January 14, 1990 |
CBS Records Masterworks MK 44981 (compact disc). These 15 ("Terra e Mare" is sung in two versions) rare and lovely songs find Domingo in his most relaxed good voice. The tessitura, gratefully low most of the time, enables him to lavish his burnished sound and expert projection of the texts on the charming music. Five of the songs are recorded here for the first time.
January 28, 1987 |
"South Pacific" opens a nine-week run Feb. 27 in New York City Opera's second Musical Comedy Season. The Rodgers and Hammerstein show, at the New York State Theater, will have alternating casts. Susan Bigelow and Marcia Mitzman, both of whom have appeared on Broadway, will alternate as Nellie. Opera singers Justino Diaz and Stanley Wexler will play Emile de Becque, Muriel Costa-Greenspon and Camille Saviola will alternate as Bloody Mary and Richard White and Cris Groenendaal as Lt. Cable.
December 4, 1998 |
A violent land dispute in the southern state of Oaxaca this week left 14 people dead, 12 hurt and others missing, local authorities said. Information on Tuesday's violence had been incomplete because a new administration took over the Oaxaca state government the same day. Authorities initially said four people were killed when residents from two rival villages opened fire on each other.
February 26, 1998
It's safe to say that a performer has never gone from the neighborhood rock dive Spaceland to the globally televised stage of the Academy Awards a few weeks later, but that may be the latest distinction for Elliott Smith. The Portland-based "sad-core" singer-songwriter is both a stalwart of the indie-rock scene and an Oscar nominee for his song "Miss Misery" from "Good Will Hunting." * Elliott Smith at Spaceland, 1717 Silver Lake Blvd. $7. (213) 413-4442. 7:30 & 9:45 pm: Cabaret Poetic phrasing.
July 19, 1985 |
Repertory, conducting and cast changes have been made in the engagement by the Deutsche Oper Berlin at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Sept. 9-22. Officials at the sponsoring Music Center Opera Assn. declined to provide explanations for the revisions. Three scheduled programs of operetta excerpts will be replaced by two additional performances of "Le nozze di Figaro" (Sept. 19, 21). There will be no Sept. 21 matinee.