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Music review: Opera a la Mozart

Mozart was quite famous as an opera composer. In his short life, beginning at age 11, he composed 22 of them. He was only 3 when his famous predecessor, Handel, died...
School for lovers

Fluffy dialogue, period wooing in period costumes and lovely arias - who could ask for anything more in a comic opera? Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, an Austrian genius influenced by Italian music, wrote "Cosi fan Tutte" in 1790. Even...
'Little Red Riding Hood' returns

...Sugar portrays Mother and Grandmother. Pianist Sue Kazama will provide musical accompaniment. With a few minor changes, the show is the same as May's production. Legendary children's opera composer Seymour Barab wrote the adaptation.
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Opera performs Mozart's version of Handel's 'Messiah' for the first time

...more than half are string players and all but a few play in the Juneau Symphony. Handel spent most of his life as an opera composer, and it shows in the way "Messiah" is broken down into segments. The first part begins with the Christmas portion...
This Day in History

...Kennedy, Fla. In the world In 1756, composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria. In 1901, opera composer Giuseppe Verdi died in Milan, Italy, at age 87. In 1943, some 50 bombers struck Wilhelmshaven in the first all-American...


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