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She Gave Words to Opera’s Nixon
She Gave Words to Opera’s NixonWhen “Nixon in China” had its premiere at Houston Grand Opera on Oct. 22, 1987, there had never been anything quite like it. No previous American opera — perhaps no opera, ever — had so boldly dealt with recent political history. The topic ...read more
Source: New York Times
Published on Tue, 22 Aug 2017 21:13:00 GMT
BWW Review: HANSEL UND GRETEL at Union Avenue Opera
BWW Review: HANSEL UND GRETEL at Union Avenue OperaHullo little boy, little girl. Want a cookie? The Union Avenue Opera has opened a delightful production of Hänsel und Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck. You'll never hear this work performed by a more glorious collection of voices. It is of course taken ...read more
Source: art.broadwayworld.com
Published on Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:35:00 GMT
Tina Arena to play Evita at the Sydney Opera House
Tina Arena to play Evita at the Sydney Opera HouseOne of Australia's most successful and enduring stars will take on the role of Eva Peron in Evita at the Sydney Opera House in September next year. Tina Arena, who has a string of hit albums and singles and successful tours to her name, will play the ...read more
Source: Sydney Morning Herald on MSN.com
Published on Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:30:00 GMT
East Texan Sylvia D’Eramo prepares for opera career
East Texan Sylvia D’Eramo prepares for opera careerAudience members in Tyler Junior College’s Jean Browne Theatre felt as though they had been transported to a New York opera house as alumna Sylvia D’Eramo took the stage recently. D’Eramo, who began her music and theater training at TJC, returned to ...read more
Source: Tyler Morning Telegraph
Published on Wed, 23 Aug 2017 13:31:00 GMT
‘A Night at the Opera’ proves to be elegant benefit for Philharmonic Society
‘A Night at the Opera’ proves to be elegant benefit for Philharmonic SocietyClassical music aficionados and philanthropic supporters of the Philharmonic Society of Orange County gathered for A Night at the Opera, a benefit gala held at Samueli Theater at Segerstrom Center for the Arts’. Soprano Alyson Cambridge and tenor Bruce ...read more
Source: Orange County Register
Published on Wed, 23 Aug 2017 05:00:00 GMT
New York Times Publishes Paean To ‘Klinghoffer’ Opera Author
New York Times Publishes Paean To ‘Klinghoffer’ Opera AuthorIf there was any remaining doubt that the New York Times is biased specifically against traditional Judaism and not merely against all religions, the Times’ latest outrage — an adoring profile of an Anglican priest and writer of operas named Alice ...read more
Source: The Algemeiner
Published on Wed, 23 Aug 2017 13:27:00 GMT
INDEX.CFM OPERA COVERAGE
INDEX.CFM OPERA COVERAGEThe Merola Opera Program launches its 60th Anniversary season on Sunday, June 11 with a Benefit Gala at City Hall and a concert immediately following at Herbst Theatre in San Francisco, featuring some of the acclaimed Merola program's most illustrious ...read more
Source: art.broadwayworld.com
Published on Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:44:00 GMT
Salt Marsh Opera to hold ‘Opera in the Park’ Sept. 1
Salt Marsh Opera to hold ‘Opera in the Park’ Sept. 1OLD SAYBROOK >> Salt Marsh Opera presents their annual event of well-known opera selections and musical theatre,” Opera in the Park,” on Friday, Sept. 1 at 6:30 p.m. on the Old Saybrook Town Green, adjacent to the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center ...read more
Source: The Middletown Press
Published on Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:25:00 GMT
5 reasons why millennials should give opera a whirl
5 reasons why millennials should give opera a whirlHello, my name is Caitlin Elftman. I am a proud Milwaukee native, I am a millennial and … I am an opera lover. Did I catch you off-guard with that last statement? While that may not be a typical introduction for a 30-year-old Wisconsin girl, I'm going to ...read more
Source: On Milwaukee
Published on Wed, 23 Aug 2017 08:39:00 GMT
Princess Diana and Prince Charles 'soap opera of body language' hinted at doomed royal marriage
Princess Diana and Prince Charles 'soap opera of body language' hinted at doomed royal marriageBefore Princess Diana and Prince Charles said 'I do' at St Paul's Cathedral in a ceremony watched by millions the cracks had already started showing. Royal author Penny Junor explosive biography about The Duchess: The Untold Story claimed that the highly ...read more
Source: International Business Times on MSN.com
Published on Tue, 22 Aug 2017 05:15:54 GMT