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Founded on beer and bravura, the Baltimore Rock Opera Society jumped into the spotlight in 2009 with an original three-hour-plus epic called Grundlehammer.
Under the direction of Elaina Di Monaco, Barrymore winner Walton is giving a bravura, physically expressive performance as Lisa in this idiosyncratic, discursive memory play.
And if not for another bravura performance by that lead actress, the film might easily have collapsed under the weight of its own pretensions.
In a work that calls for considerable bravura, the pianist easily tackled blizzards of runs and bombastic octaves.
The violinist rewarded the cheering throng with an additional explosion of bravura fiddle playing in his encore, Niccolo Paganini’s Caprice No.
The Who, like its musical peers (Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Elton John), before them, had successfully weathered a vintage foggy night at the festival to deliver a bravura performance.
The latter worked well at the Homestead show even without the bravura closing note that Garfunkel, then 28, soared with on the original 1970 recording.
Cameron’s technological advances and universe-building bravura forced Besson to try harder, which can only be a good thing since Valerian—
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Examples of bravura in a Sentence
a truly bravura performance of the ballet that brought the crowd to its feet
Synonymsadroit, artful, skillful, deft, delicate, dexterous (also dextrous), expert, masterful, masterly, practiced (also practised), virtuoso, workmanlike
Antonymsamateur, amateurish, artless, rude, unprofessional, unskillful
Related Wordsfacile, smooth; artistic, creative, fancy, ingenious, neat; adept, clever, cunning; able, adequate, capable, competent
Near Antonymsawkward, clumsy, crude, klutzy; ineffective, ineffectual; incompetent, inept
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