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Chicago Tribune
Patricia Racette raises the emotional ante in every operatic portrayalChicago Opera Theater always has been an ensemble-oriented company, as opposed
Patricia Racette raises the emotional ante in every operatic portrayal
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Chicago Opera Theater always has been an ensemble-oriented company, as opposed to a company that presents shows emblazoned with the names of big international singers, like a certain heavyweight crosstown rival. But that template has changed this... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
L.A. Opera to present 'Macbeth,' 'Akhnaten' and Leonard Bernstein tribute in 2016-17A new production of Verdi's "Macbeth" starring Plácido Domingo and the company
L.A. Opera to present 'Macbeth,' 'Akhnaten' and Leonard Bernstein tribute in 2016-17
Los Angeles Times / Posted 10 days ago
A new production of Verdi's "Macbeth" starring Plácido Domingo and the company premiere of Philip Glass' "Akhnaten" will kick off the 2016-17 season at Los Angeles Opera, leaders are expected to announce on Tuesday. The company also will present the... Read more
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Bolton News
Bolton stars to appear in festival to celebrate work of Shakespeare 400 years after his deathBOLTON actors have been announced to take part in a celebration of William Shak
Bolton stars to appear in festival to celebrate work of Shakespeare 400 years after his death
Bolton News / Posted 11 days ago
BOLTON actors have been announced to take part in a celebration of William Shakespeare's work — 400 years after the Bard's death. The BBC has announced its first ever Shakespeare Festival to be held in April, which will feature Ian McKellen taking... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
BBC enlists Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench, and emojis to show Shakespeare off to the worldThe corporation will also partner with the Royal Shakespeare Companyto broadcas
BBC enlists Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench, and emojis to show Shakespeare off to the world
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
The corporation will also partner with the Royal Shakespeare Companyto broadcast a live all-star variety show, with appearances from Dame Judi, Ian McKellen and David Tennant. We’ve never done anything as daring, as adventurous, as we’re doing... Read more
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New Now Next
Filmmaker Penny Woolcock Triumphs With The Met Opera's Latest HitThat’s why her newest gig, directing at one of the world’s most important opera
Filmmaker Penny Woolcock Triumphs With The Met Opera's Latest Hit
New Now Next / Posted 18 days ago
That’s why her newest gig, directing at one of the world’s most important opera houses, may seem like a strange fit. But it isn’t. Her staging of Bizet’s Les Pêcheurs de Perles (The Pearl Fishers)—which she originally helmed at the English National... Read more
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The Irish Times
'If you learn how to breathe properly, you learn how to sing'Singing and teaching are not a vocation for her but a passion that keeps her en
'If you learn how to breathe properly, you learn how to sing'
The Irish Times / Posted 22 days ago
Singing and teaching are not a vocation for her but a passion that keeps her energised. When we meet, she complains about her limited mobility and requires a helping hand to stand up from a sofa. But when she’s in the whirl of term-time teaching, she... Read more
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The Irish Times
Breathing lessons with Veronica DunneSinging and teaching are not a vocation for her but a passion that keeps her en
Breathing lessons with Veronica Dunne
The Irish Times / Posted 22 days ago
Singing and teaching are not a vocation for her but a passion that keeps her energised. When we meet, she complains about her limited mobility and requires a helping hand to stand up from a sofa. But when she’s in the whirl of term-time teaching, she... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Bassist on classic David Bowie tracks: ‘He was greatest British artist since Shakespeare’ Herbie Flowers playing bass behind David Bowie and Marc Bolan in this shot by
Bassist on classic David Bowie tracks: ‘He was greatest British artist since Shakespeare’
The Ham&High Network / Posted 24 days ago
Herbie Flowers playing bass behind David Bowie and Marc Bolan in this shot by an unknown photographer. Mr Flowers would like to know if there are any more... Read more
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Denver Post
'Pearl Fishers' is latest Met HD broadcastPardon Matthew Polenzani if his mind wanders ever so slightly midway through Ac
'Pearl Fishers' is latest Met HD broadcast
Denver Post / Posted 24 days ago
Pardon Matthew Polenzani if his mind wanders ever so slightly midway through Act 1 of Bizet's opera "Les Pecheurs de Perles (The Pearl Fishers)." It's during the entrance of Leila, the young priestess charged with protecting her Ceylonese fishing... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Asda boss transferred £180,000 flood help cash to partner's companyBoth Kelly and Mr Murley have rubbed shoulders with the rich and famous. Kelly
Asda boss transferred £180,000 flood help cash to partner's company
Daily Mirror / Posted 30 days ago
Both Kelly and Mr Murley have rubbed shoulders with the rich and famous. Kelly was also the chairman of Asda’s charitable foundation and a government adviser on food policy and obesity before the scandal erupted. Mr Murley, 36, has performed with... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Asda boss steals £180k from supermarket to give to boyfriend's ballet company"Asda expects the highest standards of integrity from its colleagues" Three ch
Asda boss steals £180k from supermarket to give to boyfriend's ballet company
Daily Telegraph / Posted 30 days ago
"Asda expects the highest standards of integrity from its colleagues" Three charges relate to Kelly "dishonestly and intending to make a gain for himself or another" by making a false representation to the Asda Foundation by "purporting that monies... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Asda boss faces jail over £180,000 ‘flood victims’ fraudAn executive at supermarket giant Asda is facing jail after he defrauded the it
Asda boss faces jail over £180,000 ‘flood victims’ fraud
Yorkshire evening post / Posted a month ago
An executive at supermarket giant Asda is facing jail after he defrauded the its charity fund of £180,000 by claiming money was to be used to assist flood victims. Paul Kelly, a vice-president of corporate affairs at the Leeds-based firm, instead... Read more
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New Now Next
Will Glenn Close Finally Bring Her Norma Desmond To The Big Screen In "Sunset Boulevard"?Will Glenn Close Finally Bring Her Norma Desmond To The Big Screen In “Sunset B
Will Glenn Close Finally Bring Her Norma Desmond To The Big Screen In "Sunset Boulevard"?
New Now Next / Posted a month ago
Will Glenn Close Finally Bring Her Norma Desmond To The Big Screen In “Sunset Boulevard”? Sunset Boulevard book writer and lyricist Christian Hampton is hopeful that an upcoming English National Opera production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical... Read more

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