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=== News - 26 new results for [Opera] ===

Opera's Gunn to promote American works in Philadelphia
Philadelphia Inquirer
Though Philadelphia operagoers are most used to seeing baritone Nathan Gunn
on stage, his new role with Opera Company of Philadelphia will be all but
invisible: On Wednesday, Gunn was appointed director of the opera company's
American Repertoire ...
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SF Opera 90th Opening-night Gala
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Glitz and glamour converged Friday on the steps of the Opera House where
850 patrons heralded the 90th season opener of our renown San Francisco
Opera at the Opera Ball. Expertly executed by Ball co-chairs Diane Rubin
and Cathy MacNaughton, this ...
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How you can take part in Seattle Opera's 'Fidelio'
The Seattle Times
How you can take part in Seattle Opera's 'Fidelio'. Community members are
invited to two Seattle Opera events tied to the production of "Fidelio": a
singalong at an opera chorus rehearsal, and tryouts for extras needed for
the big crowd scene in the ...
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George Michael & Paris Opera: Pop Star Makes History
Huffington Post
George Michael Paris Opera. George Michael makes history at the Paris
Opera. PARIS — Singer George Michael has become the first international
popstar to perform in Paris' Opera Garnier, a venue more known as a stage
for classical music and opera.
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SF's Opera in Park attracts attention
San Francisco Chronicle
When it comes to spreading sunshine and delight through Golden Gate Park's
Sharon Meadow, the forces of the San Francisco Opera run only a close
second to Mother Nature herself. The competition was joined on Sunday
afternoon during the 39th ...
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San Francisco Opera Opens 90th Season With Verdi's 'Rigoletto'
Huffington Post
The 2012 San Francisco Opera Season opened this past Friday night with
Giuseppi Verdi's Rigoletto. In the title role was Serbian baritone Željko
Lučić and making their SF Opera debuts were Polish soprano Aleksandra
Kurzak as "Gilda" and Serbian tenor ...
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Concerts and controversial opera bring faiths together in St. Louis
Washington Post
Two years after the Sept. 11 attacks, Timothy O'Leary sat in an audience of
2,000 New Yorkers listening to the Brooklyn Philharmonic perform a concert
about terrorism — the 1985 murder of an American tourist by members of
the Palestine Liberation ...
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Review: Opera San Jose opens season with Bizet's 'The Pearl Fishers'
San Jose Mercury News
Bizet's "The Pearl Fishers" is a silly opera filled with lovely music. It's
set on a faux-exotic tropical island -- Ceylon in its pre-Sri Lanka days,
we're told -- where people dress in loose-fitting "Oriental" robes and
colorful head-wraps, constantly ...
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Placido Domingo Celebrates 45 Years at LAOpera!
Huffington Post
On Saturday I will be sitting in the orchestra of the Dorothy Chandler
Theatre at the Music Center (135 N. Grand Avenue) watching the opening
night performance of the L.A. Opera Company's 2012/2013 season. It will be
a rather obscure Giuseppi Verdi ...
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Lyric Opera's night at the Pritzker could have been starrier
Chicago Sun-Times
Simply having an annual free concert by Lyric Opera of Chicago at the
ever-stunning Pritzker Pavilion and Millennium Park is a tremendous display
of civic and company pride that allows little criticism. That 10,000 or
more people — and tens of ...
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Los Angeles Opera takes fresh look at Verdi's 'The Two Foscari'
Los Angeles Times
On a recent day backstage at CBS Television City, one wall was dominated by
a painting of sunny Venice, Italy, a set for Los Angeles Opera's production
of "Foscari," a rarely produced work that opens the company's 2012-13
season Saturday. And slightly ...
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A Rare Breed: New Operas at the Met
New York Times
By ANTHONY TOMMASINI. Published: September 6, 2012. ON Oct. 23 the
Metropolitan Opera will offer something that has been too infrequent during
Peter Gelb's six years as general manager: a new production of an opera by
a living composer.
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Opera on the stage and opera in the park
San Francisco Chronicle
The opera "Rigoletto" is a much-loved old favorite, and the
primping-and-posing rituals of opening night familiar to most of the
glittering folks who attended. But at evening's end, the question I'm not
sure ever got answered: How would Sonya ...
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SF Opera 90th gala - blast to the past
San Francisco Chronicle
Donna Sachet stands near the entrance of the San Francisco Opera Ball
celebrating the opening of the San Francisco OperaÕs 90th Season on
Friday, Sept. 7, 2012. After cocktail hour those in attendance were
entertained with Giuseppe VerdiÕs Rigoletto ...
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Review: Long Beach Opera's 'The Paper Nautilus' enchants
Los Angeles Times
Eight Summer Olympics ago, it was Los Angeles' turn. We did well with the
Games (traffic and weather cooperated). We built no monuments, no
starchitect stadiums or the like. But a progressive Olympic Arts Festival
gave a lasting boost to our modern ...
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Opera review: Artisphere's 'Photo-Op'
Washington Post
By Joan Reinthaler, The Washington Post. I guess it's an opera — at least
that's how it's billed by conductor Robert Wood, composer Conrad Cummings
and librettist James Siena. But "Photo-Op," which opened at
Artisphere's Black Box Theatre on Saturday, ...
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Chicago Opera Theater's The Magic Flute | Stage preview
Time Out Chicago Kids (blog)
A native of Rome, the 38-year-old Gieleta exudes an air of crisp elegance
and passion while discussing his latest venture—the first new Chicago
production of Mozart's final opera in 17 years, for Chicago Opera Theater,
which opens this Saturday and ...
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The Dallas Opera Needs a Bunch of Hotties for its Next Show, Aïda
Dallas Observer (blog)
Lots and lots of supernumeraries, as extras are called in the opera world,
are required for the opera's huge crowd scenes. You'd be playing a guard,
torch bearer, fan waver or other character in Ancient Egypt (just like in
The Scorpion King! Or ...
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Rock Opera: An Improvised Muiscal Event
Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)
At the Philly Fringe, the group Ladies and Gentlemen are conjuring
something that can only be vaguely termed "An Improvised Rock Opera"
because plot, characters, music, lyrics are made up on the spot, and can
only be described in a review that relates ...
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Portland Opera names five singers to residency program
"This is an immensely talented group of singers," said Portland Opera
General Director Christopher Mattaliano in a statement, "and we are
welcoming them back to a program more aptly named for their level of
artistry and professionalism." Begun in 2005 ...
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Opera with a side order of picnic
Minneapolis Star Tribune
This year's production is "The Return of King Idomeneo: A Picnic Operetta,"
which brings Mozart's opera "Idomeneo, rè di Creta" to a street corner on
the island of Crete, circa 1950. In the mix are doo-wop tunes and a
blob-like sea monster, on top of ...
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Fresco Opera Theatre's The Good, the Bad and the Divas is a 
Western-style ...
Isthmus Daily Page
Fresco Opera Theatre riddles the Overture Center with arias during its
latest original production, The Good, the Bad and the Divas, playing now
through Sunday, Sept. 9. Shootouts are part of this Western tale, but the
bullets that reach your heart aren ...
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Rosina DiLullo Gore, opera soloist, choir director, teacher
Philadelphia Inquirer
Rosina DiLullo Gore, 90, a soloist with the Lyric Opera of Philadelphia in
the 1950s and 1960s who became a choir director at churches in Montgomery
County, died Friday, Aug. 31, at her home in Ambler. "She sang the role of
Frasquita in the opera ...
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Review: Opera Piccola does Donizetti proud
San Antonio Express
Opera Piccola added some height and turned up the volume for the first
production of its second season, a presentation of Gaetano Donizetti's "Don
Pasquale," to stake a stronger claim toward legitimate chamber opera.
Visually, the audience had more to ...
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Opera Festival milestone | Symphony's benefit reaches 20th anniversary
The Tribune-Democrat
Johnstown's most elegant annual celebration will begin at 7 p.m. at the
Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center in Richland Township by welcoming four
world-class opera stars. William Locher, senior vice president of Somerset
Trust Co. and festival chairman ...
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San Francisco Opera's Opening Gala Was A Sparkling Gem (PHOTOS)
Huffington Post
Promptly at five o'clock, guests arrived at the Opera House to greet their
fellows and flashbulbs with enthusiasm. An endless row of town cars
disgorged dashing men in white tie and black, most of them fated to be
foils to the winsome and sometimes ...
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=== Blogs - 11 new results for [Opera] ===

'Rigoletto' Opens San Francisco Opera's 90th Season « CBS San ...
By rondj2h
San Francisco Opera opened its 90th season this week with back-to-back,
double-cast performances of Verdi's great thriller "Rigoletto," a dark
CBS San Francisco

Breaking: National opera faces closure after losing 2-million Euro ...
By Norman Lebrecht
The Teatro Nacional de Sao Carlos, Portugal's only opera house, is facing
bankruptcy after losing an unfair dismissal lawsuit brought by its
Hungarian conductor, Zoltán Peskó. The conductor was awarded two million
Euros in damages.
Slipped Disc

When does an opera become canonical? - The Economist
By E.H.
JOHN ADAMS, an American composer, conducted "Nixon in China" in Berlin
on Monday. It was the first time his opera had been performed in the German

Opera now blocks third party source addon installations
By Martin Brinkmann
Opera users who try to install an extension in the browser from a third
party source website receive a notification for some time now that acts as
a warning.
gHacks Technology News | Latest...

Opera Rock Posts "Starborn" Teaser Trailers - Metal Underground.com
Metal News: Opera Rock Posts Teasers For New Album 'Starborn'
Metal Underground.com

Concerts and controversial opera bring faiths together in St. Louis
By Tim Townsend / The Post-Dispatch
LOUIS (RNS) Terrorism stories are rarely happy stories, and yet the path
Timothy O'Leary has taken -- from bringing the controversial opera ``The
Death of Klinghoffer'' to St. Louis last year to the Sheldon's second
annual Sept. 11 memorial ...
Religion News Service

How you can take part in Seattle Opera's 'Fidelio' | The Arts | The ...
How you can take part in Seattle Opera's 'Fidelio'. Community members are
invited to two Seattle Opera events tied to the production of "Fidelio": a
singalong at an opera chorus rehearsal, and tryouts for extras needed for
the big crowd scene ...
The Seattle Times

Meet the Ballkyries, opera's most dangerous women players
By Norman Lebrecht
An article in Das Orchester, monthly magazine of the German musical
profession, features Die Ballküren, the invincible female football team of
Bavarian State Opera. Made up of orchestral players, chorus and solo
singers, the Ballkyries won ...
Slipped Disc

Opera Company Of Philadelphia To Open Its Season With La ...
By Allison Stadd
The fall arts season in Philadelphia is shaping up to be huge. The
Philadelphia Live Arts and Philly Fringe Festival kicks off tonight, with
16 days of.
Uwishunu - Philadelphia Blog...

S.F. Opera 'Rigoletto' offers double the pleasure | Janos Gereben ...
By Janos Gereben
S.F. Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti and Chorus Director Ian Robertson
led their respective forces in a powerful, rhythmically exciting
"Rigoletto," the men's chorus singing with the gusto of a glee club
responding to a touchdown.
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Great moments in opera: Turandot « All Manner of Thing
By cburrell
Turandot was Puccini's last opera; in fact, it was left unfinished at his
death in 1924. It departs from the verismo conventions of his other major
operas, taking us instead into a mythic Far East where a cruel princess has
set a deadly trap for the ...
All Manner of Thing

=== Web - 8 new results for [Opera] ===

Freesat+ box gets interactive with Opera
The Opera Devices SDK has delivered the power of the web to millions of
TVs, set-top boxes, portable media players and other devices across the

Sing along with Seattle Opera | ArtsPage | The Seattle Times
ArtsPage. The Seattle area is home to a vibrant arts scene — there's
always something going on in theaters, concert halls, galleries, museums.
How to keep up?

George Michael makes pop history at Paris Opera - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: Singer George Michael has become the first international
popstar to perform in Paris' Opera Garnier, a venue more known as a stage
for ...

Annapolis Opera celebrates turning 40 with pair of Verdi classics ...
Annapolis Opera is on fire with excitement about its 40th-anniversary
season. That much is evident from its season brochure — the company's
best ever — on ...

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Pass the Spoon: a sort-of opera about a television cooking show ...
"Pass the Spoon is a daft and instantly lovable collaboration between
cartoonist David Shrigley, composer David Fennessy and director Nicholas

George Michael Performs in Opera House; Lady Gaga Dons ...
Lara Spencer explains what has people buzzing on the "GMA" Pop News Heat

Warsaw Opera takes Aida to Oman - Thenews.pl :: News from Poland
Over 300 singers, dancers, musicians and technical staff from Poland's
National Opera have travelled to Oman for the opening of the new season at
the Royal ...

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