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Behind the Scenes of NYC Opera’s Partenope

Although Partenope (pronounced par-ten-oh-pea) was written by Handel almost three hundred years ago, it remains very relevant to modern audiences, especially in New York City Opera’s production. Partenope is the Queen of Naples, wooed by three very different suitors. Complex … Continue reading

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Madama Butterfly Behind the Scenes

With an opera as wildly popular as Puccini’s classic Madama Butterfly, it can be difficult to create a production that approaches the work in a new way. New York City Opera‘s Emmy Award-winning production is doing just that. The production, … Continue reading

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L’Etoile at New York City Opera

“Some sort of mad release.” “Almost sliding into tastelessness without really doing it.” “It’s like drinking champagne without drinking the champagne.” All these are describing… an opera? Yup. Emmanuel Chabrier’s opera L’Etoile is coming to New York City Opera. A … Continue reading

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