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If one man's trash is another man's treasure, that's definitely true on Broadway.
When it comes to operatic ghost stories, none is more creepily effective than Benjamin Britten's "The Turn of the Screw."
Thomas Ades wanted to be provocative in his first opera, "Powder Her Face," when he composed a scene in which he musically depicts a sex act between the Duchess of Argyll and a waiter.
New York City Opera will return to its roots at New York City Center in March after a 48-year absence, splitting the 2012-13 season between its former home and the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Rufus Wainwright's "Prima Donna" took an unusual path to its United States premiere, switching companies and sopranos.
Philip Glass' "The Perfect American," imagining the final months of the life of Walt Disney, will have its world premiere at Madrid's Teatro Real on Jan. 22, 2013.
Camilla Williams, believed to be the first African-American woman to appear with a major U.S. opera company, has died. She was 92.
In a last-ditch effort to save one of America's cultural institutions, unions representing the New York City Opera have reached tentative agreements that could pump new life into a company teetering on the financial brink.
A bitter contract dispute has led to a lockout of musicians at the New York City Opera, a possible "death knell" for a company that has nurtured singers such as Renee Fleming, Placido Domingo and Beverly Sills.