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New Performances from Telmondis!

New Performances from Telmondis!

Fifteen performances from the Telmondis catalog, encompassing opera, dance, magic and the circus, will be available through the Cennarium streaming service in the United States, Australia, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Singapore, India, Brazil, the Netherlands, and...

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5 Strong Female Characters in Opera

5 Strong Female Characters in Opera

Looking for some feminine inspiration? Even though opera is full of male heroes saving the day, there are countless female characters who deserve just as much recognition as any character. Here are our favorite 5 strong female opera characters.   1. Cleopatra For...

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5 Basic Opera Terms You Should Know

5 Basic Opera Terms You Should Know

Your boss invites you to attend an opera with him. You don’t know an opera from a play, but you desperately want to impress him. What do you do? We admit you’ll probably never find yourself in that situation, but on the off chance you do or want to share your love for...

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4 World Class Opera Orchestras

4 World Class Opera Orchestras

We all know the theaters and the operas performed in them, but how much do you know about the orchestras that are essential to each opera? If the answer is not much, then you should read this list of four world class opera orchestras you should know of. Even though...

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5 of the Best Anti-Heroes in Opera

5 of the Best Anti-Heroes in Opera

The anti-hero is one of the most popular archetypes in film and television today. As with most tropes, opera was doing the anti-hero for hundreds of years before the camera was even invented. Whether it’s because they have good intentions and bad means, or they have...

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The 5 Best Opening Numbers in Musical Theater

The 5 Best Opening Numbers in Musical Theater

You only get one chance to make a first impression, and when it comes to musicals, you only get one song to introduce the characters, story, theme, and tone of the rest of the musical. Somehow, the talented composers and writers behind these musical openers...

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5 Memorable Male Duets

5 Memorable Male Duets

Two is almost always better than one! While most show stopping numbers that come to mind are the work of a single powerhouse performer, our favorite songs feature two singers working together. Duets feature rich harmonies and contrast that only two skilled singers can...

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5 of Opera’s Greatest Villains

5 of Opera’s Greatest Villains

Sometimes it’s just more fun to root for the villain of a show. As long as Operas have been written there has always been a strong antagonist that fuels the drama of the piece. In fact, there have been so many dastardly villains in opera it’s hard to...

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5 Contemporary Female Opera Singers You Should Know

5 Contemporary Female Opera Singers You Should Know

While we have heard always heard of opera singers like Pavarotti repeatedly, we thought it would be fun to look at some of the newer vocal talents that have been wowing opera audiences in recent years. Out of countless female opera stars that currently grace the...

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5 Fairy Tale Musicals

5 Fairy Tale Musicals

Every culture and generation have its stories that entertain but also teach important lessons. Fairy tales stand out because of how popular many of them remain today. These fairy tales have been rewritten and adapted into countless mediums, but our favorite, of...

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