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CD / DVD Releases – Week of June 18: Steve Jobs & Mozart Headline New Releases
Two new CDs and DVDs will be released this week. The first is a world premiere recording from one of last year's biggest hits and another of an acclaimed new production of one of Mozart's masterpieces. Here is a look! The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs  Mason Bates and Mark Campbell's "The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs" gets its world premiere recording from the Santa Fe Opera where it made its world…
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Lyric Opera of Chicago 2017-18 Review – Faust: Frame’s Unique Concepts Combine With Glorious Singing From Ailyn Pérez & Ben Bernheim
There was much anticipation Saturday night for the opening of "Faust" at Lyric Opera of Chicago in a new co-production with the Portland Opera. It’s certain that Gounod’s tale of the title character making a deal with the devil has never been told this way. There’s probably a clear dividing line on this production. If you prefer a grand opera like "Faust" to be grand in terms of tradition and…
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Nicole Cabell, Alek Shrader & Miles Mykkanen Lead Minnesota Opera 2018-19 Season
The Minnesota Opera has announced its 2018-19 season featuring five productions including one world premiere and two modern masterpieces. The season opens with Puccini's rarely performed "La Rondine," which tells the tale of Magda a lively courtesan in Paris. Celine Byrne makes her debut in the title role with Leonardo Capalbo as Ruggero. Octavio Cardenas directs the new production which is slated to conducted by Sergio Alapont in his debut. Performance…
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Santa Fe Opera 2017 Review – The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs: Solid Cast Lead Strong Debut Run of Mason Bates / Mark Campbell Opera
Steve Jobs would probably hate all the biopics that have snowballed since his 2011 death. However, the public just can’t seem to get enough of the troubled genius, especially at the Crosby Theatre. Santa Fe Opera presented composer Mason Bates’ and librettist Mark Campbell’s “The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs” to yet another sold out crowd on Aug. 10, 2017. Though the show itself has some kinks to work out before…
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Social Media Beat (Week 7/14-20): A Look At Festival Season
It's festival season and some of the biggest stars are preparing for their upcoming performances or ending their 2016-17 season. Check out what some of your favorite stars have been up to. Anna Netrebko gave a sneak peek into rehearsals of Aida. In one of her pictures, flashes of the production were visible with chorus members littering the stage. The opera opens August 6 and is slated to be streamed…
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Artist Of The Week: Edward Parks Portrays Steve Jobs At Santa Fe Opera’s World Premiere
Steve Jobs is one of the most revered and enigmatic personalities in recent history. He created one of the biggest companies and is responsible for some of the most popular products in modern society. After numerous film adaptations with different actors, Edward Parks will have the task of portraying the figure in Mason Bates' first opera, "The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs." The title role of Steve Jobs is quite possibly Parks'…