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The Marriage Of Figaro

“This production of The Magic Flute reprieves our 2009 production and remains colorful and picturesque in keeping with the spirit of Mozart’s sublime work,” says Florentine Opera’s William Florescu, though they will give it “a new original slant." more

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The creative versatility of the Florentine Opera’s programming is a living testament to opera as a living art form. Opening this season with the world premiere of Robert Aldridge’s Sister Carrie, they will close 2016-2017 with the ever-popu... more

A&E Feature

For the third consecutive year, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra season opened with a Mozart opera—a fresh and lively production of The Marriage of Figaro. It proved to be a splendid start to Edo de Waart’s final season with MSO. more

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Guest conductor Gilbert Varga returned to conduct the final classical concert of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra season last weekend. The highlight was Karen Gomyo’s account of Tchaikovsky’s Concerto for Violin, with every note and nuance ... more

Classical Music

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra's budget shortfall has been widely publicized, but now the organization is acknowledging just how dire the situation is. In a news release today, the symphony struck an alarmist note in its call for support, saying.. more

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Anodyne Coffee Roasting Company’s recently opened roasting andpackaging facility at 224 W. Bruce St. has been awarded organic certification bythe nonprofit Midwest Organic Services Association (MOSA). In order to becertified, Anodyne had to pro.. more

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The Florentine Opera’s season finale, Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, was an unqualified delight. Not only was it a tribute to this gentlest of the great composers, but a reminder that the tendency to “reinvent” operatic more

Classical Music

One way of viewing Mozart’s operatic masterpiece The Marriage of Figaro is as a landmark embodying the final glories of 18th-century classicism—a gleaming summation of “ancient regime” European aristocracy. Set on the more

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This fall the Skylight Opera Theatre presented a production of Rossini’s classic The Barber of Seville, which it’s now following up with a production of the sequel, The Marriage of Figaro. Set 10 years after the original, Marriage more

Today in Milwaukee

This fall the Skylight Opera Theatre presented a production of Rossini’s classic The Barber of Seville , which it’s now following up with a production of the sequel, The Marriage of Figaro . Set 10 years after the original more

Today in Milwaukee

This fall the Skylight Opera Theatre presented a production of Rossini’s classic The Barber of Seville , which it’s now following up with a production of the sequel, The Marriage of Figaro . Set 10 years after the original more

Today in Milwaukee

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