Table Of Contents: August 2016

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GAME CHANGERS: YOUNG COMPANIES ARE REDEFINING OPERA

Vol. 81, No. 2

• Beth Morrison's New Rules
• The Industry Takes L.A. On a Road Trip
• The Short, Happy Life of Gotham Chamber Opera
• American Lyric Theater Creates New Opera
• Director James Darrah's New Rules of Engagement
• Road Show: Heidi Stober in Berlin
• Sound Bites: Hadleigh Adams
• Operapedia: La Bohème 


Features
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The ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT is alive and well on the New York opera scene, as the fresh approaches of three of Manhattan’s up-and-coming young producers attest.
by Matthew Sigman. Photographs by Kevin Thomas Garcia. 
Edge of Innovation thmb 816The Edge of Innovation
Progressive impresario BETH MORRISON'S opera-theater creations defy easy categorization—and that’s the way she likes it.
by Adam Wasserman. 
Short Happy Gotham thmb 816The Short, Happy Life of Gotham Chamber Opera
The DEMISE of an enterprising New York company remains a puzzlement.
by Allan Kozinn. 
On the Road thmb 816On the Road with The Industry
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Avant-garde producer Yuval Sharon experiments with DRIVE-BY OPERA in L.A.
by Matthew Worley. 
Incubator thmb 816The Incubator
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AMERICAN LYRIC THEATER offers a master’s program in creating new opera.
by Frank J. Oteri. 
New Rules of Engagement thmb 816New Rules of Engagement
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Director JAMES DARRAH brings an art film to lyric life.
by Matthew Worley. 
Road Show Stober thmb 816Road Show: Heidi Stober in Berlin
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An AMERICAN SOPRANO loves life in the German capital.
by Eric Myers. 
Departments
Recordings
In Review
Books
Laughing Song thmb 816Laughing Song
Florence Foster Jenkins, directed by Stephen Frears and starring Meryl Streep, composes a tale of love out of the story of the notoriously bad singer.
Viewpoint Nezet Seguin thmb 816Viewpoint: Passing the Baton
by F. Paul Driscoll.
Noteworthy Now thmb 816Noteworthy & Now
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by Maria Mazzaro.
Sound Bites Hadleigh Adams thmb 816Sound Bites: Hadleigh Adams
A New Zealand-born baritone makes his artistic home in San Francisco.
by F. Paul Driscoll. 
Operapedia Boheme thmb 816Operapedia: La Bohème 
Henry Stewart consumes Puccini’s iconic tragedy.
by Henry Stewart. 
Behind the Scenes thmb 816Behind the Scenes: Glimmerglass Festival
Every season, Dianne Ciano solves the jigsaw puzzle of finding seasonal lodging for some 300 people.
by Fred Cohn. 
Obituaries Curtin thmb 816Obituaries
American soprano and educator Phyllis Curtin dies at ninety-four.
Coda Backstory thmb 816Backstory: Dolora Zajick
by Fred Cohn.

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