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Culture, Opera

Tuesday January 29, 2019 06:43 pm EST
Sister Helen Prejean discusses the ‘conflicted spiritual journey’ | more...

Opera

Wednesday January 21, 2015 04:00 am EST
Live production caters to opera lovers and newcomers alike | more...

Opera

Tuesday March 4, 2014 10:00 am EST
Barrier breaking artist breathes fire into Gounod's classic | more...

Opera

Monday April 27, 2009 01:00 pm EDT

The Flying Dutchman can frighten people, and not just because he’s a centuries-old ghostly captain, doomed to sail the seven seas eternally.

??Richard Wagner’s supernatural nautical romance The Flying Dutchman, like many heavyweight operas, can intimidate audiences because of its running time and language barrier, not to mention the grandeur of the feelings involved. Opera arguably traffics...

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Opera

Saturday October 25, 2008 11:14 am EDT
scavenger hunt | more...

Opera

Wednesday October 1, 2008 12:04 am EDT

Renowned sculptor Jun Kaneko had barely heard of the opera Madama Butterfly, let alone heard it, when Opera Omaha asked him to design a production of the Puccini masterwork. While the Omaha, Neb.-based artist developed his own vision for Madama Butterfly, the essential difference between visual and performing arts struck home.

"Every time I make a piece, that's a visual statement. When...

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Opera

Wednesday October 1, 2008 12:04 am EDT
Photos from the Atlanta Opera production and sketches from the SCAD exhibition | more...

Opera

Wednesday September 13, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Capitol City Opera, the little train that could, tries to pull a luggage-heavy Streetcar | more...

Opera

Wednesday May 17, 2006 12:04 am EDT
John de Lancie, director of opera | more...

Opera

Wednesday November 16, 2005 12:04 am EST
Porgy and Bess comes to town, checkered past and all | more...

Opera

Thursday February 10, 2005 12:04 am EST
Atlanta Opera stages Puccini classic | more...

Opera

Thursday November 25, 2004 12:04 am EST
Perhaps taking over the opera house where the Met once reigned convinced Atlanta Opera artistic director William Fred Scott that his 20-year mission was at last complete. Capping off a year of heavy turnover and restructuring in the opera's executive staff, Scott announced his resignation this month. His resignation follows by eight months the resignation of executive director Alfred Kennedy... | more...

Opera

Thursday May 6, 2004 12:04 am EDT
Soprano imbues Madama Butterfly with spirituality | more...

Opera

Thursday November 20, 2003 12:04 am EST
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Opera

Thursday October 23, 2003 12:04 am EDT
Atlanta Opera debuts new home with Aïda | more...

Opera

Wednesday February 26, 2003 12:04 am EST
Atlanta Opera transforms The Magic Flute into a Brazilian adventure | more...

Opera

Wednesday September 18, 2002 12:04 am EDT
Take notes in The Marriage of Figaro | more...

Opera

Wednesday May 1, 2002 12:04 am EDT
Unconventional staging sets La Rondine apart | more...

Opera

Wednesday October 31, 2001 12:04 am EST
Cazan seeks the truth in Il trovatore | more...

Opera

Wednesday September 26, 2001 12:04 am EDT
Verdi's Falstaff a gleeful affirmation of life — even in the face of mortality | more...

Opera

Wednesday May 2, 2001 12:04 am EDT
From Belgrade to Atlanta, Otello director confronts the horror of humanity with opera | more...