comic opera

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Synonyms for comic opera

opera with a happy ending and in which some of the text is spoken

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FIRST performed in 1878, when Britain really did rule the waves, Pinafore was the fourth collaboration between WS Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan and swiftly became one of their most popular comic operas which ostensibly pokes fun at the British class system.
performances of one of the greatest comic operas ever produced: Gioachino Rossini's "The Barber of Seville.
Best comic opera songs The Family Concert 2015 programme will introduce opera buffa to the audience which includes the best comic opera songs by Gaetano Donizetti and Gioachino Rossini, two Italian masters of this genre.
The popular comic opera was last performed in Atherstone in 1965 and orgainsers say it has so many juicy solo parts that the small choir are looking for reinforcements.
The bass baritone from Pant Glas will play Dr Dulcamara in the comic opera L'elisir d'amore at the Royal Opera House on November 26.
The story is like a skit on the conventions of comic opera with daft characters, troubled young lovers, ridiculous swapping of identities, young love prevailing over the machinations of crusty old men and, of course, reconciliation.
Gilbert & Sullivan's comic opera will be acted out at St Donats Castle near Llantwit Major on the same day.
Meanwhile European Opera Centre and the RLPO join forces to present Mozart's delightful comic opera Cosi Fan Tutte at St George's Hall Concert Room on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
A STUDENT take on comic opera Iolanthe is set to add a blast of colour to February when it launches into a three-day run next week.
This year's Paphos Aphrodite Festival, to be held on September 6, 7 and 8 in front of the medieval castle in the Paphos harbour, will feature the romantic comic opera L'Elisir d'Amore by Italian composer Gaetano Donizetti performed by the Opera Futura Verona and the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra.
Playing tonight in the Botanical Garden's Terrace Garden Suite, the comic opera is set on the coast of Cornwall.
Pirates of Penzance Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera stars Tom Colwell and Lorayne McLucas at Kyleakin Hall on Skye.
The Royal Opera House Muscat's 2013-2014 season, which will begin in September with Rossini's comic opera, The Barber of Seville, will feature 81 performances by 42 different groups and conclude in May, 2014.
The last time it staged this comic opera was in 1997
The beloved comic opera will be performed with an English translation, and the cast includes Robert Grady, Tara Alcorn, James Liu, Rebecca Ufema, Christine Petkus, Elisabeth Gondek, Lisa Woods, David Bonneau, Stanley Wilson, Elaine Crane, Arthur Comer, Jacob McDonald, Paige Crane, Brittany Stewart and Leah Ambrosino, as well as an ensemble.