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Organization of Andrea Bocelli's coming concert in Tashkent was supported by the Ministry of Culture of Uzbekistan and an Uzbek-born Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov, the Uzbek media report. The concert program will consist of two parts.

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There's no fast track in opera, but Quinn Kelsey has made an impressive rise to the title role of "Rigoletto." In recent years, Kelsey has become one of the world's go-to interpreters of Verdi's tragic court jester.

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The community is invited to join Nuvi Mehta, Ventura Music Festival's artistic director, as he spins music and stories about the people and developments leading up to what is recognized today as authentically American Classical Music. The free event - Mehta at the Museum: The Story of American Classical Music - will be 3-4 p.m. Sunday, June 4, at the Museum of Ventura County, 100 E. Main St. Included in the story are the starts and the misfires, the impact of European composers, the importance of jazz, the landmark contribution of Gershwin, the American imagery and music of Aaron Copland followed by the work of Samuel Barber.

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Roger Moore, the suave British actor who starred in seven James Bond movies and brought a likable, comedic dimension to the unflappable secret agent, has died after a short battle with cancer, his family said Tuesday. He was 89. From 1973 to 1985, Moore was Agent 007 in "Live and Let Die," "The Man with the Golden Gun," "The Spy Who Loved Me," "Moonraker," "For Your Eyes Only," "Octopussy" and "A View to a Kill."

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County Offaly is getting ready for its first classical music festival, Birr Festival of Music & Voice, running this weekend at the Birr Theatre & Arts Centre. Internationally acclaimed baritone Bruno Caproni will perform in his first solo Irish recital alongside one of Europe's highly sought after concert pianists Julian Evans.

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As it turns out, however, that's exactly what it is, and with "West Side Story" as the main attraction, even Mitchell himself couldn't have planned it better. "For someone like me, it's just about perfect," said Mitchell, the future music director of the Colorado Symphony .

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With a name as famous and venerated as Charles Dutoit, it is tempting to fall into a false sense of value. Well, I guess the May 20th concert by the San Diego Symphony was the best one I've heard them perform.

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One of the Worlds most experienced interpreters of Mozart on the Fortepiano, Melvyn Tan, will join the Australian Haydn Ensemble to dazzle audiences this June/July for a program inspired by the beauty and romance of Classical Paris. Considered to be one of the world's finest fortepianists, Tan continues to cast fresh light on music conceived for the original keyboards of the time of Mozart and Haydn.

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Welcome to Kind of a Big Deal, a series dedicated to introducing powerful women who are breaking boundaries in their fields. You'll meet the rising stars and get the inside scoop on how they made it, what they're working on now, and what's up next.

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Join us for an unforgettable evening. 11th generation sitar master Deobrat Mishra, Director of The Benares Academy of Indian Classical Music with Prashant Mishra on Tabla.

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