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Saturday on Stage Returns with Opera Columbus “Figaro”

two performers on stage during an opera columbus performance of mozart's marriage of figaro
Saturday on Stage returns to Classical 101 this weekend with an Opera Columbus production of Mozart's Marriage of Figaro.
May 26, 2011

Saturday on Stage begins a new season of “Opera and More” this Saturday at 1:30. The series runs through November. Opera Columbus’s productions of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro and Gounod’s Romeo and Juliet begin the season.

Classical Headlines for May 26, 2011

concertgoers in lawn chairs watch a picnic with the pops performance on the lawn of the chemical abstracts service
The Picnic with the Pops summer concert series (currently held on the lawn of the Chemical Abstracts Service) will move to the new Columbus Commons for the 2012 season.
26, 2011

The first of what we hope will be a regular feature on the new Classical 101 website, here’s a roundup of some top classical music stories we’ve been following.

Placido Domingo Turns 70

Placido Domingo and Maria Guleghina singing at a Metropolitan Opera performance.
Placido Domingo as Maurizio and Maria Guleghina in the title role of Francesco Cilea's "Adriana Lecouvreur," the very same opera which launched his opera career in 1968.
January 21, 2011

Spanish tenor and conductor Placido Domingo’s lifetime of achievements; a snapshot of the world famous singer in his early career, at 20 and later in his career, at age 70.

Placido Flamingo Sings Like His Namesake

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Placido Flamingo (voiced by Richard Hunt)
July 2, 2009

Placido Flamingo (voiced by Richard Hunt) has appeared in many Sesame Street episodes, singing new lyrics to well-known classical melodies