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Jonas Kaufmann, after the historic encore at the Teatro Real: “It was impressive to experience it from the stage” | Culture

Tenor Jonas Kaufmann’s knees ached from his complicated posture while on stage, but he couldn’t help a nervous laugh, due to the excitement of the encore that the audience at the Teatro Real requested on Monday night. “It’s something very special,” he said the next day during a meeting with the press at the place […]

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La Bella Otero, icon of the Belle Époque and lover of kings, revives on stage | Culture

Rehearsal of the play ‘La Bella Otero’, choreographed and directed by Rubén Olmo, at the headquarters of the Spanish National Ballet at the Matadero in Madrid.Santi Burgos The cuplé used to be an ephemeral flower. Soon one letter went out of style and another, even more catchy, replaced it. That is why Agustina Otero (1868-1965), […]

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From the cayuco to the stage: immigrants who arrived in La Palma recreate their adventure in a play | Culture

It was a miracle that the crew of the cayuco decided to turn around without knowing that what they had ahead of them at that moment was nothing more than the immensity of the Atlantic. An almost certain death. After two weeks of crossing, they had seen some points of light, but at first they […]

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Les McKeown, singer of the most successful stage of Bay City Rollers, dies at 65 | Culture

Bay City Rollers in 1975: Derek Longmuir, Alan Longmuir, Les McKeown (behind), Ian Mitchell and Stewart Wood.Reuters Photographer / Reuters British singer Les McKeown, who sang the Bay City Rollers band during its most successful period in the 1970s, has died at age 65, his family reported last night. The musician died “suddenly, at home” […]

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