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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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An Inspiration

Our voice teacher for three weeks at the Mediterranean Opera Studio was Nelly Miricioiu, a true Opera Diva and Poshie.  We find it necessary to devote an entire post to her because she is such a wonderful person and an amazing representative of Opera. 749 more words

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How to Have a Movie Star Body (It's not what you think...)

In a recent interview, Elizabeth Banks dared to step outside of the common, “I look like a movie star because of my alfalfa smoothies, my personal trainer and my guru” rhetoric to admit that she really can’t take that much credit for her gorgeous body. 837 more words

Opera In The Park

Christopher Gillett writes in Sinfinimusic:   “Now, it’s not unusual for singers to spend as many as eight or nine years closeted as a student, during which time they become saddled with staggering amounts of debt. 470 more words

Charlotte Hoather