Its repertoire included symphonic works, quadrilles, virtuoso soloists on many instruments, and, of course, a large dose of operatic
He has also appeared in various productions by Redcar Operatic
Society and played the leading role in two of Middlesbrough AOS's recent productions - Frank Butler in Annie Get Your Gun in 2005 and Jesus of Nazareth in Jesus Christ Superstar in 2010.
SINGER OF THE WORLD: Russian soprano Ekaterina Shcherbachenko won the world's greatest operatic
After making a demo of an operatic
version of Prince's ballad Purple Rain, he finally landed a deal with a label whose signings have included Elvis Presley, Placido Domingo, Barbra Streisand and Jose Carreras.
The first, "The Business of Opera," introduces us to Faustini and amplifies on the economics of the operatic
enterprise, with particular emphasis on boxes and their culture.
Emerging from the summer 2001 seminar Opera in Context: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Creation, Performance, and Reception, at the University of Iowa, 13 papers consider such topics as Venice: the cradle of operatic
convention, opera criticism in early 18th-century France, Gothic opera and the failure of Gounod's La Nonne sanglante, Mozart productions and the emergence of Werktreue at London's Italian Opera House 1780-1830, the representation of race in Carmen and Carmen Jones, and operatic
school for scandal.
Hero (2002) Like Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Zhang Yimou's martial arts masterpiece about a nameless assassin (Jet Li) is an operatic
ballet of breathtaking beauty with scenes that sear the heart.
Quarry Bank Operatic
Society wants to stage the musical Showboat, set in the DeepSouth of America, next year.
In fact, it is a great advantage if the coach is an excellent pianist, since she must be able to play the piano part and sometimes sing cues (in operatic
and oratorio repertoire), while still focusing her attention on what the singer is doing.
A TRANSSEXUAL quit her local operatic
society after they told her she'd have to sing in the male chorus.
The author profiles such singers as Todd Duncan, 1903-1998, who created the operatic
role of Porgy in 1935.
His broad-based theatrical instincts have led to invitations to create dance sequences for operas (a common enough request for European choreographers associated with state-supported opera houses), but also to jobs directing entire operatic
productions such as Orfeo ed Euridice, Das Reingold, and Idomeneo.