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Domingo Cancels Opera Performance

14th February 2006

PLACIDO DOMINGO has called off his appearance in WAGNER opera DIE WALKURE in Paris this April (06) - insisting he hasn't had enough time to prepare for the role. The busy 71-year-old tenor claims...

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World Celebrates Mozart Birthday

27th January 2006

The 250th birthday of legendary composer WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART is being celebrated around the world today (27JAN06) with a number of organised events. The main celebrations will be held in the Austrian cities of...

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Opera Star Nilsson Dies

11th January 2006

Swedish operatic sensation BIRGIT NILSSON has died. She was 87. The singing star reached notoriety as one of the greatest Wagnerian sopranos in a glittering career that stretched from 1946 to her retirement in...

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Anderson Revs Up For Death Race Remake

23rd March 2005

Horror movie-maker PAUL WS ANDERSON is teaming up with TOM CRUISE to bring classic action film DEATH RACE 2000 back to the big screen. The ALIEN VS PREDATOR director will "modernise" the 1975 film,...

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Jill St John Recovering After Skiing Accident

11th February 2005

Former BOND babe JILL ST JOHN is recovering after taking a nasty fall on a skiing vacation. The 64-year-old DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER star, who is married to actor ROBERT WAGNER, was taken to hospital...

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Kapranos Slams Musical Stereotyping

3rd February 2005

FRANZ FERDINAND singer ALEX KAPRANOS has urged music fans to embrace a diverse range of musical styles. The TAKE ME OUT star, who took part in a Scottish debate on the future of music...

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Tom Cruise Sings Elvis Duet With Japan's Pm

28th August 2003

Actor TOM CRUISE has a new friend in the shape of Japanese Prime Minister JUNICHIRO KOIZUMI - after the unlikely pair performed a duet of an ELVIS PRESLEY classic. The MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE hunk had...

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