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Ausrine Stundyte as Cio-Cio-San, Elizabeth Janes as Butterfly’s child and Sarah Larsen as Suzuki in Seattle Opera's production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly. Photo by Elise Bakketun.
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Impresario Irene Dalis of Opera San José dies at 89
By Joshua KosmanSan Francisco ChronicleMonday, December 15, 2014
Irene Dalis, the San Jose native who established a starry international career as an operatic mezzo-soprano before returning to found and run Opera San José for 30 years, died Sunday in San Jose after a brief illness. She was 89.
Five Singers Win Opera News Award
By Allan Kozinn ArtsBeat (NYT)Friday, December 12, 2014
Opera News will honor five singers with its 2015 Opera News Award, a prize given annually by the magazine to recognize contributions to the opera world. The winners, who will received their awards at a gala at the Plaza Hotel on April 19, are the tenor Piotr Beczala; the bass-baritone Samuel Ramey; the bass Ferruccio Furlanetto; and the sopranos Sondra Radvanovsky and Teresa Stratas.
Opera singer regains voice after escaping domestic abuse
By Ryan WhiteCTV News CalgaryThursday, December 11, 2014
The Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter will be at capacity this holiday season, assisting women and children in their attempts to escape abuse. Barbara King was unaware of the shelter’s existence until she required help in 2008. The former gymnastics champion relocated to Calgary from Quebec after rediscovering her love of singing opera.


Russian opera diva Anna Netrebko invited to sing in east Ukrainian Donetsk
By StaffTASSThursday, December 11, 2014
World-acclaimed Russian opera singer, Anna Netrebko, who donated one million roubles (18,980 U.S. dollars) to the opera and ballet theatre in the war-gripped east Ukrainian city of Donetsk, has been invited to sing at this theatre after the warfare is over, the theatre’s director general Yevgeny Denisenko said in an interview with the Thursday issue of the Izvestia newspaper.
Cast announced for Puccini opera in Savannah
By Linda SicklerSavannah Morning NewsThursday, December 11, 2014
Full-fledged opera is coming to the 2015 Savannah Music Festival. A collaboration between the Savannah VOICE Festival and Savannah Music Festival will result in the performance of two Puccini operas during the first weekend of the music festival. The full cast, including some local singers, has been announced.
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