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Rise Stevens, an American mezzo soprano celebrated for her earthy interpretation of "Carmen," whose career also encompassed television and movie appearances alongside matinee idols Bing Crosby and Nelson Eddy, died Wednesdayof natural causes at her home...
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Culture MonsterAlmost like mini-residencies, this spring's offerings from London’s Royal Ballet and the Bolshoi Ballet from Moscow will each bring three unique concerts featuring some of the most beloved and stylistically demonstrative choreography born from those...
Culture MonsterThe Oscar Wilde tomb at the Père Lachaise cemetery in Paris has traditionally been covered in lip marks left by adoring fans of the famous playwright and wit. Starting this week, visitors will no longer be allowed to kiss the tomb thanks to a...
Culture Monster"Carmen in 3D" -- which is believed to be the first opera to be shot in 3-D for movie theaters -- will premiere as the closing selection of the Santa Barbara FIlm Festival on Feb. 6 and is scheduled to......
"The question you're always asked is, 'Is opera still relevant?' " says handsome young tenor on the rise Joseph Kaiser. Despite his amiable temperament, he seems peeved by the frequently posed query. And why not? Singers like Kaiser and star baritone...
Special to The TimesKnocking on the door of the timeworn Convent of San Leandro here pretty much epitomizes this mysterious and magnificent city. Like Seville, the convent's door is imposing and reveals little of life behind it, but a treat awaits visitors. San Leandro is...
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Marking its 40th anniversary, Orlando Ballet plans to expand its Mainstage Season to four productions. The popular “Vampire's Ball” won't return, but fans of classical ballet can look forward to “Carmen” and “Romeo and...
Artist Cliff Barnes, a long-time resident of Burbank, received two national art awards this summer and attended both juried out-of-state exhibits. The American Plains Artists selected Barnes' watercolor “Riding Proud” as Best of Show at its...
Four vocalists, three instrumentalists, two dancers. That's the field competing this year for the title of Howard County's Rising Star, an honor bestowed annually at the "Celebration of the Arts in Howard County." This year's gala, Saturday, March 24 in...
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email@example.comMaryland Symphony Orchestra Music Director Elizabeth Schulze recalled Sunday how she made a local connection to French composer Gabriel Pierne, whose work represented a time in France when some of the greatest music was being created. Schulze, speaking...
Tags: Ambroise Thomas, France, Music Industry, Entertainment, Culture
firstname.lastname@example.orgParlez-vous français? (Do you speak French?) Non? (No?) Pas de problème. (No problem.) Music is the universal language. No translation will be needed at this weekend’s Maryland Symphony Orchestra concerts, which feature works by six French...
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