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Impressaria Wants to Renew Golden Age of Opera

Beth Morrison is determined to make opera as popular in the 21st century as it was in the 19th, when the form was led by visionaries like Verdi, Wagner and Puccini. This modern impressaria has been commissioning new works from some of the hottest young composers for a decade. “This is a new golden age of American opera," she insists. "And I truly believe that. I think it is a great moment in America for opera.” Her passion for this passionate art form is palpable. She says she...

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