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GRAND DUCHESS in English

The Comic Opera Guild has now added its recording of the recent production of Offenbach’s THE GRAND DUCHESS OF GEROLSTEIN to its large archive of operettas in English. Since its inception in 1973, the Guild’s mission has been to make … Continue reading

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KICKSTARTER.COM FUNDS “LIGHT CAVALRY”

The Comic Opera Guild of Ann Arbor, MI has launched its Light Cavalry orchestra fundraising project on Kickstarter.com, a crowd funding site. It is attempting to raise $2,000 to fund the orchestra for the American premiere of Franz Von Suppe’s … Continue reading

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AMERICA’S GOT SINGING TALENT

SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2012 7:30 pm MICHIGAN THEATRE JACKSON, MICHIGAN Tickets on sale at the Theater or call 517-783-0962– $15.00 124 Mechanic Street, Jackson • www.michigantheatre.org We call it “America’s Got Singing Talent” because this competition is as good or … Continue reading

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THE RED MILL’S FAMOUS SONGS

Victor Herbert’s THE RED MILL is one of those lucky Broadway shows, like “Annie Get Your Gun,” in which almost every song became well known. His scores for “Sweethearts” and “Naughty Marietta” also produced a number of hits, but no … Continue reading

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THE PRINCE OF PILSEN on CD

The Prince of Pilsen, by Gustav Luders and Frank Pixley, is now available on CD from the Comic Opera Guild. The Guild’s recent production of this 1903 hit featured not only the complete score, but also the dialog. it proved … Continue reading

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GIRL FROM UTAH ON CD

The recent complete production of THE GIRL FROM UTAH by Paul Rubens, Sidney Jones and Jerome Kern has now become available on CD. The recording, featuring 18 singers with dual piano accompaniment, features not only all the songs added for … Continue reading

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ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD

IN 1978, Thomas Petiet wrote a new English version of Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld for production by the Comic Opera Guild. This would be his first of a number of translations, inspired by his love of the French recordings … Continue reading

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LA BELLE HELENE in English

La Belle Helene is often referred to as the greatest work by Offenbach after The Tales of Hoffman. It’s easy to see why; the music is full of memorable melodies, and the construction is unexcelled. In addition, it is a … Continue reading

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