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2013-08-09 16:21:30

Verdi Available August 27th, 2013 NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the beginning of Placido Domingo's career, which now spans 52 years, Giuseppe Verdi has been one of the most important composers for him. Following countless performances as a tenor, Domingo has now recorded an album of Verdi's baritone arias. Available August 27(th), the new recording entitled Verdi includes arias from Macbeth, Rigoletto, Un Ballo in Maschera, La Traviata, Simon Boccanegra, Ernani, Il...

2013-03-11 16:23:28

CARMEN UNVEILED ON SYDNEY HARBOUR SYDNEY, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GIANT LETTERS SPELLING OUT 'CARMEN' NOW ADORN AN OPERA STAGE THAT APPEARS TO FLOAT ON SYDNEY HARBOUR. The creative vision for Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour: Carmen has been revealed with the final 'C' of six giant letters spelling out 'CARMEN' now in place on the harbour-top opera stage. The spectacular Spain-Meets-Hollywood style stage will set the scene of Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour: Carmen, which opens...

2012-11-30 08:23:04

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Grand Opera's January 26, 2012 production of Rigoletto will be broadcast this Saturday, December 1 at 12:00 pm EST on the Classical South Florida Public Radio station 88.7 FM.This broadcast can also be heard at the same date and time online at http://classicalsouthflorida.publicradio.org. Click on the Listen Live button to hear the broadcast. RigolettoComposed by Giuseppe VerdiLibretto by Francesco Maria Piave The deformed court jester...

2011-05-12 07:00:00

Company's Role as Champion of Contemporary Opera and Modern Composers Expands with Regional Premieres of Mark Adamo's "Lysistrata" and Jake Heggie's "Three Decembers," opposite Traditional Favorites "Tosca" and "The Marriage of Figaro" FORT WORTH, Texas, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) will kick off its 66th season and its sixth Festival with Puccini's blockbuster Tosca, followed by Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro. Well-known for its reputation for...

2011-03-07 06:40:00

NEW YORK, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Walters will make his debut with The Richard Tucker Music Foundation on "An Evening of Concert and Song." This concert is free and open to the public and will take place on March 10th at 6:00 pm at The Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest in New York, NY. On the concert Walters will sing "Il balen" from Verdi's Il Trovatore and the "Pearl Fisher's Duet" by Bizet. The Richard Tucker Music Foundation, founded in 1975, is a non-profit cultural...

2011-02-14 08:00:00

TAMPA, FL, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ - Global opera star and Grammy Award winner Mark S. Doss is set to perform as a guest artist at Opera Tampa's "A Night of Stars" on February 24, 2011 at 7:30 pm in Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center. The evening's host is Sherrill Milnes, world-renowned baritone and Opera Tampa Artistic Advisor, who will also conduct one of the evening's pieces.  The special orchestra concert of captivating operatic arias and ensembles features Maestro Anton Coppola,...

2011-01-20 09:03:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Classical, in partnership with the Metropolitan Opera, proudly presents the first in a line of CD and DVD releases drawn from both the storied Met broadcast archive and the acclaimed series "The Met: Live in HD." On January 25, 2011, Sony Classical issues four multi-disc sets that represent the first official release on CD of historic Saturday afternoon radio broadcasts from 1947 to 1962, with complete live opera performances freshly...

2010-12-03 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ - Global opera star Mark S. Doss is returning to the Chicago stage for an encore performance as the bass soloist in Handel's Do-It-Yourself Messiah.  A beloved Chicago holiday tradition since 1976, this year's concert will take place on December 20 and 21 at 7:00 p.m. at the Harris Theatre for Music and Dance in Millennium Park. "The Do-It-Yourself Messiah is a wonderfully collaborative production that I have savored participating in over the years,"...

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2009-03-17 17:29:16

An event celebrating the Metropolitan Opera House's 125th anniversary raised $6.3 million for the cash-strapped New York company. The New York Post said longtime conductor James Levine led Sunday night's gala in Manhattan with selections from Wagner's Parsifal, Mozart's The Magic Flute and Verdi's Otello. Spanish tenor Placido Domingo, who is celebrating his fourth decade with the company, performed an aria from Puccini's La fanciulla del West and scenes from Parsifal and Otello, and gave a...

2009-01-13 08:00:00

MILAN, ItalyJan. 13 /PRNewswire/ - International opera star and Grammy Award winner Mark S. Doss is returning to Milan's legendary Teatro alla Scala (La Scala) to star in The Makropulos Case, the three-act opera by Czech master Leos Janacek, running from January 16 to February 3, 2009. Mr. Doss will take on the role of Baron Jaroslav Prus in the La Scala production of the opera, which premiered in December 1926. The Makropulos Case was written in the composer's later career, two years before...