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Long Night of the Soul

ADAM WASSERMAN interviews Jorge Martín, whose opera based on Reinaldo Arenas's celebrated autobiography, Before Night Falls, receives its world-premiere this month at Forth Worth Opera.

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Baritone Wes Mason as Reinaldo Arenas in a production photo for the world premiere of Before Night Falls at Fort Worth Opera
Ellen Appel/Courtesy of Fort Worth Opera
In some ways, it seemed inevitable to almost everyone but himself that composer Jorge Martín would one day write an operatic adaptation of Before Night Falls, Reinaldo Arenas’ sprawling 1993 autobiogr...

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