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The Fall of the House of Usher in San Francisco

The Fall of the House of Usher in San Francisco

The Fall of the House of Usher in San Francisco is a double bill production. San Francisco Opera’s final offering for the 2015 Fall season. It presented 2 versions of the same Gothic tale written by Edgar Allan Poe. The two versions are presented in English and French with different composers too. But the haunting […]

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Sweeney Todd in San Francisco Opera

Sweeney Todd in San Francisco Opera

Sweeney Todd in San Francisco Opera begins this fall of 2015. The thrilling tale of the vengeful barber comes to life once more. Years after the Hollywood version directed by Tim Burton featuring Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter. The challenge of reliving the bloody tale of the demon barber of Fleet Street now rests […]

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Madama Butterfly Opera in Munich

Madama Butterfly Opera in Munich

Madama Butterfly Opera in Munich meant witnessing one of Giacomo Puccini’s best operas ever staged. A story of true love gone wrong. It is about Cio Cio San. She is a Japanese geisha marketed as a bride to American soldier, B.F. Pinkerton, as Madama Butterfly. It was partly inspired by the stories of soldiers stationed […]

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Calixto Bieito Naked Operas

Calixto Bieito Naked Operas

Calixto Bieito Naked Operas would remind you how productions today have made an effort to modernize opera. There are instances where “modernization” is interpretated as “shocking the audience”. In an era where nudity is not as shocking as it used to be. It still shocks opera fans still stuck in the bel canto era. That […]

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Cinderella The Opera on Chicago

Cinderella The Opera by Rossini on Chicago

Cinderella The Opera by Rossini on Chicago is an Italian opera better known by its Italian title La Cenerentola. But since it was performed as of late in American opera houses. They found it a good way to use the more popular title on teasers and press materials released. The Italian composer Rossini made a few adjustments though on […]

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The Merry Widow on Chicago

The Merry Widow on Chicago

Renee Fleming assumes the titular role once more of The Merry Widow on Chicago. Franz Lehar’s most popular work to date. After a relatively successful run at the Metropolitan Opera early this 2015. The fantastic production is set to take their talents to Chicago for their next run. Lavish parties, exquisite ballgowns and flirtations. They […]

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Lulu by Alban Berg at Bayerische Staatsoper

Lulu by Alban Berg at Bayerische Staatsoper

Opera had never been so tragic and psychotic until you witness Lulu by Alban Berg at Bayerische Staatsoper. A woman whose power to seduce people despite the danger that comes with having relations with her. Lulu managed to fascinate, shock and confuse an audience accustomed to sex and violence in theater. Just when you thought […]

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Die Entführung aus dem Serail in London

Die Entführung aus dem Serail in London

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart has found its way to London by way of cinematic release of Die Entführung aus dem Serail in London. It is one of the highly anticipated events in this summer’s Glyndebourne Festival 2015. Inspired by the fascination that Mozart and fellow Austrians have over anything Eastern, it tells the tale of a […]

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Husson Universitys Gracie Theatre Will Celebrate Romance With Bizet to Broadway Performance

Bangor, Maine (PRWEB) 2015 Richard Troxell, one of the world’s biggest lyric tenors and Kirsten Chavez, a mezzo-soprano known around the globe for her representation of Carmen, certainly did make an unusual appearance together in performance at the Gracie Theatre. . Their performance, “Bizet to Broadway,” features arias, ballads and Broadway favorites, all dedicated to […]

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Artsfest Celebration at Lexington Christian Academy

Lexington, MA (PRWEB) 2015 The LCA local gathered recently to celebrate its strong dedication to theater, music, and visual arts. “LCA is an incredibly imaginative place to discover, experiment, and grow,” stated Head of School Tim Russell. “Every day our students engage with the arts through drama, voice, strings and wind ensembles, painting, drawing, stained […]

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