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Joffrey Ballet Visits Carver Center Before Performance At Lyric Opera House

They’re part of a legendary performing arts group, and they’re here in Baltimore. Members of the Joffrey Ballet are not only on stage at the Lyric, they’re also giving a master class to some lucky area students.

03/05/2014

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Justin Tucker: A Man Of Many Talents Lets It Shine

It’s the kick that Ravens fans won’t soon forget. Justin Tucker hit from 61 yards out, giving the Ravens a huge victory against the Lions on Monday Night Football. The win means the Ravens continue to control their own playoff destiny—and a large part of that is due to Tucker’s incredible leg. And it turns out he’s much more than a kicker.

12/17/2013

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Ravens Tucker Shows Range In Kicking And Singing

The Baltimore Ravens most formidable offensive threat these days is Justin Tucker, a quirky fellow whose skill set transcends kicking a football with uncanny accuracy.

12/04/2013

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A Man For All Seasons: Ravens Kicker Justin Tucker Shows Off Opera Voice

The Ravens’ Justin Tucker is known for his booming kicks, but in a new ad for Dr. Pepper, he shows off his booming opera voice.

10/02/2013

opera camp

25 Students Attend Baltimore’s Annual Opera Camp

Opera camp at the Modell Lyric Performing Arts Center takes high school students into a four-week crash course of the art form.

07/30/2013

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Francesca Zambello To Direct National Opera In D.C.

The Washington National Opera is naming Francesca Zambello as its permanent artistic director beginning in 2013 as the company continues to shift to new leadership following 15 years under famed tenor Placido Domingo.

09/13/2012

opera camp

Teens Spend Their Summer Vacation At Opera Camp

Most 14-18-year-olds listen to contemporary artists, but teens at the Lyric Opera House are listening to Verdi, Mozart, Puccini and Pavarotti.

08/03/2012

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Composer On Peabody Faculty Wins Music Pulitzer

A composer on the faculty of the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University has won the Pulitzer Prize for music.

04/16/2012

porgy and bess

Morgan State Presents ‘Porgy And Bess’ At Murphy Fine Arts Center

It’s an opera that turned a Baltimore singer into a star. Now “Porgy and Bess” is returning home.

03/29/2012

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February Arts Preview

There aren’t enough hours in the day to check out every noteworthy art event in Baltimore. Here’s our quick guide to the five can’t-miss arts picks for February.

01/30/2012

la traviata

Opera In Baltimore Has A Rebirth With Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’

Opera is back in Baltimore. Years after the Baltimore Opera Company closed down, music is returning to a newly-renovated stage at the Modell Performing Arts Center.

10/27/2011

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‘Strong Like Bull’ Brings Laughter To Local Opera

In Joshua Bornfield’s newest opera, Strong Like Bull, two warring parties compete for political power, and are confounded—through hijinks and trickery—by a third. It’s a classic plot, but Bornfield’s wit and keen sense of the absurd put this time-tested structure to work for a more bristling, ornamental humor–one that isn’t afraid to skewer the inanities of modern political life while poking fun at opera itself.

08/29/2011

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