Latest Operas Stories

2011-08-09 08:49:00

TORONTO, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - This fall, international opera star and Grammy Award winner Mark S. Doss returns home to Toronto to star as Thoas, King of the Scythians, in the four-act opera Iphegenia In Tauris (Iphigenie en Tauride) with the Canadian Opera Company (COC), the largest producer of opera in Canada and one of the largest in North America.  Opening the COC's 2011-2012 season, performances start in late September 2011 and run through mid-October 2011. "It is a...

2011-06-29 14:20:00

Rossini's opera, hosted by Renee Fleming, premieres in New York Thursday, July 21 at 8 p.m. on THIRTEEN NEW YORK, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A trio of bel canto stars--Juan Diego Florez, Diana Damrau, and Joyce DiDonato--headline the Met's first-ever production of Le Comte Ory, Rossini's final comic masterpiece. Bartlett Sher's hit production will air on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, July 24 at 12 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings). In New York, THIRTEEN will...

2011-06-22 14:12:00

Julia Novikova, Vittorio Grigolo, and Ruggero Raimondi also star with Zubin Mehta conducting the RAI National Symphony Orchestra NEW YORK, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto - recorded in high definition in the Renaissance splendor of Mantua, Italy, in the actual places and hours of the day specified in the libretto- was broadcast live around the world, or as close as time zones would allow, on September 4 and 5, 2010. Now, that critically acclaimed...

2011-06-21 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meet Osmin Hernandez, the world's most psychotic trainer. In 1989, Osmin was kicked out of Cuba's Elite Marina Guerra Military Unit when his sanity was called into question. That same year, he built a makeshift raft and navigated through 90 miles of shark infested waters to reach Miami, Florida using sheer will and determination. Fast-forward to present day where he is considered to be the celebrity trainer of the moment. His past clients...

2011-06-13 07:15:00

CALGARY, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE) (NASDAQ: IVAN) will present at the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) Oil & Gas Investment Symposium on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 in Calgary at 2:30 pm MDT. The presentation will be made by David Dyck, President and Chief Operating Officer. To listen to the live webcast of the presentation visit www.ivanhoeenergy.com Ivanhoe Energy is an independent international heavy oil development and...

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