Romantic opera

Santa Fe Opera paints contrasting portraits of Seville in ‘Carmen’ and ‘Barber’

SANTA FE, NM – The Spanish city of Seville is the setting for several operas, including Rossini’s Barber of Seville and Bizet Carmen. Both are presented this summer by the Santa Fe Opera, in productions mixing traditional and modern visuals, sometimes provocative, sometimes questionable. The Hairdresser, directed by Stephen Barlow, …

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DUDAMEL AND THE PARIS OPERA BALLET at the Hollywood Bowl – Music Connection Magazine

Band Jonathan Widran and Jessica Taylor Making its first Southern California appearance in 21 years, the Paris Opera Ballet – worldwiderecognized as the birthplace of classical dance – brought a unique fusion to the Hollywood Bowl sceneof historical significance and contemporary timelessness, offering the deep recognitiona mesmerizing public insight into …

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Character against. Actor: Ashley Jones

Who is the best dresser? “Brigitta. No fuss. Without the scrubs, of course. Who’s the most fun at parties? “Lately, Bridget. Maybe you’ll see that side of her soon. Who is the luckiest in love? “Uh… Looks like we’re about even. Sigh.” Who is the most knowledgeable? “Well, Dr. Bridget …

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Catching up with Loren Lott

Soap Opera Digest: How would you sum up your time on Y&R? Loren Lot: Lifestyle change. It was a great introduction to becoming a series regular and a great transition from Broadway. Three weeks after moving to Los Angeles I booked YOUNG AND RESTLESS and it was just fate. I …

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LITTLE WOMEN, Opera Holland Park

Women, as women have done for 150 years, pick up a copy of the novel Little woman and retire to read it. We understand that these specific women are avatars for Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth, the eponymous March sisters, but they are seated in picture frames, each suggesting a …

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Margot La Rouge/Le Villi, review Opera Holland Park – Parisian fantasies and Black Forest cake

Served together this way, Delius’s Margot La Rouge and that of Puccini The Villa offer a kind of small tasting menu of the late 19th century opera scene (although the Delius dates from a little after the end of century). Opera veterans can laugh a little at the old-school recipes …

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Geneva Light Opera brings Mozart’s grotesque comedy to the Smith | Entertainment

GENEVA — Only Mozart could turn an opera about kidnappings, human trafficking and misunderstandings between religions into comic gold. The Geneva Light Opera presents “The Abduction from the Seraglio”, a wacky, romantic comic opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with cheeky laughs, a twisted ending and a virtuoso score in the …

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Houston DJ Sun teams up with bandleader Marlon Chen for Moores Opera House show

DJ Sun from Houston Photo: Amil Velazquez The Houston DJ Sun will perform a live show on July 23 at the University of Houston’s Moores Opera House which will also serve as the launch party for his latest album, “Loveletter,” which will be released the same day. You could also …

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Full house swept away by earthy Italian opera from the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

Gustavo Porta as Manrico and Erika Grimaldi as Leonora performing Verdi’s Il Trovatore for the Opera In Concert event by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. Photo / Provided What: Il Trovatore Where: Auckland City Hall When: Saturday Reviewer: William Dart By choosing Verdi’s Il Trovatore as the opera in concert this …

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A rare inch-thick piece of verismo sirloin: Royal Opera’s Cav and Pag reviewed

Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci royal opera, in rep until July 20 University of Birmingham/CBSO/Brabbins Singers Birmingham Symphony Hall A legacy of the lockdown in the classical music world was the length of the 21-22 season. In a typical year, most urban orchestras and opera companies would close in mid-May. Not this time: …

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Opera House’s Smooth and Moving Production of “Grease” at Thalian Hall

With its fun mix of unforgettable songs, well-drawn characters, and not-too-challenging themes, “Grease” hit that crowd-pleasing sweet spot for over five decades now. The Opera House Theater Co. production of the beloved 1950s musical – taking place at historic Thalian Hall in downtown Wilmington until July 24 – hits all …

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EUGENE ONEGINE at Union Avenue Opera

After the tribulations of the pandemic, Union Avenue Opera returns to its beautiful home. Here, in the nave of the Christian Church on Union Avenue, the company presents first-class opera up close and personal. They open their 28th season with a superb production by Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin. It was adapted …

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New opera star Stacey Alleaume lights up the stage of La Traviata

Stacey Alleaume dominated the curtain scene to the tragic conclusion as the doomed heroine in Verdi’s La Traviata. Stacey Alleaume has come a long way in the last five years, from a promising member of Opera Australia’s Young Artists Program to an accomplished and stellar performer of La Traviata, Verdi’s …

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LC organizes auditions for the Opera Musical Theater

Theatrical productions continue at Laredo College and are making the dreams of many actors come true with the upcoming auditions of an opera musical fall production. “Cyrano de Bergerac” is a romantic musical comedy about a man very embarrassed by the size of his nose. He is convinced that he …

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‘Country House Operas’ offer a glimpse into the future of opera

When British TV host Bamber Gascoigne unexpectedly inherited a 350-acre estate in 2014 from his 99-year-old great-aunt, he was stunned by the inheritance tax bill he faced, without talk about the maintenance of a 50-room building in ruins. lodge once briefly owned by Henry VIII. His solution: Create a registered …

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Read them and cry | Opera

‘THE BARBER OF SEVILLE’ ESSENTIALS The first one February 20, 1816, at the Teatro Argentina, Rome Performed under the title Almaviva or futile precaution The people Bartolo: an elderly doctor, determined to get married Rosina: his rich young ward Count Almaviva: in love with Rosina and wooing her disguised as …

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COSÌ FAN TUTTE at the Royal Opera House

by Mozart Cosi fan tutte has always been a work that speaks to us about ourselves. The story of two ill-fated lovers, Ferrando and Guglielmo, and their attempts to prove that their girlfriends, Dorabella and Fiordiligi, will be faithful in their absence (and win a bet against their friend Don …

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The Excursions of Mr Brouček, the review of Grange Park Opera [STAR:2]

The Excursions of Mr Brouček, the review of Grange Park Opera 2 The Excursions of Mr Brouček, the review of Grange Park Opera Claudia Prichard It all started so well. The opening bars of the opera “problem” by Leoš Janáček, Mr Broucek’s Excursions, were rapturously performed by the BBC Concert …

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The Paris Opera Ballet will perform at the Hollywood Bowl on July 21 and 22, 2022

Invite by Gustave Dudamel to participate in the 100th anniversary season of the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, the Paris Opera Ballet, directed by Aurélie Dupont,perform for the first time in this amphitheater on July 21 and 22, 2022. On the huge open-air stage and accompanied by the LA Phil …

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Vanessa Becerra and Hadleigh Adams conduct Opera Parallèle’s “Beauty and the Beast”

Opera Parallèle is preparing to collaborate with SFJAZZ for the opera “Beauty and the Beast” by Philip Glass. The opera is based on the 1946 romantic fantasy film epic by French poet and filmmaker Jean Cocteau. The production, which is to be played on July 14, 15, 16 and 17 …

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Rusalka, critic of Garsington – country opera worth seeing

Ambition has trumped caution and there are great performances to be enjoyed at UK’s summer opera festivals. Two other large-scale and highly romantic opera houses opened over the weekend. Now halfway through the season, the Garsington Opera offers its first staging of Dvořák Rusalka, a production which will be the …

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Chicago Classical Review » » Haymarket Opera brings a romantic gem to life with Bologna’s “The Anonymous Lover”

Nicole Cabell (left) with Nathalie Colas in the Haymarket Opera Company production of Joseph Bologne The anonymous lover. Photo: Elliot Mandel The Haymarket Opera Company premiere in the Midwest The anonymous lover (The anonymous lover) by Joseph Bologna (Knight of St. George) Friday night at DePaul University’s Holtschneider Performance Center …

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Eugene Onegin, Opera Holland Park Young Artists review – iIntimacy and Reflection

The main cast premiered the show on May 31, but two performances and two school matinees are given by this completely separate line-up, with its own actors, director and conductor. The focus is artist development, and it’s an impressive program, now in its second decade. Among Holland Park’s main productions …

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“The Elixir of Love” will be presented by the Muddy River Opera Company on June 24 and 26 – Muddy River News

QUINCY – Muddy River Opera Company presents Donizetti’s “The Elixir of Love” on stage for two live performances at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 24 and 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 26 at the John Wood’s Mary Ellen Orr Auditorium Community College. “The Elixir of Love” is a lighthearted romantic …

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Cincinnati Opera opens 2022 Summer Festival with LA BOHÈME this month

From June 18 to 25 at the Music Hall, let yourself be carried away by one of the most famous love stories ever sung: Giacomo Pucciniit’s La Boheme. The Cincinnati Opera opens its 2022 summer festival with this beloved opera, marking the company’s return to Music Hall after nearly three …

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REVEILS at the Opera Theater of Saint Louis

Dr Sacks, Dr Podsnap and staff “And what is so rare as a day in June? Well I would say a sweet evening in June, outside, on the lawn of the park of the Opéra Théâtre de Saint Louis, enjoying a picnic and wine. It was really beautiful. We had …

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‘Dream of the Red Chamber’ returns to SF Opera where it was born | Culture

“Dream of the Red Room”, which went from San Francisco Opera to success at the 2017 Hong Kong Arts Festival and then touring China, was the last major contribution of former SF Opera general manager David Gockley, before retiring. Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera As San Francisco Opera resumes its 2016 …

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Donkey makes his Met Opera debut

Wanda, the donkey making her Metropolitan Opera debut this season, prepares to take the stage for the Cafe Momus stage of ‘La Boheme,’ in New York City. photos: DINA LITOVSKY/nyt Backstage at the Metropolitan Opera, before the curtain rose recently on a revival of Puccini’s La Bohème, a donkey wearing …

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In “Awakenings”, Opera Theater presents the real Oliver Sacks

Dr. Oliver Sacks has won worldwide acclaim for writing about his experiences with people with unusual neurological disorders. His work has resulted in several adaptations for stage and screen. A 1990 film adaptation of his 1973 book “Awakenings” starred Robin Williams as a doctor based on Sacks and Robert Deniro …

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Cloud Performance Brings Opera and Modern Theater into Our Homes

The 2022 BHC Online Performance Season, which runs until June 25, will feature daily cloud performances of traditional Chinese opera and modern theater. More than 30 stage productions by 14 troupes will be broadcast on BHC’s Douyin, WeChat and Bilibili accounts. Kunqu, Huangmei, Yueju and Huiju operas, as well as …

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Inland Northwest Opera Announces 2022 Season

Inland Northwest Opera has announced the lineup for its 22nd season in 2022. • June 21 to July 1 Opera-tunities: An educational program will tour the Inland Northwest, bringing “Carmen and the Bull” to public parks. Arranged by Elise LaBarge and the Union Avenue Opera Education Ensemble, this opera combines …

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Revue The Wreckers at Glyndebourne – a rare revival for Ethel Smyth’s impassioned opera

An image of Ethel Smyth’s life remains etched in memory. A committed suffragette, she was incarcerated in Holloway Prison in 1912 for throwing a brick through a politician’s window and was said to have been shamelessly found there, leading a chorus of fellow inmates in her ‘Women’s March’ through the …

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CARMEN at the Opera Theater of Saint Louis

Opera Theater St. Louis opens its 47th season with a striking production by Bizet Carmen. Joy fills the building as the company returns to its beautiful stage at the Loretto-Hilton Center for the first time in three years. at Bizet Carmen premiered in Paris in 1875-to generally poor reviews. This …

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Britain’s Got Talent fans stunned by opera singer Maxwell Thorpe

BRITAIN’S Got Talent fans were blown away by busker Maxwell Thorpe’s audition. The singer stunned the judges after performing the classic opera song Caruso on tonight’s show. 2 Busker Maxwell Thorpe stunned the judges with his voice1 credit 2 Simon was blown away by the opera singer1 credit The 32-year-old …

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Nostalgia Book (Australian Contemporary Opera Co)

For die-hard fans of acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter, poet and novelist Leonard Cohen and prolific American composer Philip Glass, including those intrigued by their collaboration, Australian Contemporary Opera Co’s (ACOCo) book of desire (presented in partnership with the Wheeler Centre) is an absorbing, meditative work in which Cohen’s insightful poetry is …

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10 Soap Opera Spin-Offs Every Soap Fan Should Watch

Since how I Met Your Mother for Full house for The Walking Dead, Many hit TV shows have received spinoffs over the years, but a lesser-known kind of spinoff comes from daytime soap operas. RELATED: Soap Opera Duos Who Acted Together On More Than One Show Ranging from daytime to …

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Review of Teatro Real Madrid 2021-22: The Marriage of Figaro

Originally, the Teatro Real in Madrid was to present a new production of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro, co-produced with the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence. But instead, the company presented the production of Claus Guth from Salzburg. The German director is no stranger to opera in Madrid, having directed ‘Don Giovanni’ last season …

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#TBT – Thorsten Kaye – Soap Opera Digest

This interview originally appeared in the July 30, 1996 issue of Soap Opera Digest OLTL’s tortured poet might as well keep a lid on his personal life Thorsten Kaye lives on the ground floor of a turn-of-the-century Manhattan townhouse. But don’t seek out the leather-bound volumes of Shakespeare or the …

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The young Monkey King at the China National Peking Opera Company

03:36 The Mei Lanfang Theater was almost full during the Spring Festival holiday, the audience watched the stage attentively. As the sound of drums and gongs intensified, the drama’s protagonist, the Monkey King, entered the stage surrounded by a group of small monkeys. “Tumult in Paradise” is the opening performance …

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Voss (South Australian State Opera)

Richard Meale’s Grand Opera Voss (1986) ultimately speaks of “a stranger in a foreign land”. Based on German explorer Ludwig Leichardt (after Patrick White’s magnificent 1957 novel), Johann Ulrich Voss is a man trapped in a personal fog, bewildered and alienated by and from the practicalities of life due to …

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Fort Worth Opera dazzles with 75th Diamond Anniversary celebration

Beyond being a “simple” 75th anniversary celebration, the Fort Worth Opera House Diamond Anniversary Celebration April 22 was also a long-awaited toast to the return of opera to the Bass Hall. After two years of pandemic transitions to virtual presentations, recitals and productions in smaller venues, FWO fans were able …

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La Traviata (Opera Australia)

Elijah Moshinsky’s 1994 production La Traviata is sure to delight anyone seeing it for the first time, but those who have been lucky enough to experience its Belle Époque beauty and drama many times over might become complacent. To get them to sit up and take notice may require exceptional …

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DON PASQUALE, Royal Opera House

Damiano Michieletto’s modern staging of Donizetti’s sparkling comedy Don Pasquale critics divided on its final appearance at the Royal Opera House in 2019. The story of an old man’s trickery into marrying a seemingly wise bride, only to have her quickly become a nightmarish tyrant as soon as the ring …

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Young People’s Chorus of New York appoints new creative director

Elizabeth Nunez possesses been appointed the new creation Director of the New York Youth Choir (YPC). In his new role, Nuñez is expected for will be carry out CJP Creative programming efforts. Nuñez has been associated with YPC because 2004, playing a important role in promote programs and develop opportunities …

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Cast and premieres announced for LA TRAVIATA at the Grand Opera House

Opera of Northern Ireland today announces a trio of leading female actors and creators in the stunning new adaptation of Giuseppe Verdi’s tragic love story from the critically acclaimed national opera company , directed by artistic director Cameron Menzies, which will open at the Grand Opera House, Belfast in September. …

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Q&A: Courtney Lewis on ‘La Boheme’ & Jacksonville Symphony

On April 29, the Jacksonville Symphony will present a new production of “La Bohème” with a cast of stars and rising stars. Courtney Lewis will direct the production, which will be semi-directed. Lewis has been the orchestra’s musical director for six years and he recently announced an additional contract extension …

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Thomas Hampson, Christian Gerhaher and Florian Sempey lead the CD/DVD releases

This week, the public discovers the new albums of great baritones and rising stars. Here is an overview of the releases. Cosi fan tutte The Maggio Musicale releases Mozart’s masterpiece in Naxos. Conductor Zubin Mehta conducts Sven-Eric Bechtolf’s production. The March 2021 recording features Thomas Hampson, Valentina Nafornita, Vasilisa Berzhanskaya, …

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Spring Opera: “Volpone” – UNCSA

Emerging Artist Series “Volpone” (“The Fox”), 2004, is a brilliant, biting comedy inspired by Ben Jonson’s classic play of the same name. Wealthy Volpone feigns fatal illness in order to trick a group of his so-called “friends” into believing that each of them will inherit his fortune. Their efforts in …

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The Toledo Opera returns to the Valentine Theater with ‘La Traviata’ – BG Independent News

From the TOLEDO OPERA Toledo Opera will present “La Traviata” by Giuseppe Verdi on Friday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 24 at 2 p.m. at the Valentine Theater, 400 North Superior, Toledo. For tickets visit: toledopera.org Performed by Toledo Opera for the first time in 10 years, …

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Dana presents the opera from April 22 to 24

Actors Marlina Karimi and Emilio Santiago. YSU Dana School of Music Presents Opera L’amico Fritz Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 22, 23, and 24 at the Spotlight Theater in Bliss Hall on campus. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m. while the Sunday matinee show begins at 2 p.m. …

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GH’s Amanda Setton reflects on Brook Lynn’s evolution

Soap Opera Digest: It’s been such an important storyline period for Brook Lynn, who played a starring role in the Baby Bailey saga. Did you imagine, when all this baby ruse started, that it would end up carrying such emotional weight and shattering so many of Brook Lynn’s defenses? Amanda …

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On the Wings of ‘Madame Butterfly,’ Opera Returns to Honolulu

April 10 – More than two years after the curtain fell on ‘The Marriage of Figaro’, opera is finally back in full swing at the Blaisdell Concert Hall with the Hawaii Opera Theater’s production of ‘Madame Butterfly’. Although it opened on Friday, there are still two more stagings, today and …

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Korngold Festival celebrates ‘Die Kathrin’, an opera about lasting love | Chicago News

Folks Operetta at the cast of “Die Kathrin” (Credit: Anthony Nguyen) True love is indestructible, and perhaps the more it is tested, the stronger it becomes. This is what should be remembered from “Die Kathrin”, the 1937 operetta by Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957). The Austrian Jewish composer first established himself …

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#TBT Greg Vaughan – Soap Opera Digest

This interview originally appeared in the October 15, 2002 issue of Soap Opera Digest. Greg Vaughan (Diego, YOUNG AND RESTLESS) proudly admits his big breakthrough came “the day I met Aaron Spelling.” It was on the prime-time show MALIBU SHORES that the actor made his soapy debut as Josh. The …

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Things to do: MSO Masterworks, Rep tour, UM opera | Arts & Theater

Here’s a quick guide to some upcoming arts and cultural events happening around Missoula ahead. Final Concert of Symphony and Chorale Masterpieces (Saturday-Sunday April 9-10) The concert, “Spirit, Song and Remembrance,” marks the last Masterworks concert of the season for the Missoula Symphony Orchestra and Chorale. The three pieces vary …

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Fabio Biondi discovers Carlo Monza’s quartets on Opera In Musica; Released April 22

On April 22, Naïve Classiques will release an album of six previously unreleased string quartets by 18th-century Milanese composer Carlo Monza, performed by violinist Fabio Biondi and members of his Galante Europe together: violinist Andrea Rognoni, violist Stefano Marcocchi and cellist Alessandro Andriani. With their cheerful tone and flirtatious style, …

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Review: Eugene Onegin at Opera in the Heights

I knew trouble awaited me in the physical production of Tchaikovsky’s Opera in the Heights Eugene Onegin (1879) when I saw the large portrait on the back wall. It looks like an early Stalinist-era propaganda recruiting poster, a kind of Communist Rosie the Riveter. On a red background, the unsmiling …

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Editorial: Cancel Me – Opera Wire

I tried to write again today, but I can’t write. The war has been going on for a month. Every time I start an article, I burst into tears. My writing is only a few paragraphs long. Today everyone is talking about the so-called cancellation of [Russian] culture. And in …

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Louise Loves: Alice’s Adventures – The Opera is coming to Limerick!

OPERA Collective Ireland will present the Irish premiere of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, an opera for the whole family based on Lewis Carroll’s beloved children’s book.Composed by Will Todd with a libretto by Maggie Gottlieb, this entertaining and engaging opera received rave reviews when it premiered at Opera Holland Park …

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CAPITOL wins – Soap Opera Digest

Remembering the CBS foamer on the 40and anniversary of his debut. Premiere date: March 29, 1982 Final date: March 20, 1987 Created by: Stephen Karpf and Elinor Karpf Overview: Set in the fictional Washington, DC suburb of Jeffersonia, CAPITOL followed the exploits of the politically connected Clegg, Denning and McCandless …

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Virginia Opera announces 2022-2023 season

Figaro Marriage DetailsVirginia Opera is pleased to release details of its 48th season of opera production. Performances will take place at the Harrison Opera House in Norfolk, Va., the Carpenter Theater at the Dominion Energy Center in Richmond, Va., and the Center for the Arts at George Mason University in …

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Stage and Heard – Soap Opera Digest

Ariane Zucker was totally on board when DAYS decided to review Nicole and EJ’s relationship with Dan Feuerriegel. “I love these two characters [together]and i like it when Aliit’s [Sweeney, Sami] in the mix,” says Zucker. “We have a hoot together in everything we do. It’s awesome. I am happy …

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Lynn Nottage and Ricky Ian Gordon Turn ‘Intimates’ into Opera

On March 4, 2022, Lynn Ratingtwice Pulitzer Prize Winner and associate professor at Theater program to School of Artsjoined composer Ricky Ian Gordon for a lively and illuminating online discussion about their experiences transforming Nottage’s 2003 piece, intimate clothes, in opera. Moderated by drama teacher SoA Christian Parkerthe conversation ranged …

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Opera Ithaca and Ithaca College collaborate on an original opera | The music

ITHACA, NY – The Orkney Islands off the northeast coast of Scotland provide an evocative setting for an original opera, “We Wear the Sea Like a Coat.” The five performances, unfortunately brief, recently marked the world premiere of this collaboration between Opera Ithaca and the music and theater departments of …

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Review: Opera North’s Alcina – La Mancunion

At first glance, the stage at the Lowry Theater shows rows of stage lights suspended just above ground level. Upon closer inspection, you see a minimalist office-like setting with several green chairs and cushions. The bearskin rug with its big head is eye-catching, but other than that it seems like …

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‘Tosca’ Review: Lyric Opera’s Direct Approach Serves the Love Story Well

Opera companies often present productions that reimagine classic works, offering some sort of updated, conceptual, or otherwise unexpected dramatic takes. When such unconventional stagings succeed, they can refresh and reinvigorate a familiar mainstay in exciting and welcome ways. But when they fail, they distort the meaning of the opera and …

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SWAN LAKE, Royal Opera House

Some nights in Covent Garden are heavy with a sense of occasion, and this particular performance by Swan Lake, which was set a week after opening night, was definitely one of them. by Liam Scarlett Swan Lake isn’t even four years old as a production in the Royal Ballet’s repertoire, …

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Arizona Opera presents a captivating production of Sondheim’s A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC

Last fall, as local companies announced their different seasons, one show in particular made my eyes widen and I thought, “WHO DOES WHAT? I’m talking about the Arizona Opera bringing to Phoenix and Tucson a fully orchestrated presentation of the seldom-produced work of jaw-dropping brilliance Stephen Sondheim musical, A LITTLE …

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DON JUAN at the Wroclaw Opera

A romantic burlesque turns out to be an abstract path to nothingness through perverse vanity. To have. Let me start by saying: this is amazing. Latex, satin and velvet seen at the opera like never before. The license can be glamorous. Dark atmosphere, great sense of humor, movements close to …

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Met Opera will host a benefit for Ukraine on March 14

The Metropolitan Opera will hold a benefit concert on March 14 for relief efforts in Ukraine that will be broadcast on radio worldwide ByThe Associated Press March 7, 2022, 7:58 p.m. • 1 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article NEW YORK — The Metropolitan Opera will hold …

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Soprano Nadine Sierra releases MADE FOR OPERA

Nadine Sierra’s childhood intuition – that she was born to sing opera – proved correct in every way and is reflected in the title of her second solo album, Made for Opera, out today. today on Deutsche Grammophon. The dramatic presence, searing passion and technical brilliance for which the American …

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Forgotten treasure: A suffragette opera will be performed at Glyndebourne for the first time in 80 years

The Wreckers drew comparisons with the British composer, Benjamin Britten’s last opera, Pierre Grimes. As a result of Britten’s compelling post-war narrative, who later took over musical composition direction, it has been suggested that the pre-war period, of which Smyth was a part, is often easily overlooked. in the history …

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The composer’s music celebrated the overture to the opera and Captain Cook

Two other orchestral works from the early 1970s reveal Butterley’s thoughtful but idiosyncratic response to high-profile occasions. The piano concerto Explorations was commissioned to mark the bicentenary of James Cook’s voyage to the east coast of Australia in 1770; he received his premiere in the presence of royalty. However, it …

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Opera Review: Puccini’s “Turandot” at Maryland Lyric Opera

The three imperial ministers Ping (Javier Arrey), Pang (Joseph Michael Brent) and Pong (Yi Li). Photo by Julian Thomas Photography. Turandot’s story has appeared in a surprising number of works, including an 18th-century play by Carlo Gozzi, a romantic drama by Friedrich Schiller, and even a modernist offering by Bertolt …

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The Shanghai Opera opens the season in style

Shanghai Opera presents “Das Land des Lachelns” (The Land of Smiles) at the Shanghai Oriental Art Center this weekend, which serves as the opening act for its 2022 spring and summer performance season. “Das Land des Lachelns” is a 1929 three-act romantic operetta by Franz Lehár, one of the first …

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MOON AND ARIES – OPERA DUO SYNTH POP is about to release a new album

German composer and producer Tom Aries and Canadian writer and singer Jordana Moon team up as MOON AND ARIES. To bring warmth and assurance for a better future. The new album wraps captivating retro synthesizer sounds with ethereal vocals – the result: A very calm, relaxed, romantic and relaxed general …

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First black actress to play Christine in Broadway’s Phantom of the Opera to make history

Emilie Kouatchou Matthew Murphy Emilie Kouatchou in The Phantom of the Opera Emilie Kouatchou go down in history as first black actress to play Christine Daaé in Broadwaythe production of The Phantom of the Opera. Talk to sheinelle jones on Thursday’s episode of Today show, said Kouatchou Phantom was the …

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Celebrating homosexuality in an opera and cabaret mashup CD – People’s World

Anthony Roth Costanzo and Justin Vivian Bond. The very urban venues of opera and cabaret have always attracted a strong quota of queer people. There’s something about “I Am What I Am”, the hit song by La Cage aux Folles—in the exaggerated expressiveness of both genres, desire and desperation over …

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‘Touch’: New opera will shed light on Helen Keller’s adult life

Birmingham Opera HouseAlabama’s largest professional opera company, has announced a new opera about the life of deaf-blind author and activist Helen Keller. “Touch,” slated to premiere in 2024, will focus on Keller’s adult life and the accomplishments she and her teacher and confidante, Anne Sullivan Macy, have made as humanitarians …

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The 9 Best Phantom of the Opera Adaptations

The classic horror novel by Gaston Leroux The Phantom of the Opera has been an integral part of film history since the early days of cinema. The story has a timeless quality that has led the filmmakers to return to the tale again and again. RELATED: The 5 Most Accurate …

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New opera to show Helen Keller’s life as an adult, picking up where ‘The Miracle Worker’ left off | News

“Touch,” the first opera highlighting the lives of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan, is set to premiere in Alabama in 2024. Birmingham Opera House A new opera is set to shine a light on the adult life of Helen Keller, including the accomplishments of her and her teacher, Anne Sullivan, …

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REVIEW: We will rock you

Ben Elton, writer-director of We Will Rock You at the Grand Opera House in York WE Will Rock You is “intriguing, thought-provoking, painfully romantic, brutally cynical, and both sad and hilarious,” says Ben Elton, futuristic writer-director of “rock theatrical” Queen. It’s also probably the dumbest musical you’ll ever see. Even …

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GH’s Laura Wright Talks Sonny/Carly Split

The outlook didn’t look good for five-times married supercouple Sonny and Carly after she caught him in bed with Nina, and this week Carly is meeting with a lawyer to initiate their divorce. According to Laura Wright, Sonny’s infidelity runs particularly deep given the identity of the other woman. “Carly …

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Holocaust victim’s opera stored for years in a vault finally premieres | Germany

An opera score salvaged from a basement in San Francisco had its world premiere in a German theater, exuberantly enlivened by more than 150 musicians and performers nearly 80 years after its composer was assassinated by the Nazis. Grete Minde, a late romantic opera of 1920s jazz-inspired melodies and grand …

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Review: The Magic Flute at Houston Grand Opera

Presentation by the Houston Grand Opera of Mozart’s last masterpiece, The magic flute, a co-production between Komische Oper Berlin and London’s avant-garde theater company 1927, is one for the ages. You haven’t seen anything like it. It’s haunting, incredibly theatrical, cutting-edge, and deeply compelling. A feat of theatrical conjuring of …

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The San Diego Opera is back in person this weekend

San Diego Opera is back to in-person productions at the Civic Theater after experimenting with drive-in performances during the pandemic. of Mozart”Cosi Fan Tutte“Arrives just in time for Valentine’s Day. The San Diego Opera back in person with “Cosi Fan Tutte” If there’s anything the pandemic has taught us, it’s …

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This Kentucky Opera production of ‘Orfeo’ is a sonic journey through time – 89.3 WFPL News Louisville

This opera story does not focus on what happens on stage, but rather what happens below, in the orchestra pit. The Kentucky Opera production of Christoph Willibald Gluck”Orpheus“, an opera about love, loss and second chances set at the Brown Theater in downtown Louisville on Friday and Sunday, is a …

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‘Carmen’ Gets Darker New Look In Opera San Jose Revival

For Nikola Printz, reprising the title role of “Carmen” at the San José Opera is like coming home. The mezzo-soprano says their connection to Bizet’s masterpiece has always had a special meaning. “I have a long history with ‘Carmen’,” says Printz, who dazzled audiences as the doomed Queen of Carthage …

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Opera Australia names Matilda Moran and Bianca Bruce as stepsisters in CINDERELLA

Lyndon Terracini for Opera Australia and John Frost for Crossroads Live Australia today announced the two talented actors who will star as Cinderella’s stepsisters in one of the greatest musicals of all time. The Tony® Award-winning production of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella will open at the Regent Theater in Melbourne …

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Review of the Palau de les Arts 2021-22: The Tales of Hoffmann

After battling the general increase in COVID infections, the Palau de Les Arts managed to raise its curtain to present “The Tales of Hoffmann” on 23rd from January, after canceling the original premiere date of January 20and. Expectations were high, as this production used one of the most comprehensive critical …

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ICYMI Linsey Godfrey Interview – Soap Opera Digest

After a nearly year-long absence from the screen, Linsey Godfrey is finally back on DAYS as Sarah. “It was very strange and completely alien, but familiar at the same time,” Godfrey says, describing his first day back at work. “I had to do things where I was kind of flying …

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Madame Butterfly: guide to Puccini’s famous opera and his best recordings

In the summer of 1900, Giacomo Puccini was in London supervising a performance of Tosca at Covent Garden. During his visit he went to see a new play which was being performed at the Duke of York’s Theater on nearby St Martin’s Lane: David Belasco’s Lady Butterfly. What is the …

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Opera Australia presents Otello | News

After being postponed by pandemic restrictions just days before the Sydney Opera House opens in 2021, audiences will finally have the opportunity to see legendary German director Harry Kupfer’s highly acclaimed production of Otello opening on February 19. . One of Verdi’s most magnificent works, Otello will feature the three …

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RIP actor Donald May, star of ‘The Edge of Night’ soap opera, dies at nearly 95

Homepage Television RIP actor Donald May, star of the soap opera “The Edge of Night”,… Back when there were only five television channels – yes, only five – afternoon soap operas had millions and millions of viewers. Donald May, the actor who played dashing Adam Drake on ‘The Edge of …

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The Classical Review » » Dashing ‘Zorro’ Captures Hearts at Fort Worth Opera’s World Premiere

It’s courtship and swordplay for Ana Maria (Gabriella Enríque) and undercover nobleman Diego (César Delgado) in Fort Worth Opera’s rousing production of Zorro. Photo: Ryan Scott Lathan/FWO Héctor Armienta, composer, librettist and history buff, took about ten years to complete his new opera Zorro, a risque reimagining of the century-old …

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North Texas has an exciting year for opera fans

Boosted by COVID shutdowns in 2020, the Fort Worth Opera House and the Dallas Opera each went to work on plans to engage with their communities in new ways while providing opportunities for their performers and longtime fans to experience opera safely. Last year, Fort Worth Opera filled the start …

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Metropolitan Opera Review 2021-22: Sonya Yoncheva and Malcolm Martineau in recital

On January 23, 2022, soprano Sonya Yoncheva returned to the Metropolitan Opera stage for a special recital of French and Italian art songs, joined by pianist Malcolm Martineau. French finesse Opening the program, four selections by Henri Duparc. The first, “L’invitation au voyage”, quickly created a tender but urgent atmosphere …

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Pamplin Media Group – Canadian Opera Lesbians: Get Used to Them

The US premiere of chamber opera ‘When the Sun Comes Out’ finally hits the Portland Opera studio stage Composer Leslie Uyeda was amazed when she realized there had never been an openly lesbian opera: “Two women falling in love,” as she succinctly put it. She was determined to write one, …

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‘La Bohème’: What to know about the Utah Valley School Opera Show

La Bohème” is a story set in 1830s Paris where a poor poet and seamstress lives in the Latin Quarter, a neighborhood rife with nightlife, restaurants and artists. They indulge each other while struggling to survive with their friends. The characters in this opera “are struggling young artists trying to …

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Opera Magic – Eugene Weekly

A a lot of people think opera is just weird. But Wolfgang Mozart The magic flute is bizarre even by operatic standards. Take a conventional quest story – Tamino seeks wisdom through a series of trials – layer a romantic quest – boy (Tamino) seeks/loses/gains a girl (Pamina) – and …

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San Francisco Opera to Debut Adams’ ‘Antony and Cleopatra’

John Adams’ version of “Antony and Cleopatra” will have its world premiere on September 10 during the opening weekend of the San Francisco Opera’s 100th season ThroughThe Associated Press January 20, 2022, 00:42 • 1 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article SAN FRANCISCO — John Adams’ version …

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Metropolitan Opera Review 2021-22: La Bohème

January 13, 2022 saw the second performance of Puccini’s “La Boheme” at the Metropolitan Opera. While Zeffirelli’s eternally fine production continues to delight, the evening’s cast, led by maestro Carlo Rizzi, managed to showcase their passion and vitality in front of the audience. Exceptional tracks Fresh off his job with …

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Romance and tragedy in a night at the opera

Scott Hendricks as Baron Scarpia in Tosca at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. PHOTO: Tristram Kenton/Royal Opera House/ArenaPAL THE passion, politics, romance, tragedy and thrills of one of the world’s most beloved operas will come to life at the Regal Theater in Minehead when Puccini’s Tosca Royal Opera …

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Odyssey Opera releases The Queen by Gounod

by Charles Gounod Queen of Sheba, libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, performed at Jordan Hall in 2018 with Kara Shay Thomson (Queen Balkis), Michelle Trainor (Bénoni), Dominick Chenes (Adoniram), Kevin Thompson (King Solomon), conducted by Gil Rose. BMOP/sound OO1004 [3 CDs] 165 minutes of one. Click on HERE …

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Charlottesville Opera Company Celebrates Soprano in Fat Pig

Miriam Gordon-Stewart is not surprised that the world of opera has attracted great performers. The creative director of Victory Hall Opera in Charlottesville says it takes a certain body to produce the big sound associated with this art form. “Singers are so often taller than normal people. Their bodies are …

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Australian ballet boy becomes passionate about opera | The Murray Valley Standard

Switching from one art form to another is a difficult career change that few people can achieve. It requires transferable skills as well as lateral thinking and a propensity to learn quickly and on the move. Luckily for Shane Placentino, cover director of three Opera Australia productions this year, he …

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Australian ballet boy becomes opera lover | the islander

Switching from one art form to another is a tricky career change that few people can achieve. It requires transferable skills as well as lateral thinking and a propensity to learn quickly and on the move. Luckily for Shane Placentino, director of the revival of three Opera Australia productions this …

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‘Belfast’ opens ’22 Opera House cinema series | News, Sports, Jobs

“Belfast” will be screened on Saturday and Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. The 1891 Fredonia Opera House Performing Arts Center opens its 2022 film series with the semi-autobiographical “Belfast. “ It will be screened Saturday and Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Opera executive director Rick Davis notes that “Due to the continued …

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Peter Seiffert retires from Deutsche Oper Berlin’s “Tannhäuser”

(Credit: © Studioline Photography) Legendary entenor Peter Seiffert has retired from performances of Wagner’s romantic opera “Tannhäuser” at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin on February 12 and 20, 2022. As a result, Stephen Gould and Klaus Florian Vogt will reprise the title role. Gould and Vogt join a cast that …

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Phantom of the Opera haunts West End for spectacular 35th anniversary – Jessica Beackon The Boswells School

Although COVID has cruelly forced theaters to close, The Phantom Of The Opera is back in the West End to celebrate its 35th anniversary. The Phantom of the Opera is full of the shock of twisted romance, the thrill of booming organs sending chills of awe and the breath of …

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Gulfshore Opera offers an inspiring season 8 program

KEARNS The 8th season of the Gulfshore Opera sees the return of large-scale productions, exciting new venues and touring productions. The Bat’s Revenge (Die Fledermaus), Opera Meets Broadway and Tosca will tour the three counties of the Gulfshore Opera Southwest Florida region: Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties. Anthony Kearns in …

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The Phantom of the Opera Musical Australia: Mysterious Truth About The Mega Blockbuster Musical Coming To Australia

A dramatic gothic tale of a disfigured musical genius who is obsessed with an innocent singer, a hit show The Phantom of the Opera packed theaters in the world for more than three decades. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tale is a work of fiction, based on Gaston Leroux’s book written over …

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Soap Opera News, recaps and spoilers for the week of December 27, 2021

Howard Wise / JPI, John Paschal / JPI, Jill Johnson / JPI, CBS Screenshot, ABC Screenshot Plus, sneak peeks of what’s to come! Christmas is over, but for those of us celebrating, we’re willing to bet that the last week has been pretty crazy. So chances are you haven’t had …

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Carlos Marin, member of the Il Divo pop opera quartet, dies at 53

NEW YORK (NTYTIMES) – Spanish singer Carlos Marin, a member of the successful multinational quartet Il Divo, died in Manchester, England on Sunday (December 19), according to the band and local media. He was 53 years old. “It is with a heavy heart that we inform you that our friend …

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CD review: L’Inconnue Pauline Viardot

The history of Italian opera is inextricably linked with Manuel Garcia and his children who shone in the works of Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti, Balfe and Gounod to name a few. They established themselves as icons of the 19th century whose culture and societal life of the sisters Maria, known as …

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Bryton James (Devon, Y&R) gives insight into his alter ego

What do you like / dislike about your character? “What I like about Devon is also what I don’t like about him. They are the same and the most different from me. He does not think before acting or speaking. He doesn’t have that filter, so it allows him to …

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