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Cherubini's Medea

The Metropolitan Opera’s 2022-23 season opened with Sondra Radvanovsky’s electrifying performance as the titular character in Cherubini’s rarely performed Medea, a role previously made famous by Maria Callas. The Met’s first-ever production of the work featured the use of Flavio Testi’s revised edition of Cherubini’s score, and was led by Maestro Carlo Rizzi, with stage direction by David McVicar.
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Michael Gordon on Travel Guide to Nicaragua

Ahead of the world premiere of Michael Gordon's Travel Guide to Nicaragua by The Crossing and Maya Beiser at Congregation Rodeph Shalom, Philadelphia on November 16, and Carnegie Hall on November 17, 2022, Jude Vaclavik, Director of U.S. Publishing & Promotions, Universal Music Publishing Classics & Screen, sat down with the composer himself to discuss the new work. 
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Georg Friedrich Haas: new opera Sycorax

Georg Friedrich Haas’s latest opera, Sycorax, had its world premiere in Bern. Mollena Williams-Haas, a noted activist of colour, portrayed the title character created for her by Haas.
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Battistelli: rassegna stampa internazionale da Venezia

Si è conclusa il 25 settembre la Biennale Musica 2022 di Venezia. Alcuni estratti dalla rassegna stampa internazionale del festival per raccontare la ricezione del pubblico dei lavori di Giorgio Battistelli scelti per rappresentazione il teatro musicale Out of Stage.

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Julia Wolfe: Her Story World Premiere

Julia Wolfe's Her Story, a 40-minute theatrical work for orchestra and women’s chamber choir and orchestra, receives its world premiere on September 15, 2022 with the Nashville Symphony, Giancarlo Guerrero, and Lorelei Ensemble, with stage direction by Anne Kauffman, lighting and scenic design by Jeff Sugg, costumes by Marion Talan de la Rosa, and sound design by Andrew Cotton. 
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Huang Ruo & David Henry Hwang: M. Butterfly

Santa Fe Opera's 2022 Season featured the world premiere of their newly commissioned opera M. Butterfly by composer Huang Ruo and librettist David Henry Hwang, based on the Broadway hit and Tony Award-winning play originally written by the librettist himself. James Robinson's production--under the baton of Carolyn Kuan, featuring opera stars Kangmin Justin Kim and Mark Stone--was lauded by audiences and critics alike. 
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