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Watch Out, Washington: Here Comes Beethoven’s Ninth

Everybody knows about Walter Cronkite and his impact on television news. Fewer people remember or know about Cronkite’s great rival on NBC during the 1960s, The Huntley-Brinkley Report. Pairing the dour Chet Huntley with the droll David Brinkley, the show featured the two anchormen batting news segments back and forth until they’d end the half-hour […]

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DC Area Soprano Danielle Talamantes On Her CD Signing on Sunday in Vienna, VA, the Met, Concert Music, and the Opera Singer’s Life

Rising local soprano Danielle Talamantes talks about the Met, concert music, and the opera singer’s life Politicians and lobbyists running to catch the Acela at Union Station in D.C. or Penn Station in New York have nothing on Danielle Talamantes. On Saturday, November 1st she was so much in demand that making both of her […]

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Composer Daniel Felsenfeld, Director Beth Greenberg, and Principle Artist Emily Pulley on UrbanArias’ ‘She, After’

UrbanArias’ She/After opens this Saturday, November 9th at Artisphere. It consists of two short operas: Nora, in the Great Outdoors (Music by Daniel Felsenfeld and Libretto by Will Eno)  [This moving and dramatic opera deals with the repercussions of Nora’s final door slam in Ibsen’s 1879 play A Doll’s House], and Alice in the Time of the Jabberwock (Music by Daniel Felsenfeld and Libretto by […]

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