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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

Photo Credit: The Figaro Project

Baltimore’s Top Small Opera Houses

The Baltimore Opera House may have closed its doors in 2009, but that hasn’t stopped Baltimore’s composers and performers from creating and performing noteworthy new productions.

08/18/2011

opera camp

High Schoolers Learn The Ins And Outs Of Opera

Dozens of high schoolers are dancing and singing their way through the summer as these future opera stars perfect their craft.

07/21/2011

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