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By Guest Author On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
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The Met’s ‘Carmen’ showcases Anita Rachvelishvili, Fathom encore tonight

Georges Bizet’s famous opera, Carmen, is brought to life by Richard Eyre and star Anita Rachvelishvili in an amazing spectacle. The Metropolitan Opera version is one to remember with audiences getting a More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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‘Le Nozze Di Figaro’ review: Mozart classic by Met, phenomenal music, performances

Translating the Mozart classic “Le Nozze Di Figaro” to the 1930’s sounded like a risk, but actually made the story more accessible and easier to follow for the “opera novice.” Russian-born More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, September 22nd, 2014
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Anti-Semitic, PLO terrorist play ‘The Death of Klinghoffer’ coming to The Met

 New York City’s Metropolitan Opera is staging a highly anti-Semitic, controversial opera composed by John Adams, “The Death of Klinghoffer,” based on the 1985 Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) hijacking More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, July 25th, 2014
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Royal Opera House returning for Fathom Events: ‘Swan Lake’ ‘The Winter’s Tale’ ‘Manon’

Fathom Events and the Royal Opera House are partnering again to present the “The 2014/15 Royal Ballet Cinema Season.” “Swan Lake” and other Royal Opera House events will be back at Fathom Events Fathom More...

By Laura Jones On Sunday, April 6th, 2014
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‘La Boheme’ review: Giacomo Puccini would be proud of The Met’s mesmerizing performance

La Boheme is the most performed opera by The Met and the famous piece composed by Giacomo Puccini truly amazes, especially with the added up-close-look provided through Fathom Entertainment. Kristine Opolais and More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, March 24th, 2014
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‘The Sleeping Beauty’ review: This grand classic looks great, Steven McRae, Sarah Lamb dazzle

Arguably the grandest of classical ballets, The Sleeping Beauty is known for the multitude of costumes, which is only exceeded by its numerous steps. No one is better served that The Royal Opera House to adapt and More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
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Review: ‘Swan Lake’ Royal Opera House captures scale and beauty of Tchaikovsky classic

Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake is one of the most popular and cited ballets in history. The Royal Opera House, bringing the classic to life, delivered the grand scale around the talented French principal ballet More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
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Review: ‘Giselle’ Royal Opera House ‘breathtaking’ as Natalia Osipova does the ‘impossible’

The Royal Opera House brought the famous ballet Giselle to life and it was truly breathtaking. Natalia Osipova is the most talented performer I’ve ever witnessed in a performance. Her chemisty with Carlos More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, January 13th, 2014
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Dame Kiri Te Kanawa wows on ‘Downton Abbey’ season 4

Downton Abbey’s Sunday episode featured Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, the amazng soprano from New Zealand to play Dame Nellie Melba. Sunday’s episode on PBS had revealed Melba, who was from Australia and was More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 21st, 2013
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REVIEW: Royal Opera House ballet ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ – ‘breathtaking’

The first story ballet commissioned by the Royal Ballet since 1995 is surely a massive, beautiful and intense funny ride down the rabbit hole. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is a breathtaking adaptation More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
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‘Gospel of Mary Magdalene’ presents her as Jesus’ closest disciple, wife and lover

The Gospel of Mary Magdalene is a radical retelling of the biblical story of Jesus. The opera is as large-scale as new operas come these days, with a cast of 19 soloists, 48 choristers and an orchestra of 65 musicians. Mary More...


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