| Jan 27, 2010
| 6:08 AM
DuPage Opera Theatre presents Giacomo Puccini's "Turandot"
McAninch Arts Center
425 Fawell Blvd.
Friday, Jan. 29 and Saturday, Jan. 30 at 8 p.m.
To order tickets, call (630) 942-4000, or visit: www.atthemac.org
| Feb 17, 2011
| 1:30 AM
1801: The U.S. House of Representatives broke an electoral tie between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr, electing Jefferson president; Burr became vice president.
1904: The original two-act version of Giacomo Puccini's opera ''Madama Butterfly'' was...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 8:49 AM
Pianist Brian Ganz will return to his hometown of Columbia to once again perform at the Sundays at Three chamber music concert series this Sunday, Nov. 6, p.m., at Christ Episcopal Church, located at 6800 Oakland Mills Road.
Ganz is now based...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 1:05 AM
The Northern State University Department of Music faculty will present its annual recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Johnson Fine Arts Center.
Included in the recital will be vocalists Darci Bultema, Michael Skyles, Timothy Woods and Wendy Van Gent....
| Sep 24, 2011
| 10:13 PM
A trio of soloists and two choruses joined the Orlando Philharmonic for its season-opening concert Saturday night but the orchestra more than held its own, thank you very much.
The Philharmonic presented a concert of well-known operatic works by Giacomo...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Eileen R. "Mimi" Philips, a homemaker and volunteer who enjoyed music, died of cancer Monday at her Richmond, Va., home.
The former Roland Park resident was 77.
The daughter of a Ford Motor Co. assembly line worker and a factory worker, Eileen Rose Wade...
| Dec 23, 2008
| 9:10 AM
Tosca: By Giacomo Puccini September 11, 13, 16, 19, 2009
H.M.S. Pinafore: By Gilbert & Sullivan November 6, 8, 11, 14, 2009
Rigoletto: By Guiseppe Verdi March 20, 24, 26, 28, 2010
Don Giovanni: By W. A. Mozart April 24, 28, 30, May...
| Feb 18, 2009
Orlando Opera has announced three familiar titles for its 2009-10 season, which will begin in November. All productions will be in Carr Performing Arts Centre in downtown Orlando. Subscriptions are $105-$249 and are available at 407-426-1700 or orlando...
| Apr 4, 2009
In the wrong hands, "verismo," the late 19th-century Italian operatic tradition that offered "truth" with earthy characters and raw passions, can sometimes seem like little more than a bad soap opera set to music. But the movement toward naturalistic...
| Apr 5, 1998
The opera "Carmen," like the drama "Macbeth," has a well-earned reputation as an unlucky vehicle for the actors and singers who dare perform it.Superstitious actors often refer to the Shakespearean drama as simply "the Scottish play," afraid that...