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  1. Verismo Opera Presents Verdi's Otello in Berkeley on Saturday NightRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet

    This coming Saturday night the Verismo Opera company brings its performance of Verdi's Otello to the intimate performance space of the Hillside Club in Berkeley, with Fred Winthrop as Otello, Eliza O'Malley as Desdemona and Michael Moran conducting. Otello is the story of a man who has defied convention by rising to the rank of general in the Venetian army despite his African ancestry and is now governor of Cypress.

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  2. Today in history for Feb. 5, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... temporary insanity. 1885 - Congo state is established as a personal possession of Belgium's King Leopold II. 1887 - Verdi's opera "Otello" premieres at La Scala, in Milan, Italy. 1917 - Mexico becomes a federated republic of 28 states. 1958 - Gamel ...

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  3. Opera in the air at Mount AllisonRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Amherst Daily News

    Mount Allison University's Performing Arts Series celebrates love and its many facets this Valentine's Day with a dynamic performance by two of Canada's finest opera singers. Soprano Sally Dibblee and tenor John Mac Master will present excerpts from four much-loved operas: Giacomo Puccini's Tosca and La BohA me, Ruggero Leoncavallo's Pagliacci, and Giuseppe Verdi's Otello.

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  4. Fairfield's Verismo Opera brings 'Otello' to downtown theaterRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    Verdi's "Otello" concluded a run in Vallejo last weekend and has shows Saturday and Sunday in Berkeley. It opens Feb. 14 at the Fairfield Center for Creative Arts.

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  5. Bizet's Lost PearlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | City Journal

    ... Pearl Fishers adumbrates other composers' work as much as Bizet's crowning opera. Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades , Verdi's Don Carlo , and Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel , among other works, have proleptic echoes in The Pearl Fishers . A jaunty ...

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  6. Rites of spring: classical concerts not to missRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    ... on May 14, 20 and 22 . Why should you care? Because "Amleto" is essentially a missing link in Italian opera between Verdi and Puccini, with a libretto by Arrigo Boito, who wrote Verdi's "Otello" and "Falstaff." Because "Amleto" wasn't heard from ...

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  7. the Stalins of SoundRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2007 | Russia Journal

    ... Had he an ear and taste for classical music (like Karl Marx, who was keen on Beethoven, and Leon Trotsky, who loved Verdi), he might have devised a revolutionary doctrine for the performing arts. This could have protected Russia from the likes of ...

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  8. Los Angeles Opera announces 2016-2017 subscription seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Wave

    ... general director Plcido Domingo said in a prepared statement. Accordingly, the season opens with a new production of Verdi's "Macbeth" (Sept. 17 Oct. 16), not performed by the group since 1987. The tenor-turned-baritone-in-residence, Domingo, who ...

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  9. Premiere of Verdi's "Don Carlo" at Duesseldorf Opera House February 13, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | PRWeb

    Another of Guiseppe Verdi's major operas will premiere in Dusseldorf, directed by renowned Flemish director Guy Jooten and conducted by Andriy Yurkevych. Saturday February 13, 2016, with performances through April 2, 2016.

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  10. A Stunning Verdi Requiem by the L.A. Master ChoraleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Switched

    This past weekend at Disney Hall, an inspired Los Angeles Master Chorale and Orchestra, conducted by Artistic Director Grant Gershon, gave two thrilling, ultimately cathartic performances of Giuseppe Verdi's Requiem. I caught the first one Saturday afternoon, in which the combined forces, with stellar guest soloists, gave full account to both the work's titanic musical architecture and its human-scaled pathos.

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  11. Verismo Opera Presents Verdi's Otello in Berkeley on Saturday NightRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    This coming Saturday night the Verismo Opera company brings its performance of Verdi's Otello to the intimate performance space of the Hillside Club in Berkeley, with Fred Winthrop as Otello, Eliza O'Malley as Desdemona and Michael Moran conducting. Otello is the story of a man who has defied convention by rising to the rank of general in the Venetian army despite his African ancestry and is now governor of Cypress.

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  12. Hartford Stage's Tresnjak To Direct Verdi Opera 'Macbeth' In L.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | CTNow.com

    Darko Tresnjak just directed "Macbeth" at Hartford Stage two seasons ago, and now he's doing it again? No, wait. This time it's not the Shakespeare play but the Verdi opera.

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  13. Turandot at Carib 5 tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Gleaner

    ... San Francisco Opera. She previously sang Mimi in La Boheme at the San Francisco Opera and Pittsburgh Opera, Leonora in Verdi's Il Trovatore at the Bordeaux Opera and San Francisco Marco Berti first sang Calaf at the Met in 2012. He has sung the role ...

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  14. Meet the Super Cool Mixologist at Miranda...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | WOKY-AM Greenfield

    ... Nichole says, "I won't have a career until my mid-40s. It takes time to build stamina and a level of expertise to sing Verdi or Wagner - which is where my big, contralto sound will really fit." By night, Nichole's a wizard at mixology. "To me, a ...

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  15. Opera Theater Konnyakuza finds a way to make opera more accessible to the massesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Japan Times

    The world of opera has always found inspiration in the works of William Shakespeare, but adapting them for the stage requires flexibility. Kyoko Hagi, a composer who serves as the representative of Opera Theater Konnyakuza, points out that Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi transformed "Macbeth" into an opera by cutting a lot of the elements that made the theatrical version so appealing.

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  16. Talent, ignoble end of actor George Rose recalled in new play at Signature TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... 1984 U.S. debut of the late, mighty-voiced Bulgarian soprano Ghena Dimitrova at Carnegie Hall in a concert version of Verdi's "Nabucco." When Dixon says of Rose's company "I was hypnotized," his enthusiasm registers so strongly that you wish you ...

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  17. Opera star Placido Domingo will return to Miami for the first time in a decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Miami Herald

    ... galas in Vienna and Budapest before settling in Milan where I'll prepare and sing several performances of Giuseppe Verdi's opera I due Foscari . Soon after I return to the Metropolitan Opera in New York and the Teatro del Liceo in Barcelona. I ...

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  18. French mezzo-soprano Geraldine Chauvet makes her Canadian debut in CarmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Canada.com

    ... Pique Dame, impressing the critics. He has taken lead roles for Edmonton Opera before, as Don Giovanni (2006), Iago in Verdi's Otello (2010), and in Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci (2011). The rest of the cast are young Canadian singers. ...

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  19. The Impossible HappensRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Iron Tongue of Midnight

    LA Opera has a better 2016-17 season than San Francisco Opera. Main stage: Macbeth , Verdi; Placido Domingo , Ekaterina Semenchuk/Conlon Akhnaten , Glass; Anthony Roth Costanza in the title role.

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  20. Placido Domingo to reprise MacbethRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | BBC News

    Placido Domingo is to reprise the title role in a production of Giuseppe Verdi's Macbeth at the Los Angeles Opera. Domingo, who is the LA Opera's general director, will also conduct The Tales of Hoffman as part of the new season.

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