Entries from Notes from the University of Illinois Music Library tagged with 'opera'

NY Philharmonic Puts Its History by the Numbers Online

Philharmonic Puts Its History by the Numbers Online By DANIEL J. WAKIN Published: June 23, 2009 NY Times "New York Philharmonic has put online an ocean of data about its concerts, dating back to the first one on Dec. 7,...

Major operas to be shown online

Major operas to be shown online By Ian Youngs Music reporter, BBC News Jan 21, 2009 Opera and ballet lovers are to be offered major productions from some of the world's leading companies as pay-per-view internet broadcasts. Eleven shows from...

When Opera Is New and Unproved

When Opera is New and Unproved By Anne Midgette Washington Post Staff Writer Sunday, September 7, 2008 "In the ongoing quest to broaden opera's appeal, contemporary opera is one arrow in a sparely filled quiver. New operas are based on...

Opera and Shakespeare

Mark the Music: Singing Shakespeare at Glimmerglass by Alex Ross The New Yorker 8/18/08 "When composers have tried to set Shakespeare, they have run up against the problem that his verse creates music in the mind, next to which even...

Brokeback Mountain--the Opera

Wuorinen on his Brokeback Mountain opera ArtsWatch from PhillyNews Posted by Peter Dobrin on June 9, 2008 An interview with American composer Charles Wuorinen, who has been commissioned by New York City Opera to write a work based on Annie...

Opera news

National Endowment Salutes Opera (NYTimes) By DANIEL J. WAKIN; Compiled by LAWRENCE VAN GELDER Published: May 14, 2008 'Amistad' opera, Italy ties highlight Spoleto By BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press Writer Thu May 22, 3:44 PM ET...

Vivaldi lost, Vivaldi found

Long-lost Vivaldi opera to play in Prague after 278-year hiatus...

A few opera miscellany

Show-Stopping Aria Encored at the Met (NPR) and Ban on Solo Encores at the Met?...(NYT) In Praise of the Prompter (WSJ)...

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