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Christoph Waltz, Directing Opera, Moves From Tarantino to Verdi
Christoph Waltz, Directing Opera, Moves From Tarantino to VerdiANTWERP, Belgium — Christoph Waltz acts musically — even operatically. Characters like the cunning S.S. officer he played in Quentin Tarantino’s film “Inglourious Basterds,” for which he won the first of two Oscars, and the sybaritic profiteer in ...read more
Source: New York Times
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:55:00 GMT
Movie review: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' is a grandiose, epic space opera
Movie review: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' is a grandiose, epic space operaWriter/director Rian Johnson goes for broke during his turn at bat in the "Star Wars" franchise, and he delivers an epic space opera with "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," a film that is as indebted to the previous installments and "Star Wars" canon as it is to ...read more
Source: Tribune News Service on MSN.com
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:17:00 GMT
Concert to Honor African-American Opera Singers
Concert to Honor African-American Opera SingersThe growing role of previously unheralded African-American opera singers will be celebrated at a special Opera NOVA concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21 at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Arlington. Just six days after the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King ...read more
Source: Patch
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:13:00 GMT
Watch THE COUNCIL HAS SPOKEN, A Star Wars Rap Opera Ft. Tony Award Nominee Robin De Jesus
Watch THE COUNCIL HAS SPOKEN, A Star Wars Rap Opera Ft. Tony Award Nominee Robin De JesusJuan Drigo Ricafort presents: "The Council Has Spoken" A Star Wars Rap Opera, featuring Tony Award nominee Robin de Jesús. Watch now at StarWarsRaps.com Today Juan Drigo Ricafort announces the release of the record single "The Council Has Spoken ...read more
Source: art.broadwayworld.com
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:13:00 GMT
Chelsea Opera to perform its version of Nativity in Utica
Chelsea Opera to perform its version of Nativity in UticaUTICA — Ever wanted to imbue the nativity story with a little jazz? The Chelsea Opera, based out of New York City, has done just that, and with the help of a Utica native. Its performance, “Bending Towards the Light: A Jazz Nativity,” now in its ...read more
Source: Observer-Dispatch
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 06:45:00 GMT
UGA grad Clay Hilley takes innovative approaches to success as a rising opera star
UGA grad Clay Hilley takes innovative approaches to success as a rising opera starSome people knew what they wanted to be when they grew up for their whole life. But for opera tenor Clay Hilley, this wasn’t necessarily the case. It was actually while he was in college that he first discovered his passion for opera. “I was in my ...read more
Source: Red and Black
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:51:00 GMT
Zeng Xiaomin, a Leading Diva of Contemporary Cantonese Opera
Zeng Xiaomin, a Leading Diva of Contemporary Cantonese OperaThe opera, based on a Chinese legend 'Madame White Snake', integrates traditional culture with new fashion, and presents a both humanistic and aesthetic story with modern performance stages, dazzling lights and beautiful animations on LED screens.read more
Source: prnewswire.com
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 02:03:00 GMT
Stellar 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' throws a few twists into the Skywalker space opera
Stellar 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' throws a few twists into the Skywalker space operaDaisy Ridley's Rey and Adam Driver's Kylo Ren are front and center, alongside co-stars Mark Hamill, John Boyega and the late Carrie Fisher, in the new trailer for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi.' Lucasfilmread more
Source: York Daily Record
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:20:00 GMT
There’s a new look for ‘A Tuna Christmas’ at Springer Opera House
There’s a new look for ‘A Tuna Christmas’ at Springer Opera HouseOne of the greatest compliments Paul Pierce ever received as an actor was after a production of “A Tuna Christmas.” A member of the audience told him that until the curtain call she did not realize there were only two people in the cast. In the show ...read more
Source: Ledger-Enquirer
Published on Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:47:00 GMT
Nigella Lawson is coming back to the Sydney Opera House
Nigella Lawson is coming back to the Sydney Opera HouseShe's the first lady of food and a charming conversationalist, which is why Nigella Lawson is back for another round of advice, observation and wit in the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall in January. Lawson sold out her 2016 appearance (you know, in the ...read more
Source: Time Out
Published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:13:00 GMT