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August 3, 1991 | JOHN HENKEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Vagaries of personal schedules and financial constraints have caused significant casting and production changes in the Music Center Opera's "Don Giovanni," scheduled for five performances in October. Announced without comment only in recently mailed ticket brochures, changes also involve the production for "Hansel and Gretel," which is scheduled for June. Most affected is "Don Giovanni," where two established stars have been replaced with lesser-known singers.
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January 13, 2002
A Night of Song for L.A. Opera Placido Domingo, far left, with Eva and Marc Stern at "A Night of Zarzuela and Operetta." Domingo performed with Julia Migenes, Virginia Tola and Charles Castronovo at L.A. Opera's gala, which raised $350,000. E2
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January 13, 2002
A Night of Song for L.A. Opera Placido Domingo, far left, with Eva and Marc Stern at "A Night of Zarzuela and Operetta." Domingo performed with Julia Migenes, Virginia Tola and Charles Castronovo at L.A. Opera's gala, which raised $350,000. E2
ENTERTAINMENT
January 20, 1986 | LEWIS SEGAL, Times Staff Writer
There aren't many singers who can give idiomatic performances of both Mimi in "La Boheme" and Morales in "A Chorus Line," but Julia Migenes- Johnson certainly qualifies.
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October 6, 1988 | DONNA PERLMUTTER
The setting is Rehearsal Room 3 at the Music Center Pavilion. Dr. Miracle, the sinister, Mephistophelean figure, and Antonia, the consumptive ingenue languishing for her true love, are locked in a clinch. As the music soars passionately and its song throbs, she clings to and entwines him--like a thin wet leaf sticking to a pavement. Seduction is the name of this game. Forget the usual encounter between these two characters in Offenbach's "Les Contes d'Hoffmann."
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September 7, 1987 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Apparently all that buzz about Madonna remaking the classic Marlene Dietrich vehicle "The Blue Angel" into a modern laugh riot may not be much more than talk. But singer Julia Migenes-Johnson--last seen as a simmering Carmen in "Bizet's Carmen" directed by Francesco Rosi--actually is updating "Blue Angel." Shooting begins on "Berlin Blues" (as it's been titled) in Madrid and Berlin on Oct.
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December 26, 1990 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Gubernatorial Gala: Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton, a friend and high school classmate of Gov.-elect Pete Wilson's wife, Gayle, will headline Wilson's inaugural party next month. Newton will join performers Charlton Heston and Arnold Schwarzenegger at the gala, which will be held Jan. 6 at the Arco Arena in Sacramento. The event will be hosted by Mary Hart of "Entertainment Tonight." The participating entertainers were active Wilson supporters during his campaign, said a Wilson spokesman.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 3, 1991 | JOHN HENKEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Vagaries of personal schedules and financial constraints have caused significant casting and production changes in the Music Center Opera's "Don Giovanni," scheduled for five performances in October. Announced without comment only in recently mailed ticket brochures, changes also involve the production for "Hansel and Gretel," which is scheduled for June. Most affected is "Don Giovanni," where two established stars have been replaced with lesser-known singers.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 6, 1988 | DONNA PERLMUTTER
The setting is Rehearsal Room 3 at the Music Center Pavilion. Dr. Miracle, the sinister, Mephistophelean figure, and Antonia, the consumptive ingenue languishing for her true love, are locked in a clinch. As the music soars passionately and its song throbs, she clings to and entwines him--like a thin wet leaf sticking to a pavement. Seduction is the name of this game. Forget the usual encounter between these two characters in Offenbach's "Les Contes d'Hoffmann."
ENTERTAINMENT
January 20, 1986 | LEWIS SEGAL, Times Staff Writer
There aren't many singers who can give idiomatic performances of both Mimi in "La Boheme" and Morales in "A Chorus Line," but Julia Migenes- Johnson certainly qualifies.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 1, 1987
. . . "Woody Talks About Mia." At least that's what American Film promised on its current cover . A more accurate line might have been: "Woody (But Mostly Others, Including Mia) Talks About Mia." In 72 inches, only 13 were devoted to Woody on Mia. . . . We'll bet that John Hughes, who took flak for his alleged racial stereotyping of Asians in "Sixteen Candles," won't be up for an NAACP Image Award after his latest film, "Some Kind of Wonderful."
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October 4, 1988 | JOHN VOLAND, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Just before the opening of its third season, Friday with Placido Domingo and Julia Migenes in "Les Contes d'Hoffmann," Los Angeles Music Center Opera has named Patricia Mitchell to the newly created post of deputy general director. A management consultant, Mitchell has been executive director of the San Francisco Opera and director of community services for the Guthrie Theater.
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