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Anti-Putin Protester Takes the Stage at Metropolitan Opera

Friday, January 30, 2015

An anti-Vladimir Putin protester who took the stage at the Metropolitan Opera has been at the center of previous political demonstrations.
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The Greene Space

On-Demand Video: Revelation, A Rock Opera

Friday, January 30, 2015

Watch on-demand video of Mike Doughty's rock opera inspired by the biblical Book of Revelation.

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Operavore

Review: A Strange Night at the Metropolitan Opera's Bluebeard and Iolanta

Friday, January 30, 2015

With an on-stage protester and a hallucinatory staging of Bluebeard's Castle, a night at the Metropolitan Opera becomes unsettling, writes David Patrick Stearns.
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Operavore

The Russians Are Here: NYC's Passionate Concert-Goers

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Russian speakers from the former USSR are a very important part of New York’s audience for opera and classical music. Fred Plotkin considers the roots of their passion.
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World of Opera

Aureliano in Palmira From the Rossini Opera Festival

Thursday, January 29, 2015

On World of Opera, Lisa Simeone presents "Aureliano in Palmira" from the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro.

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Operavore

Seeking a New Way to Price Tickets at the Metropolitan Opera

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Reduced price tickets to live Met performances come in various forms. Blogger Fred Plotkin examines where the best deals are.
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Metropolitan Opera

Puccini's La Boheme

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Join us on Saturday at 1 pm as the Metropolitan Opera broadcasts Franco Zeffirelli's production of Puccini's "La Boheme."

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The Sopranos with Debbie Voigt

Bromance Is In the Air

Saturday, January 24, 2015

This week on The Sopranos with Debbie Voigt, our host has selected examples of operatic male bonding.

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World of Opera

Tchaikovsky's The Maid of Orleans From Moscow

Thursday, January 22, 2015

On World of Opera, host Lisa Simeone presents "The Maid of Orleans" in a production from the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow.

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Operavore

Shades of Black and White and Very Little Gray

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Merry Widow is about money and whether it can bring happiness and salvation, a theme that is all too relevant today, writes Fred Plotkin.
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Operavore

'Mindfulness Opera' to Feature Yoga, Audience Participation

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

"Lost in Thought," by composer Rolf Hind, is said to be the world's first "mindfulness opera" and will allow audiences to do yoga, meditate and eat during the performance.
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30 Pieces in 30 Days

30 Pieces: Strauss's 'Morgen!'

Saturday, January 17, 2015

This month, WQXR is taking 30 popular pieces from our year-end Classical Countdown and asking music experts to give us their "next step" compositions. Today: Strauss's "Morgen."

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Metropolitan Opera

Lehar's The Merry Widow

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Join us today at 1 pm to hear the Met’s new production of Lehar’s "The Merry Widow," starring Renée Fleming, Nathan Gunn and Kelli O’Hara.

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The Sopranos with Debbie Voigt

The Soprano and the Operetta

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Operetta is the topic of the day on The Sopranos with Debbie Voigt this week.

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Operavore

Listening Back, Listening Forward

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Sometimes we hear a singer and immediately think of future roles for which they'd be suited. Then memory of past singers comes into play. Blogger Fred Plotkin explains.
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Operavore

Protesters Greet Valery Gergiev on First Night of U.S. Tour

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Mariinsky Theater of St. Petersburg kicked off a month-long, 12-city U.S. tour on Wednesday night at BAM—and was greeted by protesters chanting "out, out, out.”
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World of Opera

Verdi's Simon Boccanegra From Venice

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Today at 4 pm on the Operavore stream, World of Opera presents "Simone Boccanegra" from one of opera's most glamorous houses, La Fenice in Venice.

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Operavore

Russian Mezzo-Soprano Elena Obraztsova Dies at 75

Monday, January 12, 2015

The mezzo-soprano Elena Obraztsova, a leading opera singer of Moscow's Bolshoi Opera for more than two decades, died Monday in Germany.
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The Sopranos with Debbie Voigt

Paying Tribute to Leontyne Price

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Host Debbie Voigt continues to honor a "Diva of the Day" with Leontyne Price, the first internationally acclaimed, African-American opera star.

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Metropolitan Opera

Verdi's Aida

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Today at 1 pm, join us for the Metropolitan Opera's broadcast of "Aida," Verdi’s grand opera of Ancient Egypt, starring soprano Tamara Wilson and tenor Marcello Giordani.

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