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2011-07-15 06:45:00

NEW YORK, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The New World Premiere performances of Pine Mountain Music Festival's opera Rockland will be given on July 15 and 17 at the Rozsa Center for Performing Arts on the campus of Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan. The Sunday, July 17th performance at 3:00 pm Eastern Time will also be broadcast live. To view this free live broadcast - click here. This new work is based on an incident that took place in the town of Rockland in the...

2008-11-03 18:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh Opera announces the world premiere of the revised version of The Grapes of Wrath, a new opera based on John Steinbeck's novel, by Ricky Ian Gordon and Michael Korie. Both Gordon and Korie will be in Pittsburgh to supervise the production. What: The Grapes of Wrath by composer Ricky Ian Gordon and librettist Michael Korie, based on the novel by John Steinbeck. A co-production by Pittsburgh Opera, The Minnesota...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.