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Culture MonsterThe Tony-winning Broadway production of "Billy Elliot" will close in January after a three-year run. The planned Museum of Tolerance project in Jerusalem is facing new challenges amid a report that it has lost its architect and construction manager....
Culture MonsterJim Parsons, who stars in TV's "The Big Bang Theory," is in talks for a Broadway revival of "Harvey." "Finding Neverland," the new musical that was canceled at the La Jolla Playhouse, will have workshop productions in London....
Orlando Arts BlogThe Orlando Philharmonic's intimate Focus Series takes a trip through time to kick off its season, and stops Prague in 1787. It's a splendid time to visit Mozart and listen to the great composer's music. Along for the journey: Operatic soprano Susana Dí...
Orlando Arts BlogThe Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra is ringing in the holiday season at Home for the Holidays, the fourth concert in its 2010 Super Series. The concert has two performances on Saturday, Nov. 27, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., at the Bob Carr Performing Arts...
Orlando Arts BlogWhen University of Colorado football player Keith Miller took his girlfriend to see “The Phantom of the Opera,” he left under the phantom’s spell. “The lights, the chandelier pulling up all the audience, it was everything combined,...
The Countess de Hoernle Singers' annual spring concert over Memorial Day weekend will have a start and finish that won't have anything to do with the performance. "A Kaleidoscope of Music" will move to the Boca Raton campus of the Pine Crest School at...
The surprising virtue of Florida Grand Opera's 11th retelling of Verdi's "La Traviata" is that for all the performers singing high E's at the top of their lungs, for all their falling to their knees in sorrow or illness, and for all their oversize...
Even if the Florida Grand Opera's new experiment of smoldering tango music and vibrant opera singing goes off without a snafu, the most-surprised person in the room will be the production's own conductor, Ramon Tebar. The reason, of course, is that...
The moment that rising basketball star Jeanette Vecchione realized she wanted to be an opera singer came, awkwardly enough, during a high school basketball game, when she sang the National Anthem at half-court. So she traded basketball for the twinkling...
You don't have to be a musicologist or opera aficionado to recognize the stunning meld of emotion and technique in Rachele Gilmore's performance in the Florida Grand Opera's production of "La Sonnambula." When she falls to her knees at the front of the...
In a classic opera depicting the battle between intellectual enlightenment and romanticism with allusions to ancient Masonic rituals, you don't expect a character to exclaim, "Mrs. Robinson, are you trying to seduce me?" But this is director Jeffrey...
It wouldn't be the Christmas season without George Frideric Handel's "Messiah," and in Howard County that means a performance by Columbia Pro Cantare on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Jim Rouse Theater at Wilde Lake. "Handel's 'Messiah' arrives every...
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