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Review: ‘Cosi Fan Tutte Goes Hollywood’ at The In Series

The confusion all begins with the title. Cosi Fan Tutte — It is of course the Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart comic opera, or “opera buff,” that is today considered part of the gold standard of the opera empyrean! But more about the title later. Washington DC area audiences now have a real treat this coming weekend, in the second two of a total of only four performances of a new jewel in the Mozart crown. […]

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Aaron Copland’s ‘The Tender Land’ at The In Series

In their Americas season, the In Series tackles the quintessentially American composer Aaron Copland and his only and almost entirely unknown opera The Tender Land. Horace Everett wrote the libretto for this piece inspired by photos of share croppers during the Great Depression. It was originally written for television – something that can be said […]

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‘Opera on Tap’ Hosts ‘Love is in the Air’ on February 5th at The Black Lounge by Eric Tipler

The new DC Metro Chapter of Opera on Tap, a national movement that brings world-class opera to new audiences, will present its first concert on February 5th. The concert, entitled “Love is in the Air,” celebrates Valentine’s Day and features classic songs and scenes from opera and musical theater. Concertgoers will have the unique chance to enjoy live […]

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