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TURANDOT in Detroit

DETROIT OPERA HOUSE Presents: Turandot Opera in three acts Music: Giacomo Puccini Libretto: Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni Premiere: Milan, 1926 Running time: About 2.5 hrs Sung in Italian with English translations projected above the stage PERFORMANCE DATES: Sat May 10, … Continue reading

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“A View from the Bridge” in Detroit

DETROIT OPERA HOUSE Presents: A View from the Bridge Opera in two acts Music: William Bolcom Libretto: Arnold Weinstein and Arthur Miller Premiere: Chicago, 1999 Running time: about 2.5 hours Sung in English Eddie Carbone is an Italian American longshoreman in … Continue reading

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“Ainadamar” in Philadelphia

OPERA PHILADELPHIA Presents: Osvaldo Golijov Ainadamar Feb. 7, 9m, 12, 14, 16m, 2014 | Academy of Music Opera at the Academy (“Fountain of Tears”) An Opera in Three Images Poetry in emotion. Famed poet and playwright Federico García Lorca now … Continue reading

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LA TRAVIATA in Detroit

DETROIT OPERA HOUSE Presents La Traviata (The Fallen Woman)
 Opera in three acts 
Music: Giuseppe Verdi
 Libretto:  Francesco Maria Piave
 Based on the play: La dame aux Camélias by Alexander Dumas
 Premiere: Venice, 1853 Running time: About 2.5 hrs
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The Flying Dutchman in Detroit

DETROIT OPERA HOUSE Presents The Flying Dutchman (Der Fliegende Holländer) Opera in three acts
 Music and libretto: Richard Wagner
 Premiere: Dresden, 1843 Running time: About 3.5 hrs including two intermissions
 Sung in German with English translations projected above the stage. … Continue reading

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