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Zhou Long wins Pulitzer Prize for opera - The Classical Review

Zhou Long wins Pulitzer Prize for opera - The Classical Review | OperaMania | Scoop.it
Zhou Long wins Pulitzer Prize for operaThe Classical ReviewZhou Long's first opera, Madame White Snake, has been awarded the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in Music.
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Is Technology The Savior Of The Story Ballet?

"If the ballet vocabulary created restrictions, then scenery, costumes and props provided their own physical limitations - and this is where the new story ballets arriving on our stages are shaking things up.
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Barbara and Pato do (re mi fa so) La Scala

Barbara and Pato do (re mi fa so) La Scala | OperaMania | Scoop.it
Her bunga-bunga-loving dad Silvo makes no attempt to support his country's rich opera legacy, routinely bowing out of La Scala's...
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Scientists Work On Unraveling Our Physiological Responses To Music

"Research is showing, for example, that our brains understand music not only as emotional diversion, but also as a form of motion and activity.
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Ticketmaster To Offer "Dynamic" Ticket-Pricing For Arts Events

"Ticketmaster said Monday that it is introducing new technology to let artists and sports teams raise or lower ticket prices to reflect demand during the initial sales period -- a move it said will crimp the profits of scalpers and boost revenue for performers and teams.
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Merola's 54th Season Participants

Merola's 54th Season Participants | OperaMania | Scoop.it
SopranosMarina Boudart Harris, Whittier, CaliforniaSuzanne Rigden, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CanadaXi Wang, Zhengzhou, ChinaElizabeth Zharoff, Wenatchee, Washington Mezzo-sopranosLaura Krumm, Iowa City, IowaDeborah Nansteel, Havelock, North CarolinaRenée...
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Great Barihunk Operas: Gluck's "Iphigénie en Tauride"

Great Barihunk Operas: Gluck's "Iphigénie en Tauride" | OperaMania | Scoop.it
Christoph Zadra as Agamemnon (Center & Right) in ViennaThere are certain operas that give us particular delight, as they are both musically rich and filled with roles for barihunks.
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Lise Lindstrom Makes her La Scala Debut and Breaks Turandot's Mold

Lise Lindstrom Makes her La Scala Debut and Breaks Turandot's Mold | OperaMania | Scoop.it
The current heavyweight of Puccini's Turandot is California native Lise Lindstrom, already 30 different productions of the opera under her...
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Sinopoli's Three Hearts

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He passed away on April 20, 2001 on the podium at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the brilliant rogue, the punk...
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Bryn Terfel Steps Into April 16 Performance of Metropolitan Opera's Tosca - TheaterMania.com

Bryn Terfel Steps Into April 16 Performance of Metropolitan Opera's Tosca - TheaterMania.com | OperaMania | Scoop.it
TheaterMania.comBryn Terfel Steps Into April 16 Performance of Metropolitan Opera's ToscaTheaterMania.
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M. Caballe & L. Pavarotti - La Boheme - Met 1976

M. Caballe & L. Pavarotti - La Boheme - Met 1976

James Levine conductor.
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Camkh.com | Blog | Sunday Classics preview: Verdi blows the lid ...

Of the seven sections of Verdi's Requiem, the second, the Dies Irae, typically running some 35 minutes, accounts for some 40-45 percent of the total running time, and for its stupendous dramatic qualities inevitably draws at least ...
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Casting Change for SF Opera's Siegfried

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Jay Hunter Morris will sing the title role of Siegfried at San Francisco Opera this Summer. He replaces Ian Storey, who is still to sing the role of Siegfried in Götterdämmerung. Storey has been recovering from illness over recent months.
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After Three Decades, Lucinda Childs's Dance Is An Unlikely Hit

"Some years ago this repetitive, mesmerizing but severe work was big in France, welcome territory for other cerebral experimentalists such as Merce Cunningham … but here?
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Ileana Cotrubas "Donde lieta usci" La Boheme

Ileana Cotrubas "Donde lieta usci" La Boheme

Teatro alla Scala. Carlos Kleiber conductor.
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Margaret Price Documentary on S4C

Margaret Price Documentary on S4C | OperaMania | Scoop.it
Celebrating Margaret Price's ROH debut as CherubinoIn case you missed it when it was broadcast on the weekend, erm...just as I did, S4C are reshowing a tribute to the late Margaret Price tomorrow evening at 11.10 p.m. If you still manage to miss it...
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Opera Chic and Grazia Magazine

Opera Chic and Grazia Magazine | OperaMania | Scoop.it
Italy's leading fashion and beauty weekly magazine, Grazia, just relaunched their website with a sleek, clued-up streamlining of delicious content....
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Covent Garden new season full calendar

Covent Garden new season full calendar | OperaMania | Scoop.it
The Royal Opera House, unlike just about every other opera house in the world, don't publish a full season calendar. Why? I've no idea. It's a mystery and a great nuisance.
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What’s your favorite soprano role in opera?

What’s your favorite soprano role in opera? | OperaMania | Scoop.it
In celebration of Soprano Month on “Operatoonity,”  I created a poll to find out your favorite soprano roles. To see. To sing. Makes no difference in this poll.
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M. Caballe & L. Pavarotti "Mario, Mario, Mario!" Tosca SFO 1978

M. Caballe & L. Pavarotti "Mario, Mario, Mario!" Tosca SFO 1978

San Francisco Opera. Paolo Peloso conductor.
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Elisabeth Grummer "Come scoglio" Cosi fan tutte

Elisabeth Grummer "Come scoglio" Cosi fan tutte Munich, 1963 From: Onegin65 Views: 66 10 ratings Time: 04:34 More in Music...
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Opera plugs in to the high-tech - Los Angeles Times

Opera plugs in to the high-tech - Los Angeles Times | OperaMania | Scoop.it
Los Angeles TimesOpera plugs in to the high-techLos Angeles Times(Jonathan Williams / MIT Media Lab / April 17, 2011) By Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times Music Critic When Opera America holds its annual conference in Boston next month, futurist and technology...
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Elisabeth Grummer "Porgi amor" La nozze di Figaro

Elisabeth Grummer "Porgi amor" La nozze di Figaro Tokyio, 1963 From: Onegin65 Views: 8 2 ratings Time: 04:27 More in Music...
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