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Lyric Opera of Chicago to Hold Dance Auditions for LA TRAVIATA
Lyric Opera of Chicago to Hold Dance Auditions for LA TRAVIATALyric Opera of Chicago will hold auditions for solo dancers with strong technique and significant stage experience for its upcoming production of La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi on Monday, June 18, 2018. The production will be staged by critically acclaimed ...read more
Source: BroadwayWorld
Published on Wed, 23 May 2018 09:15:00 GMT
5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Opening of The Opera House
5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Opening of The Opera HouseThe Metropolitan Opera played a pivotal role in bringing together a wide range of cultural institutions to a centralized new Manhattan home in the 1950s and ‘60s. Here, we pull back the curtain on the opening of the Metropolitan Opera’s new home.read more
Source: PBS
Published on Wed, 23 May 2018 13:38:00 GMT
FSU Opera delves into one-acts just before summertime
FSU Opera delves into one-acts just before summertimeFSU Opera delves into one-acts just before summertime The opera department is presenting two works by Gian Carlo Menotti and New Zealand's composer Micheal F. Williams. Check out this story on tallahassee.com: https://www.tallahassee.com/story ...read more
Source: Tallahassee Democrat
Published on Thu, 24 May 2018 07:32:00 GMT
Opera UCLA proves Susan B. Anthony, more than ever, remains 'The Mother of Us All'
Opera UCLA proves Susan B. Anthony, more than ever, remains 'The Mother of Us All'John Cage said it best. Of Virgil Thomson's opera "The Mother of Us All," Cage wrote, "everything Americans feel about life and death, male and female, poverty and riches, war and peace, blacks and whites, activity and loitering, is shown to be real and true.read more
Source: Los Angeles Times
Published on Mon, 21 May 2018 13:00:00 GMT
East Hampton filmmaker's documentary looks at the history of the Metropolitan Opera House
East Hampton filmmaker's documentary looks at the history of the Metropolitan Opera HouseLong Island-based filmmaker Susan Froemke launched her career in 1975 alongside Albert and David Maysles with the classic "Grey Gardens," about the mother-daughter East Hampton recluses both named Edith Beale. Over the 43 years since, Froemke has earned an ...read more
Source: Newsday
Published on Wed, 23 May 2018 18:38:00 GMT
World’s Strangest Opera House, Deep in the Jungle, Makes Unusual Pitch to Locals
World’s Strangest Opera House, Deep in the Jungle, Makes Unusual Pitch to LocalsMANAUS, Brazil—It’s nearly lunchtime in the sweltering Amazonian city of Manaus and Angela Araújo is waiting for the takeout she ordered: Handel, with a side of Mozart. Ms. Araújo, 53, can barely contain her excitement as her order pulls up in a ...read more
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Published on Tue, 22 May 2018 12:28:00 GMT
LA Opera’s rousing ‘Rigoletto’ affords a classic its due at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
LA Opera’s rousing ‘Rigoletto’ affords a classic its due at the Dorothy Chandler PavilionIt’s not uncommon these days to encounter opera productions that trip over their own way-out concepts, productions that leave you wondering, “What was that all about?” That is not the case with Los Angeles Opera’s production of Giuseppe Verdi’s ...read more
Source: Los Angeles Daily News
Published on Thu, 24 May 2018 07:04:00 GMT
London's Leading Pop-Opera Girl Group Ida Bring Their Show 'IDA Girls' To The Other Palace
London's Leading Pop-Opera Girl Group Ida Bring Their Show 'IDA Girls' To The Other PalaceLondon's leading pop-opera girl group, Ida, will perform an impressive collection of re-worked operatic arias, chart-topping hits and musical theatre favourites at The Other Palace on Wednesday 11th July 2018 at 7.00pm. The performance takes place in the ...read more
Source: BroadwayWorld
Published on Thu, 24 May 2018 03:42:00 GMT
Phantom of the Opera: Magic, pyrotechnics and an exclusive backstage tour
Phantom of the Opera: Magic, pyrotechnics and an exclusive backstage tourInside Broadway is a professional New York City based children's theater company committed to producing Broadway's classic musicals in a contemporary light for young audiences. Presented in collaboration with a Broadway musical, Creating the Magic is a ...read more
Source: WABC-TV
Published on Thu, 24 May 2018 02:46:00 GMT
Welcome to the Jungle Opera
Welcome to the Jungle OperaThe Amazonas Theater's Opera Delivery program in Manaus, Brazil, is offering mini performances in private homes and businesses to promote the iconic opera house and music festival. Photo: Ana Terra Athayde for The Wall Street Journalread more
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Published on Tue, 22 May 2018 06:58:00 GMT