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  1. Blue Hill Library's Opera Preview: OtelloRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    The Bagaduce Music Lending Library and Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library will present a preview of Giuseppe Verdi's opera, Otello at 1:00 PM on Friday, October 16th, at the Blue Hill Public Library. A live performance of the opera will be simulcast at the Grand in Ellsworth the following day, Saturday, October 17th, from the Metropolitan Opera in New York.


  2. Opera streamed live to theaters in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    Met Opera 2015 Il Trovatore - Trailer - Soprano Anna Netrebko's dramatic and vocal skills are on full display in her next new role at the Met-Leonora, the Verdi heroine who sacrifices her own life for the love of the gypsy troubadour. Opera brings together the best of the performing arts with highly trained singers, instrumentalists, and scenic designers.


  3. a oeThe Met: Live in HDa kicks off with a return to operaa s golden ageRead the original story

    Yesterday | Watertown Daily Times

    The 10th anniversary season of “The Met: Live in HD” that kicks off today with a screening of Giuseppe's Verdi's “Il Trovatore,” also features nine other live transmissions from the Metropolitan Opera stage in New York City beamed to movie screens in more than 2,000 movie theaters in 66 countries. In Northern New York, “The Met: Live in HD” can be seen in Watertown at Regal Cinemas Salmon Run Mall 12; in Lake Placid at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive; and in Potsdam at the Roxy Theater, 20 Main St. The series in Potsdam is sponsored by SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music and J.S. Cinemas.


  4. Met Cast ChangesRead the original story

    Friday | Iron Tongue of Midnight

    ... National Opera, Opera di Genova, and Deutsche Oper Berlin. His other recent performances include the title role in Verdi's Otello and Alvaro in Verdi's La Forza del Destino at Teatro Regio di Parma; RadamA s in Verdi's Aida with Opera Australia; and ...


  5. Mozart to Mendelssohn planned for final May FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    ... in the Taft Theater, Downtown. Highlights of Conlon's final season will include an all-Mozart opening program, Verdi's opera, "Otello" and DvoATMA k's stirring "Stabat Mater." The festival will close with Mendelssohn's epic oratorio, "Elijah." The ...


  6. New season of The Met: Live in HD opens Saturday at Potsdam RoxyRead the original story

    Friday | North Country Now

    ... 2,000 movie theaters in 66 countries around the world. The season will open this weekend, Oct. 3, with a screening of Verdi's "Il Trovatore," which has been called a return to opera's golden age. The Metropolitan Opera production of "Otello," which ...


  7. Verdi's 'Il Trovatore' at Carib 5 tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Gleaner

    In this compositie image, Yonghoon Lee , Anna Netrebko , Dolora Zajick and Dmitri Hvorostovsky in scenes from the Met's production of Verdi's 'Il Trovatore'. Anna Netrebko leads a strong cast in Verdi's Il Trovatore , showing tomorrow at Carib 5 at 11:55 a.m. Il Trovatore opens the Met Opera's Live in HD 2015-16 season.


  8. Moonlight and Music Enchant for Opera's Big EveningRead the original story

    Thursday | Nob Hill Gazette

    ... director David Gockley, the evening included a sparkling cocktail reception, sumptuous dinner, a full performance of Verdi's Luisa Miller, and an enthusiastic after-party. The setting and the situation did not disappoint. Designer Riccardo Benevides ...


  9. And The Beat Goes OnRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 1 | Sounds & fury

    ... discussed (via eMail exchanges between the two) the Met's new, staging of Verdi's Otello . Instead of a trenchant discussion of the very real dramatic problems presented by such a staging (which problems ...


  10. The Met: Live in HD returns with thrilling 2015-16 season on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... portion of the Met season to opera lovers around the world. The season will open this weekend, with a screening of Verdi's “Il Trovatore,” which has been called a return to opera's golden age. Anna Netrebko takes on her next new role ...


  11. Giulio Gari Foundation presents International Vocal Competition winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    ... "Seguidilla" from "Carmen." Alasdair Kent enchanted us with his wistful, silvery tenor in "Dal Labbro il Canto" from Verdi's "Falstaff." With his good looks and Aussie accent, he is a perfect "tenore di grazie." Jamez McCorkle sang a sprightly ...


  12. Philadelphia Orchestraa s Yannick N zet-S guin on Piano Virtuoso Daniil TrifonovRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 |

    Sure, last week was busy for Yannick NA zet-SA guin , the maestro of the Philadelphia Orchestra . He opened the Metropolitan Opera's season in New York City on Monday, conducting Verdi's Otello .


  13. Utah Opera Opens Season With Puccini's TOSCA, 10/10Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 29 |

    ... Delaware, Central City Opera, and Opera North. .Mr. Chioldi has been critically recognized in debut title roles in Verdi's "Macbeth" with Palm Beach Opera and "Nabucco" with Lyric Opera Baltimore; Conte di Luna in "Il Trovatore" with Utah Opera; and ...


  14. Metropolitan Opera's adaptation of 'Otello' lackluster, underwhelmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | Columbia Spectator

    ... treated to a sorely lackluster production that not even a solid musical performance could entirely redeem. Otello" was Verdi's final tragedy, composed nearly 50 years into his career. It depicts the esteemed general Otello's fall from glory after ...


  15. Giuseppe Verdi's opera could have been about class warfareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 |

    There is a striking turn of events at the end of the first act in Francesca Zambello's staging of Giuseppe Verdi's opera Luisa Miller , given its final performance by the San Francisco Opera yesterday afternoon in the War Memorial Auditorium. The final scene begins with a hunting party arranged to entertain Federica, Duchess of Ostheim, and her retinue.


  16. Tradition Meets Modernity At Start Of English National Opera SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | Londonist

    ... dignity turns people into monsters. Shostakovich's music moves from the sublime to the jokey, as echoes of Giuseppe Verdi's Willow Song from Otello (1887) can be heard in it, even as it looks forward to Benjamin Britten's Peter Grimes (1945). The ...


  17. Is the entertainment world finally burying blackface?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 27 | The Raw Story

    This week, the Metropolitan Opera ended its long-standing practice of having singers who play the 'Moor' Othello in Verdi's opera Otello , wear blackface, a burnt cork type of makeup to make white men appear as African-Americans or, in this case, a North African Moor. The Met is the most influential opera company in the world and perhaps its historic move will influence all opera companies to do the same and, finally, bury the disgraceful racial usage of blackface.


  18. Experience world class opera at The Torch THE Metropolitan Opera's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 27 | Milford Mercury

    ... Stefan Kocan as Ferrando, and Dolora Zajick in her signature role of the demented gypsy Azucena. A new staging of Verdi's masterpiece Otello, conducted by Yannick Nezet-Seguin and directed by Bartlett Sher, broadcasts live to the Torch on October ...


  19. The music and passions of Simon EstesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 26 | The Messenger

    ... Estes Foundation, world renowned Simon Estes is seen in costume as the title role in the opera "Attila" by Giuseppe Verdi. Estes will sing a program of diverse selections when he performs at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Fort Dodge Middle School Auditorium. ...


  20. Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/26/2015Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 26 |

    ... making their Lyric Opera debut. Vancouver, BC ~ Vancouver Opera kicks off the exciting 2015-2016 season with Giuseppe Verdi's thrilling blockbuster, Rigoletto. Powerful baritone Gordon Hawkins will sing the title role, with international superstar ...