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Counter Programming thmb 1014Counter Programming
From Broadway’s Falsettos to Handel’s Partenope, which plays this month at San Francisco Opera, Anthony Roth Costanzo combines practical savvy and a probing musical intelligence.
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Other Tristan thmb 1014The Other Tristan
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JOSHUA ROSENBLUM raises the curtain on Frank Martin’s version of the Tristan legend, Le Vin Herbé, which arrives at Boston Lyric Opera next month in a new English-language translation.
Passions of Ana Maria thmb 1014The Passions of Ana María
Ana María Martínez, who is one of opera’s most in-demand singers, is also one of its most generous. SCOTT BARNES talks to the soprano, who takes every opportunity she can to reach out to audiences everywhere.
Work Divided thmb 1014A Work Divided
PHILIP KENNICOTT looks at the complicated musical, political and social issues that surround John Adams’s opera, The Death of Klinghoffer.
Texans thmb 1014The Texans
Despite its national reputation as one of the most conservative states in the U.S., Texas has welcomed a surprising number of adventurous new operas — with more on the way. CHRISTOPHER KELLY reports.
Opera Texas Conrad thmb 101430 Things You Didn't Know About Opera in Texas
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HENRY STEWART unearths some surprising facts about the Lone Star State.

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Current Issue: October 2014 — VOL. 79, NO. 4