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High Notes Opera Meets Film
Opera Meets Film: How James Gray Explores Puccini’s Heroines In ‘The Immigrant’
“Opera Meets Film” is a feature dedicated to exploring the way that opera has been employed in cinema. We will select a section or a film in its entirety, highlighting the impact that utilizing the operatic form or sections from an opera can alter our perception of a film that we are viewing. This week’s installment we will take a look at James Grey’s ode to opera, “The Immigrant.” It…
Opera For Beginners
Opera Profile: Puccini’s ‘Il Trittico’
"Il Trittico (The Triptych)" is comprised of three one-act operas. While the works are not connected through their plots and characters, Puccini had intended for each of them to relate to the canticles of Dante’s "Divine Comedy;" only the third opera, "Gianni Schicchi," reflects this by exploring a historical case involving the Donati family, into which Dante married. While Puccini asserted that the operas of "Il Trittico" should be shown…
High Notes On This Day
The Major Puccini Roles of Kristine Opolais’ Career
Kristine Opolais, born on Nov. 12, 1979, has built up quite a prominent career all around the entire world. Born in Latvia, she would go on to join the chorus of the Latvian National Opera, then slowly but surely make her way through some of the famed houses in Europe. Along the way, she has developed a wide range of repertoire in diverse languages, none more prominent than the operas…
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Martina Arroyo Foundation Announces Summer 2017 Program
The Martina Arroyo Foundation has announced its operatic prelude to performance selections and master series programs for the summer. The Prelude to Performance will feature Bizet's "Carmen" starring Emily Righter in the title role, Ben Werley, a young artist with Florida Grand Opera, as Don José, and Brian Major as Escamillo. Opera Tampa's Daniel Lipton conducts. The following opera will be a double bill of Puccini's, "Suor Angelica" and  "Gianni Schicchi." Soprano…
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Not All Of Them Are Evil – A Look At Opera’s Greatest Mothers
Happy Mother’s Day to all the great mothers that are reading this article. The greatest of mothers are people that we can always count on when things get tough. When we need a shoulder to cry on, mom is the one who will always offer hers. When we have a small achievement, mom is the one ready to cry with joy. When we have a major accomplishment, mom makes sure…