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Menotti’s “Amahl and the Night Visitors” in Iowa

  PRESENTS: Menotti / Amahl and the Night Visitors Presenting Premier Sponsor is American Equity Opera in One Act Libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti First performance: NBC Television Opera Theatre in New York City, Broadcast on December 24, 1951 Performed … Continue reading

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“Madame Butterfly” in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI OPERA PRESENTS: Madame Butterfly July 24 & 26 • 7:30 p.m. Music Hall Music by Giacomo Puccini Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa THE OPERA The 94th Summer Festival closes with Giacomo Puccini’s heartbreaking tragedy Madame Butterfly in … Continue reading

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“Heggie / Dead Man Walking” in Des Moines

  PRESENTS: Heggie / Dead Man Walking* An opera in two acts Libretto by Terrence McNally after the book by Sister Helen Prejean First performance: San Francisco; San Francisco Opera, October 7, 2000 Performed in English with supertitles above the … Continue reading

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Washington National Opera: An American Soldier

THE KENNEDY CENTER Washington National Opera: American Opera Initiative: An American Soldier The second season of the American Opera Initiative continues with An American Soldier, an hour-long, world premiere opera composed by Huang Ruo with a libretto by David Henry … Continue reading

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CALGARY OPERA Presents “Madame Butterfly”

CALGARY OPERA Presents: “Madame Butterfly” Giacomo Puccini New Production It’s the beginning of the 20th century, and the young geisha Cio-cio-san has just married an American Navy Officer, Lieutenant Pinkerton. They have scarcely celebrated their wedding night when Pinkerton must … Continue reading

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“Die Tote Stadt” by Erich Wolfgang Korngold in Dallas

The Dallas Opera Presents: Die tote Stadt by Erich Wolfgang Korngold Before Hitchcock filmed Vertigo, Korngold created Die tote Stadt, the tale of one man’s dark obsession with the woman he loved and lost. Featuring state-of-the-art projections and composed by … Continue reading

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Opera Master Class: Sarah Coburn at The Kennedy Center

THE KENNEDY CENTER Opera Master Class: Sarah Coburn Observe the creative process as pre-professional performers receive instruction from some of the greats in opera. Tue., Mar. 4, 2014, 7:00 PM Terrace Gallery 90 minutes $12.00 Witness how great performers are … Continue reading

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