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Dancing with Revenge: Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera Returns to the Met

Dancing with Revenge: Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera Returns to the Met
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Verdi is one of the most famous composers in the operatic canon. Now, Verdi’s “Un Ballo in Maschera” returns to the Met in a new production by David Alden.


Bizet’s Lusty Gypsy Returns to the Met

Bizet’s Lusty Gypsy Returns to the Met
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Richard Eyre’s updated, relocated production of “Carmen” returns to the Metropolitan Opera, replacing a traditional production by the great director Franco Zeffirelli. The trend toward modern productions is a widespread phenomenon.


National Opera Center Opens on Seventh Avenue

National Opera Center Opens on Seventh Avenue
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The National Opera Center, a new hub for opera industry professionals rented by Opera America, opened its doors on Sept. 28.