Christopher Alden

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TORONTO — What do you get when you pair the work of a living composer with that of one from the 17th century?

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The Shape of Opera to Come

by Linda Theung on May 30, 2014

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LOS ANGELES — In an age when stories are regarded as “impressions” and TMZ serves a source of reportage, how does a four-hour 18th-century comedic opera manage to be relevant and interesting? The Los Angeles Philharmonic has reinvigorated the genre by inviting luminaries in architecture and fashion to add their take to the story.

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