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2012-05-16 10:23:11

Verdi's Ernani with Angela Meade, Marcello Giordani, Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Ferruccio Furlanetto on THIRTEEN's Great Performances at the Met Sunday, June 17 at 12 p.m. on PBS Marco Armiliato conducts Pier Luigi Samaratini's colorful production which will air at 12:30 p.m. on THIRTEEN in New York and repeated Thursday, June 21 at 8:30 p.m. NEW YORK, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four extraordinary singers star in Verdi's Ernani airing on THIRTEEN's Great Performances at the...

2012-04-03 06:25:30

NEW YORK, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The censors denounced it for "repulsive immorality and obscene triviality." But then, that was Venice in 1851. Tastes and tolerance levels may have changed, but the sexiness, murderous conniving and dark manipulation found in the plot of Verdi's masterpiece "Rigoletto" hasn't. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120319/NY72677LOGO) Through its Opera in Cinema series, Emerging Pictures will bring the performance of David McVicar's...

2012-02-24 13:10:00

Encore Performance on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. NAPLES, Fla., Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tenor Anthony Kearns takes the title role in Opera Naples [FL]'s production of Charles Gounod's, Faust - tonight, Friday, Feb. 24 - at 7:30 p.m. This is Mr. Kearns third appearance with Opera Naples, where he previously performed, with much acclaim, as "Romeo" in Romeo and Juliet: Then and Now and as "Edgardo Di Ravenswood" in Lucia di Lammermoor. Charles Gounod' masterpiece,...

2012-02-21 13:56:00

The first revival of Phelim McDermott and Julian Crouch's lauded staging features the original cast of the opera's Met premiere NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Philip Glass's inspirational opera Satyagraha (Sanskrit for "truth force"), in the first revival of Phelim McDermott and Julian Crouch's innovative 2008 production, airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances at the Met Sunday, March 25 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will...

2012-02-20 12:31:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Three performances of Puccini's Il Trittico, March 16-18, at the Conant Performing Arts Center on the campus of Oglethorpe University, will close the 2011-2012 Capitol City Opera Company (CCOC) season. Il Trittico is a collection of three gripping and beautiful one-act operas, Il Tabarro, Suor Angelica, and Gianni Schicchi, that address the question, "What would you do for your heart's desire?" The first two operas are tragedies that follow the tales...

2012-02-14 13:54:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Evidence, A Dance Company presented the first-ever performance of "Gatekeepers" and recognized the Verizon Foundation for its commitment to the arts at its 8th Annual Gala on February 13 at New York's Manhattan Center. Founded by internationally-acclaimed choreographer Artistic Director Ronald K. Brown, Evidence's mission is to promote understanding of the African Diaspora through music, movement and spoken word. (Photo:...

2012-01-31 14:03:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Composer Ludovic Bource has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Score for the silent film, The Artist. Specially composed for director Michel Hazanavicius' acclaimed tribute to a bygone era in Hollywood, the original motion picture soundtrack recording is available now from Sony Classical. Of the nomination, Ludovic Bource says, "I am humbled and overjoyed to learn of my Oscar nomination. Last week I came to Hollywood for the first...

2011-12-22 08:35:00

Marco Armiliato conducts the acclaimed new production by David McVicar NEW YORK, Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Opera premiere of Donizetti's Anna Bolena, starring soprano Anna Netrebko in her highly anticipated first North American performances of the tour-de-force title role, will be the 2012 season opener of THIRTEEN's Great Performances at the Met Friday, January 20 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). (Logo:...

2011-11-28 08:21:00

VANCOUVER, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Kimber Resources Inc. (NYSE Amex:KBX, TSX:KBR) is pleased to announce the results of four further drill holes from its Monterde Project, Mexico. Three holes were drilled into the Carmen Deposit, with the objective of expanding and upgrading mineral resources potentially amenable to underground extraction ("Carmen Deep" target), and one hole was a condemnation hole drilled in an area south of the Carmen deposit. "The intercept of 16.7...

2011-10-18 18:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) (NASDAQ: VNDA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of products for central nervous system disorders, today announced it will release results for the third quarter of 2011, on Friday, November 4, 2011, before the market opens. The Company will host a conference call at 10:00 AM ET on Friday, November 4, 2011, during which Vanda management will discuss the financial...