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Sans Klinghoffer, The Metropolitan Opera Presale for Puccini's 'La Boheme' Up for Grabs Featuring Soprano Kristine Opolais

Sans Klinghoffer, The Metropolitan Opera Presale for Puccini's 'La Boheme' Up for Grabs Featuring Soprano Kristine Opolais >>

The Metropolitan Opera has come back from a lot this year: a financial meltdown and a controversial staging of John Adams masterpiece The Death of Klinghoffer. Now, the latest program is a brilliant rendition of Puccini's classic La Bohème, which begins Friday, November 14.

Double-Header: Kristine Opolais Becomes First Singer to Don Two Major Roles in 24-Hours, 'La Boheme' and 'Madama Butterfly'

24-Hour Met Double-Header: Soprano Kristine Opolais Sings (and Dies) in Two Major Roles, 'La Boheme' and 'Madama Butterfly' >>

Kristine Opolais won't need to clean the dust under her eyelids this week. With her first Madama Butterfly in the pocket, the Latvian soprano considered her day had been completed with grace. Or so she thought.

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden’s 2013-14 Cinema Season Gets Underway

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden’s 2013-14 Cinema Season Gets Underway >>

Tenor of the moment Jonas Kaufmann and a new full-length Shakespeare ballet by Christopher Wheeldon are among highlights of the new cinema season from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. And it's a medium that seems to have found its time...

Boston Symphony Orchestra Subs Carlo Montanaro for Andris Nelsons, Eric Owens for Ferruccio Furlanetto in Verdi's 'Requiem' at Tanglewood >>

Making both his Tanglewood and BSO debut (and putting an end, finally, to all the who-will-take-the-cursed-podium speculation), this Italian protégé of one Zubin Mehta is set to lead this Saturday's performance of Verdi's 'Requiem' at the Koussevitzky Music Shed.

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