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2008-09-19 15:00:32

By CRAIG SMITH When I first heard about East Village Opera Company's specialty of rock, jazz, or pop-song renditions of operatic arias, I was skeptical. When Olde School, the company's new disc, crossed my desk, I was even more dubious.

2006-01-15 14:48:16

By Anastasia Tsioulcas NEW YORK (Billboard) - It is not often today that an opera singer captures pop culture's imagination. So the success of soprano Anna Netrebko, who is blessed with a lissome voice and looks to match, is that much sweeter.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.