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surtitles

(ˈsɜːˌtaɪtəlz)
pl n
1. (Classical Music) brief translations of the text of an opera or play that is being sung or spoken in a foreign language, projected above the stage
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surtitles

[ˈsɜːrtaɪtəlz] nplsurtitres mpl
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The production will be sung in Italian with surtitles.
Sung in Italian, with English and Welsh surtitles Today, 4pm, Wales Millennium Centre.
ROH Opera Live: La Boheme at Ucheldre, Holyhead La Boheme is sung in Italian with English surtitles.
The story follows the struggle and heartache between Nubian princess, Aida, and the Egyptian warrior Radames, told in Italian with English surtitles.
One screen of surtitles was obscured by the staging, so you had to choose whether to watch the performers, listen and read or be forever twisting back and forth.
Directed by Mared Swain, and with animated surtitles in both English and Welsh, A Good Clean Heart asks whether the love between two siblings raised in different cultures can overcome the barriers between them.
Greek performances are presented with English surtitles and foreign performances with Greek and English surtitles.
Contract notice: Supply, Delivery, Installation, Training And Maintenance Of A Comprehensive System To Show Surtitles Opera Marseille.
The performance is sung in Italian with English surtitles and stars international sopranos Maria Tonina and Alyona Kistenyova.
The projected surtitles were too dim and the font too small to be read comfortably.
Most importantly, while at the Canadian Opera Company, Mansouri invented surtitles, the practice of projecting lyrics in the audience's native language onto screens flanking the stage so that viewers could understand performances often sung in German or Italian.
One thing that bothered me was that without the surtitles (provided in both English and Arabic), the opera would have been difficult to understand as the acting wasn't clear enough.