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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.

We Need To Talk: Arts Calendar: February 11-14

LA Weekly 10 Feb 2021
Created against the backdrop of a worldwide racial reckoning, a pandemic ravaging our prison population, and the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s ... The work mingles movement with excerpts from Beethoven’s Fidelio, Negro Spirituals, and songs by Black composers and lyricists Harry T.

18 ways to honor Black History Month around L.A.

The Los Angeles Times 04 Feb 2021
February is Black History Month, and if we learned anything in 2020, we’ve got lots of catching up to do. Good news ... Advertisement ... 4 ... Heartbeat Opera presents a theatrical-virtual song cycle, “Breathing Free” online, based on Beethoven’s only opera, “Fidelio,” as seen through the Black Lives Matter movement, hosted by the Broad Stage in Santa Monica.

Black History Month online events in the LA area, February 2021

Daily Breeze 02 Feb 2021
Derrell Acon, bass baritone, in Heartbeat Opera’s “Breathing Free,” presented by The Broad Stage ... California African American Museum ... Still. ... Feb. 3 ... 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 To Celebrate Black History Month 2021

LA Weekly 02 Feb 2021
Linish (courtesy Revry) ... On Fri., Feb ... On Sun., Feb ... 9. On Fri., Feb ... On Sun., Feb ... The Broad Stage will be presenting the West Coast premiere of Heartbeat Opera’s Breathing Free, and the virtual event will feature a song cycle that celebrates Black artistic voices and includes the selections; Beethoven’s Fidelio, Negro spirituals and works by Harry T ... 8.

How to heal the world with Beethoven

Business Line 25 Jan 2021
I’ve only talked about one of Beethoven’s piano concertos, four of his symphonies, but not at all about his piano sonatas (there are 32 of them); the chamber music, including 16 string quartets; a profusion of miniature piano pieces; choral works, including the Missa Solemnis; ...

‘I’m really a bit of a home bird,’ despite 30 years of touring

The Irish Times 22 Jan 2021
To date, his broad repertoire includes playing Christian in Alfano’s Cyrano de Bergerac and and Chairman Mao in Adams’s Nixon in China, while baritone performances include Florestan in Beethoven’s Fidelio, Herzog in Strauß’s Eine Nacht in Venedig, Guglielmo in Mozart’s Così fan Tutte and Figaro in Rossini’s Barber of Seville ... .

OAE/Elder review — soloist Alina Ibragimova bristled with fervour

The Times/The Sunday Times 12 Jan 2021
★★★★☆ ... And that wasn’t the only startling thing ... ... This audience was richly served, first by extracts from Beethoven’s Fidelio delivered with. .