By: Opera with PearlsThu, 02/08/2018
7 Opera Characters You Find on Valentine's Day | Opera With Pearls

Opera With Pearl's Buzzfeed version of ''The 13 Types Of People You See On Valentine's Day''. With more opera, obviously. You're welcome. So, which Valentine are you?

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By: HiddeThu, 02/08/2018
Brava Favourites | Der Ring des Nibelungen

From February 22 to 25, Stingray Brava will broadcast Richard Wagner’s unforgettable grand operas Der Ring des Nibelungen. Conducted by Lothar Zagrosek, all four operas were recorded at the Stuttgart Opera in 2002 and 2003.

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By: Opera with PearlsSun, 01/28/2018
3 Tips to Attract New Operagoers | Opera With Pearls

How can opera companies appeal to a younger and diverse audience? Here are 3 tips for opera companies worldwide and for the opera-curious people out there.

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By: Opera with PearlsTue, 01/09/2018
10 Opera Inspirations for your New Year's Resolutions | Opera With Pearls

For 2018, we wondered which goal would our favorite opera characters set for themselves. Do you share new goals with Salomé or with Schaunard? 

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By: JustineThu, 01/12/2017
Bold New Look and Feel for Stingray Brava

Stingray is proud to offer classical music, opera, and ballet aficionados a new way to experience the music that moves them: Stingray Brava! Following the July 2015 acquisition of Brava, Stingray has rolled out refreshed and contemporary new looks for the channel, which have been rebranded as Stingray Brava.

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By: SydneyThu, 12/01/2016
Ours – Robert Chafe & John Estacio | Interview

We were joined by Robert & John, the composer and librettist of Ours. This opera was a part of the Opera America World Opera Conference. They tell us about the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel, how it changed Newfoundland forever and how they tried not to glorify the art of war while still showcasing beautiful music.

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By: SydneyThu, 12/01/2016
As One – Laura Kaminsky, Mark Campbell & Kimberly Reed | Interview

We got to sit down with Laura Kaminsky, Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed, the composer and librettists of As One, an operatic work presented during the OPERA America annual conference. We discuss how real life translates into their work, the transgender conversation, and how a good wine can bring out the best in your writing.

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By: SydneyTue, 11/29/2016
M’dea Undone – John Harris | Interview

We sat down with John Harris, composer of the opera M'Dea Undone that was showcased during the OPERA America annual conference. John tells us about his electronic influences and writing dark, dissonant music. He also delves into how his work covers taboo topics that people often shy away from.

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By: SydneyTue, 11/29/2016
Morning Star – Ricky Gordon & William Hoffman | Interview

We sat down with Ricky Gordon and William Hoffman at the OPERA America annual conference. These two remarkable men, librettist and composer respectively, created the opera Morning Star, which was featured at the conference. We discovered where they draw inspiration from, their thoughts on different music styles, and what it's like seeing your life on stage. 

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By: SydneyTue, 11/22/2016
6 Revolutions – Tim Brady | Interview

We had the honor of sitting down with Tim Brady at the 2016 OPERA American annual conference, the premier gathering of opera professionals in North America. Brady is the composer of 6 Revolutions, a bilingual opera that was showcased during the event and is inspired by the events of the October Crisis that occurred in 1970 in Montreal, Canada. Brady talks about the mystical way he fell in love with opera in Mantua, Italy, and how he loves to get songs stuck in people's heads. 

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