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One Year Ago: Operatic Incubator Celebrates Excellence

New York, N.Y.  In the opulent setting of the Grand Ball Room of the Essex House, several hundred glitterati gathered to toast the leadership of David Bender and Barbara Meister Bender — and bask in the musical brilliance of 10 years of operatic talent.  One decade old, the non-profit organization they founded, Career Bridges, already […]

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Ex-Pats In Mexico Promote Young Opera Stars

By Shari Alexander. San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.  “When you find yourself living in Paradise, the impulse to give back is irresistible.”  So says John Bills, retired tenor from the Metropolitan Opera and now artistic director of Opera San Miguel in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.  His not-for-profit company sponsors a nationwide contest each year dedicated to […]

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