Take a little brainwashing, add a few political assassinations and stir in a villainess evil enough to rival Lady Macbeth. The enduring result is “The Manchurian Candidate,” first as a novel, then two movies and now — an opera.
The Minnesota Opera has announced it will present five operas in its next season including the world premiere of “The Shining.” Based on the Stephen King novel, “The Shining” features music by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec making his Minnesota Opera debut.
Looking for some post-Halloween entertainment this weekend? Jason Matheson has you covered. Here’s his list of the most entertaining (or interesting) events going on this weekend.
The Minnesota Opera plans to present free outdoor concerts next month.
At times it may be difficult to find suitable and affordable events that entertain grandparents. Many stores and restaurants offer grandparent and senior citizen discounts, but before planning the next outing with grandma and grandpa, you may want to check out some of these best places to entertain grandparents on a budget in Minnesota.
“Only the children’s voices soothe me,” an anguished Sister Aloysius sings at the conclusion of “Doubt,” the new opera based on John Patrick Shanley’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
The Minnesota Opera plans the world premiere of “Doubt” next month.
The Minnesota Opera has commissioned an operatic thriller — an adaptation of “The Manchurian Candidate.”
Get the heads-up on five opera performances in Minnesota that should be on your 2012 “can’t-miss” list.
The Minnesota Opera is returning to the Iron Range next week.
What does a classic literary work about dark passion set on the British moors have to do with Minnesota next week?
Bernard Herrmann was a superstar movie composer almost before the concept of brand-name movie composers was even thinkable.
Residents of Alexandria will get a taste of opera this weekend.
I’m almost afraid to tell you what I’m writing about this week, because I fear that, if you’re not already a fan of this, you’ll wander away. But give me a chance — hear me out! Because I’m going to tell you about a local arts organization that does amazing things, and they might not be what you’d expect.