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Allen Ginsberg’s beat poetry, Philip Glass’s hypnotic music create a portrait of social revolution

Allen Ginsberg’s beat poetry, Philip Glass’s hypnotic music create a portrait of social revolution

October 8, 2015

The seismic shifts in America’s cultural and political landscapes are reflected in words and music in Hydrogen Jukebox, a music theatre piece that will be presented by Eastman Opera Theatre November 5 through 8 in the Eastman School of Music’s Kilbourn Hall.

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Eastman Opera Theatre presents ‘Albert Herring’

October 17, 2014

The three-act, two-and-a-half-hour production by Benjamin Britten, a witty comedy and a pointed satire of British small-town attitudes, begins production Thursday, November 6.

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Opera music, comic book art tell story of Salomé’s Dance

Opera music, comic book art tell story of Salomé’s Dance

September 15, 2014

The presentations are part of “The Veils of Salomé” funded by the University’s Humanities Project, which brings together scholars and performers from the Eastman School of Music and the University to explore the different depictions of Salomé in religion, the arts, and gender over the centuries.

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Singer-actors compete in Lotte Lenya finals

Singer-actors compete in Lotte Lenya finals

March 27, 2014

Two Eastman School of Music graduates, Natalie Ballenger and Diana Rose Becker, are among the 14 singer-actors in the finals.

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Focusing on organ in opera

Focusing on organ in opera

March 14, 2014

The unfamiliar but highly enjoyable 19th-century Italian organ repertoire will be featured alongside favorite opera arias in the next monthly Third Thursday at MAG.

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Eastman Opera Theatre presents ‘Dialogues of the Carmelites’

Eastman Opera Theatre presents ‘Dialogues of the Carmelites’

March 4, 2014

Francis Poulenc’s lushly melodic work addresses themes of fear, faith, sacrifice, and redemption in a community of nuns facing the uncertainties of the French Revolution.

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Opera Competition Spotlights Rising Stars

Opera Competition Spotlights Rising Stars

February 4, 2013

Ten voice and opera students from the Eastman School of Music will compete in the finals of the Friends of Eastman (FEO) Opera Voice Competition.

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