Monthly Archives: November 2013

“The Woman without a Shadow” at the Metropolitan opera

The Metropolitan Opera of New York presents: Die Frau ohne Schatten (The Woman without a Shadow) Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 7:30 pm – 11:32 pm CAST Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski The Empress: Anne Schwanewilms The Dyer’s Wife: Christine Goerke The Nurse: Ildikó Komlósi The Emperor: Torsten … Continue reading

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“Eugene Onegin” at the Metropolitan Opera

Saturday, November 23, 2013, 8:00 pm – 11:25 pm CAST Conductor: Alexander Vedernikov Tatiana: Marina Poplavskaya Olga: Elena Maximova Lenski: Rolando Villazón Onegin: Peter Mattei Gremin: Stefan Kocán THE PRODUCTION TEAM Production: Deborah Warner Set Designer:Tom Pye Costume Designer: Chloe Obolensky Lighting Designer: Jean Kalman Video Designers: Ian William Galloway, Finn … Continue reading

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Maria Stuarda at the Royal Opera house Muscat in Oman

The Royal Opera House Muscat (Oman) Presents: Gaetano Donizetti’s “Maria Stuarda” December 12 & 14, 2013 Gaetano Donizetti wrote three operas loosely based on the lives of three Tudor Queens – Anne Boleyn, Mary Stuart, and Elizabeth I. The Welsh … Continue reading

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DON PASQUALE in Manitoba

PRESENTS: Saturday, November 23, 8pm Tuesday, November 26, 7pm Friday, November 29, 8pm Music by Gaetano Donizetti Sung in Italian with projected English translations. Please note: There will be a gun shot in the show. Running time is approximately 2 … Continue reading

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The Swedish Royal Opera Presents TURANDOT

The Swedish Royal Opera Presents: TURANDOT Awesome game of love He who wishes to marry Princess Turandot must first solve three riddles. Wrong answer punishable by beheading. Prince Calaf, who is in Peking, in enamoured by the beauty of the … Continue reading

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Sally Beamish and her new opera (Interview)

  Sally Beamish and her new opera (Interview by Scotland Opera) Posted by Scotlandopera.org on October 11, 2013 Sally Beamish is a remarkably talented and versatile composer, her output including symphonies, concertos for violin, viola, cello, oboe, saxophone, trumpet percussion, … Continue reading

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Macbeth, the power of evil and the evil of power.

Originally posted on We dream of things that never were and say: "Why not?":
“And oftentimes, to win us to our harm, The instruments of darkness tell us truths, Win us with honest trifles, to betray’s  In deepest…

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