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Gold DerbyJoan Sutherland may have been hailed as "the voice of the century" by Luciano Pavarotti, but other operatic voices fared far better at the Grammy Awards, where there are lots of classical categories, including one for best vocal performance. Prior to...
Culture MonsterObama to confer 2011 Presidential Medal of Freedom on Tuesday; arts honorees are Yo-Yo Ma and Jasper Johns, the first visual artist to win since 1977....
Gold DerbyMichael Jackson won 13 Grammy Awards, including the top prizes of best album ("Thriller"), record ("Beat It") and song ("We Are the World"). With today's release of the new single "This Is It", Michael Jackson could be in contention for more awards at the...
Culture MonsterThere will be a recurring California motif at the National Endowment for the Arts' second annual NEA Opera Honors ceremony on Nov. 14 -- but there are no plans for the national radio broadcast of the musical proceedings and award......
Here are some of your emails on issues in the local news or local news coverage. *** I just watched your reporter on the 11 o'clock news interview the Mayor of Roanoke re: the U.S. Postal Service plan to eliminate 35,000 jobs. The mayor dramatically...
Something strange seems to be happening in that spiffy new concert hall in Orange County. People are clapping. The happy and justifiably proud Costa Mesans, and friends, are clapping con brio and con gusto. They are clapping loudly, smugly and dutifully....
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From the Associated PressSoprano Leontyne Price, conductor James Levine, composer Carlisle Floyd and administrator Richard Gaddes will be the initial recipients of the National Endowment for the Arts Opera Honors. The awards, patterned after the NEA Jazz Masters honors that were...
Classical music is often maligned for its apparent insistence that aspiring acolytes display proper credentials before becoming a true follower. Once admitted to the fold, you must bow to the altar of knowledge and denounce uncomplicated pleasure as the...
Betty Allen, one of the first African American singers to reach prominence on the international opera stage, died June 22 of complications from kidney disease at a hospital in Valhalla, N.Y. She was 82. If contralto Marian Anderson in the 1930s and 1940s...
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