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The Arizona Republic
Arizona Opera's Joseph Specter has big shoes to fillscience) and the New England Conservatory (voice). He then moved to New York to
Arizona Opera's Joseph Specter has big shoes to fill
The Arizona Republic / Posted 2 days ago
science) and the New England Conservatory (voice). He then moved to New York to work in the business office at the Metropolitan Opera, where he also sang in the Extra Chorus. “When there was a really big choral show, mine was the group... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Tenor Michael Fabiano to sing at Palm Beach Opera galaThe Mercury News enthused. The singer is tapped to portray Rodolfo in La Bohem
Tenor Michael Fabiano to sing at Palm Beach Opera gala
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
The Mercury News enthused. The singer is tapped to portray Rodolfo in La Boheme and Alfredo in La Traviata at the Metropolitan Opera this season. (The Society of the Four Arts will broadcast La Traviata on March 11 at the Gubelmann... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Unorthodox 'Nixon in China' put Houston on operatic mapinterest in "Nixon" waned during the '90s. "Then," Gockley says, "it was done i
Unorthodox 'Nixon in China' put Houston on operatic map
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
interest in "Nixon" waned during the '90s. "Then," Gockley says, "it was done in St. Louis, in London, at the Metropolitan Opera, and then all over the place." A rare revival was happening; a 20th century opera was succeeding in the... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Man cons investors into giving him over $100k to produce a fake Broadway playBroadway show about Battle. Battle, daughter of an Ohio steelworker and a chur
Man cons investors into giving him over $100k to produce a fake Broadway play
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 5 days ago
Broadway show about Battle. Battle, daughter of an Ohio steelworker and a church volunteer, rose to sing with the New York Metropolitan Opera, until she was fired in 1994. Scahill claimed he was mounting a “one-woman show” focusing on the day... Read more
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Variety
Italian Soprano Daniela Dessi Dies at 59Italian soprano Daniela Dessì, known for her performances at the Teatro alla Sc
Italian Soprano Daniela Dessi Dies at 59
Variety / Posted 5 days ago
Italian soprano Daniela Dessì, known for her performances at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan and the Metropolitan Opera in New York, died on Saturday evening in Brescia, Italy, after a short battle with colon cancer. She was 59. Last month, Dessì... Read more
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New York Post
Producer name-dropped Lupita Nyong’o to dupe investors out of $165K: cops“The KB Project” about the life of opera singer Kathleen Battle. The one-woman
Producer name-dropped Lupita Nyong’o to dupe investors out of $165K: cops
New York Post / Posted 8 days ago
“The KB Project” about the life of opera singer Kathleen Battle. The one-woman show about the day Battle was fired by the Metropolitan Opera was supposed to feature Nyong’o, who won an Oscar for the 2013 movie “12 Years a Slave,” prosecutor... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Charges: Producer hit sour note with fake play on opera starin the phony play included some of his closest friends. Battle is a celebrated
Charges: Producer hit sour note with fake play on opera star
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
in the phony play included some of his closest friends. Battle is a celebrated diva who was fired from New York's Metropolitan Opera. She is scheduled to perform a concert at the Met on Nov. 13, her first appearance there since what she... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Charges: Producer hit sour note with fake play on opera starin the phony play included some of his closest friends. Battle is a celebrated
Charges: Producer hit sour note with fake play on opera star
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 8 days ago
in the phony play included some of his closest friends. Battle is a celebrated diva who was fired from New York's Metropolitan Opera. She is scheduled to perform a concert at the Met on Nov. 13, her first appearance there since what she... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Charges: Producer hit sour note with fake play on opera starin the phony play included some of his closest friends. Battle is a celebrated
Charges: Producer hit sour note with fake play on opera star
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 8 days ago
in the phony play included some of his closest friends. Battle is a celebrated diva who was fired from New York's Metropolitan Opera. She is scheduled to perform a concert at the Met on Nov. 13, her first appearance there since what she... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
State development incentive | City fines Trump Tower for lobby bench | $150 million for parksand Queens. Another 5,700 homes still need basic repairs. [NY 1]10. Met Opera's
State development incentive | City fines Trump Tower for lobby bench | $150 million for parks
Crain's New York Business / Posted 10 days ago
and Queens. Another 5,700 homes still need basic repairs. [NY 1]10. Met Opera's books balanced despite thin audiences The Metropolitan Opera is on course to balance its budget for the second consecutive year, despite record-low attendance last... Read more
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Missoula Independent
Earning an encorelatent snobbery. It's tempting to say audiences in Missoula don't know how to a
Earning an encore
Missoula Independent / Posted 10 days ago
latent snobbery. It's tempting to say audiences in Missoula don't know how to act, but that's not true. Everyone, from the Metropolitan Opera House to the gymnasium at Lewis and Clark Elementary, knows that when a show is happening you shut up and... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Carnival of Souls a Story So Unusual It Will Burn Itself Into Your Mind - Carnival of Souls a Story So Unusual It Will Burn Itself Into Your Mind Comes to Cinemas Nationwide for a Two-Night Event Complete With Hilarious RiffTrax Commentary ...Fathom Events offers a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events that inclu
Carnival of Souls a Story So Unusual It Will Burn Itself Into Your Mind - Carnival of Souls a Story So Unusual It Will Burn Itself Into Your Mind Comes to Cinemas Nationwide for a Two-Night Event Complete With Hilarious RiffTrax Commentary ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
Fathom Events offers a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events that include live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, dance and theatre productions such as the Bolshoi Ballet and National Theatre Live’s Hamlet, sporting... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Tahra Grant Hired as Sony Pictures VP for Corporate CommunicationsRubenstein, Grant handled corporate communications for clients such as Tribeca
Tahra Grant Hired as Sony Pictures VP for Corporate Communications
Houston Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
Rubenstein, Grant handled corporate communications for clients such as Tribeca Enterprises/The Tribeca Film Festival, The Metropolitan Opera, and The Orchard; and led campaigns for film and television titles such as The Hunger Games franchise,... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Tahra Grant Joins Sony Pictures from Rubensteinfilm circles, Grant handled corporate communications for such clients as Tribec
Tahra Grant Joins Sony Pictures from Rubenstein
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 11 days ago
film circles, Grant handled corporate communications for such clients as Tribeca Enterprises/The Tribeca Film Festival, The Metropolitan Opera and The Orchard. She also led campaigns for film and TV titles including The Hunger Games franchise,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Actress/singer Kristin Chenoweth, who canceled Zoellner show, coming to Sands Bethlehem Event CenterHollywood Walk of Fame for live performances on stage or in theatre. She has s
Actress/singer Kristin Chenoweth, who canceled Zoellner show, coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
Hollywood Walk of Fame for live performances on stage or in theatre. She has sold-out concerts at Carnegie Hall and the Metropolitan Opera House. Her numerous collaborations include The New York Philharmonic, Boston Pops, National Symphony... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Smith art on view in ShermanAt 17, Smith, born and raised in Long Island, N.Y., won a top prize in the Metr
Smith art on view in Sherman
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 13 days ago
At 17, Smith, born and raised in Long Island, N.Y., won a top prize in the Metropolitan Opera Set Design Contest and had the honor of receiving his award on the Metropolitan Opera stage. After seven years there, he formed his own graphic design... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Former Miss USA contender blooms where she’s plantedso he could work in the family business, Superior Beverage. “I was used to the
Former Miss USA contender blooms where she’s planted
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 14 days ago
so he could work in the family business, Superior Beverage. “I was used to the ocean in New Jersey and things like the Metropolitan Opera in New York City,” she said, “so it was different here. But I found out people who lived here all their... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
How to rise up the Canadian arts ranks? Move abroadas it imports. Wasn’t Matthew Teitelbaum, formerly of the AGO, now running Bos
How to rise up the Canadian arts ranks? Move abroad
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 days ago
as it imports. Wasn’t Matthew Teitelbaum, formerly of the AGO, now running Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts? Did the mighty Metropolitan Opera of New York not just name Montreal’s Yannick Nézet-Séguin as its next music director? There are, of... Read more
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Philly.com
'Florence Foster Jenkins': Meryl Streep at top form playing a terrible singerwho play into her delusions. Among them are the wonderfully sleazy maestro Carl
'Florence Foster Jenkins': Meryl Streep at top form playing a terrible singer
Philly.com / Posted 16 days ago
who play into her delusions. Among them are the wonderfully sleazy maestro Carlo Edwards (David Haig), conductor of the Metropolitan Opera, who gives Jenkins private singing lessons. Directed with tremendous style and vibrant, buoyant energy by... Read more
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The New Yorker
“Florence Foster Jenkins” Strikes a Chordanswer, as usual, is money. David Haig, a brisk and cheering presence, plays Ca
“Florence Foster Jenkins” Strikes a Chord
The New Yorker / Posted 16 days ago
answer, as usual, is money. David Haig, a brisk and cheering presence, plays Carlo Edwards, a vocal coach from the Metropolitan Opera, who regularly provides Florence with private tuition. This he must do, for she is an effusive patron, and... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arts Around Town: Allentown Shakespeare in the Park returns with 'Hamlet'Sunday at 3 p.m., at the Miller Center for the Arts at Reading Area Community C
Arts Around Town: Allentown Shakespeare in the Park returns with 'Hamlet'
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
Sunday at 3 p.m., at the Miller Center for the Arts at Reading Area Community College in Reading. Featured performers are Metropolitan Opera soprano Jennifer Check as Desdemona, tenor Michael Morrow as Otello, and Joshua Jeremiah as Iago.... Read more
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WestportNow
Granger at the Movies: ‘Florence Foster Jenkins,’ ‘Jason Bourne,’ ‘Nerve’soprano she heard in her head was magnificent; that her voice quavered never de
Granger at the Movies: ‘Florence Foster Jenkins,’ ‘Jason Bourne,’ ‘Nerve’
WestportNow / Posted 18 days ago
soprano she heard in her head was magnificent; that her voice quavered never deterred her in the slightest. Employing Metropolitan Opera conductor Carlo Edwards (David Haig) as her vocal coach, she endowed New York’s Verdi Club, where adoring... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'Exterminating Angel,' the most important opera of the year, proves it's here to stayExterminating Angel” is a four-way commission. Over the next couple of years, i
'Exterminating Angel,' the most important opera of the year, proves it's here to stay
Los Angeles Times / Posted 19 days ago
Exterminating Angel” is a four-way commission. Over the next couple of years, it will move on to Royal Opera in London, the Metropolitan Opera in New York and Danish Royal Opera in Copenhagen. For now, anyway, that means it joins the ranks of the... Read more
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Business Wire
Rob Zombie’s ‘31’ Brings a Warped Game of Horror to Cinemas Nationwide for One Night on September 1Fathom Events offers a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events that inclu
Rob Zombie’s ‘31’ Brings a Warped Game of Horror to Cinemas Nationwide for One Night on September 1
Business Wire / Posted 20 days ago
Fathom Events offers a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events that include live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, dance and theatre productions such as the Bolshoi Ballet and National Theatre Live’s Hamlet, sporting... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Gandolfi's garden of musical delights makes for an enjoyable stroll at its Grant Park premiereremain vivid of the entrancing Poppea (in Monteverdi's opera) that introduced t
Gandolfi's garden of musical delights makes for an enjoyable stroll at its Grant Park premiere
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
remain vivid of the entrancing Poppea (in Monteverdi's opera) that introduced the then-unknown, Australian-born, Metropolitan Opera-trained singer to Chicago Opera Theater audiences; this was followed by her stunning Cleopatra in Handel's... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
#NPRreads: What Our Interns Are Reading This Weekwhile expecting the inevitable turn that the title gives away. Along the way, s
#NPRreads: What Our Interns Are Reading This Week
KPBS San Diego / Posted 22 days ago
while expecting the inevitable turn that the title gives away. Along the way, small anecdotes pepper the narrative – the Metropolitan Opera, late-night English lessons – with the kind of humanity we too often forget exists. There's a twist you... Read more
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The Maui News
Neighbors: Stage presenceyears that followed, Kimball competed in dozens of opera competitions across th
Neighbors: Stage presence
The Maui News / Posted 23 days ago
years that followed, Kimball competed in dozens of opera competitions across the country and was a national finalist in the Metropolitan Opera Council National Auditions in 1996 and 1998. "I did well," he said. "I realized, 'I can do this.'... Read more
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The Sault Star
Nelson takes care of businesswho is illiterate, write letters to her suitor. Intimate Apparel will be worksh
Nelson takes care of business
The Sault Star / Posted 23 days ago
who is illiterate, write letters to her suitor. Intimate Apparel will be workshopped in Cincinnati and New York City with Metropolitan Opera representatives in the audience. Nelson calls the opportunity “the biggest thing to happen (to me) in a... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Palo Alto Square theater to remain open -- for nowmovie theater we have in Palo Alto," Holman said. "It is the venue, I think, to
Palo Alto Square theater to remain open -- for now
Mountain View Voice / Posted 24 days ago
movie theater we have in Palo Alto," Holman said. "It is the venue, I think, to three international film festivals and Metropolitan Opera simulcast performances. It's the place where people get access to Academy Award-nominated movies. "We... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto Square theater to remain open -- for nowmovie theater we have in Palo Alto," Holman said. "It is the venue, I think, to
Palo Alto Square theater to remain open -- for now
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 24 days ago
movie theater we have in Palo Alto," Holman said. "It is the venue, I think, to three international film festivals and Metropolitan Opera simulcast performances. It's the place where people get access to Academy Award-nominated movies. "We... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Samuel Barber’s Wintry Tale: A new face at SFOsmiles of a summer night. Expect a searing dysfunctional family drama ever sin
Samuel Barber’s Wintry Tale: A new face at SFO
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 25 days ago
smiles of a summer night. Expect a searing dysfunctional family drama ever since Vanessa’s ecstatic reception at the Metropolitan Opera in January 1958. Puzzling, though, the relative infrequency of productions since then. Barber revised the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Thoughts from Tony Bennett at 90needs. Bennett says he was drawn to jazz by his older brother, John Benedetto,
Thoughts from Tony Bennett at 90
Chicago Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
needs. Bennett says he was drawn to jazz by his older brother, John Benedetto, who sang in the children's choir of the Metropolitan Opera and earned the nickname "the little Caruso." "But he didn't like it, and, as a result, he started singing... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Pizazz and spontaneity mark 2016 Orcas Island Chamber Music Festivalfor piano, violin, viola, cello, clarinet and horn (Aug. 12-13). For her part,
Pizazz and spontaneity mark 2016 Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival
The Seattle Times / Posted 27 days ago
for piano, violin, viola, cello, clarinet and horn (Aug. 12-13). For her part, Landsman, the former Principal Horn of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, also performs Kogan’s Kaddish for solo horn and T’fila for horn and piano on the same concert,... Read more
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Business Wire
U.S. Anime Fans Are about to Have Their Digital World Dreams Become Reality with ‘DIGIMON ADVENTURE tri.- CHAPTER 1: REUNION’ in Cinemas Nationwide for a Special One-Night EventFathom Events offers a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events that inclu
U.S. Anime Fans Are about to Have Their Digital World Dreams Become Reality with ‘DIGIMON ADVENTURE tri.- CHAPTER 1: REUNION’ in Cinemas Nationwide for a Special One-Night Event
Business Wire / Posted 27 days ago
Fathom Events offers a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events that include live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, dance and theatre productions such as the Bolshoi Ballet and National Theatre Live’s Hamlet, sporting... Read more
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CBS News
Misty Copeland ties the knotwhat this meant to have an African American woman in this position, doing this
Misty Copeland ties the knot
CBS News / Posted 27 days ago
what this meant to have an African American woman in this position, doing this role with American Ballet Theater at the Metropolitan Opera House," she said. "So it was like, 'I'm doing this!'" She also told Anthony Mason on "CBS Sunday Morning"... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
A rising opera star returns home for a pair of showcase performancesfueled by her extraordinary soprano voice. Earlier this year, Dyachek was picke
A rising opera star returns home for a pair of showcase performances
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 27 days ago
fueled by her extraordinary soprano voice. Earlier this year, Dyachek was picked as one of five top finalists in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, a prestigious competition that began with 1,500 singers across the United... Read more
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The Post-Journal
‘The Mikado’ Breaks The Norm, Infuses Current Applicationsalso making his Chautauqua Debut following International and World Premieres in
‘The Mikado’ Breaks The Norm, Infuses Current Applications
The Post-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
also making his Chautauqua Debut following International and World Premieres including Opera National de Paris, The Metropolitan Opera, Boston Lyric Opera and many others. It was a melodic pleasure to enjoy his story rendition of "Behold the... Read more
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The New Yorker
Richard Avedon’s Fashion Revolutionrefrigerators regard an appearance in the pages of Harper’s Bazaar or Vogue muc
Richard Avedon’s Fashion Revolution
The New Yorker / Posted 28 days ago
refrigerators regard an appearance in the pages of Harper’s Bazaar or Vogue much as a singer regards an appearance at the Metropolitan Opera House. These magazines do not pay the models they hire anything like what can be earned in the advertising... Read more

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