News for March 2002:

COSTA MESA, CA--OPERA PACIFIC'S upcoming presentations include
Tchaikovsky's EUGENE ONEGIN (March 1-7); RENEE FLEMING IN RECITAL (March 17 at 2 pm); SAMUEL RAMEY IN CONCERT (April 7 at 2 pm); DEAD MAN WALKING, a new American opera by Jake Heggie, libretto by Terrence McNally (April 16-20); and THE BARBER OF SEVILLE by G. Rossini (May 11-18). The latter production will be staged at the Irvine Barclay
Theatre, the others at Orange County Performing Arts Center. Call (800)


On March 14, the Jewish Community Center of Orange County will present
at Segerstrom Hall (in OCPAC) THE THREE JEWISH TENORS. Three of
America's bestknown cantors, along with the Pacific Symphony Orchestra
under the direction of Carl St. Clair, will sing everything from cantorial masterpieces to Broadway favorites. The cantors are Alberto Mizrahi, David Propis and Chayim Frankel. Their first sold-out concert was held in 1995 in Houston, encored there the following year, and played to a full house in Atlanta in 2000.

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND--Among the operas to be featured this summer at the 2002 Edinburgh International Festival are Wagner's PARSIFAL (Aug.
11-17); Verdi's MACBETH and Britten's THE TURN OF THE SCREW (Aug.
18-24); Schiller's MARY STUART and Heiner Goebbels' SURROGATE CITIES (Aug 2031). Scottish Opera's The Ring Cycle continues (Aug 25-31) with PARSIFAL. The cycle will be completed at the 2003 Festival.

The full Edinburgh International Festival will be announced on March
21, 2002. Visit or

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