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Opera (genre)

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  • Gerard Mortier, European opera impresario, dead at 70

    Gérard Mortier, the colorfully cosmopolitan opera impresario from Belgium whose taste for edgy, risk-taking productions earned him admiration around the world, has died. He was 70.
  • Go Away With ... Placido Domingo

    Go Away With ... Placido Domingo
    Opera star Placido Domingo, 71, was born in Spain. At the age of eight, he traveled to Mexico, where he studied piano and conducting at Mexico City's Conservatory of Music. Since then, his repertoire includes more than 140 stage roles, 100 recordings...

    Vibrant Vienna

    Vienna ranks right at the top of my list of elegant European cities. Once the capital of the mighty Habsburg Empire, this imperial city has an enduring grandeur and an easy livability that I admire. From a sightseeing point of view, Vienna is the sum...

    PASSINGS: Carlo Rambaldi, David Scott

    PASSINGS: Carlo Rambaldi, David Scott
    Carlo Rambaldi Oscar-winning special effects master Carlo Rambaldi, 86, an Academy Award-winning special effects master known as the father of "E.T.," died Friday in southern Italy after a long illness, Italian news media reported. He won visual...

    Art Modell left mark on Baltimore's cultural community

    Art Modell left mark on Baltimore's cultural community
    Art Modell did not just play a major role in the sports life of Baltimore. He and his wife Pat were among the region's most generous donors to the city's cultural institutions, including the Lyric Opera House, Walters Art Museum, Baltimore Museum of Art...