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2011-08-09 08:49:00

TORONTO, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - This fall, international opera star and Grammy Award winner Mark S.

2011-06-08 09:37:00

SANTA FE, NM, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - In July and August, global opera star Mark Steven Doss will once again portray Mephistopheles when he takes the stage for the Santa Fe Opera's first-ever production of Faust.  Reprising Charles Gounod's demonic villain for his seventh production, which will bring his career performances to 40, it is a role that he continues to savor. "Mephistopheles is a physically demanding role, which requires me to be on stage throughout most of the...

2008-08-03 12:00:00

By Scott Cantrell, The Dallas Morning News Aug. 3--SANTA FE, N.M.--No soap opera could outdo the plot of Handel's Radamisto. Radamisto, prince of Thrace, and his wife, Zenobia, are lovingly devoted to one another.

2008-07-30 15:00:00

By Scott Cantrell, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 30--SANTA FE, N.M. -- One of those only-in-Santa Fe vistas greeted the audience for Monday's performance of The Marriage of Figaro.

2008-07-15 15:00:35

By D.S. Crafts For the Journal Once again we are at sea with the Santa Fe Opera. Several years ago the company successfully staged Benjamin Britten's opera about the mad fisherman Peter Grimes.

2008-07-13 15:00:14

He knew At the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service at Unity Santa Fe, the Rev. Brendalyn Batchelor will discuss, "He Knew Who He Was." She will offer those who attend the key to unlocking their potential by knowing their true spiritual identity.

2008-07-11 18:00:23

By Emily Van Cleve For the Journal According to Santa Fe New Music director and conductor John Kennedy, instrumental music written during the past several decades reflects the diversity of styles employed by contemporary composers.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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