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  1. New Century Opera Chorus announce auditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... call Constantine Grame at 365-5645. The company will be presenting Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor on Dec. 5-6, and Verdi's Macbeth, running March 11-16, at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St., Tarpon Springs. Both productions ...

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  2. SF Opera new resident maestro Spaniard Bernacer to start with Damrau, CrocettoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Examiner.com

    ... will assist music director Nicola Luisotti . Bernacer worked with Luisotti in Valencia on Boito's 'Mefistofele' and on Verdi's 'Nabucco'. Initial assignments in San Francisco will be Verdi's 'Luisa Miller', Donizetti's 'Lucia di Lammermoor' and ...

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  3. National Brass Ensemble to Perform Chicago Debut Concert at Symphony Center, 9/20Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... New York, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Detroit. The program of works by Gabrieli, Verdi and John Williams is inspired by the NBE's soon-to-be released CD, Gabrieli , recorded by the NBE in 2014 in conjunction with ...

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  4. Jordi Bernacer will be the new Resident Conductor for San Francisco OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Examiner.com

    ... serving as special musical assistant to Maestro Luisotti for the productions of Luisa Miller and Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi and Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti. He will also be required for a wide range of musical and rehearsal activities. ...

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  5. Muti triumphs in SalzburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | ANSA.it

    Salzburg, August 28 - Riccardo Muti and his Luigi Cherubini Youth Orchestra won delirious applause for their performance of Verdi's Ernani at the Grosses Festspielhaus in Salzbburgh. The performance marked the youth orchestra's debut at Sazburg's prestigious summer music festival, the only Italian orchestra invited to play there.

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  6. Dinara Alieva and Aleksandrs Antonenko: "Verdi, Puccini, Tchaikovsky"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Opera News

    ... in revivals of Norma and Carmen , plus Otello with the Chicago Symphony. Antonenko opens the 2015-16 Met season as Verdi's Moor in a new production directed by Bartlett Sher and conducted by Yannick NA zet-SA guin. This often exciting ...

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  7. Recordings Fiamma Bel canto Damrau Cover 915Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Opera News

    ... her signature roles, Violetta, Damrau paces the recitative "AS strano" thoughtfully, then seems to go into a trance as Verdi's courtesan imagines the possibility of love in "Ah, fors'A lui," with its reflective second verse and Damrau's slow cadenza ...

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  8. A guide to the fall opera season on discRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | SFGate

    The San Francisco Opera 's 2015 fall season is concentrated largely on standard repertoire, with well-loved masterpieces by Mozart, Wagner, Verdi and more. In addition, a secret tonsorial through-line will bring us not one but two barbers - a sanguinary one from Stephen Sondheim and a more benign one from Rossini.

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  9. Fall classical 2015: Gustavo Dudamel returns; 'Luisa Miller' revived by S.F. OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | SiliconValley.com

    A glance at the fall calendar reveals just how varied the Bay Area classical music scene can be, with opera, orchestral music, Baroque masterpieces, chamber works, recitals and special events on the schedule. San Francisco Opera ushers in the season with Verdi's "Luisa Miller," followed by Sondheim's "Sweeney Todd," Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor," Mozart's "Magic Flute" and Wagner's "Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg."

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  10. The Royal Opera returns with a double bill to thrillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Japan Times

    Lovers of classical music can diffuse summer's heat with some ghostly relief, as The Royal Opera makes its first visit to Japan since 2010 - this time with the spectral pairing of Giuseppe Verdi's "Macbeth" and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "Don Giovanni." The two productions have triumphed at the company's Royal Opera House home in London's Covent Garden, and on tour abroad - and the same surely awaits them here, with Sir Antonio Pappano, The Royal Opera's music director, conducting both.

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  11. Louisville Performing Arts Calendar For Fall 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Louisville.com

    ... 2 p.m. for both productions. For show details and tickets, visit Kentucky Opera online or call 502-584-4500. Giuseppe Verdi composed the music for this classic Shakespeare tragedy with Gregory Dahl as Macbeth and Lyne Fortin as Lady Macbeth, ...

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  12. Glimmerglass season shines with vibrant vocal performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Washington Post

    ... director, Francesca Zambello. Not everybody wants the kind of updating Anne Bogart offered in her 1930s version of Verdi's "Macbeth." Not everybody wants the biting sarcasm Zambello brought to Bernstein's "Candide," the token musical of the season. ...

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  13. Merola Finale: A grand concert by opera's future starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Examiner.com

    ... the Merola Opera Program 's Grand Finale in the War Memorial Opera House. (The fall season opens on Sept. 11, with Verdi's "Luisa Miller," Merola/Adler alumna Leah Crocetto in the title role.) As for 58 years before, Merola - one of oldest and ...

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  14. Verdi, front and center at Seattle OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Seattle Gay News

    All hail Aidan Lang, the new General Director, for demonstrating genius in coming up with the idea of putting Verdi's music foremost by having the orchestra on-stage and placing the singers in front of the orchestra on an extension of the stage out over the orchestra pit. With minimal props and sometimes abstract video projections , the singers were so present, so easily heard, and so much the focus of attention that the music became super-intense.

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  15. Nabucco: A Pared-Down Verdi at Seattle OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Seattle Weekly

    ... 20 SO seasons I've seen-and places the action forward onto a platform covering the orchestra pit. On the plus side, Verdi's 1842 score gains greatly. The subtleties of his orchestration (such as there are) are enhanced beguilingly, particularly the ...

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  16. BWW Review: Boston Landmarks Orchestra Serves Up Italian FavoritesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... from Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana . If there were any dry eyes left on the lawn after that, "Dove Guardi" from Verdi's Otello assured that the rest of the audience would become misty eyed, as Shirvis's full-bodied soprano beautifully melded with ...

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  17. Lake Norman Orchestra (LKNO) - Concerto Concert with Guest ArtistsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | PR Log

    Join Maestro Eduardo CedeA o, the Lake Norman Orchestra and special guest artists on Saturday, September 12 as we welcome the fall season with Concerto Classics! MOORESVILLE, N.C. - Aug. 17, 2015 - PRLog -- Highlights of the Concerto Classics performance will include Die Meistersinger by Wagner, Carmen by Bizet, Nabucco by Verdi and English Folk Songs . Joining us for this spectacular musical event will be organist Rev.

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  18. At Tanglewood: BSO farewells awaken heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... work the BSO will carry on tour. In Margherita's aria from Boito's "Mefistofele" and Desdemona's bedroom scene from Verdi's "Otello," Opolais put herself into the heroines' fears, though her voice sounded cool, and unsteady at the top. Her husband, ...

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  19. Music Review Conductor John Oliver honored at TanglewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Boston.com

    ... voice for a selection from Boito's "Mefistofele" as well as both the Willow Song and "Ave Maria" from Act IV of Verdi's "Otello." Between them came an opulently shaped Intermezzo from Puccini's "Manon Lescaut." Friday's soloist was the German ...

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  20. Op ra Louisiane expanding program, plans new events for upcoming seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | The Advocate

    ... Baritones Todd Thomas, Mark Walters, Dennis Jesse and Ivan Griffin will collaborate on a program including works from Verdi to Rodgers and Hammerstein. Soprano Rachel Cobb will be their special guest. "I've worked with all of these singers," ...

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