Henry Purcell

Two seldom-performed Baroque English operas were given a richly dramatic performance by the Florentine Opera. Read more

Classical Music

If you don’t think you like opera, you just might like the double bill of Dido and Aeneas and Venus and Adonis presented this weekend by the Florentine Opera Company at the Marcus Center. Read more

A&E Feature

Sister Carrie, a two-act opera by Robert Aldridge and Herschel Garfein, received an outstanding launch by the Florentine Opera. Read more

Classical Music

Milwaukee Opera Theatre and Danceworks Performance Company collaborative adaptation of Henry Purcell’s 1692 opera The Fairy Queen at Lynden Sculpture Garden Read more

Classical Music

It’s a familiartrope, the comparison of life with a theatrical production. Working our waychronologically backwards, we find the image in Walt Whitman’s spectacular odeto existence “O Me! O Life! Read more

Happening Now

Early Music Now presents the Orlando Consort, one of Britain’s most revered vocal ensembles, in a performance of Guillaume de Machaut’s Le Voir Dit and 15th- and 16th-century masterworks by Dufay, Josquin and Ockeghem as the ensemble graces... Read more

Classical Music

Department of Children and Families (DCF) Secretary Reggie Bicha had been touted as the headliner at the July 24 Community Brainstorming meeting devoted to the problems in the Wisconsin Shares day care program.But Bicha didn’t show up to he... Read more

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