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Renowned opera singer Jane Eaglen to join NEC faculty - The Boston Globe

Renowned opera singer Jane Eaglen to join NEC faculty - The Boston Globe | OperaMania | Scoop.it
In another significant upgrade to its opera-vocal program, New England Conservatory has hired soprano Jane Eaglen as a full-time faculty member.
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Struggling SF Artists Imitate Life in ‘La Bohème’ — and Yes, There’s a Bar

Struggling SF Artists Imitate Life in ‘La Bohème’ — and Yes, There’s a Bar | OperaMania | Scoop.it
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Opera Theater Unlimited Gives Full-Blooded Poppea | San Francisco Classical Voice

Opera Theater Unlimited Gives Full-Blooded Poppea | San Francisco Classical Voice | OperaMania | Scoop.it
The fertile cultural breeding grounds around the San Francisco Bay have yielded another new opera initiative in the form of Opera Theater Unlimited (OTU), presenting an intimate yet powerful version of Monteverdi’s L’Incoronazione di Poppea, last weekend at the charming Exit Theatre in downtown San Francisco.
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Singers speak out about opera’s abused women

Singers speak out about opera’s abused women | OperaMania | Scoop.it
Opera is a deadly place for a woman. Night after night, they must pay with their lives for "sins" that range from desire to independence. So how d
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'A huge creative step backwards': the arts view on Brexit

'A huge creative step backwards': the arts view on Brexit | OperaMania | Scoop.it
Majority of arts leaders contacted by the Guardian say they are against the UK leaving Europe
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The Rest Is Silence

The Rest Is Silence | OperaMania | Scoop.it
The actor’s underrated memoir, “My Trip Abroad,” tells the story of the depression that stemmed from his fame.
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Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Conductor and Early-Music Specialist, Dies at 86

Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Conductor and Early-Music Specialist, Dies at 86 | OperaMania | Scoop.it
Mr. Harnoncourt, who was also a cellist, founded the period-instrument ensemble Concentus Musicus Wien and worked regularly with many of Europe’s major orchestras.
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Long-lost Mozart score discovered in Czech museum

Long-lost Mozart score discovered in Czech museum | OperaMania | Scoop.it
A long-lost musical composition by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart has been discovered in a museum.

The collaborative effort, a libretto, between Antonio Salieri and Mozart was found tucked away in the reserve collection of the Czech national museum, according to The Local.
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New York Philharmonic Taps Jaap van Zweden as Its Next Maestro

New York Philharmonic Taps Jaap van Zweden as Its Next Maestro | OperaMania | Scoop.it
The appointment of Mr. van Zweden ends nearly a year of speculation about who would succeed Alan Gilbert as music director when he steps down next year.
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In garage opera, lovers of an old art form seek a fresh twist

In garage opera, lovers of an old art form seek a fresh twist | OperaMania | Scoop.it
Saturday's was the first of four garage opera performances by Madison's Fresco Opera Theatre.
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Van Cliburn and the Cruelty of the Piano | San Francisco Classical Voice

Van Cliburn and the Cruelty of the Piano | San Francisco Classical Voice | OperaMania | Scoop.it
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Carmel Bach Festival

Carmel Bach Festival | OperaMania | Scoop.it
A world class festival of music and ideas transcending the traditional boundaries of performance and presentation.
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Wassyl Slipak, Who Left Paris Opera for Ukraine War, Dies at 41

Wassyl Slipak, Who Left Paris Opera for Ukraine War, Dies at 41 | OperaMania | Scoop.it
Mr. Slipak quit his baritone position in Paris to join nationalist fighters in his native Ukraine.
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Maria Callas: Voice Of Perfect Imperfection

Maria Callas: Voice Of Perfect Imperfection | OperaMania | Scoop.it
The late, great opera diva's sound could sometimes be hollow and dark, sometimes shrill, sometimes gorgeous. Callas continues to thrill and divide audiences with her distinctive voice and the raw intensity she put into it.
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Crowdfunding for Performing Arts: Opera Di Firenze on Stage - Crowdfund Insider

Crowdfunding for Performing Arts: Opera Di Firenze on Stage - Crowdfund Insider | OperaMania | Scoop.it
Despite their obvious engagement capacity, crowdfunding projects in the performing arts still have a very low average deal size. While smaller projects suc
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Opera Parallèle Continues Quest to Present Contemporary Work in Intimate Settings | SFCV

Opera Parallèle Continues Quest to Present Contemporary Work in Intimate Settings | SFCV | OperaMania | Scoop.it
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James Levine: the best moments from his 40 years as Met Opera boss

James Levine: the best moments from his 40 years as Met Opera boss | OperaMania | Scoop.it
At the end of this season, Levine will retire from his current post as ‘music director’ at America’s largest opera house – but his influence will be lasting
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Legend of Chinese opera Zhou Xiaoyan dies at 99

Legend of Chinese opera Zhou Xiaoyan dies at 99 | OperaMania | Scoop.it
CHINESE opera singer and music professor Zhou Xiaoyan died yesterday at the age of 99 after a long fight with cancer. Han Liping, executive director of Shanghai Zhou Xiaoyan Opera Center, said he couldn’t
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UMS Director Michael Kondziolka to Receive Chevalier Award

UMS Director Michael Kondziolka to Receive Chevalier Award | OperaMania | Scoop.it
UMS Programming Director Michael Kondziolka was recently named a Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters from the French Minister of Culture. This distinction recognizes eminent artists and writers, and those who have contributed significantly to furthering the arts in France and throughout the world. Kondziolka receives the award in recognition of his significant contributions to bringing French performing arts to the United States. Said UMS National Council member Marylene Delbourg-Delphis: As a French citizen, I am thrilled to learn that Michael Kondziolka is now a Knight of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Order of Arts and Letters). The significance of this prestigious award is that it recognizes a continuous series of achievements and, as a result, is very hard to get. I am glad that my country values how effectively Michael evangelizes the French performing arts and I am sure that many other countries will follow suit. Michael's personal acumen, [...]
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Opera Singer Turned Neuroscientist Uses Music as Medicine for Dementia, Autism, and More

Opera Singer Turned Neuroscientist Uses Music as Medicine for Dementia, Autism, and More | OperaMania | Scoop.it
Listening to the right music can benefit the brain. (Page 1)
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A Veteran Opera Singer’s Biggest Challenge

A Veteran Opera Singer’s Biggest Challenge | OperaMania | Scoop.it
After performing more than 20 roles with the Metropolitan Opera since her 1991 debut, American mezzo-soprano Susan Graham is facing what she calls her toughest musical challenge yet.
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