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

Met Opera: A Splendid "Otello" With A Sublime Renee Fleming
Huffington Post
One of Verdi's greatest operas, based on one of Shakespeare's greatest
plays, returned to the Metropolitan Opera last night in a splendid staging
of Otello with the incomparable Renee Fleming delivering a sublime
performance as the ill-fated Desdemona ...
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Sarah Brightman, 'Phantom of the Opera' star, will travel to space
Los Angeles Times
Sarah Brightman, the original Christine in "The Phantom of the Opera," is
training to become a space tourist and is planning to travel to the
International Space Station in 2015. The British singer made the
announcement Wednesday at a news conference ...
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Opera, Microsoft, Others Create Website for HTML5, CCS3
Tom's Hardware Guide
Currently this new site provides information in a wiki format, but Opera
assures visitors that the site is fully-funded and staffed by experts to
monitor and maintain its content. The site offers accurate, detailed
documentation on the many web-based ...
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Operas and orgasms -- did ENO go too far with 'Don Giovanni' ad?
Los Angeles Times
In 2010, the English National Opera in London generated some debate over
its modern staging of Mozart's "Don Giovanni" that featured a couple of
scenes of sexual assault, including one of a gang rape of a woman. This
season, the company is once again ...
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'Elektra' a bloody good show, electrifying opener for Lyric
Chicago Tribune
OPERA REVIEW: 'Elektra' 3-1/2 stars; through Oct. 30 at the Civic Opera
House, 20 N. Wacker Drive; $32-$239; 312-332-2244, ext. 5600;
lyricopera.org. Opening nights at Lyric Opera are more typically given over
to popular operas filled with sing-along ...
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'Nashville' rises above country soap opera to be must-watch drama
Kansas City Star
'Nashville' rises above country soap opera to be must-watch drama. By SARA
SMITH. The Kansas City Star. By SARA SMITH The Kansas City Star. Updated:
2012-10-09T13:30:10Z. More News. You don't have to be a fan of country
music to like "Nashville.
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Opera Mobile for Android Gets 'SPDY'
Opera Software has released a new version of Opera Mobile for Android
phones. This update doesn't offer many visible new features, but under the
hood there are quite a few improvements that make Opera Mobile 12.1 well
worth the upgrade. You can grab ...
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Go away with Placido Domingo
Chicago Tribune
Opera star Placido Domingo, 71, was born in Spain. At the age of eight, he
traveled to Mexico, where he studied piano and conducting at Mexico City's
Conservatory of Music. Since then, his repertoire includes more than 140
stage roles, 100 recordings ...
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Opera and Classical Music Listings for Oct. 5-11
New York Times
Dicapo Opera Theater (Thursday) This scrappy ensemble has quietly built a
reputation for intriguing seasons that blend operas — standard and not
— with performances of the more operatic musical theater repertory. It
opens its new season with a ...
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'Moby-Dick' Opens at San Francisco Opera: A Conversation With Composer ...
Huffington Post
Moby-Dick, by composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer, opens at San
Francisco Opera on Wednesday, October 10th and runs for eight performances
through Friday, November 2nd. The production is directed by Leonard Foglia,
a member of the ...
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The Opera Singers Initiative Celebrates Fall, and Tells Us How To Rid ...
New York Observer
The Opera Singers Initiative was founded in 2007 as a way to help emerging
professional classical performers, 10 are chosen each year to participate
in a 12-month training program, which touches on all facets of being a
divo, from performing ...
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English National Opera Condom Ad Depicts Don Giovanni's Sexual Exploits ...
Huffington Post
Channeling a double entendre that is sure to please frat boys near and far,
the English National Opera (ENO) recently released an advertisement reading
"Coming Soon" next to a used condom wrapper. (We wonder if applause will
soon be replaced with high ...
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San Francisco Opera's 'Moby Dick': Talise Trevigne reaches for stardom
San Jose Mercury News
To say that Talise Trevigne, the former cheerleader from Los Altos High
School, is reaching the heights of the opera world is, well, an
understatement. Starting Oct. 10, the soprano literally will fly as she
sings, balanced on a wire 30 feet above the ...
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A murky operatic mashup
Philadelphia Inquirer
Few art forms are under less pressure to make sense than opera, if only
because people sing rather than talk. But that doesn't mean anything goes,
which seemed to be the case with the oblique Dido+, a Curtis Opera Theatre
production of Purcell's Dido ...
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Halloween events, opera, music and more fill the weekend
The Detroit News
"The Barber of Seville" at Detroit Opera House: Dramatic and comedic,
Rossini's prequel to "The Marriage of Figaro" is sung in Italian with
English translations. 7:30 p.m. Sat. (also Wed. and Oct. 19-21). $25-$115.
1526 Broadway St., Detroit. (313) 237 ...
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Offenbach's 'Hoffman' performed by UGA Opera Theater
Online Athens
But the boozy wordsmith at the center of "The Tales of Hoffman," an
opera performed this week by the UGA Opera Theater in Hodgson Hall at the
Performing Arts Center, is quite capable of keeping youth entranced. In
five acts, the German poet Hoffman's ...
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Utah Opera to bring ghosts and gypsies in 'Il Trovatore' performance
Deseret News
SALT LAKE CITY — Just in time for the Halloween season, the Utah Opera
will bring ghosts and gypsies on stage for the performance of "Il
Trovatore." The opera will open Saturday, Oct. 13, and run until Sunday,
Oct. 21, at the Capitol Theatre. For ...
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Opera Review (LA): Don Giovanni at the L.A. Opera
Blogcritics.org (blog)
Don Giovanni or Don Juan has always proven to be a character who stirs the
imagination like no other. What motivates this womanizer to feel he must
seduce every woman who crosses his path? Stranger yet, why do the women
fall for his seductions?
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Opera-loving George Osborne is in tune with the times
How depressing that the Chancellor of the Exchequer should be lambasted for
attending two performances of Wagner's Ring at the Royal Opera House. At
one point, we even had paparazzi outside waiting to catch any politician
who turned up. Would he be ...
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Don Giovanni: Opera Review
Hollywood Reporter
So many opera stagings are now filtered through some manner of interpretive
construct that it's refreshing to see one as pure and straightforward as
this one, originally directed by Peter Stein at the Chicago Lyric and here
mounted by Gregory A. Fortner.
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Ridasiyna clear l'Opera winner
The Aga Khan's Ridasiyna rallied from well off the pace to collar Izzi Top
in the final 200 meters and score a clear win the Qatar Prix de l'Opera on
Oct. 7 at Longchamp. With less than a quarter mile to run Izzi Top took
charge from pacesetter ...
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On the passing of Opera in the Heights' William Weibel
Houston Chronicle (blog)
Opera in the Heights closed its opening season performance of Rossini's
"Otello" last weekend, but the successful opening was tinged with
sadness over the news that former longtime artistic director William Weibel
passed away on Oct. 1. With a degree ...
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UFC: 8 Great MMA Soap Operas
Bleacher Report
For a sport that is, at its heart, about using one's body to do as much
harm as possible to the body of another, there sure can be a lot of drama.
Whining, crying, Twitter wars, he-said she-said foolishness. When MMA isn't
about smashing someone's face ...
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Opera offers moving take of Britten's "Prodigal Son"
The Courier-Journal (blog)
Their entrance in the Kentucky Opera's and the Louisville Choral Arts
Society's joint production of this nearly one-hour opera marked the
beginning of a captivating evening at St. Francis in the Fields Episcopal
Church in Harrods Creek. The opera ...
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Opera Mobile for Android: Slimmer, safer and faster than Chrome
Opera Mobile for Android gets speedy — or should I say SPDY — with
version 12.1 of the browser, now available for free in the Google Play
store. The popular mobile browser also gains some web fraud detection
features and wider support for HTML 5 ...
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Curtain rises on Lyric Opera with love, thrills and a food fight
Chicago Tribune
There truly will be something for everyone at Lyric Opera of Chicago this
season. Let me count the ways. How about bicentennial salutes to two of the
greatest composers in the history of opera, Giuseppe Verdi and Richard
Wagner? How about the chills of ...
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Rock Opera Explores Phenomenon Of Celebrity Icons
Journal & Topics Newspapers Online
Think Princess Diana and John Lennon. "It's a story about a man and not
necessarily the Jesus he became," said Big Noise Theater's Stacey
Flaster, director and choreographer of the rock opera that is now playing
at the Prairie Lakes Theater in Des Plaines.
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=== Blogs - 11 new results for [Opera] ===

New Opera Mobile: Slimmer, safer surfing on the go
After a strict diet, the new Opera Mobile 12.1 for Android is ready to show
off its sleek new binary in the Google Play store. Despite being tailor
made for four different chipsets, ARM v5 and v7, MIPS and X86, the Opera
Mobile 12.1 browser ...
Opera Press Room

Opera Partners with C-Movil to Sell Advertising in Mexico
By Anna Heim
Opera is partnering with mobile marketing firm C-Movil to sell advertising
in Mexico, the company announced today. It also revealed interesting data
points about the user base the new partners now intend to monetize.
According to Opera ...
The Next Web

Opera Mobile Store offers developers powerful new promotional ...
The Opera Mobile Store is available through Opera Software's flagship Opera
Mini and Opera Mobile browsers and has proven content distribution in some
of the world's fastest-growing mobile markets, including India, Russia,
Brazil, ...
Opera Press Room

Opera Gives Developers More Ways To Promote Their Mobile Apps
By Robin Wauters
Norwegian browser and mobile advertising solutions company Opera Software
today announced that it is significantly enhancing its custom mobile
application store, dubbed Opera Mobile Store, with more promotional options
for app ...
The Next Web

Opera Mobile 12.1 for Android brings safer surfing | Android ...
By Dave LeClair
Opera has been in lab working, and they have just launched Opera Mobile
12.1 for Android. Opera claims this new browser is safer and slimmer, while
still being.
Android Community

Opera Mobile 12.1 arrives on Google Play to take on Chrome ...
By Danny Brogan
Opera has updated its mobile browser for the Android platform, introducing
SPDY, WebSockets, fraud detection and better CSS and HTML5 support. Opera
Pocket-lint : Latest News

Opera launches Opera Mobile 12.1 for Android, offers better security ...
By Chris Parsons
Given the fact there is a multitude of web browsers available for download
in the Google Play Store, it's no wonder those competing for space on your
device continue to revamp their efforts. Opera Mobile is no exception to
that and as such, ...
Android Central - Android Forums,...

Placido Domingo returns for the New Orleans Opera Association's ...
By Andrew Adler
Celebrated mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe will sing a duet with Placido
Domingo as well as arias from popular operas.
New Orleans Entertainment News

Jailed Opera Benefactor Wins Release Pending Fraud Appeal ...
By Andy Markowitz
A federal court ordered Tuesday that bail terms be set for technology
investor and arts patron Alberto Vilar, who is serving a nine-year prison
term on fraud and conspiracy charges, making him eligible for release while
judges consider his ...
Philanthropy Today

The Opera Returns to Colorado State | Rocky Mountain Collegian
By Alex Steinmetz
The Charles and Reta Ralph Opera Center and the CSU Sinfonia Orchestra are
putting on II Matrimonio Segreto (The Secret Marriage) by Domenico Cimarosa
on Oct. 27, Nov. 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m. They are also putting on a matinee
Rocky Mountain Collegian

Copious Notes » Blog Archive » Review: The Phantom of the Opera ...
By Rich Copley
And the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre's production of Phantom, which
opened Friday night at the Lexington Opera House and runs for nine more
performances through Oct. 14, succeeds because of the students. The
chandelier could ...
Copious Notes

=== Web - 7 new results for [Opera] ===

Soviet Space Opera | Jacobin
How the Soviet imaginations put us on the moon. Once upon a time, science
fiction writers told stories of two possible interplanetary futures over
the next horizon ...

Preview of 2012-13 Lyric Opera of Chicago season - Chicago Tribune
There truly will be something for everyone at Lyric Opera of Chicago this
season. Let me count the ways.How about bicentennial salutes to two of the
greatest ...

Albarn, Gilliam back plan to make opera accessible - Yahoo! Finance
From Yahoo! Finance: A Python and the founder of Gorillaz are trying to
help opera shed its stuffy image.

The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre - visitlondon.com
See Andrew Lloyd Webber's much-loved, award-winning musical The Phantom of
the Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre in London. Andrew Lloyd Webber's epic

Detroit Opera House :: Ways to Save
Young Professionals ages 18–40 can try two opera or dance performances
for only $25 each, a savings of over 50%! After your first two events,
tickets are $30 ...

Opera Mobile 12.1 brings new features to an old friend
Opera Mobile 12.1 is now available in the Google Play store, bringing
things like added security and HTML5 goodies like Drag and Drop and the
clipboard API; ...

Review: Elektra (Lyric Opera of Chicago) | Chicago Theater Beat
Elektra opens the Lyric's 58th Season on a ferocious note. The bloody
showcase sets the tone ...

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