comic opera


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comic opera

a play largely set to music, employing comic effects or situations
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The names alone raise a smile - and their comic opera antics have been delighting audiences for 130 years.
Following this is a comic opera, a show and another concert before the holy month of Ramadan begins.
With a capacity of 2,600 seated and up to 700 standing, it opened on December 7, 1903, with a performance of popular comic opera My Lady Mollie.
JUNCTION CITY - Cascadia Concert Opera's last performance for 2015 will be "La Serva Padrona," an Italian comic opera by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi - but sung in English.
After the Carnival performances in Lisbon in 1774 Sestini decided to join the King's Theatre in London as their prima buffa, or first woman in the comic opera.
Contract award: comic opera - general renovation of the national theatre - project code j112.
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.
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.
The Mikado" is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W.
Playing tonight in the Botanical Garden's Terrace Garden Suite, the comic opera is set on the coast of Cornwall.