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  • This opera's drama isn't only onstage

    This opera's drama isn't only onstage
    Onstage in a UCLA auditorium, tenor Rickard Roudebush intones the solemn words of the Episcopal funeral rite: "I am the resurrection and the life. . . . He that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live. Amen!" A chamber opera called "The...
  • Vintage musicals aging well

    Vintage musicals aging well
    NEW YORK -- "Finally my mother can see something I've done," said opera singer Nathan Gunn, "that she actually likes." The 37-year-old baritone was speaking of tonight's concert version of the pioneering musical "Show Boat," the centerpiece of a season-...
  • Music review: Long Beach Symphony begins 75th season

     
    Saturday night the Long Beach Symphony celebrated the beginning of its 75th season. The mayor, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the State Assembly and Senate sent proclamations. Champagne and cake were served in the Terrace Theater Lobby......
  • National radio broadcast of NEA's opera awards will elude L.A.

     
    There will be a recurring California motif at the National Endowment for the Arts' second annual NEA Opera Honors ceremony on Nov. 14 -- but there are no plans for the national radio broadcast of the musical proceedings and award......
  • The soprano-Martha Stewart connection

     
    The New Mexico-born, Texas-raised mezzo-soprano Susan Graham has many fans. Among them is American housewife extraordinaire, Martha Stewart.The singer and chef met in 2008 when Graham was performing on opening night at the Metropolitan Opera in New York....
  • L.A. County High School for the Arts has celebrity lineup to celebrate its 25th anniversary

     
    These may be tough times for maintaining excellence in public education, given the condition of the California state government that's primarily responsible for funding it, but that's not stopping the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts from...
  • Soprano Nadine Sierra wins top prize in national vocal competition

     
    Soprano Nadine Sierra has won first prize in the 38th annual Loren L. Zachary National Vocal Competition finals held Sunday at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles. Sierra, a 22-year-old native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., was a 2009 winner......
  • Edith Bunker as Julia Child Bakes an Operatic Cake

    It was very confusing. The lady on the stage sounded, after a fashion, like Julia Child. The prima donna of home-made haute cuisine was all aflutter about the proper preparation of a chocolate cake. " Gateau au chocolat--l'eminence brune ," she...