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Opera National de Paris

The Palais Garnier is a magnificent building which seats 1979 people and was built between 1861 and 1875 for the Paris Opera. The architecture is in the Baroque style and designed by Charles Garnier who won the opportunity to design the new Opera House in a competition, (the project was designed by Napoleon III). 335 more words

Charlotte Hoather

A Birthday Treat To Paris

On Matt’s birthday we made chocolate cake. Whilst it was baking in the oven we talked about our late break holiday that my Dad had booked us all on to Paris, France. 216 more words

Charlotte Hoather

Home from the Writing Seminar

Where do I begin — with the clothes piled in the hampers or the rewrite of a chapter that is swirling in my head?

I have been at an intensive week-long… 267 more words

Writing

Photos of the Infamous Soprano Rosa Ponselle (1897 – 1981)

Rosa Ponselle via last.fm

Rosa Ponselle (1897 – 1981), was an American operatic soprano with a large, opulent voice. She sang mainly at the New York Metropolitan Opera and is generally considered by music critics to have been one of the greatest sopranos of the past 100 years. 218 more words

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Haeran Hong

 

“Among the fresh voices heard, the most finished were those of Haeran Hong, a soprano who sang with gleaming tone and deftly negotiated ornate lines as Dalinda, Ginevra’s confidante; Anthony Roth Costanzo, an intense, engaging countertenor, who played the treacherous Polinesso; and Shenyang.” Steve Smith, an American musician, said. 207 more words

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Celine Byrne

 

Irish singer Celine Byrne was born in Naas, Ireland, and completed her musical studies at the Royal Irish Academy of Music as well as the Conservatory of Music and Drama in Dublin. 542 more words

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Success at the Kennedy Center for Noli Me Tángere

After an exciting week of technical and dress rehearsals at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., this beautiful group of people – singers, instrumentalists, technical crew, producers,  MAFFAA, and the exceedingly capable Union Crews of the Kennedy Center –  came together to make two solid, moving, amazing performances in the Einsenhower Theater.   340 more words

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