2010: Meistersinger Experience Part 3

June 9, 2010

On Saturday, May 8, Artistic Director Evans Mirageas led a one-day Meistersinger “master class” exploring Wagner’s grand piece. Listen as he discusses background information, the synopsis, leitmotifs, and more!

Part 3: leitmotifs

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2010: Meistersinger Experience Part 2b

June 9, 2010

On Saturday, May 8, Artistic Director Evans Mirageas led a one-day Meistersinger “master class” exploring Wagner’s grand piece. Listen as he discusses background information, the synopsis, leitmotifs, and more!

Part 2b: The synopsis, act III

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2010: Meistersinger Experience Part 2a

June 9, 2010

On Saturday, May 8, Artistic Director Evans Mirageas led a one-day Meistersinger “master class” exploring Wagner’s grand piece. Listen as he discusses background information, the synopsis, leitmotifs, and more!

Part 2a: The synopsis, acts I and II

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2010: Meistersinger Experience Part 1

June 9, 2010

On Saturday, May 8, Artistic Director Evans Mirageas led a one-day Meistersinger “master class” exploring Wagner’s grand piece. Listen as he discusses background information, the synopsis, leitmotifs, and more!

Part 1: Introduction and Background

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2010: Robertson and Moore on Bohème Redux

May 12, 2010

from WVXU’s Around Cincinnati:

“Cincinnati Opera has created a condensed version of La Bohème tailored to young professionals and families to introduce them to opera. Robyn Carey-Allgeyer talks about the production with the director, Brian Robertson, and the Opera’s Director of Education Charmaine Moore.
By: Robyn Carey-Allgeyer”

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2010: Speight Jenkins on Wagner

May 4, 2010

from WVXU’s Around Cincinnati:

“Anne Arenstein visits with acclaimed Wagner expert Speight Jenkins  of the Seattle Opera about The Ring Cycle.
By: Anne Arenstein”

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2010: Die Meistersinger set from Germany, Kuchle & Kocur on WVXU

April 12, 2010

from WVXU’s Around Cincinnati:

“Cincinnati Opera is taking on the massive production of Die Meistersinger including an imported German set. Uwe Kocur from Duetsche Oper am Rhein in Dusseldorf flew in last week [last week of March 2010] to help with tech rehearsals and along with Marcus Kuchle from the Cincinnati Opera sits down with Frank Johnson to talk about the logistics of the production.
By: Frank Johnson”

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2009: Evans talks about Carmen

March 9, 2010

Bizet’s ever-popular Carmen closed our 2009 “Opera Goes to Spain” season. Hear what Artistic Director Evans Mirageas had to say about this classic opera.

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2009: Evans talks about Ainadamar

March 8, 2010

In 2009, we presented the regional premiere of Golijov’s haunting opera Ainadamar as part of our “Opera Goes to Spain” season. Listen as Artistic Director Evans Mirageas give his thoughts.

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2009: Evans talks about Don Carlo

March 7, 2010

Artistic Director Evans Mirageas introduces Verdi’s masterpiece Don Carlo during our 2009 “Opera Goes to Spain” season.

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