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‘Die Fledermaus’ at Maryland Opera Studio at Clarice Smith for the Performing Arts

Maryland Opera Studio revels in the ridiculous with Strauss’s oft-performed comic opera Die Fledermaus. Director Nick Olcott exploits its absurdities to the hilt. He also translated the spoken dialogue into English, though all songs are still sung in German with surtitles. Johann Strauss II wrote the music with a libretto by Karl Haffner and Richard […]

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