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Journey to the center of the mirth + MORE

From 2008, Unnatural Acts of Opera recalls 1988, when Rossini’s Il viaggo a Reims invaded the Wiener Staatoper.  Corinna: Cecilia Gasdia Marchesa Melibea: Lucia Valentini-Terrani Contessa di Folleville: Lella Cuberli Madama Cortese: Montserrat Caballe Cavalier Belfiore: Frank Lopardo Conte di.... More »
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Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde + MORE

Jonas Kaufmann sings both the tenor and low-voice songs in this live recording played by the Vienna Philharmonic.... More »
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NEW! 2017 Lucerne Summer Festival + MORE

Lucerne Summer Festival – from 11 August to 10 September 2017 Riccardo Chailly and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra will devote themselves to symphonic programmes featuring works by Mendelssohn, Strauss, Stravinsky, and Tchaikovsky. Highlights Lucerne Festival Academy: Wolfgang Rihm leads the se.... More »
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Bach’s Olena gets flirty with tennis pro at beach + MORE

SHE’S still in the running to win Richie’s heart on The Bachelor. But do these flirty pics prove Olena is the next girl to be eliminated from the competition?.... More »
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Beautiful site, beautiful sounds as CSO returns to Arboretum for concert series + MORE

A little night music — under the stars, surrounded by trees and performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra — is made to order for summer nights. The second annual J.... More »
Video: Arturo Toscanini conducts Wagner live on March 3th 1948Arturo Toscanini conducts Richard Wagner live on March 3th 1948Lohengrin, Prelude 0:00Tannhäuser, Overture & Bacchanale 3:10Siegfried, forest murmurs 26:32Götterdämmerung, Dawn & Siegfried Rhine Journey 35:14Die Walküre, the Ride of the Walkyries 46:26

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Spring will be a little late this yearLa bohème  is such a popular romantic opera that hardly anyone ever notices that Mimì and Rodolfo undergo what in modern terms would be called speed dating, those meetups where you sit down with a person for five minutes, and decide whether there’s anything. If there is, voilà. If there isn’t, next!  
I mean, think about it…

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40% off Prince Igor

– intermezzo.typepad.com

Tickets for Novaya Opera's Prince Igor at the Coliseum are 40% off with an Amazon Local deal.
All performances (1 to 5 April) are included in the offer.
Prices are £30 (regular price £50) for  Upper Circle and £46 (regular price £78) for Stalls or Dress Circle. You don't get to choose your seat, but you will be shown exactly which seat number you have been allocated before you pay…

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 Mozart, Die Zauberflöte: Soloists, Chorus of the Opéra national de Paris (chorus master: Patrick Marie Aubert), Orchestra of the Opéra national de Paris, Philippe Jordan (conductor). Opéra Bastille, Paris, 25.3.2014 (MB) Cast Tamino – Pavol Breslik First Lady – Eleonore Marguerre Second Lady – Louise Callinan Third Lady – Wiebke Lehmkuhl Papageno – Daniel Schmutzhard […]

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Milwaukee gets out of jail

– www.artsjournal.com/slippeddisc

Milwaukee gets out of jailThe Milwaukee Symphony has raised the $5 million it needs to pay off a looming $2m shortfall and plan a balanced future. In all, the orch found 1,408 new donors. The music director is Edo de Waart, once of Minnesota.  

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Opera poster of the day

– www.artsjournal.com/slippeddisc

Keith Cooper, you got there first…

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Personal Discoveries: Mieczysław WeinbergMike Silverton[March 2014.]My first taste of Mieczysław Weinberg’s music arrived by way of a Shostakovich string-quartet survey by the Pacifica Quartet, Cedille CDR 90000 127, 90000 130 and 90000 138. The two-CD set includes single quartets by Prokofiev, Miaskovsky and Weinberg’s Op. 35, his sixth of a total of 17 – the quartet I later learned that put him in bad odor with the Soviet Union’s cultural henchmen…

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Stanley Hall Opera

– www.classical-music.com

Website: 

http://www.stanleyhall.co.uk

Tel: 

01787 222619

Location

CO9 2LY
United Kingdom
51° 57′ 46…

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Regional Spotlight: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

– minnesota.publicradio.org

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet performs the ferocious Bartok Piano Sonata (Sz. 80) from a Frederic Chopin Society recital given February 16, 2014.

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A mass public Lights Out and a Late Night Prom lead the line-up for 14-18 NOW, the official cultural programme accompanying World War One commemorations.

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This 80th birthday concert, which included Birtwistle’s recent The Moth Requiem,
confirmed that the composer is still producing great work

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Diana Damrau Live Stream (Soon!)

– irontongue.blogspot.com

Diana Damrau and pianist Craig Rutenberg at Le Poisson Rouge:Works:         Music from her new album Forever (songs from musicals, operetta and movies)Day/Date:   Thursday, March 27th, 2014Time:          7:30 PM EST / 4:30 PM PSTLocation:     Gloriously Livestreamed to all of the interwebsThe charming soprano will be singing music from her new album Forever, songs from musicals, operetta and movies…

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This was a solo recital I was very sorry to have missed – Cheryl Duvall at the Canadian Music Centre on March 13. The full program is below on three videos.Phobos & Deimos, Circling by Jocelyn Morlock: Gregory Lee Newsome’s Ourobouros: Yarilo by Nikolai Korndorf: My goodness, that’s a lovely Steingraeber at the Canadian Music Centre…

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