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Gian Carlo Menotti

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  • 'Dangerous Beauty' musical coming to Pasadena Playhouse in January

     
    Having recently emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the Pasadena Playhouse said it is currently working on a schedule of productions for the coming seasons. On Monday, the company announced a partial lineup for late 2010 and early 2011. "Dangerous Beauty,...
  • Intimate Opera in residence at Pasadena Playhouse

     
    For 14 years, the Intimate Opera Company was on the move, appearing around the San Gabriel Valley in places including a bookstore-coffee shop, a retirement community and a hotel ballroom. No more. The company says it's becoming the "opera company......
  • Central Florida Lyric Opera season includes Broadway

     
    My colleague at the Sentinel's Lake County edition wrote up this report about the Central Florida Lyric opera season: By Debbie Manis, Orlando Sentinel The Central Florida Lyric Opera and its production company, Music Live Inc., will kick off its 2010-...
  • Opera review: 'Amahl and the Night Visitors' at the Pasadena Playhouse [Updated]

     
    Next year marks the centennial of the Italian-born American composer Gian Carlo Menotti, but it can be argued that the celebration occurs about 50 years too late. In the 1950s, Menotti was the toast of opera; his outpourings of cannily......
  • 2011 Holiday Guide: Dozens more shows for the season

    2011 Holiday Guide: Dozens more shows for the season
    If real-life holiday drama has you down — or you simply want to take a break from the fun-but-hectic festivities and relax — we’ve got a list that you can check twice, filled with shows both naughty and nice. Traditional to irreverent,...
  • Opera review: 'The Medium' from Florida Opera Theatre

    Opera review: 'The Medium' from Florida Opera Theatre
    Florida Opera Theatre, the company that sprung up to fill the gap after the demise of Orlando Opera, has started small with its first fully staged show. But the professional sheen that emanates from this production of "The Medium" should have opera...
  • Lukas Foss, versatile and prolific American composer, dies at 86

    Lukas Foss, versatile and prolific American composer, dies at 86
    Lukas Foss, the polyglot American composer, conductor and pianist who directed half a dozen Ojai Music Festivals, led marathon concerts at the Hollywood Bowl and succeeded Arnold Schoenberg as head of composition at UCLA, has died. He was 86. Foss died...
  • Richard Hickox dies at 60; British conductor led orchestras worldwide

    British conductor Richard Hickox, who made a particular mark in opera and choral music with orchestras around the world, has died, his agent said Monday. He was 60. Hickox died Sunday of a heart attack in a hotel in Cardiff, Wales, said Stephen Lumsden,...
  • Requiem: 2007 passings of note

    Among the major notables who passed from the scene this year, three of the most famous -- two masters of cinema and a genius of football -- died on the same day: July 30. Two others -- a historic Russian leader and a U.S. chronicler of war -- left us...
  • "My Little Margie" Actress Gale Storm Dies at 87

    "My Little Margie" Actress Gale Storm Dies at 87
    LOS ANGELES -- Gale Storm, whose wholesome appearance and perky personality made her one of early television's biggest stars on "My Little Margie" and "The Gale Storm Show," has died at age 87. Storm, who had been in failing health in recent years,...