opera star

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n opera star singer of lead role in an opera
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Usage

In literature:

My room looked like a grand opera star's boudoir when she is expecting the newspaper reporters.
"Dawn O'Hara, The Girl Who Laughed" by Edna Ferber
Wagner's one comic opera was born under a lucky star.
"The Opera" by R.A. Streatfeild
The part of Jean was given to the tenor Roger, the star of the Opera-Comique, and he played and sang it well.
"Musical Memories" by Camille Saint-Saëns
Every night after the performance there are suppers and dances, which the opera stars attend.
"American Adventures" by Julian Street
For simply learning the constellations and the chief stars you need no opera-glass or other instrument.
"Other Worlds" by Garrett P. Serviss
The stars in Piscis Australis can be traced out with an opera-glass.
"A Field Book of the Stars" by William Tyler Olcott
Imagine an American comic opera star refusing to dine with a real duke!
"The Lure of the Mask" by Harold MacGrath
Marriages with comic opera stars are not usually domestic idylls.
"The Melting-Pot" by Israel Zangwill
But the opera-glass will not show nearly all the stars in this region.
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
Nine songs, (they're Greek tho' to all but mamma), Make us think she is destined, an Opera Star.
"Mother Truth's Melodies" by Mrs. E. P. Miller
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In poetry:

See, TINTORETTA to the opera goes!
Haste, or the crowd will not permit our bows ;
In her the glory of the heav'ns we view,
Her eyes are star-like, and her mantle blue.
"Tuesday, St. James's Coffee-House" by Mary Wortley Montagu

In news:

Since 1996, when he made a last-minute debut at the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, Italy, when he was all of 23, Juan Diego Flórez has moved quickly into the front ranks of today's opera stars.
Norman Moses (center) stars as Professor Harold Hill in Skylight Opera Theatre's production of "The Music Man.".
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -Opera star Susanna Phillips and musician Matt McDonald are coming home to Huntsville this week, and they're bringing friends.
Women Police Officers, Soap Opera Stars and Drivers That Terrify Men.
"Argo," the CIA action thriller directed by and starring Academy Award winner Ben Affleck, is the next featured film in the 1891 Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series.
FREDONIA - "Argo," the CIA action thriller directed by and starring Academy Award winner Ben Affleck, is the next featured film in the 1891 Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series.
Josh Radnor and Elizabeth Olsen star in " Liberal Arts ," showing at Aspen's Wheeler Opera House.
Christine Goerke (right) stars as the title character in Lyric Opera of Chicago's production of "Elektra" with Emily Magee as Chrysothemis.
Mihoko Kinoshita Starred as Cio-Cio-San in this Opera Santa Barbara Production.
Born star of opera stage, TV and nightclubs, dies at 86.
Rising star Angela Meade in Met Opera's 'Ernani'.
The stars of Boston Lyric Opera 's production of Rossini's masterful comedy perform arias, duets, and a trio, with host Cathy Fuller.
When we think of opera 's biggest stars and greatest hits, we tend to think of solo arias.
Anthony Rapp, Wilson Jermaine Heredia and Adam Pascal star in Revolution Studios's 2005 rock opera Rent, a Columbia Pictures release.
CHANEY AND Mary Philbin star in the classic 1925 silent horror film "The Phantom of the Opera," to be screened with live music by Jeff Rapsis on Saturday, Oct 13, at 7 pm at the Brandon Town Hall and Community Center, Route 7, in Brandon.
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