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"The Island We Made" from Opera Philadelphia
« Reply #820 on: March 19, 2021, 06:08:01 AM »
From NPR this morning, an excellent piece on The Island We Made, a new production by Opera Philadelphia (with nods to the company's innovation in general), from composer Angélica Negrón.

https://www.npr.org/2021/03/19/978900735/the-island-we-made-lip-sync-opera-and-high-drag-sing-an-ode-to-mothers

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Re: General Opera News
« Reply #821 on: March 28, 2021, 04:44:25 AM »
Like many, I suffer from "not-another-Bohème" syndrome, but I don't know if Michigan Opera Theatre's solution's for next season is a good idea:

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In a historic first, [Artistic Director Yuval] Sharon and MOT extract hope from tragedy, life from death, and love from loneliness by staging Puccini’s tragic opera in reverse order—starting with Act IV and ending with Act I.

It will be a co-production with Boston Lyric Opera.

Full 2021-22 season announcement: https://michiganopera.org/michigan-opera-theatre-announces-2021-22-season/
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Re: General Opera News
« Reply #822 on: March 28, 2021, 05:25:42 AM »
Well, it would certainly end the evening on a high note !

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Re: General Opera News
« Reply #823 on: March 28, 2021, 05:34:46 AM »
Well, it would certainly end the evening on a high note !

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Re: General Opera News
« Reply #824 on: April 02, 2021, 03:21:37 AM »
Like many, I suffer from "not-another-Bohème" syndrome, but I don't know if Michigan Opera Theatre's solution's for next season is a good idea:

It will be a co-production with Boston Lyric Opera.

Full 2021-22 season announcement: https://michiganopera.org/michigan-opera-theatre-announces-2021-22-season/
???

Well, it would certainly end the evening on a high note !
Booooo!  :laugh:

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