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Tag Archives: opera

Music Review: Anthony Braxton – ‘Trillium J: The Non-Unconfessionables (Composition No. 380)’ Box Set

With the release of 'Trillium J,' Anthony Braxton redefines - or at least redeciphers - what opera should sound like in the 21st century. Here's a hint: Compelling.

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Opera Review: ‘Glory Denied’ by Tom Cipullo at the Chelsea Opera (NYC)

Forceful, wrenching, and thought-provoking, 'Glory Denied' with a number of productions under its belt still deserves further exposure in our age of constant war, with the lessons of Vietnam yet to be learned. It should be considered one of the major operas of the 21st century so far.

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Opera Review (NYC): ‘Slow Dusk’ and ‘Markheim’ by Carlisle Floyd (the little OPERA theatre of ny)

This spicy little production of two one-act operas provides a mini-survey of the the 'Susannah' composer's talents as he progressed from a gifted youngster to a mature artist with a sensibility very much his own.

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