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  • Robert Campbell
    OPERA conductor Quadri dies at 93 in Milan Times Picayune - New Orleans,LA,USA MILAN, Italy (AP) -- Italian conductor Argeo Quadri, who led performances in
    Message 1 of 30 , Apr 15, 2004
      OPERA conductor Quadri dies at 93 in Milan
      Times Picayune - New Orleans,LA,USA
      MILAN, Italy (AP) -- Italian conductor Argeo Quadri, who led
      performances
      in some of the greatest of the world's opera houses, died Wednesday in
      Milan, his ...
      <http://www.nola.com/newsflash/entertainment/index.ssf?/newsflash/get_story.ssf?/cgi-free/getstory_ssf.cgi?a0681_BC_Obit-Quadri&&news&newsflash-entertainment>


      CHEAP opera tickets 'fail poor'
      BBC News - London,England,UK
      A plan to offer cut-price tickets to the opera will fail to attract
      the
      less affluent, according to a political think-tank. The ...
      <http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/arts/3623255.stm>

      TEXAS opera lawsuit settled out of court
      Seattle Post Intelligencer - Seattle,WA,USA
      AMARILLO, Texas -- A lawsuit alleging a donor's $5 million gift to the
      Metropolitan Opera should have gone to a Texas charitable foundation
      has
      been settled ...
      <http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/artandlife/apother_story.asp?category=1404&slug=Texas%20Opera>

      OPERA with a touch of spice
      Jerusalem Post - Jerusalem,Israel
      It's difficult to imagine what opera and Mizrachi music have in
      common.
      Nevertheless, veteran musical director/arranger Eldad Shrem ...
      <http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=JPost/JPArticle/ShowFull&cid=1081913147521>

      AINA - Days Of Rising Doom - The Metal Opera
      HeavyMetalMusic.biz - United States
      ... Why, then, did it take him so long to have a go at a rock opera,
      or
      even better: a metal opera with Aina - Days Of Rising Doom? Nobody
      asked
      me! ...
      <http://heavymetalmusic.biz/modules.php?
      name=News&file=article&sid=384>

      CHINA to work for inclusion of Tibetan opera on world heritage ...
      Xinhua - China
      LHASA, April 14 (Xinhuanet) -- The government of China's Tibet
      Autonomous
      Region will file an application for the inclusion of Tibetan opera on
      the list of the ...
      <http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-04/14/content_1419657.htm>

      DANCING In The Streets @ Opera House
      Manchester Evening News - Manchester,England,UK
      THEY danced in the aisles and on the seats - and set the Opera House
      rocking
      on its foundations as Dancing In The Streets came to town. ...
      <http://www.manchesteronline.co.uk/entertainment/music/livereviews/sto
      ries/Detail_LinkStory=87152.html>

      SCOTTISH Opera chief tells staff jobs will be cut
      The Herald - Glasgow,Scotland,UK
      THE chief executive of Scottish Opera has admitted for the first time
      that
      the company will be forced to cut jobs because of its funding
      problems.
      ...
      <http://www.theherald.co.uk/13931.shtml>

      POLITICAL show or soap opera
      eTaiwan News - Taipei,Taiwan
      ... However, in Taiwan, after the presidential election, all we have
      been
      able to witness on television is a low-end and tasteless soap opera.
      ...
      <http://www.etaiwannews.com/Editorial/2004/04/14/1081908655.htm>

      GIVING to Minnesota Opera hits high note
      Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) - Minneapolis,MN,USA
      The Minnesota Opera has received the largest foundation grant in its
      41-year
      history, a three-year challenge gift of $650,000 from the Bush
      Foundation.
      ...
      <http://www.startribune.com/stories/462/4720737.html>
    • Robert Campbell
      PINK S rock opera, Kanye s Jesus blin Rolling Stone - USA Having graduated from dance diva to Rancid-lovin rock chick, the artist formerly known as Alecia
      Message 2 of 30 , Apr 17, 2004
        PINK'S rock opera, Kanye's Jesus blin
        Rolling Stone - USA
        Having graduated from dance diva to Rancid-lovin' rock chick, the
        artist
        formerly known as Alecia Moore has her heart set on penning the next
        great
        rock opera. ...
        <http://www.rollingstone.com/news/newsarticle.asp?nid=19620>

        OPERA Releases New Beta Of Windows Browser
        TechWeb - USA
        ... Opera also claimed that this newest edition starts up and exits
        faster
        than before -- this browser has been long famous for its speed -- and
        common chores such ...
        <http://www.techweb.com/wire/story/TWB20040416S0006>

        10AM: Loot goes to the Opera
        Media Week - UK
        Free classified paper, Loot, has joined forces with mobile services
        provider
        Opera Telecom, to provide a range of mobile services and content to
        customers
        via ...
        <http://www.mediaweek.co.uk/Default.aspx?Action=-617781463&ID=2a62288b-cf7d-4c6b-9f54-cfbf3217da58&Category=0d1fcbaf-ed23-4ea7-b014-08c3557aecca>

        UNC celebrates 50 years of opera
        Greeley Tribune - Greeley,CO,USA
        If the rumor is true, and her mother swears it is, Elena Batman could
        sing
        before she could talk. Batman is an opera singer who has performed
        around
        the world. ...
        <http://www.greeleytrib.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20040416/ENTERTAIN/104160041>

        ART center's menu offers fun, culture with Opera a la Carte
        Glenwood Springs Post Independent - Glenwood Springs,CO,USA
        ... The Central City Opera will perform this weekend a light-hearted
        show
        it calls Opera a la Carte. "This is fun," said Rita Sommers ...
        <http://www.postindependent.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20040416/AE/40415001>

        PAUL K's menu in tune with Symphony, Opera
        San Francisco Chronicle - San Francisco,CA,USA
        ... teas. Being so close to the symphony hall and Opera House, Paul K
        is
        geared to pacing the meal for pre-performance dinners. However ...
        <http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/04/16/DDGUQ656BI1.DTL&type=food>

        WORLD News > Tibetan opera to tour Britain
        New Kerala - Ernakulam,Kerala,India
        A Tibetan touring opera is coming to Britain in May as part of a round
        of national performances. The opera, called "Sugkyi Nyima ...
        <http://www.newkerala.com/news-daily/news/features.php?action=fullnews&showcomments=1&id=12071>

        SYMPHONY, opera to crack down on latecomers
        Charlotte Observer (subscription) - Charlotte,NC,USA
        Remember the crossfire a few weeks ago about people who straggle in
        late
        for opera performances or concerts? Opera Carolina and the Charlotte
        Symphony
        sure do. ...
        <http://www.charlotte.com/mld/observer/entertainment/8444216.htm>

        FIVE to compete in Palmetto Opera finals
        The State - Columbia,SC,USA
        The fledging Palmetto Opera is back in action this weekend with the
        one-act
        opera "The Impresario" and the finals of its vocal competition. ...
        <http://www.thestate.com/mld/thestate/entertainment/8430966.htm>
      • Robert Campbell
        TAKING opera to the cheap seats BBC News - London,England,UK The UK s newest opera company, Savoy Opera, aims to take the art form to a new audience,
        Message 3 of 30 , Apr 17, 2004
          TAKING opera to the cheap seats
          BBC News - London,England,UK
          The UK's newest opera company, Savoy Opera, aims to take the art form
          to
          a new audience, attracting "opera virgins" with the lure of cheap
          tickets
          - some as ...
          <http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/arts/3628401.stm>

          OPERA Australia faces the music south of the border
          Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
          The national opera flagship has a battle on its hands in Melbourne,
          writes
          Robin Usher. It is the classic Mexican stand-off, two ...
          <http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/04/15/1081998286630.html>

          THE opera comes to Waukee
          Dallas County News - Dallas,IA,USA
          By Matt Tomkins. Eason Elementary students had a chance to experience
          the
          opera when Opera Iowa visited the school April 9. The event ...
          <http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=326300&BRD= 36&PAG=F1&dept_id=#7073&rfi==6>

          OPERA Conductor Argeo Quadri Has Died in Milan at 93
          Andante - USA
          MILAN, Italy (AP) — Italian conductor Argeo Quadri, who led
          performances
          in some of the greatest opera houses in the world, died Wednesday in
          his
          hometown of ...
          <http://www.andante.com/article/article.cfm?id=#597>

          MEET La bawdy Hélène in an all out opera romp
          ic Huddersfield.co.uk - Huddersfield,England,UK
          ... In its previous visits here Opera della Luna has scored big hits
          with
          its Gilbert and Sullivan romps, and last night was again rewarded with
          a virtually full ...
          <http://ichuddersfield.icnetwork.co.uk/0300whatson/0090news/tm_objectid=150561&method==full&siteid=P060&headline==meet-la-bawdy-h-l-ne-in-an-all-out-opera-romp-name_page.html>

          SYBIL Harrington Estate's Lawsuit Against Metropolitan Opera ...
          Andante - USA
          AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — A lawsuit alleging a donor's $5 million gift to
          the Metropolitan Opera should have gone to a Texas charitable
          foundation
          has been ...
          <http://www.andante.com/article/article.cfm?id=#596>

          APOLLO Chorus of Chicago Presents 'An Opera Extravaganza' April ...
          Yahoo News (press release) - USA
          CHICAGO, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The 140-voice Apollo Chorus of
          Chicago
          will present "An Opera Extravaganza" on April 24, at 2:00 pm, at
          Orchestra
          Hall in ...
          <http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/040414/cgw074_1.html>



          OPERA - Peter Conrad on a revolutionary epic's drab contemporary ...
          New Statesman - London,England,UK
          ... Shakespeare's Macbeth kills for a kingdom, but the heroine of
          Shostakovich's
          opera Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk - a tragedy queen becalmed in the muddy
          steppes, the ...
          <http://www.newstatesman.com/site.php3?newTemplate==NSArticle_Arts&newDisplayURN= 0404190035>

          MAINE Grand Opera Company Announces 2004 Season
          VillageSoup - Camden,ME,United States
          (April 15): Maine Grand Opera 2004 season presents a series of
          exciting
          musical events to satisfy everyone's taste in music--from Summer
          Tuesday
          Musicales to a ...
          <http://rockland.villagesoup.com/orgnews/Orgnews.cfm?StoryID=569>
        • Robert Campbell
          OPERA benefits bilingual preschool Parents plan to sing La ... Contra Costa Times - Contra Costa County,CA,USA PINOLE - A small-town stage will be the setting
          Message 4 of 30 , Apr 20, 2004
            OPERA benefits bilingual preschool Parents plan to sing 'La ...
            Contra Costa Times - Contra Costa County,CA,USA
            PINOLE - A small-town stage will be the setting for some world-class
            opera
            and a bit of Broadway next week when Hercules lovebirds Sara Dieli and
            Jorge Orlando ...
            <http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/8465827.htm>

            PINK Pens Rock Opera
            The Star - Malaysia
            Pink, a closet classical music fan, has announced that she is writing
            her
            own rock opera. "I trained classically. I would do rock opera for
            sure.
            ...
            <http://www.star-ecentral.com/music/sleeve/notes.asp?file=archives/sleeve/2004/4/19/19PinkPensRo&date=4/19/2004>

            OPERA House to see revamp
            Otago Daily Times - Dunedin,New Zealand
            By Jeff Smith. The Waitaki District Council plans to spend more than
            $1
            million restoring the Opera House in Thames St. It has set ...
            <http://www.odt.co.nz/cgi-bin/getitem?date=17Apr2004&object=IGF33E8680NF&type=html>

            TWO Los Alamos sopranos star in 'Falstaff' opera in Albuquerque
            Los Alamos Monitor - Los Alamos,NM,USA
            Not many communities as small as Los Alamos have bragging rights to
            two
            sopranos currently active in the highly competitive world of Grand
            Opera
            in America. ...
            <http://www.lamonitor.com/articles/2004/04/19/features/features03.txt>

            OPERA'S renaissance man
            ABS CBN News - Quezon City,Philippines
            In the world of opera, as with any other musical genre, there are
            those
            regarded as legendary because of the talent they possess and what they
            have achieved ...
            <http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/NewsStory.aspx?section=Celebrity&oid=49327>

            SCOTTISH Opera Suspends All Planning Following Warning Not to ...
            Andante - USA
            At this rate, the fat lady won't be singing: Scottish Opera has put
            planning
            for its coming season on hold after it was told not to enter into any
            binding ...
            <http://www.andante.com/article/article.cfm?id=23606>

            OPERA legend had
            Honolulu Star-Bulletin - Honolulu,HI,USA
            ... A talk with the singer could start on the East Coast -- and a
            stint
            in the Young Stars Grand Opera Company -- and finish off in Milan with
            the world-famous La ...
            <http://starbulletin.com/2004/04/19/news/story10.html>

            COUPLE well-suited in roles as opera singers, teachers
            Bloomington Pantagraph - Bloomington,IL,USA
            By Nancy Steele Brokaw. First, opera is big. ... The Kochs scour the
            trade
            magazines "Opera News" and "Classical Singer" looking for promising
            auditions.
            ...
            <http://www.pantagraph.com/stories/041904/bus_20040419001.shtml>

            ' Unsinkable Molly Brown ' is at Opera House
            Cheboygan Tribune - Cheboygan,MI,USA
            ... at 8 pm Thursday at the Opera House. ... Tickets for "The
            Unsinkable
            Molly Brown" are on sale for $21 at the Opera House, or $18 for season
            subscribers. ...
            <http://www.cheboygannews.com/articles/2004/04/19/news/news3.txt>

            SD Opera's 'Katya' deserves bigger audience to appreciate fine ...
            San Diego Union Tribune - San Diego,CA,USA
            ... Yet this domestic tragedy makes for taut, compelling opera in the
            form
            of Janacek's "Katya Kabanova," which opened a four-performance
            engagement
            Saturday at ...
            <http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/features/20040419-9999-1c19katya.html>
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