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Susan Bullock & Mark Delavan To Be Featured At Maryland Lyric Opera’s 2018-19 Season
The Maryland Lyric Opera has announced its 2018-19 season featuring two operas and two galas dedicated to Puccini and Verdi. Here is a look! The season opens with concert performances of Puccini's "La Fanciulla del West" with two sopranos sharing the title role of Minnie - Susan Bullock and Elizabeth Blancke-Biggs. Music Director Louis Salemno conducts a cast that also includes Mark Delavan and Aleksey Bogdanov sharing the role of Jack…
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Atlanta Opera To Showcase Second Annual ‘From Opera to Opry: Liquor, Love and the Lord’
The Atlanta Opera is slated to present “From Opera to Opry: Liquor, Love, and the Lord later this year. The showcase, which will take place at The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse this Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, in collaboration with ADA Ovations. The holiday concert enters its second year after a successful showcase in Dec. 2016. The program is written by baritone Michael Mayes and features arias and duets from such major…
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New York City Opera 2017-18 Review – La Fanciulla Del West: Kristin Sampson & Jonathan Burton Lead Stellar Cast In Exciting Revival
The production of "La Fanciulla del West" that has landed in the somewhat unlikely venue called Jazz at Lincoln Centre -- but really is the Rose Theater at the Time Warner Centre – would be notable for a number of reasons. It signals the opening of the second season of the reborn New York City Opera. Great news for someone like me who attended decades of amazing operas at NYCO’s…
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New York City Opera Announces ‘La Fanciulla del West’ Cast
The New York City Opera has announced the cast for "La Fanciulla del West," which is slated to open the 2017-18 season. Kristin Sampson returns to the company after an acclaimed run in "La Campana Sommersa" and takes on the title role in Puccini's masterpiece. This season she will also take on the role Teatro del Giglio in Lucca, Teatro Goldoni Livorno, and Teatro Verdi in Pisa. Jonathan Burton takes on…
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Detroit Symphony Orchestra To Feature ‘Turandot’ in 2017-18 With Othalie Graham
Leonard Slatkin will celebrate his 10th anniversary with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in grand form. While the season will include some of the most important classical musicians in the industry, the year will conclude with Puccini's "Turandot."  On June 8 and 10, Slatkin will conduct Puccini's final opera in partnership with Michigan Opera Theatre. The opera will star Othalie Graham in the title role and will be joined by Guanqun…