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Tenor bears soul when performing

...festival, in the Welsh National Opera's acclaimed production of Cosi fan Tutti and in multiple roles with the Metropolitan Opera in New York and the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Tonight, he brings his soaring voice to the Etherredge Center at the University...
World-renowned singer will make hometown debut

...countertenor's life revolves around concerts in Paris, recording CDs in London and an upcoming debut at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. The Spartanburg native's schedule is booked through 2001, and he has contracts that extend to 2003 at...
Dates of the Millennium

...that the United States had developed a hydrogen bomb. 1955: singer Marian Anderson made her debut with the Metropolitan Opera in New York, in Verdi's "Un Ballo in Maschera." 1959: the United States recognized Fidel Castro's new government...
Jessye Norman is bringing her musical gift home

Jessye Norman is a busy woman. Ms. Norman, an internationally acclaimed operatic soprano, travels the globe performing recitals, operatic portrayals, and appearing with symphony orchestras and chamber musicians. In her spare time, she does civic work. Ms. Norman, an Augusta native who lives in New York, serves on the board of directors for Citymeals-on-Wheels in New York, the New York Botanical Garden, the New York Public Library and the National Music Foundation. So how did she find time to schedule a performance 8 p.m. Friday at Paine College?
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Symphony Orchestra Augusta welcomes opera singer for Passion's Voice

...virginity away from Susannah because I fell into temptation," Wells said.Wells is a principal artist with The Metropolitan Opera in New York, where he has performed for 24 years and continues to sing several months each year. He has been singing...
Luciano Pavarotti celebrates new album, daughter, marriage

...transitions for the superstar. He's preparing to retire from staged operas - he makes his final appearance at the Metropolitan Opera in New York in March. The scheduled performance comes almost two years after Pavarotti canceled what was thought to be...
London company bringing 'Die Fledermaus' to Aiken

The London City Opera will perform Die Fledermaus at 8 p.m. Saturday at the University of South Carolina Aiken's Etherredge Center as part of the school's ongoing cultural series. Die Fledermaus, composed by Johann Strauss II, is an operetta -- or opera-lite, if you will. It is the humorous story of mistaken identities, masquerades and the elaborate revenge of a practical joke spiced with plenty of ëStrauss' waltzes, for which he is famous.
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Christmas concert offers music, elegance

...Long Beach, Calif., and Madison, Wis.; Richard Fracker, a tenor who has performed extensively with the Metropolitan Opera in New York, as well as appearing with the Atlanta Opera and the Orlando Opera; and Kathleen Hegierski, a mezzo-soprano...