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Carmen by Bizet

Today at 4 o’clock we listened to the WUOL Summer Listening Program. It was pieces of Carmen by Georges Bizet. We were surprised because we have heard it before on Looney Tunes! 38 more words

Maria Callas at Covent Garden

There’s not a lot of film footage of Maria Callas performing and most of what there is is of concerts.  What makes this disk special is that it contains the whole of Act 2 of… 379 more words

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Can you hear that?

Whilst in Paris I had the chance to see a classical music concert conducted by Phillipe Jordan. He was highly entertaining, the orchestra was incredibly talented and the music was incredibly inspiring. 16 more words

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Revew: The Pearl Fishers, English National Opera #ENOfishers @E_N_O

This reminded me of the underwater ballets that I loved in pantomimes when I was young – absolutely enchanting. The direction by Penny Woolcock is mesmerising, combining brilliantly with Dick Bird’s set design and clever use of video. 56 more words

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The Pearl Fishers, ENO, London Coliseum

Penny Woolcock’s visually arresting “The Pearl Fishers” returns to the Coliseum in London in a revival of the 2010 English National Opera co-production with the Metropolitan Opera of New York. 828 more words

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