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Metropolitan Opera Announces Summer HD Festival 2018
The Metropolitan Opera’s annual Summer HD Festival is set to return for its tenth time this summer. The series, which will begin on August 25, 2018, through Sept. 3, 2018, will present 10 recent performances from the company’s acclaimed Live in HD series of movie theater transmissions. The series will also present the Marx Brothers’ classic film, "A Night at the Opera," which will be presented on the plaza on August 24, in association…
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Renée Fleming Wins Classic Brit Award
Renée Fleming has won the Female Artist of the Year at the Classic Brit Awards. The soprano took home the award for her latest album "Distant Light," which was released last year and her performance of "Der Rosenkavalier" at the Royal Opera House. Fleming was not present at the awards as she is New York finishing up a run of "Carousel" for which she earned rave reviews and earned a…
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Juan Diego Flórez, Renée Fleming & Cecilia Bartoli Highlight Palau de La Musica 2018-19 Season
The Palau de la Musica has announced its 2018-19 season, featuring a number of great performers and concerts with varying repertoire. As with previous announcements, we will only focus on the operatic and vocal performances. Take a look. Palau 100 Golda Schultz joins Gustavo Dudamel in Mahler's Fourth Symphony. The Mahler Chamber Orchestra is led by Dudamel, who also conducts Schubert's Third Symphony. Performance Date: Sept. 19, 2018 Cecilia Bartoli…
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Renée Fleming Announces New Broadway Album
Renée Fleming, who is currently wowing audiences in "Carousel," has  announced her new album "Broadway." The new album by Decca Classics is set to be released on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 and will include songs for the stage by composers such as Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Pasek & Paul, and Rogers & Hammerstein. It will also include a duet with award-winning Broadway and film star Leslie Odom, Jr. The album will…
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Metropolitan Opera Announces 2018 Lineup Of Summer Encore Screenings
The Metropolitan Opera has announced its Live in HD Summer Encores series. The Met will rebroadcast four popular operas including Puccini’s "Madama Butterfly," starring Roberto Alagna and Kristine Opolais from 2016, followed by  Verdi’s "Il Trovatore" starring Anna Netrebko, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Dolora Zajick, and Yonghoon Lee from 2015. The series will then feature Tchaikovsky’s "Eugene Onegin" with Renée Fleming, Hvorostovsky, and Ramón Vargas from 2007 and will conclude with Puccini’s…
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‘Bel Canto’ Film Featuring Renée Fleming Acquired By Screen Media
Screen Media has acquired the North American rights to “Bel Canto,” Paul Weitz’s adaptation of the acclaimed Ann Patchett novel. The new film, about a hostage crisis, stars Julianne Moore and Ken Watanabe with Opera legend Renée Fleming contributing vocals to the film. “Bel Canto” tells the story of Roxane Coss (Moore), a famous American soprano, who travels to South America to give a private concert at the birthday party…
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Renée Fleming Scores Tony Award Nomination
Soprano Renée Fleming has been nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Feature Role in a Musical. She will be competing with co-star Lindsay Mendez as well as Ariana DeBose for "Summer: The Donna Summer Musical," Ashley Park for "Mean Girls," and Diana Rigg for "My Fair Lady." Fleming "retired" from the opera stage in May 2017 and transitioned to Broadway this winter for…
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Carousel on Broadway 2018 Review: Renée Fleming Makes Triumphant Return to Stage
Who knows if we will ever hear Renée Fleming take to the opera stage to perform a recognized role again? Her departure from the Met Opera stage last May in “Der Rosenkavalier” seems, to this point, as the end of Fleming the opera star to make way for Fleming, a bigger star in a wider range of musical repertoire. Because the truth is that since that famed day in May,…
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Alek Shrader, Daniela Mack & Corinne Winters Headline Michigan Opera Theatre’s 2018-19 Season
The Michigan Opera Theatre has announced its 2018-19 season, which will feature five productions and a number of special events. The season will also feature a number of international stars and innovative programming. Take a look! Productions Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin,” opens the season with Iurii Samoilov in the title role and Soprano Corinne Winters as Tatiana. MOT Principal Conductor Stephen Lord leads in the pit. Tomer Zvulun directs a co-production with Lyric…
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Renée Fleming, Matthias Goerne & Barbara Hannigan Headline L’Orchestre de Paris’ 2018-19 Season
L'Orchestre de Paris has announced its 2018-19 season filled with a wide range of concerts showcasing modern masterpieces and favorites from the standard repertoire. This season will include a number of vocal events featuring some of today's greatest stars. Here is a look at what the season will offer opera lovers. Jakub Hrůša conducts a concert that includes Renaud Capuçon and mezzo-soprano Stéphanie d'Oustrac in a program that includes Charles Ives' "The…