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popera

(ˈpɒpərə; ˈpɒprə)
n
1. (Classical Music) music drawing on opera or classical music and aiming for popular appeal
2. (Pop Music) music drawing on opera or classical music and aiming for popular appeal
[C20: from pop2 (sense 1) + opera]
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Shows include ANDY: A Popera, Bitter Homes and Gardens, No Regrets: A Piaf Affair, Wide Awake: A Civil War Cabaret, Beards Are For Shaving: A 007 Cabaret, and Marlene and the Machine.
Manet," in reaction to the rejection of Manet's Bal masque a POpera (Masked Ball at the Opera) and Les Hirondelles (The Swallows), both 1873, by the jury of the 1874 Salon.
Along with mouth-watering creations, there was plenty to keep guests entertained at the ceremony as there were performances by stand-up comedian Mike Batayeh; speed artist Brad Blaze; and threesome musical performers, Popera Trio.
Il Divo And Katherine Jenkins, SECC, GlasgowDouble dose of popera and classical favourites.
Ernest Chausson, 'Le Roi Arthus et Popera wag-nerien en France.
Il Divo LG ARENA, NEC SIMON Cowell's popera phenomenon took the largely female audience by storm in a stunning show at the LG Arena.
Adonis is what you would get if you were to cross the Lebanese diva Fairuz with Canadian-American popera singer-songwriter.
Take Rufus Wainwright's popera, add a dash of Bjork-inspired vocals and some Flamin Lips' surrealism then leave it to slowly worm its way into your head.
LANDLUBBERS BEWARE: Christopher Sandys (left) and Samatha Lawson (right) are pictured with the cast of Fartown High School's production Popera.
From Opera to Popera, Midland Music Mak-ers, Friends' Meeting House, Linden Road, Bournville (Saturday).
As popera diva Emma Shapplin's latest CD played and jasmine candles scented the air, Daniel and I sipped pinot grigio and talked of life.
What next - Top of the Popera with Pavarotti and Domingo as team captains?