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Don Pasquale review: Bringing laughter from 19th century Italy to 21st century Donegal

The Irish Times 28 Nov 2022
Opera. INO successfully transposes Donizetti’s manic comic energy to a contemporary setting ... Could he have foreseen, as he put the finishing touches on Don Pasquale, that two centuries later the magical comic energy he gave his 64th opera would survive and make people laugh in 2022? Make me laugh?.

Why European Countries Are Giving Teens Free Money To Spend on Books, Music, and Theater

Fresno Bee 28 Nov 2022
For a growing number of European citizens, coming of age now has the added perk of hundreds of euros to spend on culture—be that highbrow opera performances or action-packed comic ... .

Exquisite melodies updated for a modern age in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale

Irish Independent 26 Nov 2022
When asked if Rossini’s classic comic opera The Barber of Seville had been composed in two weeks, the contemporary composer Gaetano Donizetti scoffed ... Letterkenny.It’s the first stop on a 13-venue tour for Irish National Opera’s brand new production.

Jean-Marie Straub obituary

The Observer 21 Nov 2022
Photograph ... In 1974, Straub-Huillet shot Schoenberg’s religious and philosophical opera Moses and Aaron, refusing to dub the singers, as is usual in such projects ... They also made Introduction to Arnold Schoenberg’s Accompaniment to an Animation Scene (1973), a 15-minute film essay, and the one-act comic opera From Today Until Tomorrow (1997) ... .

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Nov. 17-24

LA Daily News 17 Nov 2022
18 to Jan. 22, at the Los Angeles Zoo. (Photo by Jamie Pham/GLAZA) ... Mission Opera presents the fully-staged opera by Charles Gounod, sung in French and with English titles over the stage, 7.30 p.m ... (Valley Opera and Performing Arts presents the opera, 3 p.m ... Theatre Repertoire of Our Lady of Lourdes presents the Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera, 8 p.m ... .

Springfield Symphony has return pianist for weekend concert

Springfield News-Sun 16 Nov 2022
Richard Strauss’ epic ‘Der Rosenkavalier’, although a comic opera, is one of the most passionate expressions of love in the repertoire,” he said ... His “Overture, OP 3 H23″ will be the concert opener, what Wilson said this is a gem rarely performed from an uncompleted opera.

Cuts to funding will decimate English National Opera. This is a howling mistake

The Observer 15 Nov 2022
Having run English National Opera for the past five years, to be given less than 24 hours’ notice that our 100-year-old company must up sticks from London to Manchester, with a small relocation allowance to help us to do so, was galling ... It has also been claimed that opera needs to adapt ... And we participated in Comic Relief for two years running.

Culture 5 - your cultural highlights for the next seven days

RTE 15 Nov 2022
CINEMAS. GLASS ONION ... EVENT. QUIET LIGHTS ... Tickets ... STREAMING. VICKY ... OPERA ... Donizetti's effervescent comic masterpiece is a witty, high-spirited, intergenerational tug of war about love and money — young love and old money, whipped up by lots of deceit. Irish National Opera's production stars Kelli-Ann Masterson, who discusses the production below ... MUSIC ... .

Review: ‘Le Comte Ory’ brings a dose of laughs and racy moments to the Lyric ...

Marietta Daily Journal 14 Nov 2022
Ménages à trois are rare sights on the stage of the Lyric Opera, but one makes an appearance in “Le Comte Ory,” the rather ribald comic opera from Gioachino Rossini, here to warm the cockles of subscribers’ hearts just as ... .

Top 15 Tampa Bay area events for the week of Nov. 14-20

Tampa Bay Times 14 Nov 2022
Petersburg Opera. Fast-moving, colorful and comical, this one-hour opera in English adapted from Carlo Collodi’s tale includes scenes and songs that highlight a message about the importance of family, friendship and telling the truth ... Petersburg Opera Company, 2145 First Ave.

‘Le Comte Ory’ review: Rossini comic opera soars at Lyric

Chicago Sun-Times 14 Nov 2022
<img class="Image" alt="Kathryn Lewek (from left) as Adèle, Lawrence Brownlee as Ory and Mirco Palazzi as Tutor in “Le Comte Ory” at Lyric Opera of Chicago." ... Kathryn Lewek (from left) as Countess Adèle, Lawrence Brownlee as Count Ory and Mirco Palazzi as Tutor in “Le Comte Ory” at Lyric Opera of Chicago ... Lyric Opera of Chicago — “Le Comte Ory”.

The week in classical: The Yeomen of the Guard; Alcina – music under siege

The Observer 13 Nov 2022
Opera’s losses, the sums more eye-watering, the carping voices louder, have attracted more attention, though not entirely ... Gilbert and Sullivan’s (1888), engagingly directed by Jo Davies for English National Opera, was first seen at the beautiful Savoy theatre, purpose-built for G&S’s comic operas.

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Nov. 10-17

LA Daily News 10 Nov 2022
The American Heroes Air Show, Nov. 12, returns to the Hansen Dam Recreation Center in Lake View Terrace ... (Photo by Gene Blevins/Contributing Photographer). Here is a sampling of things to do in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area, Nov ... Theatre Repertoire of Our Lady of Lourdes presents the Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera, gala opening 8 p.m ... .

Jennifer Aniston Shares Her “Challenging Road” with IVF and Trying to Get Pregnant

Vanity Fair 09 Nov 2022
So here I am today ... I’m fed up with the sport-like scrutiny and body shaming that occurs daily under the guise of ‘journalism,’ the ‘First Amendment’ and ‘celebrity news.’” She went on to say, “I used to tell myself that tabloids were like comic books, not to be taken seriously, just a soap opera for people to follow when they need a distraction ... Dr.

Leadership Tussle: APGA Seeks Arrest of Njoku over Alleged Forgery

This Day 09 Nov 2022
The APGA spokesman said that the party would have ordinarily ignored the latest antic of Njoku’s comic display which was much like a television soap opera; but that he deemed it expedient to correct the trending narrative on social media platforms as well as state the ...

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