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.
The Minnesota Opera plans to present free outdoor concerts next month.
Opera buffs will have a chance to hear Rossini’s popular comedy, “The Barber of Seville,” in the ruins of a Minneapolis mill this summer.
In high school, he was a standout athlete in football and in track at Eden Prairie. But Malik Johnson’s life is about to take a completely different turn.
A new Minnesota opera company plans to stage its first production under the stars next summer.
Miss Minnesota Natalie Davis of Dassel paid a visit to Dave Lee at the WCCO Radio State Fair Booth.
The Minnesota Opera is returning to the Iron Range next week.
Bernard Herrmann was a superstar movie composer almost before the concept of brand-name movie composers was even thinkable.