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How SF Opera created its live, drive-in ‘Barber of Seville’

The Mercury News 19 Apr 2021
Opera’s production of Beethoven’s “Fidelio,” which was scheduled to open the 2020-21 season last fall at the War Memorial Opera House under Ozawa’s direction ... Ozawa allows that he was shocked when company general director Matthew Shilvock suggested incorporating set pieces from “Fidelio” in this “Barber.” “At first I thought he was joking,” he said.

Opera North returns from lockdown

British Theatre Guide 10 Apr 2021
Published. 10 April 2021. Reporter. Vera Liber Share ... Tom Arber. A tour of Beethoven’s opera Fidelio will be the first large-scale production for over a year as Leeds-based Opera North builds towards a fuller programme of public events ... A Sound Walk for Leeds, Whistle Stop Opera.

Album review: Lise Davidsen's vocal mastery shines on new album

Daily Herald 26 Mar 2021
As Leonore, the wife determined to free her unjustly imprisoned ...

Review: Lise Davidsen's vocal mastery shines on new album

Observer-Reporter 25 Mar 2021
As Leonore, the wife determined to free her unjustly imprisoned husband in Beethoven’s “Fidelio,” Davidsen created a sensation at London’s Covent Garden before the run was cut short by the pandemic a year ago ... The same mastery of mood changes marks her performance of Beethoven’s concert aria “Ah! Perfido,” the lament of an abandoned lover ... ....

Lise Davidsen: Beethoven/ Wagner/ Verdi review — a little too much vocal firepower

The Times/The Sunday Times 24 Mar 2021
... when she launches into Leonore’s aria Abscheulicher from Beethoven’s Fidelio in a manner so fierce that it almost makes you want to hide behind a sofa.

Review: Lise Davidsen’s vocal mastery shines on new album

Wtop 24 Mar 2021
Lise Davidsen, “Beethoven, Wagner, Verdi” (Decca) ... As Leonore, the wife determined to free her unjustly imprisoned husband in Beethoven’s “Fidelio,” Davidsen created a sensation at London’s Covent Garden before the run was cut short by the pandemic a year ago.

How a mannequin head could revolutionize the way orchestras and audiences come together

The Keene Sentinel 13 Mar 2021
I look up and behold the ornately ornamented ceiling of Detroit’s Orchestra Hall, a place I’ve never actually been ... And the Washington National Opera is in the midst of producing its own VR offering, featuring soprano Tamara Wilson and tenor Russell Thomas performing a pair of arias from Beethoven’s “Fidelio.” It’s due to be released this spring ... .

She was hired to play at the Grammys with Lizzo. Then everything changed

Finger Lakes Times 11 Mar 2021
Kyra Sims likes to make a dark joke about March 2020. “I was sitting at rock bottom and then I looked up and suddenly everybody was floating down to join me.” ... She worked on the visual album “Breathing Free” with Heartbeat Opera, a song cycle including excerpts of Beethoven’s “Fidelio” with Negro spirituals and songs by Black composers and lyricists.

The Great British Art Tour: Beethoven's Leonore battles the darkness for liberty and light

The Guardian 03 Mar 2021
Today’s pick ... In ​Underworld (An Escape) , ​a monumental hand-tinted woodcut measuring almost two metres, Hammick’s work was inspired by Beethoven’s ​Fidelio​ ... ....

San Francisco Opera sings live at the drive-in

San Francisco Examiner 16 Feb 2021
... There also will be new online performances, portraits and podcasts ... Action in the new “The Barber of Seville” will take place on a revamped version of the set originally intended for San Francisco Opera’s new production of Beethoven’s “Fidelio,” which was postponed due to the pandemic ... ....

I was an MTV VJ during peak Britney. ‘Framing Britney Spears’ made me ashamed ... ...

The Los Angeles Times 13 Feb 2021
Twenty years ago, MTV was at the center of the pop music monoculture, and its flagship show was “Total Request Live,” a daily countdown broadcast live from the studio in Times Square ... Her label, and MTV, raked in the money ... Dre ... Heartbeat Opera’s “Breathing Free” weaves music from Beethoven’s “Fidelio,” spirituals and works by Florence Price, Harry T.

What Comes Before Beethoven’s ‘Ode to Joy’?

The Roseburg News-Review 11 Feb 2021
Beethoven shows in the first movement the art of motivic technique, using a small, atomic element and developing it ... Beethoven uses the cellos and basses like a song without words, a recitative without words ... This recalls Beethoven’s opera “Fidelio,” in which Florestan is imprisoned and Leonore has the courage to fight for his freedom, for love.

Things to do – online and in-person – in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, ...

LA Daily News 11 Feb 2021
1, 2020. This year, the 122nd anniversary of the parade, for the year of the Ox, is presented on Feb. 13 on Facebook Live ... 11-18. EVENTS ... Feb. 11 ... ... Feb. 12 ... Heartbeat Opera presents a song cycle, presented as a visual album and based on Beethoven’s only opera “Fidelio,” as seen through the Black Lives Matter movement, 7 p.m ... .

How ‘Moonlight’ and Solange inspired an opera film centering Black artists

The Los Angeles Times 10 Feb 2021
That interpretation of Price’s and Hughes’ work is part of “Breathing Free,” a 45-minute visual album by Heartbeat Opera that showcases Black performers, composers and writers, weaving music from Beethoven’s “Fidelio,” Negro spirituals, and works from Price, Harry T.