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Composer's Medium

BARRY SINGER talks to Broadway hit-maker Stephen Schwartz, whose opera, Séance on a Wet Afternoon, arrives at New York City Opera this month.

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Lauren Flanigan as the medium Myra Foster in Séance on a Wet Afternoon at Opera Santa Barbara in 2009
© David Bazemore for Opera Santa Barbara 2011
Séance on a Wet Afternoon, which opens on April 19 at New York City Opera, is being billed as Stephen Schwartz's first opera, but the composer knows better. "My senior year at Carnegie Mellon, I wrote...

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