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'The Barber of Seville': Oh, we meant to do it this way
With Bass Concert Hall no longer available, Austin Lyric Opera is working to stage The Barber of Seville in a hall with no orchestra pit, no proscenium, and no wing space
"...For most of its 20-year history, Austin Lyric Opera has performed at..."

April 13, 2007 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

The Challenge of Figaro
Tackling an Operatic Everest
"...Perfect, it's called. Sublime. A pinnacle of the form, in the quality of its craftsmanship, its..."

Nov. 3, 1995 Arts Feature

The Beaumarchais Scoundrel
"...Michel Blanc and Michel Serrault. As portrayed in yet another costume drama from France, Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais..."

Dec. 26, 1997 Movie Review by Steve Davis

University of Texas University Orchestra's Fall 2015 Concert
The audience-friendly first concert of the school year offered earfuls of drama from Bizet, Beethoven, and more
"...Comprised mostly of nonmajors, UT's University Orchestra gathers under the twin batons..."

Oct. 23, 2015 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

And the Award Goes to ...
The 2006-2007 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...On Monday, June 4, the Austin Critics Table handed out its annual awards for..."

June 8, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

A Night at the Opera
Opera for dummies: Name one male tenor
"...Fun Fun Fun Fest 2010 was a week away, the final music festival of Austin's yearly marathon, but Saturday..."

May 27, 2011 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Outstanding!
Nominations for the 2006-2007 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...This is the 15th year that local critics have put their heads..."

May 18, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Exhibitionism
The Food Chain: Great Taste, Less Filling
"...Hyde Park Theatre, through March 28 Running Time: 2 hrs, 15 min..."

March 20, 1998 Arts Review

Richard Buckley
Austin Lyric Opera artistic director Richard Buckley is taking his baton up to Ohio to serve as principal conductor for Opera Cleveland
"...artistic director, is now taking his baton up to the Ohio metropolis to serve as principal conductor for Opera..."

July 28, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Manufacturing Fizz
What makes L'Étoile a light, bubbly Champagne of operas
"...Oenologically speaking, opera is a red wine world. The works for which the art form is best known..."

Jan. 29, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Lyric Opera
Austin Lyric Opera announces what's coming when it turns 20 next season and serves up a banquet of opera on celluloid in a party, titled Lights, Camera, Opera
"...Artistic Director Richard Buckley has announced what's coming in the big year. The season's coup – the American premiere..."

March 24, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Other 1997-98 Seasons
"...Rusticana, by Mascagni; I Pagliacci, by Leoncavallo), Jan 9-11 The Barber of Seville, by Rossini, Mar 13-16 Ballet Austin..."

June 27, 1997 Arts Feature

American Repertory Ensemble
Coming soon to a computer or TV screen near you: dance and classical music from ARE?
"...Obviously, it's the "live" in "live performance" that makes all the difference..."

July 24, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Sam Moore
"...Top of the Marc, Friday 2 Had Dave Prater not been..."

Feb. 2, 1996 Music Feature

Dancing About Architecture
The Jr. Files
"...The August 22 issue of Billboard magazine was another Austincentric..."

Aug. 28, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Live Shots
"...project, would have been an eclectic bill all by themselves, what with two drummers, Cold War-era synthesizers, something that..."

May 29, 1998 Music Feature

Bats Left, Sings Right
With help from Esther's Follies, Austin Lyric Opera turns Strauss' Viennese waltz into a Texas two-step
"...The Marx Brothers had their shot...."

May 30, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

All Wrapped Up
Holiday Film Previews
"...Titanic What's a family to do in between all the holiday meals and the wrapping and unwrapping of presents?..."

Nov. 28, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

That's All, Folks!
"...In the background were voices -- whiny, strident, cloying, skeptical, sniggering,..."

Nov. 20, 1998 Screens Column by Margaret Moser

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