The Met Opera on Virginia Woolf’s time for The Hours – News – Ôlyrix

The Met Opera on Virginia Woolfs time for The Hours

The Metropolitan Opera of New York offers the lyrical creation “The Hours”, composed by Kevin Puts on a libretto by Greg Pierce, adapted from the novel by Michael Cunningham and the associated film, in an ambitious production, at the crossroads of aesthetics and the arts: the journey, between opera and musical comedy, of Virginia Woolf … Read more

COMPANY / The soprano Ángeles Blancas prepares the tour of the opera ‘The Makropulos case’ by Janácek

COMPANY The soprano Angeles Blancas prepares the tour of

Ángeles Blancas Gulín is currently rehearsing the opera The Makropulos Case by Leoš Janácek (1854-1928), a Welsh National Opera (WNO) project that will be performed from September 16 to December 2 in various European cities. The Spanish soprano, who has performed in the most important theaters in the world, will play Elina Makropulos, starring in … Read more

“The opera is in danger in France”: the bet of an association to capture a new audience

AMBOSELI: “Superb starling: two”, “peak of Nubia: one”… Planted in the middle of the Kenyan savannah, two men count the birds, with Kilimanjaro in the background. This pilot program in the Selenkay Private Reserve aims to measure the natural wealth and to one day generate new income from it, in addition to tourism. The camp’s … Read more

After 40 years at the Opera, Aurélie Dupont leaves to “live differently”

CERRO ARMAZONES: The Extremely Large Telescope (ELT), the most powerful optical instrument ever built which will considerably increase the observation capacity of astronomers, is slowly emerging from the ground in northern Chile, one of the best places to look the stars. This new “eye on the sky”, which will be added from 2027 to the … Read more

Emmerdale snubbed by the BAFTAs a year after winning top soap opera without a single nomination – Reuters News in France and abroad

EMMERDALE was snubbed by the BAFTAs – just a year after winning the prestigious award. The ITV soap won Best Soap and Best Continuing Drama last year – but this year it failed to pick up a nomination. Visit our Emmerdale page for the latest gossip Find all the Emmerdale spoilers here ITV Emmerdale was … Read more

South Pacific, a musical for peace at the Toulon Opera – News – Ôlyrix

1648508014 South Pacific a musical for peace at the Toulon Opera

The Toulon Opera performs a French premiere of South Pacific by Rodgers & Hammerstein, a cult work in the United States, which brings together two themes still alive today: the world war and the racism inherited from colonialism. A great classic of the American lyrical-popular heritage is offered every year in Toulon, the opera house … Read more

“Tell me why life is beautiful” | Forum Opera

1648442095 Tell me why life is beautiful Forum Opera

Do you know the New Hebrides, now Vanuatu? This Melanesian archipelago, located north of New Caledonia, was an American base intended to contain and fight the Japanese during the Second World War. English and French were spoken there, since the condominium was shared by the United Kingdom and France. Two of the 83 islands will … Read more

Opera film about war trauma heads for Grammy

Opera film about war trauma heads for Grammy

NEW YORK – A display case at his old school gave David T. Little the inspiration for his first opera, a work that 18 years later followed an unusual path to this year’s Grammy Awards. “Soldier Songs,” an hour-long piece for baritone and instrumental septet, depicts with relentless intensity the horrors of war and post-traumatic … Read more

January 27, 1972: 50 years ago, a revival of Scott Joplin | Forum Opera

January 27 1972 50 years ago a revival of Scott

In 1910, Scott Joplin was 42 years old. He aims to create a new opera, seven years after the bitter failure of the first (A Gest of honor). Not discouraged, he wants to hit harder, get out of the frame of the only rag time opera, demonstrate that he does not have to restrain himself … Read more