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LA Opera Presents New Production Of ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE Featuring The Joffrey Ballet
LA Opera Presents New Production Of ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE Featuring The Joffrey BalletPlácido Domingo, LA Opera's Eli and Edythe Broad General Director, has announced final details about the company's spring presentation of Christoph Willibald Gluck's landmark masterpiece, Orpheus and Eurydice, which will be conducted by James Conlon, the ...read more
Source: BroadwayWorld
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:04:00 GMT
Tonya Harding opera is 'tangled and complicated' for this Minnesota skater-turned-singer
Tonya Harding opera is 'tangled and complicated' for this Minnesota skater-turned-singerIt was “the whack heard ’round the world,” according to the tabloids. Nancy Kerrigan, one of the country’s leading figure skaters, was exiting a practice session at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in 1994 when she was bludgeoned in the right ...read more
Source: Star Tribune
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:02:00 GMT
Trump had it in for Comey from 'Day One' over 'soap opera' style, Priebus says
Trump had it in for Comey from 'Day One' over 'soap opera' style, Priebus saysWhen President Trump ousted James Comey from the helm of the FBI last May, it triggered a political cataclysm – with charges flying of obstruction of justice and the appointment soon after of a special counsel who’s since brought charges against ...read more
Source: Fox News
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:36:00 GMT
7 Women at Austin Opera Come Forward After Director's Firing
7 Women at Austin Opera Come Forward After Director's FiringAUSTIN, Texas — Seven women at the Austin Opera have come forward to describe a culture of permissiveness that allowed the opera's artistic director and conductor to inappropriately touch women and make crass comments without consequence. The women told ...read more
Source: The New York Times
Published on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 13:06:00 GMT
Opera-singing sisters liven a routine performance of ‘Maria di Rohan’
Opera-singing sisters liven a routine performance of ‘Maria di Rohan’There were two reasons that Washington Concert Opera’s performance of Donizetti’s seldom-heard “Maria di Rohan” at Lisner Auditorium on Sunday proved a memorable experience, and they were closely related. A pair of opera-singing sisters named ...read more
Source: The Washington Post
Published on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:09:00 GMT
Review: A seemingly inexhaustible shelf life continues in ‘The Phantom of the Opera’
Review: A seemingly inexhaustible shelf life continues in ‘The Phantom of the Opera’Apparently, the Phantom lives forever. Thirty-two years after its premiere, one of the top-grossing musicals of all time is still packing ’em in. Sunday’s matinee at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts showed why Andrew Lloyd Webber ...read more
Source: The Tampa Tribune
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:01:00 GMT
Tulsa Opera's 2018-19 season to include favorite Oklahoma talents, Latin American conductors and U.S. debut for trans performer
Tulsa Opera's 2018-19 season to include favorite Oklahoma talents, Latin American conductors and U.S. debut for trans performerTULSA - Tulsa Opera's 2018-19 season will feature the return of several favorite Oklahoma performers and a focus on inclusivity and diversity. One of the oldest opera companies in America, Tulsa Opera's 71st season will include three Latin American ...read more
Source: NewsOK
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 05:09:00 GMT
Tulsa Opera returns to three main stage productions for 2018-2019
Tulsa Opera returns to three main stage productions for 2018-2019Tulsa Opera's 2018-2019 season will feature a bit of history, when the company will present Mozart's "Don Giovanni" with transgender baritone Lucia Lucas in the title role. The season, the company's 71st, will also feature a return to three fully staged ...read more
Source: Tulsa World
Published on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:35:00 GMT
Minnesota Opera packs 2018-19 season with fresh works, including 2011 hit 'Silent Night'
Minnesota Opera packs 2018-19 season with fresh works, including 2011 hit 'Silent Night'A baseball scandal, singing soldiers, a horse that eats a hat. These are a few of the surprising ingredients for Minnesota Opera’s daring 2018-19 season, announced Tuesday. Just one of the season’s five operas is a surefire box-office banker — that ...read more
Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:25:00 GMT
Strictly Come Dancing star Karen Clifton’s ‘mystery man’ revealed as opera singer David Webb
Strictly Come Dancing star Karen Clifton’s ‘mystery man’ revealed as opera singer David WebbNow, The Sun Online can reveal that it was in fact David – a singer who recently appeared in Aida at the National Opera - who was by her side. David, who used to be part of the classical music group Amore and trained at the Royal College of Music, and ...read more
Source: The Sun
Published on Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:22:00 GMT