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  • n  a drama set to music; consists of singing with orchestral accompaniment and an orchestral overture and interludes
  • n  a commercial browser
  • n  a building where musical dramas are performed

  • Nothing testifies to the growing up of a regional American opera company quite like a world premiere.
  • The library shelves, opera lovers like to think, are stuffed with forgotten masterpieces.
  • Vienna, the GayVienna, rival of Paris, was last week preparing joyfully to revive its famed Redouten Bal, its opera ball, after four years of "interruption.
News & Articles

  • Opera Solutions Makes Gartner's 2013 "Cool Vendor" in Analytics Report Available
    NEW YORK, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Opera Solutions  (@OperaSolutions ), a global leader in Big Data, machine learning, and advanced analytics, today announced that it has made Gartner's Cool Vendors ...
    June 19, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Seattle Opera’s new general director: Aidan Lang
    Aidan Lang, director of New Zealand Opera, will become general director of the Seattle Opera in September 2014, after the retirement of longtime general director Speight Jenkins.
    June 19, 2013 - Seattle Times
  • Lyric Opera: Ticket sales up thanks to new patrons
    The Lyric Opera of Chicago says ticket sales were up during the most recent fiscal year, thanks in part to new fans. The opera says it sold 264,000 tickets during the year, a 15 percent increase from 2012. That helped the season's overall ticket revenue climb more than 6 percent.
    June 18, 2013 - Daily Herald

  • Terry Francona in Brockton Enterprise
    I remember the soap opera watching him throw in the bullpen and having the doctors and the trainers out there, and he really shouldn't have pitched,said Francona. "And I can't remember one moment ever thinking he wouldn't pitch, and not...
  • Beverly Sills in Forbes
    I loved the role,Sills wrote in her 1976 autobiography. "I read everything that had ever been written about her. ...... I absorbed her so completely in those five weeks of studying the opera that I knew her inside and out. I was Baby Doe."
  • Bono in Reuters
    Some can sing opera; Luciano Pavarotti WAS an opera,Bono said on his Web site. "I spoke to him last week ...... the voice that was louder than any rock band was a whisper."

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