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Met Opera
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Sat. Dec. 3 at 1pm on 90.5 FM WKAR Radio | Matinee broadcast returns to the air on this Saturday afternoon!

Elixer of Love rehearsal photo
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Current State previews the MSU College of Music’s production of the comedic opera “The Elixir of Love.”

Maestro Jorge Parodi photo
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We take a tango with Maestro Jorge Parodi and the Opera Grand Rapids production of "Maria de Buenos Aires."

Romeo and Juliet opera photo
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From Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers to Gounod’s star-crossed opera singers, we meet the Romeo and Juliet of the upcoming production of that classic love story by Opera Grand Rapids.

Room with a View set photo
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You may know the 1985 Merchant-Ivory film “A Room with a View,” but later this week the MSU Opera Theater will open their season with an English-language opera based on the beloved E.M. Forster novel. We speak with the MSU opera’s director and cast.

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George Frederic Handel's opera "Xerxes" comes to the Fairchild Theatre stage this week. The MSU College of Music opens the production tomorrow night, with additional performances Friday through Sunday.

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Tonight at 7:30 at Ann Arbor’s Hill Auditorium, artists from Teatro Regio Torino perform a concert version of Rossini’s famed opera "William Tell". Music Director Gianandrea Noseda leads the performance, which makes stops in Chicago, Toronto and New York City.

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Romance, intrigue, deception, and great music. All the ingredients for memorable opera are in the mix in Mozart’s classic, "Cosi Fan Tutte" .

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MSU Opera Theater perform’s Giacomo Puccini’s "La Boheme" this weekend at Fairchild Theatre. Current State’s Peter Whorf spoke with director Melanie Helton and music director Daniel Beckwith , and the three are also joined by cast members for WKAR studio performances .

MSU Opera presents 'The Magic Flute'

Nov 22, 2013
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The Michigan State University Opera Theatre is presenting Mozart’s “ The Magic Flute ” starting Friday night in the newly renovated Fairchild Theatre.