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Arizona Opera kicks off 2015 with one of the greatest dramas in the operatic repertoire, Eugene Onegin. From Pushkin's classic poem comes Tchaikovsky's theatrical masterpiece which follows the story of Onegin - a man egotistical enough to turn his back on love and a gun on his best friend.
(NAPSI)—Aristotle Onassis died forty years ago on March 15, 1975.
A sampling of The Explorer’s picks for the best things you should do this week.
(NAPSI)—Imagine taking tea at Lord’s Cricket Ground with “Downton Abbey” ‘s butler, actor Jim Carter; visiting the Royal Opera House with world-famous singer/conductor Plácido Domingo; getting a behind-the-scenes tour of the Houses of Parliament from the Speaker of the House of Commons; attending a West End musical with international singing star Jessie J; touring the Science Museum with physicist Professor Stephen Hawking; opening Tower Bridge, the most famous bridge in the world; and walking the red carpet at a film premiere.
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico is one of the most glorious, sought after cities in the world, and a UNESCO heritage site, preserving its Spanish colonial charm for over 500 years. I visit there frequently and I like to time my visit around Palm Sunday. On the Friday before Palm Sunday, the residents celebrate the “Sorrowful Virgen” evening, an event unique to San Miguel. This event is to honor Mary, the mother of Jesus, as she contemplates the ultimate death of her son in the coming week. Regardless of your religious beliefs, this is a memorable day.
(NAPSI)—When it comes to advertising, consumers have the right to fast-forward through commercials on television, or simply mute the TV until the show comes back on. In print publications, readers can just skip over ads with their eye, staying focused on the next article. For Internet users, it’s a much different playing field and advertisers know it.
In this Arizona Opera production of Donizetti's "Don Pasquale" an exuberant cast comes to Tucson for a limited engagement. Renowned Maestro Gary Wedow and singer/director Chuck Hudson celebrate the composer's comic masterpiece of wit, wealth and domestic warfare, at Tucson Music Hall.
Strike up the band! Multi-platinum-selling, two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy Award-nominated, pianist and vocalist Michael Feinstein returns to Tucson on Sunday March 9 at 7 p.m. at Centennial Hall
To accommodate demand, the Tucson Symphony Orchestra has added a third performance to the final MasterWorks Series program of the 2013-14 season, featuring Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4. Guest conductor James Feddeck will be on the podium at Catalina Foothills High School, 4300 E. Sunrise Drive in Tucson, for all three performances: Saturday March 8 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, March 9 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. The Saturday evening and Sunday matinee performances are sold out. Tickets are now on sale for the additional performance, Sunday evening at 7:00 p.m. Concert Comments, one hour prior to performances, are complimentary with tickets.
The Tucson Symphony Orchestra and conductor George Hanson welcome mezzo Jennifer Johnson Cano for Les Nuits d'été by Berlioz and Ravel's Three Poems of Stéphane Mallarmé. Chamber-orchestra works by Berlioz and Ravel: Poetry in Music, which will also include Berlioz's "Queen Mab Scherzo" from "Roméo et Juliette" and Ravel's "Le Tombeau de Couperin."
Stars from America's leading opera houses and recital venues will perform works by Debussy, Ravel, Berlioz, Poulenc and others, plus a concert performance of "The Damnation of Faust" and a ballet presentation of "Carmen." The lectures, master classes and recitals, hosted by the UA School of Music adn our guest performers, bring a depth and breadth to the festival.
Experience the greatest love story ever sung, "La Bohème" by Giacomo Puccini, presented by Arizona Opera at the Tucson Music Hall.