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Max Riebl

Countertenor Max Riebl Dies From Cancer At Age 30

by Paul Cashmere

Australian Countertenor Max Riebl has died at from cancer at the age of 30.

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To mark the 50th anniversary of the 1970 concept double album, "Jesus Christ Superstar," a variety of special anniversary edition albums will be released September 17. This landmark release, which includes full cooperation from the creators Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, features an array of exclusive demos, commentaries, interviews and much more.

Jesus Christ Superstar Resurrects

by Paul Cashmere

‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ is about to have a second coming.

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Josh Piterman

Phantom of the Opera Postponed Due To Covid

by Paul Cashmere

The upcoming productions of Phantom of the Opera for Sydney and Melbourne have been postponed to 2022 because of the current Covid lockdowns.

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The Who Tommy, Noise11, Photo

Victorian Opera To Present All-New Production of Pete Townshend’s ‘Tommy’ POSTPONED

by Paul Cashmere

The Victorian Opera will present Pete Townshend and The Who’s classic rock opera ‘Tommy’ in August in Melbourne.

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Denis Walter We Need A Little Christmas

Denis Walter Teams With Mirusia For Christmas Song

by Paul Cashmere

Australian baritone Denis Walter has recorded a Christmas song with Andre Rieu’s singer Mirusia.

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Andrea Bocelli, music news, noise11.com

Andrea Bocelli Confirms He Has Recovered From COVID-19

by Paul Cashmere

Opera legend Andrea Bocelli has confirmed that he had, and has recovered from, the coronavirus COVID-19.

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Serena Wang

Noise11 COO Nick Kontonicolas Introduces New Talent Soprano Serena Pei Ying Wang

by Noise11.com

The Noise Network’s Chief Operating Officer Nick Kontonicolas is excited to discover the work of talented classical soprano (Serena) Pei Ying Wang.

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Placido Domingo

Placido Domingo Dropped From Spanish Show After More Sexual Misconduct Allegations Surface

by Music-News.com

Spanish authorities have scrapped two upcoming performances by embattled opera star Placido Domingo “in solidarity” with his alleged sexual misconduct victims.

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Chinese New Year Spectacular VI Concert featuring Quan Chen and Michael Fennelly

Chinese New Year Spectacular VI Concert Held At Carnegie Hall New York

by Paul Cashmere

The Chinese New Year Spectacular VI Concert was held in New York on 7 February.

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Mirusia

Mirusia To Perform 40 Date Australian Tour

by Paul Cashmere

Australian soprano Mirusia will head out on one of the most extensive national tours of 2020.

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Mirusia Christmas Memories

Mirusia To Perform Christmas Dates For Her Christmas Album

by Paul Cashmere

Soprano Mirusia will perform some solo Christmas dates to sing a few songs from her first ever Christmas album ‘Christmas Memories’.

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Jessye Norman

R.I.P. Jessye Norman at 74

by Music-News.com

International opera star Jessye Norman has died, aged 74.

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Taylor Swift as Bomalurina in Cats

Cats the Movie is Coming and Unlike the Theatre Show the movie actually looks good

by Paul Cashmere

Seriously, Cats the Musical has got to be the worst musical of all time. Let’s face it, Andrew Lloyd Webber got really lazy with that one. He just remade Jesus Christ Superstar … with cats.

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Dr Miles Gregory at the Shakespeare Gardens Pop Up Globe Announcement. The Pop Up Globe starts in September 2017 at the Myer Music Bowl. Photo by Ros OGorman

Shakespeare’s Pop-Up Globe Is Heading To Perth

by Paul Cashmere

The Pop-Up Globe, a replica of the historic Shakespeare Globe Theatre in London, is heading to Perth in October.

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Katherine Jenkins at Noise11.com

Katherine Jenkins will head back to Australia in November for her first tour since 2011.

by Paul Cashmere

Katherine Jenkins will head back to Australia in November for her first tour since 2011.

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Mandy Patinkin

Mandy Patinkin Covers Paul Simon, Randy Newman on new album

by Paul Cashmere

Actor and singer Mandy Patinkin has taken on songs by Paul Simon and Randy Newman as part of his new album ‘Diary: December 2018’.

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Josh Piterman

Josh Piterman to Perform his own shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane

by Paul Cashmere

Theatre star Josh Piterman will perform his own shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane in June.

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Tina Arena EVITA photo Jeff Busby

The Melbourne season of Evita has been extended until March 3

by Paul Cashmere

Evita opened at Arts Centre, Melbourne on December 9 and was due to run until February 17. The extension gives the show two more weeks.

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Murusia with Judith Durham

Mirusia pays tribute to 50 years of The Seekers

by Paul Cashmere

Star Australian soprano Mirusia will mark the 50th anniversary of The Seekers with a magnificent tribute ‘A Salute to the Seekers’ coming via Robert Rigby’s Ambition Entertainment in 2019.

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Tina Arena EVITA photo Jeff Busby

Evita, the political ‘Marilyn Monroe’ opens in Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

The story of Eva Peron, as told by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, capsulizes the life of the Argentine first lady of the 40s and 50s, into two hours.

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Pavarotti

Ron Howard is making a movie about Pavarotti

by Paul Cashmere

Filmmaker Ron Howard’s much-anticipated Luciano Pavarotti documentary will feature unseen footage of the iconic opera singer and interviews with his widow Nicoletta and rocker Bono.

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Montserrat Caballe and Freddie Mercury

Montserrat Caballé Opera Singer Who Collaborated With Freddie Mercury Dies Aged 85

by Paul Cashmere

Spanish opera singer Montserrat Caballé, who once collaborated with Queen’s Freddie Mercury on the 1992 Barcelona Olympic theme song, has died at aged 85.

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Josh Piterman

Carole King The Musical Star Josh Piterman To Release Debut Solo Album

by Paul Cashmere

Josh Piterman, who is currently starring as Gerry Goffin in ‘Beautiful: The Carole King Musical’ in Melbourne, will release his debut solo album on Robert Rigby’s Fanfare Records label in April.

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Jesus Christ Superstar opens in The State Theatre Melbourne on Saturday 29 July 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Production Company Creates A Thoroughly Modern Jesus Christ Superstar

by Paul Cashmere

For the 2017 version of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ The Production Company have excelled to create a totally modern version of the classic rock opera that is worthy of touring if they so desired.

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The cast of Paris

Jon English’s Paris Is Returning To Melbourne With An All-Star Cast

by Paul Cashmere

Jon English’s rock opera ‘Paris’ will be staged for Melbourne this Thursday, Friday and Saturday with a cast that matches the original album.

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Aled Jones One Voice

Mothers Day Fails To Create Music Sales Upswing For First Time

by Paul Cashmere

The week leading into Mother’s Day is traditionally a big week for music sales. Not this year. Music was definitely not the gift of choice for 2017.

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Aled Jones

Aled Jones Will Return To Australia In October

by Paul Cashmere

Aled Jones will head back to Australia in October for his ‘One Voice – Live In Concert’ tour.

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Jon English performs at the Palais Theatre on 21 October 2007. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Jon English’s Rock Opera Paris To Be Staged In Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

‘Paris – A Rock Odyssey’, the rock musical created by the late Jon English, will be staged in Melbourne as a tribute to Jon.

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John Paul Jones Them Crooked Vultures - photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

John Paul Jones Is Writing An Opera

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones likes to branch out. For a few years, he was involved in the bluegrass and Americana scene in the U.S. Now he has changed gears and is writing an opera.

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Watch Rock Of Ages Movie Trailer With Tom Cruise

by Andrew Tijs

The trailer for Rock Of Ages has hit the web, featuring Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Paul Giamatti and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

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