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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia says construction will soon begin on the first opera house in the kingdom, where concerts have been...
‘Organized chaos’ – behind the scenes at ‘La Boheme’

NEW YORK — Mimis come and Rodolfos go, but one thing never changes in "La Boheme" at the Metropolitan Opera: When the curtain goes...
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NEW YORK — Michael Fabiano was singing at the Metropolitan Opera when a key mix-up occurred. ...
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AUSTIN, Texas — Seven women at the Austin Opera have come forward to describe a culture of permissiveness that allowed the opera's artistic director...
Restored ‘Porgy and Bess’ gets key test on road to Met Opera

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A restored edition of a pioneering, enduring American opera emerges at a time its racial and social themes are as...
Nezet-Seguin becomes Met Opera’s music director next season

NEW YORK — Yannick Nezet-Seguin will become the Metropolitan Opera's music director next season, two years earlier than planned, providing a leader to an...
Muti still on mission to honor original intent of Verdi

NEW YORK — Riccardo Muti thinks about how an afterlife meeting with Giuseppe Verdi would go after spending decades fighting to perform the works...
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EVANSTON, Ill. — Famed soprano Renee Fleming is to give the commencement address at Northwestern University this year. ...
Tasty role: Bass gets pasta on stage from celebrity chef

NEW YORK — The bass got an extra tasty role at the Metropolitan Opera. Instead of a prop, Ildebrando D'Arcangelo was served fresh pasta...
Opera of Rudolfo Anaya’s ‘Bless Me, Ultima’ set to premiere

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The opera adaptation of Rudolfo Anaya's famed novel "Bless Me, Ultima," one of the most recognizable works of Mexican-American literature, is...

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