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=== News - 28 new results for [Opera] ===

Opera review: 'The Tempest'
New York Daily News
"The Tempest" blew into the Metropolitan Opera on Tuesday. From the
get-go, it reminded us that a challenge of staging Shakespeare's tale of
revenge and reconciliation is conjuring the furious squall that sets it in
motion. So give Canadian director ...
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Smash soap opera airs final episode in Brazil, but without feared 
electricity ...
Washington Post
SAO PAULO — Brazilians plopped down in chairs gathered around sidewalk
TVs and sat down to meals with sets looming over their tables Friday night
as the country settled in for the final chapter of a smash soap opera that
enthralled its fans for months.
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SF Opera's 'Lohengrin' revitalizes tale
San Francisco Chronicle
Even listeners with strong memories of Brandon Jovanovich's earlier
appearances at the San Francisco Opera - including powerful performances in
"Madama Butterfly" and "Die Walküre" - might have been forgiven a double
take or two on Saturday night, ...
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Vienna's Live Opera Stream Is First Internet-Based Platform For 
Streaming ...
Huffington Post
20, 2012 photo, Anna Netrebko performs as Adina during the final dress
rehearsal of Gaetano Donizetti's "L'Elisir d'Amore" at the Metropolitan
Opera in New York. That most endearing of all comedies, Donizetti's
"L'Elisir d'Amore," opened the ...
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Spanish opera singer hospitalized
Fox News
Spanish soprano Montserrat Caballe has been admitted to the intensive care
unit of Barcelona's Sant Pau Hospital after suffering a mild stroke,
authorities at the medical center told Efe. Caballe, 79, is showing
favorable progress, fully conscious and ...
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Child Prodigy Writes Opera at Age 7
ABC News (blog)
Alma Deutscher is already an accomplished musician; she's mastered the
piano and the violin. Now she can add composing her own opera to the list
— and she's only seven years old. Like so many other child prodigies, she
plays beautifully. But what sets ...
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Pizarro: Opera San Jose launching anti-bullying program
San Jose Mercury News
Opera San Jose is starting an anti-bullying program as part of its
celebration of National Opera Week, which begins Friday. The company will
launch a one-act touring opera, "Billy Goats Gruff," with a free
performance at 4 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Dr. Martin ...
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Lyric Opera marks Verdi bicentennial with 'Simon Boccanegra'
Chicago Sun-Times
Verdi has created two of opera's most memorable tragic heroines —
Violetta, the doomed young courtesan of "La traviata," and Aida, the
enslaved Ethiopian princess who dies for love in the opera that bears her
name. But it's mostly a man's world in ...
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'Lulu' as Operatic Melting Pot
New York Times (blog)
With this background, her idea of creating a new opera based on Alban
Berg's 12-tone operatic masterpiece "Lulu" is not as strange as it may
seem at first blush. The result, "American Lulu," now in its world
premiere run at the Komische Oper in Berlin ...
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American Ballet Theater Signs On for Three Years at the David H. Koch 
New York Times (blog)
American Ballet Theater, which presents a spring season at the Metropolitan
Opera House, will have a second Lincoln Center home starting next fall. The
company announced yesterday that it would move its fall season from New
York City Center to the ...
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A little less restless in Seattle? Some positive news for musicians
Los Angeles Times
A little good news from Seattle. The Seattle Symphony, Seattle Opera and
the union representing those musicians (the SSOPO) have agreed to extend
their collective bargaining agreement through Jan. 31, 2013, allowing more
time to work out a new contract.
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Opera meets mariachi in latest Lyric venture
Chicago Tribune
Two musical traditions with wide followings will come together April 7 when
Lyric Opera will present the Midwest premiere of "Cruzar la Cara de la
Luna" ("To Cross the Face of the Moon"), at the Civic Opera House,
the company announced Monday.
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Thomas Ades' wondrous opera premieres at Met, joined to fussy Lepage ...
Washington Post
Ades (pronounced AH-diss) wrote the work on commission for the Royal Opera
House in London, which premiered it to acclaim in 2004. It's a compact
piece, barely two hours of music, but profoundly dense and intricate in the
way it manages through ...
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John Farrell soap opera coming to end
Boston Herald
The Red Sox [team stats] will have an answer shortly on John Farrell. Not
might or could or should. They will. Why? Because logically it is the only
sensible outcome for all parties involved. Red Sox fans concerned about a)
the duration of the ...
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LA Opera's new CEO works to keep stage lights on, audiences coming
Los Angeles Times
For the past 12 years, the public face of Los Angeles Opera has been
Plácido Domingo, the famed tenor who serves as general director. But the
person who manages the company on a daily basis — the person whose job is
to oversee every aspect of daily ...
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Opera Singers Score Big With Pine Bros.
Sacramento Bee
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif., Oct. 24, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- The fat lady has
something to sing about! Pine Brothers, makers of the eponymous throat
drop, has announced that their products are being offered free to America's
professional opera singers.
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Revisiting the Royal Opera House
Huffington Post (blog)
I had an opportunity recently to visit the Royal Opera House, Covent
Garden. I served as chief executive of the Opera House in the late 1990s, a
period of great turmoil for the institution. I was the fifth chief
executive in as many years. The ...
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SF Opera: A whale, a swan and 2 lovers
The Associated Press
By MIKE SILVERMAN, Associated Press – 1 day ago. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A
whale, a swan, a pair of star-cross'd lovers: It made for an eclectic week
at the San Francisco Opera. With the company's fall season in full swing,
three different works took the ...
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Mexico goes to the opera, and likes what it hears
Washington Post
"The warmth, the emotion conveyed by the Latin voice, that you hear in
popular music like the mariachi, you hear the same thing — romance,
tragedy — at the opera," said Charles Oppenheim, editor of a magazine
published by ProOpera, a private ...
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ASO bringing opera to Altoona
Altoona Mirror
Teresa Cheung , the maestra of the Altoona Symphony Orchestra, said
Mascagni was the first operatic composer to tap into work-a-day people's
lives. She described this opera of love, lust, jealousy and betrayal as
"extremely emotional very expressive ...
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Romantic Madame Butterfly Coming to LA Opera
Huffington Post
I am a sucker for a great love story, either in the movies, the opera, the
stage, or in real life. As a filmmaker, I have tried to inject that
romantic element in all of the movies that I have produced, so when Billie
Holiday met Louis McKay in Lady ...
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Opera Birmingham celebrates National Opera Week with food, attic sale, more
The Huntsville Times - al.com
The festivities start Friday, Oct. 26, with a performance by tenor Bray
Wilkins, winner of Opera Birmingham's "Opera Idol 2012" Audience
Favorite Award, and continue through Nov. 3. They include high-definition
screenings at local theaters by the ...
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In Madison Opera's 'Masked Ball,' betrayal goes both ways
Wisconsin State Journal
Madison Opera's production of "A Masked Ball" by Giuseppe Verdi is based on
a true story about Gustav III of Sweden, who was killed at a lavish masked
ball as part of a political conspiracy. For his opera, Verdi added a love
interest in Amelia, the ...
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The Politicians In Opera Puzzler
NPR (blog)
As the presidential campaign heads into the homestretch, with binders,
bayonets and a profusion of political ads, perhaps it's time to step back
from the election hubbub. Instead of fumbling for your smartphone to
decipher the latest poll results, put ...
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Review: 'Lohengrin' at San Francisco Opera carried by dazzling performances
San Jose Mercury News
The San Francisco Opera's new production of "Lohengrin" is worth
celebrating on at least two counts. First, it offers a shimmering,
sumptuous performance of one of Richard Wagner's most remarkable scores.
Second, it introduces the opera world's newest ...
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Opera in Visalia? New singing company makes its debut with 'Hansel and 
Visalia Times-Delta
The newly minted Visalia Opera Company will make its debut performance
Friday with a performance of German composer Englebert Humperdinck's
"Hansel and Gretel." The Visalia Opera Company, under the umbrella of
the Arts Consortium, is a nonprofit ...
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'Nixon In China': An American Opera Inches Toward Classic At 25
NPR (blog)
Twenty-five years ago today, Houston Grand Opera mounted the world premiere
of Nixon in China, the first opera by a young composer named John Adams.
Two days later, The New York Times described it as a "coy and insubstantial
work" and "hardly a ...
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NBR NZ Opera to stage four works in 2013
National Business Review
The NBR New Zealand Opera will perform three main-stage works in the 2013
season – in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. And although the
Christchurch Opera company has now merged with it, there will be a separate
programme in its home city.
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=== Blogs - 13 new results for [Opera] ===

Angry Birds Seasons, Opera Mini, Square in Canada, Music - 9to5Mac
By Jordan Kahn
Angry Birds Seasons version 2.3.0: Rovio updated its Seasons edition of
Angry Birds with 30 new levels for Halloween and much more. The HD iPad
version gets the same update. BOO! The pigs are hiding in their spookiest
location yet: a ...

A New Twist For Lyric Opera Of Chicago « CBS Chicago
By John Dodge
The Lyric stage has seen Aida, Lohengrin and Faust. And now comes a
Mariachi Opera, premiering April 7.
CBS Chicago

Snøhetta wins competition to design Busan Opera House
By Amy Frearson
Snøhetta has won a competition to design the waterside Busan Opera House
in South Korea.

busan opera house winning proposal by snohetta
kun (heaven) meets kon (earth) meets kam (water) in a respectful structure
that responds to the triad of elements and houses the opera house and
public space.
Designboom - Weblog

Hot off the calendar…. opera stars do it for charity
By Norman Lebrecht
Today the Musicians Benevolent Fund launches a special calendar entitled
'Opera Offstage' which offers a glimpse of some of Britain's best loved
opera stars enjoying precious time off. The 2013 calendar will retail at
£12 and will be sold ...
Slipped Disc

'Lohengrin' gives opera rock 'n' roll intensity - San Francisco Examiner
By Janos Gereben
"Lohengrin," Richard Wagner's ultra-romantic 1850 work, has returned to
the War Memorial Opera House with a production that illustrates the very
idea of "grand opera." At Saturday's premiere, an outstanding cast,
Nicola Luisotti's orchestra ...
Examiner RSS

Review: Opera Theater's 'Barber' Soars Vocally « CBS Detroit
By cstrawser1
Michigan Opera Theatre, debt retired, the future secure, bubbled like fine
champagne with wonderful voices in the 42nd season opener.
CBS Detroit

Space Opera Goes Boom. Jack Campbell's The Lost Stars - Tor.com
By Liz Bourke
A review of The Lost Stars: Tarnished Knight by Jack Campbell.
Tor.com Frontpage Partial - Blog...

Infernal Opera Posts New Song Teaser Online - in Metal News ...
Metal News: Infernal Opera Posts New Song, 'Emissary Of Steel,' Teaser
Metal Underground.com

After Success of Asparagus Opera, Bondir Stages Second Concert ...
By Kara Baskin
Our friends at Bondir tell us that they'll host an opera on November 13,
capitalizing on the success of their Asparagus Opera last spring (listen to
a clip right here). Sensing Terroir: A Harvest Food Opera includes a
five-course menu from New ...
Grub Street Boston

Sydney Opera House Announced as Next Scottish Ten Site CyArk
By justin.barton@cyark.org (Justin Barton)
Next International Project Announced at Digidoc in Edinburgh.
CyArk News Feed

Hit soap opera ends in Brazil, but no blackouts - KansasCity.com
Brazilians plopped down in chairs gathered around sidewalk TVs and sat down
to meals with sets looming over their tables Friday night as the country
settled in for the final chapter of a smash soap opera that enthralled its
fans for months.
Kansas City Star: Television

Vienna platform launches opera live stream - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa ...
Vienna's opera scene is going live on the web for the first time with the
launch of the first Internet-based platform for streaming classical
productions from the Austrian capital.
NEWS ON 6 - Web Exclusives

=== Web - 4 new results for [Opera] ===

Brazil fears power outages for soap opera finale - Yahoo! TV
From Yahoo! TV: Brazil's national electricity grid braced for possible
power outages Friday night during the television broadcast of the final
chapter of a smash ...

How to Manage Cookies in Opera, 9.61+, 10.0 - All about Cookies
Manage Cookies. What can I do to stop cookies being installed on my
browser? Opera have arguably, the most flexible and the most specific
privacy and cookie ...

The Marriage of Figaro - Seattle Opera
Charming, lighthearted and endlessly enjoyable, Mozart's most popular opera
is a perpetual motion machine that sparkles with genius. There's never a
dull ...

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