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=== News - 27 new results for [Opera] ===

Damon Albarn backs drive to find younger opera fans
LONDON (Reuters) - The English National Opera launched a fresh initiative
on Wednesday to attract new and younger audiences to an art form it
acknowledged was still seen by many as the preserve of old and wealthy
patrons. "Undress for the Opera" has ...
`Carmen' returns to Met Opera in mixed revival
Huffington Post
NEW YORK — The Metropolitan Opera's revival of its 2 1/2-year-old
production of Bizet's "Carmen" was memorable for the debut of conductor
Michele Mariotti and for performances by Anita Rachvelishvili and Yonghoon
Lee that never quite came together.
Opera 12.1 beta brings SPDY, Retina support
Norwegian browser maker Opera Software has released its 12.10 beta version,
designed for faster Web communications by supporting technologies including
Google's SPDY and the Web Socket standard. The new browser version, which
had been known in ...
NY appeals court orders bail for philanthropist
Huffington Post
NEW YORK — An opera-loving philanthropist convicted of a
multimillion-dollar fraud will soon be freed from prison on bail after a
federal appeals court signaled on Tuesday he might be succeeding in proving
his case deserves a second look. The 2nd U.S. ...
City Opera Is to Shed Its Past, Not Store It
New York Times
New York City Opera, which has been seeking to forge a new identity since
casting off from Lincoln Center two seasons ago, now appears ready to shed
some of the tangible — and expensive — vestiges of its venerable past:
the sets and costumes of many ...
Five more operas based on great literary works
San Jose Mercury News
Every bit as entertaining as the composer's Broadway hit "West Side Story,"
this opera gave us two great arias in "Glitter and Be Gay" for an extremely
talented coloratura soprano and the gorgeous "Make Our Garden Grow" for
principals and full chorus.
Zajick rules and Guanqun Yu shows promise as Met opera revives 
Verdi's 'Il ...
Washington Post
NEW YORK — Youth and experience both were well-served as the Metropolitan
Opera revived Verdi's "Il Trovatore" for the first time this season: A
young soprano made a promising debut, and a veteran mezzo twice her age
stole the show. Saturday's matinee ...
Blend of bikinis and Chinese opera stirs debate on cultural preservation in 
Washington Post
BEIJING — A stage performance by bikini-clad women wearing headpieces
styled after traditional Peking Opera has sparked debate in China after
photos were made public this week, highlighting divided views on how to
preserve the country's traditions.
Opera singer's inspiring story of resilience
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homeless, an opera singer tells CNN's Barbara Starr how his life changed
thanks to help and resilience.
Opera 12.10 beta brings new APIs for extension developers
Opera 12.10 also takes advantage of advances in both the Windows and Mac OS
X operating systems. For Mountain Lion, the new Opera supports the Retina
Display and notification centre, as well as social content-sharing. The
updated browser also adds ...
Baroque Opera at the Ambronay Festival
New York Times
This "serenata" (actually a shortish opera seria with just over two
hours of music) was first given in 1752 in Lisbon, where a flourishing
Italian opera tradition was one of many casualties of the devastating 1755
earthquake, as apparently was Almeida ...
'Dog Days,' New Opera, at Peak Performances in Montclair
New York Times
The opera's ending comes awash in electric distortion. Earplugs are advised
for the sensitive. Almost everything involved in the director Robert
Woodruff's canny staging — Matt Frey's sickly lighting, Victoria Tzykun's
threadbare costumes, a debris ...
Verdi's 'Trovatore' at the Metropolitan Opera
New York Times
They are not necessarily those with the most hype, the most famous artists
or the most innovative repertory. Rather, they are those that remind us of
the reasons we go to the opera in the first place: the intensity of the
emotions, the exhilaration of ...
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Where an Incorrect Answer Can Extinguish Everything
New York Times
There is also a certain allure to Franco Zeffirelli's 25-year-old
production of "Turandot" at the Metropolitan Opera, flamboyant and over
the top though it may be. The lavish sets attracted enthusiastic applause
when the production returned to the Met ...
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'Dog Days': Opera's savage side
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Based on a short story of the same name by Judy Budnitz, the opera begins
with Lisa and her family on the brink of starvation. At their doorstep, a
man dressed as a dog (the captivating John Kelly) arrives, refusing to
speak, instead writhing on the ...
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How's This for a Mash-Up: Beijing Opera by Way of Broadway
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The result is Beijing Opera Demystified, a show developed by Mr. Pourazar
that is part of the 2012 Beijing Design Week's 751 International Design
Festival, currently underway. It's the first time the entire
English-language show will be performed in China.
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Opera Birmingham returns to two full productions in 2012-13
Los, a Metropolitan Opera veteran, is a Moldavian soprano who has sung the
Butterfly role for Opera New Jersey, PORT Opera in Portland, Maine, and
Savonlinna Opera Festival in Finland. Jones was taken by her performance in
Portland. "She's the whole ...
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Canadian Opera Company off the air at CBC
Toronto Star
The Canadian Broadcasting Company will continue with its long-running show,
Saturday Afternoon at the Opera, but the Canadian Opera Company will not be
on it. The COC announced Wednesday that it had failed to reach a
satisfactory arrangement with ...
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Opera preview: A Verdi baritone, Mark Delavan is ready for 'Rigoletto'
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Baritone Mark Delavan will perform one of Verdi's plum roles, the title
part in "Rigoletto," which opens the season for Pittsburgh Opera Saturday.
While he can boast of many diverse roles in his three-decade career, Mr.
Delavan's greatest claim is of a ...
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Sue Gilmore: San Francisco Opera launches Jake Heggie's 'Moby-Dick' at 
War ...
San Jose Mercury News
San Francisco composer Jake Heggie may not have been the first to brave the
roiling oceans as a setting for a major opera. Richard Wagner went there
well before him for "The Flying Dutchman" in 1843, and Benjamin Britten
rang in with the harrowing ...
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Lyric Opera puts season on hold until bills are paid
The Virginian-Pilot
In order to get the best experience with our full-size images, you should
enable JavaScript in your browser. Peter Mark rehearses Verdi's opera "La
Traviata", the first production of Lyric Opera Virginia, on Aug. 19, 2011,
at the Sandler Center in ...
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Albarn, Gilliam back plan to make opera accessible
The Associated Press
By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press – 1 minute ago. LONDON (AP) — A
Python and the founder of Gorillaz are trying to help opera shed its stuffy
image. Monty Python's Terry Gilliam and Blur and Gorillaz singer Damon
Albarn are supporting a plan by the ...
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Opera Solutions Leverages Pervasive Software Platform to Accelerate Big 
Data ...
Opera Solutions is using the high-performance parallelism of Pervasive
DataRush as an enabling component in its Signal Hub™ technologies. Signal
Hubs convert Big Data into productivity and profit gains for customers in
many sectors, including ...
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Vocal crisis behind her, Christine Goerke takes on the murderous (in all ...
Chicago Tribune
The celebrated American dramatic soprano, who will make her Lyric Opera of
Chicago debut in the formidable title role of Richard Strauss' "Elektra,"
which will open the season on Saturday night, is one of the lucky ones who
made it back from every ...
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A must-see for Opera fanatics
Toronto Sun
Giuseppe Verdi's musically magnificent Il Trovatore is, by modern lights,
an opera almost at war with itself, weighed down by the now-cliched
melodrama of Salvatore Cammarano libretto (adapted from a play by Antonio
Garcia Gutierrez), even while it is ...
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Otello from Opera in the Heights: Downright Electrifying
Houston Press (blog)
After hearing Opera in the Heights's stirring production of Gioacchino
Rossini's 1816 "lyric tragedy," based very broadly on Shakespeare's mighty
drama of jealousy, you will wonder, as did I, why this opera lies
forgotten, a rarity among his many ...
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The New Season: Opera-Hopping Around Europe
New York Times (blog)
The gifted Austrian composer Olga Neuwirth draws on many sources for her
music. She made an opera of David Lynch's film "Lost Highway," for one.
Her latest, which has its world premiere at the Komische Oper in Berlin,
newly incarnates the femme fatale ...
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=== Blogs - 12 new results for [Opera] ===

Opera Pushes New Beta Desktop Browser For Windows, Mac And ...
By Robin Wauters
Opera 12.10 includes an enhanced API for URL filtering, along with three
new APIs (Context Menu API, Screenshot API and Resource Loader API) that
essentially enable developers to create more engaging extensions for Opera
end users.
The Next Web

Opera singer grows algae on her face by feeding it with her breath ...
By George Dvorsky
No, what you're looking at is not some kind of lost prop from an old Alien
movie. Rather, it's part of an After Agri performance that was showcased at
the recently concluded Digital Design Weekend at the V&A. During the
art-piece, the ...

Peabody Opera House Celebrates It's First Anniversary | FOX2now ...
By Randi Naughton
LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - The Peabody Opera House celebrates it's one year
anniversary Monday. In it's inaugural season the Peabody hosted 90 ticketed
events on it's main stage and entertained over 150000 guests.
FOX2now.com – St. Louis News...

Hisense and Opera bring personalized TV-viewing experience
Hisense and Opera bring personalized TV-viewing experience. Beijing, China
— September 27, 2012. Opera Software today announced its cooperation with
Hisense, the fifth largest LED TV provider in the world. Opera will deliver
its Opera ...
Opera Press Room

'Algae Opera': Singer grows edible algae with her breath | MNN ...
By John Platt
Mezzo-soprano Louise Ashcroft wore a squid-like mask. As she sang, the
carbon dioxide fed the algae in her mask and nearby tanks, and the algae
grew over the course of what was dubbed "The Algae Opera."
Lifestyle News

Algae Opera imagines a world where song produces Earth's food ...
By Liat Clark
A design collective has created the Algae Opera, an imagined world where
singers produce food by singing through a biotechnology suit.
Wired.co.uk - News

Bravo! Lee Pace is Heading to the Opera in Terrence McNally's ...
By Broadway.com Staff
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The 2012 Miami Marlins: Same Old Soap Opera or Tragedy? - Fish ...
By Michael Jong
The 2012 Miami Marlins have been a disappointment, and for outsiders, it
can be seen as another failure for a team with a long history of failures.
But the Marlins story of 2012 is less a soap opera and, more than anything
else, a classic ...
Fish Stripes - All Posts

Video Interlude: The Opera Company Of Philadelphia Surprises ...
By Allison Stadd
The Opera Company of Philadelphia is just days away from the free,
big-screen broadcast of Puccini's romantic blockbuster La bohème, an
Uwishunu - Philadelphia Blog...

Don't Be Afraid Of Opera - It's Just Like Baseball - ArtsJournal: Daily ...
Don't Be Afraid Of Opera - It's Just Like Baseball "Opera fans have a lot
more in common with sports fans than they do with academics. And when they
fall in love with opera, it's not usually by reading high-falutin'
introductions. It's by going to ...
ArtsJournal: Daily Arts News - Music

NY City Opera To Dispose Of Old Productions - ArtsJournal: Daily ...
NY City Opera To Dispose Of Old Productions "We're looking at a number of
different ways to get rid of, or find new homes for, productions,"
including selling some. He left open the possibility that some sets would
be thrown away, but declined ...
ArtsJournal: Daily Arts News - Music

Iran Nuclear Soap Opera Enters Its 20th Season - henrymakow.com
Iran Nuclear Soap Opera Enters Its 20th Season. September 27, 2012.
ahmad.jpeg Zionist-owned governments and media have been harping about
non-existent Iran nuclear weapons ad nauseam for at least 20 years. What is
their game?

=== Web - 6 new results for [Opera] ===

Opera Desktop Team - Opera 12.10 beta
Opera 12 beta was released this morning. Find out what's new in Opera 12.10
beta. As always thanks to all our regular Desktop team blog readers for
testing ...

Opera Desktop Team - Scrollable plug-ins
We have learned from the Opera 12.02 release on Windows that putting
plug-ins back into the main process was the right way to go. For Opera
12.10 we have ...

Blend of bikinis and Chinese opera stirs debate - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: A stage performance by bikini-clad women wearing
headpieces styled after traditional Peking Opera has sparked debate in
China after ...

GRAPHIC 2012 at the Sydney Opera House
We preview the GRAPHIC 2012 festival at the Sydney Opera House in November
, which ...

ibis Gent Centrum Opera hotel - Book your budget hotel in GENT
The ibis Gent Centrum Opera hotel is situated in the Gand shopping center,
close to the opera house and a short walk from the exhibition center and
convention ...

Houston Grand Opera (HouGrandOpera) on Twitter
We're Open! Theater District Open House is under way. Hear HGO sing, take a
backstage tour, get a pic taken + great ticket deals to be had! Expand
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