blitch in Susanna. He ...

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  20. Merola Opera Program 2015 Summer Festival begins next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Examiner.com

    ... Opera House. The first of these will take place at the beginning of next month. The program will be as follows: Verdi - La Traviata , Act 2 Alfredo - Michael Papincak Annina - Raehann Bryce-Davis Violetta - Toni Marie Palmertree Giuseppe - Scott ...

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