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Soprano Tries On Callas' Tosca Jewels

17th May 2008

Soprano ADRIANNE PIECZONKA will wear the $85,000 (GBP42,500) crystal tiara, necklace and earrings set created for opera legend MARIA CALLAS when she debuts in the revival of TOSCA in Los Angeles on Saturday night (17May08)....

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Daniel Schmid Dies

7th August 2006

Swiss director DANIEL SCHMID has died following a battle with cancer. He was 64. The film-maker passed away on Saturday night (05AUG06) in his hometown of Flims, Switzerland, according to producer MARCEL HOEHN. Hoehn produced...

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Opera Star James King Dies

24th November 2005

Acclaimed American tenor JAMES KING has died after suffering a heart attack. He was 80. King, who was a favourite on opera stages around the world during the 1960s and 1970s before becoming a...

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Opera Singer Renata Tebaldi Dies

19th December 2004

Italian opera singer RENATA TEBALDI has died aged 82, after a long illness. Tebaldi, who was a rival of music legend MARIA CALLAS, passed away today (19DEC04) at her home in San Marino....

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Pavarotti Scores With Tosca Role

1st July 2003

Opera star LUCIANO PAVAROTTI returned to the stage last weekend (ends29JUN03) with a performance as MARIO CAVARADOSSI in PUCCINI's TOSCA at the DEUTSCHE OPER in Berlin, Germany. The tenor's one-off appearance on Saturday evening...

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