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  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Hooked on Classics

     
    Can you believe we’re reached the seventh week already, "Dancing With the Stars" fans? And this week was Classical Week, with each routine enhanced with the additional members and singers to Maestro Harold Wheeler’s band. And we got the added....
  • Female conductors crack the glass podium

    Female conductors crack the glass podium
    In March, Xian Zhang made history: The Giuseppe Verdi Orchestra in Milan appointed the 35-year-old conductor to the position of music director, making her the first woman to earn that title with an Italian symphony orchestra. Pope Benedict XVI attended...
  • Orlando Opera announces 2009-2010 season

    Orlando Opera has announced three familiar titles for its 2009-10 season, which will begin in November. All productions will be in Carr Performing Arts Centre in downtown Orlando. Subscriptions are $105-$249 and are available at 407-426-1700 or orlando...
  • 10 things you might not know about elephants

    10 things you might not know about elephants
    The popularity of the movie "Water for Elephants" provides an excuse for this parade of powerful pachyderm facts: 1. African and Asian elephants are different species. The African savanna elephant is taller and heavier, has bigger ears and a concave...
  • Nicholas Delbanco ponders the art of lastingness

    Nicholas Delbanco ponders the art of lastingness
    Lastingness The Art of Old Age Nicholas Delbanco Grand Central: 275 pp., $24.99 Nicholas Delbanco sits on a swivel chair in his second-floor writer's study, his back to the desk, knees bent slightly as he props his feet on the edge of a couch. He...
  • Monster Mash: Domingo recovering after surgery; trans-Atlantic transfers; trouble for 'Miracle Worker'

     
    --On the mend: Los Angeles Opera general director Plácido Domingo is expected to make a full recovery after a localized malignant polyp is removed from his colon. (Los Angeles Times) --Across the pond: Producers learn that bringing British hits (and........
  • Enzian’s ‘Opera on Film’ series kicks off Saturday with ‘Carmen’

     
    Opera lovers, it's time once again for the “Opera on Film” series at the Enzian. (And if you're not an opera lover, here's a good way to check one out.) For the third year, Enzian Theatre in Maitland has partnered with Emerging Pictures  to...
  • Enzian Theater’s Opera on Film series continues with ‘Simon Boccanegra’

     
    The Enzian's Opera on Film series continues Saturday with Verdi's Simon Boccanegra. I saw the opening opera in the series, Carmen, a few weeks ago, and you can read my thoughts about the experience by clicking here. I was familiar with Carmen, but Simon...
  • Barbara Padilla, Orlando Philharmonic celebrate Mexico’s independence

     
    Even if you have no political affiliation with Mexico, or its independence, there's enough first-class entertainment at Casa de Mexico's gala this Saturday to make it worth your while. Headliners are Barbara Padilla, of America's Got Talent fame; Mariachi...
  • Barbara Padilla talks about “America’s Got Talent” — and beating cancer

     
    My colleague Adriana Collado talked with operatic soprano Barbara Padilla for a story that will be published in the Orlando Sentinel and our weekly Spanish newspaper, El Sentinel. You may know Padilla from TV's “America's Got Talent,” in which...
  • Orlando Philharmonic presents Home for the Holidays

     
    The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra is ringing in the holiday season at Home for the Holidays, the fourth concert in its 2010 Super Series.  The concert has two performances on Saturday, Nov. 27, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., at the Bob Carr Performing Arts...